Category Archives: Board Meetings

Khalifa Foundation announces $5m in urgent aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Abu Dhabi The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation announced emergency aid worth $5 million for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, where they are facing harsh winter conditions.The move follows the directives of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nah...

Gabon’s president returns home after medical leave in Morocco

Libreville President Ali Bongo returned to Gabon on Monday after a three-month medical leave, during which a coup attempt was thwarted.Bongo left Morocco's capital Rabat to Libreville to attend the oath-taking ceremony Tuesday of the new government he ...

IWCCI, ICCI discuss issues related to economic empowerment of women

A delegation of Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its President Ms. Rizwana Asif have exchanged views with President ICCI Ahmed Hassan Moughal, on economic empowerment of women through fostering a culture for promoting women entre...

US Secretary of State makes surprise visit to Baghdad

Baghdad US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Wednesday in Baghdad in a surprise visit for talks with Iraqi officials.In the capital Baghdad, Pompeo met with Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, President Barham Salih, Foreign Minister Mohammed Al-Haki...

Govt to raise awareness among masses about quality education

Federal Education and Professional Training Division would initiate an active campaign and reform agenda to raise awareness among masses about quality of education in public sector schools.According to an official document, the education ministry under...

Marriot Data Breach Also Included Passport Numbers and Payment Card Info of Customers

Last month, we reported that one of the biggest and most famous hotel chains in the world, Marriot, got hit by hackers. The attackers made off with valuable personal data of hundreds of millions of customers.A recent press release issued

Govt Releases Rs. 187 Billion Under PSDP for Different Projects

The government has released Rs 187 billion (27.7 percent), including Rs 57.4 billion in foreign aid, for different development projects under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19 against the total budgeted allocation of Rs 675 billion.Acc...

Lebanon resumes efforts to form government

Beirut, With the end of the holiday period, Lebanese politicians have revived efforts to form a government before the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit in Beirut on January 16-18.According to Arab News, the Maronite Patriarchate's media spoke...