Posted on 22/05/2015: 254 views.
PARIS: Institut du Monde Arabe (Arab World Institute) on Wednesday hosted the debut show of a documentary on the rich life of the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. A production of the Franco-German TV network ARTE (Association Relative a la Television Europeenne), the documentary will be aired on ARTE+7 at 10:50 p.m., UAE time, on 26th May. "Cheikh Zayed Une Legende Arabe" (Sheikh Zayed: An Arab Legend), was directed by former French Minister of Culture ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 243 views.
The UAE is joining the world's countries on Friday to observe the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB), celebrated on 22nd May every year. The 2015 IDB's theme of "Biodiversity for Sustainable Development" reflects the importance of efforts made at all levels to establish a set of ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 236 views.
The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, EAD, is raising awareness of local and global natural heritage among children by publishing six encyclopaedic books on biodiversity, on the occasion of World Biodiversity Day on 22nd May. Aimed at students aged eight to twelve, the six "Endangered Species" books ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 256 views.
CAIRO: A UAE proposal on the role of the media in promoting values of tolerance and combating extremism was approved today by the 64th meeting of the Arab Information Ministers' Council, which was held under the Chairmanship of the United Arab Emirates, at the General Secretariat of the Arab League ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 248 views.
CAIRO: At the conclusion of the 64th meeting of the Arab Information Ministers' Council in Cairo, the council has elected the UAE as a deputy of the new Board of the Executive Office for the coming two years. It also elected Egypt as president of the term. The new formation includes Tunisia, ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 174 views.
The second batch of injured Yemenis affected by the violent assault by the Al Houthi militia, arrived today in Abu Dhabi to receive medical treatment in the UAE's hospitals. The move came as per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 157 views.
KATHMANDU: Ram Baran Yadav, President of Nepal, has commended the efforts of the UAE Voluntary Medical Team that is working in Nepal under the auspices of the "Zayed Giving Initiative". President of Nepal was briefed on the humanitarian tasks of the hospital under the chairmanship of the Emirati ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 161 views.
Dubai Cares has participated in the World Education Forum 2015, hosted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, which took place in Incheon, South Korea, from May 19th-22nd. The organisation also took part in a panel discussion entitled, "Using Evidence in ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 155 views.
GENEVA: The UAE and other countries and international humanitarian organisations participating in the 68th World Health Assembly sponsored a side event on health and well-being in emergencies. In his speech during the event, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN and other international ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 159 views.
A delegation from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, led by Laila Hareb, Assistant Director-General for Strategy and International Affairs, has participated in the third round of GCC-EU Aviation Dialogue recently held in Doha. The two-day meeting, which was attended by 23 officials ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 143 views.
The United Arab Emirate's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) today released a draft nuclear safety regulatory guide and invited the public to review the draft and comment. FANR has drafted Regulatory Guide 23 for Safety Significance Evaluations for Modifications for Nuclear Facilities, ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 181 views.
Prime Minister of Mongolia, Chimed Saikhanbileg has lauded Dubai's economic growth model as very impressive, and calling upon UAE companies to look for joint cooperation ventures with their counterparts in Mongolia. He also said that there are ample opportunities for UAE companies to invest in ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 139 views.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that the value of shares bought by foreign investors, or non-UAE nationals, from 17th to 21st May, 2015, reached AED 1.44 billion, while value of stocks they sold stood at AED 1.41 billion, with net foreign investment on the market reaching AED 34.6 million ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 151 views.
Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) has completed a project to introduce piped natural gas for domestic use in new residential communities in the emirate. The domestic gas supply service is in line with SEWA's commitment to provide high quality supply of electricity, water and gas, and ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 198 views.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, today opened a photography exhibition, "UAE through a Chinese Eye" at the National Theatre in Abu Dhabi. The opening of the exhibition, organised by Emirates Heritage Club in collaboration with the Chinese ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 128 views.
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today inaugurated the new building of the Sharjah Municipality in Al Masali. In attendance were H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, other Sheikhs, ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 160 views.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, has stressed the importance of meetings that deal with the efforts of intellectuals, thinkers, and writers in community building. Sheikh Nahyan made the statement while receiving a large number of writers, ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 140 views.
The Multaqa Zayed National Museum series drew to a close on Wednesday with a talk at Manarat Al Saadiyat, which discussed the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's leadership that brought people together, turning his vision of unity in the UAE into a reality. Led by Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 159 views.
The Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police, ADP, has demonstrated their exceptional abilities in handling challenging tasks during a two-day training exercise with the Los Angeles Police Department, LAPD. In the training rounds, organised in cooperation with a specialised team from the ... Read More
Posted on 22/05/2015: 146 views.
Dubai is set to remain at the epicentre of golf on The European Tour for the foreseeable future after global port operator DP World announced today that it will continue to be the title sponsor of the DP World Tour Championship, the season ending tournament of The Race to Dubai, for at least ... Read More