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New Investment Models Are Needed To Boost MENA Oil & Gas Competitiveness, Crescent CEO Tells OPEC Seminar

  • Private sector can be an important partner in meeting $320 billion in oil and gas investment in coming years, Jafar tells OPEC ministers and industry leaders.
  • The 2018 OPEC Seminar, under the theme, ‘Petroleum – cooperation for a sustainable future’, examined a range of important energy issues and challenges, helping to explore existing avenues of dialogue and cooperation, while stimulating new ones.

New investment models will encourage optimal development in the oil and gas sector, Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum told OPEC ministers and industry leaders at the OPEC Seminar in Vienna today. The private sector in MENA can be an important partner in oil and gas development, helping boost competitiveness in the industry, he added. read more

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International Apparel & Textile Fair

Event date: November 12-14, 2018 
Time & Venue: Dubai World Trade Center (11:00AM-6:00PM) 
Organized by: Nihalani Events Management read more

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ACC In-house Counsel Certification Program will take place September 3-6, 2018 in Dubai

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 43,000 members in 85 countries, today announced that the second ACC In-house Counsel Certification Program will take place September 3-6, 2018 in Dubai. The program, presented through the association’s credentialing arm, the ACC Credentialing Institute, is a collaboration between ACC and the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department. read more

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Dubai Quality Group Conclude the 2-day Ideas Arabia 13th International Conference & Competition 2018 by honouring 16 winners from UAE & GCC

  • 300 Leaders and experts came together to meet for the two-day conference to support the “spirit of innovation” to join hands in making UAE an innovation destination.
  • Go Global! Ideas Arabia honoured two winners of 2017, for competing globally in ‘The Global Award 2018 and won 2 categories GDRFA Dubai for Executive Leadership, and Ministry of Health and Prevention for Idea of the Year.

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, Dubai Quality Group Conclude the 2 day Ideas Arabia 13th International Conference & Competition 2018 on 13th & 14th May 2018 at Le Meridien Dubai. read more

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Under the patronage of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Dubai Quality Group Concludes Emirates Women Awards 2018 by Honouring 12 Extraordinary Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs

  • The over All Business Category winner is H.H. Sheikha Maytha Bint Hasher Al Maktoum
  • The over All Professional Category winner is Naeema Al Hosani

Under the theme “Wisdom, Goodness and Giving”, Dubai Quality Group concludes the 15th Cycle of Emirates Women Awards (EWA), under the patronage of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group, and the patronage of DQG. Emirates Women Award 2018 (EWA) honored 12 local and expatriate women achievers from diverse fields of business and technology at Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City. The award was graced by Fatma Buti Al Mheiri, the first woman chairman of DQG, Board Members, VIPs, government officials, dignitaries and businesswomen from across UAE. read more

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International Apparel and Textile Fair 8th Edition Brings Global Textile Industry To Dubai

The 8th edition of the bi-annual event of International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) had received an overwhelming response from the apparel and textile manufacturers in the country worldwide. The three-day event that took place from 24th to 26th April 2018 was inaugurated by H.E Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice-Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Center on 24th April at 12:00 pm at Zabeel Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Center. read more

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Abu Dhabi events present solutions for challenges facing drainage and stormwater networks in the region

The Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi and the Wet Infrastructure Summit events kicked off today at Sofitel hotel, Abu Dhabi Corniche. Industry experts and professionals representing government bodies, as well as global and regional private companies gathered to discuss solutions for the natural and infrastructural challenges facing the region. read more

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Judges announced, it’s time to prepare for The Maritime Standard Awards 2018

The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 will take place at iconic The Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, on Monday, 15th October 2018. Clive Woodbridge, Editor of The Maritime Standard, and Chairman of the judging panel says, “We are giving companies a bit of a head start, with a pre-nominations announcement. Now is the time to start planning your nominations and begin to gather together the evidential information you will need to submit.” read more

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AURAK Hosts 16th UAE Mathday

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted the 16th UAE Mathday, featuring keynote speakers: Salah-Eddine Kabbaj of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and Nader Masmoudi of New York University. read more

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Hawkamah hosted 12th annual conference with a focus on corporate governance in the age of technology

Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance, hosted its annual conference on April 30 at Palace Downtown Dubai. A gathering of leading regional and international corporate authorities, the event drew over 200 attendees and provided the perfect platform for a discussion on the 2018 theme, “Navigating Transformation and Disruptions: Overcoming Governance Challenges”. read more

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More than USD106 billion worth of projects being developed in the GCC’s water industry

More than USD106 billion worth of projects in the GCC’s water industry are being developed, launched or tendered to suppliers in the region. The progress of these projects and latest trends within the industry will be analysed at the Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi and Wet Infrastructure Summit, taking place from 2 to 3 May 2018 at the Sofitel Corniche Hotel. read more

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MEFMA CONFEX Dubai 2018 kicks off today

Event focuses on ISO, latest performance benchmarking & enterprise asset management read more

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UITP MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition 2018 Is a Success

Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai hosted the UITP MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition 2018 from 23rd-25th April 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Over 70 international speakers participated in the event, including the prominent Canadian thinker, Brent Toderian the opening session keynote speaker. read more

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Hawkamah announces the hosting of its 12th annual conference with a focus on technology

Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance, held a press conference at Dubai International Financial Centre to announce the hosting of its 12th annual conference on April 30 at Palace Downtown Dubai. Hawkamah CEO, Dr. Ashraf Gamal El-Din, officially revealed the theme for 2018 – “Navigating Transformation and Disruptions: Overcoming Governance Challenges”– and highlighted that the focus will be on corporate governance in the new era of technology within businesses. read more

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Building on a Legacy: Introducing the Zayed Sustainability Prize

Evolving from 10 years of success as the Zayed Future Energy Prize, the UAE’s preeminent sustainability Prize undergoes a strategic refocus  read more

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RAS AL KHAIMAH (RAK) Ruler Delivers Keynote Opening Speech to 14th Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

  • RAK to increase tourism’s GDP contribution to 10% by 2025 from 5%
  • RAK to have 1m annual visitors by end of 2018, 2.9m by 2025
  • RAK development progressing fast but seeks to attract more investment

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has delivered the keynote opening speech on day 2 of the 3-day Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, (17 – 19 April 2018). read more

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Blockchain Meets Drone Vehicle at the Future Cities Show

Al Shezawi: “Future Cities Show will display, test, demonstrate and discuss future technology supporting all urban planners, architects, master-planners, engineers, scientists as well as consumers – to see the future unfolding in front of their eyes.” read more

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