Tag Archives: Middle East

Mona Al Marri opens 6th InfoComm Middle East and Africa

Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) HE Mona Ghanem Al Marri today inaugurated the 6th InfoComm Middle East and Africa, the region’s largest professional audiovisual event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Being organised under the theme ‘Audiovisual Communications in a Hyperconnected World’, the event seeks to drive the region’s professional audiovisual take-up and the exchange …

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U.S.’s Juniper Networks appoints Hatem Hariri general manager, Middle East and Africa

Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced that Hatem Hariri has been appointed as general manager, Middle East and Africa. In this role, Hariri is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning and operations across Juniper’s entire MEA business. Hariri brings 20 years of technical, sales and senior business management experience in telecommunications …

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National Bank of Fujairah recognised with ‘Banker’s Choice Award’ at The Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2016

The latest award further acclaim NBF’s position as a trusted banking partner, cementing its status as the bank for businesses in the UAE National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced today that it was awarded the “Bankers’ Choice Award” at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2016. The accolade is an endorsement of NBF’s longstanding record in …

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Sharjah gears to score higher than 88% to sustain its WHO ‘Healthy City’ status in the region

The emirate of Sharjah is now the healthiest city in the Middle East and Africa region with an impressive score of 88% as per the World Health Organization (WHO). Stakeholders from various Sharjah Government departments related to the healthy city program assembled at the Sharjah Health Authority headquarters to share their strategies. The stakeholders brainstormed during the meeting to ensure …

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How UAE’s Julphar and Siemens are tackling diabetes in the Middle East with digital tech

As World Diabetes Day is marked around the globe on 14th November, a first-of-its kind factory in the UAE is providing affordable insulin to the Middle East with the help of digitalization technology from Siemens. Established in 1980, Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceuticals) is the first pharmaceutical manufacturer in the GCC and one of the largest in the Middle East. In order …

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Introduction of VAT set to be a ‘challenging and exciting time for the region’ says ACCA Middle East

Business leaders from across Oman gathered together at an ACCA event this week (24 October) to discuss the impending introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) across the region. VAT will be implemented in Oman and several other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries from 1 January 2018. Ashok Hariharan, Partner & Head of Tax at KPMG was one of several …

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Breakbulk Middle East: Opportunities in Middle East logistics sector but firms must exercise precision planning and manage risk

Breakbulk Middle East delegates hear that the Gulf continues to develop ambitious projects requiring precise strategic logistics. Management of risk critical to seizing opportunities available. Abu Dhabi, UAE – The current economic conditions mean that now is a good time to invest in the oil and gas logistics sector in the Middle East according to experts speaking on day one …

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Businesses across Middle East and South Asia can now reclaim Value Added Tax on service expenses incurred in the UK, Europe and Australia

Dubai, UAE – Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, and dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, have teamed up to launch a VAT Reclaim Service for Mastercard Platinum BusinessCard and World Mastercard for Business cardholders that allows businesses in the region to reclaim the Value Added Tax they have paid for more than …

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Cisco Middle East Appoints Ziad Salameh Managing Director for its West Region

New role will focus on leading the way in digital transformation across multiple markets and driving business outcomes for customers and industries. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Cisco Middle East has announced the appointment of Ziad Salameh as Managing Director of its West Region. In his new position, Ziad is responsible for leading Cisco’s business and operations in Qatar, Kuwait, …

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Mowgli Foundation Releases Its Latest Impact Report

Every Mowgli Entrepreneur Creates More Than 3 New Jobs in the Mentoring Year. The Mowgli Foundation, a UK headquartered award winning mentoring organisation in the Middle East and North Africa, recently published its latest impact report, spanning an 8-year time period. With the aim of empowering entrepreneurs to drive economic growth and employment generation, Mowgli focuses on the training and …

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