Dr. Naseer Homoud Climbs to 44 Position Among 500 Most Powerful Arabs

    Dr. Naseer Homoud Climbs to 44 Position Among 500 Most Powerful Arabs

  PR Newswire

  DOHA, Qatar and DUBAI, March 25, 2013

DOHA, Qatar and DUBAI, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Continuing the journey of successful and fulfillment, through hard work,
perseverance and vision, Dr. Naseer Homoud achieved another milestone. He was
ranked 44 among the 500 most powerful Arabs in the world by the Arabian
Business, a Dubai-based prestigious trade, investment and business magazine.
The list was announced on March 24 by Dubai-based ITP Group.

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Arabian Business put Dr. Homoud in the company of giants known world over for
their achievements in diverse fields like banking, investment, art, culture,
technology, real estate, aviation, media, science, information technology,
sports, hospitality, energy, etc.

Ranking of Dr. Homoud is recognition of his immense standing in the
construction and real estate sector. He is the fifth most influential
Jordanian in the list while his position put him fourth among Qataris.

Being in the 500 Most Influential Arabs, Dr. Homoud finds himself in the
company of Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud (Kingdom Holding Company) and
Fahad Al Mubarak (Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency) of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Ahmed
Bin Saeed Al Makhtoum (Emirates group), Mohammad Alabbar (Emaar), Mohammed Al
Shaibani (Dubai Ruler's Court), and Dahi Khalfan Tamim (Dubai Police chief) of
UAE, Ahmad Al Sayed (Qatar Holding) and Akbar Al Baker (Qatar Airways) of
Qatar, and Mazen Rawashdeh, a Jordanian by origin and head of operations of
micro-blogging site Twitter.

In 2012, Dr. Homoud was ranked at 53 ^rd position in the list. The list,
better known as the Arabian Business Power List features Arabs living in 37
different countries, and working in every sector from business and media, to
sports, science and entertainment.

Having moved Qatar to expand his dentistry services in 2001, Dr. Homoud
quickly moved into other sectors. He set up The Wall for Investment & Real
Estate Development in 2002. The Wall quickly transformed into a real estate
empire spanning many countries of the region.

Established and managed with passion, "The Wall Investment and Real Estate
Development" is one of the major real estate development companies of Qatar.
The company has seen meteoric rise in around a decade of its establishment in

This rise has been a result of the management style, adopted by the team led
by its founder and CEO Dr. Naseer Homoud that takes into consideration the
shifts in the real estate sector of the country as well as regional and
international arena. 

The Wall offers most diversified products comprising residential,
commercial/IT parks, retail, hotels, amusement parks and Special Economic
Zones. Having started the journey in a modest way, The Wall is now
establishing new standards in the industry. While development of residential
projects and integrated townships including low housing projects in several
countries of Middle East are primary focus areas, the Wall is also working on
various aspects of real estate development, such as land identification and
acquisition, project planning, designing, marketing and execution.

Tourism is another area that The Wall and its associate companies are
focusing. In early 2012,one of the sister company organized World Travel
Awards, which were held for the first time in Doha. The company and achieved
great success in light of the presence of hundreds of prominent Arab and
international dignitaries associated with the tourism sector.

The Wall has benefitted in this endeavor from the experience gained by
investing in the Spanish tourism sector. Long before the financial crisis,
"The Wall" has been promoting and marketing a number of tourist real estate
projects in Malaga, Granada, and Mallorca, not to mention the beautiful areas
in the Iberian country.

The company is in process to make real estate investments in many famous
tourist areas in the cities of Jerash and Ajloun, Petra and Amman in Jordan.

Born in Irdib town of northern Jordan and brought up in a family that greatly
values human brotherhood and sense of sacrifice, Dr. Homoud has been actively
contributing to various philanthropic causes as well.

Dr. Homoud received his higher education in dentistry from University of
Damscus in Syria. He established dental centre in Amman (Jordan) and then, in
2001, moved to Doha (Qatar) for expansion of dental services but quickly moved
on and established a big real estate empire.

Philanthropy is close his heart. He believes that life and wealth are
bounties of Allah, in the nature of a sacred trust, that should utilized for
the sake of good. Late Jordanian King Hussein bin Talal honoured him, in 1997,
for medical services to orphans.

He was regional director of Intergovernmental Institution for the use of
Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition (IIMSAM). Dr. Homoud also
contributed in planting of one of the most important forests in Jordan that
was destroyed by fire.

Dr. Homoud is supporting many programmes for helping orphans, disabled,
elderly, women and homeless in Jordan. He has also supported many athletes in
his country who have performed excellent in international and regional events.

Dr. Homoud has also assisted people of Gaza Strip, and victims of natural
calamities in Japan, Haiti and many regions of Africa.

Farrukh Khan (Mobile +91-8010656060 & +91-9971786060)

Contact: Contact: Dr. Naseer Homoud (Mobile +974-55523951)
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