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Mohammed bin Rashid visit Media Centre at World Government Summit

Posted on 10/02/2016: 411 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has visited the Media Centre at the World Government Summit, where the organising committee provided him with the required contact information of all the Arab and international media organisations covering the event, currently in its fourth edition. During his visit to the centre, the Ruler of Dubai, who was accompanied by Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid honours Australian Minister

Posted on 10/02/2016: 413 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has honoured Greg Hunt, Australian Minister for the Environment and Acting Minister for Cities and the Built Environment, with Best Minister in the World' Award. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed to start official visit to India today

Posted on 10/02/2016: 415 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will begin an official visit today, Wednesday to India. During the three-day long official visit to India, Sheikh Mohamed will meet with Indian Prime Minister, Narendra ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed: UAE's bonds with Colombia "remarkably developed"

Posted on 10/02/2016: 400 views.

BOGOTA: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has said that UAE relations with Colombia grow from strength to strength, and the current trade exchanges between both countries have the potential to expand significantly, given the strength of bilateral political ties. H.H. ...  Read More

Sheikha Lubna welcomes World Bank President at Zayed University

Posted on 10/02/2016: 373 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), President of Zayed University, on Sunday received and welcomed Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, at Zayed University in Dubai campus. The visit came on the sidelines of the fourth ...  Read More

DEWA and Australia’s Department of Environment share best practices in environmental conservation

Posted on 10/02/2016: 216 views.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has met a delegation from Australia's Department of the Environment headed by Greg Hunt MP, Australia's Minister for the Environment, on the second day of the World Government Summit. Arthur Spyrou, ...  Read More

WGS 2016: Dubai to launch 1,000 information gathering projects in next three years

Posted on 10/02/2016: 366 views.

Dubai will launch 1,000 new digital data gathering projects over the next three years, as part of the growth of the Internet of Things, IoT, to develop and improve the services and infrastructure provided to residents. Speaking at the start of the second day of the World Government Summit, taking ...  Read More

WGS 2016 session explores dynamics for shaping a new ecosystem

Posted on 10/02/2016: 357 views.

The question should not be about where the next Silicon Valley is. Instead it is important to ask what we can do to build a dynamic ecosystem, according to Christopher Schroeder, American entrepreneur, advisor and investor in interactive technologies and social communication. Schroeder's comments ...  Read More

Ministry of Economy enters into strategic partnership with US Department of Commerce to promote cooperation in innovation, entrepreneurship

Posted on 10/02/2016: 343 views.

The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the US Department of Commerce to promote mutual cooperation in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. The Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, was signed by Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Under-Secretary for ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit..The Internet is a human right, must be free for all

Posted on 10/02/2016: 90 views.

Professor Nicholas Negroponte, a Greek American founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, has reiterated his longstanding belief that the internet should be free for everyone, just like street lights and libraries. Addressing the audience on the second day of the 4th World ...  Read More

ENEC and TRANSCO sign deal for Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

Posted on 10/02/2016: 212 views.

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, has signed the Connection and Interface Agreement, C&IA, with the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Dispatch Company, TRANSCO. The agreement establishes a contractual operating framework between the two entities that will allow for the electricity generated ...  Read More

Important and diverse Emirati investments in Cochin India

Posted on 10/02/2016: 217 views.

COCHIN: The Cochin container terminal is the youngest of five ports and is the only transshipment hubs supported by a hinterland that extends across the country, and has a captive volume of more than eight million of Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit, or TEUs. DP World does 34 percentage of container ...  Read More

Jafza is home to over 800 Indian companies

Posted on 10/02/2016: 213 views.

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship free zone entity of Dubai and a renowned trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region spanning from West Asia, the CIS, Africa and Indian Subcontinent, is currently home to over 800 leading Indian companies which are serving all key markets in ...  Read More

77,887 movements in UAE airspace in January 2016

Posted on 10/02/2016: 207 views.

Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 77,887 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre latest reports. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, announced that air traffic movements in the UAE witnessed an increase of 5.8 percent in January, 2016, compared with ...  Read More

Dubai airport’s Concourse D: Volunteers approve new Terminal 1 facility

Posted on 10/02/2016: 187 views.

Some 2,000 residents of the UAE who participated in the first operational readiness trial of Dubai International's Concourse D on Saturday, have given the Dh3.3 billion facility their seal of approval, Dubai Airports said on Tuesday. The major trial follows months of comprehensive experiments and ...  Read More

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry releases Dubai Innovation Index Report

Posted on 10/02/2016: 216 views.

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, DCCI, yesterday released the Dubai Innovation Index (DII) Report, highlighting the results of the DII which was launched by the Chamber in collaboration with PwC in 2015, to support UAE's vision for innovation and to promote Dubai's quest towards being ...  Read More

UAE joins world family in marking Safer Internet Day 2016

Posted on 10/02/2016: 214 views.

BRUSSELS: The UAE yesterday joined more than 100 countries worldwide, including all 28 countries of the European Union, in celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) for the thirteenth year running. In the UAE, the day is being celebrated since 2011 under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin ...  Read More

Masdar Institute Faculty wins award for novel research in PV Solar Cells technology

Posted on 10/02/2016: 206 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 one of its faculty members was awarded the Emirates Energy Award for his novel research on advanced solar cells ...  Read More

Yemen PM tells Dubai summit military intervention was ‘necessary’

Posted on 10/02/2016: 186 views.

Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen was necessary to help the country and the entire Arab region, according to Yemen's vice president and prime minister. Khaled Bahah said at the World Government Summit on Tuesday that the intervention was vital and that any hesitation would have led to dire ...  Read More

Coalition Command: Saudi Air Defence Forces intercept ballistic missile launched from Yemen towards Jazan

Posted on 10/02/2016: 199 views.

RIYADH: The Command of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen have announced in a statement that Royal Saudi Air Defence Forces yesterday intercepted a ballistic missile launched from Yemeni territories towards Jazan region, where it was destroyed without causing any damage. According to the ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rahid opens expansion of 2nd phase of Dragon Mart 2 in Dubai

Posted on 10/02/2016: 198 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday opened the 2nd expansion of Dragon Mart 2 in Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed, accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Maktoum ...  Read More

Renowned international artists set to push the boundaries of 3D street art at Dubai Canvas Festival

Posted on 10/02/2016: 198 views.

Some of the world's most renowned 3D artists are set to push the boundaries of street art with their exclusive creations at the second annual Dubai Canvas Festival taking place from 1 to 14 March. Organised by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), in ...  Read More

Jubail New Market gets transformed into underground treasure trove during Sharjah Light Festival

Posted on 10/02/2016: 191 views.

Sharjah Light Festival has been attracting visitors from within the country and the region to witness the innovative shows that transform the various landmark buildings and locations in the emirate into works of art. The remarkable Jubail New Market features as one of the 10 new shows of the ...  Read More