New law facilitates procedures and creates a development tool for society
Dubai-UAE: 19 November 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC) today hosted a joint press conference to shed light on the new Endowment Law that was approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in October 2017.
Complementing the country’s vision for charity and generosity, the new law paves the way for the establishment of endowment institutions that meet societal needs through a comprehensive and modern legal framework that comprises substantive and procedural rules for the licensing and mechanism of endowment institutions, their management, obligations, and measures to ......read more
During UAE’s keynote speech at COP23 in Bonn
Dubai-UAE: 19 November, 2017: His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, stated that the United Arab Emirates has made significant progress in combating the climate change impacts through its renewable energy projects and several initiatives and programs that will contribute to achieving the goals of the National Climate Change Plan 2050 and the National Climate Adaptation Program (NCAP), which aim to strengthen the country’s national capacities to withstand the climate challenges and transform them into opportunities that ensure long-term economic growth for current and future generations.
This came during UAE’s keynote speech at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United ......read more
During UAE’s keynote speech at COP23 in Bonn,
Dubai-UAE: 18 November, 2017: His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, stated that the United Arab Emirates has made significant progress in combating the climate change impacts through its revolutionary national programs, such as the launch of the National Climate Change Plan 2050 and the National Climate Adaptation Program (NCAP), which aim to strengthen the country’s national capacities to withstand the climate challenges and transform them into opportunities that ensure long-term economic growth for current and future generations.
This came during UAE’s keynote speech at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ......read more
Promotion of UAE Tourism Sector
Dubai 18 November 2017: In order to support the initiatives and endeavors of United Arab Emirates to promote the tourism sector and to raise awareness of the country's significant tourist landmarks, Emirates Post Group has issued a set of commemorative stamps for some significant tourist landmarks in UAE for the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development in cooperation with World Tourism Organization and Universal Postal Union.
Acting CEO of Emirates Post Group Mr. Abdullah Mohammed Al Ashram, said that this issuance sheds light on the decision taken by United Nations General Assembly in its 70th session of defining 2017 as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, which aims to educate decision-makers and the public on the role of the sustainable ......read more
Dubai – 15 November 2017: Dubai Customs has been shortlisted for Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program 2017. The nominated initiative that has made it to the finals is called “Smart Refund”.
The Smart Refund is one of the eight government initiatives announced by Dubai’ the Model Center of the Executive Council of Dubai Government as nominees to win the coveted Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program public award category.
A public poll will be held from November 23 to December 7 upon which the initiative acquiring the highest number of votes will be awarded the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program flag.
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director of Dubai Customs, said that the authority is committed to improving customs service delivery systems to save customers time and ......read more
Dubai – 15 November 2017: In a big step forward, Dubai Customs enhanced its worldwide competitiveness in (Corporate Innovation Management system ( by attaining the seven-star rating from Ideas UK in their evaluation of the 8th platinum accreditation in which the Department’s Corporate Innovation System got the full mark; 100/100 for the fifth year in a row.
Dubai Customs has become the first government Department in the world to win this seven-star rating. The new rating was granted to Dubai Customs in the 31st Ideas UK award ceremony which was held in Stratford Upon Avon, UK on 8-9 November 2017.
Bin Sulayem commented on this achievement: “It’s no stranger to Dubai Customs to innovate and come up with new winning ideas within its efforts and journey to facilitate trade and movement ......read more
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: “Grant demonstrates Abu Dhabi government’s keenness on strengthening ties with Colombia”
Funding to establish education and health centres, and support SMEs
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 November, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, has extended an Abu Dhabi government grant worth US$45 million (AED165 million) to Colombia.
Aimed at underpinning social development, the grant will assist in establishing a network of education and health centres, in addition to launching a programme to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD, and His Excellency Sergio Londoño Zurek, Director General of the Presidential Agency ......read more
Dr Abdulla Al Mandous: “Our site visits are an integral part of our provision of support and collaborative expertise to ensure that our awardees’ ground-breaking projects will have the maximum impact”
Site visits evaluate innovative projects using a variety of scientific techniques to improve cloud seeding operations
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 November 2017: The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science’s Strategic Direction Committee has conducted site visits to assess the latest progress in two ground-breaking scientific projects led by internationally renowned German and Japanese researchers.
Launched by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the UAE, and managed by the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science is an ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2017: Youth members of Green Hope were in Bonn, Germany last week , making an emphatic statement to COP23 , the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. On the weekend preceding this summit , a Conference of Youth , known as COY13, was held and was attended by thousands of youth activists from all over the world. A two member team from Green Hope , comprising of its Founder President Kehkashan Basu and Campaign Officer , Joshua Saji were invited to conduct a workshop at this summit. Green Hope’s workshop was titled “ Impacts of Climate Change on Sustainable Consumption” . Addressing a full house of youth activists during the workshop , Kehkashan said “We are running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere ......read more
Arabian Healthcare Group CEO and Executive Director of RAK Hospital brings the honor to Ras Al Khaimah
Dr Siddiqui was the only awardee from the healthcare sector selected from 200 nominees
November 11, 2017; Dubai, UAE: In a proud moment, the CEO of Arabian Healthcare Group and the Executive Director of RAK Hospital brought the honor of receiving the “Healthcare CEO of the Year” award to the emirates of Ras Al Khaimah. Cited as the Oscars of the commercial world, the BURJ CEO Awards honored Dr. Raza Siddiqui for his outstanding contribution to the UAE healthcare industry and bringing in innovation and superlative quality measures to the group’s array of brands. Around 200 Chief Executive Officers from across the world were nominated for the awards, out of which 20 were selected. Dr Siddiqui was the only ......read more
with participation of 3000 volunteers and 120 divers,
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 11 November 2017: The Clean-Up Arabia 2017 Campaign under the slogan “You Can Make a Difference”’ ended in the capital city Abu Dhabi with a huge participation of volunteers and from different public and private organizations.
Clean-Up Arabia is an annual voluntary campaign that aims to clean up the diving sites and beaches of the UAE and surrounding regions. The campaign also aims at engaging the community members from all walks of life to make a difference, saving the marine environment from pollution, making awareness among people to have a positive attitude in maintaining a clean and sound environment by practice and participation.
The 22nd edition of the campaign was launched on Saturday 4th of November in Dibba, ......read more
Dubai – 11 November 2017: The Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department at Dubai Customs celebrated on Tuesday 9th November 2017 World Quality Day under the theme “Celebrating Leadership Everyday” at Dubai Customs headquarters in the presence of Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, executive directors, heads of departments and employees, plus representatives from TUV Intercert, the international certification office.
Commenting on the day, Musabih said:” Since the launch of the first excellence program in the world by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai we have raised the bar and decided to turn all challenges into opportunities in fulfilment of our vision and national strategies whilst adopting quality in every ......read more
The event focused on evaluating and improving waste management practices to promote more sustainable strategies across the UAE
Dubai, UAE, 09 November 2017: In line with the UAE’s Green Economy Vision as well as company-wide sustainability efforts, du organised its first Waste Management Forum, which took place at du headquarters in Dubai Media City. Government Entities, HSE practitioners, NGO’s and other key stakeholders were invited to come together and discuss the current waste management strategies and best practices to promote more environmentally friendly solutions for the region.
“At du, we take our environmental efforts very seriously, and we encourage projects like this that help us consistently improve our approaches to handling pressing issues regarding environmental sustainability. We strive to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 8, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with Dubai Police to extend cooperation in humanitarian and charitable work.
The MoU was signed today by HE. Humaid Al Qutami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority and Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police at the 10th session of the Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices organized by the Dubai Government Excellence Program today.
The MoU aims to foster exchange of information, knowledge and experience to cooperate in the humanitarian field.
As part of the MoU, the Dubai Police will first study humanitarian cases that they receive that have a medical component. They will then forward such cases to DHA’s ......read more
Service to the community and protection of the environment key priorities for Citizen Day activities
United Arab Emirates, November 5th, 2017: L’Oréal Middle East has continued its tradition of Citizen Day – where employees and senior management participate in good causes and give back to the community – by leading a beach cleanup on the fifth edition of the celebration.
On November 2nd, 2017, over 350 L’Oréal employees from the UAE accompanied the group’s senior management to the Jebel Ali Marine sanctuary in cooperation with the Emirates Marine Environmental Group, where they spent the day combing the beaches and untangling mangroves.
Citizen Day has become a global commitment for L’Oréal, where the group’s employees from across the world engage in social outreach ......read more
Government forum gets underway 7-8 November
Dubai, 5 November 2017: The Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices, a leading knowledge-sharing platform for government officials, will get underway Tuesday at Dubai World Trade Center. Running from 7-8 November, Dubai Forum 2017 is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and organized by the Dubai Government Excellence Program, a standards-setting division in The General Secretariat of Dubai.
Ahead of the forum, H.E. Abdullah Mohammed Al Basti, Secretary-General of The Executive Council of Dubai, said: “The Dubai Government Excellence Program was established to elevate the performance of the government of Dubai by drawing on international best practices. At the center of that effort ......read more
As one of the major activities during 2017, the Year of Giving,
Dubai-UAE: 04 November, 2017: The Emirates Diving Association (EDA) has launched the ‘Clean Up Arabia 2017’ campaign on Saturday, November 4, for the 22nd consecutive year at Dibba city in Fujairah. The drive witnessed wide participation of volunteers from different public and private organisations and will cover the beaches and diving sites in the UAE and participating countries in the region.
The campaign is organized by EDA in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), Dibba Municipality and the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority. It is also backed by the Australian ‘Clean Up the World’ campaign, the USA-based ‘International Coastal Clean-up’ and the Project AWARE ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 2 November, 2017; Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, today celebrated Flag Day with a series of patriotic initiatives. Notably, the Fund joined the One Million Signatures of Loyalty to the Nation campaign and launched a competition for the best flag picture.
The month-long internal competition aims to bolster patriotism and unity. The Fund will select the winner during the 46thUAE National Day.
Suitably attired in the flag colours - red, green, white and black - ADFD employees gathered around the flag pole in front of the Fund’s headquarters at 11am to hoist the national flag and listen to the national anthem.
On the occasion, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD, expressed his gratitude to the UAE President His ......read more
ADSIC’s Acting Director General: The UAE Flag gives us positive energy, strength and motivation
Abu Dhabi, 2 November 2017: HE Dr. Rawda Al-Saadi, Acting Director General of Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (ADSIC), raised the UAE flag at ADSIC’s headquarters in celebration of Flag Day. H.E. Dr. Al Saadi said that Flag Day represents an important national occasion where people express their commitment and dedication to the UAE, reaffirm their unity, and renew their promise to continue working diligently on the legacy and path set forth by the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan.
HE Dr. Al Saadi added, “Celebrating Flag Day underscores the importance this national symbol holds in the lives of every single person in the UAE. It gives people the positive energy, strength and motivation ......read more
Dubai - 2 November 2017: Dubai Customs celebrated UAE Flag Day on Thursday 2nd November 2017 which falls on 3rd November every year.
Flag Day is a national campaign, which was launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in November 2013 to commemorate the accession of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the nation.
Children of DC Childcare Center took part in the Flag Day ceremony, where they presented a memorial gift to Dubai Customs’ director.
A flag-raising ceremony was held at Dubai Customs headquarters in the presence of Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs. The ceremony started with raising the UAE Flag, singing the National anthem, and declaring the flag oath. The flag was ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 2 November, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) today joined public and private sector organizations across the UAE in marking the nation’s Flag Day with traditional fervor at its headquarters.
In line with the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Foundation convened a flag-raising ceremony that drew the participation of AMAF’s employees and some Minors. In collaboration with the Watani Al Emarat Foundation, AMAF volunteers distributed UAE flags to minors and their caregivers.
Speaking at the flag-raising ceremony, His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General of AMAF, said: “On behalf of the Foundation, I congratulate the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed ......read more
Dubai, November 2, 2017: Emirates Post Group joined the national Flag Day activities by hoisting the national flag at its head office in Ramool and in all post offices and subsidiaries, as part of nation-wide celebrations.
The celebrations were in response to the call given by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to honour the national flag on the occasion of the anniversary of the accession of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as President of the UAE.
“As a federal organization, Emirates Post Group takes great pride in honouring the UAE Flag which symbolizes the nation’s values of peace, progress and harmony,” said EPG Acting CEO Mr. Abdullah Al Ashram. “The Flag Day is a great occasion to recognize the importance ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 November, 2017: The procedures for registration and enforcement of DIFC Wills through the DIFC Wills & Probate Registry and the DIFC Courts, enabling non-Muslims the freedom of choice on inheritance matters, have been strengthened following the announcement of ‘The Law for Administration of Non-Muslim Estates in Dubai and Execution of their Wills’.
Commenting on ‘The Law for Administration of Non-Muslim Estates in Dubai and Execution of their Wills’, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice, DIFC Courts: “We welcome this new law and applaud the Government of Dubai’s continuing commitment to offering eligible residents and investors the freedom to choose how their Dubai assets are distributed, should they pass away.”
He added: ‘The new streamlined procedure ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 31 October, 2017: Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) donated AED1.2 million to Tarahum Charity Foundation, an organization that assists socially disadvantaged individuals in meeting their financial needs. The donation falls under the remit of a memorandum of understanding signed between the two entities in 2016 to initiate cooperation to support those in need.
The Charity Work Committee that oversees AMAF’s annual charity budget disbursed the funds from Zakat and endowments under the Foundation’s management. In accordance with donor conditions, the amount will contribute to the settlement of debts related to humanitarian cases registered with the Tarahum Charity Foundation.
His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General of AMAF, presented the cheque to His Excellency Amin Yousef Al Khaja, ......read more
Fifteen volunteers participated in Dubai Cares’ Volunteer Globally initiative
Once completed, the new school will accommodate 150 schoolchildren and 60 illiterate women
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 October 2017: Fifteen Dubai Cares volunteers, who took part in the philanthropic organization’s 2017 editions of Volunteer Globally, have safely landed in Dubai following their visit to the village of Phuleli in the district of Kanchanpur where they set the foundation for a new community school. The weeklong mission between October 21st and 27th exposed the participants to a plethora of emotions including anticipation, excitement, sympathy, sadness, purposefulness and happiness. As the volunteers return to their homes, they are primarily left with one emotion, which is fulfillment, having contributed ......read more
UAE, November 1, 2017 - Under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Member of the Federal Supreme Council, the Department of Economic Development – Ajman inaugurated today (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) the 4th Emirates Economic Planning Forum-Ajman, with the support from the UAE Ministry of Economy and the Department of Economic ......read more
UAE, November 1, 2017 – El Consorci de la Zona Franca, the first consortium established in Spain, recently hosted the Board Meeting of World FZO in Barcelona Free Zone. The meeting chaired by H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of the World FZO, in the presence of Mrs. Blanca Sorigue, Board Member and Director General of SIL Barcelona and other board members representing different ......read more
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, will highlight Dubai’s leading experience as a global city in leading the adoption of district cooling systems (DCS) in a presentation which will be led by its CEO Ahmad Bin Shafar during a series of high level meetings with senior officials of the Ministry of Energy in ......read more
UAE, 31 October 2017 - In conjunction with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Federal Transportation Authority - Land and Maritime (FTA) organizes today (Tuesday, October 31, 2017) and till (Thursday, November 2, 2017), a regional workshop on ‘Assessing, Authorizing and Monitoring Recognized Organizations’ in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The event was attended by 33 ......read more
H.E. Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, inaugurated the 4th Global Trade Development Week, hosted by the UAE until November 1, 2017. The event is organized by the Ministry of Economy in partnership with the Federal Customs Authority.
The inauguration was attended by H.E. Abdullah Bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade and ......read more
Dubai, 31 October 2017: The Emirates Post Group held its second Change Retreat of 2017 at the Group's headquarters in Dubai. The ‘Motivated to Change’ retreat, held to develop the corporate culture of change at EPG, was inaugurated in the presence of the Group’s Acting CEO Abdullah Mohammed Al Ashram and the top management team.
The participants reviewed the ......read more
UAE, October 30, 2017- The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) in collaboration with the Brazilian Beef Exporters Association (ABIEC) hosted the second edition of the Arab Halal Day, held on the sidelines of Anuga, the world’s largest and most important trade fair for food and beverages in Cologne, Germany. Weighing more than a ton of halal-certified Brazilian beef barbeques were ......read more
October 30, 2017- Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, successfully organized a series of activities as part of their celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research. The ......read more
UAE, October 30, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CBC International, at Sharjah Training and Development Center to jointly build international educational programs for healthcare professionals in Ministry-run hospitals and hold a series of international seminars in South Korea.
The MoU was signed by H.E. Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, ......read more
UAE, October 29, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced that the ‘Visiting Consultants Program’ for November 2017 will cover Khor Fakkan Hospital, Al Qassimi and Kuwait Hospitals in Sharjah, Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah Hospital. The participating doctors specializing in Nephrology, Urology, Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry, Orthopedics, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017: Dubai Customs’ “Leadership Forum” wrapped up last Thursday 26th October. The Forum which was held from 24th to 26th October highlighted the importance of knowledge and expertise exchange between government departments.
The Forum saw the participation of employees from different government departments who won medals of distinction. ......read more
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has reported the successful results of this year’s summer campaign ‘Smile at 24 degrees’--driving in 5.4 per cent savings on district cooling energy consumption. The campaign, which ran for four months during the summer, was aimed towards increasing awareness on ......read more
UAE, 28 October 2017 - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), witnessed the launch of ‘Dubai CommerCity,’ an AED 2.7-billion, 2.1-million square feet joint venture between DAFZA and wasl Asset Management Group, in the Umm Ramool area. Dubai CommerCity, the first free zone dedicated to e-commerce in the MENA region, is ......read more
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, reaffirmed its continuing support and commitment in the unified efforts directed towards achieving the goals and objectives set by the Dubai Demand Side Management Strategy (DSM), an initiative that aims to position the emirate as a role model in energy efficiency by implementing ......read more
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, successfully concluded its participation at this year's editions of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the World Green Economy Summit (WGES), which ran from 23 to 25 October 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre ......read more
UAE, October 25, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) held today (October 25, 2017) a press conference to announce the launching of the national health survey campaign endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to update the population health database, measure health performance indicators and support national health planning and policy strategies to achieve the objectives of ......read more
UAE, October 25, 2017- His Excellency Dr. Eng. Abdulla Salem Al Kathiri, Director General of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport (FTA), was awarded the 'Maritime Standard Outstanding Achievement Award' at the fourth annual of 'The Maritime Standard Awards. The event, which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, ......read more
UAE, 24 October, 2017- The Higher Organizing Committee for the UAE Economic Planning Forum successfully held its tenth meeting under the chairmanship of Majid Al Suwaidi, Head of the Forum’s Organizing Committee and Director of the Customer Relations Department. The meeting was attended by a number of officials from relevant departments including the Departments of Economic Development in ......read more
UAE, October 24, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has issued a circular to the directors of medical districts, government and private hospitals, doctors, pharmacists and assistant pharmacists to withdraw the sale and use of one batch of a medical device and one batch of a pharmaceutical product in accordance with the Ministerial decree No (366) 2010 concerning the announcement ......read more
Top government, public sector organizations and leaders to be felicitated during this high profile award ceremony at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
UAE – 24 October, 2017: The prestigious GCC GOV HR Awards held in conjunction with the 5th Annual GOV HR Summit will once again recognise the regions’ leading chief executives, HR leaders and decision makers’ at an exclusive, ......read more
The 4th session of the UAE- Spain Joint Economic Committee was held in Dubai today (Monday, October 23, 2017). The ministerial meeting of the committee was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and by H.E. Luis De Guindos Jurado, Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of Spain.
Also present were Ministry officials H.E. Eng. Mohamed Ahmed Bin ......read more
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and President of DEWA, visited the stand of Empower, the world’s largest district cooling services provider, and was briefed on the success and achievements of the company and its latest district cooling technologies at this year's edition of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment ......read more
Al-Zeyoudi: Biosecurity and biosafety are key issues at the national and global levels
Dubai-UAE: 23 October, 2017: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) today launched the two-day UAE 3rd Biosecurity Conference in Dubai, drawing the participation of sector-specific national and global thought leaders.
During his opening remarks, His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed ......read more
Company displays IoT-enabled industry platforms at Booth 63, Hall 6 at Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai-UAE: 23 October, 2017: Underscoring its role as the frontrunner of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric is showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of state-of-the-art technologies at this week’s Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) ......read more
Dubai – 23 October 2017: Dubai Customs is taking part, next Thursday 26th October 2017, in “A Day without Service Centres” which was approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The initiative aims to encourage customers to turn to smart channels to obtain government services and complete ......read more
Growing portfolio supports UAE commitment to drive energy diversification and support knowledge economy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 October 2017: Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, announced details of its participation in the 19th annual Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX), starting today (23-25 October) in Dubai.
As ......read more
UAE, October 22, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention, in cooperation with Johnson & Johnson, has launched an early detection program for diabetes across 10 of its primary health care centers in the UAE. The move falls in line with the Ministry's strategy to address non-communicable diseases and to increase the effectiveness of following up on highly-vulnerable ......read more
Spotlight shines on prominent speakers at government conference series
Dubai, 22 October 2017: The Dubai Government Excellence Program has announced that H.E. Ohood Al Roumi, Minister of Happiness of the UAE Cabinet, H.E. Lieutenant Dhahi Khalfan Tamim head of General Security of the UAE, and former Malaysian cabinet member Idris Jala will speak at this year’s Dubai Forum for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017: In line with its sustained efforts to advance the implementation of child protection policies in the country, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation’s (AMAF) Family Village, lately organized a seminar on psychological and criminal evaluation of employees.
Hosted in collaboration with the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology at ......read more
UAE, October 21, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) recently signed an agreement with Neopharma Factory to provide some medical stocks used for emergency situations, including 103 types of pharmaceutical products, medicines for emergency cases and other medicines to further enhance the health security of the country following the directives under the Council of Ministers No. 39 ......read more
Every year, we celebrate the 'World Energy Day' on the 22nd day of October, as mandated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during the World Energy Forum that was held in Dubai in 2012. This day serves as an occasion to inspire us to exert more efforts in the move to make our communities more aware of the ......read more
WGES 2017 will create synergies across the social, economic and environmental pillars of sustainable development to help achieve the global agenda of green economy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 October 2017: The organising committee of the fourth edition of The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017has organised a press conference today (Thursday, 19th October, 2017) in ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 19, 2017: The Executive Team of the Global Innovation Index under the UAE National Agenda held its fifth national meeting at the Ministry of Economy’s headquarters in Dubai. The session was led by H.E. Abdullah Sultan Al Fan Al-Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Industrial Affairs at the Ministry of Economy and head of the team. Government representatives from the ......read more
UAE, October 18, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has recently issued a warning to UAE nationals and residents about traveling to Madagascar, following the country’s report of an alarming increase of cases of pneumonia. The Ministry also encouraged those who need to travel to Madagascar to take extra precautionary measures during their trip, which include maintaining ......read more
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon officially opens world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, now supplying around 20,000 households
Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Investment Company’s Aerospace, Renewables & Information Communications Technology platform, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, join Scottish government ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: October 18, 2017: His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment and Chairman of the National Biosecurity Committee, will inaugurate the UAE Third Biosecurity Conference, in Dubai on Monday, October 23. The two-day conference under the theme ‘Biosecurity is Everyone’s Responsibility’, will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: Our planet is at the edge of a precipice and yet most of us remain blissfully unaware of this impending danger. Our energy hungry economies continue to add millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide to atmosphere with absolute disregard to the devastating impacts it is causing to our environment , pushing our planet's temperatures higher and higher and ......read more
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced its participation at this year's editions of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the World Green Economy Summit (WGES), which will be held from 23 to 25 October, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. ......read more
HE Aleksandar Vučić, President of the Republic of Serbia, witnesses signing accompanied by HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak and Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi of Mubadala Investment Company
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar 60 per cent shareholder in joint venture developing 158MW Čibuk 1 wind farm 50km outside Belgrade
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: Financing ......read more
UAE, October 17, 2017- A senior delegation from the Ministry of Health and Prevention headed by H.E Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, recently visited Japan to enhance the UAE’s bilateral relations with the East Asian nation and learn about the latest innovations in health research, medical equipment, and radiology at the leading ......read more
The UAE has identified waste management as one with enormous potential to create employment and generate entrepreneurial opportunities
Dubai, UAE, 17 October 2017: Today, waste management has the potential to contribute significantly to making a green economy possible. Communities around the world have identified waste management not only as part of an environmental strategy but also as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: Emirates Post Group has directed individuals and companies not to deal with persons and unauthorized companies to perform courier activities, and instructed companies to abide by laws and regulations to avoid penalties stipulated in Federal Law No. 3/2013. The Group has recently identified such companies which violations the laws of courier services.
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Dubai – 17 Oct 2017: In a big step forward, Dubai Customs enhanced its worldwide competitiveness in (Corporate Innovation Management system (by attaining the seven-star rating from Ideas UK in their evaluation of the 8th platinum accreditation in which the Department’s Corporate Innovation System got the full mark; 100/100 for the fifth year in a row.
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Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: Surge, a global non-profit organisation delivering safe and sustainable water and sanitation projects, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) have begun a water conservation awareness campaign in schools across the UAE. This educational programme is a cooperation between the organisations to educate junior and ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 17 October, 2017: The UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued Federal Law No. (9) of 2017 regulating the handling, trading, marketing and circulation of veterinary products considering its direct impact on animal and public health, as well as the environment at large.
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UAE, October 16, 2017- The 4th Emirates Economic Planning Forum-Ajman, themed ‘Overseeing the Future in Light of New Economic Changes’, is set to take place on November 1 and 2, 2017 at the Emirates Hospitality Center in Ajman, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Member of the Federal Supreme Council. The two-day forum is held with the ......read more
UAE, October 15, 2017 - The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has revealed the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) Economic Cities Authority (ECA) that is aimed towards developing proposals and suggestions that can help drive in more potential foreign investments to the Gulf region. The MoU was signed by H.E Dr. Mohammed Al ......read more