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Dubai transcends 14 grand cosmopolitan cities in public transport services

Posted on 19/04/2015: 276 views.

A scientific study commissioned by Simon-Kucher & Partners Co. revealed that Dubai has outclassed 14 established metropolises in providing public transit means characterised by high-quality, durability, safety, speed, luxury, cleanliness, and on-time journeys. Dubai mass transit systems also stood out in terms of the availability of passenger information and modern technologies such as the smart apps enabling public transport users to pre-plan their journeys in order to get to their respective ...  Read More


Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre established

Posted on 19/04/2015: 177 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, a resolution establishing the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), to which, the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) shall ...  Read More

UAE ranks 16th globally in exports, says WTO

Posted on 19/04/2015: 197 views.

The UAE has retained its high ranking among the world's top 16 exporter, according to the World Trade Organisation's Report on International Trade Trends. The report, released recently in Geneva, shows that UAE ranks16th among global exporters and is the number one market for merchandise exports in ...  Read More

Hamriyah Free Zone showcases its strengths at Hannover Messe

Posted on 19/04/2015: 165 views.

Hamriyah Free Zone had participated in the "Global Business & Markets" showcase at Hannover Fair that ran through April 13 to 17. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi jointly opened the "Hannover Messe" – the world's biggest industrial trade fair that brought ...  Read More

UPC to launch its new vision for future at Cityscape 2015

Posted on 19/04/2015: 174 views.

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) will unveil a new corporate vision at Cityscape 2015 that more accurately defines its role, it was announced yesterday. The updated vision and mission statements reflect the way the organisation has evolved since its inception in 2007 and are more specific ...  Read More

Hanif's Majlis hosts seminar on Operation Decisive Storm

Posted on 19/04/2015: 128 views.

Dr. Hanif Hassan Al-Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue Board of Management, has emphasised that the world is currently witnessing unprecedented solidarity and cooperation for the Arab and GCC initiative regarding the Operation Decisive Storm aimed ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi to host Global Forum for Promoting Peace in the Muslim Societies 2015

Posted on 19/04/2015: 142 views.

Abu Dhabi will host the second session of the Global Forum for Promoting Peace in the Muslim Societies 2015, from April 28 to 30, at the St. Regis Hotel Corniche, Abu Dhabi, in the presence and with the participation of more than 350 Muslim scholars and intellectuals from around the world. The ...  Read More

UAE polio campaign vaccinates millions of Pakistani children

Posted on 19/04/2015: 144 views.

ISLAMABAD: The UAE has immunised millions of Pakistani children with than 44 million polio vaccines in the first three months of 2015 as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign launched under directives from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on an initiative by His Highness ...  Read More

Sheikha Fatima calls for assessing needs of families

Posted on 19/04/2015: 124 views.

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, has called for assessing the needs of families in conjunction with partners, to meet ...  Read More

Lubna: UAE backs international efforts to eradicate chronic, contagious diseases

Posted on 19/04/2015: 143 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) and Head of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, the wise leadership of the UAE, led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime ...  Read More

UAE wins seat in SOMENA Regional Advisory Council

Posted on 19/04/2015: 132 views.

MARRAKECH: UAE Special Olympics has added another feather in its cap when Thani Juma Belregad won a seat in the Special Olympics Middle East and North Africa (SOMENA) Regional Advisory Council in the council's elections which held during the ongoing meeting in Moroccan city of Marrakech. Belregad ...  Read More

Italian Academy honours Jawaher Al Qasimi for empowering working Emirati women

Posted on 19/04/2015: 125 views.

The Italian Academy, one of the world's most prestigious institutes for fashion and design, has honoured H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Honorary Patron of the Sharjah Business ...  Read More

National Service And Reserve Authority Signs MoU With Etihad Airways

Posted on 19/04/2015: 130 views.

The General Command of the Armed Forces, represented by the National Service and Reserve Authority (NRSA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etihad Airways. The ceremony at Etihad Airways' Headquarters in Abu Dhabi also included a tour of the airline's Medical Centre which has ...  Read More

Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi announces official launch of new postal code system in Sharjah

Posted on 19/04/2015: 128 views.

Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC), has launched the first phase of the actual operation of the postal code system in Sharjah, implementing the directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of ...  Read More

Makani to be usable on Google and HERE maps

Posted on 19/04/2015: 144 views.

Dubai's own satellite location address and navigation system, Makani, will be compatible with Google and HERE maps, an official said. Dubai Municipality's Makani (My Location) assigns a 10-digit number to every building in Dubai on a digital map and guides users to the location — down to its front ...  Read More

National Ambulance receives International Accreditation for its high standards of pre-hospital care in northern regions

Posted on 19/04/2015: 120 views.

National Ambulance has been awarded Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCI) for its high quality Emergency Patient Transport service in the northern regions. The award makes National Ambulance the only pre-hospital service in the UAE to have achieved this prestigious international ...  Read More

UAE inventor wins four medals in Geneva exhibition of inventions

Posted on 19/04/2015: 147 views.

GENEVA: UAE inventor Ahmed Majan won four medals for his latest inventions at the 43rd International Exhibition of Inventions, which concluded yesterday in Geneva. The fair is recognised as the world's most important market place for exhibitors from 45 different countries. Majan said he presented ...  Read More

President's initiatives Follow-up Committee approves housing projects

Posted on 19/04/2015: 129 views.

In line with the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Follow-up Committee of the Initiatives of UAE President has approved a list of 504 eligible citizens whose houses require maintenance or replacement. These projects are in implementation of the ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid tours Arabic calligraphy exhibition

Posted on 19/04/2015: 150 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum yesterday visited the Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition at Wafi Mall, Dubai, and viewed collections of calligraphy masterpieces by accomplished artists from across the Arab and ...  Read More

Tackling the T-Rex and other Dinosaurs at SCRF 2015

Posted on 19/04/2015: 139 views.

For the first time in the UAE, the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival is bringing T. Rex: The Killer Question exhibition this year, taking place from April 22 to May 2 at the Expo Centre. Featuring everything children and visitors need to know about the most famous and fearsome dinosaurs from the ...  Read More