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Hundreds of residents turned out for the first Emirati Women's Day parade yesterday. Held at the Yas Mall to escape the hot and humid conditions, the inaugural event drew women, children and men from across the emirate as part of a national day of celebration of the vital role that women play in UAE society. As well as the parade, visitors to the busy mall on Yas Island were also treated to a display by female members of the UAE Jiujitsu federation, organised by the National Olympic ... Read More
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Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Ahmed Mohammed Al Jarwan, has congratulated H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, on the ... Read More
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The UAE has declared 28th August of each year to be commemorated as Emirati Women's Day in recognition of the role Emirati women have played in the sustainable development of their country. The date marking the anniversary of the establishment of the UAE's General Women's Union, headed by Sheikha ... Read More
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Gender equality, it is said, is a journey and not a destination. For a young country like the UAE, this journey has been worthwhile as well as commendable in the way it has been charted. The role of Emirati women in shaping the UAE as one of the most dynamic and progressive nations has been ... Read More
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Expo 2020 will boost economic growth, attract multinational companies and drive employment in the UAE just as it has in Milan, predicts Giuliano Pisapia, mayor of the city. Following a six-month run, Expo Milan is set to close on October 31 in the northern Italian city. About 20 million people are ... Read More
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BRUSSELS: NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, has received the UAE's Permanent Representative to NATO, Mohammed Ali Al Naqbi, on the expiry of his tenure. The NATO chief expressed thanks and appreciation for the UAE for its active engagement in peace keeping and security operations in ... Read More
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KAMPALA: President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has received the credentials of Abdullah Mohammed Al Takawi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the UAE to Uganda. During the meeting, the UAE envoy conveyed the regards of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ... Read More
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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Lindsay White to the new position of Vice President for Australia and Asia Pacific. In this role, White will assume responsibility for the entire Asia Pacific region, adding China, Japan, Korea and Thailand to his ... Read More
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ASTANA: A delegation from the United Arab Emirates attended the signing of an agreement today between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan to set up the IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Oskemen, Kazakhstan. A delegation from the UAE, headed by Ahmed Juma Al Za'abi, ... Read More
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DP World on Thursday announced a 22 per cent increase in net profit for the first six months of the year and its chairman said Iran, Africa and Latin America are future growth markets. "We are very interested in emerging markets and Africa is top of our list of places where we would like to expand, ... Read More
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BEIJING: The UAE pavilion at the 22nd edition of the Beijing International Book Fair, has been attracting many Chinese visitors. While at the pavilion, they visit the Arabic calligraphy and Heritage Village to write their names in Arabic language and try the traditional Emirati clothes, experience ... Read More
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TODI, ITALY: Saqr Nasser Al Raisi, the UAE Ambassador to Italy, has underlined that the UAE's founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, had implanted the love for the sports of his forefathers among Emiratis, who pass them on from one generation to another. He added that this ... Read More
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Abu Dhabi Police will open a counter at the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) to issue certificates of good conduct to citizens without criminal records, needed for buying and licensing guns, as well as other hunting weapons. Organised by Emirates Falconers Club at ... Read More
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The Ministry of Interior, represented by Traffic Coordination Directorate General, is launching a traffic awareness campaign under the slogan "Our Students are a Responsibility" prior to the start of the new academic year. This campaign comes as a part of the traffic sector's initiative in line ... Read More
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The Higher Organising Committee of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) announced the start of registration for receiving submissions for the 8th edition of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) 2015 from government & semi-government organisations as well as private companies ... Read More
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Drawn towards creativity by the art, design, local landscape and her Emirati heritage and culture, Art Planet's Abu Dhabi-based local artist Um Khalifa Al Rumaithi, together with the UAE Red Crescent and Khalidiyah Mall, presents "Artistic Inspirations”, a series of paintings in aid of charity with ... Read More
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The 18th edition of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), is entering its final week with exciting events for residents and visitors from around the world. DSS 2015, ... Read More