Seminar held in partnership with the Institute of Finance and under the patronage of SAMA Governor
August, 2nd, 2018: Thomson Reuters will host the 10th Annual Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Seminar on September 26 & 27, 2018 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The seminar, which celebrates its tenth round this year, will take place in partnership with the Institute of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA). With over 400 delegates in attendance and 35 high profile regional and international speakers, the seminar is the premier compliance and Anti Money Laundering event for Saudi Arabia's banking and financial services industry.
Thamer Alessa, ......read more
A Danfoss survey reveals that 83% of respondents understand the impact of food waste on the environment and 77% actively take action to reduce their waste footprint
While residents are trying to not throw their leftover food away throughout the year, 79% reported they are especially more conscious of this during Ramadan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 6 June 2018: Danfoss, the global leader in engineering solutions, commissioned a survey to assess the sustainable food consumption of residents in the UAE, Egypt and KSA, and how well they are complying to their governments’ appeal to reduce food waste.
The survey revealed that 83% of respondents understand the impact of food waste on the environment and 77% actively take action to reduce their food waste footprint.
Food waste is ......read more
Riyadh, 30 May 2018: Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski Riyadh has launched a series of charity activities that demonstrate its strong belief in the importance of social responsibility. The Orphans Welfare Society (Ensan) received a special invitation to host a group of its children at a special Ramadan ceremony, and they were accompanied by another group of children from The Voice of Down Syndrome Society (SAUT).
The ceremony included the reception of around 50-70 children, aged between 8 and 19, in addition to staff members, who took care of the children during the event. Everyone was gathered for Iftar in an exceptional and entertaining atmosphere provided and supervised by the organisers of the Kempinski Ramadan tent together with the management of the associations.
Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski also held a ceremony in cooperation ......read more
Appointment reconfirms Accenture’s commitment to driving digital transformation and consulting in the Kingdom
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia; May 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as country managing director for Saudi Arabia, effective today. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Al-Dhaher brings with him considerable experience in delivering state-of-the-art and innovative solutions in industries ranging from financial services, retail/wholesale and manufacturing to oil & gas and distribution. Prior to joining Accenture, Al-Dhaher was the managing director for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s business in Saudi Arabia, where he drove profitable growth and market-share expansion ......read more
Saudi Arabia, 12 April 2018: Expo Centre Sharjah welcomed a delegation from the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center on Tuesday. The delegation was on an official visit to discuss areas of cooperation and to explore the Centre’s best practices in terms of organizing exhibitions and conferences.
The two sides held a meeting at Expo Centre Sharjah, where Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, Board Member of UFI, and Chairman of the Arabian Gulf Chapter of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), demonstrated the centre’s 2018-2022 strategy to the guests, and gave an overview of most of the events that are hosted by the centre, and the services and facilities that are offered to investors and visitors.
Saif Al Midfa and the visiting delegation, which ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 1, 2018: Two Emirati officials have been appointed as members of the newly formed Board of Directors for the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. The Center is seeking to benefit from the UAE’s vast expertise to develop its performance and advance the exhibition industry in Saudi Arabia.
The two new Emirati members that were appointed to the Board of Directors for the Center are HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah and Member of the Board of Directors of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) for the Middle East and Africa, and Mahir Abdulkarim Julfar, Vice President- Commercial, Dubai World Trade Centre. The two appointees have vast knowledge and experience in the exhibition industry and are considered two of the UAE’s leaders in ......read more
IGG, the first major UAE player to take part at the SNSR Expo, made this announcement at ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2018: IGG PJSC leading providers of high-end defense and security solutions in the UAE announced their participation at the Saudi National Security and Risk Prevention Expo which will take place in Riyadh between 4-6 November later this year.
Under the patronage of HE Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia and in partnership with the Saudi Ministry of Interior, SNSR Expo is held under the theme of “shaping the future of national security & risk prevention” with the aim of bringing together international businesses together with the Saudi Government. The event will showcase ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 11 February, 2018 – His Excellency Eng Faisal bin Saeed Bafarat, Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority (GEA), outlined the efforts of his government to make its citizens happier as it works towards the achievement of the Saudi Vision 2030.
His comments came during a session entitled ‘Enriching Lives through Saudi’s GEA’, part of the ‘Global Lessons on Happiness and Wellbeing Policies’ series that highlighted successful experiences from Saudi Arabia, Scandinavia, the UAE and Australia, at the Global Dialogue for Happiness.
The Global Dialogue for Happiness serves as a curtain raiser to the World Government Summit in 2018. The platform has happiness experts, government officials and representatives of international organizations ......read more
Intercepted counterfeits deliver setback against manufacturing and distribution of fake printing supplies
Dubai, June 8, 2017: HP has announced multiple seizures of counterfeit printing supplies destined for HP printers. The company supported Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce officials, alongside the local police force, who confiscated more than 145,000 illicit items in separate actions.
Between December 2016 and February 2017, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce conducted several raids at both warehouses and showrooms of four major counterfeiting syndicates. Some of those distributors were also involved in manufacturing counterfeit print supplies.
In total, the officials seized around 100,000 counterfeit cartridges as well as about 45,000 components used for manufacturing the fakes. Before and after the raids ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2017: Proven Saudi Arabia, the leading business support provide for the KSA provides insight to businesses operating within Saudi on the effect to working processes after the announcement of the diplomatic withdrawal from Qatar.
Proven SA confirms that Qatari nationals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will now need to take actions to leave the country within 14 days. Despite the severance of ties, Saudi Arabia, according to Al-Arabiya English, said it would provide all facilities and services needed by Qatari pilgrims who are currently in the Kingdom. The 14-day directive asking Qataris to leave does not affect Qatari pilgrims currently in the Kingdom.
“In implementation of the decision to sever diplomatic and consular relations, Saudi citizens are not allowed to travel to Qatar or stay in it or pass ......read more
Jeddah, KSA, 6 June, 2017: Americana Foods, is distributing 2,000 Iftar meals and gifts to underprivileged children during the holy month of Ramadan to orphanages around Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as part of the charitable partnership between Americana Foods and Ekhaa for Orphans Care Society.
Every Friday, during the Ramadan period, over 500 Iftar meal boxes will be provided to foster the spirit of joint charitable, humanitarian cooperation between Ekhaa for Orphans Care Society and Americana Foods, one of the region’s biggest food brands. The Iftar meal boxes will contain chicken, rice, laban, water and dates.
Americana Foods will also take the initiative, collaborating with Ekhaa for Orphans Care Society and big Toys chain, to sponsor Eid gifts to the orphans at the end of Ramadan, in celebration of Eid Al ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2017: OMO and Comfort have been global household names for decades, helping mothers care for their families by ‘sharing an extra dose of love’. This Ramadan, the iconic brands are back again with their annual community clothes donation drive, for the eighth year in a row, across the UAE in partnership with Uber and the Emirates Red Crescent and in line with The Year of Giving initiative by the UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
“Share a Touch of Love this Ramadan” with OMO and Comfort encourages people to donate clothes to those less fortunate during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The campaign, now in its 8th year, has collected over 800,000 clothes. In 2014, the campaign set a Guinness World Record for the largest clothing collection drive and ......read more
Created in collaboration with Microsoft, the Font harmoniously and fully integrates Arabic and Latin texts
Hamdan bin Mohammed: Dubai Font combines the authenticity of the past and the aspirations of the future
The Dubai Font is the first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it
The font can be accessed globally by more than 100 million users across the world through Microsoft Office 365
Dubai Font, designed for 23 languages, enables everyone to express and communicate
Latin typeface is a bouquet of fonts which includes multiple languages
Government of Dubai Media Office – May 1, 2017: Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the Dubai Font– Microsoft’s first font to be ......read more
Campaign to cover 3 main KSA regions in collaboration with kingdom’s healthcare providers
Riyadh, KSA – 19th March 2017 – Saudi Xerox Limited (SXL), the regional leader in Business Services Sector, is focused on positioning itself as a lead role model for CSR among its stakeholders. SXL will host a two-day event from the 19th - 20th of March that will take place simultaneously across Riyadh, Khobar and Jeddah. The organisation will launch the campaign under the slogan “Give a little...Save a lot…. Donate blood” in collaboration with top hospitals in the kingdom.
“Saudi Xerox upholds the highest value of ethics and integrity when it comes to social responsibility and giving back to the community. The blood donation campaign is one of many CSR initiatives, Saudi Xerox ......read more
On the sidelines of King Salman bin Abdulaziz visit to China
Beijing, China - 16 March 2017: On the sidelines of King Salman bin Abdulaziz visit to China and during the 2017 ‘Saudi-China Investment Forum’, Huawei Tech. Investment Saudi Arabia and Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu have signed a milestone agreement to establish a training academy and a smart city innovation center in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, accelerating smart city deployment in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
The academy plans to be open for training this year. In order to build the most skilled team in the Kingdom, Huawei will be supplying the latest in lab equipment, training instructors, monitoring talent development and other proactive knowledge sharing initiatives. The smart city innovation center is also begged to be open in ......read more
March 6, 2017 – Alstom, as a part of FAST consortium , hands over to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the first of the 69 metro trainsets for Riyadh that will circulate on the lines 4, 5 and 6. The production of the metro trainsets is well on track and Alstom has set to meet its deadline and deliver all the metro trainsets by end 2018.
ADA launched in 2013 a project to build a metro network that would be 176 km-long and include six lines and 85 stations. Alstom, as part of the Fast consortium , is in charge of supplying a full integrated metro system for lines 4, 5 and 6 (or Yellow, Green, and Purple lines). The metro system includes 69 Metropolis trainsets, as well as Urbalis, Alstom CBTC signalling solution, the power supply and its energy recovery system Hesop.
Composed of two cars each, the Riyadh metro ......read more
Experts at Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to showcase game-changing solutions for regional date palm farmers
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 February 2017: As the progressing lethal infestation of the red palm weevil beetles continues to threaten date production across the region, scientists are preparing to present the successful results of Saudi Arabian trials at the upcoming Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA).
Bill Haraka, Managing Director at Dutch organisation TEC-IB, the creators of DateGIS, a multi-spectral satellite data gathering system for date farmers, will outline the advancement in remote sensing technology to save date palms. He believes that the only solution to combating deadly infestations is early detection and directed treatment with the use of remote sensing technology, which can save ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016: #Against_hunger, the enduring campaign by Fatafeat and beIN, is receiving overwhelming appreciation and participation from the masses to help thousands of unprivileged people in the Arab world. The inspiring ongoing campaign #against_hunger aims to create awareness in the Arab world regarding the alarming situation of people suffering from hunger and poverty. Fatafeat and beIN donated meals among needy families in Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon and Syrian refugees and set to reach other penurious areas.
During this journey, Fatafeat had the opportunity to meet with unprivileged and poor families in Egypt and Lebanon, to share their messages and stories of grief with the world. These stories will be shared through Fatafeat platforms and will help the world connect with the deprived people in the Arab ......read more
Exclusive Arab News/YouGov poll surveys 3,017 people in MENA
47% of Arabs would snub both Clinton and Trump, if given chance to vote
44% would vote for Hillary Clinton with just 9% opting for Donald Trump
But Republican candidate’s stance on border controls and abortion prove popular
78% of respondents say election result will have direct impact on region, regardless of who wins
Jeddah/Dubai, November 3, 2016:
Half the citizens of the Middle East and North Africa would not vote in the US election if given the chance, highlighting the regional unpopularity of both candidates in the presidential race, an Arab News/YouGov poll has found.
The survey of 3,017 people found a region divided over the key policy stances of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, notably on the war in Syria and ......read more
Stressing that preparation for the upcoming Haj season starts after existing pilgrims' departure
Jeddah, October 11, 2016:
His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Bentin, the Minister of Haj and Umra, concluded the consecutive meetings with the ministry officials, the representatives of domestic Haj pilgrims establishments and companies, and the Coordination Committee for Arbab Al-Tawaif Establishments. Pursuant to the ministry methods, these meetings were held at the end of the Haj season to observe and fix the negative aspects, and to increase the positive aspects. The Haj season of 1437 (Islamic calendar) attained record levels of success due to the joint efforts, and to implementing the ministry e-programs that heavily contributed, in cooperation with the various relevant agencies, to enabling Haj pilgrims to ......read more
According to JLL’s Q2-2016 Riyadh and Jeddah Real Estate Overviews
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27, July 2016 – JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today has released its Q2 2016 Riyadh and Jeddah Real Estate Overview reports assessing the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors. With Saudi Vision 2030 pivotal to the diversification and restructuring of the economy in lieu of decreasing oil prices, this report highlights that both Riyadh and Jeddah continue to maintain an overall slowdown in performance.
Mr. Jamil Ghaznawi, National Director and Country Head of JLL KSA, commented saying: “We have witnessed a general softening of the residential market this quarter, with a marginal decline in both rentals in Riyadh and sale prices in ......read more
The Grand Haj Symposium will be launched on Sunday under the auspices of the Minister of Haj and Umrah with the participation of 200 Muslim Scholars and Thinkers
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, September 3, 2016
In the presence of 200 Scholars and Thinkers from all parts of the Islamic World, the three-day Grand Haj Symposium will kick off tomorrow in Makkah under the auspices of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Saleh Bin Taher Bentin, Minister of Haj and Umrah, organized by the Ministry of Haj and Umrah with a core focus on enhancing communication and cohesion between Muslim Scholars during the Haj Season ,fostering moderation and middle-stance religious discourse and bolstering solidarity among Muslims as a continuation to the significant Islamic role undertaken by the Kingdom to disseminate the values of tolerance in ......read more
Saudi Arabia, September 2, 2016
The official delegations of 54 States arrived to the Kingdom and finalized the relevant formalities of pilgrims
The Ministry of Haj and Umrah has announced the ongoing arrivals of pilgrims to the Kingdom to carry out the Haj duty in a spiritual atmosphere together with access to services with much ease and convenience.
The Ministry stated that the pilgrims' delegations who arrived to the KSA's airports , ports and border crossing points have come from all Arab and Islamic nations and Muslim Minority States after that the Ministry of Haj and Umrah has successfully signed the agreement minutes with more than 75 States from the Arab and Islamic World and the Muslim Minority States .The official delegations of over 54 States arrived to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and finalized the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2016: The Council of Ministers met in Jeddah on Monday and approved a number of regulations for the introduction of the White Land Tax. Important features of these regulations include:
1. White land is defined as empty land designated for residential and commercial use within the urban growth boundaries of all cities across the Kingdom.
2. The tax will be imposed on a phased basis on land which meets the following criteria (but no details of the timing of the 4 stages have yet been announced).
Stage one applies to undeveloped land over 10,000 sq m within certified master planned developments will be taxed (although no list of these master planned developments was included in the announcement).
At a second stage, single land owners of large plots of ......read more
Tribecog announced today the launch of their compact food collection units in answer to the growing problem of food waste in hotels and restaurants.
It is an area of concern that is very topical as food waste is just an important issue as food security and according to a study by the United Nations 32.7% of food produced globally is wasted each year.
Even in the best-run kitchens there will be some food waste and although the priority is to reduce how much food is wasted in the property considering how best to dispose of unavoidable waste has always been a problem.
The Tribecog platform allows for an installation of an intelligent food collection unit that reduces the volume of the food waste by up to a factor of ten and at the same time de-odourises, de-vermins and de-noises the waste process. The container is then emptied ......read more
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 26th February 2018: Global leaders and representatives from the world’s leading international humanitarian organizations have united for the 1st Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum, in Saudi Arabia, now being held (26 – 27 February 2018) at InterContinental Hotel, Riyadh. The four main discussion topics at the forum will be: Humanitarian Assistance, ......read more
UAE, October 15, 2017 - The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has revealed the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) Economic Cities Authority (ECA) that is aimed towards developing proposals and suggestions that can help drive in more potential foreign investments to the Gulf region. The MoU was signed by H.E Dr. Mohammed Al ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 12, 2017: Under the slogan ‘Together … Forever,’ the UAE-Saudi Business Forum was held yesterday (Wednesday, October 11, 2017) in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of His Excellency H.E. Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and H.E. Dr. Majid Al Qasabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment in KSA. The event saw the participation of more than ......read more
Sharjah, October 8, 2017 - The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) organized a new Gulf promotional tour which included a number of cities in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, taking place from 1 to 4 October. Meetings were held with tourism industry professionals and representatives of major travel and tourism companies in the cities of Kuwait, Khobar, Riyadh and Jeddah ......read more
UAE, May 17, 2017- A newly released report from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has hailed Dubai Courts as a benchmark for the country's continuing efforts to further develop its litigation procedures. The report, which is entitled 'Provisions leading the litigants to a delay of the ruling,' was authored by His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Sulaiman Al Salman, Head ......read more
Team from UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are taking part in this initiative to help the cause of 65 million people suffering from this challenge around the globe, it is the 4th most common neurological condition
Dubai, UAE, May 9th, 2017: Epilepsy warrior and adventure enthusiast, Medina Ilyassova, will lead a group of 12 people to Tanzania on a ‘Wild Lion Expedition’. In ......read more
Ajman, April 20, 2017- The Department of Land and Real Estate Regulatory has revealed its participation in the coming Riyadh Real Estate & Urban Development Exhibition 2017 (Restatex Riyadh 2017), the largest annual Real Estate event of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which will be held from April 23 to April 26, 2017 at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. ......read more
UAE, 31 October, 2016 – A government delegation from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the Ministry of Civil Service in Saudi Arabia recently visited the office of Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG), the Smart Dubai Office’s technical arm that supervises Dubai’s smart transformation efforts. The visiting delegates aimed to learn more about ......read more
UAE, May 30, 2016- Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG) recently received two high-profile delegations: one from the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, represented by the e-Government Program (YESSER) and another representing various Abu Dhabi government entities including the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources and Ministry of Finance headed by ......read more
Emirates Post Group recently welcomed a delegation of Saudi Post at its head office in Dubai and briefed the visitors on best practices in postal operations and mail sorting systems. The two sides also discussed exchange of expertise in relevant fields.
The delegation was welcomed by Chief of Postal Operations Affairs at EPG, Mr. Sultan Al Midfa, and a number of senior officials.
Mr. Al ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, signed a US$75 million Syndicated Murabaha Financing agreement on Sunday, Feb 21st 2016 with the Government of Senegal, with Suneor (the major player in the Senegalese groundnut sector) as Executing Agency. . The signing ceremony took place at the headquarters of ......read more
Mazola’s helping hand has reached more than 5,000 Syrian refugee families.
The refugee and displacement problem is one of the most complex humanitarian issues facing the Middle East today. With more than four million Syrians fleeing their home country and seeking refuge in neighbouring Middle Eastern countries it is obvious that this is one of the largest refugee evacuations in recent ......read more
Averda consolidates leading regional positon with 5 year agreement
Dubai, 15 December 2015: Leading waste management provider, averda, has added the Kingdom of Bahrain to their growing list of partners in the GCC following an international tender which averda won on technical and financial merit. In a 5 year contract signed in Bahrain on the 8th of December with the Ministry of Works, ......read more
Region's most important communications event to showcase new advancements in TETRA technologies, simplifying the move to LTE
Exciting two-day show complements UAE's celebration of 2015 as the 'Year of Innovation'
Dubai, October 6, 2015- H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police and General Security, led the opening ceremony of the ......read more
Riyadh: October 3, 2015 – Recent reports have revealed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) agriculture sector is witnessing tremendous growth and development over the past few years. A series of ongoing projects complement the expansion and enhancement of the local agriculture infrastructure with the use of most advanced technologies. In addition, the agriculture industry has ......read more
• Forbes Middle East has unveiled 3 new lists celebrating the successes of Arab women – The 100 Most Powerful Arab Business Women; The World’s 10 Most Powerful Arab Women and The 10 Most Powerful Arab Women in Government
• Lubna Al Olayan leads the 100 Most Powerful Businesswomen list
• Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi ranks first in the government ......read more
UAE - Dubai, 19 September 2015: Today, UAE mourns the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the eldest son of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE.
Sheikh Rashid died of a heart attack on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
Sheikh Rashid, will leave a special place in people’s hearts. He was a known football ......read more
Tennis showed its most charitable side during the classic tennis tour at the Barcelona Royal Polo Club
Zenith was situated in a marquee on the central tennis court at the Barcelona Royal Polo Club, where they wholeheartedly lent their support to the Foundation established by former French footballer, Eric Abidal.
The Swiss watch brand helped raise funds for the Eric Abidal Foundation and ......read more
New road safety training from International SOS for business travellers aims to increase awareness
Dubai – 5 July 2015 – Road accidents are a major hazard for UAE-based business travellers in the region, according to the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services company International SOS, and one of the top five causes of medical evacuations led by ......read more
Proceeds from the activity donated to Bait-Al-Khair in UAE towards their Orphan Fund Project and to be used to support vulnerable children in Malawi as well as around the world, in alignment with the company’s global efforts.
Roche Children’s Walk 2015 received combined support from the company’s employees in UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran ......read more
Digital campaign goes viral in aid to raise awareness on initiatives local communities can support to make a difference
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2015 – CAREEM, MENA’s leading app for booking private, chauffeur-driven cars has launched a regional Ramadan CSR campaign across the 18 cities it operates in, actively involving all its employees and avid consumers to support their local ......read more
Give back this Ramadan by sharing your unique view on the Holy Month
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2015: HTC announced its Ramadan campaign, #HTCramadan, which will give winners the opportunity to benefit Habitat for Humanity, an international charity organisation, and win an HTC One M9 just by participating. From the start of Ramadan on June 18 until Eid, HTC invites social media users throughout the ......read more
Jeddah, June 28, 2015: For the third consecutive year, Red Sea Mall and Akly Ala Mazagy group have organized “Iftar Abna’a Al Khair” which hosts orphans from various organizations, sponsored by a group of businessmen and businesswomen in Jeddah. The number of orphans this year was 350 orphans, in addition to the sponsors accompanied by their families.
Mr. Mohammed Alawi, ......read more
June 23, 2015 - The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water has called upon all individuals, institutions and companies working in the environment and wildlife sector to participate in the Gulf Cooperation Council Award for the Environment and Wildlife. The award aims to encourage individual and collective initiatives undertaken to preserve the environment and wildlife, inspiring innovation and ......read more
Ramadan campaign approved by Scholarly Fatwa Committee
Sharjah, June 22, 2015: Celebrating the month of giving this Ramadan, Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) has launched the third edition of its "I deserve a life” Zakat Campaign in order to provide treatment and care for cancer patients who cannot afford it themselves. FoCP, the region’s leading cancer specific charity, will ......read more