Ras Al Khaima

BCW has inked an $84K monthly contract to represent the government of Ras Al Khaimah, which is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates.

Working for the RAK Media Office, BCW is to provide strategic communications counsel, message development, events, thought leadership, issues management and PR/legal media counsel in the UK and US.

The one-year contract went into effect, May 29.

RAK, which lacks the oil resources of fellow emirates Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has a diversified economy geared to tourism, real estate, cement production and pharmaceuticals. It has a population of less than 500K.

BCW's Washington team on the RAK business includes Shaila Manyam, Yagmur Cosar, Michael Estevez, Christian Foster, William McQuillen and Aranthan Steve Jones.