Abu-Ghazaleh Highlights Russia's Technological Power


SAINT PETERSBURG- In an interview with RT Arabic, Russian free-to-air TV news channel, HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global commended the excellent organization of the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the various subjects tackled during the sessions labeling it "A knowledge-based event" and "the future of all events."

"I have witnessed a remarkable level of talent in Russia at all levels and during my participation I have met key personnel representing various Russian companies and I was amazed by the level of knowledge and dedication to their work and mission. We have already signed several agreements with key Russian companies working in the fields of Education, Information Technology, Marketing and others," he said.

An MoU was signed by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) and Russia's Group-IB, an international cyber security company specialized in cyber-attack prevention and Intellectual Property protection to strengthen cooperation in the fields of Information Security, Cyber Education and Training worldwide and with Russia's InfoWatch Group, the leading international developer of software products and integrated solutions in the fields of Information Technologies and Cyber Security in Russia, Jordan, the Arab region and worldwide.

"We have an excellent partnership with China covering various fields and we would like to seek the same level with Russia because we believe strongly in the Russian talent and leadership," Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh who received in 2016 HE Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China Award for his contribution in enhancing the Sino-Arab relations in culture, education and economy added.

"People would like to learn Russian and study at Russian universities and this is what we did in China when we formed a strong partnership with Confucius Institute in China and established Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Visa Services-Chinese Visa Section (TAG-Visa) and we are working on an agreement with "Chinese" Shenyang University -specialized in teaching languages- to establish "Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Center for Teaching Arabic Language in China. I believe that culture is an enabler to trade and all other sectors," he said.

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh who issued a global report on his expectations for a disastrous economic crisis that will hit the world in 2020 and might lead to a third world war said that the crisis will start in the US and while European countries will suffer other countries such as China, and India become even stronger by 2030.

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh, an IP Hall of Fame inductee stated that the main issue between the US and China is Intellectual Property "the US believes that China's technological power is a result of the Chinese violation of the American Companies IP rights meanwhile the Chinese believe that any invention developed is a new invention or as we can say innovation."

At the end of the interview, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh concluded by saying "I am proud to be part of such a great Forum which provided a unique opportunity to know more about the great Russia."

It is worth noting that Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global has an office in Moscow that provides all services with plans to open another one to be added to the 110 offices around the world.