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Dubai Customs and Omani Counterpart Discuss Post-Covid19 Era

Dubai – 23 May 2020:  Director General of Dubai Customs HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih continued his video meetings with directors of customs organizations around the world to discuss means to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on the global supply chain.    Recently, Musabih met with Colonel Khalifa bin Ali Al-Syabi, Director General of Omani Customs and discussed means to boost mutual cooperation and plans and programs in place to prepare for the post-covid19 era.  The video meeting covered topics including better mutual trade, combating illegal trade practices, and how to ensure smooth traffic of passengers through Hatta and Wajaja border crossings which will resume soon.  During the meeting, Musabih talked about Dubai Customs experience in handling the corona virus through awareness and ......read more

Dubai Chamber and Al Tamimi & Co discuss Covid-19 and Force Majeure in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020:    As part of its continuous efforts to keep the business community in Dubai informed with the latest legal developments and to help the private sector protect their businesses during the current circumstances, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Al-Tamimi & Co, organized a webinar on “Covid-19 and Force Majeure in the UAE which was attended by 479 participants from various sectors of the business community. The webinar aimed to introduce the impact of Covid-19 on the business sector and its legal implications. It also aimed to identify whether Covid-19 constitutes a force majeure event and the impact of force majeure on key industries such as shipping, logistics, aviation and real estate. The webinar was moderated by Essam Al-Tamimi, ......read more

“We'll Get Through This” Campaign Continues Amid Remarkable Interaction by Government Departments

Sharjah, May 19, 2020: The recently launched campaign by the Sharjah Consultative Council, SCC, represented by the Financial, Economic and Industrial Affairs Committee, is witnessing a considerable interaction by the heads and representatives of government authorities and departments in the Emirate of Sharjah, as well as media outlets, radio stations, and social media platforms. Held under the theme “We’ll get through this”, the campaign aims to highlight the stimulus package adopted by the Sharjah government to support the public and private entities, business sectors, and individuals and to curb the economic repercussions of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). In this context, the SCC published, on its social media pages, a video highlighting the campaign objectives and messages, in addition to daily posts that ......read more

Dubai Customs: Strategic Plan to Curb Corona

Dubai – 18 May 2020:  Inspired and following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Customs works in tandem with other government departments and shares and views the latest updates about covid19 through an operations room working around the clock. In support of the national efforts in the UAE to contain and curb the spread of Covid-19, Customs Inspection Division at Dubai Customs is following a strategic plan to handle this crisis.  Inspection Division plays a vital role in sustaining food and medical supplies in the local market through facilitating trade without compromising safety and security of society.  “Dubai Customs is playing an increasingly important role during this difficult time to secure borders, ......read more

Jameel Institute at Imperial College London Launches New Tool to Help Hospitals Manage Pandemic Capacity

 The Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics at Imperial College London has launched a new digital tool to help hospitals around the world manage capacity more effectively   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 17, 2020:    With countries across the world strengthening hospitals’ response to the surge in patients requiring critical care during the COVID-19 crisis, the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA) at Imperial College London has launched a new digital tool that helps hospitals and public health services manage critical capacity more effectively, enabling them to meet the increased demand.   Developed by researchers from the Jameel Institute, the tool – called the J-IDEA Pandemic Hospital Planner – can calculate the ......read more

Dubai Sports Council Thanks Wise Leadership for Its Protection and Care of the Community

Mansoor Bin Mohammed chairs meeting of the Board, which discusses budget for upcoming season and appointment of Emirati assistant coaches in team games like football   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 17, 2020:   The Dubai Sports Council has thanked and lauded the country’s wise leadership for their vision and support during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, and their efforts to protect the nation and the members of its community from the virus. The Council also hailed the leadership for ensuring the smooth supply of essentials and other daily requirements of the community, as well planning and preparing for the post-COVID-19 period. The Council also commended Al Nasr and Shabab Al Ahli Dubai clubs for hosting COVID-19 drive-through test centres at their premises, and thanked all the volunteers from Dubai ......read more

Emirates Post Launches ‘Epostcard' to Connect Friends and Families

Digital app to create customised postcards with personalised image, copy and video   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 May 2020:  Emirates Post has launched ‘epostcard’ – a digital postcard application that will allow users to create customised physical postcards for friends, families, colleagues, and stakeholders.  The ‘epostcards’ app, which can be downloaded from iOS App Store and Google Play Store, will allow individuals to design bespoke postcards to send to friends and family and for companies to send to employees and stakeholders. The app allows users to tailor images and create copy, in addition to adding videos that will be uploaded and accessible via a QR code on the physical postcard. Based on individual specifications, Emirates Post will print the physical postcards ......read more

Dubai Customs and Spanish counterpart convene by video conference on trade and covid19

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2020:   Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih and Pilar Giradu Porigu Director of Spanish Customs held a video meeting to discuss the latest updates about the outbreak of Covid-19 and its negative impacts on economy and the global supply chain. The two sides also talked about the efforts taken in the two countries to curb the spread of coronavirus through a number of strict precautionary measures and stimulus packages to support the economy.  Musabih said Dubai Customs managed to deliver quality services during the hard time without any disruption. “Thanks to our sophisticated technological infrastructure, it was not a big deal for us to work from home and at the same time maintain security and ensure safety of our inspectors working at the frontlines. ......read more

ICBA Launches New Community Initiative on Zayed Humanitarian Day

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2020:   On Zayed Humanitarian Day, which is observed every year on the 19th day of the month of Ramadan, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) launched a new community initiative in line with the vision of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE, to work together with local partners and authorities to boost food security, raise awareness among local communities about agriculture and promote healthy eating habits, especially in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Dubbed 3N, or the power of triple noon (derived from the Arabic letter ä, which is pronounced as noon), the three Arabic letters of the initiative represent three key actions: grow, harvest and share. Under the initiative, ICBA will work with local partners and authorities to grow ......read more

Emirati High School Student Contributes His Savings Fund to Ma'an's ‘Together We Are Good' Programme to Benefit Those Affected by the Current Situation

 Abu Dhabi, 14 May 2020:   Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme has witnessed many generous gestures during the past six weeks, with contributions from Abu Dhabi citizens and resident of all ages and nationalities.    A recent contribution by Emirati high school student demonstrates the lengths that people all across the Emirate are going to in order to support those in need during the current health and economic situation.   Abdulla Al Jahmani, a 16-year-old student in the 11th grade at a school in Al Ain, has contributed AED15,000 from his savings that he planned to use to start his own project once he graduates high school.   Speaking about the reasons behind his contribution, Abdulla, said: “I am happy to make a contribution to the ‘Together We Are ......read more

Dubai Customs Launches Virtual Assessment Center During Outbreak

Dubai – 13 May 2020:   HR Department at Dubai Customs developed a virtual assessment center to replace the traditional assessment one during the coronavirus outbreak. Employees now can be assessed against a number of metrics and KPI’s through online platforms.  This will help in overall development, and determine training needs for each employee. One of these assessments will cover the inspection sector to help evaluate inspectors’ skills and knowledge, and identify their competencies and training needs.   Earlier, Dubai Customs had launched “Inspection job outlook” initiative which targeted 174 inspection officers of different ranks to identify their points of strength and assess their development needs.  “The whole world is changing dramatically due to the ......read more

Paying the Ransom Doubles Cost of Recovering from a Ransomware Attack, According to Sophos

o Global survey shows the average cost of recovery is $1.4 million if organizations pay the ransom, $730,000 if they don’t o SophosLabs reports on Maze ransomware techniques that increase pressure to pay o 49% of the organizations surveyed in the UAE witnessed a significant ransomware attack in the last 12 months   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020:   Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced the findings of its global survey, The State of Ransomware 2020, which reveals that paying cybercriminals to restore data encrypted during a ransomware attack is not an easy and inexpensive path to recovery. In fact, the total cost of recovery almost doubles when organizations pay a ransom. The survey polled 5,000 IT decision makers in organizations in 26 countries across six ......read more

Positive Glimpses of Prayer and Fond Memories Win Xposure #homecaptured Global Contest's Fourth Week Prizes

Sheik Shehriyar UAE resident, Ajman takes home the first prize of US$ 1,000;  India’s Raj Pawar wins US$ 750 as runner-up   Sharjah - May 13, 2020:  Xposure International Photography Festival’s #HomeCaptured contest winded up its fourth week with homegrown talent, UAE resident Sheik Shehriyar from Ajman winning the first prize of US$ 1,000, and while Raj Pawar from Solapur, India claiming the runner-up position, winning US$ 750.  Underlining the inner strength one receives through prayers, especially when one seeks a ray of hope that pierces through the darkness to heal, Sheik Shehriyar’s image titled ‘Prayers’ also drove home the message of #stayhomestaysafe, emphasising the need to keep loved ones in our prayers during the current challenging ......read more

KhalifaSat Captures Image of Duomo di Milano In Italy and the Vacant Streets Around it During the Lockdown

Dubai, UAE, 13 May 2020: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) released an image of the Duomo di Milano and its surrounding neighbourhood in the city of Milan, Italy taken from space by KhalifaSat, during the period of lockdown initiated to curb the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The maze of empty streets visible in the picture is a reminder of the time when Italy’s capital of finance and fashion came to a standstill as authorities tried to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus. In response to the pandemic, the Italian government had progressively worked to contain the disease and declared a total national lockdown on March 10. Through testing and retesting, rigorous quarantining and other important measures, Italy has gradually begun to flatten the curve.  KhalifaSat was fully developed at ......read more

SEHA and Emirates Red Crecent Hand Out 1,000 Care Packages

Providing the workforce with tools and informative guides to minimize the spread of COVID-19.    Abu Dhabi, May 13, 2020:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and the Emirates Red Crescent collaborated to provide the workforce in Emirates Humanitarian City, Abu Dhabi 1,000 care packages that include body towels, liquid soap and shampoo, toothpaste, sanitizer and educational guides on preventive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi, Acting Group Chief Operations Officer, SEHA, said: “The UAE’s leadership have always given priority to the wellbeing of the nation’s workforce, who are integral to the development of the country and its infrastructure. We are grateful to the Emirates Red Crescent who have joined forces with us to bring SEHA’s vision to life ......read more

Masala King Dhananjay Datar to Sponsor the Repatriation of Indians From UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020:   There is promising news for thousands of stranded Indians waiting for their return from UAE to India on the background of current COVID 19 pandemic. The air traffic between these two countries is already started and the process of registration of names with Indian Consulate and ticket booking has also started. Dr. Dhananjay Datar, Chairman & Managing Director of Al Adil Trading Company popurly knows Masala King is extending his co-operation in sponsoring the air ticket expenses of the needy travellers coming back to India.  Dr. Datar said he will contribute to the ticket expense and COVID testing fees for Indians from the UAE who are waiting to get repatriated. Dr. Datar said this is a personal initiative from his side to help those who are unable to meet the expenses in ......read more

E-mortgage System Contributes to DLD's Commitment to Precautionary Measures and Enhances Remote Work System

 The aim is to reduce the percentage of customer visits and procedures to one step through one platform     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020:   Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its Registration and Real Estate Services sector, was able to demonstrate the effectiveness of its advanced infrastructure during the exceptional circumstances resulting from the outbreak of COVID-19, after it provided many solutions to maintain its communication with its customers and provide them with services, including the e-mortgage registration service. The process of registering e-mortgages is carried out via either banks or real estate registration trustee offices that provide all real estate transaction services. The mortgage service helps support DLD’s commitment to the precautionary measures and ......read more

Zoho Brings Its Global Assistance Efforts to UAE With New Vertical Relief Plan

Targeted programs introduced to aid organizations across non-profit and government sectors and retail industries     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020:   Zoho Corporation, a global technology company that offers the most comprehensive suite of business software applications in the industry, has introduced its Vertical Relief Plan (VRP) in the UAE. The VRP is comprised of programs and tools to assist businesses and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic across two verticals: non-profits & government, and retail.     "We are so grateful to all the workers who are helping us weather this storm," said Sridhar Vembu, Zoho co-founder and CEO. "Beyond those on the front lines, there are workers in industries who are struggling, who are persevering, who are ......read more

Ogilvy's Paul O'Donnell Voted President of EACA

Paul O’Donnell, Chief Executive of Ogilvy EMEA has been elected as the new President of the EACA UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 8 AM MAY 12TH Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020:   Paul O’Donnell, Chief Executive of Ogilvy EMEA has been voted as the new President of the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) for a two-year term. He succeeds Dominic Grainger, Chief Executive Officer, WPP Specialist Communications, who has been EACA’s head since 2016.  O'Donnell's two-year tenure will be focussed on increasing co-operation and collaboration across Europe as the world's largest advertising market responds to the twin challenges of Coronavirus and Brexit.  Agencies and national trade bodies need to work together as never before to maintain market access for our services, ......read more

DP World, UAE Region Consolidates Its Humanitarian Initiatives on “Zayed Humanitarian Work Day”

Distributing 1.5 Million Meals in Ramadan as Part of the “10 Million Meals” Campaign   • DP World, UAE Region’s humanitarian initiatives represent a key pillar of its overall strategy, which emphasizes promoting the spirit of giving and benevolence in its organisational culture     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 of MAY 2020:   Inspired by its vision to make “Humanity Happier”, DP World, UAE Region recognises Zayed Humanitarian Work Day in commemoration of the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace. Sheikh Zayed and the UAE Founding Fathers were distinctive models for humanitarian work that started with the UAE citizens towards extending a helping hand to the needy aiming to spread a spirit of goodness and benevolence ......read more

Nationwide Carrefour Donation Campaign to Bring Ramadan Essentials to Those in Need

Carrefour has partnered with the Emirates Red Crescent to provide families across the UAE with boxes of essential food items during the Holy Month   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020:    Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim, has launched a donation campaign across its UAE stores that invites shoppers to provide boxes of essential Ramadan items to families in need during the holy month. In partnership with the Emirates Red Crescent charity, the initiative encourages customers to purchase boxes worth AED 50 or AED 100 online or in Carrefour stores across the UAE. Each box contains essential items, such as sunflower oil, rice, sugar, juice, and lentils. The boxes will be distributed weekly by the Emirates Red Crescent to those most in need to help ensure they are able to enjoy an authentic Ramadan ......read more

Emirates Post Records 45% Increase in Last-Mile Delivery Volumes in the UAE

Deliveries for e-commerce, banking and government sectors help boost volumes in Q1 2020    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 May 2020:  Emirates Post has registered a 45% growth in last mile delivery volumes since the beginning of 2020 compared to Q4 2019. Since January 1, 2020, Emirates Post has delivered close to 2m shipments to customers on behalf of government and banking organisations as well as e-commerce retailers both locally and from around the world.  E-commerce is the most significant contributor to the jump in last mile deliveries, accounting for one in every three deliveries so far in 2020. In line with the steady global rise of e-commerce over the past few years, Emirates Post has ramped up its last mile delivery capabilities to better support this fast-growing sector. It has implemented a ......read more

Retired Emirati Soldier Contributes His Monthly Salary to MA'AN's ‘Together We Are Good' Programme Until the End of the Current Health and Economic Challenges

Abu Dhabi - May 12, 2020:   A retired Emirati soldier who served in the UAE Armed Forces, has pledged to contribute his monthly salary for the duration of the current health and economic situation to the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme. In a move that represents an outstanding demonstration of communal responsibility and social cohesion, Ali Hussein Al Ahbabi will continue to send his monthly stipend to the programme until the current challenges ease, with the funds being used by Ma’an to provide support to affected Abu Dhabi residents. As the first project of Ma’an’s Social Fund, the on-going ‘Together We Are Good’ programme has enabled members of the community to come together and solve social challenges in ......read more

Al Ansari Exchange Donates AED 1 Million to ‘Education Uninterrupted' Campaign

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 May, 2020:   Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, announced today the donation of AED 1 million in support of ‘Education Uninterrupted’ campaign launched by the UAE Ministry of Education and Dubai Cares. Al Ansari Exchange’s donation will go towards supporting children and youth from national and non-national low-income families in the UAE whose education has been impacted by COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.    Speaking about the importance of giving and solidarity within the community amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares and Member of its Board of Directors said: “We are very grateful to Al Ansari Exchange, whose generosity continues to leave positive ......read more

Dabur Joins UAE's Fight Against Coronavirus by Distributing Free Hand Sanitisers to Front Line Heroes

Over 7,000 Dermoviva hand sanitisers have been distributed to essential workers in the UAE through Talabat and Royati Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020:    Dabur International has launched WHO compliant Dermoviva hand sanitisers to keep everyone safe in the fight against coronavirus. As a mark of appreciation for essential workers who have been selflessly working throughout the coronavirus outbreak,  Dabur distributed over 7000 Dermoviva hand sanitisers to delivery drivers and front-line workers through a collaboration with Talabat and Royati Family Society, a UAE based charity organization. Krishan Kumar Chutani, CEO, Dabur International, said: “We sincerely thank Talabat and Royati for collaborating with us on this initiative.  It is our privilege to help the front line workers with ......read more

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Dubai Cares broadens its global footprint in 2019 with programs influencing international education ...…

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Dubai Customs Honors Sponsors and Participants in 3rd UAE Customs Week 2020…

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DP World, UAE Region and Dubai South Signs Strategic MoU to Cooperate in a Seamless Flow of Goods ...…

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Director General of Dubai Customs Tours Hatta Border Crossing…

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MoHAP To Launch The Largest National Program To Integrate Mental Health Into Primary Health Care ...…

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Dubai Cares joins the Government of Pakistan's efforts to combat intestinal worms among school-aged ...…

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Dubai Customs Signs MoU With Rochester Institute Of Technology To Develop Employees' Skills…

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Ministry of Health launches National Platform for Radiology and Pathology…

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Ministry of Health discusses with British delegation ways of strengthening cooperation in the ...…

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Dubai Customs launches Cross Border e-Commerce platform…

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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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......read more

Dubai Customs to host high-level panel discussions during the 5th WCO Global AEO Conference …

Leveraging cooperation and cross-border e-commerce among topics of discussion 19 January 2020. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Customs will host a series of high-level panel discussions during the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference in Dubai. Set to be held from March 10 to 12, 2020 at the Festival Arena, the conference, which is taking ......read more

Tafawuq Facilities Management offers FM services to Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with ...…

As part of its CSR commitment to make a difference in society 19 January 2020 – Complementing one of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals; quality education, Tafawuq Facilities Management, a leading facilities management company in the UAE and a subsidiary of Eltizam Asset Management Group, has announced that it will offer FM support services to Al Noor Training Centre, an ......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 ......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 ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces extension to deadline for entries to the ...…

• ‘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 ......read more

NEW PARTNERSHIP FORGED BETWEEN MA'AN AND ABU DHABI DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPALITIES AND TRANSPORT TO ...…

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 ......read more

Sharjah aims to entice more Northern European tourists via SCTDA's participation at Matka Nordic ...…

January 15, 2020: The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) continues to work towards establishing a strong foothold in the Northern European tourism market. Efforts to draw in more visitors from the region will commence this year with its upcoming participation at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair in Helsinki, Finland. Set to take place from January 15 to 19, 2020, the latest ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree placing Dubai government sports organisations under Dubai Sports ...…

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 ......read more

1,248 beneficiaries of the Department of Students' Affairs at Mohammed bin Rashid Center for ...…

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 ......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 ......read more

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

• 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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more

HBMSU signs MoU with Alexandria University to enrich smart learning system in Arab world…

Dhahi Khalfan Tamim: Our cooperation shows the deep-rooted and solid UAE-Egyptian relations Essam El-Kurdi: Alexandria University is keen on positioning the e-learning system as the future of education Mansoor Al Awar: We will continue to share our successful experiences in developing a system that transcends the boundaries of traditional education Agreement to help train teaching sector ......read more

Federal Transport Authority- Land & Maritime explores ways to strengthen cooperation and ...…

Republic of Kazakhstan’s Ambassador in UAE visits FTA UAE, 6 January 2020 – H.E. Eng Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori General Director of the Federal Transport Authority- Land & Maritime (FTA) held a meeting recently with His Excellency Madiyar Menilbekov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates, at the FTA office in Abu Dhabi. H.E Eng. Ahmed ......read more

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