Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson Resort earns Two Spots In Guinness World Records


( YB Dato’ Mas Ermieyati (2nd right) and Swapnil Dangarikar (2nd left) flanked by Dato’ Low Tak Fatt (L) and Mandy Chew Siok Cheng (R) with the achievement plaques)   Kuala lumpur – “ASWAQ Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson is now the official proud record holder of Guinness World Records for achieving “The most swimming pools in […]

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Innovation Arabia 10 kicks off with common aspirations for preparing for the future of Arab societies


Dubai – ASWAQ Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), and in the presence of H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General […]

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Panel sessions to shape the future of education, entrepreneurship, energy and health care from the perspective of innovation at Innovation Arabia 10


Dubai- ASWAQ The Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it is all set for the Innovation Arabia10 congress which will host its first ever ‘Virtual Congress’ this year. Innovation Arabia will be held from March 6 to 8, 2017 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, […]

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SMEs major contributors to Qatar’s economy


Dubai – “ASWAQ” Small and medium enterprises are well known to be major contributors to any country’s economy, said the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, H E Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud who recently opened Qatar Chamber’s Second SMEs Conference, held under the auspices of Prime Minister and […]

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Dubai – “ASWAQ” The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) to exchange expertise in the field of Islamic economy and finance, halal industry and human capital development. The MoU, signed by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy […]

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Dubai – “ASWAQ” Saudi Arabia plans to involve the private sector under its Vision 2030 reform plan, said the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih to the recent World Economic Forum. Vision 2030 calls for development of non-oil industries, small and medium enterprises, and a broader investment base. It targets to make […]

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Middle East debt issuance grew 145% to US$77.8 billion


Dubai – “ASWAQ” Middle East debt issuance jumped to a record high of US$77.8 billion in 2016, a 145 per cent increase compared to 2015 and by far the highest annual total in the region since 1980, as major economies in the region turned to bond and Sukuk market to pull through the challenges posed […]

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Dubai – “ASWAQ” Dubai has been named as one of the most dynamic cities in the world, as reported in JLL’s City Momentum Index (CMI) 2017. Dubai appeared 11th in the Global Top 30, just behind Nairobi (10th) and London (6th), while Indian powerhouse Bangalore topped the list, followed by Ho Chi Minh City, Silicon […]

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Iconic Dubai Canal Officially Announced in a Grand Ceremony


Dubai – “ASWAQ” The Dubai Canal was officially unveiled on 9th November in a grand ceremony by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The Dh.2.7bn Dubai Water Canal is a tourist landmark development that crosses Business Bay to Safa Park, Al Wasl […]

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UAE forecasts Economic Growth to Improve in 2017


Dubai – “ASWAQ” The UAE’s economic growth is expected to increase to approximately 2.4 percent next year from an estimated 2.2 percent this year due to higher forecasts in oil prices, as recently said by the governor of central bank of the UAE, Mubarak Rashid Al- Mansoori (Pictured above). Al- Mansoori, when speaking to reporters […]

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