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Mahindra Satyam bags $ 79 mn order in Q2 in MENA region

business Updated: Oct 21, 2009 22:09 IST

IT firm Mahindra Satyam today said it has secured contracts worth AED 30 million (over $ 79 million) in second quarter in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and is looking at doubling its business there in the next two years.

The company has secured sizeable contracts in the MENA region totalling to AED 30 million in the second quarter of FY'10. It is looking at doubling its business in the region in the next 18-24 months, the company said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

"The Middle East continues to be a key component of Mahindra Satyam's growth and part of our growth plans for the region, we are looking into strengthening our operations in the region given the significant contribution of this market to our revenues," Mahindra Satyam Head MENA Region Manojeet Chowdhury said.

Currently UAE accounts for 38 per cent of the company's Middle East revenue, while Kuwait gives 18 per cent, Qatar and Bahrain contribute 13 per cent each, the filing said.

The new contracts follow the recent launch of Mahindra Satyam's new corporate identity, it said.

"We are targeting growth of around 100 per cent in the first year and we are confident of the prospects that lie ahead for us in the region," Chowdhury said.

Further, the company has also signed important clients from Morocco, Jordan and Oman.