Bahri participates in Breakbulk Middle East 2019

The fourth edition of Breakbulk Middle East was held from Feb.11-12 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Updated 11 February 2019
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Bahri participates in Breakbulk Middle East 2019

Saudi shipping company Bahri recently participated in Breakbulk Middle East 2019, which was inaugurated by Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al-Nuaimi, the UAE’s minister of infrastructure development.

Bahri Logistics, one of the top 10 breakbulk carriers in the world and one of the five business units within Bahri, showcased its extensive range of innovation-driven services and solutions at the event. The fourth edition of Breakbulk Middle East was held from Feb.11-12 at Dubai World Trade Centre. It is the region’s only exhibition and conference dedicated to the project cargo and breakbulk industry. This year’s event featured exhibitors and participants from over 50 countries, who took part in a series of lively panel discussions, case studies and networking opportunities. 

Ahmed Al-Ghaith, president of Bahri Logistics, said: “Breakbulk Middle East provided an outstanding platform for us to connect with key stakeholders and potential customers to further our long-term growth objectives. The event also enabled us to gain a deeper understanding on the latest industry developments and share knowledge with our partners as we strive to develop innovative new services and solutions that answer the evolving needs of our customers.”

Al-Ghaith added: “We have always been an industry leader when it comes to technology and innovation, and events like these help us to identify fresh ways to enhance our offerings and drive increased value for our stakeholders. Bahri remains the industry benchmark for excellence in quality, safety and customer satisfaction, and will continue to drive further transformation throughout the global maritime industry.” 

Bahri has closely aligned its business strategy to Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, in support of the Kingdom’s ambitious economic goals. The company has identified the government’s diversification plans as a key priority and is playing an important role in increasing the private sector’s contribution and the share of non-oil exports to its national GDP.


Pharmaceutical giant Allergan to train KSU pharmacy students

Updated 23 April 2019
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Pharmaceutical giant Allergan to train KSU pharmacy students

Global biopharmaceutical company Allergan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with King Saud University (KSU) that focuses on developing a robust student-exchange program by facilitating training opportunities for Saudi nationals.

The agreement was signed by Ramsey Morad, Allergan’s vice president for India, Middle East and Africa, and Dr. Aws Al-Shamsan, dean of the College of Pharmacy at the university. The MoU is in line with the Kingdom’s overall efforts to drive more cooperation levels between the public and private sectors, with the underlying objective to integrate Saudi nationals into various fields within the health-care sector.

Under the agreement, Allergan will provide training courses on an annual basis for students at the College of Pharmacy as well as programs to develop their scientific and medical knowledge and align them to international industry best practices. Students will be assessed according to set parameters, and the top performers will earn an internship opportunity with the company

In addition, Allergan will run courses for faculty members at the College of Pharmacy with a focus on leadership skills.

Morad said: “We have used practical methods to express our commitment toward the Kingdom and toward the realization of Vision 2030. We are placing a very high emphasis on developing the local capabilities of Saudi nationals within the health-care sector, and this partnership with a leading university in the region is one of the steps we are taking. Saudi Arabia is at the heart of our operations in the region, and this MoU represents a key milestone in our efforts to attract the young minds of tomorrow and integrate them as core members of our Allergan team.” 

Al-Shamsan said: “We are proud to partner with Allergan to implement internationally recognized knowledge-based programs for the development of our students. With this MoU, we are focusing on the enhancement and development of the pharmaceutical sector across the Kingdom. We are guided by the mission to provide students experiences to learn from international best practices and, at the same time, work toward the improvement of the quality of the pharmaceutical sector in the Kingdom.”

Allergan said it is committed to a wide range of programs with health-care professionals, patients and national entities across the Kingdom. The company’s investments through its joint venture, Allergan Saudi Arabia, include the development of medical training centers focused on training health-care professionals in medical aesthetics.