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“The recent fall in the oil price is also a warning that the region cannot be over-reliant on energy resources for GDP growth."
January 25, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
The proposed Arab Stabilisation Plan, ASP, would build a regional framework to promote infrastructure investment and create jobs.

September 26, 2011

Nicholas Maclean, Managing Director, CBRE Middle East and Rashed Buqara'a, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Aviation City Corporation
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Aviation City Corporation, Dubai World Central announced today that it has appointed CB Richard Ellis as its global marketing and leasing agent for the DWC Office Park.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company and gategroup of Switzerland post signing the agreement in Geneva, Switzerland
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has concluded an agreement with gategroup of Switzerland to provide high quality aircraft provisioning and catering services to business aircraft.

LRQA Area Manager for Middle East and Africa, Basem Obaid presenting the certificate to Khaled Salmeen, EVP of Kizad
06:45 GMT
(press release)

Kizad has been awarded the prestigious ISO 10002:2004 certification by Lloyds Register of Quality Assurance, in recognition of the quality of its customer feedback management system.

September 25, 2011

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region
11:58 GMT
(press release)

DP World announced today the construction of a 400 metre quay extension at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, increasing the capacity at the facility by 1 million TEU to 15 million TEU.

On September 22, 2011, the contract recorded its highest ever daily volume of 34,046 contracts, valued at US $ 1.37 billion
10:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) announced that trading on its newly launched Indian Rupee Options Contract will start from tomorrow (September 26).

Hisham Al-Razzuqi, Chief Executive Officer of GIC
07:46 GMT
(press release)

Gulf United Steel Holding Company announced the acquisition of United Gulf Steel Mill Company Limited (UGS) based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

September 22, 2011

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World
14:55 GMT
(press release)

Global marine terminal operator DP World has won the coveted Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2011 in London.

Department of Municipal Affairs
11:15 GMT

the Abu Dhabi Infrastructure Congress 2011 which will be held on 25 - 27 September under the esteemed patronage of the DMA which is the main focal point of all municipal planning for the Abu Dhabi Emirate.

Czech Airlines
10:57 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company and Czech Airlines in cooperation with Etihad Airways today launched the airline’s operations from Abu Dhabi International Airport in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

During the summit
10:45 GMT
(press release)

The Emirates Identity Authority recently attended an international summit on information and network security for the emerging markets, held in Helsinki from September 20 to 21.

September 21, 2011

The two smugglers with the seized drugs
11:43 GMT

Dubai Customs inspectors foiled a bid to smuggle over 6 kg of hashish and around 800 pills of Captagon narcotics plus 4 bullets.

During the meeting
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with the General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments, held a coordination meeting with representatives from national airlines and contractors of pilgrims journeys.

During the visit
06:53 GMT
(press release)

Cooperation and ongoing projects were at the centre of talks, September 19 between DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and UK Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Stephen Green.

September 20, 2011

Department of Municipal Affairs
10:55 GMT

A team from the Department of Municipal Affairs held a meeting with officials at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Samsung Galaxy Tab
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Packed with cutting-edge gadgets at unmatched prices, the biggest names in consumer technology and more prizes than ever before, the 21st edition of GITEX Shopper is set to be the best yet.