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Posted On: 10 September 2014 04:31 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:52 pm

Ooredoo Group Chairman Meets with Founder of the World Economic Forum

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H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, Chairman, Ooredoo Group has met with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, People's Republic of China, today.

Ooredoo is an Industry Partner of the World Economic Forum and has worked with the international organisation on a range of events and initiatives in recent years. The two senior executives discussed a range of key issues relating to innovation, social development and promoting employment opportunities for young people.

Established in 2007 as the foremost global gathering on science, technology, and innovation, the Annual Meeting of the New Champions brings together the next generation of fast-growing enterprises shaping the future of business and society together with leaders from major multinationals as well as government, media, academia and civil society.

More than 1,900 participants from 90 countries are attending the event to discuss how innovation can generate more and better value for all, under the theme “Creating Value through Innovation.”

For Ooredoo, the focus of innovation as a means of enriching people’s lives is a key area, as the company continues to launch new communication services across its footprint in markets as diverse as Qatar, Tunisia and Myanmar. The company has placed particular emphasis on initiatives that champion women, empower underserved communities, and enable young people to reach their full potential.