Japan grants Tunisia $1m to support vulnerable populations in three governorates

Japan has granted Tunisia $1 million to help the North African country assist vulnerable populations in three governorates gravely affected by the shortage of wheat and inflation, the Japanese mission has announced. The assistance, according to the Japanese embassy in Read more

Qatar among top 10 countries for entrepreneurs

Qatar has made its entry among the world’s leading countries for entrepreneurs per the 2020 assessment index for 50 countries around the world by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). GEM’s National Entrepreneurship Context Index (GEM NECI) ranks the Gulf country 9th Read more

Egypt’s GAFI, Japan’s Yazaki Europe ink MoU to set up new car components factory

Egypt’s General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) signed on April 5th a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japanese operating automotive supplier Yazaki Europe Limited for the establishment of a new factory for car components in Faiyum, 62 miles Read more

Veteran CEO of Doha Bank resigns after 15 years of service

Raghavan Seetharaman, the veteran CEO of Doha Bank has resigned after 15 years of service at one of the biggest commercial banks in Qatar, Zawya reports. It is unclear why the Indian man has resigned as the bank did not Read more

Oman to organize first IPO in three years as Barka Desalination Co. plans to float 40 per cent of shares

Oman will stage its first Initial Public Offering (IPO) in three years with Barka Desalination Company (BDC), owner of Oman’s largest operating water desalination plant Barka IWP getting ready to sell 40 per cent of its shares. The 40 per Read more

Qatar’s Table Tennis Association Chief elected to preside over Asian Table Tennis Union

Khalil Al-Mohannadi, President of the Qatar Table Tennis Association, will head the Asian Table Tennis Union (following his unopposed election Sunday in Doha). Al-Mohannadi becomes the sixth President of the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU). He follows Japan’s Rizo Kawakami Read more

Egypt, Japanese giant Toyota to explore blue ammonia production

The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s Toyota Tsusho to assess the opportunities for producing blue ammonia in Egypt, Arab News reports citing Asharq. The ministry in the statement said economic facilities studies and the Read more