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APICORP: MENA energy investments to exceed USD805bnover next five years

APICORP: MENA energy investments to exceed USD805bnover next five years

  • APICORP’s latest MENA energy investment outlook sees a modestUSD13 bn rise in committed and planned energy investment compared to previous year’s outlook
  • Renewables claim a significant share of almost 40% the estimated USD250 bn in power sector investments
  • Committed Gas investments projected to fall byUSD9.5 bnto USD75 billion after completion ofseveral megaprojects in 2020.
  • An evolution in regulations is needed for MENA region to realize its energy storage potential
  • Additional capacity – particularly from renewables – will make power trading a more commercially viable option in MENA
  • MENA can emerge as a major blue and green hydrogen-exporting regionthanks to low-cost gas resources and strong renewable energy progress.
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Middle East Wealth Tech Forum 2021 has officially launched

: Day 1: Middle East Wealth Tech Forum 2021 has officially launched

In the post covid era, if wealth management companies need to stay ahead, then they shouldopt for digitalization which will help to be trendsetters and future ready.

The Day 1 of Middle East WealthTech Forum 2021 kickstarted on May 03rd 2021 at sharp 10:00 am with a welcome note & opening remarks followed by a panel discussion regarding ‘An Overview of WealthTech Adoption in the Middle East’. The conference included discussions and presentation on topics like ‘An Overview of WealthTech Adoption in the Middle East’ and‘The Role of Investment Managers in the Post COVID-19 Era’.

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KPMG Lower Gulf’s 1,450 employees donate 690 meals……..

KPMG Lower Gulf’s 1,450 employees donate 690 meals each to the 100 Million Meals Campaign

Dubai, UAE; 2 May 2021: KPMG Lower Gulf has donated AED 1 million to 100 Million Meals – one of the leading humanitarian campaigns in the Arab world. The program provides food parcels for the disadvantaged across 30 countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Dried food items are being distributed through an integrated network of non-profit organizations, comprising Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), the United Nations’ World Food Programme, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH), Food Banking Regional Network, and local food banks and humanitarian and charity institutions in beneficiary countries.

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INTERNATIONAL GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (IGI) STRENGTHENS CONSUMER CONFIDENCE….

INTERNATIONAL GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (IGI) STRENGTHENS CONSUMER CONFIDENCE WITH ITS LATEST ISO CERTIFICATION

  • IGI is now ISO 17025 certified for laboratorygrown diamonds identification and grading process.
  • The recent accreditation reinforces its dominance across all certifications-natural diamonds, gemstones, jewelry& now laboratory grown diamonds.
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