Diyar Al-Muharraq briefs EDB on key project

The visiting delegation consisted of officials from the Economic Development Board and international investors.
Updated 17 May 2018
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Diyar Al-Muharraq briefs EDB on key project

Bahrain-based urban developer Diyar Al-Muharraq conducted a site visit for a delegation from the Economic Development Board (EDB) on May 8.

The visit was held in conjunction with Diyar Al-Muharraq’s participation in the Gateway Gulf Investor Forum Bahrain 2018, which took place from May 8 to 10 at the Four Seasons Hotel under the patronage of Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, who is also the chairman of the EDB.

The visiting delegation consisting of officials from the EDB and international investors who attended the forum, were received by officials from Diyar Al-Muharraq.

At the Diyar sales office, they were briefed on the significance of each prominent project and the different ways in which they contribute to both the economy and the culture of Bahrain.

They were then taken to the Marassi Al-Bahrain sales office, where they were introduced to the project by the Marassi sales team. The delegation toured the most noteworthy projects within Diyar Al-Muharraq, including Marassi Al-Bahrain and Dragon City, and was given the latest updates of each.

Diyar Al-Muharraq will participate in the Gateway Gulf Investor Forum Bahrain 2018, where Maher Al-Shaer, the company’s chief executive officer, will be a keynote speaker.

Elaborating on the visit, Al-Shaer said: “It brings me immense pleasure to be welcoming such a high-level delegation to Diyar Al-Muharraq as it is in keeping with both the transparency of our architectural aspirations and operations and is in tandem with the illustrious nature of our visionary development.

“We take pride in being a vital point of investment and bringing financial infrastructural progress to Bahrain. Therefore, we look forward to hosting the eminent investors who are part of the delegation and to elaborating on the vitality of our master-planned development, on a long-term basis, to both the Kingdom and the regional real-estate and property-development industry.”

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Saudi teams shine in Schneider Electric’s competition

Updated 20 August 2018
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Saudi teams shine in Schneider Electric’s competition

Schneider Electric, a global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation operating in more than 100 countries, has announced the qualification of four teams from Saudi Arabia out of 10 teams from the Middle East and Africa for the final round of the 2018 Go Green in the City competition, which brings together college students from all corners of the world.
Marketing Excellence Director of the Middle East and Africa at Schneider Electric, Nora Al-Shiha, said that the achievement of the qualified teams from Saudi Arabia and the Middle East represents an advancement in the perceptions of college graduates toward environmental sustainability. She said it confirms the interactive ability of female Saudi graduates to work in teams that care about environmental safety and implement creative projects that promote the value of green initiatives in developed communities.
Al-Shiha noted that the participation of the Saudi teams is consistent with Schneider Electric’s objectives, as the Go Green in the City competition supports the use of creative ideas and the utilization of human resources to find solutions for smart cities and the economics of a green, sustainable environment.
According to Al-Shiha, the qualified teams will acquire training, guidance and early career counseling, which will shed light on young national talents and give them the opportunity to prove their abilities. The competition will grant the winners a variety of sponsorship, networking, and travel prospects, as well as job opportunities at Schneider Electric.
She added that in its eighth year, the global competition has become a major event for many educational institutions and college students around the world. Go Green in the City comes within the framework of Schneider Electric’s efforts to raise the levels of innovation and creativity among young men and women around the world, revolutionize new methods for handling different challenges, and reach solutions that make our planet more vital and sustainable.
The competition also aims to activate Schneider Electric’s contribution to the development boom sought by the Kingdom’s leadership, in addition to fulfilling the objectives of the National Transformation Program in accordance with the ambitious Vision 2030.
Raghad Al-Sulami, who is a member of the “Touk” team, praised Schneider Electric for giving her the chance to become a part of this global event, and for encouraging the four teams to showcase their creative skills. She pointed out that the chance of her team winning the grand prize is promising as they currently hold second place in the Middle East and North Africa.
Schneider Electric’s approach is in line with the aspirations of the Kingdom’s leadership to support Saudi women and empower them in all fields. The Saudi woman has become an active component alongside the Saudi man, now contributing to all types of businesses and events in the Kingdom.