Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) organized an introductory workshop for trainees of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on January 30, 2019 at its headquarters in Al Hamra Tower.

The program was opened by Ms. Hanan Ashkanani, from the Fetwa and Legal Opinion Section, and Mr. Amr Wageeh, Legal Advisor, which summarized the key elements of Law No. 116/2013, along with the advantages and exemptions granted to investors. This was followed by a presentation by Mr. Bader Al Maousherji, Head of Administrative Affairs about the department and its specialties.

Followed by Mrs. Dana Al-Qabandi, Head of Licensing and Investment Registry, Mr. Yousef Al-Dakhil from the Offset Operations Department, and Mr. Mohammad Al-Sabbagh, Head of Projects Follow-up and Monitoring Department, who provided an overview of the investment operations sector, detailing its work and mechanism.

The training concluded with presentations by Mr. Mohamed Yousef Mulla Yaqoub, Assistant Director General of Business Development, and Ms. Mona Salim Bseiso, Economic Consultant, who explained KDIPA’s current business development and promotional activities along with the State of Kuwait’s investment climate.