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Mohamed bin Zayed, Serbian President discuss bilateral ties

Posted on 20/09/2014: 295 views.

BELGRADE: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic discussed cooperation and friendship ties between the U.A.E. and Serbia and the best ways of enhancing them for advancing mutual interests of the two friendly countries and their peoples. The talks took place during President Nicolic's reception of Sheikh Mohamed and his accompanying delegation at the ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed meets Serbian PM

Posted on 20/09/2014: 266 views.

BELGRADE: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic held yesterday a session of talks on bilateral cooperation and friendship ties and best means of boosting ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed attends 69th session of UN General Assembly

Posted on 20/09/2014: 258 views.

NEW YORK: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, yesterday headed the U.A.E. delegation to the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly. The U.A.E. delegation includes Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al ...  Read More

U.A.E. reaffirms commitment to contribute to the forming of a "New Urban Agenda" for the 21st century

Posted on 20/09/2014: 258 views.

NEW YORK: Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, reaffirmed in a statement before the Preparatory Committee for the UN Conference on housing and sustainable urban development (Habitat III), the U.A.E.'s commitment to contribute to the forming of ...  Read More

U.A.E. tops Arab market for Brazilian exports

Posted on 20/09/2014: 267 views.

SAO PAULO: Brazilian exports to the U.A.E. rose by 13 per cent in the first eight months of this year, compared to the period from January to August 2013, according to figures reported by the Arab-Brazilian News Agency, ANBA. Citing figures issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry ...  Read More

Dubai, UK trade hits Dhs19.4 billion in first half

Posted on 20/09/2014: 159 views.

The UK came ninth in the list of Dubai's trade partners in the first half of 2014 totalling Dhs19.4 billion. This includes Dhs12.1 billion of imports, Dhs2.8 billion of exports and Dhs4.4 billion of re-exports.

DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation ...  Read More

Strong business growth expected for SMMES, says Dubai Tourism Chief

Posted on 20/09/2014: 151 views.

As Dubai moves forward in developments towards 2020, including the fulfilment of its ambitious tourism strategy and the gearing up to host the landmark Dubai Expo 2020, Start-ups and the Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) are most likely to be the biggest beneficiaries, said Helal Saeed ...  Read More

Ajman hospitality sector highly represented in Moscow exhibition

Posted on 20/09/2014: 132 views.

MOSCOW: Ajman hospitality sector was highly represented as part of the official emirate's delegation to the 20th International Russian Travel Market, held from September 16th through 19th. Led by Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) General Manager Faisal Al Nuaimi, the delegation included ...  Read More

Blueprint for Design District set for unveiling

Posted on 20/09/2014: 163 views.

The masterplan for the Dubai Design District (d3) — conceived as the future hub of high fashion and designers on a 21 million square feet canvas — is being unveiled at Cityscape Global, which opens Sunday. An 1.8-kilometre waterfront gets prime positioning in the District, while it will also host ...  Read More

Dubai Municipality to tender Phase 1 of US$9.5bn Desert Rose in 2015

Posted on 20/09/2014: 188 views.

Dubai Municipality ( DM ) plans to tender Phase 1 of its US$9.5 billion (Dh 35 billion) Desert Rose, a smart and sustainable city in Dubai, U.A.E, in a year's time, a senior official from DM told Zawya Projects in an exclusive. Abdulla Rafia, Assistant Director General for Engineering and Planning ...  Read More

The Palm to get a 100-metre high residential project

Posted on 20/09/2014: 124 views.

The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai's priciest freehold residential destination, is to have its first 100-metre high development, courtesy of a joint venture project between Omniyat Properties and the construction major Drake & Scull International. Sales of the super-luxury units — only 90 will be there and ...  Read More

DEWA resumes its annual ‘Be Water Smart’ campaign

Posted on 20/09/2014: 105 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is resuming its annual 'Be Water Smart' campaign. The campaign supports DEWA's vision to become a sustainable world-class utility and raises awareness on the importance of rationalising water consumption, protecting the environment and conserving natural ...  Read More

Postal system to give zip codes to Sharjah

Posted on 20/09/2014: 105 views.

Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Urban Planning Council, has unveiled the implementation of the pilot phase of application of postal code system in the cities of Sharjah. The initiative is scheduled to commence as of Oct 1, and will be implemented in coordination with the ...  Read More

Emirates ID system a foundation for a first-if-its-kind national ePayment system

Posted on 20/09/2014: 115 views.

Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID) has stressed that its advanced ID management system developed over the past few years will form a foundation for a national ePayment system that has more secure and more comprehensive features introducing a first-of-its-kind model at global level. In a new ...  Read More

Social media helps shape the future of the U.A.E.

Posted on 20/09/2014: 130 views.

The internet is not only giving a voice to the public, it is assisting policymakers in serving people's needs Social media has created a revolution in communications, providing people from all walks of life with a platform to voice their opinions and discuss their concerns. In doing so, it has ...  Read More

Zayed University students design special banknotes

Posted on 20/09/2014: 114 views.

Some talented Emirati students at Zayed University (ZU) created new banknotes with special features in the hope that these will be used across the U.A.E. some day. Out of five competing teams, only one team — comprising three students — won a trip to Switzerland to introduce them to the world of ...  Read More

World’s largest tennis ball mosaic in Dubai

Posted on 20/09/2014: 117 views.

Dubai has successful landed a new Guinness World Record after merging over 2,327 tennis balls to create the world's largest tennis ball mosaic. The record to beat was 500.

The mosaic was installed on the 3,800 square metres Events Arena lawn of Jumeirah Beach Hotel, located on the main ...  Read More