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SA, Middle East relations get major boost

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Saudi Arabia’s economic and political relations received a significant boost following a successful state visit by President Jacob Zuma to that country at the weekend. President Zuma spent his Easter weekend telling the South African story in the Middle East on Saturday and Sunday. The Presidency described the visit as an important …

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NU-Q media survey shows concern for online monitoring by private companies

Saudis and Qataris most concerned about online government surveillance Support for internet regulation lowest in Tunisia and the UAE More Saudis and Tunisians concerned about online surveillance by companies than other nationals Majorities of nationals in all countries report changing their social media use due to privacy concerns, except Qatar Doha — Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) released preliminary information …

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Saudi Arabia is one of the largest and most important trading partners with China in Western Asia and Africa

More than 2,800 Saudi businessmen visited the 118th Canton Fair. The promotional campaign for the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) was launched on 16 March 2016 in Saudi Arabia, in the presence of Mr. Hakel Wen, international VIP Service Executive at the China Foreign Trade Center, during a press conference held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Jeddah. The …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation begins evaluation of nominations for second batch of Diploma in Government Innovation

Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation announced the start of the evaluation process of nominations for the second batch of the Diploma in Government Innovation, which begins in May 2016. During the period 17 January to 17 February, 2016, the Center has received through its website applications from federal and local government entities. It also received for the first …

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U.S.-UAE Partnerships on Sustainability on Display during Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to Masdar City

Today, Vice President Joseph R. Biden visited Masdar City as part of his series of official engagements with senior UAE leaders. The visit is the latest milestone in a bilateral relationship that has helped drive global efforts to foster the widespread adoption of renewable energy, the acceleration of clean technology innovation and research as well as the development of knowledge …

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Japan demonstrates strong support for UNIDO projects in Africa, Middle East

The Government of Japan has provided a contribution of over USD 7.4 million in response to the needs of communities affected by humanitarian crises and the influx of displaced peoples. The funding supports seven projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Africa and the Middle East. This was announced last Friday at a meeting between LI …

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Global industry leaders to explore China-OIC joint investment opportunities at groundbreaking forum

China’s meteoric economic rise and the burgeoning ascendancy of OIC nations in the international landscape are altering global economic power dynamics, and players from both markets are eager to tap the lucrative opportunities arising from stronger bilateral ties. With a more inclusive foreign policy, including a renewed stance on the Middle East and Africa, Chinese president Xi Jinping has set …

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Statement by the IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the End of her Visit to the United Arab Emirates

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today at the conclusion of her visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE): “I would like to express my gratitude to the UAE authorities and people for welcoming me during my visit to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. During my visit I met with His Highness …

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DEWA concludes its participation as main partner in the Global Women’s Forum Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has concluded its participation as the main partner in the Global Woman’s Forum Dubai, organised by Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) and the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society. The Forum was held for the first time in the region, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice …

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Government of Dubai Media Office’s latest Media Innovation Lab event features presentation on Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 seeks to create transformational legacy, says Najeeb Al Ali, Senior Vice President, Unified Project Management Office – Expo 2020. Expo 2020 Dubai seeks to leave behind a transformational legacy that touches several dimensions, according to Najeeb Mohammed Al Ali, Senior Vice President, Unified Project Management Office – Expo 2020. He was speaking at the latest Media Innovation Lab …

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