Sunday 26 January 2020

Fahd Al-Rasheed named President of Royal Commission for Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has appointed Fahd Abdulmohsan Al-Rasheed as President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), following his appointment in 2018 as Advisor at the Royal Court.   Al-Rasheed’s career has featur


4th International Rain Enhancement Forum kicks off

The 4th International Rain Enhancement Forum (IREF), organised by the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) under the supervision of National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has opened at Jumeirah Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.   Running from Janua


UAE agencies law changes 'to boost investment'

The UAE Cabinet’s approval of various amendments to the commercial agencies law is a key step to issuing a related amended law at a federal level, said Mninister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri.   The federal law will help support the activities of


Regulatory and financial crime compliance conference in March

The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, is organising the ICA Inaugural Mena Regulatory and Financial Crime Compliance Conference to the Fairmont Hotel, Dubai from March 1 to 2.


Taqyeem Committee discusses categorisation of service centres

The Chief Executive of Bahrain's Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA), Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, chaired a meeting of the Government Service Centre Evaluation Committee’s second edition (Taqyeem2).   During the meeting, the committee reviewed the


Ministry of Education team visits Ebrahim K Kanoo

As part of its ongoing co-operation and strong bilateral relations, a delegation from Bahrain's Ministry of Education visited Ebrahim K. Kanoo Managing Director, Talal Kanoo, at the company’s corporate office in Manama.   Headed by the Undersecretary o


Saudi Arabia top reformer in women index

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has realised a remarkable leap in the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law 2020 report, with a score of 70.6 out of 100.   The report ranks the Kingdom as the top reformer and top improver among 190 economies that it covers.


Dubai Food Festival to kick off on February 26

The seventh edition Dubai Food Festival (DFF) is set to kick off on February 26 with a citywide culinary extravaganza that will cement Dubai’s position as the gastronomy capital of the region. Running until 14 March, the upcoming edition of DFF will celebrate the city&rsquo


New UAE rules for hiring support service workers

The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced new residency rules governing support service workers hired by Emirati families, in implementation of the executive regulations of the Law on Support Service Workers issued by the UAE Cabinet, a Wam news agency report said.


Sleep Expo to showcase new generation of sleep products

Sleep problems, including difficulty in falling or staying asleep, sleep apnoea, insomnia, snoring and inconsistent sleep/wake pattern, are on the rise.    The World Health Organisation has already pointed to a ‘global sleep-loss epidemic’ with

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