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Mohammed bin Rashid to launch The Museum of Future Government Services

Posted on 01/02/2015: 313 views.

The Organising Committee of the Government Summit has announced that as many as 87 countries will be participating this year in the biggest event of its kind in the world to discuss governments of the future as well as the critical changes taking place at the global level in the development of government services. The Committee also announced that during the Summit, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will open The Museum of ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed presents 200 houbara bustards to winners in Qatar Falcons and Hunting Festival 2015

Posted on 01/02/2015: 313 views.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has presented 200 houbara bustards to the first three winners in the Sixth Qatar International Falcons and Hunting Festival 2015 as part of HH's efforts to ...  Read More

Sultan Al Jaber: Economic Development Conference will return Egypt to growth track

Posted on 01/02/2015: 294 views.

CAIRO: Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State, and Chairman of Coordination Office of UAE-funded Development Projects in Egypt, said on Saturday that the three-day Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) will launch an integrated programme for development in Egypt and provide an ...  Read More

Al Mansouri: Building a knowledge-based economy is a top priority

Posted on 01/02/2015: 309 views.

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy on Saturday, affirmed that building an economy that is based on knowledge, innovation and creativity, investment in science, technology and research is a top priority of the UAE and is in line with the federal government's ambitious Vision 2021 and ...  Read More

Central Bank to issue commemorative dirham for Dubai Crown Prince's accession day

Posted on 01/02/2015: 322 views.

The Central Bank of the UAE on Sunday announced that it will be issuing, with effect from Sunday, a commemorative dirham on the occasion of the accession day of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The Central Bank said that the new commemorative ...  Read More

UAE's Etihad Airways appoints first female Emirati airport manager

Posted on 01/02/2015: 217 views.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed the first Emirati female airport manager in Japan. Based in Nagoya, Fatima Al Kharousi will be responsible for overseeing the airline's operations at Chubu Centrair International Airport and the smooth operation ...  Read More

Dubai World Central unveils Dh120mn supply chain development plan

Posted on 01/02/2015: 179 views.

Dubai World Central's (DWC) Aviation District has announced a Dh 120 million plan to develop 45,000 square meters of new aerospace supply chain facilities. The project, which is scheduled to be completed by the first quarter of next year, will feature a multi-purpose building for tenants that are a ...  Read More

Dewa issues models for rooftop solar panels

Posted on 01/02/2015: 236 views.

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has released the standards for installing photovoltaic panels to produce electricity from solar power in buildings in Dubai. The step supports the Smart Dubai initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President ...  Read More

Ministry of Labour urges employers to take advantage of the six-month grace period for settling card offences

Posted on 01/02/2015: 176 views.

A senior official from the Ministry of Labour (MoL) has urged employers to benefit from the six-month grace period given by the Cabinet to enable them to settle their labour card offences and pay only Dh1000 for each offence. Humaid bin Deemas Al Suwaidi, Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs ...  Read More

ADNEC to offer wide range of career opportunities for UAE nationals at Tawdheef 2015

Posted on 01/02/2015: 245 views.

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is set to offer a wide range of career opportunities for qualified UAE nationals as part of its participation at Tawdheef 2015, articulating the company's ongoing commitment to supporting the UAE government's Emiratisation efforts. Tawdheef 2015 is a ...  Read More

Mansour bin Zayed: Khalifa, Mohamed bin Zayed behind Khalifa Foundation's success

Posted on 01/02/2015: 181 views.

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has underscored the importance of joining the efforts of humanitarian agencies, inside the UAE and overseas, including humanitarian and relief ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Police warn against bank account fraud via Internet

Posted on 01/02/2015: 214 views.

The Abu Dhabi Police warned against scam bank reports received by email, claiming suspicious money transfers to users' bank accounts, and the need to refer to the nearest police station. According to the police, such scams are designed to steal victims' savings, should they respond to those ...  Read More

Dubai Police discusses security arrangements for Expo 2020

Posted on 01/02/2015: 217 views.

Dubai Police and a delegation from the World Expo Dubai 2020 discussed yesterday preparations for the UAE hosting of the international exhibition. Brigadier Abdullah Ali Ghaithi, Director of the General Administration of security bodies, enterprises and Emergency at the Dubai Police, emphasised ...  Read More

4775 vehicles seized in Abu Dhabi last year due to over speeding

Posted on 01/02/2015: 188 views.

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police seized 4775 vehicles last year for driving at dangerous speeds, exceeding 200 Km/h, posing a tremendous risk to other drivers and road users. Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate, warned drivers ...  Read More

Medical plane to airlift three Emirati hammer attacked sisters in London to UAE

Posted on 01/02/2015: 222 views.

LONDON: In implementation of the directives of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a medical plane will bring the three Emirati sisters, who were injured in a hammer attack in their London hotel ...  Read More

Dubai Duty Free announces J.P. Morgan as new sponsor of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Posted on 01/02/2015: 178 views.

Dubai Duty Free announced an important new sponsor of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships yesterday, with international US based bank J.P. Morgan signing a strategic sponsorship agreement to become the "Exclusive Bank Sponsor"- in the Wholesale Banking category. The agreement will see J.P. ...  Read More

Rory McIlroy surges clear of Dubai Desert Classic chasing pack

Posted on 01/02/2015: 221 views.

Golf, the chasing pack were keen to assert at the end of round 3 at Emirates Golf Club, is a funny old game. So maybe Rory McIlroy will not win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. By the same logic, perhaps the Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed because heavy snowfall has made driving conditions ...  Read More

Exciting times ahead for DSF: Laila Suhail

Posted on 01/02/2015: 197 views.

As the curtain comes down on the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) today (February 1), its lead organiser promised residents and visitors they have much to look forward to in the coming years as DSF grows with the city. In an interview with Gulf News, Laila Suhail, CEO of the Dubai ...  Read More