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Masdar delivers Samoa’s first Wind Farm

Posted on 31/08/2014: 97 views.

The Samoan Prime Minister, the Honourable Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, yesterday inaugurated the country's first wind farm. Delivered by Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, the 550 kWe project is the second completed under the United Arab Emirates' (U.A.E.) US$50 million Pacific Partnership Fund, which is managed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD). The inauguration ceremony comes two days before the start of the United Nations' Third Conference on Small Island Developing ...  Read More


U.A.E. Open Day held in the Netherlands

Posted on 31/08/2014: 129 views.

For the second consecutive year, Landal Hoog Vaals in Netherlands hosted the U.A.E. Open Day — an annual initiative organised by a group of Emirati families during their visit to the Netherlands. Entitled "An Ambassador for my Country”, the initiative seeks to introduce Emirati traditions and ...  Read More

Dewa's 'live' sign language video chat

Posted on 31/08/2014: 132 views.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), yesterday launched the Ash'ir (Arabic for ‘to signal') service to support speech- and hearing-impaired customers. The new service adheres to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ...  Read More

Dubai realty sector witnesses boom

Posted on 31/08/2014: 122 views.

The Dubai real estate sector continues to witness an unprecedented boom which is now even much more robust than pre-recession days. Industry experts confirm that this rapid growth has no doubt been propelled by U.A.E. being a business friendly hub, as it provides an attractive and healthy ...  Read More

Drydocks World classifies its marine fleet with Tasneef

Posted on 31/08/2014: 120 views.

Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF), the Abu Dhabi-based agency of classification of ships and offshore platforms, has signed a contract with Drydocks World whereby Tansneef will provide classification and maritime surveying services to the Dubai-based shipyard's fleet of approximately 11 ...  Read More

132nd GCC Ministerial Council session issues communiqué

Posted on 31/08/2014: 90 views.

JEDDAH: Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States (GCC) have called for uprooting all forms of terrorism and extremism, stressing that the tolerance and co-existence are part of its internal and foreign policy. The GCC called for concerted regional and international efforts ...  Read More

U.A.E. seeks to promote peace, rejects terrorism, extremism: Awqaf

Posted on 31/08/2014: 98 views.

U.A.E. seeks to promote peace in Muslim societies and rejects all forms and manifestations of extremism and terrorism as it embraces moderation, tolerance and respect, and statements like those made recently by scholar Ahmad Al Kubaisi against Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhab are not acceptable, said ...  Read More

Accusations against U.A.E. regarding Libya made by suspicious media: Kuwaiti Foreign Minister

Posted on 31/08/2014: 97 views.

JEDDAH: Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Hamad Al Sabah, on Saturday said he cannot comment on the accusations made against U.A.E. regarding Libya as they were "made by suspicious media." "I cannot comment on the accusations made by suspicious ...  Read More

National and Reserve Service Authority receives first batch of conscripts

Posted on 31/08/2014: 112 views.

Centres of National and Reserve Service Authority on Saturday received the first batch of Emirati conscripts who will start their training tomorrow Sunday at the designated locations, after it completed all relevant preparations, in implementation of Law No.4/ 2014 issued by President His Highness ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Police to deploy 140 traffic patrols to ensure safe back to school

Posted on 31/08/2014: 103 views.

More than 140 traffic patrols will be deployed by the traffic police around schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi to ease heavy traffic flow and ensure safety for students and other road users at the start of the new academic year. The annual back to school traffic safety plan is implemented with the ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Air Wing completes 1,015 missions

Posted on 31/08/2014: 109 views.

The operations included 72 air ambulance missions covering road accidents and patient transport between hospitals; six search and rescue missions and 224 police patrols. The Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police on Saturday announced that they undertook 1,015 missions during the first half ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Mohammed: WEG's victory is yet another feather in U.A.E.'s cap

Posted on 31/08/2014: 104 views.

The U.A.E. is the crowned champion of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France, and this sport victory will be added to the its shine record of equestrian achievements, Dubai Crown Prince HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said. Sheikh Hamdan made his remarks ...  Read More

Al Jasmi brothers make U.A.E. proud

Posted on 31/08/2014: 97 views.

The Al Jasmi brothers Saeed, Obaid, Bakheet and Faisal were presented the Guinness World Record certificate at a grand ceremony held at the Hamdan Sports Complex on Saturday. The Guinness World Record certificate was to acknowledge the Emirati brothers achievement of being the first team of ...  Read More

Davis Cup draw to be held in Dubai next month

Posted on 31/08/2014: 102 views.

The ITF decided to use the occasion to conduct the draw for the 2015 edition at the end of the meeting on September 18. The draw for the 2015 Davis Cup will be among the highlights during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in Dubai, next month, a Press ...  Read More