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PHAROS. A light-house or beacon. It is derived from Phams, a small island at the mouth of the Nile, on which was built a watch-tower.

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Mohamed Taymour, Pharos Holding founder and chairman, stated: "This transaction reflects the resilience of the Egyptian pharmaceutical market, which is driven by the largest population in the MENA region.
Doron Cohen, senior founding partner of Pharos CB Hospitality, praised the acquisition.
The Pharos Foundation presents a lecture by the founder and president of EMMA for peace Paolo Petrocelli.
I am delighted that the team at Pharos Creative have been able to use the DigitalCity Fellowship scheme as the springboard for their business and wish them every success.
The exit of Pharos is part of executing our strategy to divest non-core businesses in a timely manner at the right valuations as we narrow our focus on core subsidiaries in sectors including energy, cement, agifoods, transportation & logistics and mining," said Qalaa Holdings Co-Founder and Managing Director Hisham El-Khazindar.
Company's retail business remains under pressure, and strength in the wholesale segment came largely from the recognition of submarine cable's contribution," Pharos said in a note to clients.
Pharos Mediator has the power to manage complex content at a component level throughout its lifecycle.
Pharos Financial Advisors is a specialist emerging markets investment manager that is authorised and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.
Pharos Spearheads Retail Investor Education and Highlights Trading Trends* Retail trading value rises 8% y-o-y * Intra-day trading value rises 16% y-o-y
Dubai: Pharos Financial Advisors Limited, part of the Pharos Financial Group of companies, on Monday said it has obtained a licence from the Dubai Financial Services Authority to operate in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
To help eliminate excess spending on printing and copying, Pharos Systems International is fusing Canon MEAP Technology with its Integrated MultiFunction Printer, a cost-recovery solution for Canon multifunction printers.
Three new Pocket PCs are good representatives of this new class: the iPAQ rx5915 Travel Companion from Hewlett-Packard, the Pharos Traveler GPS 525 from Pharos Science & Applications Inc.