Abu Dhabi, June 9, 2022 (WAM)-The Abu Dhabi Development Fund (ADFD) participated as a strategic sponsor in the Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Middle East Conference yesterday in Dubai.
The forum, the largest in the region, brings together issuers, borrowers, investors and bankers to discuss the development of domestic and international fixed income, syndicated loans and sukuk markets.
The global event attracted more than 1,000 participants from government agencies, businesses and international financial institutions. It included more than 70 speakers who participated in the panel discussion during the session.
Many new strategic partnerships have been established during the forum, and discussions address global best practices and innovative solutions that may help participants address economic challenges and accelerate the pace of sustainable development. Gave insight into.
Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi, Secretary-General of ADFD, said: It creates a great opportunity to network with potential borrowers for development projects and exports. “
He added that ADFD’s investment is aimed at promoting sustainable economic development, investing in various segments, including UAE and companies in developing countries, to boost the economies of partner countries. So far, 103 countries on various continents have benefited from the ADFD project. We are also investing in 22 countries.
Rashid Al Kaabi, Director of Investment at ADFD, said: In addition, the conference focuses on both regional and global markets, focusing on promising investment opportunities. “
He added that the conference collected papers on investment opportunities and awareness in securities to ensure that savings are directed to the production sector and contribute to achieving financial and economic stability. “The session will allow us to review expectations about the sukuk market and its future outlook, as well as exchange views on growth, fixed investment and refinancing,” he said.
Khalil Al Mansoori, Deputy Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Export Authority, ADFD’s Export Finance Division, addressed in a session highlighting how to develop UAE exports and enhance their global competitiveness. ..
Abdullah AlDurdunji, Portfolio Manager for ADFD’s Treasury, also conducted a workshop on the effective role of bankers and borrowers in financing projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors of the Middle East and North Africa.