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Mohammed bin Rashid launches Dh 50 billion Dubai Clean Energy Strategy to produce 75% of its energy from clean sources by 2050

Posted on 29/11/2015: 460 views.

Dubai, 29th November, 2015 (WAM) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday launched Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to make Dubai a global centre of clean energy and green economy. His Highness said that the UAE, through its diverse strategies and investments in clean and renewable energy, is now leading global efforts in this area despite having the second-largest oil reserves in the world. "The ...  Read More

Emirates Post Group, Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office issue first stamp in honour of country's heroes

Posted on 29/11/2015: 375 views.

As part of various activities organised to honour the heroes who sacrificed their lives to serve the country, and in line with the first Martyrs' Day (UAE Commemoration Day), the Emirates Post Group joined hands with The Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office at the at Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court to ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid pays his respect to nation's martyr Nasser Ali Hassan Al Baloushi

Posted on 29/11/2015: 371 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has offered condolences to the family of martyr Nasser Ali Hassan Al Baloushi, who succumbed to the injuries he sustained while participating in the Saudi-led Arab coalition's ‘Operation ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Ethiopian Prime Minister

Posted on 29/11/2015: 470 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday received Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn who is visiting the UAE to attend F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2015. Sheikh Mohamed and the ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Russian industry minister

Posted on 29/11/2015: 348 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday received Denis Manturov, Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation, who is in Abu Dhabi to attend the fifth meeting of the UAE-Russia joint ...  Read More

Gargash receives Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen

Posted on 29/11/2015: 345 views.

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, yesterday received Dr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, at the ministry. Cheikh Ahmed reviewed the latest development during his recent discussions in Muscat and the consultations ...  Read More

UAE: Any agreement between IRENA and Israel does not represent any change in UAE position

Posted on 29/11/2015: 352 views.

ABU DHABI, 28th November 2015 (WAM): Maryam Al Falasi, the Director of Communications at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said yesterday that the International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, is an international, independent agency that works according to the laws, regulations and norms that ...  Read More

Sheikha Lubna praised UAE leaders for continuing the late Sheikh Zayed's humanitarian legacy

Posted on 29/11/2015: 358 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (Micad), and head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, praised the UAE leaders for continuing to walk in the footsteps of the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh ...  Read More

Nahyan bin Mubarak receives visiting Arab and foreign media delegation

Posted on 29/11/2015: 331 views.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, yesterday received a delegation of over 60 Arab and international media persons, who are visiting the UAE at the invitation of the National Media Council (NMC), coinciding with the anniversary of the 44th UAE ...  Read More

Hazza bin Zayed meets Geneva Canton's security minister, informs him about Abu Dhabi Police's operations room at Yas Island

Posted on 29/11/2015: 395 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, yesterday met Pierre Maudet, Chief of the Department of Economy and Security of Geneva Canton of the Swiss Confederation, during a visit to the Abu Dhabi Police operations room ...  Read More

RTA awards contract for constructing 400 shelters for Bus Riders

Posted on 29/11/2015: 282 views.

The Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, has endorsed the award of a contract for starting the construction of Phase II of Air-Conditioned Bus Shelters Project. The ...  Read More

National Day Parade rocks Downtown Boulevard

Posted on 29/11/2015: 209 views.

At 2.45pm on Saturday at Downtown Dubai, hundreds of bikers and motorists start their engines — the sports bikes, cruisers and super cars begin sputtering together like thunder. The motorists then move to the back of the procession that is set to scale the Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard. Crowds ...  Read More

National Day to be celebrated in air, ground and water

Posted on 29/11/2015: 218 views.

The first cars decorated in UAE colours and symbols have already started roaming the capital's street as the fever for the 44th UAE National Day preparations keeps growing. Shops and private homes are being decorated with Emirati flags and colourful lights. The sky over Abu Dhabi is busy with Al ...  Read More

The UAE has played a growing role in world affairs since its formation

Posted on 29/11/2015: 197 views.

It is one of the duties of a head of state to welcome foreign dignitaries and leaders, and, in turn, to return those visits overseas. From the early days of the UAE and even before, these state occasions were crucial to establishing the emerging country's place in the world, forging ties that could ...  Read More

Sheikh Zayed cultivated UAE’s international reputation one friendship at a time

Posted on 29/11/2015: 267 views.

It was as a young man in the deserts of Abu Dhabi that Sheikh Zayed refined the skills that would serve him and his country so well on the international stage. "He had what is known as Al Ferasa, a skill where the person can read the other person's facial and body language and understand and know ...  Read More

The UAE’s generosity dates back to the humanitarian vision of founder Sheikh Zayed

Posted on 29/11/2015: 210 views.

Five months before the formation of the UAE in July 1971, Sheikh Zayed set out a marker for the new country's foreign policy as a commitment to the stability, prosperity and peace of other nations. With capital of Dh500 million, the future President, then Ruler of Abu Dhabi, created the Abu Dhabi ...  Read More

Int'l tour operators in pole position to sell Abu Dhabi Grand Prix catalyst to drive industry leaders’ awareness

Posted on 29/11/2015: 186 views.

Ten of the world's top tour operators are in Abu Dhabi as part of an intensive campaign led by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) to leverage awareness of the emirate's culture, experiences and attractions on the back of the season-ending 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi ...  Read More

Rosberg takes sixth consecutive pole of season in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 29/11/2015: 202 views.

Nico Rosberg said there's no secret to his revival after taking his sixth consecutive pole position this season at the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver clocked 1:40.237 in Saturday's qualification and finished three tenths of a second ahead of teammate Lewis ...  Read More

Wasit Wetland Centre begins welcoming visitors

Posted on 29/11/2015: 187 views.

As of Wednesday, November 25th, Wasit Wetland Centre, located within the Wasit Nature Reserve, began welcoming visitors, researchers and those interested in nature and birds to watch and learn about the various species of birds in the nature reserve, and to enjoy its features spread over an area of ...  Read More