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Firms tie up to publish Arabic content on corp governance


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Inayat-ur-Rahman, Business Editor

In a unique collaboration set to enhance the availability of Arabic digital content, the Pearl Initiative, a business led non-profit organisation that promotes accountability in the Gulf region’s private sector has signed a memorandum of understanding with Majarra, the UAE-based Arabic content platform to advance the availability of Arabic-based information relating to corporate governance in the region.

The strategic partnership will involve both organisations working closely to publish high-quality content in Arabic on the corporate culture of accountability and transparency, enriching the existing content available to Arabic speakers and strengthening corporate governance standards in the Gulf region, Commenting on the collaboration, Yamama Al-Oraibi, Chief Executive Officer of the Pearl Initiative said: “We believe this partnership with Majarra will play an important role in providing topical and up-to-date digital Arabic content on corporate governance. It will add tremendous value to our regional efforts to spread and strengthen a culture of governance, transparency, and ethical competitiveness by ensuring relevant content on these critical topics are accessible to Arabic speakers in the Gulf region ”

Hamoud AlMahhmoud, Chief Content Officer at Majarra stated: “Our strategic partnership with the Pearl Initiative reflects our keenness to contribute to the economic development of our region by publishing the best Arabic content on the internet on corporate governance in the region. The memorandum of understanding represents a new step within Majarra’s strategy to cooperate with the best institutions to bring about real positive change in the business community in our region.”

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