Saturday , 15 December 2018

Government

Saudi Arabia puts Energy Efficiency on Radar, says Frost & Sullivan

The construction boom and rising investments in real estate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), have resulted in phenomenal growth for building technologies such as heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), lighting, and mechanical-electrical-plumbing (MEP) systems in recent years. As all these systems operate on electricity, KSA’s energy consumption has inevitably surged rapidly over past few years. Additionally, economic growth …

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East Africa’s premier power and water conference highlights opportunities in Tanzania’s utility sector

The East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) and co-located Water Utilities East Africa, has highlighted opportunities within the Tanzanian power and water sectors to the more than 300 delegates and exhibitors who are attending the event. During his keynote address this morning, Minister for Water, Honourable Professor Jumanne Maghembe, Minister for Water, highlighted the plans which the government has for …

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UK Foreign Secretary arrives in Egypt

Foreign Secretary William Hague has arrived in Egypt for his first visit since the election of President Mursi. During his visit the Foreign Secretary will meet senior Egyptian politicians including President Mursi and Prime Minister Qandil. He will also meet representatives of the British business community and will address an event for young entrepreneurs. Speaking on arrival the Foreign Secretary …

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Dubai eGovernment prepared to host 26 government entities at its unified stand at GITEX 2012

Dubai eGovernment Department has announced that it has made intensive preparations for its participation in the 32nd edition of GITEX Technology Week, which will run from October 14 to 18, 2012, at the Sheikh Saeed Hall of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Department further revealed that it has established administrative and technical teams to complete the necessary …

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42% of Unemployed Women in KSA Support the Idea of Working in the Retail Sector

Riyadh,11 Sep 2012 : A recent study conducted by ALWANE, a recently established regional coalition of experienced and emerging leaders from 17 countries across the Middle East and North Africa, shed the spotlight on Saudi women working in the retail industry. The study done in partnership with women empowerment hub GLOWORK, Harvey Nichols Riyadh and KPMG highlighted the public’s overall …

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Terzi in Ramallah, then on to Cairo where he visited in July

On the second day of his Middle East mission, Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi is in Ramallah, where he has met with Palestinian foreign minister Riad al Malki, to whom he expressed his “concern” over the Palestinian Authority’s decision to present a resolution to the UN for recognition of “non-member status”, which, Terzi said, “runs the risk of polarizing …

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Terzi in Ramallah, then on to Cairo where he visited in July

On the second day of his Middle East mission, Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi is in Ramallah, where he has met with Palestinian foreign minister Riad al Malki, to whom he expressed his “concern” over the Palestinian Authority’s decision to present a resolution to the UN for recognition of “non-member status”, which, Terzi said, “runs the risk of polarizing …

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Asiacell Leads the Way in Supporting Mobile Access for Women in Iraq

  The operator is a member of the GSMA mWomen Programme, which aims to reduce the global mobile phone gender gap and enable mobile ownership and more effective usage for women in emerging markets by 2014. Asiacell has 3 million female customers, of whom 1.2 million have joined since the launch of mWomen initiatives a year ago. Many of those …

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CSR and sustainability focus of new category for Arab Health Awards 2013

Arab Health Awards submissions close 15 November 2012 Dubai, UAE: Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, organisers of the annual Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, has introduced a new category to the upcoming Arab Health Innovation & Achievement Awards – The Sustainable Hospital Award. This event will also include eight other award categories including Excellence in Laboratory, Excellence in Imaging and Diagnostics, …

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Banque du Caire and WFP continue to support child education in Luxor

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has signed, for the second year running, a partnership agreement with Banque Du Caire to provide nutritious snacks to nursery children in Luxor, Upper Egypt. Banque Du Caire granted WFP 300,000 Egyptian Pounds (US$51,000) to provide a nutritious morning snack to 4,600 children in 60 nursery classes in Luxor. The snack is fortified with …

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