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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.

June 26, 2011

DP World
09:53 GMT
(press release)

DP World Nava Sheva at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, today won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Environment Management.

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO of Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium Size Enterprises
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Government in Dubai demonstrated their support to the small and medium enterprises sector by providing procurement contracts worth over AED40 million.

06:42 GMT

Tamkeen has announced plans for the hosting of a series of trade fairs which is scheduled for the month of July.

June 23, 2011

Abdul Baset, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai SME and Douglas Beckett, Head of Retail Banking Group at Mashreq during the signing
07:02 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME, signed a partnership agreement with leading UAE financial institution Mashreq to offer benefits to the top 100 SMEs.

June 22, 2011

Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of GOP
13:20 GMT
(press release)

The General Organisation of Sea Ports held its 25th Board of Directors Meeting under the chairmanship of Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa.

The members of  2010 Business Excellence Awards
12:04 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development honoured the assessors and Jury Members of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award 2010.

During the seminar
10:27 GMT

The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs organized a seminar entitled “International Entrepreneurship and Innovation”.

June 21, 2011

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group CEO, Port & Free Zone World, and Chairman, Dubai Trade; Arif Lakhani, Chief Executive Vice President, Habib Bank AG Zurich; and Mahmood Al Bastaki, Director, Dubai Trade
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade has added new strength to the e-services it provides to the supply chain sector on its portal by adding a 7th bank to the e-payment gateway, Rosoom.

DP World
10:23 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region today (June 21) announced that it has commenced upgrading Al Hamriya Port in Dubai.

Feryal Tawakul, Executive Director of Community Affairs and Government Partnership Division during the celebration
09:47 GMT

Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of its second graduates of Child Care Centre which is the first of its kind at the level of Government Departments in Dubai.

Ambassador Doug Trappett and RAK FTZ CEO Oussama El Omari with the Australian delegation
07:44 GMT

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone hosted a top-level business delegation from Australia at the free zone today.

June 20, 2011

The ICC World Council made the decision during a meeting following the 7th World Chambers Congress, 8-10 June 2011, in Mexico City
13:27 GMT
(press release)

The International Chamber of Commerce has re-appointed Gerard Worms as Chairman for a two-year term starting 1 July 2011, with current ICC Vice-Chairman.

Sultan Al Mansouri, Minister of Economic
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Economy announced the launch of the UAE Investment Map, at a special ceremony in Dubai. website
07:42 GMT
(press release)

Tejari announced the launch of an upgraded version of its highly popular website,

June 19, 2011

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region
12:23 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region announced today (June 19) its support of the annual Rashid Summer Camp taking place in Dubai from June 20 to July 20.