WGS announces strategic partnerships to organise Investopia, Arab Meeting for Young Leaders, and Best Minister in the World Award


Dubai, UAE: The World Government Summit Foundation (WGS Foundation) today signed three strategic partnerships to host new initiatives and forums during the eighth edition of the World Government Summit (WGS2022), which will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai between March 29-30.

His Excellency Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy, and Her Excellency Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government Development and the Future, and Vice Chairman of the WGS Foundation, signed a strategic partnership to organise the first Investopia investment summit during WGS2022. Investopia will convene decision-makers, private sector leaders, social institutions, and investment companies from all around the world to explore new economic models for the post-pandemic era.

Her Excellency Ohood Al Roumi and Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, also signed a strategic partnership to host the first Arab Meeting for Young Leaders at WGS2022. The Meeting provides a platform for Arab youth to advance their participation in the decision-making process, and listen to their future aspirations and ambitions.

And Her Excellency Ohood Al Roumi signed a strategic partnership with Mr. Hani Ashkar, Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Middle East, to host the fifth edition of the Best Minister in the World Award, which celebrates ministers who have managed to effect positive change in their sectors.