National upskilling initiatives see more Emiratis join private sector: ADGM Academy-KPMG report 

National upskilling initiatives see more Emiratis join private sector: ADGM Academy-KPMG report 

  • Four cohorts of UAE nationals have successfully graduated ADGM Academy’s Pre-Audit Qualification Training (“PAQT”) programme, one of the most successful Emiratisation initiatives.
  • PAQT is aligned with ‘Projects of the 50’ initiative and aims to create 20,000 jobs for Emiratis by 2022
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KPMG appoints Osama Harmouche as new Head of Audit

KPMG appoints Osama Harmouche as new Head of Audit

KPMG Lower Gulf (the UAE and Oman) has announced the appointment of Osama Harmouche as the new Head of Audit, strengthening the firm’s senior leadership team in the Middle East. Osama, who took up his new role effective 1 February 2022, has been in the firm’s leadership team as the Office Managing Partner and Head of Audit for Abu Dhabi since 2019, and became a Lower Gulf board member in May 2020. Osama will join the KPMG Lower Gulf executive committee and will be responsible for continuing the firm’s journey of transformation of the Audit practice across the Lower Gulf offices.

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India Pavilion to Exhibit Global Investment Opportunities in Agriculture and Allied Sectors at EXPO2020

India Pavilion to Exhibit Global Investment Opportunities in Agriculture and Allied Sectors at EXPO2020

Country to showcase investment opportunities in millets, organic farming, horticulture, dairy to investors worldwide

DUBAI, February 16, 2022: India will pitch to become the preferred sourcing partner for the global food processing industry during the fortnight and host various seminars and conferences to deliberate on ways to explore international collaborations and further strengthen its export potential.  

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HONOR will be officially unveiling its all-new premium flagship smartphone, the HONOR Magic4 Series

Ahead of MWC 2022, HONOR will be officially unveiling its all-new premium flagship smartphone, the HONOR Magic4 Series at a launch event in Barcelona on 28 February.

2021 was an exciting new chapter for HONOR with successful global launch of HONOR 50 in more than 40 markets. And 2022 is already off to a great start. We began the year with the debut of our very first foldable flagship Magic V in China, which features an iconic design and breakthrough innovations for this novel category. According to the latest data from Counterpoint Research, HONOR recorded an impressive start to 2022 with strong growth momentum. The report also highlighted HONOR’s outstanding performance in China in Q4.

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Uniphore Announces $400 Million Series E Funding Round ….

Uniphore Announces $400 Million Series E Funding Round to Support Explosive Growth and Global Demand for Automating Conversations across the Enterprise; Valuation Climbs to $2.5 Billion

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16 February, 2022 – Uniphore, the leader in conversational automation today announced its Series E funding round of $400 million.  The round, which brings Uniphore’s total funding to more than half a billion ($610 million) is led by NEA and raises the company’s valuation to $2.5 billion. March Capital and other existing Uniphore investors along with new entities are also participating in this funding round.

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