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37% of Professionals in Lebanon are Seeking Employment in a New Industry in the Next Few Months, Bayt.com Survey Finds

Over 60,000 job applications are submitted on Bayt.com everyday The most recent “Top Industries in the Middle East and North Africa” survey was just released by Bayt.com, the number one job site in the Middle East, and YouGov, a pioneer

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37% of Professionals in Lebanon are Seeking Employment in a New Industry in the Next Few Months, Bayt.com Survey Finds

Over 60,000 job applications are submitted on Bayt.com everyday The most recent “Top Industries in the Middle East and North Africa” survey was just released by Bayt.com, the number one job site in the Middle East, and YouGov, a pioneer

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New MEFMA report forecasts FM industry revenues in the GCC to continue growing by 10 per cent annually

Region’s increasing number of construction projects seen to drive in more growth  Market consolidation prompts increase in Mergers & Acquisition activities  A report from the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) confidently forecasts that revenues for the GCC region’s FM

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New MEFMA report forecasts FM industry revenues in the GCC to continue growing by 10 per cent annually

Region’s increasing number of construction projects seen to drive in more growth  Market consolidation prompts increase in Mergers & Acquisition activities  A report from the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) confidently forecasts that revenues for the GCC region’s FM

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VAT facilitates dynamic governance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

The new tax system is an opportunity for businesses to review processes and identify opportunities to streamline operations The introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE has served an opportunity for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to review

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VAT facilitates dynamic governance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

The new tax system is an opportunity for businesses to review processes and identify opportunities to streamline operations The introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE has served an opportunity for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to review

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Bentley’s Connected Data Environment Delivers Step Changes in Productivity for Mining Operations

Mining companies often talk about using technology to improve efficiency and survive in this industry where margins are razor thin. Two nominations this year illustrate how Bentley’s comprehensive modeling environment, managed through a connected data environment, is enabling innovation and

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Bentley’s Connected Data Environment Delivers Step Changes in Productivity for Mining Operations

Mining companies often talk about using technology to improve efficiency and survive in this industry where margins are razor thin. Two nominations this year illustrate how Bentley’s comprehensive modeling environment, managed through a connected data environment, is enabling innovation and

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Khalifa Fund to showcase 20 projects at Annual Investment Meeting

Participation in line with efforts to promote innovation and sustainable growth of SMEs  Khalifa Fund announced its participation at the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the world’s largest foreign direct investment (FDI) event, which is themed ‘Linking Developed and Emerging Markets

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Khalifa Fund to showcase 20 projects at Annual Investment Meeting

Participation in line with efforts to promote innovation and sustainable growth of SMEs  Khalifa Fund announced its participation at the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the world’s largest foreign direct investment (FDI) event, which is themed ‘Linking Developed and Emerging Markets

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Emirates Development Bank Launches Emirates Movable Collateral Registry Corporation EMCR

A New Tool to Publicize Lenders’ Rights in Movable Assets Emirates Development Bank (EDB) launched the Emirates Movable Collateral Registry Corporation (EMCR), a pioneering registry system aimed at helping secure creditors’ rights over movable collateral in the UAE. EMCR is

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Emirates Development Bank Launches Emirates Movable Collateral Registry Corporation EMCR

A New Tool to Publicize Lenders’ Rights in Movable Assets Emirates Development Bank (EDB) launched the Emirates Movable Collateral Registry Corporation (EMCR), a pioneering registry system aimed at helping secure creditors’ rights over movable collateral in the UAE. EMCR is

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Anbar Fourth Annual International Investment Conference to be held on April 25 – 26, 2018 at Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Beirut, Lebanon

Under the patronage of H.E. the Governor of Anbar Mr. Mohamed Rikan Al-Halbousi, the Anbar Fourth Annual International Investment Conference (AAIIC 2018) will be held at Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Beirut, Lebanon on April 25 and 26, 2018

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Anbar Fourth Annual International Investment Conference to be held on April 25 – 26, 2018 at Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Beirut, Lebanon

Under the patronage of H.E. the Governor of Anbar Mr. Mohamed Rikan Al-Halbousi, the Anbar Fourth Annual International Investment Conference (AAIIC 2018) will be held at Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Beirut, Lebanon on April 25 and 26, 2018

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Tally Solutions achieves Federal Tax Authority (FTA) Accreditation

The company has also been awarded an accreditation by The General Authority of Zakat & Tax (GAZT) in Saudi Arabia Tally Solutions, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider, has received the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) Accreditation in the

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Tally Solutions achieves Federal Tax Authority (FTA) Accreditation

The company has also been awarded an accreditation by The General Authority of Zakat & Tax (GAZT) in Saudi Arabia Tally Solutions, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider, has received the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) Accreditation in the

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Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum kicks off on April 2 in São Paulo to discuss Brazil-Arab trade expansion

Areas of discussions to include incentives, investment policies, and opportunities in construction, food, & renewable energy sectors, among others The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) hosts the Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum on April 2, 2018 in São Paulo, Brazil in

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Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum kicks off on April 2 in São Paulo to discuss Brazil-Arab trade expansion

Areas of discussions to include incentives, investment policies, and opportunities in construction, food, & renewable energy sectors, among others The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) hosts the Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum on April 2, 2018 in São Paulo, Brazil in

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DSI announces the appointment of Group Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, announced the appointment of Dr. Fadi Feghali as the Group Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1st of

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DSI announces the appointment of Group Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, announced the appointment of Dr. Fadi Feghali as the Group Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1st of

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Elaf inaugurates new all-female staffed call center in Jeddah

Facility demonstrates company’s continuing commitment towards achieving customer satisfaction and happiness  The Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, recently opened a new all-female staffed call center in Jeddah as

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Elaf inaugurates new all-female staffed call center in Jeddah

Facility demonstrates company’s continuing commitment towards achieving customer satisfaction and happiness  The Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, recently opened a new all-female staffed call center in Jeddah as

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MEFMA organizes workshop and networking event in Jeddah aimed at highlighting role of FM across KSA’s freehold property sector

The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit professional organization, successfully threw the spotlight on the significant role that Facilities Management (FM) plays in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) rapidly thriving freehold property segment, in a specially hosted

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MEFMA organizes workshop and networking event in Jeddah aimed at highlighting role of FM across KSA’s freehold property sector

The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit professional organization, successfully threw the spotlight on the significant role that Facilities Management (FM) plays in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) rapidly thriving freehold property segment, in a specially hosted

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Rapid growth & thriving tourism industry continues to attract overseas investors and buyers to Dubai’s real estate segment

Engel & Völkers Dubai reports 64 per cent YoY revenue growth on second year of operations As Dubai demonstrates further growth as a global commercial hub and a leading tourism destination, the Emirate’s real estate market remains a key sector

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Rapid growth & thriving tourism industry continues to attract overseas investors and buyers to Dubai’s real estate segment

Engel & Völkers Dubai reports 64 per cent YoY revenue growth on second year of operations As Dubai demonstrates further growth as a global commercial hub and a leading tourism destination, the Emirate’s real estate market remains a key sector

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KIF 2018 concludes with resounding optimism of global investors in Kuwait’s investment landscape

The Kuwait Investment Forum (KIF 2018) concluded in Kuwait City on a resounding note of optimism among global investors in the investment landscape of the country, underpinned by the government’s commitment to reforms and investor-friendly politics. At the closing dialogue

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KIF 2018 concludes with resounding optimism of global investors in Kuwait’s investment landscape

The Kuwait Investment Forum (KIF 2018) concluded in Kuwait City on a resounding note of optimism among global investors in the investment landscape of the country, underpinned by the government’s commitment to reforms and investor-friendly politics. At the closing dialogue

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Visa Names Marcello Baricordi as General Manager for Middle East and North Africa

Visa (NYSE:V) has announced the appointment of Marcello Baricordi as General Manager for Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Baricordi, a Visa and payments industry veteran, replaces Ihab Ayoub who has decided to leave Visa for personal reasons. Baricordi will

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Visa Names Marcello Baricordi as General Manager for Middle East and North Africa

Visa (NYSE:V) has announced the appointment of Marcello Baricordi as General Manager for Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Baricordi, a Visa and payments industry veteran, replaces Ihab Ayoub who has decided to leave Visa for personal reasons. Baricordi will

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Software AG & IDC partnership to discuss ‘Smart Services Transformation in the Public Sector’

Event to highlight trends in smart services & how to achieve seamless data flow for smart cities Software AG, a global leader in enterprise architecture, IT & business transformation, agile processes, IoT and big data, has announced that it has

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Software AG & IDC partnership to discuss ‘Smart Services Transformation in the Public Sector’

Event to highlight trends in smart services & how to achieve seamless data flow for smart cities Software AG, a global leader in enterprise architecture, IT & business transformation, agile processes, IoT and big data, has announced that it has

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Visa presents Bankmed the Excellence Program Award in recognition of the Bankmed Youth Program

Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments,  presented Bankmed the Excellence Program Award for the year 2017. The award recognizes the Bankmed Youth Program and validates the Bank’s unwavering commitment to design financial solutions with attractive benefits and exceptional

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Visa presents Bankmed the Excellence Program Award in recognition of the Bankmed Youth Program

Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments,  presented Bankmed the Excellence Program Award for the year 2017. The award recognizes the Bankmed Youth Program and validates the Bank’s unwavering commitment to design financial solutions with attractive benefits and exceptional

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Kuwait Investment Forum 2018 Day 2

Kuwait’s Silk City is key project in China’s One Belt One Road initiative Kuwait’s Silk City and the five-island developments are a key project in the One Belt One Road initiative, and will strengthen Kuwait-China relations, said Mr. Jiang Zengwei

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Kuwait Investment Forum 2018 Day 2

Kuwait’s Silk City is key project in China’s One Belt One Road initiative Kuwait’s Silk City and the five-island developments are a key project in the One Belt One Road initiative, and will strengthen Kuwait-China relations, said Mr. Jiang Zengwei

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strategic agreement to fuel entrepreneurial culture among Emirati talent

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Khalifa Fund signs strategic agreement to fuel entrepreneurial culture among Emirati talent  Agreement signed in partnership with University Leadership Consortium to encourage entrepreneurship Under the patronage of His Highness

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strategic agreement to fuel entrepreneurial culture among Emirati talent

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Khalifa Fund signs strategic agreement to fuel entrepreneurial culture among Emirati talent  Agreement signed in partnership with University Leadership Consortium to encourage entrepreneurship Under the patronage of His Highness

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Kuwait to drive a new era in global geopolitics and growth with Northern Gulf Gateway project

The Boeing Company to open permanent office in Kuwait and hope to add Kuwait as one of its Flight Training Centres Norther Gulf Gateway project to drive investment opportunities in high-growth sectors for US, European, Chinese and Asian investors The

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Kuwait to drive a new era in global geopolitics and growth with Northern Gulf Gateway project

The Boeing Company to open permanent office in Kuwait and hope to add Kuwait as one of its Flight Training Centres Norther Gulf Gateway project to drive investment opportunities in high-growth sectors for US, European, Chinese and Asian investors The

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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber inaugurates Kuwait Investment Forum 2018

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah today inaugurated the first Kuwait Investment Forum (KIF 2018) at the Al-Tahrir Hall in Bayan Palace. His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said the patronage of HH

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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber inaugurates Kuwait Investment Forum 2018

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah today inaugurated the first Kuwait Investment Forum (KIF 2018) at the Al-Tahrir Hall in Bayan Palace. His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said the patronage of HH

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Xiaomi partners with JollyChic to bring Redmi 5 Plus to KSA

Available starting 499 SAR, this feature-packed smartphone brings brighter photos and a two-day battery life at an amazing price 18 March, 2018 — Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced a partnership with the e-commerce site JollyChic to bring innovation to

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Xiaomi partners with JollyChic to bring Redmi 5 Plus to KSA

Available starting 499 SAR, this feature-packed smartphone brings brighter photos and a two-day battery life at an amazing price 18 March, 2018 — Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced a partnership with the e-commerce site JollyChic to bring innovation to

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VAT Gains: GCC residents benefit from the cheapest tax rates

Opinion Piece by Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has introduced Tally.ERP 9 Release 6, a Value Added Tax (VAT) software beginning of 2018. Tally.ERP 9

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VAT Gains: GCC residents benefit from the cheapest tax rates

Opinion Piece by Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has introduced Tally.ERP 9 Release 6, a Value Added Tax (VAT) software beginning of 2018. Tally.ERP 9

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Elm and Working Links to create long-term trade ties by signing strategic Memorandum of Understanding

Both parties to provide assistance and support services for the ‘Taqat’ employment initiative Elm, a leader in innovative solutions and owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has recently signed a strategic new Memorandum

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Elm and Working Links to create long-term trade ties by signing strategic Memorandum of Understanding

Both parties to provide assistance and support services for the ‘Taqat’ employment initiative Elm, a leader in innovative solutions and owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has recently signed a strategic new Memorandum

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Khalifa Fund holds forum to strengthen UAE’s SME industry

‘Strategic Alignment Forum – Connections 2018’ held to help encourage spirit of entrepreneurship in the country Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) hosted recently a forum on ‘Strategic Alignments – Connections 2018’ which brought together top-level officials from federal and

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Khalifa Fund holds forum to strengthen UAE’s SME industry

‘Strategic Alignment Forum – Connections 2018’ held to help encourage spirit of entrepreneurship in the country Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) hosted recently a forum on ‘Strategic Alignments – Connections 2018’ which brought together top-level officials from federal and

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UAE-Japan Business Forum concludes in Tokyo

Three new MoUs signed to help promote investments and provide support for SMEs between the two countries The UAE-Japan Business Forum recently concluded in Tokyo in the presence of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and H.E. Kosaburo Nishime, Japanese State

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UAE-Japan Business Forum concludes in Tokyo

Three new MoUs signed to help promote investments and provide support for SMEs between the two countries The UAE-Japan Business Forum recently concluded in Tokyo in the presence of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and H.E. Kosaburo Nishime, Japanese State

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DSI Subsidiary Passavant Energy & Environment secures AED 110 Million Wastewater project

Passavant to collaborate with Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH &co KG to execute rehabilitation of treatment plants in Europe Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, announces that its German subsidiary, Passavant

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DSI Subsidiary Passavant Energy & Environment secures AED 110 Million Wastewater project

Passavant to collaborate with Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH &co KG to execute rehabilitation of treatment plants in Europe Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, announces that its German subsidiary, Passavant

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Kuwait Investment Forum 2018 puts spotlight on robust opportunities for investors in Kuwait

The private sector is the cornerstone of the future economy, and through KIF 2018, we are putting the spotlight on the opportunities and returns that Kuwait assures investors, says Ali Al Ghanim The Forum reaffirms the government’s commitment in promoting

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Kuwait Investment Forum 2018 puts spotlight on robust opportunities for investors in Kuwait

The private sector is the cornerstone of the future economy, and through KIF 2018, we are putting the spotlight on the opportunities and returns that Kuwait assures investors, says Ali Al Ghanim The Forum reaffirms the government’s commitment in promoting

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Ford Transit is the Fastest Growing Van Brand in the Land, More Than Tripling its Middle East Sales in 2017

Versatile and trusty Transit enjoys rapid rise in popularity in the Middle East Further growth expected as Ford expands its Transit fleet and more and more businesses adopt the world’s best-selling van brand The Ford Transit offers complete peace-of-mind proposition

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Ford Transit is the Fastest Growing Van Brand in the Land, More Than Tripling its Middle East Sales in 2017

Versatile and trusty Transit enjoys rapid rise in popularity in the Middle East Further growth expected as Ford expands its Transit fleet and more and more businesses adopt the world’s best-selling van brand The Ford Transit offers complete peace-of-mind proposition

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Safaricom Awards Ericsson Next Generation NOC deployment

The award is the second phase of the first of a kind multivendor OSS project completed by Ericsson in the sub-Saharan Africa region. The project is based on 5 pillars: views, process, people, infrastructure, and tools, and is expected to

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Safaricom Awards Ericsson Next Generation NOC deployment

The award is the second phase of the first of a kind multivendor OSS project completed by Ericsson in the sub-Saharan Africa region. The project is based on 5 pillars: views, process, people, infrastructure, and tools, and is expected to

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