The splendour of the 19th-century Raffles Hotel, complete with ceiling fans, is reflected in the cover of a historic silver trolley. The trolley, and other silver items of great historic significance and value, were buried by quick-thinking staff in a hotel courtyard just before the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II and retrieved, unblemished, after the Japanese forces surrendered to the Allies in 1945.
Maqta Bridge Engineering (MBE) was formed in 1993 by Abbas A.Khoori in the heart of Abu Dhabi as a company to serve the oil, gas and construction industries in the United Arab Emirates. MBE is a company at the forefront of growth of the energy sector within the region. MBE is 100% UAE owned and supported by high caliber staff and is centrally located in Abu Dhabi.