British parliament honors K.T. Rabeeullah

K.T. Rabeeullah receives a Lifetime Achievement Award for his philanthropic activities at the British parliament.
Updated 26 July 2016

British parliament honors K.T. Rabeeullah

K.T. Rabeeullah has been honored at the British parliament with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his philanthropic activities.
The award, constituted by the Rotary International-Trivandrum Royal, was presented by Geoffrey Clements, chairman of Commonwealth Association for Infrastructure Development, recently.
While inaugurating the function, Virendra Sharma, member of British Parliament, said: “It is my privilege to honor him at the British parliament. I had come to know about the extent of Rabeeullah’s contributions to the society and humanity only very recently and today I am proud to sit next to him.”
Siddeeque Valiyakath, executive director and CEO of Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group, Oman said Rabeeullah is a living legend and role model for philanthropists. He treats both rich and poor equally and a symbol of kindness and humanity.”
Rabeeullah is chairman and MD of the Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group, Royal Shifa Hospitals and Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Group, the largest medical service provider in the GCC.
Rabeeullah had won applause after he launched extensive charity initiatives in the Middle East and India. Recently he started a charity initiative of Rs.10 crores ($1.5 million) for the socially backward families.
He also contributed Rs.50,000 ($750) each to the families of those killed in the fireworks accident at the Puttingal Temple at Paravur, Kerala, India. The victims from nearly 300 families benefited from the relief package. In addition, he has offered jobs for the qualified members of the victims’ families.
Starting off as a small clinic 36 years ago, his network of health care centers has spread wings across Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE.
Rabeeullah said: “We will also extending our services to the UK and the United States. In the UK we will be opening dermatology/cosmetology & dental clinic soon.”

Bahri’s maritime solutions on show

Updated 20 February 2019

Bahri’s maritime solutions on show

Saudi shipping company Bahri is demonstrating its commitment to advancing the growth of maritime industry and improving security in the logistics business at the International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) and Naval Defense and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX).

The events are being held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, president of the UAE and supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces in Abu Dhabi from Feb.17-21.

Khaled bin Hussain Biyari, assistant minister of defense — executive affairs; General Awwad Eid Al-Balawi, director general of Saudi Arabian Border Guards; and other officials visited Bahri’s booth during the events.

As part of its participation, Bahri is showcasing its maritime capabilities and innovation-driven solutions at the largest defense expo in the Middle East. The company is also highlighting its unmanned surface vessels (USVs) at its booth. Powered by MAP Pro technology, which transforms any vessel into an autonomous one, Bahri’s USVs are capable of numerous applications, including gathering data, surveillance and reconnaissance. In addition, the vessels offer significant cost savings and reduce human workload in high-risk operations. 

Bringing together more than 1,310 specialized companies from 62 countries, both events offer a strategic business platform for exhibitors to present their latest naval, maritime and coastal security technology, equipment and crafts, and explore partnership opportunities with local and international companies. 

Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri, said: “Events such as IDEX and NAVDEX provide a unique opportunity to gather new insights into new security technologies that can help companies thrive in a safe and secure trade. With Saudi Arabia being at the forefront of efforts aimed at maintaining stability and security in the region, maritime security is a key focus area for the Kingdom.” 

Aldubaikhi added: “Bahri’s presence at IDEX and NAVDEX 2019 is part of our strategy to further strengthen our offerings to enhance the Kingdom’s maritime capabilities and support its transformation as the world’s leading logistics hub. The exhibition also provides us with an excellent platform to connect with our customers and explore new partnership opportunities that will further drive our ambitious expansion plans.”

Bahri Logistics, one of the five business units within Bahri and one of the top 10 breakbulk carriers in the world, operates six new state-of-the-art multipurpose vessels that are capable of carrying different types of cargo, including project, ro-ro, breakbulk, equipment, and container cargo.