Meraas Holding on Wednesday named Raed Al Nuaimi as chief leisure and entertainment officer.
In his role, he will be responsible for translating Meraas’ strategic vision for Dubai by overseeing the development of leisure projects and drawing up an annual entertainment calendar for tourists and residents alike. He will also be mandated to lead discussions with global sector operators, industry experts and intellectual property owners.
The appointment follows the announcement of the 30-million square feet multi-themed park project at Jebel Ali. Holding has been mandated to oversee the development of this project.
Air Arabia starts daily Karachi flights
Air Arabia announced on Wednesday the expansion of services to Karachi in Pakistan. The four weekly flights from Sharjah to Karachi are now increased to daily flights, making it easier and more convenient for passengers travelling between both cities.
Daily roundtrip flights will now operate between Sharjah and Karachi, departing Sharjah International Airport at 23:00 and arriving in Karachi International Airport at 01:50 (next day). The return flights depart Karachi on the same day at 02:30 and arrive in Sharjah at 03:45.
“We are extremely pleased to announce the expansion of services to Karachi in Pakistan,” said Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia. “Since launching operations to Pakistan, it has always been a market of focus for us, and the launch of additional services is a result of increasing customer demand from the market. The ever growing appeal for Air Arabia flights, underpinned by the value for money services, signals that Air Arabia continues to be the airline of choice for millions of passengers who travels between Pakistan and the UAE.”
Air Arabia started operations to Pakistan in 2007 with a launch of direct service to Karachi. Today, the carrier offers services Karachi and Peshawar.
Xpress Money free services to Palestine
Xpress Money announced a free remittance drive to Palestine from the Middle East, expressing its solidarity with the people of Palestine suffering from the Gaza strife.
In a statement, Xpress Money said that the free remittance drive would help members of the Palestinian diaspora spread across the region, and well wishers transfer funds to kith and kin in Palestine free of cost for a month starting from November 24 to December 20.
“There will be no charges or commissions at the send and receive end of the money transfer chain,” said Sudhesh Giriyan, vice-president and business head, Xpress Money.
“As a community-focused entity, our corporate philosophy is to extend a helping hand wherever we can to ensure the social and financial security of millions of people including families and children. The free remittance drive to Palestine has been conceived in this spirit,” he said.
Xpress Money has 34 agent locations in Palestine, a prominent receive market, which allows easy access for Palestinians to claim funds sent by their breadwinners abroad. Across the Middle East and North Africa, Xpress Money has an agent network of close to 6700 locations.
Entrepreneurs Forum at RAK exhibition
The Entrepreneurs Forum in Dubai shall participate in the SMEs products exhibition which will take place in Ras Al Khaimah on the sidelines of the first gathering of the UAE Business Entrepreneurs which is accommodated by RAK Emirate and organised by Shaikh Saud Bin Saqr Programme for Youth Projects Support.
The exhibition shall take place from November 28 to December 2. 37 members of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum shall participate in the exhibition with different products such as garments, fragrances, accessories besides electronics and foodstuff.
From : Khalij