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Fadi Ghandour Sees Bright Future For Region’s Entrepreneurs

In an interview with Al-Monitor, Fadi Ghandour, one of the Middle East’s most prominent investors in start-ups, says that private-sector growth is critical to democracy and prosperity for the region, and that the role for regional governments is to facilitate and encourage investment.

Fadi Ghandour, founder and CEO of Aramex, says that entrepreneurship is “the primary problem solver for youth in the Arab world.”

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Ghandour said that economic grievances lie at the heart of the popular uprisings across the Arab world. Democracy and economic empowerment, therefore, go hand-in-hand for Arab youth.

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