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United Nations Environment Assembly - Green Hope makes an impact

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  A Green Hope youth delegation comprising of members from Dubai , Canada and Sweden made an indelible impact at the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly ( UNEA ) which concluded in Nairobi on 15th March. The UNEA is the world's foremost event on environmental sustainability and was attended by ministerial delegations from 193 countries as well as hundreds of civil society stakeholders. It was an honor for Green Hope to be the youngest accredited organisation at this year's UNEA . Green Hope delegates gave substantive inputs during the negotiations. The highlight was a side event organised by Green Hope themed "Youth Empowerment and Sustainable Consumption" where the Environment Ministers of Suriname and NIcargua spoke alongwith eminent civil society representatives from ......read more

Ministry of Health follows best international practices in the Medical Examination for Residency

Dr. Hussein Al Rand: Medical fitness examination for residency purposes falls within the top prioritized services    UAE, Dubai, March 19, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention is very keen to upgrade all medical services provided to the public. The residence-visa medical check-up, which falls within the ministry’s priorities, are being developed day after day to immunize the society against infectious diseases, speed up medical examinations procedures with high accuracy and help obtain the residence-visa swiftly and ensure the happiness of the community members using innovative and leading work mechanisms. The Medical examination centres for Residency offer a wide range of services including typing residency visa forms, conducting medical examinations and issuing Emirates ID (Departments of Preventive ......read more

Dubai Customs empowers youth at UAE Career Fair 2019

Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  “Empowering national youth is our goal” is the logo and vision that embedded Dubai Customs’ efforts in recruiting and attracting Emirati university graduates to work with them. With this logo Dubai Customs is taking part in the UAE Career Fair 2019 with more focus on the people of determination (special needs) segment. A total of 60 vacancies will be dedicated for the people of determination.  “We adhere to the ten commandments of governance released by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai ” said Mohammed Al Ghaffari, Director of HR Department at Dubai Customs “ With the fifth commandment in mind (Make your work team) we empower and qualify younger generations as part of Dubai Customs overall ......read more

Sharjah Chamber: Positive Indicators on the Economic Growth in the Emirate during the Last Two Months

March 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has revealed positive indicators on the economic growth in the Emirate of Sharjah despite the global and regional business environment challenges.  The chamber said: “The beginning of the year 2019 witnessed a remarkable growth in terms of the number of the new memberships, certificates of origin and transactions. The matter that reflects the investor confidence in the investment environment in the Emirate of Sharjah, as well as the rewarding opportunities availed by the Emirate for the working companies in it.” Sharjah Chamber stated that January 2019 recorded a growth of 28% in the numbers of the new memberships, compared to the same month of the year 2018, where the new memberships were 513. While this month recorded 5236 ......read more

Dubai Customs inks “Virtual Stock Guarantee” MoU with Dubai Free Zones Council

HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum: The agreement supports the 50 Year Charter in creating the first virtual commercial zone in the region Sultan bin Sulayem: We follow the directives of our wise leadership in developing initiatives to facilitate business activities and maintain economic growth Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni: The Virtual Stock Guarantee provides more cash flexibility to different companies and licensed customs warehouses within the free zones More than 18,000 Free Zone companies and 37 customs warehouses can benefit from the initiative Dubai United Arab Emirates, 17 March 2019:   Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai of facilitating business procedures, Dubai Customs signed a memorandum of understanding with the ......read more

Dubai Customs concludes 24th edition of Carpet & Art Oasis 2019

Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2019:  Dubai Customs concluded the 24th edition of its Carpet & Art Oasis 2019, which ran this year under the theme “Mix of art and innovation”. The exhibition was organized on the City Walk, one of Dubai’s vibrant places, and it drew 63,000 visitors over 26 days. A total of 15 local exhibitors, specialized in rug and carpet trade, participated in the event which occupied 3,100m2 and featured more than 15,000 exquisite and rare carpets.  A number of activities took place during the exhibition, including a wall mural on the theme of tolerance which was painted to enhance the role of the UAE as an ideal place for co-existence and peaceful life.  Among the participants was Ms Suhaila Al Khazali, the first Emirati female carpet manufacturer. She helped raise awareness around ......read more

Dubai Customs joins Ministry of Climate Change's Innovation Talks

Dubai, UAE, 16 March 2019:   Under the sponsorship and presence of His Excellency Dr Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Dubai Customs, represented by the Service Innovation Department, joined the Innovation Talks organized by the Ministry.  A number of influential personalities and leaders in the field of innovation from the public and private sectors enriched the sessions with their insight and knowledge including Dr Mohammed Al Marzouqi from the Emirates University, the Emirati inventor Ahmed Majan, and Captain Khalid Al Mazrouei from Dubai Police.  A number of success stories on how theoretical innovation has been turned into practical projects and applications were told in the event. Hussam Juma, Director, Service Innovation Department at Dubai Customs outlined Dubai ......read more

DFSA signs MoU with Bank Al Maghrib

Dubai, UAE; March 14, 2019:   The Dubai Financial Services Authority ("DFSA") has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") with Morocco’s Bank Al Maghrib to cooperate in the authorisation and supervision of banks operating in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Kingdom of Morocco. The MoU was signed by the Chief Executive of the DFSA, Bryan Stirewalt, and Abdellatif Jouhari, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib, on 13 March 2019 in Rabat.  Stirewalt said: “The MoU between the DFSA and Bank Al Maghrib will drive greater transparency in relation to the functioning and operations of banks of mutual interest. By promoting stable and transparent financial services in our respective jurisdictions, the MoU will contribute to strengthening investor confidence and promoting ......read more

Child Safety Department Launches ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors' Initiative for Youth

In collaboration with several federal and local entities Programme aims to educate 11-18-year-olds about best Internet practices Sharjah, March 14, 2019:  The Child Safety Department (CSD), a subsidiary of Sharjah's Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has launched the ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ initiative, to provide Sharjah children and youth with required skills and training to deliver awareness workshops to their peers and colleagues pertaining to internet safety.  The initiative was launched in collaboration with a number of federal and local entities, including the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Ministry of Community Development (MOCD), Khalifa Empowerment Programme – Aqdar, and Sharjah Police Headquarters. The announcement was made at an event held yesterday ......read more

Dubai Customs celebrates the Emirati Children's Day

Dubai – 14 March 2019:   In conjunction with the Emirati Children’s Day, which is celebrated annually on 15th March 2019, Dubai Customs organized, on Thursday, a number of events that targeted the children of its Nursery and Childcare Center, the parents and the employees.  The events included a workshop around the balanced character, exchange of gifts between children, taking photographs wearing the costumes of the cartoon characters Jamrook and Jamrooka, in addition to a small fair that sold family and child necessities and free medical checkups for the children.  The event comes in response to the announcement of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development ......read more

Dubai Cares announces two Education in Emergencies programs in Iraq and Indonesia at DIHAD

AED 10.9 million program in Iraq supports the nationwide rehabilitation of education services and targets 27,035 children, young people and teachers Post-earthquake and tsunami program in Indonesia facilitates the resumption of education for 13,000 children and young people Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 March, 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, revealed today plans to scale-up its program in Iraq in an effort to support the rehabilitation of education services in Mosul and Baghdad following the large-scale displacement crisis that hit the country. The new AED 10,900,960 (USD 2,967,459) program will be implemented in partnership with War Child UK and builds on the work carried out with a previous grant of AED 1,836,750 (USD 500,000) in 2017. Dubai Cares also announced the ......read more

DWTC caters for more than 1,000 high profile large-scale external events in 2018

Catering for over two million people per year, DWTC reaffirms its position as a best-in-class event services provider Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th March 2019:   Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has revealed that its hospitality division – Hospitality by DWTC - catered for 1,056 high-profile external events in 2018, serving a total of 415,293 guests. As the region’s leading turnkey catering solutions provider with a solid reputation for delivering events of all sizes and excellence, DWTC continues to strengthen Dubai’s competitiveness as a regional event destination. Mohammed Al Jumairi, Vice President - Event Operations, Dubai World Trade Centre, said, “The impressive results for 2018 are a testament to the competency of the entire Hospitality by DWTC team – from chefs to service staff ......read more

UAE Court takes stern action against DishTV India dealer

Ruling upholds three-month jail sentence, shop closure and fine of AED 50,000  Confiscated DishTV India set top boxes, smart cards and remote-controls to be destroyed Dubai, UAE; March 11, 2019:   The UAE’s highest Court, the Court of Cassation, has rejected the appeal by an illegal DishTV India dealer and sentenced him to three-months imprisonment and a fine of AED 50,000 for infringing the copyrights and related intellectual property of OSN.   The dealer was caught by the authorities during a raid and over 2,000 illegal set top boxes, smart cards and a substantial amount of cash was seized.   In addition to the jail term and fine, the court upheld the decision to destroy all the confiscated DishTV India set top boxes, smart cards and remote-control units. The convicted dealer must ......read more

New vaping law better for UAE than tobacco tax hike – legal experts

Regulations will help counter threat from black market, online sales of counterfeit electronic smoking devices says STA’s Sunil Thacker Dubai, UAE, 11 March, 2019:   New regulations permitting the sale of electronic smoking devices in the UAE can have more positive effects than the 100% tax hike implemented on cigarettes in 2017, legal experts believe. STA Law Firm says the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, which are expected to be available in UAE stores from mid-April, could see more people, particularly young smokers, switching from tobacco. Senior Partner Sunil Thacker also says the new regulations will help counter the threat from black market or online sales of counterfeit devices which can be dangerous, with reports of some blowing up in people’s faces. “The 100% tax hike on tobacco ......read more

Al Mouj Muscat holds a Fire Evacuation Drill

Muscat, 11 March 2019 –   Al Mouj Muscat, Oman's lifestyle and leisure destination, recently held a Fire Evacuation Drill at one of its residential buildings, Marsa 2-Block A. The drill is aimed to promote awareness around fire safety within the community and ensure that all residents are best prepared for any emergency evacuations.  This activity falls in line with the newly established Al Mouj Emergency and Evacuation Management Plan which covers all possible emergency types that could happen in the development. As well, it was conducted as a learning exercise for all participants and was in accordance with the requirements of the Public Authority for Civil Defense and Ambulance.   The evacuation drill witnessed the use of a specialised rescue chair to move a mobility impaired person from the ......read more

Religious Communities speak about their contributions to uphold the Rights of Children

Interfaith Alliance Mobile Exhibition takes place in Geneva on sidelines of Human Rights Council 40th session 9 March 2019 - Dubai, UAE: The celebration of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most ratified international treaty ever, provides an excellent opportunity to both celebrate the achievements made to protect and promote the rights of the child and reflect on the challenges ahead.  Children today are faced with new threats, posed by global trends, including but not limited to, online sexual exploitation and abuse, environmental degradation, protracted armed conflicts and mass displacement.  Following similar efforts in Abu Dhabi, and Davos, with technical and logistic support provided by the United Arab Emirates, the Interfaith Alliance met on the sidelines of the Human Rights ......read more

Dubai Customs organizes women's “Tolerance Parade” in conjunction with International Women's Day

Dubai – 9 March 2019: Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih and Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence participated in the women’s “Tolerance Parade” at Maydan racecourse for a distance of 4 kilometers. The parade was organized by Dubai Customs in conjunction with the International Women’s Day which is celebrated globally on 8th March. More than 500 female employees from 14 government entities took part in procession, in addition to mothers of people of determination (people of special needs). The event, organized by the Women’s Committee at Dubai Customs, comes as part of the series of events that Dubai Customs has in place for the Year of Tolerance.   The women’s “Tolerance Parade” is the first gathering of Dubai ......read more

Speech by His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais Minister of Health and Prevention on International Women 's Day 2019

March 09, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The World today marks the International Women's Day in recognition of women’s accomplishments and achievements made by countries and governments to improve their status in the social, educational, rights and legislative sectors. It is also in acknowledgment of their contribution to all spheres of life, which led to impressive developments in the lives of societies and peoples. We are very proud that the UAE has been at the forefront of countries empowering women through providing equal opportunities in educational, health care, employment and career advancement sectors as well as granting them remarkable representation in the political and administrative decision-making.  This has come to fruition thanks to vision of the late founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the ......read more

Emirates Post encourages people to send messages of support to Special Olympics UAE athletes

Dubai, UAE – 07 March 2019: To celebrate the upcoming Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 (14-21 March), Emirates Post is encouraging people to send messages of support to the participating Special Olympics UAE athletes. Post boxes and postcards, which have been designed by students and Abdulla Lutfy, Special Olympics UAE athlete, will be placed at various locations across the United Arab Emirates where members of the public can write personalised messages. These will then be delivered by Emirates Post to the UAE National team. The activation will be located at Dubai Festival City on Sunday, 10 March (10am–9pm) and at venues hosting Special Olympics events including Zayed Sports City and Hamdan Sports Complex for the duration of the Games.  Four of the five chosen postcard designs feature several winners of ......read more

UAE Civil Defence Teams Undergo Training in Installation, Inspection and Maintenance of Fire Pumps

United Arab Emirates -  March 6, 2019:  Global safety science company, UL, is helping put the UAE at the forefront of fire safety and prevention.   They hosted a training session for UAE Civil Defence inspection teams and were briefed on international codes and standards requirements of design, installation, testing, inspection and maintenance of fire pumps.   The event, which took place at the Civil Defence Academy in Abu Dhabi, saw officials representing Civil Defence departments from each emirate carry out detailed inspections and testing of a wide-range of fire pumps and related equipments.   During the training programme, experts from UL also held detailed workshops to advise officials on how to spot counterfeit equipment and the importance of brand protection.   UL’s team, which included ......read more

Al Maktoum Foundation donates AED 300,000 to Abu Dhabi University Student Fund

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 5 March 2019:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has received a funding donation from the Al Maktoum Foundation worth AED 300,000. The donation was allocated towards the students’ fund in a bid to continue providing access to world-class education for students and boost their academic success.    In a special ceremony held at Abu Dhabi University’s Dubai Campus, H.E. Mirza Al Sayegh, Director General at the Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Chairman of the Al Maktoum College Board of Directors, presented the check to Abu Dhabi University in the presence of Dr. Waqar Ahmad, ADU Chancellor, Dr. Ibrahim Sidawi, ADU-Dubai Campus Director, Mr. Ian Mathews, ADU Vice Chancellor, and Dr. Philip Anthony Hamill, Associate Provost, Student ......read more

DAFZA's non-oil foreign trade reaches AED 146 billion in 2018

HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum: DAFZA affirms its role in achieving 2018 goals in strengthening the economy and attracting foreign direct investment HE Mohammed Al Zarooni: DAFZA’s foreign trade growth in 2018 has proven once again the effectiveness of its strategic approach  11 % is DAFZA’s contribution to Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade  DAFZA reports total revenue growth of 8% Net profit has increased by 5% whilst EBID has increased by 4% Increase in total assets by 3%  22% of growth has been recorded in the number of registered companies at DAFZA   03 March 2019, Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced that its 2019 budget has increased significantly to AED 1 billion. This increase is a reflection of DAFZA unwavering commitment to ......read more

Dubai Cares delegation visits India to formally close successful education program and launch new Early Childhood Education Intervention

Over 600,000 children benefited from Dubai Cares’ literacy & numeracy and school readiness support  Delegation renews partnership with Pratham to support more than 300,000 children    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2019: A delegation led by His Excellency Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, recently visited India to witness the successful conclusion of its education program, launched in 2013 in partnership with Pratham. The program focused on enhancing literacy and numeracy skills, as well as Early Childhood Education (ECE) services. In recognition of the successes and impact of this program, the visit also saw the launch of a new ECE program that aims to tackle the challenges and gaps in Early Childhood Education ......read more

Sharjah's Electronic Platform ‘Injaz' to Save Time and Effort, Boost Productivity

 Move Part of Emirate's Efforts to Support the Elderly as Member of Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities   United Arab Emirates, Dubai -  March 3, 2019:  Asma Al Khudari, Director of the Executive Office of Higher Committee for Follow-up of Sharjah’s Membership of Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities, stressed that Sharjah is sparing no effort to improve the quality of life for all its people by digitalising all government services and by unveiling initiatives such as the new electronic platform, Injaz. The platform is aimed at saving time and effort and boosting productivity by simplifying government services.  Addressing a workshop at the Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences to introduce the new electronic platform, Injaz, Al Khudari said that the Executive Office is making every ......read more

Ministry of Health and Prevention Announces its Participation in the “National Sports Day” activities

Al Owais: A sports initiative illustrates the country of happiness, tolerance, and crossroads of culture Al Rand: A consolidation of intimacy and positive spirit notions in an atmosphere of recreational sport activities UAE, Dubai, March 2, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced its participation in the events of the 4th edition of the “UAE National Sports Day” initiative, which will be held on March 7, under the theme “Emirates Unite US”.  This initiative aims at strengthening the positive interaction among the social fabric that gathers community segments including multi nationalities and cultures living peacefully and happily in the UAE. The UAE: The Tolerant Oasis H.E Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, emphasized the importance of ......read more

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Dubai to host 13th IAMRA conference in 2018…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2018:  Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the 13thInternational Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) conference will take place from October 6-9 in Dubai. DHA will host the conference in association with ......read more

The Dubai Business Women Council meets with the UN Assistant Secretary-General to discuss ...…

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Volunteers from the UAE join hands with the community in Tasset Peulh village in Senegal to build a ...…

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Sharjah's Recognition as ‘Accessible City for Physically Disabled' Hailed as Historic Step Towards ...…

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Sheikh Zayed, the First Falconer and Nature Protector…

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DHA launches 3rd edition of Bekom Naftakher (You Are Our Pride) initiative…

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University launches Smart Advising System based on technological ...…

UAE, 11 September 2018 - As part of its pioneering efforts to adopt technological innovation and promote creative thinking for smart learning and the knowledge industry, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) celebrated the launch of the Smart Advising System for its learners starting fall of 2018, reinforcing its position as the first university in the Arab World to adopt a new smart and ......read more

DIHAD Offers a Ray of Hope to Syrian Children at ‘Mrajeeb Al Fhood' Refugee Camp in Jordan…

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Group of HBMSU learners represent UAE in the largest global gathering of youth leaders in New York…

UAE, 09th September 2018 - The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) posted a new achievement in its quest for excellence and to provide the best opportunities for learners to acquire international expertise. Four of its learners recently took part in the 22nd session of ‘The Youth Assembly,’ which was recently held at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York City to ......read more

Majid Al Futtaim and UNICEF Partner to Help Send 1 Million Children to School by 2020…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 September 2018:   Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have announced their partnership to help send one million children to school by 2020. The two parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims ......read more

Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development successfully conducts Innovation Management Certification ...…

Abu Dhabi, September 8, 2018: The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) successfully organized a two-day Innovation Management Certification (IMC) training course that ran from September 5 to September 6, 2018 at the Khalifa Innovation Center in Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. The training program, which included three key modules that touched on various topics concerning innovation, was ......read more

Dubai FDI signs agreement with the city of Los Angeles to drive foreign direct investment …

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P&O Marinas Signs MoU with Dubai SME…

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UAE-Ghana Business Forum discussed opportunities for commercial and investment cooperation…

Abu Dhabi, 6 September 2018: The UAE-Ghana Business and Investment Forum was held in Ghanaian capital of Accra recently, in the presence of representatives of several government agencies, investment entities, economic officials and businessmen from both countries. The forum, which represented an important step in furthering ties between the UAE and Ghana, discussed ways to strengthen existing ......read more

DMCA showcases Dubai's competitiveness at SMM 2018 in Germany…

05 September 2018. Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) demonstrated the pioneering experience of Dubai and the competitive strengths of the local maritime community during its participation at the Maritime Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology (SMM) Exhibition, one of the largest technology and marine equipment exhibitions in Hamburg, Germany. Dubai was one of the ......read more

Sharjah Authorities Vow Effective Steps to Check Accidents Involving Children in High-Rise Buildings…

Call for Public-private Partnership to Enforce Greater Safety of Children; Stricter Compliance of Building Norms  Dubai, UAE, September 05, 2018:  Top Sharjah officials and heads of various government entities and departments who met Wednesday to discuss the recent tragic accidents of children falling off high-rise buildings emphasised that a number of effective and innovative ......read more

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi achieves Investors in People accolade…

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Dubai FDI announces India to be Dubai Investment Week 2018's guest nation…

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Ministry of Health & Prevention announces Visiting Doctors Program for September 2018…

UAE, 30 August 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced the Visiting Doctors Program for September 2018, which provides consultation, diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients. Under the program, doctors will visit Fujairah, Khorfakkan, Saqr, Dibba, Al Dhaid, Masafi, Kalba, Al Qassimi hospitals to provide medical services in their various fields of expertise, which ......read more

UAE Visa-Free Entry Announced for Citizens of El Salvador…

Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2018:  Effective immediately, citizens of El Salvador are eligible for visa-free entry into the United Arab Emirates for stays of up to 90 days.     Effective immediately, citizens of El Salvador are eligible for visa-free entry into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for stays of up to 90 days. Travellers will receive an entry stamp upon arrival. ......read more

Angelina Jolie: “No one dreams of being a refugee; they dream of living up to their potential”…

Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2018:  Refugee families endure innumerable forms of mental and physical anguish, including the pain of being unable to provide their children with food when they are hungry or medicine when they are ill or injured. But I have also seen how much it weighs on refugee parents when they are unable to send their children to school, knowing that with each passing year, their ......read more

Malabar Group offers INR 7 Crore to Kerala flood relief…

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018:  Malabar Group has announced a contribution of total 7 crore Indian rupees to the Kerala flood relief. The flood that swept away almost half of Kerala has cost many life and property. The overall loss is yet to be estimated, however honourable Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and government is leading a very commendable rehabilitation work. To support the ......read more

Sharjah Xposure Unveils New Competition Categories…

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Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development celebrates Emirati Women's Day …

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Ministry of Health & Prevention celebrates Emirati Women's Day…

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Emirati Women's Day…

HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi: Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2018:  We congratulate Emirati women on this occasion which has become a national day for celebrating their many achievements in all fields. Women have been essential in the establishment of the UAE and in its continuous development, thanks to the vision of our late Founding ......read more

Dubai Islamic Bank donates AED 5 Million for Kerala Flood Victims…

Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2018:  In response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to ......read more

Al Mazrouei: The UAE has provided women with all elements of support and opportunities…

Sharjah, 28, August 2018:  On the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, HE Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, stated that the UAE has provided women with all elements of support and opportunities that has enabled them to attain remarkable achievements and expand their participation in the development ......read more

Quote of Fahad Al Gergawi CEO of Dubai FDI…

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Abu Dhabi Government Contact Center carries out 3 million cases this year…

Abu Dhabi, August 27, 2018: The Abu Dhabi Government Contact Centre has handled more than 900,000 calls this year, and its employees have successfully completed more than three million procedures that involve managing cases in the system, achieving 88 per cent of customer satisfaction. The Abu Dhabi Government Contact Centre, Abu Dhabi Government’s first integrated communication platform ......read more

McDonald's UAE raises AED 320,000 for Emirates Red Crescent…

As part of their joint cooperation Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2018:  McDonald’s UAE has announced that it has raised AED320,000 from its Ramadan children’s books campaign in association with the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC). The sum includes the proceeds from the sales of children's social awareness and entertainment books, as well as Emirates Red Crescent donation boxes, which ......read more

Al Owais: the UAE's approach to empowering women is the ideal standard…

Sharjah, 27 August 2018:  HE Abdulla Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), stated that the UAE’s approach to empowering women in various fields is the ideal standard that helps women achieve their goals and reflects the cultural level that the UAE has achieved under the vision of the wise leadership. On the occasion of Emirati ......read more

Dr. B. R. Shetty donates INR 4 Crores for the welfare efforts of the Kerala-flood-affected victims…

Dubai, 25 August 2018:   Dr. Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, Founder Finablr Group, and Chairman of Unimoni, UAE Exchange and NMC Healthcare met with Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, at Thiruvananthapuram today and handed over a cheque of INR 4 Crores in support of the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in the aftermath of the devastating floods that has ......read more

Ministry of Health and Prevention successfully ends second edition of ‘Junior Chef' initiative on a ...…

UAE, 19 August 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) revealed that its ‘Junior Chef’ initiative successful completed its second phase on a high note—receiving overwhelming public response for its efforts to promote health awareness among children. Spearheaded by the Ministry’s Education and Health Promotion Department, the ‘Junior Chef’ program ......read more

Comments of Mr Atif Rahman, Director and Partner, Danube Properties & Mr Sudhakar Rao, Chairman, ...…

Kindly attribute this comment to Mr Atif Rahman, Director and Partner, Danube Properties:  "The number of people killed in the Kerala flood and the damages it has created, are extremely devastating and unbearable. We will support people of Kerala and will stand by the victims throughout their toughest time. I believe it is our humble duty to help people in need and anyone in ......read more

Aster Volunteers and ERC Bring Children Together Through Educational Activities at Aster Hospital ...…

In partnership with the Emirates Red Crescent, the Aster Volunteers initiative teaches children the importance of collaboration and acceptance Dubai, UAE – 19 August 2018:  On August 17th and 18th, Aster Hospital, Qusais hosted a two-day event that brought children together through art workshops, interactive games and team-building exercises. The “Chapter One – Life ......read more

As per the Great Leader's Directive: Union Coop, the First Private Sector Enterprise to assist ...…

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  As a response to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of the UAE, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai, to immediately form a National Emergency Committee for the relief of flood-affected areas of ‘Kerala’ – India, the employees of ......read more

Final call for Emirati Entrepreneurs to apply for Khalifa Fund and startAD-led Ibtikari Incubator…

Abu Dhabi, August 18, 2018: The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has issued a final call out for applications for the fourth edition of ‘Ibtikari’ (My Innovation), an intensive six-month incubator aimed at helping Emiratis advance their technology startups. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2018. This year’s updated version of ‘Ibtikari’ is a result of a ......read more

Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 500,000 to Kerala flood victims…

UAE, August 18, 2018- Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced a donation of half a million dirhams to aid in the relief efforts in the South Indian state of Kerala that has been ravaged by unprecedented floods. Incessant rains and floods in Kerala have led to the death of hundreds of Indian citizens and have left thousands of people ......read more

Emirates Post Group celebrates Eid Al-Adha with Sharjah Social Child Care Centre…

Dubai, 16 August 2018:   Emirates Post Group (EPG), leading postal and non-postal services provider in the region, celebrated the onset of the blessed Eid Al-Adha with children from the Social Child Care Centre affiliated with the Social Services Department of Sharjah. The initiative comprised of providing the youngsters with gifts and arranging for a day filled of fun-filled activities ......read more

UAE Exchange and Unimoni waive service fee on remittances to Kerala Chief Minister's Distress ...…

In the wake of the ongoing floods in Kerala The fee waiver follows a host of initiatives taken by the group to help the flood-stricken Indian state, including a personal contribution of Two Crore Rupees made by Chairman, Dr. B. R. Shetty Dubai, 16 August 2018:   Leading money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brands, UAE Exchange and Unimoni, have waived service ......read more

Tasneef to implement FTA's decision regarding issuing certificates for vessels from black-listed ...…

To protect marine environment and ensure safety of national ports and marine installations List of countries whose vessels are prohibited from entering UAE waters before obtaining inspection and conformity certificates from recognised classification bodies, is to ensure no vessel sails in UAE’s territorial waters without meeting the safety and quality standards that ensure safety of ......read more

RAK Ruler Pardons 272 Prisoners Ahead of Eid Al Adha…

Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), has ordered the release of 272 prisoners on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. The pardoned prisoners had been sentenced to jail terms with definitive sentences. Sheikh Saud pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners. Sheikh Saud ......read more

Distribution of New Banknotes During Eid Seasons…

Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  On the blessed occasion of Eid Al Adha, CBUAE wishes the UAE leadership, the public and all the Arab and Islamic countries many happy returns. Moreover, CBUAE confirms that it has provided all banks operating in UAE with new banknotes to meet their customers’ needs, in line with UAE’s social traditions during Eid Seasons. Furthermore, CBUAE ......read more

DED-Ajman confiscates counterfeit goods worth AED 6 million in Al-Jaraf industrial area…

UAE, August 14, 2018 – The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) announced the seizure of two warehouses in Al-Jaraf industrial area, confiscating more than 60,000 fake goods of well-known brand names, worth AED 6,220,000 million. The move falls within the framework of an inspection campaign carried out by the inspectors of the Department of Combating Commercial Fraud, in ......read more

Aster Disaster Support Team mobilized to help Kerala flood victims…

Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare pledges to contribute Rs. 50 lakhs or AED 265,000 to Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:   To support the victims of one of the worst floods that Kerala has seen in recent history, displacing more than 54000 people, Aster Disaster Support Team has been mobilized to ......read more

RAK International Corporate Centre visits the Republic of Mauritius to expand global presence…

Ras Al Khaimah, 13 August 2018:  RAK International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), a world-class corporate registry in Ras Al Khaimah, has recently visited the Republic of Mauritius to introduce the growth opportunities that it offers to international business companies. Led by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK ICC, along with RAK ICC CEO Dr Sameer Al Ansari, ......read more

The Sustainable City names Dolores Shelleh as Brand Ambassador on International Youth Day…

This reflects The Sustainable City’s drive towards a sustainable and egalitarian future Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13, August 2018:   The Sustainable City (TSC), the Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community, is commemorating International Youth Day by aligning with Dolores Shelleh, the first and youngest Jordanian woman set to climb the Everest, and ......read more

Dubai Quality Group Starts accepting Submissions to the 7th cycle UAE Ideas Award 2018…

The award opens to Gov. & Privet Sector in UAE Submissions deadline 20 September 2018 Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group. Dubai Quality Group chaired by Ms. Fatma Buti Al Mheiri has ......read more

Emirates Foundation hosts senior level delegation from the International Association for ...…

Visit comes as Abu Dhabi is announced one of 3 top international capitals shortlisted to host IAVE, the largest international volunteering Conference in 2020   ABU DHABI, August 12 2018:  Emirates Foundation, the national organization set up by the Abu Dhabi Government to facilitate public-private funded initiatives for the em-powerment of youth across the UAE, hosted this week a ......read more

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