Sectors Politics & Policy

UAE focusing on innovation in healthcare and pharmaceuticals
Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri is the Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing at the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade on the importance of maintaining one Internet
Fadi Chehadé is the President and CEO of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the importance of maintaining ...
Afghanistan has 80% mobile penetration & 3 million Internet users, rolling out open access policy says Minister
Abdul Razaq Vahidi is the Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Afghanistan. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the current state of the ICT sector in Af...
WIEF Chairman Tun Musa Hitam on partnership and where Malaysia stands today
Tun Musa Hitam is a politician, businessman, and former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. He currently chairs the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). He spoke with The Prosp...
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on the way forward for Malaysia
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad is a politician, businessman, and was Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister. He spoke with The Prospect Group about economic growth and developm...
Malaysia improving economic resilience; on track to meet 2020 income, investment & job targets
Senator Dato’ Sri Idris Jala is a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and CEO of Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU), an organization t...
Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi (SCAD) developing a world class statistics office in Abu Dhabi
Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi (SCAD) is the official source of statistical data in Abu Dhabi Emirate. The Prospect Group spoke with SCAD's Khaled Al Hashmi (Executive Director -...
Viviane Rios Balbino on the ongoing efforts to strengthen Qatar-Brazil bilateral relations
Viviane Rios Balbino is the Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Brazil in Doha. She spoke with The Prospect Group about the bilateral relationship between Qatar and Brazi...
Vanuatu Prime Minister Moana Carcasses Kalosil on economic growth & infrastructure development in Vanuatu
Moana Carcasses Kalosil is the Prime Minister of the small island nation of Vanuatu. He spoke with The Prospect Group about infrastructure development, investment opportunitie...
Dr. Kriengsak Charoenwongsak on public policy prescriptions for Thailand
Dr. Kriengsak Charoenwongsak is the President of the Institute of Future Studies for Development and a Senior Fellow at Harvard University. He spoke with The Prospect Group ab...
Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Works & Urban Development Philip Brave Davis on infrastructure development & crime reduction
Philip Brave Davis is the Deputy Prime Minister & the Minister of Works and Urban Development of the Bahamas. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the government’s infrast...
Algerian Ambassador to the US Abdallah Baali on bilateral relations & economic cooperation
Abdallah Baali is the Algerian Ambassador to the United States. He spoke with The Prospect Group about US-Algerian bilateral relations, new business opportunities, and fosteri...
Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration Muhammad Mumuni on investment, trade, & regional leadership
Muhammad Mumuni is the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana. He spoke with The Prospect Group about foreign direct investment, developing trade relati...
British High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur Simon Featherstone on the economic relationship between Britain & Malaysia
Simon Featherstone is the British High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Britain’s economic relationship with Malaysia, how the countries ...
Institute for Democracy & Economic Affairs (IDEAS) Founding Chief Executive Wan Saiful Wan Jan on economic realities in Malaysia
Wan Saiful Wan Jan is the Founding Chief Executive of the Institute for Democratic and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), an independent think tank promoting market-based solutions to ...
Institute for Democracy & Economic Affairs (IDEAS) Founding President Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz on doing business in Malaysia
YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Ibni Tuanku Muhriz is the Founding President of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), a professional institution promoting mark...
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan on economic & foreign policy priorities
Dr. Surin Pitsuwan is the Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). He spoke with The Prospect Group about key economic priorities of ASEAN, for...
Qatar General Secretariat for Development Planning (GSDP) Secretary General Saleh Al Nabit on Qatar’s National Vision 2030
His Excellency Dr. Saleh Al Nabit is the Secretary General of Qatar’s General Secretariat for Development Planning (GSDP). He spoke with The Prospect Group about encouraging...