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UAE Energy Minister commemorates Barakah as world leader in nuclear construction

Posted on 03/09/2015: 185 views.

Under the patronage of Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, yesterday celebrated a key milestone for the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy programme, as Barakah becomes the world's leading nuclear energy construction site with four identical reactors being safely constructed simultaneously in one site. The milestone was achieved following the commencement of nuclear-related construction (regulated construction activity related ...  Read More


ENEC in numbers

Posted on 03/09/2015: 125 views.

Celebrating a key milestone for the UAE peaceful nuclear energy programme, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has released the following fact sheet, as Barakah becomes the world's leading nuclear energy construction site with four identical reactors being safely constructed ...  Read More

Al Murr: The spread of terrorism and extremism under religious or sectarian names threatens peace and sustainable development

Posted on 03/09/2015: 125 views.

NEW YORK: Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Speaker of Federal National Council, FNC, has re-affirmed that the greatest threat to the relationship of democracy, peace and sustainable development, is the spread of terrorism and extremism under religious or sectarian names. In a speech last night during the ...  Read More

UAE's Parliamentary Division participates in UN panel discussion in New York

Posted on 03/09/2015: 120 views.

NEW YORK: A delegation of the UAE's Parliamentary Division has participated in a panel discussion on "Parliamentary oversight: Challenges and Opportunities", which was held yesterday in the Permanent Headquarters of the United Nations in New York, on the side-lines of the Fourth World Conference ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives British official

Posted on 03/09/2015: 124 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, received yesterday in Abu Dhabi, Senior UK Defence Adviser for the Middle East, Lt. General Thomas Beckett, and the accompanying delegation, who are currently visiting the ...  Read More

We resolve to stand with our allies in the region, says UK Government Minister for the Middle East and North Africa

Posted on 03/09/2015: 134 views.

Tobias Ellwood, UK Government Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, has said that the UAE, together with the UK, is an active member of the international community and a vital ally in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism, adding that the UK and UAE will be discussing ways to ...  Read More

UAE – UK Taskforce holds 14th meeting in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 03/09/2015: 92 views.

The fourteenth meeting of the UAE-UK Taskforce was hosted on 2nd September in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. The UK was represented by Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr Tobias Ellwood MP. Mr Ellwood ...  Read More

Egypt's Prime Minister, Sheikh Al Azhar and Sultan Al Jaber attends inauguration of Al Azhar specialty hospital sections

Posted on 03/09/2015: 123 views.

CAIRO: Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mahlab, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Al Sharif, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al Tayyeb, and Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Coordination Office of the UAE-Funded Development Projects in Egypt, yesterday attended the inauguration ...  Read More

UAE envoy in Cairo discusses arrangements for UAE's upcoming presidency of Arab League's Council

Posted on 03/09/2015: 131 views.

CAIRO: Mohammed bin Nakhira Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative at the Arab League, has met with Ahmed bin Heli, Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab League (AL), to co-ordinate on the UAE's presidency of the upcoming 144th ministerial session of the AL's Council. Al ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi hails UAE leadership on handling of refugee crisis

Posted on 03/09/2015: 135 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), and Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Foreign Humanitarian Aid, has commended the directives of the UAE leadership on provision of unlimited support to the refugees worldwide. She ...  Read More

ERC meets international humanitarian actors to boost aid and development programmes in Yemen

Posted on 03/09/2015: 106 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) and representatives of international humanitarian organisations met in Abu Dhabi yesterday to discuss relief and development efforts for improving humanitarian response towards those affected by the evolving crisis in Yemen. The meeting came within the framework of ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Media Company supports #yemen_we_care

Posted on 03/09/2015: 52 views.

The Abu Dhabi Media Company's TV channels will partake in unified coverage of "Yemen: We Care" campaign, on Friday, from 2:00pm to 8:00pm UAE local time, to mobilise support for the campaign and achieve its objectives of restoring hope and rebuilding Yemen. Mohamed Ebraheem Al Mahmood, Chairman and ...  Read More

Maqta Gateway hits new milestone in its emerging role as Abu Dhabi’s future ports community communication system

Posted on 03/09/2015: 94 views.

Abu Dhabi Ports, master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has celebrated the halfway mark of Stage I implementation of the Maqta Gateway. With the new milestone, Abu Dhabi Ports sees full integration of all electronic messaging for ...  Read More

UAE trade booms with Jebel Ali and Dubai World Central

Posted on 03/09/2015: 119 views.

ABU DHABI, 3rd September, 2015 (WAM) -- A UAE paper has said that rising non-oil trade between the UAE and the rest of the world is the return on the country's continuing investment in logistics infrastructure. "Dubai government officials boast of building the most efficient logistics corridor in ...  Read More

Gulf Finance reports softer quarterly growth and sales outlook for the UAE's SME sector

Posted on 03/09/2015: 116 views.

Gulf Finance Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SHUAA Capital and provider of finance to SME and micro businesses, yesterday announced the results of the Q2 2015 UAE SME Sentiment Survey. Review – Q2 vs. Q1 2015 Sentiment on sales and growth outlook for next 3 months is less positive Decline ...  Read More

Dubai International airport sees 30% rise in July passenger traffic

Posted on 03/09/2015: 102 views.

Dubai International, the world's busiest airport by international traffic, recorded nearly 30 per cent year-on-year growth in passenger numbers in July that showed demand for travel to and through Dubai remained beyond robust. Dubai Airports, the operator, on Wednesday announced that 6.68 million ...  Read More

Emirates Extrusion targets 10% growth in 2015

Posted on 03/09/2015: 105 views.

Emirates Extrusion Factory (EEF), a leading aluminium extrusion company in UAE and a subsidiary of Masharie - the private equity arm of Dubai Investments (DI), has announced plans to commission its third extrusion line at its plant in Techno Park, Dubai, which will increase its production capacity ...  Read More

DIFC aims to host 100 Indian firms as part of its long-term strategy

Posted on 03/09/2015: 119 views.

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) concluded yesterday its week long engagement with leading business decision makers from India's banks, insurers, law firms, asset and wealth management companies in the country's commercial capital Mumbai. As a part of its recently announced 2024 growth ...  Read More

Meraas to showcase Cultural Development ’Marsa Al Seef’ at Cityscape Global 2015

Posted on 03/09/2015: 97 views.

Dubai-based holding company, Meraas, yesterday announced it will showcase ‘Marsa Al Seef', a tourism development that is taking shape in the Al Seef area, alongside Al Fahidi Cultural and Historical District. Construction of Marsa Al Seef has begun and the landmark project is set for completion in ...  Read More

Brighton College Abu Dhabi and Al Ain achieve best ever A-Level results

Posted on 03/09/2015: 139 views.

Bloom Education's partner, Brighton College - UK has achieved the best A-Level results ever recorded by a British co-educational school, with over 100 pupils achieving A*s and As in every subject. These exceptional results were followed by Brighton announcing its highest-ever number of A* grades at ...  Read More

Calling art enthusiasts at Dubai's CAD

Posted on 03/09/2015: 106 views.

The much anticipated 4th edition of Campus Art Dubai (CAD) will be kicking off from mid-October through to March 2016. Running courses will culminate during Art Dubai, March 16 -19, next year. CAD is part of Art Dubai's educational programming and is held in partnership with Dubai Culture & Arts ...  Read More

Al Ghuwaifat Customs Centre foils attempts to smuggle drugs and 30,000 bottles of alcohol across UAE borders

Posted on 03/09/2015: 109 views.

ABU DHABI, 3rd September, 2015 (WAM) -- The General Administration of Customs- Abu Dhabi has announced that inspectors of Al Ghuwaifat Customs Centre recently foiled attempts to bring 8,000 prescription stimulant drugs into the UAE, and to smuggle 30,000 alcohol bottles out of the country through ...  Read More