Monday , 24 September 2018

Government

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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University of Dubai Hosts Awarding Ceremony for Chinese Delegation

The University of Dubai ( UD ) hosted an awarding ceremony for 20 male and 5 female teachers of Arabic language and Islamic Culture from the official schools, universities and institutes in China, who followed a course in Arabic Language. The Arabic Language course took place over 71 days totaling some 300 hours of study and training, through which the …

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SMEs boost UAE economy and double their GDP contribution to 60% in 2011

Gulf Capital SME info Awards are launched to recognise the top performing SMEs in the UAE and to encourage innovation and competitiveness. Dubai, UAE; 23 August 2012 – Small and Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”) have become a vital cog to the growth of the UAE economy, contributing 60% of the national GDP in 2011, according to the UAE Ministry of Economy.[1] …

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KFH-Research: Bahrain will restore trust in its economy

Discount rate will remain low to stimulate economy Inflation rate reaches 4.2% but remains under control Economy will witness revival supported by oil prices, subsiding of political tensions A report prepared by KFH-Research concerning the expectations of the Bahraini economy during 2012, mentioned that Bahrain is working towards restoring trust in its economy; especially after the subsiding of political tensions, …

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Beltone is organizing its annual investment conference in Cairo in the presence of 50 global investment funds

Under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Egypt Inviting foreign investment and describing the future vision of the Egyptian economy Under the auspices of Egyptian Prime Minister Dr. Hisham Qandil, Beltone Financial Holding is organizing its annual investment conference starting September 24th, 2012 in Cairo, entitled “New Dawn”. The conference, which will be held over three days, aims to …

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Qatar Public Works Authority and IQPC launch the ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar

Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and the National Traffic Safety Committee, have partnered with IQPC in order to deliver an international conference dedicated to discussing developments in Intelligent Transport Systems and best practice road safety initiatives. The ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar will take place from 2 – 4 October 2012 at …

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Chinese exports to Kuwait accelerate

Strong ties between China and Kuwait benefit both parties despite the current economic backdrop Prepared by Camille Accad, economist at KCIC, an investment firm specializing in Emerging Asia investments Slowing global demand, exacerbated by an underperforming US economy and a lingering debt crisis in the euro zone, has considerably dampened trade around the world, including China. Chinese exports grew a …

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Wanted: better bridges between science and aid efforts

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 17 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – AfricanBrains It is imperative that research is shared between governments and agencies so that resources can be pooled and utilised to maximum effect. But is this realistic? Aid innovators are calling for more interaction with research and development communities, ahead of World Humanitarian Day, reports Imogen …

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Gulf states ‘need a more unified approach to R&D

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 15 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – ArabBrains Any economy based on natural resources ultimately needs to realise that these natural resources are finite and in this realisation there must be a shift in thinking. A knowledge based economy is a must for Gulf states. Not only for financial reasons,  it will also …

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