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Jawaher Al Qasimi launches AED10 million NAMA Fund to support women

posted on 27/09/2016

H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, recently launched a AED10 million NAMA International Women Fund, which seeks to mobilise financial and human resources required to elevate the status of women, and to support programmes for women's economic and professional empowerment, and invest in initiatives, which hone their skills in community development.

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18th WETEX to attract 1,900 exhibitors from 46 countries

posted on 27/09/2016

The 18th edition of Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016, will be the largest exhibition so far in terms of display area, number of exhibitors, and anticipated number of visitors, according to a top official.

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On visit to Expo 2020 site, Mohammed bin Rashid urges delivery of infrastructure on time

posted on 27/09/2016

Delivery of the infrastructure and associated facilities of the Dubai Expo 2020 on time will allow organisers ample time to put the final arrangements well in place before the arrival of exhibitors from more than 180 countries, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum affirmed on Monday.

Sheikh Mohammed made these remarks during a tour of the Expo 2020 site near the Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai.

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Dubai Ruler orders further management changes at Dubai Municipality

posted on 27/09/2016

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has ordered a number of management changes in Dubai Municipality including the promotion of four senior staff to the position of Assistant Director General, five to the position of Head of Department, and the retirement of eight others.

The move is part of the Municipality's continuous development efforts and its aim to provide greater opportunities for the younger generation to contribute to the enhancement of various vital sectors in Dubai.

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UAE-UK hold joint conference on financial crimes

posted on 27/09/2016

The Central Bank of the UAE announced today that a Joint Conference between the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom was held on 20th and 21st September on "Financial Crime & Recovery of the Proceeds of Crime" at the Central Bank in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Conference was organised by the Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit (AMLSCU) of the Central Bank of the UAE and the Home Office, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) & the National Crime Agency (NCA) from the United Kingdom.



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UAE, Japanese bodies seek strong relations in mutual investments

posted on 27/09/2016

Officials from the UAE International Investors Council and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), on Sunday met to discuss the prospects of signing of a memorandum of understanding to lay the foundation for cooperation in the area of mutual investments.

The two bodies will hold more meetings in the near future to further shape their cooperation, building on the historic relations between the UAE and Japan.

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GCC oil producers working towards early recovery of world oil market: Minister of Energy

posted on 27/09/2016

OPEC's GCC oil producers are exerting efforts to close ranks to stimulate early recovery of the world oil market, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, said on Monday.

'The GCC countries, notably Saudi Arabia, did not miss an opportunity to support any effort which could expedite market stabilisation if all participate,' the UAE minister stated on the sidelines of the 15th international Energy Forum (IEF2016) in Algeria from 26th to 28th September.

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UAE interior ministry, Nova Scotia government seek co-operation in shared services

posted on 27/09/2016

The UAE Ministry of Interior and the government of Canadian Nova Scotia province, have signed a co-operation document about shared services.

As per the document, the two sides will support future co-operation on exchanging information, knowledge and expertise in the area of shared services and performance measurement.

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Active engagement for MoCCE at 71st UN General Assembly

posted on 27/09/2016

Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, joined world leaders in New York last week to attend the 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

As part of the UAE delegation, Dr. Al Zeyoudi met with high-level officials and led the country's engagement on global climate and environmental issues.

Most notably, the UAE confirmed its support for climate action and submitted the country's instrument of ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Belhaif Al Nuaimi opens Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit 2016

posted on 27/09/2016

The fifth edition of the Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit 2016, held under the patronage of Abu Dhabi City Municipality, was inaugurated on Monday in Abu Dhabi, by Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, in the presence of other VIPs.



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FUNN and WFP sign MoU to tackle global hunger

posted on 27/09/2016

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and FUNN, the Sharjah Media Arts for Children and Youth Foundation, signed on Mondaya two-year agreement to work together on fighting hunger worldwide, particularly among youth and children.



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