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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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Unleashing KSA’s entrepreneurial potential for Vision 2030

Entrepreneurs are often thought of as national assets to be supported, refined, motivated and remunerated to the greatest possible extent.

July 07, 2018

A unique global event in our backyard

A major part of the restructuring program that the Public Investment Fund (PIF) has gone through in the past three years was the launch of its flagship event last year, the Future Investment Initiative (FII).

June 30, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s emerging market upgrade explained

I am sure most of you have already heard about the MSCI EM upgrade for Saudi Arabia, but do you actually know what is it really, what does it measure and why all the people have been eagerly waiting for it?

June 17, 2018

Red Sea project a positive step in right direction

Picture luxury beach destinations and you probably conjure dreamy images of the Maldives or Seychelles, but Saudi Arabia? Not so much. But that will soon change with an ambitious plan to develop part of the Kingdom’s west coast into a Red Sea resort.

June 02, 2018

Quality of Life 2020: Growth through arts and culture

Almost ten years ago when, as one of BMG Foundation Pillars, we launched BMG Classics, one of our objectives was enhancing the youth’s “quality of life.”

May 13, 2018