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Mohammed bin Rashid attends brainstorming session to discuss future of Smart Government

Posted on 27/05/2015: 273 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has attended a brainstorming session attended by 100 deputies, Directors-General and officials of smart government services, to discuss the most important ideas for the development of smart government services and its infrastructure as well as to promote its usage and enhance the quality of its applications. Speaking at the session, His Highness said, "Our ambition in the short term is to ...  Read More


Five UAE sites identified as areas of global biological and ecological importance

Posted on 27/05/2015: 266 views.

The UAE has identified five sites as areas of global biological and ecological importance during the recently-concluded regional workshop on Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the North-Western Indian Ocean and the neighbouring Gulf region, announced the Ministry of ...  Read More

National Council of Tourism and Antiquities discusses white paper report and list of archaeological sites

Posted on 27/05/2015: 207 views.

The National Council for Tourism and Antiquities, during its 26th meeting chaired by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, has reviewed a white paper report on tourism in the UAE. Mohammed Khamis bin Hareb Al Muhairi, Director-General for the ...  Read More

FANR seeks public comment on draft regulatory guide on UAE’s international nuclear safeguards obligations

Posted on 27/05/2015: 198 views.

The United Arab Emirate's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) yesterday released a draft safeguards regulatory guide and invited the public to review the draft and comment. FANR has drafted Regulatory Guide 15 for the Implementation of the Obligations and Requirements of the Additional ...  Read More

UAE delegation, headed by TRA, participates at World Summit on the Information Society Forum in Geneva

Posted on 27/05/2015: 239 views.

GENEVA: The United Arab Emirates has participated in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2015, which opened yesterday at the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector ...  Read More

UAE Parliamentary Division participates at IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians

Posted on 27/05/2015: 160 views.

The UAE Parliamentary Division of the Federal National Council, FNC, will participate at the IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians, organised by the International Parliamentary Union, which will take place on May 27th and 28th in the Japanese capital, Tokyo. Participants in the ...  Read More

UAE Minister of Economy explores investment opportunities in Qatar

Posted on 27/05/2015: 146 views.

DOHA: Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, led the UAE trade and investment mission which concluded a visit to Doha, Qatar. The visit came in response to the invitation of Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, for a briefing on investment opportunities in ...  Read More

Nakheel out to make a ‘Pointe’ with Dh800m project

Posted on 27/05/2015: 132 views.

Completion of The Pointe, a project located on the Palm Jumeirah that could well become Dubai's priciest waterfront-based dining and entertainment strip, is set for the first quarter of 2016, according to Nakheel, its developer. Construction has already crossed the 30 per cent mark while on the ...  Read More

Dubai Media City helps to strengthen media industry in Dubai

Posted on 27/05/2015: 142 views.

Dubai's media sector has gone from strength to strength in the past decade, with the creation of a real industry ecosystem emerging in Dubai, the Dubai Media City, which provides a home for industry giants, as well as SMEs and entrepreneurs from across the media value chain. The Media Cluster of ...  Read More

UAE hands over 200 buses to Egypt

Posted on 27/05/2015: 154 views.

CAIRO: The UAE has delivered 200 buses to Egypt, the second instalment in its promise to donate 600 buses to the public transport authority in Cairo, said the Coordination Office of the UAE-funded Development Projects in Egypt. The donated buses were manufactured by Abu Dhabi-based Hafilat ...  Read More

UAE envoy commissions 45 fresh water wells in Tanzania

Posted on 27/05/2015: 137 views.

NGORONGORO, TANZANIA: The UAE Ambassador to Tanzania Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi has commissioned 45 water wells in Loliondo division in Tanzania's Ngorongoro District. The wells were dug as part of the UAE Water Aid (Suqia) initiative. Al Suwaidi announced that an additional 15 wells will be ...  Read More

European-UAE Human Rights Working Group visits Hedaya Centre

Posted on 27/05/2015: 138 views.

A delegation from the European-UAE Human Rights Working Group has visited the Ab Dhabi-based International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism (Hedayah). The delegation included John O'Rourke, Head of Division Arabian Peninsula, Iran and Iraq at European External Action Service of ...  Read More

Nahyan signs MoU with ASDAN

Posted on 27/05/2015: 131 views.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, and Honorary President of the Future Centre, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Christine Evans, Lead Regional Manager (North) at Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network, ASDAN, a ...  Read More

Masdar Institute holds commencement ceremony for Class of 2015

Posted on 27/05/2015: 141 views.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Masdar Institute, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al ...  Read More

EWA honours extraordinary women professionals and entrepreneurs

Posted on 27/05/2015: 143 views.

The Emirates Women Awards 2015, EWA, were presented yesterday to local and expatriate women achievers from diverse fields of business and technology. The EWA ceremony, organised by the Dubai Quality Group, was attended by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi women set up first female Emirati leadership group

Posted on 27/05/2015: 146 views.

When a group of high-flying Emirati women wanted to network with like-minded females, they struggled to find the right platform. Existing organisations focused on learning how to strike deals, so the group decided to set up their own. Qiyadiyat (meaning "female leaders” in Arabic), is Abu Dhabi's ...  Read More

TDIC hosts European Union delegation for tour of Saadiyat Accommodation Village

Posted on 27/05/2015: 144 views.

ABU DHABI, 27th May, 2015 (WAM) -- The Tourism Development and Investment Company, TDIC, yesterday hosted a delegation from the European Union for a tour of the Saadiyat Accommodation Village, the award-winning, fully-equipped residential facility for construction workers employed on TDIC projects, ...  Read More

Dubai Police adds 6 new Audi A6 cars to its fleet

Posted on 27/05/2015: 129 views.

Major-General Khamis Matar Al Mazeina, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, said the decision of adding cars was taken after a comprehensive study. The unique specifications of the car will help the force enhance security work. Also, the new partnership with Al Nabooda Automobiles will now ensure ...  Read More

UAE jet-ski rider takes top honours in Round 2

Posted on 27/05/2015: 134 views.

The UAE's Khalifa Belselah has vouched he will go all out for the world crown after taking the overall lead in the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship in Italy last weekend. Belselah led a clean sweep of Gulf riders while winning the Runabout GP1 category at the Grand Prix of Italy held in Castro. ...  Read More