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COSTA DEL SOL HOTEL KUWAIT Al Shaab Al Bahari, Ibn Salam Street PO Box 4141, Hawally, 32072 T: +965 1830 083 F: +965 2266 2902 www.cdshotels.co info@cdshotels.co reservations@cdshotels.co Rooms: 100 rooms and suites. Business & Conference Facilities: Six meeting rooms and a ballroom with audio-visual equipment. Health & Leisure...

 

ETIQUETTE: It is customary to shake hands when introducing yourself. However, it is important to allow members of the opposite sex to extend their hand to initiate the handshake. It is also not uncommon to see men greet each other with kisses on both cheeks. The dress code during business meetings is professional and conservative, and...

 

What role has technology played in improving the social security system, increasing penetration and enhancing the delivery of services?

 

Decades of growth in trade and foreign investment have made the economies of the world more interdependent than ever before. The production of goods and, increasingly, the provision of services has become fractured across borders as corporations integrate into regional and global value chains – a process reinforced by international trade and...

 

To what extent is foreign direct investment being attracted in line with the New Kuwait 2035 vision?

 

As a resource-rich economy, Kuwait is diligently looking to deploy its oil wealth to develop and diversify the economy. The nation aims to attract more than $200bn in foreign direct investment (FDI) between 2020 and 2035 in order to become a global centre for trade and finance. The government is taking concrete steps towards achieving its...