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His Majesty’s long-term vision spurred growth: MPPH chairman and editor-in-chief

by SARAH MACDONALD
MPPH chairman and editor-in-chief, Mohamed Issa Al Zadjali
Initially, the focus was on infrastructure but now the priority is investment in human resources, says MPPH chairman

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