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uae ranked 1st among arab countries & 35th worldwide in global innovation index 2017

Abu Dhabi – The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position to cement its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on Thursday, June 15, …

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cerner middle east & africa strengthens client alignment with the appointment of new leadership roles

UAE – Cerner Middle East & Africa today announced the appointment of two additional general managers to strengthen its client engagement model in the Middle East. Adrian Dey has been appointed as the new general manager for Qatar, and Michael Schelper, chief operating officer in the Middle East & Africa, will take on the additional role of general manager for the United …

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senior delegation led by brazilian agriculture minister successfully completes four-nation visit to strengthen agribusiness ties with gcc

UAE – His Excellency (H.E.) Blairo Maggi, Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, successfully completed his visit to the GCC, throwing the spotlight on the high quality of Brazilian goods, especially agriculture and livestock, as well as drawing interest from potential investors. Maggi was accompanied by a delegation composed of senior government officials, multinational companies, and leading private sector organizations such as the Arab-Brazilian …

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mena e-commerce market value seen to top usd 6.7 billion in 2017

The number of online shoppers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is growing exponentially, bringing the regional e-commerce market to unprecedented expansion. The Middle East’s e-commerce sector, in particular, has skyrocketed by 1,500 per cent over the last 10 years due mainly to its young demographics with high disposable income and high internet penetration rate. Leading this …

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fila surface care solutions announces expansion at middle east stone

Dubai – FILA Surface Care Solutions announced its strong market consolidation in the Middle East, South Asia and South Pacific Asia during the Middle East Stone Show 2017. “Ever since we opened our regional office in Dubai in 2012, our area of operations has grown exponentially. While we first focused on the GCC region, we are very proud to announce that we …

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project qatar 2017 ends on high note with over 230 meetings through its b2b matchmaking platform

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, concluded successfully last week at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, registering major participation from regional and global construction …

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minister of economy and commerce inaugurates project qatar 2017 welcoming global construction players from 33 countries

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, has inaugurated today (Monday, May 8, 2017) with more than 16,000 visitors expected to enter the halls of the …

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trl study in partnership with qatar ministry of municipality and environment, ashghal and qatar steel and provides solutions to improve sustainable development

TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, in collaboration with the Qatar Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), Ashghal and Qatar Steel, have released a new study detailing the use of recycled steel slag and how it can help reduce the country’s overall environmental impact and improve sustainable development. The new study was recently announced during a …

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nu-q student volunteers to work with refugees

Doha, Qatar – It was a very different Spring Break for Shakeeb Asrar, who spent his holidays working with displaced refugees in Greece. For 15 days, Asrar, a senior at Northwestern University in Qatar, volunteered to work with Syrian, Afghani, Pakistani, and Iraqi refugees seeking asylum from their war-torn countries. Working with them, Asrar was immersed in a social cause he has …

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all-new sushi bar ‘rolls’ out at novo cinemas, mall of qatar

Doha, Qatar – Novo Cinemas – the pioneering entertainment destination in the Middle East – has launched its all-new sushi bar at their state-of-the-art cinema in Mall of Qatar, in partnership with leading Japanese restaurant, Sushi Minto. The Mall of Qatar venue opening has introduced a range of unique experiences to the region including the first ever 4D theatre to the Qatari …

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mall for the world introduces award-winning ecommerce platform to middle east

Dubai, UAE – ‘MallfortheWorld’ today announced that consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will now have access to over 150 of the leading retailers in the US through its app, marking its foray into the Middle East.  MallfortheWorld is the parent company of the award-winning global e-commerce giant MallforAfrica. Growing at a steady rate, the app is available in …

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al attiyah beats al qassimi to dubai international baja victory as ackerman clinches bikes crown

Dubai, UAE – Nasser Al Attiyah produced a convincing victory in the inaugural Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan today as Dubai-based South African rider Mark Ackerman produced a brilliant surge on the last leg to clinch the bikes crown. Qatar’s reigning FIA World Cup champion Al-Attiyah, partnered by French co-driver Mathieu Baumel in a Toyota Hilux, extended his …

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poles head from frozen russian forests to dubai desert looking to build on world cup lead

Dubai, UAE – Poland’s Aron Domzala switches from the frozen forests of Northern Russia to the Al Qudra desert next week when he looks to build on his early lead in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies during the inaugural Dubai International Baja. Partnered by Szymon Gospodarczyk in an Overdrive Racing Toyota Hilux, Domzala lines up in the second round …

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milaha reports net profit of qar 711 million for full year 2016

Dubai, UAE – Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.P.S.C. announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016.  The company declared a net profit of QAR 711 million for 2016 on revenues of QAR 2.55 billion. Key financial highlights: Operating revenue for the year ended December 31, 2016 was QAR 2.551 billion, compared to QAR 2.984 billion reported the previous year. …

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eastwood wins opening race at yas marina circuit in round 4 of porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east

Northern Ireland newcomer Charlie Eastwood joined the grid for race one of the fourth round at the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, surprising drivers to take first place on the podium. A Porsche Carrera Cup GB scholar, Eastwood flew into Abu Dhabi and onto the grid as a guest driver, taking pole position in qualifying by clocking a furious …

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