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Capital investment

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Capital Expenditure

Payments made in cash or cash equivalents over a period of more than one year. Capital expenditures are used to acquire assets or improve the useful life of existing assets. An example of a capital expenditure is the funding to construct a factory. In accounting, capital expenditures must be capitalized; that is, the expenditure is recognized on a balance sheet gradually over the course of an asset's useful life. Capital expenditures are recorded as liabilities on a balance sheet. They are also called capital outlays. See also: Capital asset.
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In the presence of a large number of high-ranking officials, dignitaries and diplomats, the ribbon cutting ceremony honours were undertaken by H E Milo Djukanovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro, H E Hafsa Al Ulama, UAE Ambassador to Montenegro, H E AbdulHamid Saeed, Chairman of Capital Investment, and Jassim Alseddiqi, CEO of ADFG.
In the presence of a large number of high-ranking officials, dignitaries and diplomats, the ribbon cutting ceremony honours were undertaken by Milo Djukanovic, prime minister of Montenegro; Hafsa Al Ulama, UAE Ambassador to Montenegro; AbdulHamid Saeed, chairman of Capital Investment; and Jassim Alseddiqi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Financial Group.
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