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Mohamed bin Zayed receives, hails Armed Forces' team on Mount Everest climb

Posted on 31/05/2016: 403 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has expressed his pride at Emiratis who pursue excellence and creativity to score achievements in many areas that enhance the status of the UAE regionally and globally, and raise its flag in various fields. This remark was made when he received yesterday at Al Bahr Palace the UAE Armed Forces' team members who climbed to Mount Everest, which is 8, 848 metres above sea ...  Read More

UAE committed to protecting workers' rights: Minister of Labour

Posted on 31/05/2016: 371 views.

GENEVA: The UAE's commitment to protecting labour rights is in implementation of national laws and ethical values and obligations towards workers the country is hosting and through decent work and living conditions that preserve their dignity under temporary contractual work relationship based on ...  Read More

Emirates fights against illegal wildlife trade

Posted on 31/05/2016: 397 views.

Emirates is trying to raise awareness about the threat the trade in illegal wildlife poses to the survival of some of the planet's most endangered and iconic animals. On Monday, the Dubai based airlines unveiled its "fifth” A380 emblazoned with special livery in support of United for Wildlife — an ...  Read More

Emirates Airline signs tourism development MoU with Jordan Tourism Board

Posted on 31/05/2016: 397 views.

Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Jordan Tourism Board, which aims to utilise the airline's global network to further boost inbound tourist arrivals to Jordan, focused on the growth of key tourist destinations in the country. Jordan has been an important part ...  Read More

Emirates returns to ILA Berlin Air Show 2016

Posted on 31/05/2016: 366 views.

Emirates, the world's largest international airline, will return with its Airbus A380 to ILA Berlin Air Show 2016. The Emirates A380 will be the largest aircraft to be showcased and the only A380 displayed at Berlin Expo Centre Airport in Schoenefeld. It will be on display and open for visitor ...  Read More

Dubai Parks and Resorts raises Dh1.68b in IPO

Posted on 31/05/2016: 251 views.

Dubai Parks and Resorts has raised Dh1.68 billion from a 1.6 times oversubscribed rights issue, which was 2.5 times oversubscribed on the public tranche, at the end of subscription. Total subscription as at close on May 25 equalled Dh2.67 billion, demonstrating strong demand from investors. The ...  Read More

Etisalat, Huawei collaborate to deliver first MEA 10Gbps broadband service

Posted on 31/05/2016: 336 views.

Etisalat UAE, a leading telecom service provider together with Huawei, a leading global ICT (information and communications technology solutions) provider, have announced the successful collaboration of a new FTTH solution to provide 10Gbps broadband service. Consumers today require high internet ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market, Flat6Labs join hands for fintech development

Posted on 31/05/2016: 254 views.

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and start-up accelerator Flat6Labs recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop the financial technology (FinTech) eco-system in Abu Dhabi. This MoU follows closely after the recent ...  Read More

DED Dubai launches Arabic directory on economic activities

Posted on 31/05/2016: 264 views.

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has published an Arabic directory on the various economic activities licensed in Dubai, as part of department's efforts to help businessmen and investors save time and improve overall ease of doing business as well as competitiveness in the ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi meets Vatican Foreign Minister

Posted on 31/05/2016: 304 views.

ROME, 31st May 2016 (WAM) -- Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, has stressed the UAE's outstanding role in promoting and strengthening constructive dialogue between different peoples and religions within the framework of cooperation and global understanding. This ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent delivers more aid to Sri Lanka flood victims

Posted on 31/05/2016: 280 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent has delivered more aid to victims of the devastating floods which hit Sri Lanka recently. Affected families around the capital Colombo received foodstuff, medical supplies, hygiene materials and shelters from the UAE humanitarian agency after floods and mudslides destroyed ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation implements drinking water project in Afghanistan

Posted on 31/05/2016: 255 views.

KABUL: A massive project to provide drinking water in Afghanistan is 80 per cent complete thanks to funding provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation. Populations in the provinces of Kabul, Nangarhar, Nimruz and Nuristan are now drinking clean water. With the exception of Nuristan, the ...  Read More

Al Maktoum Foundation begins distribution of 20,000 food parcels in Egypt

Posted on 31/05/2016: 253 views.

CAIRO: The Al Maktoum Foundation is beginning implementation of a charitable project in the governorates of Egypt this week involving the distribution of 20,000 food baskets. The move follows the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Police uses "First Emergency Respondent" rescue motorbike

Posted on 31/05/2016: 10 views.

The Abu Dhabi Police has made special motorbike modifications for use as a first respondent. The bike features particular specifications and is equipped with manual and rechargeable electric tools and equipment to rescue victims trapped inside vehicles after serious accidents. Brigadier Hussein ...  Read More

ADM to start handing over 346 communal houses to citizens in Baniyas West from tomorrow

Posted on 31/05/2016: 259 views.

In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and orders of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Abu Dhabi City Municipality will tomorrow, Tuesday, ...  Read More

UAE Korea sign 3 MoUs on SMEs and Innovation

Posted on 31/05/2016: 311 views.

The 5th UAE-Korea Economic Joint Committee ended yesterday (Monday, May 30, 2016) in the capital of Abu Dhabi. The two-day event focused on enhancing economic cooperation in sectors such as high technology, innovation, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), industry and tourism of mutual ...  Read More