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Bodour Al Qasimi encourages youth participation in World Economic Forum

Posted on 24/05/2015: 125 views.

DEAD SEA, JORDAN: Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has called to provide young leaders with the opportunity to participate in the upcoming events of the World Economic Forum as key speakers, to talk about their views, ideas and aspirations. She also stressed the need to invest in qualified young people to stop the migration of Arab minds and empower them to become effective contributors to the economic, social, and ...  Read More


Commissioner for Expo Milano: UAE pavilion competes with other participating pavilions

Posted on 24/05/2015: 98 views.

MILAN: Bruno Pasquino, the Commissioner-General for Expo Milano 2015, said the overwhelming turn out of visitors to the UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano stands testimony to its appeal to compete with other participating pavilions. In a statement to Emirates News Agency, WAM, Pasquino said he was ...  Read More

Official launch of UAE Space Agency to take place on Monday in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 24/05/2015: 116 views.

Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE Space Agency will launch its official strategy and operational plan this week in Abu Dhabi on 25 May. The official launch event will showcase the aims of the ...  Read More

Masdar Institute addressing UAE Mars Mission with research, collaboration, and innovation

Posted on 24/05/2015: 113 views.

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is ramping up its efforts to support the UAE's Mars mission and its focus on developing its space technology sector through a number of initiatives that are already underway. Masdar Institute has set up an internal team of researchers to ensure that ...  Read More

Future of UAE’s renewable energy programmes in good hands

Posted on 24/05/2015: 106 views.

SEOUL: To support her country's foray into the atomic energy sector, Marwa Al Shehhi has looked further afield – to South Korea. "Nuclear energy is interesting all over the world, and hearing that my country was adopting safe nuclear energy really made me proud. So I wanted to take part in that ...  Read More

UAE shares commitment to regional development through partnerships at World Economic Forum meeting

Posted on 24/05/2015: 121 views.

Education, youth employment, women's empowerment and public-private partnerships are key to ensuring sustainable economic growth and stability in the Arab world, according to Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State, who led a high-level UAE delegation to the World Economic Forum ...  Read More

Al Rumaithi chairs UAE delegation to meeting of Arab chiefs of staff in Cairo

Posted on 24/05/2015: 94 views.

CAIRO: The UAE yesterday participated in the second meeting of Arab armed forces' chiefs of staff at the Arab League's Secretariat General in Cairo, which was dedicated to complete discussions on the formation of a joint Arab military force to address challenges and threats facing the Arab national ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid views results of transition to m-Government

Posted on 24/05/2015: 92 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, at a meeting with government officials, has viewed a report on the results of the transition to m-Government. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed said that an accomplishment rate of 96.3 percent was reported ...  Read More

Al Mansouri expresses satisfaction at findings of report on e-government transition

Posted on 24/05/2015: 84 views.

Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri has expressed satisfaction at the results of the final report on transition to m-Government, which showed the marked progress the UAE is making under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness ...  Read More

DEWA starts operation of Al Lusaily reservoir

Posted on 24/05/2015: 87 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has completed construction of the Lusaily water reservoir. Built at a cost of Dh 246 million, the reservoir has a storage capacity of 120 million gallons of desalinated water. "DEWA works according to its strategy, which is a key component of the Dubai ...  Read More

RTA ponders Smart Car Rental model

Posted on 24/05/2015: 95 views.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is currently examining in detail the implementation of the Smart Rental initiative whereby cars will be on offer to ease the mobility of public transport riders, especially the Dubai Metro, to their final destinations. It is believed that the initiative will ...  Read More

Dubai Parks works on future connectivity

Posted on 24/05/2015: 97 views.

The extension of the Dubai Metro network services to the in-development Dubai Parks and Resorts (DPR) destination is still being worked on, according to a top official with the theme park company. The project is fully on track for an October 2016 opening date, with work on all three of the park's ...  Read More

Ajman becomes 90 per cent plastic bag-free

Posted on 24/05/2015: 85 views.

Five years after the Ajman Municipality issued a ban on the use of plastic bags, about 90 per cent of the commercial outlets in the emirate have made the switch to green alternatives like paper bags. Yahya Al Reyaysa, Director-General of the municipality, said an initiative called ‘Day Without ...  Read More