The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  Following the widespread success of the 20by2020 initiative in helping deliver vital sustainable solutions to vulnerable communities around the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the transformation of the 20by2020 initiative into Beyond2020, establishing it as a flagship platform of the Prize for continuous global outreach. Beyond2020 represents the second phase of the initiative, which is led by the Zayed Sustainability Prize in partnership with various leading local and international organisations and has, since its launch in December 2019, reached 8 countries across the…

STREIT Group showcases 4 new vessels at NAVDEX 2021

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 February 2021: UAE based STREIT Group continues to make headlines during their first Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX) participation with 4 brand new boats.“We are proud to show the quality and expertise of STREIT Marine with these 4 vessels introduced during NAVDEX”. STREIT Group’s Chairman, Guerman Goutorov explained when asked about the variety of vessels on display.The new boats include the PB – 850, designed for both shallow fresh water and inshore sea patrols; HC – 9, a multi-purpose vessel designed to…

Yahsat Enters Into Two Strategic Partnerships to Deploy Mission Ready Defense Vehicular Systems

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Yahsat Government Solutions provides customers a comprehensive range of platform-integrated, satellite-enabled Comms-On-The-Move (COTM) solutions. Collaboration with NIMR to integrate pioneering satcom solutions on wheeled military vehicles. Partnering with L3Harris Technologies to deliver high performance end-to-end solutions to enable critical on-the-ground applications. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 February 2021: Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite services operator has announced that its dedicated government arm, Yahsat Government Solutions, has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) – one with NIMR, the leading manufacturer of combat-proven wheeled military vehicles and the…

The Qatar General Tax Authority and Invenio

launch integrated digital tax administration system on SAP S/4HANA® Aims to increase taxpayer compliance and transform the tax landscape, in the State of Qatar Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21st Feb 2021 – The General Tax Authority (GTA) and implementation partner Invenio Business Solutions successfully launched a state-of-the-art​ digital tax administration system, in the State of Qatar. The new system has transformed the tax administration lifecycle, digitalising existing services and making them 100% contactless. Over 58,000 taxpayers have already registered on the comprehensive new system, which supports multiple revenue types and offers access…

Umniah Jordan chooses Ericsson for network transformation

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Umniah selects Ericsson for radio access network upgrade in Jordan Ericsson to transform 3G sites, upgrade existing 4G sites New radio system will enhance subscriber experience Umniah Jordan has announced its partnership with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) with a new contract covering the transformation of its radio access network (RAN) infrastructure in Jordan. This extended partnership will optimize the subscriber experience for both consumers and enterprises. The agreement covers hardware, software and range of services such as network management, system integration and support. It also covers the transformation of existing 4G infrastructure…

Saudi Arabia’s asset management industry resilient, cautiously optimistic in 2021

قطاع إدارة الأصول بالمملكة يستقبل عام 2021 بمرونة وتفاؤل حذر

KPMG: Saudi Arabia’s asset management industry resilient, cautiously optimistic in 2021   KPMG, the leading provider of audit, tax and advisory services in Saudi Arabia, published its first edition of the Asset management review, analyzing the industry’s financial performance through the lens of twelve large asset management firms regulated by the Capital Market Authority (CMA). The report details the dynamic shift in investment strategies and business plans amid COVID-19 crisis and how varied investor behaviors have evolved in recent times. The asset management industry in Saudi Arabia reported favorable results…

OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With $50m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

VIENNA–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have signed a $50 million loan agreement to help finance and build infrastructure needed for Africa’s post-COVID recovery. This represents the first direct financing co-operation between the two institutions. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210127005070/en/ The proceeds of the 10-year loan to AFC will help address the continent’s well-known infrastructure financing gap. The loan will also support increased financial flows to Africa and contribute to COVID-19 recovery efforts in…

Ericsson launches 5G RAN Slicing to spur 5G business growth

Ericsson launches 5G RAN Slicing to spur 5G business growth

New software solution enables communications service providers to deliver innovative 5G use cases to consumers and enterprises with guaranteed performance Built on Ericsson radio expertise and a scalable and flexible architecture, the new solution supports customized business models and growth requirements of advanced use cases Ericsson 5G RAN Slicing strengthens end-to-end network slicing capabilities needed to deliver different services over a common infrastructure Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has launched a 5G network slicing solution for radio access networks (RAN) that will enable communications service providers to deliver customized 5G services with…

Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Dubai remembers the 31st Anniversary of the “Black January” Tragedy

Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Dubai remembers the 31st Anniversary of the “Black January” Tragedy

Dubai , Baku , (January 19, 2021):  Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Dubai pay tribute to the martyrs of the ‘Black January’ tragedy by remembering them on its 31st Anniversary. Thirty-one years have passed since January 20, 1990, which the Azerbaijani people dubbed as one of the worst crimes in the history of civilization pursuant to a state of emergency during the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Dubai, H.E Javidan Huseynov said, “The memories of the ‘Black January’ which…

 du and Etisalat announce strategic partnerships with Emaar to provide telecom services to local communities in the UAE

“دو” و”اتصالات” توقعان شراكات استراتيجية مع “إعمار العقارية”

The master development agreement presents an avenue to boost the digital transformation agenda du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), and Etisalat, from Emirates Telecommunication Group Company, have announced the finalization of their master developer agreements (MDA) with Emaar Properties, the global property developer and provider of premium lifestyles. As part of the new partnership, both operators will, through the Taawun infrastructure deployment initiative, cover Emaar’s major projects, providing essential telecommunications infrastructure. Customers will be able to choose their retail telecom operator of their choice and the arrangement will further…