231,277 real estate units, 1,240 properties, and 89 real estate companies registered in the system, with teams on standby
The total amount of service fees audited in the system exceeded AED 1.3 billion, and may soon reach AED 4 billion
Dubai, UAE - November 19, 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) held a press conference highlighting the ‘Joint Real Estate Ownership Law in Dubai.’ Participants reviewed the Mollak system updates for the purpose of governance, regulation, and control of the jointly owned real estate management sector as well as for providing intelligent services to customers in the sector, in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai Government into a smart ......read more
• Dubai Cares to facilitate refugees’ and migrants’ access to higher education and employment opportunities in Iraq and Colombia
• Dubai Cares’ highlights its efforts in support of Capacity Development for Education Program (CapED) at UNESCO’s Ministerial Breakfast Meeting
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 18 November, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, joined UNESCO's Member States and Associate Members, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for a series of high-level meetings and events during the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) 40th General Conference, which is taking place from November 12 to 27 at UNESCO’s Headquarters in ......read more
Global Business Forum Africa Kicks off 5th edition in Dubai
Dubai’s non-oil trade with the continent stood at AED 926 billion in the 2011-2018 period
Dubai is Africa’s gateway to new markets, building on its strong presence on the global economy map and its role in advancing international trade
GBF Africa has become a leading platform for expanding UAE-Africa economic cooperation and forging partnerships
Africa is a market of strategic importance to Dubai and a key focus of Dubai Chamber global expansion strategy
Dubai is well-equipped to support and drive the next phase of Africa’s growth and development
Dubai, UAE - November 18, 2019: Dubai’s non-oil trade with Africa will exceed AED 1 trillion for the period extending from 2011 ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 18, 2019: Dubai Customs enhanced its leading position and crowned its incessant efforts towards more excellence and quality work by recently winning the innovation award, with a 6-star rating from EFQM Global Excellence Award in Finland scoring 700 points; the highest mark among all participating organizations. Dubai Customs is the first customs organization in the world to win this reputable global award.
Dubai Customs has recently launched the Governance in Customs project to ensure highest level of transparency and credibility in its procedures and transactions, and now it is certified to 14 international standards in quality, EHS (environment, health safety), CSR, IT, client happiness, excellence and innovation.
The Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department at ......read more
• Taking place November 18th-19th, GBF Africa brings together heads of state, ministers, policymakers, business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs from Africa and the UAE
• Held under the theme “Scale-Up Africa”, high-level forum is organised by Dubai Chamber under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 17, 2019: Heads of state, ministers, policymakers, prominent business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs from Africa are descending on Dubai for the Global Business Forum Africa 2019 which officially kicks off on Monday (tomorrow) and runs until Tuesday, November 19th.
Held under theme “Scale-Up Africa”, the fifth edition of ......read more
• Participants extend their gratitude to the UAE President and Vice-President
• Participants stress that the UAE is a "global model" for tolerance
• They declare their commitment to fighting intolerance and hatred
• They recommend new teaching methods to promote tolerance
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 16, 2019: Participants at the World Tolerance Summit 2019 themed ‘Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World’, organised by International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), under Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, expressed gratitude to the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ......read more
The Coastal Customs Centers dealt with 121,000 customs transactions in the first 9 months of 2019
Dubai – 16 November 2019: Dubai Customs always provides support to the maritime sector towards a more diversified economy in line with the Dubai Plan 2021. This helps in facilitating trade in different ports including Dubai Creek, which may not be the city’s most important trading port anymore but it will always be a very important route of trade for dhows at the heart of Dubai.
During his visit to the Coastal Customs Centers Management, Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih highlighted the very important role Dubai Creek plays in the city’s diversified trade and is still shaping the very soul of Dubai, now running freely through the veins of the city, keeping alive ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 16, 2019: The World Tolerance Summit, organised by the International Institute for Tolerance one of the initiatives of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, concluded on Thursday with policy makers and heads of international organisations calling for policies that can establish a culture of tolerance worldwide.
Tolerance Leaders Debate titled Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World discussed on the measure nations can take to make a tolerant world. The debate attended by Rustam Nurgaliyevich Minnikhanov, President Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation has Ali Al Alayani, Editor in ......read more
Proceeds of sale to be donated to Senses Centre for Special Needs
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 14, 2019: Hands, the creators of exquisite handmade carpets since 1881, was delighted to unveil its one-of-a-kind ‘Carpet of Tolerance’, designed together with the talented children at Senses Centre for Special Needs, at the 2019 Edition of Downtown Design yesterday. Pranay and Apurva Patodia, owners of Hands Carpets, and Gavin Lewis, General Manager Hands Carpets Dubai, were there to welcome Nadia Khalil Al Sayegh, Founder of Senses, who visited with staff and children from the Centre who had been instrumental in creating the artworks that inspired the creation.
The masterpiece, crafted in fine silk and New Zealand wool, took four months to complete, from the artwork designs by Senses ......read more
Dubai, 13 November 2019: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the second edition of World Tolerance Summit will begin on Wednesday at the Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre, Dubai, under the theme ‘Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World’.
The summit, an initiative of International Institute for Tolerance under Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiative, is expected to gather around 3,000 participants from over 100 countries that include top level officials, peace experts, diplomats and youth. More than 70 speakers will address the summit to be held on 13-14 November at various sessions.
Around 1,000 students ......read more
Musabih tours Dubai Logistics City and Al Maktoum Cargo Center to ensure readiness for EXPO 2020
Dubai – 11 November 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih made a field trip to the customs centers at the Dubai Logistics City (DLC), and Al Maktoum Cargo Center, which operate under the Jebel Ali Customs Center Management, and the passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport.
Musabih met with the employees working at the three centers and received detailed information from them about the latest updates of the operations and initiatives taking place in the centers, and preparations ahead of the upcoming EXPO 2020.
Musabih highly appreciated the efforts taken by the employees to make the clients happier in fulfillment of the vision of the His Highness Sheikh ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 November 2019: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, met with a delegation from The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and discussed the latest developments in the district cooling sector, and ways to strengthen the mutual cooperation.
The delegation was led by Daryl K. Boyce, President of ASHRAE Society and included Tim Wentz, Presidential Member and Former President of ASHRAE Society, Farooq Mahboob, Vice President of ASHRAE, Dr. Ahmed Alaa, RAL Director & Regional Chair of ASHRAE, and Hassan Younes, member of ASHRAE and President of Falcon Chapter.
Boyce thanked Bin Shafar for his remarkable efforts in the field of district cooling, ......read more
Sheikh Zayed Road transformed into race track for Dubai Fitness Challenge
Government of Dubai Media Office – 08 November 2019: Dubai witnessed a spectacular display of community, solidarity and enthusiasm for life this morning, with the city’s artery Sheikh Zayed Road transforming for the very first time into a thumping race track for Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019. Residents and visitors of all ages and abilities numbering 70,000 came together to make history and take part in the inaugural Dubai Run.
Spearheaded by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, the event featured two courses to ensure it is highly inclusive – a 5km and 10km route. The young and old, families and People of Determination from all nationalities ......read more
• Experts and Designers spanning 65 nationalities across three continents have come together to create impressive 10,000 sq m stage and set for unprecedented show
• Limited tickets for the theatrical spectacle ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’ available at www.uaenationaday.ae
Abu Dhabi, 06 November 2019: The largest and most complex stage ever built for an Official UAE National Day Celebration event will serve as a fitting metaphor for the country’s central role in today’s globalised world, according to Saeed Al Suwaidi, Representative of the Organising Committee of the Official 48th UAE National Day Celebration, ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’.
With the epic theatrical show on 2 December set to highlight how traditional values continue to underline the ......read more
Newly Launched Group Will Have Impressive Presence
Dubai, UAE - 06 November 2019: EDGE, the advanced technology conglomerate that launched yesterday in Abu Dhabi, will be the largest individual presence exhibiting at the Dubai Airshow 2019. Integrating over 25 entities from Emirates Defence Industries Company, Emirates Advanced Investments Group, Tawazun Holding, and other independent organisations, EDGE will be the first ever Advanced Technology Partner of the Dubai Airshow in its 30-year history.
Technology has always been a national priority for the UAE and EDGE has been established to build on this effort to significantly develop the country’s technology leadership, globally. Starting with break-through innovations in the high investment sector of defence, and a priority on ......read more
Dubai – 05 November 2019: Dubai Customs showcases the services it delivers to people of determination (people of special needs) at the AccessAbilities Expo and Accessable Tourism, the region's dedicated event, that aims to bring the world's latest robotic and assistive technology products and other services under one roof with the goal of enhancing lives of more than 50 million people in the region having disabilities.
The event takes place under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group at Dubai World Trade Center, halls 6 & 7, from 5-7 November 2019.
Dubai Customs’ participation in this event is a reflection of its relentless ......read more
• The UAE participates in Sirius Analogue Mission through scientific research
• The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre calls on researchers and undergraduate students to participate by submitting their research about the effects of isolation and confinement on human psychology, physiology, and team dynamics.
• This analog is an 8-month mission, and will be held in partnership with the Roscosmos Space Agency
Dubai, UAE, 4th November 2019: The UAE, represented by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), launched the UAE Sirius Mission, in partnership with the Roscosmos Space Agency’s SIRIUS (Scientific International Research In a Unique terrestrial Station) analog at Russia’s IBMP Ground-based Experimental Complex (NEK) in Moscow. This is part of the MARS 2117 ......read more
RERA's new circular contributes to elevating the sector to the highest international standards
Dubai, UAE, 4 November 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), issued a circular to real estate companies requiring of them to abide by the ten principles of business ethics in real estate.
In the first principle, RERA emphasised the trust that real estate firms should uphold to maintain and enhance the confidence of real estate stakeholders as well as recognise that their conduct bears upon the maintenance of public trust in Dubai’s real estate market, helping it rise to the highest global levels.
The second principle discusses confidentiality and privacy, where real estate firms shall not disclose or use any confidential ......read more
Minister reinforces the UAE’s commitment to industrial development as the nation continues to climb on UNIDO’s competitiveness ranking, while welcoming member states and calling for concerted efforts towards sustainable and inclusive global industrialization
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 03 November 2019 – H.E. Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, the UAE Minister of Energy and Industry, was announced as the President of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) General Conference earlier today. The five-day event, which is being held at Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi from 3-8 November 2019, brings together member states under the theme of ‘Industry 2030 – Innovate. Connect. Transform our Future’.
H.E. Al Mazrouei assumed the Presidency in the presence of global leaders ......read more
Al Shamsi: Sharjah has become a leading hub for families worldwide to live in and enjoy a safe, stable and happy life
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - November 03, 2019: Real estate transactions have recorded AED 4.2 billion AED in the Emirate of Sharjah in the third quarter of 2019, while the total areas covered in the "sales transactions" in the emirate reached 9.5 million feet, as per the latest report of the Sharjah Real Estate Registration Department (SRERD).
Abdulaziz Ahmed Al Shamsi, Director General - SRERD, said the Emirate recorded up to 14,974 real estate transactions over July, August and September.
Figures reflect a significant rise of 31.4% in the number of the transactions recorded in the third quarter of 2019 as compared to the same ......read more
• Agreement will see Dubai Chamber and FAB connect digital platforms and streamline trade processes for business
• Buamim: Partnership supports Dubai Chamber’s efforts to position Dubai as a smart trade hub and improve ease of doing business
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 03, 2019: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest and safest financial institutions, which will align the efforts of the two entities to digitise, facilitate and simplify trade processes in the UAE.
The MoU was recently signed by H.E. Hamad Buamim, President & CEO of Dubai Chamber and Mr. André Sayegh, Deputy Group CEO & Group Head ......read more
Dubai external trade with Ukraine grows 24% and makes AED 2.16b in 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 03, 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih received in his office His Excellency Oleksandr Khomiak, Consul General of Ukraine to Dubai, accompanied by Timor Redvanov, Deputy Consul. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Ukraine and the UAE especially in bilateral trade and customs business.
“It’s very important for us to boost ties of partnership with the Ukrainian diplomatic missions and companies. We have priorities which include delivering a leading customs expertise to the world” said Musabih. “Ukraine is an important trade partner to Dubai, and our mutual trade in 2018 grew 24% to make AED 2.16 billion compared to AED 1.744 ......read more
Dubai – 31 October 2019: A delegation from the Community Development Authority visited Dubai Customs to learn more about their experience in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Khalil Saqer bin Gharib, Director of Corporate Communication Department received the delegation which included Fatima Butti Al Muhairi, Director of Investment and Corporate Social Responsibility and Aisha Saeed Hareb, Head of Corporate Responsibility Section.
Bin Gharib said:
“This meeting reflects the healthy and strong relationships between government entities, and we promote and encourage all types of positive cooperation with all public and private authorities as part of our vision at the Corporate Communication Department to enhance the Dubai Customs brand image and promote the CSR efforts in line with ......read more
Sector to be worth us$2.9 bn within five years: segment disruptors to be unveiled at Intersec 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 29, 2019: The Middle East fire safety systems and equipment market will register 2.6 percent compound annual growth to 2025 accumulating a combined value of US$2.3 billion, according to a recent 6Wresearch recent report.
A report produced by 6Wresearch says the sector will grow from its current value of US$1.96 billion over the next five years with the UAE, Turkey and Saudi Arabia being the key drivers for the Middle East.
Growth projections are being accredited to economic growth and an increasing demand for sophisticated detection and fire-fighting systems with the bulk of the demand emanating from the commercial and industrial ......read more
7,250 images and 5,431 low Earth orbits
Dubai, UAE, 30 October 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) celebrated the first anniversary of the launch of KhalifaSat, the first satellite developed 100% in the UAE by a team of highly qualified Emirati engineers, at MBRSC’s facilities. KhalifaSat successfully launched into space from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, aboard the H-IIA rocket, on October 29, 2018.
KhalifaSat plays a local, regional, and global role in providing to monitor environmental changes, ensure effective urban management, and aid in disaster relief efforts.
KhalifaSat was designed according to the highest international standards. In one year, KhalifaSat captured high resolution images, with a GSD of 0.7 metres panchromatic and 2.98 GSD in four multispectral ......read more
• The Al Qasimi Foundation is launching its Artist-in-Residence program and is accepting proposals for its first cohort until August 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival Film Grant submissions deadline has been extended until August 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival committee has extended the deadline for digital art, sculpture, film, and ......read more
August 8th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: The spirit of sacrifice, generosity and the desire to bring a smile on the faces of the less privileged came to the fore as the young children of British Orchard Nursery put together almost 200 Eid packages for labourers in Dubai.
The packages which were distributed to construction workers included calling cards for international dialling, caps to protect ......read more
37,906 Fatwa issued by IACAD during the second quarter of 2019
Dubai, 8 August, 2019: The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) issued 37,906 oral Fatwa through Ifta department of IACAD during the second quarter of 2019. As many as 171 visitors wishing to obtain Fatwa on various subjects were received, and a special team of 16 muftis (males and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 7 August 2019: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) to enhance the relationship and cooperation between both institutions and facilitate the performance of their respective supervisory tasks and promote the safety and soundness of banks in their respective jurisdictions. This includes, but is not ......read more
Sharjah, 7 August 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) held recently at its headquarters a coordination meeting with the Sharjah Police with the participation of representatives from a number of local departments.
The meeting aimed to discuss the launch of a number of community initiatives, as well as to strengthen the constant cooperation between the SCCI and the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: Dubai Customs foiled a drug smuggling attempt in which the smugglers concealed the drugs in the fuel tank of their vessel. They thought inspectors will not search in that hot spot of the vessel near the engine which can reach up to 60 degrees Celsius.
The confused dhow captain aroused the suspections of the inspectors who ......read more
• Dubai Cares’ AED 1.1 million (USD 300,000) contribution is part of an AED 18.35 million (USD 5 million) commitment made last year towards UNICEF’s ‘Generation Unlimited’
• The 2-year research is spearheaded by UNICEF, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, Microsoft and other key educational partners
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: On occasion of Eid Al Adha under the initiative ‘Eid in Your Home’, Mr. Ahmad Al Abdulla, Chairman of New Dubai Properties, collaborated with Dubai Land Department (DLD), to facilitate release of 22 detainees with rental cases through his generous donation.
Mr. Ahmad Al Abdulla, said, “Our support to this ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03, August 2019: During his evening tour to Dubai International Airport on Wednesday, Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih urged employees to go above and beyond in order to provide passengers at the busiest airport in the world with the best smart services, and take all procedures to ensure highest levels of security, ......read more
Abu Dhabi/ Dubai, August 3rd, 2019:
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced the departure of the medical mission to Saudi Arabia to accompany the UAE’s hajj official mission.
The medical mission consists of 70 doctors, nurses, and administrators.
The medical mission will be providing the entire healthcare services and offering preventive and medical advice for ......read more
Dubai, Aug 1st, 2019
The Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Undersecretary (MoHAP’s Undersecretary), HE Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, received a high-ranking Nicaraguan delegation headed by the Minister of Health, Sonia Castro Gonzalez.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed means of boosting cooperation in the healthcare services field, exchanging visits, harnessing the ......read more
Due to high demand, applications will now close for submission on Monday 5 August, 9am UAE time
Start-ups from all over the world invited to complete their applications, to showcase entrepreneurial spirit with innovative technology solutions for the travel and tourism sector
Dubai, UAE, 1 August 2019: The deadline for technology start-ups to enter this year’s ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, 31 July 2019: Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) and Mashreq, a leading financial institution in the UAE, have signed a collaboration agreement at RAKEZ headquarters today, that opens up RAKEZ clients to special banking benefits and solutions particularly designed for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
With the agreement signed by RAKEZ Group CEO Ramy Jallad and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 July 2019: Emirates Post has announced that the Dubai Central Happiness Centre at Karama will undergo a refurbishment, which commences on Sunday, 04 August 2019. Office hours will remain the same and services will continue as usual but operations will be temporarily relocated to the mezzanine floor and corner side-office from the main hall. Customers are ......read more
Dubai Carbon Develops Radical New Update for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Methodology
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 July 2019: Dubai Carbon’s mission to transform Dubai’s sustainability status is positively impacting countries around the globe, after it recently submitted a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) methodology for review to a ......read more
Dubai, July 30th, 2019:
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) recently organized a workshop on emergency response and crisis management. The workshop was held in coordination with the Emirates Foundation “Sanid”, with the participation of employees from all medical districts.
The event comes within the context of the regular updating of the plans and programs for ......read more
Dubai – 30 July 2019: Dubai Customs announced its new achievements in 2Q 2019 as a leading customs organization that supports sustainable economic development in the UAE.
“We go above and beyond in fulfilment of our vision of becoming the leading customs administration in the world supporting legitimate trade and following the directives and guidance of His Highness Sheikh ......read more
Abu Dhabi, July 30, 2019
The United States submitted a communication to the World Trade Organization (WTO) under document WT/GC/W/757 “An undifferentiated WTO: self-declared development status risks institutional irrelevance.” This paper says countries at the WTO should not be allowed to self-declare themselves as “developing countries.” US also notes that ......read more
3,635 activities were organized in cooperation with 291 government and private bodies
Dubai, 29 July, 2019: As part of its cultural and humanitarian role to spread Islamic culture and values in society, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai has announced that it organized 3,635 activities in 2018, ......read more
Dubai, July 29th, 2019:
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has unveiled today details of the August Schedule of its Visiting Consultants Program, which features an elite group of medical consultants including: Interventional Cardiology, Rheumatology, adult & pediatric Neurosurgery, as well as Pulmonology.
August Visiting Consultants will visit Al Qassimi Hospital ......read more
During a Visit to Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children and the first-of-kind Asthma room relies
Sharjah, July 27th, 2019
Within the framework of strengthening the strategic partnership, fostering cooperation and exchanging experience, a high-level delegation from AstraZeneca conducted a visit to Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children to learn closely about hospital facilities, ......read more
The new customer-centric Mollak system targets co-owned properties in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 27 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its regulatory arm Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), launched a first-of-its-kind electronic system titled ‘Mollak’ that incorporates innovations to ensure that justice and transparency are maintained. DLD ......read more
Dubai – 27 July 2019: Dubai Customs thwarted an attempt to smuggle 800,000 Captagon pills into the country in a special seizure called ‘International Day Against Drugs Operation’. The drug haul was found concealed in the fuel tank of a boat shipment coming to the Port of Jebel Ali.
It all started when Customs Intelligence officers became suspicious of an ......read more
RDC launches the initiative with Dubai Police thanks to a generous donation from an Emirati businessman
Dubai, UAE, 27 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its judicial arm the Rental Disputes Centre (RDC), announced the launch of a new initiative under the slogan ‘Eid in your home,’ in line with ‘Year of Tolerance,’ to help ......read more
50% of the respondents have partially deployed AI as an experiment, AIIA Network survey said
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 July 2019: The current climate of AI support and investment is potentially a game changer for the global economy and specifically the Middle East, with several GCC nations leading the change. The Middle East has been rapidly adopting AI making it top priority for both ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah - July 24, 2019: The Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research is pleased to announce a call for individuals and organizations to participate in the second annual Future Careers Forum as a panelist, speaker, workshop presenter, or exhibitor. This event is for Emirati secondary school students in Grades 10, 11, and 12 and will be held on Tuesday, October ......read more
There are active 876 businesses registered with Dubai Customs
Dubai – 24 July 2019: China has been Dubai’s top trading partner since 2014, as the emirate has cemented its status as a major regional and global hub for the Chinese market.
Dubai-China bilateral trade hit Dh139 billion in 2018, and was valued at Dh36 billion over the first quarter of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), July 21 2019: The UAE Organising Committee of the 26th World Road Congress today announced that the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) has become the Bronze sponsor of the 2019 Congress.
Taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) between October 6 to 10, the prestigious global event is under the patronage of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 21 July 2019: The state visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will deepen ties and build on the foundation of the comprehensive strategic partnership announced in July of last year, during President Xi Jinping’s visit to the UAE.
Since ......read more
Sharjah Government Media Bureau - Sharjah, Jul 21 , 2019: The Higher Committee for the Sharjah Consultative Council elections has issued Resolution No. (4) of 2019 on the formation of electoral constituency committees in the cities of Sharjah, Al Dhaid, Khorfakkan, Kalbaa, Dibba Al Hisn and Al Hamriyah and the areas of Al Bataeh, Mleiha and Al Madam.
The resolution stipulates that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), represented by its Registration and Real Estate Services sector, announced the initiation of the partnership it had previously signed with the General Department of Criminal Investigation at Dubai Police for the new smart housing security system.
Incorporating many other parties, including major ......read more
Dubai, July 17th, 2019:
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has issued a warning against the risks of the virus Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), which is resulting from the indiscriminate slaughtering of sacrificial animals, whether at houses or by unauthorized street butchers. Such type of illegal slaughtering is increasing with the approach of Eid Al Adha.
The ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 July 2019: Automation Anywhere, the global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), announced its expansion into the Middle East with the opening of regional headquarters in Dubai.
A dedicated office now serves a growing customer base in the Middle East and will play a key role in helping organizations overcome the ......read more
DP World Promotes Bilateral Trade and Investment Using Its Assets as a Springboard
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 July 2019: The trade and investment flow between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are poised to expand rapidly with the launch of a major initiative by DP World, UAE Region.
This consensus emerged on 16 July at a trade and investment ......read more
Dubai – 16 July 2019: Dubai Customs launched its new e-statistics system which has been developed in-house to keep abreast with the technological advancements in the UAE towards embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), in line with the directives and vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more
The school was honoured with “Aoun” award for its outstanding humanitarian efforts
• The Sas Al Nakhl campus pupils were awarded the prize for volunteering and participating in humanitarian work.
• The Aoun Award for Community Services aims to instil the culture of volunteering among the Emirati youth
• The awards adds to a long list of charitable ......read more
Dubai – 15 July 2019: Dubai Customs Director General Ahmed Mahboob Musabih welcomed Dr Hazza Al Nuaimi, the new Coordinator General of the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai. This is part of Dubai Customs’ strategy to maintain close ties of cooperation with government agencies and raise Dubai's profile ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - Monday; 15/07/2019: H.E Mohamed Ali Musabbeh Al Nuaimi, Chairman, Ras al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and H. E. Low Pit Chen, Consul-General of the Republic of Singapore in Dubai discussed strengthening the bilateral business cooperation, and the economic issues that contribute to reinforcing the investment cooperation between Ras Al Khaimah and the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 14 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), represented by its regulatory arm Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Arab Bank for Investment & Foreign Trade (Al Masraf) to manage and service Owners Association (OA) accounts. The MoU was signed by HE Marwan bin Ghalita, CEO of RERA, and Hussein Ohida, Assistant General ......read more
Dubai, 14th July, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Youth Council (MoHAP’s Youth Council) held recently a meeting with the Civil Defence’s Youth Council. The meeting discussed means of exploring mutual cooperation and sharing creative ideas to develop coordination mechanisms, launch bilateral initiatives and tackle most important challenges, so as to realize ......read more
Introduction of Short-Term and Restricted Licences as well as Commercial Permissions and Dual Licencing categories designed for ease of set-up and affordability
Dubai, UAE: 11 July 2019 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is continuing to prioritise the ease of doing business with ......read more
Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day 2019 (July 29) one-planet compatibility emerges as a powerful compass to gauge corporate strategies against ecological resource constraints
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 09 July 2019: Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day this July 29, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces ......read more
Dubai - UAE, 9 July 2019 -The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) discussed recently the key elements of the “Legislative Plan 2020”, which sets out a clear, flexible, efficient, and systematic framework for drafting legislation in line with Dubai’s vision of the city of the future. The discussions took place during the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 09, 2019: Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), one of the UAE’s leading free zones, has stepped up efforts to attract new business and foreign direct investment (FDI) from China following official Chinese delegation visits this week.
Jamal Bin Marghoob, Senior Director of Sales at DAFZA along with senior officials welcomed the delegation ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 July 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Youth Council (MoHAP’s Youth Council) hosted and interviewed recently, the volunteer Zainab Al Bloushi, the winner of “Happiness and Positivity Medal”.
The interview comes as part of “60 Minutes with Inspiring Character” event aiming to shed more ......read more
After recent signing of AEO mutual recognition agreement
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 July 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih received in his office H.E. Abdul Hadi Mohammed Al-Shafi, the Saudi Consul-General to Dubai. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Dubai especially in bilateral trade and ......read more
Dubai, 6th July 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih said the smart innovative services provided by Dubai Customs was the source of admiration and praise for the World Customs Organization.
“This was reaffirmed by the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Mr Kunio Mikuriya during our meeting on the sidelines of the WCO Council ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 04 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tanami Properties (TP) through which DLD will support the Manzili initiative launched by TP. The MoU aims to strengthen the strategic partnership between the public and private sectors, achieving public interest to develop Dubai’s real estate market.
HE Sultan Butti bin ......read more
Unique e2e Solutions Will Help DP World and Jafza Support Indian Trade and Investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03 July 2019: DP World, UAE Region launched “The India-UAE Bridge”, a major initiative that will attract Indian trade and investments to its flagship Jebel Ali Port and Jafza by offering end-to-end (e2e) solutions to companies and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 June 2019: HE Salem Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), was recently honored by Dubai Police in recognition of SAAE’s efforts to sponsor and support the Dubai Police White Points System for the 7th consecutive year.
He received an award from Major General Mohammed Saif Al Zafeen, Assistant ......read more