Arab leaders gather for ‘iftar’ at Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce

Arab leaders gather for ‘iftar’ at Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce

May 30, 2019 – The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) recently invited prominent religious and community figures for a special Iftar event in São Paulo, Brazil. It was the third Iftar event that was organized and hosted by the ABCC in the South American country. Representatives from key Arab organizations, diplomats, and ABCC directors were among the top attendees of the gathering. During his welcome speech, Rubens Hannun, President of ABCC, praises for all Muslims with the observe the holy month of Ramadan. ABCC said it is the best time…

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Al Ansari Exchange distributes 10,000 Iftar meals during the Holy Month of Ramadan

Al Ansari Exchange distributes 10,000 Iftar meals during the Holy Month of Ramadan

 UAE, 30 May 2019 – Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, distributed 10,000 Iftar meal packs among the needy people in the UAE during the holy month of Ramadan. The company has been keeping up this tradition every year as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and this year, it also falls in line with the “Year of Tolerance.” The move is part of Al Ansari Exchange’s annual Ramadan initiative ‘Iftar El- Saem’ that aims to spread the values of goodness, solidarity,…

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts induction family meeting for participants of ‘Al Maktoum College Summer School’ program

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts induction family meeting for participants of ‘Al Maktoum College Summer School’ program

17 universities and colleges from UAE, Malaysia, and Egypt to join program Fahad Al Saadi: ‘We look forward to the participation of our female learners, who show capacity to integrate into global environment while upholding the UAE values’ 4 HBMSU female learners to take part in ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program’ Unique program to promote global cultural dialogues in 21st century 29 May 2019 – The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently hosted an induction meeting for the female students from all over the UAE, along with their parents,…

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Etihad ESCO starts solar panel installations across homes of UAE nationals

Etihad ESCO starts solar panel installations across homes of UAE nationals

30 May 2019 – Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) announced that the installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels over the roofs of 5,000 UAE nationals’ homes in Dubai. With all contractors on board, site surveys have been completed and material procurement, mock-ups and outreach activities are currently in progress. The project will see Etihad ESCO install 65,000 PV panels; 295,000 LED lights; and 50,000 water savers at Emirati villas. Light and water retrofit is expected to generate energy and water savings upon completion. The installation of solar PVs alone…

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LONG-TERM PROSPECTS FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS REMAIN AMBITIOUS, EVEN AS CUSTOMERS STRUGGLE TO IMPLEMENT SOME EARLY SOLUTIONS

LONG-TERM PROSPECTS FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS REMAIN AMBITIOUS, EVEN AS CUSTOMERS STRUGGLE TO IMPLEMENT SOME EARLY SOLUTIONS

29 May 2019 – Long-term prospects for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) remain ambitious, even as industrial companies have found integrating IoT use cases into their existing operational technology and IT systems more challenging than expected.  As a result, customers’ expectations for implementation have cooled over the last two years. Dr. Houssem Jemili, Partner in digital practice at Bain & Company Middle East, shared, “The future looks bright in terms of prospects and opportunities surrounding industrial IoT in the Middle East—however, the strong outlook seems to remain untapped as…

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Dubai Government Workshop organizes ‘Kashkha Eid’ initiative to bring cheer to female employees preparing for Eid Al Fitr

Dubai Government Workshop organizes ‘Kashkha Eid’ initiative to bring cheer to female employees preparing for Eid Al Fitr

UAE, 29 May 2019 – Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has announced its move to organize an initiative entitled, ‘Kashkha Eid’ which has been designed to give cheer to its female employees, especially in their efforts to prepare for Eid Al Fitr. The program, which allows women employees to save time and effort in choosing the Eid outfits, is expected to bring joy and pleasure in the hearts of DGW’s female workforce, as inspired by the Holy Month of Ramadan. The new initiative, which is being organized in collaboration with Moving…

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Strategic partnership between Dubai Air Navigation Services and Dubai Aviation City Corporation to help prepare Al Maktoum International Airport as site for new training academy

Strategic partnership between Dubai Air Navigation Services and Dubai Aviation City Corporation to help prepare Al Maktoum International Airport as site for new training academy

New dans training facility to offer a diverse range of courses to address technical, operational and theoretical matters in air traffic management 27 May 2019: Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) has announced the signing of a strategic new leasing agreement with the Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC). Under the terms of the agreement, dans will establish its first training facility within Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA) (DWC). The agreement was signed by H.E. Mohammed A. Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and CEO of dans, and H.E.…

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Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 1 million to the “UAE for Rohingya Women and Children” campaign

Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 1 million to the “UAE for Rohingya Women and Children” campaign

UAE, May 26 2019- In response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced a donation of AED 1 million to the UAE Red Crescent Society in support of their ‘UAE for Rohingya Women and Children’ campaign. Mohammed Al Ansari, Chairman and Managing Director of Al Ansari Exchange, said: “Our donation to the campaign aims to alleviate the suffering of the Rohingya refugees by providing much needed assistance…

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Innovative technology from DuPont Water Solutions delivers low conductivity water for production facilities in UAE, reducing strain on fresh water resources

Innovative technology from DuPont Water Solutions delivers low conductivity water for production facilities in UAE, reducing strain on fresh water resources

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – May 23, 2019 – DuPont Water Solutions, offering its industry-leading knowledge on sustainable water management, offered technical assistance to the Safi plant in Ajman to install and manage the system, which produces  low conductivity water for the production facilities and helps provide fresh water to the water-scarce region. “This project aligns with the UAE vision 2021 to preserve water resources, as well as improves the quality of air, increases the contribution of clean energy and implements green growth plants,” said Gurvan Dersel, General Manager at Safi…

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DuPont Enhances Global Parental Leave Policy

DuPont Enhances Global Parental Leave Policy

New policy celebrates new parents with industry leading benefits May 22, 2019 – DuPont today announced a new, comprehensive parental leave policy that offers four weeks of paid leave for new parents. For mothers, the four paid weeks are in addition to an enhanced paid maternity leave which has been extended to 12 weeks. The new policy takes effect on June 1 in the United States and across all global locations no later than the end of 2020. The policy applies new global minimum leave benefits, ensuring all employees receive…

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Al Masaood Automobiles expands Renault presence further in Abu Dhabi

Al Masaood Automobiles expands Renault presence further in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, May 22, 2019 – Al Masaood Automobiles, authorized distributor of Renault in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain and a leading player in Abu Dhabi’s automotive sector, has opened the latest Renault concept store (R-store) and service centre. Located at the embassies area off the Airport Road, the R-store is the first of its kind in Abu Dhabi and will offer services to the highest standards of quality and efficiency, adding to the convenience of motorists. During the opening ceremony, the company has unveiled the New Renault MEGANE R.S.,…

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Eltizam predicts strong growth for the Middle East’s Facilities Management Industry in 2019

Eltizam predicts strong growth for the Middle East’s Facilities Management Industry in 2019

Technology is leading the transformation of the sector 22 May 2019 – The Middle East facilities management (FM) market remains healthy with analysts from Eltizam Asset Management Group projecting continued robust growth throughout 2019 led by KSA, Egypt and the UAE. The key drivers behind FM industry growth all relate to the growing pipeline of development projects across the region: government-backed infrastructure projects (metro & rail projects, airports) in UAE, strategic projects such as Expo 2020;  mega projects such as Neom and Red Sea Tourism Projects in KSA, and new…

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Dubai FDI boosts investment partnership opportunities in Spain with latest mission to Madrid, Barcelona & Seville

Dubai FDI boosts investment partnership opportunities in Spain with latest mission to Madrid, Barcelona & Seville

22 May 2019 – Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of Dubai Economy (DED), has announced its latest successful effort in promoting Dubai’s key advantages as a preferred global investment destination following its recent mission to Spain’s leading cities Madrid, Barcelona and Seville. The Dubai delegation which included executive leaders from Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre (DMCC) and strategic partner Senda International, has engaged 45 top-level investors in Madrid and Seville through seminars and strategic one-to-one private meetings in Barcelona on major opportunities in the emirate. Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai…

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Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosts MoI Ramadan Majlis

Council held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity’ highlights its importance in bringing people together & promoting peace, love & tolerance

Council held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity’ highlights its importance in bringing people together & promoting peace, love & tolerance Dubai, 15 May 2019 – Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosted Ramadan Council for the Ministry of Interior (MoI). The event, which was held on May 13 at the his Majlis of in Jumeirah (3). This year’s Council was held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity,’ and witnessed the participants underscore the…

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Etihad ESCO signs Contracts with Sharaf Electronics to retrofit 15,000 Light Fixtures

Etihad ESCO signs Contracts with Sharaf Electronics to retrofit 15,000 Light Fixtures

The Lighting Retrofit Project to generate AED 5 million annual savings UAE, 16 May 2019 – Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) announced the signing of an agreement with Sharaf Electronics for the implementation of the lighting retrofit project at three terminals of Dubai Airport. The project will replace over 15,000 outdoor and indoor lights with latest energy saving LED lights, resulting in about AED 5 million annual savings every year, for next seven years for the airport. In addition, the project supports Dubai Airport’s vision of environmental sustainability. As…

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Saudi Elenex 2019 successfully concludes by underscoring the Kingdom’s leadership in renewable energy landscape

Saudi Elenex 2019 successfully concludes by underscoring the Kingdom’s leadership in renewable energy landscape

Launch of new solar PV projects with a direct investment of USD 1.51 billion May 13, 2019- The 22nd edition of Saudi Elenex – the international trade exhibition for Electricity, Alternative Energy, Lighting, Power Generation, and Water successfully concluded amidst strong international and local participation. The overwhelming participation witnessed by the 2019 edition of the event once again highlighted its pivotal role as an interactive platform that facilitates dialogue between VIPs and key decision makers from the public and private sectors in the fields of natural resources and renewable energy.…

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Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri receives Young Person in Shipping Award at Seatrade Awards 2019

Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri receives Young Person in Shipping Award at Seatrade Awards 2019

12 May 2019 – Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway Co was announced as the recipient of the prestigious Young Person of the Year Award at tonight’s presentation ceremony for the 31st Seatrade Awards, which took place at London’s magnificent Guildhall. A popular winner, Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri was presented on the evening in front of nearly 250 esteemed guests by Chris Morley, Event Director, Seatrade Maritime. “Our Young Person of the Year Award has an impressive list of academic achievements including a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree,…

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Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University signs agreement with Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance to form Islamic finance internship program

Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University signs agreement with Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance to form Islamic finance internship program

Agreement to strengthen UAE-China ties in relation to One Belt, One Road initiative 12 May 2019 – In line with Dubai’s bid to become the global capital for Islamic economy, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance to develop a joint Islamic finance internship program. The objective of the program is to empower young people with the right knowledge, promote innovation, and enhance their leadership skills to make Islamic finance, which is attracting global interest, an engine…

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Oman Convention Bureau announces strategic partnership with Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA

Oman Convention Bureau announces strategic partnership with Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA

Dubai, UAE (May 9, 2019) – Oman Convention Bureau has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with the Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa (MEA) to promote Oman as a key MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) destination. As part of the strategic alliance, Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA will work closely with the Oman Convention Bureau to introduce combined sales and marketing strategies directed to key MICE agents and potential clients. Commenting on the new partnership, Alexander Suski, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing, Millennium…

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NetApp Powers Data-Driven Organisations to Succeed

NetApp Powers Data-Driven Organisations to Succeed

Modernise IT for Hybrid Multi-cloud with Greater Simplicity, Operational Efficiency and Data Protection 9 May 2019 – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), the data authority for hybrid cloud, announced NetApp® ONTAP® 9.6, the new midrange, end-to-end NVMe AFF A320 storage system and an expanded portfolio of services to help businesses maximise the value of their data. NetApp’s cloud-connected flash solutions, an element of a Data Fabric strategy, provide the simplicity, operational efficiency and protection needed to support innovation, add unprecedented performance and power the most demanding data sets and technologies, such as…

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