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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Middle East gets new US$1b Online Shopping Platform


Dubai – “ASWAQ” A new online retailer, has recently been launched in the Middle East, with the aim of increasing online sales growth in the Middle East from 2 per cent of the total market (US$3 billion) to 15 per cent (US$70 billion) within a decade, as announced by Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar. […]

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Dubai SME Launched New Franchise Initiative


Dubai – “ASWAQ” Dubai SME, the agency mandated to develop the small and medium enterprises, will now allow their registered entrepreneurs to operate franchised retail as part of a new initiative to support entrepreneurs in the UAE. This initiative will help provide vast investment opportunities for entrepreneurs by giving them access to an established trademark […]

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Ethnic and cultural management experience in Kazakhstan


Akmaral Aben- Kazakhstan The world is changing dramatically. Global crisis clearly demonstrates the inefficiency of global international organizations, military alliances weakness and instability of the global economic system. A variety of crisis processes continue to unfold, and the state of the global security continues to deteriorate. The system of international relations formed during current era […]

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The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), Excel London


By Consul General Dato’ Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin The Hon. Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of the WIEF and also the former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia led a press conference in Dubai on 9 September 2013 on the upcoming 9th WIEF to be held at Excel London on October 29 – 31, 2013. The press conference […]

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