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Over $200billion to be invested in the GCC Rail project
Business & Money | Sunday 11 January, 2015 4:23 pm
Held under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Shihab Bin Tariq Al Said, Advisor of His Majesty the Sultan and hosted by His Excellency Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications in Oman, and, the GCC Rail and Metro Conference 2015 opened today in Muscat,...
GCC’s cable and wire industry sees 15% growth
Business & Money | Sunday 11 January, 2015 3:39 pm
The Gulf market for wire and cable witnessed a growth of 15% in the past two years. This is in sharp contrast to a falling demand in the developed European and East Asian economies, according to Integer Research’s latest Wire & Cable Global Data Service. Satish Khanna, General Manager, Al Fajer...
Bayt.com announces complete revamp of its mobile app.
Business & Money | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:36 pm
Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, has released a completely revamped version of its popular mobile app, with new features, new design, and new capabilities! The exciting relaunch makes the job seeking experience truly mobile, as users can now get notifications on suitable jobs, get ...
al khaliji appoints Rana Ahmad Al Asaad as Acting Head of Personal Banking
Business & Money | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:40 am
Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C., next generation bank, has appointed Ms. Rana Ahmad Al Asaad as Acting Head of Personal Banking. This step comes in line with the bank’s Qatarization strategy and commitment to Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and to increasing the reliance on talented...
Reduced shop working hours to boost Saudization
Business & Money | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:01 am
Experts argue that the Ministry of Labor’s proposal for commercial shops to close at 9 p.m. will boost the Saudization rate in the retail sector by up to 30 percent, especially after the integration of women in the workplace. Samir Hussein, chairman of the human resources committee at the Jeddah...
Three Mega Shows -- Tube Arabia, Arabia Essen Welding & Cutting and Metal Middle East -- kick off today (Saturday)
Business & Money | Saturday 10 January, 2015 1:37 pm
- International Air Transport Association: “Gulf States allocated $ 313 billion for airport development projects, led by UAE with over $ 23 billion”HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) inaugurated today (Saturday, 10 January 2015) three mega...
ATEICO celebrates 31 years of active service
Business & Money | Saturday 10 January, 2015 1:52 am
ATEICO, a division of Bushnak Group, has honored Dr. Adil Bushnak and Faisal Bushnak on completion of 31 years of professional relationship. The celebrations were held at The Hilton and were attended by prominent members of the business community.ATEICO General Manager Riaz Mulla welcomed the...
Business & Money | Saturday 10 January, 2015 1:48 am
Meem by GIB (‘meem م’), a progressive retail banking service provided by Gulf International Bank B.S.C. (GIB), was officially launched today at an event in Al Khobar. Over 200 ‘meem م’ customers attended the event, along with members of the media, who all had the opportunity to experience ...
Govt to come down hard on ‘tasattur’
Business & Money | Saturday 10 January, 2015 1:41 am
The Commerce and Industry Ministry has intensified its campaign against illegal business ventures (tasattur) being conducted by expatriates in the name of Saudis as part of efforts to put an end to what it called “the most dangerous practice” affecting the Kingdom’s business community.A...
Fee hike for seasonal work visas proposed
Business & Money | Friday 9 January, 2015 1:11 am
The Shoura Council’s human resources committee has proposed an increase in fees for seasonal visas, with SR1,000 for the visa and a further SR1,000 for an extension.The proposal is part of amendments to regulations governing visas for temporary and seasonal workers announced recently in a royal...
King Salman promotes, appoints 30 Judges
King Salman promotes, appoints 30 Judges
Wednesday 20 October, 2021 10:14