DLD supports government directives to highlight Dubai’s position and place it among the leading and most distinguished investment destinations
Dubai, UAE, 21 September 2019: As part of its efforts to strengthen Dubai’s position, and place it among the leading and most distinguished investment destinations, Dubai Land Department (DLD) entered a strategic partnership with the current edition of Cityscape Global 2019 that will take place 25 – 27 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre under the theme ‘Adapting to Change: Charting a Course in an Era of Transformation.’ During this prestigious global event, DLD is well prepared to receive visitors at its stand H1A10 in hall 1.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, said: “Our strategic partnership with this ......read more
Habiba Al Mar’ashi, Co-Founder & Chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group (EEG)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 21, 2019: Transitioning to a green economy to achieve sustainable development is a tall order that requires consistent cooperation of every segment of society. As the complex but interconnected issues of social inequality, environmental degradation, and economic instability remain a major threat to progress and quality living, each and everyone has a role to play to fast-track the green economy movement worldwide.
Under this perspective, it is clear that women are a core player in this all-encompassing crusade to build a sustainable future for all. As active contributors to the economy and society as a whole, women are crucial to ensuring the growth of a green ......read more
Satellite imagery is proving crucial in helping the environment, according to researchers at the United Arab Emirates University.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 17, 2019: Dr Salem Issa, Principal Investigator of the “Geospatial Modelling For Carbon Sequestration In Palm-Tree Plantations: A Case Study From Abu Dhabi ” project, and associate professor of Remote Sensing and GIS (Geographical Information Systems), kicked off his research in the field in 2017 with his research team including a PhD student.
The major project, due to complete at the end of next year, focuses on using satellite imagery to estimate the amount of carbon sequestration in data palms, in accordance with government policies, in an attempt to reduce carbon emissions and carbon footprint in the UAE.
“This space ......read more
The guide to enhance the efficiency of healthcare providers and reduce mortality rate
Prevalence of hypertension in the country records 28.8% according to the National Health Survey 2018
The Ministry updates the guideline every 4 years to comply with international standards
53 non-communicable diseases clinics opened, including clinics for high blood pressure
Dubai, 16 September 2019
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched the updated version of the Hypertension Guideline 2019 to build capacity of healthcare providers and deliver the best preventive and therapeutic services for patients with hypertension.
The Hypertension Guideline 2019, which was updated as per the 2018 ESC/ESH guidelines for the management of arterial Hypertension, aims to increase the ......read more
Partnerships in Research and education to focus on food security and sustainability
Strategic meetings to boost aviation through “Emirates Airlines”
15 September 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of Dubai Economy, held a seminar to promote the Dubai Advantage and showcase the investment opportunities and facilities provided in Dubai to US investors, the seminar was followed by a series of strategic meetings with key companies in Denver, Colorado, the second leg of its weeklong journey in the United States which started on September 7, 2019 from Houston. The mission comes in line with Dubai Government’s Global Investment Mission Program, following the steady growth of FDI inflows from the US to Dubai.
The Global Investment ......read more
September 15, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) discussed with a high-level delegation from the Republic of Tajikistan, prospects for joint cooperation and increased trade exchange, and the opportunities for economic partnerships with the business communities in Sharjah and Tajikistan in a number of important sectors on both sides.
This came during the meeting hosted by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) recently, in the presence of HE Waleed Abdul Rahman Bu Khatir, SCCI’s Second Vice Chairman, HE Dzumakhonzoda Dzamshed Dzurakhon, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan, along with HE Mohammad Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, SCCI’s Director-General, and HE Bahodur Sharifi Mahmudzoda, the Ambassador of Tajikistan to the United Arab ......read more
This grant comes as part of a multi-institutional proposal that seeks to study harmful algal blooms off the Florida coast's Gulf of Mexico
Abu Dhabi, September 11, 2019: A team of scientists including NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Biology Shady Amin has been awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant worth USD 4,999,505.
This grant will fund a five-year study to examine the roles various physical and biological factors play in intensifying and prolonging harmful algal blooms that occur annually off the Florida coast’s Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and the processes that lead to bloom termination. Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are phenomena that are increasingly observed in coastal waters throughout the world and are caused by the rapid growth of certain species of microscopic ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 11 September, 2019 – Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a leading company in the coordination of planning, purchasing and supply of water and electricity across the UAE, has signed a water purchase agreement, with ACWA Power, a leading Saudi-based developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants. The deal will enable the development of over 900,000 cubic meters per day desalination facility in Taweelah – sufficient to meet the demand of water for over 350,000 households. Approximately 45 KM north of Abu Dhabi city, the project will use reverse osmosis technology to desalinate seawater and will be one of the largest, most cost and energy efficient plants in the world.
The new Taweelah reverse osmosis desalination plant sets new benchmarks for its size, efficiency and ......read more
His Excellency Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, among speakers of the event
Qudwa 2019 to facilitate dialogue between decision makers in the education sector to discuss the future of teaching
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi has announced speakers to be hosted at Qudwa 2019. Headlining the Forum, His Excellency Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education will express the significance of Qudwa as a platform that facilitates dialogue between teachers and decision makers in the education sector to discuss the future of teaching. The third edition ......read more
International experts in environment and green technology to take part in discussions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 September 2019: The sixth edition of World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2019 will discuss innovation as well as the key achievements realised by the UAE to push forward the journey in transforming to a green economy.
The summit will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme ‘Innovative Technologies for a Sustainable Economy’ on October 20th and 21st at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre in sync with the 21st edition of Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the fourth edition of Dubai Solar Show and the sixth edition of the Green Week.
The Summit ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, August 2019: Brazil's National Institute for Space Research has reported over 80,000 fires in the country as of Sunday night, with more than half of these in the Amazon region. This coupled with an 85% increase in deforestation this year compared to last, and a rate of deforestation at one and a half football pitches a minute, is threatening the future of the world’s largest tropical rainforest.
In an exclusive report CNN’s Isa Soares travels to the Brazilian Amazon to meet with the Waiapi tribe, an indigenous people who have lived in the rainforest for decades, protecting the lands and their sustainable way of life.
These indigenous lands had initially been protected by law, but Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is now looking to change that, by ......read more
UAE, 27 August 2019: “Emirati women play a pivotal role in local and global societies, thanks in part to the strong support provided by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who enabled women to play active roles in the UAE’s development and progress. Today, Emirati women retain the support and confidence of the wise leadership, led by the vision of H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; his brother H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and Rulers of the UAE.
By the efforts of our beloved country, the UAE has been building a safe and conducive environment where women can ......read more
Khalifa Al Mazroui collaborates with Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) on his ‘Hope Mountain’ initiative
Sharjah, August 25, 2019: Renowned Emirati adventurer Khalifa Al Mazroui announced his new initiative ‘Hope Mountain’, in collaboration with the UAE-based charity organization, Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), at a press conference held at Al Bait Hotel, Sharjah, yesterday. The Hope Mountain project involves a mountaineering expedition Al Mazroui will undertake to Mount Elbrus in Russia from September 3 – 29, 2019, to raise funds for young cancer patients.
Al Mazroui said he will raise the UAE flag on the Elbrus peak along with the FOCP flag that highlights the logo and a painting by “Abu Shehab”, a child with leukemia.
The FOCP supports the initiative as part of ......read more
• Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces
• Under the theme of “Teaching For Global Competence”, Qudwa aims to strengthen UAE’s teachers skills
25 August 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announces the third edition of Qudwa, to be held on 5 and 6 October 2019 at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi.
Qudwa is a platform for teachers, by teachers that aims to elevate the teaching profession in the UAE by educating on ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, August 2019: To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Ghandi on 2 October, Emirates Post has issued a commemorative stamp to honour the life and times of India’s most influential leader.
Ghandi played a crucial role in the development of India and notably led the country to independence through non-violent protest. Commonly referred to as the ‘Father of India’, Ghandi is revered by many for his efforts to unite people, regardless of race or religion.
Commenting on the special issuance, HE Abdulla M. Alashram, Acting Group CEO of Emirates Post Group, said:
“As we approach the anniversary of Mahatma Ghandi’s birthday, Emirates Post is issuing a stamp as a celebration of the values Ghandi embodied and upheld during ......read more
• More than 300 volunteers took part in the local Back to School edition of Volunteer Emirates
• School kits will be distributed to 10,000 children from low income families aged 5 to 17 across the UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 August 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, successfully completed today its local Back to School edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019. The popular initiative, which was sponsored by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and took place at the Dubai Police Officers Club, brought together more than 300 volunteers from the UAE community to pack school kits that will be distributed to 10,000 orphans and children from low income families aged 5 to 17.
This year, the distribution of the school kits will be carried out in ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 22 August 2019: A new initiative to engage the Abu Dhabi community with solving social challenges has been launched today by the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an.
Rolling out from September, Ma’an’s Community Engagement Program –provide individuals, government entities, companies and not-for-profit associations, with strategic direction on how people can contribute to social causes.
Forming a key pillar of the Authority’s mandate, Ma’an will work to offer more meaningful volunteering opportunities that directly address the social needs and priorities of the Capital.
Key groups that Community Engagement Program aims to support include people of determination, seniors, children, women and vulnerable groups.
Marking World Senior Citizen’s Day, Her ......read more
• The Al Qasimi Foundation is launching its Artist-in-Residence program and is accepting proposals for its first cohort until August 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival Film Grant submissions deadline has been extended until August 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival committee has extended the deadline for digital art, sculpture, film, and student submissions for next year’s Festival until August 31st, 2019
Ras Al Khaimah, August 18, 2019: The Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation is launching its new Artist-in-Residence program and has issued an extended call for submissions for two of its other arts and culture initiatives: the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival and the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival Film Grant. These opportunities ......read more
August 8th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: The spirit of sacrifice, generosity and the desire to bring a smile on the faces of the less privileged came to the fore as the young children of British Orchard Nursery put together almost 200 Eid packages for labourers in Dubai.
The packages which were distributed to construction workers included calling cards for international dialling, caps to protect from the sun, hygiene products like shaving creams and deodorants, fruits, dates, water, juices and laban.
Labourers were particularly happy to receive calling cards which gives them a great opportunity to call their families back home on the occasion of Eid al Adha.
“Living away from families on a joyous occasion like Eid can be quite difficult. The Eid gifts were little tokens from the BON children to appreciate the hard ......read more
37,906 Fatwa issued by IACAD during the second quarter of 2019
Dubai, 8 August, 2019: The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) issued 37,906 oral Fatwa through Ifta department of IACAD during the second quarter of 2019. As many as 171 visitors wishing to obtain Fatwa on various subjects were received, and a special team of 16 muftis (males and females) answered questions about various religious, jurisprudential and Sharia topics.
The data issued by the Ifta department for the second quarter of 2019 indicates that 12,831 questions were raised, accounting for about 34% of the total queries. The number of questions on general matters reached 6,314, which is 16.6% of the total, while queries related to Dunya issues (day-to-day operations) reached 5,040, accounting for 13.2% of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 7 August 2019: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) to enhance the relationship and cooperation between both institutions and facilitate the performance of their respective supervisory tasks and promote the safety and soundness of banks in their respective jurisdictions. This includes, but is not limited to, combatting financial crime, conducting consolidated supervision of common firms and discussing crisis management.
The MoU was signed by Mr Bryan Stirewalt, Chief Executive of the DFSA, in Dubai on 28 July 2019 and by H. E. Tarek Amer, Governor of the CBE, in Egypt.
Bryan Stirewalt said: “We are honoured to be working hand in hand with the Central Bank of Egypt. This MoU will enhance the cooperation and relationship ......read more
Sharjah, 7 August 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) held recently at its headquarters a coordination meeting with the Sharjah Police with the participation of representatives from a number of local departments.
The meeting aimed to discuss the launch of a number of community initiatives, as well as to strengthen the constant cooperation between the SCCI and the Sharjah Police.
This would help contribute to integrating the concerted efforts to realize the economic development in the Emirate of Sharjah and the relentless pursuit of serving the society in general and the business community in particular.
Present at the meeting were Saeed Ghanem Al Suwaidi, Chairman of the Representative Committee of the Real Estate Sector Business Group, Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Al Marri, Director of the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: Dubai Customs foiled a drug smuggling attempt in which the smugglers concealed the drugs in the fuel tank of their vessel. They thought inspectors will not search in that hot spot of the vessel near the engine which can reach up to 60 degrees Celsius.
The confused dhow captain aroused the suspections of the inspectors who has high experience and training in body language. Thorough inspections led to uncover 137 plastic bags that contained 274,000 Captagon pills.
This is the second biggest drug seizure for the Coastal Customs Centers Management after the seizure of 783,800 captagon pills in 2018. There were 8 drug seizures in 2018.
This reflects the very important role Dubai Customs plays in protecting society and securing borders as part of its vision of ......read more
• Dubai Cares’ AED 1.1 million (USD 300,000) contribution is part of an AED 18.35 million (USD 5 million) commitment made last year towards UNICEF’s ‘Generation Unlimited’
• The 2-year research is spearheaded by UNICEF, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, Microsoft and other key educational partners
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 4 August 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its support to a two-year research and design phase of a project that aims to provide continuous quality education for children whose education has been disrupted by rapid onset or protracted crises.
The research explores the development of a global quality learning curriculum framework that is referred to as a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: On occasion of Eid Al Adha under the initiative ‘Eid in Your Home’, Mr. Ahmad Al Abdulla, Chairman of New Dubai Properties, collaborated with Dubai Land Department (DLD), to facilitate release of 22 detainees with rental cases through his generous donation.
Mr. Ahmad Al Abdulla, said, “Our support to this cause is an expression of the spirit of humanity that characterises Dubai and its citizens. People caught in rent-related cases are not criminals but ordinary human beings who have suffered difficult circumstances that have led to this situation. We are glad they will be home to celebrate Eid Al Adha with the families.”
Eid in Your Home is the first of its kind charitable initiative in Dubai in keeping with the pillars of the Year of ......read more
DP World Promotes Bilateral Trade and Investment Using Its Assets as a Springboard
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 July 2019: The trade and investment flow between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are poised to expand rapidly with the launch of a major initiative by DP World, UAE Region.
This consensus emerged on 16 July at a trade and investment ......read more
Dubai – 16 July 2019: Dubai Customs launched its new e-statistics system which has been developed in-house to keep abreast with the technological advancements in the UAE towards embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), in line with the directives and vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more
The school was honoured with “Aoun” award for its outstanding humanitarian efforts
• The Sas Al Nakhl campus pupils were awarded the prize for volunteering and participating in humanitarian work.
• The Aoun Award for Community Services aims to instil the culture of volunteering among the Emirati youth
• The awards adds to a long list of charitable ......read more
Dubai – 15 July 2019: Dubai Customs Director General Ahmed Mahboob Musabih welcomed Dr Hazza Al Nuaimi, the new Coordinator General of the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai. This is part of Dubai Customs’ strategy to maintain close ties of cooperation with government agencies and raise Dubai's profile ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - Monday; 15/07/2019: H.E Mohamed Ali Musabbeh Al Nuaimi, Chairman, Ras al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and H. E. Low Pit Chen, Consul-General of the Republic of Singapore in Dubai discussed strengthening the bilateral business cooperation, and the economic issues that contribute to reinforcing the investment cooperation between Ras Al Khaimah and the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), represented by its regulatory arm Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Arab Bank for Investment & Foreign Trade (Al Masraf) to manage and service Owners Association (OA) accounts. The MoU was signed by HE Marwan bin Ghalita, CEO of RERA, and Hussein Ohida, Assistant General ......read more
Dubai, 14th July, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Youth Council (MoHAP’s Youth Council) held recently a meeting with the Civil Defence’s Youth Council. The meeting discussed means of exploring mutual cooperation and sharing creative ideas to develop coordination mechanisms, launch bilateral initiatives and tackle most important challenges, so as to realize ......read more
Introduction of Short-Term and Restricted Licences as well as Commercial Permissions and Dual Licencing categories designed for ease of set-up and affordability
Dubai, UAE: 11 July 2019 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is continuing to prioritise the ease of doing business with ......read more
Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day 2019 (July 29) one-planet compatibility emerges as a powerful compass to gauge corporate strategies against ecological resource constraints
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 09 July 2019: Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day this July 29, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces ......read more
Dubai - UAE, 9 July 2019 -The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) discussed recently the key elements of the “Legislative Plan 2020”, which sets out a clear, flexible, efficient, and systematic framework for drafting legislation in line with Dubai’s vision of the city of the future. The discussions took place during the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 09, 2019: Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), one of the UAE’s leading free zones, has stepped up efforts to attract new business and foreign direct investment (FDI) from China following official Chinese delegation visits this week.
Jamal Bin Marghoob, Senior Director of Sales at DAFZA along with senior officials welcomed the delegation ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 July 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Youth Council (MoHAP’s Youth Council) hosted and interviewed recently, the volunteer Zainab Al Bloushi, the winner of “Happiness and Positivity Medal”.
The interview comes as part of “60 Minutes with Inspiring Character” event aiming to shed more ......read more
After recent signing of AEO mutual recognition agreement
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 July 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih received in his office H.E. Abdul Hadi Mohammed Al-Shafi, the Saudi Consul-General to Dubai. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Dubai especially in bilateral trade and ......read more
Dubai, 6th July 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih said the smart innovative services provided by Dubai Customs was the source of admiration and praise for the World Customs Organization.
“This was reaffirmed by the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Mr Kunio Mikuriya during our meeting on the sidelines of the WCO Council ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 04 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tanami Properties (TP) through which DLD will support the Manzili initiative launched by TP. The MoU aims to strengthen the strategic partnership between the public and private sectors, achieving public interest to develop Dubai’s real estate market.
HE Sultan Butti bin ......read more
Unique e2e Solutions Will Help DP World and Jafza Support Indian Trade and Investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03 July 2019: DP World, UAE Region launched “The India-UAE Bridge”, a major initiative that will attract Indian trade and investments to its flagship Jebel Ali Port and Jafza by offering end-to-end (e2e) solutions to companies and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 June 2019: HE Salem Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), was recently honored by Dubai Police in recognition of SAAE’s efforts to sponsor and support the Dubai Police White Points System for the 7th consecutive year.
He received an award from Major General Mohammed Saif Al Zafeen, Assistant ......read more
Award puts DCT Abu Dhabi in a special group of 14 global organisations which have achieved rigorous standards
Abu Dhabi, 30 June 2019: The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has achieved the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) – Corporate Platinum Award. This is the highest certification in the procurement profession globally ......read more
DLD was awarded for the ‘Building Survey and Classification’ system based on 64 criteria
Dubai, UAE, 29 June 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced its achievement of the ‘Ideas Arabia 2019’ award, an addition to its track record of many local and international accomplishments, after taking first place in the “Productivity” category for ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29 June 2019: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan acting through the Ministry of Finance (MoF) - Government of Pakistan has successfully signed a US$ 375 Million Dual Tranche Syndicated Term Facility in June 2019.
Both the conventional and Islamic tranches were fully subscribed by a syndicate comprising leading UAE banks who have successfully funded their ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29 June 2019: Technical Support Department at Dubai Customs received visitors from the French embassy including Mr Rafiq Honas, Customs attaché at the embassy and Gregory Hanin of Getxent company.
The visitors showcased a disruptive product which is made of an innovative material able to collect a huge amount of odorous molecules and releasing them in ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 June, 2019: The National Election Committee (NEC) issued its decision No. (03/02/2019) on the Executive Regulations for the upcoming fourth cycle of the Federal National Council (FNC) elections.
Comprising 69 articles across nine chapters, the Executive Regulations form the legal framework of the elections at all stages of the electoral process and aim to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 June 2019: Dubai Customs held its monthly 3rd client recognition ceremony of 2019 to honor best performing clients and businesses in various categories. As a token of appreciation to the outstanding clients, and following directives of the Director General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih the event has turned into a monthly celebration instead of an ......read more
HH Sheikha Hissa Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum to be region’s Goodwill Ambassador
Emirates Literature Foundation appointed as consultants
Dubai 25 June 2019: The UNESCO-backed Voices of Future Generations (VOFG) programme has appointed HH Sheikha Hissa Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Gulf region, with the Emirates Literature Foundation confirmed ......read more
PANEL DISCUSSES MECHANISMS TO ENSURE SMOOTH CONDUCT OF POLLS
SHARJAH GOVERNMENT MEDIA BUREAU - SHARJAH, JUN 23 , 2019-- The Higher Committee for Elections to the Sharjah Consultative Council has resolved to step up its efforts to invigorate the electoral experience of the Emirate of Sharjah, in accordance with the directives and vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, ......read more
The Return of the Popular Series Brain Games with a celebrity twist;
the next season of the award-winning series Genius Focused on Aretha Franklin;
the channel's first competition series Race to the Centre of the Earth from prolific producer Bertram van Munster and the team behind the Amazing Race;
greenlight of new episodes of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted;
a new season ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
The Emirates Award for the Arabian Gulf Youth encourages a more proactive and creative future for young adults in the Gulf region
Abu Dhabi, June 18, 2019: Emirates Foundation, an independent ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 June 2019: Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) expressed his happiness that the “Productivity Engine” was approved by the Dubai Executive Council to be used at the government departments level.
The engine, developed in-house by Dubai Customs, uses ......read more
• This year’s edition marks the first time the event is held in the Middle East region.
• The conference brings together scholars and experts from six continents, joining from 62 cities located in in 45 countries around the world.
• A conference Programme Committee of around 200 global scholars rigorously reviewed nearly 150 paper ......read more
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre will organise workshops at the Emirates Towers Youth Hub in early July, to shed light on the scientific aspect of the Emirates Mars Mission
Dubai, UAE, 16 June 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) will launch the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) Science Week during the first week of July, at the Emirates Towers Youth Hub. Science Week is an EMM ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 June 2019: His Excellency Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, the UAE Minister of State delivered an address at the Bussola Institute in Brussels, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history that turned the tide of World War II.
The Bussola Institute, a platform for independent research, dialogue and mutual respect ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 June 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, organized its annual blood donation campaign as part of the World Blood Donor Day, which is celebrated on 14 June every year.
The campaign was held at Empower’s staff accommodation in Al Quoz by the DHA-run Dubai Blood Donation Centre mobile ......read more
Training courses planned to enhance auditing skills
Abdulqader Obaid Ali: Strategic alliances need to be developed
Muneer Al-Mughairy: Quality Assurance services to be promoted
Dubai, June 9, 2019: The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA) and Institute of Internal Auditors-Oman (IIA-Oman) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a ......read more
Sharjah, 8 June 2019:
For the 6th year in a row, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) is gearing up to participate in the 11th edition of the World Chambers Congress (WCC) of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Under the theme “Creating a Shared Future”, the three-day event will be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from 12 – 14 June 2019 with the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 June 2019: “The occasion of the World Environment Day 2019, with its theme ‘Air Pollution,’ is an ideal opportunity for governments, industries, and individuals to renew their commitment to improving air quality in their cities and regions through the active adoption and implementation of solutions that can mitigate the impact of this ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02 June 2019: Celebrating the spirit of Ramadan, Joyalukkas employees shared their joy with thousands of laborers by hosting a charity Iftar at various labor camps across the UAE.
An unnamed employee who actively works in the CSR division of the Joyalukkas Group said, “As a Group, Joyalukkas is one of the most giving organizations in the world ......read more
This is the third chapter of the ‘Smile’ programme, which was launched by Aster Volunteers in March 2018, with an aim to promote wellbeing of children in need
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01 June 2019: With Eid holidays approaching, Aster Volunteers and Max in cooperation with the Human Appeal International (HAI) joined hands to conduct the third edition of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) recently held the first edition of its Ramadan football tournament for its sectors. The tournament, sponsored by Sobha Realty, was organised by the Registration and Real Estate services sector in collaboration with the Employee Happiness Committee at the Amity School in Al Qusais.
At the end of the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2019: In an effort to celebrate the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, UAE Region has unveiled a wide range of humanitarian initiatives exemplifying the values of the company and Emirati society.
Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said:
“The Holy Month of Ramadan is a time to remember the importance of ......read more
Firm to help raise funds to empower Rohingya children and bring positive and sustainable transformation in classrooms to ensure long-term development
Partners with The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) to support their strategic priorities of establishing a Model Learning Center, particularly for the Rohingya students
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May ......read more
Mabrouk Ma Yak, the UAE’s government innovative newborn registration service, helps Emirati parents obtain identity documents for their children.
The service was developed in partnership between various UAE government entities and Johnson’s
Dubai, UAE – 29 May 2019: A UAE government newborn registration e-service has to date helped 8,000 families ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 29, 2019: Dubai Customs carried out 19 social initiatives during the Holy Month of Ramadan that benefited more than 45,000 people.
The initiatives varied to include donations, distribution of iftar meals among motorists and pedestrians, and organizing lectures.
As part of Al Furdah Hands initiative, 20,000 meals were handed out to motorists ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28 May 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) signed a license agreement with Mashreq Bank, one of the first banks operating in the UAE, for the use of the e-mortgage system. The agreement was signed by HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, and Arshad Khan, representing Mashreq Bank.
Bin Mejren said: “The development and launch of the new e-mortgage system ......read more
ENEC partners with volunteers.ae to enable its employees to participate in a wide range of charitable activities
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 May 2019: Volunteers from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) and Barakah One Company, helped prepare Iftar meals for community members in the town of Madinat Zayed, located ......read more
Dubai, 28 May 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has inked, on May 27, an agreement with Novartis Middle East on the provision and recycling of the strategic drug stockpile in severe and emergency situations.
The agreement includes 31 life-saving and emergency drugs. The one-year-agreement aims at strengthening the pharmaceutical security and the appropriate response to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 27, 2019: Fittingly for the Holy Month of Ramadan, this week has seen the return of the traditional call to prayer to the historic Jahili mosque in Al Ain.
The prominent location of Al Jahili Fort, at the centre of the city, and its landmark status, is such that its buildings, including the mosque, have come to symbolise the traditional architecture and cultural ......read more
PAN Emirates commits to donate 1% of total sales to SENSES Residential and Day Care for Special Needs during the holy month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019: In keeping with their belief in giving back to the community through various initiatives throughout the year, PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture ......read more
To promote tolerance and to support the Well of Hope competition,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27th May 2019: On invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), in partnership with The Dubai Mall, concluded its participation in the Well of Hope ......read more
• Volunteers are invited to register through the UAE Volunteer Platform
• 15 volunteers from the UAE will travel to a remote village in Senegal and help set the foundation for a community school
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 May 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, will return to Senegal in November 2019 for another ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 23, 2019
HE Dr. Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Ramadan Dubai, emphasized the importance of charity and voluntary work and the dissemination of noble and human values, especially in the holy month of Ramadan, which reflects the teachings and ......read more