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UAE to observe Earth Hour today from 8.30pm

Posted on 28/03/2015: 135 views.

The biggest landmarks of the UAE will be plunged in darkness from 8.30 as part of ‘Earth Hour', today. The UAE has been observing the event since 2008, with involvement of all the seven emirates. The global movement which began in 2007 now sees participation of 7,000 cities in 162 countries across the world. In Dubai, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) spearheads the event along with Emirates Wildlife Society (EWS-WWF). Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dewa, said there ...  Read More

Sheikh Mohammed meets Princess Astrid

Posted on 28/03/2015: 136 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received at the Jumeirah in Dubai on Thursday Princess Astrid, the representative of King Philip of Belgium, who is on a visit to the country heading a 7 minister and 400 businessmen ...  Read More

Country's wise leadership has given extra attention to sustainability of resources: Energy Minister

Posted on 28/03/2015: 133 views.

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, has said that country's wise leadership has given extra care to the welfare of the citizens and sustainability of resources through launching a number of pioneering initiatives and projects, particularly in the regional and ...  Read More

Fujairah Ruler arrives in Sharm el-Sheikh for 26th Arab Summit

Posted on 28/03/2015: 147 views.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, who is leading the UAE delegation to the 26th Arab Summit, has arrived in Sharm el-Sheikh, where Egypt is hosting the summit on 28th and 29th March. The UAE delegation to the Arab Summit ...  Read More

Jordan: participating in Al Hazm aims to support legitimacy in Yemen

Posted on 28/03/2015: 133 views.

AMMAN: Jordan has affirmed that its participation with the Arab countries in the Al Hazm initiative, aims to support government legitimacy in Yemen. The Jordanian News Agency, PETRA, quoted a Jordanian official source as saying, 'The participation comes in line with the security and stability ...  Read More

Muslim World League backs Operation Decisive Storm against Houthis

Posted on 28/03/2015: 102 views.

The Muslim World League (MWL) has voiced its backing for the Saudi-led coalition's on-going Operation Decisive Storm launched early Thursday against the Houthi rebels in Yemen with the aim of restoring legitimacy to the country. In a statement, Secretary-General of MWL, Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al ...  Read More

Lubna: DIHAD supports UAE's international humanitarian stature

Posted on 28/03/2015: 103 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) and Head of the National Committee for the Coordination of Foreign Aid, on Thursday described the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD) as a big boost ...  Read More

Sultan bin Tahnoun receives South African Tourism Minister

Posted on 28/03/2015: 97 views.

Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has discussed with visiting South African Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, steps the two sides could take to enhance joint cooperation between Abu Dhabi and Pretoria. The South African ...  Read More

UAE Parliamentary Division participates in 271st meeting of IPU Executive Committee in Vietnam

Posted on 28/03/2015: 94 views.

HANOI: Rashid Mohammed Al Shreqi, representative of the Arab Group in the Executive Committee of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) and member of the UAE Parliamentary Division at the Federal National Council (FNC), yesterday participated in the 271st meeting of IPU's Executive Committee ...  Read More

DIFC Courts signs alignment accord with New York court

Posted on 28/03/2015: 99 views.

DIFC Courts has signed an agreement with the influential federal District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), paving the way for easier enforcement of US commercial judgments in the Dubai free zone. The agreement will provide companies operating in Dubai and New York additional ...  Read More

Sharjah Charity International spends Dh60.8 million on humanitarian efforts outside UAE

Posted on 28/03/2015: 93 views.

Sharjah Charity International spent more than Dh60.8 million in 2014 in support of the poor around the world. Director of the Department of Projects at Sharjah Charity International, Mohammed Hamdan Al Zari, said that more than Dh37.2 million of the total funds spent last year were used for ...  Read More

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand visits UAE pavilion at Bangkok International Book Fair

Posted on 28/03/2015: 109 views.

BANGKOK: The UAE pavilion at the Bangkok International Book Fair, one of the largest book fairs in South and East Asia, attracted a large number of visitors from members of the public and participants on the first day of the event. The UAE is participating as a guest of honour in the fair. HRH ...  Read More

Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Programme hosts exhibition celebrating Young Emirati Artists

Posted on 28/03/2015: 103 views.

The Cultural Office of H.H. Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bint Rashid Al Maktoum yesterday unveiled a special art exhibition for the public at BOXPARK by Meraas on Al Wasl Road, Dubai, celebrating the talents of promising young Emirati artists. Held as part of the Sheikha Manal Art Exchange ...  Read More

First butterfly garden in region opens in Dubai

Posted on 28/03/2015: 105 views.

Thousands of brightly coloured butterflies are the latest attraction at Dubai Miracle Garden. The first butterfly garden in the region has now opened at the green oasis, just off Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road. The circular garden features nine domes covering 1,800 square metres and it has a ...  Read More

Vice President attends pre-Dubai World Cup dinner

Posted on 28/03/2015: 104 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, attended a dinner banquet on Friday evening hosted by Falcon at Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, along with the owners, ...  Read More