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Tradition, cultural morays, and family expectations have been the primary constraints on women’s advancement in Egyptian society.
August 21, 2014 - 14:46 GMT
Egypt is a society, in which sexism is so ingrained in the economic, social, and political system that 50% of the population has, for the most part, been excluded.

May 24, 2011

Prof. Aidan Berry, Dean at UK's Brighton Business School addressing the audience at the seminar
11:52 GMT

The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) organized a seminar entitled “Managing Change in the Public Sector.”

Tim Drury, Vice President Supply Chain of Unilever and Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, during the signing
08:34 GMT

Unilever revealed today that it will be expanding its state-of-the-art Lipton tea manufacturing facility, located in Jafza in Dubai, to meet the rising demand for tea in the region.

08:24 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre has bagged the prestigious ‘Best International Venue’ title for the second year in a row, at the Exhibition News Awards 2011, which took place in London on May 20th.

May 23, 2011

Talal Al Hashimi, Managing Director of Economic Zones World
08:50 GMT
(press release)

Jafza officials taking part in the recent Customer Strategic Forum have called for the establishment of working groups representing the large industries based in the free zone.

During the signing ceremony
07:54 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Drilling International Limited announced today that it has closed a new US$430 million (QR 1.57 billion) credit facility with a syndicate of three banks.

May 22, 2011

The drugs which were extracted from a lady handbag
12:15 GMT

Dubai Customs inspection team at Dubai Cargo Village have successfully failed 3 separate attempts for smuggling heroin and cocaine which were cleverly concealed in lady handbags inside 3 parcels in transit.

During the group's discussion
11:09 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) organised a focus group discussion of the Logistics Cluster to brainstorm freely and exchange views on the challenges and opportunities in logistics.

Ahmed Butti , Dubai Customs Director General, the French Consul General in Dubai, Eric Giraud-Thelme and Al Sahlawi, Senior Executive Director of Corporate Affairs during the meeting
08:30 GMT

H.E. Ahmed Butti Ahmed, Dubai Customs Director General received the French Consul General in Dubai, H.E. Eric Giraud-Thelme and a number of French businessmen.

May 19, 2011

DP World is encouraging shareholders to check with their brokers or NIN accounts that they have received the correct number of shares
08:54 GMT
(press release)

DP World has successfully completed a 1 for 20 share consolidation for all shareholders on the register prior to the commencement of trading.

John Butler, Commissioner with H.E. Dr. Abdulla Ghareeb Alboshi
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Twenty delegates from UAE Government Municipalities took part in a Study Tour to Melbourne last week.

May 18, 2011

Mohammed Sharaf, DP World CEO
13:09 GMT
(press release)

DP World CEO Mohammed Sharaf said today that the supply chain industry must embrace sustainable business practices if it is going to continue to grow in the future.

Abdul Basit Al Janahi, CEO of Dubai SME and Kamran Siddiqi, General Manager, Visa Middle East during the signing
10:51 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME has signed a partnership agreement with Visa to offer benefits to the top 100 SMEs in the payments market when they use their Visa Business Card.

May 17, 2011

Khalid Al Kassim, Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs, DED and Abdullah Alashram, CEO of Emirates Post during the signing
10:55 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development and Emirates Post have signed an agreement to facilitate payment of new, renewed and amended trade license fees.

May 16, 2011

Tariq Bin Khalifa, Director of DP World, UAE Region
09:02 GMT
(press release)

DP World has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for outstanding contribution to community welfare at the 5th annual Supply Chain Transport Awards 2011.

Part of the forum held by UAE Ministry of Economy
06:52 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of Economy underscored the commitment of the Ministry to raise awareness about the fundamental concepts of a knowledge-based economy.