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RAK EGA and SAP TDI host graduation ceremony

Ras Al Khaimah e-Government Authority (EGA) and SAP Training and Development Institute (SAP TDI) hosted the graduation ceremony of the first cohort of SAP’s Young Professional Program (YPP) in Ras Al Khaimah. Following the outstanding program outcome, EGA is looking forward to host a second track of SAP’s Young Professional Program with technical certifications in SAP Human Capital Management (HCM), …

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RAK FTZ – China trade & investment grows

His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ), led a free zone delegation to China to further strengthen the existing trade and investment cooperation between the UAE and China. Ramy Jallad, Acting CEO, RAK FTZ, has also joined the Chairman in carrying out a series of follow-up meetings and investment …

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RAK FTZ Authority joins AmCham Abu Dhabi ‘WOMEN ACHIEVE’ initiative

AmCham Abu Dhabi announces that Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Authority has become the latest signatory of WOMEN ACHIEVE, an innovative program established by its Women in Business Committee that promotes the professional advancement of women. The program was developed to encourage companies and organizations to give women more opportunities to advance their careers by offering them positions of greater …

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RAK authorities meet to align strategic plans for the emirate

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The meeting organised by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority was first of its kind initiative to consolidate the efforts of all parties that would contribute to the vision and strategy of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). The meeting was well attended by leading government representatives from …

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RAK EGA drives modernisation of govt services with Avaya


The Ras Al Khaimah Electronic Government Authority (RAK EGA) is accelerating the modernisation of the Emirate’s government services by adopting customer and team engagement solutions from Avaya to transform how departments interact and how employees can effectively collaborate and provide the best omnichannel service to customers. RAK EGA has taken the lead in equipping itself with a number of new …

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Al Nuaimi Group leverages Etisalat services to grow

“Etisalat Business Online Portal has helped us effortlessly manage and follow-up on our invoices in a professional manner which was a cumbersome task. Al Nuaimi communication costs reduced by 65 percent, Etisalat upgraded our internet packages across our branches with up to three times the speed at lower costs. This has enabled seamless communication between branches in KSA, Oman and …

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Ruler of RAK graces the NYU Abu Dhabi Global Leadership Award

New York University Abu Dhabi celebrated its second graduation ceremony, with the conferral of degrees to 141 students from 53 countries. New York University President John Sexton and NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor Alfred Bloom officiated at the commencement, which was attended by approximately 1,300 guests and held in Abu Dhabi at the University’s Saadiyat Island campus. In the presence …

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RAKBANK launches RAK Gold Invest

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Gold is often perceived as an investment haven due to its enduring ability to retain its value and mitigate the impact of inflation. It is the world’s oldest international currency and has proved to be one of the leading asset classes of the 21st century. According to a study by Rhodes Precious Metals Consultancy commissioned by RAKBANK, gold has produced …

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Hira Industries deploys SAP solutions to boost UAE’s Manufacturing Sector

Hira Industries

Manufacturing Industry Growth of 8.1% Helping to Drive Dubai Economic Expansion: Dubai Statistics Center Hira Industries, a supplier of products to the construction sector, is deploying technology solutions from SAP to help drive the UAE’s booming manufacturing industry. Dubai’s manufacturing sector accelerated 8.1 percent in 2013, outpacing a 4.6 percent expansion in the overall economy, according to data from the …

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