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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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They Sang and Danced Their Way into Hearts…

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Minister of Economy urges investors to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the UAE…

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Businesses Could Face Penalities for Missing Health Insurance Renewal Deadline, Guardian Wealth ...…

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Emirates Foundation launches Volunteering Mobile App…

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Dubai Police Partners with 360VUZ to Make the Dream of 5 Children Come True…

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Dubai Customs showcases latest projects to DM delegation…

Dubai, UAE, 21 May 2017:  In exchange of expertise and to enhance cooperation between Dubai government department, Dubai Customs received a delegation from Dubai Municipality.  The visitors were received by Juma Al Ghaith, Executive Director of Customs Development Division at Dubai Customs, Ahmed Al Yaqoubi, Projects Delivery Director, and a number of heads of departments at the ......read more

Bodour Al Qasimi Named Chair of WEF's MENA Regional Business Council…

Announcement made at World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Jordan Dubai, May 21, 2017    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), as the Chair of the World Economic Forum's Regional Business Council (RBC) for the Middle East and North ......read more

Emirates Post Group awards Imdaad AED6 million FM contract…

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Ramadan Labour Community Donation with Swimwear to Works by COEGA Sunwear & Dubai Mums Helping Hands…

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Dubai Customs honors winners of IPR Awards at CIFF 2017…

Dubai, UAE, 21 May 2017:  “Piracy Full Stop” won the best international movie in the latest version of the Children's International Film Festival (CIFF) 2017 which concluded recently at the Higher Technology College in the academic city.  Yousef Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR Department at Dubai Customs, awarded the winners in the presence of Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, ......read more

Dubai Customs: The Newest EXPO 2020 Official Sponsor…

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Emirates Post Group Appoints Chief Happiness & Positivity Officer…

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Emirates Post Group Holds First ‘Change Retreat' in Ras Al Khaimah…

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Emirates Post Upgrades Public P.O. Box Service to Handle E-Commerce Deliveries at All Post Offices…

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DLD Triumphs at Ideas Arabia Competition 2017 with Double Win…

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Qatari customs delegation visits Jebel Ali Customs Center…

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New Saudi report cites Dubai Courts as benchmark for further development of Kingdom's litigation ...…

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DAFZA and IMA successfully hosts conference on emerging trends in Accounting, Technology and ...…

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Dubai Customs receives delegation from Qatari General Authority of Customs…

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Aldo Solemates Red Crescent event - 17th May, 2017…

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Delegation of Emirates Post's 1st Postal Zone Visits Wahat Al Karama Martyrs' Memorial in Abu Dhabi…

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UAE to participate in 9th International Economic Summit in Kazan…

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Dubai Courts reports 92 per cent rise in 2016 Customer Happiness Index…

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Dubai Customs carries out 2.33m transactions in 1st Q 2017…

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World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO) Launches Three New Platforms to Encourage Youth and Society ...…

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Dubai Land Department develops action plan to regulate lease registrations in freehold areas…

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Dubai Electronic Security Center Takes Part of IEEE Seminars on Future Technologies…

IEEE Seminars on Future Technologies was launched today (10th of May, 2017), organized by IEEE UAE section and Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC). The partnership aims to bring great interaction and exchange of knowledge and experience between the participants. The one-day event that took place in The Meydan Hotel from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM covered all recent trends of technological ......read more

ESMA Authorizes Emirates Metrology Institute as National Metrology Institute…

  His Excellency Dr Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad: Authorization is key step towards developing federal measurement infrastructure to serve industry sectors Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 May, 2017 – In line with the directives of the visionary leadership of the UAE to enhance collaboration, coordination and integration among federal and local government entities, Emirates Authority for ......read more

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid to Award Winner of Arab Hope Makers on May 18.…

  Arab Hope Makers Award Ceremony to be Held at Dubai Studio City; Honours Arab World’s Most Inspirational People Dubai, UAE: 9 May, 2017 UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced that the winner of the Arab Hope Makers initiative will be honoured at a ceremony to be held on May 18 at the Sound ......read more

Expedition to scale live volcanic mountain in Tanzania to raise ‘epilepsy awareness'…

Team from UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are taking part in this initiative to help the cause of 65 million people suffering from this challenge around the globe, it is the 4th most common neurological condition Dubai, UAE, May 9th, 2017: Epilepsy warrior and adventure enthusiast, Medina Ilyassova, will lead a group of 12 people to Tanzania on a ‘Wild Lion Expedition’. In ......read more

Dubai Courts receives newly introduced ‘Happiest Work Environment 2016' award at Dubai Government ...…

UAE, May 9, 2017- Dubai Courts’ successive achievements are a reflection of its steady commitment to excellence and keen determination to bring happiness to its customers and stakeholders. This has led to it winning the ‘Happiest Work Environment 2016’ award during the 20th Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) recently held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin ......read more

Emirates Post Group Launches First Customer Happiness Centre…

Emirates Post Group has opened its first "Customer Happiness Center" in Al Bada’a off Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, as part of community happiness initiatives in the UAE. Apart from postal and non-postal services, the centre will provide VIP services, a recreation area for the elderly and a fun corner for kids.  Commenting on the initiative,  Mr.  Abdullah Mohammed ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Honours Internal Excellence Award Recipients…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 May, 2017 – His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), has announced the recipients of the second cycle of the Internal Excellence Award that honours employees for their meritorious achievements in different categories.    His Excellency Al Suwaidi distributed the honorary plaques and certificates of ......read more

Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization Signs MOU with Global Safety Science Firm UL…

  Dubai, 7 May 2017: - The Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with global safety science firm UL The agreement signifies cooperation in the areas of standardization, measurement, conformity evaluation, testing, management systems and other relevant fields, and is aimed towards enhancing product quality, leading to ......read more

Dubai Chamber Hosts Series of Workshops for Dubai Smartpreneur Competition Participants…

07/05/2017 - Workshops covered the basics of building a business, effective sales strategies, and useful tips for investor pitches -Al Zaabi: Dubai Smartpreneur Competition has received a plethora of innovative ideas that support the UAE's strategic vision and Dubai’s transformation to a global smart city Dubai, UAE:  The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently ......read more

Emirates Post Group Provides RTA Services Through Post Offices…

Dubai, May 7, 2017: As part of a strategic partnership with Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Emirates Post Group is providing various RTA services to customers through all post offices in the country, including purchasing parking cards, payment of RTA traffic fines through a direct electronic link, and sale of Nol cards (only in Dubai post offices) which enable commuters to use multi-modal ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention Undersecretary visits Shees Health Center in Sharjah…

UAE, May 4, 2017- Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), was accompanied by Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for Hospitals Sector at MOHAP, on a recent visit to Shees Health Centre in Khorfakan, Sharjah. The visit aimed to determine the level of health services provided to the community and discuss their needs, in adherence ......read more

Emirates Post Begins Project of Giving New Look to All Post Offices Under ‘We Deliver Happiness' ...…

The entire project will be completed in 2018, to cover all 118 post offices Dubai, May 3, 2017: Emirates Post has started work on a project that is focused on giving its post-offices a more attractive and uniform look, in order to make them customer-friendly under the theme ‘We Deliver Happiness’.  Already, as part of the project, 16 post offices have been given the new ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Organizes Lecture on Principles of Innovation…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) organized a lecture on the principles of innovation. The lecture, hosted in cooperation with the Tafkeer-IVI-Institute of Vocation Innovation, reinforces ADFD’s sustained efforts to foster a culture of innovation among its employees, improve job performance and meet the standards of excellence. His Excellency ......read more

An Alliance of Virtue Peace Route Start Off in Abu Dhabi…

The Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies receives the first American Caravan for Peace. Abu Dhabi has once more continued it’s assiduous efforts in building new models and mechanisms for promoting peace, as the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers hotel welcomed yesterday, on May 2nd, a first of its kind visit by an American peace caravan consisting of clergy men from all Abrahamic ......read more

Yemini Sustainable Development Foundation Wins First Sharjah International Award for Refugee ...…

  Jawaher Al Qasimi: These efforts are a much-needed reminder that the world is still fundamentally a good place with good people. •    In recognition of humanitarian efforts to save lives and restore dignity  •    Foundation cleared mines, provided water, food and education Sharjah, 2 May 2017 The Sustainable Development Foundation ......read more

Ministry of Economy's Commercial Attaché office in Washington releases report featuring emerging ...…

Abu Dhabi, May 2, 2017: The Ministry of Economy's Commercial Attaché office in Washington, USA, has announced the release of a detailed report covering the growth of emerging companies in the UAE. The report, which was developed with the cooperation of the US - UAE Business Council, throws the spotlight on the opportunities, successes and attractions currently being offered in the UAE ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Pays Tribute to Workers on Labour Day…

Conducts free medical screening for workers at the Authority. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 1 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) marked today International Labour Day by holding an appreciation ceremony to thank labourers working with the Authority for their dedication and for their contribution to the success of the organisation. International Workers Day or Labour Day, takes place ......read more

Hamdan bin Mohammed Introduces Dubai Font to the World and directs Dubai Government Entities to ...…

Created in collaboration with Microsoft, the Font harmoniously and fully integrates Arabic and Latin texts Hamdan bin Mohammed: Dubai Font combines the authenticity of the past and the aspirations of the future The Dubai Font is the first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it The font can be accessed globally by more than 100 million users across the world through ......read more

DIFC Investments LLC Chairman Essa Kazim Outlines Robust Performance for 2016…

•    DIFCI reports growth in gross operational profit of 4% •    2016 results contribute to successful growth of DIFC where: -    occupancy rate is 98%  -    key construction projects such as Gate Avenue at DIFC and The Exchange will further enhance DIFC property portfolio Dubai-UAE: 01 May 2017 – His ......read more

UAE Students Take Part in “Capture the Flag” Competition…

Students in the UAE had the opportunity to participate in a cybersecurity competition, entitled “Capture The Flag!”. The competition aimed to uncover young cybersecurity talents in the UAE, and took place at the OPCDE_ conference on the 27th of April, 2017 in the Emirates Towers. The event was co-organised by Comae Technologies and CyberTalents with the support of the Dubai ......read more

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