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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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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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eesl to install energy-efficient leds across all properties of airports authority of india

New Delhi – Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for installing energy-efficient LED lights at airports, buildings and facilities owned by AAI across India. EESL will make the entire upfront investment of Rs. 24.41 crore on the project. …

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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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uae ranks first place among nine economic indices of recently released global competitiveness reports

Abu Dhabi – The UAE achieved top rankings across nine economic indices covering economic affairs in a series of recently released global competitiveness reports and indices for 2017 and 2018. The Ministry of Economy revealed that these achievements are part of its continuing efforts to achieve the set goals of the government’s ‘Number One Challenge’ project, which aims to position the …

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global food industries launches middle east’s first-ever healthy chicken burgers & nuggets at gulfood 2018

Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in the UAE, has announced its participation at this year’s edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food trade show, which will be held from February 18 to February 22, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). During their presence …

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team bahrain on the podium opening race of round 3 in the porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east at dubai autodrome

Team Bahrain driver Isa Salman Al Khalifa finished in an impressive 7th, taking a 3rd place podium spot in the Silver Category in the opening race of Round 3 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome, in a race eventually won by Tom Oliphant. The championship, which is known as the first and only professional motorsport series in the …

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brazil’s poultry exports to the region witness’s significant growth

UAE – Brazil’s total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume …

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everledger partners with shping, delivering the future of informed consumer shopping experience

Two major players in provenance authentication, Everledger, a leading emerging technology enterprise, and Shping, an industry-standards based track and trace cloud platform, have today announced a first-to-market collaboration that will see the pair build a GS1 EPCIS standard track-and-trace platform for product information using blockchain. Their strategic partnership was formally made public during the UNLOCK Blockchain Forum at the Ritz …

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emerson completes paradigm acquisition

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced it has completed the purchase of Paradigm®, a leading provider of software solutions to the oil and gas industry. The combination of Paradigm with Emerson’s Roxar software business creates a comprehensive Exploration & Production (E&P) software portfolio offering. “Emerson is positioned to meet customers’ demand for an independent, global provider of comprehensive E&P software solutions,” said …

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customised deals at mazagan beach and golf resort draw gcc visitors

El Jadida, Morocco – Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort is fast emerging as North Africa’s tourism hotspot attracting a wide segment of tourist population from GCC countries. “In the past few months, Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort has witnessed incredible growth from GCC visitors. Of the guests that visited the resort, 12per cent were GCC visitors, who look for real, authentic …

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vat impact will attract global players to dubai real estate market – al msaddi

Dubai, UAE – The introduction of Value Added Tax in the UAE from next month will provide major new incentives for institutional investors to enter the Dubai real estate market, according to the head of one of the country’s largest brokerages. Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, believes that the new level of transparency in real estate transactions brought about …

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ahmed bin saeed launches ‘dafza’s strategy for islamic economy’

UAE – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors. The strategy will help attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the sectors and support the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative. …

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business of design week 2017 officially opened

Hong Kong – Asia’s leading international event on design, brands and innovation, Business of Design Week (BODW), was officially opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dignitaries including The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, Mr Antonello De Riu, The Consul General, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and Macau, The Honourable Edward …

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