HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco receives symbol of Dubai from Omar Hijazi, CEO of Tejari, at Monaco Media Forum

Omar Hijazi, CEO of Tejari, has presented a ceremonial sword to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, during the invitation-only Monaco Media Forum in Monte Carlo. Hijazi presented the traditional saif - an inscribed, gold-dipped Arabian sword - to the ruler of Monaco, to symbolize the links that Tejari is building between Dubai, the wider Middle East and the world’s leading media organizations. More...The sword presented to Prince Albert from Tejari included an inscribed quote from UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which reads, ‘In the race for excellence, there is no finish line.’ Tejari’s invitation to this conference highlights the increased international profile of Dubai and digitally-focused companies based there such as Tejari. ‘The handover of the ceremonial gift symbolizes how strongly we embrace the ideal that the pen, and by extension digital media, is mightier than the sword. The inscription embodies the spirit of the conference looking to bring together leaders in the digital revolution. Moreover, our participation demonstrates Tejari’s continued commitment to seek out advanced media technologies and partnerships that complement our marketplace and deliver more value to our customers’ said Hijazi. Hijazi and Abdulla Salman, Tejari marketing director, attended the Forum to raise Tejari’s profile with global media and business leaders. Tejari is engaged in an ongoing process of reaching out to organizations around the world, to extend the reach of its marketplace, and to build awareness of Tejari as a gateway to building a profitable presence in Dubai and the wider Middle East market. At present Tejari operates in markets such as the UAE, Kuwait, Jordan, Oman, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia, with new offices in the immediate pipeline.
The Monaco Media Forum, which included sponsors such as HH Prince Walid bin Talal of Kingdom Holdings, brings together leaders of the global media to share their experience and views to enable them to take up common challenges together more effectively. The theme of this year’s Forum was the future of digital and online media, and many of the most innovative media organizations in the field attended the event.

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