BlockOn 2018 to train C-level executives

Khalid Saad, CEO of Bahrain Fintech Bay.
Updated 21 November 2018

BlockOn 2018 to train C-level executives

Bahrain Fintech Bay’s global blockchain conference, BlockOn 2018 — Redefining Finance, is gearing up to train C-level executives, innovation leaders and developers in blockchain theory and its practical application. The event is taking place on Nov. 22 at the Wyndham Grand, Bahrain Bay, under the patronage of Khalid Al-Rumaihi, chief executive, Economic Development Board and chairman of the executive board of Bahrain Fintech Bay.

The one-day conference, which is expected to attract more than 300 global blockchain innovators and professionals including a diverse group of regulators, entrepreneurs, investors and financial industry executives, aims to explore the rising opportunities and challenges presented by the industry with a focus on training and development.

Khalid Saad, the CEO of Bahrain Fintech Bay, said: “We’re excited to offer participants the chance to gain deeper insights and practical knowledge of blockchain, how it works and how to develop smart contracts for financial services. Blockchain is revolutionizing how business is, and can be, conducted around the world and across every sector, and BlockOn aims to ensure that C-level executives, innovation leaders and developers understand and can effectively apply their knowledge in order to drive innovation in their organizations and harness the power of blockchain either now or in the future as it continues to grow and transform the way business is transacted.” 


CEO of Mohammed Bawazir Trading Group praises Saudi-Indonesian ties

Updated 16 August 2019

CEO of Mohammed Bawazir Trading Group praises Saudi-Indonesian ties

RIYADH: Sheikh Mohammed Fawzi Bawazir, chairman of the Mohammed Bawazir Trading Group, has praised relations between Saudi Arabia and Indonesia on the occasion of the Asian archipelago’s 74th independence day.

Citing the long history and shared Islamic culture between the two countries, Bawazir also said the ties had been strengthened by the recent visit of King Salman to Indonesia in 2017 and a reciprocal visit to Riyadh by the Indonesian president in April.

Bawazir said: “It is important for our company to establish business relations with the largest Islamic country member of the G-20 and also the largest Islamic pilgrimage mission, which exceeds the number of 250,000 pilgrims in addition to the one million Umrah visitors.

“Our business relationship with Indonesian companies is good and represents a strategic business partnership and is constantly evolving.

“We represent the largest Indonesian companies in the Saudi market as agents and exclusive distributors of their products such as MAYORA Group of Companies and Tropicana Silm Company as well as many factories that produce our Own brand for food products REEM, Tropica Coal and Indo Coal and we are still looking for more business partners from Indonesia.

“Our company is committed to supporting Indonesian products in the Saudi market through a professional team that serve and distributes the products in all over the Kingdom in different market sectors,” he added.