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Mohammed bin Rashid attends first meeting for UAE Gender Balance Council, approves Gender Balance Index

Posted on 07/07/2015: 466 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has affirmed that the UAE will spare no effort to create a supportive environment for women to fulfil their roles as key partners in building the future of the nation. "Emirati women have proved their competence in all fields and we are proud of every achievement they made, and thus, we are committed to support them till they achieve the highest degrees of excellence and accomplish further ...  Read More


Zayed Humanitarian Work Day: a milestone in the history of the United Arab Emirates

Posted on 07/07/2015: 336 views.

The United Arab Emirates is celebrating Zayed Humanitarian Work Day, which falls on the 19th day of Ramadan every year, in memory of the founder of the state, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who passed away on this day. This year's celebration saw the launch of further vital and ...  Read More

Ministry of Foreign Affairs' report on Zayed Humanitarian Work Day

Posted on 07/07/2015: 326 views.

ABU DHABI, 7th July, 2015 (WAM)--The United Arab Emirates observed on 6th July 2015 for the fourth consecutive year the anniversary of Zayed Humanitarian Work Day as per the resolution of the Cabinet issued in November 2012, designating the 19th of Ramadan each year as the Zayed Humanitarian Work ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed attends Khalifa Foundation celebration on Zayed Humanitarian Work Day

Posted on 07/07/2015: 316 views.

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, attended this evening at Emirates Palace, the Zayed ...  Read More

Sheikh Zayed’s legacy lives on in the young

Posted on 07/07/2015: 185 views.

Many young Emiratis who are barely old enough to remember the rule of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE, say his life, teachings and accomplishments still inspire them. Sheikh Zayed died 11 years ago on this day in the Islamic calendar, the 19th day of ...  Read More

Sheikh Zayed: Icon of generosity, says paper

Posted on 07/07/2015: 183 views.

A UAE paper has said that from the desert sands of early years, the UAE has now transformed into a mighty country that stands as a model for others through exemplary achievements in various fields, but the most glittering feather in its cap is its leading role at the global level in the field of ...  Read More

Jawaher Al Qasimi continues to empower women leaders

Posted on 07/07/2015: 176 views.

H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in her capacity as Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has ordered a series of promotions within her Executive Office, HHEO, Sharjah ...  Read More

Majlis of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed hosts lecture on development of UAE Foreign Aid Sector and its Future

Posted on 07/07/2015: 169 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, this evening attended the lecture titled "Development of the UAE Foreign Aid Sector and its Future," delivered by Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of ...  Read More

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi entertains 500 orphan children with spectacular Iftar

Posted on 07/07/2015: 212 views.

In partnership with Emirates Red Crescent for the second consecutive year, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi invited 500 orphans to a fun Iftar at the park's popular Il Podio restaurant where they were immersed in the thrilling atmosphere of the world's largest indoor theme park. Commenting on the ...  Read More

Hedayah calls for promotion of concept of dialogue and values of tolerance in countering violent extremism

Posted on 07/07/2015: 175 views.

Hedayah, the International Centre of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, has conducted a weeklong series of activities on one of the most significant issues amongst the top priorities of the Counter-terrorism and Counter Violent Extremism Communities; Foreign Terrorist Fighters' ...  Read More

IRENA launches new platform to support renewable energy innovation, quality and collaboration

Posted on 07/07/2015: 172 views.

Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world's largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched yesterday by the International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA. The International Standards and Patents in Renewable ...  Read More

First hawksbill turtle nest of the year hatches successfully on Saadiyat

Posted on 07/07/2015: 180 views.

Tourism Development and Investment Company, TDIC, the master developer of tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has announced the successful hatching of the first Hawksbill turtle nest on Saadiyat Beach this year. Over 80 baby turtles emerged from the nest, which is located ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports launches new Customer Service Centre at Zayed Port

Posted on 07/07/2015: 165 views.

Abu Dhabi Ports has launched its brand new Customer Service Centre at Zayed Port, further enhancing the organisation's comprehensive service offerings while addressing the various needs of a continuously growing customer base. With a dedicated team of highly trained service professionals, the new ...  Read More

Hamriyah Free Zone-based ATS Terminal doubles capacity

Posted on 07/07/2015: 161 views.

Hamriyah Free Zone-based ATS Terminal has increased its storage capacity from 22,000CBM to 42,000 CBM. The company, which offers services like storage and transport of liquid chemicals and fuel, recently completed its phase two expansion. "The facility, with six piggable pipelines (SS and MS) from ...  Read More

Etihad airways deploys B787, latest cabins on Abu Dhabi-Zurich route

Posted on 07/07/2015: 187 views.

Etihad Airways has introduced its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi-Zurich route, offering the airline's industry-leading First Suites, Business Studios, and Economy Smart Seats, and providing travellers with unparalleled comfort and innovation. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the ...  Read More

Nanhua USA becomes first China-headquartered clearing member of DME

Posted on 07/07/2015: 176 views.

Dubai Mercantile Exchange ( DME ), the premier international energy futures and commodities exchange in the Middle East, yesterday announced the approval of Nanhua USA as a Clearing Member. A futures brokerage firm headquartered in Hangzhou, serving institutional, corporate and individual clients, ...  Read More

APICORP establishes US$3 billion Sukuk Programme

Posted on 07/07/2015: 167 views.

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation, APICORP, yesterday announced the establishment of a US$3 billion Sukuk programme. Establishing the Sukuk programme marks a strategic step for APICORP, rated Aa3 by Moody's, in becoming a regular issuer of Sukuk in global markets, and will position the ...  Read More

EGA is Middle East’s first manufacturer certified to ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management Systems

Posted on 07/07/2015: 154 views.

Dubai Aluminium, DUBAL, an operating subsidiary of Emirates Global Aluminium, EGA, is one of the first industrial enterprises in the UAE to develop and implement a full Crisis and Business Continuity Management System, and in January 2015 became the first manufacturing company in the Middle East to ...  Read More

Empower bags two awards at 106th IDEA Conference in US

Posted on 07/07/2015: 175 views.

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation, EMPOWER, the world's largest district cooling services provider, was presented with the IDEA Gold Space Award for the total square feet of district cooling committed, and IDEA Silver Award for total number of buildings committed to the system, at the ...  Read More

UAE banks' fee collection for e-authentication via e-dirham

Posted on 07/07/2015: 171 views.

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced yesterday the launch of the fee collection phase for authentication services pertaining to certificates of origin and invoices for imported goods, which are provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The services are paid for by using the e-Dirham system ...  Read More

27,962 establishments have resettled fines relating to 58,365 workers: Ministry of Labour

Posted on 07/07/2015: 171 views.

The Ministry of Labour has announced that around 27,962 establishments have resettled fines relating to 58,365 workers registered under their sponsorships during the grace period which was approved by the Ministers' Cabinet on December 31, 2014. The decision which ran from January until the end of ...  Read More

Why UAE, Qatar have world's highest jobs-to-population rate

Posted on 07/07/2015: 205 views.

Everyone in the world wants a good job – a job that pays well to cover the bills, one that does not smash our dreams of a good lifestyle and where there is no stifling feeling that the employer is taking undue advantage of the employee. With the aftermath of the global recession still being felt in ...  Read More