Dear members and friends of RBC,
Please take a few minutes and read a brief update on RBC happenings.
EVENTS - UPCOMING:
- June 13th Wednesday: inter-council networking event at Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, 6:30 pm
Free for members, AED 50 for guests. Get plenty of business cards! Please RSVP if not done already.
- National Day of Russia - June 12th - this is one of the new state holidays of Russia and is a day off back home
EVENTS - PASSED:
- Meeting with the Head of Rossotrudnichestvo
Meeting with the Russian official Mr. Konstantin Koshachev, head of Rossotrudnichestvo (the Federal Agency for Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation). More details: tinyurl.com/Rossotrudnichestvo
- Weekend family gathering and bowling tournament by Russian Emirates has gathered dozens of Russian speakers and their guests in hospitable Ajman Kempinski on June 1st.
- Monthly networking event: May 18th
Details and photos of RBC networking along with the visit of the art gallery of Russian artists in Wafi city: tinyurl.com/may18event
- Cooperation between Dubai Police and Russian Business Council: tinyurl.com/dubai-police
- Round Table of RBC on Special Transport for Oil & Gas Industry: tinyurl.com/RBCr-table
- RBC's business luncheon with heads of construction companies from Russia: tinyurl.com/RBCluncheon
On Voice of Russia radio (in Arabic): tinyurl.com/luncheon-radio
- Literature evening – a poet competition
The Russian Embassy in the UAE supported by the Coordination Council of Russian Compatriots have organized the poetry competition. Following the Day of Slavic Written Language and Culture, the award ceremony of the literary contest was held on May 25th. Congratulation to the winners: 1st place - Anna Krukovskaya, 2nd - Elena Balina, 3rd - Irina Soluyanova and Inna Badr.
- Chairman of RBC Dr. Igor Egorov has been elected as Chairman of Coordination Council of Russian Compatriots' Organizations in the UAE.
- General Secretary of RBC Mr. Serghey Tokarev has been elected as representative of the Regional Coordination Council of Russian Compatriots' Organizations for the Middle East and Africa in the Global Council of Russian Compatriots.
- Chairman of Al Aroud Group Mr. Saleh Al Aroud has been appointed by RBC Board as a new Board member in capacity of the Head of Government Relations Commission.
Attention CORPORATE MEMBERS:
- We have asked RBC corporate members to provide your details & logo for our marketing materials and the website. Those who have not yet shared, please do!
- Please share your news with us so we could share them through RBC’s official magazine Business Emirates.
- We have sent RBC corporate members info on getting interns from the American University of Sharjah for summer. If you have missed that please let me know.
For FOOTBALL lovers:
Get your friends together for Friday’s big game: Russia vs. Czech Republic. Our member - Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, is having a themed spot to enjoy the games!
England’s World Cup winning hat-trick hero Sir Geoff Hurst and charismatic former England football club manager ‘Big Ron’ Atkinson will be at ‘the Gate’ to offer fans an opportunity to watch the matches in style in the Arabesque grand hall on the oriental couches with a choice of six venues.