TRENDS Inaugurates its Cairo Office as a Link between Regional and International Think Tanks
TRENDS Research and Advisory has just launched its virtual office in Cairo, as part of an
effort to expand its global outreach, achieve its goals as a global knowledge
bridge and become a link between regional and international think tanks.
Dr. Mohamed Abdullah Al-Ali, CEO of
TRENDS Research and Advisory, headed the inauguration ceremony in the Egyptian
capital and said that the virtual office will be a channel of support to the
headquarters in Abu Dhabi. It will supply TRENDS head office with research,
studies and scientific reports. Moreover, the office shall facilitate the
conclusion of scientific partnerships with Egyptian entities, institutions and
think tanks. It will coordinate with Egyptian think tanks, universities, serve
Arab and global strategic issues. The new office shall communicate with Arab
and African academic experts, given the civilizational and cultural weight of
Dr. Al-Ali delivered his inauguration remarks
in the presence of an audience that included TRENDS heads of sectors and
departments, consultants, experts, and the Cairo office team. The office includes
a research unit with various expertise who shall work on remote basis using
artificial intelligence and new technology.
Dr. Al Ali stressed that the virtual
office shall complement the effort of TRENDS Dubai office It is an addition to
the series of successes achieved by TRENDS Research and Advisory, which is confirming
its global position as a platform for knowledge and scientific research.
TRENDS Center continues to build
bridges through which we can advance dialogue with the others and enhance
cultural and civilizational exchange with various nations around the world.
The CEO of TRENDS explained that the
virtual office in Cairo was chosen because of the cultural and civilizational
weight of Egypt. Cairo is a link between Arab and African countries, in
addition to its active intellectual centers and research expertise that will
enhance the outputs of TRENDS and deliver its balanced research to other parts
of the world.
Mr. Fahad Al Mahri, Head of the Dubai
Office Sector, explained the office's march and said that it is a
one-and-a-half-year journey that provided many services to TRENDS Research and
Advisory. He said that the Global Barometer Department constitutes the pillar
of Dubai Trends office through its work to measure public opinion in several
Al Mahri explained that the Dubai
office has carried out 25 field studies through opinion polls, in addition to
dozens of special reports and feasibility studies. The office shall play a role
in the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah by organizing workshops,
dialogues and compiling the economic index.
Mohammed Al Salmi, Head of
the Research and Advisory Sector at TRENDS Research and Advisory, said
that the Cairo Virtual Office falls in line with the spirit of contemporary technologies
and the speed of modern communication, means. The Office shall act as a window
and a link with a number of regional and global centers.
He added that the office will support
the head office in Abu Dhabi with experts and researchers and form a link with
think tanks in the African continent. The Cairo Office shall provide training
and consulting services which constitute the bulk of the office work. Al Salmi explained
that TRENDS is continuing to expand its research network and shall engage more
partners. It has more than 200 researchers who collaborate with its various programs.