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50 years of achievements: Abu Dhabi poised for brighter future

Posted on 25/10/2016: 228 views.

The Government of Abu Dhabi is constantly seeking to elevate performance standards and to achieve excellence in providing quality services, said H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region. In a statement made yesterday on the 50th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi Government, Sheikh Hamdan congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme ...  Read More

Government capable of fulfilling commitments despite challenges, says Mohamed bin Zayed

Posted on 25/10/2016: 214 views.

Promising ambitious development, rapid demographic and social transformations, and economic shifts driven by fluctuations in world oil prices have placed a huge responsibility before the government of Abu Dhabi, said His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and ...  Read More

UAE seeks stronger energy relations with Tajikistan: Minister

Posted on 25/10/2016: 209 views.

DUSHANBE: The UAE takes a keen interest in promoting co-operation with Tajikistan in all spheres and supports the Tajik government's efforts in improving the country's infrastructure, UAE Minister of Energy, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj, has said while heading a high-level business and government ...  Read More

Moral education to be introduced in schools from 2017-2018 academic year: Ministry

Posted on 25/10/2016: 214 views.

The subject of moral education will become officially a part of school curricula from the 2017-2018 academic year after the Ministry of Education gave its approval on Monday. As a test case, the textbooks will be initially introduced in selected schools as early as January 2016, and the ministry ...  Read More

Luxembourg confirms participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

Posted on 25/10/2016: 220 views.

Expo 2020 Dubai announced on Monday Luxembourg as one of the first countries to formally confirm its participation, raising to 70 the national commitments received from countries from all around the world. The agreement was made at a meeting with H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of ...  Read More

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation launched

Posted on 25/10/2016: 161 views.

The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, DIDI, was launched on Monday by Dubai Holding and Dubai Creative Clusters Authority, as part of government's efforts to develop design talent. 'The launch of DIDI supports the government's efforts to develop design talent in the region and the vision of ...  Read More

Algerian boy wins Arab Reading Challenge

Posted on 25/10/2016: 149 views.

Seven-year-old Mohammad Djeloud from Algeria emerged as the champion of the Arab Reading Challenge, the Middle East's largest initiative that encourages reading, and walked away with a prize of US$150,000. Eighteen champions who represented their countries in the competition and the ten winners ...  Read More

UAE non-oil trade reached AED553.4 bn in first half of 2016

Posted on 25/10/2016: 157 views.

The non-oil direct trade of the UAE increased by 3 percent to AED17.7 billion in the first half of the current year, reaching AED553.4 billion, well above the AED535.7 billion achieved during the same period last year. Asia, Australia, and the Pacific regions retained top trading partners with a ...  Read More

Al Majaz Waterfront to complete its new extension by year-end

Posted on 25/10/2016: 155 views.

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, has announced that it will finalise the new extension of Al Majaz Waterfront, a tourist destination in Sharjah, by the end of this year, at a total cost of AED 35 million. The phase two extension project, that is currently 90 percent complete, ...  Read More

New Ras al-Khaimah Port Free Zone area begins operations

Posted on 25/10/2016: 151 views.

Ras al-Khaimah Port, one of the emirate's five port facilities, has now established a new free zone area that comes under the licence jurisdiction of RAK Maritime City Freezone Authority. Commenting on the new facility, Captain Clifford Brand, CEO of Ras al-Khaimah Ports, said, "We believe that ...  Read More

Noura Al Kaabi: Happiness and positivity in the workplace are the cornerstone to achieving strategic objectives

Posted on 25/10/2016: 153 views.

The Ministry of Federal National Council Affairs has organised a workshop themed, "Corporate Happiness and Happy Employees", as part of its efforts to promote the concept of corporate happiness and positivity among employees. Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National ...  Read More

Masdar Institute to highlight academic offerings and scholarship opportunities at NAJAH 2016

Posted on 25/10/2016: 155 views.

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology will highlight innovative research projects and academic offerings of relevance to the UAE and region at the upcoming NAJAH Education and Career Fair 2016, beginning tomorrow at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The three-day fair is organised ...  Read More