Ministry of Economic Development stated that 140 international companies have registered for the Maldives Investment Forum (MIF) 2017.
This year’s forum is scheduled to be held in Dubai on 18 December. In an interview with PSM, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Mr Adam Thaufeeg said that this year’s forum is attracting a substantial amount of interest from international investors. He further stated that this year’s target is bringing minimum 300 foreign companies to the forum. Mr Thaufeeq highlighted the extensive support received from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dubai, Ministry of Economy Dubai and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in providing information about the forum to companies. He also said that Dubai’s Minister of Economy will be speaking at this year’s forum.
A special stall for the promotion of Maldives Tourism will be at the MIF this year. Forum registration opportunity is open for local companies until 10 December. The forum will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The main purpose of Maldives Investment Forum is to provide numerous opportunities for business partnerships in addition to showcasing a number of investment-ready projects available in the Maldives. It is expected that MIF 2017 will include investment sectors such as finance and banking, real estate, tourism, information and communication technology as well as renewable energy.