Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) participated in the Korea-Kuwait Investment Forum, organized by Citibank Korea, in Seoul on December 4, 2019.

Mr. Jin-Hei Park, Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Korea gave the opening remarks, this was followed by a keynote remark give by H.E. Ambassador Bader Mohammad Al-Awadhi, The State of Kuwait’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea who highlighted the bilateral relationship between both countries.

KDIPA’s Director General Sheikh Dr. Meshal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah was a key speaker in this forum who shed light on the investment climate of the State of Kuwait.

Speakers at this forum also included Ms. Hadeel Bin Naji, Deputy Director-General for Investments and Private Sector Projects, Public Authority for Housing Welfare, and Mr. Jung Hoon Kim, Head of Korea-Kuwait Friendship Association and Ms. Shamsa Al Falasi, Citibank Global Subsidiaries Group Head, GCC and Iraq, and Ms. Shahad Al Saleh, Citibank Global Subsidiaries Group Head, Kuwait.

KDIPA was represented by Mr. Abdullah Alshaya, Director of Financial Affairs Department, Sheikha Fatima Al Sabah, Head of Public Relations, Ms. Dana Abdullah Al Qabandi, Head of Licensing and Investment Registry, and Mr. Sulaiman Al Khlaifah, Public Relations Department.