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Mohammed bin Rashid approves Happiness Meter results

Posted on 29/05/2016: 207 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday said that customer satisfaction is not enough and that their overall happiness is one of the goals of the government. He said this should also be a goal of the private sector and the whole of society. "Achieving welfare and happiness for nationals and expatriates is what drives our national agendas for all sectors," Sheikh Mohammed said at a meeting during which he approved the ...  Read More


UAE confirms support to France's Middle East peace initiative

Posted on 29/05/2016: 179 views.

CAIRO: The UAE yesterday confirmed its support for France's initiative and all Arab and international efforts to achieve a comprehensive and just solution for the Palestinian issue based on international resolutions and firm principles. This was announced by Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, ...  Read More

UAE participates in 4th interfaith dialogue in Copenhagen

Posted on 29/05/2016: 172 views.

COPENHAGEN: The United Arab Emirates has adopted a comprehensive vision for combating extremism and terrorism, taking into account the intellectual and cultural dimensions feeding them, said Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance. In a speech she gave on behalf of H.H. ...  Read More

UAE “a model for women’s empowerment in the region”

Posted on 29/05/2016: 63 views.

In a bid to enhance gender equality and women's empowerment in the country, the UAE Gender Balance Council held a meeting with the European - UAE Human Rights Working Group on Saturday. The meeting was led by the vice-president of the council, Mona Al Merri, who said that for a society to be ...  Read More

UAE chairs 5th meeting of Working Group for Stabilisation of Counter-ISIL-Coalition

Posted on 29/05/2016: 164 views.

BERLIN: The UAE and German have co-chaired the fifth meeting of Working Group for Stabilisation of Counter-ISIL-Coalition. Faris Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Assistant Foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs chaired the UAE delegation in the meeting. The participants discussed the latest ...  Read More

Recent Cabinet changes will bolster future government to achieve ambitious goals, says Mansour bin Zayed

Posted on 29/05/2016: 161 views.

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, stressed that the strong and active presence of the UAE's diplomacy in the regional and international arenas in terms of hosting numerous international agencies and conferences, as well as its ...  Read More

UAE, Kosovo sign two agreements on avoidance of double taxation, protection and promotion of investment

Posted on 29/05/2016: 147 views.

PRISTINA: UAE, represented by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), signed two final agreements on avoidance of double taxation on income and the protection and promotion of investment with the Republic of Kosovo. The signing ceremony took place in the capital Pristina during an official visit of the UAE ...  Read More

UAE to host UNEP FI 2016 global roundtable

Posted on 29/05/2016: 146 views.

The UAE will host the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) 2016 roundtable in October, Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, announced at the Second UN Environment Assembly (UNEA). The event, which will take place from 25th – 27th October, ...  Read More

UAE tops list of intra-OIC trade

Posted on 29/05/2016: 153 views.

Secretary-General of the Federation of UAE Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Humaid bin Salim, said the UAE was at the top member of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in terms of intra-OIC trade in 2014 with US$121.7 billion accounting for 15.2 per cent of the total intra-OIC trade. Turkey came ...  Read More

Dubai Water Canal flyover on Sheikh Zayed Road to open fully in July

Posted on 29/05/2016: 168 views.

The second half of the Sheikh Zayed Road flyover, part of the Dubai Water Canal project, will be open by July, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said on Saturday. Work on the 16-lane flyover began in November 2014 and in January this year RTA opened the first part of the flyover for ...  Read More

Sheikh Mansoor Festival races set to boost Arabian racing in Italy

Posted on 29/05/2016: 150 views.

ROME: The HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is all set to trigger a huge boost to the Purebred Arabian racing scene in Italy when three of its major race series will be worked off on ‘Emirates Race Day' at the Capanelle race course in Rome on Sunday, ...  Read More

Young Abu Dhabi drivers given early start in road safety

Posted on 29/05/2016: 165 views.

Over the past two weeks, thousands of youngsters have been getting instructions in the correct way to drive by taking mini pedal cars around a mock-up of a town centre, complete with road signs, pedestrian crossing, roundabout and traffic lights. My First Licence — I Know My Road Rules helped 3,000 ...  Read More