We sat amidst Baselworld with Morad Yousuf Behbehani Group’s Trading Division General Manager, Shahzad Gidwani to talk watches, watches and watches.
Abdul Mohsen Behbehani, Director of the Behbehani Group, is better placed than most in the region to deliver an assessment of the current state of the watch sector both here and globally. Far from a passive observer, Abdul Mohsen is actively involved in brand relationship and development. Who could be better to open our annual Watch Edition than him?
Kuwait-based Seas & Deserts Group is a regular attendee to Kuwait Yacht Show. Carla Sommers speaks to Sales Manager, Abdul Hamid Marhaba, about the company’s growth in the GCC and finds out how business has remained so buoyant in these challenging economic times.
Fahad Al Ghareeb at Kuwait’s Power Boat Centre enjoys life in the fast lane. In this special sixty-second interview, we ask him to take us on a lightning tour of his company’s boat brands and what to expect at KYS 2017.
Bader Alyahya Yachts, founded in 2013 by oil engineer Bader F. Alyahya, has an unusual story. Born of a simple love of the sea and a passion for yachting, what was Mr. Alyahya’s hobby, is now a booming business. It all started by chance when, on a trip to France, a European yacht dealer suggested to his Kuwaiti client that he might like to try his hand at representing luxury yacht brands in Kuwait. The Kuwaiti engineer took up the offer and Bader Alyahya Yachts was established,
writes Carla Sommers.
The fallout from Kuwait’s suspension by the International Olympic Committee was heightened when, in August 2016, Fehaid Aldeehani became the first ‘independent’ sportsman to win a gold medal. For the first time, the Olympic flag was raised to the top of the pole and the Olympic anthem played, but the world knew it represented the patriotism and passions of Kuwait.