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storytel arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in arab world

Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year …

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smart solutions and services authority ready to unify abu dhabi customer service centres via tamm initiative

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) successfully organized a special workshop aimed at unifying the Emirati’s government customer service centres through its TAMM initiative, which looks towards achieving service excellence across Abu Dhabi Government by moving the service delivery model to a more ‘journey-focused’ approach. The workshop falls in line with the ongoing move to establish …

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ded ajman records outstanding growth in issued licenses after strong move to enhance businesses

UAE – The Department of Economic Development in Ajman (DED-Ajman) recorded an outstanding 5 per cent growth in the number of new and renewed licenses during the first quarter of 2018. The high number of issued commercial licenses reflects the confidence of the local, regional and global investment community in Ajman’s competitive economic and investment capabilities and was the result …

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ministry of health and prevention launches ‘maharati’ system to boost healthcare electronic training in uae

UAE – The Ministry of Health and Prevention has officially launched the ‘Maharati’ system, a healthcare learning and management system, at the Training and Development Center in Sharjah as part of its continuous efforts to improve the health system and nurture a culture of innovation in the work environment through globally accepted training. Apart from strengthening the UAE’s health industry, ‘Maharati’ …

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uk college of business & computing inaugurates its first international campus in diac

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), one of London’s most reputed higher & vocational education inaugurates its international campus in Dubai in the presence of Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP). The launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests and …

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ministry of health and prevention launches second phase of ‘healthy and positive work environment 2018’

UAE – The Ministry of Health and Prevention, represented by the Department of Health Education and Promotion, launched the second stage of the ‘Healthy and Positive Environment Initiative 2018’ at the Ministry of Infrastructure Development in Dubai as part of its bid to promote happiness and positivity in local society.  The initiative seeks to create a supportive health environment to …

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atlantis, the palm’s summer camps now include pool & beach access for mum or dad

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  – The summer season has officially begun and with it, the launch of Atlantis, The Palm’s legendary Summer Camp programmes, now offering Pool & Beach access to one parent per participating child with additional access available forAED 265 per day. From Sunday, 1st July until Thursday, 30th August, parents can enjoy a day of much-deserved relaxation …

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prime healthcare group achieves ‘superbrands’ status for third year in a row

UAE – Prime Healthcare Group has revealed being awarded ‘Superbrands’ status for the third straight year–demonstrating its excellent performance as one of the country’s top healthcare companies. The achievement also reflects the company’s significant role as a premier provider of medical services. Being recognized for ‘Superbrands’ status also highlights why Prime Healthcare Group stands apart from other healthcare companies in the …

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mefma records key milestones in efforts to boost sector’s growth during h1 2018

The Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) recorded major milestones and key achievements during the first half of 2018 in its continuing efforts to provide a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals and stakeholders as well as support the regional industry’s sustainable growth and acceleration in the 21st century. The association’s accomplishments for the first six months of the …

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new mefma report forecasts fm industry revenues in the gcc to continue growing by 10 per cent annually

A report from the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) confidently forecasts that revenues for the GCC region’s FM industry will continue to grow at 10 per cent annually for the next two years. The bullish outlook complements the region’s thriving FM segment with local firms placing key focus towards further growing their core business lines. The statement, which is …

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dmca explores the future of dubai’s maritime sector & discusses innovative approaches to enhance uae’s global maritime leadership

United Arab Emirates – Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime (FTA), the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently hosted a workshop themed, ‘The Future of the Maritime Sector in Dubai’ which explored key prospects for bilateral cooperation with the FTA, aimed …

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itqan investments, vpower group and citic pacific join hands in acquiring byrne group in aed1 billion deal

Dubai, UAE – Itqan Investments LLC (“Itqan”) owned by Sheikh Hamad Al Sulaiman, together with Tamar VPower Energy Fund I LP (the “Fund”),  jointly established and managed by Hong Kong based VPower Group International Holdings Ltd. (1608.HK) (“VPower”) and CITIC Pacific Ltd. (“CITIC Pacific”), has acquired Byrne Equipment Rental LLC (the “Byrne Group”), the most diverse supplier of rental equipment, including …

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mazagan beach & golf resort announces ramadan and summer special deals

El Jadida, Morocco – Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading tourism destination in Morocco is set to offer guests a unique Ramadan and summer experience in the coming few months. Capturing the true essence of Arabian traditions and unique summer experiences, the luxurious resort will offer guests a warm ambience for a relaxed and comfortable setting. With a special focus …

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sctda launches visitsharjah.com to consolidate emirate’s position as an ideal global tourist destination

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is stepping up its efforts to consolidate the emirate’s position as an ideal global tourist destination with the recent launch of its new website, VisitSharjah.com. The new website will allow local, regional and international tourists to learn more about what Sharjah has to offer, from essential destinations to exciting activities catering to …

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slc highlights dubai’s effective legislative practices to visiting high-level ethiopian delegation

UAE – The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) recently presented its success story to a group of visiting high-level Ethiopian delegates. The delegation was briefed on the best practices adopted by the Emirate of Dubai in developing legislation that is capable of addressing the present needs and looking ahead to future challenges. H.E. Mohammed …

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dubai energy efficiency training program inaugurates its first training session

Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), officially inaugurated the first session of the Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP) program recently, alongside Professor Abdullah Al Shamsi, Vice Chancellor of the British University in Dubai (BUiD). The session, which forms part of the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program, was held from April 16 to 18 at …

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