Hussain Sajwani DAMAC Owner and the“One Million Arab Coders” Financer

Hussain Sajwani Education Background

Born in 1952, Hussain Sajwani is a real estate developer, an Emirati billionaire, founder and president of DAMAC Properties, a real estate development company. He was born to a father who was an entrepreneur that sold products like Chinese watches, pens, shirts, and other imports. He received a government scholarship and was one of the first students to be sent to the US by the government. He pursued a bachelor’s degree in industrial and economic engineering from the University of Washington. Hussain Sajwani founded DAMAC Properties in 2002. He is still a principal shareholder and chairman.

Role of Damac Properties

The company has become one of the largest luxury developers, with projects throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC), the Middle East and the United Kingdom. It has a lasting enthusiasm for design and quality. DAMAC Properties has created some of the most iconic and good looking properties in the Middle East.

DAMAC Properties helps young couples choose the ideal home, and guide investors to invest in real estate investments that profit. In 2017, Hussein Sajwani-DAMAC owner, the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates(UAE), and other Arab leaders launched an initiative dubbed “One Million Arab Coders”.

What is the “One Million Arab Coders”, and what is its Agenda?

“One Million Arab Coders” is an initiative designed to promote the revival of the Arab world. Investing in youth is part of the MBRGI program aimed at developing broad-based education and knowledge for the future.

Management of the Initiative

The Dubai Future Foundation manages the initiative and includes three phases in two years. This initiative will enable young Arabs to gain knowledge and jobs – according to current statistics, they will provide software, smartphone apps and web development by 2020. Participants have the advantage of being part of a community that plays a vital role in key economic sectors, particularly in the areas of e-commerce, information technology, and software engineering. Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, is one of the greatest minds in the Middle East. Hussain Sajwani believes that through his company, the Arab world will experience inevitable change.

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