The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Focus: Vice Minister at Ministry of Transport, KSA, H.E. Eng. Badr Abdullah Al-Dulami and Sporting Icon Reema Juffali to headline the ABLF Talks at Expo 2020 Dubai on December 14

Dubai, 14 December, 2021:

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be in focus at the third edition of the ABLF Talks being held at Dubai Cares Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Vice Minister at the Ministry of Transport, KSA, H.E. Eng. Badr Abdullah Al-Dulami will headline the monthly leadership series where he will focus on the strategies adopted by the Saudi government to accelerate economic growth in the Kingdom, especially in the transportation sector.

In the next session, Saudi Arabian racing idol and women empowerment icon Reema Juffali who recently made headlines when she was declared the Race Ambassador for the Formula One Saudi Grand Prix, will share her incredible journey and the road ahead for womens participation in sports in Arab nations. The Conclave, organised as part of the 15th edition of the ABLF Series, will be organised on December 14 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance and Co-existence, UAE and in association with the UAE Ministry of Economy and Dubai Cares, a UAE-based global philanthropic organization.

Moreover, a focus on creating a tech-driven society where opportunities are open to all and crises are jointly tackled will dominate discussions at the ABLF Talks. The role of the pandemic as a catalyst for a tech-led future will be the topic of the panel discussion by tech entrepreneurs Melda Akin, Founder & CEO of D14.AI, and Noor Alnahhas, CEO & Co-Founder of Nybl, KSA, who will throw light on their experiences of leading their respective organisations through a period of volatility while sharing insights on AIs potential for economic growth and in successful achievement of goals in the education sector.

The highlight of the Conclave will be an exclusive chat with humanitarian stalwart Giuseppe Saba, CEO, International Humanitarian City, UAE, as he shares insights on how to accomplish inclusive growth and wider participation for a sustainable future. The leadership series, that serves as an influential platform for leaders to confer on immediate challenges and propose innovative solutions to the burning socio-economic issues facing the world, is supported by a prestigious line-up of industry heavyweights including the India-based Aditya Birla Group, a $45 billion conglomerate, Zand, the first digital bank in the world to provide retail and corporate banking, UAEs DP World and Etisalat, the worlds fastest mobile network.

As usual, the event will be streamed virtually to an audience of 30,000 through the ABLF City, the cutting-edge virtual platform, while the in-person sessions will have a well curated audience comprising top industry leaders from the GCC and beyond. The ABLF is brought to you by a powerful line-up of partners, CNBC Arabia (Broadcast Partner) and Hindustan Times, Khaleej Times, Muscat Daily, Al Bayan, Arab News (Media Partners), UNICEF and FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) (Strategic Partners).

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