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UAE Cabinet statement on extremism and terrorism

Posted on 06/07/2015: 310 views.

The UAE Cabinet reviewed the issue of extremism and terrorism which are jeopardising regional and international security and stability. The Cabinet expressed its strong condemnation for crimes targeting civilians and endangering international safety and security. "The Cabinet said the UAE is fighting this challenge nationally and joining an international coalition. No country is safe from the danger of extremism and terrorism and no community is immune from such crimes. The UAE Cabinet ...  Read More


UAE Cabinet endorses new organisational structure of Ministry of Education

Posted on 06/07/2015: 295 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Their Highnesses and Excellences The Ministers recited prayers for the UAE Founder, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed said it is the duty of every one ...  Read More

Cabinet's Financial and Economic Committee discusses 2016 budget bill

Posted on 06/07/2015: 284 views.

The Financial and Economic Committee of the UAE Cabinet, tonight discussed the budget bill for 2016 in a meeting chaired by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and attended by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign ...  Read More

New global record for Zayed Future Energy Prize Entries

Posted on 06/07/2015: 285 views.

The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world's preeminent award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, received the highest combined number of 1,437 submissions and nominations in its eight-year history when entries to the 2016 awards closed on June 30th. A ...  Read More

DIFC breaks ground for construction of Gate Village Building 11

Posted on 06/07/2015: 333 views.

Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC, has broken ground for the construction of its 11th office building in the iconic Gate District, to be built at a total investment of Dh205 million, and scheduled for completion by Q2 2017. "DIFC is proud to mark yet another milestone today as we break ...  Read More

SCTDA supplies hotels in Sharjah with interactive touch screens to provide innovative tourism experience

Posted on 06/07/2015: 160 views.

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, SCTDA, has announced the distribution of Interactive Touch Screens, ITS, in all four- and five-star hotels and luxury hotel apartments in the emirate, activating its ‘Innovative Tourism Approach', one of the key pillars of the Sharjah Tourism ...  Read More

Tasneef signs agreement with Logmarin

Posted on 06/07/2015: 159 views.

The Emirates Classification Society, Tasneef, has signed an agreement with Logmarin, a consultancy company specialising in shipping logistics, in order to bring new ideas to the UAE marine industry and strengthen the ties between Tasneef and Italian marine companies. Commenting on the agreement, ...  Read More

UAE non-oil private sector activity growth eases in June

Posted on 06/07/2015: 170 views.

Non-oil private sector business activity growth in the UAE slowed to almost a two-year low in June on the back of slower output expansion and weaker growth in new orders, according to a survey released on Sunday. The seasonally-adjusted Emirates NBD UAE Purchasing Managers' Index, which covers ...  Read More

21 projects worth over Dh2b planned for Dubai

Posted on 06/07/2015: 191 views.

Dubai Municipality is planning to carry out 21 projects across the emirate worth more than Dh2 billion, Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said. Among the 21 projects is the Dubai Science Future Museum, announced earlier this year by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin ...  Read More

UAE’s Dana Gas wins favourable ruling in Kurdish dispute

Posted on 06/07/2015: 150 views.

Shares of Abu Dhabi-listed Dana Gas surged 13.7 per cent after the company won another court ruling in its long-running dispute with the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq over payment arrears of US$2 billion. The shares closed at Dh0.58, their highest level this year, although they were ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi International Airport renews commitment to help fight climate change

Posted on 06/07/2015: 160 views.

Abu Dhabi International Airport, AUH, has again earned the accreditation level of ‘mapping' from ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation for the third time, in recognition of its efforts to manage carbon dioxide emissions. In 2011, AUH was the first airport outside of Europe to be ACI Airport Carbon ...  Read More

NEC adopts Electoral College comprising 224,279 members for Federal National Council Elections 2015

Posted on 06/07/2015: 154 views.

The National Election Committee (NEC) during its 12th meeting held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, has adopted the Electoral College for the Federal National Council Elections 2015 constituting 224,279 members representing all the emirates, an increase of 66 per cent in the number of members compared to ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed: UAE plays a central role in addressing the consequences of humanitarian disasters and crises

Posted on 06/07/2015: 155 views.

The UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, plays a plays a central role in addressing the consequences of humanitarian disasters and crises, said H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and President of ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed honours UAE's most generous donors to ERC

Posted on 06/07/2015: 170 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and President of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) Saturday honoured the UAE's most generous donors to the ERC and emphasised that their initiatives enhances the approach followed by the country's wise leadership to ...  Read More

Al Jalila Foundation and Ministry of Education partner to improve lives through education and scientific innovation

Posted on 06/07/2015: 151 views.

Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic organisation dedicated to transforming lives through medical education and research, has yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education covering a number of initiatives that achieve both organisation's objectives; to ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Zayed's resolution offers regulation of farms

Posted on 06/07/2015: 160 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has issued a resolution to regulate farms in the emirate. As per the resolution, the Department of Municipal Affairs and the ...  Read More

UAE Ministry of Environment says online trade of animals and plants listed in CITES is illegal and dangerous

Posted on 06/07/2015: 150 views.

Saif Mohammed Al Shara, Under-Secretary of the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water's External Audit Sector, has said that online trade of animals and plants listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, CITES, through social networking platforms ...  Read More

Team Abu Dhabi faces race against time to get ready for Italian opener

Posted on 06/07/2015: 155 views.

Team Abu Dhabi faces a race against time to get ready for the opening round of the UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship, which is being held in conjunction with the Salerno leg of the eighth edition of the Venice-Monte Carlo endurance race which started with an 81nautical mile, section from ...  Read More

Modhesh World back with five new attractions

Posted on 06/07/2015: 164 views.

Modhesh World will start welcoming guests on July 9 at the Dubai World Trade Centre and run for 52 days this summer.Under the theme ‘Every step is a new adventure', the 16th edition of Modhesh World will occupy an area of over 34,000 sq. m, the biggest ever Modhesh World venue to date. Modhesh ...  Read More

Hamdan donates Dh1 million for LA Games

Posted on 06/07/2015: 175 views.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman, Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has announced a Dh1 million grant to the UAE national team scheduled to participate in the Special Olympics World Games 2015 to be held in the USA later this month. The UAE squad of 115, ...  Read More