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 five-digit number plates.
Number plates can be bought directly through the platform located in the Vehicles and Drivers’ Licensing Department at Sharjah Police, or through the company's website www.EmiratesAuction.com and its smartphone application. Number plates can also be bought by visiting the Emirates Auction customer service center that is located in the Traffic Management Building at Al Ramtha Area in Sharjah.
One of the ......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 diligence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 May 2018: Thomson Reuters, world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets, today released a global survey on the Cost of Financial Crime featuring new findings in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA).
The survey revealed that globally, 47% had been a victim of at least one form of financial crime within their global operations ......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 encourage the community to donate their gently used clothes at designated Mall stands, via scheduled pickups and at multiple donation boxes placed around the country.
OMO’s ‘Share A Touch of Love’ campaign has already collected and distributed over a million items of clothing from the previous editions and this year holds the promise to see that figure grow immensely. The clothes collected from the drive are washed with ......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 implement latest techniques in risk management.
Dubai Customs delegation also visited the smart operations center in Shenzhen where the city is controlled using 24-hour Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems. Another visit was made to the Huawei headquarters which aimed at learning about the strategies and work practices followed in the global company, and how beneficial the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) is to them.
“Our ......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 principles of the UAE’s founding father, His Highness, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, on community philanthropy, Emirates Post has announced a valuable offering of varied discounts for shipments weighing 15-30kg to six destinations, this Ramadan. This initiative aims at giving customers a chance to share the gratitude and happiness of the Holy Month with their families back home.
Commenting on this initiative, ......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 are in the Emirate to uncover details about the ancient ‘Silk Road’ trade links between the Far East and this region.
Ras Al Khaimah’s Department of Antiquities and Museums has developed a collaboration with the Palace Museum, Beijing, and Durham University, in the UK, to conduct a scientific study in the Emirate to learn more about the Chinese pottery discovered here in recent years. Currently, a team of Palace Museum ......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 2021 of turning Dubai into the place of choice for living and work. This classification is a reflection of our incessant efforts in improving our service and product offerings”.
He pointed out that departments who seek excellence always studies any gaps in service delivery and work hard in a creative way to fill these gaps.
“These efforts are part of our strategy to facilitate smart services to our customers in support ......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 courts.
The Wills Service Centre (WSC) was established in 2015 and has now registered over 4,000 Wills to clients in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah.
Dubai’s Law No 15 was passed in late 2017 and was designed to clarify the administration of Wills for non-Muslims with assets in Dubai. Its impact has been immediate, with eight DIFC Wills enforced by Dubai Courts in the early part of this year.
Sean Hird, Director of the DIFC Wills Service, ......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, and is one of a series of events planned throughout 2018 to commemorate the centenary of his birth.
Located at the western end of Abu Dhabi’s world famous Corniche, this spectacular 3.3 hectare project comprising a visitor centre and sensitively landscaped public plaza has, as its centrepiece, a unique public artwork comprising stainless steel geometic shapes, suspended on tensioned cables, providing visitors with a 30 metre ......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 journey-focused approach, and “AD Connect”, which looks towards the enablement and integration of government documents across all government services-- during its participation at Malta's Public Service Week 2018, a week-long celebration that ran from May 18 to May 27,2018 in Valletta City. The Public Service Week 2018 served as a strategic platform for ADSSSA to showcase its recent series of achievements, including the ......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, collaterals, initiatives and events.
Dr. Hamad Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, IIT’s Managing Director, said: “The launch of our official logo is a step forward towards the enablement of the Institute’s mission and vision to achieve a brighter future.”
Dr. Al Shaibani added that the Institute’s logo, which will adorn IIT’s programs and initiatives, reflects the Center’s identity, which demonstrates that ......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 Sustainable Real Estate; and Bader Al Lamki, Masdar’s Executive Director for Clean Energy.
Prime Minister Ahmed, who assumed office in April, was briefed on Masdar’s mandate to deliver on the renewable energy vision of Abu Dhabi and to catalyze clean technology investments in the Arab world and international markets.
Masdar officials presented on the company’s diverse portfolio of projects, including Shams 1, the ......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 given during the Business Excellence Awards Ceremony held on Tuesday, 24th April 2018 at Dubai Opera.
The Dubai Quality Award is an initiative created by the Department of Economic Development (DED) to promote quality and excellence. It provides organizations a tool to benchmark performance and document existing gaps, but also give a framework to ensure that all different initiatives are pulling in the desired ......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 multi-disciplinary approach that brings together all of the creative resources, capabilities and knowledge within an organization to produce innovative changes to business models, processes, products and services that will drive new business growth and create a strategic competitive advantage.
Innovation Masterclass consists of multiple number of interactive workshops that will help participants to:
Have a clear insight into ......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 by courier companies and restaurants.
The awareness lecture is part of the campaign of Dubai Police to reduce the number accident deaths to zero by 2021.
Hosted by ZAJEL in its Dubai Head Office and attended by 110 courier bike drivers, the lecture comes as part of a campaign on “sudden veering” organised by Dubai Police to reduce traffic accidents. The campaign is targeting all drivers, especially restaurants and 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 Cares’ community outreach activities, to mark the “Year of Zayed 2018”. The organization is now accepting applications from interested volunteers through the UAE Volunteer Platform for both editions, with the first taking place in Senegal between September 2 and 8 and the second in Nepal between October 30 and November 6.
Each edition of Volunteer Globally will involve 15 UAE-based volunteers travelling to a remote village ......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 with them.
The workshop is in line with the Ministry's strategic plan to promote food safety in the country and its mandate to protect consumers from harmful, contaminated, adulterated food products that do not conform to safety guidelines.
Majd Alherbawi, Director of Food Safety Department at MOCCAE, affirmed that the Ministry is keen to organize initiatives that enhance awareness of the UAE’s guidelines and legislation regarding ......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 Zayed Al Nahyan’ to salute the brave UAE hero.
HH Sheikh Nahyan conferred degrees on 360 students at a spectacular ceremony held at Dubai Opera, attended by a galaxy of prominent dignitaries, including H.E. Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the UAE, and members of the University’s Board of Trustees, Hon. Sheila Copps PC OC, former Heritage Minister, Environment Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Hon. Dalton ......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 Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), today announced that the Islamic economy generates 8.3 per cent of Dubai’s GDP, according to Dubai Statistics Centre, a strategic partner of DIEDC. He shared the statistics, mapping the contribution of key sectors – Islamic finance, manufacturing and trade – while chairing the second meeting of ......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, the Dubai Holy Quran Radio has announced its new special programmes for Ramadan, which will start on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan 1439. The announcement came at a media roundtable held at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) offices today.
The radio station airs across the UAE at a frequency of 91.4FM. A series of recitals of one chapter of the Holy Quran will happen at various intervals five times a day ......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 face along their journey of treatment with hope and spiritual guidance.
The initiative stems from FOCP’s belief in the power of psychological and spiritual support for cancer patients – a move consistent with their multi-pronged approach to patient treatment, which seeks to inspire confidence in them and truly believe in their potential for a full recovery.
In a gesture to enhance institutional cooperation to further ......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 ultimately enhance the sector’s efficiency.
The Minister is leading the UAE delegation to the 34th session of FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC34), that concludes in the Italian capital of Rome on May 11.
Also present on the occasion was His Excellency Saqer Nasser Ahmed Abdullah Al Raisi, Ambassador of the UAE to Italy.
Dr Zayoudi praised the legacy of the founding father of the UAE, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al ......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 Nedaa’s latest technologies in telecommunications.
“Advanced telecommunications can help us provide the best service to our clients so that they can get the highest revenues from their business. We have gone far and wide in adopting the latest technologies and using the most advanced IT applications in support of legitimate trade and to protect society from the perils of counterfeit products”.
On his part, ......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 and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The purpose of the law is to create a legislative environment that is conductive to establishing endowment institutions.
The endowment foundation sets to be financially independent non-profit organization financed by the foundation’s profit to fund its programs and initiatives. The financial resources of the endowment foundation come from any endowment property, and all return on ......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 ‘Haboub al Khair’, a series of lectures by prominent Muslim Imams
Focusing on the core values of Islam and its impact on of the lives of people.
Haboub al Khair lectures will start from 3rd of Ramadan until 9th Ramadan - from May 19 to 25 and will be held at four mosques across the UAE, including Mirdif Grand Mosque in Dubai, Amna Al Kabeer Mosque in Ajman, Shaheed Issa Al Badwawi Mosque in Hatta, and Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Umm ......read more
Established by the Dubai Future Foundation, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Settlement Challenge works to reward the best ideas from around the world.
Dubai, February 10, 2018 – In its commitment to accelerating global space exploration activities, the UAE launches the Space Settlement Challenge; a dedicated seed grant fund that supports ambitious projects from all areas ......read more
HH Sharjah Crown Prince: UAE Innovation Month Inspires Public, Private Sectors to Adopt Innovative Thinking and Practices
SHARJAH, UAE, February 10, 2018 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council and Sharjah Innovation Council, the Sharjah ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 10 February 2018: Dubai Customs and the International Humanitarian City (IHC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on eLink and cooperation in exchanging information related to humanitarian aid and stocks.
The MoU was signed by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, and IHC CEO, Giuseppe Saba. It builds on the strategic partnership ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 8 February 2018: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has issued Ministerial Decree No. 27 of the year 2018 concerning the registration and import of all types of pesticides (Chemical pesticides, biopesticide, organic pesticides, ready-to-use pesticides, pheromones, attractants, repellents, and additives for pesticide formulations). The resolution will ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 08, 2018: Etihad Aviation Group and Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs have collaborated to commemorate UAE Environment Day.
More than 80 people participated in the event, which took place at a farm in Bani Yas, and included tree planting and harvesting as well as a clean-up of the local neighbourhood by Etihad employees along ......read more
His Excellency Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, stressed on the importance of enhancing the channels of cooperation between the UAE and Malaysia, especially in terms of trade and investment. Minister Al Mansoori shared that the significance of strengthening these ties is reflected in the key interest placed by UAE and Malaysian companies, as well as their respective ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: On December 6 last year, TIME magazine announced its distinguished Person of the Year for 2017. Interestingly, and rather surprisingly, the #MeToo campaign and the people behind it grabbed the coveted honor.
Who could have predicted that ousted from the numero uno position would be the likes of Russian President Vladimir Putin or Saudi Crown Prince ......read more
His Excellency Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, said that the business and investment relationship between the UAE and Malaysia is established on a strong base given the similar trends and drivers of economic growth in both countries, including manufacturing, new technologies, service and international trade sectors, innovation, research and development, as well as ......read more
UAE, February 6, 2018 - The Department of Economic Department – Ajman (DED-Ajman) has been awarded with three new ISO Certifications-- the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate for Quality Management Systems, the ISO 10002: 2014 Certificate for Customer Satisfaction and Guidelines for Complaints Handling in Organizations and the ISO 10004: 2012 Certificate for Guidelines for Monitoring and Measuring. ......read more
Statement-His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi
Dubai, UAE, February 05, 2018: The United Arab Emirates celebrates the 21st National Environment Day, observed annually on February 4th, under the theme “Sustainable Production and Consumption” for the second consecutive year to continue efforts to promote sustainable production and consumption patterns ......read more
Canadian Specialist Hospital to contribute AED 10.5 million in 2018 in support of the Year-of-Giving
Dubai, UAE, February 04, 2018: In support of the Year-of-Giving initiative, Canadian Specialist Hospital will be contributing 10.5 million dirhams for the treatment of 175 patients for dialysis and cataract surgery in the year 2018. The hospital will be offering half the price to ......read more
Period coincides with breeding season for sharks
Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced that shark fishing is banned during the period from Thursday, February 1 until June 30, coinciding with their breeding season. The ban is pursuant to the Ministerial Decree No. 500 for the year 2014 on Regulating the Fishing and Trading of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday 31 January 2018: As part of the celebrations for UAE Innovation Month, which takes place throughout February, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has organised a series of unique events and initiatives which aim to showcase the state of cutting edge thinking in the UAE.
The annual showcase, which for the ......read more
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, reported that the number of customers using its general as well as e-services are continuously growing. The company recorded a total of 524,000 transactions, out of which 285,000 transactions are done through digital platforms in 2017, compared to 255,000 e-transactions during the ......read more
UAE, January 30, 2018– The Department of Economic Development – Ajman (DED-Ajman) organized an awareness campaign for outlets in shopping malls, headed by H.E. Ali Eissa Al Nuaimi, Director General, DED-Ajman; H.E. Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Nuaimi, Assistant Director General for Economic Registration and Control; and several officials from DED-Ajman. The initiative aims to enhance the ......read more
Nearly 20 global space experts come together for a three-day conference hosted by the NYUAD Center for Space Science on the Future Directions of Heliophysics
Abu Dhabi, January 30, 2018: The Center for Space Science at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) convened a meeting of senior members of the UAE space sector and international scientists recently on Future Directions in Heliophysics. ......read more
Dubai, UAE (January 30th, 2018) - The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Birdlife International (BL) signed on the 10th of January 2018 at the IFAW MENA office based in Dubai, the agreement to cooperate in protecting the components of nature and wildlife ranging from species to populations of animals and birds, ......read more
Ranking 1st in Asia and the Arab World and 28th globally
Dubai, UAE, 30 January 2018 – The United Arab Emirates outperformed all other Gulf and Arab countries and was ranked 28th in the world in the Ocean Health Index (OHI), a tailorable marine assessment framework to comprehensively and quantitatively evaluate ocean health. The UAE scored 77 points out of 100, although the ......read more
The UAE Ministry of Economy (MOE) has announced that it is organizing a high-level delegation from the UAE to visit Malaysia and Singapore to be led by H.E. Eng. Sultan Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy from February 5 to 8, 2018.
The visit’s agenda includes the participation in the UAE-Malaysian Business Forum in Kuala Lumpur, which will be held on February 5 and 6 in cooperation ......read more
UAE, January 29, 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) launched the LibreLink app from Abbott Laboratories, allowing diabetic patients to monitor blood glucose using smartphones. This is in line with its vision to provide personalized healthcare and self-management solutions using smart monitoring devices to test blood glucose levels, while also reducing possible complications ......read more
Dubai – 28 Jan 2018: As part of 1st UAE Customs Week, The Passenger Operations Department of Dubai Customs organized an honouring event to celebrate the achievements of its distinctive employees which aims to inspire and urge them to more contribution and dedicated service.
The event was held under the theme “Happiness & Loyalty at Intercontinental Dubai ......read more
Innovation, entrepreneurship and future economies are key drivers for economic growth and improved productivity. Despite their importance, however, numerous challenges remain for governments, companies and civil society to converge towards knowledge- and innovation-based economies.
To help address this challenge, the UAE organised a session to share experiences regarding successful innovation ......read more
The Ministry of Economy has issued a statement on the announcement of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) that the deadline for the registration of exporters of materials and products that have chemical components to the EU in accordance with REACH (European Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) is on May 31, 2018. Exporters of non-registered ......read more
UAE, January 24, 2018 - The Minister of Health & Prevention H.E. AbdulRahman bin Mohammed Al Owais has issued the Ministerial Decree No. (28) of 2018 which details the mechanism for registering breakthrough and rare medicines after having obtained final approval from one of the accredited international regulatory authorities, pricing terms and obligations of the marketing authorization holder ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018 – His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, met with fishermen from the East Coast during his tour around Dibba Al Hisn Fishing Harbor, Dibba Al Fujairah Fishermen Association, and Dadna Port in Al Fujairah. His Excellency Dr. Thani emphasized the importance of preserving the fish stock in the UAE and ......read more
2 million additional beneficiaries and 8 new countries benefited from Dubai Cares education programs in 2017
More than 3,200 volunteers engaged through volunteering initiatives in 2017
A total of AED 150.78 million (USD 41 million) spent on global education programs in 2017
5 million books delivered by Dubai Cares on behalf of the Reading Nation Campaign
Dubai, United ......read more
UAE, January 23, 2018- Dubai Government Workshop recently paid a visit to the elderly wards of the Family Gathering Center in Dubai. The visit, which was led by Hamid Sultan Al Mutaiwee, Executive Director, Dubai Government Workshop, was aimed towards showing support for the elderly and the important role they play in the country’s development process—further consolidating the true ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 23 January 2018: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, paid a visit to the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone’s (RAKEZ) premises today to explore the premier facilities and exceptional services provided by RAKEZ ......read more
The workshop was held in cooperation with the US Embassy in the UAE as part of the nation’s preparations for hosting major global events
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23rd January 2018: Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) recently announced the conclusion of its three-day workshop focused on ‘Legal and Judicial Issues Related to National Events Security’, which ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 23 January 2018 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) issued a ministerial decree on the formation of a committee for the licensing and registration of veterinary products and their manufacturers. The committee is headed by His Excellency Dr Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Food Diversity Sector at the MOCCAE, and ......read more
H.E. Engr. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy (MOE), and H.E. Steven Ciobo, Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, recently met to discuss the strengthening of economic cooperation in sectors of mutual interest. The two ministers highlighted the latest developments regarding the implementation of recommendations and cooperative frameworks agreed on during ......read more
January 22, 2018 - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has stressed on supporting UAE’s efforts to become one of the leading smart cities in the world.
In line with this, Ahmad Bin Shafar, Empower CEO, recently welcomed Honeywell President George Koutsaftes, to explore opportunities to improve energy ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 January, 2018 – The Higher Organising Committee of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX) and Simulation Exhibition and Conference (SimTEX) held its eighth preparatory meeting in the run-up to the dual mega event.
Jointly organised by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces, the 2018 editions of ......read more
Fourth edition of camel trek will take six men and nine women from 10 countries in a journey back in time
DUBAI, 18th January 2018: A caravan of camel riders from diverse cultures embarked for the first time from the ‘Empty Quarter’ in Abu Dhabi, a harsh desert area in the far south of the UAE yesterday (17th January 2018) morning, in their journey to live an ......read more
Thani Al Zeyoudi and Shamma Al Mazrui discuss sustainable future with the youth
27 entrepreneurs take the stand at CLIX and present their innovative proposals to potential investors
Al Zeyoudi: CLIX is an out-of-the-box solution for the limited funding of climate innovations
UAE entrepreneurs lead the entries in CLIX, reaffirming the country’s success in creating an ......read more
January 17, 2018 - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, successfully held its first blood donation drive in 2018 in immediate response to requests from the Dubai Blood Donation Centre and Thalassemia Centre to meet their shortage of blood supplies. The campaign was held as part of Empower’s corporate social ......read more
UAE, January 17, 2018- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has approved DAFZA’s ‘Digital Intelligence Plan 2018-2020’ developed in line with digital transformation initiatives such as the ‘Dubai Internet of Things Strategy (IOT)’ and the ‘UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence,’ the first major ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE - January 17, 2018: The EcoWASTE Exhibition today inaugurated the Waste Management Solutions Forum, a premium event that gathers solutions providers and municipalities to discuss sustainable waste management strategies.
Eng. Saif Mohamed AlShara, Assistant Undersecretary, Sustainable Communities Sector, UAE delivered the opening address, highlighting the role of ......read more
UAE, January 16, 2018- H.E Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), met with H.E Frank Mollen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Arab Emirates, in the office of the Ministry in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of Dr. Issa Al Mansouri, Director of the Undersecretary Office and Director of the International Health ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 16th, January 2018: Dubai Customs is all geared up to launch its 1st UAE Customs Week 2018 from 21 to 25 January, following and building on the success of the last two editions of Dubai Customs Week.
Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation pointed out that the week is an opportunity to engage all ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 16 January, 2018 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) organized an umrah (Islamic pilgrimage) trip for a group of more than 40 Minors, mothers, and Foundation officials.
In line with the declaration of 2018 as the Year of Zayed by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the initiative aimed to contribute to fulfilling the ......read more
Water storage recovery strategy to become blueprint for world’s desert zones
Abu Dhabi: 16 January 2018: Abu Dhabi today unveiled the world’s largest reserve of high quality desalinated water, se-cured in a network of 315 recovery wells lying up to 80 meters below the Liwa Desert. The wells are fed by one of United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) longest water pipeline ......read more
Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA, threw the spotlight on the significant role played by the efforts to utilize energy efficient solutions in the move towards achieving sustainability during its participation at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2018) along with TAQATI, the energy efficiency program set up by ......read more
Unique initiative sets the pace in advancing research in an emerging field of science and technology
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2018: With global water security posing an increasingly urgent challenge, an international effort is underway to seek new ways of replenishing potable ground water and increasing existing water reserves.
The scale of the problem is illustrated by the ......read more
ADSW visitors can experience a first-hand new public mobility solution developed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company and Hafilat Industry
New zero-emissions bus designed specifically for hot climates, with 150km range per charge
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 15, 2018 – Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, today unveiled the all-electric Eco-Bus at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 14 January 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Director General, Dubai Information Department visited du’s stand at CABSAT 2018 (#ZB2-A70) today. His Highness was received by Ahmed Al Muhaideb, Vice President, Broadcasting and IPTV Service Operations, and other representatives of the company’s senior management, who briefed him on how du ......read more
Bee’ah is the first organization to order Tesla Semi trucks in the Middle East
50 electric Tesla Semi trucks will arrive on UAE roads from 2020
Bee’ah is also bringing Tesla’s world-leading Powerpack Battery Technology to its state-of-the-art net zero energy headquarter
The investment supports Bee’ah’s aim to be a holistic environmental management ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2018: The plight of Syrian refugees has been dominating news headlines for many months now. Every social media platform broadcasts haunting images of their sad plight, especially those of women and children, who inevitably suffer the most. Feeling sorry for them is no longer the solution and it is imperative that each and every member of civil society takes steps to ......read more
Three innovative projects seek to advance knowledge related toof rain and weather phenomena
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2018: It is estimated that nearly three billion people around across the world globe are currently affected by water shortages. The dramatic scale of the challenge problem faced, which affects people living across all seven continents, is further ......read more
AED 5b trade between Dubai and Canada
Dubai, UAE, 13th January 2018: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih held a meeting with His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada in Dubai. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Canada and Dubai especially in bilateral trade and customs business.
“It’s very important for us to ......read more