In Focus: Competing in the post-crisis world
It's two years since the financial crisis changed the global landscape. How can the Middle East compete in the post-crisis world? The IMF projects growth in 2011 will be twice that of 2009.
But in the wake of a fast-growing population and rising unemployment, has the tide really turned?
Facetime: Middle East middle class panel
As the region emerges from the downturn, creating jobs is crucial. Unemployment across the region stands in double digits. So what steps are needed to build a new Middle East middle class.
MME speaks to a panel of policy-makers and business leaders, including Nizar Baraka, Delegate Minister of Morocco, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance of Bahrain and Lubna Olayan, CEO of Olayan Financing Company.
Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:
Friday: 0815, 1445
Sunday: 0715, 1645, 0045