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Dubai Health Authority Highlights Humanitarian Initiatives to Help Patients with Financial Constraints

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 20, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced during the weekly ‘Leaders at Your Service’ initiative that the Authority will continue to focus on providing humanitarian initiatives for patients with financial difficulties in DHA hospitals. Leaders at Your Service initiative provides an opportunity for the public to express their feedback, suggestions and complaints to senior DHA leaders. It provides customers with a direct platform to communicate with the leaders of the DHA and give their suggestions, feedback or complaints. Salim Bin Lahej, Director of the humanitarian and assistance department at the DHA received several queries via phone calls during the live one-hour initiative. He discussed various volunteering and donation opportunities to help patients in DHA ......read more

Sharjah's Unique Business Environment Is Making It Increasingly Attractive for FDI

Economic stability, information, supportive infrastructure and minimal business risk highlighted as key factors   Sharjah, 19 September 2017 The unique business environment that Sharjah and the UAE have been consistently offering foreign investors, and further developments that are being planned in the direction to make the market increasingly more lucrative for existing and new businesses were the focal point of the panel discussion that opened the Third Sharjah FDI on Tuesday, 19 September.  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, the third edition of the Sharjah FDI Forum is taking place on September 19 and 20.  “FDI inflows into Sharjah in 2017 may grow by 15 percent, increasing the total value of FDI into the ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Adopts New Methodology to Promote Staff

More than 1000 employees promoted since the beginning of this year.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has introduced a new methodology for promotions in line with the laws and regulations of the Government of Dubai, and the Authority has built the methodology and mechanisms for its implementation in accordance with the principles of transparency and clarity.   Since the beginning of this year, more than 1000 employees were promoted. The DHA adopted the mechanism after in-depth analysis, reviews and has established a central committee constituting of experts from different departments.    The Dubai Health Authority has defined the scope and types of promotions.   H.E. Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health ......read more

Dubai Government Excellence Program Organizes the 10th edition of Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices, November 7-8

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai, 19 September 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Government Excellence Program under The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai is organizing the 10th edition of the Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices under the theme, “An Inspirational Government Shapes the Future and Achieves Happiness”.  The two-day event will be held at Dubai World Trade Center on November 7th and 8th, and features keynotes of high-level speakers, including Minister of State of Happiness H.E. Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi and Former Saudi Ambassador to Japan H.E. Abdulaziz Turkistani. More than 2,000 leaders and experts in the ......read more

Dubai Science Park, The Executive Council of Dubai Set Blueprint for UAE Healthcare Sector

Five key opportunities have been successfully identified to develop the pharmaceutical and medical equipment sector as one of the targeted industrial subsectors of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030  Dubai Science Park collaborates with The Executive Council of Dubai, Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, Dubai South and Dubai Healthcare City Authority to identify, develop and promote opportunities in the pharma and medical equipment sector Nutraceuticals, blood plasma, 3D printing, super generics and next generation sequencing highlighted as representing unprecedented opportunities for Dubai’s healthcare sector Dubai’s industrial sector has seen “significant progress” this year following the implementation of the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 with a forecast sector growth of additional AED18 billion by ......read more

Customs World strengthens ties with customs administrations around the world

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), has gone far to develop customs work around the world through contributing to customs performance development with tangible steps in supporting development plans in other countries to help them enhance their economic growth.  For this Customs World raised the tempo of its communication and visits to other countries to enhance ties of cooperation and partnership. Recently a customs development agreement was signed with Ghana following a preliminary visit by Faisal Eissa Lutfi, CEO of Customs World, and Adolphe Chaiban, Head of Development at Customs World to attend Port Efficiency Conference in the Ghani capital, Accra. Ghana organized this conference and invited Customs World to learn about the best practices ......read more

Dubai Customs launches “Partners' Happiness Lab”

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Within its efforts to enhance happiness in the government sector, Dubai Customs organized an event on 13 and 14 September under the name “Partners’ Happiness Lab”. The two event comes along the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai who stressed commitment to make society happy.  The Lab generated a number of innovative ideas and initiatives which were discussed with the senior management team who directed the staff on how to implement and develop them to make partners even happier.   Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, Juma Al Ghaith, Executive Director of Customs Development Division, Abdullah Al Khaja, Executive Director of Customer Management Division, Farid ......read more

Dubai Customs gives out 100 school bags with help from people of determination

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih reaffirmed that people of determination (special needs) are an integral part of Dubai Customs work system. “We empower people of determination as part of our strategic plan. They can integrate easily within our teams, and for this we always provide them with the suitable tools and means” Musabih said during the “People of Determination on the Top” event organized by Ghayath Volunteer Team in cooperation with the CSR section.  The event saw people of determination from different government departments take part in distributing 100 school bags to students of a private school.    Director of Dubai Customs pointed out that the wise leadership has ordered a number of initiatives and programs to empower ......read more

Four Strategic-level Government Agencies Move to Dubai Design District

Dubai-UAE: 17 September, 2017:   Four strategic-level government agencies – Smart Dubai, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), Dubai Sports Council, and Supreme Legislative Committee – relocate their offices to Dubai Design District (d3), the region’s first destination dedicated to design, located in the heart of Dubai in close proximity to Business Bay and Dubai Mall.  Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, COO of d3, said: “We are pleased to welcome Smart Dubai, Dubai Culture, Dubai Sports Council and Supreme Legislative Committee to our ever-growing community. Their arrival cements the position of d3 as a cultural and strategic hub for government initiatives supporting the Dubai Plan 2021. These entities play a critical part in establishing Dubai as a vibrant and dynamic city that shapes culture, ......read more

Gourmet Gulf Raises AED 150,000 for children to ‘Make-A-Wish'

#RamadanWishes fundraising campaign brings happiness to critically ill children Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th September 2017:  Gourmet Gulf, one of the Middle East’s top F&B companies, has raised AED 150,000 for the non-profit organization Make-A-Wish® UAE. The fundraising campaign #RamadanWishes united seven of the UAE’s favourite restaurants to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Across Ramadan and through July, diners at Azkadenya, California Pizza Kitchen, Dalloyau, Panda Express, Texas De Brazil, The Hummingbird Bakery and Yo! Sushi, were invited to add a small donation to their restaurant bill. In the spirit of giving, the Gourmet Gulf team also contributed and actively raised funds for the campaign. Some of the wishes that have been granted include a ......read more

Dubai Land Department Signs an Agreement with Mashreq Bank for the ‘Tarweej' Real Estate Promotion Initiative

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that it has signed an agreement with Mashreq Bank concerning banking solutions for the transaction services of the ‘Tarweej’ real estate promotion initiative. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, and His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq Bank. Commenting on the agreement, His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren commented: "We have reached this agreement with Mashreq Bank based on our mutual interest in supporting and strengthening our cooperation. Mashreq Bank is considered one of the UAE’s leading banking institutions, and with DLD’s proven track record in supporting the national economy over the past 50 years, we hope to work together to provide all ......read more

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 Names Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre as Official Host and National Premium Partner

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September, 2017 - WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 today announced the signing of an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, naming Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as its National Premium Partner and official host.  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region edition of the event will run at ADNEC from 14 to 19 October. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), the organisers of the event, and Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, in the presence of senior ......read more

Appointment of Dr Roy CJ as the Hon. Consul, Slovak Republic and Opening of the Hon. Consulate of Slovak Republic in Bangalore on the 27 Sept 2017

Confident Group is proud to say our Founder & Chairman Dr Roy CJ has been Appointed as the “Honorary Consul” for Slovak Republic which is a European Union State. As the “Honorary Consul” he would be heading the Honorary Consulate of Slovak Republic which is situated in Bangalore with Jurisdiction of Karnataka & Kerala States.  This is a prestigious appointment since this appointment is done by the Government of Slovak Republic and ratified and recognized by the Honorable President of India. This is a Diplomatic Position with diplomatic powers and immunities for Hon. Consul’s as per Vienna Convention. I am the 1st NRI from UAE to receive this appointment and recognization from a Foreign Country and more importantly an European Union member State.  The Roles and Responsibilities of the ......read more

DeG wins Excellence Award for Arab Government Achievements

Accolade follows implementation of Zajel system to government correspondence Sharjah,16 September 2017:  Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) is celebrating winning a major government award for the quality of its services. The department - which works to enhance connectivity in Sharjah and to create preparations for a transition to a digitaly integrated society - was given the ‘Excellence Award’ for Arab Government Achievement’ for its successful efforts in implementing the ‘Zajel’ electronic correspondence across government departments in the emirate.  Noor Al Noman, Director of DeG, received the award at a high level ceremony held at the InterContinental Citystars Cairo Hotel, under the patronage of Eng. Yasser Al Qadi, Minister of Communications and Technology in the Arab Republic of ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Provides AED92 Million for Extension of King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan

New outpatient building named after UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Center features state-of-the-art facilities, operates to highest medical standards  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September, 2017:   A high-profile delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, attended the official launch of the new extension of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan.   ADFD provided AED92 million, administered by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, to finance the construction of a new outpatient building. Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan inaugurated the state-of-the-art medical facility, named after the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. His Royal Highness Prince Talal, ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Prepares its Students for New Academic Year

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:   For the 8th consecutive year and in line with the UAE’s Year of Giving, the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) organized a Back-to-School program for its minor students to coincide with the start of the new academic year.  Under the patronage of the Dubai Public Prosecution, General Directorate of Civil Defense, and Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, the event witnessed the distribution of school stationery, merchandise, and other supplies to AMAF’s minor students, valued at AED40,000.  The program comprised educational and entertainment activities and workshops aimed at preparing AMAF’s children for the school year while reducing financial pressure on families. Mothers and caregivers also benefitted from advice on tried-and-tested methods to ......read more

Empower reinstates its position in carbon neutral practices

The company marks another milestone in carbon abatement     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 13, 2017:  Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, received the official Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) cancellation certificate issued by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the successful offset of emissions during the IDEA District Cooling 2016 Conference, in cooperation with Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE).   The cancellation certificate was presented to Bin Shafar by Ivano Iannelli, CEO, Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence. The certificate is an important milestone testifying Empower’s leading approach to green practices and reinstates Dubai’s ......read more

Ministry of Climate Change & Environment Organizes 1st Plenary Meeting for the Dubai Declaration Signatories

32 institutions have signed the Dubai Declaration so far MOCCAE presented each signatory with a memorial shield of the Dubai Declaration as a recognition of their efforts and commitments  Dubai, UAE: 12 September, 2017:  The Ministry of Climate Change & Environment (MOCCAE) organized the 1st plenary meeting for the Dubai Declaration signatories, hosted by First Abu Dhabi Bank at JW Marques Hotel Dubai and in partnership with the Central Bank of the UAE. The event was attended by His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and representatives of UAE leading banks and financial firms who have signed the Dubai Declaration.   The Dubai Declaration on Sustainable Finance was launched during the UNEP FI 14th Global Roundtable, held in Dubai in October 2016, to ......read more

Emirates Post Issues Year of Giving memorial stamps

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  In connection with the declaration of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, that 2017 is the “Year of Giving”, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has directed to develop a comprehensive work frame to activate "Year of Giving 2017" by consolidating the culture of giving and charitable and humanitarian work in UAE. In cooperation with the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Future and as a part of the initiative of "Good Post", UAE Post Group issues memorial stamps of "Year of Giving". The issuance of such stamps reflects the culture of charity and giving on which UAE's vision is based. This vision implies that culture should depend on the state's ......read more

Dubai Customs' Smart Risk Engine receives highest certification from Glnl

Dubai – Saturday 9 September 2017:  Dubai Customs has recently received a third level certification on its smart risk engine from the renowned Global Innovation Institute (GInI)®.  The third level is the highest degree of certification the Institute provides. GInI is an international organization providing professional membership associations and certifications in the field of Innovation.  The Institute aims to advance individual careers and transform organizational achievements by advancing the profession of innovation leadership. It does this through its globally recognized standards, tools, publications, resources, professional development courses, certifications, applied research, and networking opportunities. Dubai Customs has worked hard to instill a culture of innovation amongst its staff as a step ......read more

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Conducts Surprise Inspection at Ajman Fish Market

Dubai-UAE: 07 September, 2017 – As part of a schedule of periodic field visits carried out by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) to audit environmental, agricultural, livestock and fishery facilities in the UAE, the Fish Inspection Section at the Ministry’s External Audit Department conducted a surprise inspection at the Ajman Fish Market and its landing site.  The visit was organized in coordination with Ajman Municipality and the Ajman Fishermen Association to verify the compliance of the fish market with the federal fisheries legislation. The inspection team observed several violations of the Ministerial Decision No. 580 of 2015 concerning the prevention of fishing, selling and marketing of undersized fish. As per the decision, any fish caught by mistake that are smaller than the legally ......read more

Rohingya Muslims… An International Plea for Humanity

Innumerable speeches have been given on the subject of humanitarianism and the need to care for refugees. These powerful addresses have underlined how the global population is one big family whose members share a common destiny, with humanity being unable to advance its culture and civilisation unless it truly believes in these values. However, few of these speeches are turned into practical actions that face down persecution, challenge oppression and alleviate the suffering of displaced peoples around the world. Today, the plight of Rohingya Muslims is putting our humanitarian responsibilities to the test, despite these values having been shared by most of the world’s countries and becoming enshrined as international conventions.  The persecution, deportation and displacement of Rohingya Muslims stems from the worst ......read more

Dubai Customs showcases its experience in Fourth Generation System

Dubai, UAE, September 6, 2017:  Dubai Customs’ Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department held a number of meetings with government organizations to showcase its best practices in applying the 4th Generation System as part of its cooperation with the government departments.  Winning the coveted Distinguished Department in 2016 and a number of other accolades and titles in excellence and performance in 2017 has attracted other government departments to visit Dubai Customs to benchmark against its best practices in application of 4th Generation System.   Rami Abu Laban, Senior Manager of Corporate Excellence Section introduced Dubai Customs experience and plans within the corporate excellence system to delegates from Dubai Culture, Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), Dubai ......read more

India and UAE governments working to substantially augment trade and investment relations

India-UAE Partnership Summit: Investment Implementation to be held at Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa on October 30-31, 2017 will help accelerate two-way investment and bilateral trade India and UAE are working together to substantially augment their trade and investment relations. UAE investments into India are estimated to be around $10 billion including foreign direct investment of almost $5 billion. There is huge scope for UAE to invest in the fast growing Indian economy. Investment by Indian companies and Indians in the UAE are also substantial - estimated to be more than $ 55 billion India-UAE trade registered more than 6% growth to $53 billion in 2016-17 More than 2.8 million NRIs in UAE remit $13.8 billion annually Total FDI into India rose 8% to $60 billion during April 2016 - March 2017, Department of Industrial ......read more

Dubai Customs Nominated for 6 Awards in Ideas UK and Ideas America 2017

Dubai – 5 Sep 2017: Dubai Customs nominated its innovative services and products for renowned international awards for 2017. It qualified for 6 main categories that include the best innovation, the best safety and environment solution, best ambassador and communication director in Ideas America 2017, and best safety and environment solution in Ideas UK 2017.   Dubai Customs is participating in Ideas America and Ideas UK 2017 for the purpose of enticing innovation and encouraging employees work harder to come up with innovative new ideas to attain first place worldwide following the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.  Hussain Al Fardan, Dubai Customs’ Innovation Centre Senior Manager pointed out that introducing the experience ......read more

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Emirates Post Group stops all types of postal services to Qatar…

Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2017:  Emirates Post Group, upon instructions of the Government of the United Arab Emirates, has suspended all postal services to Qatar in all its postal offices in the UAE from June 6, 2017, or until further notice. This decision also includes advising all customers that apart from temporarily stopping the delivery of mail items to the State of Qatar, all undelivered ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Launches ‘My Community' Volunteer Programme…

His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: Programme is in line with the objectives and pillars of the Year of Giving ‘My Community’ programme aims to foster culture of volunteerism Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 June, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), in a bid to enhance civic responsibilities, and instil a spirit of social solidarity and volunteerism within the community, ......read more

Customs World showcases Dubai Customs experience to Ghani Vice-President and Officials…

Customs World takes part in Port Efficiency Conference in Ghana Dubai, UAE 7th June 2017:  In a step to develop relations with Ghana and to build up more momentum towards an official business partnership, a delegation from Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), has recently visited the Republic of Ghana to attend the Port Efficiency Conference in ......read more

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Reaches a Record of 66 Thousand Registered members by End ...…

1607 new registers in the first quarter Sharjah, June 7th, 2017:  Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed that the the number of its registered members has reached a new record of 66,295, after registering 1607 new companies in the first quarter of 2017. The new record is a new testimony of the attractive investment environment Sharjah offers.  Total number of new ......read more

Choithrams partners with Unilever to celebrate World Environment Day on June 5…

This year’s awareness drive will focus on water conservation and protection of the environment Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2017:  Choithrams in association with Unilever celebrates World Environment Day on June 5 for the 4th consecutive year.With rapid development and change in the UAE, awareness on sustainability has become more important than ever. Choithrams will launch a conscious ......read more

Dubai Free Zones Council Approves Joining Taqdeer Award, Supports 10X Initiative…

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairs Sixth Council Meeting  Dubai-UAE: 6 June, 2017:  In his capacity as Chairman of the Dubai Free Zones (DFZ) Council, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, presided over the sixth council meeting, held at the Executive Council Office in the Emirates ......read more

Proven Saudi Arabia Advises on the Political Withdrawal from Qatar…

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2017:  Proven Saudi Arabia, the leading business support provide for the KSA provides insight to businesses operating within Saudi on the effect to working processes after the announcement of the diplomatic withdrawal from Qatar. Proven SA confirms that Qatari nationals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will now need to take actions to leave the country within 14 days. ......read more

Americana Foods and Ekhaa Society collaborates on 2,000 Iftar meals to orphans in Ramadan…

Jeddah, KSA, 6 June, 2017:  Americana Foods, is distributing 2,000 Iftar meals and gifts to underprivileged children during the holy month of Ramadan to orphanages around Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as part of the charitable partnership between Americana Foods and Ekhaa for Orphans Care Society. Every Friday, during the Ramadan period, over 500 Iftar meal boxes will be provided to foster ......read more

Sharjah Youth Engage in tree plantations for World Environment Day, 2017…

Our Earth is being ravaged under constant stress from the ever increasing population and pollution. Planting trees is still one of the best ways for people to overcome environmental hazards. The youth possess a great potential and spirit to change society. They can change any calamity into an opportunity. All they need is proper guidance and encouragement. A group of environmental enthusiasts ......read more

Al Manar Model School Students join McDonald's UAE and the Emirates Environment Group in an effort ...…

Dubai, UAE - 05 June, 2017:  McDonald’s UAE, with the support of the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), continues its efforts to implement its ‘Planting a Greener Future’ campaign in order to build a more environmentally conscious community. McDonald’s UAE and EEG have partnered with Al Manar Model School in Sharjah to participate in the initiative’s fourteenth ......read more

Statement Attributed to His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change ...…

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Senior delegation led by Brazilian Agriculture Minister successfully completes four-nation visit to ...…

UAE, June 5, 2017- His Excellency (H.E.) Blairo Maggi, Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, successfully completed his visit to the GCC, throwing the spotlight on the high quality of Brazilian goods, especially agriculture and livestock, as well as drawing interest from potential investors. Maggi was accompanied by a delegation composed of senior government officials, multinational companies, and ......read more

#I'mWithNature - Green Hope's campaigns for World Environment Day…

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Dubai Sat-2 captures satellite image of The Great Mosque of Mecca…

Celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  Celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan, DubaiSat-2, a satellite owned and operated by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) captured a satellite image of The Great Mosque of Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. DubaiSat-2 captures high resolution satellite images (1 meter) used for urban planning and mapping, ......read more

Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership - Greenpeace…

Amsterdam, June 4, 2017:  Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy transition. Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace International Executive Director, said: “Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will turn ......read more

OMO and Comfort launch the 8th year of “Share a Touch of Love this Ramadan” Initiative in ...…

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Tips for a Safe Ramadan 2017 from Ministry of Interior…

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His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Launches Dubai Smart City Accelerator at Dubai ...…

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Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Announces Record Progress Across 75% of Initiatives in H1 ...…

  His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri: Updated Islamic economy strategy foresees changes and promotes a sustainable investment culture Board approves new 2017 initiatives Dubai-UAE: 31 May, 2017 – His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and Chairman of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), announced that remarkable progress ......read more

Al Noor Alumnus, Received an Award at the Dubai Government Excellence Program Awards in the ...…

29 May 2017. Dubai, UAE –  Recognized for his hard work and unique skills, Mohammed Febin Basheer an Alumnus of Al Noor Training Centre received an award from His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai. The Award was from the “Dubai Government Excellence Program” under the category of “Unknown ......read more

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Confirms 99% Compliance with Regulation on Fishing and ...…

Dubai-UAE: 30 May, 2017:  The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) confirmed 99 percent compliance of fishermen with the Ministerial Decision No. 501 of 2015 on the regulation of fishing and trading of Arabian sheri (emperor fish) and safi (rabbitfish) during the breeding season.  This year, the nation-wide compliance levels improved by one percent overall, compared to ......read more

Emirates Post Group Launches ISO 9001:2015 Project…

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The Ministry of Economy raise awareness of the private sector on European's General Data Protection ...…

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Bee'ah Launches New Tech Company EVOTEQ at SAP Innovation Day…

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Selected Post Offices Will Open Until 6 pm During Ramadan…

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Dubai Health Authority Adopts Two Smart Technologies That Aim to Protect New-Borns…

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Supreme Legislation Committee organizes workshop to address legislative challenges and opportunities…

UAE, 27 May 2017- The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) hosted a workshop titled ‘The Legislative Laboratory’ attended by representatives from the Dubai Government. The event was in line with the General Secretariat’s efforts to enhance government integration and support the development of a consolidated legislative system ......read more

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DAFZA hits 62 per cent of total annual sales target and posts 31 per cent growth in registered ...…

UAE, May 27, 2017– The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) performed exceptionally well in Q1 2017, achieving 62 percent of its total annual sales target. This was accompanied by an increase of 7 per cent in sales revenues over Q1 2016. The freezone also posted a significant 31 per cent growth in the number of its registered companies, as compared to the same period in 2016, noting a ......read more

Dubai Metro and Tram timings during Ramadan 2017…

The RTA have announced new timings for metro amd tram services during Ramadan 2017. These timing will be applicable from 27th May to 25th June 2017. The Metro and Tram timing for EID holidays will be published once available. Red Line Metro Ramadan Times 2017 Sunday 5.30am to 12am Monday 5.30am to 12am Tuesday 5.30am to ......read more

UN Under Secretary General discusses Urban Sustainability with UPC…

Abu Dhabi, 27 May, 2017:  A senior representative from the United Nations (UN) met with Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) this week to discuss the global issue of rapid urbanisation and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. H.E. Falah Al Ahbabi, Director General of the UPC, met with Dr. Joan Clos, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN-Habitat ......read more

Bee'ah and Masdar Launch Joint Venture to Develop the First Waste-to-Energy Plant in the Region…

Emirates Waste to Energy Company to treat 300,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) with its first facility. Signing of waste supply and power purchase agreements for WTE facility witnessed by HE Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2017: Bee’ah, the country’s leading environmental management ......read more

Safety Tips from Civil Defense…

Safety at Home: When leaving the house for a long time, ensure to close the cooking gas cylinder, turn off all electrical appliances and close the windows and doors tightly. Please close the faucets and open some sources of ventilation to protect the walls of the house from cracking, especially during the summer. Make continuous maintenance of important equipment and devices at home, ......read more

DIFC Wills & Probate Registry welcoming the team from the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department…

Dubai, UAE, May 27, 2017:  DIFC Wills & Probate Registry welcoming the team from the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department tasked with the planning and set up for a wills registry covering assets held in Abu Dhabi by non-Muslims. Discussions focused on understanding how the Dubai Registry could serve as a model for rules, infrastructure, operations, pricing and marketing for the new ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Finances 31 Projects in Jordan Worth AED5.7 Billion…

His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: Funded projects in line with Jordanian government’s development objectives Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Government of Jordan have enjoyed close ties dating back to 1974. Their constructive cooperation aims to achieve sustainable development goals in vital economic sectors that benefit the ......read more

Dubai Customs Helps 300 Families in Ramadan…

Dubai, UAE 27th May 2017: Following the leadership’s wise directives and vision of turning 2017 into a year for giving and selflessness, and as part of its CSR efforts, Dubai Customs’ CSR Section launched Ramadan Giving Initiative, which will help needy families throughout Dubai. The initiative will target 300 needy families in coordination with Beit Al Khair Society. ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Organizes Umrah Trip for 11 Orphans…

Foundation collaborates with Department of Awqaf – Sharjah, in line with ‘Making Orphans Happy’ initiative  Dubai-UAE: 27 May, 2017 – In line with the Year of Giving initiative launched by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) collaborated with the Department of Awqaf – Sharjah, to ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Calls on UAE to Intensify Humanitarian Efforts Throughout the Holy Month of ...…

  Dubai, UAE: 24 May, 2017 UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has congratulated the people of the UAE on the occasion of Ramadan, calling on everyone to embrace the generous spirit of the month by continuing to support those in need.  Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said, “We encourage all government and ......read more

DHA and DP World Launch State-of-the-Art Blood Donation Bus…

  United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 25, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and DP World launched today a fully-equipped mobile blood donation bus aimed to enhance blood donations and provide donors with added convenience.  DP world donated the AED 1.79 million bus that will be used by the DHA-run Dubai Blood Donation Centre to collect blood during its mobile blood collection ......read more

EPG holds fire drill at Sharjah Central Post Office…

Sharjah, May 25, 2017:  A fire drill was held at the Sharjah Central Post Office to test the preparedness of employees and customers in the event of a fire or any other emergency.  Teams from the Department of Civil Defense took part in the drill that required employees and customers to leave the building and assemble outside the premises.  The drill began with the fire alarm ......read more

Ministry of Economy says preparations for World Trade Development Week in Dubai set to kick off…

Dubai, 25 May 2017- The Ministry of Economy has announced in a press conference that the preparations for the ‘World Trade Development Week 2017’ to be held in Dubai from October 30 November 1, 2017. The Ministry will supervise the preparations in cooperation with the Federal Customs Authority. The press conference held at the Ministry’s headquarters in Dubai was attended by ......read more

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Hosts Youth Circle on Impact of Climate Change on ...…

  Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship attends youth circle Al Zeyoudi: Migration due to climate change is an aggravated global challenge and the UAE has been taking significant actions Dubai, UAE: May 24, 2017 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, in collaboration with the Emirates Youth Council and the Canadian Embassy in the UAE, held a ......read more

Dubai Business Women Council: UAE's Entrepreneurship Landscape Boosted with UAE's First Government ...…

  The Mind Cloud Entrepreneurship Programme will offer certified courses targeted at students, SME entrepreneurs and corporate employees. Dubai, UAE – 24 May, 2017 - Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, has teamed up with Mind Cloud Academy, to offer the UAE’s ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Signs MoU with Korea Health Industry Development Institute…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 24, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Korea Health Industry Development Institute to explore various avenues of collaboration in the health sector. H.E. Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the DHA and H.E. Dr. Lee Young Chan, President of Korea Health Industry ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah Unveils New International Corporate Centre…

  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi appointed Chairman  Rest of Board comprises leading government and business individuals from the region as well as international legal, compliance and regulatory experts Joe Moynihan, former Director of Financial Services at Government of Jersey, appointed CEO  RAKICC formed following merger of RAK International Companies ......read more

NAMA Calls for Strengthening Empowerment Programmes for Refugee Women…

  Plea was made during the organisation’s visit to Jordan IRC’s Syrian Refugee Women’s Empowerment Programme in Amman   NAMA honours Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry for donating 100,000 pounds sterling to Jordan IRC Dubai, UAE - 24 May, 2017 NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has called for the intensification of international efforts ......read more

Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) Recognise Empower's Efforts and Achievements at Excellence ...…

  Empower was recognised as a strategic partner for providing ideal economic and environmental solutions for Dubai Health Care City (DHCC) Dubai, UAE, 24 May 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service provider, was recognised as a strategic partner by Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) at the inaugural edition of ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Finances 17 Projects Worth AED5.6 Billion in 2016…

  His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: Fund’s efforts contribute to UAE’s leading position in development assistance 76% of funds channelled to Arab countries Fund’s total development funding, investment portfolio hits AED80 billion, number of beneficiary countries reaches 83 Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) ......read more

Malabar Gold & Diamonds announces its CSR initiatives for Ramadan - Over 60,000 residents across ...…

Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with various associations and like – minded organizations this Ramadan to provide Iftar meals & other CSR initiatives.  Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues to enthusiastically take part & conducts various CSR initiatives this year which was declared as the ‘Year of Giving’  Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2017:  The ......read more

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Majid Al Futtaim ...…

Dubai-UAE: 24 May, 2017 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Majid Al Futtaim Retail to cooperate in the marketing of local agricultural products through Carrefour stores in the UAE.  The MoU was signed by His Excellency Sultan Alwan, Assistant Undersecretary of the Regions Sector at MOCCAE, and Miguel ......read more

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