Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend Qatar Economic Forum summit


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina shall be visiting Qatar from May 23, 2023 to attend Qatar Economic Forum summit, an important event jointly organized by Qatar government and Bloomberg. This important summit shall be participated by several Heads of State and government including, Mario Abdo Benitez, President of Paraguay; Mohammed S. Al-Sudani, Prime Minister of Iraq; Nana Abdo Dankwa, President of Ghana; Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia; and Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda.

The Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, is the Middle East’s leading voice dedicated to global business and investment. With its laser-like focus on the major economic issues facing international CEOs, Heads of State, and money markets, the Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, provides fresh and unique perspectives on the issues driving global boardroom conversations.

Strategically located in Doha, the Forum draws on Qatar’s ability to link Asia with Africa and beyond, as well as its position as a key global diplomatic hub and a leader in LNG energy technologies.

The forum features a curated group of global leaders and innovators exploring solutions for some of today’s more pertinent challenges as they draw up a blueprint for shared future.

Featured speakers of the Qatar Economic Forum are: Michael R. Bloomberg, founder Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies; Ursula M. Burns, Founding Partner, Integrum Holdings, Chairwoman, Teneo Holdings; Shou Chew, CEO, TikTok; Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; David L. Calhoun, President & CEO, The Boeing Company; Dina Powel McCormick, Global Head of Sustainability & Inclusive Growth; Global Head of Sovereign BusinessGoldman Sachs; Divya Gokulnath, Co-Founder & Teacher, BYJU’s; Marcelo Claure, Founder & CEO, Claure Group; Peter Chernin, Co-Founder & Partner, TCG; Jahja Setiaatmadja, President Director, Bank Central Asia; Ola Doudin, Co-Founder & CEO, BitOasis; and Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Blackstone; Akbar Al-Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways; Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Investment, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister State for Energy Affairs, State of Qatar, President and CEO, QatarEnergy; Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari, Finance Minister, Qatar; Mansoor Ebrahim Al-Mahmoud, CEO, Qatar Investment Authority; Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor, Qatar Central Bank, Chairman, Qatar Investment Authority; Kemi Badenoch, Secretary of State for Business and Trade, UK; Pierpaolo Barbieri, Founder & CEO, Ualá; Sébastien Bazin, Chairman & CEO, Accor; Hande Çilingir, Co-Founder & CEO, Insider; Emma Coker, Head of Carbon Research, BloombergNEF; K. Don Cornwell, Co-Founder & CEO, Dynasty Equity; David Doherty, Head of Oil & Renewable Fuels Research, BloombergNEF; Sachin Dev Duggal, Chief Wizard & Co-Founder,; İbrahim Erdemoğlu, Chairman, Erdemoğlu Holding; Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, CEO, Capital A; Robert Friedland, Founder & Executive Co-Chairman, Ivanhoe Mines; Raj Ganguly, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, B Capital; Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; William Heinecke, Chairman, Minor International; Sajjan Jindal, Chairman, JSW Group; Jeff Koons, Artist; Elham Mahfouz, CEO, Commercial Bank of Kuwait; Michael Miebach, CEO, Mastercard; Dozy Mmobuosi, Group CEO, Tingo; Steven T. Mnuchin, 77th Secretary of the Treasury, The United States of America, Founder & Managing Partner, Liberty Strategic Capital; Ken Moelis, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Moelis & Company, Bob Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC; Stephen Pagliuca, Senior Advisor, Bain Capital Private Equity, Managing General Partner & Co-Owner, Boston Celtics; General David H. Petraeus, Partner, KKR, Chairman, KKR Global Institute; Nouriel Roubini, Professor Emeritus of Economics & International Business, New York University’s Stern School of Business; Jack Selby, Managing Director, Thiel Capital; Rohit Sipahimalani, Chief Investment Officer, Temasek; Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman & CEO, ONE Championship; Yat Siu, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Animoca Brands; Peter Smith, Co-Founder & CEO, Blockchain; Charles F. Stewart, CEO, Sotheby’s; Josh Tetrick, Co-Founder & CEO, Eat Just; Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vice Chairwoman, Vietgroup JSC, CEO, Vinfast; Joana Vicente, CEO, Sundance Institute; Dato’ Amirul Feisal Wan Zahir, Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad; and Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered.

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Breakout briefing speakers are: Ayaan Zeinab Adam, CEO, AFC Capital Partners, Senior Director, Africa Finance Corporation; Dr. Hessa Sultan Al Jaber, Former Minister of Information and Communications Technology, State of Qatar; Nasser Fahad Al Khater, CEO, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC; Eng. Omar Al-Ansari, Secretary General, Qatar Research, Development, and Innovation Council (QRDI); Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, Board Member & CEO, Qatar Financial Centre (QFC); Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, State of Qatar; President & CEO of QatarEnergy; Sultan Bin Rashid Al-Khater, Undersecretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, State of Qatar; Shaikh Nawaf S. Al-Sabah, Deputy Chairman & CEO, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation; Mohammed Saif Al-Sowaidi, Chief Investment Officer, Americas Qatar Investment Authority; Sheikh Mohammed H.F. Al-Thani, CEO, Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ); Sheikh Ali Alwaleed Al-Thani, CEO, Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar); Christian Angermayer, Founder, Apeiron Investment Group; Dr. Yahya Anouti, Middle East Sustainability Leader, PwC; Christophe Bavière, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Eurazeo; Dr. Ola Brown, Founder, Healthcap Africa; Dr. Thomas Cahill, Founder & Managing Partner, Newpath Partners; Jane Castor, Mayor of Tampa; Michael Chambers, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Aldevron; Donn Davis, Chairman and Founder, Founding Partner, Professional Fighters League, Revolution; Tasneem Dohadwala, Founding Partner, Excelestar Ventures; Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO, Chiliz and Socios; Kristian Feldborg, CEO and Founder, Vesuvio Labs; Dr. Mohamed Adel Ghanem, Head of Healthcare, Qatar Investment Authority; Navin Gupta, Managing Director of South Asia & MENA Ripple; Paul Horvath, Chief Executive Officer, Orchard Global; Paula Ingabire, Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Innovation, Republic of Rwanda; Srikanth Iyengar, CEO – Workforce Development, upGrad; Robert Jenkins, Director, Education and Adolescent Development, Program Group, UNICEF; Walter C. Johnsen, Chairman and CEO, Acme United Corporation; Eric Johnson, Mayor of Dallas; Aïssata Lam, Director General, Investment Promotion Agency of Mauritania (APIM); Hemant Mandal, Senior Advisor, Global Counsel; Daniel Marti, Head of Public Affairs & Global Policy, Tencent; Dr. Inma Martinez, Digital Pioneer & AI Scientist, Chair of the Expert Group, Global Partnership on AI (GPAI); Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA); Sandrine Nzeukou, Founder & CEO, Tessa; Behgjet Pacolli, 3rd President of the Republic of Kosovo, Chairman, Behgjet Pacolli Foundation; Stephen Pagliuca, Senior Advisor, Bain Capital Private Equity, Managing General Partner & Co-Owner, Boston Celtics; Dhaval Ponda, Vice President & Global Head, Media & Entertainment Services, Tata Communications Limited; Courtney Powell, COO and Managing Partner, 500 Global; Matthias Rebellius, Managing Board Member, Siemens AG, Global CEO, Siemens Smart Infrastructure; Tomaso Rodriguez, CEO, talabat; Magdalena Rzeczkowska, Minister of Finance, Republic of Poland; Dr. Stuart Schreiber, Co-Founder, The Broad Institute; Morris Loeb, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University; Lena Sene, President and CEO, Developing Capital for Africa (DCA); Rizwan Shaikh, Co-Head of Banking, Capital Markets & Advisory, Middle East & Africa, Citi; Jai Shroff, Chairman, UPL Limited; Richard Tallant, Executive Vice President GTL and Managing Director of Qatar Shell, Shell; Themis Themistocleous, Head Chief Investment Office, EMEA, UBS Global Wealth Management; Dr. Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, Head of the Energy Transition Office of Nigeria (Office of the Vice President Nigeria), Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All); Benjamin Wegg-Prosser, Co-founder and Managing Director, Global Counsel; Stuart Michael Whiting, Senior Vice President Logistics & Planning, Schneider Electric; Patrick Wu, Head of Macro and Co-Head of Trading Asia Pacific & the Middle East, Crédit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank; Rita Huang Zhen, Founder & CEO, iMile Delivery; and Patrick Zhong, Founding Managing Partner, M31 Capital.

Bloomberg moderators are: Haslinda Amin, Host & Editor-at-Large, Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg; Manus Cranny, Anchor, Bloomberg Television; Ziad Daoud, Chief Emerging Markets Economist, Bloomberg Economics; Farah Elbahrawy, Equities Deputy Team Leader & Reporter, Bloomberg News; Zainab Fattah, Gulf Economy and Government Correspondent, Bloomberg News; Stephanie Flanders, Head of Economics & Government, Bloomberg; Caroline Hyde, Anchor, Bloomberg Television; Mallika Kapur, Deputy Global Editor, Bloomberg Live Experiences; Francine Lacqua, Anchor, Bloomberg Television; John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg; Abeer Abu Omar, Economic and Government Affairs Reporter, Bloomberg News; Verity Ratcliffe, Middle East Energy News, Bloomberg; Erik Schatzker, Editorial Director, Bloomberg New Economy; Alex Webb, Quicktake Correspondent, Bloomberg; and Jennifer Zabasajja, Correspondent, Bloomberg Television.


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