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Mohammed bin Rashid visits Asharq Al Awsat headquarters in London

Posted on 01/09/2015: 217 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum acknowledged the strong and close bilateral relations between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, and emphasised the UAE's appreciation for Saudi Arabia's role in establishing stability and security in the region. He affirmed the importance of Saudi Arabia's role under the wise leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al ...  Read More


Mohamed bin Zayed receives Guinean president

Posted on 01/09/2015: 174 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at the Al Mamoura Building, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, who is on a working visit to the UAE. As he welcomed the Guinean president, Sheikh Mohamed expressed ...  Read More

Reem Al Hashimy underscores the importance of UAE-Republic of South Africa 1st Joint Committee meeting

Posted on 01/09/2015: 179 views.

Minister of State Reem Al Hashimy has said that hosting of the first Joint Committee meeting of the UAE and South Africa in Abu Dhabi is a great honour for the UAE and it confirms its keen interest to develop and strengthen the distinguished relations between the two countries. It also symbolises ...  Read More

Royal Jet to use enhanced visual system technology

Posted on 01/09/2015: 172 views.

Royal Jet has announced it is using enhanced visual system technology in its two recently delivered Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft. It is the first charter operator in the UAE to receive regulatory approval from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to use the technology. Royal Jet has ...  Read More

UAE - New Zealand Joint Economic Committee meeting in September will boost cooperation: Al Mansouri

Posted on 01/09/2015: 191 views.

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, and Tim Groser, Minister of Trade in the New Zealand government, will co-chair the fifth meeting of the UAE-New Zealand Joint Economic Committee, JEC, which will be held in Abu Dhabi in September. The JEC meeting, on September 6th and 7th, will ...  Read More

Aldar launches West Yas residential development on Yas Island

Posted on 01/09/2015: 179 views.

Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi's listed property development, investment and management company, has announced the launch of West Yas, a new residential development located on the iconic Yas Island. West Yas, for which sales will open on 12th September, is a key component of Aldar's commitment to ...  Read More

EAD invites public to enjoy best of Abu Dhabi’s biodiversity with new smartphone app

Posted on 01/09/2015: 127 views.

Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, has launched a new smartphone application which allows users to enjoy the best of Abu Dhabi's rich biodiversity by documenting wildlife and plants found in the city. The 'Collector for ArcGIS' app includes information which has been gathered by EAD over the past ...  Read More

Principal investigator of Sheikh Zayed Institute Immunology Initiative finds possible Neuroblastoma Tumour cure

Posted on 01/09/2015: 172 views.

Children's National Medical Centre, home of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Paediatric Surgical Innovation on the Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Paediatric Medicine in Washington, D.C., USA, has discovered a method to cure neuroblastoma tumours in mice. This discovery opens the door for future ...  Read More

DME sets a new Open Interest record for Oman Crude Oil

Posted on 01/09/2015: 167 views.

DME, the premier international energy futures and commodities exchange in the Middle East, yesterday announced a new open interest record for its flagship Oman Crude Oil Futures contract of 27,109 lots, which is equivalent to 27.1 million barrels of crude oil. The previous record was set on 27th ...  Read More

4 percent growth in Sharjah trade licenses in H1 2015

Posted on 01/09/2015: 175 views.

The number of trade licenses issued in Sharjah during the first half of 2015 increased by 4 percent with 33,192 licenses issued and renewed, in comparison with 31,889 in the same period of 2014, a report by the Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) has said. The report revealed that the ...  Read More

TCA Abu Dhabi targets Morocco to attract tourism

Posted on 01/09/2015: 189 views.

Abu Dhabi has the potential to become a leading tourism destination from Morocco, according to a delegation of travel industry leaders on a recent trip to the emirate. Citing a combination of first-class infrastructure, top-class accommodation, an extensive array of attractions for the family and ...  Read More

China Forum 2015 launched in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 01/09/2015: 149 views.

The Meet China Forum 2015, which is backed by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, and organised by the Chinese NPI Media company in cooperation with Highway Tourism, was launched yesterday at a reception at Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace. The reception was attended by Huang Jiemin, ...  Read More

Sharjah Book Authority rediscovers Silk Road and enhances communication with China

Posted on 01/09/2015: 129 views.

The Sharjah Book Authority, SBA, has concluded its participation in the Beijing International Book Fair, where the UAE was selected as guest of honour by the exhibition management. This comes in recognition of the UAE's cultural achievements and the deep-rooted relationship between China and the ...  Read More

National Election Committee approves final list of candidates for FNC Elections 2015

Posted on 01/09/2015: 139 views.

The National Election Committee has announced the final list of candidates for the Federal National Council Elections 2015 following the end of the appeals period, which witnessed three appeals requests against two candidates from Sharjah and one from Abu Dhabi. In addition, three candidates ...  Read More

GPSSA denies media reports about new pension law and says amendment’s under anvil

Posted on 01/09/2015: 137 views.

The General Pensions and Social Security Authority (GPSSA) reiterated that reports circulated by some newspapers about a new pension law were 'inaccurate' and urged the media to maintain accuracy before publishing reports about the GPSSA, or accessing its official sources to confirm the facts. 'In ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi City Municipality launches online roads and infrastructure design approval system

Posted on 01/09/2015: 132 views.

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality has launched a new e-service involving the activation of the online Infrastructure Designs Approval System (IDAS), which epitomises the plan set by the municipal system and Abu Dhabi City Municipality for the automation of procedures and municipal services with the ...  Read More

Sheikha Fatima: 28th August is historic day for mothers of martyrs

Posted on 01/09/2015: 147 views.

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the GWU organised the Emirati Women Forum under the theme 'Emirati ...  Read More

Emirati women break glass ceiling

Posted on 01/09/2015: 138 views.

Emirati women have established themselves as a central part of the country's workforce in just 30 years, whereas women in Europe spent up to three centuries striving to fight for their rights, a forum held at the General Women's Union heard. Today, over 100,000 Emirati women make up UAE's workforce ...  Read More

Sultan bin Zayed named "Man of Arab Heritage"

Posted on 01/09/2015: 142 views.

MUSCAT: H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President's Representative and Chairman of the Emirates Heritage Club, has been named "Man of the Arab Heritage" for 2015 by the Arab Centre for Tourism Media (ACTM) in recognition of his efforts to preserve Arab history and heritage. This was ...  Read More

Dubai Parks and Resorts creates more than 1,000 jobs for UAE nationals

Posted on 01/09/2015: 141 views.

Dubai Parks and Resorts has launched a major Emiratisation programme to target more than 1,000 UAE nationals by dedicating more than one third of its jobs to Emiratis. In line with Dubai Plan 2021 and 7-Year National Agenda, the programme will seek to empower and grow a new generation of talent for ...  Read More

Petroleum Institute welcomes students to the New Academic Year

Posted on 01/09/2015: 132 views.

The Petroleum institute (PI) held an orientation for students enrolled in the Academic Year 2015-16, and familiarised them with the PI's campus and facilities provided during their time as students. The orientation purpose is providing information and resources that will allow students to make ...  Read More

Yemen We Care donations reach Dh13.7 million

Posted on 01/09/2015: 140 views.

Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of the Emirates Red Crescent, has announced that so far, Dh 13.7 million has been raised for the Yemen We Care donation campaign that was launched a matter of hours ago. According to the Emirates Red Crescent, the campaign comes under the guidance of ...  Read More

Dar Al Ber runs 29 charity projects at a cost of Dh2.7m in Benin and Togo

Posted on 01/09/2015: 126 views.

Dar Al Ber Society, DABS, has inaugurated 29 charity projects at a cost of Dh 2,732,000, in Benin and Togo as part of an eight-day official visit to the two African countries. The DABS delegation comprised Abdul Kareem Jaafar, Manager of Projects Department at DABS, and Ali Abdullah Al Shehi, ...  Read More

HAI implements Dh500,000 WASH projects in Iraq

Posted on 01/09/2015: 137 views.

Human Appeal International (HAI) has announced that it completed a series of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects for the benefit of 2,642 internally displaced families in a number of Iraqi governorates. Abdullah Al Awadi, Assistant Secretary-General for Financial and Administrative ...  Read More

The Metropolitan Police commends Abu Dhabi Police Security Support for their proficiency

Posted on 01/09/2015: 169 views.

LONDON: Dave Moss, Chief of Operations at the London Metropolitan Police, expressed his admiration for the Abu Dhabi Police Security Support members' skills in fighting crime and uncovering mysteries associated with crimes in record time. In his statement during a ceremony held to honour the ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Police and U.S. Department of Homeland Security discuss cooperative training

Posted on 01/09/2015: 149 views.

ABU DHABI, 1st September 2015 (WAM) -- Recent discussions between the Abu Dhabi Police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have focused on ways to enhance areas of police cooperation and coordination of training between the two parties. A delegation from the United States of America, ...  Read More

Sheikh Saif calls to strengthen protection of children

Posted on 01/09/2015: 137 views.

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, on Monday called for the protection of children to be strengthened during a visit to Hamdan bin Zayed School in Abu Dhabi. The success of any nation depended on the proper upbringing of young people, he said, and that the ...  Read More