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Dubai Investments hosts over 100 officials in Glass and Glazing Federation Forum

Dubai, December 7, 2017: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on Dubai Financial Market, hosted over 100 officials in the International Architectural Glass Conference, held under the aegis of Glass and Glazing Federation [GGF] in Dubai today, through its subsidiary Emirates Glass LLC – one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region.

The one-day conference, held at Dubai Investments headquarters in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], focused on different aspects of the architectural glass sector, and included presentations by experts from leading international glass companies and related industries.

The international panel of speakers included John Reeves, Chairman of GGF MENA, Phillip Higgins from Gulf Extrusions, Sami Daher from Dow Corning Corporation, Pascoal De Silva from Gulf Glass Industries, Mohammed Soghbor from Kurary GmbH, Dr Andreas Kasper from Saint-Gobain Middle East, Jonathan Hernandez from Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants and Benoit Georges from Saint-Gobain.

Rizwanulla Khan, Executive President of Emirates Glass, said: “Emirates Glass is honoured to support the GGF Forum, which is a great platform to focus on latest advancements and technical innovation in the sector. The forum offers a unique opportunity for Emirates Glass to share its expertise and best practices in security glazing and related technical knowledge with industry experts. ”

Recognised by governments and organisations internationally, GGF plays a crucial role in setting standards such as building regulations, construction product regulations, European Committee for Standardization (CEN) standards, and associated rules that govern construction of buildings. Emirates Glass is one of the founding members of GGF MENA Chapter.

About Dubai Investments PJSC:

Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 19,800 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, the company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across three core sectors – real estate, manufacturing & industrial and financial investments across the UAE and the Middle East.

Since inception, Dubai Investments has challenged the norms and introduced cutting-edge technologies, pioneering business models, unique investment strategies and innovative concepts across its diversified portfolio spanning different sectors and markets across the globe. Dubai Investments currently has 39 subsidiaries & joint ventures under its portfolio, across a wide array of industries and continues to seek new investment opportunities in new sectors, locally and internationally, as part of its strategic expansion plans.

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