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NMC approves design for UAE Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Posted on 01/05/2016: 399 views.

The National Media Council, NMC, on Saturday said it has selected architect Santiago Calatrava's design for the UAE Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai. The design was approved by a jury including representatives from the NMC, Expo 2020 Dubai team, Masdar and Emaar. Spaniard Santiago Calatrava's proposal was formally selected following a seven-month design competition managed by Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company. The contest saw 9 of the world's most renowned architectural firms submit 11 ...  Read More


Mohamed bin Zayed discusses fraternal ties with King of Morocco

Posted on 01/05/2016: 362 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco, held talks yesterday on ways to enhance fraternal relations and bilateral cooperation, as well as current regional and ...  Read More

UAE decries targeting of civilians in Syria, especially in Aleppo

Posted on 01/05/2016: 369 views.

The UAE has expressed its deep concern at the upsurge in attacks on civilians in Syria, especially in the city of Aleppo. It described as "immoral' the targeting by the government forces of hospitals and essential medical services meant for the population languishing under siege and facing ...  Read More

Amal Al Qubaisi meets Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament

Posted on 01/05/2016: 379 views.

BRUSSELS: Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC) has met with Manfred Weber, Chairman of the Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group) in the European Parliament, at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Zaabi, Second Deputy Speaker of FNC, ...  Read More

UAE makes tremendous efforts to contain crises, hot spots : Maytha Shamsi tells CICA

Posted on 01/05/2016: 363 views.

BEIJING: The United Arab Emirates has made tremendous efforts to contain crises and hot spots in many countries of the world and provide much needed humanitarian assistance to refugees in conflict zones through bilateral, regional and international co-operation, Dr. Maytha bint Salem Al Shamsi, ...  Read More

ADNOC to source latest oil and gas technologies at OTC 2016

Posted on 01/05/2016: 258 views.

A high level delegation, from ADNOC and its diverse group of 21 subsidiaries, will source the latest offshore oil and gas technologies, at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2016), which will take place in Houston, in the United States, from May 2-5. In addition to gaining technical knowledge ...  Read More

UAE, U.S. discuss cooperation on waste management and hazardous materials

Posted on 01/05/2016: 264 views.

The UAE delegation has discussed with the U.S. federal and local government officials, ways to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the field of waste management and hazardous materials. This came during the recent visit of the UAE delegation headed by Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, ...  Read More

Etihad Airways finds good fit with deal to sponsor world’s top fashion events

Posted on 01/05/2016: 98 views.

Etihad Airways has signed a deal to become the official airline of some of the world's top fashion week events as the Abu Dhabi carrier seeks to focus its sponsorship on fashion, food and football. In a tie-up with the entertainment and sports management company WME | IMG, Etihad will become ...  Read More

Dubai Parks and Resorts hotel to open by end of 2016

Posted on 01/05/2016: 250 views.

Marriott International has announced its Lapita Hotel, nestled in the Dubai Parks and Resorts complex, will open by Q4 2016. The hotel group is also set to open the first Renaissance hotel in the emirate later this year, taking its portfolio of new hotels to nine by 2018. The Renaissance Downtown ...  Read More

Shurooq promotes three women to senior leadership positions

Posted on 01/05/2016: 250 views.

In a move to support and empower women, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has issued an administrative resolution promoting three women leaders working at the authority. The promotions are in line with the UAE's national ...  Read More

10, 000 workers observe International Workers' Day in 7 locations in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 01/05/2016: 239 views.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, has stressed that the ministry's celebration of the International Workers' Day, which falls on 1st of May each year, is a recognition of the role that labourers played in the comprehensive development being ...  Read More

‘Smart’ Jebel Ali police station officially inaugurated

Posted on 01/05/2016: 101 views.

The environment-friendly Jebel Ali police station was officially opened on Thursday. Dubai Police Chief Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina and Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, and other police officials officially ...  Read More

New street names represent UAE culture and values

Posted on 01/05/2016: 232 views.

Some new street names in Abu Dhabi can be tongue-twisters for expatriates, but the woman in charge of the Onwani project says the names are of great cultural significance. Street names such as Ghmaysah, Qarn 'Uwyan, Al Nashrah and Al Meel – all in areas off Muroor Road – may leave people scratching ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid attends English 2000 Guineas Classic at Newmarket racecourse

Posted on 01/05/2016: 243 views.

Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday attended the 2000 English Guineas Classic at Newmarket racecourse. He was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh ...  Read More

Marwan bin Ghalita elected president of UAE Football federation

Posted on 01/05/2016: 256 views.

Marwan bin Ghalita has been elected as president of the UAE Football Association for the new term 2016/ 2020. bin Ghalita got 19 votes during the elections that took place this morning at the National Archives in Abu Dhabi. The other contender, Yousuf al-Serkal, received 15 votes. Abdullah Nasser ...  Read More