Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017
MIDDLE EAST NEWS

Start-up Kuwait

Building an ecosystem for SMEs to thrive


Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund for SMEs Development

Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund... Nov 10, 2017

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Kuwait



Banking on Kuwait

Kuwait investing heavily in backlog of much-needed infrastructure projects


Shaikha Al-Bahar, Deputy Group CEO of NBK

As the nation’s largest and first established bank, NBK is one of the leading financiers of Kuwait’s mega projects, and will play a pivotal... Oct 20, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Kuwait


Bahrain Banking

Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition, with a sterling reputation for its regulatory environment


Left: Dr Waheed Al Qassim, CEO, Bahrain Association of Banks. Right: Khalid Hamad, Executive Director of Banking Supervision, Central Bank of Bahrain

As the leading financial services centre in the Gulf, Bahrain has proved to be resilient in the face of liquidity challenges posed by low oil prices... Sep 25, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Bahrain


Saeed Raddad Group

Ushering in a new era of economic growth


Saeed R. Al Zahrani, Saeed Raddad Group President

A leading business group in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Gulf region, has had an influential and substantial presence in the commercial... Sep 20, 2017

Government | Middle East | Saudi Arabia



Qatar’s National Vision 2030

Emirate looks to build an economy driven by knowledge and SMEs, not by oil and gas


At QBIC’s demo day, startups have an opportunity to present their product, market research and financial projections to an auditorium full of judges and fellow entrepreneurs

For more than two decades, Qatar has been moving its economy away from hydrocarbons towards information technology and learning. This shift to a knowledge-based... Sep 01, 2017

Others | Middle East | Qatar


FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

World Cup makes Qatar a catalyst for change to bridge the gap between Western world and Middle East


An artist’s impression of Al Rayyan Stadium, which will have a 44,000-seat capacity

In 2022, Qatar will be the first Middle Eastern nation to host the FIFA World Cup–a highly anticipated month-long event that has been known to... Aug 24, 2017

Others | Middle East | Qatar


The New Qatar

Banks and QBIC look to unlock the potential of SMEs and entrepreneurs


At QBIC’s demo day, startups have an opportunity to present their product, market research and financial projections to an auditorium full of judges and fellow entrepreneurs

Encouraging entrepreneurs and building a thriving SME sector is integral to the National Vision 2030 plan to develop a sustainable and diversified economy... Aug 16, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Qatar



Bahrain Diversities

Diversification efforts propel non-oil sector, which now accounts for more than 80% of GDP


Left: Zayed R. Alzayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism. Center: Mahmood Hashim Alkooheji, CEO, Mumtakalat. Right: Dr Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, Chief Executive, Tamkeen

Bahrain’s commitment to diversifying its economy has been fundamental in making the country resilient against the challenges caused by the drop... Aug 11, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Bahrain


Finance Qatar

Financial institutions support Vision 2030 plan through education, environment and sustainability initiatives


Dr. Ragharan Seetharaman, CEO, Doha Bank

Despite facing challenging times due to low oil prices and economic uncertainty, Qatar’s top financial institutions have not let their vital corporate... Aug 07, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Qatar


Bahrain Heath

Modernisation of the healthcare sector to further attract private investment


Dr Mariam Adhbi Al-Jalahma, CEO, National Health Regulatory Authority

Bahrain sees healthcare as paramount in the evolution to a service-oriented economy, and has strived to become one of the best healthcare providers... Aug 01, 2017

Health | Middle East | Bahrain



Eastern Province

Key mega projects to transform the Eastern Province


King Salman (center, left) is received by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thinayan, Chairman of Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu; Prince Saud bin Naif, Governor of the Eastern Province; Eng. Khalid Al-Faleh, Minister of Energy (Photo: Bandar Algaloud)

At the center of Saudi’s transformation is the Kingdom’s Eastern Province, governed by Prince Saud bin Naif, who has been a prominent enabler... Jul 20, 2017

Infrastructure | Middle East | Saudi Arabia


Islamic Banking Qatar

Unprecedented growth of Islamic banking as it looks to enter world stage




Business leaders in Qatar and around the world say Islamic banking and finance is set for continued growth that may last until the end of the decade

Jul 14, 2017

Finance | Middle East | Qatar


Kuwait, building a knowledge-based economy through Vision 2035

Dr. Khaled A. Mahdi
Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development

In January, the Kuwaiti government unveiled its blueprint for the future, New Kuwait Vision... Nov 03, 2017


Boursa Kuwait: maintaining a competitive edge

Mr. Khaled AlKhaled
Vice Chairman and CEO of Boursa Kuwait

Khaled AlKhaled, Vice Chairman and CEO of Boursa Kuwait, discusses the transformation of... Oct 24, 2017


Tamkeen: the cornerstone of Bahrain’s labour market reform initiative

Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi
Chief Executive of Tamkeen

Established in August 2006, Tamkeen is one of the cornerstones of Bahrain’s national... Apr 19, 2017


Bahrain Airport Company undergoing a $1.1bn expansion project

Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah
Chief Executive Officer Bahrain Airport Company

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah, CEO of Bahrain Airport... Apr 19, 2017


Enabling the wave of technological developments

Mr Ulaiyan Al Wetaid
Chief Executive Officer of Viva Bahrain

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Eng. Ulaiyan Al Wetaid speaks about how VIVA Bahrain,... Mar 13, 2017


Bahrain enhancing logistics and housing ahead of VISION 2030.

Dr. Hasan Al Bastaki
Managing Director of Manara Developments

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Dr. Hasan Al Bastaki speaks about how MANARA Developments... Mar 10, 2017


Taking unprecedented steps to protect human rights

Dr. Abdulaziz Hassan Abul
Chairman of the National Institution for Human Rights

The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) is focused on the promotion, development... Mar 10, 2017


Real developments based on real demands

Aaref Hejres
Chairman of BaPDA

The Bahrain Property Development Association (BaPDA) is a non-profit organization established... Feb 16, 2017


Bahrain: where modern meets ancient

H.E Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa
President of Bahrain Authority For Culture and Antiquities

“Distinct from regular tourism, Bahrain’s cultural tourism specifically celebrates... Feb 16, 2017


Islamic Finance as a key pillar on economic growth

Mr. Abdulhakeem Yaqoob Alkhayyat
Managing Director & CEO of Kuwait Finance House (KFH)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Abdulhakeem Y. Alkhayyat explains how KFH-Bahrain... Feb 13, 2017


"Capital of Tourism in the GCC"

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa
CEO of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)

Gulf’s main crossroads for over 4.000 years, Bahrain was recently appointed as the... Feb 13, 2017


Bahrain leads the Arab ICT Index

Mohammed Ali Al Qaed
Chief Executive of Information & eGovernment Authority

The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 11th globally in the Telecommunications Infrastructure Index... Feb 13, 2017


‘We are upgrading and raising the bar every year’

Raeed Al-Tamimi
Chief Executive Officer Company for Cooperative Insurance (Tawuniya)

Voted the best insurance company 2016 by Arabian Business Magazine, the Company for Cooperative... Feb 10, 2017


Gulf Air undergoes major expansion plan

Maher Salman Al Musallam
CEO of GULF AIR

Bahrain is located in the heart of the GCC, a country with a rich aviation history and a... Feb 10, 2017


Flexibility key to luxury retail growth

Abdul Mohsen Behbehani & Shahzad Gidwani
Director and General Manager, Trading Division, of Morad Yousuf Behbehani Group

The Worldfolio sits down with the leadership of the Behbehani Group, one of Kuwait’s... Jan 24, 2017


Implementing reforms to promote a pro-business environment

Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

The GCC countries have been implementing several policies to support economic diversification,... Jan 18, 2017


Bahrain’s key role as GCC finance centre

Abdulaziz A. Al-Helaissi
Chief Executive Officer of Gulf International Bank

Financial corporations have been at the forefront of diversification in Bahrain and have... Jan 17, 2017


Bahraini banks leading the way in financing country´s diversification

Dr. Khalid Abdulla
Managing Director of Eskan Bank

The government devised a strategy, Vision 2030, whereby it invited the private sector to... Jan 17, 2017


Non-oil investments are flourishing across the Gulf

Mahmood Hashim Alkooheji
Chief Executive Officer of Mumtalakat

The non-oil sector accounts for more than 3/4 of Bahrain´s GDP, being the highest... Jan 16, 2017


Ahead of Vision 2030, Bahrain is standing at the forefront of the Health sector in the Gulf

Dr Mariam AL-JALAHMA
Chief Executive Officer of National Health Regulatory Authority

With the establishment of the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), the Bahraini... Jan 16, 2017


CSR underpins a pillar of Qatari development

Dr Raghavan Seetharaman
CEO of Doha Bank

Qatar needs to speak up and share its achievements with the rest of the world, states Dr... Dec 19, 2016



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