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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

July 31, 2011

Omar Bushahab, CEO, Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division, DED
07:33 GMT
(press release)

Department of Economic Development has announced the launch of an extensive inspection campaign across all outlets in Dubai during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Dubai World
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World organised an awareness programme on the virtues of Ramadan and the benefits of fasting for its employees

Sample of the seized spoiled shipment of meat
06:49 GMT

Dubai Customs in collaboration with Dubai Municipality banned entry of one tone of spoiled meat into the country contained in a shipment coming from an African country.

July 28, 2011

Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa and H.E. Ambassador Alice Semaan during the meeting
11:59 GMT
(press release)

Chairman of GOP met with H.E. Ambassador Alice Semaan, to introduce GOP’s activities and discuss areas of mutual interest.

Emirati students with DMCC executives
08:18 GMT
(press release)

DMCC invited Emirati students from the Future Young Realtors summer training programme to visit JLT, learn more about its significant growth.

July 27, 2011

12:12 GMT

The Franco-Jordanian Business Club, (CAFRAJ) with the E.U delegation in Jordan, organized a training Seminar on How to export to the E.U.

Salma Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World thanked all employees involved in the process for their support and involvement honoured specific individuals and departments for their vital contributions
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Economic Zones World recently hosted a dinner to recognize the contributions of its employees and celebrate Jafza’s Dubai Quality Award (DQA) win for excellence in the service sector.

Abu Dhabi International Airport
09:37 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport today launched its new website,, introducing a range of innovative features.

Jordan’s Minister of Water and Irrigation, Mohammad Al Najjar
07:58 GMT
(press release)

The Jordan Ministry of Water and Irrigation has reported improved customer service as a result of deploying the all-in-one, IP communications software suite, Customer Interaction Center.

Abraaj Capital
06:53 GMT
(press release)

Abraaj Capital confirmed that following a review, it is no longer currently exploring a transaction with Citadel Capital, a private equity firm based in Cairo and listed on the Egyptian Exchange.

July 26, 2011

Participants at GOP's briefing session
09:41 GMT
(press release)

GOP held a briefing session for all potential bidders of the Khalifa Bin Salman Port service area project, to be built within the premises of the port.

Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority has scheduled several inspection campaigns for the year 2011, all aiming towards awareness, advising and guiding owners of food establishments and employees without implementing any penalties
09:14 GMT
(press release)

Field Operations Department at Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority has carried out a penalty-free food inspection campaign in the Western Region.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, inaugurating the branch of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in Ras Al Khaimah
07:30 GMT

Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, opened the branch of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development to help develop local enterprises in the emirate.

Mohamed Sharaf, Chief Executive Officer, DP World
06:53 GMT
(press release)

DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has continued to build on the excellent start to 2011 with the momentum continuing into the second quarter.

July 25, 2011

Emma Hamilton, Middle East Marketing Manager at Seatrade
14:10 GMT
(press release)

Middle East Workboats 2011, returns to Abu Dhabi at a time when the maritime industry is rapidly accelerating in countries across the Gulf.