The Somali Economic Forum’s annual meeting held at the London Hilton


Dear AllParticipants at SEF 2013 annual meeting

Somalilandsun – On behalf of the Somali Economic Forum we would like to say a big THANKYOU to yourself,

Dahabshiil and all those who made our annual Business and Professionals Event a resounding success.

I hope you found the event to be a rich and rewarding experience especially with regards to the information delivered by the various guest speakers as well as the opportunities to network with likeminded people.

Please give us your FEEDBACK Your opinion is very important to us.

Mary Harper presented at the SEF 2013 annual eventWe appreciate your feedback and will use it to evaluate changes and make improvements in our future events.

Once again thank you very much, it was a pleasure welcoming you and we wish you all the best for the future.

Warm Regards

Somali Economic Forum

The Somali Economic Forum’s annual meeting held at the London Hilton

By: David Mbiyu

Business professionals met for the Somali Economic Forum’s annual event at the Hilton Hydepark. Gender balance participation at SEF 2013The event was geared towards helping professionals achieve success by providing accurate in-depth knowledge, and networking opportunities.

Speakers included Abdi Abdullahi (Dahabshiil), Mary Harper (BBC, Author and Somalia Expert) , Nouman Khalid (Barclays) : Africa’s next frontier,Dr. Ismail Ahmed – CEO,Worldremit, Akok M. Madut – Counsellor, Embassy of The Republic of South Sudan and Micheal S. Mandu – Commercial Counsellor, Kenya Embassy

The event is designed for investors, entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals who are looking to gain more business and investment knowledge that can be used for business gains or just to enhance their career.

The 2013 event was sponsored by Dahabshiil, which is the largest African money transfDahabshil co the events gold sponsorer business – trading since 1970.

Somali Economic Forum

The Somali Economic Forum (SEF) is an independent organization committed to improving the state of Somalia by engaging, all leaders of society such as business, political and academic leaders to form regional and industry programs. The SEF has been established as a platform to discuss national economic and financial development; the forum has been evolving dynamically to reflect the changing economic landscape in the country and the region. With its second yearly consecutive editions held in London, UK and Somalia, the Somali Economic Forum has become the most influential, recurring economic and financial congress in the country.

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