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MoHAP Showcases bundle of future, innovative and artificial intelligence-base healthcare services and solutions at Arab Health 2020

Dubai, January 26, 2020: Under the theme “UAE Health…A Shared Responsibility”, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is taking part in the Arab Health 2020, running from 27 to 30 January. The ministry will showcase innovative projects based on next-generation technologies including; the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Blockchain.  It will also focus on preventive healthcare and round-the-clock smart services with no human intervention. This will be the widest participation ever for the ministry in this history of Arab Health. HE Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, the Minister of Health and Prevention said: “While the UAE is the inspiring the world through its awareness-raising models about the sustainable future, the country’s ......read more

Dubai Chamber Launches 5th Cycle of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition

• Competition seeks submissions from startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability   • Startups should submit entries by February 26th through the Dubai Startup Hub website   Dubai, UAE – Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched the fifth cycle of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition, which is open to startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.   A launch ceremony, held today at Dubai Chamber’s premises, was attended by Dubai Chamber officials, previous competition winners and contestants, members of the local startup community, and representatives from Expo 2020 Dubai and DP World.   Open to ......read more

Memories Events successfully held first of its kind and innovative graduation ceremony for Dubai Police Academy

Advanced technologies played a key role in the Dubai Police Academy Graduation, befitting Dubai’s status as a global hub for innovation and creativity. January 23, 2020 – Memories Events, an events management company which has obtained 15 certificates from Guinness World Records, has successfully organized another innovative event during the 27th batch of Dubai Police Academy cadet’s graduation ceremony. The Dubai Police Academy partnered with Memories Events in hosting a one-of-a-kind graduation ceremony at the Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk, Dubai, which attracted more than 10,000 visitors and a remarkable turnout from the local and international media, turning the event into a global sensation. The innovative graduation show is the first-ever in the world and uses a 6D technology, along with a light show, and a ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration Center Concludes Cooperation Agreements with the Scandinavian States

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:23 /1  /2020: Ibrahim Shawki Gohar, Secretary General of Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration Chairman Center met yesterday Sven Otto Littorin, former Minister of Labour in Sweden, and Adviser of the Minister of Labour and Social Development in Saudi Arabia at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  The Secretary General briefed the delegate with the goals and responsibilities of Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration  Center; the meeting also discussed the way of reinforcing the cooperation between the sides, to enhance the role of the centre in future, and to develop a mechanism to establish the cooperation between Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration Centre and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, ......read more

29,954 beneficiaries of Islamic Culture Centres in 2019

With a 150% increase there were   Dubai, 22 January 2020: The Department of Islamic Knowledge Programmes of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that there were 29,954 beneficiaries of Al-Mizhar and Umm Al-Sheif Islamic Cultural Centres in 2019 - an increase of 150% compared to 2018. As many as 1,763 students - in both centres - were females, according to the department’s statistics.    Hamda Ahmed Al Muhairi, Director of the Department of Islamic Knowledge Programmes, applauded the lecturers, employees, and all those who collaborated with the centres. She also praised the students at Al-Mizhar and Umm Al-Sheif Islamic Cultural Centres. She noted that collaboration was the key to success over the past year and supported the centres' objectives to spread ......read more

New national brand logo to bring UAE's global image to new heights, says veteran PR practitioner

The new brand vision to attract more tourists, investors, trade partners, and best talents   Dubai, UAE, 21 January 2020:    The new logo that will represent the unique and inspiring journey and values of the UAE and its people on the global stage to the world has been recently released. The project launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will set the stage for the Emirates to bring its international standing, image, and reputation to new heights, according to Firas Sleem, CEO, Virtue PR & Marketing Communications.  “The logo is a fitting representative of the ......read more

Dubai Customs to kick off 3rd UAE Customs Week with 30 events

Dubai – 20 Jan 2020:   Under the title "Dubai Customs driving sustainability" Dubai Customs is geared up to launch its “3rd Dubai Customs Week" from 26th to 30th January. The event will focus on raising awareness around customs role in enhancing sustainability.  The activities will kick off with a celebration of the International Customs Day, which is celebrated worldwide on 26th January every year. There will be 30 awareness activities, run by different customs departments in Dubai Customs, that target partners, clients and society at large.   Commenting on the event, Khalil Saqer bin Gharib, Director of Corporate Communication Department said:  “We have diverse activities this year that will help us enhance our partnership with different society categories ......read more

Commentary by HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren on the Customer Happiness and Mystery Shopper Index surveys

HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren Director General – Dubai Land Department At Dubai Land Department (DLD), we followed with unprecedented care the results of the Government of Dubai Customer Happiness and Mystery Shopper Index surveys. We support and value the Dubai Executive Council's Government Excellence Program under the supervision of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council. we would like to emphasize the constants that guide good leadership. We would like to affirm the constants that drive our wise leadership, especially those that aim to raise customer happiness and their satisfaction with the services provided, embodying them in development initiatives that guarantee the improvement in the government performance system. In this context, after ......read more

Union Coop Signs two MoUs with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 19, 2020:   The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, ‘Union Coop’ recently signed 2 memorandum of understanding with ‘Dubai Foundation for Women and Children’, the first non-profitable authorized humanitarian organization that provides shelter and care in the UAE to the victims of domestic abuse, violence, child abuse and the victims of human trafficking. The first MoU states golden sponsorship for the World Day Campaign to reduce the violence against women and raise awareness about the issue, and the second concerns the expansion of green homes project that will contribute to providing a sustainable source of income to assist these groups, which are looked after by the foundation.    The agreement was signed between H.E Afra Al Basti, the Director ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan honours 27th batch of Dubai Police Academy cadets during graduation ceremony

Several top leaders, dignitaries & military attachés from various countries’ embassies attend the ceremony Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 16 January 2020:  The graduation ceremony of the 27th batch of Dubai Police Academy officers was held recently in the presence of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The gala ceremony took place at the Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk, Dubai. The ceremony began with the national anthem, followed by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan’s inspection of the graduating officers’ row, which had been at the very front. After the inspection, Brigadier Dr. Ghaith Ghanim Al Suwaidi delivered a speech on the significance of the occasion, in which he referred to the integration of modern technologies in academic programs and training. He ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces extension to deadline for entries to the Middle East's first Stevie® Awards

• ‘Business Oscars’ to be held in Ras Al Khaimah  • Introductory Workshops for Participants   • Stevie Awards is open to Government, private, profit and non-profit organizations   Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 16 January, 2020: Stevie Awards, the world's premier business awards, which is known widely as the ‘business Oscars’, has announced an extension to the deadline for entries to its first Middle East Stevie Awards until January 22, 2020.    Due to an overwhelming response from businesses looking to participate, Stevie Award organizers opted to extend the deadline to allow more time for entries from across the MENA region.    The Middle East Stevie Awards will recognize innovation in the workplace from across 17 MENA countries and the ......read more

NEW PARTNERSHIP FORGED BETWEEN MA'AN AND ABU DHABI DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPALITIES AND TRANSPORT TO DEVELOP SOCIAL IMPACT PROJECTS

Memorandum of Co-operation (MoC) signed between the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an and the Department of Municipalities and Transport to identify new social projects which could be funded under the innovative financing scheme    Abu Dhabi, 16 January 2019: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an and the Department of Municipalities and Transport have today announced a new Memorandum of Co-operation (MoC) that will see the two government organizations work together to progress the introduction of the Social Impact Bonds system of financing social impact projects. The MoC ceremony was attended by His Excellency Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of Department of Community Development – Abu Dhabi, His Excellency Falah Mohammad Al Ahbabi, Chairman of the Department of ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree placing Dubai government sports organisations under Dubai Sports Council's supervision

Hamdan Bin Mohammed issues decree on the organization of sports institutions and sports events in the Emirate of Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2020:   In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, has issued Decree No. 1 of 2020 placing Dubai government sports organisations under the supervision of Dubai Sports Council. The Decree states that government sports organisations, including those established or annexed through a legislation, will be supervised by the Dubai Sports Council, except for Dubai Equestrian Club, Dubai Racing Club, Dubai Camel Racing Club and any sports establishment exempted from such supervision by a decision of the Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin ......read more

1,248 beneficiaries of the Department of Students' Affairs at Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Islamic Culture in 2019

49 nationalities from 6 continents   Dubai, 13 January 2020:   Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Islamic Culture of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that 1,248 students, of 49 nationalities, from 6 continents, benefited from the courses organised by the Department of Students’ Affairs at the center in 2019. The center’s data indicated that students were between 9 to 72 years of age, which underscores the inclusive nature of the center’s courses.   Courses organised by the Department of Students’ Affairs last year included special courses for residents of the UAE, including Filipinos, Pakistanis, Indians, Singaporean, French, Turkish and Ethiopian nationals. Furthermore, New Muslims courses, Ramadan Forum, Children Summer courses, and ......read more

Saud Al Mazrouei: 2020 budget highlights Sharjah's commitment to growth, development and progress

Sharjah, 13 January 2020:    The Emirate of Sharjah is experiencing strong economic growth and moving strongly towards further development and progress, said HE Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF ZONE).   Al Mazrouei made his remarks on the occasion of approving the Emirate’s largest ever general budget on Sunday by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The director affirmed that Sharjah is progressing towards greater economic improvements thanks to the wise vision of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, adding that the 2020 budget, which comes in line with the government spending plans and infrastructure projects, will give an additional boost to local ......read more

Abu Dhabi Dream Ball 2020 Aims to Raise Funds to Improve Health and Well-being of 74,000 Syrian Refugees

• Taking place on 23 January, 2020 at Emirates Palace • Held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance • Held in benefit of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Lebanon • UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Helena Christensen and UNHCR High Profile Supporter Kat Graham to attend     United Arab Emirates; January 12, 2020:   Following the success of the inaugural 2019 ball, Abu Dhabi based collective Sawtouna is hosting this year’s event with the aim of helping to cover primary healthcare for 74,000 Syrian refugee women and children displaced in Lebanon. Taking place on Thursday 23 January at the prestigious Emirates Palace, the Abu Dhabi Dream Ball 2020 will be held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan ......read more

Stage set for 16th SteelFab 2020 at Expo Centre Sharjah

Sharjah, 11 January 2020:  Technology is set to take centre stage as the region’s premier metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication industry event gets ready to roll on Monday (Jan 13) at Expo Centre Sharjah. A trusted platform for the past 16 years, the four-day SteelFab 2020 will once again become a gateway for latest technology and innovations from across the world, besides serving as an important platform for the regional fabrication industry to meet, network and share experiences. More than 300 exhibitors from 35 countries have confirmed their participation in the event, and they will be displaying more than 700 international brands of machinery and equipment at nearly 20,000 sq m of premier exhibition space. “Manufacturing is the growth engine of our economy; the steady growth seen over the ......read more

MoHAP Unveils its Visiting Consultants Program for January 2020

Dubai, January 11, 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, had recently announced its Visiting Consultants Program for the month of January 2020. An elite group of more than 23 consultants are visiting 10 of MoHAP’s hospitals to provide therapeutic and diagnostic services in accordance with the best international practices. The 10 hospitals are; Al Qasimi Hospital, Kuwait Hospital (Sharjah), KhorFakkan Hosptial and Al Qasimi Hospital for Women & Children, Saqr Hospital & RAK Physiotherapy and Sports Medical Center in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Dibba Hospitals, and Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital in Dubai. Twenty Medical Specialties  The doctors’ specialties comprise 20 vital specialties including; Cardiology (Ecocardiography), orthopedics (Hand & upper extremities), interventional ......read more

Creek Customs and Deira Wharfage Centers dealt with 18,000 vessels in 2019

Musabih:  Maritime sector is essential for the local economy Dubai – 08 January 2020: Figures released by Dubai Customs showed that the Creek Customs Center and Diera Wharfage Center have dealt with 18,000 vessels in 2019 compared to 15,603 in 2018.   During his evening tour to the two centers, Director General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih pointed out the high quality services provided to clients have contributed significantly in facilitating traffic of vessels and speeding up the declaration process.  “At Dubai Customs we keep developing our services, and this helps our different customs centers, including the Creek and Deira Wharfage Centers, achieve the overall vision of securing the borders and supporting legitimate trade.  In his evening tour, Musabih was accompanied by ......read more

Tabreed increases its stake in Saudi Tabreed to 28%

Saudi Tabreed commissions the 20,000 RT King Khalid International Airport plant   January 02, 2020:    The National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading international district cooling developer based in the UAE, has acquired an additional 8 percent stake in Saudi Tabreed, its district cooling investment vehicle in Saudi Arabia held jointly by Vision Invest (formerly ACWA Holding), IDB Infrastructure Fund II of the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia and others, bringing its ownership up to 28 percent. Khaled Al Qubaisi, Tabreed’s Chairman, said: “This acquisition underscores our commitment to supporting and fulfilling the current and future infrastructure needs of large scale developments throughout the Middle East and further cements our position as a leading international ......read more

Exciting Discounts, Valuable Prizes, and Unprecedented Deals Await Visitors to Sharjah Spring Promotions 2020

Sharjah, December 31, 2019: The new season of the Sharjah Spring Promotions 2020, which is organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, in association with the Sharjah Economic Development Department, Sharjah Municipality, and Sharjah Commerce &Tourism Development Authority, has kicked today Wednesday and will run until February 16. The eagerly-awaited event is featuring numerous activities and exciting discounts of up to 75%. This is in addition to raffle draws on valuable prizes offered by the shopping malls participating in the event. This year’s edition of Sharjah Spring Promotions 2020 is seeing new and interesting activities such as the Food Festival at Matajer Al Juraina, besides several recreational activities launched by the SCCI that match all age groups from Sharjah residents and visitors, ......read more

The World's Tallest Building Captivates the Globe with Spectacular New Year's Eve Show in Downtown Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 02, 2020:  Emaar, the master developer of the Burj Khalifa, wowed over 2 billion people across the globe with a breathtaking pyrotechnic show on the world’s tallest building to ring in 2020. In a mesmerising story, the Burj Khalifa transformed through animation, light, sounds and a synchronized fountain show taking viewers on a journey at the onset of a new decade.  Following the traditional 10 second digital countdown on the lit façade of Burj Khalifa, the clock struck midnight, signilling the Downtown Dubai skyline to be filled with a flurry of fireworks and colour for a record-breaking eight-minute and fourty three second-long show. Those lucky enough to view the show, were treated to the longest set of consecutive fireworks in the history of the Burj Khalifa NYE shows, timed at ......read more

The Ups Foundation Flies Urgent Relief From UAE to Flood-stricken Somalia

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 31, 2019:   UPS (NYSE: UPS), in collaboration with UNHCR, announces the delivery of close to 100 tons of relief items to bring critical supplies to victims of the recent flooding in Somalia which has affected half a million people and uprooted 400,000 from homes. The relief efforts and collaborations in Somalia are just the latest in UPS’s history of supporting communities in times of need. In 2018, UPS and The UPS Foundation responded to 29 major world disasters and invested $16 million in funding, in-kind, and technical support for community safety initiatives that included disaster preparedness and urgent response, recovery and public health system strengthening. Relief spanned 71 countries across continents around the globe. 

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2019 ends and 2020 begins on a high note with the opening of Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah

Dubai, 31 December 2019:   To mark the end of 2019 and usher in the New Year on a high note, the new season of Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), opened with strong competitions on Monday at Al Ruwwayyah desert area.   The new season of the annual heritage sport, held under the directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, kicked off with the RC (remote controlled) airplane for the Sheikhs and General Public categories. In the hotly-contested Sheikhs category, Team F3 finished at first place after Rashid bin Mejren’s falcon topped the chart with 1.11 minutes, followed by M7 team (led by Mustafa Al-Mas) at second place with a time of 1.12 minutes. Finishing in third place was ‘Fox 1’ for the ......read more

Emirates Post issues special commemorative stamps to mark 110 years of postal services in the UAE

 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 December 2019:   Emirates Post issued a series of distinctive commemorative stamps to celebrate 110 years of postal services in the country, which began with the opening of the first postal office in Dubai.  Commenting on this special issuance, HE Abdulla Mohammed Al Ashram, Acting Group CEO of Emirates Post Group said: “The Post’s history plays a prominent role in introducing the civilization as well as the cultural and social traditions of the country, and documenting with stamps the heritage and customs of its people throughout time. We are proud to issue this commemorative stamp to celebrate 110 years of the launch of postal services in the UAE and the impact it had on the social and economic history of our nation, marking the moment when it began opening up to the ......read more

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HBMSU Board of Governors review highlights of Academic Year 2019/2018…

October 26, 2019 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced that it has held its first regular meeting for the Academic Year 2019/2020, chaired by His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Chairman of HBMSU’s Board of Governors (BOG). The meeting discussed the various achievements and initiatives conducted by ......read more

Dubai Government Workshop conducts breast cancer awareness campaign in cooperation with Emirates ...…

UAE, 26 October 2019 – In line with the global celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Dubai Government Workshop (DGW), in cooperation with Emirates Specialty Hospital, is organizing a breast cancer awareness campaign to further increase awareness about the disease, especially across DGW's female employees. The campaign is aimed at highlighting the benefits to be ......read more

Dubai Customs wins EFQM Innovation Platinum Award…

Dubai – Saturday 26 October 2019:  Dubai Customs won the innovation platinum award, with a 6-star rating from EFQM Global Excellence Award scoring 700 points, the highest among all participating organizations. With this exceptional achievement Dubai Customs has become the first organization in the world to win this reputable global award based on the new rating system in ......read more

Dubai Judicial Institute hosts board members of Euro-Arab Judicial Training Network…

Dubai, UAE, 26 October 2019:   Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) hosted the board members of the Euro-Arab Judicial Training Network (EAJTN) for the first time. The visit came on the side-lines of a recent workshop organised by DJI on 15 and 16 October under the theme ‘AI Today and Beyond’ to discuss ways to harness artificial intelligence AI in the judicial and legal ......read more

DLD signs MoU with IStructE…

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Dubai Chamber taskforce sheds light on UAE green building best practices…

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Dubai Customs honors 25 top performing clients in 7th monthly Client recognition ceremony 2019…

Dubai – 23 October 2019:   Dubai Customs held its monthly 7th client recognition ceremony of 2019 to honor the best performing clients and businesses in various categories. A total of 25 companies were honored in the event. As a token of appreciation to the outstanding clients, and following directives of the Director General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, the event has ......read more

Abu Dhabi Digital Authority launches ‘TAMM Care for key investors' service…

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Leading government entities to throw the spotlight on immense investment opportunities in the UAE ...…

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International Institute for Tolerance launches World Tolerance Network & Tolerance Decathlon…

Dubai, 22-10-2019: International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), under the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, on Tuesday launched the World Tolerance Network (WTN) and Tolerance Decathlon, as part of its 2019-2022 strategic plan to strengthen UAE’s efforts to promote global peace and stability. The two initiatives were launched at a Press Conference held at IIT’s ......read more

Dubai International Airport deals with 21m items of luggage in 1st half of 2019…

Dubai – 22 Oct 2019:  Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih said Dubai Customs has dealt with 21 million passengers’ items of luggage for 11.8 passengers on board 89,000 flights arriving into Dubai International Airport in the first half of 2019.  During his tour of terminals 1,2, and 3 of Dubai International Airport, Director of Dubai Customs said he ......read more

Dubai Customs launches communication EXPO countdown campaign for local and international clients…

Dubai – 21 October 2019:  With exactly one year remaining on the launch of the renowned EXPO 2020, Dubai Customs launched an innovative countdown campaign to raise awareness on this global exhibition and its role on promoting international trade activity.  The “Dubai Customs journey to EXPO 2020” will teach the public about Dubai Customs role in supporting the grand ......read more

WCO delegation visits Dubai Customs and views latest practices…

Dubai – 19 Oct 19:  A high level delegation from The World Customs Organization visited Dubai Customs to learn about the business processes and practices applied by the Customs administration, which are considered among the best in the world.  The delegation, headed by Ricardo Treviño Chapa, Deputy Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, were received by ......read more

More than 1,900 beneficiaries at Al Mizhar and Umm Al Sheif Islamic Cultural centres in the third ...…

Dubai, 13 October, 2019:  The Al Mizhar and Umm Al Sheif centres of Islamic Cultural Centres of Islamic Affairs and Islamic Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that the number of people who benefited from their religious awareness programmes stood at 1,995 during the third quarter of 2019.   Ms. Hamda Al Muhairi, Director of the Centres’ Department, ......read more

Dubai Government Workshop to collaborate with Finesse to accelerate its digital transformation ...…

Global software system integrator will digitally automate numerous services and offer analytical solutions to facilitate operational excellence UAE, 12 October 2019 – Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has revealed that it has reached a collaboration with Finesse to assist with the acceleration of its digital transformation journey, which aims to redesign traditional processes that support ......read more

Serco Middle East hosts 4th ‘Road Safety Awareness Day' in partnership with RoadSafetyUAE…

Event focused on how technology and innovation can enhance safety performance and reduce road accidents 10 October 2019 – Serco Middle East, a leading provider of essential public services, held its 4th ‘Road Safety Awareness Day’ today (October 10th, 2019) in collaboration with RoadSafetyUAE, the knowledge portal for road safety in the UAE, as part of its corporate social ......read more

Dubai Customs inks partnership agreement with Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance…

Dubai – 12 October 2019:  Dubai Customs, one of the world’s leading customs administrations, has signed a partnership agreement with Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance to promote corporate governance best practices in the workplace. The agreement reflects Dubai Customs’ commitment to furthering corporate governance, integrity and transparency to ensure high levels ......read more

Saif bin Zayed unveils first floating Smart Police Station…

• Dubai Police and Kleindienst join forces to unveil the world’s first floating Smart Police Station • Internationally recognised Floating Seahorse Villas by Kleindienst Group will be transformed into the world’s first maritime Smart Police Station • The unmanned station will offer safety and security services as well as promote sustainability and marine life ......read more

Hazzaa AlMansoori's return to the UAE is scheduled for Saturday 12th October…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 10, 2019:   The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre confirmed that Hazzaa AlMansoori’s return to the UAE is scheduled for Saturday 12th October. AlMansoori along with Sultan AlNeyadi will be back to the UAE accompanied with MBRSC Chairman, HE Hamad Obaid AlMansoori, and the Director General HE Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani.  Upon return to ......read more

Hazzaa AlMansoori reveals post flight details in a press conference…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 10, 2019:     First Emirati astronaut, Hazzaa AlMansoori made his first media appearance after his mission to the International Space Station (ISS), in a joint press conference with the Russian astronaut, Aleksey Ovchinin at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Stars City, Moscow, Russia. The press conference shed light on ......read more

Leading public, private sector organisations line up to sponsor World Tolerance Summit 2019…

We are living in a world that rejects all forms of discrimination, and promotes intellectual, social and cultural diversity, says Dr Hamad bin Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 09, 2019:     Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai and Emirates Real Estate Solutions are the main sponsors of the ......read more

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H.R.H. Prince Andrew lauds Khalifa Fund's successful experience in supporting entrepreneurship and ...…

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Dubai Courts showcases two smart services at GITEX 2019…

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Dubai Land Department welcomes Saudi Minister of Housing…

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Dubai Cares unveils ground-breaking Early Childhood Development (ECD) solutions and interventions ...…

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Ministry of Economy launches ‘Business Map' at GITEX 2019…

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Abu Dhabi, 07 October 2019: The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) organized the ‘Boot Camp’ phase of Pitch@Palace UAE 3.0, which took place recently at the Khalifa Innovation Center, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi for two consecutive days. The event was held in the presence of His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Andrew, the Duke of York and Founder of Pitch @Palace Global who ......read more

Dubai Customs: 1.2 million transactions in DUCAMZ and Dry Port…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 07 October 2019:   Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, made a field visit to DUCAMZ and Dry Port customs centers of the Land Customs Centers Management. He inspected the business functioning and customs service level delivered at the locations.   The Director General met with operations and customer service teams at DUCAMZ ......read more

Under the Patronage of Mohamed Bin Zayed, Hamed Bin Zayed Inaugurates the World Road Congress in ...…

• Ministers share views in extensive talks on artificial intelligence, land use planning and future transport systems. • Business leaders, pioneers and decision-makers attend the opening ceremony at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).   Abu Dhabi, 7 October 2019:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of ......read more

UAE's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation Announces Sixth Annual Knowledge Summit'…

November 2019 event bears the theme ‘Knowledge: The Path to Sustainable Development’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 06, 2019:     The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) - the United Arab Emirate’s institution dedicated to the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge - has announced that the sixth annual Knowledge Summit will be ......read more

Department of Transport to highlight Abu Dhabi's bright future at World Road Congress…

Abu Dhabi, 6 October 2019:  A series of key infrastructure improvements to transform the future of transport in Abu Dhabi will be outlined by the Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi (DoT) before a global audience at the World Road Congress Abu Dhabi 2019. Thousands of road transport professionals will be offered an insight into how Abu Dhabi has built a world-class ......read more

UAE's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation Announces Sixth Annual Knowledge Summit…

November 2019 event bears the theme ‘Knowledge: The Path to Sustainable Development’ Dubai, October 3, 2019 – The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) - the United Arab Emirate’s institution dedicated to the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge - has announced that the sixth annual Knowledge Summit will be held November 19-20, 2019, at Dubai ......read more

World Road Congress Abu Dhabi 2019 announces Etihad Rail as Premier Sponsor…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), October 1, 2019 – The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) today announced that Etihad Rail has become the Premier sponsor of the 2019 World Road Congress. Taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) between October 6th and 10th, the prestigious global event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed ......read more

Dubai Customs Director General inspects CDM and Control Room…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 28, 2019:    Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, made an evening tour to the Customs Declaration Management (CDM) and the Control Room at Dubai Customs headquarters. The tour was part of regular inspection visits plan put in place to ensure the smooth running of Customs centers and customer service centers across ......read more

Government Ministers and decision makers to highlight innovative techniques for teachers to adopt ...…

• H.E. Sheikh Nahayan bin Mabarak Al Nahayan, H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, H.E. Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, H.E. Jameela Al Muhairi, H.E Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi and H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak , will be speaking at Qudwa Forum 2019 • Key sessions include talks from keynote speakers, Masterclasses, Qudwa Therapy, Al Majlis Networking Sessions, and Edge of ......read more

UAE's wise leadership conducts video call with first Emirati astronaut aboard ISS…

Dubai, UAE, 28 September 2019:  Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori received a video call from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on his second day aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This step confirms the constant support provided by the UAE’s wise leadership to UAE citizens where ever ......read more

DLD raises awareness of new laws and highlights innovative applications and initiatives during ...…

• Real estate legislations keep pace with changes and establish reassurance among investors   Dubai, UAE, 26 September 2019:  As part of the strategic partnership between Dubai Land Department (DLD) and the 18th edition of Cityscape Global 2019, which was inaugurated today by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman ......read more

Dubai Customs calls for more customer engagement to improve Customs work, boost trade…

Dubai – 26 September 2019:   Dubai Customs organized its 6th monthly client recognition ceremony of 2019 to honor best performing clients and businesses in various categories. Director General of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, attended  the event alongside a host of senior officers and heads of departments from Dubai Customs. In his opening remarks, Director ......read more

Abu Dhabi Police honours Firoz Merchant with ‘Commander in Chief's Excellence Award' 2019…

Firoz Merchant is the first Indian expatriate to ever receive the prestigious award Abu Dhabi, UAE; September 26, 2019:  H.E. Major General Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police awarded philanthropist Firoz Merchant, Founder and Chairman of Pure Gold Group; the Commander in Chief’s Excellence Award 2019. The prestigious award is in recognition of Mr. ......read more

Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoon bin Mohammed Al Nahyan inaugurates 11th edition of Al Ain Book Fair…

Ten-day event boasts 115 exhibitors and a rich public programme of workshops, musical performances, seminars, children’s activities and more Al Ain, UAE, 25 September 2019:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Ain, Sheikh Hazza bin Tahnoon bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Undersecretary of the Court of ......read more

Smart government and green economy: Building a sustainable future for all…

By HE Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, UAE September 24, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Next-generation technologies have long found their way into the realm of the government sector. In a bid to provide modern services and systems to the public that are comparable to what the more-funded private sector institutions can deliver, many governments worldwide have embarked on ......read more

More than 20 Arab Ministers participate in the Third Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban ...…

Organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme in Dubai 6-8 October 24 September 2019 - Dubai, UAE The UAE, under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will host the 3rd Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development 2019 with the participation of ......read more

Dubai Cares and The Body Shop are supporting children and youth's education:…

September 24, 2019: This Ramadan, The Body Shop collaborated with Dubai Cares to raise funds via its outlets, which will be used by Dubai Cares to support children and youth’s education through the refurbishment and construction  of education facilities in developing countries. Dubai Cares is playing a key role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 goal which aims to ......read more

Sharjah Chamber sets 30 September registration deadline in Sharjah Excellence Award…

Sharjah, September 24, 2019:  The registration deadline for the Sharjah Excellence Award 2019 will expire on September 30, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Excellence Award announced. The Award is organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), under the patronage of HH Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah The ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairs MBRU's Fourth Board of Trustees Meeting…

• H.H. Sheikh Ahmed lauds the efforts of MBRU in furthering medical education and research • Board of Trustees welcomes new member - Professor Ian Greer • MBRU presents its 3-year impact report to Trustee members   Dubai, September 23, 2019:  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health ......read more

Dubai Customs delegation visits MBR Space Center…

Dubai – 22 September 2019:  A delegation from Dubai Customs paid a field visit to The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center (MDRSC) where they were introduced to the space center’s various services, projects and achievements, and discussed how Dubai Customs can benefit from these services.  Dubai Customs presented the MBRSC with a painting depicting KhalifaSat as the UAE is ......read more

Zayed Water Donates 100% of its Profits to Emirates Red Crescent to Fund 12 Water Wells in 7 ...…

September 22, 2019 – Dubai, UAE Zayed Water, United Arab Emirates’ socially responsible, ethical water brand, inspired by the life of the late His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has donated 100% of its profits to Emirates Red Crescent, to fund 12 water wells in 7 countries: Sierra Leone, Niger, Togo, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The donation was made ......read more

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