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Mohamed bin Zayed visits Unknown Soldier Memorial

Posted on 19/09/2014: 234 views.

CAIRO: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, yesterday visited the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier in Al Naser City as part of his official visit to Egypt. Upon his arrival at the site of the Memorial, Sheikh Mohamed was received by Egypt's Defence Minister, Lt. Gen. Sidqi Subhi, Ashraf El-Araby, Egypt's Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, and Major-General Tawheed Tawfiq, GOC ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed visits Al Azhar, meets Grand Imam

Posted on 19/09/2014: 233 views.

CAIRO: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, has commended the academic, cultural and civilisational role of Al Azhar Al Sharif in the Islamic World over centuries. Sheikh Mohamed said Al Azhar ...  Read More

Mubadala announces half-year 2014 financial results

Posted on 19/09/2014: 237 views.

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, yesterday released its interim financial statements and business highlights for the first half of 2014, showing an increase in revenues to Dh 16 billion. Similarly, the operating income of the company ...  Read More

DM launches #HappyDubai initiative to be one of top ten happiest cities in world

Posted on 19/09/2014: 56 views.

Dubai Municipality has launched a unique initiative called ‘Happy Dubai' with the aim of providing everyone with the opportunity to express their happiness about the services rendered by the civic body. Announcing the initiative, Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of the Dubai Municipality, ...  Read More

Waha Capital board approves share buy-back programme

Posted on 19/09/2014: 202 views.

Waha Capital has announced its intention to implement a share buy-back programme for up to 10% of the outstanding shares of the company, allowing for the repurchase of up to 194 million of the company's shares from the market. The share buy-back programme will be carried out on the Abu Dhabi ...  Read More

Emirates Float Glass new facility enhances automotive glass production capabilities

Posted on 19/09/2014: 129 views.

Emirates Float Glass [EFG], a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and the first state-of-the-art integrated float glass facility in the U.A.E., has successfully commissioned a new facility aimed at enhancing its production capabilities to cater to the automotive glass sector. The new offline ...  Read More

Etihad Airways celebrates social media success

Posted on 19/09/2014: 119 views.

Etihad Airways is celebrating social media success after being named winner of the Best Emerging Airline on Social Media Award at the SimpliFlying Awards 2014, and for having reached one million Facebook fans globally. The SimpliFlying Awards recognise the best social media campaigns and practices ...  Read More

Alabbar wins ‘Lifetime Achievement’ honour

Posted on 19/09/2014: 90 views.

Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties, the global developer of iconic projects, has been honoured with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award' at the Gulf Business Industry Awards 2014. Alabbar received the honour from Arlene Foster, Britain's Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment, at a ...  Read More

Ajman announces latest hospitality sector statistics

Posted on 19/09/2014: 126 views.

MOSCOW: Ajman Tourism Development Department, ATDD, has announced the hospitality sector statistics for the second quarter of 2014 on the sidelines of the International Russian Travel Market. Hind Al Marzooqi, Head of ATDD Marketing and Promotion Section, said, "Revenues of the tourism sector ...  Read More

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City recognised for commitment to quality cardiovascular care

Posted on 19/09/2014: 129 views.

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) is being recognised again for its commitment to quality cardiovascular care, taking part in the American College of Cardiology's (ACC's) ‘International Centres of Excellence' Program. The new program has been designed to recognise hospitals that have made a ...  Read More

46 Enec energy pioneers graduate

Posted on 19/09/2014: 128 views.

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation Enec celebrated the graduation of 46 students who have successfully completed specialist courses in nuclear energy from various institutions in the U.A.E. such as Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic and universities abroad in the United States, United ...  Read More

‘The Little Engineer’ workshop held for AD students

Posted on 19/09/2014: 117 views.

As part of their joint workshop series, Aerospace and Engineering services at Mubadala and Airbus Middle East held an aeronautic focused session at Al Ittihad National Private School in Abu Dhabi. 

The three-day workshop was designed by The Little Engineer (TLE), in partnership with ...  Read More

KF concludes its relief campaign in Kurdistan region of Iraq

Posted on 19/09/2014: 110 views.

ERBIL: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) has concluded its relief campaign in Iraq's Kurdistan region, which continued for several days. An official source at the KF said that over 500,000 displaced persons across Kurdistan benefited from the assistance. The KF team unveiled that the ...  Read More

Dubai united in celebration for Eid al Adha

Posted on 19/09/2014: 125 views.

The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, DFRE, an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, DTCM, has announced the calendar of events for the seventh edition of "Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Adha", which is set to kick off on September 25th. During 17 days of celebrations, visitors ...  Read More

U.A.E. flag hoisted in Korean Incheon City ahead of Asian Games

Posted on 19/09/2014: 142 views.

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA: The UAE flag was hoisted yesterday at the Olympic Village in Korean City of Incheon ahead of the 17th Asian Games, which will kick off from September 19- October 04. The event was attended by the UAE delegation headed by Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health, ...  Read More

Emirati riders to take part in 2014 Asian Games in South Korea

Posted on 19/09/2014: 108 views.

Emirati riders will be taking part in the 17th session of the 2014 Asian Games, which launched yesterday in Incheon, Korea, with participants flocking from 45 countries competing for 36 sport titles. The U.A.E. team is led for the third consecutive time by Olympian Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al ...  Read More

Thousands sign up for Dubai Marathon 2015

Posted on 19/09/2014: 123 views.

Regarded as one of the world's leading marathons, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon looks set to underline its position as the Arab world's biggest mass participation event following the launch of online runner registration for the 2015 race. With more than 25,000 runners expected across the ...  Read More

Free fitness classes for all in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 19/09/2014: 116 views.

Flash Entertainment and national health insurer Daman are jointly offering free fitness classes to Abu Dhabi residents as part of their ActiveLife initiative. The Get Driver Fit programme focuses on the muscle groups, skills and techniques that the world's top racing drivers use. The classes are ...  Read More