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Saif bin Zayed receives "Dana of the Emirates", reviews her accomplishments

Posted on 13/10/2015: 300 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior received in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters on Monday, the young Emirati girl, Dana Sulaiman Al Bloushi. Dana already holds a number of certificates from NASA and is the youngest astronaut candidate involved in exciting programmes in the fields of aeronautics and space administration at NASA in the United States. Dana, the 9-year old ‘Whiz Kid', presented her spacesuit ...  Read More

MoEW launches National Blue Carbon Project report at Ecocity World Summit 2015

Posted on 13/10/2015: 202 views.

The Ministry of Environment and Water, MoEW, yesterday launched the National Blue Carbon Project report, marking the first national quantification of the UAE's Blue Carbon stocks, which will help guide decision-making in coastal ecosystem preservation and climate change mitigation. The project was ...  Read More

Sultan bin Tahnoun opens 70th Conference of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Posted on 13/10/2015: 184 views.

Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Transport Department and Chairman of the Zoo and Aquarium Public Institution in Al Ain, yesterday opened the 70th Conference of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums in 2015. The four-day event, being organised ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador participates in "Expo after Expo: the legacy of Expo 2015

Posted on 13/10/2015: 247 views.

MILAN: Saqr Nasser Al Raisi, Ambassador of the UAE to Italy, delivered the UAE's speech in "Expo after Expo: the legacy of Expo 2015", last Saturday at the headquarter of Expo Milan 2015, in response to an invitation of the Italian Government and the organsing committee of Expo Milan 2015. Al ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador participates in Arab Parliaments Conference in Jordan

Posted on 13/10/2015: 190 views.

AMMAN: Bilal Rabie Bilal Al Bodour, UAE Ambassador to Jordan, has participated in the Arab Parliaments Conference, "Objectives of Sustainable Development in 2030", which began yesterday in Jordan. The conference, which is being held under the patronage of Princess Basma bint Talal of Jordan, ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador presents credentials to Azeri Foreign Minister

Posted on 13/10/2015: 204 views.

BAKU: The newly-appointed UAE Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Hamel Al Qubaisi, has presented a copy of his credentials to Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, at the Azeri Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations ...  Read More

UAE a model of an inclusive society, Karzai says

Posted on 13/10/2015: 212 views.

Hamid Karzai, former president of Afghanistan, praised the UAE as a model of an inclusive society and a source of inspiration for its guiding principles of tolerance and innovation. Karzai told Gulf News late on Monday that he was appreciative of the role played by the UAE in Afghanistan, conveying ...  Read More

ADASI named strategic partner for the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference, UMEX 2016

Posted on 13/10/2015: 201 views.

The Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX) 2016, which will demonstrate the latest defence technologies across land, sea and air at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 6-8 March next year, has announced its strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems ...  Read More

Musanada and Department of Transport on target to complete new Airport Road and interchange

Posted on 13/10/2015: 214 views.

Abu Dhabi General Services Company, Musanada, in cooperation with the Department of Transport, DOT, has announced that the work of the Abu Dhabi International Airport Road network and interchange is progressing in line with the schedule, which will allow the delivery of the project during the ...  Read More

SKMC reaches 2,500 paediatric cardiovascular surgery milestone

Posted on 13/10/2015: 211 views.

The Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, SKMC, is setting a global benchmark for excellence in the treatment of the country's paediatric congenital heart disease surgery cases, said Dr. Aref Al Shehhi, Deputy CEO, after the completion of its milestone 2,500th surgery during the summer. "SKMC is committed ...  Read More

Zayed Giving Initiative launches the region's first training programme on field medicine

Posted on 13/10/2015: 175 views.

Zayed Giving Initiative, a unique UAE model for humanitarian work at local and international levels, has launched a path-breaking programme for training medical professionals in field medicine to undertake local and international humanitarian missions as part of its medical voluntary ...  Read More

Sharjah Ruler offers condolences on the death of nation's martyr Sultan Al Mazrouie

Posted on 13/10/2015: 186 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has offered condolences to the family of nation's martyr, Sultan Saeed Mohammed Al Mazrouie. He attained martyrdom while performing his national duty as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition's ‘Operation ...  Read More

ERC re-operates hospital in Yemen

Posted on 13/10/2015: 186 views.

ADEN: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has rehabilitated a hospital in the Directorate of Ramah in Yemen and is now ready to welcome patients as part of a series of health and educational projects the ERC is implementing to help Yemenis recover from the unfortunate events taking place there. An ERC ...  Read More

Laudable work by ERC in Aden: paper

Posted on 13/10/2015: 179 views.

A UAE paper has said that the provision of humanitarian and development assistance to the people of Yemen by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, is highly laudable. Among its various initiatives, the ERC has now rehabilitated a hospital in the Directorate of Ramah in Yemen which is ready to welcome ...  Read More

Batman, Avengers and Hello Kitty to star at Comic Pavilion at SIBF 2015

Posted on 13/10/2015: 182 views.

Lovers of Marvel's creations such as the Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Captain America, Iron Man and more will be delighted with the Comic Pavilion featuring at the Sharjah International Book Fair, SIBF, 2015 for the first time. Organised in partnership with ComicCave, the UAE's largest distributor of ...  Read More

Four Metro stations to have libraries

Posted on 13/10/2015: 195 views.

Four Dubai Metro stations will have public libraries as part of the Roads and Transport Authority's initiatives to cultivate the reading habit, it was announced on Monday. The initiatives follow the Arab Reading Challenge recently launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ...  Read More

90 countries to participate in IJF Judo Grand Slam Championship in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 13/10/2015: 168 views.

90 countries will gather to participate in the IJF Judo Grand Slam Championship 2015 in Abu Dhabi from October 29th to November 1st, being held in conjunction with the IJF World Junior Championships, Abu Dhabi 2015, from 23rd October to 27th October. Mohammed bin Thaloub Al Dirie, President of the ...  Read More