The fourth edition of the annual Maldives Investment Forum (MIF) is scheduled to beld on 18th December 2017, at the World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The announcement regarding the prime investment event was made by the Maldives Ministry of Economic Development, at the official launching event held on 11th October 2017, at the National Art Gallery in Male' City.
Addressing the event, Ministry of Economic Development Mohamed Saeed said the investment forum will include participants from across the globe, creating more investments for the Maldives. Moreover, he stated that the government aims marketing investment opportunities available in different sectors, in addition to tourism.
The fourth edition of MIF consists of an official inaugural event attended by government ministers from Maldives and the UAE - with the keynote speech delivered by the Minister Mohamed Saeed, day-case investment presentations, exhibitions, a tourism arena dedicated for the tourism sector to showcase their brands, B2B networking, and a gala dinner to conclude the forum.
This year, the Government of Maldives and Government of UAE will sign a bilateral investment treaty, and an Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement. These treaties are expected to boost investor confidence and strengthen the trade links between Maldives and UAE.
While the fourth annual Maldives Investment Forum is being held at Dubai, the first edition was held in Singapore, the second in Beijing, and the third edition was held in India last year.