Investment

Investors’ summit on future cities to be held in the UAE at the beginning of 2016

An attractive vision for the future city: how to improve the quality of life for citizens. Meik Wiking, director of the Happiness Research Institute in Denmark will address the topic, ‘Creating an attractive vision for the future city – a Danish case study,’ during the two-day Investors’ Summit – Future Cities planned for 4th-5th May 2016 in Dubai. Meik Wiking ...

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Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (“ICD”) signs MoU with China International Contractors Association (CHINCA)

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (“ICD”) (http://www.icd-idb.com), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, signed a memorandum of understanding (“MoU”) with China International Contractors Association (“CHINCA”), formalizing the parties’ co-operation in identifying and cultivating investment opportunities in the construction, infrastructure and other key industries by leveraging on areas of expertise and ...

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Investments in technology that mitigate greenhouse gas emissions key to combatting climate change, advises GPCA

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun

The Arabian Gulf’s petrochemicals industry is taking steps to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to combat climate change, said the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association ( GPCA ), ahead of World Environment Day. “The facts are clear: greenhouse gas emissions cause global warming,” said Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA . “If emissions continue to go unchecked, the ensuing impact ...

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Flat6Labs Participates in the 2015 MENA Angel Investors Summit in Bahrain with 8 Startups

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Cairo – Eight high growth potential startup companies fostered by Flat6Labs will be participating in the second MENA Angel Investors Summit, due to take place in Bahrain on May 11, 2015. The summit, hosted by Tenmou (Bahrain’s first ever Business Angels organization) aims to provide a platform that will empower angel investors from across the MENA region and around the ...

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Alaquil: “The true investment is to invest in our youth”

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CPC diamond sponsor for Arab Economic Forum Construction Products Holding Company (CPC) participated in the 23rd edition of the Arab Economic Forum (AEF) as a diamond sponsor. The forum was held on the 05th of May 2015 in Beirut at the Phoenicia Hotel under the title of “The Saeed Khory Story” and inaugurated by HE the Lebanese Prime Minister Mr. ...

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Huawei Launches 2015 Global Connectivity Index for Countries: Benchmarking Digital Economy Transformation

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Huawei released its 2015 Global Connectivity Index (GCI) for countries, benchmarking 50 economies in terms of connectivity, ICT usage, and digital transformation, providing an indicator of which countries are best poised for development and growth, and an ICT planning reference for policymakers looking to embrace the digital economy. The 2015 edition of the GCI sees a more comprehensive and advanced ...

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BRVM Investment Days: West Africa’s financial centre meets the London Stock Exchange

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The regional stock exchange for the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union has chosen the London Stock Exchange as the venue for the second round of “BRVM Investment Days” The Bourse régionale des valeurs mobilières (BRVM) (http://www.brvm.org) is to hold a high-level meeting at the London Stock Exchange on 28 April 2015. The conference, which will ...

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UAE hosts ‘National Roundtable of Financing & Investing in Green Economy Projects’ for the 6th Green Economy Annual Conference’

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The Ministry of Environment and Water, in cooperation with The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), is organizing the 6th edition of the Green Economy Annual Conference under the title ‘National Roundtable of Financing and Investing in Green Economy Projects’ which will be held on May 25, 2015 in Dubai. The conference forms part of the UAE’s preparations ...

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Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Arab Investment Bank (AIB) Sign Shareholders Agreement to Collaborate in the Leasing Business in Egypt

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Enmaa Leasing have an authorized capital of 150 million Egyptian pounds The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (http://www.icd-idb.com), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), and the Arab Investment Bank (AIB) signed a Shareholders Agreement to establish “Enmaa Leasing Company” a Sharia-compliant leasing company in Egypt. Enmaa Leasing have an authorized ...

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Australia brings its innovation to the MENA region

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Dubai – The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) will host a series of events to promote the bilateral trade, investment and cultural ties that exist between Australia and the MENA region from 12-19 April. Known as Australia Unlimited MENA 2015, the program will showcase Australian expertise and innovation though a series of events inUAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. For the third ...

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