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Mohamed bin Zayed issues a resolution to merge IPIC and Mubadala

Posted on 30/06/2016: 322 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has issued a resolution to merge International Petroleum Investment Company, IPIC, and Mubadala Development Company, Mubadala. The resolution stipulated that a joint committee be created and assigned with the responsibility of merging the businesses of the two companies. The joint committee will be chaired by His Highness Sheikh ...  Read More


Sharjah Ruler speaks about Arabic letters during TV interview

Posted on 30/06/2016: 302 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, yesterday spoke in a TV interview about the Arabic script, its origin, and how it came to the Arabian Peninsula. The interview, aired by the Sharjah Satellite Channel and moderated by Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, ...  Read More

Sultan Al Jaber to deliver keynote speech at 11th GPCA Annual Forum in Dubai in November

Posted on 30/06/2016: 345 views.

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) announced yesterday that Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company "ADNOC" and its group of companies, will be on the list of keynote speakers at the 11th session of the Annual GPCA Forum on November ...  Read More

Dubai launches Maritime Cluster Office

Posted on 30/06/2016: 287 views.

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai's maritime sector, has announced the launch of the Dubai Maritime Cluster Office, which is aimed to help support efforts directed in helping realise the ...  Read More

Dubai remains MENA region's most transparent real estate market

Posted on 30/06/2016: 280 views.

Dubai has recorded continued progress and retained its position as the most transparent real estate market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to JLL and LaSalle Investment Management's 2016 Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI). The Emirate placed (48th) out of 109 ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid approves awarding contract for extending Dubai Metro Red Line Project

Posted on 30/06/2016: 221 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has approved awarding the contract of ‘Route 2020' project, for extending the Red Line of the Dubai Metro, to Expolink Consortium comprising French, Spanish and Turkish firms at a cost of AED ...  Read More

DFM welcomes listing of Afkar Capital's Exchange -Traded Fund

Posted on 30/06/2016: 175 views.

The Dubai Financial Market, DFM, yesterday welcomed the listing of Afkar Capital's Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), (Afkar S&P UAE UCITS ETF) under the trading symbol "UAETF". The fund has been designed to replicate the S&P UAE BMI Liquid 20/35 Capped Index, which includes the largest stocks by ...  Read More

Passenger traffic up by 5.6 percent at Abu Dhabi International Airport in May

Posted on 30/06/2016: 176 views.

Abu Dhabi Airports announced a 5.6 percent increase in passenger traffic at Abu Dhabi International Airport, AUH, for May 2016, compared to the same month last year. A total of 1,982,010 people travelled through AUH last month, exceeding May 2015's figure of 1,877,440. A number of destinations ...  Read More

Masdar Institute among top 20 in 2016 US News and World Report’s Best Arab Region Universities rankings

Posted on 30/06/2016: 162 views.

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology yesterday announced it has moved up to the 14th spot overall in the 2016 US News and World Report Best Arab Region Universities Rankings, up from the 23rd position last year. The research-based institution has also edged up to fifth spot in the ...  Read More

UAE condemns terrorist attacks in Turkey

Posted on 30/06/2016: 204 views.

The UAE has condemned the terrorist bombings which on Tuesday targeted Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, leaving 36 people killed and 147 injured. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, expressed the condolences of the UAE to ...  Read More

UAE's FNC Speaker extends condolences over Istanbul Ataturk airport attack

Posted on 30/06/2016: 194 views.

Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC) has sent a cable to Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, to extend condolences to the Turkish people over the terrorist attack which targeted Istanbul Ataturk Airport leaving tens of people dead ...  Read More

UAE says Israeli violations blocking efforts to achieve regional peace

Posted on 30/06/2016: 186 views.

GENEVA: Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva, Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, criticised the continuous Israeli occupation's violations against the human rights of the Palestinians and the its dangerous policies including incitement of ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi meets religious leaders in Egypt, reiterates UAE's support for peace and coexistence

Posted on 30/06/2016: 182 views.

CAIRO: Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, reaffirmed that the UAE has always been and continues to be an advocate of peace, a symbol of harmony, and an incubator of the values of coexistence and dialogue. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi made these comments Tuesday during ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation distributes more food aid to Gazans

Posted on 30/06/2016: 199 views.

GAZA: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has distributed more food aid to underprivileged families in three governorates in Gaza Strip as part of an initiative of the UAE leaders. The effort was part of the second phase of the initiative which was launched by President His Highness Sheikh ...  Read More

Big Heart Foundation provides essential hygiene needs for Syrian refugees at Jordan's Zaatari Camp

Posted on 30/06/2016: 210 views.

The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, a global humanitarian charity dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has launched an initiative to help Syrian refugees meet their daily hygiene requirements. TBHF's programme will provide the refugees at Jordan's Zaatari camp with the means to ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid announces conclusion of Reading Nation Ramadan Campaign

Posted on 30/06/2016: 244 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced yesterday via his official Twitter account that the Reading Nation Ramadan campaign has exceeded its set target of five million books to reach over 8.2 million books. The books will ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award announces winners

Posted on 30/06/2016: 172 views.

DUBAI, 30th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, HIPA, has announced the winners of its June Instagram Photo Contest, which was themed ‘Prayers'. A total of five winners from three different countries will receive the ‘HIPA Recognition ...  Read More