Forbes Middle East brings out first English edition

DUBAI - Under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Arab Publisher House has announced the launch of the premiere edition of the Forbes Middle East English magazine, featuring the Forbes Middle East ranking of the ‘Top 50 Companies in the UAE 2011.’

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Published: Fri 24 Feb 2012, 12:04 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 4:43 PM

To celebrate this launch and the achievements of the UAE’s leading companies, an exclusive event will be held in Dubai on February 28. The event will be attended by CEOs and key influential figures from the UAE’s public and private sectors who will honour those outstanding companies occupying the top spots on the Forbes list.

Ahmad Abdulla Al Shaikh, Managing Director of Dubai Media Inc., said: “It is Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to support the media community and to value the constructive role that it plays in strengthening channels of communication on a number of levels.

The Government of Dubai intends to support all initiatives which will help raise the social, cultural and economic standards of Arab communities. In this regard, Dubai is a significant media and intellectual centre.” Al Shaikh added: “With regards to honouring the top companies in the UAE, we are joining Forbes Middle East in this event as we expect it to have a resounding and significant impact. We will be acknowledging the hard work undertaken by the country’s leading companies throughout the past year as they strive to achieve excellence and assist in the development of this beloved country.”

Dr Nasser Al Tayyar, President of Arab Publisher House, praised the patronage of Shaikh Mohammed for the event. He also valued the efforts of the Government of Dubai and its wise leadership.

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