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Report: The future of sustainable finance in Kuwait’s banking sector

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Report: How Qatar is confronting environmental and social challenges

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Jack Uppal, President and Managing Director – Africa and Middle East, General Motors (GM)

On learning from supply chain challenges and the development of other segments


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David Grover, Group CEO, ROSHN

On the trends shaping the Kingdom’s real estate market


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Wajdy Al Ghabban, CEO, Catrion

On developments in Saudi Arabia’s catering industry


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Ahmed Al Shamsi, Managing Director and CEO, Abu Dhabi Sustainable Water Solutions Company (SWS)

On innovative approaches in water conservation and reuse


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Ali Al Dhaheri, CEO, Tadweer

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Gulf countries look to space to harness scientific and commercial opportunities

In the push to embrace emerging technologies and harness their potential commercial opportunities, Gulf countries are launching new initiatives to bolster their domestic space industries. In June Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers approved the transformation of the Saudi Space Commission, which was launched in 2018, into a full government agency known as the Saudi Space Agency (SSA), underscoring the Kingdom’s commitment to the space sector and exploration activities. The move followed the successful launch...


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Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President and CEO, Dubai Chambers

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