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The success story of Billionaire Micky Jagtiani

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Micky Jagtiani, or Mukesh Wadhumal Jagtiani, is an Indian billionaire who is based in UAE. He is the founder of the UAE-based company, the Landmark group. The Landmark group is a renowned and globally acclaimed company which has worked with almost 27 brand concepts. Mainly, they have worked in the fields of retail, hospitality and healthcare sectors. This 69-year-old billionaire has truly proven his age to be just a number. In the current year, The Forbes ranked him as the 1111th richest man in the world and in India it is 52nd. Currently, his net worth is 3.7 billion Us dollars.

Early life

Micky jagtiani was born to a Sindhi family on 15th august,1952.his father was the owner of a small store in Kuwait. He completed his early education in madras, Mumbai and then Beirut and then moved to London to get admitted to an accounting school there. Not finding it interesting, Jagtiani eventually dropped out of the school to try his luck over a self-made start-up. Initially, he was full of self-doubts and was lacking experience. He even took up odd jobs such as taxi-driving, cleaning hotels to earn his livelihood in early days.

Hard Phases

In the year of 1972, Mickey returned to his home at Gulf to start his career over again. But, sadly, the tough phase of his life was yet to begin. His dear brother, father and mother died successively, leaving him clueless and disillusioned. Both his father and mother succumbed to cancer, while his father died because of terminal diabetes. Despite all these hurdles that he faced in personal life, he kicked off his career soon.

The Landmark Group Founded

 When Mickey Jagtiani moved back to the Gulf, he took over his deceased brother’s shop. Using the last 6000 dollars that he inherited from his family, he turned that old shop into a baby product shop called Babyshop. The idea was to bring all the baby products under one roof. Within ten years, the retail store expanded from one to six stores, employing about hundreds of people. Later, when the gulf war was about to begin, he travelled to Dubai. There, he inaugurated his own venture and named it as the ‘Landmark Group’

The Landmark group slowly and gradually ventured into clothing, fashion, toys, and the hotel industry. It’s chain of business spread across middle east, Africa and India.

The Landmark Group-at present

Currently, the landmark group  has about 2300 plus outlets in over 22 countries in the world. Mr. Mickey Jagtiani is the owner of the company.  His wife, Mrs. Renuka Jagtiani, has played a major role in his success story. She is in charge of exclusive enterprizes. Also, she has been functional in buying franchise rights of international fashion brands. At present, she is the Chief executive officer of the Landmark Group.

Micky Jagtiani – The Philanthropist

Micky Jagtiani is not only a rich business person, but he is also a man who contributed to the social cause. In 2000, he founded the Landmark International Foundation of Empowerment of the LIFE. The LIFE is a non-profit organization which looks after the educational and medical needs of nearly one lakh unprivileged children in India. 

So, here we conclude that life is full of challenges and one should not give up hope and strive to do better. Micky Jagtiani is a striking example to whom we can look up to in this matter. His life was also full of hurdles, but he took up those hurdles and converted them into a success story.

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Dubai eases restrictions on students returning from Abu Dhabi schools

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On Monday, pupils at Abu Dhabi schools will be able to return to class as Dubai lifts its

The move follows a period of online instruction at Abu Dhabi school since the start of January. As a precautionary measure amid a surge in Covid-19 infections. With the move, all Abu Dhabi schools have reverted students to online learning at the start of January. Due to an outbreak of Covid-19 have now resumed in-person teaching.

“Thanks to the support and cooperation of parents, educators, and students, PE lessons, gatherings, trips, and extracurricular activities can resume on Monday.” Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority announced on Friday.  “Because of the support and cooperation of parents, educators, and the students themselves, PE lessons, gatherings, and trips will resume on January 31,” the authority said.

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Private schools, preschools, and universities can reopen their cafeterias and eating areas starting on January 24.  Earlier this month, authorities announced a phased return of schools it will take place on January 24 and 31.

The headteacher of Brighton College Abu Dhabi. Helen Wilkinson said the move had been in the making for a long time.

Abu Dhabi welcoming back its prep and senior students

It will be staggered and controlled on Monday morning and evening, she said. “We are excited to see as much of the Brighton community again on Monday.”

“Distance learning has developed in leaps and bounds since the beginning of the pandemic. Moreover. But it cannot replace the buzz felt when we are all in the same room together.

However, As the school prepares for the full return of all year groups on Monday. Ms. Wilkinson said they will be making sure all PCR test results are within the 96-hour period and taking temperature readings on arrival.

Michael Wilson Principal of Cranleigh Abu Dhabi said welcoming back its prep and senior students is a major highlight.

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Sheikh Mohammed is highlighting German Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

Germany played a vital role in EXPO 2020. That’s why Sheikh Mohammed highlighted this by visiting German Pavilion in EXPO 2020 Dubai. 

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This world fair in Dubai was not accessible. The role of Germany has been influential, and that’s why Sheikh himself highlights that by visiting their pavilion. Sheikh Mohammed Highlighting German Pavilion in EXPO 2020 Dubai shows how much he cares for people who have helped make EXPO 2020 successful. Germans are lucky to get such appreciation from the man himself. 

It’s all giving and take. The people who stand by you in starting should be given credit when you are at the top. Sheikh did the same by visiting German Pavilion at EXPO 2020.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum:

Today, the vice-president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai stayed at the German pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

During the visit, Sheikh Mohammed highlighted the significance of Germany’s role at Expo 2020 Dubai. Given its vast knowledge and experience in innovation and in feeding solutions that serve society.

Sheikh Mohammed also highlighted the mega event’s chances to share ideas and innovations that build a better future for humanity. HE NOTED THAT the UAE is keen to fund innovative ideas to enhance people’s satisfaction and quality of life.

During the tour, Sheikh Mohammed show various parts of the German pavilion located at the Sustainability District. Under the theme ‘Campus Germany’, the pavilion features sustainability-themed standards of invention and ingenuity.

Sheikh Mohammed saw the pavilion’s individual exhibition spaces to create visitors’ immersive experience. The pavilion has an ‘Energy Lab’, ‘Future City Lab’ and a ‘Biodiversity Lab.’ It showcase different German innovations that encourage sustainability.

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The demand for Gold peaked in the last three years in the UAE.

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Gold is showing incredible strength even in 2022. Once again, the demand for Gold peaked. It is currently at the highest level. Data shows the market of Gold is most elevated in the last three years. Many forces are supporting gold demand this year too. 

Gold prices in the UAE rise

Gold prices in the UAE rise

Rise of Gold at the top in 2022:

This yellow metal continues to outperform. This year it is standing at three years’ highest level demand. The demand for Gold in UAE is at its peak. According to the World Gold Council, the market for Gold reached 1,147 trillion in Q4 2021. Its highest quarterly level since Q2 2019, and an upsurge of almost 50 percent year-on-year.

Annual demand, excluding OTC markets, has healed many of the Covid-19 caused losses from 2020 to reach 4,021 trillion for the entire year in 2021.

The gold bar and coin market rose 31 percent to an eight-year high of 1,180 trillion. Retail investors desired a haven against the background of growing inflation and constant economic pause caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

World Gold Council’s Data 2021-22:

The World Gold Council’s data series registered outflows of 173 trillion in 2021 from gold-backed ETFs. Some investors decreased barriers early in the year amid vaccine rollouts, while growing interest rates made maintaining Gold more expensive.

The 2,200 trillion that gold ETFs have gathered over the preceding five years indicates investors’ continuing priority on including Gold in their portfolio. 

Q4 demand surpassed its highest level since Q2 2013. A quarter where the cost of Gold was 25 percent lower than the average relative price in 2021. This underlining the power and demand of Gold in the most recent quarter.

According to the World Gold Council, growing inflation and the post-pandemic economic tension have sent demand for Gold to a two-year high.

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