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 Female workforce participation stands at an estimate of just 24% in the Middle East, but the region’s women are proving their worth.
September 15, 2014 - 22:27 GMT
Forbes Middle East has unveiled its coveted 2014 ranking of The 200 Most Powerful Arab Women.

December 13, 2011

Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board
12:38 GMT
(press release)

The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) held its 27th Board Meeting, which was chaired by Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board on 8th December 2011.

DP World
09:41 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region has sponsored one of its employees as he began his 2000 km walk yesterday (December 12) from Abu Dhabi to Mecca with the aim of raising money for children with special needs.

Ghanim Al Falasi, Senior Vice-President of Corporate Services, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
06:06 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, the integrated free zone technology park, today announced the appointment of Ghanim Al Falasi as the Senior Vice-President of Corporate Services.

December 12, 2011

During the meeting
10:54 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Exports, organised a B2B meetings for UAE companies to develop business relationships and trade cooperation with companies from Saudi Arabia and India.

During the visit
07:45 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Customs Administration (ADCA) recently received a delegation from the US ministry at the Abu Dhabi Customs Institute.

December 11, 2011

Ibrahim Aljanahi, Jafza Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer of EZW UAE region
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Steel, Metal and Building Material companies based in Jafza generated trade worth AED 12.26 billion in 2010 registering a growth of 14% last year in comparison to AED 10.75 billion in 2009.

Zaid Al Ali and Zahid Syed receiving the energy efficiency award
05:27 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company is celebrating after winning two awards at the prestigious Big Project and BGreen magazine Awards ceremony held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai.

December 8, 2011

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED during the event
10:53 GMT
(press release)

The Department of Economic Development and its National Identity Team honoured 10 winners at the ‘Spirit of the Union’ competition held during the 40th UAE National Day celebrations.

DP World Chairman, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem addressing the supply chain executives
09:17 GMT
(press release)

DP World Chairman, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has shared detailed plans to expand flagship Jebel Ali Port with around 150 of the company’s top trade and logistics customers in Dubai.

Jebel Ali Free Zone UAE National Day
05:29 GMT
(press release)

Jafza recently concluded its series of cultural and traditional activities, aimed at engaging its 6600-strong business community in the spirit of the union that mark the National Day celebrations.

December 7, 2011

Mohammed Saleh Badri, ESMA Acting Director General
10:03 GMT

All laboratories active in the field of environmental testing will soon be required to seek accreditation from Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology to be able to operate in Abu Dhabi.

December 6, 2011

Soul of Dubai
11:35 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority has announced that it will commission short films that capture the essence and ‘Soul of Dubai,’ as seen through the eyes of its people.

Dubai Early Childhood Development Centre
09:42 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Early Childhood Development Centre, an initiative of CDA organised its annual family gathering for children with disabilities who are currently enrolled with DECDC and their parents.

Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake & Scull International
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull Saudi signed today a SAR 352 million contract to execute a commercial development project in Riyadh which takes the total value of awarded projects in Saudi to SAR 2.4 billion year to date.

Port Jebel Ali in the UAE
06:54 GMT
(press release)

DP World announces its intention to expand flagship port Jebel Ali in the UAE by creating an additional 4 million TEU capacity, resulting in total capacity at Jebel Ali reaching 19 million TEU by 2014.