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GUST Hosts 2018 Global Informatics Forum

Date: 
27 November 2018

Under the patronage of, and representing the Amir of Kuwait HH Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, the Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs, HH Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Al Sabah inaugurated the 2018 Global Informatics Forum this Tuesday November, 27th at GUST’s campus. HH the Deputy Minister was received at the event by Chairperson of the Award’s Trustees’ Board, Sheikha Aida Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah, who is organizing this event. The event was attended by the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Al Hashel, GUST’s Chairman, Mohammad Al Bahar, and a group of experts, stakeholders, and a distinguished elite of international specialists, and digital entrepreneurs.

  

The ceremony started off with a speech from GUST’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Salah Al Sharhan, and was followed by speeches from the Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs, HH Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Al Sabah, and Member of the Organizing Committee, Hassan Al Hamaadi.

 

The event’s keynote speaker, Governor and Chairman of Board of Directors at the Central Bank of Kuwait, later gave his presentation, titled ‘Steering Fintech for a Prosperous Society’, which was followed by another presentation from the Founder of Hemmatech Accelerator, Jassem Al Mutawa.

  

The ceremony concluded with a giving out plaques of appreciation by the Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs, HH Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Al Sabah and Chairperson of the Award’s Trustees’ Board, Sheikha Aida Al Salem Al Ali Al Sabah to those who participated and supported the forum, and a tour of the displayed projects by HH Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Al Sabah.

  

The 2018 Global Informatics Forum activities will continue until Wednesday November 28th, and will include several intensive and interactive activities such as panel discussions, presentations, and lectures that will discuss various business and financial technologies.