Thursday , 24 January 2019

Business

Ministry of Tourism signs development agreement with the Chairman of Orascom Development Holding AG to develop City Walk in Seeb

His Excellency Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi, Minister of Tourism, signed an agreement today with Eng. Samih Sawaris, Chairman of Orascom Development Holding AG, Muriya’s largest shareholder, to develop City Walk, a vibrant beachfront commercial city complex. Set to be located in North Al Hail, the development comes as part of the continued collaboration between the Ministry and Muriya to …

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Innovation Live! partners with Dubai Chamber to discuss the future of ‘start ups’ in the UAE

Challenges and solutions concerning entrepreneurial strategies discussed at length by public and private sectors during dialogue hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and MEED, organisers of Innovation Live! The need for introducing a platform as a ‘one-stop shop’ for starting business in the UAE identified as key to progress. The inaugural Innovation Live!, an official anchor event for …

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Qatar and China will strengthen strategic relationship

Qatar organized “Made in China” exhibition at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre going to be held on 15th to 18th November 2016. The exhibition was attended by H.E. the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, H.E. the Qatar Central Bank Governor, Qatar Chamber Chairman and other dignitaries from corporates and banks in Qatar. The Deputy …

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UAE workers are happiest in Mena region: LinkedIn study

UAE also emerged as one of the top three countries with fastest growing number of happy workers Dubai: Happiness can be very elusive for some people – and in many cases, it’s the workplace that plays a big role in that. Professional networking company LinkedIn has recently sifted through its huge database to find out how happy UAE professionals are …

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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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