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Mohamed bin Zayed visits Sochi Olympic Park

Posted on 24/10/2014: 358 views.

SOCHI, RUSSIA: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, has visited the Sochi Olympic Park, located on the shores of the Black Sea in Russia, which hosted the Winter Olympics last February. During the tour of the Olympic park, which was made on the sidelines of his visit to Russia, His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with Russian President

Posted on 24/10/2014: 348 views.

MOSCOW: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, on Thursday held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on ways to enhance cooperation and friendship and also discussed the latest regional and ...  Read More

Emirati boy Adeeb Al Balushi addresses 3,000 delegates at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

Posted on 24/10/2014: 347 views.

BUSAN, KOREA: Adeeb Al Balushi, the 10-year-old Emirati boy who accompanied the delegation of the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan to convey the message of all young Emiratis to the rest of the world, addressed international delegates ...  Read More

ITU Secretary-General praises UAE for continuing support of union

Posted on 24/10/2014: 342 views.

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA: Houlin Zhao, the newly-elected Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, yesterday praised the U.A.E. for its continued support of the union, noting that the world is looking forward to the next ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, which will be held in ...  Read More

Former Australian PM praises progressive ties with the UAE

Posted on 24/10/2014: 340 views.

The Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) hosted on Tuesday at its office complex in Abu Dhabi a lecture entitled Current Socio-Political Developments in the Middle East – which was delivered by John Howard, former Prime Minister of Australia. In his lecture, Howard praised the ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi affirms UAE's commitment to UN resolutions

Posted on 24/10/2014: 186 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), has affirmed the U.A.E.'s commitment to various United Nations resolutions, and reiterated the nation's quest to forge partnerships and coordinate actively with organisations affiliated to the UN. In ...  Read More

FNC raised 64 recommendations to government in 3rd Ordinary Session

Posted on 24/10/2014: 166 views.

The Federal National Council (FNC) has raised 64 recommendations to the government made in 17 sessions dedicated to deliberate six public issues during the 3rd Ordinary Session of its 15th Legislative Chapter, which started on 11th November 2013 and concluded on 24th June 2014. A FNC technical ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi wins bid to host the 2019 World Energy Congress

Posted on 24/10/2014: 182 views.

CARTAGENA: Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, U.A.E. Minister of Energy and Chairman of the U.A.E. National Committee for the World Energy Council, WEC, has expressed his happiness with Abu Dhabi's winning bid to host the 2019 World Energy Congress. He stressed that the victory was ...  Read More

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair receives Innovator of the Year Award at Gulf Business Industry Awards 2014

Posted on 24/10/2014: 173 views.

AbdulAziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq Bank and Chairman of the U.A.E. Banks Federation, has received the Innovator of the Year Award at Gulf Business Industry Awards 2014. Previously, Al Ghurair was the recipient of the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award' at the inaugural Gulf Business Awards. The Gulf ...  Read More

Thuraya partners with SOS Children’s Villages to connect remote communities in the Central African Republic

Posted on 24/10/2014: 195 views.

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator yesterday announced its partnership with SOS Children's Villages International's Gulf Area Office to bring satellite connectivity to remote communities in the Central African Republic (CAR). The collaboration ...  Read More

ENOC reduces diesel retail price by 20 fils to Dh 3.50 per litre

Posted on 24/10/2014: 170 views.

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has reduced the price of diesel by 20 fils to Dh 3.50 per litre, effective as of October 21, 2014. The revised price is applicable across the entire service station network of ENOC and EPPCO. Burhan Al Hashemi, Managing Director of ENOC Retail, said: "The ...  Read More

Value of stocks bought by foreign investors on DFM reach over Dh 2.6bn in a week

Posted on 24/10/2014: 158 views.

Dubai Financial Market ( DFM ) announced that the value of shares bought by foreign investors, or non-UAE nationals, from 19th to 23rd October, 2014, reached Dh 2.64 billion, while value of stocks they sold stood at Dh 2.56 bn, with net foreign investment on the market reaching Dh 77.7 million ...  Read More

Five-year forecast shows improved outlook for UAE air cargo

Posted on 24/10/2014: 166 views.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1% over the next five years. Emerging economies, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, will be ...  Read More

Home production opens 8th Abu Dhabi film fest

Posted on 24/10/2014: 183 views.

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival started its eighth edition on Thursday night with a first: It opened with a home production, putting Ali Mustafa's film From A To B in a slot usually reserved for big-budget Hollywood films. The film is the first Emirati feature to open the festival in its near-decade of ...  Read More

NYUAD announces upcoming programme "From New York to Abu Dhabi"

Posted on 24/10/2014: 187 views.

New York University Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, has announced its upcoming programme, "From New York to Abu Dhabi". The programme, scheduled to begin at 6pm on Sunday, October 26th during the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, will feature films by three notable New York ...  Read More

London hammer attack sentencing could make legal history in the UK: paper

Posted on 24/10/2014: 178 views.

Experts believe the case of Philip Spence, whose senseless and brutal hammer attack on three Emirati sisters shocked Britons and Emiratis alike, will make legal history if the judge carries out his threat to sentence him to a full life term in prison, the Abu Dhabi based English-language daily ...  Read More

RTA offers Dh1 million prizes to mass transit users on Public Transport Day

Posted on 24/10/2014: 172 views.

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, is offering a bonanza of prizes to public transport riders during the fifth renewal of the Public Transport Day on the first of November. Events will be kicked off by a draw for prizes on October 26th 2014 and roll on till the date of the event. Dr. Yousef Al ...  Read More