Milestone offers Turkish real estate deals

Residents of the Sazlibosna project will have a direct view of the Istanbul Canal and Sazlibosna Lake.
Updated 20 November 2018
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Milestone offers Turkish real estate deals

Milestone Properties will be offering real estate investment opportunities in Turkey starting from $25,000 for visitors to the Gulf Property Show.

The Gulf Property Show at The Avenues — Bahrain takes place from Nov. 21 to 24. The mall event is a dedicated boutique showcase promoting specific developments and real estate from Bahrain, the UAE, Turkey and the UK. 

Milestone Properties will be promoting The Sazlibosna Project located on the European side of Istanbul with direct views of the Istanbul Canal and Sazlibosna Lake. The Sazlibosna residents can take advantage of the surrounding entertainment facilities such as shopping malls, medical centers, a gym, a traditional Turkish bath, a sauna, kids’ playing areas and many other facilities. 

“The Sazlibosna Project is just 15 minutes from Istanbul’s airport and 30 minutes away from the center of the old city. Surrounding the area of the peninsula-shaped project are new developments, malls and entertainment facilities with easy access to all the major highways that link Istanbul to other cities in Turkey. The location provides an excellent base for international investors looking to buy a holiday home which gives them access to explore all that Turkey has to offer,” said Milestone Properties Managing Director Rashed Al-Jowder. 

Jubran Abdulrahman, managing director of Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions, organizers of the event, said: “The fall in value of the Turkish lira offers an extra benefit for investors in the GCC who are eager to buy property in Turkey.” 

He added: “The Gulf Property Show has established itself as Bahrain’s leading real estate show. The mall event at The Avenues Bahrain will build on the Gulf Property Show brand to develop a platform to promote a variety of real estate investment opportunities.”

The Gulf Property Show carries the strategic sponsorship of El Mercado Village and the strategic organizational support of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority of Bahrain (RERA), Survey and Land Regulatory Bureau (SLRB) and the Urban Planning and Development Authority of Bahrain.


Role of Indian engineers in KSA lauded at IEF meet

Updated 17 July 2019
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Role of Indian engineers in KSA lauded at IEF meet

Indian Engineers Forum (IEF) Jeddah Chapter recently held its 13th annual general meeting at Hotel Ramada Continental.

Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia Dr. Ausaf Sayeed graced the event as chief guest and Consul General of India Noor Rahman Sheikh was guest of honor. IEF President Mohammed Sayeeduddin presided over the function.

Expressing appreciation for the activities of the forum, Ambassador Dr. Sayeed recalled its foundation in 2016 during his tenure as consul general of India in Jeddah.

He lauded Sayeeduddin, Amir Khan, Shuja Sheriff and other members and engineers for the activities of the forum and their contribution to the development of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Sayeed highlighted scarcity of water as an acute problem in the world in general and in India in particular. He shared his experience of interacting with engineers in the US, who developed a water condensation machine to extract water from humid air.

Consul General Noor Rahman Sheikh applauded IEF for its services to the engineering community in Saudi Arabia. He highlighted how the excellence of Indian engineers in each sector has impacted society. 

“Our zeal to be the best in whatever we do was demonstrated during last year’s Hajj. The mobile app developed by the Consul General of India is going to help the 200,000 pilgrims expected to come this year,” he said.

Amir Khan, founder and chairman of IEF, said IEF provides a platform for networking, career advancement, community service, and technology exchange. He urged Indian engineers to play a vital role in the development of Saudi Arabia, which he said would help strengthen the relations between India and the Kingdom.

Sayeeduddin thanked Dr. Sayeed for his support in the foundation of IEF. He announced that, having served as founding president for the last 13 years, he is now stepping down and the new president, unanimously elected, will be Khan Mustafa.

Nadeem Ahmed Ali, executive member of IEF, delivered a presentation on digital disruption.

Syed Nasir Khursheed, IEF general secretary, conducted the program.

Indian real estate advisory firm/ institutional channel partner 360 Realtors LLP participated in the event and were the main sponsors. A presentation covering major construction, residential and commercial projects in India was made by S. K. Vivek Kumar, head of international sales, 360 Realtors. Amit Hariyal also delivered a presentation on residential projects across the Indian cities of Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune. 

Abdul Rahman, general manager of TA Infra Projects, expressed happiness to be part of the IEF.

Khader Memon made a presentation titled “Special Investment Plan.”

The chief guest, guest of honor and sponsors were presented mementoes as a token of appreciation by the IEF president and executive committee. This was followed by the release of the annual magazine of the forum, Spectrum 2019, edited by Muazzam Sayeed.

A lively session of quiz was conducted by Munnawar Amafh. 

The event was attended by a number of guests from across the Kingdom, including Abdul Haseeb Hazari, Danish Ghafoor, Siadat Ali Khan, Shameem Kausar and Ahmed Omais.

The program started with a recitation of the Holy Qur’an by Talha Khan. Ashraf Nawaz Qureshi, IEF treasurer, welcomed the guests.

IEF Vice President Abu Bakar Sherkhan introduced the chief guest while Mohammed Shoebuddin, IEF chief coordinator, presented a vote of thanks.