Standard Chartered has announced the launch of its wholesale banking operations in Iraq, with the opening of its head office and first branch in Baghdad. Nuri Al Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq inaugurated Standard Chartered’s head office during a ceremony held at the Bank’s premises.
MEA member company Stirling Lloyd, specialists in high performance waterproofing and surfacing materials for the civil engineering, construction and highways maintenance markets, has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise – International Trade 2013 in recognition of its continued international success.
MEA member Sue Anderson has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order the British Empire) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2013 for services to education.
Alderley FZE, a subsidiary of Alderley plc, announce that they have successfully secured the company’s largest metering order to date having won a contract to provide 22 gas and liquid metering skids for the KOC Telemetry Project in Kuwait. The contract was awarded to Alderley AFZE by South Korea’s Daelim Industrial Co.
Michel Hurel Transport UK Ltd has opened a new office in Algeria. SARL Michel Hurel Algerie will be based in Algiers, with an additional office in Hassi Messaoud.
The London School of English Group (www.londonschoolgroup.com) is expanding its footprint in the Gulf with the opening of its first centre in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.