Breakbulk Middle East effectively aligns with Expo 2020

Breakbulk Middle East effectively aligns with Expo 2020

Next year’s regionally renowned eventwill prove timely in its occurrence by leading into the World Expo and offering a topical conference agenda to help fulfill the country’s grand aspirations Dubai – United Arab Emirates –14thof November2019: Breakbulk Middle East, the GCC’s leading breakbulk and project cargo sector event, will strategically make its return to Dubai and align with the timing of the highly anticipated Expo2020. The fifth annual edition will once again be held under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and…

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE2020

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE2020

Dubai, 14 November 2019: Tickets are now on sale for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2020, the annual literary extravaganza which will take place from 4-9 February 2020 at the InterContinental, Dubai Festival City. The entertaining and eclectic line-up has something for everyone,featuring big names, award-winning novelists and world-leading experts on the compelling issues facing us all today. Withinsights on life’s big questions, ranging from how to save the planet, to how to make the world more sustainable, tolerant and harmonious for us all, organisers expect the multi-faceted programmeto…

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United Arab Bank chooses Finastra to power digital transformation

United Arab Bankchooses Finastra to power digital transformation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,November 14, 2019,Finastra announced today,duringFinastra Universe Dubai, that it has signed a transformative deal with United Arab Bank, a UAE-based bank that offers services toretail and corporate customers. The bank hasselected Finastra’sFusion Corporate Channels and Fusion Cash Managementproducts to strengthen its corporate offering and help attract more customers. It is also upgrading to the latest version of Fusion Equation,Finastra’s core banking solution, tooffer an improved digital experience to its retail customers.The solutions will help the bankbecome more competitive, streamline internal processes and,in turn,generate additional revenue streams. Ahmad…

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A family affair for Abu Dhabi Dash Festival as the Community Relay Race returns to the Capital!

A family affair for Abu Dhabi Dash Festival as the Community Relay Race returns to the Capital!

The Dash series fun and active community event designed to bring all ages and levels together in a relay race is set for a rollicking start.It is the first time ever both the Mini Dash and Adults race will takes place simultaneously and create one spectacular festival for all the family to enjoy.Mubarak Al Ameri, Executive Director – Events Sector, Abu Dhabi Sports Council commented: “We are pleased to announce the first Abu Dhabi Dash Festival combining both the Mini and Adult races on Saturday as part of Dash Series…

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy organizes a roadshow of the Emirates Energy Award 2020 in Kuwait

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy organizes a roadshow of the Emirates Energy Award 2020 in Kuwait

Kuwait, 13 November 2019: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy held a press conference (12 November 2019) in Kuwait, to highlight the fourth edition of the Emirates Energy Award 2020, organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme ‘Inspiring Innovation for Sustainable Energy’. As part of the Council’s strategy, the aim is to encourage innovative ideas from individuals and research centres, as well as public and private sector institutions to…

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Dubai Investments Employees paint Ghaf leaf wall mural marking the “Year of Tolerance”

Dubai Investments Employees paint Ghaf leaf wall mural marking the “Year of Tolerance”

Dubai, UAE, November 14th2019: Commemorating the “Year of Tolerance”, Dubai Investments echoed its “Unity in Diversity”, bringing together almost 50 nationalities from all the diverse group companies, to paint a tolerance inspired Ghaf tree leaf mural, reflecting the true essence of tolerance. The employees came together in vibrant and culturally rich cadre, infused with heritage, to inspire and enlighten on the importance of Unity in Diversity. The company stressed on the importance of tolerance as a universal value, symbolizing UAE’s authentic national tree – the Ghaf Tree – as a…

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DFSA extends MoU with Chinese regulatory body CBIRC

DFSA extends MoU with Chinese regulatory body CBIRC

Dubai, UAE, 14November2019:The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) today signed an extension to theirMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC). The MoU was signed by ZHOU Liang, Vice Chairman of the CBIRC and Bryan Stirewalt, Chief Executive of the DFSA, during a visit by a CBIRC delegation to the DIFC. The initial MoU, signed in Beijing on 24 September 2007, facilitated co-operation and information sharing between banking supervisors.The extended MoU reflects the CBIRC’s supervisory mandate for insurance activities and providesa platform for both entities…

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Tabadul and Fasah participated at the Zakat and Tax Conference

Tabadul and Fasah participated at the Zakat and Tax Conference

Riyadh, KSA, 14 November 2019:The leading Saudi Company forExchanging Digital Information (Tabadul), and its Integrated import and export platform (Fasah)participatedin the Zakat and Tax Conference, which was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh13 – 14 November. During the conference, where the most important challenges facing the economic sector and the latest changes in the field of international taxation were reviewed, Tabadul focused on its role in developing its services to the logistics and economic sectors and its projects in general, while Fasah showcased the most recently launched services, especially…

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Nissan GT-R 50th AnniversaryEdition front and centerat Dubai International Motor Show

Nissan GT-R 50th AnniversaryEdition front and centerat Dubai International Motor Show

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 14, 2019:Few vehicles in the world can be instantly identified by just threeletters.But to motoring enthusiasts everywhere, “GT-R” has become synonymous with excitement, high performance and unparalleled refinement. The 2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition takes the nameplate to a level that was unimaginable when it was first introduced50 years ago. To celebrate the half-century of the GT-R, engineers challenged themselves to find undiscovered performance potential while still making sure the car can be enjoyed by driversat any level. “A GT-R is about total…

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Middle East Premiere of e-Evolution Concept Car

Middle East Premiere of e-Evolution Concept Car

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2019: Mitsubishi Motors Middle East and Africa (MMMEA) is taking “Drive your Ambition” to a new level at 2019 Dubai International Motor Show, with the Middle East premiere of the much-awaited all-electric high-performance “Mitsubishie-Evolution”SUV concept car. The Mitsubishi e-Evolution is a technical prototype that illustrates the strategic directions of a renewed Mitsubishi Motor Corporation (MMC) brand that incorporates the strengths of SUV, EV, and the ability to integrate new systems for a connected mobility customer experience. Masahiko Takahashi, President at Mitsubishi Motors Middle East…

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RIVOLI GROUP ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE THIRD QUALIFIER TOURNAMENT FOR OMEGA NATIONS GOLF TOUR 2019

RIVOLI GROUP ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE THIRD QUALIFIER TOURNAMENT FOR OMEGA NATIONS GOLF TOUR 2019

Nov 14th, 2019 – Dubai: The third qualifier of the OMEGA Nations Golf Tour2019 which was hosted by the Rivoli Group on November 6th at the Dubai Hills Golf Club concluded with an exciting finish between the top three qualifying teams. TheTwo ball net stableford aggregate scores format tournament saw Carl Zachhau and Brian Stewart fromEngland take the first place in the third qualifier with a net aggregate of 81 points against Stephen Bushnell and Ahsan Khalon, also from Englandwho finished close on 73 points. Rakesh Shah and Achal Gahi…

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Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Winsthe‘Best Airport Hotel’ Award

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Winsthe‘Best Airport Hotel’ Award

TheMillennium Airport Hotel Dubai has bagged the ‘Best Airport Hotel, UAE’ trophy for the 3rd consecutive year at the coveted Arabian Travel Awards. Celebrating excellence in the hospitality industry across the Middle East, the Arabian Travel Awards is a platform to recognise and reward real achievers. The winners are identified based on a unique system of online voting supported by a panel of judges to give out absolutely fair and unbiased results. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubaisaid, “We are honoured to be recognised at the…

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Ideal Standard is the Official Sponsor of The VIP Buyer’s Lounge at Downtown Design 2019 exhibition in Dubai

Ideal Standard is the Official Sponsor of The VIP Buyer’s Lounge at Downtown Design 2019 exhibition in Dubai

Dubai, November 14, 2019: Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative bathroom solutions operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, has announced that it is the official sponsor of the VIP Buyer’s Lounge at the Downtown Design 2019, the region’s leading design exhibition to be held at the Dubai Design District from November 12 to 15, 2019. The company’s participation in the exhibition stems from its objectives to focus on Innovation and Design to make life better for customers.The VIP Buyer’s Lounge will feature a line-up of talks…

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES AT THE FOREFRONT OF DUBAI INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW 2019

ELECTRIC VEHICLES AT THE FOREFRONT OF DUBAI INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW 2019

Dubai, UAE:With electrification and automationemerging as the core of all discussions taking place at this year’s edition of the Dubai International Motor Show, battery-powered cars are taking the motoring industry by storm. The increased pressure on reducing emissions and using clean energy reaffirms the importance of Electric Vehicles (EVs) as the future solution, a key focus area that exhibitors are championingat the 15th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), in addition to the significant role that EVs will play in…

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Bahrain ranked first in MENA by Islamic Finance Development Indicator for seventh consecutive year

Bahrain ranked first in MENA by Islamic Finance Development Indicator for seventh consecutive year

Jakarta, November 13th – Bahrain has topped the entire MENA region for Islamic Finance development, according to the seventh and latest annual Islamic Finance Development Indicator (IFDI). The Kingdom, which has led MENA in all seven IFDIs to date, also ranked in second place globally this year. The IFDI is part of the annual Islamic Finance Development Report produced bythe Islamic Development Bank’s private sector development arm – the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) – in partnership with information provider Refinitiv. Key findings of the…

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ABU DHABI BAJA SETS STAGE FOR CLASSIC DESERT TEST There is no better place in the world for off-road rallying, says Sheikh Abdullah Al Qassimi

ABU DHABI BAJA SETS STAGE FOR CLASSIC DESERT TEST There is no better place in the world for off-road rallying, says Sheikh Abdullah Al Qassimi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14thNovember, 2019: The inaugural Abu Dhabi Baja gets under way tomorrow morning, with drivers and riders urged to savour their appearance on one of the best stages in the world for off road rallying. Taking place under the patronage of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and organised by the Emirates Motorsport Club (EMC), the 280km two-day event is the fifth of six rounds in the 2019 UAE Baja Championship and gives an extra dimension to the new series. Sweeping across the dunes and sabkha plains of the…

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AMERICAN EAGLE LAUNCHES IT’S HOLIDAY’19 COLLECTION

AMERICAN EAGLE LAUNCHES IT’S HOLIDAY’19 COLLECTION

American Eagle announces the launch of its innovative and reflective Holidaycampaign and new season collection. The campaign builds on the foundation of its #AExME brand platform, bridging the receiver, giver and advocate through a storyline of human connections. The new women’s Holiday collection highlights functional to fashion focused outerwear. The brand combats winter blues with splashes of color from neon’s to brights across solids, stripes and patterns. To keep toasty during the winter evenings ahh-mazingly soft fleecefabrics are back in new and modern styles. Super softfleece pants and corduroy fabrics…

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Al-Futtaim Education Foundation Hosts Conference Celebrating UAE’s Passion for Arabic

Al-Futtaim Education Foundation Hosts Conference Celebrating UAE’s Passion for Arabic

Dubai, UAE 17 November 2019:The Centre for Excellence in Arabic at Al Futtaim Education Foundation hosted its first annual conference under the banner: Re-igniting the Passion and Education Futures, on 9th and 10th November at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. The Conference, aimed at Arabic teachers within Dubai and beyond, brought together educators, musicians, calligraphers, teachers, students, renowned poets, intellectuals and Arabic language enthusiasts in an event dedicated to celebrating the passion for Arabic, with all its art forms. The official opening ceremony held under the patronage of…

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Ahmedia Heritage Guest House hosts “Seeking Serenity” exhibition to raise awareness on the importance of preserving mother nature

Ahmedia Heritage Guest House hosts “Seeking Serenity” exhibition to raise awareness on the importance of preserving mother nature

Dubai, UAE (November 14, 2019):Ahmedia Heritage Guesthouse, located in the heart of Al RasDeira heritage area, is hosting an exhibition for a group of 25 artists to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the nature around us. Held from 16 to 28 November, “Seeking Serenity” exhibition features various artworks by artists from 12countries. The exhibition is organized by Art4youGallery and curated by Jesno Jackson with DrHamed Bin Mohamed Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Arts Societyas the chief guest, NajatMakki, pioneer Emirati artist,as the guest ofhonour and other…

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Abu Dhabi Police joins ISNR Abu Dhabi as the Official Government Partner

Abu Dhabi Police joins ISNR Abu Dhabi as the Official Government Partner

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 November 2019 – AbuDhabi Police General Headquarters announced today its participation in the upcoming edition of the International Exhibition of National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020). The event is gaining momentum and consolidating its position as one of the most influential and reliable platforms that provide opportunities for fruitful deals and partnerships for both the public and private sectors in the fields of national security and cybersecurity. Recently, a number of UAE government entities announced their participation and support for the first time. H.E.…

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