Showing posts with label Abu Dhabi. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Abu Dhabi. Show all posts

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Ambassador of Chile to the UAE visits The Kanoo Group office in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE: His Excellency Jean-Paul Tarud, Ambassador of Chile to the UAE, paid a courtesy visit to The Kanoo Group office in Abu Dhabi on 8th February 2017. He was warmly welcomed by Mohamed Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The Kanoo Group.
His Excellency Ambassador Tarud conveyed many interesting facts about Chile such as the longest country in the world from north to south.  Within its borders along the longest coast (4,620 km long) in the west of the South American Continent, there exists a diversity of landscapes from the arid and alien Atacama Desert to the lush greenery of the lakes to the mountainous fjords of the very South skirted by the Andes mountain range along the East. 

He also described the country with 90 active volcanoes, with the world’s highest, the Nevada Ojos del Salado at 6,893m. Chile has 80% of South America’s glaciers and has abundant supplies of very high concentration of Lithium used in batteries that power many things we use every day.  It is also the world’s largest producer of copper. Easter Island, famous for its Moai statues belongs to Chile.  The world’s largest swimming pool, covering 20 acres and containing 260 million litres, is also located at the San Alfonso del Mar resort.

Mr. Kanoo and the Ambassador also discussed possible commercial opportunities in the future.
See also: Mohamed Kanoo meets President of Argentina


About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

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Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The Kanoo Group receives Appreciation Award from Abu Dhabi University as Strategic Partner

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Mr. Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The Kanoo Group received an Appreciation Award on behalf of the group, as one of Abu Dhabi University’s recognized strategic partners who have supported the University’s academic journey throughout its pursuit of international institutional recognition and academic accreditation from the “Western Association of Schools and Colleges: Senior College and University Commission –WSCUC”.  
The appreciation was part of a special ceremony held recently at the Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and several government officials and community leaders who have supported the University’s academic journey. 

Receiving international academic accreditation from WSCUC is Abu Dhabi University’s biggest milestone to date, especially as this prestigious honor was awarded  to the University for a period of 6 years, for upholding the highest international academic standards of higher education institutions worldwide in teaching, scientific research and community service and for its commitment to three core values: student learning and success outcomes, quality and improvement, and institutional integrity, sustainability and accountability.

Abu Dhabi University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education, as well as several professional diploma and postgraduate programs.

In addition, Abu Dhabi University is licensed by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and all of its degree programs have received accreditation by the Ministry. The University is also accredited across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Iran, and all its degree programs are recognized by the various Ministries of Education in these countries.

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

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Michelle Laylo Verzola 
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group
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Sunday, 26 May 2013

The Kanoo Group honored at World Civil Defense Day

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Kanoo Group received a plaque and a certificate of appreciation from Civil Defense body in celebration of World Civil Defense Day which took place on 7th May 2013 at Police Officers Club, Abu Dhabi.

Ameel Murshed (left) from The Kanoo Group receives the honor from Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi during the 2013 World Civil Defense Day
The award was given to The Kanoo Group, along with other participating companies, strategic partners, and media representatives as significant contributor in the success of the World Civil Defense Day 2013 which took place under the theme: “Civil Defense and the Preparation of Civil Associations for Disaster Prevention.”

Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Acting General Commander-in-chief together with Colonel Dr. Jassim Al Mudrib, of Civil Defense, presented the honour to Mr. Ameel Murshed, PA to Chairman-Abu Dhabi office, on behalf of The Kanoo Group.
Key management officials of the Civil Defense General Headquarters were also present in the occasion.

Event highlights include presentation of a documentary film explaining the tasks and work of civil defense forces, along with the role of the fire fighters and rescuers to provide security and safety to people; and also a poem recited by Major Mohammad Bakhit Al Menhali expressing his love to the homeland and its leadership titled, “The UAE.”

Major General Al Matroushi stressed the cooperation and communication between civil defense forces and the media, highlighting the role of the media in spreading the culture of protection among all society members. In his speech, he said, “This recognition falls under the approach that the civil defense leadership follows to honor excellence in order to empower success, motivate capabilities, launch initiatives, and achieve further successes.”

The Kanoo Group was also proud to support the Civil Defense in its commitment to further enhance protection of the nation and its citizens.

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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PR Executive

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Thursday, 14 February 2013

Mohamed Kanoo meets President of Argentina

Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo, area executive of The Kanoo Group (1st left) poses with other delegates during the UAE visit of  Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo, Area Executive of The Kanoo Group, along with representatives of prominent UAE business groups met with the President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner on 15th January 2013 at Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, as part of the President's state visit focused on strengthening political and economic relations.

The meeting discussed opportunities on investment and trade offered by Argentina, highlighting the synergies and economic complementarities, especially in the areas of industry, future energy, minerals and agricultural sector.

Speaking to a number of businesspersons and economists, including Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo on behalf of The Kanoo Group, the President of Argentina said that the agreements signed between the UAE and Argentina will help attract investments to both countries in the fields of renewable energy, tourism and others.

The Argentine President expressed her pleasure at visiting the UAE and at meeting the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. One of her agendas also included sessions in the first edition of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week hosted by Masdar from Jan. 13-17 as a keynote speaker.

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was listed as one of the World's Most Powerful Women by Forbes; ranked #16 Power Women: August 2012. Under her administration, the economy sharply grew--the GDP is up 37% since 2007 at $725--pension and child welfare benefits increased and the poverty rate has fallen steadily.

About The Kanoo Group

‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to: 
Michelle Laylo Verzola
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group

http://www.facebook.com/TheKanooGrouphttp://www.linkedin.com/company/the-kanoo-grouphttp://twitter.com/KanooMarketinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group

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