The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group are organizing a Webinar titled: Policy Priorities to Promote a Robust Post-Covid19 Recovery in the GCC Countries on Tuesday 30 June 2020 at 14:00 pm Riyadh time, 15:00 pm Abu Dhabi time.
The Webinar will discuss the impact of the Covid19 pandemic and of lower oil prices on the Gulf economies and needed policies to accelerate the recovery following the gradual lifting of movement and travel restrictions. It will come after the release of the recently released updated Global IMF outlook that predicted severe global economic contraction.
In addition to Dr. Jihad Azour, director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the IMF, the lineup of panelists includes: HE Dr. Ahmed AlKholifey, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, HE Rasheed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain and Alain Bejjani, CEO, Majid Al Futtaim Holding (MAF).
Over the course of a 90 minutes, the Webinar will discuss the following issues: