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His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Uae Minister of Tolerance, Opens the 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival

UAE Minister: “Festival contributes to strengthening the values of solidarity and cohesion in line with UAE 'Year of Tolerance' and the UAE's commitment to spreading the message of tolerance around the world Landmark event inaugurated with special performance by multi award-winning singer-songwriter Sami Yusuf, who will play full concert at Emirates Palace on April 25 Four-day festival is a celebration of cultural diversity of Islam Abu Dhabi, April 24, 2019:   His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance today opened the 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival, a four-day celebration of Islam  in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs that will unite nations from across the Islamic world in a tailored platform shedding  light on the ......read more

Participate in the UAE's largest Music Monkeys class ‘Music for Smiles' to raise funds for Operation Smile

Hosting UAE’s third largest musical class, ‘Music for Smiles’ to raise funds for Operation Smile UAE on 2nd May 2019  Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2019:  Music Monkeys, the UAE’s premiere musical institute has been dedicatedly working towards building and developing the sensory needs of young children through the wonderful art form of music. Music Monkeys who operate classes tailor made to different age groups, has now joined hands with Operation Smile UAE to raise funds for underprivileged children.  For the third year running, Music Monkeys will be hosting the UAE’s largest musical class for parents and young children, ‘Music for Smiles’ to raise funds and build awareness. At last year’s event Music Monkeys raised AED 5,555 to help children with cleft palates and cleft lips ......read more

Dubai Customs honors female winners of Al Thuraya Award in its 1st edition

Dubai, United Arab Emirates  – 22 April 2019:  Dubai Customs celebrated its leading customs female employees in Al Thuraya Award ceremony held at the Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel. Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih said women are an integral part of any progress and development in society.  “Empowerment of women has been one of the main strategies in the UAE since the time of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, May Allah bless his soul.  The event took place in the presence of Raja Al Gurg, president of Dubai Business Women Council and a leading businesswoman in her right, alongside a host of senior executives, heads of departments, female community leaders and members of ladies committees in government entities.    Musabih thanked all who contributed to and supported the ......read more

Jebel Ali Center performs 766,000 customs transactions in Q1 2019

Dubai – Sunday 21 April 2019:  Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management carried out around 766,000 customs transactions and made 30 seizures during the 1st quarter of 2019.  The strategic customs management, which performs all customs operations of Jebel Ali Port; the largest marine terminal in the Middle East and the flagship facility of DP World’s portfolio of over 65 marine terminals across six continents, showcased its latest achievements to the Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih during his evening visit to the center. During the visit Musabih met with Yousef Al Hashimi, Director of Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management and the management’s employees. “It’s no surprise Jebel Ali Customs Center has achieved remarkably in the first quarter, thanks to their highly trained staff and ......read more

As part of Volunteer Emirates Dubai Cares gives a makeover to Sharjah's National Charity Schools for Girls

150 volunteers participate in the 2nd edition to enhance the learning environment for 1,500 students  Dubai, United Arb Emirates – April 20, 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted today the second edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019, in support of the National Charity Schools Girls (NCS) in Nasiriyah, Sharjah. This edition witnessed an impressive participation of 150 volunteers who helped in the refurbishment of the school to enhance the learning environment for 1,500 students.   As part of this initiative, volunteers brought practical necessities to the school, including assembling 750 students’ desks and chairs, installing laser printers, and data shows. In addition to installing essential education equipment, they also stocked the ......read more

Trakhees receives 5 ISO certificates

Dubai – Saturday 20 April 2019:  Trakhees, the regulatory arm of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in Dubai made a remarkable achievement by being certified to five ISO standards in complaints handling, quality management, IT management, environment management and HS management.  Adnan Al Abbar, CEO of Trakhees, the regulatory arm of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in Dubai expressed his happiness for this achievement and confirmed Trakhees incessant efforts within its 2019-2021 plan to give more focus to clients and build more interactive channels of communication with them.  “We are happy with this achievement which reflects the vision and efforts of Trakhees in complying to the highest quality standards. This makes us among the first entities to obtain the ISO ......read more

Dubai Cares invites UAE community to empower children and young people with education through its Adopt a School initiative

The initiative benefits primary and secondary schools in Cambodia, Malawi, Nepal and Senegal UAE-based individuals and organizations can also travel for a one-week volunteering mission  18 schools were adopted in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 April, 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the 2019 edition of its “Adopt a School” initiative. The fundraising initiative invites UAE-based individuals and organizations to adopt one or more schools in Cambodia, Malawi, Nepal and/or Senegal.    Donors will also have the opportunity to travel alongside colleagues, friends and family on a week-long volunteering mission to immerse themselves in the local community that will host the new school, thus allowing them to ......read more

The World Free Zones Organization, in association with El Consorci de la Zona Franca, announces the themes and topics of its fifth Annual International Conference and Exhibition 20

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 April 2019:  The World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) in cooperation with El Consorci de la Zona Franca (CZFB), has announced the themes and topics of its fifth Annual International Conference and Exhibition 2019 (AICE) taking place in Barcelona, Spain between 26 and 28 June 2019.  The announcement came during a press conference in the Spanish city of Barcelona which highlighted the important role that free zones play in supporting global supply and value chains. The event also highlighted the direct contribution free zones have in strengthening trade movement and growth of economic activities around the world.  Under the overarching theme of Free Zone 4.0 meets Economy 4.0, the fifth AICE will address solutions to combatting illicit trade in free zones and will present ......read more

A Celebration of Islam and Bonding of Nations a Celebration of Islam and Bonding of Nations

2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) will demonstrate cultural diversity and spread Islamic messages of unity and tolerance to the world Four-day festival will provide platform for Islamic nations to strengthen collaboration and form new partnerships  Abu Dhabi, April 17, 2019:   The 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival, held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, will be a four-day celebration of Islam and a platform for Muslim countries from around the world to strengthen collaboration and form new, lasting bonds, say event organisers, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).   During the official ......read more

Dubai Customs and Dubai Police discuss further security cooperation

Dubai, UAE 16th April 2019:   Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation received a delegation from Dubai Police headed by Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police. The meeting covered different issues of cooperation in security, and paved the way to a future agreement on different aspects in fulfilment of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.  Bin Sulayem took the visitors on a tour where they saw different facilities at Dubai Customs. They viewed the customs operation room, the first of its kind in the region, that controls 500 surveillance cameras in 25 customs entry points in Dubai.   The delegates also visited the Customs Declarations ......read more

Dubai Cares announces emergency support to Mozambique in response to Cyclone Idai at World Bank and IMF's Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.

AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) funding to Education Cannot Wait will help restore education for children affected by the cyclone and flooding Dubai Cares’ delegation also attends UNICEF's "Generation Unlimited" Global Board Meeting  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16 April, 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, joined government officials, representatives from private sector, UN aid agencies, civil society and philanthropic organizations, international philanthropists and academia for a series of high-level meetings during the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund’s Spring Meetings in Washington D.C. The gathering, which runs from 8 to 14 April 2019, highlights and debates issues of global concern, including the world economic ......read more

Emirates Post Recognized for Outstanding Customer Services by Universal Postal Union for the 3rd time

Emirates Post takes home Customer Care Award  UAE becomes the only Arab Country to win the award three times Dubai, UAE, April 14, 2019:   Post, the UAE’s leading postal services provider, won its third International Express Mail Services accolade for outstanding Customer Services, making the UAE the only Arab country to win the award three times. Granted by the EMS unit of Universal Postal Union (UPU), the award reaffirms the organization’s position as leading postal, express delivery and courier firm that is able to meet ever-changing customer demands.    Commenting on the award, HE Abdulla Mohammad Alashram, acting CEO of Emirates Post Group, said: “Our postal service is designed with customers in mind as we know that individuals and organizations need a reliable partner ......read more

UAE's First Digital Government presents Ajman's Digital Transformation Journey at WSIS 2019, Geneva

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 13, 2019:  The Ajman Digital Government participates in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. The event that is running from the 8th to 12th of April is witnessing an international participation from countries, their ministries and organizations that have taken a crucial decision in their governance of ensuring technology and information is always the core of their policies.   Ajman Digital Government is part of the UAE delegation representing the country’s achievements in the arenas of IT and Information. The delegation headed by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA includes representatives from the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization, the Zayed Higher Organization for People of ......read more

Record results and renowned awards for Dubai Customs in 1st quarter 2019

Dubai, UAE, April 13, 2019:  Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih applauded the great acheivements of Dubai Customs in Q1 2019, which came in fulfilment of the emirate’s overall vision in general and the 50-Year Charter and the Eight Principles of Governance in particular. The organization has scored best on the “Leadership in Government Services Index”.  “Improving government services is key for the Dubai Government vision, as part of its strategy to implement the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which seeks to achieve the highest levels in government services.” Says Musabih “Intensive preparations are taking place for the upcoming EXPO 2020, and we have done our bit with the launch of the Smart ......read more

New libraries opened across Terminals 1 and 3 of Abu Dhabi International Airport

10 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Abu Dhabi Airports, with the support of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), has opened a series of new ‘AUH Libraries’ at Abu Dhabi International Airport, following the UAE’s Month of Reading in March 2019.  Located across Terminals 1 and 3, passengers are welcome to visit the Main Library near gates 14-18 in the T1-Transit area, as well as three ‘mini libraries’ along the airside corridor between T1 and T3 and an additional three mini libraries at the departure pier in T3 (Gates 33-35). The Main Library accommodates up to ten people at a time, while the smaller units can host six.  During 2016’s Year of Reading, Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its inaugural airport library, which was the first amongst the ......read more

Abu Dhabi Hosts Festival of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Under the theme "One Nation Unified by Benevolent Cooperation, Justice and Tolerance" Islamic nations come together to highlight their cultures and traditions during four-day festival at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) The Festival will spread Islamic messages of unity, tolerance and multiculturalism to the world Abu Dhabi, 10 April 2019:   The City of Abu Dhabi, the Capital of Tolerance and Multiculturalism, will host the second edition of the Festival of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from April 24-27, 2019, with the participation of a group of Islamic countries under the theme: “One Nation Unified by Benevolent Cooperation, Justice and Tolerance.”    The festival aims to emphasize the message and ......read more

Dubai Business Women Council reports 10% growth in membership database during Q1 2019

DBWC organises 13 different events aimed at enhancing members’ expertise in Q1. More than 308 businesswomen took part in Q1 events, discussing advanced vision of Dubai businesswomen Al Gurg: DBWC strategic plans were upgraded, focusing more on quality trainings DBWC launches 2nd Mentorship Programme 2019 to develop and foster members’ skills in cooperation with renewed experts. Leading international companies to take part in 2nd Mentorship Programme, including "Google”, "Facebook”, "Canon Middle East" and "BWC". DBWC holds workshops to discuss key topics including but not limited to negotiation skills, e-marketing strategies and financial planning. Dubai,  April 08, 2019:  The membership database of the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has grown by ......read more

Director of Dubai Customs makes evening tour to Customs Declaration Management and Control Room

Dubai, UAE 6th April, 2019:   Director of Dubai Customs made an evening tour to the Customs Declaration Management and the Control Room of the Customs Intelligence Department. He confirmed that Part of Dubai Customs role is to maintain security and safety through securing the emirate’s borders and entry points and protecting society from the hazards of illegitimate trade. “Serve People” is one of the ten commandments of governance set by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. He applauded professionalism and commitment he touched at the control room.  “With around-the-clock professional and highly competent control and monitor, the control room serves a great purpose of maintaining security and responding quickly to ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Inspires Competitors as 12 UAE Teams Ready for Ultimate Gov Games Finale

Abu Dhabi Police and Dubai Police join F3, Fujairah Police, Dubai State Security Apparatus and the UAE Ministry of Education in the men’s final F3, the UAE Ministry of Education, Dubai Tourism, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Airports and DEWA to contest women’s final AED 3 million Gov Games prize fund to be decided in mega finale on Saturday at Kite Beach The Weakest Link named hardest obstacle after defeating all 168 male and female teams Dubai, UAE - April 6, 2019: Fresh from qualifying for the Gov Games 2019 men’s final with Team F3, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, returned to an energised Gov Games site on Dubai Kite Beach today to inspire 36 teams competing in men’s Heat 3. With the last two ......read more

UAE's intelligent transportation system sector to witness 9.2 percent CAGR during 2017-2023: report

Rising demand for smart vehicles and IoT solutions driving market growth  Future Cities Show to convene experts to tackle impact of smart mobility  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 April 2019:   The UAE’s intelligent transportation system market is seen to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2 percent during 2017-2023. An industry report released by Research and Market showed that the segment is poised for healthy growth within the covered period due to a number of factors, among which is the rising local demand for smart vehicles and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.    The high growth prospect for the domestic intelligent transportation system sector comes at a time when the country’s efforts are in full swing to transform itself into a smart country. The third ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention Evaluates Innovative Genetic Drug for Blindness Treatment

The UAE is one of the world’s first countries to get this medicine  Discussion on the registration of 94 pharmaceutical products (including 15 innovative products, 14 biological preparations and 65 generic medicines) UAE, Dubai, April 3, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) revealed that a specialized team from the Higher Committee for Drug Registration representing all UAE health authorities, has evaluated an innovative genetic drug for treating blindness resulting from hereditary retinal degeneration. The genetic drug has already been approved and registered.   This announcement came during the periodic meeting of the Drug Registration Committee, its companies and its pricing No. 137/19, which was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, Under-Secretary of the Ministry ......read more

FANR Launches Legal Developee Programme

First of its kind in the UAE, the Legal Developee Programme to provide UAE nationals with expertise in local and international nuclear law   3 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:   The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the nuclear regulator in the UAE, has launched a Legal Developee Programme designed to train UAE nationals in nuclear law and prepare them for employment at the Legal Affairs Department of FANR. The first-of-its-kind in the UAE, the programme forms a part of FANR’s strategy to build long-term sustainability by developing Emirati talent in the nuclear energy sector and related fields. The programme was developed by FANR in partnership with one of the largest international law firms having extensive experience in the field of nuclear law.  Aimed at law graduates ......read more

Nominations Announced for Long-Term Visas for Executives in the Dubai International Financial Centre Free Zone

Dubai, UAE, April 02, 2019:  The Dubai International Financial Centre Free Zone launched an initiative that aims to encourage companies to identify individuals who may be eligible for long-term residence permits for investors, foreign nationals with exceptional talents and others, as determined by the United Arab Emirate government in 2018.    The Dubai International Financial Centre Free Zone (DIFC) launched an initiative that aims to encourage companies to identify individuals who may be eligible for long-term residence permits for investors, foreign nationals with exceptional talents and others, as determined by the United Arab Emirate (UAE) government in 2018. The deadline for submitting the nominations is Wednesday, 3 April 2019.  Ten-year residence permit for executives  Out of the available ......read more

Dubai Cares scales up children's literacy program in Sri Lanka

The 3-year program is set to improve the literacy skills of over 30,000 children in 4 districts Program seeks to support the Ministry of Education to boost literacy in every primary school in the country    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 April, 2019:   A delegation from Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, recently visited Sri Lanka to launch a new program, in partnership with Save the Children. The program aims to improve children’s literacy levels in the Northern and Southern Provinces of Sri Lanka, where there is a critical need to improve the quality of education.   New program to address significant education gap in the Northern and Southern Provinces    Driven by the success of the first program, Dubai Cares has renewed its ......read more

Amidst Growing Investments in Cyber Security, Dubai Electronic Security Center Highlights Latest Developments and Practices at GISEC

Moving towards a safer, more secure cyber space Dubai, UAE – April 1, 2019:   Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC), announces its participation as the official government cyber security partner for the second consecutive year at the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), the largest annual information security event in the Middle East, which brings together cybersecurity experts from around the world. DESC will highlight the latest developments and practices in cybersecurity as well as initiatives geared at making Dubai’s cyber space the most secure in the world. The event will run for 3 days from 1-3 April 2019, located at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 7, stand A6. DESC will exhibit a password interactive screen which is geared to discovering just how secure individuals are online by ......read more

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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 …

8 September, 2018 - In light of the growing focus on the Americas as a major source market for investment and trade into the UAE and in line with its commitment to strengthening cooperation between business communities to drive foreign direct investment (FDI) by reinforcing existing trade relations, the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) - the investment development agency of the ......read more

P&O Marinas Signs MoU with Dubai SME…

Dubai – Sat. 8 September 2018: Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) subsidiary P&O Marinas signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai SME. The agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, to boost mutual cooperation in introducing best services to their clients towards realising ......read more

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…

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

Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2018:   The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has been awarded Investors in People (IIP) accreditation after achieving the standards set by the international people management organisation. In addition to the main IIP award, DCT Abu Dhabi also achieved Health and Wellbeing Silver Level accreditation in recognition of its Wellness ......read more

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

Dubai, 4 September 2018​: Building on the UAE’s longstanding historical ties and robust bilateral relations with India, Dubai FDI - the investment development agency of Dubai Economy (DED) - announced that the South Asian country will be the guest nation of the upcoming fourth edition of the premier Dubai Investment Week (DIW), set to take place from October 7 to 11, 2018 in the ......read more

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

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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”…

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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…

UAE, 28 August 2018 - In recognition of Emirati women's contributions in the sustainable development and to appreciate and honor the active roles played by them in the nation's progress, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) organized a celebration of the Emirati Women's Day under the theme ‘Women on the Course of Zayed.’ The event forms part of nationwide ......read more

Emirati Women's Day…

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

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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…

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

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

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

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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

ENEC Launches Youth Council to Empower the Next Generation of Emirati Nuclear Energy Leaders…

Barakah Youth Council to provide future Emirati nuclear energy leaders with voice to champion change and drive continuous improvement 63% of UAE Nationals employed by ENEC and its subsidiaries are under 30 years of age Announced to coincide with United Nations’ 18th annual International Youth Day Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 August 2018:   The Emirates Nuclear Energy ......read more

Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations Announces its Second Edition…

Set to take place 8th and 9th October 2018 in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 August 2018:   Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the second edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations will take place on the 8th and 9th October 2018 at the Abu Dhabi ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi brings excitement to children at Sheikh Khalifa ...…

Nickelodeon characters, storytelling and lots of Summer Programme activities organised for young patients at the hospital Abu Dhabi, UAE – 9 August 2018:  The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) brought the excitement and entertainment of Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2018 directly to young patients of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi, bringing ......read more

Carried out by Kalimat Foundation for Children's Empowerment…

Sharjah’s ‘Pledge a Library’ Initiative Distributes 600 Books in Brazil Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2018:  The Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment (KF), a Sharjah-based non-profit, has supported the São Paulo Public Library, six school libraries, as well as community service centres in Brazil that host a rich collection of Arabic books, with 600 new ......read more

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry discusses cooperation with Malaysia…

Dubai, UAE, August 04, 2018:   HE Mohamed Ahmed Amin, Acting Director-General of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI); and HE Omar Mohammed Salleh, Trade Commissioner of the Malaysia Trade Centre at the Consulate General of Malaysia in the UAE, discussed ways of developing economic relations and enhancing trade exchange between Sharjah and Malaysia.  The meeting ......read more

Dubai Land Department supports strategic alliance between the UAE and China…

Representing the UAE through its participation in the Chinese Luxury Property Show in Beijing and launching its Real Estate Promotion Trustee office in China Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04th August 2018:   The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has played an important role in strengthening the alliance between the United Arab Emirates and the People's Republic of China (China) over the ......read more

Emirates Intellectual Property Association leads unified efforts to promote adoption of best global ...…

“Move to create a knowledgeable and skilled workforce is essential in consolidating UAE's leading position on IP protection,” says EIPA Chairman Al Obaidli   Dubai, UAE, August 04, 2018:  The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), continues to lead in the ongoing unified efforts to promote the adoption of global best practices in intellectual property ......read more

Thomson Reuters Hosts 10th Annual Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Seminar in Saudi Arabia…

Seminar held in partnership with the Institute of Finance and under the patronage of SAMA Governor   August, 2nd, 2018:    Thomson Reuters will host the 10th Annual Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Seminar on September 26 & 27, 2018 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The seminar, which celebrates its tenth round this year, will take place in partnership ......read more

More than half of eligible UAE expats seek second passport…

A number of global immigration consultants and advisors to join IREIS 2018 to advice potential immigrants seeking a second passport in return of investment Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 02, 2018:  About 51 percent of the eligible expatriates of the UAE are seeking a second passport According to a research by AAA Associates, a leading immigration service provider.   The AAA ......read more

UNICEF and LIXIL to “Make a Splash” and Help Bring Sanitation to Children Around the World…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 August 2018:   UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organization, and LIXIL, a maker of pioneering water and housing products, are coming together in a new partnership to help vulnerable children gain access to safe and clean toilets.    The partnership, named “Make a Splash! Toilets for All”, will leverage ......read more

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