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Vodafone Qatar General Assembly Approves Agenda

Doha, July 25 (QNA) - Vodafone Qatar General Assembly approved its agenda at its Ordinary General Assembly Meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
 Vodafone Qatar Vice Chairman Abdulla bin Nasser Al Misnad gave a review of the Board of


Awqaf Ministry Gets New Four Masjids from Ashghal

Doha, July 15 (QNA) - Public Works Authority (Ashghal) completed implementation of new four Masjids and handed over them to the project owner (Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs).
 The Majids have been constructed with a blend of modern architectural

Economics / Politics

QGI Reports QR 67.5 Million in Net Profit

Doha, July 25 (QNA) - Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Company disclosed on Wednesday the semiannual financial statements for the period ending June 30, 2012.
 The reviewed financial statements for the period ending June 30, 2012 revealed a net profit

Medical/Health Care

DM clinic offers free medical check-up for labourers

Dubai: As part of Holy Ramadan activities, the Dubai Municipality Clinic and Medical Services Section launched a range of community activities in cooperation with the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing through the 11th Ramadan Forum, which be held …


Mohammed Bin Rashid reshuffles Meydan City Corporation’s board

DUBAI: The board of directors of Meydan City Corporation has been reshuffled by a new decree by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Decree No.10/2012 appointed Saeed Humaid Al …

Business & Finance / General

Egyptian ambassador praises UAE pavilion at Expo2012

YEUSO: Egyptian ambassador to South Korea Mohammed Al-Zorkani praised the UAE pavilion in Yeuso Expo 2012 in Korea as one of the best pavilions in the global event.

The ambassador toured the pavilion and viewed documentaries on the UAE’s initiatives …

Business & Finance

Abraaj capital completes acquisition of Aureos Capital

DUBAI: Abraaj Capital, a leading private equity manager investing in global growth markets, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Aureos Capital (“Aureos”), a private equity fund management group investing in small and mid-cap companies (“SMC”) in Asia, Africa …


RCA, Al Foah and Zakat Fund sign MOU on agricultural produce zakat

Abu Dhabi: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region attended this evening a ceremony held to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA), Al Foah Dates Company and …


Sharjah Crown Prince chairs SEC meeting

Sharjah: The Sharjah Executive Council held its weekly meeting this evening under the chairmanship of Sharjah Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi.

The Council members discussed a number of topics on the …