Surrounded by dozens of locals of days long gone are grocery shops, and butchers, and the place shines like a magnetic time machine taking visitors into the legacy of the Ottoman era, and the overwhelming joy of Mahfouz
and the Official Seal", the one-week exhibition showcases some of Mahfouz
's official documents which he obtained throughout his life.
"We have designed a Sports School for kids to keep the young generation engaged in sports activities," says Mohsen Mahfouz
, General Manager, Abu Dhabi Country Club.
had great contributions and influence on novel writing, where his works emphasised moral values, and helped outline the entire Arabic novel genre.
His influence can be gauged by words of one of the young writers, al-Qaffash, 'Our generation had a high regard for Mahfouz
's literary achievements.' However, he maintains that he and his colleagues felt challenged to 'explore new territory'.
BEIRUT: Lebanese haute couture designer Abed Mahfouz
turned his Downtown atelier into a catwalk Wednesday , unveiling his stunning Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of SEDCO Holding Group, Sheikh Saleh bin Mahfouz
, said: "The confidence placed by the board in the two new members' expertise highlights the strengthening of governance controls through a knowledgeable board of directors, whose members are experienced in various business sectors, thus ensuring the group's leadership through bringing international expertise and knowledge to the local scene, as well as adding value to the businesses and activities managed by the group across various economic sectors and investment portfolios to achieve the objectives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030."
initially showcased his collections locally through fashions shows at venues such as the Al Bustan Hotel in Broummana, or the Phoenicia Hotel Beirut, his first international appearance was in Milan in 2000.
Mark Feeney, a friend of Mr Baleed, said: "Earlier this year we created a page to help Mahfouz
become a UK certified dentist.
and wife Abir were forced from their home in Aleppo and are now living in Lisburn, Co Antrim, with their four children.