The announcement came after the Executive Committee meeting of WAIPA
held in Dubai alongside the 'World Investment Conference (WIC17),' a two-day forum hosted by Dubai FDI, from 27 to 28 November.
We suggested WAIPA
selected ystanbul as their new headquarters and they have reacted positively to this suggestion.
Alessandro Teixeira, president of WAIPA
and Deputy Minister for Development, Industry and Foreign Trade in Brazil, said: "At WAIPA
we encourage governments to open up to innovative thinking and take bold steps so they remain competitive in the global marketplace for investment projects.
The Geneva-based WAIPA
is the foremost networking and information exchange platform for investment promotion agencies world over.
During the event, Teixeira will preside over a WAIPA
panel discussion (May 10th, from 10.
gave TIC the award this year, they looked at the depth of the agency's connections with the government and its other institutions.
The philosophy at work behind WAIPA
's operations is to improve understanding and cooperation with and among each of its members, multi-level stakeholders interested in working with those members and global institutions," said Arda Ermut, President of WAIPA
and President of the Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey.
we encourage governments to open up to innovative thinking and take bold steps so they remain competitive in the global marketplace for investment projects,' stated Alessandro Teixeira, President of WAIPA
and Deputy Minister for Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Brazil.
FIO, an agency of Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), said the selection to the WAIPA
steering committee was done in view of its leadership role in promoting foreign direct investment in Dubai.
The election was held at the WAIPA
General assembly during WAIPAs
World Investment Conference 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and representatives from almost all countries voted for the candidacy represented by PBIT to show their support for regional IPAs in developing countries.
The Office also thanked WAIPA
for recognizing the strategic importance of Dubai's investment environment and for attracting global attention to the numerous investment opportunities available throughout the emirate, the UAE and the region.
Dubai FDI, the foreign investment promotion office of the Department of Economic Development (DED), has announced that the Emirate will host the XVII Annual WAIPA
on September 17 and 18, 2012.