In 2017, approximately 3 percent of DWTCs total production of food was distributed to the UAE Food Bank
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20th November 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has been awarded by Dubai Municipality for its continued support of the UAE Food Bank. The award demonstrates DWTC’s commitment to fostering a culture of giving and social responsibility in the UAE, as well as preserving the environment through waste management.
Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the UAE Food Bank is a non-profit charitable organisation committed to distributing food to those in need while eliminating food waste. The initiative aims to position Dubai as the first city in the region to achieve zero food waste and is supported by Dubai ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 20, 2018: The world now has more young people than ever before — of the 7.2 billion people worldwide, more than three billion are younger than 25 years, making up 42 per cent of the world population. According to World Health Organisation, around 1.2 billion of these young people are adolescents aged between 10 and 19.
On Universal Children’s Day, Dr Nadia Dabbagh, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Rashid Hospital and Programme Lead for the Mental Health Strategy at DHA, speaks about child and adolescent well-being.
Adolescence is a critical time of life. It is a time when people become independent individuals, forge new relationships, develop social skills and learn behaviours that will last the rest of their lives. It can also be one of the most challenging ......read more
Key leaders from business and government sectors will congregate to lay the blueprint for greater economic cooperation between the two countries.
Abu Dhabi – November 19, 2018: The capital city of Abu Dhabi will host the second edition of Economic Times India-UAE Strategic Conclave on November 27, 2018 under the patronage and in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Tolerance.
The day-long Conclave will feature key discussion topics including ‘Fresh ideas for the strategic ties’, ‘Encouraging trade and long-term strategy for enhancing non-oil trade’ and ‘The India UAE Defence and Space Collaboration.’
The Conclave, to be held at Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi, will have an exciting line-up of participating leadership which ......read more
Dubai Sustainable Tourism commends Jumeirah Group’s conservation efforts with the release of 50 rehabilitated sea turtles into the Arabian Gulf at Jumeirah Al Naseem
Dubai, UAE; 19 November 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has joined hands with the Jumeirah Group in support of their conservation efforts across the emirate. In an event that took place on the beach in front of Jumeirah Al Naseem on Thursday 15 November, Jumeirah conservationists, with the support of Dubai Tourism, released 50 rehabilitated turtles back into the sea. Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST), an ongoing initiative by Dubai Tourism to promote a more environmentally-friendly, greener future, supported the event as part of the ongoing Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Programme.
Under the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2018: Business Innovation Department at Dubai Customs achieved a recognition from the Global Innovation Institute (GInI)®, the USA for its Smart Innovator Platform. The platform, now fully accredited by (GInI), was built and put into practice following the directives of the Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih of assigning ten hours a month for each department to brainstorm and come with new innovations that help build new work models, strategies and ideas.
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih received the smart innovator platform team in the presence of Juma Al Ghaith, Executive Director of Customs Development Division at Dubai Customs, and Hussam Juma, Director, Business Innovation Department.
Musabih hailed the recognition and urged for more innovation in order to further ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2018: UAE Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the Higher Committee of the International Institute for Tolerance, His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan, has announced two major initiatives as a commitment to the promotion of tolerance. The announcement was made during the opening day of World Tolerance Summit which is being held in Dubai.
In his speech, HE Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan said that the Ministry of Tolerance is committed to focus on prospering from pluralism and embracing diversity through innovation and collaboration. He said further that the initiatives will be in cooperation with the International Institute for Tolerance (IIT).
“The first initiative is the launch of the National Research Project on Tolerance. This is a continuing project for the coming years ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: For nearly two decades, financial regulators and investment institutions around the world have been committed to strengthening practices in Islamic capital markets, and leverage standards for Sukuk as a key investment asset class. There has also been strong commitment from industry standards setters and other business supporting institutions (BSIs) to address practice differences and inconsistency.
Deloitte’s Islamic Finance Knowledge Center in the Middle East, in collaboration with the International Shariah Research Academy (ISRA), has just launched a new whitepaper, “Sukuk in focus: the necessity for global common practices”, inviting industry experts to share their perspectives on processes and principles of sustainable investment that will harness the case for global common ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018: Alstom, leader of the ExpoLink consortium , has delivered to the Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA) the first of the 50 Metropolis trainsets that will run on the city’s Red and the Green lines. The train, produced at Alstom’s site in Katowice in Poland, arrived in Dubai after being shipped from Bremerhaven Port in Germany. Alstom will conduct initial static and dynamic tests in the depot over the next few months.
In 2016, the Alstom-led ExpoLink consortium, also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade the existing line. The project, also known as Route 2020, is worth a total of €2.6 billion, and is expected to start commercial service in 2020, ......read more
WTS 2018 held on November 15 and 16 under patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid
It brings together more than 1, 500 government leaders and peacebuilding ambassadors
Two-day event includes panel discussions and workshops involving speakers and thought leaders
WTS mainly aims to formulate strategies that help create violence-free society
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018: The International Institute for Tolerance will organize the World Tolerance Summit (WTS 2018) under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at Armani Hotel, Dubai, on November 15 and 16, coinciding with the International Day for Tolerance.
Themed “Prospering From Pluralism: Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration”, the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018: Golden Globe winning actress, author and entrepreneur Kate Hudson was today appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The Romebased humanitarian agency provides food assistance to more than 90 million people in more than 80 countries.
Hudson’s appointment as a WFP Goodwill Ambassador will be celebrated during a special ceremony hosted by Michael Kors on 7 November in Los Angeles, California.
With a career spanning more than 25 years, Kate Hudson is a role model both on and off-screen. She has championed WFP’s mission since 2015 when she first joined Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop campaign. She has lent her talents to advocate for the global fight against hunger through this campaign that raises funds for WFP’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018: On July 5th, the Secretary General of the Supreme Legislation Committee sent a letter to the Managing Director of the Dubai Courts, accompanied by the Explanatory Note to Law No. 19/2017 and its amendment to Article 11 of Law No. 13/2008.
Article 11 addresses the rules and procedures to be adopted in case the purchaser violates his obligations to execute the off-plan sale contract concluded between him and the developer.
As stated in the Explanatory Note, it came at the request of the Dubai Courts. The need appears to have stemmed from the differences in the jurisprudence of the courts regarding the application of Article 11. There is no doubt that the disharmony in the jurisprudence affects the stability and growth of the real estate sector, a leading sector in the ......read more
Sharjah – 6 November 2018: In celebration of the Year of Zayed, the management of the 9th Sharjah Stamp Exhibition, which is being organized by the Emirates Philatelic Association and hosted by Mega Mall Sharjah during November 13-17, has announced that it will showcase a collection of stamps that were issued during the era of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which will include the 2 commemorative stamps that were launched in 2003 in honour of Sheikh Zayed’s Accession day.
In March of 2003, Emirates Post announced that it will organize a stamp design contest entitled “Zayed – Pride of Arabs” for students of colleges and universities of the UAE. Maryam Al Muhairi, a student from the Higher Colleges of Technology (Sharjah Women’s Campus), bagged the top prize in the contest, and two ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 04, 2018: Business Innovation Department in Dubai Customs organized a workshop for the employees on the blockchain technology in customs field. Renowned American blockchain expert Chris Benet, an influencer in blockchain and founder of Aenea company, the leading company in empowering growth with blockchain, took part in the 4-day workshop which saw the participation of 68 male and female employees from different departments in Dubai Customs.
The workshop is part of Dubai Customs efforts to capitalize on the blockchain technology and support the Dubai Blockchain Strategy which will help Dubai achieve the vision of H.H. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai by making Dubai the first city fully powered by Blockchain by 2020 and making ......read more
November 04, 2018: The Emirates Defense Companies Council (EDCC), is taking part in the Saudi National Security and Risk Prevention Expo (SNSR), which opened today in Riyadh and is being held under the patronage of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia.
Patronized by Tawazun Economic Council and organized by the EDCC, the UAE Pavilion at the SNSR features 25 leading Emirati companies, specialized in defense and national security-related products and services.
Sultan Abdulla Al Samahi, Acting General Manager of the EDCC, said the UAE Pavilion is the largest of all 19 national pavilions taking part in the Expo, including those of Saudi Arabia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungary, Kuwait, South ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018: Dubai Customs carried out 203,650 transactions through its smart channels during the Week witout Service Centers Initiative, which comes in response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The week-long initiative, led by the Dubai Government’s Department of Finance (DOF) under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aims to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world by raising awareness about the benefits of using smart services and systems to process payments and transactions.
There are 48 main services available through smart channels in Dubai Customs. ease of use and convenience are the main ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018: Within its efforts towards more coordination with the Brand Owners’ Protection Group and as part of its commitment towards the environment, Dubai Customs cooperated with the brand owners and helped them recycle 17.91 million counterfeit items.
This step reflects the high level of coordination between Dubai Customs and its stakeholders in supporting green life and protecting the environment. Recycling these items reduces the environmental footprint and helps raise awareness around the importance of proper disposal of these harmful items.
“The damage caused by counterfeit goods to the economy, environment and even perhaps our overall quality of life should be something of a given for most people. Perhaps Intellectual Property rights-holders are those most likely to feel the true ......read more
We planted 375 trees in Toronto to offset our carbon footprint and conducted a neighbourhood recycling campaign in the UAE.
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Our team in Canada, conducted a workshop for teachers at the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education during the fall 2018 Toronto Schools Board's Eco-Schools Conference titled 'Engaging With EcoJustice: Environmental Education & Equity in Action'..
I was privileged to speak at the One Young World Summit at The Hague at the Environment Plenary! It was a great honor to share our work!
We also celebrated #InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild with young people from North America through a webinar! The purpose of this day is to promote awareness and action with respect to the unique challenges and issues ......read more
31 October 2018; Dubai UAE: New employment residence permit applicants in select professions must now attend an awareness session on labour regulations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), before their employment contract is approved by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE).
This new requirement is in line with the opening of a number of ‘Tawjeeh’ service centres, designated by the MOHRE to offer guidance on rights and responsibilities of employers and employees prior to any contractual engagement. The process, however, does not apply to workers sponsored by companies in free zones.
Details of the awareness session
The awareness training involves a 1.5-hour classroom session with an informative video on UAE employment regulations, displayed in 16 ......read more
31 October 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) have launched the first of its kind Halal Trade and Marketing Centre, in the presence of His Excellency Rustam Noor Ali Minnikhanov, President of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan and His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and Chairman of DIEDC. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the 4th Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES), an event that is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai at Madinat Jumeirah on October 30-31.
The Halal Trade & Marketing Center (HTMC) is a global business development center focused on the Halal economy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Achieving Saudi Arabia’s ambitious Vision 2030 requires consolidation of regulations in order to attract foreign investment, create new jobs and transfer private sector skills to the public sector. This was the consensus during accountancy and finance body ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty roundtable about how Saudi business is evolving to support a thriving economy.
The event was held at the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) in Riyadh, in partnership with the Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) and in association with award-winning data room provider Drooms.
Panellists included Ahmar Azam, Chief Operating Officer of Leejam; Anand Rohatgi, Chief Operating Officer of Synergy Consulting; Daniel Royle, Corporate Partner at Abuhimed ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 30, 2018: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dar Al Ber Society at the DHA headquarters.
The MoU strengthens the long-standing cooperation between the two entities and aims to boost efforts to assist underprivileged patients who cannot afford treatment.
The MoU was signed by His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA and Abdullah Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Executive Director of Dar Al Ber Society.
Al Qatami said that humanitarian initiatives have always held an important place at the DHA and that the DHA’s new organizational structure has a dedicated Health Fund Department, which has an expanded mandate to provide medical assistance and support to patients with financial difficulties. The department’s role is to ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, 30 October 2018: The Sharjah Police Headquarters, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, the leading company in the field of management and organization of public and online auctions in the Middle East, announced the launch of a public auction for 56 distinguished vehicle number plates from category 3, which includes a 1 one-digit number plate, 4 two-digit number plates, 15 three-digit number plate, 20 four-digit number plates, and 16 five-digit number plate.
The auction will take place on November 10 at 5:00 pm at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre. The number (7) is among the most prominent number plates in this auction as it is the only one-digit number plate available for bidding. Other prominent number plates in the auction include (14), (20), (55), (400), (122), (1700), (7777) and (3311) ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2018: In the framework of cooperation between government entities to serve the nation and society, the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and Dubai Community Development Authority (CDA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to unify their efforts in the field of community development and child protection, and work together to promote sports as a way of life.
The MoU was signed at the headquarters of DSC by HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, and HE Ahmed Abdulkarim Julfar, Director General of CDA, in the presence of Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of DSC, and a number of directors and members of the two Dubai government entities.
The agreement includes the participation of the two parties in making Dubai clubs child-friendly, and support for the educational ......read more
The Fred Hollows Foundation, member of International Humanitarian City, Dubai, launches its first local campaign
A simple surgery can bring sight to the 15 million people who are needlessly blind across Middle East, South Asia and North Africa
There are 50,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh who need eye surgery or treatment
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: The Fred Hollows Foundation, based at International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai, has launched its first UAE campaign calling for funds to help restore sight to the more than 15 million people who are blind across Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.
Chairman of The Foundation, the Honourable John Brumby said tackling avoidable blindness was a major challenge in the Middle East, South Asia and North Africa.
“There are ......read more
Dubai Cares’ delegation visits schools in Rwanda to monitor and evaluate progress of its programs
Programs address key education challenges linked to Early Childhood Education and youth empowerment
Over 2,500 children and 16,000 young people benefit from both programs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates -29 October 2018: A delegation led by Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, visited Rwanda as part of a monitoring and evaluation trip to witness the progress of its two programs launched in 2017. The first program of the UAE-based global philanthropic organization, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, is focused on improving the quality of Early Childhood Education (ECE), while the second is working towards empowering youth.
Dubai Cares’ ......read more
UAE, 09 June 2018 - Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced a donation of a bus to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU), which will be used as a transportation facility for students participating in the SMCCU-organized learning programs and educational field trips. The move falls in line with the ‘Year ......read more
UAE, 9 June 2018 - His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), recently visited the Al Amal Hospital for Mental Health in Dubai and the Dibba Al Hosn Health Centre. Accompanied by H.E. Yousif Mohammed Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Hospital Sector, the visit is part of the Ministry's regular inspection of ......read more
Total economic output from large scale events grows 8% to generate AED 22.5 billion from 103 large-scale events
Sales within MICE sector drive more than four-times value in overall non-trade business activity and support over 84,000 jobs
International participants contribute 75% of direct economic output – Spending nine-times more per event than domestic ......read more
Over 350 people participated during 2 days of camp
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2018: Indian Community (Sarbat Da Bhalla , Sewa, Baba Jujhar Singh ,Dastar Laher and Awaaz Welfare Society Dubai) & Indian Club in U.A.E organized Blood Donation Camps in association with DHA Dubai at 2 locations wherein Mr. Vipul , Consulate General of India was the Chief Guest and also participated as ......read more
Distributed 840 books in line with its ‘Ara’ initiative
As part of its ‘Ara’ initiative, launched to promote awareness about the issues of blind and visually impaired children, the Sharjah-based non-profit, Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment (KF), has provided 840 copies of braille, audio and large-print books to support Dar Al Kutub libraries in Abu ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples, gathered during a recent Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic, has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals, respectively, in the majority of samples tested.
“We may think of the Antarctic as a remote and pristine wilderness,” said Frida Bengtsson of Greenpeace’s Protect ......read more
Investment opportunities are supported by ongoing government efforts to expand non-hydrocarbon industries and the private sector’s involvement, according to a KPMG-INHOCO study
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06 June 2018: Investment in Dubai’s hospitality industry is expected to grow well beyond the next two years, although margins are gradually converging with ......read more
June 06, 2018. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras recently gained deeper insights into Dubai's pioneering experience in building one of the world’s most competitive, attractive, and comprehensive maritime cluster. The top Greek official praised the world-class achievements and competitive edge of Dubai, making it at par with the world's most important ......read more
A Danfoss survey reveals that 83% of respondents understand the impact of food waste on the environment and 77% actively take action to reduce their waste footprint
While residents are trying to not throw their leftover food away throughout the year, 79% reported they are especially more conscious of this during Ramadan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 6 June 2018: Danfoss, ......read more
IHCL leads the industry with Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans being the company’s first “Zero Single Use Plastic Hotel.”
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2018: As India takes center stage as the global host of World Environment Day 2018, South Asia’s largest Indian hospitality company, The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) addresses this year’s theme ......read more
5 June 2018, Dubai, UAE: BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana and Jumeira Rotana Dubai embraced the Holy Month of Ramadan today by celebrating it together with the Special Needs Future Development Centre (SNF). The hotels invited children with special needs along with their families to break their fast together with the hotel teams.
All families, Teams and Management of SNF joined for Iftar ......read more
“Pollution levels are becoming dangerously high and adoption of measures aimed at ensuring lasting protection of the planet and its natural resources has become our immediate priority. The significance of awareness programs must not be overlooked in making environmentally responsible behavior a part of our core values. We remain committed to encouraging general members of the community to ......read more
“As consumption of resources keep rising at unprecedented rates, it is important to remember that these resources are non-replenishable. Irresponsible consumption and various day to day practices that pollute the environment can irreversibly destroy them, thereby depriving our future generations of the benefits our ancestors passed on to us. We are blessed with rich biodiversity in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: As part of its efforts to promote and advance customs systems worldwide, Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), received a high level delegation from the Dominican General Directorate of Customs.
The delegates had the chance to learn about the advanced services and smart customs systems that Dubai Customs ......read more
Abu Dhabi, June 02, 2018: The customer happiness indicator in Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development reached 72 per cent in 2017. This achievement is in line with the fund's strategy to support its customers and implement the objectives of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, which aims to ensure customer satisfaction and provide the highest quality of services. It meets the ‘Customer Happiness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018: Sharjah Ramadan Majlis Debates State of Women’s Sports Leading women associated with various UAE sports bodies called for greater public and private support and a big push to women’s sports in the country in order to help women compete with the best of the best in regional and international championships.
Taking part in the Sharjah Ramadan ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Emirates Post Group (EPG), UAE’s leading postal and express provider, in cooperation with Dubai Police and the team from Group32 distributed ‘Iftar Meals’ to motorists and workers offering a light snack including dates and water to break their fast.
Commenting on the initiative, EPG’s Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Obaid ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Barclays volunteers actively taking part in distributing thousands of Suhour meal parcels to labourers and the less fortunate as part of “Their Suhour is on Us” Ramadan initiative.
Almost 10,000 meals have been distributed before the conclusion of the first half of the Holy Month, with the objective of supporting over 32,000 individual by the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 May 2018: The Higher Organizing Committee of Aqdar World Summit held a meeting earlier at the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior in Abu Dhabi that was chaired by Major General Dr. Ahmed Naser Al Raisi, General Inspector at the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee. During the meeting, they discussed the plans and agenda of ......read more
UAE, 26 May 2018 – As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and in line with the “year of Zayed”, Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, allocated 10,000 ready-made Iftar meals packs to be distributed to the needy people in the UAE in observation of the holy month of Ramadan.
The move is part of the ......read more
Dubai – 26 May 2018: Dubai Customs’ IPR Department received a Japanese business delegation at its main building in Mina Rashid. Yousef Ozair, Director of Intellectual Property Rights Department (IPR), Narmin Ahmad Ali Issa, Director of Legal Affairs Department, Mohammed bin Nasser, Manager of Follow-up and Process Section, and Noora Ahmed Manager - Trade Marks & ......read more
The auction includes 77 distinguished vehicle number plates of category 3
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: The Sharjah Police Headquarters, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, has launched an online auction today on 77 distinguished vehicle number plates of category 3. The auction will take place until June 2nd and will include 5 triple-digit number plates, 38 four-digit number plates and 34 ......read more
45% of MENA respondents had been a victim of financial crime as opposed to 47% globally
96% believe that bribery and corruption is an important issue to tackle
57% indicate that consequences of bribery and corruption mean less government revenue
59% implement workflow and process reports while 60% fully conduct due ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: OMO will be seen collaborating with Emirates Red Crescent yet again for its annual charity drive, ‘Share A Touch Of Love’. The household brand known for championing mothers and children all around the globe will launch its clothes collection initiative this Ramadan. The campaign aims to build on the success of its previous record breaking editions that ......read more
Dubai – 23 May 2018: Dubai Customs participated in Shenzhen Security Summit in China on 10 and 11 May. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs and Younis Othman, IT Director attended the event.
The participation aimed at learning about the best practices in security that can help protect borders and entry points, control and monitor passenger traffic and ......read more
Discounts to India, Egypt, China, Pakistan, the Philippines and Bangladesh
Up to 60% on 15-30kg packages sent via international Express
Dubai, UAE; 23 May 2018: In line with the Year of Zayed, Emirates Post, UAE’s leading postal and express provider, has launched a heartfelt initiative offering discounts on international Express shipments for six destinations. Following the ......read more
H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, said that the recent decision of the UAE Cabinet to raise global investors’ ownership of companies to 100 per cent, and the launching of an integrated system for UAE visas aimed at attracting talents, is a landmark step that fast tracks the country’s efforts towards achieving the objectives of the National Agenda 2021. ......read more
World’s leading expert is in RAK to examine Chinese blue and white pottery found here
‘Ras Al Khaimah is a place that has had constant human habitation for over 7,000 years’
May 21, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has met renowned archaeologists from China who ......read more
Dubai – 21 May 2018: Adnan Al Abbar, CEO of Department of Planning and Development – Trakhees applauded the recent achievement of Trakhees customer service center in getting a 4-star rating from Dubai Government 2017 in the “International star service rating system”.
“This reflects our strategy in developing our services in fulfilment of Dubai Plan ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21st May, 2018: DIFC Wills Service welcomes smooth implementation of new rules to speed up enforcement of Wills for non-Muslim residents and investors
Marking its third anniversary, Dubai’s DIFC Wills Service Centre has welcomed the swift implementation of a new law which is streamlining the enforcement of inheritance cases in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018: Whilst the formal inauguration of the Founder’s Memorial took place on 26 February in Abu Dhabi, the newly completed project which celebrates the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the United Arab Emirates, was fully opened to the public on 22 April.
The opening marks another celebration in the Year of Zayed, ......read more
In Line with Efforts to Reinforce Abu Dhabi's Position in Excellence Government Performance
Abu Dhabi, May 20, 2018
Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) threw the spotlight on two of its pioneering initiatives-- “TAMM”, Abu Dhabi’s integrated government services solutions aimed at achieving service excellence across Abu Dhabi Government through a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 May 2018
The International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), the UAE government Think Tank that was established to provide solutions to the challenges of extremism and sectarianism and to promote the culture of tolerance, today unveiled its official logo.
The new logo, which reflects the Institute’s goals and values, will be used in all IIT’s future communications, ......read more
UAE, May 19, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received recently H.E. Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Executive Council of Umm Al Quwain, and a delegation from the Umm Al Quwain Government who visited the university to learn more about its plan to re-shape the future of smart learning in the UAE and the Arab world.
During ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2018: His Excellency Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, visited Masdar City in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. He was received by a delegation led by HE Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company); Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar; Yousef Baselaib, Masdar’s Executive Director for ......read more
Dubai, May 17th 2018 - The French Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates (FBC) has received the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award for Representative Entities, presented by HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. This award was ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2018: TRAINING OVERVIEW:
Innovation masterclass is not about creating an occasional reaction to changes or just new one-off initiatives in isolation. It is the creation of a management led culture of innovation that generates meaningful breakthroughs and creates ongoing real value for the organization and its customers.
Innovation masterclass is a ......read more
Lecture part of campaign to reduce accident deaths to zero by 2021.
110 courier bikes delivery drivers of ZAJEL attend lecture
Dubai, UAE, 15 May, 2018
In cooperation with ZAJEL, the UAE’s fastest growing courier company and preferred by government departments, the General Directorate of Traffic - Dubai Police organised an awareness lecture targeting bike drivers engaged for delivery ......read more
Registration to be completed through the UAE Volunteer Platform
Two editions of Volunteer Globally will take place in Senegal and Nepal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 May 2018: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today that it will be organizing two editions of Volunteer Globally, one of the main pillars of Dubai ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 May 2018: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) organized a training workshop for specialists from the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, to familiarize them with the UAE's guidelines and legislation on the production and transportation of food products of animal origin and on ways to comply ......read more
CUD Graduation honours ‘Class of Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan’ in centennial Year of Zayed
Dubai, May 14, 2018: Under the patronage and attendance of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD) hosted its 8th graduation ceremony recently and named it ‘Class of Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Bin ......read more
Al Mansouri: Countries are now more open to adopting the UAE’s Islamic economy model
Kazim: Initiatives to achieve Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy vision well on track
Al Awar: The Centre is working towards unifying halal standards globally
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 May 2018: His ......read more
UAE, 13 May, 2018 - The Directorate of Control and Consumer Protection of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) received a note of recognition from the representatives of leading international brands and law firms, including Tamimi & Co. and Louis Vuitton, for its efforts to protect consumers and constantly monitor the quality of goods. The Department was hailed for its ......read more
UAE, 13 May 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) officially announced the successful completion of the field work, which included 150 scientists and researchers, as part of the National Health Survey approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and in cooperation with the government entities in the country. The Survey was launched under the theme ‘My Health is a ......read more
Recitals of the Holy Quran at various timings five times a day to suit all listeners to complete the Holy Quran within a month
Dubai, May 13, 2018: Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Jumaa Al Maktoum, the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ......read more
United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2018: Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) UAE, in collaboration with the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD), organised an Umrah trip for 28 cancer patients and four FOCP supervisors, to show them moral support while enabling them to perform Umrah rituals which helps to alleviate their sufferings and overcome the obstacles they ......read more
Addresses 34th Session of FAO Regional Conference for the Near East in Rome
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 May 2018: His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, today commended the nation’s approaches and policies to bolster agriculture production and food sustainability through leveraging modern technology to ......read more
Dubai – 10 May 2018: Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih received in his office Mr Mansour Bouseiba, CEO, Nedaa Professional Communication Corporation. They discussed enhancing cooperation to develop service delivery to clients in support of the national sustainable economic development. This will include probable future partnership and exchange of expertise using ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 09 May 2018 – In line with Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) commitment to support all philanthropies inside and outside the country, AMAF announced that it had granted license to the first endowment foundation.
The license was granted per the Law No. 14 issued for regulating endowment by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President ......read more
* Lectures expanded this year and will be delivered in four languages
Dubai, 8 May 2018: Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Jumaa Al Maktoum, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will hold the 5th edition of ......read more