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Dubai attracts visitors, becomes international hub for education

Posted on 25/08/2016: 636 views.

The Ministry of Economy in Dubai, Dubai Customs, DP World, Emirates SkyCargo, and the Department of Commerce and Tourism warmly welcomed the University of Dubai's (UD) international MBA students from its partner university, the University of North Florida, for a Study Abroad Programme focusing on learning about the rich Arabic culture, the innovative education system, and the resilient governance and economy of the UAE. The programme consisted of class lectures, company visits, and cultural ...  Read More


Dubai satellite captures Yas Island image 600km above Earth

Posted on 25/08/2016: 584 views.

Mangrove forests, waterway arteries and development on Yas Island have been captured in a satellite image from space. The red roof of Ferrari World and the green course of Yas Links Golf Club can clearly be made out in the one-metre resolution image taken by one of Dubai's satellites 600 kilometres ...  Read More

Sanad, Etihad Airways sign $265 million deal

Posted on 25/08/2016: 644 views.

Sanad Aero Solutions GmbH (Sanad), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, yesterday announced an expansion to its existing relationship with Etihad Airways, national carrier of the UAE. The 12-year sale and lease-back agreement is valued at US$265 million and sees Sanad add an ...  Read More

flydubai joins Dubai Tourism's first-ever East Africa roadshow

Posted on 25/08/2016: 663 views.

Dubai's low cost carrier flydubai is participating in the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing's (Dubai Tourism) first-ever East Africa roadshow, joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions. flydubai will take part in the road show in ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi airport installs new 'faster' luggage screening system

Posted on 25/08/2016: 626 views.

Airports has installed a new Automated Tray Return System (ATRS) to speed up the process of hand luggage screening at Terminal 3 in Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). The new system allows for the processing of more than four times the number of baggage that conventional screening lanes do, ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market signs agreement with Securities and Exchange Board of India

Posted on 25/08/2016: 359 views.

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority, FSRA, of the Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI, to enhance regulatory cooperation and facilitate cross-border activities. The MoU establishes a ...  Read More

Second Edition of Sharjah FDI Forum to be held in September

Posted on 25/08/2016: 349 views.

The second annual Sharjah FDI Forum will take place on 28th and 29th of September 2016, under the slogan "Sharjah FDI: The Gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia", hosting more than 300 elite decision makers, business leaders and economic experts who will gather to exchange their ...  Read More

Sharjah Business Women Council explores strategic ventures in UK

Posted on 25/08/2016: 390 views.

The Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), recently led a women delegation to the United Kingdom, aimed at inspiring and motivating businesswomen from the UAE to scale up their home-based business activities more professionally and competitively. The SBWC is an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement ...  Read More

Somali President: UAE supports our country's construction process and defeat of terrorism

Posted on 25/08/2016: 377 views.

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of the Republic of Somalia has commended the UAE's outstanding stances under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support his country. He also expressed his thanks and gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al ...  Read More

Brand new city in heart of Bahrain thanks to AED374m ADFD grant

Posted on 25/08/2016: 357 views.

Bahrain's housing shortage due to its growing population and economic boom is soon to come to an end thanks to an AED 374m grant from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the UAE's international development arm (ADFD). The grant, formalised in a signing contracts in Bahrain, enables the beginning of the ...  Read More

Director-General of ADFD hails UAE, Egyptian ties

Posted on 25/08/2016: 366 views.

Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has commended the historic relations between the UAE and Egypt, deeming them a role model for inter-Arab fraternal ties. Al Suwaidi made the remark on offering of the landmark deposit of US$1 billion by ADFD to ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent renovates university dorms in Aden

Posted on 25/08/2016: 381 views.

ADEN: The Emirates Red Crescent yesterday opened the university student housing complex in Madinat al-Shaab town, Aden governorate, after six months of restoration, maintenance, renovation and refurnishing. Consisting of five main buildings stretching over an area of around 59,500 square metres, ...  Read More

Sheikha Jawaher: UAE women’s progress a result of support by founding fathers

Posted on 25/08/2016: 185 views.

Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Nama Women Advancement Establishment and wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah, has hailed the leap forward taken by Emirati women on the road to progress and excellence, shoulder to shoulder with men in every sphere of activity, thanks to the ...  Read More

Amal Al Qubaisi salutes Mother of the Emirates

Posted on 25/08/2016: 381 views.

Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC) has sent a cable of greetings to H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and ...  Read More

Emirati women take control of leadership roles in aviation

Posted on 25/08/2016: 407 views.

Emirati women are making strides in the field of aviation, taking up leadership roles as pilots, airport managers and corporate heads with UAE's flag-carrier airlines. Speaking to Gulf News, women in top leadership positions at Etihad Airways said this progress is a testament to the support and ...  Read More

UAE Embassy in Jakarta gets ISO certification

Posted on 25/08/2016: 342 views.

The Consular Services Centre of the UAE Embassy to Indonesia has been awarded the ISO certification in recognition to its excellence in service delivery. Mohammed Abdullah bin Mutlaq Al Ghafli, UAE Ambassador to Indonesia, received the ISO certification at a ceremony held yesterday in Jakarta, in ...  Read More

Emirates Diplomatic Academy commences new academic year with student orientation

Posted on 25/08/2016: 324 views.

The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE's international relations and diplomacy academic, training, best practice and research platform, yesterday welcomed its second cohort of students. Over 50 new entrants attended the first of two days of orientation at the Academy campus. These students ...  Read More

Manchester City FC to launch new City Football Schools season in UAE

Posted on 25/08/2016: 331 views.

Manchester City Football Club are launching the new City Football Schools season in the UAE with an expanded team of professional coaches and female-only sessions for young players. The club is also expanding the coaching premises to Emirates Palace, in addition to its current bases at Zayed Sports ...  Read More

Team Abu Dhabi to take part in UIM F2 World Championship Lithuanian Round

Posted on 25/08/2016: 315 views.

LITHUANIA: Rashed Al-Qamzi and Mohammed Al-Mehairbi will represent Team Abu Dhabi at the next round of the UIM F2 Championship in the city of Zarasai, in north-eastern Lithuania, this weekend. Al-Qamzi and Al-Mehairbi will line-up with Team Abu Dhabi's 35 and 36 boats to take part in the racing. ...  Read More

Motiongate Dubai appoints Universal Studios veteran as general manager

Posted on 25/08/2016: 333 views.

Motiongate Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, has announced the appointment of John Hallenbeck as the general manager overseeing the Hollywood-inspired theme park's day-to-day operations. Mr Hallenbeck, from the United States, has more than 25 years of experience in theme park operations, ...  Read More