Sultan Qaboos bin Said has a fortune of $700 million. He has led successful diversification of economy with grand objective of reducing the oil sector’s hefty 40% contribution to GDP to 9% by 2020. Promoting gas and tourism industries; government also owns stake in the Wave, a $2.5 billion mixed-use beachfront development in country’s capital, Muscat.
Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan is the spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims. He also chairs the Aga Khan Development Network, which promotes investments in Asia and Africa.
He is a passionate horse breeder and owner, with over 800 thoroughbreds across Ireland and France. He owns stakes in the French horse auction house Arqana and Goffs in Ireland, one of the largest horse auction houses in Britain.
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