PIF Picks All-Star Investors for FII Advisory Board

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Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has formed an advisory board of 11 top technology, finance and business executives that will provide strategic guidance on developing the kingdom's Future Investment Initiative as platform that attracts investment.

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