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UAE to be showcased for its exemplary business leadership among other nations of Asia

Posted on 25/11/2015: 438 views.

The sixth annual edition of the Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Series will be held on Sunday Nov 29, 2015, under the patronage and presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, UAE, who has said, "The work of the ABLF celebrates regional and international dialogue and co-operation to promote growth and create a better future for the region." The event rolls out under the theme of ‘Technology and Disruptive Innovation in 21st ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launches first innovation fund worth Dh 2 billion

Posted on 25/11/2015: 455 views.

DUBAI, 25th November, 2015 (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday launched the ‘Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Fund to Finance Innovation', worth Dh 2 billion. The fund is designed to provide financing ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives UAE Youth ambassadors

Posted on 25/11/2015: 398 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received a number of students in the 'UAE Youth Ambassadors' Programme', at Al Bahr Palace. The students briefed Sheikh Mohamed about the activities during their ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed participates in UAE Innovation Week

Posted on 25/11/2015: 404 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has taken part in the activities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) at the UAE Innovation Week, which will conclude next Thursday. The MoFA's participation translates the announcement of 2015 as the Year of Innovation by President ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed meets with Saudi and US counterparts

Posted on 25/11/2015: 381 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, last night met with the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, and the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to discuss ways to meet the challenges facing the GCC region. During the meeting, which was held in Abu Dhabi, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah ...  Read More

Emirati serviceman succumbs to wounds sustained in Marib

Posted on 25/11/2015: 337 views.

The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces yesterday announced the martyrdom of Emirati serviceman, Nasser Hassan Mohammed Al Balooshi, who this morning, succumbed to the injuries he sustained while participating in the Saudi-led Arab coalition's ‘Operation Restoring Hope' in Yemen. Al Balooshi, ...  Read More

Yemeni president meets UAE troops at Al Anad airbase

Posted on 25/11/2015: 394 views.

ADEN: Yemeni president Abdrabu Mansur Hadi met Emirati troops at Al Anad airbase in Lahj province on Tuesday, as a new batch of Yemeni resistance fighters completed their training with the UAE Armed Forces. The Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni army are using the airbase to launch operations against ...  Read More

Yemen tribal chiefs hail UAE's help

Posted on 25/11/2015: 373 views.

A Yemeni delegation of tribal chiefs and leaders from Marib has commended the performance of the UAE soldiers and the country's fraternal spirit in rebuilding the country. Work is in progress, the delegation said, and the "highly competent" UAE soldiers are "working hand-in-hand with us". The ...  Read More

Sawab Centre launches new digital space campaign against Daesh

Posted on 25/11/2015: 355 views.

The Sawab Centre, a joint UAE-United States initiative to counter the extremism of Daesh (ISIL) terrorist organisation on the Internet, has launched the campaign to expose terrorist crimes against women and the deviant organisation's method of exploiting them to achieve its despicable goals. The ...  Read More

NMC Media Innovation Forum launched

Posted on 25/11/2015: 420 views.

As part of the UAE Innovation Week, the National Media Council (NMC), has organised the Media Innovation Forum, attended by a number of media persons and specialists in social media. The move also comes within the framework of spreading the innovation culture and the latest innovative ...  Read More

The National UAE Space Agency and Boeing launch UAE space competition

Posted on 25/11/2015: 226 views.

The National, Abu Dhabi Media's English-language newspaper, has announced a partnership with the UAE Space Agency and Boeing to launch "The National Space Programme" to coincide with UAE Innovation Week. The announcement was made at a press conference, where it was disclosed that the programme will ...  Read More

UAE Minister of Environment & Water launches five initiatives

Posted on 25/11/2015: 233 views.

Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, launched five environmental initiatives – ‘Smart Gargoor,' ‘Green Legacy,' ‘Beautiful in Wild & ‘Emirates Nature Reserves' at Dubai Mall and ‘Monitor and Control' in Masdar City – as part of the UAE Innovation Week. Launched by His ...  Read More

UAE, South Africa sign agreement for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion

Posted on 25/11/2015: 246 views.

The Governments of the United Arab Emirates and Republic of South Africa have signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains, and its annexed protocol. Inked by Hamad Hareb Al Habsi, UAE Ambassador to South ...  Read More

Sharjah, the first city in the Middle East to launch Smart Wi-Fi Bins

Posted on 25/11/2015: 219 views.

Bee'ah, the Middle East's award-winning and leading integrated environmental and waste management company, is introducing innovative solar-powered bins across Sharjah that will act as hotspots, in line with the UAE's Innovation Week, which seeks to promote and encourage the finest ideas on ...  Read More

Etihad Airways welcomes guests traveling on airline’s first A380 flights between Abu Dhabi and the US

Posted on 25/11/2015: 207 views.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, yesterday celebrated the highly-anticipated arrival of its award-winning Airbus A380 service at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, welcoming and thanking guests travelling on the first flights between two of the world's top travel ...  Read More

KLM’s first Dreamliner touches down in Abu Dhabi after inaugural flight from Amsterdam

Posted on 25/11/2015: 209 views.

KLM's new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner arrived in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday after its inaugural flight from Amsterdam. The new state-of-the-art airliner will operate between Abu Dhabi International Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with seven direct flights per week, connecting its 294 passengers into ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation sends aid to Socotra Archipelago

Posted on 25/11/2015: 211 views.

In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow up of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid Humanitarian Establishment offers Dh2 million to ERC in support of Yemen's relief programmes

Posted on 25/11/2015: 213 views.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Charitable and Humanitarian Establishment has donated Dh 2 million to the Emirates Red Crescent in support of its relief and rebuilding programmes in Yemen. Ibrahim Bumelha, Adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs, and Deputy Chairman of the Board ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent receives five ISO certificates

Posted on 25/11/2015: 206 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent has won two ISO 9001:2008 and two ISO 14001:2004 certificates from UK-based Worldwide Quality Assurance recognising the quality of the agency's services at the Emirati Jordanian Field Hospital in Jordan's Mafraq Governorate and the Emirati Jordanian Refugee Camp (Mrajeeb ...  Read More

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls for global cooperation in the fight against cancer during the World Cancer Leaders' Summit

Posted on 25/11/2015: 214 views.

Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for ...  Read More

Presidential Affairs Ministry: Flying the UAE flag at half-mast on November 30th

Posted on 25/11/2015: 230 views.

In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to declare the 30th of November of each year as Martyrs' Day, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs has decided that the UAE flag will be flown at half-mast in all government departments and institutions ...  Read More

UAE National Day Boat Parade at Dubai Marina Yacht Club

Posted on 25/11/2015: 215 views.

As part of the celebrations of the UAE's 44th National Day, Dubai Marina Yacht Club will host an afternoon of activities dedicated to the residents of Dubai Marina and the surrounding communities. Activities will include children's games, a treasure hunt, face painting, raffle draws with fabulous ...  Read More

Masdar Institute PhD student wins L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Middle East Fellowship

Posted on 25/11/2015: 234 views.

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, yesterday announced that its PhD student Nazek El-Atab has been chosen for the 2015 L'Oreal-United Nations Educational, Scientific and ...  Read More

Brand Dubai unveils unique public art installation on The Beach in JBR

Posted on 25/11/2015: 204 views.

Brand Dubai, a subsidiary of the Government of Dubai Media Office has unveiled a public art installation titled ‘Sand In the Waves' on The Beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). Created by acclaimed New Zealand artist Gary Yong, ‘Sand in the Waves' is a unique piece of public art that uses sand ...  Read More