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Sheraa collaborates with MENA’s top universities to form consortium of regional entrepreneurs

‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ will support new businesses in expanding their footprint in the region Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sheraa – a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently joined leading universities of the region in a bid to combine forces with their entrepreneurship programs. ‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ is a consortium created by …

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IsDB approves more than US $592 million to finance new development projects

The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has approved US $592.2 million in financing for new development projects in several member countries and some Muslim communities in non-member countries. The major approvals include: US $105 million, for the Fadhili Combined Heat and Power Project (FCHPP), Saudi Arabia US $338.5 million, for the High-Speed Train Sets Project, …

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“Gulf Islamic Investments” raises US.$145 million for Silicon Valley Technology Company “Apttus”

Gulf Islamic Investments LLC (‘GII’), a UAE based Islamic financial services company, today announced the successful closing of US.$145 million fund raising for “Apttus”, a Silicon valley based company delivering Enterprise Class, Software-as-a-Service (Saas) Solutions to complete the Quote-to-Cash customer process and the Procure-to-Pay supplier process. This is the fourth company out of Silicon Valley for which GII has raised …

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TASNEEF adopts a CSR management system to contribute to the health and welfare of society, by the expertise of TASNEEF Business Assurance

With a strong sustainability plan in place, TASNEEF will use CSR to encourage best practice and strengthen the UAE 2021 vision of excellence in both public and private sectors. TASNEEF in cooperation with the joint venture TASNEEF Business Assurance has started to implement a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) system, in line with its strategic plans and CSR objectives, by various …

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Young ADIPEC Forum Inspires Future Generation of Industry Leaders

H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: “The UAE is working hard to empower youth, develop their leadership capabilities, and invest in their innovative skills to successfully enter a rapidly changing world” Young ADIPEC, the annual youth outreach initiative by the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), today inspired the next generation of young Emirati professionals to consider …

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Trump presidency could have far-reaching effects on Gulf finance

compareit4me.com experts warn of effects of Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States. Shock result could affect Gulf residents’ ability to secure credit as financial markets tumble. A Donald Trump presidency in the United States could have far-reaching ramifications for personal finance in the Gulf, according to the financial experts at compareit4me.com, the Middle East’s leading financial comparison …

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ELAN Signage Participates in Made in Qatar Expo 2016

ELAN Signage part of ELAN Group is participating in the 5th edition of Made in Qatar Expo in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; which is an annual event taking place this year from 6th to 9th of November, and organized by the Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry and held under the patronage …

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The Asian Business Leadership Forum receives the prestigious association with the UAE Ministry of Economy

UAE’s leading business ideation company, IEDEA announces a prestigious association with the Ministry of Economy for its flagship leadership event series, the Asian Business Leadership Forum 2016. The Managing Director of IEDEA, Malini N Menon commented, “We are honoured to have the official association with the Ministry of Economy of the UAE and the ABLF, which has earned high credibility …

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CEO of DIEDC, Abdulla Al Awar, to keynote world’s largest Islamic finance event

Channeling the Islamic Economy towards a sustainable future in the GCC region will be the main focus of the address. The conveners of the 23rd annual World Islamic Banking Conference – Middle East Global Advisors, along with the strategic support of the Central Bank of Bahrain – announced that Abdulla Al Awar, CEO of the Dubai Islamic Economic Development Centre …

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AAT posts higher enrollees in Accounting Qualifications in 2016 to prepare for upcoming VAT imposition in Gulf

UAE – In the wake of the impending imposition of value-added tax (VAT) in the GCC, the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), a globally recognized player in the accounting and finance sector, has announced an uptake in the number of students taking its Accounting Qualifications in the region. Providing training for a huge range of accounting and finance roles, the …

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