His Highness, Dr. Kamil bin Fahd bin Mahmood Al Said, the Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, will patronise the opening ceremony of the 34th General Arab Insurance Federation Conference (GAIF34) on Monday, 19 February 2024. The conference, themed 'Sustainability and inclusivity in the Arab Insurance Industry; How Arab Insurers Leverage the Artificial Intelligence Revolution' will convene with the participation of international, regional, and local stakeholders from the insurance industry. This biennial event is a key regional gathering for insurance industry policymakers, companies, brokers, and reinsurers from the Arab world and beyond.
Oman Insurance Association, in collaboration with the Capital Market Authority, currently are finalizing preparations for the launching of this significant conference. The event has garnered widespread interest from a large number of entities and companies in the insurance industry, with over fifty local, Arab, and international companies providing diverse sponsorships. The conference is scheduled to take place at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre from 18 to 21 February 2024 and will address various topics in line with theme of the event over a span of three days by eminent panels of industry leaders and subject matter experts along with meticulously moderated plenary sessions.
Oman's hosting of this regional conference comes after winning the bid in the previous edition held in Oran, Algeria. The organization of this conference in Oman is considered an exceptional event, given its large attendance and the high-quality topics presented. The anticipated positive impact includes contributing to national goals, showcasing the country's capabilities, and continuing to host events of this magnitude in the future, enriching economic activity and tourism.