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Dubai launches massive UAE-wide campaign to raise public awareness about Expo 2020

Posted on 01/03/2015: 1373 views.

Organisers of Expo 2020 has launched a new massive campaign aimed at raising public awareness about the impact of Expo 2020 Dubai, including a competition to design a new logo for the event. Titled ‘For Everyone', the campaign will start from March 1, 2015 and is expected to increase the levels of public engagement in the mega event. "The campaign is designed to allow the UAE public to engage with and learn more about Expo 2020 Dubai and the rich history of the World Expos," said Reem Al ...  Read More


Yahsat successfully completes rigorous test of new airborne satellite communications system for Advanced Integrated Systems

Posted on 01/03/2015: 220 views.

Yahsat, the UAE-based multipurpose satellite provider, has successfully completed the factory acceptance test for a state-of-the-art airborne satellite communications system developed for its client, Advanced Integrated Systems (AIS), a holistic provider of Homeland Security solutions. The new ...  Read More

Strata to subcontract Vertical Fin and ATR Rudder work to GSE Industria Aeronautica

Posted on 01/03/2015: 268 views.

Strata Manufacturing PJSC, a composite aerostructures manufacturing facility, wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, yesterday announced the signing of its first international outsourcing agreement that will subcontract its ATR vertical fin and rudder programmes to GSE Industria Aeronautica ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed, Putin discuss cooperation

Posted on 01/03/2015: 305 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has discussed yesterday in a telephone call with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, cooperation relations between the two countries. The discussion also covered a number ...  Read More

Gargash identifies media as strategic partner for success of FNC Elections 2015

Posted on 01/03/2015: 274 views.

Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs and Chairman of National Election Committee (NEC), has stressed the role of the media as a strategic partner of the NEC in the next stage of the preparations for the Federal ...  Read More

Al Jaber discusses enhancing UAE-US relations

Posted on 01/03/2015: 224 views.

Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State who is in Washington, D.C., held a number of meetings with US officials discussing bilateral relations between the UAE and the US in various areas of mutual concern, including international ties, regional stability and energy, economic and ...  Read More

Arab Parliament thanks Italian parliament's move to recognise Palestinian state

Posted on 01/03/2015: 218 views.

CAIRO: The Cairo-based Arab Parliament (AP) has welcomed a motion by the Italian parliament to back a non-binding resolution that urges the government to recognise Palestine as a state. Italy's Chamber of Deputies yesterday voted by 300 to 45 to pass the motion presented by Prime Minister Matteo ...  Read More

UAE Minister of Economy: "SMEs are playing dominant role in global economy"

Posted on 01/03/2015: 219 views.

Investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be a key topic of discussion at the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2015, to be held from 30 March to 1 April at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority issues the Accountability Report 2015

Posted on 01/03/2015: 217 views.

The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority (ADAA), an independent body mandated to oversee transparency and accountability across Abu Dhabi Government, issued its "Accountability Report 2015". Riyad Al Mubarak, Chairman of ADAA stated in the report foreword: "It gives me a great pleasure to bring to ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi opens Annual Career Fair for Zayed University

Posted on 01/03/2015: 183 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, MICAD, and President of Zayed University (ZU), has opened the Annual Career Fair for Zayed University 2015 at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi. One hundred Government and private institutions have taken part in ...  Read More

Al Maktoum College in Dundee celebrates graduation of 49 students

Posted on 01/03/2015: 192 views.

DUNDEE: The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education in Dundee held on Friday a graduation ceremony for a 49-strong group of female students from the United Arab Emirates and Malaysia who have completed the annual Academic Training Programme (ATP). This is the first time the Malaysian university has ...  Read More

Shurooq gears up to kick start Sharjah Food Festival in March

Posted on 01/03/2015: 214 views.

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is preparing to launch the 9th edition of Sharjah Food Festival which will take place from 25th of March to 4th of April 2015.The festival will take place in four of the Emirate's premier leisure and tourism destinations: Al Qasba, Al Majaz ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Ocean racing leads Volvo Ocean Race after tense second place finish in Auckland

Posted on 01/03/2015: 232 views.

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) entrant from the United Arab Emirates' capital, has surged into first place on the overall leaderboard after coming in second on Leg 4 of the round-the-world yacht race, from China to New Zealand. The team, backed by the Abu Dhabi Tourism & ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Mohammed crowned champion in Gulf Endurance Cup

Posted on 01/03/2015: 1014 views.

KUWAIT: HH Sheikh Hamden bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, was crowned champion in the Gulf Endurance Cup that was held on Saturday at Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village in Kuwait. Sheikh Hamdan rode to victory in 3:49:05. Meanwhile, the UAE's Abdullah Ghanim came second in ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Municipality to enforce satellite dishes law as of tomorrow, offenders to face a fine of Dh 2000

Posted on 01/03/2015: 196 views.

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced that it will, as of tomorrow (1st of March), strictly enforce a local law regulating satellite dishes and called upon landlords, tenants, investors, and real estate companies across Abu Dhabi city to remove them along with cable extensions; which are ...  Read More

HAI distributes aid to over 2600 orphans in Al-Khalil, West Bank

Posted on 01/03/2015: 185 views.

The Human Appeal International (HAI) has provided over US$47,300 to aid 2,677 Palestinian orphans being sponsored by the authority in Al-Khalil City, South of West Bank, according to an official of the philanthropic organisation. Ibrahim Rashid, Director of the Human Appeal office in the West Bank, ...  Read More