Universal Group

Universal Group

Founder & Chairman

Biography

Mr. Alwan Al-Shaibani, the founder of Universal Group, was born in 1936 in “Al-Madhaf” village (Taiz), about 256 kilometers south of Sana’a. His professional journey started in Ethiopia in early 1950. He spent nearly four years there, after which he returned to Aden to complete his primary and secondary education in “Bazara’a School”. In October 1956, the Bani-Shaibah Union in Aden granted him a scholarship to pursue his education in Egypt. The United States of America was his next destination, where he graduated from the University of Kansas in 1969 and obtained his bachelor's degree in Political Science.

Drops of Goodness (Qatarat Al-Khair)

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Companies & Properties

More than 22 companies & properties belong to the Universal Group.

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Latest News

The News of  Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shaibani Death
The News of Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shaibani Death

It is with deep sorrow and grief that we mourn the loss of the businessman and Benefactor Mr. Alwan Saeed Al-Shaibani, Chairman of the Universal Group, may Allah have mercy on him. Where he passed...

08 Jun 2022
"rUNCAF MARATHON"  Event
"rUNCAF MARATHON" Event

On Saturday, May 14th, 2022, the “rUNCAF MARATHON” event was launched in Haddah Guesthouse Compound, under the patronage of Universal Yemen for Logistics Support and Construction Ltd. (ULC) and...

14 May 2022
The Universal Group Honors Yemeni National under-17 Football Team
The Universal Group Honors Yemeni National under-17 Football Team

The Universal Group honored the national Yemeni under-17 football team who won the eighth West Asian Championship 2021 on Thursday, January 6, 2021. The honoring ceremony was held in the ballroom of...

06 Jan 2022

Honors and awards
Institutional Competition

ISO 9001: 2015
ISO 9001: 2015

Universal Rent A Car – Hertz Franchisee has obtained the ISO certificate for the scope of providing vehicle rental services, drivers hiring services and transportation services.

Certificate of Merit
Certificate of Merit

In November 2009, the Council of Labor Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council granted the group an honorary certificate in the city of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman in recognition of its efforts to provide high rates of employment opportunities, and to work on “Yemenisation” in private sector jobs.

Best Company of the Year - Investment Award
Best Company of the Year - Investment Award

Universal Group won the Investment Award for the year 2013, and this honor reflects the achievements of Universal Group in the field of travel and tourism and other multiple and unique activities.

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