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UAE officially receives flag for next Expo 2020 Dubai

Posted on 26/11/2015: 444 views.

PARIS: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday officially received the flag as the host of the next world's largest expo in Dubai in 2020 during a grand ceremony in French capital of Paris. President and Director of the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos, presented the baton for Expo 2020 Dubai to H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Emirates Group, and Chairman of the Supreme National Committee for Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo ...  Read More

Emiratis ready to join Expo 2020 preparations

Posted on 26/11/2015: 373 views.

Young Emiratis say they are willing to put their careers on hold to help the country prepare for Expo 2020. Dubai will on Wednesday be officially confirmed as the host nation at a special assembly in Paris by the world fair organisers. The UAE's registration as the expo host will be formally ...  Read More

UAE Space Agency launches Planet Mars contest

Posted on 26/11/2015: 415 views.

As part of the UAE Space Agency's efforts to support scientific research, innovation, and space-related projects, the agency has launched the 'Planet Mars' competition for all age groups and nationalities nationwide. It said in a statement that the event will take place in conjunction with UAE ...  Read More

Masdar Institute Solar Platform to make CSP and Thermal Energy Storage Technologies more efficient and affordable

Posted on 26/11/2015: 440 views.

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, yesterday announced the launch of its new Masdar Institute Solar Platform (MISP), a concentrating solar power (CSP) research facility in ...  Read More

Zayed Future Energy Prize to play crucial role in Paris Conference on Climate Change

Posted on 26/11/2015: 380 views.

NEW YORK: The Zayed Future Energy Prize and Masdar for Future Energy is to participate in the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, which will launch on 30th of November in the French capital, Paris, to shed light on issues of future energy and finding innovative solutions to energy. Among ...  Read More

Dubai crude oil price for February delivery is US$0.50 p.b. less than average daily settlement price

Posted on 26/11/2015: 377 views.

The Department of Oil Affairs in the Government of Dubai has announced that it has notified its customers that the official price of Dubai crude oil for delivery next February will be US$0.50 less than the average daily settlement price of the Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract in Dubai Mercantile ...  Read More

UPC approves 21 state-of-the-art projects in Q3 2015

Posted on 26/11/2015: 366 views.

A stunning new extension to the College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) in Al Ain is among a number of innovative and sustainable projects awarded detailed approval by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, UPC, in Q3 2015. This brings the total number of projects given detailed approval to ...  Read More

Aldar leased residential portfolio showcases high occupancy and continued growth

Posted on 26/11/2015: 384 views.

Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi's leading listed property development, investment and management company, released figures yesterday showcasing the exceptional performance of the company's managed residential portfolio. Of Aldar's 4,732 residential units, 4,669 are currently leased, representing a 98.7 ...  Read More

President reiterates UAE's consistent and principled position of the UAE in supporting the inalienable rights of Palestinian people

Posted on 26/11/2015: 370 views.

NEW YORK: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has called on the international community to rescue the peace process and take appropriate procedures to stop Israeli violations against Al Aqsa Mosque, by committing Israel to basic standards for serious negotiations based on the ...  Read More

UAE holds Israel accountable for escalation of violence in Palestinian territories

Posted on 26/11/2015: 418 views.

NEW YORK: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has held Israel responsible for the escalation of violence in the Palestinian territories, while stressing solidarity and support of the UAE's people and government for the Palestinian people to restore territorial integrity and all its rights, including the ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Yemeni Foreign Minister

Posted on 26/11/2015: 232 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, and his Yemeni counterpart took stock of the latest developments in Yemen and the impact of the unfolding humanitarian situation on internally displaced persons (IDPs) and those affected by acts of violence and aggression perpetrated by ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador participates in celebrations of 70th anniversary of UNESCO

Posted on 26/11/2015: 204 views.

HANOI: Khalid Ibrahim Abdulaziz Shuhail, UAE Ambassador to Vietnam, has taken part in the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the establishing of the UNESCO-1945-2015. The ceremony, held at Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi, was attended by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign ...  Read More

Private Military ceremony conducted for martyr Naser Ali Al Bloushi

Posted on 26/11/2015: 215 views.

A private military ceremony was conducted this morning for martyr Naser Ali Al Bloushi, at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of a number of senior officers. Following the ceremony, a private aircraft of the Joint Armed Forces transferred the martyr's body to his family in ...  Read More

Al Bayt Mitwahid video booths launched across the UAE in association with Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office

Posted on 26/11/2015: 196 views.

ABU DHABI, 26th November, 2015 (WAM) -- As part of the Martyr's Day activities on November 30th, the Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office, MFAO, in partnership with Al Bayt Mitwahid Association, has launched video booths at key locations in the country to enable members of the community to post the ...  Read More

Armed Forces celebrate graduation of 4th batch of national service recruits

Posted on 26/11/2015: 208 views.

The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces celebrated yesterday the graduation of the 4th batch of national military service and reserve recruits, who completed three months of basic training in different training centres across the country. The recruits will move to the next phase ...  Read More

Upon directives of President, Khalifa Foundation renovates school in Socotra Archipelago

Posted on 26/11/2015: 219 views.

HADIBO, YEMEN: Upon the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and follow up of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime ...  Read More

Al Maktoum family items sell for record breaking Dh50 million at Al Jalila fundraising gala dinner

Posted on 26/11/2015: 222 views.

In an unprecedented charity auction that raised Dh 89.8 million at Al Jalila Foundation fundraising gala dinner, the race helmet worn by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during His victorious win at the FEI World ...  Read More