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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets with US President Barack Obama

Posted on 21/04/2015: 367 views.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House yesterday to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. Sheikh Mohamed conveyed to President Obama greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his wishes of further progress and prosperity to the people of the United States. ...  Read More


Mohamed bin Zayed praises Obama's commitment on prevention of nuclear weapons proliferation

Posted on 21/04/2015: 203 views.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces made the following statement after his meeting with the US President Barack Obama in Washington yesterday: "I am grateful to the President for his ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed meets US Defence Secretary

Posted on 21/04/2015: 251 views.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met yesterday with US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter. They discussed relations of friendship and cooperation between the UAE and the USA and ways to ...  Read More

Akhbar Al Sa'a: Mohamed bin Zayed's timely visit to Washington

Posted on 21/04/2015: 194 views.

Akhbar Al Sa'a, the News of the Hour Bulletin, has affirmed that the visit by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to the United States of America comes at a time of great importance given the many critical ...  Read More

UAE, ILO sign agreement on technical cooperation to develop information, disputes and inspection systems

Posted on 21/04/2015: 206 views.

KUWAIT: The UAE and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have signed an agreement on technical cooperation in the areas of labour market information, labour inspection, occupational and health safety systems, in addition to the settlement of labour disputes' system. The agreement was signed ...  Read More

Social justice and equal opportunities for all citizens are enshrined in the UAE constitution, says Mariam Al Roumi

Posted on 21/04/2015: 141 views.

Mariam bint Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs, has said that the constitution of the UAE acknowledges equality, social justice, education, healthcare, employment and equal opportunities for all citizens, as well as provides protection for minors and incapacitated. Al Roumi added ...  Read More

Thuraya appoints first woman to serve as a Board Member

Posted on 21/04/2015: 214 views.

Thuraya Telecommunications Company has appointed an Emirati woman to its Board of Directors, the first woman to join the board since its inception. Farah Al Mazrui, a UAE national who joined the board effective 31st March, holds an MSc in Risk Management and Financial Engineering from the Tanaka ...  Read More

Shurooq launches five-day roadshow in Taiwan and Shanghai

Posted on 21/04/2015: 133 views.

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is conducting a five-day roadshow in Taiwan, where it is meeting with leading bodies in trade, industry and commerce, before moving on to Shanghai, where it will participate in the World's Investment Summit. Shurooq is being represented by ...  Read More

WETEX 2015 records remarkable international participation

Posted on 21/04/2015: 152 views.

The 17th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2015) has witnessed remarkable international participation as it hosts national pavilions from many countries across the world. It also hosted a Government Pavilion, with 27 government organisations from the UAE and the General ...  Read More

DAE reports record revenue and net income for full year 2014

Posted on 21/04/2015: 144 views.

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, DAE, has reported net income for 2014 of US$159.5 million (Dh 586 million), an increase of 43% from US$111.6 million (Dh 410 million) in 2013. Revenue for full year 2014 increased to US$2,112 million (Dh 7,761 million) from US$2,105 million (Dh 7,735 million) for full ...  Read More

flydubai launches direct flights to Novosibirsk and Nizhniy Novgorod

Posted on 21/04/2015: 138 views.

Dubai-based flydubai yesterday further strengthened its commitment to the Russian market adding Novosibirsk and Nizhniy Novgorod to its comprehensive network in the region. Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said, "The addition of Novosibirsk and Nizhniy Novgorod to our network ...  Read More

Emirates SkyCargo supports Philippine global export growth

Posted on 21/04/2015: 145 views.

Emirates SkyCargo continues to witness increased demand for freight capacity from the Philippines, having exported 500,000 kg of tuna to Europe and the Middle East in 2014. The freight division of Emirates transported the fish from Manila to various cities including Geneva, Amsterdam, London, ...  Read More

Emirates ID to add five new languages to its website

Posted on 21/04/2015: 144 views.

The Emirates Identity Authority, Emirates ID, has announced that it will add five more languages – Malayalam, Urdu, Tagalog, Russian and Mandarin - to its website, offering information and guidance on procedures. This is in addition to the two languages already in place, Arabic and English. The ...  Read More

Aldar gets mid-market with Meera project

Posted on 21/04/2015: 146 views.

As part of a series of launches on the eve of Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2015, Aldar Properties has unveiled a ‘mid-income' residential component at Shams Abu Dhabi on Al Reem Island. The ‘Meera' cluster will feature more than 400 homes located a short distance from the planned Central Park as well as the ...  Read More

Ruler of Sharjah inspects Sharjah Fort

Posted on 21/04/2015: 185 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inspected on Monday morning Sharjah Fort in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, after the completion of the fort's restoration ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid issues Decree organising fundraising in Dubai

Posted on 21/04/2015: 169 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, has issued a Decree in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, on organising fundraising and charitable donations in the Emirate of Dubai. Decree No. 09 of 2015 aims to encourage community members to donate moneys, ...  Read More

YouAE Connect: Knitting global benevolence

Posted on 21/04/2015: 158 views.

A UAE paper has said that charity, no doubt, begins at home. However, when the term extends to encompass the entire global community in the form of strategic philanthropy, the results sparkle. "The UAE has accurately recognised this aspect and hence it is that the young nation now stands tall as ...  Read More

Federal Supreme Court reserves verdict to 25th May in case of defendant charged with hostile acts against foreign country

Posted on 21/04/2015: 139 views.

The State Security Circuit at the Federal Supreme Court, headed by Justice Falah Al-Hajri, yesterday reserved its verdict for the next session on 25th May, in a case wherein a defendant is accused of committing hostile act against a foreign country. The court, in its session yesterday, heard the ...  Read More

UAE National Pavilion at La Biennale Di Venezia to showcase over 100 works by 15 Emirati artists

Posted on 21/04/2015: 157 views.

The UAE National Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, being held from 9th May to 22nd November, will showcase the diversity and history of the art scene in the UAE through an unprecedented grouping of over 100 works of art structured to create dialogues between ...  Read More

ADOR stars aiming to earn their stripes at US finish line

Posted on 21/04/2015: 151 views.

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, ADOR, the emirate's entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, VOR, has left Itajai, Brazil, on the round the world race's sixth leg, to Newport, USA. The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority-backed team passed the Itajai leaving marker at the end of the initial inshore section in ...  Read More

Reem Al Falahi ready to throw down at next level in jiu-jitsu

Posted on 21/04/2015: 144 views.

Reem Al Falahi, widely regarded as a future Emirati champion, is ready to begin her new journey. Falahi, 16, won her fourth gold medal in four years on Monday at the Jiu-Jitsu Children's World Cup, which was her last before stepping into the women's open class. Al Falahi was impressive in three ...  Read More