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EDIC is the region’s premier integrated national defence services and manufacturing platform, providing world-class facilities, technology and support services. The company brings together the combined capabilities of the UAE’s defence industries into a single integrated platform to enhance value for our clients, shareholders, partners and other stakeholders.

Once fully integrated, EDIC will comprise companies across the manufacturing, autonomous systems, mapping, maintenance, repair and overhaul, communications, logistics and technology development sectors.

EDIC was established in 2014 through the integration of assets owned by Mubadala Development Company, Tawazun Holding and Emirates Advanced Investments Group.

H.E. Homaid Al Shemmari is Chairman of EDIC. Board members are Major General Saif Mosbeh Abdullah Al- Masafri, Major General Pilot Fares Khalaf Khalfan Al- Mazrouei, H.E. Saif al Hajeri, and Cyril Arar. Luc Vigneron is EDIC’s Chief Executive Officer.


TawazunTawazun Holding, which was borne out of the long-established Tawazun Economic Council in 2007, was created to develop ventures through industrial partnerships and strategic investments that add value to the UAE’s industrial manufacturing sector across a number of areas: defense and aerospace, automotive, munitions, metals and technology.
Tawazun has established itself as an active industrial investor both locally and internationally by partnering with a hand-picked selection of world-class market leaders to build skills, expertise, products and systems in the UAE. Its investment strategy is designed to drive change within the marketplace, while its aim is to inspire emerging companies by providing strong and consistent support to aid their future expansion.
With its unrelenting focus on economic diversification and sustainability, technology transfer and value addition, Tawazun is committed to supporting the development of the next generation of industrial leaders in the UAE. Tawazun invests heavily in its people by partnering with world-class academic institutions, creating pioneering training programs and ensuring that its people are armed with the skills to meet the needs of emerging industries in the UAE through its various training programs.
Tawazun operates as a long-term investor through partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions. Tawazun’s current operating portfolio includes basic industries, end-user products (systems) and supplier products / services (components) in a number of areas, including; precision manufacturing and assembly, as well as training and Capacity building.
Tawazun has also created an advanced manufacturing park, the Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP) to house its subsidiaries and other manufacturing companies of similar interest.

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ADCB was formed in 1985 and as at 30 September 2016 employed over 4,500 people from 74 nationalities, serving retail customers and corporate clients in 48 branches, 3 pay offices and 2 branches in India, 1 branch in Jersey and representative offices in London and Singapore. As at 30 September 2016, ADCB’s total assets were AED 255 billion

ADCB is a full-service commercial bank which offers a wide range of products and services such as retail banking, wealth management, private banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, cash management, investment banking, corporate finance, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency derivatives and Islamic products, project finance and property management services.

ADCB is owned 58.08% by the Government of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi Investment Council). Its shares are traded on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. As at 30 September 2016, excluding treasury shares, ADCB’s market capitalization was AED 34 billion


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SEHA” is the Marketing name of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company; a public, independent joint stock company which owns & manages all public hospitals & healthcare centers in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

“SEHA” was established based on the Emiri Decree Number (10) in 2007, and is one of the most prominent contributors to the process of reorganizing the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. This processaims at developing and improving the healthcare services provided to the Abu Dhabi community, as well as upgrading it to a level comparable to the finest healthcare systems in the world. This reformation process began by separating the functions of managing and regulating the healthcare sector from each other, and SEHA was tasked with the responsibility of managing public hospitals and healthcare centers.

SEHA’s healthcare system includes 12 hospitals, which consist of 2,600 beds, 46 primary healthcare clinics, 10 screening & preventive medicine centers, 1 school health center, 2 blood banks, and 4 main Dental centers.

“SEHA” is one of the biggest integrated healthcare providers in the United Arab Emirates, as it provides a full range of healthcare services in accordance with the latest medical technologies in the region. SEHA’s facilities provide services to more than 116,000 inpatients in its hospitals. Moreover, more than 50,000 surgeries are performed at SEHA’s facilities during the year, in addition to providing healthcare services to more than 5,000,000 outpatients in its outpatient clinics.

“SEHA” employs an estimated 17,317 employees across the organization located in different parts of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, ranging from the Western region all the way to the Eastern region passing through the middle region and its territories. SEHA is characterized by providing specialized and exclusive healthcare services, under the slogan “We serve you and take care of you with Compassion”

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Tasleeh was founded early 2014, a National company which started as Consultancy services but in a short period of time, Tasleeh has innovatively expanded its business into various business group, Tasleeh Shooting, Tasleeh Teletarget, Tasleeh Tactical and Tasleeh Consultancy. 

Tasleeh originates from Arabic and freely translated means “arming/equipping”. We believe “equipping” our clients with the right knowledge and products which are the essential foundation and powerful key to success.

Tasleeh has established business contacts between international corporations and UAE entities (Government and private sector) with focus in Defense sector along with strong partnership with various international leading partners/manufactures in the following divisions:

• Firearms

• Ammunitions

• Shooting Range and Military equipment

• Training

Tasleeh's mission is to bring new technologies and techniques for the enhancement of military and law enforcement and to create sustainable development and growth with economic benefits to it's clients.

Company is leading with openness and optimism. We value different perspectives and experiences because we believe everyone has a contribution to make. We focus on transperancy and practical communications, listening carefully and taking action to deliver the right solutions.



Etimad is a Leading UAE Holding combining and governing key operating companies and competencies that together provide an end-to-end fulfillment, control and assurance for any type of national security model. Our mission-purpose continues to be providing key solutions for our nation’s security. In continuation of our success, achieved over the last years through Etimad Operational Companies, our vision has now grown to recognize the need to combine long term strategy with tactical solutions. The success of our integrated security and intelligence solution portfolio, is now complemented with establishment of Etimad Holding to deliver continuous assurance and governance for critical security projects.

Recognizing that each project is unique, requiring continuous technical adaptability, Etimad assures continuous project integrity through the respective capabilities of our companies:

  • Physical-Sensors and Event-Monitoring Technology Analysis and Design delivered through the system integration specialization of our company Al Fahad Security System.
  • Fiber Networks, IT Infrastructure, Information Security,

Information Intelligence and Event Monitoring delivered through the specialization of our companyAl Fahad Networking and Communications.

  • Environment-adaptive solutions, Tactical Power Solutions, Health and Safety delivered through the specialization of our company Al Fahad Electrical Systems.
  • Construction and Civil Infrastructures delivered through the specialization of our company House of Engineering.




TRA is building the core ICT regulatory framework for the UAE’s burgeoning knowledge economy. ICT development underpins economic growth and social advancement, and is a critical pillar in the nation’s broader 2021 Vision.

The TRA supports the UAE’s ICT sector by safeguarding competition to protect the interests of subscribers, enhancing the readiness of e-services, encouraging investment, innovation and development, whilst facilitating a broader ecosystem for human capital development.

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