Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 20, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced during the weekly ‘Leaders at Your Service’ initiative that the Authority will continue to focus on providing humanitarian initiatives for patients with financial difficulties in DHA hospitals.
Leaders at Your Service initiative provides an opportunity for the public to express their feedback, suggestions and complaints to senior DHA leaders.
It provides customers with a direct platform to communicate with the leaders of the DHA and give their suggestions, feedback or complaints.
Salim Bin Lahej, Director of the humanitarian and assistance department at the DHA received several queries via phone calls during the live one-hour initiative. He discussed various volunteering and donation opportunities to help patients in DHA ......read more
Economic stability, information, supportive infrastructure and minimal business risk highlighted as key factors
Sharjah, 19 September 2017
The unique business environment that Sharjah and the UAE have been consistently offering foreign investors, and further developments that are being planned in the direction to make the market increasingly more lucrative for existing and new businesses were the focal point of the panel discussion that opened the Third Sharjah FDI on Tuesday, 19 September.
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, the third edition of the Sharjah FDI Forum is taking place on September 19 and 20.
“FDI inflows into Sharjah in 2017 may grow by 15 percent, increasing the total value of FDI into the ......read more
More than 1000 employees promoted since the beginning of this year.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has introduced a new methodology for promotions in line with the laws and regulations of the Government of Dubai, and the Authority has built the methodology and mechanisms for its implementation in accordance with the principles of transparency and clarity.
Since the beginning of this year, more than 1000 employees were promoted. The DHA adopted the mechanism after in-depth analysis, reviews and has established a central committee constituting of experts from different departments.
The Dubai Health Authority has defined the scope and types of promotions.
H.E. Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Dubai, 19 September 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Government Excellence Program under The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai is organizing the 10th edition of the Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices under the theme, “An Inspirational Government Shapes the Future and Achieves Happiness”.
The two-day event will be held at Dubai World Trade Center on November 7th and 8th, and features keynotes of high-level speakers, including Minister of State of Happiness H.E. Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi and Former Saudi Ambassador to Japan H.E. Abdulaziz Turkistani. More than 2,000 leaders and experts in the ......read more
Five key opportunities have been successfully identified to develop the pharmaceutical and medical equipment sector as one of the targeted industrial subsectors of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030
Dubai Science Park collaborates with The Executive Council of Dubai, Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, Dubai South and Dubai Healthcare City Authority to identify, develop and promote opportunities in the pharma and medical equipment sector
Nutraceuticals, blood plasma, 3D printing, super generics and next generation sequencing highlighted as representing unprecedented opportunities for Dubai’s healthcare sector
Dubai’s industrial sector has seen “significant progress” this year following the implementation of the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 with a forecast sector growth of additional AED18 billion by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), has gone far to develop customs work around the world through contributing to customs performance development with tangible steps in supporting development plans in other countries to help them enhance their economic growth.
For this Customs World raised the tempo of its communication and visits to other countries to enhance ties of cooperation and partnership. Recently a customs development agreement was signed with Ghana following a preliminary visit by Faisal Eissa Lutfi, CEO of Customs World, and Adolphe Chaiban, Head of Development at Customs World to attend Port Efficiency Conference in the Ghani capital, Accra.
Ghana organized this conference and invited Customs World to learn about the best practices ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Within its efforts to enhance happiness in the government sector, Dubai Customs organized an event on 13 and 14 September under the name “Partners’ Happiness Lab”. The two event comes along the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai who stressed commitment to make society happy.
The Lab generated a number of innovative ideas and initiatives which were discussed with the senior management team who directed the staff on how to implement and develop them to make partners even happier.
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, Juma Al Ghaith, Executive Director of Customs Development Division, Abdullah Al Khaja, Executive Director of Customer Management Division, Farid ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih reaffirmed that people of determination (special needs) are an integral part of Dubai Customs work system.
“We empower people of determination as part of our strategic plan. They can integrate easily within our teams, and for this we always provide them with the suitable tools and means” Musabih said during the “People of Determination on the Top” event organized by Ghayath Volunteer Team in cooperation with the CSR section.
The event saw people of determination from different government departments take part in distributing 100 school bags to students of a private school.
Director of Dubai Customs pointed out that the wise leadership has ordered a number of initiatives and programs to empower ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 17 September, 2017: Four strategic-level government agencies – Smart Dubai, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), Dubai Sports Council, and Supreme Legislative Committee – relocate their offices to Dubai Design District (d3), the region’s first destination dedicated to design, located in the heart of Dubai in close proximity to Business Bay and Dubai Mall.
Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, COO of d3, said: “We are pleased to welcome Smart Dubai, Dubai Culture, Dubai Sports Council and Supreme Legislative Committee to our ever-growing community. Their arrival cements the position of d3 as a cultural and strategic hub for government initiatives supporting the Dubai Plan 2021. These entities play a critical part in establishing Dubai as a vibrant and dynamic city that shapes culture, ......read more
#RamadanWishes fundraising campaign brings happiness to critically ill children
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th September 2017: Gourmet Gulf, one of the Middle East’s top F&B companies, has raised AED 150,000 for the non-profit organization Make-A-Wish® UAE. The fundraising campaign #RamadanWishes united seven of the UAE’s favourite restaurants to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Across Ramadan and through July, diners at Azkadenya, California Pizza Kitchen, Dalloyau, Panda Express, Texas De Brazil, The Hummingbird Bakery and Yo! Sushi, were invited to add a small donation to their restaurant bill. In the spirit of giving, the Gourmet Gulf team also contributed and actively raised funds for the campaign. Some of the wishes that have been granted include a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that it has signed an agreement with Mashreq Bank concerning banking solutions for the transaction services of the ‘Tarweej’ real estate promotion initiative. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, and His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq Bank.
Commenting on the agreement, His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren commented: "We have reached this agreement with Mashreq Bank based on our mutual interest in supporting and strengthening our cooperation. Mashreq Bank is considered one of the UAE’s leading banking institutions, and with DLD’s proven track record in supporting the national economy over the past 50 years, we hope to work together to provide all ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September, 2017 - WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 today announced the signing of an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, naming Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as its National Premium Partner and official host.
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region edition of the event will run at ADNEC from 14 to 19 October.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), the organisers of the event, and Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, in the presence of senior ......read more
Confident Group is proud to say our Founder & Chairman Dr Roy CJ has been Appointed as the “Honorary Consul” for Slovak Republic which is a European Union State. As the “Honorary Consul” he would be heading the Honorary Consulate of Slovak Republic which is situated in Bangalore with Jurisdiction of Karnataka & Kerala States.
This is a prestigious appointment since this appointment is done by the Government of Slovak Republic and ratified and recognized by the Honorable President of India. This is a Diplomatic Position with diplomatic powers and immunities for Hon. Consul’s as per Vienna Convention. I am the 1st NRI from UAE to receive this appointment and recognization from a Foreign Country and more importantly an European Union member State.
The Roles and Responsibilities of the ......read more
Accolade follows implementation of Zajel system to government correspondence
Sharjah,16 September 2017: Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) is celebrating winning a major government award for the quality of its services. The department - which works to enhance connectivity in Sharjah and to create preparations for a transition to a digitaly integrated society - was given the ‘Excellence Award’ for Arab Government Achievement’ for its successful efforts in implementing the ‘Zajel’ electronic correspondence across government departments in the emirate.
Noor Al Noman, Director of DeG, received the award at a high level ceremony held at the InterContinental Citystars Cairo Hotel, under the patronage of Eng. Yasser Al Qadi, Minister of Communications and Technology in the Arab Republic of ......read more
New outpatient building named after UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Center features state-of-the-art facilities, operates to highest medical standards
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September, 2017: A high-profile delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, attended the official launch of the new extension of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan.
ADFD provided AED92 million, administered by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, to finance the construction of a new outpatient building.
Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan inaugurated the state-of-the-art medical facility, named after the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. His Royal Highness Prince Talal, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017: For the 8th consecutive year and in line with the UAE’s Year of Giving, the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) organized a Back-to-School program for its minor students to coincide with the start of the new academic year.
Under the patronage of the Dubai Public Prosecution, General Directorate of Civil Defense, and Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, the event witnessed the distribution of school stationery, merchandise, and other supplies to AMAF’s minor students, valued at AED40,000.
The program comprised educational and entertainment activities and workshops aimed at preparing AMAF’s children for the school year while reducing financial pressure on families. Mothers and caregivers also benefitted from advice on tried-and-tested methods to ......read more
The company marks another milestone in carbon abatement
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 13, 2017: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, received the official Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) cancellation certificate issued by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the successful offset of emissions during the IDEA District Cooling 2016 Conference, in cooperation with Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE).
The cancellation certificate was presented to Bin Shafar by Ivano Iannelli, CEO, Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence. The certificate is an important milestone testifying Empower’s leading approach to green practices and reinstates Dubai’s ......read more
32 institutions have signed the Dubai Declaration so far
MOCCAE presented each signatory with a memorial shield of the Dubai Declaration as a recognition of their efforts and commitments
Dubai, UAE: 12 September, 2017: The Ministry of Climate Change & Environment (MOCCAE) organized the 1st plenary meeting for the Dubai Declaration signatories, hosted by First Abu Dhabi Bank at JW Marques Hotel Dubai and in partnership with the Central Bank of the UAE. The event was attended by His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and representatives of UAE leading banks and financial firms who have signed the Dubai Declaration.
The Dubai Declaration on Sustainable Finance was launched during the UNEP FI 14th Global Roundtable, held in Dubai in October 2016, to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: In connection with the declaration of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, that 2017 is the “Year of Giving”, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has directed to develop a comprehensive work frame to activate "Year of Giving 2017" by consolidating the culture of giving and charitable and humanitarian work in UAE.
In cooperation with the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Future and as a part of the initiative of "Good Post", UAE Post Group issues memorial stamps of "Year of Giving".
The issuance of such stamps reflects the culture of charity and giving on which UAE's vision is based. This vision implies that culture should depend on the state's ......read more
Dubai – Saturday 9 September 2017: Dubai Customs has recently received a third level certification on its smart risk engine from the renowned Global Innovation Institute (GInI)®. The third level is the highest degree of certification the Institute provides. GInI is an international organization providing professional membership associations and certifications in the field of Innovation.
The Institute aims to advance individual careers and transform organizational achievements by advancing the profession of innovation leadership. It does this through its globally recognized standards, tools, publications, resources, professional development courses, certifications, applied research, and networking opportunities.
Dubai Customs has worked hard to instill a culture of innovation amongst its staff as a step ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 07 September, 2017 – As part of a schedule of periodic field visits carried out by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) to audit environmental, agricultural, livestock and fishery facilities in the UAE, the Fish Inspection Section at the Ministry’s External Audit Department conducted a surprise inspection at the Ajman Fish Market and its landing site.
The visit was organized in coordination with Ajman Municipality and the Ajman Fishermen Association to verify the compliance of the fish market with the federal fisheries legislation.
The inspection team observed several violations of the Ministerial Decision No. 580 of 2015 concerning the prevention of fishing, selling and marketing of undersized fish. As per the decision, any fish caught by mistake that are smaller than the legally ......read more
Innumerable speeches have been given on the subject of humanitarianism and the need to care for refugees. These powerful addresses have underlined how the global population is one big family whose members share a common destiny, with humanity being unable to advance its culture and civilisation unless it truly believes in these values. However, few of these speeches are turned into practical actions that face down persecution, challenge oppression and alleviate the suffering of displaced peoples around the world.
Today, the plight of Rohingya Muslims is putting our humanitarian responsibilities to the test, despite these values having been shared by most of the world’s countries and becoming enshrined as international conventions.
The persecution, deportation and displacement of Rohingya Muslims stems from the worst ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 6, 2017: Dubai Customs’ Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department held a number of meetings with government organizations to showcase its best practices in applying the 4th Generation System as part of its cooperation with the government departments.
Winning the coveted Distinguished Department in 2016 and a number of other accolades and titles in excellence and performance in 2017 has attracted other government departments to visit Dubai Customs to benchmark against its best practices in application of 4th Generation System.
Rami Abu Laban, Senior Manager of Corporate Excellence Section introduced Dubai Customs experience and plans within the corporate excellence system to delegates from Dubai Culture, Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), Dubai ......read more
India-UAE Partnership Summit: Investment Implementation to be held at Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa on October 30-31, 2017 will help accelerate two-way investment and bilateral trade
India and UAE are working together to substantially augment their trade and investment relations.
UAE investments into India are estimated to be around $10 billion including foreign direct investment of almost $5 billion. There is huge scope for UAE to invest in the fast growing Indian economy.
Investment by Indian companies and Indians in the UAE are also substantial - estimated to be more than $ 55 billion
India-UAE trade registered more than 6% growth to $53 billion in 2016-17
More than 2.8 million NRIs in UAE remit $13.8 billion annually
Total FDI into India rose 8% to $60 billion during April 2016 - March 2017, Department of Industrial ......read more
Dubai – 5 Sep 2017: Dubai Customs nominated its innovative services and products for renowned international awards for 2017. It qualified for 6 main categories that include the best innovation, the best safety and environment solution, best ambassador and communication director in Ideas America 2017, and best safety and environment solution in Ideas UK 2017.
Dubai Customs is participating in Ideas America and Ideas UK 2017 for the purpose of enticing innovation and encouraging employees work harder to come up with innovative new ideas to attain first place worldwide following the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
Hussain Al Fardan, Dubai Customs’ Innovation Centre Senior Manager pointed out that introducing the experience ......read more
- Meeting focused on organisations’ roles in facilitating global trade and economic development
- ICC and Dubai Chamber to host ICC Customs and Trade Facilitation Commission Meeting in Dubai May 17-18th
30 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-UAE) recently hosted John Danilovich, Secretary ......read more
New initiative aims to host winners of the Abu Dhabi Excellence Award for those who received the Executive Council President Award in Government Performance
Abu Dhabi, UAE- 30th April 2017: ZonesCorp has launched the Excellence Forum, an initiative in coordination with the Office of the Abu Dhabi Award program for Excellence in Government Performance. The initiative will see ......read more
• AMAF Offers Financial Support to 33 Organizations in 2016
• Satisfaction Levels Reach 95%
• Number of Waqf Units Increases to 1,872
Dubai-UAE: 30 April, 2017 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) has announced that it offered financial support to 33 local and international institutions and organizations ......read more
UAE, April 29, 2017– The Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) has revealed its participation as a key sponsor at the 2017 Seamless Middle East Summit, which will run from May 1 to May 2, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center (DICEC). The event is a global platform that brings together the giants of e-commerce, e-payment and retail leaders. More than 10,000 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 April 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Health Bank with the aim to drive medical tourism in the region.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qasimi. This collaboration is in line with the vision of the Dubai Health Experience, which is overseen and implemented by the ......read more
International accolade bestowed upon Royal Patron and Honorary President of Friends of Cancer Patients
27 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), was honored with the prestigious 3G ‘Global Good Governance’ ......read more
Initiative Articulates AMAF’s commitment to promoting volunteerism in Dubai
Dubai-UAE: 27 April 2017 – As part of its continued efforts to enhance collaboration with the private sector and promote a culture of volunteerism, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) organized a special workshop at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) for 21 ......read more
Largest Industrial Global Gathering sees Massive interest in Newly Awarded Free Zone Area in KIZAD
Dubai - UAE, 27 April 2017 – Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), is participating in Hannover Messe Exhibition, the world's leading industrial fair, held in ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 27, 2017 – The Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (ADSIC), the government entity in charge of overseeing the ICT Agenda in Abu Dhabi, has mainstreamed the corporate maturity framework for digital services in the emirate.
The framework is an integrated work system that enables government entities to assess and measure the level of maturity of their digital ......read more
Dubai, April 26, 2017: Emirates Post Group (EPG) has signed an agreement with Harvard Business Review Arabia (HBRA) to use the latter’s “Knowledge portal” service to enable the Group’s employees to read HBR’s most important articles and videos produced by experts.
“This agreement is an extension of our constant pursuit of innovation in our work and ......read more
Aims to establish a legal environment to boost the publishing sector in the UAE
Event announced on the side-lines of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival
Sharjah, April 24, 2017
The ‘1001 Titles’ initiative has launched a consultancy service for publishers on the side-lines of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2017). The new service from the Sharjah-based ......read more
Egypt, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen must produce certificates of analysis of pesticide residues for produce not already on list by May 15
Dubai-UAE: 24 April, 2017 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has banned imports of certain vegetables and fruits from select countries with effect from May 15, 2017 as those products have been found to contain pesticide ......read more
This year's campaign is gaining momentum to coincide with the UAE’s ‘Year of Giving 2017’ initiative
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the ninth edition of its annual charity campaign – ‘Why Do We Keep It?’ – will run for five days from 7th to 11th May 2017 in cooperation with the Dubai ......read more
REGION’S MOST POPULAR ART FESTIVAL NOW BOASTS AN INSTITUTIONAL
FRAMEWORK AND SHOWCASES BEST OF INTERNATIONAL TALENT
SHARJAH/Sharjah Government Media Bureau, April 24, 2017 – HE Sheikha Hoor bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Art Foundation, has described Sharjah Biennial as an essential part of the artistic and cultural movement in the region. “Sharjah ......read more
Aims at Enhancing Sharjah Exports
Sharjah, 23 April 2017:
Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed an agreement with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its capacity as the representative of the International Certificates of Origin Council, according to which CoOs issued by Sharjah Chamber will be awarded international recognition. The agreement aims to allow scaling of ......read more
Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan
The tenth Autism Week is held at The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
In collaboration with Emirates Center for Autism and Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry
22 April 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and ......read more
Ajman, April 20, 2017- The Department of Land and Real Estate Regulatory has revealed its participation in the coming Riyadh Real Estate & Urban Development Exhibition 2017 (Restatex Riyadh 2017), the largest annual Real Estate event of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which will be held from April 23 to April 26, 2017 at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. ......read more
Dubai, 20 April, 2017: Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has concluded its third and final workshop in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) within the framework of the ‘2003 UNESCO Convention on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)’. Right after culmination of workshop, the CEO of HHC, H.E. Abdullah ......read more
• Chairman of Vnesheconombank leads delegation on visit to gain understanding of DIFC structure
• Chairman of Emaar Properties PJSC His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar in attendance
• Visit explores ways to strengthen relations between UAE and Chechen Republic
Dubai-UAE: 20 April 2017 – His Excellency ......read more
Over 96 hotels and 240 food shops across the UAE sign on
Dubai, UAE: 19 April, 2017
The first branch of the UAE Foodbank opened today in the Al Quoz area in Dubai. At the opening, Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, the Chairman of the UAE Foodbank Board of Trustees said, “I am extremely proud to see the first branch open only three months after the announcement ......read more
Abdulqader Obaid Ali: Technological transformation to change the future of internal auditing
More than 700 internal auditing professionals, decision-makers participate in the conference
ABU DHABI, UAE, April 19, 2017: The UAE Internal Auditors Association is playing a key role in facilitating education of internal auditors in our country by offering an invaluable training and ......read more
- Visiting delegation led by Azerbaijan’s Deputy Minister of Economy H.E. Sahil Babayev
-Meeting focused on enhancing economic cooperation and potential to expand trade ties in agriculture, retail, logistics, transport and tourism sectors
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a high-level delegation from Azerbaijan on Wednesday (April 19th) ......read more
“This is another important milestone in reinforcing our presence and progress. These contracts will further support our commitment to increase environmental efficiency,” says H.E Bin Shafar.
Dubai, UAE, April 19 2017:Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has awarded contracts valued at ......read more
- Workshop aimed to raise awareness about key legal and practical matters related to UAE residency and employment
- Discussions covered a variety of topics, including short and long-term visit and employment permits, business travel, residency compliance, and residency violations
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a one-day legal workshop ......read more
• Swiss Government Export Finance Agency backs one of the largest foreign direct environment investments in UAE
• AED120 million e-waste recycling facility with 39,000 tons processing capacity to span 228,000 square feet
• Region’s first renewable energy-powered recycling facility with zero air, liquid ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 18th April 2017: Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs pointed out that the innovation policies and programs adopted at Dubai Customs are based on the national innovation strategy and the strategic development plans. 97% client happiness, 89% supplier happiness, and 90% partner happiness were the fruits of adopting these plans and programs.
During his ......read more
OPCDE is the first of its kind cyber security event in the Middle-East
Students at OPCDE will demonstrate their technical ability as part of “The UAE National Cyber Security Capture The Flag!” Competition
18 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC), a Dubai government entity whose mission is to make Dubai the safest electronic city in ......read more
São Paulo office is the Chamber’s first within Latin America
Office will aim to boost trade and investment flows between Dubai and Latin America
H.E. Al Ghurair: Office opening falls in line with the Chamber’s international expansion plans and efforts to enhance economic cooperation with promising markets
H.E. Buamim: This move demonstrates Chamber’s strong ......read more
Underlines the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a global ICT hub
Abu Dhabi, April 18, 2017: His Excellency Rashed bin Lahej Al Mansoori, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Systems &Information Centre , the pioneering Government entity responsible for the ICT agenda in Abu Dhabi , recently received in his office Michael J. Saylor , President, Chairman and CEO at ......read more
Minister of Education honours ARC participants and winners
Kuwait: 18 April, 2017
Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulatif Al-Fares and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi at the Kuwait National Library.
His Excellency honoured Taima Abdullah Al Omari, the Kuwait ARC ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 18 April 2017 - His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited Tadweer (The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi), where he was greeted by H.E. Eng. Saeed Al Mehairbi, General Manager of Tadweer. The visit comes in line with the Ministry’s objective to contribute to creating a sustainable environment in accordance with ......read more
Number of spectrum licences issued up by 145%, frequency assignments by 117%, type approvals requests remained unchanged
Doha, April 18, 2017: In 2016, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) met full and diverse range radiocommunication spectrum needs for the State of Qatar issuing a total of 4,059 (up by 145% from 1,654 licenses in 2015) spectrum licenses during the year. ......read more
-Second edition of competition sees 100% increase in number of submissions
-Top three winners to receive cash prizes, access to training and support
-Al Zaabi: Response to competition has been very strong and Dubai’s entrepreneurial ecosystem remains a major force driving its economy
18 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 17 April, 2017 – Within less than two years of the partnership between Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) and Emirates Auction, 230 assets owned by minors under the Foundation’s care have been sold for a total value of AED58.5 million.
The assets that have been auctioned include properties worth AED50,951,975 million, as well as distinguished number plates worth ......read more
Dubai – 17 April 2017: Dubai Customs has wound up its weeklong ‘Yes to Positivity’ initiative, which aimed to promote the spirit of positivity among the community. This supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who wants to build a truly positive society with motivated ......read more
Abdulqader Obaid Ali: New standards to enhance transparency and role of internal auditors in UAE’s government and private organisations
All government entities required to establish an internal auditing unit
DUBAI, April 16, 2017: The International Internal Audit Standards Board (IIASB) has revised the international standards for internal auditing and has introduced 10 new core ......read more
- Group consultation process identifies models of best practice to enhance the Centre’s offering to clients
- Initiative supports DIFC’s focus on becoming a leading, regional wealth management and succession planning platform for GCC families
- Recommendations help strengthen DIFC’s core offering to the international ......read more
15 April 2017 - Dubai UAE: His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), has issued a press statement to commemorate the GCC Food Safety Day, set to be marked annually on April 15 by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries as a special day to highlight food safety issues and to raise public awareness about the importance of this crucial ......read more
April 15, 2017-Sharjah- Sharjah Government Media Burea
Officials from various Sharjah government entities working for children and youth welfare have lauded the Emiri decree recently issued by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, organising Rubu’ Qarn (Quarter of a Century) Foundation, the umbrella body of Sharjah Children ......read more
Dubai, 13 April 2017: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will hold its third joint workshop with the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai. The workshop will be held from 16th to 20th of April 2017.
Similar to the past two joint workshops with the ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE – 13 April 2017: Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce has completed the requirements for the adoption of international standards in the issuance of certificates of origin through linking with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the process of verifying the validity of certificates of origin issued by Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce, which gives the ......read more
April 13, 2017: Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continuously train the country’s future young leaders in keeping with the vision and strategic goals of the ‘Rubu Qarn’ Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators. The foundation was established by virtue of Emiri Decree No. 17 of 2017 issued by H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, ......read more
Invites Chinese companies to visit Dubai and benefit from world-class arbitration services provided by the Centre
13 April 2017 - Dubai UAE: As part of its efforts to promote commercial arbitration in settling trade disputes, and to exchange knowledge in alternative dispute resolution, the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 13 April 2017- The sixth session of the Joint Governmental Committee for Economic, Commercial and Technical Cooperation will be held on April 20, 2017 in Abu Dhabi under the chairmanship of H.E. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, and H.E. Shaheen Mustafa Ayev, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan.
A number of senior government officials, representatives of ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE - 12 April 2017: Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce hosted a high-level delegation from the Republic of Angola, led by Dr. Abrahão Pio dos Santos Gourgel, Minister of Economy, along with his accompanying delegation. The purpose was to familiarize themselves with the local investment opportunities, with the aim of bolstering economic relations and areas of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 April, 2017: To tackle the issue of childhood obesity at grass-roots level, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has collaborated with Danone Nutrition and Right Bite Express to launch a yearlong initiative known as Healthy Plate Mates Project.
The authority’s Clinical Nutrition Department will reach out to nurseries across the emirate to educate both ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 April 2017: Dubai Customs’ Mass Wedding Committee organized a program on successful marriage for those who will marry soon in coordination with the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai (IACAD). Employees of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), who plan to marry soon, can benefit from a number of lectures and awareness sessions in April on ......read more
Delegation of leading UAE businessmen, investors and officials to visit Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina
H.E. Buamim: Trade mission to Latin America is a major part of the Chamber's efforts to explore promising markets
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has finalised preparations for its trade mission to Latin America, which will ......read more
UAE, April 5, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman has revealed the completion of all preparations for the coming launch of its ‘Customer Happiness Week’ initiative which is set to kick off on April 9, 2017 and will run until April 13, 2017 at the Al Hamidiyah Customer Service Centre. The exciting weeklong celebration is expected to help further drive DED-Ajman's ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 5 April 2017: During his participation in the “Ask the Leader” initiative on the sidelines of the 5th Dubai Government Achievement Exhibition (DGAE), Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih said Dubai Customs’ efficiency and distinctive performance have helped the UAE in moving forward to occupy first place in the region and 4 th place worldwide in the ......read more