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New labour camp wellness and happiness initiative launched in Dubai

DUBAI - June 27, 2017:  Dubai has witnessed the launch of a new health, wealth and happiness initiative to cater to labour camps, in line with UAE’s ‘Year of Giving’ programme, declared by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The campaign was launched by Century Financial Brokers, the region's leading financial brokerage firm and online trading service provider, aimed to share and multiply happiness with the needy.   Commenting on the HWH initiative, Mr. Bal Krishen, CEO of Century Financial Brokers, said, “We are happy to launch this initiative, which is planned to cater to labour camps in the UAE. We want to create an atmosphere of happiness through donating items related to hygiene, discounts on money transfer and mobile calling vouchers.”  “We ......read more

Sheraa initiates Ramadan Giving Program to mentor orphans from Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation

Program aims to inculcate an entrepreneurial mindset and develop their confidence Sharjah, UAE: (June 27, 2017):  Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center) - a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the UAE - has launched a Ramadan Giving Program where the Sheraa team and other participants introduced orphans supported by the Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation to the world of entrepreneurship. The initiative is the result of a collaboration with ‘The Mawada Project’, an organization aimed at creating opportunities for the UAE’s youth to volunteer for social projects and inculcate important skills and compassion. The Mawada Project was also one of the ten startups that emerged from Sheraa’s inaugural accelerator.  The three-week program involved personalized workshops for the attendees to ......read more

Evonik Launches Young Spirit School Campaign to Re-awaken Interest in Science

24 June 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirate – Evonik, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies, recently launched in the Arabian Peninsula a school campaign aimed at re-awakening the interest in science. “We always look for ways to contribute to the communities that we operate in. This was the reason we launched Young Spirit school campaign almost fifteen years ago in Germany where the company is headquartered” said Michael Wring, President of Evonik Gulf FZE, Middle East and North Africa. “As our global presence became more prominent, the concept of Young Spirit travelled from Germany to different locations across the world, and we are very pleased today to bring it to our region” Wring added. Young Spirit is an initiative where Evonik scientists or Young Spirit Ambassadors ......read more

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Launches Humanitarian Accelerators

Accelerators dedicated to improving financial efficiency of humanitarian organisations; adapting advanced technology to serve the humanitarian sector. Dubai, UAE: 24 June, 2017:  UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today launched the Humanitarian Accelerators, a first of its kind initiative in the Arab World which aims to gather skilled professionals in the cause of aiding the humanitarian sector. The accelerators will be dedicated to improving the financial efficiency of humanitarian organisations and leapfrogging conventional technology approaches in order to enhance the work of the humanitarian sector.  At the launch of the Humanitarian Accelerators at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed said, “We are striving to accelerate ......read more

Dubai Customs salutes UAE's 1st global customs efficiency ranking

Dubai, UAE, 21th June 2017:  Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation highly applauded the UAE’s achievement of topping the world’s Efficiency of Customs Procedures Index at the annual report of the Global Competitiveness of 2017. The book is issued by the Global Competitiveness Centre of the International Institute for Administrative Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is one of the most important specialized colleges in the world in this field.  Bin Sulayem pointed out that the achievement reflects the UAE wise leaders’ vision of making the UAE the best country in all spheres by 2021.  He added:” The top ranking the UAE boasts in areas of customs is another accolade added to the country’s record of global ......read more

Al Rawdah donates over 70 tonnes of products to Dar Al Ber Charity

Marks Dubai’s Year of Giving by helping feed families throughout 2017 Dubai, UAE – June 21, 2017:  Emirates Modern Poultry Co., also known as Al Rawdah, has donated over 70 tonnes of food products since the start of the year to Dar El Ber Society – an NGO that looks after families in need across the Middle East and Africa. Al Rawdah matched its initial donation of 10 tonnes in February with another 10 tonnes in May. In the lead up to Ramadan, the poultry brand has donated another 50 tonnes of products to the charity.  “Al Rawdah is known for being a homegrown brand that is bringing food security to the nation through high-quality products. But we also want to help make sure that families in need across the region have access to food. Each tonne of food products we donate feeds 80 families, and ......read more

Dubai Judicial Institute Strengthens International Ambassador Programme

Latest training course invited 104 MBA students to learn about Business Setup and the UAE’s judicial system in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 June 2017: Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) – the governmental entity that provides legal and judicial training in accordance with Dubai Government directives – has strengthened its Ambassador Programme “Safeer” by providing a training course for international students in collaboration with SP Jain School of Global Management. The day-long course was delivered by lecturer Mohammed Al Yafei, Project Manager of the Ambassador Programme and Legal Researcher at Dubai Judicial Institute. The course was attended by 104 MBA students from Canada, India, Korea, the Philippines, the USA and Vietnam, and provided a comprehensive overview of the UAE’s legal and ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Organizes Ramadan Majlis on Endowment in Year of Giving

Grand Mufti Dr Ahmed Al Haddad shares insights on maximizing potential of endowments as Guest of Honor at event Dubai-UAE: 21 June, 2017 – As part of its Year of Giving initiatives, the Department of Endowment Development at Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) organized a Ramadan majlis under the theme ‘Endowment and the Year of Giving’.  Dr Ahmed Al Haddad, Grand Mufti of Dubai was the guest of honor at the majlis of Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum in Dubai’s Nad Al Sheba area. His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General of AMAF, Ahmed Bu Shihab, Director of AMAF’s Endowment Development Department, and several other AMAF officials also participated in the event.   In his opening speech, Dr Al Haddad highlighted the importance of endowments in Islam since the ......read more

G4S, in partnership with UAE Red Crescent, helps distribute free Iftar meals at Jebel Ali tents

DUBAI - June 21, 2017:  G4S UAE, the world’s leading integrated security solutions provider, supported the UAE Red Crescent - Dubai to serve a total of 50,000 Iftar meals to labourers at three Ramadan tents in Jebel Ali industrial area during the holy month of Ramadan.   The company has provided volunteers to serve free Iftar meals from the beginning of the holy month at the three big tents that were installed close to the labour accommodations in the Jebel Ali industrial area, where migrant workers make up the majority of the population.  Each tent served meals to more than 1000 people every day helped by volunteers from G4S and the UAE Red Crescent, Dubai. The initiative is part of G4S’ commitment to the UAE’s ‘Year of Giving’ initiative and to support the underprivileged people at a ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Distributes 400 Iftar Meals Daily to Laborers through Holy Month

Dubai - UAE: 20 June 2017:  As part of sustained efforts in line with the UAE Year of Giving and reflecting the spirit of solidarity during the Holy Month of Ramadan, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) is distributing Iftar meals to laborers in select locations in Dubai in the vicinity of labor camps throughout the month.   In collaboration with a popular restaurant, a dedicated team from AMAF is coordinating the distribution of 400 iftar meals daily to fasting laborers at Bilal Mosque and Al Aref Mosque.   His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, said: “The Holy Month of Ramadan is the perfect opportunity to express our appreciation to these blue-collar workers for their significant efforts that make a vital contribution to the UAE’s ......read more

Dubai Customs announces working hours of its centers during Eid Al-Fitr holiday

Dubai, UAE, 20th June 2017:  Dubai Customs announced the official working hours at its customs centers during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, to help individuals and companies clear their goods without any delay.  Air customs centers at Dubai Cargo Village, Dubai Airport Free Zone- gate number (5), and Dubai Flower Center will work round-the-clock; whereas inspection section at Dubai Multi Commodities Center will work on Saturday 24 June from 9am to 2pm, and in case the holiday extended to 2nd July, Thursday 29th June will be a working day.  Jebel Ali Inspection Center and Dubai Logistics City Inspection Center will work round-the-clock during Eid holiday; whereas, Jebel Ali customer service center will work from the third day of Eid, from 8am to 2pm.  Port Rashid Customer Service Center will work on Wednesday and ......read more

Dubai to Establish the World's First Collective Endowment Park

June 20, 2017 - Dubai, UAE:: The city of Dubai, which is renowned for interweaving innovation into its economic, commercial and cultural goals, is now blending it into charity.  The city is working on the establishment of the first collective-endowment park in the world – the Endowment Park project which will be established by Dubai Municipality & Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC). The new park combines the business model of collective outsourcing (a concept that has been successfully used in many economic projects) with the concept of innovative endowment adopted by MBRGCEC.  The Endowment Park will be established with the members of the UAE community donating the palm trees, which in turn will become an agricultural endowment.  The Endowment Park is located next ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Completes Distribution of Mir Ramadan to Underprivileged Families

Initiative Helps Families Meet Daily Needs during Holy Month Dubai-UAE: 19 June, 2017 – In line with the UAE Year of Giving and reflecting the spirit of generosity and social solidarity that embodies the Holy Month of Ramadan, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) has completed the distribution of Mir Ramadan donations to more than 150 underprivileged families in Dubai to help them meet their daily requirements throughout the month.  Under its ‘Good Partner’ initiative, AMAF also leveraged its synergies with some of the most prominent supporters of charity and social work from the public and private sector in providing donations. The Endowment Development Department at AMAF distributed 300 food baskets to 150 underprivileged families in partnership with Umm Al-Momineen Center and Tarahum Charity ......read more

Dubai Outlet Mall and the UAE Red Crescent join hands to give free Eid clothing to 50 underprivileged children

Dubai, June 19, 2017:  Dubai Outlet Mall, the UAE Red Crescent Authority and Rawafed Centre joined hands this Ramadan to provide free Eid clothing and other items to 50 underprivileged children in the UAE. This is a part of Dubai Outlet Mall’s commitment to the ‘Year of Giving’ programme of 2017, announced by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  The initiative titled “Joy of Eid – Making a Difference in this Year of Giving”, saw the Rawafed Centre bringing the children to the mall and helped by the UAE Red Crescent volunteers. The children gathered for Iftar at the mall and were taken to the different outlets and were helped to pick brand news clothes and various items of their choice.  Speaking about the activity, Mohammed Khammas, CEO Al Ahli ......read more

Jawaher Al Qasimi Calls on World Leaders to Further Efforts to Restore Peace

Her Highness’ call for action coincides with World Refugee Day 2017 Sharjah, 19 June 2017 Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children and Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), has strongly urged world leaders to escalate all relief efforts to control the unprecedented global refugee crisis, restoring peace and stability in countries and regions affected by war and unrest.  Her Highness’s call, which aims to double-up global efforts to end the plight of refugees and associated humanitarian tragedies that threaten the future of younger generations, coincides with the World Refugee Day being celebrated on 20 June this year.    Her Highness highlighted that the unacceptable humanitarian conditions ......read more

Khater Massaad's Former Georgian Chief Aide Found Guilty of Fraud in Georgia and Ordered to Return 951 Hectares of Land Worth US$16.4 Million

Khater Massaad appointed Gela Mikadze as CEO of Rakeen Georgia while he was CEO of RAKIA (Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority). Mikadze has now been found guilty of serious fraud in the Tbilisi City Court, Georgia. On 16 June, Judge Maia Svianadze ordered Georgia Golf & Resort LLC, a company connected to Mikadze, to return land that he stole from Rakeen Georgia. The case revolves around 951 hectares of land in Mukhrovani that was bought by Mikadze on behalf of Rakeen Georgia. The land was bought in 2007 from a close associate of Mikadze for approximately GEL 27,200,000 (US$16,451,000), over 10 times the actual value of the land. Mikadze approved this deal and then through a web of deceit and fraud sold the land in July 2012 for just GEL 2,000,000 (approx. US$ 1,200,000) – a fraction of what it was then worth (GEL ......read more

Emirates Youth Council launches Youth Circle forum titled “Youth and Volunteering”

18 June 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  The Youth Circles Forum, held under the title "Youth and Volunteering" on Tuesday night, witnessed the launch of the Meet My Hero Campaign, which was born out of the close cooperation between the Emirates Youth Council and the Moral Education Committee. The forum focused on highlighting the most important topics associated with volunteering, in parallel to the launch by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, of the Year of Giving in 2017. The Meet My Hero Campaign aims to shed light on specific genuine and humanitarian Emirati and Arab values and showcase the importance of these values to society, especially where the youth are concerned. The campaign achieves this by highlighting the roles played by some to promote and spread these principles, ......read more

Schon Properties and Al Hamad Group of Companies offer Iftar for 700 labourers as part of Year of Giving initiative

Dubai, June 18, 2017:  Schon Properties, a leading private real estate developer in the UAE, and Al Hamad Group of Companies, the premier construction group, jointly organised an Iftar for 700 labourers working on construction of their joint venture, iSuites – a cluster of 2,550 branded hotel apartments project, with a development value exceeding Dh3.2 billion. This initiative comes part of the partners Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme as they both strengthen their CSR outreach in line with the spirit of the Year of Giving and the UAE government’s vision. The Iftar dinner programme was held at the Al Hamad Labour Camp – where the labourers converged after a day’s hard work to break their fast.  Mr Danial Schon, President of Schon Properties attended the iftar joined by senior ......read more

Minister of Climate Change and Environment Releasing 30,000 Fish in Marine Protected Areas in Dibba, Fujairah

His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, is releasing several big sized (150 grams) Rhabdosargus sarba (Qabit) and finned black seabream (Sha’am) fish in the waters of marine protected areas in Dibba, Fujairah. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment is collaborating with "Fish Farm” to release 30,000 fish marine protected areas in each emirate, starting in Fujairah, with the aim of promoting the sustainability of fish stock for future generations. The move comes within the framework of the ‘Year of Giving’ initiative launched by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.  The Ministry of Climate ......read more

PCFC organizes its Ramadan Suhur gathering

Dubai – 15 June 2017:  The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation held its Ramadan Suhur gathering to its staff in the presence of Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, and senior directors and heads of PCFC’s subsidiaries at Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Maktoum Hall. The gathering included a number of events including Taraweeh prayers, a lecture on positivity and self-development delivered by Mohammed Al Qahtani, the Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking, and an Islamic lecture delivered by His Excellency Sheikh Sulaiman Al Jubailan, plus a number of entertaining activities.  Bin Sulayem commented on the event: “At the beginning I am pleased to congratulate President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin ......read more

TIME banks on Al Shabab for Ramadan food donation

Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2017:  UAE-headquartered TIME Hotels has embraced the spirit of giving by distributing 200 Iftar boxes to the needy through Al Shabab Al Arabi Club. The food bank donation is in line with the UAE’s Year of Giving campaign launched by UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The 200 boxes were prepared by staff at the TIME Oak Hotel & Suites and TIME Grand Plaza Hotel, with delivery managed by the Al Shabab Al Arabi Club in coordination with Dubai Municipality. The boxes contained: biryani, salad, hummus, dates, a Ramadan sweet, pickles and juice. Mohamed Awadalla, CEO of TIME Hotels, said: “It is important, especially during this the Holy Month of Ramadan, that we remember those less fortunate than ourselves. This is a tremendous gesture from Al Shabab Al Arabi ......read more

57 Young People of Determination Became du Volunteers to Mark

Zayed Humanitarian Day this Ramadan du invited students from the Rashid Centre, Mawaheb Centre, and the Tender Hearts Arena to experience the joy of giving at its Mawaed Al Rahman initiative #KindnessLivesOn Dubai, UAE, 14 June 2017:  In celebration of Zayed Humanitarian Day in the Year of Giving, du invited young people of determination from the Rashid Centre for the Disabled, Mawaheb Centre, and the Tender Hearts Arena to experience the joy of volunteering and giving back to the community. 57 students altogether joined the initiative and, together, packed of boxes of essential Ramadan ingredients for families in Dubai and the Northern Emirates in line with #KindnessLivesOn.  Held on the 19th day of Ramadan, Zayed Humanitarian Day celebrates the UAE’s Founding Father, who, through his life, upheld the principles ......read more

96 Takatof Volunteers bring joy to Children with Terminal Illnesses

Sponsored by Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation  ABU DHABI, 14 June 2017:  Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Abu Dhabi government to facilitate public-private funded initiatives to improve the welfare of youth across the UAE, concluded its annual Ramadan Charitable Football Championship in Ajman Youth Club yesterday, which focused on raising awareness and engaging youth in helping children with terminal illnesses.  The Football Championship was sponsored by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corpora-tion and engaged around 96 volunteers between the ages of 18-32 from across the UAE, all of whom competed to take the lead on granting the wishes and brining joy to ill children from across the nation. The Takatof Ramadan Football Championship is in line with the vision set forth by ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid: UAE National Climate Change Plan Consolidates Efforts and Assures UAE's Role in tackling this Global Challenge

Cabinet Endorses the UAE National Climate Change Plan 2050, the 1st in the Region, Dubai-UAE: 14 June, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced on his Twitter account that the UAE Cabinet has endorsed during its meeting yesterday the National Climate Change Plan 2050, which aims to emphasize UAE’s proactive approach towards sustainable development, raise the quality of life across the country and identify priorities. It also aims to integrate efforts to bridge gaps and strengthen cooperation between the public and private sectors. His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said: “The National Climate Change Plan builds on the existing policy and institutional framework for ......read more

Dubai Electronic Security Center Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Dubai

13 June, 2017 Dubai, UAE Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Dubai to promote research in information security, telecommunications and information systems. The MoU was signed by H.E Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Chief Executive Director of DESC and H.E Dr. Essa Mohammed Al Bastaki, Director of University of Dubai, in the presence of a number of representatives from both sides This partnership will strengthen the empowerment of leaders and national capabilities in the field of information security in the UAE, as well as support the enhancement of the status of individuals in the society and encourage them to strive and work hard. It also comes in line with Dubai’s Cyber Security Strategy, which aims to strengthen Dubai’s position as a world leader in ......read more

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UAE ranked 1st among Arab Countries & 35th worldwide in Global Innovation Index 2017…

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EPG Offers Buses to Transport Iftar Meals This Ramadan in Sharjah…

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