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    IoT Middle East 2018 brings connectivity to the forefront

    Dubai Police revealed details on ‘Oyoon project’ at event Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  The digital world’s leading strategists from UAE and abroad shared their insights with delegates at the fifth edition of the ‘Internet of Things 2018’ held at Armani Dubai with Dubai Police introducing details on ‘Oyoon’, a project to help keep Dubai a safe and secure city using AI and Data analytics through a new state of the art surveillance program. The cross-industry conference brought together business leaders to discuss bottom-line impacts, business models and how to monetize data insights were shared on new technologies and opportunities that are brought by IoT. According to Johan Ehrstrom, CEO of IoT Middle East 2018, the forum brought together over 350 professional peers, media and more


    Transaction consists of a 17-year USD 1,420m loan amortising over 14 years commencing in 2020 and a 10-year conventional facility of USD 1,100m, amortising over six years commencing in 2022 Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  The Government of Dubai's Department of Finance (DOF) today announced the successful completion of the US$2.45b, seventeen-year financing to complete the construction of Dubai Metro's Route 2020 extension project. The project will cost AED 10.6b and envisages the construction of about 15 km extension of the Dubai Metro's Red Line from Nakheel Harbour and Tower station up to the site of the Expo, with seven stations as well as an upgrade to the existing metro network. Expected to have significant social and economic benefits, the project will facilitate the passenger traffic including the Expo more

    ICAEW: 2018 is a turning point for Middle East economies

    Gulf economies on solid growth track with GDP growth in 2018 expected to expand at the fastest rate since 2015 March 22, 2018 UAE:  According to ICAEW’s latest report (Economic Insight: Middle East Q1 2018), 2018 marks a turning point for Middle East economies, allowing recovery for both oil exporters and oil importers. Overall, the Middle East’s GDP is expected to grow 2.9% this year, up from 1.1% in 2017. However, the accountancy and finance body says the political environment remains challenging and continues to pose a downside risk to headline growth. Economic Insight: Middle East Q1 2018, produced by Oxford Economics, ICAEW’s partner and economic forecaster, says the region’s overall economic outlook looks positive this year and in 2019, thanks to the rising oil prices (forecast at US$67 per more

    The Arab Thought Foundation's FIKR16 Conference to take place in Dubai between the 10th and 12th of April

    21 March 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE:    The Arab Thought Foundation (ATF) has announced the agenda for its 16th FIKR conference, to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Titled Stabilization Challenges Amidst Regional Turmoil, the conference will take place between the 10th and 12th of April at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.   On the eve of the conference, the Arab Thought Foundation will release its 10th Annual Arab Report on Cultural Development, under the patronage of the UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, H.E. Noura al Kaabi. The report, titled Innovation or Annihilation, Arab Scientific Research: Facts, Challenges and Horizons, will be launched during a ceremony on April 9th, at 11 more


    Sultan Bin Sulayem: DP World and Tata part of India’s growth story and can benefit through shared knowledge and expertise Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2018:  Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World, has met senior  executives from India’s Tata Group to explore opportunities for cooperation, knowledge sharing and best practice. Discussions covered logistics and supply chain operations, innovative customer care and creating high quality, sustainable services. The meeting was attended by Ahmed Al Haddad, Chief Operating Officer, Jafza, and Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO, Dubai Trade. Mr. Bin Sulayem outlined DP World’s operations across 40 countries, and its role in enabling trade across the global supply chain by providing industry-leading services, including more

    International Golden Group (IGG) announces participation at forthcoming Saudi National Security and Risk Prevention Expo

    IGG, the  first major UAE player to take part at  the SNSR Expo, made this announcement at ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2018:  IGG PJSC leading providers of high-end defense and security solutions in the UAE announced their participation at the Saudi National Security and Risk Prevention Expo which will take place in Riyadh between 4-6 November later this year.    Under the patronage of HE Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia and in partnership with the Saudi Ministry of Interior, SNSR Expo is held under the theme of “shaping the future of national security & risk prevention” with the aim of bringing together international businesses together with the Saudi Government. The event will showcase more

    Dubai Customs celebrates International Day of Happiness and Year of Zayed

    Dubai – 20 March 2018:   Dubai Customs celebrated the International Day of Happiness on 20th March with 10 activities and initiatives in line also with the Year of Zayed. The events took part in the presence of Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, Abdullah Mohammed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Clients Management Division, number of directors and senior managers, and more than 500 employees and clients.  Musabih kicked off the “Let’s Create Happiness Together” activity, organized by Corporate Communication Department. Employees enjoyed their morning cup of coffee in a happy and cheerful ambience, and they had their pictures published on the social media with the hashtag #DubaiCustoms_Happiness Director of Dubai Customs and the employees stood in front of the main entrance to form more

    Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Signs Memorandum of Understanding with The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan

    His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri: Partnership strengthens ties between the UAE and Turkmenistan and opens doors for new collaborations in sustainable investment in Islamic economy  Dubai-UAE: 20 March, 2018:  The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan (TFEB) to exchange knowledge, experience, and best practices in Islamic economy. The signing ceremony took place during an official high-level Turkmen delegation visit to the UAE on 15 March 2018, headed by Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, President of Turkmenistan. His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of DIEDC, and His Excellency Rahimberdy J Jepbarov, Chairman of TFEB, signed the MoU in the presence more

    Federal Tax Authority and Dubai Land Department: Limited VAT impact on the real estate sector

        Khalid Al Bustani: UAE tax system takes into account the real estate sector’s continued investment competitiveness      Bin Mejren: 85% of components in Dubai’s real estate sector are currently tax-free Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2018:  The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) and Dubai Land Department (DLD) have confirmed that the UAE’s recently introduced VAT will have a limited impact on the real estate sector.  FTA and DLD have stated that all real estate transactions, with the exception of the sale of vacant commercial properties and commercial property leases, will be either not subject to or exempt from the 5% VAT, while leased commercial property will not be considered a supply during their sale by the taxable person and will therefore not be taxable. His more

    Emirates set to close US$600 million Sukuk

    DUBAI, UAE, 17 March 2018:  Emirates is pleased to announce a successful execution of a US$600 million sukuk (Islamic finance issuance). The issuance received a good response from both local and international investors. The issuance of the Trust Certificates, in the principal amount of US$600 million will be repaid in an amortizing format over 10 years with legal maturity in March 2028. The proceeds from the issuance will be used for general corporate purposes including aircraft financing and working capital. Nirmal Govindadas, Emirates Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasury said:  “We are pleased with the level and quality of interest in this Sukuk issuance. Emirates continues to take a diversified approach to our long-term financing strategy and today’s issuance confirms the confidence of more

    Al Naboodah Group Enterprises awarded the most Sustainable Business Model at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards 2018

    Company releases second sustainability report with results on the Group’s economic, environmental and social impact       44.5% reduction in total number of Lost Time Injuries and a 26.7% reduction in Total Lost Day Rate from 2016 to 2017     In 2017, 57% of non-hazardous waste was recycled and diverted from landfill     15% of new hires were female and 53% increase in Emiratis employed     4 star-rating from Taqdeer Awards for worker welfare excellence Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 March 2018:  Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), the management company for one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, is the proud recipient of its first sustainability award at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards Ceremony 2018 in the more

    Ajman municipality to support repatriation of a body of an expert participated in its international environment conference

    Ajman, UAE, March 15, 2018:  AJMAN and Ukrainian Environmental expert who arrived in the country to participate in the 5th Ajman International Environment Conference on “Climate Change and Sustainability” found dead in his room in the second of the conference which concluded on 7th March 2018. The deceased who was identified as Dr. Serjiy Lavrynenko, professor at Technical University Kh.P.I presented his paper on the first day of the conference on “Formation of Hierarchical Zink Oxide Nanostructures for solar Energy converters and Photovoltaic” and then left early to his room in Ramada Hotel in Ajman. He was contacted by the members of the scientific committee of the conference who asked him to come back, but he apologized and informed them he was unwell. They offered to take him to hospital, but more

    Dubai Land Department, DED cooperate to control and inspect real estate facilities

    Bin Ghalita: The memorandum consolidates cooperation between government institutions and strengthens confidence in Dubai’s real estate market Lootah: We are keen to provide an appropriate economic environment for competitive economic activity in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th March 2018:  In line with its commitment to integrating government agencies and harnessing all expertise to enhance trust among real estate investors, the Dubai Land Department (DLD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai through the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), DLD’s regulatory arm. The MoU focuses on establishing a mechanism for monitoring and inspecting real estate facilities licensed by RERA. Under the agreement, the Commercial Compliance & more

    Ministry of community development launches a number of initiatives and events during the UAE Month of Reading

    Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid highlights the importance of reading and education to a healthy and happy community Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 March 2018:   Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa, Minister of Community Development for the UAE, highlighted the importance of a reading culture to the greater community as the Ministry of Community Development launched its UAE Month of Reading initiative, a comprehensive programme of events and initiatives aimed at maintaining an educated, cohesive and responsible society in the UAE.  The Ministry of Community Development has cooperated with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, and local authorities in an initiative which consists of 14 different activations and events throughout the month of March aimed more

    Dubai Investments reinforces innovation in education at Innovation Arabia

    Dubai, March 11, 2018:   Reinforcing its commitment to innovative knowledge-based societies and smart communities of the future, Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC] – the leading, diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is participating in the Innovation Arabia Annual Conference and Exhibition in Dubai.    Dubai Investments has taken centre stage at the exhibition through its subsidiaries MODUL University Dubai, University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] and the ‘Mirdif Hills’ project, being developed by Dubai Investments Real Estate Company [DIRC], a wholly-owned DI subsidiary. The exhibition, being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, continues till March 13.   The company’s participation in Innovation Arabia exhibition comes within the framework of more

    Dubai ranked amongst the world's top destinations for FDI in the real estate market

    UAE, Dubai, 11 March, 2018:  A new group of ‘Hybrid’ cities recorded by JLL as having clear attributes of either ‘Emerging World Cities’ or ‘New world Cities’, has placed Dubai among the world’s top destinations for FDI in the real estate market. In a new report by JLL titled, World Cities: Mapping the Pathways to Success, ‘Hybrid’ cities are best epitomised by Dubai.  Dubai has been making progress in improving real estate transparency and as a result has witnessed high levels of foreign investor activity in the last cycle. Earning its position as the most transparent real estate market in the Middle East in JLL’s 2016 Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI), Dubai has been termed as a ‘Hybrid’ city due to several initiatives to improve more

    ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 closes on a high note, attracts record numbers of exhibitors and delegates

    Leading national security and resilience event consolidates its status as the most important gathering of its kind in the region INSR’s focus on AI and cybersecurity sets the agenda for practitioners, businesses and governments  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 March, 2018 –   The eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) today concluded in the UAE capital, consolidating its status as the leading regional forum dedicated to homeland security.   The exhibition’s success is evident from the figures indicating a significant increase in participation by public and private sector entities over the previous edition in 2016: 30 per cent growth in government buyers 20 per cent increase in participating international more

    G4S presents AR smart glasses technology at UAE security event

    Abu Dhabi – March 10, 2018:   G4S UAE, the world’s leading integrated security solutions provider, showcased augmented reality (AR) smart glasses at the recently held International Exhibition for National Security & Resilience (ISNR) exhibition in Abu Dhabi, which is a major boost to the security sector. G4S presented a range of innovative smart security solutions including electronic monitoring system for offenders. G4S also replicated a security control room to give attendees a look into the system that ensures security and is capable of handling emergency situations at a place or event.  The AR smart glasses allow the officials to detect and single out offenders that are on the criminal or wanted lists in the UAE. The smart glasses create a red circle around the face of anyone with a criminal more


    UAE-based engineering consultancy marks International Women’s Day by highlighting the importance of women to the industry Leading survey outlines opportunities available in thriving UAE construction sector DUBAI, MARCH 8, 2017:  DC PRO Engineering has marked the occasion of International Women’s Day by encouraging more women to take the lead in the region’s construction and engineering sector, insisting the booming industry needs them. According to recent findings of the Pinsent Masons’ GCC Construction Survey, overall sentiment in the region’s construction sector has improved by approximately 7 per cent. The findings show that the UAE is still the GCC’s leading market and expected to record growth in 2018, with 38 per cent of respondents forecasting new opportunities this year, more

    Dubai Customs commemorates 30th anniversary of the Harmonized System

    Dubai, UAE, March 07, 2018:  Dubai Customs joined the international customs community in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) Convention On this occasion, and in parallel with the World Customs Organization’s HS celebrations, the Tariff and Origin Department of DC  held an event commemorating thirty years of remarkable achievements and success stories since the launch of the HS convention in 1988.  “The Harmonized System is the universal nomenclature for international trade, and we highly value the great efforts of our employees towards advancing customs work and efficiently implementing the WCO’s Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System,” said Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director of Dubai Customs.  “The HS is a more

    Business France debuts inaugural FRANCE PAVILLION at OGWA 2018

    Leading French oil & gas companies to exhibit the latest sector innovations from  March 26th to the 28th in Muscat, Oman on Stand 4410 United Arab Emirates- March 7, 2018:  Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is launching the first French pavillion at OGWA 2018, the oil and gas sector’s largest event in the Sultanate of Oman. A renowned list of leading French oil and gas companies will be represented in the pavilion extending the latest knowledge, technologies and business opportunities to the attendees. The expertise, technological skills and innovation capacity of France’s firms continue to reinforce the international reputation when it comes to supporting the oil and gas industry, placing the country high in rankings of European more

    Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Establishes Four New Committees, Approves 2018 Budget at First Meeting of New Board of Directors

    Dubai-UAE: 7 March, 2018 –   The Board of Directors of the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) announced the formation of four new committees – the Auditing and Governance Committee, the Charity Work Committee, the Investment Committee, and the Endowment Development Committee – with the aim of improving efficiency, governance, and transparency.  The announcement followed the first meeting of the new Board of Directors, established by Resolution No. 3 of 2018 that was issued by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council.  His Excellency Essa Abdullah Al Ghurair, Chairman of AMAF, presided over the meeting. Attendees included His Excellency Abdul Rahman Hareb Rashid Al Hareb, Vice Chairman, His Excellency Ali more

    DHL partners with ‘Friends of Cancer Patients' to support cancer recovery in the UAE

    Dubai, 6th March 2018:  DHL, the world leader in express and logistics has extended their support through a logistical partnership with the Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP). As a logistical partner, DHL will transport shipments containing donated hair for wigs to selected locations in the UAE. Friends of Cancer Patients is a non-profit organization, founded in 1999 under the directives and patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah in the UAE.  The organization is committed to helping cancer patients and their families get through the journey of cancer treatment, and delivers moral and financial support. Geoff Walsh, Country Manager, DHL UAE said: “Corporate Social Responsibility has always been at the heart of DHL’s culture and making a real more

    Manafth and Jaheziya sign MOU for cooperation

    ABU DHABI, 6th March 2018:  The General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones (Manafth) and Tawazun Safety, Security and Disaster Management City (Jaheziya) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation in training programs related to safety, security and emergency. The MOU was signed today by Jasem Mohammed Alzaabi, General Manager of Manafath, and Ali Mohamed Al Ahbabi, Chairman of Jaheziya, on the margins of the International Exhibition for National Security & Resilience (ISNR 2018) currently taking place in Abu Dhabi. The MOU provides for future cooperation in the development, and subsequent delivery of tailored training programs in the fields of security, safety, emergency preparedness and crisis management, as well as the exchange of expertise and joint collaboration to build, more

    Emirates Islamic Bank supports Rental Disputes Center initiatives

    Initiatives fall under ‘Yad Al Khair Committee’ in alignment with ‘Year of Zayed 2018’  [Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 March 2018]:   In line with the ‘Year of Zayed 2018’ initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the Rental Disputes Center (RDC) — the judicial arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD) — has received a generous donation of AED 500,000 from Emirates Islamic Bank to support insolvent tenants in rental claims disputes. The RDC has already set up the committee ‘Yad Al Khair [Hand of Giving] Committee’ to study the cases that require support from the donation.  Judge Abdulqader Mousa, Director of the RDC, commented: “We would like to thank Emirates Islamic Bank for this noble humanitarian more

    Other Top Stories from Government, Legal and Humanity
    DED-Ajman cracks down on street vendors in cooperation with Municipality of Planning Department

    UAE, 21 March 2018 - The Department of Economic Development in Ajman (DED-Ajman) recently carried out inspection campaigns targeting street vendors in the emirate in cooperation with the Department of Health and Environment of the Municipality of Planning Department in Ajman. The campaigns were in line with the DED-Ajman’s efforts to crack down on illegal street vendors and protect consumer rights. Through the campaigns, the Department is fulfilling its mandate to execute local and federal laws prohibiting the selling of goods without obtaining an official license from concerned more

    Department of Economic Development – Ajman successfully marks ‘Gulf Consumer Protection

    UAE, March 19, 2018 – The Department of Economic Development – Ajman (DED-Ajman) successfully celebrated ‘Gulf Consumer Protection Day’ at the Social Development Centre in Al Jarf Area. The event was held to demonstrate the department's continuing commitment towards ensuring a high level of consumer protection across consumers in the emirate, which is a top priority and one of the set goals of the department's efforts towards the creation and promotion of a safe and fair consumer and investment environment--ably supporting the development of the UAE's more

    Abu Dhabi National Takaful Co. PSC Reinforces its Industry Leadership by Receiving the Award of ‘Best Takaful Provider' at the Islamic Finance News Awards 2018

    Abu Dhabi National Takaful Co. PSC (ADNTC), the leading takaful operator in the MENA region and one of the most progressive insurance companies in the UAE, has reinforced its industry leadership by receiving the award of ‘Best Takaful Provider’ during the Islamic Finance News (IFN) World Leaders Summit & Dubai Awards Ceremony held on Sunday, 11 March 2018, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  The Islamic Finance News (IFN) Awards honor the best and leading players in the global Islamic finance industry. This award was given in recognition of the company’s significant more

    DMCA showcases Dubai Maritime Sector's achievements at 14th Annual Gulf Ship Finance Forum in Dubai

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently highlighted the outstanding achievements of Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy (DMSS) at the recently concluded 14th Annual Gulf Ship Finance Forum in Dubai. The DMCA’s participation was in line with its efforts to enhance the local maritime environment to attract global industry leaders and catapult Dubai into the ranks of the world’s best maritime capitals. “The DMCA is at the forefront of boosting the competitiveness of the emirate’s maritime sector according to the directives of the country’s wise leaders to more

    Sharjah Government Communication Award Jury Selects Winners

    Organisers of the Sharjah Government Communication Award (GCA) have announced that the Award's judging panel has selected winners for each category, to be honoured in a ceremony at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah on March 28, the first day of the International Government Communication Forum. The judging process for the 13 categories was carried out using a special electronic system through which each member of the judging panel evaluated the entries individually. The evaluations and selection of the winning entries were done at a final meeting of the judges on Wednesday (March 14, more

    ADNEC reveals completion of preparations and readiness to host Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018

    Abu Dhabi, March 14, 2018 /ADNEC/ The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has revealed completion of its preparations to host the Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018, the local edition of the Special Olympics World Games, which is the biggest humanitarian sporting event in the world. The event, which will be held from March 16 to March 20, 2018 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, falls in line with the continuing efforts to achieve the objectives set forth in UAE Vision 2021, that highlight full integration of people of determination into the community. This more

    SCTDA to participate at The Moscow International Travel &Tourism Exhibition 2018

    UAE, March 12, 2018- The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is all set for its 19th participation at the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) in a bid to promote Sharjah’s top tourist spots, attract more international visitors, and join the world's leading tourism and hospitality events. Running from March 13 to 15, 2018, the 25th edition of MITT will provide SCTDA with a global platform to highlight the emirate’s promotional plans to enhance its position as a leading family tourist destination and attract 10 million tourists by more

    DED-Ajman and Ministry of Economy inspect major outlets in emirate to monitor prices of goods

    UAE, 12 March 2018 – A joint committee comprising representatives from the Department of Economic Development in Ajman (DED-Ajman) and the Ministry of Economy recently made an inspection of major outlets in the emirate to check the prices of their goods. The campaign is part of DED-Ajman’s continuous efforts to monitor the application of the value added tax and ensure that all establishments will not abuse the law by unjustly raising the prices of their products. Part of the joint committee’s mandate is to investigate consumer complaints on high prices in shopping centers. more

    UAE-Japan Business Forum concludes in Tokyo

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    DED Ajman starts CSR fee collection from companies and establishments

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    Dubai Government Workshop celebrates its achievements during Annual Ceremony

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    DED-Ajman invites customers to participate in the development of Tanazol & Elghaa services

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    HIMSS Analytics Honors Two UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention Hospitals with Stage 6 Recognition

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    Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and Serbian Ambassador to the UAE discuss ways on enhancing bilateral cooperation in the health sector

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    Transformative National Security Solutions for the 21st Century Take Centre Stage at ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018

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    Supreme Legislation Committee conducts ‘Legislation and Innovation' course

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    Dubai Airport Freezone Authority Releases its 2017 Results and Announces Key Achievements

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    Dubai Police to Mark Inaugural Participation at ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018

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    Pioneers of the environmental field in the world are presenting lectures at the 5th Ajman International Environment Conference

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    The Pearl Initiative, King Khalid Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Collaborate work to Boost Governance in Philanthropy in Gulf Region

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    Undersecretary of Ministry of Health and Prevention discusses collaborative efforts with Ambassador of Tajikistan in health sector

    UAE, February 27, 2018 - H.E. Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, recently met with H.E. Bahodur Sharifi, Republic of Tajikistan’s Ambassador to the UAE, at the Ministry’s office in Abu Dhabi to discuss cooperation between their two countries in the health field. Dr. Issa Al Mansouri, Director of the Undersecretary Office and Director of the International Health Relations, was present during the meeting.    At the beginning of the meeting, H.E. Dr. Al Olama received from the Tajik Ambassador an official invitation more

    Dubai Government Workshop takes part in celebration of UAE Innovation Month 2018

    UAE, 27 February 2018– Dubai Government Workshop has launched a series of interactive activities falling in line with the celebration of UAE Innovation Month, which is being held in response to the directives of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Dubai Government Workshop's participation demonstrates its recognition of innovation as a core value and a cornerstone in presenting high quality services--complementing the National Innovation Strategy aimed at supporting the objectives of UAE Vision more

    Int'l Government Communication Forum to Reveal Secrets of Becoming a ‘Good Country'

    Distinguished British policy expert Simon Anholt will outline the role and importance of government communicators in enhancing global reputations Sharjah, 27 February 2018:  The International Government Communication Forum 2018 (IGCF) is to play host to distinguished British policy advisor Simon Anholt, who will be speaking on how nations can improve government communication practices to officially become a ‘Good Country’. Anholt is an independent consultant who has worked with many heads of states and governments over the past 20 years, developing and implementing more

    HBMSU and Red Crescent in Dubai discuss cooperation opportunities in volunteerism and humanitarian works

    UAE, February 26, 2018 - Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently highlighted the importance of commitment to instill generosity and other positive values among the young generation and make them as role models in advancing the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s vision of raising the UAE’s reputation as a leading nation in promoting different aspects of humanitarian work. This statement came during a meeting with Mohammed Abdullah Al Zarooni, Director of the Emirates Red Crescent in Dubai and accompanying delegation, who more

    DMCA to showcase smart apps and platforms at Dubai International Boat Show 2018

    In line with its continuous smart transformation and innovation programs and in support of the UAE Innovation Month this year, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) will highlight its most advanced applications and smart e-platforms - all of which are designed to boost sustainability in the maritime sector - at Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) 2018 taking place at Dubai Canal in Jumeirah. Maritime industry leaders, exhibitors, and visitors of the event will have an opportunity to learn more about the interactive features of the DMCA’s innovative smart applications and solutions more

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