IDB will finance 12 new projects in Kazakh


Kuala Lumpur – ASWAQ The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will finance the realization of 12 new projects worth nearly US$1 billion in Kazakhstan. Islamic finance has become one of the rapidly growing industries of the world system with an annual turnover exceeding US$2 trillion. Kazakhstan is the only country in the CIS that uses the […]

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OIC members meet on Rohingya Muslims safety … Urge Govt of Myanmar to take concrete steps towards their earliest implementation of Rakhine Advisory Commissio


Kuala Lumpur – ASWAQ Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held a meeting to discuss the current developments of the situation of the Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar, on the sidelines of the 1st OIC Summit of Science and Technology in Astana, under the chairmanship of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey. The Meeting condemned and expressed deep […]

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OIC urged to work for development of Science, Technology &Innovation Muslim Ummah Uzbekistan will host 2nd OIC Summit


Kuala Lumpur – ASWAQ Astana: The heads of state and government and the official delegation of the Members States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) gathered in Astana at the First OIC Summit on Science and Technology in Astana to emphasize the commitment to make science and technology cherished goal in the century. Delegation […]

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Astana to host 1st OIC Summit on Science and Technology


ASWAQ – Kuala Lumpur Astana will host first Summit on Science and Technologies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in September for the future formulation of the agenda for innovation and scientific research over the next decade. The first Islamic Summit will be held on September 10-11 in the Kazakh capital of Astana, in the […]

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Medical Tourism in the GCC , IMTEC Oman 2017 to start April 4th


“ASWAQ” , Muscat: In the recent years Oman is in the limelight as it outsources billions of healthcare services overseas annually. International players in the medical and healthcare industry are focusing their efforts to exploit the lucrative Omani healthcare market. The Oman healthcare and medical market is showing signs of rapid development with the massive […]

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Dubai – “ASWAQ” GCC states are expected to make substantial budgetary cuts from 30 per cent upwards in order to maintain balanced budgets, regardless of signs of a gradual recovery in oil prices following the recent agreement among oil exporters to reduce output. With the substantial budgetary cuts all GCC countries are projected to record […]

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Dubai remains big attraction for GCC investors


Dubai – “ASWAQ” Dubai’s residential property market is still attractive to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) investors despite the regional economic concerns, says Artar Real Estate Development, a Saudi Arabian developer establishing itself in the UAE property market. Dubai residential property is still seen as providing long-term financial security as the Dubai market is experiencing […]

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Qatar is still an attractive investment destination, says Malaysian Envoy


Doha – “ASWAQ” Qatar is still an attractive investment destination, says Malaysian ambassador to Qatar Datuk Ahmad Jazri Mohd Johar during the recent four-day visit of Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, to Qatar. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s first visit to Qatar was at the invitation of Qatar’s Prime Minister […]

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UAE Is Top Destination for M&As in the Region


Dubai – “ASWAQ” The UAE was the most attractive destination for M&As in the region, leading as the top target country valued at US$17.1m with 14 deals in the third quarter, says EY’s Q3 2016 M&A report. The emirate witnessed the largest deal in Q3 with the acquisition of Advertising Ltd by Investor Group […]

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DAC Promotes Dubai as a Global Hub for International Associations


Dubai – “ASWAQ” The Dubai Association Centre (DAC), established in early 2014, recently organised an interactive seminar entitled Going Global: Creating a Common Language at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) head office. DAC was established under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the DCCI, Dubai Business Events (DBE, part of the […]

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