Corporate World

The Board of Directors of the UAE Banks Federation (UBF) held its meeting and discussed the latest developments in the UAE’s banking sector as well as progress of key Initiatives and activities.

Luxury British carmaker, Aston Martin Lagonda celebrated the opening of a new flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi on 14th November 2018 in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. At an exclusive evening reception, guests mingled with senior personnel from Aston Martin, including Dan Balmer, President, Aston Martin Lagonda Middle East, North Africa & Turkey and David King, Vice President and Chief Special Operations Officer.

Forum Group, the company behind the Mediterranean-style XXII Carat villas project, has announced that it will start welcoming its first residents in January 2019.

Dubai-based Viva City has announced the development of its Sport Society project, the world's largest commercial sports mall. It is designed to be a global architectural icon that elevates the UAE’s reputation and achievements at various levels as well as to meet the aspirations of the residents and tourists. It will take the concept of sport centres to unprecedented levels when it opens doors with a global event in 2020.

This week, a senior delegation from the Kingdom of Bahrain led by the Capital Governor HE Sheikh Hisham Bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa and organised by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) visited Shenzhen to discuss opportunities to strengthen cooperation. They met with Mr Ai Xuefeng, Vice Mayor of Shenzhen and a number of local government officials and business leaders at the Bahrain – Shenzhen Business Forum and the China High-Tech Fair.