Many Saudis to participate in Dubai meet to explore ‘power within people’

Updated 08 February 2014
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Many Saudis to participate in Dubai meet to explore ‘power within people’

The 12th International Arabian Society of Human Resource Management (ASHRM) Conference and Exhibition is expected to attract participation of several personalities from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulhadi Al-Mansoori, president of ASHRM told Arab News.
To be held under the patronage of Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, the event will take place in Dubai from Feb. 10-13, 2014 in Atlantis Hotel, The Palm Jumeirah.
The four-day function will focus on “The Power Within People; the Engine of Transformation” that aims to provide professionals in corporations and educational institutions as well as businessmen, students and academics in the field of human resources development and management the opportunity to connect, exchange experiences and provide an insight into Human Resource (HR) best practices and case studies with leading international figures.
He said that the senior HR figures from SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) and Saudi ARAMCO from Saudi Arabia will participate with other high profile figures which also feature Kenexa CEO Rudy Karsan and Twitter co-creator Dom Sagola, LinkedIn’s Ben Casnocha and Patrick Harverson, Prince Charles’s former PR chief. Former BBC News journalist Gavin Esler will be facilitating the event.
“The organizing committee is pleased of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum’s patronage of the 12th International ASHRM Conference. We have come a very long way over the past decade and are now recognized as being the Arab world’s only dedicated HR conference,” said Al-Mansoori.
Adel Al-Mulhim, media and relations director of ASHRM, said they have secured a brilliant list of global speakers that he is really looking forward to hosting in Dubai next month and that they are ready to welcome the delegates to host the best HR conference in the region to date.


UAE body lauds Saudi Arabia’s efforts at enhancing security

Updated 17 January 2019
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UAE body lauds Saudi Arabia’s efforts at enhancing security

  • “The Kingdom acts as a safety net for the Arab and Islamic worlds,” says Federal National Council chair

JEDDAH: A prominent member of the UAE Federal National Council (FNC) has praised the Kingdom’s efforts at enhancing security and development.

Amal Al-Qubaisi, FNC chairperson and speaker, met with members of the Saudi Shoura Council during a delegation visit to the UAE headed by Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, deputy chairman of the Saudi-Emirati Parliamentary Friendship Committee.

Al-Qubaisi reiterated that unity on various regional and international issues enhances security and stability.

“The Kingdom acts as a safety net for the Arab and Islamic worlds,” she said during a meeting at the FNC headquarters in Abu Dhabi. “King Salman is a father figure to both the Saudi and Emirati people.”

Al-Qubaisi said Saudi-Emirati strategic relations are reflected in coordination efforts between the Shoura Council and the FNC and commended the work of Shoura Council Chairman Abdullah Al-Asheikh.

Al-Ghamdi said strong fraternal relations between the two countries would strengthen regional unity and counter foreign actors attempting to sow the seeds of discord.

He also reiterated that the two nations share a common history, lineage and culture.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways that the council and FNC could enhance parliamentary relations.

The delegation also met with the Gulf Cooperation Council Parliamentary Friendship Group, which was headed by Mohammed Al-Ameri, chairman of the FNC Defense, Interior and Foreign Affairs Committee. FNC Secretary-General Ahmed Al-Dhaheri was also present at the meeting.

Delegation members also partially attended a regular FNC session, in which they got a glimpse into the council’s day-to-day operations.