Building on the success of Akoun's first year programme that saw ADCED
conduct 11 workshops attended by over 1300 students, the Akoun team will conduct a second series of workshops at key universities across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
We at ADCED
believe that the foundation for a healthy economy in the UAE is the presence of a high level of financial literacy among our residents and citizens.
According to Fahd Saeed Al Raqbani, Director General of the ADCED
, Abu Dhabi's real estate market is experiencing a state of stability recently, with prices coming back to normal following the global financial crunch.
Under the pact, representatives of both ADCED
and DED will meet periodically to follow up, monitor and evaluate their joint programs and activities.
At a press conference and diplomats' briefing at the Emirates Palace here today, ADCED
and the UPC projected Abu Dhabi's emphasis on sustainable urban development and the emirate's growth as a business and tourism hub.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development, or ADCED
, announced the launch of the fourth phase of its Akoun initiative in its first workshop at Dubai University, which was developed with the aim to inspire the next generation of Emirati entrepreneurs and empower them to enter the SME sector.
Our agreement with ADCED
today marks our commitment to working together on increasing the exchange of data, research and information between us to meet our leadership's ambitions for our emirate," he added.
The record number of submissions made the selection process incredibly difficult for the judges at the selection committee," said Fahd Saeed Al Raqabani, director-general of ADCED
The ceremony to launch the club, arranged by the DED at its headquarters, had the participation of Mohamed Omar Abdullah, DED's Under-Secretary, Mohamed Hassan Al Qamzi, CEO of HCSEZ, Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani, Director-General of ADCED
, Hussain Al Kathiri Secretary-General of QCC and Abdullah Saleh, Executive Vice President of NBAD Group.
HE Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani, Director General of ADCED
delivered the keynote address at the event.
We have conducted more than seven workshops in different universities in Abu Dhabi and they were attended by over 700 students to make youth more conscious of their spending and saving habits and take control of their financial future," Afra Al Mehairi, officer at the public relations and corporate communication division at ADCED
, told Gulf News.
Dima Abdullah Al Bawardi, manager of the Public Relations Unit at the Corporate Communications Division in ADCED
, expressed her admiration of the excellent medical efforts performed by SKMC to ensure the safety and comfort of all patients, as well as of the health awareness campaigns developed recently to raise community awareness.