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    Information City continues its ‘Educate a Child, Build a Nation’ initiativeSeptember 2, 2014

    This summer holiday was rich with educational activities for children between 8 and 13 years, who were nominated by Information City to join its unique initiative ‘Educate a Child, Build the Nation’ under the chairmanship of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum.


    This summer training program is held with MTN, its strategic partner, and it is the third phase for 2014, which took place in Etisalat Academy, Zabeel Institute and other institutes all over the UAE. With new international sponsors, PepsiCo and ADC Int’l on board, Information"...

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    UAE ID required in bank clients’ recordsSeptember 2, 2014

    It highlights the need of using the UAE ID card in individual customers’ transactions as an official proof of identity document and in loans and other transactions.

    The Central Bank of the UAE has given December 31, 2014 deadline to banks and financial institutions to make sure that all customers’ records include their respective UAE ID cards as an official proof of identity.


    In a circular — 199/2014 dated August 26 on ‘’Updating Your Customer Records with UAE ID cards” — the"...

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    Swiss Arabian Perfumes Group eyes growth

    The group experienced significant rise in footfalls across its more than 120 outlets in Middle East and North Africa.

    Swiss Arabian Perfumes Group, or SAPG, has evolved an aggressive expansion plan to expand its presence in regional and international markets to sustain growth in the perfume business for years ahead, its top official says.


    The UAE’s pioneer group in the perfume industry, which established base in Dubai about 40 years back, sees bright business prospects in the coming years and plans to boost its"...

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    Cars sector rated most ‘consumer-friendly’ in Dubai during first half of 2014

    The Cars sector in Dubai won the top rating in consumer feedback tracked over the first six months of 2014 as part of the Consumer Friendliness Index of the Department of Economic Development (DED). While Cars sector scored 78 points in an aggregate of 100, Hypermarkets came a close second at 75 followed by the Gold sector, which was newly added in 2014, at 69 and the Apparel sector had the lowest score of 55.


    A first-of-its-kind initiative in the region led by DED, the consumer friendliness rating chiefly looked into the most popular business outlets in seven sectors"...

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    Etisalat to present smart services at Gitex Technology Week 2014

    Etisalat announced its participation in the upcoming GITEX Technology Week 2014, starting October 12-16 at Dubai World Trade Centre.


    Etisalat’s presence at GITEX 2014, the most widely recognised ICT trade event across the Middle East, is part of Etisalat’s efforts to showcase the unlimited possibilities of a highly connected future and cities of tomorrow, driven by Etisalat’s smart apps and solutions.


    Etisalat’s"...

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    UAE Minister of Energy to open fifth global safety and competence conference

    Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy for the United Arad Emirates, will open the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference – OSCC 2014 – at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE on Tuesday 4 November 2014.


    This year’s event will be the fifth annual gathering of oil and gas operators, contractors and the supply chain together with training organisations to examine how to improve standards of safety and competency that protect the workforce and the industry’s reputation.


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