Lootah Real Estate Development’s fractional ownership platform receives over 3,000 enquiries in 2 months

منصة استثمارية لـ”لوتاه لتطوير العقارات” تتلقى 3,000 استفساراً

Lootah Real Estate Development’s fractional ownership platform receives over 3,000 enquiries in 2 months Surge in interest reflects a robust demand for property investment in the UAE, especially from first-time investors Real Share platform allows local and international investors to invest as low as AED5,000, with annual returns ranging from 6 to 9 per cent* The fractional ownership platform of Lootah Real Estate Development (LRED), one of the region’s most prominent real estate developers, has received over 3,000 enquiries since its launch in December, indicating a robust demand for property…

President & Founder Arab International Women’s Forum Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani

Celebrating 20 Years of the Arab International Women’s Forum On International Women’s Day 2021, AIWF President & Founder Haifa Fahoum Al Kaylani reflects on two decades of leadership of AIWF and her commitment to fostering sustainable development with women and youth at its heart Each year, I am proud to join the global business, development and NGO communities in celebrating International Women’s Day, and IWD for me is even more special this year because this is the year that we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Arab International Women’s Forum…

Majid Al Futtaim Automates Fulfilment of Online Carrefour Orders

Majid Al Futtaim Automates Fulfilment of Online Carrefour Orders

In a regional first, AI enabled Autonomous Mobile Robots have been enlisted at Carrefour’s Micro Fulfilment Centre. Two additional automated fulfilment centres to launch in the first half of 2021.  Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has collaborated with eGrocery innovator Takeoff Technologies to launch an automated Micro Fulfillment Centre (MFC) at its Carrefour store in Ibn Battuta Mall. A first-of-its-kind facility in the Middle East, the digitised storage picking facility automates the task of managing orders,…

Lootah Real Estate Development reveals top 7 drivers of UAE real estate’s recovery in 2021

Lootah Real Estate Development reveals top 7 drivers of UAE

The UAE is projected to see a V-shaped recovery from the impact of COVID-19, gauging from the notable pick up in trade and tourism sectors and the renewed positive sentiments brought about by historic immigration rules and peace deals spearheaded by the country LRED’s Industry Insights Report underlined UAE’s series of historical immigration rules, game-changing regulatory amendments, Expo 2020 developments and higher appetite from Dubai renters to become homeowners will significantly fuel the recovery and growth of the country’s property market The leading global position of the UAE in key…

Persil announces winners of Abaytik Stylik abaya  design competition

برسيل تعلن عن أسماء الفائزات في حملة عبايتك ستايلك

 Six aspiring designers from Saudi Arabia & UAE have been selected by Persil Abaya Shampoo as the winners of Abaytik Stylik (Your Abaya, Your Style) abaya design competition. Each of them will be granted scholarships at French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. Part of a women empowerment campaign strategically held in conjunction with the re-launch of Persil 2in1 abaya shampoo, the competition encourages self-expression and provides a platform for abaya lovers to showcase their talent. The young women who vied for the scholarship prizes went through several stages of the competition…

TBHF, NAMA partner on project to support economic empowerment of over 300 women in Kenya

“القلب الكبير”  و”نماء”  يدعمان التمكين المهني ل 300 امرأة في كينيا

The Big Heart Foundation and NAMA Women Advancement Establishment joint project will fund a skills development programme led by Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers    The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) – two Sharjah-based non-profit organisations, have joined hands to support a skills development training programme to economically empower more than 300 women in the Kenyan village of Nanyuki. TBHF, a global humanitarian organisation dedicated to helping people in need worldwide, has allocated 252,500 AED ($68,748) for the project which will enable women to learn the…

TBHF’s ‘sustainable village’ project in Niger  will bring jobs, healthcare, education to high-risk families

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 In partnership with Sharjah Charity International The Big Heart Foundation will name the village after the late Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi Village to have access to water and power, new farmlands, school, and a fully equipped medical clinic and laboratory, and will promote agricultural farming, livestock rearing and traditional crafts. Mariam Al Hammadi: We support global efforts aimed at offering sustainable solutions to low-income communities. Abdullah Sultan bin Khadim: Our partnership with TBHF Niger represents a model of collaborative efforts of institutions in Sharjah to further the UAE’s…

Seatrade Maritime Middle East Virtual 2020

سيتريد 2020 يناقش تأثير الجائحة في تسريع تبني الطاقة النظيفة والرقمنة

 shed the spotlight on seafarer welfare and shipping’s energy transition, on day two Panellists discussed the lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and highlighted the practical solutions concerning clean energy Day two of Seatrade Maritime Middle East Virtual 2020 (SMMEV), the region’s leading event in the shipping industry, shed light on pressing concerns that arose due to the pandemic and beyond. Some of the key topics of discussion included the adopting of technologically-advanced tools to improve the industry’s resilience during the pandemic, and the need to employ efficient processes to…

Tatawwar 2021: Arab youth’s optimism gathers momentum

“تطوَّر 2021”: تفاؤلٌ وثقة بقدرة جيل الشباب العربي على قيادة مسيرة الابتكار الاجتماعي في دولة الإمارات

as they look to become the next generation of social innovators in the UAE More than 3,000 students apply for the 3rd edition of HSBC and Potential.com’s ‘Tatawwar’ program to date ‘Tatawwar’ calls for teachers and students to register before December 31, 2020, and help build tomorrow’s minds December 13, 2020 More than 3,000 students from the UAE and other Arab countries, are taking the opportunity to become the next leading social innovators in the region by participating in ‘Tatawwar: Building Tomorrow’s Minds’, a joint program by HSBC and Potential.com.…

SEF 2020 concludes with inspiring stories of entrepreneur heroes

نماذج ملهمة لصناع التغيير في ختام فعاليات “الشارقة لريادة الأعمال 2020”

from around the globe who kept the faith The fourth annual edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) came to a powerful close on December 10 (Thursday) after five days of presentations and workshops aimed at motivating and inspiring entrepreneurs and the public to work collectively to make an impact in their communities and build a better future together. Organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and powered by Sahab Smart Solutions, this was the first fully virtual and completely free-to-attend edition of SEF. The festival’s concluding discussions continued to…