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6th Annual Supply Chain ME Strategy Summit

25 – 26 April 2017 | Dubai, U.A.E.

Supply chain has gained importance over the years and after the oil & gas industry slowdown, companies are now preparing themselves for a competitive future. They are reinventing, restructuring their process and operational activities. With new business models are being tried out and the focus on logistics has been a prominent one. Especially the supply chain aspect has been in prime focus.

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Dubai, Abu Dhabi begin year on positive notes

UAE MARKET REPORT JAN 2017

With a rather topsy-turvy 2016 behind it, the real estate market in the UAE is expected to take positive strides in 2017. Given the uncertainty prevalent in the global market, many realty investors are heading to markets that offer stability of rental returns as well as room for capital value growth. Dubai and Abu Dhabi rank prominently among such markets, and their unique position on the map and importance as the gateway to the MENA region make their pull even stronger.

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Thousands of energy efficient mosques are being built in the region

The number of mosques in Dubai is expected to grow, with 61 new mosques currently under construction in just two neighborhoods of Dubai.

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Transportation of the Future Discussed at World Government Summit in Dubai

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick among speakers

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UAE Sets Global Framework for Governments to Prioritize Happiness as Key Measure of Progress & Development

With the World Health Organization expecting depression to rank in the top three biggest diseases within the next 15 years, over 300 global experts, scientists and decision makers met in Dubai today for the first Global Dialogue on Happiness.

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Sheikh Mohammed launches “Climate Change Reimagined”: An exhibition by The Museum of the Future in Dubai

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated today the Museum of the Future installation at the 5th annual World Government Summit, taking place in Dubai on February 12-14, 2017.

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Dubai Quickly Becoming Popular as a Startup Hub

The recent immigration ban has caused a lot of startups and large tech companies in the US to rethink their strategies. It is more difficult to get existing talent – those who already have a valid visa and a job in a US-based company – back after they leave the country. Trying to bring in new talent is even more difficult.

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World Government Summit 2017 Announces Finalists of World GovTechioneers Race

Competition acknowledges government technology pioneers, highlights cutting-edge projects, draws thousands of worldwide applications; winners to be announced during Summit

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DISCOVERY NETWORKS AND beIN MEDIA GROUP TO HOST “DARNIVAL” THE FAMILY CARNIVAL, AN OFFICIAL EVENT OF DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL 2017

The Dubai Food Festival is about to get underway with the launch of the first-ever Darnival event, running from 24 to 25 February 2017, at the Festival Bay, Festival City Mall Dubai. In partnership with Dubai Food Festival (DFF), Darnival is expected to become one of the biggest draws during the most anticipated citywide food festival in the Middle East.

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Valentines with a twist as Artists focus on “Self Love” at the upcoming Art Exhibition

“Self Love” is the theme for “Against the tides 2017” to be held from 15th till 21st of February at Cartoon Art Gallery

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Al Shafar Steel Engineering to Double Facilities at Dubai Industrial Park

  • AED175 million expansion to make ASSENT one of the largest steel companies in the region
  • The new expansion makes Shafar one of the largest steel companies in the region, spread over an area of 2.4 million square feet.

Al Shafar Steel Engineering LLC (ASSENT), a leading company in the field of structural steel design and manufacturing and a member of the UAE-based Al Shafar Group of Companies, has announced the expansion of its facilities located at Dubai Industrial Park. The expansion, which will result in one of the largest steel manufacturing companies in the region, is geared to grow the company’s operational footprint in the UAE and the wider GCC region.

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Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Report Highlights Social Media, Internet of Things as Key Tools for Data-driven Policymaking

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializing in public policy in the Arab world, today launched its 7th Arab Social Media Report. Titled Social Media and IoT: Towards Data-driven Policymaking in the Arab World – Potential, Limits and Concerns, the document explores the opportunities and limitations that digitally disruptive technologies present, and examines their ability to enhance policymaking through data-driven approaches.

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