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UK tech firm helping Middle East play global catch-up

British firm benefits from Brexit-busting digital boom A small British tech firm saved from the brink of bankruptcy two years ago is playing a leading role in the digital transformation of the Middle East. Innervate – which operates from a 150-year-old barn conversion in rural Leicestershire – has expanded its established European customer base to serve a growing number of …

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Impact of augmented reality and AI in focus as UAE Ambassador to UK attends Expo 2020’s London World Majlis

Expo 2020’s World Majlis series was launched in Dubai in December 2017 and has travelled to Abu Dhabi, New York, Shanghai and Kigali The huge potential of new technologies, such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence, will be best achieved by engaging and educating people on its capabilities and collaborating to ensure it is used for the global good. That …

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UK – UNICEF Partnership to support Education Reform in Egypt

A three-year project (GBP 12 million) agreed among the Government of Egypt, Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) and UNICEF In an official ceremony on Sunday, February 4, the Egyptian Minister of Education and Technical Education, Professor Dr. Tarek Shawky; the British Ambassador to Egypt, Sir Geoffrey Adams; and UNICEF Representative in Egypt, Bruno Maes, launched a three-year project agreement titled “Integrated …

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UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education

Giving students the skills they need for success: UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education gathers university leaders from across Egypt On 11 February leaders of universities across Egypt were invited to a workshop at the British Embassy in Cairo to share best practice on improving higher education, by giving university teachers the recognition they deserve for their work, and ensuring …

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‘Global Britain’ UK politicians are currently so eager to espouse will need to speak global languages

LONDON: While many teenagers at UK schools are typically learning how to conjugate French verbs or practicing how to order a cheese sandwich in Spanish, young people in a Northern Irish grammar school are busy perfecting their Arabic calligraphy skills. For the past year, the Belfast Royal Academy has been trialing Arabic lessons in an effort to encourage students to …

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UK Lebanon Tech Hub partners with U.S. technology incubator, 1776, to boost lebanese tech startups’ presence in MENA

Dubai – The UK Lebanon Tech Hub (UKLTH), a joint initiative by Banque du Liban (Lebanon’s Central Bank) and the UK Government, announced the signing of a partnership agreement with 1776, a Washington, DC-based public benefit corporation and the first international technology incubator to set up a direct presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Leveraging 1776’s …

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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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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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Dubai Customs receives UK diplomatic delegation

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih: Dubai-UK trade stood at AED 6.7 billion in Q1 2016. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai Customs is committed to reinforcing cooperation and coordination with foreign diplomatic corps in order to boost Dubai’s foreign trade. Living up to this strategic objective, Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih has received officials from the British Embassy with whom …

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UK based International Schools Partnership acquires Reach British School in Abu Dhabi

The International Schools Partnership (ISP), a UK based growing global family of schools, has acquired the Reach British School LLC in Abu Dhabi. ISP’s expansion into Abu Dhabi is a response to the demand for the UK educational model in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the growing recognition of the UK as an educational centre of excellence in the …

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