Harvard Alumni Conference promotes Arab image
Amman, May 29, 2008
The third annual Harvard Arab Alumni Conference in Amman addressed a number of key issues that are placed at the top of the list of priorities of the Arab community.
These include steps that have been taken in order to change the image of the Arab world by tackling the financial sector which has become one of the most influential sectors in the development process.
In addition. the conference’s panels also focused on the private sector’s role in the economic progress having Jordan as a showcase.
The event took place under the patronage of Queen Rania Al Abdullah. The conference was organised by The Harvard Arab Alumni Association (HAAA), with a main focus this year on “Promoting a Contemporary Arab Image".
Jordan Investment Trust (Jordinvest), a leading provider of integrated investment and financial services locally and regionally, was the silver sponsor of the event.
“Our participation in this prominent event comes in line with our vision to raise awareness especially for youth, with regards to the financial and economic sectors and its impact on regional and international development process, given the rapid growth we are experiencing in many sectors, notably the financial and banking sector,” said chairman and CEO, Jordinvest, Ahmad Tantash.
“This gives us a motivation to put all our efforts together in order to have a thriving future, where we achieve our goals and offer innovative, comprehensive services in Jordan and the region as well,” he added.
This event offered a chance for the alumni of one of the most leading universities in the world to connect with a number of experts and successful Arab names, providing a platform to exchange ideas and build on the success of previous events.
On this occasion, The Harvard Arab Alumni Association (HAAA), as organisers of this event, expressed the importance of holding this year’s event in Jordan, explaining that selecting Jordan stems from its rich history and culture, especially after selecting Petra as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. – TradeArabia News Service