Trade turnover between Poland and Oman amounts to 80 mln USD only; it’s much too little given the potential of both countries – said Katarzyna Kacperczyk, deputy minister of foreign affairs while opening Polish-Omani Business Forum in the capital city of Oman, Muscat. Around 30 Polish companies and institutions, including Centre for International Relations and THINKTANK, took part in a mission organised by MFA. The event was another initiative dedicated to the strengthening of bilateral economic cooperation. Earlier this year, in March, Polish-Omani Economic Forum was organised in Warsaw.

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"Financial Times" chose Prof. Muhammed Yunus (the member of THINKTANK's Strategic Council) as one of six Finance Pioneers of all time. Prof. Yunus has been placed alongside Warren Buffett, Amadeo Giannini, Henry Kravis, J. P. Morgan, and Mayer Amschel Rothschild as greatest business finance pioneers of all time. The article describes how financial innovation seems to be all around us today yet, it’s not only technology that shapes it, but it's rather about how a few pioneers chose their investments and expanded credit.

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It was a very intensive year, a perfect opportunity to remember numerous glorious years of our common history – stated Katarzyna Kacperczyk, Polish deputy minister for foreign affairs, summarising the celebrations that took place on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Polish-Indian relations in 2014. Representatives of institutions acting in the field of Polish-Indian relations participated in the event, including dr Małgorzata Bonikowska, CIR president, EU expert in foreign policy towards Southern Asia.

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