MONTHLY NEWSLETTER   August 2019
MEMBER NEWS
Accenture acquires Northstream consultancy to communications service providers

Accenture has acquired Northstream, a Stockholm-based consultancy to communications service providers and networking services vendors. 

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Mubadala assets jump 80% on new investments

Mubadala monetised a number of mature assets for a total of Dh55.4 billion in line with its strategy to diversify investment base.

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Fragomen Announces Relocation of its Headquarters 

Fragomen is pleased to announce the relocation of its New York City headquarters to an innovative, collaborative new workspace at 1400 Broadway.

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Parsons Completes Acquisition of QRC Technologies 

The acquisition is consistent with Parsons’ transformation strategy of acquiring high-growth, defense and intelligence technology companies.

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ADX creates ESG disclosure guidance for listed companies

The launch of this set of 31 KPIs is aligned with ADX strategy to promote economic growth and encourage businesses to adopt socially sustainable practices.

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Lockheed Martin Receives Award to Produce More APY-9 Radars for U.S. Navy

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman for additional APY-9 radars for the U.S. Navy’s E-2D aircraft program.

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Etihad Airways prepares to launch 'Green Season' flights to spectacular Salalah, Oman

Etihad will fly to Salalah four times per week between July 2 and August 31, 2019, which is the peak time of the green season.

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US - UAE NEWS
Low income Patients in UAE to receive free MS and cancer drugs 

The deal between the health ministry and two drug firms will offer drugs to treat conditions including multiple sclerosis and blood cancer.

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UAE Central Bank follows US in lowering interest rate

The UAE Central Bank has announced it will lower interest rates in line with the decrease in interest rates on the US dollar.

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What's New  in Exporting: New Country Commercial Guides (CCGs)

These reports give you trusted information about market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs. 

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UAE No.1 in Mena with $14.4 billion inbound investment

The UAE recorded the highest inbound investment in the Middle East and North Africa region, with 20 deals in first half 2019.

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Palm Tree seeds arrive on Space Station ahead of UAE experiment

Attempts by the UAE to germinate a palm tree in space are now underway after seeds reached the International Space Station.

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Abu Dhabi road toll gates open in October: here is all you need to know

Four toll gates have been installed, and motorists will have to pay Dh4 to drive through them during the peak hours between Saturday and Thursday.

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UAE delegation attends US State Department Ministerial to advance Religious Freedom

The delegates highlighted the UAE’s commitment to promoting peace, inclusion & coexistence within the UAE, across the ME region and around the world.

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