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Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini

Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini is the Chairman and CEO of BMG Financial Group.

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Foreign investors should explore Saudi investment opportunities

Since the implementation of the new labor market reforms, including the imposition of dependent levy almost 21 months ago, about 1.36 million expats’ family members have left the country, according to official statistics. Expats, the hardest hit by these new

November 10, 2018

Women’s empowerment in the Saudi workplace

This week, I will concentrate on women’s empowerment and how the role and capacity of women could shape the Kingdom’s future.

October 14, 2018

The Saudi educational sector: Where are the opportunities?

Given the promising growth in the education sector highlighted in my previous articles, investors will have a high appetite for the sector, encouraging well-positioned local schools in the country to go for initial public offerings (IPOs).

September 29, 2018

Where are the opportunities in the Saudi educational sector?

After highlighting the growth potential in the Kingdom’s education sector, this week I will shed some light on the obstacles faced by local players and how they could pass through this bottleneck to consolidation.

September 23, 2018

The Saudi educational sector: Where are the opportunities?

I believe that, like health care, the educational sector provides promising high-growth opportunities to local and international investors, both directly and indirectly.

September 08, 2018