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Culture & Education | Monday 19 February, 2018 7:11 am |

CEO Arab-British Chamber Of Commerce Likely To Participate In Gulf Education Confab

Dr Afnan AlShuaiby, Secretary General & CEO of the Arab British Chamber of Commerce, is likely to participate in the forthcoming 7th Gulf Education Conference and Exhibition which is to be held in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 20th-21st February 2018.

Dr AlShuaiby is slated to deliver a keynote speech at the prestigious international conference on the theme entitled “Education, Women and Innovation Examining” wherein he will state how education and training could enable women to contribute to the Saudi Vision2030.

Hosted by the University of Business and Technology, Jeddah, KSA, the 7th Gulf Education Conference and Exhibition is organized by Gulf Conferences Ltd (GCL) under the auspices of the Saudi Ministry of Education with the Federation of Chambers of the Gulf Cooperation Council as strategic partner.

The Conference is expected to be attended by top government officials responsible for education including ministers, renowned international experts and senior officials along with executives from private industry from the Gulf and from around the world.

Discussions will explore the challenges facing the education sector in the GCC and focus on the importance of quality education and training for future growth and prosperity.

The Conference aims to address current challenges, opportunities and future needs of higher education in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Specific issues will be examined from the various perspectives of government, private and public sectors, and educational institutions through plenary presentations, case studies, and smaller discussion groups.

The conference is supporting global education programs with exhibition space for student recruitment and meeting space for facilitating partnerships between international institutions, academies, schools and universities with Ministries of Education from the region.

“I’m honored and delighted to have been invited to contribute to the important discussions that will be taking place during the two-day conference,” Dr AlShuaiby said.

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