Monday 09, December 2013 by Matthew Amlôt

Middle East states must invest in education in order to diversify and remain competitive

Countries in the Middle East must invest in education and raising skill levels if the region is to remain internationally competitive, according to a new report by ICAEW. In its latest quarterly Economic Insight report, the accountancy and finance body says that falling oil prices mean skills shortages coupled with population growth could damage GCC economies if not addressed.

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