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Tag Archives: UAE

Arabtec Construction awarded main contract to build UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

The National Media Council, the government entity responsible for building and operating the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, has announced that Arabtec Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, has been awarded the main contract to build the national pavilion. Arabtec Construction squared off against three local and international companies in the final round with nine companies bidding …

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Soft-landed UAE economy poised for a convincing comeback

Dubai: The UAE’s economic growth which faced strong headwinds following prolonged low oil prices and slump in international trade has managed a soft landing, with a less pronounced cycle than in 2008 according to According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Analysts expect a convincing a turnaround from 2018, according to recent economic forecasts. “We expect non-oil real GDP growth …

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UAE ranked 1st in MENA region and 35th worldwide in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, GII, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position cementing its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on 15th June at the UN …

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Now, smartphone is your passport in Dubai

Dubai: Passengers departing from Dubai International Airport can now use their smart phones at the smart gates instead of their passports as part of a new service called Smart UAE Wallet. Lt General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, deputy chairman of police and public security in Dubai and Major-General Mohammad Ahmad Al Merri, director-general of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners …

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Smart UAE Wallet: Use smartphone as your passport at Dubai airport

Dubai: Passengers departing from Dubai International Airport can now use their smart phones at the smart gates instead of their passports as part of a new service called Smart UAE Wallet. Lt General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, deputy chairman of police and public security in Dubai and Major-General Mohammad Ahmad Al Merri, director-general of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners …

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UAE among top ten most competitive countries in the world

Dubai: The UAE made it into the coveted list of the ten most competitive countries in the world in the 2017, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. This year, the country improved its ranking by five positions from its 2016 overall global competitiveness ranking of 15th, securing a place among the world’s top ten most competitive nations. The IMD …

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UAE’s Union Insurance appoints Etisalat to manage IT network infrastructure

Union Insurance has appointed Etisalat to manage its core IT network infrastructure which will allow the company to focus on delivering innovative, high-value insurance products to their customers in the UAE. As one of the early adopters of Etisalat’s Managed Telephony and Data Connectivity solutions, Union Insurance is now outsourcing the operations and management of their entire network including LAN …

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ICC-UAE Chapter supports private sector’s participation in global trade

Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to continue promoting the World Chambers Congress, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC–UAE) Chapter received Peter Mihok, Chairman, World Chambers Federation in Dubai recently. The courtesy meeting covering general topics and areas of partnership, contribution and support from ICC-UAE to WCF was attended by H.E. Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem, Chairman, ICC-UAE Chapter, in …

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Mashreq introduces to customers UAE’s first chatbot

‘Mashreq Bot’ is designed to simulate a conversation with customers using Artificial Intelligence on Digital Platforms Mashreq, the UAE’s leading financial institution, has introduced its latest innovation – UAE’s First ‘Mashreq Bot’; an Artificial Intelligence agent – or chat-bot – programed to simulate an intelligent conversation with users. Customers can use the chat-bot to display Mashreq products and perform card-less …

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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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