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“We are used to a gap in time between promises and the actual funding,” Gomaa said.
Ever since the conference hosted in Cairo on 12 October for the reconstruction of Gaza managed to garner $5.4bn of pledged aid, a looming question has imposed itself.

February 8, 2012

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi
08:38 GMT

Key economic sectors and economic activity in Dubai remained stable and growing in 2011, with the Department of Economic Development issuing 14,360 business licenses during the year.

February 7, 2012

During the meeting
10:40 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs hosted Qatari delegation headed by Khalid Abdul Rahman Al Saad.

Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment and Faisal Galadari, General Manager, Business Group at CBD during the signing of the MoU
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment and Commercial Bank of Dubai has launched “Cash Online”, a virtual account for both CBD and non CBD account holders to pay their government payments online.

Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ
05:54 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone announced a significant growth in its portfolio and revenue during 2011.

February 6, 2012

DP World- Aden MSC maiden call
11:46 GMT
(press release)

Aden Container Terminal has received and serviced the 8,441 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) MSC Tomoko located in Yemen's premier port city.

The Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company
10:24 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company held an impressive function yesterday to commemorate the 15th National Environment Day, which is being celebrated this year under the theme “ The Living Desert”.

During the workshop
09:44 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Legal Services Department organised a workshop, “Growing and Protecting Family Businesses” at Dubai Chamber premises on Monday.

February 5, 2012

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
11:43 GMT
(press release)

To commemorate its 30th anniversary, Abu Dhabi International Airport launched today, in collaboration with Etihad Airways, an online auction for 60 tickets to 30 destinations on its website.

DQA assessors
09:44 GMT

The Business Excellence Department at the Department of Economic Development conducted a series of comprehensive training sessions for senior and new assessors of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award 2011 cycle.

Department of Municipal Affairs
07:32 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs held an open meeting in the Municipal Theatre at Abu Dhabi City Municipality between His Excellency Majid Ali Al Mansouri and the staff of Abu Dhabi City Municipality and DMA.

Dubai International Boat Show.
06:24 GMT
(press release)

More than 100 new companies from over 24 countries will be exhibiting at the 20th anniversary of the Dubai International Boat Show.

HE Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of ADNEC, receiving the ISO certificate
05:51 GMT
(press release)

ADNEC has achieved the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certification further endorsing its status as a leading exhibition, conference and event venue in the Middle East region.

February 2, 2012

During the event
10:45 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with National Association of Freight and Logistics hosted an open forum for Dubai’s freight and logistics community at its headquarters in Dubai.

Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director-General of Dubai eGovernment
09:25 GMT
(press release)

During the next nine years and up to the year 2021 Dubai eGovernment will launch a range of initiatives and projects in all areas to achieve its goal.

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World
05:59 GMT
(press release)

DP World’s experience shows that the emerging and developing markets offer new frontiers for growth for the industry as a whole.