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)

1983 was a good year for Universal when its first company was established. It was a...

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Companies & Properties

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

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Latest News

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
Sponsoring TEDx Sana`a Event 2021
Sponsoring TEDx Sana`a Event 2021

Universal Group supported the TEDx Sana`a event with the theme "Tair Fils" as a Platinum Sponsor. The event was held for two days, last Wednesday and Thursday on December 15 & 16, 2021. It included...

28 Dec 2021
The conclusion of a workshop dedicated to study the mutual impacts of Yemeni migration
The conclusion of a workshop dedicated to study the mutual impacts of Yemeni migration

A workshop focusing on the mutual impacts of Yemeni migration, organized and funded by the Al-Khair Foundation for Social Development (AKF) was concluded in Sana’a on 6th September in Shahran hotel...

30 Sep 2021

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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