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October 16, 2011

Dubai Investments
10:35 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments is marking its presence at Saudi Build 2011 through showcasing the industrial products and services of its subsidiaries Masharie, Dubai Investment Industries (DII) and Glass LLC.

Khalid Bin Kalban, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Investments receiving the award
08:11 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments announced that its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Khalid Bin Kalban has received the prestigious ‘Revolutionary CEO of the Year’ award at the fourth Annual MENA CFO Awards 2011.

Salma Hareb, CEO, Economic Zones World
07:48 GMT
(press release)

Jafza, the flagship entity of Economic Zones World was honoured for its ‘Business Excellence’ at the inaugural Asian Business Leadership Forum Awards held recently in New Delhi, India.

October 13, 2011

Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group and Doug Trappett, the Australian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates
13:12 GMT

Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, held a business meeting with the Australian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Doug Trappett, in Dubai on October 4, 2011.

Education sessions were held for employees on such topics as social security, workplace injuries, the health effects of smoking, traffic safety on the terminal’s premises, greenhouse gas emissions, and on-site accident response
12:43 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal celebrated Global Safety Day on the 12th of October. Under the patronage of the Minister of Labor, Dr. Mahmoud Kafaween.

UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade
10:17 GMT
(press release)

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade (MOFT) is organizing trade missions for Emirate companies to international expos in Indonesia and China from October 18 to 26, 2011.

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region addressing the 7th India Shipping Summit held in Mumbai this week
08:34 GMT
(press release)

Trade between India and Dubai is expanding at an unprecedented pace, and as one of the largest marine terminal operators in the region, DP World is a major facilitator and contributor to this growth.

October 12, 2011

Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment Department
13:55 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment announced the signing of joint agreements with Awqaf & Minors Affairs Foundation, Dubai Public Prosecution, Noor Dubai Foundation & Dar Alber Society.

Yasser Zeineldin, CEO at eHosting DataFort
11:49 GMT
(press release)

eHosting DataFort announced the Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZ) has invested in a disaster recovery (DR) site at itsTier-3 data centrefacility.

During the event
11:23 GMT
(press release)

Economics of Arab Spring dominates discussions at Global Arab Business Meeting in Ras Al Khaimah.

During the ceremony
10:56 GMT
(press release)

The 8th Annual International Business Awards 2011 has named Raja Al Gurg, President of the Dubai Business Women Council, as one of winners during a ceremony held at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.

Ahmad Al Haddabi COO, ADAC; Sheikha Al Maskari, Head of Public Affairs, ADAC; Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi; and Mohammed Omar Abdulla, Under Secretary Department of Economic Development, at the Stevie awards ceremony
10:35 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company have been awarded five prestigious ‘Stevie’ trophies at the 8th International Business Awards.

October 11, 2011

Chris Hayman, Seatrade, the organisers of Middle East Money and Ships
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Global attacks on ships rose to an all-time high of 266, during the first six months of 2011 up from 196 in 2010 according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

CDA at Gitex 2011
11:10 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority in Dubai is participating in Gitex 2011, the premier technology exhibition and conference in the Middle East, under the Dubai e-Government umbrella.

October 10, 2011

DP World
13:24 GMT
(press release)

DP World‘s programme to develop health and educational capacity in Africa has taken another concrete step forward with the opening of an internet-connected, solar-powered community station in Djibouti.