Microsoft Lebanon hosted a workshop on cloud technology and its effectiveness on governments and the public sector recently in Bierut recently.
The National Cloud Summit incorporated a series of lectures on the
Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi has set a minimum wage of 1,200 Egyptian pounds ($170) a month for workers in the public sector, to take effect from January, the state news agency said.
Bahrain will set up a new regional centre to govern the public sector, which aims to establish a comprehensive national vision in the field of governance and ensure they comply with international standards, said a top official.
EMC Corporation, a global leader in enabling businesses deliver IT as a service, is hosting a major workshop in Riyadh aimed at sharing best practices and transformational ideas unique to IT in the public sector.
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Leading global financial services firm JP Morgan has appointed Ahmed Saeed, an industry veteran, as the new head of public sector coverage for its Middle East division.
Saeed joins from Nomura International, where he was most rece
The average monthly salary of Bahrainis working in the public sector rose by 14.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year to BD662 ($1,756) up from BD578 in the same period in 2010, said a report.
Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan submit
Pay rises are in the pipeline for Bahrain’s public sector workers after the Shura Council approved a royal decree sanctioning nearly BD400 million ($1.06 billion) of additional spending to boost wages and allowances.
Many successfully argu
The number of employed Kuwaitis during the last 12 months has risen by over 19,900 compared with 18,300 in the previous year, with nearly 73 percent of new jobs in the public sector.
Kuwait’s total population reached 3.63 million at the en
Abu Dhabi private sector’s contribution to the emirate’s economy is much less than expected, a senior official was quoted as saying.
Private-owned companies only contributed a quarter of the emirate’s gross domestic product, Moha
The UAE has declared public sector holidays starting from August 28 to September 3 to mark Eid Al Fitr, said the emirate news agency WAM.
Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami, Minister of Education, issued a circular in his capacity as chairman of t