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Mutlaq Al-Buqami

Mutlaq Al-Buqami
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Updated 12 November 2021

Mutlaq Al-Buqami

Mutlaq Al-Buqami

Current occupation: Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Maaal Business Newspaper 

Former employers: Shams Newspaper, Asharq Al-Awsat, Al Eqtisadiah

Nationality: Saudi Arabian 

Mutlaq Al-Buqami is the founder and editor-in-chief of Maaal Business News site, an electronic news site that covers Saudi financial and economic news. Launched in 2012, Maaal mainly covers economic and technological news and developments in the region, with a specific focus on Saudi Arabia. 

Al-Buqami is a former business editor at the leading pan-Arab daily newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat, based in London, and its sister publication Eqtisadiyah, a dedicated business daily in Saudi Arabia.

Al-Buqami was also the last editor of Shams (Sun), a short lived Saudi tabloid that was published between 2005 and 2012.

Maaal newspaper also covers news of the stock market, currencies and the latest developments in business around the world. The electronic site includes various sections including Maaal and opinions, economy, and stock market news.