IMF Director of Middle East and Central Asia Department, Jihad Azour. Hamas-Israel war an economic ‘earthquake’ for Middle East: IMF’s Jihad Azour Morocco  (  Web News  ) The ongoing armed conflict between Hamas and Israel is an economic “earthquake” which will have challenging repercussions for the Middle East and theRead More →

ISLAMABAD (WEB DESK) Huawei Middle East and Central Asia joined a high-level media roundtable on day two of the GSMA M360 EURASIA 2023 conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss the latest telecom cybersecurity trends, innovations, and contribute methods to tackle the associated threats among industry actors together. The open discussionRead More →

e& and Mastercard partner to drive an ambitious digital future for consumers in 16 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa Mastercard’s technology solutions and digital payment expertise will help revolutionize payments, loyalty and personalization as e& transforms its consumer offerings e& accelerates ambitions to enhance e& international’s consumers’Read More →

Emirates operates milestone demonstration flight powered with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Conducted in partnership with GE Aerospace, Boeing, Honeywell, Neste and Virent First demonstration flight in Middle East and North Africa to be powered by 100% SAF in one of two engines KARACHI ( Web News ) Emirates has operatedRead More →

MAGNiTT publishes 2023 Emerging Venture Markets Report Funding in the Middle East, Africa, Pakistan, and Turkey crossed the $7 billion mark again in 2022 thanks to a record Q1, but deals registered a 4% drop from 2021 Fintech investment led the way despite the “Crypto Crash” while Emerging Venture MarketsRead More →

Mastercard realigns international operations and further evolves, expands and enhances presence across Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa (MEA) region expanded to Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA), covering 81 of the 210 markets where Mastercard operates globally Raghu Malhotra, current President for the MiddleRead More →

Nokia and Ooredoo Group sign strategic 5-year agreement, including 5G Multi-country deal across Middle East, North Africa and South-east Asia cover multiple technologies including RAN, Core, Optics, IP and microwave KARACHI ( Web News ) Nokia today announced that it has been selected by Ooredoo Group to bring multiple technologiesRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News )  Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has announced the appointment of Steven Yi as President for the Middle East at Huawei. In his role, he will work with both regional and global ICT ecosystem partners towardsRead More →

Government support and effective policies key to future growth, say SMEs across Middle East and Africa in Mastercard research 88% of SMEs across the Middle East and Africa have identified government support and implementation of effective policies as key business support areas for future growth, according to Mastercard MEA SMERead More →

Microsoft for Startups’ ‘Highway to 100 Unicorns’ virtual conference set to empower Pakistan’sStartup ecosystem. LAHORE ( Web News ) Microsoft today launched its ‘Highway to 100 Unicorns’virtual conference, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), to empower regional startup ecosystems across the Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan toRead More →

Comments from Catherine Chen, Corporate Senior Vice President and BOD Member at Huawei, echo the company’s reaffirmation to building stronger cybersecurity mitigation programs with local partners in the Middle East KARACHI ( Web News ) Catherine Chen, Corporate Senior Vice President and BOD Member at Huawei, has underscored how buildingRead More →

Long-standing partners, Mastercard and Uber extend their partnership to boost payment digitization and advance financial inclusion across Pakistan, the Middle East and Africa KARACHI ( Web News ) Uber’s long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions whichRead More →