A week-long series of specially curated public events exploring the different facets of art collecting across various locations in the city
Dubai, UAE; March 20, 2023: The Dubai Collection, the first institutional collection of modern and contemporary art for the city of Dubai, announces the launch of a new initiative - Dubai Collection Nights, a week-long series of events set to take place annually with its first edition held on March 25-31.
The Dubai Collection is an initiative by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, and runs in partnership with Art Dubai Group. It aims to provide the public with an opportunity to explore and appreciate important artworks and to encourage a ......read more
• March events are conducted under the umbrella of The Healthy Communities program
• Golisano Awards Ceremony to be held on 21st of March
• 27 healthcare professionals from 8 countries participate in Train the Trainer sessions, which included health checks for People of Determination with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates, March 21st, 2023: Throughout March, Special Olympics UAE is shining a light on healthcare for People of Determination with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a series of events and training sessions.
The Golisano Awards Ceremony will take place today at the Abu Dhabi Autism Center on March 21st. Hosted annually by Special Olympics UAE, the event recognizes health partners across the UAE for their efforts in ......read more
Aid includes supply of essential medicines including anti-inflammatories, analgesics, antiseptics, sanitisers, food supplements and anti-infectives
Dubai, UAE, 21st March 2023: In line with the ongoing rescuing efforts in the wake of the devastating earthquake, Globalpharma, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments and a leading generics partner in the region, has reached out to the victims across Turkey and Syria, with supply of more than 144,000 packs of generic medicines including anti-inflammatories, analgesics, antiseptics, sanitisers, food supplements and anti-infectives. Reiterating solidarity during these crucial times and supporting with needful aid as part of an effort to help mitigate the effects of the quake, Globalpharma has shipped the medical supplies in collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent.
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As part of providing best services and ensuring wellbeing and quality of life
Municipality inspections to continue throughout Ramadan
Abattoirs across the emirate are ready to provide quick, effective and high quality services
Dubai, UAE, 21 March 2023
Dubai Municipality has completed its preparations for ensuring optimum health and safety, and food safety standards during the holy month of Ramadan by maximising its inspection visits to markets, food retailers, and food preparation facilities in the Emirate of Dubai.
The Municipality has further emphasized that abattoirs are ready and have set their hours to accommodate the increased number of customers. By bolstering the sustainable environment, public health, and food safety ecosystems and ensuring the highest standards of health and safety for society members, in ......read more
Abu Dhabi, March 21, 2023: Al Masaood Automobiles – the authorised distributor of Nissan, INFINITI, and Renault in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western Region - participated in the Motor Show 2023 hosted by ADNOC from the 17th – 19th of March.
During the event, which was exclusive to ADNOC employees, the company showcased a wide range of cars from its principal brands, Nissan, INFINITI, and Renault giving attendees an opportunity to get a closer look at the latest models. ADNOC employees had the chance to experience the luxury and innovative features of the 2023 Nissan Patrol, New Nissan Altima, All-New Nissan X-TRAIL, and Nissan Maxima; the INFINITI Q50, QX50, QX55, QX60, and QX80; and the Renault Duster and Koleos. In addition, there were seven Certified Pre-Owned vehicles available for display.
As a part of Al Masaood ......read more
Dubai, 21 March 2023: Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) and Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) signed an agreement to establish a photovoltaic power station with an aim to increase contribution of clean energy and reduce carbon emissions. The agreement was signed by H.E. Fahad Ahmed Al Raeesi, Executive Director of DGW, and Dr. Waleed Alnuaimi, CEO of Etihad ESCO, on March 17, 2023, with an aim of strengthening bilateral collaboration in the field of renewable energy.
The plant's capacity is estimated to be 2.49 MW, and in its first year of operation, it is projected to generate 3.79 million kWh of clean energy, reducing carbon emissions by 1.37 million kilograms.
H.E. Fahad Ahmed Al Raeesi said: “We are honoured to partner with Etihad ESCO, a leader in energy efficiency in buildings and renewable ......read more
Dubai, 21 March 2023: In line with the announcement of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, as 2023 being the 'Year of Sustainability’ in the UAE, Dubai Government Workshop maintains its commitment to the principles of sustainability and has held water preservation as key priority through the launch of the water recycling initiative across its facilities and implementing it in all facets of its work.
Dubai Government Workshop reiterates its dedication to implementing water preservation techniques, along with the water recycling programme as part of World Water Day, that is observed on March 22 every year, with an aim to control water consumption, reduce waste, and help achieve water sustainability. In light of the current global water crisis, the workshop is further aimed at raising awareness ......read more
• Colon Cancer accounts for nearly 9% of total cancer deaths in the UAE
• Early detection and treatment increases the 5-year survival rate to 90%
• Dubai Science Park and Neuro Spinal Hospital are partnering to offer free medical consultations until mid-April
Dubai, UAE, 21 March 2023: Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in the UAE – but also one of the easiest cancers to prevent. Dubai Science Park, a member of TECOM Group PJSC, is launching an interactive awareness campaign to educate UAE residents on the importance of early screening for the detection of colon cancer as part of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place throughout March until April 15th.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide and the second ......read more
GATHER WITH YOUR LOVED ONES TO ENJOY A TEMPTING IFTAR BUFFET SET IN AN ARABIAN HAVEN
1 March 2023. Dubai, UAE: Embark on a journey of peace, reflection and togetherness this Ramadan by celebrating the Holy Month with family and loved ones at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. Experience Iftar offerings with contemporary Pan-Arabian and international buffet options and create special memories under the crescent moon, as Yalumba transforms its outdoor space into a dreamy Arabian oasis.
Whether overlooking the sunset from a private Majlis or gathering at the terrace, enjoy a tranquil atmosphere and savor delicacies with a selection of 20 different date flavors, dried fruits and jallab to break your fast. Then enjoy Arabic hot and cold mezzes including spiced chicken skewers with a pistachio dip or crostini with fattoush ......read more
• 92 percent of business leaders surveyed believe that fluctuating energy costs and instability still pose a threat to business competitiveness
• Impacts on the workforce include reductions in investment in recruitment, training, development, and salaries
• Four out of five are also concerned about the security of energy supply, with over half highlighting the impact on their decarbonization goals
Dubai; 20th March 2023: Research shows that businesses around the world remain concerned about the impacts of energy security and prices, which could be a catalyst for a range of environmental, social and economic ripple effects. According to ABB Electrification’s Energy Insights survey1 of 2,300 leaders in 10 markets around the world, including the UAE, from small and large businesses across a ......read more
March 21, 2023: Celebrating the ones who raised us and made us, Pandora has launched meaningful and carefully hand crafted pieces that explore stories of motherly love and make the perfect ‘thank you’ gifts this Mother’s Day.
Pandora’s Moments collection has been embedded with meaning and messages that reflect the impact mothers have on our lives. Whether connected by family, biology, friendship, experience, or all of the above, the new Mother’s Day collection celebrates the many forms of a mother’s love.
Choose charms from the Pandora Moments collection that hold personal meaning, and the classic snake chain bracelet that features an openwork heart and infinity symbol representing everlasting love.
Rizwan Fashion, the luxury Emirati heritage brand, adds glamour with a stunning collection of Swarovski® Crystals-embellished modest wear.
March 20, 2023: Bespoke abayas, kaftans and jalabiyas sparkling with Swarovski® Crystals have always been the hallmark of Rizwan Fashion’s unparalleled vision of what modern modest wear can embody. Each customised piece combines modesty with elegance to elevate the atmosphere at every affair. Timeless yet trendsetting, to choose a one-of-a-kind Rizwan creation is to captivate the senses whilst honouring tradition.
This Ramadan, Rizwan Fashion invites modest wear connoisseurs to discover a new definition of discreet glamour. The homegrown brand partners exclusively with Swarovski® to create wearable art accentuated with flashes of brilliance, such as hand-embroidered ......read more
Scholarship winners were announced by the Head of Operations - MEA at Ross Executive Education, Jay Srage
Dubai, UAE: 20 March 2023 – The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, named a Top 10 global executive education provider by the Financial Times, today announced the winners of its 2023 Executive Education GCC Scholarship. The first scholarship category, GCC Women’s Empowerment, aims to advance and empower aspiring executives committed to gender diversity and women’s empowerment who wish to enhance their leadership skills. The second category, newly launched this year, GCC Leadership in Sustainability, is designed to raise awareness of the impact of sustainability on the entire economic ecosystem and recognizes a scholar who successfully and effectively drives sustainability as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2023: Dubai Municipality concluded the second edition of Farmers’ Souq Initiative with a total of 33,921 visitors. The event, which was organised at the Nakheel Park between November 19, 2022, and March 18, 2023, served as an agricultural and investment platform that brought together all the Emirati farmers under one roof to sell locally produced farm products directly to consumers. Through this initiative, Dubai Municipality aimed to boost customers’ trust and confidence in local agricultural products as well as draw attention to the development achieved by the local agricultural sector.
Ahmed Al Zarooni, Director of the Department of Public Parks and Recreational Facilities in Dubai Municipality, highlighted the crucial role of Emirati farmers and small and medium-enterprise owners (SMEs) in ......read more
Dubai, 20 March 2023: On the occasion of Mother’s Day, we would like to express our profound gratitude to all mothers around the world as well as in our country, for their invaluable contributions to their families, societies, and nations. Mothers are a symbol of generosity and nobility, and we deeply appreciate their hard work and sacrifices. This occasion emphasises the crucial role that mothers have in the progress of nations, as they serve as the cornerstone of strong households, which are the building blocks of robust communities.
On this special occasion, we celebrate the vital roles of our Emirati mothers in instilling good values and raising our future generations, as well as their significant efforts towards the development and prosperity of our nation. On this occasion, the Supreme Legislation Committee in the ......read more
The “Hatta Ramadan Championship”, the biggest sports event of its kind in Hatta, will take place from 24th March to 14th April 2023 in Hatta with participation of huge numbers of athletes & remarkable presence of fans.
The Championship is held annually during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and it is organized by the Team Games Co. in Hatta Sports Club with the support of Dubai Sports Council.
The event is held at Al Dhahra School for Basic and Secondary Education in Hatta and it comprises three sports competitions; these are: futsal, volleyball & running.
The volleyball & futsal competitions will kick off on the 2nd day of Ramadan. The futsal competition will be held with participation of 16 teams; to be classified into four groups & it will be arranged in collaboration with Hatta ......read more
SCFHS accreditation now applies to all residency postgraduate training programs offered by MBRU
March 20, 2023: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has been granted full institutional accreditation by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) for four more years.
The renewed SCFHS accreditation now extends to all postgraduate residency and fellowship programs provided by the Deanship of Postgraduate Medical Education at MBRU. The training for the accredited programs will take place at Dubai Academic Health Corporation (DAHC) healthcare facilities, including Rashid Hospital, Dubai Hospital, Latifa Women & Children’s Hospital, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Hatta Hospital, Dubai Dental Hospital, and other primary care and specialized health centers. ......read more
Partnership is inaugurated with open call for a site-specific, participatory ‘Lamma | Coming Together’ public art commission on the Dubai Creek in Al Shindagha Historic District
Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2023: A collaboration is announced between Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and Alserkal Arts Foundation to deliver a series of three Dubai Public Art projects to bring inspiring and thoughtful art to the city’s public realm, including the Al Quoz Creative Zone, Shindagha Historic District, and Hatta.
Following through on a joint commitment to support the development of artistic and curatorial excellence amongst UAE-based practitioners, each of the three public commissions will be led by an appointed curator. The first of these commissions will launch with an open call for ......read more
• Youth Entrepreneurship Accelerator open to pupils across the GEMS network
• Programme covers all aspects of turning an idea into a fully operating start-up
• Students have the opportunity to pitch to real investors during final ‘Demo Day’
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: More than 65 teams of student entrepreneurs from schools throughout the UAE have put forward their business ideas for inclusion in the region’s first school-based accelerator programme, the Youth Entrepreneurship Accelerator powered by GEMS World Academy – Dubai (GWA) and sponsored by CAFU.
Open to pupils across the GEMS Education network, the accelerator, which is based and managed by staff at GWA, aims to support early-stage, growth-focused businesses through education and mentorship, ......read more
Fit Social, a new health, fitness, wellness and lifestyle destination for women, is now open for membership from women who wants to remain fit and enjoy a healthy and long life. The launch campaign offers 30 percent discount
Date: Dubai, UAE; March 20, 2023
A women-only health, fitness, wellness and lifestyle destination has been opened at the Dubai Women’s Association premises opposite Dubai Hospital on the Abu Baker Al Siddique Road in Abu Hail Area of Dubai, that offers a wider choice of health, fitness, wellness, nutrition and lifestyle facility for women to help them keep physically and mentally fit.
Fit Social’s women-only health, fitness and lifestyle destination has been established in association with Dubai Women’s Association – whose members will benefit from the world-class state-of-the ......read more
20 March 2022, Dubai, UAE: Mahzooz, the UAE's favourite weekly draw with the highest and most frequent pay-out, is set to make Ramadan even more memorable, as participants will have the opportunity to win gold every week during the holy month, on top of the AED 20,000,000 top prize and the weekly GURANTEED 1,000,000 raffle draw prize.
Mahzooz's new gold campaign will start on Saturday 25 March 2023, and will run throughout the holy month of Ramadan, offering a chance for one Mahzooz participant to win multiple gold coins every week, starting with 10 gold coins (100 grams) for the first week.
Participants can expect different gold prizes throughout the month, adding to their chances of changing their lives once and for all through the already generous weekly prizes on offer.
"The holy month of Ramadan is all about giving, ......read more
Learn about more than 800 career choices in just a few days.
Scientific brain mapping tools help to unlock the brain design and lead to career success
The book presents amazing career discovery tools for school-going children and is a crucial read for post-college adults stuck in their future job choices
An ideal reckoner for parents and teachers giving new age career options for generation Alfa
20 March 2023; Dubai, UAE….."The 21st-century world of work is going to be different. It is important to be educated and prepared for the multiple career changes which are going to be part of the new world". Dr. Sweta Adatia, a Neurologist at RAK Hospital in UAE through her new book ‘Future Ready Now’ provides neuroscience-based research and practical tools, to help ease the perilous journey ......read more
The product line-up was revealed during the flagship LG Showcase MEA 2023 event
DUBAI, March 20, 2023 – LG recently welcomed its executives, guests and partners for the opening of the LG Showcase MEA 2023. The grand event acted as a platform for LG to showcase its latest innovations and solutions, while also providing visitors with the chance for a hands-on experience with each product.
During the course of the event, held in Habtoor City Dubai, over 400 guests got an exclusive look at the latest technological innovations that will be making its way into the MEA region. The showcase event also featured a dedicated area to exhibit their latest products and solutions that highlight the brand’s approach of creating customer-centered innovations for a better life.
A key focus area during the exhibition ......read more
HE Sarah Al Amiri discusses working together in R&D, the energy transition and ensuring legislation keeps up with technological development
Ministers discuss financing for R&D and the importance of advanced technology in industrial sectors
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 19 March 2023 – Her Excellency Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, UAE Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology, discussed during an official visit to the Republic of Serbia ways to enhance cooperation between the two nations.
During the visit, she discussed cooperation in areas such as research and development (R&D), advanced technology, sustainability, food technology, developing tools to finance research, innovation, the energy transition, and developing legislation to help accelerate the growth of technology globally. Discussions also ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 March, 2023: du and the office of Deputy Chief of Police and General Security in Dubai, have announced a collaboration to launch Alo WiFi in labour housing complexes across the UAE, as the first authorised WiFi service of it kind in the country.
Alo WiFi will be launched in multiple housing complexes to provide blue-collar workers with access to affordable, high-quality wireless internet and improve their quality of life and well-being by offering an economical way to keep in touch with their families and friends. The one-of-a-kind service allows blue-collar workers to compensate for a lack of entertainment, communicate with loved ones, and save money, while also reducing illegal Wi-Fi resale activities, which pose complex security and regulatory challenges.
The service is available in multiple languages ......read more
Dubai – 19 March 2023: To commemorate the International Day of Happiness, His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, recently hosted a ceremony to honor departments with the highest employee happiness levels. The honored departments were determined by a 2022 study conducted by the Dubai Executive Council, with the aim of promoting joy in the workplace. Moreover, departments and customs centers that excelled in the trust index for providing an excellent workplace environment were also recognized with the prestigious "Flag of Happiness" award. The event was graced by the presence of His Excellency Dhirar Belhoul Al-Falasi, Member of the Federal National Council, Executive Director of Watani Al-Emarat Foundation, as well as executive ......read more
Sharjah, March 19, 2023: Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), has paid tribute to long-serving AUS employees, as the university marks its Silver Jubilee.
Fifty-five members received recognition at the annual Staff Appreciation Dinner, which was held outdoors on the AUS plaza with 480 AUS staff attending. The annual event celebrates the hard work and dedication of AUS staff members throughout the year.
Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour applauded 30 staff members and three agency cleaners who have worked at AUS for 25 years, and 22 staff who have given 15 years of service.
Sheikha Bodour said: “Whether it’s 25 years of service or 15, what we’re really celebrating is the commitment, dedication, and positive influence these ......read more
• Ayala Land celebrates 10th anniversary in Dubai with high-level delegation visit
• ALI to showcase sustainable developments in line with UAE's Year of Sustainability
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2023: Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), the largest property developer in the Philippines, marks its 10th anniversary in the UAE with a growth of 157 per cent, surpassing all other international sales and making it the company’s fastest-growing international market.
With a diversified real estate portfolio and growing demand for investments from overseas Filipinos and foreigners from the Middle East region, ALI has registered AED 7 billion income in the UAE in 2022, compared to AED 2.7 billion a year earlier.
ALI's overall reservation sales rose to P104.9 ......read more
Lucky numbers were 4, 15, 26, 27 and 38
Draw sees 1,420 winners take home AED 1,548,000
New millionaire bagged the raffle draw prize of AED 1,000,000 as part of Mahzooz’s new prize structure
19 March 2023, Dubai, UAE: In its 120th weekly draw, Mahzooz, the UAE's favourite weekly draw with the biggest and most frequent pay-outs, crowned the second GUARANTEED winner of AED 1,000,000, as part of its newly launched prizes and saw 1,420 participants take home AED 1,548,000
While the new top prize of AED 20,000,000 went unclaimed this week, 27 participants matched four out of the following five numbers 4, 15, 26, 27, 38, and shared the second prize of AED 200,000, earning AED 7,407 each. 1,392 other winners matched three out of five numbers and received AED 250 each.
As part of ......read more
More than 120,000 visitors in its eleventh edition
• There were 14 ‘Sikka Talks’ sessions and 35 ‘Bait Al Khazaf’ artist sculptures
• The festival's workshops attracted 600 visitors and ‘Little Sikka’ brought in 1,500 children
• Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children hosted 28 workshops
• 127 musicians dazzled the audiences, and 59 films were shown
• Fatima Al Helou: ‘Volunteers are the pulse of Sikka and Dubai Culture supports their participation and efforts’
Dubai, UAE, 18 March 2023: The Sikka Art and Design Festival, which is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Culture and Arts Authority in Dubai, and member of the Dubai Council, in its ......read more
As part of the event and the Seatrade Maritime Offshore Marine & Workboats Forum, industry experts will highlight the growth prospects in the sector and several challenges faced
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17th March 2023: Held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Seatrade Maritime Logistics Middle East, the flagship event of the UAE Maritime Week, will shed light on the region’s offshore marine sector that is an increasingly important market segment within the maritime sector.
Scheduled to be held on 16-18 May 2023, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the conference and exhibition will delve into the fundamentals of the sector as part of the “Seatrade Maritime Offshore Marine & Workboats Forum" that will be hosted on 18th May.
Evolution of the Offshore ......read more
13, March 2023- Hind Al-Oud always surprises its guests by making them an essential part of its vision and achievements, and it loves to share those moments of success in a unique way. In normal opening events key persons only are responsible for cutting the opening ribbon in the store. For that reason, Hind Al-Oud flipped the script in Bawbat Al Sharq Mall by making every person who visited the opening to be the VIP of the night. To point the spot lights on our guests and let them experience emotions they never experienced before.
Many reporters and people attended many opening events and it is very unusual to see them participate in the ribbon cutting
Devoted to the art of perfumery, Hind Al Oud is leading the way as the first luxury fragrance house to pioneer in innovation by capturing new emotions through the power ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 17, 2023: Celebrating the World Poetry Day on March 21st, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) is partnering with Hudhud Publishing & Distribution and the Embassy of Spain in the UAE to organise the “The Arabic & Spanish Poem” poetry event next Tuesday. The upcoming event will be presented by Emirati poet Ali Saif Al Shaali, Founder and Director of Hudhud Publishing & Distribution and vice chairman of the board of the Emirates Writers Union, along with the Spanish poet Manuel Ruiz Amezcua, the “Poet of ideas”, and described as a “realistic, social poet”, is a writer and teacher of literature in Paisia secondary schools, and other institutions in Gian, Granada.
MBRL invites poetry and literature enthusiasts to attend the event, which addresses the shared ......read more
Strong product portfolio, shift in personalisation revenues, value over volume strategy and realisation of recent restructuring successes driving high performance.
€708 million operating profit, increase of €319 million on 2021
Best-ever results align with record car sales of 15,174 cars in 2022
Overall revenues jump 19 percent year-on-year to €3.38 billion from a four percent volume increase, due to significant shift in customer buying patterns
Higher specification derivatives, higher option uptake and the sale of Limited Editions and Coachbuilt collectibles drive increased return on sales of 20.9 percent
Strong profits and demand outlook provide self-funding basis for the upcoming Beyond100 strategy - €3 billion investment in Crewe factory ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The real estate and properties transactions valued at AED 10 billion in total during the week ending 17 March 2023. The sum of transactions was 3,903.
208 plots were sold for AED 1.12 billion, 2,906 apartments and villas were sold for AED 6.25 billion.
The top three transactions were a land in Al Jadaf sold for AED 38.5 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 37 million in Al Jadaf, and a land sold for AED 38.5 million in Al Jadaf in third place.
Al Hebiah Fifth recorded the most transactions for this week by 88 sales transactions worth AED 232.71 million, followed by Jabal Ali First with 22 sales transactions worth AED 72.92 million, and MADINAT HIND 4 with 20 sales transactions worth AED 25 million in third place.
The top three transfers for apartments and villas were ......read more
Non-oil trade exchange between the two countries totaled USD 2.3 billion in 2022
Abu Dhabi, 17 March 2023: H.E Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, held a meeting with H.E. Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso, Minister of International Cooperation and Public-Private Partnership Development of the Republic of the Congo, to explore the means to strengthen economic, trade, and investment cooperation between the two countries.
H.E. Al Zeyoudi said: “The Republic of the Congo is one of the UAE’s key trade partners in the African continent. We look forward to expanding the scope of cooperation with them in the fields of mutual interest, building on what was achieved in the past period with the support of both leaderships.”
“We are keen to bolster our existing ties with Congo ......read more
• 50 percent off and more offers reiterate great value and variety
• Customers invited to give back to the community thanks to Géant partners - Emirates Red Crescent and Al Noor Training Centre for Special Needs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: GMG Everyday Goods’ retail division, embraces Ramadan this year with a host of themed activations promising great value, variety and convenience in the run up to and during the Holy Month.
The “Ramadan feeling” is in abundance across 16 Géant and 21 aswaaq supermarkets with a unique store ambience that showcases the spirit of the season. Shoppers can avail 50 percent discount or more on everything from fresh and dry food to electronics and homeware as well as unbeatable offers on Ramadan staples like oil, canned goods, ......read more
• Colombian takes UAE Team Emirates' 16th win of season •
News | Team – 17th March 2022
Sebastian Molano took his second victory of the season with an impressive sprint win from a five man breakaway at the GP de Denain in France.
The Colombian makes history by becoming the first ever Colombian winner in the 64 editions of the race.
Molano slipped away in a group with -20km to go alongside his teammate Mikkel Bjerg who put in a demonstration of teammwork to push the group forward until the line.
Molano was the fastest man of the group and was able to power past his rivals despite second place Van Dijk (Jumbo-Visma)not having taken a turn on the front.
Molano: “I’m very happy, I had great legs today. The team worked perfectly to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 17, 2023 – Forecasting Healthy Futures, in partnership with Reaching the Last Mile, this week hosted the inaugural Forecasting Healthy Futures Global Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Amid growing concerns about the adverse effects of climate change on human health and disease control and elimination efforts, the Summit brought together a diverse group of nearly 200 leaders representing 140 organizations and more than 40 countries from government, private sector, NGOs, global finance institutions and higher education with the goal of moving the global health community toward proactive solutions and substantial financing for climate-adaptive health strategies ahead of COP28 in Dubai later this year.
WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, opened the Global ......read more
The Japanese swimming legend & Olympic champion Rie Kaneto has announced that she will organize a training camp for Japanese swimmers with participation of swimmers from UAE at Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai during the upcoming period.
Rie Kaneto’s announcement was stated during her visit to Dubai Sports Council’s premises where she met with H.E. Naser Aman Al-Rahma, the Assistant Secretary General of DSC, in the presence of Mr. Ali Omar Al-Baloushi, Director of Sports Events Dept. in DSC / Mr. Abdulla Shahdad, Manager of Hamdan Sports Complex.
She was acquainted with DSC’s eminent role to develop the sports sector in Dubai besides the remarkable increase in the annual sports events, taking place in the Emirate.
H.E. Naser Aman Al-Rahma briefed Rie Kaneto on DSC’s role to develop the ......read more
CSR initiatives as part of Ramadan is carried out every year by the brand
The generous initiatives by the brand has been strengthened as part of its 30th anniversary.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds will partner with NGOs and likeminded organizations to distribute Iftar meals amongst the needy in the GCC and Far East.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the 6th largest jewellery retail chain in the world with 309 showrooms across 10 countries, has announced its CSR programs in the GCC and Far East regions for the Ramadan month. These activities are planned in addition to the ESG initiatives conducted by the group throughout the year in the 10 countries of operation. The brand will associate with embassies, NGOs and like-minded organizations to carry out philanthropic activities throughout the holy ......read more
Dubai, March 16, 2023: Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE and the second-largest Islamic bank in the world, concluded its Annual General Assembly (AGM) with the approval of the bank’s 2022 financial statements and other tabled resolutions, demonstrating the confidence of the shareholders in the bank's Board and management's strategic agenda for the coming years.
The strong financial results reported this year are a further testament to DIB’s role as a leader in the development of Islamic Finance in a year of exceptional global uncertainty. Supported by a solid growth in the total income, the bank’s net profit reached the highest ever in the bank’s history with a 26% surge in 2022, and a balance sheet of AED 288 billion, culminating in a five-year CAGR of 7%. This ......read more
New shelter could cut 19,000 tonnes of plastic waste annually
Dubai, UAE. 16 March 2023: Refugees fleeing disaster zones could soon be living in temporary shelters made from 100% recycled materials, which will not only prove safer and more durable than tents but also help to reduce plastic waste.
University of Birmingham sustainable engineering experts in the School of Engineering have worked with UK-based company Suscons over the last 18 months to develop a new type of emergency relief shelter (ERS) - the Suscons ERS Transitional Shelter, which was displayed at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development (DIHAD) Conference & Exhibition this week.
Meeting all UNHCR requirements, the four-person shelter is delivered as a flat-pack in standard ISO freight containers. It can be quickly ......read more
- Saudi’s SMEs authority Monsha’at and Zoho to accelerate digital transformation and e-commerce adoption in the SMEs sector
- Under this agreement, the SMEs enrolled in Monsha'at’s Mazaya Programme can gain access to Zoho's 55+ cloud-based business solutions with a wallet credit worth USD 2500.
- Monsha’at will facilitate online and offline digital training of Zoho’s products through the Monsha’at Academy and Thakaa Center.
Dubai – March 16, 2023 - In line with the national digitalisation agenda under the Saudi Vision 2030, the Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority (Monsha’at) and Zoho Corp., a leading global technology company, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims at supporting 30,000 small and medium enterprises ......read more
• Bin Kharbash: ‘The Biennale represents a milestone in the history of Dubai's interest in calligraphy’
Dubai, UAE, 16 March 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has revealed the start of preparations for organising the first edition of the Dubai Calligraphy Biennale that will be held from 1 to 31 October 2023 with the participation of a group of calligraphers and artists from around the world. The Biennale celebrates the remarkable successes achieved by the Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition over the course of 10 editions, and aims to highlight the importance of calligraphy as an expressive and aesthetic tool that embodies creativity.
The Biennale represents a new creative platform through which the Authority offers calligraphy enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind ......read more
With incidence rising globally, expert from global health system discusses psychological, genetic, fertility and lifestyle implications of colorectal cancer diagnosis in patients under 50
March 16, 2023, CLEVELAND: The incidence of colorectal cancer in younger people is rising globally and there are special considerations to take into account when caring for this patient population says an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic, speaking during the Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month of March.
For reasons not fully understood, incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer is rising globally at an alarming rate, and researchers have estimated that within the next decade 1 in 10 colon cancers and 1 in 4 rectal cancers will be diagnosed in adults younger than 50 ......read more
Speedmaster’s new space mission
In July of 1969, OMEGA’s Speedmaster became the first watch worn on the moon.
Now, the legendary chronograph is about to embark on its next great adventure beyond Earth, as official timepiece of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
The start of OMEGA’s long-term partnership with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre aligned with the launch of the longest Arab space mission in history on March 2nd, in which astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi, journeyed into space equipped with an OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch and an OMEGA Speedmaster X-33.
H.E. Salem Humaid AlMarri, Director General, MBRSC, speaking on the collaboration, said: “We are delighted to have OMEGA as the official timekeeper for MBRSC, as we continue on our journey of discoveries and new milestones in ......read more
Dividend of AED 1.285 billion (10.285 fils per share) approved for H2 2022 to bring total 2022 dividend to AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share)
General Assembly also approves changes to the dividend policy setting 2023 at a minimum of AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share)
Following the successful completion of its acquisition in Egypt, ADNOC Distribution to rebrand flagship service stations with its first opening in Q3 2023
Company continues electric vehicle (EV) chargers roll-out in Q1 increasing to 36 charging points across UAE while building partnership with TAQA for E2GO
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 16, 2023: ADNOC Distribution (ISIN: AEA006101017) (Symbol: ADNOCDIST), the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, announced today that its shareholders have approved all agenda items, including an amendment to ......read more
Department of Governmental Relations in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to promote sustainable practices and highlight investment opportunities in Sharjah
Sharjah, March 16, 2023: The Department of Governmental Relations hosted the annual 'Sharjah Diplomatic Day' on Thursday, in the presence of Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, the Chairman of the department. The event was held in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, bringing together 71 distinguished representatives including 41 ambassadors and consuls from 55 nations spanning the globe and directors and a number of senior officials in Sharjah, including directors of government, semi-government, and private institutions.
The iconic BEEAH Group headquarters in Sharjah was the ......read more
The nation’s biggest literary festival for young readers is packed with immersive programmes, workshops and shows, and will run for 12 days in Expo Centre Sharjah
Sharjah, March 15, 2023: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) announced that the 14th annual edition of the highly anticipated Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) will be taking place from May 3 - 14 in Expo Centre Sharjah.
Staying true to its tradition, the largest cultural event in the UAE and the region designed to spread the joy of reading particularly in children and youth will bring together leading publishers, authors, poets, illustrators and creatives to deliver an exciting agenda of cultural and artistic programmes including dialogues, workshops and live shows that will captivate and enrich audiences of all age groups.
HE ......read more