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UAE mission at Expo Milan marks Emirati Woman's Day

Posted on 30/08/2015: 347 views.

MILAN: The UAE mission at Expo Milan observed on Friday Emirati Woman's Day by paying rich tribute to the achievements scored by Emirati women, thanks to continuous support from the UAE leadership. Participants in the celebration also cited conspicuous support to the women empowerment by H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and ...  Read More


UAE Space Agency, Belarus discuss cooperation

Posted on 30/08/2015: 319 views.

The UAE Space Agency has discussed with the Republic of Belarus, ways to develop governmental, industrial relations and cooperation within the space sector, as well as introduce the UAE's space programmes and initiatives. The UAE delegation was led by Dr. Khalifa Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the UAE ...  Read More

ERC launches major humanitarian campaign to help people of Yemen

Posted on 30/08/2015: 323 views.

On the directives of His Highness President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy ...  Read More

Yemeni official thanks UAE over restoring operation of Aden International Airport

Posted on 30/08/2015: 319 views.

ADEN: Eng. Tariq Abdou Ali, Director of Aden International Airport has thanked the UAE for restoring the operation of Aden International Airport, which is a main artery for southern Yemen. He told Al Ittihad daily in a statement that the UAE has fully restored the airport after the liberation of ...  Read More

Somali official lauds Khalifa Foundation's assistance during drought

Posted on 30/08/2015: 308 views.

HARGEISA: A Somali official has thanked the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation for extending assistance to the Somali people, who were experiencing a difficult humanitarian situation as a result of a drought. Dr. Mohammed Taher Ibrahim, in charge of agriculture and agricultural investment in Hargeisa, ...  Read More

Fourth batch of Emirati recruits joins national service

Posted on 30/08/2015: 301 views.

The Liwa National Service Training Centre yesterday received the fourth batch of male recruits who completed their general secondary school certificate and graduates from colleges and universities. The centre also received Emirati women recruits who volunteered to join military service in a move ...  Read More

DIFC Courts support fast-growing UAE-Kazakhstan business ties

Posted on 30/08/2015: 309 views.

UAE-Kazakhstan business ties were yesterday boosted by the signing of a cooperation agreement between the DIFC Courts and Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Memorandum of Guidance (MoG) provides businesses operating in both countries with additional certainty should a contractual ...  Read More

ADNOC Distribution includes 41 additional service stations to process, issue Rahal e-Gas cards in Abu Dhabi Emirate

Posted on 30/08/2015: 315 views.

ADNOC Distribution has announced that 41 additional service stations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi will now receive and process customer applications for Rahal e-Gas cards, ahead of the 8 September deadline for submission of applications to benefit from subsidised LPG gas cylinders according to ...  Read More

Ministry of health cuts prices of 188 innovative medicines as of January 1, 2016

Posted on 30/08/2015: 300 views.

The prices of 188 innovative medicines will be reduced with effect from January 1, 2016, the Ministry of Health announced on Saturday. 'Seventy seven per cent of the medicines of which the prices will be slashed will include those for the central nervous system, 8 per cent for obstetrical and ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi University begins Dh 37.75 million construction works to expand its facilities by adding 30 labs

Posted on 30/08/2015: 321 views.

Construction works worth Dh 37.75 million have begun to enhance Abu Dhabi University's facilities with the addition of 30 labs furnished with the latest cutting-edge scientific tools distributed over various academic specialisations. Scheduled to be unveiled in August 2016, this new upgrade to ...  Read More

Dubai’s realty market in the grip of a bear hug

Posted on 30/08/2015: 165 views.

The UAE's real estate sector is caught in a tight bear hug. And it's not limited to what has been happening to property and construction stocks listed on the local bourses. With a few exceptions, the first-half financials for the property majors have ranged from indifferent to abysmal. Union ...  Read More

Dubai's holiday homes becoming a significant component of tourism

Posted on 30/08/2015: 189 views.

The Department of Tour-ism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) on Monday revealed that holiday homes have become an increasingly significant component of Dubai's tourism industry. Since the start of July 2015, a total of 37 operators are now licensed to rent out holiday homes in Dubai, with ...  Read More

New milestone for Midfield Terminal building in Abu Dhabi as removal of roof supports begins

Posted on 30/08/2015: 282 views.

Abu Dhabi Airport's Midfield Terminal building (MTB) has reached a new milestone as contractors have started to remove supports for its huge roof. The 20,000-tonne curved roof is the centrepiece of the Dh10 billion MTB project and the most complex part of its engineering. It features the world's ...  Read More

Etisalat Award dates revised to Sept 15

Posted on 30/08/2015: 177 views.

The Dh1 million Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature has extended the deadline for submissions to Sept.15 due to the difficult circumstances in a number of Arab countries. The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), organisers of the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's ...  Read More

Curtains fall on Modhesh World’s adventure days

Posted on 30/08/2015: 157 views.

The 16th edition of Modhesh World – one of the largest indoor edutainment destinations in the region – drew to a close on Aug.29 after playing host to a staggering turnout of visitors from around the world who flocked to the destination in large numbers to experience its wide array of enriching, ...  Read More