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#WorldGovSummit: Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed visit Future Museum

Posted on 09/02/2016: 58 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday visited the Museum of the Future at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. The Museum is organised by the Dubai Foundation for the Museum of the Future as part of the World Government Summit 2016. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Mohamed bin Zayed attended part of ...  Read More


Obama addresses World Government Summit, commends UAE's innovation and creativity efforts

Posted on 09/02/2016: 299 views.

United States (US) President Barack Obama has praised the UAE for its innovation, security and stability, which foster investment and upgrade the community's standard of living, healthcare, education and clean energy. Speaking via video link at the World Government Summit, the US President ...  Read More

Live on Twitter, Mohammad overhauls UAE Government

Posted on 09/02/2016: 282 views.

In a major overhaul of the UAE's federal government structure on Monday, several ministries were restructured and new ministerial positions created to improve efficiency and effective delivery of services. The sweeping changes were announced by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit.. Mohammed bin Rashid honours winners of Emirates Innovative Teacher Award

Posted on 09/02/2016: 85 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed that the Emirates Innovative Teacher Award was launched to recognise the teacher's valuable message and vital role in bringing up generations who can build ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit.. World Economic Forum Executive Chairman: UAE can become role model for future

Posted on 09/02/2016: 114 views.

The UAE is already doing well in the competitiveness report, and has the capability to become a role model for the future, said Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. Schwab further added that the UAE could set an example for the world. Professor Schwab ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit.. Saif Bin Zayed: The Integration Doctrine serves as a bridge between the past and the future

Posted on 09/02/2016: 111 views.

Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, emphasised that the ongoing national achievements made by the United Arab Emirates across the various sectors, personifies the 'Doctrine of Integration' embraced by late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit.. Dubai has Potential to become ‘City of the Future’ by fostering culture of discovery, affirms Neil deGrasse Tyson at WGS 2016

Posted on 09/02/2016: 109 views.

Dubai, 9th February, 2016 (WAM) - The most fertile times in the history of civilizations come from a culture of discovery, which was prevalent in the Arab world for centuries over a thousand years ago during the Golden Age of Islam, according to Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden ...  Read More

Al Gergawi: Mohammed bin Rashid believes that shaping future governments is essential, rather than complementary, for all governments #WorldGovSummit

Posted on 09/02/2016: 109 views.

Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the Organising Committee of the World Government Summit, delivered the opening address at the fourth edition that opened today under the overarching theme, "Shaping Future Governments". Al Gergawi said that this year's ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit. Five things Arab governments should act on now: says GCC Secretary-General

Posted on 09/02/2016: 99 views.

GCC Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif Al Zayani has called upon the Arab countries to adopt a clear vision and objectives to achieve the desired future and overcome the difficult stage witnessed by the Arab nations Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai today, Al Zayani called on Arab ...  Read More

#WorldGovSummit. Dubai reaffirms commitment to producing 75% of its energy from clean sources

Posted on 09/02/2016: 76 views.

Leading a panel discussion on the future of clean energy in the region at the fourth World Government Summit (WGS 2016), Saeed Mohammed Al-Tayer, Managing Director & CEO of DEWA, and Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens, discussed the region's commitment to reducing costs and improving the ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi confirms importance of enhancing food security support to developing countries and poor communities

Posted on 09/02/2016: 179 views.

LONDON: Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, MICAD, and Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, has said that the support for developing countries and poor communities to achieve food security contributes to ...  Read More

FNC to discuss three bills on National Media Council, judicial fees, and fighting cyber crimes

Posted on 09/02/2016: 159 views.

The Federal National Council, FNC, will discuss during its fifth meeting of the first ordinary session of the 16th legislative chapter on February 16th in Abu Dhabi, three federal bills concerning the organisation and terms of reference of the National Media Council, the judicial charges at the ...  Read More

DP World reports gross container volumes growth of 2.4 percent on like-for-like basis

Posted on 09/02/2016: 176 views.

Dubai's DP World , one of the world's biggest port operators, on Monday said its 2015 annual gross container volumes rose 2.4 percent across its global portfolio of container terminals on a like-for-like basis and increased 3 percent on a reported basis. Gross volumes totalled 61.7 million ...  Read More

UAE-Egyptian military co-operation discussed

Posted on 09/02/2016: 193 views.

CAIRO: Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces and his accompanying delegation, who are visiting Cairo, met, separately, with Minister of Defence and Military Production of Egypt, Lt. General Sedki Sobhi and the Chief of Staff of Armed Forces of Arab ...  Read More

Yemen's army advances towards Sana'a

Posted on 09/02/2016: 216 views.

RIYADH: After having tightened its grip over the Ghailama region, located in Mahali valley, the Yemeni army, assisted by the popular resistance, is advancing towards the capital, Sanaa, officers said yesterday. The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted a statement from the state-run Yemen News Agency, as ...  Read More

Yemen needs US$65 m to rebuild damaged houses in Aden

Posted on 09/02/2016: 187 views.

ADEN: Some 14 billion Yemeni Rial (US$ 65 million) are needed to rehabilitate and rebuild houses destroyed by war in Yemen, a senior Yemeni has said. Yasser Al Serari, Director of Public Works Office, Governorate of Aden, made his remarks following a visit by Mohammed Shazli, Undersecretary of the ...  Read More

Saudi Air Defence Forces intercept ballistic missile launched from Yemen

Posted on 09/02/2016: 169 views.

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

Federal Supreme Court hears case of Hizbollah's affiliate group

Posted on 09/02/2016: 164 views.

ABU DHABI, 9th February, 2016 (WAM) – The State Security Division of the Federal Supreme Court heard yesterday the case of three defendants of Arab and Canadian origin accused of establishing and running an international group affiliated to the Lebanese Hizbollah party inside the state without a ...  Read More

ERC continues to respond to needs of displaced, refugees in Mali

Posted on 09/02/2016: 226 views.

Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has been carrying out a number of health, education and service projects to help stabilise displaced and refugees in northern Mali. The move is part of a wider UAE developmental role to improve living conditions in Africa. The ERC works in co-ordination with a number of ...  Read More

Over 300 Emirati students to help raise awareness on national history at Qasr Al Hosn Festival 2016

Posted on 09/02/2016: 172 views.

Over 300 university students from across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi have been selected to act as Qasr Al Hosn Festival Ambassadors, and help enhance visitors' experience in learning about Emirati history and heritage during this year's annual Qasr Al Hosn Festival, being held until 13th February in ...  Read More

Sharjah Light Festival adds splendour to the emirate’s magnificent mosques

Posted on 09/02/2016: 143 views.

Sharjah Light Festival has put the spotlight on five of the most magnificent mosques in Sharjah – Masjid Al Noor beside Khalid Lagoon on Buhaira Corniche, Masjid Al Taqwa at Al Majaz Waterfront, Masjid Al Maghfira on the Sharjah Corniche Street, Masjid Al Qasimia University, and Al Dhaid's Masjid ...  Read More

ADM collects ton of waste during Yas Beach Clean-up Campaign

Posted on 09/02/2016: 170 views.

Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ADM, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Centre for Waste Management, and Advanced Company (cleaning contractor of the municipality's premises), has recently conducted the Yas Beach Clean-up Campaign. The campaign reflects the municipal system's keenness to provide ...  Read More