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- Hamrouch and Abu-Ghazaleh Discuss Means to Confront Global Financial Crisis
Hamrouch and Abu-Ghazaleh Discuss Means to Confront Global Financial Crisis
CAIRO --- March 10, 2009 --- Mr. Ahmad Hamrouch, president of the Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization (AAPSO), discussed with Mr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman and CEO of the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and the Afro-Asian Knowledge-Based Society Initiative president, along with a number of intellectuals the global financial crisis, its consequences and means to confront it.
The discussion took place during a business lunch held by Mr. Hamrouch in honor of Mr. Abu-Ghazaleh during which the attendees tackled the solutions that enable Egypt to survive the crisis with the least losses expected.
It is worth mentioning that the “Towards an Afro-Asian Knowledge-Based Society Initiative” Founders’ Conference was held under the patronage of Dr. Ahmad Nazif, Prime Minister of the Republic of Egypt, in Cairo, January 11-12, 2009.
The event was organized by the AAPSO and the Arab Knowledge and Management Society (AKMS) in cooperation with TAG-Org, with the participation of high ranking official delegates and experts in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) from both Africa and Asia.
The conference discussed the mechanism of building a knowledge-based society and developing an Afro-Asian coordination council to achieve a knowledge-based economy.