Posted by: africanpressorganization | 27 October 2010

World Economic Forum Leaders Highlight MENA Region’s Growth Potential

 


 

 

World Economic Forum Leaders Highlight MENA Region’s Growth Potential

 

 

MARRAKECH, Morocco, October 27, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The MENA region has the potential to become an emerging market leader and engine of world growth.

Better cooperation and increased economic integration is necessary to unlock the region’s potential

The Middle East and North Africa region has the potential to become an emerging market leader, said global and regional leaders in the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa which is taking place in Marrakech, Morocco from 26 to 28 October.

Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Economy and Finance of Morocco, highlighted the need for the MENA region to position itself on the global economic map as an integrated regional bloc. “The importance of the region is enhanced by its exceptional location,” he said. “It acts as a bridge between vibrant Asian economies, European-Mediterranean partnership opportunities and Africa’s significant potential for development.”

For the full release and supporting information, please visit:
http://www.weforum.org/en/media/Latest%20News%20Releases/NR_MENA10_Opening

 

SOURCE 

The World Economic Forum


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