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Sharjah Police and Emirates Auction launch a new online auction

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

mson Reuters Releases True Cost of Financial Crime Report Featuring NEW Findings on MENA Markets

    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

OMO Set To Launch the 9th Edition Of Its Charitable Initiative 'Share A Touch Of Love' This Ramadan.

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 Customs participates in Shenzhen Security Summit

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

Emirates Post Offers Valued Discounts to Six Destinations this Ramadan

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

H.H Sheikh Saud Meets Palace Museum Beijing Officials in Ras Al Khaimah to Unearth Details of Ancient ‘Silk Road' Trade Links Between the Far East and Eastern Arabia

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

Trakhees service center receives 4-star rating

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

Rapid Enforcement of DIFC Wills Probate Cases as New Law Gains Traction

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

Founder's Memorial 30 metre Constellation Installation

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

Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority Successfully Throws the Spotlight on TAMM and AD Connect Initiatives During Malta's Public Service Week 2018

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

International Tolerance Institute Unveils its Official Logo

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

Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Visits Masdar City

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

The French Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates Receives the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award for Representative Entities During the DED Business Excellence Awards Ceremony

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

“Building and Sustaining World-class Innovation”

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. TRAINING OBJECTIVES: Innovation Masterclass consists of multiple number of interactive workshops that will help participants to: Have a clear insight into ......read more

Dubai Police Organises Awareness Lecture on Sudden Veering in Cooperation with ZAJEL

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 is now open for two upcoming editions of Dubai Cares' Volunteer Globally taking place in 2018

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

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Holds Training Workshop for Specialists from Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance

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

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, confers degrees on 360 graduates

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

Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre: Islamic Economy Contributes 8% of Dubai's GDP

     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

Dubai Holy Quran Radio launches new special programmes for Ramadan

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

FOCP and Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai Take 28 Cancer Patients to Umrah

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

UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Commends Nation's Approaches, Policies to Bolster Agriculture Production and Food Sustainability

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 Customs discusses cooperation with Nedaa

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

Awqaf and Minor Affairs Foundation Grants License to the First Endowment Foundation

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

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center Holds 5th Edition of Haboub Al Khair

* 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

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UAE, January 10, 2018 - His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), recently met with H.E. Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the UAE, to discuss the potential of strengthening and consolidating cooperative ties in the field of health for the two countries, especially in the exchange and transfer of knowledge and experiences, ......read more

DED-Ajman organizes ‘Focus group Gathering' to develop licensing procedures…

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Customers urged to use Empower's online calculator to help plan and monitor their district cooling ...…

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Ajman's Department of Economic Development appoints Abdullah Al Nuaimi as Assistant Director ...…

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Dubai Customs receives Azerbaikjani outgoing Consul General…

Dubai – 07 January 2018:   HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, received the Azerbaijani outgoing Consul General Parvez Ismayilzada in the presence of Alnoor Aleef, Azerbaijani Commercial Representative. He thanked Zada for his dedicated service in Dubai, and the meeting agenda included a discussion on the aspects of cooperation, trade growth opportunities and ......read more

Ministry of Health and Prevention launches ‘Art for Health' competition…

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ADNEC Gears Up to Host Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 06 January, 2018 –  Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is finalising preparations to host Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2018 and its co-located events including World Future Energy Summit (WFES), International Water Summit (IWS), Zayed Future Energy Prize award ceremony, the eighth session of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly, ......read more

UAE Bans Import of Live Birds from the Netherlands Following Outbreak of Highly Contagious H5N8 ...…

Dubai-UAE: 4 January, 2018 –  Based on a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) of the outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu, H5N8, in the Flevoland province of the Netherlands that led to destroying more than 150,000 chickens, the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) today announced that it has taken the following precautionary ......read more

Green Hope ushers in 2018 with a Mangrove Conservation Campaign…

Dubai, UAE, January 3, 2018:  Youth sustainability organisation , Green Hope Foundation , ushered in the new year with a conservation action campaign to protect the fragile mangrove ecosystem which dot our coasts.The UAE has an extensive network of coastal mangroves which are under threat due to littering and pollution. Beachgoers leave behind tonnes of trash which get swept out to the ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention uses “Cerner Millennium app” in nuclear medicine…

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Emirati Woman Marks ‘Year of Zayed' with Donation of AED5 Million to Awqaf and Minors Affairs ...…

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Empower upgrades to latest international standards for Quality & Environmental Management Systems…

December 27, 2017- Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced that it has recently upgraded to the latest international standards set by leading certifications firm International Standards Organization (ISO). The district cooling company has undergone rigorous evaluation and received the upgraded ISO9001:2015 ......read more

Dubai Customs concludes Year of Giving building a mosque in Niger…

Dubai – 28 December 2018:   Dubai Customs concludes its Year of Giving with an agreement with Dar Al Ber Society to build Martyer Mosque in Niger. The building will be financed from donations of Dubai Customs’ employees which reflects the great noble values that the UAE community stands for.  The agreement was signed at Dar Al Ber main office by Khalil Saqer bin ......read more

Emirates Post Group enhances postal services in time for P.O. Box renewals…

December 27, 2017, Dubai, UAE; -   Emirates Post Group (EPG) has recently undertaken a positive restructuring of its product offerings providing enhanced services and experiences. Customers can now avail of these services when renewing their Post Office Box subscriptions. EPG encourages customers to renew their P.O. Box subscriptions before 31st January 2018.  “Emirates ......read more

ENEC Partners with Al Dhafra Festival in Abu Dhabi to Promote Environmental Sustainability and ...…

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Cochlear implant successfully performed as part of MOHAP's initiatives for the Year of Giving…

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Department of Economic Development – Ajman seizes over AED 8 million worth of counterfeit versions ...…

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

UAE, 24 December, 2017 -  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced the details of the Visiting Doctors Program for January 2018 that provides their diagnostic, therapeutic and treatment services to Fujairah Hospital, Al Qassimi Hospital, Kuwait Hospital, Khorfakkan Hospital and Saqr Hospital as well as some primary health care centers. The areas of specialization covered under ......read more

Nikai Group Sponsors a classroom at the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones and Assistive ...…

Dubai, December 24, 2017: As part of Nikai’s yearly CSR endeavors, Mr. Paras Shahdadpuri, Chairman of the Nikai group of companies, has recently adopted a classroom of the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones in Dubai, providing various materials and equipment to students with varied ability levels. Nikai has committed to donate Assistive Technology Equipment to Al Noor Training Centre for ......read more

SLC to organise an introductory meeting entitled ‘Legislative Audit, a Governmental Objective'…

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Ministry of Health and Prevention rolls out price reduction by up to 24 per cent in select ...…

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Abu Dhabi University, Emirates Islamic Explore Opportunities to Support Students in Obtaining ...…

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Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Launches UAE Green Jobs Program…

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Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi Hails Decision of HH Ruler of Sharjah…

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Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Launches e-Service to Regulate Trade in Endangered ...…

Population of endangered species in UAE totals 5,800 animals, 30,000 plants Dubai-UAE: 21, December 2017 –   The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has launched an electronic service on its website to regulate domestic and international trade in endangered and threatened animals and plants covered by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species ......read more

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Hosts Media Briefing to Highlight Key Points of Fourth ...…

Al Zeyoudi: UAE aspires to achieve ‘environmental pioneering for sustainable development’ in the next five years Dubai-UAE: 19 December, 2017 –  The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) held a media briefing to highlight the mission, vision and strategic objectives outlined in its Fourth Strategic Plan 2017-2021. Addressing a press conference at ......read more

‘Super Nanny' Training Program Introduced by Medcare to Up-Skill and Empower Nannies in the UAE…

This is the first of its kind certification training program for nannies in the country   One in four low-income female workers in the UAE is a nanny, with kids spending an average of 55 hours a week with them.   Less than 5% nannies in the UAE have any formal training in childcare. i The program will commence in January 2018   Dubai, UAE, 19 December ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Hosts Delegation from Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 December, 2017 –  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), recently hosted a high-level delegation from Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security in ADU’s Abu Dhabi campus. The visit aimed to explore opportunities for future collaboration between the two parties and the exchange of best practices in strategic areas of mutual interest. Professor Waqar Ahmad, Provost and ......read more

Free-of-cost ‘SIS Innovation Camp' – A unique commitment to the UAE Year of Giving…

Hosted by Sabari Indian School (SIS) the all-skills based camp is open to children of ages (4-15 years) which witnessed presence of more than 500 students from 50 schools and Nurseries  on the first day United Arab Emirates, Dubai, December 19, 2017: Continuing its commitment to the ‘Year of Giving’ and ‘UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030’, Sabari Indian School ......read more

Ahmed bin Saeed launches ‘DAFZA's Strategy for Islamic Economy'…

UAE, December 18, 2017- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors. The strategy will help attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the sectors and support the ‘Dubai ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention launches electronic Early Warning Scores (EWS) project…

UAE, December 16, 2017- The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched the electronic Early Warning Scores (EWS) project to assist clinicians in taking evidence-based decisions based on early warning scores for different age and obstetric groups. Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS), Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS), and Modified Early Obstetric Warning Score (MEOWS) are ......read more

Ministry of Economy heads 6th meeting of Global Innovation Index Executive team…

The Executive Team of the Global Innovation Index operating under the UAE National Agenda has held its sixth meeting at the Ministry of Economy’s Dubai HQ. The session was led by H.E. Abdullah Sultan Al Fan Al Shams, head of the team, in the presence of elite representatives from federal and local entities that are members of the team. The group discussed the latest updates to the Global ......read more

3rd Community Safety Conference highlights importance of public-private partnerships in combating ...…

December 13, 2017: Under the patronage of Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Honorary President of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), the Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center hosted its 3rd Community Safety Conference at the Dubai Police Officer Club on December 12, 2017. The event was held under the theme of ......read more

UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Moves Headquarters to Al Ruwayyah 2, Dubai…

Customer Happiness Center to receive dealers in Dubai at the new center   Dubai-UAE: 14 December, 2017 –  The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) is moving its headquarters from Abu Hail in Dubai to a new state-of-the-art building in Al Ruwayyah 2 on Sunday, December 17, 2017.  The new eco-friendly headquarters building has been designed using ......read more

Al Rawdah Becomes the First Solar Powered Poultry Farm in the UAE…

Investing AED 4 million in phase 1  Expected to source 60% of its electricity needs from renewable energy by 2020  Dubai, UAE, 13 December, 2017 –  In the presence of H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA); Mr. Abdalla Sultan Alowais, Chairman, Al Rawdah; Mr. Abdulla Al Qubaisi  Vice Chairman, Al ......read more

Empower supports Dubai's leadership in fighting climate change as part of C40 Cities Climate ...…

December 12, 2017- Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, urged private developers to broaden its approach in green building practices by incorporating energy efficiency in cooling its buildings to keep themselves in line with Dubai’s recent achievement as a certified member of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership ......read more

Aster Celebrates 30 Years of Quality Healthcare with a Year of Giving Back Initiatives…

Aster@30 Campaign marked by 5 key initiatives contributing to the development of the health of the community in the GCC and India More than 497,000 lives touched through various activities under the Aster Volunteers Programme Beginning with a single clinic in Dubai in 1987, to operating 316 establishments in 9 countries Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12th December, 2017:  Aster DM ......read more

Dubai Maritime City Authority praises UAE's historic IMO's Category B Membership victory …

December 11, 2017- H.E. Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation in Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), has congratulated the UAE’s wise leadership and the people behind the country’s successful bid for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Executive Council. This achievement ......read more

Dubai Customs' Consultative Council discusses means of boosting cooperation in 2018…

Dubai – 11 December 2017:  Chaired by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs (DC), Chairman of Dubai Customs’ Consultative Council, the Council’s third meeting in 2017 convened recently and was attended by heads of business and trade groups, members of the Council. Boosting cooperation and partnership between DC and business and trade groups in Dubai was one of ......read more

Empower highlights commitment to save human lives in latest blood donation drive …

December 10, 2017 - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, recently participated in the blood donation drive in collaboration with various sectors in Dubai including the Dubai Police, Al Ameen, Dubai Health Authority and Blood Donors Kerala – UAE, as part of the company’s continuing corporate social ......read more

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Recognized as Top EHS Consulting Brand …

December 10, 2017– DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has been ranked as the top EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) consulting brand for brand preference according to a new survey released in November by the independent research and consulting firm Verdantix. The survey of more than 380 senior corporate EHS decision-makers gave DSS top marks for both preference and awareness among all ......read more

Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches the Third Phase of its Mass Media Campaign “Your Health ...…

UAE, December 9, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched the third phase of its awareness raising campaign “Your Health Comes First” under the slogan “Beat the habit...Fight Extra Sugar”. The campaign aims to raise the level of awareness among members of the society about the health risks associated with drinking sugar-sweetened beverages, as these ......read more

Department of Economic Development – Ajman launches new service allowing automatic renewal of trade ...…

UAE, December 9, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) has announced the launch of an innovative new service that allows investors to automatically renew their trade licenses via SMS. The move demonstrates the department's continuing commitment towards providing investors and businesses with an easier and smoother processing of documents, which in turn, will play a ......read more

Food Security Center Abu Dhabi to Examine Ways of Enhancing Regional Food Security in View of ...…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 December 2017 –  The Food Security Center - Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) is set to discuss ways of enhancing food security in the context of the current regional developments as part of the Abu Dhabi Food Security Roundtables, to be held on the sidelines of 8th edition of SIAL Middle East. Set to kick off on December 12, 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre ......read more

Hitachi & Eros Group to Donate Air Purifiers as part of its CSR programme…

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 10th December 2017:  Eros Group, the leading distributor of world renowned brands in the UAE, in partnership with one of their leading brands Hitachi has outlined a donation of air purifiers to institutions that support children with special needs.  The company’s CSR initiative is aimed at creating awareness about the health hazards of indoor ......read more

Emirates Post Group Issues “Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival” Commemorative Stamps…

Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017:  Emirates Post Group (EPG) has issued commemorative stamps for Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival that is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and as per the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, with the follow up of ......read more

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