Tag Archives: UAE

UAE’s Al-Futtaim Engineering, Technologies appoints CEO

Al-Futtaim has announced the appointment of Dr. Hayan Sayed as Chief Executive Officer of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies. Part of Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, Al-Futtaim Engineering is a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation operating across UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia with over 30 years of successful operations. Al-Futtaim Technologies is a leading Converged Systems Integrator and provides complete business solutions to large, …

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Saudi Jadwa Healthcare Opportunities Fund 2 acquires stake in UAE’s United Eastern Medical Services

The Investment in UEMS marks Jadwa Investment’s 10th Private Equity Deal Riyadh, 30 November 2016: Jadwa Investment, a leading Saudi Arabian investment management and advisory firm, today announced that the Jadwa Healthcare Opportunities Fund 2 has acquired a 42.1% stake in United Eastern Medical Services (“UEMS”), a leading UAE-based integrated healthcare group that specializes in the female and children healthcare …

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UAE’s Sharjah Tourism eyes 200,000 Chinese visitors by 2021

A delegation from the Authority visits China for the third time this year as it prepares to welcome 200,000 tourists by 2021 announced the Authority following its roadshow in Urumqi. H.E. Al Midfa: China is one of our fastest-growing source markets; Guests from China increased by 75% in the first 9 months of this year with further growth predicted. Sharjah, …

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UAE’s Al-Futtaim Engineering, Technologies appoints CEO

Al-Futtaim has announced the appointment of Dr. Hayan Sayed as Chief Executive Officer of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies. Part of Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, Al-Futtaim Engineering is a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation operating across UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia with over 30 years of successful operations. Al-Futtaim Technologies is a leading Converged Systems Integrator and provides complete business solutions to large, …

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NDIGITEC partners exhibitors at The Big 5 Dubai

NDIGITEC, the UAE-based creative production company, has announced that it is the creative production partner for a wide range of brand owners and exhibitors at The Big 5 Dubai – the largest construction event in the Middle East currently under way at Dubai World Trade Centre. NDIGITEC Fabrication, the main production contractor for the exhibition stands of its partners, provides …

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Who will feel VAT’s biggest pinch in the UAE?

Value added tax is coming to the UAE. Is the country prepared for it? With the implementation of value added tax (VAT) in early 2018 in the UAE now a certainty, there is growing apprehension in the market – from businesses and consumers alike – about how the new regime will impact them. Details about the tax are yet to …

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Dubai Tourism showcases unique initiatives at UAE innovation week

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is highlighting its new initiatives aimed at further enhancing the overall visitor experience and boosting green tourism practices, as part of the activities that are being held during UAE Innovation Week from 20 – 26 November. Dubai Tourism has set up an exhibition stand at BOXPARK, the offbeat outdoor destination by …

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Innovation Live! partners with Dubai Chamber to discuss the future of ‘start ups’ in the UAE

Challenges and solutions concerning entrepreneurial strategies discussed at length by public and private sectors during dialogue hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and MEED, organisers of Innovation Live! The need for introducing a platform as a ‘one-stop shop’ for starting business in the UAE identified as key to progress. The inaugural Innovation Live!, an official anchor event for …

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UAE workers are happiest in Mena region: LinkedIn study

UAE also emerged as one of the top three countries with fastest growing number of happy workers Dubai: Happiness can be very elusive for some people – and in many cases, it’s the workplace that plays a big role in that. Professional networking company LinkedIn has recently sifted through its huge database to find out how happy UAE professionals are …

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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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