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Working hours will resume on Tuesday, 27 February
18 February 02:53 PM Kuwait announces National, Liberation Days holiday
Mubasher: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) of Kuwait announced that Sunday and Monday, 25 and 26 February 2018, will be an official holiday in the country on the occasion of the National and Liberation days. On these two days, ministries, …
The distribution date is expected to be on 2 April
18 February 09:54 AM Ooredoo to consider 70 fils/shr dividends early March
Mubasher: National Mobile Telecommunications (Ooredoo) will hold its ordinary general meeting (OGM) on 7 March to discuss the board members’ recommendation to distribute 70% cash dividends for fiscal year 2017. Ooredoo will consider paying 70 fils …
The fair will take place in Dubai World Trade Centre
18 February 09:37 AM World’s largest food exhibition kicks off in Dubai on Sunday
Dubai – Mubasher: Gulfood 2018, the world's largest annual food and hospitality exhibition, is launched on 18 February 2018 in Dubai. Running from 18 February until 22 February, the prime trade fair for food, drink and tobacco industry is taking …
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18 February 12:30 AM Bahrain to launch Startup Week on 3 March
Mubasher: Startup Bahrain Week will be launched on 3 March, in cooperation with Tamkeen Labour Fund, as announced by the Economic Development Board of Bahrain (EDB). The six-day event will be under the patronage of Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al …
Qatar Petroleum announced its new strategy to bolster LNG production
14 February 06:01 PM Qatar Petroleum eyes LNG output hike under new strategy
Mubasher: Qatar Petroleum on Wednesday announced its new strategy and growth plans, which include bolstering its production of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The newly-announced corporate strategy and core values are designed to firmly position the …
The bourse will resume its trades on Wednesday
13 February 11:21 AM QSE suspends trades for National Sports Day
Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday announced that trading will be suspended on Tuesday, 13 February, on the occasion of the National Sports Day. The bourse will resume its trades on Wednesday 14 February, according to the bourse’s …
Two top Dubai-listed companies are set to disclose their financial results on Tuesday, 13 February
11 February 04:28 PM 2 major UAE firms to disclose results 13 February
Dubai – Mubasher: Two top Dubai-listed companies are set to disclose their financial results for the fourth quarter of 2017 and the full year 2017 this week. Arabtec Holding and Amanat Holdings on Sunday said in separate statements to the Dubai …
Arkan Al Kuwait’s board has proposed to pay 5 fils per share dividends
11 February 03:54 PM Arkan Al Kuwait to consider 8% dividends late February
Mubasher: Arkan Al Kuwait Real Estate will hold its ordinary general meeting (OGM) on Wednesday, 21 February, to consider the board members’ recommendation of distributing 8% of capital as cash dividends. The board of the Kuwait-based real estate …
Zain reported a decline of 1.6% in profits in the first nine months of FY17
6 February 04:01 PM Zain to disclose FY17 financials on Wednesday
Mubasher: The board members of Mobile Telecommunications (Zain) will discuss the income statements for fiscal year 2017 on Wednesday, according to a bourse filing on Tuesday. In the first nine months of FY17, Zain reported a decline of 1.6% in …
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3 February 12:06 AM MSM to hold its forum by mid-February
Mubasher: The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) Forum will open on 12 February at Oman Convention and Exhibition Center. The event will last for two days, organized by the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) and the Economics and Political Science College …
Siemens North Africa Conference aims at bolstering the usage of financial technology forms in Egypt.
31 January 03:27 PM Siemens North Africa Conference to launch next Tuesday
Cairo – Mubasher: Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Tarek Amer will open the financial technology conference “Siemens North Africa” which will be held on 6 - 7 February.   The CBE announced that the banking sector leaders, as well as 500 …
Saudi foreign reserves hit SAR 1.86tn – Alkholifey
28 January 01:05 PM Saudi foreign reserves hit SAR 1.86tn – Alkholifey
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi foreign reserves have increased to SAR 1.86 billion, the governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) Ahmed Alkholifey told CNBC Arabia. The phase in which Saudi reserves were retreating has come to an end, …
The Expo Roads Improvement Project will ensure a smooth flow of traffic
28 January 12:01 PM Dubai RTA awards AED 1.36bn contracts in Expo 2020
Dubai – Mubasher: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced awarding two contracts for phases 1 and 2 of the Expo Roads Improvement Project at a value of around AED 1.36 billion ($370 million).  The awarded phases include improving …
Jafza house 306 healthcare and pharmaceutical companies
28 January 11:01 AM Jafza offers growth opportunities in healthcare sector
Dubai - Mubasher: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has announced that it would showcase the growth opportunities it offers to the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry at the Arab Health 2018 Conference and Exhibition from 29 January to 1 February. …
Swiss tourists to Egypt are expected to grow by as much as 60% in 2018
26 January 07:18 PM Swiss tourists to Egypt to rise 60% in 2018 – Ambassador
Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt's ambassador for Switzerland has said that companies forecast a rise in the number of Swiss tourists visiting Egypt in 2018. Swiss tourists to Egypt are expected to surge by as much as 60% to over 120,000 tourists in 2018, …
The EGX will resume trading on Sunday, 28 January
25 January 11:10 AM EGX, banks close Thursday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) have decided that the bourse and banks operating in Egypt will be closed on Thursday, 25 January on the occasion of the 25 January Revolution and National Police …
Jazeera Airways chairman Marwan Marzouk Jaseem Boodai
24 January 12:19 PM Jazeera Airways budget set at $70pb – Chairman
Mubasher: The new Jazeera Airways budget has been determined based on oil being at $70 per barrel (pb), chairman Marwan Marzouk Jaseem Boodai has said. Speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Boodai told …
Agility currently operates in nine African markets
22 January 05:04 PM Kuwait’s Agility eyes 2 new acquisitions – CEO
By: Amr Adel Dubai – Mubasher: Agility Abu Dhabi, a subsidiary of Kuwait-based Agility Public Warehousing, is looking to make two acquisitions in Africa this year, the Abu Dhabi subsidiary’s CEO said on Monday. Speaking on the sidelines of the …
Egypt Investment Forum to be held on 3 February
22 January 03:41 PM Egypt to host 3rd Investment Forum in February
Cairo – Mubasher: The third “Egypt Investment Forum” will be held on Saturday, 3 February, at the Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel in Cairo. The forum will welcome about 800 of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and VIPs from 70 Arab and foreign …
Kuwait’s projects to overhaul Oman’s Al-Doqom refinery are moving according to plan
22 January 02:21 PM Kuwait committed to Oman ventures – Minister
Mubasher: Kuwait’s projects to overhaul Oman’s Al-Doqom refinery and build a petrochemical complex in the country are moving according to plan, a Kuwaiti minister has said. Bakheet Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s minister of oil and minister of electricity …
The conference will be held between 12 and 14 February 2018 in Kuwait.
22 January 01:00 PM Iraq mulls selling factories to investors
Mubasher: Iraq’s industry minister Mohamed Sudani on Monday said that the ministry plans to sell Iraqi factories destroyed during its war against ISIS. The ministry listed all damaged factories and would distribute the copies of the list to …
The OPEC decision is meant to stabilise reserves not prices
22 January 12:40 PM OPEC output cut meant to stabilise reserves not prices – Minister
Mubasher: The decision taken by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to trim production is meant to stabilise oil reserves not prices, Oman’s oil and gas minister Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Rumhy has said. The minister further noted …
Egypt’s private sector will be given a holiday on 25 January
17 January 01:10 PM Egypt’s private sector given holiday on 25 January – Minister
Cairo – Mubasher: The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration on Wednesday announced a holiday to the private sector for Thursday, 25 January. Thursday will be a paid holiday to employees working in Egypt’s private sector, Middle East News Agency …
Cairo is set to host the first Egypt Career Summit in February.
15 January 08:00 PM Cairo to see 1st Egypt Career Summit in February
Cairo – Mubasher: Cairo is set to host the first Egypt Career Summit in February. The “career gathering and development event” is a collaboration between three of the country’s top job development specialists, namely Career Advancers, Career180, …
A sports city in the New Administrative Capital will be built at EGP 2.28 billion investments
15 January 05:22 PM Egypt earmarks EGP 2.3bn for New Administrative Capital – Minister
Cairo – Mubasher: A sports city in the New Administrative Capital will be built at EGP 2.28 billion investments, said minister of youth and sports Khalid Abdelaziz. Speaking during the opening ceremony of a number of developmental projects in …