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Avaya Helps AMEA’s Midsize Businesses Raise the Bar for Customer Experience

Avaya IP Office Contact Center 10 delivers the simplicity and easy to use tools midsize companies in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa markets need to meet customer expectations and compete with larger enterprises. Avaya today announced a new version of the company’s contact center platform that enables midsize businesses to rise above the competition by offering a superior, omnichannel …

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Egypt: Careem goes live in Mansoura, Tanta and Hurghada

App-based service now covers six cities Egypt – offering more local residents a convenient, reliable way to get around town. Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, launches today in three new cities in Egypt, extending access to its services to a total of six destinations across the country. The app is now live in Mansoura, Tanta and Hurghada, …

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PwC acquires Dubai-based technology consulting firm

PwC Middle East announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire NSI DMCC, an industry-pioneering technology consulting company headquartered in Dubai. The acquisition of NSI will complement PwC’s digital transformation capabilities and enhance its ability to deliver innovative solutions across all channels, platforms and devices. The acquisition further enhances PwC Middle East’s ability to deliver a suite …

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Batelco Bahrain CEO named Businesswoman of the year at Arabian Business Awards

Prestigious Awards Recognise the Outstanding Efforts of Eng. Al Hashemi Manama, Bahrain: Batelco Bahrain CEO Eng. Muna Al Hashemi has been named Businesswoman of the Year at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards event held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, UAE on November 28. The Arabian Business Achievements Awards is considered among the most prestigious awards events in the region with …

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U.S.’s SAS expands large scale decision automation in Kuwait’s Boubyan Bank

Extended agreement sees Kuwaiti bank implement credit scoring analytics to drive behavioral score cards and build risk models across its branches Boubyan Bank, a Kuwait-based Islamic bank, has taken a vital step in executing automated procedures to assess credit risk and exercise fast approvals for its customers by extending a partnership with SAS, the leader in analytics. Considered the fastest …

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Saudi Jadwa Healthcare Opportunities Fund 2 acquires stake in UAE’s United Eastern Medical Services

The Investment in UEMS marks Jadwa Investment’s 10th Private Equity Deal Riyadh, 30 November 2016: Jadwa Investment, a leading Saudi Arabian investment management and advisory firm, today announced that the Jadwa Healthcare Opportunities Fund 2 has acquired a 42.1% stake in United Eastern Medical Services (“UEMS”), a leading UAE-based integrated healthcare group that specializes in the female and children healthcare …

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Dubai Chamber shares ATA Carnets knowledge with Kuwait Chamber

Receives Kuwaiti delegation looking to adopt implementation of the international customs document that facilitates global trade. Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to share experiences and best practices in the implementation of ATA Carnets and to enhance bilateral cooperation across the GCC chambers of commerce, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received a delegation from the Kuwait Chamber …

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There is a Lack of Agriculture and Rural Finance in OIC Countries

Lahore: 53% of the population of OIC (Organization for the Islamic Conference) countries lives in the rural area which is globally more than the other areas and its commitment to the total agricultural department is 34%. On the other hand, 49% population lives in the rural areas while their commitment to the total agricultural department is 38%. OIC Countries have …

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UAE’s Sharjah Tourism eyes 200,000 Chinese visitors by 2021

A delegation from the Authority visits China for the third time this year as it prepares to welcome 200,000 tourists by 2021 announced the Authority following its roadshow in Urumqi. H.E. Al Midfa: China is one of our fastest-growing source markets; Guests from China increased by 75% in the first 9 months of this year with further growth predicted. Sharjah, …

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NDIGITEC partners exhibitors at The Big 5 Dubai

NDIGITEC, the UAE-based creative production company, has announced that it is the creative production partner for a wide range of brand owners and exhibitors at The Big 5 Dubai – the largest construction event in the Middle East currently under way at Dubai World Trade Centre. NDIGITEC Fabrication, the main production contractor for the exhibition stands of its partners, provides …

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