Entries by Asiya Mahar

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DED organises the Doing Business Forum 2018

(Abu Dhabi) – In co-operation with the World Bank, the Department of Economic Development, DED, in Abu Dhabi organised the Doing Business Forum 2018 in the emirate. Over 100 participants took part in the event, which aims to exchange expertise and best experiences in relation to the development and update of all the procedures, processes […]

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Saudi-Dutch cooperation discussed

(Riyadh) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Yamama Palace received Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister Sigrid Kaag. Ways to broaden aspects of cooperation were discussed, in addition to regional and international developments, Saudi Press Agency reported. The Dutch minister also met State Minister […]

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Bahrain hosts international arbitration contest

(Manama) – Bahrain is hosting the preparatory 8th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Contest for Middle East countries. The contest has attracted the participation of 120 students from 15 higher educational institutions in 10 countries in addition to 60 arbitrators, academicians. The preparatory event precedes the final competitions of Willem C. Vis International Commercial […]

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UAE leaders meet Sultan bin Suhaim

(Abu Dhabi) – UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE Armed Forces Deputy Supreme Commander Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan received Shaikh Sultan bin Suhaim Al-Thani and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. UAE News Agency (WAM) reported that […]

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Oman hosts Pharmaceutical Care Conference

(Muscat) – The 8th Pharmaceutical Care Conference has started at the Oman Exhibition & Conferences Centre under the patronage of Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al- Saeedi, Minister of Health. The 3-day conference aims at enhancing the values of scientific research, creativity and innovation in the field of pharmacy, in addition to exchanging scientific experiences among […]

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid attends part of MoFAIC Forum

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has attended the 12th Forum of the of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. His […]

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Hamdan bin Rashid opens Gulfood 2018

(Dubai) – H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, opened Gulfood 2018, the 23rd edition of the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade show at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Spread across one million square feet of exhibition space, Gulfood is the world’s first major […]

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EDB attracts BD 276 m of investments in record year

(Manama) – The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) announced a record year for inward investment in 2017, having attracted 71 new companies to Bahrain with investments amounting to BHD 276 million (US $733 million). This is expected to increase job creation by those companies by up to 72%, generating more than 2,800 local jobs over […]

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UN chief appoints new special envoy for Yemen

(New York) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Martin Griffiths of the United Kingdom as his Special Envoy for Yemen. Griffiths succeeds Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania, to whom the Secretary General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service. Griffiths brings extensive experience in conflict resolution, negotiation, mediation […]

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HM King, UAE VP attend King’s Endurance Cup

(Manama) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler, HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended the 120-km junior and senior race of HM the King’s Endurance Cup. Prominent riders from Bahrain and the UAE participated in the race, which was organised by the […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives World Bank President

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group. In a meeting at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the two sides discussed relations between institutions and stakeholders in the […]

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King receives Royal Court Affairs Minister

(Manama) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace – in the presence of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier – Royal Court Affairs Minister His Highness […]

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HRH Crown Prince receives Saudi Arabia’s HM

(Manama) – His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, received Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Health, at Riffa Palace. During the meeting, His Royal Highness affirmed that, under the directives of His Majesty King Hamad, […]