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BBC journalists arrested in Qatar for reporting on World Cup labourers

Qatar Workers

BBC reporter Mark Lobel and a team of journalists have been arrested in Qatar for reporting on low-paid migrant workers ahead of the World Cup in 2022. Lobel stated, “We were invited to Qatar by the prime minister’s office to see new flagship accommodation for low-paid migrant workers in early May – but while gathering additional material for our report, we ...

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy organises workshop on energy efficiency in government organisations

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has organised a workshop for government departments and organisations in Dubai, to review the energy demand side management strategy and assess its implementation in government facilities in Dubai. The workshop, organised in Shangri-La hotel, Dubai, was attended by HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy , Graeme Sims, ...

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SA: Minister heads to SA-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission

Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies

Pretoria – Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, will today leave for Saudi Arabia to co-chair the 6th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC). Minister Davies will co-chair the South Africa-Saudi Arabia JEC with his counterpart, Dr Twafeeq Al Rabeeach. The JEC is an initiative agreed upon between the two countries to strengthen economic ties and ...

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Google urges UAE’s future leaders of government innovation to utilise new technologies to achieve innovative goals

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Participating in seminar on Diploma in Government Innovation A high-level delegation from Google visited the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation (MBRCGI) and met with participants of Diploma in Government Innovation during a seminar to discuss the mechanism of generating innovative ideas based on new technologies to achieve future goals. The delegation also showcased some of the innovative projects ...

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His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed visits du stand during Career Fair in Dubai

Mansoor bin Mohammed

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today visited the du stand at the Careers UAE fair, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre till April 30. His Highness was received by Mohamed Al Sabri, Senior Director of National Recruitment and Development, and other representatives from du , who briefed His Highness about the company’s unveiling of ...

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UAE attends International SPACE Symposium In Colorado for First Time

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UAE Space Agency, Thuraya , Yahsat and EIAST educate industry leaders on developments of UAE space sector Abu Dhabi, UAE: UAE space industry leaders addressed international peers at the 31st Space Symposium in Colorado, USA, last week. Heads of the UAE Space Agency, Thuraya , Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) and the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology ...

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Australia strengthens its relationship with Kuwait

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Australia’s exports to Kuwait have grown almost 16% year-on-year The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) has launched the third edition of its annual campaign in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region to promote the bilateral trade, investment and cultural ties that exists between Australia and the GCC. The program’s activities will extend to Kuwait, UAE and Saudi Arabia. Australia already ...

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Nobel Museum attracts high profile visitors, delegations from government entities, school and university students

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Nobel Museum’s travelling exhibition in Dubai organised by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) for the first time in the Middle East under the slogan ‘Ideas Changing the World’, has attracted a large number of visitors, including senior officials and delegates from local and federal government entities, professionals, journalists and school and university students, since it opened last month. ...

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Victorian education showcased at IECHE

The Hon Andrew Robb, Australian Minister for Trade and Investment

  Australian state brings largest ever delegation for annual education conference  The Hon Andrew Robb, Australian Minister for Trade and Investment, today visited Victoria’s Study Melbourne stand at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh. He was greeted by John Butler, Commissioner for Victoria in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey and Mr Nabil Mohammed A. ...

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Australia strengthens its relationship with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Australia’s exports to Saudi Arabia have grown 13.7% year-on-year The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) has launched the third edition of its annual campaign in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region to promote the bilateral trade, investment and cultural ties that exists between Australia and the GCC. The program’s activities will extend to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE. Australia ...

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