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New Partnership Helps University of Northampton Go Global in United Arab Emirates

A London based higher education provider has partnered with the University of Northampton to offer international students a UK accredited degree. London School of Marketing specialises in offering international students a UK accredited qualification without the need to come to Britain. Much of the learning is delivered online and students submit coursework from their home country using their home computer …

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Dubai Disputes Drive – Hogan Lovells Grows Middle East Practice

Hogan Lovells is growing its Middle East disputes practice with the hire of arbitration partner Nabeel Ikram in Dubai. Starting with the firm on 18 July, Nabeel is an English-qualified solicitor advocate and a highly-regarded disputes practitioner in the Middle East. Specializing in construction and engineering, and transport and infrastructure disputes he brought the first construction case in the Dubai …

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FGB and NBAD boards recommend merger to create the largest bank in the Middle East and North Africa region

Creates the largest bank in the MENA region by assets1 with total assets of AED642 billion (US$175 billion)2 Leading position in the UAE both in terms of loan and deposit market shares Presence in 19 countries Complementary businesses to leverage on strengths in consumer and wholesale banking Content on the proposed merger: www.bankfortheUAE.com Creates the largest bank in the MENA …

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UAE travel agents at forefront of technology in meeting traveller trends and growing the emirates’ travel industry

Assembly of Abu Dhabi’s leading travel agents attend innovation workshop in Lebanon hosted by Travelport. UAE – Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has hosted a congregation of Abu Dhabi’s leading travel agencies at a series of innovation workshops at the Travelport office in Beirut, Lebanon last month. Among the attendees were representatives from well-known travel agencies such as Asian …

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Gulf Petrochem partners with Kirloskar to launch specialist diesel engine oil into the Middle East & Africa

Gulf Petrochem Group and Kirloskar form strategic partnership to sell diesel engine oil in the Middle East and Africa. Specialist diesel oil able to endure the most formidable conditions. Today, Gulf Petrochem have officially partnered with Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd (KOEL), part of the Kirloskar Group one of India’s largest diversified engineering conglomerates, to launch K-Oil into the Middle East …

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UAE and Saudi pharmaceutical product importers hold fruitful discussions with Brazilian manufacturers in São Paulo

Meeting reflects Arab countries’ growing commitment to strengthen ties with vast South American nation. Saudi Arabia and UAE imported a combined USD 3 million worth of pharma products from Brazil in 2015. UAE – The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has revealed that major importers of pharmaceutical products from the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia held fruitful discussions …

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Mindshare UAE Promotes Zahi Lawand to Deputy Managing Director

Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. The agency is pleased to announce a promotion within Mindshare team in the UAE: Zahi Lawand was recently promoted from Senior Director of Client Leadership to Deputy Managing Director of Mindshare …

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flydubai announces increased flights to Bucharest

Airline sees passenger traffic between Dubai and Romanian capital grow year-on-year. Dubai-based flydubai has announced the addition of two new flights a week between Dubai and Bucharest and will now fly daily to the Romanian capital. “We are delighted to announce our daily flights from to Bucharest,” said Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai. “At flydubai, we are …

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EAB Appoints New Head of Private Banking

Fadi Halout has joined Europe Arab Bank (part of the Arab Bank Group) as Head of Private Banking and a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee. Europe Arab Bank has Private Banking centres in London, where the Bank has its Head Office, plus Paris and Cannes, providing a range of personal banking services to high net worth clients from the …

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Advanced Role of HR in MENA Region

As the countries in MENA region face a changing social and economic landscape, it becomes essential for the HR sector to take on new roles and responsibilities. Abu Dhabi: With the changing social and economic scenario in the MENA region, the role of HR also needs to change and become more advanced. Apart from their regular responsibilities, this department now …

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