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Renowned Global Speaker Khalid Al-Mansour to deliver lecture at UTECH

University of Technology | 2012-09-13 00:00:00

Renowned global speaker, Muslim Lawyer, black nationalist and author, Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tariq Al-Mansour is scheduled to deliver the UTech Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 5:30 pm at the Wyndham Kingston Hotel. He will speak on the intriguing topic: “World Opportunities for Wealth creation – WOW!” 

Al-Mansour who made news in 2008 when it was revealed that he had  been a patron of Barack Obama and had recommended him for admission to Harvard Law School in 1998, is co-founder of the International law firm of Al-Waleed, Al-Talal and Al-Mansour and Special Advisor to Saudi Arabian Prince, His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulazziz.

Al-Mansour has delivered lectures across the globe on issues related to globalization; international economics in the 21st century; Islamic economics; The Caribbean and Latin America in Transition and Peace in the Middle East.  He holds several professional and board memberships on various international electronic, housing, banking and financial companies and has received a number of prestigious honors and citations including “Who’s Who in the World (National Social Register, USA), Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the West, International Who’s Who of the Arab World and World’s Who in Finance and Industry.

The acclaimed lawyer and activist has authored some thirty-one (31) books including Cultural Dynamism in the 21st Century, Globalization is Here to stay – Choose Your Poison And/Or Antidote?, Nothing From Nothing Leaves Nothing and Pursuing The Mysteries of Life Within the One Moment in Time.

The sought-after speaker says that his UTech lecture will focus on the three major components of the human personality: the body, mind and emotions that must work in sync to achieve success.  He will delve into world opportunities for wealth creation with particular reference to Jamaica’s sporting success as a major opportunity.

The lecture is open to members of the public.  For further information, contact the Corporate Communications Unit, University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech).  Email:

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