Date archive forJune, 2015
NBAD-1
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Etisalat and NBAD to launch Mobile Cashier

Etisalat, one of the UAE’s leading telecommunication operators, and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, NBAD, have partnered to jointly deliver Mobile Cashier, a mobile point of sale, mPOS, solution to businesses More...

noor bank
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Noor Bank CEO rings bell to celebrate listing

Hussain Al Qemzi, CEO of Noor Bank, today rang the market-opening bell to celebrate the listing of a US$500 million Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai. The Sukuk, the first to be issued by Noor Bank, underlines Dubai’s established More...

emaar misr
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Emaar Misr initial public offering on Stock Exchange

Emaar Misr for Development S.A.E. (Emaar Misr) has announced today that it currently expects to obtain listing approval from the Egyptian Stock Exchange on Thursday 2 July 2015. The company in a statement said that More...

theme park
By Staff writer On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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US$5 billion by 2020 for Theme Parks in Dubai

Theme parks in Dubai are set to generate close to US$5 billion by 2020 as the country aims to welcome close to 25 million tourists during that phase, according to organisers of Dubai Entertainment, Amusement and More...

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By Staff writer On Sunday, June 28th, 2015
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The new Paramount Residences in Dubai

DAMAC Properties, Dubai’s leading luxury real estate developer, has announced its latest hospitality project in collaboration with Paramount Hotels & Resorts. The company has launched ‘Paramount Residences More...

Akbar Al Baker
By Staff writer On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Qatar Airways CEO Re-Elected IATA Board Member

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, has been re-elected onto the Board of Governors of the global aviation industry body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The appointment, More...

oracle-office
By Staff writer On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Farnek’s three-year contact with Oracle’s ME

Leading total facilities management company Farnek, has signed two new high profile multi-million dirham contracts with global database software leader Oracle and UAE-based Place Management, to provide cleaning, More...

Etihad Airways - MSC Cruises Partnership - PHOTO
By Staff writer On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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New Partnership for Etihad Airways

MSC Cruises S.A., the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line and market leader in the Mediterranean and in South America, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced More...

HE Hamad Buamim and Jamal Bin Ghalaita signing the MOU
By Staff writer On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Emirates Islamic to support Emirati

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions More...

asry
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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ASRY to build new landing craft

ASRY, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has signed an agreement with the Bahrain Coast Guard to design and construct a new Landing Craft for the transport of vehicles, potable water, and More...

Lusail new
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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New villas for Sale at Lusail

Lusail Real Estate Development Company, is offering 35 residential villas for sale at Qetaifan Islands after announcing earlier this week the launch of the second stage of sales at one of Qatar’s most exclusive More...

Zain new
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei Jointly Launch First LTE

Zain KSA, a leading telecommunications provider in Saudi Arabia, and global ICT solutions provider, Huawei, have announced the launch of the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands More...

EI World
By Staff writer On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Emirates Islamic launches new mobile banking app

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced the launch of EI World – a fun and easy way to bank on iPhones. EI World is a first of its kind mobile banking More...

Stitched Panorama
By Staff writer On Sunday, June 21st, 2015
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On-plan luxury promises guaranteed ROI

Stitched Panorama According to real estate marketing agency Raine & Horne Dubai, the continued decline in off-plan sales in Dubai’s real estate market is currently driving renewed interest in newly-built premium More...

Eberhard & Co. signs an agreement with Al Fardan Jewellery for Qatar
By Staff writer On Sunday, June 21st, 2015
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Swiss maison puts range at Villagio Mall

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Eberhard & Co. have signed an agreement with Qatar’s Al Fardan Jewellery to introduce their new collection of fine timepieces to connoisseurs at their boutique in Villagio Mall, Doha. Making More...

HE Majid Al Ghurair and HE Hamad Buamim
By Staff writer On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Tejar Dubai launches projects for young entrepreneurs

HE Majid Al Ghurair and HE Hamad Buamim The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, launched three commercial projects with the opening of the Roundup More...

Canaveral Cargo Terminal grand opening on Friday, June 12, in Port Canaveral, FL, photo by Roberto Gonzalez
By Staff writer On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Gulftainer US commences Florida operations

Canaveral Cargo Terminal grand opening on Friday, June 12, in Port Canaveral, FL, photo by Roberto Gonzalez Gulftainer’s new Canaveral Cargo Terminal at Port Canaveral in Florida, USA, officially opened recently More...

Suez Canal works
By Staff writer On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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New Suez Canal to open in August 2015

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has begun the countdown to the opening of the New Suez Canal, billed as the ‘symbol of the new Egypt’ on 6 August 2015 by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. “The New Suez More...

Bio CEO
By Staff writer On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Bion Industrial Launches the Most Advanced Tipper Trailers

UAE-based heavy transport equipment manufacturer, Bion Industrial has unveiled three new next-generation tipper trailers, designed, developed and built in the Emirates, at a VIP international launch event held in More...

FGB headquarters - hi res
By Staff writer On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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FGB’s Siraj announced as “Islamic Bank of the Year – Shariah Compliant Window” for 2015

Islamic Finance has proven to be an incredibly important sector in the industry. Worth USD 3.7 trillion today, Islamic banking assets have grown rapidly to exceed USD 2.5 trillion by end of 2014. Commenting on the More...

OCBC
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Oil & Gas charity fund raiser at Middle East Event Awards 2015

  One of the region’s most popular charity events, The Oil Barons Charity Ball (OBCB), which this year raised more than USD 200,000 has been named Best Special Event at the Middle East Event Awards held last More...

Artist rendering of Town Square by Nshama
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Town Square launches new social media campaign

  Town Square by Nshama, is offering an opportunity to ‘Start a new life’ with the launch of a social media campaign to win a 2-bedroom apartment. Participants have to post a video using their smartphone More...

dubai customs-uod
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Dubai Customs launches academic program

Dubai Customs and the University of Dubai recently entered into a significant agreement whereby University of Dubai will design and deliver a two-year accredited Diploma in Supply Chain, Logistics and Customs leading More...

GCC countries are intensifying research into the scale and structure of their groundwater resources
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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GCC states to invest in water reuse purification and distribution system

Radical changes in the GCC water industry that offer the region the possibility of attaining sustainable water self-sufficiency by the middle of this century are creating enormous opportunities and major challenges More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Etihad Airways to partner with Accenture

Etihad Airways recently announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Accenture to support the implementation of its business transformation program to improve productivity, efficiency and enable growth. As More...

second
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Workers wages on the road to protection

At the International Labour Conference, currently on in Geneva, the UAE laid out its experience in ensuring that workers’ wages are protected through an integrated system incorporating several measures to More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Queen Elizabeth II comes to town

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday met with H.M. Queen Elizabeth II on the side-lines of the Derby horse race at Epsom Downs racetrack. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, More...

ABTEC 2015
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Banks to invest in financial technologies

UAE banks and financial institutions are being told that they must continue to invest heavily in the latest financial technologies in order to keep their competitive edge. That is the over-riding message that will More...

MBS Portraits - 1
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Transit system speeding up goods movement over borders

The UAE will take an important step towards boosting trade and transport links with its neighbouring countries through the introduction of a customs transit system which will be put under the spotlight for government More...

dmca
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Norwegian King visits DMCA Platform at Nor-Shipping 2015

  His Majesty King Harald V of Norway was briefed on Dubai’s current efforts and initiatives towards reinforcing its position as one of the world’s leading maritime centres. The brief was given during his More...

bentley
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Municipality of Abu Dhabi City uses Bentley’s gINT software

Abu Dhabi Municipality used Bentley’s gINT geotechnical software to capture legacy information that included 20,033 hardcopy logs and reports. With software from Bentley, the municipality increased the spatial More...

Andy Stuart
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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dmg events appoints new Vice President of Design & Hospitality Division

dmg events, an international exhibition company, have appointed Andy Stuart as the new Vice President of the company’s Design and Hospitality Division for the Middle East and Asia.  Andy will take over responsibility More...

AccorHotels logo
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Accor becomes AccorHotels and accelerates its transformation

Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator, announced that it has rebranded to AccorHotels and adopted the new signature ‘Feel Welcome.’ Sébastien Bazin, AccorHotels Chairman and CEO, said: “Accor becomes More...

DSI Logo
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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DSI to begin a series of fixed income investor meetings

  Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) announced that it has mandated Emirates NBD Capital and HSBC as Joint Global Coordinators, and Al Hilal Bank, Emirates NBD Capital, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank More...

tourism
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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5% increase in Q1 for UAE tourist spending

Overall tourist spending in the UAE rose by five per cent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to a new study by Network International, the leading payment solutions provider More...

women
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Women in Nuclear celebrated by ENEC

The region’s first organisation supporting the role of women in the nuclear industry has been honoured by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec). The Women in Nuclear (WiN) chapter celebrated its first More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Dubai’s trade for auto parts eye 10% growth

Dubai’s trade for auto parts and accessories was valued at US $12.1 billion in 2014, a 10% increase over the previous year, new figures released by Dubai Customs revealed recently. Imports of the Emirate’s More...

doka
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Doka debut green concrete sensor to Dubai Municipality

  Concremote’ product set to support green construction legislation in Dubai Doka officially debuted its latest innovation via a technical presentation at the Dubai Central Laboratory on Thursday 14th May More...

etihad-wca
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Etihad Cargo, WCA launch new service

Etihad Cargo has launched a new service in conjunction with the World Cargo Alliance (WCA), the world’s largest network of independent freight forwarders and Worldwide Information Network (WIN), the IT provider. The More...

human
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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UAE continues with long-stand clean record

The UAE is proud of its clean record of human rights and has made significant progress in upholding and protecting human rights and combating crimes of trafficking people, Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Speaker of the More...

milano
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Local & Arab journalists headed for Italy

A media delegation composed of local and Arab journalists, will leave on Wednesday for Italy to visit the UAE pavilion inaugurated earlier this May in Expo Milano 2015. The trip aims to enlighten local and Arab More...

Esam Al Mazroei 1
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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BMTC launches GI Conduits in the UAE market

Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), the region’s leading provider of solutions for building and infra-development segments, showcased a new range of GI Conduits manufactured by International Tube and Conduit More...

Image 01 - (L-R) -  HE Li Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy at the GMIS Launch in Abu Dhabi
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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UAE to host world’s first Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit

UAE will host the world’s first Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) in 2016. The biennial forum will bring together representatives from global governments, industries, civil society, students More...

Karim Helal, Co Founder and CEO, ProTenders.com
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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ProTenders empowers construction companies to go mobile

ProTenders.com, the U.A.E based e-bidding and marketing platform for the construction industry has launched the mobile version of its Company Profile product to help businesses find the right partner and increase More...

maritime
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Dubai to be one of the top maritime centres

A recent international survey conducted by Menon Business Economics Group, the globally renowned organisation for benchmarking leading maritime capitals of the world, predicts that Dubai will rank among the Top More...

saudi power
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Deputy Minister for Roads inaugurates Saudi Transport 2015

Engineer Hathlool Hussein Alhathlool, Deputy Minister for Roads, on behalf of Engineer Abdullah bin Abdulrahman, Minister of Transport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, inaugurated the Saudi Transport 2015 exhibition on May More...

DIAMOND
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Diamond Developers to work with UC Davis

Diamond Developers the real estate organization behind The Sustainable City – Dubai’s first world-class sustainable community project – is extending its relationship with the University California Davis More...

dse
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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DSE awarded contracts worth AED350 million in Oman

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) has announced that Drake & Scull Engineering Oman, a subsidiary of Drake & Scull Engineering, has secured a series of contracts for a combined value of AED 350 More...

Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project is this year's MEED Quality Project of the Year, in association with Mashreq
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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MEED lists GCC’s projects of the year

  Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project (left image) has been named as the region’s project of the year at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq. More...

David Clifton, Regional Development Director, Faithful+Gould
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Faithful+Gould to boost project management in KSA

Faithful+Gould, in association with the Saudi Council of Engineers, will be hosting a professional development seminar that will focus on how early engagement of project and programme management can provide vital More...

Bloom Holdings CSAD
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Bloom Holdings launch new project at Cityscape

The real estate sector in the Middle East looks to be full of optimism following the largest and most successful edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi in recent years, where increased numbers of visitors and exhibitors More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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DHL Express opens largest logistics center in Riyadh

DHL recently opened the doors to its largest Air & Ground operations facility in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh located in the sprawling King Khaled International Airport. The opening ceremony was hosted by More...

dmcc-dmca
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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DMCC, DMCA sign MoU

DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre), one of the world’s leading commodity hubs for trade and enterprise and the largest and fastest growing Free Zone in the UAE, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding More...

bentley
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Latest BIM advancement to deliver higher-performing buildings

  While addressing some of the world’s most inspiring design challenges, leading design firms look to innovations and advancements in BIM software and methodology to deliver higher-performing buildings while More...

Omar Khoory overlooking The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah 1
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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100 restaurants and shops secured at The Pointe

Developer Nakheel has confirmed nearly 100 restaurants and shops at The Pointe, it’s new, AED800 million, 1.4 million square foot waterfront retail, dining and entertainment complex under construction on Dubai’s More...

Airbus - The Little Engineers
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Airbus Little Engineer Space workshop launches in UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, interacts with the students at the Airbus Little Engineer Space workshop, during More...

smith
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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International medical tattooing expert joins The Private Clinic

Dubai’s newest specialised aesthetic clinic – The Private Clinic – welcomes on board medical and cosmetic tattooing and permanent make-up expert Iro Smith. Smith is the founder of the company IRO SMITH – More...

GrupoAinstalar
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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HIMOINSA to power key Saudi Rail Corridor

Multinational energy company HIMOINSA has delivered 29 generator sets to provide standby power to various sections of the key, high-speed railway line that crosses the western coastal and desert Al Hijaz region More...

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