Friday 26 August 2016

Doha, Ankara sign twin-city accord

Qatar's capital Doha and Turkish capital Ankara have signed a twin cities agreement to exchange expertise. Speaking to the press after signing the agreement in the Turkish capital, Qatar's Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi said Doha


Clean energy investment tops agenda at Wetex

Investing in clean energy will top the agenda of discussions during the 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2016), to be held in Dubai, UAE, in October. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), which organises the event to be held from October 4


Shurooq picks Yardi to manage property portfolio

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has picked Yardi Voyager 7S, a browser-independent, mobile-enabled software, as a service platform to manage its real estate portfolio across the emirate. Shurooq is an independent government body which owns and manages a mix


Al Namal signs deal with Zamil AC for new mall

Al Namal Group, one of Bahrain’s leading diversified companies, has signed an agreement with Zamil Air Conditioners for the supply of air-conditioning solutions at the Atrium Mall, an upcoming project in the kingdom's Northern Governorate. Al Namal has businesses coveri


Dubai Municipality supervises 25,000 buildings under construction

The Buildings Department of Dubai Municipality is undertaking engineering supervision of 25,124 buildings under construction in various areas of Dubai, UAE. The engineering supervision process includes inspection and control of all construction works. Building perm


Plan to build car-park in Muharraq discussed

A proposal to construct a four-storey car-park in Bahrain's Muharraq area was discussed during a meeting of officials. The meeting was convened by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) president Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, said a BNA repo


Bahrain to allocate 3,200 more homes

Bahrain's Ministry of Housing will allocate an additional 3,200 units to citizens in the coming months following a directive from His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister. The directive w


Turkey wealth fund to finance logistics projects

Turkey’s new national wealth fund will finance projects including airports, seaports, roads and railroads across the country, a senior government official was quoted as saying in a Gulf Times report. The fund, which is seen having a value of $200 billion, will impl


Turkey's Tekfen wins $2.1bn Qatar expressway project

Tekfen Construction, a unit of Turkey's Tekfen Holding, has signed a pre-agreement with Qatar's Ministry of Municipality and Environment for the construction of the Al Khor Expressway project, a report said. The $2.1-billion project aims to build a 34-km-long highway with


Al Shirawi Interiors completes hospital fit-out

Al Shirawi Interiors, a specialist in interiors with expertise in fitout, partitioning, suspended ceilings and carpentry works, recently completed the fit-out job of the 132,500-sq-ft Medcare Women & Children Hospital on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, UAE. The 65-bed facility is

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