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Abu Dhabi prepares for the arrival of the Solar Impulse 2

Posted on 26/10/2014: 102 views.

Solar Impulse representatives have arrived in Abu Dhabi to meet with local authorities in preparation for the plane's arrival in January. With the historic flight scheduled to take off from Abu Dhabi next March, pilots of the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) will conduct test flights and perform fine-tuning exercises this January, in preparation for the five month journey. The plane, and its two co-founders, will attempt to fly around the world – without a drop of fuel – only using the power of the ...  Read More


Security Media upgrades its drones to full HD technology

Posted on 26/10/2014: 114 views.

The Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, upgraded the technical specifications of its remote-controlled flying drones, which were put to use in 2010, as now they are able to capture Full HD footage for media coverage. According ...  Read More

The U.A.E. Drones for Good Award signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft

Posted on 26/10/2014: 103 views.

As part of its continued efforts to strengthening partnerships with major international organisations, the U.A.E. Drones for Good Award has signed a memorandum of understanding with Microsoft, marking yet another step towards the global expansion of the Award. This Gulf have announced their ...  Read More

U.A.E. vaccinates more than 13 million children against polio in Pakistan: U.A.E. PAP

Posted on 26/10/2014: 101 views.

ISLAM ABAD: The U.A.E. vaccinated more than 13.2 million children in Pakistan against polio between June and September 2014 as part of a campaign set up following directives from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on an initiative by His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin ...  Read More

U.A.E.'s Red Crescent donates Dh3.6m for treating Palestinian, Syrian cancer patients in Jordan

Posted on 26/10/2014: 91 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has donated more than Dh3.6 million to Jordan's King Hussein Cancer Foundation, KHCF, for treating Palestinian and Syrian cancer patients at the King Hussein Cancer Centre, KHCC, the foundation's medical arm. According to an agreement signed Friday by ERC and KHCF, ...  Read More

Cabinet launches 'U.A.E. Legislations' app for iPhone, Android smartphones

Posted on 26/10/2014: 68 views.

The U.A.E. Cabinet has launched "U.A.E. Legislations", a new smartphone app featuring 270 of the federal legislations under 21 main entries (topics) including the full text of the Constitution of the U.A.E., the personal status law, and the penal, civil, commercial, financial, investment, human ...  Read More

Drydocks World to carry out major repair on rig "High Island IV" for Shelf Drilling

Posted on 26/10/2014: 72 views.

Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, maritime, offshore, oil, gas, and energy sectors, has been chosen to carry out the drydocking and repairs of the jack-up "High Island IV" for Shelf Drilling, one of the major players in the shallow water drilling market, and owners ...  Read More

Al Mansouri, Belarus Foreign Minister discuss ways of strengthening economic, trade relations

Posted on 26/10/2014: 63 views.

Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, on Wednesday met Vladimir Makei, Belarus Foreign Minister, to explore ways of strengthening bilateral relations between the two friendly countries in the areas of economy, trade and investment. During the meeting which took place at the economy ...  Read More

‘Emirati LaunchPad’ to assist UAE nationals in doing business

Posted on 26/10/2014: 94 views.

Impact Hub Dubai, in partnership with Dubai SME — the agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise sector — and the Hamdan Innovation Incubator, or HI2, have launched the first "Emirati LaunchPad”, a free, two-month programme that ...  Read More

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque welcomes 1.2 million worshippers and visitors in Q3 2014

Posted on 26/10/2014: 103 views.

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (SZGM) in Abu Dhabi received over 1.2 million worshippers and visitors during the third quarter of 2014. Of these, 873,000 were worshippers and 344,000 were visitors. A huge number of visitors to the U.A.E. in general and Abu Dhabi in particular, visit the Sheikh Zayed ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi International Airport sees 24% increase in traffic for September 2014

Posted on 26/10/2014: 98 views.

Abu Dhabi Airports, a public joint-stock company wholly owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has reported a 23.9% increase in passenger traffic during the month of September as compared to September 2013. The airport's passenger statistics showed that 1,696,651 passengers used the ...  Read More

Jumeirah Corniche will be linked with the Walk of Dubai Water Canal

Posted on 26/10/2014: 97 views.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will on Sunday, 26th October, fully open the Jumeirah Corniche stretching 14 kilometres at the beach overlooking six residential communities starting from the backyard of the Dubai Marine Beach Resort up to Burj Al Arab Hotel. The Corniche consists of a 5 ...  Read More