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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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    H.E. Al Mansoori: Decision strengthens UAE's position on the global investment map

    H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, said that the recent decision of the UAE Cabinet to raise global investors’ ownership of companies to 100 per cent, and the launching of an integrated system for UAE visas aimed at attracting talents, is a landmark step that fast tracks the country’s efforts towards achieving the objectives of the National Agenda 2021. H.E. Al Mansoori added that these decisions play a significant role in enhancing the development of the country in line with the UAE Centennial 2071, by providing a distinct advantage to UAE’s ......read more

    HBMSU receives delegates from Umm Al Quwain to discuss smart education, innovation, entrepreneurship & artificial intelligence

    UAE, May 19, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received recently H.E. Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Executive Council of Umm Al Quwain, and a delegation from the Umm Al Quwain Government who visited the university to learn more about its plan to re-shape the future of smart learning in the UAE and the Arab world. During the meeting, both parties tackled HBMSU’s academic, research, and professional programs designed to build the country’s future innovators, in addition to the university’s initiatives ......read more

    Leading global brands & law firms recognize DED-Ajman's remarkable deeds

    UAE, 13 May, 2018 - The Directorate of Control and Consumer Protection of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) received a note of recognition from the representatives of leading international brands and law firms, including Tamimi & Co. and Louis Vuitton, for its efforts to protect consumers and constantly monitor the quality of goods. The Department was hailed for its regular inspection campaigns, seizure of fake goods, counterfeit products and actions taken as per the law, thereby securing the consumer markets in Ajman. Majed Al Suwaidi, Director of the Customer ......read more

    MOHAP concludes field work for National Health Survey

    UAE, 13 May 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) officially announced the successful completion of the field work, which included 150 scientists and researchers, as part of the National Health Survey approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and in cooperation with the government entities in the country. The Survey was launched under the theme ‘My Health is a Priority’ in October 2017 across all emirates in the country. The field teams collected health data from 10,000 families including both residents and locals and achieved a response rate of 94 per cent. ......read more

    Oman to host prestigious and challenging international trail running event

    May 8, 2018: Oman is to be the location for one of the world’s most extreme sporting challenges when it hosts a premium long-distance trail running event in November this year. The inaugural OMAN by UTMB® event will see an international field of 300 runners take on a non-stop rugged 137km – 85mile – course over the varied and mountainous terrain of Oman’s Jebel Akhdar. It will be hosted by Oman Sail, supported by Tanfeedh, the Ministry of Tourism, UTMB® International and the organisers of UTMB® Mont-Blanc. UTMB® Mont-Blanc was created in 2003 in ......read more

    Smart gates to replace passport officials' platforms by 2030

    Next-Generation Departure’ project will enable passengers complete procedures in minimum time GDFRA-D implements nationality and residency related laws to bring security and economic benefit to the country Strategies in place to have security checkpoints of the future Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 8, 2018:  Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA-D), said that by 2030, the smart gates at Dubai airports will replace passport officials’ platforms with a view to ......read more

    Department of Economic Development – Ajman seizes fake goods worth over AED 82. 6 million

    UAE, 7 May, 2018 - The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) has revealed the seizure of more than 413, 277 counterfeit versions of over 40 international brands worth over AED 82,655,400 million. DED-Ajman will be taking legal action against the violators demonstrating the department's commitment to ensure the implementation of local and federal laws that prevent fraud in various forms, including the move to curb the promulgation of counterfeit goods, which constitutes a clear violation of the law and a threat to the society and the consumer. Majed Al Suwaidi, Director ......read more

    Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre to Host SpaceOps 2022 International Conference

    The forum of the space mission operations and ground systems community Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 7, 2018:  Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), a member of the SpaceOps executive committee, announced today that it has been granted the right to host SpaceOps 2022 in Dubai, the international conference on space operations and data systems. The Centre has applied to host the event with SpaceOps Organization, the organizing entity which is formed by high-ranking members of the space sector from several agencies and countries around the world. Bringing together major ......read more

    Dubai Investments posts strong Q1 2018 results; net profit surges by 25% to AED 362 million

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 7, 2018:  Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, announced strong Q1 2018 financial results. Highlights:     Net profit increased by 25% to AED 362 million as compared to AED 289 million for Q1 2017     Total Income increased by 33% to AED 927 million as compared to AED 697 million for Q1 2017     Earnings per share increased by 28% to AED 0.09/share as compared to AED 0.07/share for Q1 2017     Total assets rose to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Attends Inauguration of Two Projects in Albania Worth AED240 Million

    Tirana River Rehabilitation and Tirana Northern Boulevard projects directly benefit Albanian society, support development of key economic sectors Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 May 2018:  A delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, participated in the official inauguration of two of its funded projects in the Albanian capital Tirana, worth AED240 million.  Adel Al Hosani, Director of the Operations Department at ADFD, led the delegation representing the Fund. The event also drew the ......read more

    Dubai Police to participate at IIA International Conference Dubai in effort to maintain world-leading safety

    Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri explains how A.I. and cyber security are vital to reducing crime 7 May 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Dubai Police has announced that it is delighted to partici-pate at next month’s Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Confer-ence 2018 in Dubai.  Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the three-day conference from May 6 to 9 will see some of the world’s leading business names address topics concerning ......read more

    DED-Ajman signs MOU with 2GIS to enhance services for investors

    UAE, May 5, 2018- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with 2GIS, a technology solutions company, as part of its efforts to achieve integration between public and private sectors. The move is aimed at enhancing Ajman’s position on the world economic map through facilitating procedures and services for investors and providing them with sufficient information. The signing of the agreement falls in line with the Department's continuing efforts to strengthen its cooperation with private sector companies to provide ......read more

    Dubai Customs develops strategies to support online trade

    Dubai – 5 May 2018:   Dubai Customs’ online trade development team organized its first meeting in cooperation with Dubai Customs partners. The team included representatives of Tariff and Origin Department, Project Delivery Department, DP World, JAFZA, DAFZA, Dubai South and Dubai Trade.   Ahmed Al Kharoosi, Director of Tariff and Origin Department said the meeting is meant to support strategic plans implemented to boost economic growth and keep abreast of online trade breakthroughs and technologies.  In the meeting, developing the online systems ......read more

    DSCE launches ‘My Energy, My Responsibility' campaign to raise awareness on energy efficiency

    May 3, 2018 - Further underscoring the significance of awareness creation in achieving the energy reduction target set by the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), officially unveiled the ‘My Energy, My Responsibility’ campaign. The initiative seeks to encourage general members of the community to be responsible for their energy resources through cutting down usage, constant monitoring of consumption patterns and promoting energy efficiency behaviors. The launch of the initiative, supported by the Dubai Government, mandated by DSCE ......read more

    Abu Dhabi events present solutions for challenges facing drainage and stormwater networks in the region

    03 May 2018, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:   The Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi and the Wet Infrastructure Summit events kicked off yesterday at Sofitel hotel, Abu Dhabi Corniche. Industry experts and professionals representing government bodies, as well as global and regional private companies gathered to discuss solutions for the natural and infrastructural challenges facing the region. Organized by Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM), the Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi is held under the patronage of Abu Dhabi City ......read more

    The Ministry of Health and Prevention launches a medical examination Center for residency in Dragon Mart in Dubai with latest innovative systems and smart technologies

    UAE, 2 May, 2018- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) launched the medical examination Center for the issuance of residency visas and visa renewals at Dragon Mart to improve the clients’ journey and reduce waiting time by providing the best medical examination, electronic systems and smart technologies. H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Clinics and Centers, said after opening the center “this decision represents a qualitative step for the medical fitness examination system, which is a fundamental pillar of the society's ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center Launches Mascots Omeir and Ghbeisha

    Dubai, 1 May 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) launched two mascots, Omeir and Ghbeisha, at ‘Hag al-Leila’ on Monday, celebrating an significant Emirati tradition marking the eve of the 15th day of Sha’aban and serving as a precursor to the holy month of Ramadan.   Wearing traditional Emirati clothes, Omeir and Ghbeisha surprised the kids and adults alike with sweets and treats at four various locations across Dubai, namely: The Beach, La Mer, City Walk and The Yard.   “Omeir and Ghbeisha showed their spontaneity and reflected the ......read more

    Ministry of Health & Prevention launches Harvard Diabetes Management Program

    UAE, May 1, 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched the ‘Harvard Diabetes Management Program’, in collaboration with AstraZeneca as part of the Circle of Care initiative and the Hope Project launched earlier in 2016, in cooperation with the Emirates Diabetes Society. The program was introduced in the presence of Dr. Buthaina Abdullah bin Balila, President of the Non-Communicable Diseases Division Department, the directors and heads of departments in the Sector, and members of the Diabetes Committee with Dr. Enrique Capellero. The program looks to train ......read more

    Green Hope's April Advocacy

    Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2018:  It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Green Hope has been creating awareness among every section of civil society about the need to protect our planet and how we can achieve the 'Future We Want'. I am sharing below highlights of our April outreach and advocacy : a) We were invited to speak at the One Woman  Fearless Summit at Carleston University, Ottawa where I spoke about the need to achieve a gender equal world for a sustainable future.. b) Green Hope took part at the Green Living Show in Toronto and I spoke about all our ......read more

    The Ministry of Economy launches The National Program for Supporting Young Innovative Companies

    Abu Dhabi, 30 April 2018: In the presence of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and H.E Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, The Ministry of Economy (MoE), in partnership with 15 government and private sector entities, launched the National Program for Supporting Young Innovative Companies today (Monday) as part of its participation in the 3rd Government Accelerators Cohort, to accelerate the National Agenda of the UAE Vision 2021. These entities include Ministry of Finance, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Securities and ......read more

    Dubai Customs Announces 134 Drug Seizures in Dubai Airports in 1st quarter of 2018

    Dubai – 30 April 2018: Dubai Customs announced that the number of drug seizures in Dubai Airports in first quarter of 2018 is 134. Weight of seized drugs was 119.6 kg compared to 3.8 kg in the same period in 2018, which means an increase of 115.8 kg.  Dubai Customs plays a pivotal role in protecting society and preventing drugs from entering the UAE based on the latest and most advanced technologies and the high level of skills and experience of its staffs.  Ibrahim Al Kamali, director of passenger operations at Dubai Customs said the biggest seizure using the smart ......read more

    Union Coop to Sponsor the IIA's 2018 International Conference

    “Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum” The largest Consumer Coop in the UAE will be sponsoring the IIA’s 2018 International Conference, looking forward to writing a new & unique chapter in terms of community service and development April 30, 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Coop in the UAE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), which states that the Union Coop will be sponsoring the 2018 International Conference of the Internal Auditors, which is going to be hosted ......read more

    UAE ranks eighth in world's top 10 countries and first among Arab countries for international express mail services

    Emirates Post Group wins International Express Mail Services Performance Award and International Express Mail Services Customer Service Award Latest achievements demonstrate Emirates Post Group's continuing commitment towards service excellence and support for UAE's move to promote a culture of innovation    Dubai , UAE – 30 April 2018:   Emirates Post Group (EPG), the UAE’s leading postal and express provider, has been named as one of the world’s top ten countries and ranked as the number one Arab country for international express mail ......read more

    Dubai Women Establishment Successfully Concludes Second Edition of Innovative Leaders Program

    16 prominent Emirati women complete advanced leadership program Participants gain insights into ‘disruptive innovation’ from thought-leaders at Google, HM Revenue and Customs, RocketSpace, Salesforce and Wayra  Leadership program developed in collaboration with renowned Ashridge-Hult International Business School Manal bint Mohammed:  Emirati women have the opportunities they need to grow and succeed, thanks to the continuous support of the UAE’s wise leadership, who are committed to ensuring that Emirati women have the necessary tools to excel ......read more

    Ministry of Economy launches the UAE Intellectual Property Right (IPR) Award in cooperation with WIPO and the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA)

    Abu Dhabi, April 26, 2018: The UAE Ministry of Economy (MOE), in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), has launched the UAE Intellectual Property Right (IPR) Award in line with World Intellectual Property Day, which took place today at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel in Dubai. The ceremony was attended by H.E Eng. Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al Shehhi Undersecretary of Economic Affairs in the MOE, H.E Maj. General Dr. Abdul Quddoos A.R. Al-Obaidli, Assistant Commander for Excellence & ......read more

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