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101 Top Arab World Government Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Arab World based Government companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Government industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Arab World Government Startups

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Flydubai

Flydubai

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flydubai, legally Dubai Aviation Corporation, is a government-owned low-cost airline.

QNB Group

QNB Group

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QNB Group is a government-owned commercial bank in Qatar.

QNB Group

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is an investment management agency investing funds on behalf of the Government of Abu Dhabi.

QNB Group

ARKIN Technologies

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A global company that develops, operates and markets financial technology platforms for consumers, businesses and government agencies.

QNB Group

Qatar Investment Authority

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Qatar Investment Authority is a sovereign wealth fund that protects and grows Qatar’s financial assets and to diversify the economy.​

QNB Group

DP World Group

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DP World is an enabler of global trade and a leader in marine terminal operations and development, logistics, and related services.

QNB Group

Merak Capital

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Technology investment institution licensed by the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia.

QNB Group

Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

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Abu Dhabi Digital Authority is a government agency that develops smart systems for government services.

QNB Group

NEOM

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NEOM is a government administration firm that offers economic growth, progressive laws, a healthy foundation and innovative solution.

QNB Group

Wamda

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Wamda accelerates entrepreneurship ecosystems throughout the MENA region by joining Wamda Capital and the leading knowledge platform in MENA

QNB Group

General Organization for Social Insurance

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General Organization for Social Insurance is a Saudi Arabian government agency.

QNB Group

Smartworld

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Smartworld is a Smart Solutions Integrator that works closely with Government agencies, Telecommunication Operators

QNB Group

Government of Ras Al Khaimah

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Government of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

QNB Group

Supreme Group

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Supreme Group provides end-to-end supply chain solutions to defense, government, and commercial sector.

QNB Group

Tam Development LLC.

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Public engagement expert.

QNB Group

Public Authority for Radio and Television (Oman TV)

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Public Authority for Radio & TV oversees and runs the public television and radio stations in the State of Oman

QNB Group

Alawwal Bank

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Alawwal Bank specializes in providing banking and investment services.

QNB Group

Sharjah Airport Travel Agency – SATA

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Sharjah Airport Travel Agency (SATA) is an online Travel agency owned and operated by the Sharjah Airport Authority, Government of Sharjah.

QNB Group

Mubadala Development Company Pjsc

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Mubadala is a sovereign investor that manages a diverse portfolio of assets & investments in the United Arab Emirates and abroad.

QNB Group

Abu Dhabi Global Market

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Abu Dhabi Global Market is a broad-based international financial centre for local, regional and international institutions.

QNB Group

Vinnell Corporation

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The Vinnell Corporation is an international private military company based in the United States

QNB Group

Bahrain Economic Development Board

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Bahrain Economic Development Board is a public agency with the overall responsibility of attracting investment into the Kingdom of Bahrain.

QNB Group

SAIF ZONE

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The Sharjah Airport Free Zone (SAIF-Zone) is the premier business destination of the UAE.

QNB Group

UAE Ministry of Finance

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UAE Ministry of Finance is a government agency that specializes in the efficient management and development of federal financial resources.

QNB Group

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Ajman

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Sheikh Khalifa Medical City is to improve the healthcare standards in the Emirate of Ajman.

QNB Group

Social Development Bank

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Social Development Bank provides financial products and services.

QNB Group

Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates

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Central Bank of United Arab Emirates formulates and implements the monetary policy monetary stability.

QNB Group

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

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Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy is a design and build the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadiums on three pillars.

QNB Group

Al Khafji Joint Operations

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Al Khafji Joint Operations is a government organization that provides exploration, drilling and production of Oil and Gas services.

QNB Group

Emirates Transport

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Emirates Transport is a government agency that manages, organizes and supervises maintenance and transport services.

QNB Group

UAE Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority

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Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority

QNB Group

Area 2071

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Area 2071 is an ecosystem to design the future that includes government, creative individuals, innovative companies, and people.

QNB Group

Saudi Post

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Saudi Post is a commercial and government digitalization that provides logistical, postal, courier and supply chain management services.

QNB Group

Water & Electricity Regulatory Authority

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Water & Electricity Regulatory Authority is a government entity that regulates water and electricity distribution in all of Saudi Arabia.

QNB Group

Dubai Land Department

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Dubai Land Department develops the necessary legislation to propel the real estate sector.

QNB Group

Qatar Computing Research Institute

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Data Analytics-Social Computing-Cyber Security-Distributed Systems-Arabic Language Technologies-CSE.

QNB Group

SmartDubai

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Leading Dubai’s transformation into the world’s smartest city.

QNB Group

eGovernment Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain

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eGovernment Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain is a government administration office in Bahrain.

QNB Group

GAFI Egypt

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GAFI Egypt is a government organization concerned with regulating and facilitating investments.

QNB Group

MonshaatSA

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MonshaatSA is a government administration providing various types of management consulting services.

QNB Group

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

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Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is an official account of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

QNB Group

Federal Tax Authority

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Federal Tax Authority is a governmental body that administers, collect and implement federal taxes.

QNB Group

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone

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Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone is a destination for startups and SMEs operating in commercial, service and consultancy businesses.

QNB Group

Primary Health Care

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Primary Health Care offers mental health, screening, pharmacy, nursing and manages different health centers across the state.

QNB Group

Saudi Broadcasting Authority

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Saudi Broadcasting Authority is a government organization that provides telecommunication, television, digital media, and radio services.

QNB Group

Al Taresh

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Your Partner to Start a Business in Dubai

QNB Group

Beirut Digital District

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Beirut Digital District a private company whose sole aim is to develop communities that bond, interact, and flourish.

QNB Group

MBME

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MBME is a payment and government services platform in developing payment solutions for their partners, retailers and customers.

QNB Group

Ministry of Interior

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Ministry of Interior is a government organization that provides community wellness services.

QNB Group

Smart Cards Application

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Smart Cards Application specializes in turn-key e-government solutions.

QNB Group

Central Bank of Tunisia

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Central Bank of Tunisia provides a money museum that includes a collection of recovered Carthaginian coins.

QNB Group

Executive Affairs Authority

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The Executive Affairs Authority provides strategic policy and communications advice to the Chairman of the Executive Council.

QNB Group

Beyond View

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Beyond View is a business setup company

QNB Group

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority

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The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is the driving force behind the transformation of Sharjah.

QNB Group

Sharjah Airport

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Sharjah Airport has become an international standard airport through a number of important initiatives.

QNB Group

Abu Dhabi Pensions Fund

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Abu Dhabi Pension Fund provides a comprehensive range of pension systems based on managing contributions, pensions, and end of service.

QNB Group

Dubai Startup Hub

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Dubai Startup Hub’s main purpose is to provide clarity and direction in the journey of a startup entrepreneur.

QNB Group

Haya Water

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Haya Water provides wastewater treatment and project management services.

QNB Group

SGRF

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SGRF is the sovereign wealth fund of the state that undertakes the investment of financial surplus forwarded to it.

QNB Group

Gulf Monetary Council

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Gulf Monetary Council is a government agency for regional economic organizations.

QNB Group

Business Setup service in Abu Dhabi,Dubai in UAE

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Business Setup service in Abu Dhabi provides a wide range of value-added services for public, government, and private sectors.

QNB Group

Tabbara Electronics

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Tabbara Electronics is the leading telecommunication distributor of Motorola Solutions.

QNB Group

Bank Al-Maghrib

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Bank Al-Maghrib is a central bank that offers banking & financial services with notes circulation, monetary policy, & payment supervision.

QNB Group

Saudi Air Navigation Services

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Saudi Air Navigation Services offers air traffic management, aeronautical information, communication, research, and operation services.

QNB Group

Aries International

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Aries International is an international immigration and student visa consultant

QNB Group

UAE General Civil Aviation Authority

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UAE General Civil Aviation Authority focuses on flight safety, air traffic and air navigation services for the aviation industry.

QNB Group

National Telecom Regulatory Authority

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NTRA is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the industry .

QNB Group

Ministère de l’Industrie du Commerce de l’Investissement et de l’Economie Numérique

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Ministère de l’Industrie du Commerce de l’Investissement et de l’Economie Numérique designs and implements policy in the field of industry.

QNB Group

SANG

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SANG is a government website that provides military information and military recruitment services.

QNB Group

Ministry of Tourism

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Ministry of Tourism aims to strengthen the role of the tourism sector in government administration by organizing, developing, and promoting.

QNB Group

Evoteq

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Evoteq is strategically structured to implement public-private-partnerships in the region.

QNB Group

King Abdulaziz Foundation

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King Abdulaziz Foundation is a government agency that works on documentation, manuscripts and historical photos research solutions.

QNB Group

RAK Investment Authority

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RAK Investment Authority is a consulting company that specializes in customisable solutions to free zone and non-free zone businesses.

QNB Group

Emart

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Dubai Real Estate Market (eMart) is an online portal.

QNB Group

Arriyadh Development Co.

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Al-Riyadh Growth consists of constructing, running, and maintaining government-led community programs and public gain in contribution.

QNB Group

NorthStar…we are Designing Solutions

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NorthStar is a manufacturing house offering planning and designing solutions to commercial organizations serving across the U.S.A.

QNB Group

National Housing Company

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National Housing Company focused on real estate development and investment in the residential and real estate sector.

QNB Group

Neom Saudi Arabia

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Neom Saudi Arabia brings all communities together and develop all sectors and fields with innovative solutions.

QNB Group

Erbil International Airport

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Erbil International Airport is the main airport for the city of Erbil and is under the management of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

QNB Group

Victory Venture

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Victory Venture is an entrepreneurs and companies with the best tailor-made solution.

QNB Group

Emirates Fire and Rescue Company

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Emirates Fire and Rescue company is a semi government company, it provides civil defence service like Safety Inspection, Drawings Review

QNB Group

Council for Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry

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The Council for Saudi Chambers is the legitimate representative of the Saudi business community.

QNB Group

Ministry of Economy and Planning – MEPsaudi

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MEPsaudi drives and supports the socio-economic development agenda to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity.

QNB Group

Science and Technology Development Fund

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Science and Technology Development Fund is a financial platform for supporting Science & Technology activities in Egypt.

QNB Group

National Research Centre

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National Research Centre is an R&D center in Egypt devoted to basic and applied research within the major fields of interest.

QNB Group

Manateq

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Manateq is a developer and operator of the special economic zones, logistics parks, industrial zones, and warehousing parks in Qatar.

QNB Group

Al Jidara

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Al Jidara is a regional development consulting firm.

QNB Group

Central Bank of Sudan

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Central Bank of Sudan offers banking and financial services.

QNB Group

CTrustGlobal

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CTrustGlobal provides citizenship and residence services by investment and application of a second passport.

QNB Group

N5 Holding

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N5 Holding is a Saudi company dedicated to high quality work and is premised on building a strong and dynamic Saudi Arabia.

QNB Group

Poste Maroc

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Poste Maroc is the company responsible for postal service in Morocco.

QNB Group

Prolink

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ProLink provides consulting and professional services with a strong focus on Identity Management, Access Management, and Governance.

QNB Group

Gulf Analytica

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They can offer companies operating in the financial and other service sectors advice and information

QNB Group

GOV.SA

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GOV.SA offers justice, law, healthcare, education, training, vehicle, transportation, business, entrepreneurship, haj, and umrah services.

QNB Group

SNOC

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SNOC specializes in exploration, processing, refining, storage, and loading services for natural gas, propane, LPG, LNG, and butane.

QNB Group

Federal Customs Authority

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Federal Customs Authority is a government organization that develops and supervises the implementation of customs policies and legislation.

QNB Group

Oman Post

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Oman Post is the post office of Oman that provides different postal services characterized by quality and diversity.

QNB Group

GSO

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GSO is a standards organization for the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Yemen.

QNB Group

Arab Information Management Services

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Arab Information Management Services offers information technology solutions & services for both the governmental and private sectors.

QNB Group

SCFHS

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SCFHS provides training programs to improve professional performance, enrich scientific theory, and practice in healthcare.

QNB Group

Russian Center

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Russian Center of Digital Innovation and ICT the offers latest ICT technology to the MENA region.

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