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Khalid Port Customs Seizes Over 60 Kgs of Narcotics & Thousands of Tablets in 9 Foiled Smuggling Attempts

Over 60 Kgs of Narcotics & Thousands of Tablets in 9 Foiled Smuggling Attempts Sharjah, May 29, 2023:  Dealing a significant blow to illicit drug trafficking, inspectors from the Khalid Port Customs Center of the Sharjah Ports Customs and Free Zones Authority (SPCFZA) have successfully thwarted a series of nine smuggling attempts, seizing an astounding 60.216 kilograms of narcotics and 14,378 narcotic tablets during the first third of 2023. Equipped with the latest international screening devices, the inspection officers identified and seized the illegal substances immediately upon their arrival. The narcotics were found concealed in various ways, including inside refrigerated containers, showcasing the smugglers' increasing inventiveness in their attempts to introduce these contrabands into the country. The more

Dubai Customs Revolutionizes Inspection Operations with State-of-the-Art X-ray Scanning System for Vehicles and Equipment at Jebel Ali & TECOM Customs Center

Dubai – 28 May 2023: Dubai Customs has equipped the Jebel Ali & TECOM Customs Center with a first-of-its-kind advanced system in the world for inspecting heavy and light vehicles, equipment, and yachts through X-ray scanning. This system allows the center to double its inspection operations and accelerate procedures, supporting the smooth flow of business and trade and enhancing the position of Jebel Ali Port as the largest port in the Middle East and one of the most important ports globally.  The system has been customized to meet Dubai Customs' requirements, allowing it to scan vehicles and heavy equipment with maximum dimensions of 5.9 meters by 5.5 meters. The system operates in two modes: stationary (gantry) mode, where the vehicle is stationary and mobile mode, where the vehicle is scanned while passing more

Dubai Customs Seizes 330 Tons and 200 Samples in Violation of CITES Convention

Dubai – 21 May 2023:   In line with the Year of Sustainability, Dubai Customs has reported that over the past three years, it has successfully seized nearly 330 tons and more than 200 samples of animal and plant species that violate the international Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to which the United Arab Emirates joined in 1990. Dubai Customs supports the UAE's pivotal role in preserving environmental sustainability by combating illegal trafficking in hazardous materials and waste. The UAE is hosting the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, known as COP28, scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 12, 2023. The conference aims to make progress and create innovative opportunities more

Latifa bint Mohammed: Museums serve as Bridges of Communication between Countries Worldwide and Create Dialogues that Fosters Civilisations

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and member of the Dubai Council, emphasised the significance of commemorating International Museum Day. Museums hold immense value as repositories of knowledge and cultural hubs that safeguard history and its treasures. They play a vital role in heritage preservation, documenting history, and transmitting knowledge to future generations, making them indispensable and influential institutions. Her Highness said: “Museums are not just buildings that display historical artefacts. They are essential institutions that play a significant role in society’s development, serving as bridges of communication between countries worldwide and creating dialogues that foster civilisations. They have a profound impact on promoting more

UAE Company Launches First-of-a-Kind Locally-Made Robot to Fight Fires in the Region

Mohammed Islam: Wabel provides a qualitative addition to firefighters’ lives and property protection efforts The company intends to export expertise overseas  Wireless control helps timely reach fire locations Dubai, UAE, 17th May 2023 - FFBOTS, the Jebel Ali Industrial Area-based Emirati firm, has launched the first locally-made firefighting robot of its kind in the Middle East, with world-class technical specifications and operational capabilities. Called Wabel, which means rain, the robot provides a qualitative addition to firefighting departments and firefighters’ efforts across the UAE and the region as it can enhance the safety of fire-fighters and support them during firefighting operations, especially in critical hard-to-reach areas or when it comes to dangerous physically-demanding tasks that may more

Abu Dhabi Terminals Celebrates Milestone Achievements - Recording 10 million Man Hours without LTI and Handling 20 million TEU since Inception

Abu Dhabi, May 16, 2023- Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has announced that it has set a record by exceeding 10 million man-hours without Lost Time Injury (LTI) and by handling 20 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) containers. These achievements represent major milestones for ADT since inception. Recording more than 10 million man-hours without LTI is rare across the industry and reflects ADT’s commitment to maintaining a zero-accident work environment by adhering to a stringent HSE policy, audits, and regular safety briefings.  The new throughput milestone follows the handling of 3.29 million TEU in full year 2022, which was an increase of 22 per cent from the previous year. ADT succeeded in maintaining a notable pace and consistent year-on-year growth since KPCT’s inauguration in 2012, reflecting its increasing more

NCEMA and Presight Sign an MoU to Enhance Crisis and Emergency Management

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2023 - National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) and Presight (ADX: PRESIGHT), a G42 company and the region’s leader in big data analytics powered by artificial intelligence (AI), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance UAE’s management of any crisis and emergency situation using big data analytics powered by AI.  The MoU ceremony took place at the Crisis and Emergency Management Summit 2023 (CEMS), which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and National Security Adviser.  Presight will work closely with the NCEMA to create a state-of-the-art AI platform for the emergency and crisis management ecosystem that serves the emergency management more

Dubai Customs' Innovator Develops Revolutionary System for Safeguarding Intellectual Property and Knowledge Assets

Dubai – 14 May 2023: Dubai Customs has reached an impressive feat in the realm of advanced technology to bolster government services. They have secured a second intellectual property certificate from the Ministry of Economy for their groundbreaking "Blockchain System for Managing Intellectual Property and Knowledge Assets".  Engineer Saeed bin Faris, who is the Manager of the Awareness and Education Section in Dubai Customs, has developed a smart system based on blockchain technology for managing intellectual property and knowledge assets. This system provides strong and transparent protection for intellectual property rights, ensuring the protection of the creations of inventors, authors, and rights holders. The system will also enhance cooperation between government agencies and international organizations, more

Ministry of Economy signs MoU with Presight to enhance UAE's attractiveness to FDI & support private sector partnership

Signing takes place on the sidelines of 12th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, 12 May 2023:   The Ministry of Economy (MoE) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Presight, the region’s leading data analytics company powered by artificial intelligence, to drive foreign direct investments into new sectors within the UAE. The initiative will help attract foreign companies to expand and invest in the UAE’s markets and support the partnership with the private sector. The signing took place on the sidelines of the 12th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2023, which was held recently at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.   The MoU was signed by H.E. Juma Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary of Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Economy and Dr. Adel Al Sharji, COO of more

The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group Organised a Hiwar Session on the “Journey to Dubai – the Road to COP28”

This Hiwar (Arabic for dialogue), is part of a series of events and activities that the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG) hosts to accelerate knowledge mobilisation among its members and stakeholders, empowering various sectors in the Emirate to engage and support the delivery of the UAE Government’s agenda to tackle biodiversity loss and achieve Net Zero by 2050.   Abu Dhabi, 12th May 2023 – The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG), with the support of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) held a knowledge sharing session on the ‘Journey to Dubai – the Road to COP28’.    The session was held on 3rd May, 2023 in Abu Dhabi and saw members and stakeholders of the Group reconvene in person for the first time in three years, to share best practice and thought leadership more

MoIAT Accelerates Industrial Decarbonization through ITTI Expansion

MoIAT signs MoUs with industry stakeholders to deploy Industrial Technology Transformation Index in the manufacturing sector. Abu Dhabi, UAE. 10 May 2023 – The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) today signed 4 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) at the UAE CLIMATE TECH forum to accelerate decarbonization and digitalization in the manufacturing sector. MoIAT signed MoUs with ADNOC, EDGE Group, Kezad Group, and Dubai Industrial City to accelerate industrial decarbonization through the implementation of the recently launched Industrial Technology Transformation Index (ITTI) in the manufacturing sector. The ITTI was unveiled at the World Government Summit in February as a first-of-its-kind framework to measure digital maturity and sustainability in factories. The index promotes the integration of 4IR more

Dubai Customs Recognizes Partners' Contribution to Successful Ramadan Initiatives with Appreciation Ceremony

DUBAI- 09 MAY 2023:   Dubai Customs organized an appreciation ceremony for its partner including government and private entities, volunteers, and employees, to recognize their contribution and support towards the success of the charitable and community initiatives during Ramadan 2023.  The ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Dubai Customs’ main building, and was attended by Rashid Al Sharid, Executive Director of Administration and Finance Division, and representatives of government and private entities. The ceremony kicked off with a video presentation that showcased the highlights of the Ramadan initiatives. These initiatives targeted approximately 116,000 beneficiaries through 15 community and volunteer initiatives that catered to various groups, such as the elderly, orphans, needy families, people of more

Dubai Culture and Dubai Center for Special Needs partner to support People of Determination

Activating communication channels and exchanging experiences   • Hala Badri: ‘Dubai has become an inspiring model in support and empowerment. • Abdulla Al Khayat: We work to provide the best educational, rehabilitative and therapeutic services for people of determination   Dubai, UAE, 8 May 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Center for Special Needs (DCSN) aimed at supporting the emirate’s people of determination, honing their skills and talents, and enhancing their participation in the local cultural scene. This agreement expresses Dubai Cultu’e's commitment to its social responsibility, its role in motivating the public of this category, and its contribution to consolidating Dubai’s status as a more

Dubai Customs Celebrates Graduation of Employees from Customs Leadership and Supply Chain Programs

DUBAI 07, MAY 2023:  Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of its employees from the "Customs Leadership" and "Bachelor of Supply Chain and Customs" programs. The event was attended by His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation, and Dr. Issa Al Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai, along with several executives, department managers, and graduates of the programs. The ceremony was held at the main headquarters of Dubai Customs. The celebration reflects Dubai Customs' commitment to promoting continuous learning among its employees in the field of customs and aligning with future practices through specialized training programs. This is part of the government department's strategic plan to develop and more

Today For Tomorrow: The National Day Mangrove Project Set to Begin With the Planting of 10,000 Trees

The project follows the showcase at last Year's UAE 51st National Day Celebrations. United Arab Emirates, 7 May, 2023: Coinciding with the UAE Year of Sustainability and building on the spectacular 51st UAE National Day show held on December 2, 2022, the Organising Committee of the 51st National Day Celebrations has launched the Today for Tomorrow: National Day Mangrove Project. The project aims to fulfil the UAE’s pledge made at COP27 to plant 100 million mangroves by 2030. In line with the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the initiative seeks to restore and enhance the mangrove forests along the UAE’s coasts. The project will begin with planting the 10,000 mangrove trees featured in the 51st National Day celebrations across different locations in the seven emirates.  Everyone that more

Dubai Customs Showcases Innovation Prowess to Imdaad Group Delegation

Dubai – 6 May 2023: Dubai Customs showcased its pioneering experience in innovation to a delegation from Imdaad Group. Ahmed Abdul Salam Kazim, Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department, emphasized the importance of an innovative culture in Dubai Customs and its role in improving the operational capabilities of business processes and accelerating the movement of travelers, in line with the targets of Dubai's economic agenda D33. "Our goal at Dubai Customs is to create an innovative and unique experience that achieves leadership in customs work and enhances the development of government services, according to the leadership's vision, reflecting positively on the inflow of foreign investment in the commercial sector and increasing the value of Dubai's foreign trade," he said.  He also more

The UAE's History-Making Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi Becomes First Person to Practise Jiu-Jitsu in Space

Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 4, 2023: UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi proudly etched another exciting chapter in the country’s history books today, as the intrepid space explorer became the first person to practise jiu-jitsu in space – while very much dressed for the occasion. Floating aboard the International Space Station (ISS) sporting a UAEJJ Gi - the traditional kimono-style attire worn by the sport’s athletes - Al Neyadi posted a six-minute video on his social media channels that instantly racked up thousands of views from excited space and jiu-jitsu observers in the UAE and around the world.  In the video, Al Neyadi outlined how the martial art – a key pillar of the physical education syllabus in UAE schools - has helped foster skills of discipline, focus and adaptability that he has transferred more

Dubai Municipality's Mobile Lab Conducts Over 2,000 Food Tests at Global Village

Dubai, May 04, 2023:  Dubai Municipality reported that its mobile laboratory for food testing completed 2,072 tests and analyses of 518 food samples during the of Global Village season between October 2022 and April 2023, to guarantee the quality and safety of food products at event locations in the Emirate. This is in line with the Municipality's efforts to ensure that products and food items adhere to the standards approved in the Emirate of Dubai and its commitment to establishing a secure food health and safety system that improves the standard of living for both residents and visitors in Dubai. The mobile food testing laboratory utilizes one of the qualitative projects of the Dubai Central Laboratory of the Municipality, which employs state-of-the-art and rapid technologies that assist in carrying out microbiological more

The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi Launches the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Environmental Award

Abu Dhabi, 3rd May 2023: As part of its mandate to protect the environment and ensure the sustainability of natural resources, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced the launch of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Environmental Award. The award was founded to encourage environmental initiatives, enhance interest in environmental work, help achieve positive change, and raise public awareness about the importance of environmental protection and the achievement of sustainable development goals. In its first edition, the award includes three main categories and six sub-categories for nominees from the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The first main category includes the Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Environmental Medal, which will be awarded to honour successful individuals who have achieved excellence in the field of environmental work. more

LG Concludes its Instaview Campaign with Donation to those in need

In Partnership with UAE Food Bank, LG Supported Community Labour Workers this Ramadan DUBAI, May 02, 2023 – LG Electronics (LG) is proud to announce the successful conclusion of its “Life is Full with LG InstaView” campaign which aimed to support those in need during the holy month of Ramadan.  As part of the campaign, LG encouraged people to play the InstaView online game. Each participation contributed to the donation that LG made to UAE Food Bank to provide Iftar meals for those in need around us. Thanks to the positive response from the UAE community, LG was able to donate grocery boxes worth over 10,000 USD to UAE Food Bank, which were delivered to community labour workers.  Commenting on the campaign, Ahmed Orabi, Home Appliance Product Marketing Manager, LG Electronics Gulf said: “We are more

Global Technology, Industry, and Finance Leaders to Convene at UAE CLIMATE TECH

 Over 1,000 global industry leaders and innovators to convene at UAE CLIMATE TECH, in Abu Dhabi  First-of-its-kind Forum to showcase advanced technologies that will transform, decarbonize, and future-proof the energy and industrial sectors  Global innovators, including Carbon Clean, LanzaTech, and Bloom Energy to demonstrate latest pioneering decarbonization technologies  Open invitation extended to global industrial partners to convene to deliver global impetus for net zero emissions by 2050   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 1 May 2023: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), in partnership with ADNOC and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) today announced that more than 1000 leading global policymakers, CEOs, experts, technology leaders and investors will more

Dubai Customs' Dedication to Client Happiness Shines through Monthly Appreciation Event

Dubai – 30 April 2023: Dubai Customs' mission to provide world-class services with the aim of elevating the happiness level of its clients is manifested through the launch of the monthly Client Appreciation Ceremony. This event honors distinguished clients and companies who have shown outstanding performance and loyalty to Dubai Customs in April.  Among the esteemed attendees was His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of Dubai Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation. The honorees included Reliance Freight Systems, Bollore Logistics, Allied Enterprises, Premium Express International Couriers, Al Fardan Exchange, and Orbit Logistics. The Director General of Dubai Customs emphasized that the happiness of clients is a top priority, and the government department is committed to more

MoHAP Celebrates World Immunization Week, Launches Vaccine Awareness Campaign

• World Immunization Week runs from April 24 to 30 • The National Immunization Program is one of the most effective preventive programs, a model for others to follow.     Dubai April 28th,2023:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has joined the world in commemorating World Immunization Week being celebrated globally under the theme "The Big Catch Up”, by launching a vaccine awareness campaign in coordination with health authorities. The annual campaign will involve educational activities, scientific seminars, and innovative awareness lectures aimed at highlighting the importance of vaccination, increasing demand for immunization services, and emphasizing the importance of completing vaccines and doses prescribed in the National Immunization Program. Taking place from April more

MoHAP supports UAE's efforts to maintain the Occupational Health and Safety of Employees in the Work Environment

Dubai April 27th, 2023:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention has joined the global community in celebrating the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which is marked on April 28 of every year to promote the concept of a safe and healthy work environment as a right and a basic principle at work. The ministry stressed that the annual event is an opportunity to showcase the country's achievements made in the field of maintaining workers’ health and safety in the workplace.  It highlighted that the UAE has already ratified significant conventions of the International Labor Organization and enacted various laws to safeguard occupational health and safety. MoHAP added that the international celebration of this occasion sheds light on the importance of providing a safe and healthy working environment for more

Arabian Automobiles and Sharjah Police Inaugurate New Inspection Center for Efficient Vehicle Testing and Registration

Sharjah, 1 May 2023: As part of its continuing commitment to deliver high standards of service to customers across the UAE, Arabian Automobiles (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan, INFINITI and Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is announcing its partnership with Sharjah Police as the first dealership to launch a Vehicle Inspection Center in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates. The new centre offers the highest standards of customer care via yearly registration renewal tests and the management of vehicle insurance requirements. AAC values this partnership immensely, which enables the delivery of authoritative and trusted services to their valued customers. AAC’s knowledgeable technicians utilize the latest technologies and methodologies to streamline the more

Dubai Central Laboratory is Reference Lab for Food Product Validity Assessment Studies for Marks & Spencer in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2023:  Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of Dubai Municipality has received accreditation from Marks and Spencer to serve as a reference lab for studies related to assessing the validity of food products in the Emirate. The move reflects the Municipality’s commitment to implementing advanced technologies to guarantee the highest levels of security, safety, and health. Through this, it also aims to solidify Dubai's status as one of the best places to reside while improving the quality of life of the citizens and tourists.  This accreditation is a noteworthy accomplishment that strengthens DCL’s position as a top-tier laboratory for conducting lab tests, ensuring exceptional safety and health standards for communities. This recognition will further contribute to the efforts of the Municipality more

Dubai Customs Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day with Focus on Women's Role in Innovation and Creativity

Dubai – 26 April 2023: Dubai Customs pulled out all the stops for the 2023 World Intellectual Property Day celebration, rallying under the banner of "Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity". The gala event was presided over by His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation. Joining him at the event were Engineer Abdullah Belhoul, CEO of the Planning and Development Department - Tarakhees, Mahmoud Amin, Maritime Agent for Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation, Dr. Metha Buhumaid, Director General of Dubai Press Club, Malik Hanouf, CEO of Brand Owners' Protection Group, and Alia Shamlan, Director of Dubai Farjan. The event was also attended by representatives from various government entities, both federal and local, as well more

Panasonic Strengthens Commitment to Environmental Sustainability With Mangrove Planting, Beach Clean-up Drive

Held in line with the Panasonic Green Impact initiative, coastal clean-up yields 175kg of debris while concurrent mangrove project gets 170 new saplings planted   Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) continues to ramp up its corporate sustainability efforts with the recent conduct of Mangrove Kayaking & Planting and Beach Clean-up in Al Zorah Nature Reserve in Ajman.  Held in line with the Panasonic Green Impact campaign, the initiative wrapped up with 175kg debris removed from the coastal environment of the nature reserve, thus protecting marine and wildlife, while helping restore the pristine beauty of the emirate’s beaches.  At the same time, a total of 170 mangrove trees were planted, this in support to the UAE government’s enhanced target to plant more

QNET Feeds Families in 50 Countries with Massive Contribution to '1 Billion Meals'

Dubai – April 24, 2023: QNET, the global, e-commerce based, direct selling leader, is marking the holy month of Ramadan by contributing AED 100,000 to the United Arab Emirates government initiative, '1 Billion Meals'. During Ramadan, families and friends come together to pray and share a meal after fasting. Every year at this time, QNET's global network of employees, distributors, and partners give back to the community through sustainability and philanthropy initiatives supporting the marginalised and disadvantaged in more than 50 countries across Central Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.  SPREADING THE JOY OF RAMADAN IN MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA This year, QNET continues its tradition of giving back with a substantial donation to the UAE's '1 more

Dubai Customs: Goods Clearance Services Continue 24/7, 365 Days a Year

Dubai – 24 April 2023: Dubai Customs announced that its customs services, including customs declarations, clearance of goods, and inspection, operate 24/7, 365 days a year, without any interruption, even on holidays and official breaks. The government department has provided intelligent platforms that enable clients to carry out customs services from anywhere in the world at any time. During the first quarter of this year, the completion rate of transactions through digital channels reached 100%. H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, said, "Dubai has always been distinguished for its economy, infrastructure, and logistics services that attract businesses, trade, and capital. Projects such as Rashid Port, Jebel Ali, Cargo Village, and the airport more

Bringing Joy to the unsung Heroes of Ramadan

Betty Crocker distributes freshly prepared cakes to delivery drivers in the UAE Dubai, UAE, 10 April 2023 – Betty Crocker, a brand synonymous with baking and cooking products and recipes in the UAE, has launched the “30 ways to share your love campaign”, this Ramadan. Capturing the spirit of the month, this platform positions baking during the Ramadan, as an act of love. With the launch of the campaign, Betty Crocker is sharing 30 recipes this month. 30 expressions of love. Without the need to say anything else.  As part of their “30 ways to share your love campaign” Betty Crocker is honouring the Heroes of Ramadan - the food delivery persons who work tirelessly for our comfort and convenience and who deserve our appreciation and gratitude. That's why delicious cakes are being more

National Center of Meteorology Highlights UAE's Efforts to Improve Socioeconomic Benefits of Weather, Climate and Water-related Services

NCM delegation participates in High-Level Regional Forum organized by World Meteorological Organization in Singapore Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 April, 2023 – A meteorological delegation from the UAE, headed by His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous, Director General of the National Center of Meteorology (NCM) and President of the Regional Association II (Asia), highlighted the country’s efforts to improve the socioeconomic benefits of weather, climate and water-related services during their participation in a High-Level Regional Forum of the Open Consultative Platform in Regional Associations Il and V (RA Il and RA V) in Singapore on 18 April, 2023. Organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Forum brought together the Permanent Representatives of WMO from RA Il and RA V regions that consist of East Asia and more

H.E. Mohammed Al Murr welcomes the UAE Minister of Culture and Youth to the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

Dubai, UAE - 19 April 2023:  H.E. Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library (MBRL) Foundation received H.E. Sheikh Salem bin Khalid Al Qassimi, UAE Minister of Culture and Youth, as he explored the Library’s services, various facilities, and learned about its groundbreaking experience in enriching the cultural landscape and igniting the passion for reading and knowledge among the new generations. Aimed at examining ways of cooperation to promote the various components of the cultural sector, the visit touched upon the importance of integration between national institutions to support culture and preserve heritage and cultural history in the UAE, which is possible through the establishment of strong and distinct cultural institutions that reflect the national identity and contribute to more

Dubai Municipality enhances Preparedness of Waste Management, Food Safety and Recreational Facilities ahead of Eid Al Fitr

- Intensive campaigns on food establishments throughout the Eid holidays - About 2,250  cleaning workers, over 250 supervisory and control employees, and 747 waste management equipment and vehicles assigned to maintain cleanliness - Specialized teams to keep beaches, Dubai Creek and water channels clean - A dedicated team to ensure the cleanliness of 2,300 km of the main highways in Dubai  - Live performances and events at Dubai Frame, Children's City and Safari Park   Dubai, April 19, 2023:  Dubai Municipality has completed its preparations to ensure a safe and enjoyable Eid Al-Fitr celebration across the Emirate; by taking several measures to promote food safety and public health, as well as the cleanliness of public facilities and roads.   The preparations include equipping more

GALF's 10th Edition to Develop the Road Map of Aviation in the Next Decade

Forum to highlight Airport Sustainability, Passenger Experience, ATM, Airport Security and Ground Handling  HH Sheikh Ahmed: “Airports undergoing rapid transformation with a renewed focus on new technology, sustainability and overall experience”   Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2023:  The Global Airport Leaders’ Forum (GALF) is set to celebrate its milestone 10th edition as a co-located event at the 22nd Airport Show, the world's leading annual B2B platform for the airport industry. From May 9-11, key players from the aviation sector – including airports, airlines, and ANSPs – will converge in Dubai to collaborate and outline a roadmap towards sustainability¬. This year’s edition will feature a strong emphasis on critical topics such as Air Traffic Control (ATC), Airport more

Dubai Land Department provides ‘Madmoun' Service to Verify Validity of Real Estate Ads via QR Codes

- Marwan Bin Ghalita: The service aligns with DLD's strategy to make Dubai ‘The World leader in Real Estate Investments’ by harnessing technology to develop real estate products. - The new service will be initiated and become a requirement as of 24 April 2023     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 April 2023: Dubai Land Department (DLD), through the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), issued a circular confirming the implementation of the new electronic service, Madmoun. Accessible through the Trakheesi System, this service is represented by a quick response code (QR Code) issued for any real estate advertisement permit, as part of DLD's ongoing efforts to modernize and develop real estate governance procedures and enhance investor confidence.   Effective from 24 April, all real estate more

UAE Food Bank, Dubai Municipality Collaborate to Distribute 1,000 Iftar Meals as part of “Your Harees On Us” Initiative

Bank distributes 12,000 Harees meals since the beginning of Ramadan Dubai, UAE, 17 April 2023:  The UAE Food Bank, in cooperation with Dubai Municipality, organized a campaign to distribute 1,000 Harees meals to deserving workers in Al Quoz Park, as part of the “Your Harees On Us” initiative launched by the bank at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Volunteers from the Municipality, accompanied by their families and children, participated in the campaign to distribute meals. The campaign is part of Dubai Municipality's social responsibility, which aims to consolidate the values of goodness and giving in society, and to promote volunteer work, especially in the holy month, within the framework of its keenness to contribute to making Dubai the best city for living and prosperity, through its interest more

Dubai Municipality Organizes Series of Entertainment Events at Grand Souq Deira in Preparation for Eid Al Fitr

 In addition to a Mini Souq alongside the Old Heritage Market, the entertainment events entail a range of interesting activities and live shows  This offers an ideal opportunity to learn about Dubai’s oldest and traditional markets which play a major role in boosting the city’s global trade  The event showcases Dubai’s allure and rich history through its various entertainment venues and traditional markets    Dubai, UAE, 17 April 2023:  Dubai Municipality launched a series of entertainment events and activities on Sunday (April 16, 2023), at the Grand Souk Deira, in preparation for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr celebrations. The events will run until April 24 in the Souq, which is one of the oldest traditional markets visited by Dubai residents to buy various products. Following more

Al Futtaim Education Foundation partners with Jabal Amman Publishers to launch Arabic Graded Readers Programme, set to transform Arabic Literacy

Project Aghsan is a first of its kind extensive programme for graded readers in Arabic  Aims to publish 3000 titles for children aged 3-11+ by 2025  Launched at a special event at the Al-Futtaim Innovation Hub Dubai, UAE - 16 April 2023: Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF), part of Al-Futtaim Group, has announced its partnership with Jabal Amman Publishers to launch Project Aghsan. Project Aghsan is the first-of-its-kind extensive graded reading programme in Arabic aspiring to publish 3000 titles covering a range of fiction and non-fiction texts aimed at children aged 3-11+ by 2025. The programme was conceived of to address and tackle a number of challenges posed by existing Arabic reading material; these challenges include, but are not limited to, material not matching the reading ability of children, content being more

Dubai Customs: Foreign Trade Sector on Track to achieve D33 with 7 million Transactions in 3 Months

-Our smart projects support Dubai in its journey to be among the fastest growing cities worldwide Dubai – 16 April 2023: The foreign trade sector in Dubai is actively pursuing the goals outlined in the Dubai Economic Agenda D33. This initiative was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, with the objective of doubling Dubai's economy over the next decade and solidifying its position as one of the world's top three economic cities. In the first quarter of this year, there has been a notable increase in customs transactions, with a record of 7 million transactions, according to Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation. Dubai Customs' smart services and more

UAE Food Bank Partners with Facebook and Carrefour to Distribute 55,000 Meals to Blue-collar Workers during Ramadan

Carrefour donates 720 food baskets, which are equivalent to 55,000 meals, to UAE Food Bank for distribution with the help of Meta to blue-collar workers in Dubai’s Al Quoz neighbourhood.   Dawoud Al Hajri: “The Bank partners with diverse entities to improve humanitarian, charitable, and volunteer efforts while providing food to a large number of local and global beneficiaries.   “The UAE Food Bank’s endeavours reflect the generosity of the people of the UAE, embodying the principles of kindness, magnanimity, compassion, and unity in society.”   Sheila Chaiban: The initiative is aligned with Carrefour’s values and strong commitment to serve the community and encourage solidarity among its members.   Moon Baz: The partnership with UAE Food Bank reinforces our more

Dubai Municipality Wins International Awards in Occupational Health and Safety

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13 April 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Keeping with the spirit of Ramadan, RAK Hospital as part of their annual community initiative distributed over 1500 ready Iftar meals to the nation’s unsung heroes. The drive-away Iftar meal distribution was conducted from the hospital’s premises where RAK Taxi and Talabat drivers queued to collect their packets.   Thanking the contribution of these drivers, Dr. Raza Siddiqui, Executive Director of RAK Hospital said, “This annual drive is our small way of appreciating these unsung heroes for their relentless services to society. Despite fasting themselves they effortlessly support society; either by helping people commute from one place to another or by delivering food to their homes and offices.   The entire month of Ramadan is in essence a celebration of the more

Dubai Customs Nabs Asian Traveler Smuggling 880 Grams of Pure Heroin

Major Bust in Ongoing Fight against Drug Trafficking Dubai – 13 April 2023: Dubai Customs continues to deliver crushing blows to those who promote prohibited substances as part of their duty to protect the borders against any illegal smuggling attempts. In a recent incident, Dubai Customs inspectors at Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle 880 grams of pure heroin, ingeniously concealed in seven packages that were stuffed inside the suitcase poles, a laptop, and the bottom of the shoes being worn. Director of Passenger Operations Department, Ibrahim Kamali, expressed his confidence in Dubai Customs' unwavering commitment to thwarting all attempts by smugglers to transport illicit substances. With a 100% Emiratization rate for inspection officers and inspectors, as well as access to more

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates: This Ramadan, the Arabian Center is making a difference by launching the Kiswat Eid Campaign in partnership with The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF). This campaign aims to spread the spirit of giving by offering new clothes to the children in need and from low-income families in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The campaign brings together corporates, government entities, private sectors, and individuals to contribute and participate as donors for a shopping trip to Arabian Center to the resident students of the TBHF Educational Center, their siblings and previous students. Wesam Aldora, General Manager of Arabian Center, said, “We are delighted to partner with The Big Heart Foundation’s Kiswat Eid 2023 drive to celebrate Eid Al Fitr. This initiative seeks to bring joy to children by providing more

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Abu Dhabi, 12 April 2023: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has rescued and rehabilitated a young male dugong calf, which was found abandoned. The dugong was discovered by Agency rangers at the Marawah Marine Biosphere Reserve. Alone, without its mother and far away from any herd, the dugong was found following a few days of strong winds, which may have contributed to the dugong’s separation from his mother and the group. The dugong was named ‘Malqout’ – an Arabic word that means ‘saved’ and ‘whose owner is not known’ – perfectly expressing the young animal’s condition.  The Agency’s specialised marine species team assessed Malqout’s health, supported by experts at the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) Regional Office. Due more

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