Month: April 2008

Bulgaria’s new interior minister discusses proposed reforms

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has met with the newly appointed Interior Minister Mihail Mikov to discuss Mikov's ideas for the reorganization and optimization of the Ministry's work. One of the main points for discussion was Mikov’s ideas on how to increase the efficiency of the police in Bulgaria and to restore public confidence… Read more »

Foreign ministers of Turkey and New Zealand hold talks

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ali Babacan has met with New Zealand's Foreign Minister, who is in Ankara on a formal visit. The ministers discussed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing and diversifying the cooperation between Turkey and New Zealand. The current level of economic relations between the two countries does not reflect the true economic potential… Read more »

Hotel Group expands in Turkey

Mövenpick hotel group are continuing to expand in Turkey . A business hotel with a capacity of 185 rooms was opened in Ýzmir in February. The hotel group already have hotels in Istanbul and Bodrum. The latest plans are in place to build a five-star business hotel in Ankara, which will have 150 rooms and… Read more »

Turkey’s Transportation Minister in Northern Cyprus

Turkey’s transportation minister attended a conference on the telecommunication sector in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and has announced that the ministry was working to bring what Turkey had to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The transportation minister said that Turkey has been supporting TRNC in all areas and it would keep assisting… Read more »

Switch to Dubai e-government brings huge savings

The annual report reviewing electronic services offered by government bodies in Dubai has been published and shows that 91 per cent have switched over onto electronic services. The Dubai government have managed to save Dh66 million since the implementation of e-services up to the end of 2007. According to the report, 10 government establishments and… Read more »

Dubai to host leading corporate golf event’s Grand Final

The Corporate Masters is the region's most exclusive golf event for business leaders and is a strictly by invitation only series of events. A series of qualifiers take place starting this week and the winner of each qualifier will move forward and play in The Leisurecorp Middle East Grand Final on June 5th at The… Read more »

Dubai welcomes Korean Expertise

A group of more than 20 Korean IT and medical venture firms have viewed the desert along the western coast of Dubai . Though only one road has been built there so far, this is the proposed site of the Dubai Techno Park, the first high-tech industrial estate in the Middle East and North Africa…. Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah attracts new investment project

Ashok Leyland the Indian Car Manufacturer is developing two projects in the United Arab Emirates, a bus body building unit in Ras Al Khaimah and the other for special purpose vehicles in Dubai. The company is expecting to commission the Ras Al Khaimah project by August this year and the investment in Ras Al Khaimah… Read more »