World’s first 3D-printed office opens for business in Dubai
The use of 3D printing in architecture is a new technology and the logistics and mechanics for large scale applications are still being ironed out, but a new proof of concept has just been unveiled in Dubai. The 250-square-metre space is the world’s first functioning 3D-printed office building. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al […]
KSA Announces Transformation Plans
Saudi Arabia has unveiled its National Transformation Program that aims to more than triple its non-oil revenue by 2020 while cutting state handouts, in a broad bid to reshape the kingdom’s economy amid falling energy prices.
TOWARDS A UNIFIED AND HAPPY UAE
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said: “Happiness and positivity in the UAE are a lifestyle, a government commitment and a spirit uniting the UAE community. The government system is evolving to realize the goals that every human seeks: happiness for himself and his family.”
INNOVATION WILL ENSURE BETTER FUTURES: WORLD GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
“INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT ENSURES THAT OUR CHILDREN HAVE BETTER OPPORTUNITIES,” US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAID AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE WORLD GOVERNMENT SUMMIT BEFORE COMMENDING THE UAE LEADERSHIP FOR ITS “COMMITMENT TO E-GOVERNMENT”.
SMALLER IS BETTER
IN EFFORTS TO OPTIMIZE AND STREAMLINE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS UAE PRESIDENT HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN HAS APPROVED A LARGE-SCALE RESTRUCTURING OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND A NEW CABINET OF HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM, VICE-PRESIDENT AND PRIME MINISTER OF THE UAE AND RULER OF DUBAI.
DUBAI ANNOUNCES ZERO-DEFICIT BUDGET FOR 2016
VICE PRESIDENT AND PRIME MINISTER OF THE UAE AND RULER OF DUBAI, HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM HAS APPROVED BUDGET FOR THE EMIRATE OF DUBAI FOR THE YEAR 2016 WHICH IS 12 PER CENT MORE THAN PREVIOUS YEAR BUDGET WITH NO DEFICIT AND PROVIDES MORE THAN 3,000 NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES.
PPP PROJECTS to get fresh impetus with dubai’s new Legislation
PPPs have long been discussed in the MENA region but there have been very few examples of successful projects outside of the traditional power and water sectors that generally have their own sector specific legislation. In some countries, such as Egypt, this lack of progress has been due to wider geo-political reasons…
SMEs struggle to innovate
The world’s small & medium business owners are struggling to innovate due to competing business priorities and a lack of appropriately skilled employees according to a new global survey by Sage. Nearly a third (32%) of small business owners around the world have neglected the development of new business ideas.
INNOVATION IS NOT AN OPTION BUT A NECESSITY
It is not a culture but a work style, and governments and companies that do not innovate risk losing their competitiveness and falling far behind,” His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said as he announced plans for Innovation Week earlier this year.