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UPS Delivers Expo 2020 Dubai’s Largest Shipment Ahead Of “World’s Greatest Show”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

UPS, the Official Logistics Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai , choreographed multiple shipments from Germany through Belgiums Port of Antwerp and into Dubais major commercial port in Jebel Ali.

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  • UPS, the Official Logistics Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai , choreographed multiple shipments from Germany through Belgiums Port of Antwerp and into Dubais major commercial port in Jebel Ali.
  • The 21 x 30 meter, carbon-fiber structures were placed at the three main entrances to the site, roughly a year before Expo 2020 opens on Oct. 20, 2020.
  • The entryways will transform the skyline of the Expo 2020 site and symbolize the futuristic spirit of the international exposition.
  • We are transforming our smart global logistics network in the Middle East to ensure a seamless delivery of Expo 2020, added Cesarone.

Sir Anthony Ritossa's Highly Acclaimed 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit Concludes in Dubai

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.

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  • DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.
  • "The 10th Global Family Office Summit event in Dubai proved to once again be a crowning achievement for Sir Anthony Ritossa and his 'family of family offices'.
  • "This Dubai Summit was especially important to me as I recently relocated my family to Dubai," said Sir Anthony Ritossa, Chairman of Ritossa Family Office, a family business dating back 600 years to the Venetian Empire in Europe and with deep roots in the Middle East.
  • Vera Boissier, Founding Partner of Circle 7 Capital Family Office, led a riveting discussion of family dynamics with H.R.H.

Sir Anthony Ritossa's Highly Acclaimed 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit Concludes in Dubai

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.

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  • DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Anthony Ritossa's 10th Global Family Office Investment Summit concluded in Dubai with 600+ attendees representing $4.5 trillion+ in wealth providing a standing ovation.
  • "The 10th Global Family Office Summit event in Dubai proved to once again be a crowning achievement for Sir Anthony Ritossa and his 'family of family offices'.
  • "This Dubai Summit was especially important to me as I recently relocated my family to Dubai," said Sir Anthony Ritossa, Chairman of Ritossa Family Office, a family business dating back 600 years to the Venetian Empire in Europe and with deep roots in the Middle East.
  • Vera Boissier, Founding Partner of Circle 7 Capital Family Office, led a riveting discussion of family dynamics with H.R.H.

Foodkart Taps GetSwift for Last-Mile Delivery Logistics Across the GCC

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:03pm

Following a rigorous evaluation process, Foodkart, the largest food delivery network in the GCC, is pleased to announce that it has chosen GetSwift Limited (Australian Securities Exchange: GSW) as its exclusive SaaS-based last-mile logistics platform.

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  • Following a rigorous evaluation process, Foodkart, the largest food delivery network in the GCC, is pleased to announce that it has chosen GetSwift Limited (Australian Securities Exchange: GSW) as its exclusive SaaS-based last-mile logistics platform.
  • Initially, Foodkart will utilize GetSwift in the UAE, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain, with potential to expand further across its home markets.
  • GetSwift will be critical for features including efficient dispatching of drivers and managing thousands of orders in real time.
  • We have tested the software for over three months, and are impressed with GetSwift's comprehensive functionality, said Jithin Sreekumar, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Foodkart.

MLS Patents the Revolutionary Falcon V-Hull Blast Protection System

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:00am

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Military land systems manufacturer MLS leads the GCC Defence industry once again by filing formal design protection in UAE and Saudi Arabia for the Falcon V-Hull Blast Protection system.

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  • RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Military land systems manufacturer MLS leads the GCC Defence industry once again by filing formal design protection in UAE and Saudi Arabia for the Falcon V-Hull Blast Protection system.
  • In 2016, MLS launched its integration and support facility in Saudi Arabia to support its fleets of vehicles utilised by the Saudi Armed Forces.
  • The Falcon V-Hull provides the highest levels of protection against Improvised Explosive Devices and Land Mines, and is designed to meet and exceed the full range of STANAG 4569 Levels.
  • "With an increased proliferation of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's), blast protection has become more important than ever.

MLS Patents the Revolutionary Falcon V-Hull Blast Protection System

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:00am

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Military land systems manufacturer MLS leads the GCC Defence industry once again by filing formal design protection in UAE and Saudi Arabia for the Falcon V-Hull Blast Protection system.

Key Points: 
  • RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Military land systems manufacturer MLS leads the GCC Defence industry once again by filing formal design protection in UAE and Saudi Arabia for the Falcon V-Hull Blast Protection system.
  • In 2016, MLS launched its integration and support facility in Saudi Arabia to support its fleets of vehicles utilised by the Saudi Armed Forces.
  • The Falcon V-Hull provides the highest levels of protection against Improvised Explosive Devices and Land Mines, and is designed to meet and exceed the full range of STANAG 4569 Levels.
  • "With an increased proliferation of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's), blast protection has become more important than ever.

Deutsche Hospitality Expands in the United Arab Emirates

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:45pm

This is the first IntercityHotel in the United Arab Emirates, and it offers all the benefits associated with the brand to business travellers and leisure visitors from every part of the world.

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  • This is the first IntercityHotel in the United Arab Emirates, and it offers all the benefits associated with the brand to business travellers and leisure visitors from every part of the world.
  • The roof terrace will feature a pool complex complete with an AquaLounge and a children's pool area.
  • "The IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront occupies an outstanding position right on Dubai Creek," said Thomas Willms, CEO, Deutsche Hospitality.
  • IntercityHotel is a Deutsche Hospitality brand which stands for modern upper mid-range urban hotels.

Deutsche Hospitality Expands in the United Arab Emirates

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:40pm

This is the first IntercityHotel in the United Arab Emirates, and it offers all the benefits associated with the brand to business travellers and leisure visitors from every part of the world.

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  • This is the first IntercityHotel in the United Arab Emirates, and it offers all the benefits associated with the brand to business travellers and leisure visitors from every part of the world.
  • The roof terrace will feature a pool complex complete with an AquaLounge and a children's pool area.
  • "The IntercityHotel Dubai Jaddaf Waterfront occupies an outstanding position right on Dubai Creek," said Thomas Willms, CEO, Deutsche Hospitality.
  • IntercityHotel is a Deutsche Hospitality brand which stands for modern upper mid-range urban hotels.

Identity and Citizenship Authority’s New Services to UAE Residents

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 1:38pm

In line with the UAE Governments endeavor to make the UAE a global hub for talents, investors and established businessmen, the Federal Authority for Identity And Citizenship Services (ICA) is expanding the range of its services and facilities for UAE residents who contribute in creating the communitys fabric.

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  • In line with the UAE Governments endeavor to make the UAE a global hub for talents, investors and established businessmen, the Federal Authority for Identity And Citizenship Services (ICA) is expanding the range of its services and facilities for UAE residents who contribute in creating the communitys fabric.
  • The main beneficiaries of these services will include entrepreneurs, talented professionals, and researchers in the fields of science and knowledge development.
  • Our services and facilities will help attract a greater pool of talents to the UAE, and will contribute to achieving the Governments vision of making the UAE a pioneer in innovations globally.
  • The Family Residence Visa allows UAE residents to bring their family members after meeting the requirements of such visas.

UAE Wins Membership on the UNESCO's Executive Board

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:49am

PARIS and ABU DHABI, UAE, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The United Arab Emirates announced that the country won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizationfor the tenure 2019-2023.

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  • PARIS and ABU DHABI, UAE, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The United Arab Emirates announced that the country won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizationfor the tenure 2019-2023.
  • Over the next four years, the UAE will work alongside the other members states of the Executive Board towards a more efficient and effective UNESCO.
  • The UAE was founded in December 1971, and on 20 April 1972, it became a member of UNESCO.
  • In 2018, the UAE was ranked as the 6th top voluntary donor to UNESCO and currently holds membership on six UNESCO committees.