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Dubai: Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai read more

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Abu Dhabi opens Shams 1 solar plant

The 1st dedicated exhibition for the PV and solar industries of the MENA region 3–5 September 2013 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has officially opened its first big solar energy plant, the three companies behind the project said in a statement. The 100-megawatt (MW) Shams 1 concentrated solar plant (CSP) took the UAE’s Masdar, France’s Total and Spain’s Abengoa three years to build at a cost of around $600 million. Shams 1 is one of the largest CSP projects in the world and by far the largest solar plant in a fossil fuel reliant region that lags far behind much of Europe, the Americas and Asia in renewable energy. “The region is faced with meeting its rising demand for energy, while also working to reduce its carbon footprint,” Masdar Chief Executive Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber said in a statement to mark the opening of the plant. The UAE’s richest emirate is targeting 7 percent of electricity from alternative sources by 2020. By comparison, that goal was exceeded by 21 of the 27 EU member states four years ago. Shams 1 capacity, which is 10 times larger than the next largest plant in the country, is enough to supply 20,000 UAE homes and will be especially useful for meeting peak demand on hot summer days. “It is apparent that whilst the solar industry in other areas is struggling, right across MENA, the opportunities for companies to get themselves involved with the wealth of opportunities that are presenting themselves. Right now, nothing is hotter for solar than the Middle East” says Derek Burston, exhibition manager, GulfSol 2013. “It is this reason that since the beginning of the year there has been a real surge in space reservations at this year’s inaugural GulfSol exhibition, which will be in Dubai in September. As the only truly dedicated solar and PV show, the exhibition provides the perfect opportunity for companies to present themselves to a high quality visitor base over a three day period” he adds. For more information on confirming your exhibition presence at GulfSol 2013, contact Derek Burston on dburston@bowheadmedia.com or Ben Richardson on

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Equatorial Guinea

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On January 11, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2012 Article IV consultation with Equatorial Guinea.1 read more

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Regional Manager Gulf, Google: “Mobile search is becoming increasingly crucial”

Mohamad Mourad, Regional Manager Gulf, Google is delivering a keynote of the opening day of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak to him about his role and what opportunities he sees for Google in the region. read more

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‘Dubai Woodshow 2013’ grows 35% and will kick off with over 550 global exhibitors

From 9th to 11th April 2013

 

The show is set to provide hardwoods and softwoods from over 40 countries read more

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Dubai sets to host the International Property Show on April 30

About Dubai Land Department:

Dubai Land Department was established in January 1960 to provide a systematic method for registration of land and property and protect the rights of clients and ensure all legal aspects relating to the sale and purchase of land, which enabled the Department to organize the registration process, which aims primarily to protect all relevant parties. In order to organize and develop the real estate sector in the emirate Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) was officially established as a subsidiary of the Dubai Land Department in 2007 under Law No. (16). read more

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The “Annual Investment Meeting” opens doors to investments in 80 countries

 

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai read more

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Middle East and Africa Hospital Supplies Market Outlook to 2018 – Disposable Hospital Supplies, Mobility Aids and Transportation Equipment, Operating Room Equipment, Sterilization and Disinfectant Equipment and Others

NEW YORK, Feb., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: read more

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The Customer Experience Tops the Agenda at Broadband MEA 2013

London, 29 January 2013 – Broadband leaders from across the Middle East and Africa region will gather in Dubai this March for Broadband MEA, the largest and most prestigious broadband event in the Middle East and Africa. The region’s most senior executives from leading companies including Etisalat, STC, Zain, Mobily, Google, Batelco and many more will gather to discuss the successes, challenges and future opportunities with providing broadband services in their respective markets. read more

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