The Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with senior executives of investment bodies and large companies, within the framework of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
During the Prime Minister’s meeting with the CEO of the Abu Dhabi Investment Fund, Mubadala, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, the cooperation between the two sides was reviewed and mature projects that attract investment interest in Greece were examined, in the framework of bilateral co-investment cooperation, which has expanded substantially this year. The Minister of Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis also took part in the meeting.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Prime Minister pointed out the relationship of friendship and cooperation that has developed between Greece and the United Arab Emirates, while Mr. Al Mubarak stressed that Greece is a “separate strategic partner” for the UAE, adding that the last two years “Impressive” progress has been made in bilateral relations.
In the meeting with the founder and Investment Director of Bridgewater Associates, Ray Dalio, the change of the investment climate in Greece in recent years, the emergence of traditional and new competitive advantages and the opportunities offered by our country thanks to the highly trained human resources were discussed extensively. Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Mr. Dalio also exchanged views on the challenges facing the global economy today.
The Prime Minister then met with Jared Cohen, CEO of Jigsaw, which is a creation of Alphabet. International technological developments were discussed.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis then had a meeting with the CEO of Trafigura, Jeremy Weir, during which an exchange of views was held on the prospect of energy transformation of Greek coastal shipping, in the context of the broader holistic strategy for turning to green energy and both coastal shipping in the infrastructure of Greek islands.