Past events: Business Forum
On 7th March CMEC jointly organised an event with the Arab Bankers Association in London to discuss Britain’s role in the Middle East.
CMEC celebrates Norouz, the Iranian New Year, with Channel 4′s Jon Snow as guest speaker.
Baroness Morris, Chairman of CMEC, was one of the guest speakers at the KRG business forum which was attended by Ministers and government officials from Kurdistan and leading businesses.
CMEC Business Forum discuss UK energy policy with relation to the Middle East with Charles Hendry MP.
On 8th March CMEC held its third annual “Norouz” reception in the Cholmondeley Room in the House of Lords.
Conservative Peers discuss economic situation in Israel and the West Bank with Palestinian and Jewish businessmen.
CMEC hosted a dinner with Dr Ashti Hawrami, Minister for Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government.
On Wednesday 3rd November, CMEC hosted a dinner with Invesco. Nick Tolchard, head of Invesco’s International Development Division, gave a talk about investor attitudes across GCC states along with the current and future role of UK investment in the region.
In mid-March CMEC held its second “Norouz” reception to celebrate the Iranian New Year.
During his visit to London, CMEC members met with HE Minister Rachid Mohamed Rachid, the Egyptian Minister for Trade and Industry.