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The opening day of Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Participants and delegates during opening day of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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One of the plenary panels during the opening day of Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the panel during the opening day of Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan talks about emerging opportunities during a panel at the opening day of Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Khaldoon Al-Mubarak, CEO and managing director of Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company, during a panel at the opening day of Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Yasir Al-Rumayyan, the head of Public Investment Fund – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund – during a panel at the opening day of Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Saudi business executive Lubna Olayan moderates one of the panels at the opening day of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Above, one of the key themes during the opening day panel of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih talks about energy and investment during a panel at opening day of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al-Jaber, UAE Minister of State and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, talks during the opening day panel of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
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Patrick Pouyanne, chief executive of French oil giant Total, during the opening day panel of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. (Ziyad Alarfaj / AN)
Updated 23 October 2018

Future Investment Initiative 2018 - Day One

RIYADH: The Future Investment Initiative (FII) is a platform for “doing business for good and collaborating for the future,” Yasir Al-Rumayyan, the head of Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, said in his opening speech, which saw deals worth more than $50 billion being signed on the first day of the 3-day conference.