Friday , 24 January 2020

Government

Handover Ceremony of Arabic Text Books donated by the Government of Egypt to the Government of Maldives

The ceremony was attended by senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, and the Principal of Al-Madhrasathul Arabiyyathul Islamiyya. The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt handed the over the Arabic Text Books donated through the Al-Azhar University to Al-Madhrasathul Arabiyyathul Islamiyya, at a ceremony held today in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. …

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TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020 and will be held during UAE Maritime Week, part of Expo 2020

Global ports, shipping, maritime trade logistics and supply chain event will be held 7 – 9 December in Dubai and co-located for the first time with the Seatrade portfolio of maritime events. TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020, taking place for the first time as part of UAE Maritime Week at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre, co-located with …

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Oman: Ministry of Technology and Communications and Wipro ink MoU to launch open source CoE

The MoU was signed by Dr. Salim bin Sultan Alruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer, MTC and Sanjeev Tayal, Vice President and Business Head, Middle East, Wipro Limited. The Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services Company to launch a Center of Excellence …

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SA, Egypt strengthen relations

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on an official working visit to Egypt. While in Egypt, President Ramaphosa will participate in the inaugural session of the “Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development” on 11 December 2019 in Aswan. South Africa and Egypt enjoy cordial bilateral relations underpinned by strong historical and fraternal bonds dating back to the era of the liberation …

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Free after-school sessions in Abu Dhabi for over 5,600 students

The first phase delivered 15 courses over 70 classes to 1,793 students. More than 5,500 students across Abu Dhabi will benefit from the new phase of the free after-school classes, which promote critical thinking and introduces kids to crucial topics relevant to the job market. The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) announced the launch of phase two …

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SA: Social Development partners with UAE to empower women

The Department of Social Development has partnered with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to empower young women from poor households with skills that will enable them to be economically independent. One hundred women between 18 and 23 years are currently taking part in a three-day training programme entitled ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence’. Some of the young …

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UAE among top 20 nations in knowledge index

Switzerland and Finland retained their number one and two ranks, followed by United States, Singapore, and Luxembourg The UAE retained its position among the top 20 countries in the Global Knowledge Index (GKI), advancing seven positions in two years, ranking 18 on the global level and first among all the Arab states. The 2019 results of the GKI was unveiled …

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UAE’s Mubadala Aerospace merges its capital, MRO businesses

Consolidation of businesses aims to ‘unlock synergies’ across aviation value-chain Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company has launched Sanad, which will be the parent company of Mubadala Aerospace’s, aviation and industrial services subsidiaries. The three subsidiaries are Sanad Aerotech, which is the specialist aircraft engine MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) business, Sanad Powertech, the energy and industrial MRO service provider, and …

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Green Pledge: Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim to eliminate single-use plastic by 2025

Group’s single-use plastic policy will help tackle one of the most pressing environmental challenges of the region Dubai head-quartered retail giant Majid Al Futtaim announced on Tuesday a group-wide commitment to phase-out single-use plastics across all the countries where it operates by 2025. The group currently operates 26 shopping malls, 13 hotels, almost 300 Carrefour stores, 46 VOX Cinemas screens …

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Bahrain is one of the top 10 most-improved economies in the world – World Bank

Bahrain is ranked among the top-10 most improved economies in the world according to a World Bank report that assessed 190 countries. The Doing Business 2020 report showed that Bahrain advanced 19 places to the 43rd place since last year. The Arab kingdom has implemented a comprehensive economic reform programme as part of its Economic Vision 2030, increasing its foreign …

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