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U.A.E. scored historic achievements, thanks to wise leadership, says Gargash

Posted on 26/11/2014: 317 views.

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has said that the U.A.E. had harnessed oil wealth during 43 years to build the state of law, justice, equality and provision of decent living to citizens and expatriates as well, thanks to the prudent leadership. He told over 100 media-persons representing 45 Arab and foreign countries in a gathering held yesterday at St. Regis Corniche Hotel, that the U.A.E. is united, prosperous, stable and looking forward to future along ...  Read More

U.A.E. has achieved distinguished stature on the global map of transportation, road and housing sectors, says MoPW Minister

Posted on 26/11/2014: 291 views.

Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works, has affirmed that the U.A.E. has achieved an outstanding stature on the international map in the fields of transportation, roads and housing, thanks to the pivotal role these sectors have played in the country's economy. He ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi: U.A.E. offered Dh16b humanitarian aid in 3 years

Posted on 26/11/2014: 299 views.

The United Arab Emirates provided a total of Dh 16 billion in humanitarian aid during the period between 2010 and 2012 to become one of the world's leading aid donors, Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) & Head of the U.A.E. Committee ...  Read More

Minister of Environment and Water: U.A.E. performs significant role in area of food security

Posted on 26/11/2014: 311 views.

Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, has praised the national companies participating in the Emirates International Date Palm Festival currently on at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. In a statement to the Emirates News Agency, WAM, Bin Fahad said, "The display of ...  Read More

U.A.E., Russia sign legal and judicial cooperation agreements

Posted on 26/11/2014: 292 views.

The U.A.E. and the Federal Republic of Russia yesterday signed two agreements for judicial and legal cooperation. Inked by the U.A.E.'s Minister of Justice, Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi, and Prosecutor General of Russia, Yury Chaika, in Abu Dhabi, the two treaties deal with extradition of criminals and ...  Read More

Seychelles Minister of Foreign Affairs hails U.A.E. support in areas of development and fight against maritime piracy

Posted on 26/11/2014: 144 views.

Jean-Paul Adam, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, hailed the way the bilateral relations have developed between the U.A.E. and his country. He noted the development of these relations in the economic field and mutual cooperation in the area of fight against terrorism and ...  Read More

Federal Supreme Court sentences son of convict involved in secret organisation case

Posted on 26/11/2014: 154 views.

The Federal Supreme Court, headed by Judge Mohammed Al-Jarrah Al-Tunaiji, yesterday sentenced the son of a man convicted of involvement with a secret organisation to three years in prison and fined him Dh 500,000 after finding him guilty on all charges. The young man stood accused of joining the ...  Read More

U.A.E., Japan Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement comes into effect on Dec. 24

Posted on 26/11/2014: 161 views.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) yesterday exchanged diplomatic memos with the Embassy of Japan on the implementation of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income in Abu Dhabi. The exchange of diplomatic memos confirms that ...  Read More

U.A.E. calls for updating mechanisms of Arab Financial Markets

Posted on 26/11/2014: 144 views.

The U.A.E. has called on the Arab Financial Markets to further update mechanisms that commensurate with the needs of investors and market conditions through licensing new financial products and services, and issuance of legislation and regulations to meet the market needs. The First Arab Capital ...  Read More

ADX lists National Investor in Second Market

Posted on 26/11/2014: 163 views.

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, yesterday announced the listing of National Investor in the Exchange's Second Market for private companies under the symbol TNI. The company's shares started trading on the 25th of November. The listing ceremony was held at the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) ...  Read More

Dubai Customs receives the grand prize from Ideas UK Association

Posted on 26/11/2014: 154 views.

Dubai Customs (DC) has been crowned at the top of the world's innovation and creativity realms upon winning the grand prize from Ideas UK Association for the year 2014; hence becoming the first government entity in the globe to receive this prestigious recognition. Dubai Customs also secured the ...  Read More

Etihad Guest appoints Emirati national as new managing director

Posted on 26/11/2014: 161 views.

Yasser Al Yousuf, an Emirati national, has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Etihad Guest, Etihad Airways' award-winning loyalty programme, and its partners Air Serbia, Air Seychelles and Etihad Regional. Effective immediately, Yasser assumes the role at a time of rapid growth in the ...  Read More

Brand Dubai implements art project in the parking lots of Emaar Boulevard

Posted on 26/11/2014: 156 views.

In collaboration with Emaar Properties , Brand Dubai, a subsidiary of the Government of Dubai Media Office, has completed the preparation works in the parking lots of Emaar Boulevard, Downtown to launch a set of new artworks under the umbrella of "Dubai Speaks to You" as part of the initiative's ...  Read More

DEWA wins U.A.E. Ideas Award for innovation in promoting e-Government

Posted on 26/11/2014: 150 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has won the U.A.E. Ideas Award 2014 for promoting e-Government at the U.A.E. Ideas Conference in Dubai. A team of Generation division received the award for its One-Way Data Device that was custom-designed for DEWA. The device ensures safe transmission ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent implements second phase of relief programme in Kashmir

Posted on 26/11/2014: 181 views.

SRINAGAR, Kashmir: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has implemented the second phase of its relief programme for those affected by the recent floods in Kashmir. The programme is being conducted in collaboration with the U.A.E. Embassy in New Delhi and the Indian Red Cross Society. Deputy ...  Read More

Bee’ah to purchase top-range electric fleet for waste collection

Posted on 26/11/2014: 142 views.

Bee'ah, an environmental and waste management company, has signed a contract with Alke, an Italian company which specialises in the manufacture of electric units, to purchase the first 10 eco-friendly electric units, specially made for waste collection from cities, sports centres, airports, camping ...  Read More

Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival attracts over 15,000 visitors on its third day

Posted on 26/11/2014: 154 views.

The Higher Organising Committee of Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2014 has announced that this year, the festival attracted more than 15,000 people on its third day, following a grand opening ceremony that rallied over 20,000 U.A.E. citizens, residents, and tourists. The festival, which will run ...  Read More