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Describing the signing of the five memorandums of understanding, Dawood Al Shezawi, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Annual Investment Meeting, stated that the MOUs come in the context of the ongoing efforts made by the Annual Investment Meeting to implement that strategic plan into real-world results that will encourage direct and indirect investment and drive sustainable development.
The Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) is an initiative of the AIM Foundation, an independent international organization fully committed to empowering the world’s economy by boosting effective promotion strategies and facilitating opportunities for economic productivity and expansion.
The Foundation also undertakes the operation and management of the AIM Global Investment Network and its 15 affiliated Business Groups, including the supervision of the Annual Investment Meeting Global and Regional Chapters.…
Being a globally acclaimed property exhibition, IPS is the only top-class opportune event that remains committed to generating vast business opportunities for the real estate market and strengthening the emirate’s leading position as an investor-friendly city.
From 24 – 26 March 2022, the real estate industry’s largest live-in-person exhibition will attract more than 20K visitors from over 40 participating countries. It will also gather leading real estate developers, top-tier investors, industry experts and professionals, under one roof where deals and transactions can be sealed instantly.
The International Property Show will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre under the umbrella of Expo 2020 Dubai. To be a part of this unique offering of the real estate market, you can register here or book a stand. If unable to attend in person, you can also virtually participate and benefit from the rich offering of the IPS.
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The 2022 edition of AIM will be focusing on the crucial role that Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) are playing in the global investment arena.
In collaboration with KPMG, British-Dutch multinational professional services network, AIM aspires to utilize the AIM Global 2022 Investment Awards to recognize the best performing Investment Promotion Agencies IPAs across the globe.
KPMG firms work in 145 countries and territories, with over 236,000 employees. With three lines of services – financial audit, tax, and advisory – KPMG is helping global organizations mitigate risks and grasp opportunities, thus driving positive, sustainable change for clients, people, and society.…
- African Union hosting eight events at the Expo 2020 Dubai
- The world sees Africa as the new frontier for business, trade and investment
- How the UAE is setting itself up as the launchpad for doing business in Africa
The African Union (AU) is hosting eight events at Expo 2020 Dubai. With one event each week, the AU hopes to highlight the continent’s investment opportunities and reshape the general world view of Africa, the least not being, science and technology development on the continent.
“From the onset, we set our sights on showcasing the incredible and continued opportunities that lie across the African continent,” remarked Dr. Levi Uche Madueke, the AU Expo Commissioner General.
“We are hitting the ground running. Our Expo 2020 Dubai activities further advance the cause of fulfilling the aspirations of Agenda 2063,” he said reassuring all visitors of ‘a great show of marvel and awe.’
The Polish Ministry of development is launching a new trade and investment agency aimed at supporting Polish businesses to expand abroad, with a focus on African and Asian markets.
In 2017, the Polish Agency for Investment and Trade (PAIH) started operating within the Polish Development Fund (Group PFR) to develop Polish businesses. Group PFR implements financial instruments for trade purposes.
The launch was due to the fact that the Polish government was focusing on several sectors including information communications technology (ICT), pharmacy to cosmetics, biotechnology, fashion and food. …
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AIM 2022 comprises a broad array of features and activities that give real value to all participants and stakeholders of the conference, including AIM Pre-conference Workshop & Seminar, AIM 2022 Conference, AIM 2022 Exhibition, AIM 2022 Innovation Showcase, Startup Hackathon, Startup Live Pitching Sessions, Site Visits, B2B, G2B, & G2G Meetings, Exclusive Breakfast, High-level Networking Lunch, Gala Dinner, AIM Global 2022 Investment Awards, AIM 2022 Startup Pitch Competition, and AIM 2022 Future City Awards, among other features.
With the Annual Investment Meeting’s 6 Pillars providing value to all the event’s participants, therefore, attending AIM is imperative for all stakeholders of the global investment landscape.
The details and topics of the meeting are available on the AIM website and for participation or questions regarding AIM, you can contact Angie Marhan.…
The President said enhancing trade between Kenya and the Gulf countries would help to address the urgent need for jobs and economic opportunities for young people.
He especially urged business leaders from the private and public sectors to develop a special trading framework that will give preference to small and medium enterprises in the East African Community and the GCC.
At the same time, President Kenyatta expressed the need to develop a long-term solution to the many tariff and non-tariff barriers that curtail trade between Kenya and the Gulf region.…
Cargo freight and passenger flights from Dubai to Nairobi were not affected by the Kenyan ban.
All incoming and transit passenger flights from Kenya have been banned till further notice as a result of an increase in Covid-19 cases in the nation, which led to the suspension of flights by Kenya Airways (KQ) to Dubai earlier this month.
KQ said tickets prepaid for travel during the suspension period will be refunded. KQ said that when flights resume, passengers will be able to rebook.…
“As per directive from Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), all air transport services with inbound and transit passenger movements to the emirate of Dubai from any point in the Republic of Kenya are temporarily suspended for 48 hours effective from 20 December 2021 at 10.30hrs Local Time Dubai.”
Customers who are the most affected by this decision were told that they could not travel on Emirates flights while those from Dubai were unaffected.
“Customers will not be accepted for travel on Emirates flights at Nairobi during this time. Outbound passenger operations from Dubai to Nairobi remain unaffected.”…
- The largest and most prestigious oil and gas show for the African upstream which is scheduled to run from November 8 to November 11 will be taking place at Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre, Dubai
- This is the first time the conference is taking place in the UAE.
- The 2022 event will then return to CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa for which the organizers have signed a 3-year deal.