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Mansoor Bin Mohammed unveils ‘Knowledge Development Majalis’ at DED’s Sirage Gala Dinner

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DED initiative raises a million dirhams towards ‘Reading Nation’ campaign. Knowledge Development Majalis aims to have 19 Majlis with a million books for children worldwide. His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC), attended the ‘Sirage Gala Dinner,’ held as part of the ‘Sirage’ social responsibility campaign of the Department …

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UCL Qatar announces Dr Sam Evans CBE as new Director

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UCL Qatar, a leading global centre of excellence for the study of cultural heritage, today announced the appointment of Dr Sam Evans CBE as its new Director. Speaking about the appointment Dr Evans shared that he aims to continue UCL’s ‘commitment to high academic standards, to maintaining quality and doing right by our students’. Speaking about the future Dr Evans …

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Fitch Affirms Islamic Development Bank at ‘AAA’; Outlook Stable

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Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Islamic Development Bank’s (IsDB) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘AAA’ with a Stable Outlook. The Short-Term IDR has been affirmed at ‘F1+’. The trust certificates issued by IDB Trust Services Ltd with the benefit of a guarantee provided by IsDB have also been affirmed at ‘AAA’. The ratings reflect the intrinsic strengths of IsDB, …

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Gartner Says Governments in Middle East and North Africa to Spend US $11.5 Billion on IT in 2016

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Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US $11.5 billion on IT products and services in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending on internal services, software, IT services, data center systems, devices and telecom services. Government comprises state and local governments and national government. Telecom services, which include fixed and mobile telecom services, will …

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Memac Ogilvy PR voted Middle East PR Consultancy of the Year at 2016 EMEA Sabre Awards

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Memac Ogilvy Public Relations was voted Middle East PR Consultancy of the Year during the 12th annual EMEA Sabre Awards. The EMEA SABRE Awards, is the premier showcase for work produced by public relations agencies around the world, recognizing Superior Achievement in Branding Reputation & Engagement. The Agency also picked up a Gold Sabre Award for Geographic Categories for the …

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Startup Oman & Outward Bound Oman partner to launch Tajawuz Entrepreneurship Expedition Series

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Muscat, Oman — Startup Oman (www.startupoman.om), the Sultanate’s only online platform created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and Outward Bound Oman (www.outwardboundoman.com)have partnered to launch the Tajawuz Entrepreneurship Expedition Series. The series will be made up of four expeditions per year and is focused on challenging entrepreneurial mindsets. The first expedition will be conducted in Jabal Al Akhdar from July 12 …

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Etihad Airways wins top honours at the prestigious Adam Smith Awards

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Abu Dhabi, UAE – Following a string of recent awards for its funding activities and treasury practice, Etihad Airways swept top honours at the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards in London. Etihad Airways’ treasury team collected the highest honour, winning the Top Treasury Team Award for overall excellence. The team also picked up the awards for Best Financing Solution and …

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UCL Qatar announces Dr Sam Evans CBE as new Director

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UCL Qatar, a leading global centre of excellence for the study of cultural heritage, today announced the appointment of Dr Sam Evans CBE as its new Director. Speaking about the appointment Dr Evans shared that he aims to continue UCL’s ‘commitment to high academic standards, to maintaining quality and doing right by our students’. Speaking about the future Dr Evans …

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KBW Investments and Ascorel Group establish Middle East partnership

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Dubai-based investment concern, KBW Investments, founded and Chaired by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, today announced the formation of a partnership with French technology manufacturer, Ascorel Group. The agreement, signed by Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group CEO, KBW Investments, and Francis-Pierre Lemahieu, President of Ascorel Group, entails the creation and launch of Ascorel Middle East, centered on servicing the markets …

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RTA sets plan for implementation of Green Economy Governance Structure

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The move renders the RTA the first government entity to highlight the concept. The Roads & Transport Authority – Majdi Abu Zaid: The Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA has endorsed a project for preparing & implementing the …

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