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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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ministry of health and prevention trains private sector hospitals on how to utilize ‘mawardna system’

UAE – The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has revealed the completion of the final phase of training for the last batch of private sector hospital staff on how to utilize the Mawardna system. The move will allow participants to develop strategic plans-of-action that can be implemented during emergency, crises and disaster operations in the UAE–enhancing emergency preparedness, which is …

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arab-brazilian economic forum highlights need to boost arab countries’ image to attract more tourists

Thought leaders underscored the importance of strengthening the cooperation and economic relations between Arab countries and Brazil at various levels at the recently held Arab-Brazilian Economic Forum themed ‘Building the Future’, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, following a booming trade exchange between the South American country and the Arab region, which has reached USD 20 billion in 2017. Nidal Abou Zaki, …

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casio middle east throws the spotlight on luxury and femininity with launch of new line of baby-g timepieces

CASIO Middle East has announced the launch of its latest range of models for its BABY-G brand, which have been designed and developed for the active yet elegant and sophisticated women of today. The newest line of BABY-G watches, the G-MS range, exemplifies the successful integration of fashion and function—ably demonstrating CASIO’s commitment to support women who are always on …

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tally announces a latest software update – tally.erp 9 release 6.4 to help businesses file vat returns with ease

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – In the run-up to filing tax returns, businesses in the UAE can now upgrade to the latest version of Tally.ERP 9. The recently launched version, Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.4 targets to simplify VAT filing and make the entire process easier and more effective. Businesses across sectors are urged to upgrade to the latest VAT-ready software. With …

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sharjah research and technology innovation park and finland’s oulu university of applied sciences partner to explore potential of 3d printing across the middle east’s thriving construction segment

Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and Finland’s Oulu University of Applied Sciences has partnered to explore the potential of 3D printing across the Middle East region’s rapidly thriving construction sector. The strategic alliance between SRTIP, an initiative of the American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) and Oulu University of Applied Sciences, one of the best and largest universities …

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dubai sports channel teams up with atcuae to power world cup rally

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Sports Channel has signed a partnership agreement with the Automobile and Touring Club for the UAE to boost the return of World Cup cross country rallying to the emirate next month. As a result of the deal, coverage of the Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan, launched last year, will reach a much wider national, regional …

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getex spring 2018 to offer a broad spectrum of education and training courses from around 25 countries

Several key developments such as university mergers, the announcement of a new higher education strategy, and top rankings bagged by UAE-based universities made 2017 another remarkable year for the country’s educational sector. To further boost a segment already buzzing with activity, the Spring edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) will take place under the patronage of the …

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ministry of economy launches the smart e-platform for uae national program for smes and projects

Abu Dhabi – H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, successfully launched a new electronic platform to help serve the country’s National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises and projects, the executive arm of the SME’s Council. The launch of the platform is one of the initiatives being launched by the Ministry as part of their celebration …

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slc launches ‘leadership challenge’ initiative to promote leadership capacity based on uae founding father’s wisdom and leadership

UAE – The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC), has launched a new initiative entitled ‘Leadership Challenge’ under the theme ‘Adoption of Zayed’s Approach on Leadership’ during a special discussion session organised by the SLC’s Creativity and Innovation Team and hosted by the SLC General Secretariat’s Leadership Council at the Youth Centre in Emirates Towers. The initiative …

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