Economy & Trade
December 13, 2012
Saudi Arabia pledged on Wednesday to donate $100 million in humanitarian aid to the Syrian people during a Friends of Syria meeting.
The Egyptian stock market remained calm on Wednesday, as investors hope for political stability after the announcement of opposition National Salvation Front participating in Saturday's constitutional referendum.
December 12, 2012
Over 1,000 local and global business leaders and entrepreneurs attended the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted Business Gala International.
Tunisia and Morocco have been awarded funding from the European Union for development and human rights projects.
December 11, 2012
Egypt’s political turmoil has prompted the delay of a $4.8 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to the country’s Islamist-led government, further complicating the country’s economic prospects.
The Department of Municipal Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of South Korea.
Dubai eGovernment has recently signed an agreement with Tadweer Waste Treatments for the segregation and processing of waste being generated by Dubai eGovernment.
Jordan will be in the running for the top post of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for the first time with candidate Ahmad Hindawi when the term of the French big cheese Pascal Lami comes to an end on August 31, 2013.
The Cabinet failed again Monday to pass the controversial salary scale as both the private sector and labor groups remained deeply divided on whether to raise the salaries of civil servants and teachers substantially.
December 10, 2012
Economy and Trade Minister Nicolas Nahas said that the Cabinet is still delaying mobilising on passing the proposed wage hike to Parliament, despite mounting pressure from both labor organizations and the private sector to address the issue.
Jordan’s foreign minister has denied allegations that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has tied its financial assistance to the kingdom with stipulations including strings that bind them into accepting all Palestinian refugees from Syria.
Department of Municipal Affairs received a delegation from Microsoft headed by Mr. Marc Roussel Vice President for Europe and the Middle East Region.
December 9, 2012
The banking world gets set for the three day event, held under the theme: 'Islamic Finance: Adapting to the New Dynamics of Global Finance'.
Valuing the tremendous efforts of Dubai eGovernment teams, Director General H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, recently honored the members of this team for their valuable contribution.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit this month in Bahrain will not announce the union of the six member states, Bahrain’s foreign minister has said.