Kuwait to Implement Largest Government Restructuring in its History as of 2022
Kuwait plans to merge ministries, abolish others and create new strategies as part of the largest restructuring roadmap in its history over the next four years, Al Qabs reported. Beginning in 2022, the ministries of electricity, water and oil will come together under one umbrella called the ‘Ministry of... Read more
First RAME meeting with Marc Guigon as new coordinator of the UIC Middle East RAME Region
The first UIC Middle East meeting was held on 6 September with UIC Passenger Director Marc Guigon as coordinator of the Regional Assembly of Middle East (RAME) region.  (September 9, 2021 – Middle East) – The meeting began with a message of welcome from François Davenne, Director General of... Read more
Google-backed Edtech firm bets on free math courses to add users
Cuemath, an online math-course provider backed by Google parent Alphabet Inc., is making much of its content free for a year to fend off rivals in India’s competitive education-tech market and help fight inequalities in learning. (September 7, 2021 – Qatar) – Its premium curriculum, which normally costs $299... Read more
Working in partnership with the community – Inspiring leaders
Interview with Dominic Genetti, ExxonMobil Qatar’s President and General Manager about the company’s relationship with the State of Qatar that can be traced back more than half a century, and its work in the local community. (September 7, 2021 – Qatar) – 1. ExxonMobil Qatar is largely involved in... Read more
Oman Air Holidays inks deal with tripsnstay
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has signed a strategic agreement with tripsnstay, part of the Khimji Ramdas Group, to enhance its offering of local and international package holidays. (September 6, 2021 – Oman) – The agreement follows the recent announcement of Oman’s easing of... Read more
Gellify launches Digital Intrapreneurs Fast Track (DIFT) program in the Middle East
Gellify Middle East, a multinational innovation platform managing digital transformations, has launched its Digital Intrapreneurs Fast Track (DIFT) program for companies in the Middle East and Africa. (September 6, 2021 – Middle East) – The DIFT program is aimed at helping companies identify innovative ideas within their own organization... Read more
Interview: Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC
At the helm of one of the most high-profile Swiss watchmakers, Christoph Grainger-Herr is repeatedly proving that he isn’t short on product or business innovation ideas. (September 5, 2021 – Middle East) – For many, pinpointing the exact moment when their fascination with watches kicked in is difficult –... Read more
Wipro names new country head for Middle East region
Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, has announced the appointment of Mohammed Areff as the new country head and managing director for the Middle East. (September 5, 2021 – Middle East) – This year marks two decades of Wipro’s presence in the Middle... Read more
‘Back to School’ offers raise retail sales
As the new academic year commences for schools in Qatar, retailers, hypermarkets, malls, and bookstores witnessed a huge sale on various ‘Back to School’ promotions. Special deals and offers are available on all products ranging from school accessories to smart devices and electronic gadgets. (August 29, 2021 – Qatar)... Read more
AACE Qatar section recently organised a technical session by hosting Avinash Gaikwad, an expert dispute resolution consultant and managing director at AG Consultancy. He spoke on “Alternate dispute resolution — expert determination and expert witness with case study.” The AACE welcomed professionals from different construction and engineering fields to... Read more