Former Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed al-Orabi will chair the global economic summit in Cairo in February, with Hoda Naguib of the Foreign Ministry as his vice president.
Ismail Mossad, president of Economists Without Borders, which organizes the summit, said the forum would play a major role in the overall economic development of the world with participants presenting studies providing solutions to global economic crises.
He added that the organization will issue a quarterly annual report on the world economy, and will award prizes for the best research presented.
Among the economists participating in the forum are Alan Randall, professor of economics at the University of Sydney, Dalal Abdel Hadi, professor of economics at the University of Alexandria, Mohamed Hamid Dewedar, professor of economics at the University of Alexandria, Tamer Momtaz, jury member of the Swiss Arbitration Association and Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, former prime minister of Somalia. The Chamber of Metallurgical Industries of the Federation of Egyptian Industries and the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Tourism will also participate in the summit.