Jollibee Named Among Top 10 Brands in Kuwait for Customer Satisfaction

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT – Media OutReach Newswire – 11 June 2024 – Beloved restaurant brand Jollibee has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Brands for Customer Satisfaction in Kuwait by the 2023 Service Hero Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards.

Warm, joyful service. Jollibee earned another triumph with its recent inclusion in the Top 10 brands for customer satisfaction in Kuwait. The awards program by Service Hero surveyed over 500 brands in the country.

The Service Hero CSI Awards honors companies in Kuwait that deliver exceptional customer service, measuring key factors such as expectations, satisfaction, and likelihood of recommendation. It also measures different service dimensions such as staff, location, product quality, value for money, speed, and reliability. Over 500 brands across 20 categories were surveyed.

“Being recognized among Kuwait’s Top 10 brands for customer satisfaction from over 500 brands is a testament to our commitment to providing customers with great-tasting food served with the warmth and joyful service that the Jollibee brand is known for. This citation is not only a badge of honor for us, but it also means we are fulfilling our promise to our customers,” said Joseph Tanbuntiong, Jollibee Group Chief Business Officer and Head, Jollibee Global.

Serving joy. The Jollibee Kuwait team has shown passion and dedication in providing exceptional customer service to customers who crave for bestsellers Chickenjoy and Jolly Spaghetti.

Dennis Flores, President of Jollibee Group’s business in Europe, Middle East, and Asia, and Australia (EMEAA), congratulated the Jollibee Kuwait team and franchisee for the milestone: “We celebrate this achievement with all our store and operations teams in Kuwait whose passion and dedication to our mission of serving great-tasting food and bringing the joy of eating to everyone has made this recognition possible. We are also grateful to our customers in Kuwait for their continued support and loyalty to Jollibee.”

Flores added, “We extend our deepest gratitude to our franchisee Yacoub Aljajery for his steadfast belief in our brand. His hands-on approach not only ensures operational excellence, but also fosters a culture of passion and commitment, making exceptional customer service at Jollibee Kuwait possible.”

The Jollibee Group opened the first Jollibee store in Al Watya, Kuwait City in February 2012 through franchisee Yacoub Aljajery of the Al Musaifra Catering Company. Today, Jollibee has seven stores in Kuwait, with loyal fans craving for bestselling products like Chickenjoy and Jolly Spaghetti.

Jollibee as a franchisor of choice

Aljajery highlighted the factors behind Jollibee’s success in Kuwait, including its strong brand recognition and comprehensive support system. “I chose Jollibee as a franchise because of its strong brand recognition, delicious menu offerings, and the opportunity to introduce Jollibee to Arab/Kuwaiti customers, which has proven to be a successful venture,” said franchisee Aljajery. “I appreciate Jollibee’s comprehensive support system, including marketing assistance, ongoing operational guidance, and training programs which have been instrumental in the growth and success of our franchise operations in Kuwait.

He added, “Being cited as one of the Top 10 brands in Kuwait is a recognition of our dedication and hard work in upholding Jollibee’s standards and values. This award also serves as our source of pride and motivation to continue delivering exceptional service and quality to our customers in Kuwait.”

Jollibee also has stores in other Middle East countries such as the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman.

Global recognition and growth

Recently, Jollibee has been ranked Top 5 Strongest Restaurant Brand in the World, overtaking more established Quick Service Restaurant brands, according to the latest annual brand ranking report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation agency. Jollibee has elevated its rating from AA- to AAA. In addition, Jollibee is the only Philippine brand listed in the 2024 Top 25 Most Valuable Restaurant Brands and Top 10 Strongest Restaurant Brands.

The brand has also been cited as the Top 2 fastest-growing restaurant brand in the world. Surging by an impressive 51% to USD2.3 billion in brand value, Jollibee ascended from rank 20 to rank 17 in this year’s Global Restaurant Rankings.

Jollibee continues to gain strong traction among mainstream consumers in countries outside the Philippines. In Vietnam and Brunei, mainstream non-Filipino locals comprise about 100% of customers; 81% in Malaysia; 80% in the United Kingdom; 70% in Singapore; and 60% in Hong Kong. This is a testament to the brand’s global appeal.

Jollibee Group flagship brands in the ranking

Another Jollibee Group-owned brand, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf ®, has also been included in the Top 10 Brands for Customer Satisfaction in Kuwait. It also emerged as the top brand in the café category. CBTL is Jollibee Group’s flagship brand for the coffee and tea business.

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About Jollibee Group

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC, also known as Jollibee Group) is one of the fastest-growing restaurant companies in the world. Its mission is to serve great-tasting food and bring the joy of eating to everyone through its 18 brands with over 6,900 stores across 33 countries.

The Jollibee Group has eight wholly owned brands (Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal, Yonghe King, Hong Zhuang Yuan, Smashburger); four franchised brands (Burger King, Panda Express, and Yoshinoya in the Philippines, and Tim Ho Wan in certain territories in China); 80% ownership of The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf; 60% ownership in the SuperFoods Group that owns Highlands Coffee; and 51% ownership of Milksha, a popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand. JFC also has a business venture with award-winning Chef Rick Bayless for Tortazo, a Mexican fast-casual restaurant business in the United States.

The Jollibee Group, through its subsidiary Jollibee Worldwide Pte. Ltd. (JWPL) owns 92% participating interest in Titan Dining LP, a private equity fund that owns the Tim Ho Wan brand. The Jollibee Group has a joint venture with the THW Group to open and operate THW restaurants in Mainland China. The Company also established a joint venture company that will own and operate Tiong Bahru Bakery and Common Man Coffee Roasters in the Philippines. Recently, the Jollibee Group signed agreements to own 10% ownership in Botrista, a leader in the beverage technology space. The Company also owns a 90% participating interest in Titan Dining Partners II Ltd to further grow Asia Pacific food service brands and/or bring strong global food service brands to Asia Pacific.

The Jollibee Group has launched its global sustainability agenda dubbed Joy for Tomorrow, which aims to strengthen the Company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. The agenda centers on the key pillars of Food, People, and Planet, and consists of 10 focus areas namely: food safety, food quality, nutrition & transparency, employee welfare, farmers livelihood, community support, good governance, packaging & recycling, waste reduction, and energy & water efficiency. Each focus area sets goals and initiatives that contribute and align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)).

The Jollibee Group was named the Philippines’ Most Admired Company by the Asian Wall Street Journal for ten years. It was also honored as one of Asia’s Fab 50 Companies and among the World’s Best Employers and World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies by Forbes. The Company is also a three-time recipient of Gallup’s Exceptional Workplace Award and was recently cited in TIME’s List of the World’s Best Companies.

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Myriad Genetics Collaborates with GSK to Improve Access to HRD Testing in 9 Countries

New sponsored testing program leverages Myriad’s MyChoice Tests for patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancer

SALT LAKE CITY, June 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, today announced a collaboration with GSK aimed at improving access to homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) diagnostic testing for high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) patients. A new sponsored testing program leveraging Myriad’s MyChoice HRD Plus and MyChoice CDx Plus Tests (collectively referred to as Myriad’s MyChoice Tests) is now available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Netherlands, Saudia Arabia, Singapore, and United Arab Emirates.

HRD testing is an important predictive and prognostic biomarker for patients who have ovarian cancer. Myriad’s MyChoice Tests determine HRD status in women with ovarian cancer. Clinicians can order this test through their local pathology labs and samples are sent to Myriad Genetics.

This collaboration delivers on both companies’ shared commitment to improve care for patients with advanced ovarian cancer by facilitating access to genetic testing and demonstrates a mutual dedication to meeting an unmet need for patients who otherwise may not have access to testing.

“Our collaboration with GSK is an important step forward in providing critical genetic insights that can help clinicians guide more personalized ovarian cancer treatment decisions,” said Patrick Burke, PhD, EVP of Strategy and Innovation, Myriad Genetics. “In the pursuit of advancing healthcare equity, Myriad is committed to extending the reach of our diagnostic solutions, like Myriad’s MyChoice Tests into additional markets to support more targeted patient care based on their genomic profile.”

About Myriad’s MyChoice Test
Myriad’s MyChoice® test is the most comprehensive tumor test for determining HRD status based on the assessment of genomic alterations in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 and Genomic Instability Score (GIS) status using Myriad’s proprietary algorithm.  It enables healthcare professionals to identify patients with advanced ovarian cancer who are more likely to respond to treatment with targeted therapies.

About Myriad Genetics
Myriad Genetics is a leading genetic testing and precision medicine company dedicated to advancing health and well-being for all. Myriad develops and offers genetic tests that help assess the risk of developing disease or disease progression and guide treatment decisions across medical specialties where genetic insights can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. For more information, visit

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including that this collaboration will increase access to HRD testing and can help clinicians guide more personalized ovarian cancer treatment decisions for patients. These “forward-looking statements” are management’s expectations of future events as of the date hereof and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, conditions, and events to differ materially and adversely from those anticipated. Such factors include those risks described in the company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2024, as well as any updates to those risk factors filed from time to time in the company’s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or Current Reports on Form 8-K. Myriad is not under any obligation, and it expressly disclaims any obligation, to update or alter any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.

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‫‫شركة روسوند جنوب أفريقيا وشركة بن هركيل السعودية تعلنان عن تأسيس شركة روسوند العربية

جدة، المملكة العربية السعودية، 10 يونيو 2024:  أعلنت شركة روسوند، الشركة الجنوب أفريقية الرائدة في تقديم حلول التنقيب والحفر، وشركة بن هركيل السعودية، المعروفه في قطاع خدمات التعدين والبناء، عن تأسيس شركة روسوند العربيه. تهدف هذه الشركة المشتركة الجديدة إلى إحداث ثورة في خدمات الاستكشاف للمعادن في المملكة العربية السعودية من خلال وضع أعلى معايير السلامة والكفاءة والابتكار.

ستجمع روسوند العربية بين الخــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــبرة الواسعـــــــــــــــة ل روسوند والمعرفــــــة المحلـــــــــــــــــــــــــــية العميقة الجذور  ل بن هركيل. مع إرث مشترك من التميــــــــــز ورؤية مشتركة للمستقبل ، تستعد روسوند العربيه لتصبح رائدة في قطاع الاستكشاف في الســـــــــــــوق العربية. وستستفيـــــــــــــــــد الشركة من أحدث التقنيات وأفضل الممارسات لتقـــــــــديم خدمــــــــــات لا مثيـــــــــــــــل لها لعملائها.

تشتهر روسوند بحلول الحفر المتقدمة والالتزام بالسلامة ولديها تاريخ غـني لأكثر من ستة عقـــــــود في هذه الصناعة. وقد جعل نهجــــــها المبتكر وتفانيهـــــــــــــــا في التميز شريكا موثوقــــــــــــا به في مشاريع الاستكشاف وحلول التعدين في جميع أنحـــــــــاء العالم.

وتكمل شركة بن هركيل السعودية، بخبرتها الواسعة في السوق المحلية وعلاقاتها القوية بالصنـــــــــاعة، هذه الخبرة، تـــــــــــــــــــضمن أن روسوند العربيه مجهــــــــــــــزة تجهيزا جيدا لمواجهـــــــــــة التحديات الفريـــــــــدة لبيئــــــــــــة العمل  السعودية.

تتمثل مهمة روسوند العربيه في تقديم خدمات حفر واستكشاف عالمية المستوى تلبي أعلى المعايير الدولية. وستركز الشــــــــــــــــــــركة على الاستـــــــــــــدامة والكفاءة والســــــــــــــلامة ، مما يضمن إجراء جميع العمليات بأقل تأثير بيـــــــــــئي وأقصـــــــــــــى قدر مــــــــــــن الســـــــــلامة التشغيلية. تلتزم روسوند العربية بدعم رؤيـــــــــــــــــــــة المملـــــــــكة 2030 من خلال المساهمة في نمو وتنويع قطاع التعدين.

“تأسيس روسوند العربية هي شهادة على التزامنا بالابتكار والتميز” ، يقول العضو المنتدب لروسوند ريكاردو ريبيرو. “نحن متحمسون لتقديم خبرتنا إلى المملكة العربية السعودية والعمل جنبا إلى جنب مع بن هركيل لوضع معايير جديدة في صناعة الاستكشاف.

نحن سعداء بالشراكة مع روسوند في هذا المشروع ، يضيف رئيس مجلس إدارة بن  هركيل ناصر الصقور. “معا ، سنوحد نقاط قوتنا لتقديم قيمة استثنائية لعملائنا ودعم التنمية المستدامة للموارد المعدنية في المملكة العربية السعودية.

وستشمل خدمات “روسوند العربيه ” التنقيب بالحفر الماسي، والحفر بالدوران العكسي، والاستكشافات الجيوتقنية. كما ستقدم الشركة خدمات شاملة لإدارة المشاريع والاستشارات، مما يضمن حصول العملاء على حلول شاملة مصممة خصيصا لتلبية احتياجاتهم الخاصة. مع التركيز على الابتكار، وستستثمر روسوند العربيه باستمرار في أحدث التقنيات والتدريب للجيلوجيين والفنيين السعوديين للحفاظ على ميزتها التنافسية.

السلامة هي قيمة أساسية في روسوند العربيه. ستقوم الشركة بتنفيذ بروتوكولات سلامة صارمة وتوفير التدريب المستمر لضمان عمل جميــــــــــــــــع الموظفــــــين في بيئة آمنة وفعالة. يمتد هذا الالتزام بالسلامة إلى المجتمعات المحليـــــه التي تعمل فيها روسوند العربيه، حيث ستشارك الشركة في ممارسات مسؤولة تعزز رفاهية المجتمع المحلي .

ستكرس روسوند العربيه  جهودها لتعزيز الكفاءات المحلية وخلق فرص عمل في قطاع التعدين في المملكة العربية السعودية. وستستثمر الشركة في برامج التدريب والتطوير لتزويد الأيدي العامله المحليه بالمهارات اللازمة للتفوق في صناعة الاستكشاف.

ومن المقرر أن تبدأ روسوند العربيه عملياتها على الفور. وتتطلع الشركة إلى التعاون مع شركاء الصناعة وأصحاب المصلحة لدفع نمو وتطور قطاع التعدين في المملكة العربية السعودية.

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شرح الصورة 3: العضو المنتدب لشركة روزند السيد ريكاردو ريبيرو ورئيس مجلس إدارة بن حركيل السيد ناصر الصغور في حفل التوقيع على تأسيس شركة روزند العربية

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شرح الصورة 4::  ويهدف هذا المشروع المشترك إلى إحداث ثورة في مجال الاستكشاف السعودي بأعلى معايير السلامة والكفاءة والابتكار

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Rosond South Africa and Bin Harkil Saudi Arabia announce the establishment of Rosond Arabia

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – EQS Newswire – 11 June 2024 – Rosond, a leading South African company providing exploration and drilling solutions, and Bin Harkil Saudi Arabia, a renowned name in the mining and construction industry, proudly announce the formation of Rosond Arabia. This new joint venture company aims to revolutionise the exploration industry in Saudi Arabia by setting the highest standards in safety, efficiency, and innovation.

Rosond Arabia brings together the extensive expertise of Rosond and the deep-rooted local knowledge of Bin Harkil. With a combined legacy of excellence and a shared vision for the future, Rosond Arabia is poised to become a leader in the exploration sector in the Arabian market. The company will leverage state-of-the-art technology and best practices to deliver unparalleled services to its clients.

Rosond is known for its advanced drilling solutions and commitment to safety and has a rich history of over six decades in the industry. Its innovative approach and dedication to excellence has made it a trusted partner in exploration projects and mining solutions worldwide.

Bin Harkil Saudi Arabia, with its extensive experience in the local market and strong industry relationships, complements this expertise, ensuring that Rosond Arabia is well-equipped to navigate the unique challenges of the Saudi Arabian terrain.

Rosond Arabia’s mission is to provide world-class drilling and exploration services that meet the highest international standards. The company will focus on sustainability, efficiency, and safety, ensuring that all operations are conducted with minimal environmental impact and maximum operational integrity. Rosond Arabia is committed to supporting the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 by contributing to the growth and diversification of the mining sector.

“Rosond Arabia is a testament to our commitment to innovation and excellence,” says Rosond Managing Director Ricardo Ribeiro. “We are excited to bring our expertise to Saudi Arabia and work alongside Bin Harkil to set new benchmarks in the exploration industry.

We are thrilled to partner with Rosond in this venture, adds Bin Harkil Chairman Nasser Al Sagour. “Together, we will combine our strengths to deliver exceptional value to our clients and support the sustainable development of Saudi Arabia’s mineral resources.

Rosond Arabia’s services will include diamond drilling, reverse circulation drilling, and geotechnical investigations. The company will also offer comprehensive project management and consulting services, ensuring that clients receive end-to-end solutions tailored to their specific needs. With a focus on innovation, Rosond Arabia will continually invest in cutting-edge technology and training to Saudi Arabian geologist and drilling technicians, maintain its competitive edge.

Safety is a core value at Rosond Arabia. The company will implement rigorous safety protocols and provide ongoing training to ensure that all employees operate in a secure and efficient environment. This commitment to safety extends to the communities in which Rosond Arabia operates, as the company will engage in responsible practices that promote the well-being of local populations.

Rosond Arabia is dedicated to fostering local talent and creating employment opportunities in the Saudi Arabian mining sector. The company will invest in training and development programmes to equip local workers with the skills needed to excel in the exploration industry.

Rosond Arabia is set to commence operations immediately. The company looks forward to collaborating with industry partners and stakeholders to drive the growth and development of Saudi Arabia’s mining sector.

For more information about Rosond Arabia & its services, please visit. and

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President Lula to Speak at FII PRIORITY Rio de Janeiro Summit at the Copacabana Palace Wednesday

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FII Institute is honoured to announce that Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will speak at the inaugural Latin America FII PRIORITY Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 12 June, marking a significant milestone for the summit.

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FII Institute is honoured to announce that Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will speak at the inaugural Latin America FII PRIORITY Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 12 June, marking a significant milestone for the summit.

President Lula, who will be joined by several high-ranking Brazilian and Latin American government officials, underscores the importance of FII PRIORITY Rio in addressing key global priorities and promoting investment opportunities. His attendance is a testament to Brazil’s integral role in shaping the future of global investment and sustainability.

“We are deeply honoured by President Lula’s decision to join us,” said Richard Attias, CEO of FII Institute. “As a global leader, his leadership and vision will greatly enrich our discussions and initiatives. The theme of our summit, ‘Invest in Dignity,’ was inspired by President Lula’s vision.”

The FII PRIORITY Rio de Janeiro Summit will take place at the Copacabana Palace from 11 to 13 June 2024, featuring a rich and diverse programme with world-renowned leaders and critical discussions on global issues.

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FII Institute is honoured to announce that Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will speak at the inaugural Latin America FII PRIORITY Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 12 June, marking a significant milestone for the summit.

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يسر مؤسسة مبادرة مستقبل الاستثمار أن تعلن مشاركة رئيس جمهورية البرازيل لويس إيناسيو لولا دا سيلفا وإلقاءه كلمة في قمة “الأولوية” التي تعد الأولى في أمريكا اللاتينية المزمع انعقادها في المدينة البرازيلية ريو دي جانيرو بتاريخ  12 من الشهر الجاري.

ويؤكد حضور الرئيس لولا، الذي سيرافقه عددا من المسؤولين من دولة البرازيل ودول أمريكا اللاتينية، على أهمية قمة “الأولوية” حول معالجة الأولويات العالمية الرئيسية وتعزيز فرص الاستثمار، وتشير المؤسسة إلى أن حضور الرئيس البرازيلي دليل على الدور الأساسي الذي تلعبه البرازيل في مستقبل الاستثمار العالمي والاستدامة

وقال الرئيس التنفيذي لمؤسسة مبادرة مستقبل الاستثمار ريتشارد أتياس: “نفتخر بانضمام الرئيس لولا إلينا في قمة “الأولوية” هنا في ريو دي جانيرو. كونه من أهم القادة في المنطقة، ستثري مشاركته ورؤيته جلساتنا ومبادراتنا بشكل استثنائي، وكنا منذ البداية قد استلهمنا موضوع قمتنا، ‘الاستثمار في الكرامة’، من رؤية الرئيس لولا.”

ستُعقد قمة “الأولوية” ريو دي جانيرو في فندق كوباكابانا بالاس من ١١ إلى ١٣ حزيران ٢٠٢٤، وستتضمن برنامجاً غنياً من الجلسات والمناقشات حول القضايا العالمية بمشاركة أبرز القيادات والمتحدثين من قطاعات مختلفة، وخبراء الاستثمار، وصناع القرار.

حول مؤسسة مبادرة مستقبل الاستثمار
مؤسسة مبادرة مستقبل الاستثمار هي مؤسسة عالمية غير ربحية تعتمد على البيانات ولها ذراع استثماري يركز على المبادرات المؤثرة للبشرية. تجمع المؤسسة من خلال سلسلة قمم الأولوية بين العقول الرائدة لتعزيز الابتكار والحلول المستدامة لأبرز التحديات في جميع أنحاء العالم.

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King receives Indonesia president-elect

His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received President-elect and Secretary of Defence of Indonesia Prabowo Subianto, who is scheduled to participate in the Call for Action: Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza conference hosted by Jordan Tuesday.

The meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, covered regional developments and the dangerous situation in Gaza.

His Majesty stressed the importance of the upcoming humanitarian response conference in uniting efforts to coordinate and increase the delivery of aid to Gaza to mitigate the humanitarian catastrophe.

The King stressed the need to reach an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza and ensure the protection of civilians.

His Majesty commended Indonesia’s efforts in working towards peace in the region and supporting UNRWA to enable it to undertake its vital role under its UN mandate.

The King reaffirmed the need to create a political horizon to achieve peace on the basis of the two-state solution, which guarant
ees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines with East Jerusalem as its capital.

The meeting also covered the strong ties between the two countries and the importance of expanding cooperation.

Source: Jordan News Agency

Abdullah bin Zayed meets US Secretary of State on sidelines of ‘Call for Action: Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza’ Conference

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, on the sidelines of the’Call for Action: Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza’ Conference, held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre in the Dead Sea, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The two top diplomats discussed a number of issues related to the conference’s agenda, as well as regional and international diplomatic efforts and endeavours to reach a ceasefire, protect all civilians, and provide adequate and sustainable humanitarian response to the civilians in the Gaza Strip.

Sheikh Abdullah commended the proposals of US President Joe Biden for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which were recently announced and resulted in the adoption by the UN Security Council yesterday (Monday) of a US-drafted resolution based on these proposals.

His Highness reiterated the importance of dealing seriously and positively with these efforts to stop the escalation, protect the lives of all civili
ans, and alleviate the worsening humanitarian crisis suffered by the civilians in the Gaza Strip.

The meeting was attended by Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs.

Source: Emirates News Agency

Hamdan bin Mohammed directs activation of Dubai’s first AI-powered platform for urban planning within a month

DUBAI: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, directed the activation of the Dubai Urban Design Platform, powered by Artificial Intelligence, within a month. This unprecedented initiative aims to make Dubai one of the first cities in the world to adopt generative AI in designing its urban plan, creating a comprehensive vision for neighbourhoods and residential areas in partnership with the community. It also empowers individuals to envision the shape and form of their future city by adding new elements that meet their aspirations and elevate their expectations.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan issued the directive while reviewing the initiative on the sidelines of The AI Retreat 2024, which was held at the Museum of the Future in Dubai in the presence of H.H. Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture).

Dubai, guided by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed
bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has become a global model in many respects, Sheikh Hamdan said. Driven by visionary leadership, this transformation prioritises the future and focuses on sustainable development and innovative solutions to enhance the life experience of the community as a whole, His Highness added.

Sheikh Hamdan highlighted that the Dubai Urban Design Platform, enriched by the active involvement of the community, demonstrates the city’s enduring commitment to future-focused solutions. This platform seeks to address current challenges, anticipate future changes, accelerate achievements, and strive for positive outcomes. His Highness added that the platform represents a collaborative initiative between the government and the community that aims to make Dubai the ultimate city to work or live in.

Mattar Al Tayer, Commissioner-General for the Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-Being Pillar, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Exe
cutive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA); Dawood Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality; and Huda Al Hashimi, Deputy Minister of Cabinet Affairs for Strategic Affairs, of Government of UAE, also attended.

The Dubai Urban Design Platform, developed in partnership between the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation, the Supreme Committee for Urban Planning in Dubai, and Dubai Municipality, aims to enhance community and sectoral participation. It encourages individuals and partners from various sectors to share their ideas and visions, transforming them into tangible initiatives in urban design decision-making for Dubai. The platform seeks to optimise investment in urban design and planning projects by leveraging AI. It also aims to promote a spirit of innovation within the community that finds voice in innovative urban planning ideas.

The platform’s focus will be on utilising advanced technologies to enhance city planning efficiency and quick adaptability to futuristi
c transformation. Additionally, it will help conduct design events like retreats and specialised workshops in collaboration with the community to bring together decision-makers and diverse community groups.

The Dubai Urban Design Platform is overseen by the Supreme Committee for Urban Planning in Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Municipality and the AI technology company Toretei, with support from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation.

Source: Emirates News Agency

Muslim Council of Elders participates in a meeting to discuss role of religious institutions in promoting global climate action

The Muslim Council of Elders participated in a meeting as part of the 60th session of the Bonn Climate Conference (SB 60). The meeting discussed the role of religious institutions in promoting global climate action, alongside the UNFCCC Secretariat, the Interfaith Liaison Committee (ILC), representatives from the COP28 and COP29 Presidencies, and other faith-based organisations.

The meeting, held at the headquarters of the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany, aimed to strategise on how religious institutions can continue to engage and support countries to achieve the highest ambitions in climate action, contributing to the realization of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) by 2025.

During the meeting, the Muslim Council of Elders team highlighted the influential role of religious institutions and communities through their moral authority, extensive networks, and commitment to social justice. They also emphasized the necessity of leveraging this role to enhance decisive climate actions and NDCs in the
coming years. Participants also noted the importance of constructive collaboration among representatives of religious communities and the urgent need to establish a unified framework to address climate challenges.

The Muslim Council of Elders has dedicated significant efforts to activating the role of religious leaders and figures in addressing climate change. Notably, the Council organized the Global Faith Leaders Summit for Climate, which culminated in the publishing of the “Abu Dhabi Joint Declaration for Climate,” which was co-signed by His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, and His Holiness Pope Francis of the Catholic Church, alongside 28 other religious leaders. Additionally, the Council organised the first-ever Faith Pavilion in the history of COP conferences at COP28, providing a global platform that brought together religious leaders, environmental experts, academics, and representatives of youth, women, and indigenous peoples to explore the best ways to preserve planet Earth and
protect its natural resources.

Source: Emirates News Agency