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GCC Days resume activities in Japan

Posted on 24/04/2015: 372 views.

TOKYO: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Days resumed in Tokyo yesterday their second day of activities with a seminar entitled 'Strengthening relations and understanding between the GCC states and Japan'. Assistant Secretary General for Cultural and Information Affairs at the GCC General Secretariat Khalid bin Salem Al-Ghassani was quoted by the Saudi Press Agency, as saying in a speech delivered on behalf of the GCC Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, that the Japanese ...  Read More


Sultan Al Jaber visits New Suez Canal

Posted on 24/04/2015: 357 views.

ISMAILIA: Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the Coordination Office of the UAE-funded Development Projects in Egypt has visited the new Suez Canal. He was briefed on the on-going digging work in the canal and the latest developments in the dredging marine ...  Read More

Hedayah participates in UN high-level thematic debate on promoting tolerance and reconciliation

Posted on 24/04/2015: 315 views.

NEW YORK: Hedayah, the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, CVE, has attended the United Nations General Assembly Sixty-Ninth Session High-level Thematic Debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent ...  Read More

AmCham Abu Dhabi supports UAE ERC efforts to help Syrian refugees

Posted on 24/04/2015: 337 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC) has received a donation from AmCham Abu Dhabi, in support of its humanitarian efforts to assist the Syrian refugees. Rashid Mubarak Al Mansouri, Deputy Secretary-General of the ERC for Local Affairs received the cheque from AmCham Abu Dhabi Chairman, ...  Read More

Ghobash strengthens cooperation with Jordanian, Moroccan and Somali Labour Ministers

Posted on 24/04/2015: 313 views.

KUWAIT: Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Labour and Chairman of the Arab Labour Organisation, has reviewed prospects of cooperation between the UAE and Jordan, Morocco, and Somalia, in the labour market field by exchanging best practices and experiences. On the sidelines of the 42nd ...  Read More

UAE Parliamentary Division of the FNC to participate in fifth session of Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union in Djibouti

Posted on 24/04/2015: 186 views.

DJIBOUTI: The UAE Parliamentary Division of the Federal National Council, FNC, will participate in the standing committee meetings of the fifth session of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union and 3rd session of the first legislative term, which will be held between April 24th-26th at the ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador to Poland meets President of Polish - UAE Parliamentary Group

Posted on 24/04/2015: 197 views.

WARSAW: Asim Mirza Al Rahmah, Ambassador of United Arab Emirates in Poland, has met with Alicja Olechowska, President of the Polish - UAE Parliamentary Group. During the meeting, held at the Embassy in Warsaw, the parties discussed the fruitful cooperation between the UAE and Poland, especially in ...  Read More

National Media Council discusses cooperation with China Radio International

Posted on 24/04/2015: 192 views.

Ibrahim Al Abed, Director-General of the National Media Council, NMC, and a delegation from China Radio International, headed by its Director-General, Wang Gengnian, yesterday discussed aspects of cooperation between media institutions in the UAE and China. Mr. Al Abed gave an explanation about the ...  Read More

NBF records 29.6 per cent increase in net profit inQ1 2015

Posted on 24/04/2015: 194 views.

The National Bank of Fujairah has recorded a 29.6 percent increase in its net profit of Dh149.5 million during the first quarter of 2015 compared to Dh115.3 million in the corresponding period of 2014. In a statement issued yesterday, the bank also noted the increase of operating profit by 24.3 ...  Read More

Rotana Jet announces new flight destinations

Posted on 24/04/2015: 237 views.

Rotana Jet yesterday announced its aggressive expansion plan by introducing new destinations and increasing frequencies to its existing destinations, which includes launching flights between Abu Dhabi and Beirut starting yesterday. Beirut is Rotana Jet's first destination in the Levant, and its ...  Read More

UAE organic and natural products market is growing says free zone director

Posted on 24/04/2015: 207 views.

Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, HFZA, and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, SAIF Zone, has said that the shift of consumer preference for organic products in the Middle East, and the UAE's position as the second largest market for organic food in the ...  Read More

Sultan Al Qasimi witnesses Sharjah Book Authority identity launch

Posted on 24/04/2015: 189 views.

H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, witnessed the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) identity launch, held at Sharjah Expo Centre, on the sidelines of the 7th Sharjah Children's Reading Festival. Other dignitaries present at the ceremony ...  Read More

AbuDhabi Taxi mobile apps bags the Excellence in GIS Implementation Award

Posted on 24/04/2015: 184 views.

In recognition of its best road map for geographic information systems, The Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars has received the Excellence in GIS Implementation Award, one of the highest international awards for the Middle East and North Africa in the field of geographic information ...  Read More

General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare says UAERF is the only recognised governing body for rugby in the UAE

Posted on 24/04/2015: 204 views.

The General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare, GAYSW, yesterday stated that the UAE Rugby Federation, UAERF, is the sole recognised and official governing body for the sport of rugby within the UAE. GAYSW decreed that only those tournaments and teams that are endorsed and recognised by the ...  Read More

Dubai Trolley beckons tourists to Downtown

Posted on 24/04/2015: 197 views.

Looking for a leisure trip around Downtown Dubai? Dubai Trolley beckons you. The world's first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission street trolley tram opened for public service earlier this week. Travelling a distance of a kilometre in the first phase, Dubai Trolley rolls along Mohammad Bin Rashid ...  Read More

New tree line on Sheikh Zayed Road revealed

Posted on 24/04/2015: 190 views.

Dubai's high-profile Sheikh Zayed Road will be lined with Conocarpus trees that will act as windbreakers stopping sand encroachment on the road. More than 5,000 of them will be planted on both sides up to the Abu Dhabi border on the highway that runs through Dubai city. This will also beautify the ...  Read More

Free Wi-Fi Smart Palms sprouting in Dubai

Posted on 24/04/2015: 207 views.

Dubai is rolling out dozens of new Smart Palm stations that provide free wireless internet access in parks, beaches and other locations. The UAE-made stations, standing six metres tall in the shape of a palm tree, also have fast mobile phone charging stations and screens displaying information on ...  Read More