• Customers can support victims of the Beirut disaster through donations of food, financial aid, and essential items
• Majid Al Futtaim is one of the first respondents to the crisis, providing on-ground aid and support through Carrefour Lebanon
Dubai, UAE, 13 August, 2020 — Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, has responded to the catastrophic incident that rocked the Lebanese capital, Beirut, with the launch of a region-wide donation initiative to provide essential aid to those who need it. Working alongside Emirates Red Crescent, Carrefour UAE has joined forces with Carrefour Lebanon to collect, donate and distribute all-important contributions through a variety of channels, including facilitating customer donations.
Carrefour is empowering the public to help those ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 13 August, 2020: Zaatar w Zeit UAE has announced #HandinHand initiative – donating all Zaatar w Zeit’s sales profits generated on 15th of August to Lebanon through Emirates Red Crescent.
Louay Ghandour, Managing Director of Cravia Group says:” We are calling all our loyal customers in the UAE to be part of this initiative to support all families affected by this tragedy, and encourage everyone in the community to contribute to raise funds to Lebanon.
We would like to thank Emirates Red Crescent and all organizations who are showing a strong sense of solidarity with the people in Lebanon.”
Dozens of charitable individuals and organizations calling in to offer generous contributions
Sharjah, August 13, 2020: Less than 24 hours after The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity, announced a global campaign to provide emergency relief for victims of the devastating explosion that struck Beirut last week, a 90-minute live fundraising event hosted today on Sharjah TV’s popular Direct Line (Al Khat Al Mubasher) programme, has successfully raised AED 30.74 million with dozens of charitable individuals and organizations calling in to make generous contributions.
In a passionate plea made on Tuesday, August 11, at the launch of ‘Salam Beirut’, an emergency aid and relief campaign from Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the ......read more
United Arab Emirates, August 11, 2020: Masala King Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director of Al Adil Trading, as part of his social responsibility initiatives, will give INR 2 million as compensation the next of kin of all those who died in the Air India Express flight that recently crashed at Karipur airport. “The aircraft was captained and operated by one of the most distinguished and experienced commanders, Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, a decorated IAF officer. My father Mr. Mahadev Datar was an ex IAF officer and I have a strong affinity to the Air Force. When I heard this news I immediately felt the urge to do something for the victims and this is a small gesture from my side,” said Dr. Datar.
“The ill-fated flight had many passengers who had lost their jobs. In addition, there ......read more
To bring lifesaving aid, essential food supplies, healthcare and shelter to thousands who lost everything to the shocking tragedy
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi:
• Sharjah and the UAE are with every family and individual in Lebanon.
• Our brothers and sisters in Lebanon need us and we must do our best to fulfill our humanitarian duty to them.
• Lebanon deserves peace and security, and it is time to ensure its people have it.
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - August 11, 2020: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has today tweeted the announcement of ‘Salam ......read more
Dubai – 10 August 2020: Dubai Customs has introduced Positivity Platforms initiative in a bid to educate and raise its staff’s awareness during the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes as part of the organization’s steadfast commitment towards human resources development and education. The initiative has so far carried out 7 virtual lectures and workshops on divers topics, including organizational happiness, positive energy, crisis leadership, nutrition and mental health. Around 800 employees benefited from this program, and the target is to reach 1000 participants in 10 lectures by the end of December 2020.
The initiative is aimed at fostering happy and positive corporate culture within Dubai Customs’ working environment where staff are delighted, productive, loyal, confident in their ......read more
All Proceeds from The Dinner Will Be Donated to The Lebanese Red Cross
09 August 2020, Dubai - UAE: Inspired by Clerkenwell Boy and Serena Guen who originally came up with the idea to curate a charity dinner in aid of UNICEF UK’s humanitarian work helping children and refugees affected by the crisis in the Levant, Gates Hospitality is bringing together a team of local chefs as they ‘cook for Beirut’.
Collaborating for a series of charity dinners, chef Rita Soueidan, Bethan Kehdy, Ruby Chaer, Mohammad Orfali, and Greg Malouf are set to bring together their creative forces as they cook up a four-course dinner. The event at Reform Social & Grill is already a sell-out event, however due to the demand, the same menu will run the following evening at Publique where all proceeds will be ......read more
The new project seeks to reduce violations and boost activity in Dubai’s real estate market
Dubai, UAE, 8th August 2020: Dubai Land Department (DLD), through the Real Estate Licensing Department of the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), has announced the launch of its ‘Green List’ project, which seeks to provide additional services to the real estate professionals and empower the sector. The project is a new addition to a range of comprehensive services provided by ‘Dubai REST’, a smart real estate application by DLD.
In order to benefit from the new service and the existing ones provided by the application, property owners are required to register and be available for communication with the brokers and to assist them in selling or rent their properties. The owners can opt to deactivate ......read more
Dubai – 5 August 2020: As part of their relentless efforts to protect the society and secure Dubai’s ports, Dubai Customs launched Siyaj (Fence) initiative: the first integrated control 24/7 system in the world. The new system is based on a number of sophisticated AI technologies, rapid intervention teams that work around the clock, drones, and the K9 sniffing dog unit.
The initiative will enhance Dubai and the UAE’s security and help protect the society from the hazards of illegitimate shipments while facilitating trade and supporting the global supply chain.
The Siyaj initiative features integrated unites such as the advanced technological unit system and the highly qualified skilled team unit. All is based on a deep learning central data base that is regularly fed with updated information. And there are ......read more
Deployment of Agnet 900 and Tactilon Dabat in line with Kuwaiti Government’s transition from narrowband to broadband networks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 04, 2020: With the Kuwaiti Government fast transitioning from narrowband to broadband networks, Airbus has shown strong support for the move through increased deployment in the country of its secure communication and collaboration solutions, specifically Tactilon Agnet 900 and Tactilon Dabat.
Agnet 900 and Tactilon Dabat are currently being rolled-out across local public safety entities in Kuwait to help strengthen their mission-critical communication systems. Concerned authorities will benefit from Airbus TETRA network and infrastructure by using their advanced multimedia capabilities such as photo and video services to boost ......read more
Sharjah, August 4, 2020: The Expo Centre Sharjah, on Monday, welcomed the return of its employees to the offices with 100% capacity in accordance with the decision of Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), as well as the wise directives of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.
The resumption of work came after taking a number of precautionary and preventive measures to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
From disinfecting the entire building and implementing the occupational health and safety requirement to installing AI-based thermal cameras and using employee ID cards instead of the fingerprint, the other measures include rearranging work stations to maintain physical distancing, installing glass barriers between offices, putting up Covid-19-related signs and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 03 August 2020 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award Reading Panel Committee has commenced its review of this year’s eligible submissions, holding its first session for the current edition of the prize remotely. Chaired by HE Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, Secretary General of the Award and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, the review session was attended by panelists Professor Dr. Khalil Al Shaikh of Jordan and Emirati literary critic and poet Sultan Al Amimi, both members of the Award’s Scientific Committee, and Dr. Ali Al-Kaabi from the UAE.
In the coming weeks, a series of further virtual meetings will be held by the Reading Panel Committee to review the 2020 submissions received thus far and evaluate how well they meet the criteria for the prize. These sessions will continue until 1 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 29th July 2020: The UAE entered the Earth observation satellite club 11 years ago today. On 29th July 2009, DubaiSat-1 was successfully launched from the Baikonur launch site in Kazakhstan, onboard the Dnepr launch vehicle.
The launch of DubaiSat-1 had a far-reaching impact on the UAE’s space sector and pioneered many more missions that put it on the list of leading space-faring nations. The satellite also played a critical role in developing the first Emirati team of engineers with first-hand experience of space sciences.
The DubaiSat-1 provided ground-breaking work related to Earth observation. It was used to compile and publish the UAE’s first atlas built entirely by a team of Emirati cartographers, engineers, and researchers. The satellite also played an important role in supporting relief ......read more
• Index links the systems and networks of government entities in Dubai with the Security Operations Center of DESC
• Index aims to enable authorities to respond to threats by sharing security advisories
• It measures the performance of government entities on the speed of response and the number of security incidents
• The workshop forms part of efforts to enhance cooperation with government entities
29 July 2020, Dubai – United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) hosted a virtual workshop for officials and experts from government entities in Dubai to outline the Dubai Cyber Security Index (DCI). The (DCI) was recently launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, to ......read more
Dubai – 28 July 2020: In recognition of the recognizable efforts of the frontline heroes and the employees who worked efficiently from home during the spread of the pandemic, Dubai Customs launched Al Furdah Falcons Award. The ceremony took place online under the patronage and presence of HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and a number of executive directors, heads of departments and employees.
The award, in its first version, has 7 categories that are divided into two levels: the individual level which includes the Medal of Customs Honor, Medal of Best Director during remote working period, and Medal of Best Supervisor during remote working period.
The Corporate level includes the Watchful Eye Group, Best Project/Initiative/ ideas, Border Protectors for best department ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 26, 2020: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), has ordered the release of 110 prisoners incarcerated by the RAK Punitive and Correctional Establishment, arrested under various charges, and each serving their respective sentence.
The decision to pardon coincides with the advent of Eid Al Adha; it reflects H.H. Sheikh Saud’s keenness to give these prisoners a second chance at a new life, as well as to ease the burden on their families.
For his part, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Judicial Council, called on relevant authorities to take all necessary measures to implement the orders of H.H. the Ruler of RAK and release the prisoners included in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 22, 2020: Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director of Al Adil Trading recently arranged two flights to repatriate stranded Maharashtrians to Mumbai and Pune. He arranged the repatriation of close to 400 people including labourers, those who lost their jobs, those suffering from various ailments etc., by utililising the services of Emirates and Flydubai. This is in addition to the more than 1000 Indians whose return to their home country was earlier facilitated by him in coordination with various bodies. Dr. Datar has borne the complete ticket expense, COVID testing fees, food kit for all people from the UAE who were repatriated. In addition, this time he has arranged one week all expense paid quarantine facility in Mumbai and Pune. This has been a personal ......read more
Transformative Gift from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Will Promote Positive Social Change and Foster More Inclusive Societies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 21, 2020: Today, Special Olympics announced the next phase of global expansion of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® (UCS) – one of the largest initiatives for inclusion in education for young people with and without intellectual disabilities – through the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.
Building on over a decade of success of UCS in the United States and growing impact in more than fifty other countries around the world, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has committed $25 ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, July 20, 2020: The UAE's Hope Probe, the first Arab interplanetary mission, will usher in a golden age of space exploration not only for the UAE but also for the Arab world and the entire human race.
First announced in 2014, Hope Probe represents the collective effort of the UAE in developing a viable space programme that will put the country at the forefront of the global space community. It also proves that despite being a young nation, the UAE can achieve scientific breakthrough by prioritising an ambitious agenda in science, engineering and technology.
Hope Probe is a symbol of hope and a beacon of inspiration for the present and future generation of Arab youth to explore careers in science, engineering, mathematics and technology that will open up new frontiers of ......read more
• Dubai Chamber CSR Label is highest level of recognition for the CSR efforts of businesses in the Middle East
• Applicants can strengthen their expertise in specialised categories of Workplace, Marketplace, Community and Environment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 20, 2020: Companies of all sizes and sectors that are keen enhance their CSR strategic and policies can now apply for the H2-2020 cycle of the Dubai Chamber CSR Label.
Businesses have until November 30, 2020 to apply to the Dubai Chamber CSR Label Advanced, Dubai Chamber CSR Label Standard and four specialised categories, namely Dubai Chamber CSR Label Workplace, Dubai Chamber CSR Label Marketplace, Dubai Chamber CSR Label Community and Dubai Chamber CSR Label Environment.
The categories are ......read more
Pandora and brand Muse Halima Aden unite in support of UNICEF, as the Marley family reimagine iconic anthem One Love for global fundraising appeal.
July 16, 2020: Model and activist Halima Aden has come together with Pandora in support of UNICEF’s One Love initiative, to reimagine a world fit for all children. With the goal of preventing the COVID-19 pandemic becoming a lasting crisis for the world’s most vulnerable children, Pandora will match every dollar donated through One Love up to the value of US$1 mil-lion.
Members of the Marley family are re-recording the late Bob Marley’s iconic anthem One Love in support of UNICEF. Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music will release a new version of the seminal song on 17 July with all proceeds from the song and related activi-ties directly ......read more
Dubai – 16 July 2020: Within its efforts to enhance Dubai’s leading position as a central hub for regional and global transit trade, Dubai Customs launched a guide on transit trade.
The guide, prepared by the Tariff and Origin Department, outlines all the procedures and steps that need to be taken by companies to avail for the services and facilities provided by Dubai Customs to transit activity. The guide includes information to raise awareness around all regulations on transit trade facilitation following the UAE’s commitment to the international treaties and agreements.
Transit trade is vital in facilitating economic transformation and regional trade, offering multiple benefits to the surrounding society by unlocking the economic potential of those areas.
Commenting on this, Ahmed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2020: Dubai Land Department (DLD) through the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) launched a Conflict of Interest & Party Transactions policy for jointly owned properties. This launch comes within the framework of regulating the real estate sector in Dubai and entrenching principles of transparency and accountability in all matters related to jointly owned properties in freehold areas across emirate.
The launch of the policy aims to establish special procedures and mechanisms to help regulate the transactions of all parties of jointly owned properties and promote their roles and responsibilities as well as identify and manage conflicts to avoid exploiting private interests in managing such properties.
His Excellency Eng. Marwan bin Ghalita, CEO of RERA, said: “Based on the recent policy that we ......read more
A rise in hotel occupancy rates by 3% year-on-year in the first week of July provide an optimistic outlook for sector
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 14, 2020: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today revealed signs of progress within the tourism sector as the emirate prepares to gradually open up to international travel. Hotel occupancy rates in Abu Dhabi have risen by 3% year-on-year since July 1 and are expected to rise further with the launch of a number of initiatives within the emirate aimed at boosting the sector.
The UAE government has received global praise for its response in confronting the pandemic, as well as for how it has proactively managed its social and economic impact. The local government in Abu Dhabi in turn has relentlessly increased testing for COVID-19, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 13 July 2020: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated today the Smart Cities Command and Control Centre of Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA. As a Dubai 10X enabler, Moro Hub's new centre provides services in Intelligent IoT Platforms, Cyber Security and Managed Services to support the Government and Enterprise customers in their digital transformation journey.
The UAE Vision 2021 and Dubai 10X initiatives have defined a leading role in the adoption of digital technologies. This has led to the UAE government increasing efforts in boosting its citizen happiness index, ensuring performance excellence to its government entities and providing citizens and residents with the best place to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 05, 2020: Dubai’s ease of doing business is expected to improve further following Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s announcement that it is cooperating with Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) to connect the two organizations’ digital services.
Under the terms of the new partnership, companies can register as ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 04, 2020: H.E.Vipul, Consul General, Consulate of India, Dubai, handed over the air ticket to Ms Athira Narayanan, who was without any job and income for the past three months. She was one of the passengers of the special chartered flight from Dubai to Kochi organized as part of their CSR initiative by J&J ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – July 02, 2020: Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, launched a campaign on 5 April 2020 to encourage members to donate their Etihad Guest Miles to support the prevention and response efforts in view of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in refugee settings.
An initiative in collaboration with the United ......read more
The Ministry of Economy participates in a video conference with Trade Counsellors of the European Union Member States
Al Kait: “At the root of all this tragedy, of COVID-19, is the “shared responsibility” of the international community and the leveraging of extensive dialogue between the public and private sectors as an opportunity to ensure complementarities and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 01, 2020: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) students have succeeded in developing a quarantine tracking mobile application for COVID-19. This project offered students the opportunity to put their technology skills to the test while contributing to the fight against COVID-19. The application is based on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and geolocation ......read more
Live digital session with H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State and Dr. Farouk El-Baz, NASA space scientist and geologist
Moderated live from Japan by Salem AlMarri, Head of the UAE Astronaut Programme, MBRSC
United Arab Emirates – 1 July 2020: The imminent Hope Probe mission to Mars wll be the subject under discussion on Saturday 11 July 2020 19:30 GST with H.E. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 01, 2020: Dubai Customs joined the world in celebrating the International Day Against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking, which is observed on 26th June every year. The Government organization organized a regional interactive workshop under the auspices of HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, which aimed to more ......read more
In a virtual introductory meeting involving 32 Dubai government entities
UAE, 30 June 2020 – The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) launched the Legislative Audit e-System (LAS) during a virtual introductory meeting attended by 32 local government entities that are subject to legislative audit. The launch, which took place via the ......read more
- Over 800 employees dedicated 15,000 hours during the virtual corporate volunteering initiative in the midst of COVID 19, benefitting over 50,000 individuals
- Remote Volunteering activities included digital life skills sessions for children, learning and development webinars for youth and robotics workshops
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 30, ......read more
• Bin Mejren: Advancing digital transformation and integrating services between the public and private sectors
• Abdulqader Musa: The new channels facilitate procedures for customers and reduce paperwork
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2020: In line with the directives of the UAE government towards becoming a smart government, The Dubai Rental Disputes Center (RDC) ......read more
Dubai – 29 June 2020: Three customs centers (Hamriya, Creek and Deira Wharfage) at Dubai Customs have dealt with 5,700 traditional dhows and vessels in the last 5 months of 2020. The positive figures, during what has been a testing time, reflects a resilient economy that maintains diversity, even during crises. The customs centers, operated by the Coastal Customs Center ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 29, 2020 - Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has issued a circular lifting the timing restrictions for maritime activities. The step indicates the return of the maritime sector in Dubai to its normal pace following the Dubai Government’s successful completion of the National Disinfection Programme, which paved the way for the restoration of economic activities including ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 28, 2020: Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director of Al Adil Trading has already facilitated the return of more than 1000 Indians to their home country. He has borne the complete ticket expense and COVID testing fees, apart from food kit for over 1000 Indians from the UAE who got repatriated. This has been a personal ......read more
Ajman Free Zone’s efforts accounted for 22 per cent of the total number of contracts made by free zone-based investors
The support has helped increase the total procurement and contracts of AFZ-based SMEs to 12 per cent
Seven per cent growth seen in procurement support during the first five months of the year as compared to 2019 during the same period
28 June 2020: As part of ......read more
● The Official Dubai House Price Monthly Index saw a rise of 0.54 per cent as the index value moved from 1.115 to 1.121, a rise of 0.006 points
● In May 2020, Dubai Land Department recorded 1,440 transactions worth AED 2.47 billion
● 66.5 per cent of these transactions were in the off-plan market and 33.5 per cent in the secondary market
Dubai, UAE, 28 June ......read more
32 government entities participating in the Dubai Government Excellence Program
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 28, 2020: In support of the continuous efforts towards securing the cyberspace in the Emirate of Dubai, the Dubai Cyber Security Center (DESC) held the fourth annual meeting with government entities in the Emirate of Dubai to discuss preparations for the evaluation ......read more
On Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day
June 26, 2020: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises represent a strategic importance for us--they are a major engine for growth and development in the UAE, contribute a large share in the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and constitute one of the most important sectors that support production. They are key to achieving economic ......read more
Dubai – 27 June 2020: On the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is observed on 26th June every year, Dubai Customs announced its seizures during the past months of the year. These included a seizure of 6.758kg of cocaine concealed in a suitcase and jacket of a lady coming from an African country. Another passenger coming from an Asian country was ......read more
Sharjah, June 24, 2020: As part of its initiatives to support the efforts of the UAE’s health institutions, as well as to provide the financial and moral support to arthritis patients, the Friends of Arthritis Patients Society (FOAP) of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) yesterday donated 21 wheelchairs to Al Qassimi Hospital in ......read more
• Dubai Chamber Business Mentoring and Support (BMS) Programme pairs large corporations with SMEs that require ongoing support and professional advice as they address new challenges
• First-of-its-kind programme aims to create a business support ecosystem and platform that builds stronger links between large companies and SMEs in Dubai
Dubai, ......read more
32 Government Entities expected to attend the event
UAE, 22 June 2020 – The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (the “SLC”) will hold a virtual introductory meeting to launch the ‘Legislative Audit e-System’ (“LAS”), an online platform designed to assist in the development of sustainable and balanced ......read more
Collaboration will leverage IFHC’s leadership in Houbara conservation to enhance international dialogue
Abu Dhabi, UAE — 21 June 2020: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, and the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) entered into a new collaboration through the ......read more
21st June 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Public Services Company Serco Middle East has appointed Wallace Weatherill as its new Managing Director, a role in which he will spearhead the operations of the largest automated transport system in the region the Dubai Metro as well as the Dubai Tram in collaboration with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Serco Middle East operates ......read more
Dubai – 20 June 2020: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council posted a video on his Instagram account expressing appreciation for the exceptional efforts of COVID-19 frontline workers.
The message has raised the morals of Dubai Customs inspection officers and employees, being frontline workers, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 16, 2020: Sunday 21 June is Father’s Day. Dads are often so difficult to buy for – but not this year! Kindness exchange Stop and Help provides the perfect solution.
The greatest accolade any child could pay a loving father is to celebrate his role as provider by providing for another family in need in his ......read more
CITY FOOTBALL GROUP INTRODUCES CITYZENS GIVING FOR RECOVERY TWELVE MONTH GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO HELP COMMUNITIES GET BACK ON THEIR FEET
• Campaign will mobilise CFG’s nine clubs, thousands of staff, players, coaches and millions of fans for recovery
• CFG has already committed close to £1m of donations, in-kind support and loaning of facilities to COVID-19 ......read more
AED 4 million of essential and personal care products donated to support the ongoing efforts of NGOs and hospitals
L’Oréal partnered with the “Emirates Red Crescent” Authority to support the Emirates Humanitarian Fund campaign by providing more than 58,000 essential care products to communities impacted by the economic crisis that has ......read more
95% increase in business registration applications
Dubai – 15 June 2020: Dubai’s economy continued its exceptional performance despite headwinds from a slowdown in global economic growth due to the coronavirus pandemic. Number of customs transactions completed by Dubai Customs skyrocketed 36% in the first five months of 2020 to reach 5.9 million compared to ......read more
Sharjah, June 14, 2020:
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, recently organized a joint webinar with the Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX) of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, titled “Financial Services and Solutions for the Development of the UAE export companies”.
The event comes as part of the bilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to enhance joint ......read more
• The new accomplishment ensures customer convenience and happiness while also enhancing Dubai's position as the preferred real estate investment destination in the world
• Providing a new electronic complaints mechanism within the Smart Dubai initiative and dealing with it confidentially to maintain integrity and transparency
Dubai, UAE, 14 June ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2020:
Introduction and basis for preparation
This report sets out details of the payments made to governments by RAK Petroleum plc and its subsidiary undertakings (‘RAK Petroleum’) for
the year ended 31 December 2019 as required under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the ......read more
Organized by Dubai Cares, the campaign empowers students to continue with their education through distance learning from the safety of their homes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2020: Most school children in UAE are required to continue their education from home through online learning due to security measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19. But a ......read more
European Tour gets ready for restart behind closed doors, but hopes to see spectators at events later in 2020
Salgado thanks Dubai and UAE for “big effort” to make every member of the community feel secure during COVID-19 crisis
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2020: Former Spain and Real Madrid star Michel Salgado and the head of European Tour ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 9 June 2020: Emirates Post issued a distinctive commemorative stamp to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Arab League, marking the historic step made by the founding generation of Arab leaders to develop an institutional framework for relations between Arab countries. The initial run of the commemorative stamp comprises of 25,000 stamps along with ......read more
The series is dedicated to Sheikha Fatma Bint Mubarak Umm al Emarat, with the aim to share inspirational stories of women in the U.A.E. with Italian audience
Dubai, UAE, June 07, 2020: Benedetta Paravia, author, producer, and co-host of the cross media format (TV, web and inflight) ‘Hi Dubai’, is now joined by the Countess Patrizia Landini in the ......read more
In event organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Algerian writer discusses his novel 'The Spartan Court', winner of the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 07 June 2020: Celebrated Algerian author Abdelouahab Aissaoui discussed his novel The Spartan Court, winner of the 2020 International Prize for Arabic ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 07, 2020: Dubai Customs is reaping what it has sown and invested for years in advanced technologies following the directives of Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and as part of the government vision to turn into a smart government. This was manifested in a number of smart services, applications and programs that serve ......read more
Sharjah, June 6, 2020”
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, represented by the Sharjah Excellence Award Office, organized recently an online workshop entitled ‘the global assessment principles adopted by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)”.
The workshop comes as part of the training programs organized by the secretariat of ......read more
• Gross Written Premiums for the reinsurance sector in DIFC reached nearly $2 billion in 2019, representing annual growth of 17.4% - further reinforcing DIFC’s position as the region’s leading reinsurance hub
• Gross Written Premiums (GWP) for Q1 2020 reached $472 million, on par with Q1 2019 figures, reflecting continued industry stability and ......read more
Dubai – 4 June 2020: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih honored 146 employees who gave viable ideas and suggestions to curb covid-19 pandemic. This comes within the Government Department’s efforts to motivate its employees keep an innovative spirit and continue their viable suggestions and ideas to boost the Government Department’s overall performance, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020: Since 1974, World Environment Day has been encouraging global awareness and action for the protection of our environment by preserving and protecting environmental resources, following sustainable practices, addressing climate change, promoting biodiversity and more.
This day, specifically amidst the current global pandemic, offers ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020: Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) highlighted the unique features of the Emirate of Ajman during the first-ever ATM Virtual, that took place from 1-3 June and provided a combination of networking, one-to-one meetings with buyers and extensive current insights from leading industry professionals.
HE Saleh Mohamed Al ......read more
June 3, 2020- The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce Cultural Director Silvia Alice Antibas won the 2019 UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture in a historic victory that was announced by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Antibas, who was one of the recipients, is the first Brazilian woman to get the award.
She and the other winners were recognized ......read more
Home to 8,000 companies and investors from 145 countries, free zone successfully develops brand that stands out from crowded market
AFZ contributes major share in Ajman’s total exports and re-exports with 44 per cent and 51 per cent respectively
24 hours of global business set-up enabled via digital portal
June 3, 2020: Ajman Free Zone, which is widely recognized as one of the ......read more
• Singapore developing a set of common safety standards with regional governments to allow cross-border travel
• Saudi Arabia’s US$61 billion stimulus package to support tourism business recovery
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 June 2020: Tourism strategies to support industry recovery and the use of technology and analytics to create ......read more
• Buamim: WCC 2021 theme is now more relevant than ever before, as chambers around the world realise the need to adapt to a fast-changing business landscape and leverage Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies
• Congress is the largest event of its kind for the World Chambers Federation, comprising a network of 12,000 chambers of commerce from 100 ......read more
Sharjah-UAE: 02 June 2020 – Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX) and the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) are partnering together on a strategic initiative to help boost exports from one of the leading manufacturing hubs in the region that provides a significant contribution to the UAE’s GDP.
ADEX, the UAE-wide export financing entity founded by Abu Dhabi Fund ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 2, 2020: Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Sawiris Foundation for Social Development today announced the signing of an MoU to support education opportunities for youth across Egypt. The MoU agreement aims to see both foundation platforms collaborate through their respective youth programs to advance the education and development of young ......read more
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the educator and environmentalist discussed how green technology can change the world
Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 02, 2020: The American educator, urban farmer and innovator Stephen Ritz revealed how his tower garden-growing technology is flourishing in the UAE during the latest Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) ......read more
Rising online searches for recycling, plastic in the ocean and paper alternatives to single-use plastic goods
Dubai, UAE – 02 June, 2020: UAE consumers are growing increasingly interested in environmental conservation issues, especially in regards to ‘plastics in the ocean’ and ‘recycling’, which top associated online searches by the ......read more