The preschool education segment in the UAE and GCC region is set to be transformed as MindChamps PreSchool, a leading early learning institution with centres in Australia and Singapore, has formed a joint venture with strategic global investment firm Foundation Holdings.
Anxiety over tens of thousands of its workers and visitors stranded abroad, especially in Gulf countries, is growing in Kerala.
Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, chaired the 111th meeting of the GCC Financial and Economic Cooperation Committee. The meeting took place virtually to discuss the recommendations and findings from the 57th meeting of the GCC Undersecretaries of Ministries of Finance Committee, and ways take the necessary steps.
Unconventional financial tools such as frequent liquidity injections may restore credit flows and facilitate recovery but run the risk of asset price overvaluation, said Dr. Patrick Lenain, Assistant Director at the OECD, France.
Dr Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, chaired the virtual meeting of the Industrial Cooperation Committee of the Gulf Cooperation Council on Thursday.
Recent initiatives in Gulf countries to facilitate patient access to new medicines and the advantages of integrating regulations related to drug trials and registration region wide were discussed at the GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit 2020,
Official mourning has been declared for a week. Government ministries and departments will be closed for three days starting Thursday.
Saudi Arabia’s stock index slumped 0.2% at market opening but gained in early trading and climbed up 0.3% at 07:25 GMT. Markets In other parts of the region were mixed.
Even though institutional quarantine is relaxed, majority of Indians from Gulf countries in particular, continue to face difficulties in travelling to their home country (‘India sets new travel rules, tweaks quarantine norms’, Aug.3, Gulf Today).