The UAE has been ranked first in the mobile network coverage and importance of ICT to government, according to the World Economic Forum’s annual Network Readiness Index (NRI).
It was also ranked second in
Hospitality giant Hilton Worldwide aims to impact lives of at least one million young people by 2019 by helping them to reach their full potential, said its top official at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos.
Qatar topped the Middle East and North Africa region in a major competitiveness ranking, while the United Arab Emirates entered the top 20 of the list for the first time.
The 2013-14 Global Competitivenes
Jordan's economy is expected to grow around 3.5 per cent this year driven by remittances, higher domestic consumption and some pickup in construction activity, the kingdom's Central Bank governor has said.
Ziad Fariz told
Jordan said it will be hosting the high-profile World Economic Forum (WEF) on Middle East and North Africa in May next year. The meeting will convene over 1,000 participants from government, business, civil society and academia.
Confidence in the state of the world economy over the next 12 months fell to the lowest level in five quarters, according to the Global Confidence Index prepared by the World Economic Forum.
The relative optimism of the
African agriculture is undergoing a transformation, creating a new era of opportunity for both farmers and investors, according to African and global leaders at the World Economic Forum on Africa.
The Grow Africa Investment Forum, convened
The global energy industry must invest a whopping $38 trillion to build the energy supply infrastructure by 2035 to keep up with an added 40 per cent rising energy consumption in the same time span, said a report by World Economic Forum (WEF).