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Contents 15 10 UAE leaders trust friendship with India, says H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan 13 The Republic of Sierra Leone Transitioning As Africa’s First Ever “Smart Country” 25 15 18 21 25 27 29 29 33 35 21 8 September 2017 UAE’s new innovative mobile healthcare app bridges gap between patients and doctors NMC acquisition of three hospitals in KSA gets green light from Saudi authority Growth of maritime tourism gives major boost to UAE’s global competitiveness DAFZA enables customers to obtain dual licenses to operate across Dubai DEWA awards AED14.2 billion largest CSP project in the world with a record bid of USD 7.3 cents per kW/h to generate 700MW Accenture supports District 2020 vision by establishing a digital hub at Expo’s legacy site Kuwait’s Alshaya invests in $1bn e-commerce platform Noon ahead of its launch Retailers see short-term impact of VAT on consumer electronics