EGYPT. Egypt should be careful what it wishes for. According to YouGov‟s latest survey of Egyptian public opinion, a majority of 67% want Hosni Mubarak, their deposed president, to face a death sentence if convicted of the charges against him.
This compares with only 22% who oppose the sentence. Among the age groups of 18-24 and 25-29, support for execution rises to 77% and 70% respectively.
It may be popular, but this event could actually do more harm than good to the progress of reform in Egypt.
The YouGov figures are hardly surprising, given that justice for Mubarak was a key demand o
UAE. The UAE is a typical example of how the growth of talents and skills is key to improving competitiveness; Algeria, Libya and Yemen rank in the bottom quartile globally, while most of the GCC countries rank among the top quartile globally.
SAUDI ARABIA. Frost & Sullivan estimates Saudi Arabia will have a 4% weight in the Morgan Stanley Capital International emerging market index. This implies hundreds of billions of dollars would flow into investments.
UAE. Hareb Al Darmaki, Executive Direcor Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, named as member of the Advisory Council; The Institute funds cutting edge research and fosters high level discussion aimed at better meeting the investment challenge.
UAE. In a speech to the Dubai Global Convention on Leadership for Business Excellence and Innovation, Andrew Ratcliffe expressed to government officials and business leaders that companies should rethink how they behave if they want long-term success.