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Arab World Institute hosts premiere of "Sheikh Zayed: An Arab Legend"

Posted on 22/05/2015: 215 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


UAE marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Posted on 22/05/2015: 206 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

EAD nurtures passion for biodiversity in the young

Posted on 22/05/2015: 199 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

Arab Information Ministers approve UAE proposal on culture of tolerance and counter-terrorism

Posted on 22/05/2015: 219 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

UAE selected Deputy of Executive Office of Arab Information Ministers' Council

Posted on 22/05/2015: 210 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

2nd batch of injured Yemenis arrives in UAE for medical treatment

Posted on 22/05/2015: 149 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

President of Nepal hails efforts of UAE Voluntary Medical Team

Posted on 22/05/2015: 137 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

Dubai Cares highlights the importance of evidence in education policy making at the World Education Forum 2015

Posted on 22/05/2015: 140 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

UAE partakes in WHO's side event; reiterates commitment to effective partnerships for underprivileged women and children

Posted on 22/05/2015: 136 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

Comprehensive air transport agreement is necessary to carry forward the GCC-EU dialogue: UAE GCAA

Posted on 22/05/2015: 139 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

FANR seeks public comment on draft Regulatory Guide for Safety Significance Evaluations for Modifications for Nuclear Facilities

Posted on 22/05/2015: 127 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

Dubai Chamber seeks stronger bilateral ties with Mongolia

Posted on 22/05/2015: 162 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

Foreign Investors Purchased AED1.44b worth of shares on Dubai Financial Market

Posted on 22/05/2015: 124 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

SEWA completes domestic piped gas network in new residential districts

Posted on 22/05/2015: 131 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

Nahyan bin Mubarak opens "UAE in the Eyes of Chinese" Exhibition

Posted on 22/05/2015: 177 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

Sultan Al Qasimi opens news Sharjah Municipality building

Posted on 22/05/2015: 115 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

Nahyan bin Mubarak receives UAE intellectuals, thinkers, and writers

Posted on 22/05/2015: 138 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

Final Multaqa Zayed National Museum talk explores late Sheikh Zayed’s strategy for country’s development

Posted on 22/05/2015: 122 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

ADP Security Support Department and Los Angeles Police Department exchange expertise

Posted on 22/05/2015: 141 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

DP World tees up another 5 years as sponsor of DP World Tour Championship

Posted on 22/05/2015: 128 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