Government

Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management carried out around 766,000 customs transactions and made 30 seizures during the 1st quarter of 2019.

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, announced that it has obtained the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4.1 Platinum certification in the Operations and Maintenance (O+M) category for its High Bay Building in DSO.

Trakhees, the regulatory arm of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in Dubai made a remarkable achievement by being certified to five ISO standards in complaints handling, quality management, IT management, environment management and HS management.

HE Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), met Dr. Amrit Ray, the Global President, R&D and Medical, Pfizer EMB, to discuss the possibility of establishing a scientific research and Excellence hub in the UAE.

The first Iraqi bank to open a branch in Saudi Arabia was officially opened today by His Excellency Dr. Fuad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Iraq.

The wholly government-owned bank, which holds 80% market share in Iraq, has opened its first international branch office in Al-'Olayya District of Riyadh and will start its operations soon.