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Saudi Arabia plans up to $11 bln investments in water sector in 2018

The largest desalinated water investment will be in Jubail 3 Image used for illustrative purpose. A worker stands at a desalination plant, 35 lm south of Riyadh, May 4, 2011. By Nada Al Rifai, ZAWYA Saudi Arabia is attracting investments worth $11 billion into large-scale water projects across several regions of the kingdom, primarily in water desalination, a Saudi official …

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UAE Space Agency highlights Mars Mission challenges at CABSAT 2018

Importance of the country’s space programme highlighting challenges faced by his team in the region. DUBAI- Dr. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency, has delivered a keynote session on the importance of the country’s space programme highlighting challenges faced by his team in the region, while planning for their mission to Mars. The talk was given …

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Six-fold hike: Saudi steps up renewable energy targets in 2018

Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day ACWA Power’s three Solar PV projects for 165.5MWp under Round 2 of Egypt FiT program II reach financial close By-Nada Al Rifai, ZAWYA Saudi Arabia has raised its target for renewable energy tenders to 4.125 Gigawatts (GW) in …

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Latest innovations at SGI Dubai 2018 could boost the African Printing industry

International Expo Consults (IEC) ( stated that the African printing industry stakeholders can immensely benefit from the best and latest innovative products and solutions. Each year a large Africam contingent of trade visitors attend the SGI Dubai ( show to connect with the best in the industry and bring the solutions back to their home countries. Visitors from Africa can …

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VAT introduction in Gulf by 2018 to significantly impact operations- Deloitte

Deloitte holds annual seminar in Saudi Arabia on income tax and zakat updates. Deloitte recently hosted business leaders in its annual seminar on global and Saudi Arabian tax and zakat updates impacting businesses in Saudi Arabian. The seminar ran in Riyadh Jeddah and Al-Khobar, and aimed at sharing and discussing in depth the tax landscape shaping the current and future …

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UAE firms confident of attaining digital maturity in marketing and promotion by 2018

A survey of over 400 consumer goods retail and manufacturing executives from 27 countries, including executives from the UAE, reveals that companies who want to keep in front of change and secure competitive advantage are transforming themselves into fully integrated omni businesses. For the first time this year, 7100 consumers from 19 countries – including the UAE – were surveyed …

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