12 High-Profile UAE Officials including 8 Ministers Speaking in Aqdar World Summit-Moscow

12 High-Profile UAE Officials including 8 Ministers Speaking in Aqdar World Summit-Moscow

Dubai, UAE, 6 August 2019: The organizing committee of Aqdar World Summit held a press conference in Abu Dhabi today, where it announced the conference agenda, workshops, and the activities to be held during the summit which will take place in Moscow. The organizing committee members have also announced the names of the main speakers in this global event that highly emphasizes on empowering strong generations and provide them with knowledge and expertise to develop advanced communities. The third edition of Aqdar World Summit features a unique participation of 12…

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Saif bin Zayed Attends the Conclusion of ISALEX19 Exercise

Saif bin Zayed Attends the Conclusion of ISALEX19 Exercise

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 02 July 2019: Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the conclusion of the International Security Alliance’s First Joint Exercise (ISALEX19) hosted by the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI). Fifty representatives from law enforcement agencies from the International Security Alliance (ISA) countries are participating in the exercise. Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif was briefed by heads of participating tactical teams about the exercise and received analysis of the results and plans set by experts during…

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Dubai achieves 19% reduction in net CO2 emissions

Dubai achieves 19% reduction in net CO2 emissions

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 June 2019:( AETOSWire)– In conjunction with the convening of the preparatory conference for the UN 2019 Climate Summit (COP 25) in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announced that the net CO2 emissions of Dubai have decreased by 19% compared to the business as usual (BAU) scenario and 10% below the Carbon Abatement Strategy 2021 target to reduce carbon emissions by 16% by 2021. The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has been monitoring Dubai’s carbon emission since 2011 through the United Nations’ MRV…

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts induction family meeting for participants of ‘Al Maktoum College Summer School’ program

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts induction family meeting for participants of ‘Al Maktoum College Summer School’ program

17 universities and colleges from UAE, Malaysia, and Egypt to join program Fahad Al Saadi: ‘We look forward to the participation of our female learners, who show capacity to integrate into global environment while upholding the UAE values’ 4 HBMSU female learners to take part in ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program’ Unique program to promote global cultural dialogues in 21st century 29 May 2019 – The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently hosted an induction meeting for the female students from all over the UAE, along with their parents,…

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Now You Can Call Dubai Your Home – New Permanent Residence Programme ‘Golden Card’ Announced!

Now You Can Call Dubai Your Home – New Permanent Residence Programme ‘Golden Card’ Announced!

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) In a big and bold step, the UAE government, on May 21st, announced a new permanent residency programme, the ‘Golden Card’ visa, for foreign nationals in the UAE. Earlier, the UAE only issued 2- to 3-year employer linked visas to foreign nationals, who comprise roughly 90% of residents living in the UAE, which is also the 2nd largest economy in the Arab World. In a shift from that rigid policy, in May 2018, 5- and 10-year visas were announced for expats investing Dh5 and Dh10 million…

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Dubai Government Workshop organizes ‘Kashkha Eid’ initiative to bring cheer to female employees preparing for Eid Al Fitr

Dubai Government Workshop organizes ‘Kashkha Eid’ initiative to bring cheer to female employees preparing for Eid Al Fitr

UAE, 29 May 2019 – Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has announced its move to organize an initiative entitled, ‘Kashkha Eid’ which has been designed to give cheer to its female employees, especially in their efforts to prepare for Eid Al Fitr. The program, which allows women employees to save time and effort in choosing the Eid outfits, is expected to bring joy and pleasure in the hearts of DGW’s female workforce, as inspired by the Holy Month of Ramadan. The new initiative, which is being organized in collaboration with Moving…

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Strategic partnership between Dubai Air Navigation Services and Dubai Aviation City Corporation to help prepare Al Maktoum International Airport as site for new training academy

Strategic partnership between Dubai Air Navigation Services and Dubai Aviation City Corporation to help prepare Al Maktoum International Airport as site for new training academy

New dans training facility to offer a diverse range of courses to address technical, operational and theoretical matters in air traffic management 27 May 2019: Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) has announced the signing of a strategic new leasing agreement with the Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC). Under the terms of the agreement, dans will establish its first training facility within Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA) (DWC). The agreement was signed by H.E. Mohammed A. Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and CEO of dans, and H.E.…

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Dubai FDI boosts investment partnership opportunities in Spain with latest mission to Madrid, Barcelona & Seville

Dubai FDI boosts investment partnership opportunities in Spain with latest mission to Madrid, Barcelona & Seville

22 May 2019 – Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of Dubai Economy (DED), has announced its latest successful effort in promoting Dubai’s key advantages as a preferred global investment destination following its recent mission to Spain’s leading cities Madrid, Barcelona and Seville. The Dubai delegation which included executive leaders from Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre (DMCC) and strategic partner Senda International, has engaged 45 top-level investors in Madrid and Seville through seminars and strategic one-to-one private meetings in Barcelona on major opportunities in the emirate. Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai…

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Ajman Media City Free Zone Investor Forums In Europe Draw Strong Interest; Digital And Media Communities From UK And Portugal To Invest In Ajman

Ajman Media City Free Zone Investor Forums In Europe Draw Strong Interest; Digital And Media Communities From UK And Portugal To Invest In Ajman

The international road shows of Ajman Media City Free Zone focus on sectors that align with UAE’s economic vision. Senior level delegations in key countries support UAE’s drive to innovate and diversify economy. Ajman, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Ajman Media City Free Zone concluded its first European investment forums series with successful events in London and Lisbon, the two emerging and thriving hubs for creative and tech start-ups. His Excellency Mahmood Alhashmi, CEO of Ajman Media City Free Zone led the high level delegation along with Rishi Somaiya, Commercial…

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Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosts MoI Ramadan Majlis

Council held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity’ highlights its importance in bringing people together & promoting peace, love & tolerance

Council held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity’ highlights its importance in bringing people together & promoting peace, love & tolerance Dubai, 15 May 2019 – Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosted Ramadan Council for the Ministry of Interior (MoI). The event, which was held on May 13 at the his Majlis of in Jumeirah (3). This year’s Council was held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity,’ and witnessed the participants underscore the…

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Dubai Government Workshop successfully holds training programs for engineering maintenance personnel

Dubai Government Workshop successfully holds training programs for engineering maintenance personnel

Initiative held in partnership with leading companies is aimed at providing employees with advanced tools in line with directive from Dubai government UAE, 7 May 2019 – Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) successfully organized a series of training programs that have been designed to help provide engineering maintenance management employees with the essential knowledge and experience needed to ensure the best use of state-of-the-art technology systems and effective application of international standards and best practices in line with the directives issued by the Dubai government. The training programs, which complement the…

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Dubai South partners with Dubai Dental Hospital in a joint effort to promote good health and wellbeing on Labor Day

Dubai South partners with Dubai Dental Hospital in a joint effort to promote good health and wellbeing on Labor Day

May 4, 2019 In recognition to the importance of labor work in achieving comprehensive and sustainable development in the UAE, Dubai South in partnership with the Dubai Dental Hospital, recently organized a Labor Day program which focused on promoting good health and wellbeing among laborers, in line with its commitment to contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event was held today at the Dubai South, Business Park Building. Dubai South’s Logistics District hosted the event which was aimed at boosting UAE’s efforts in meeting SDG 3,…

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Ministry of Economy organizes media briefing on consumer protection & Ramadan 2019 preparations

Ministry of Economy organizes media briefing on consumer protection & Ramadan 2019 preparations

Abu Dhabi, 5 May 2019 The UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) organized a media briefing on consumer protection measures in the UAE, with a focus on preparations and measures to welcome Ramadan 2019. The session, which also reviewed the decisions and recommendations of the Higher Committee for Consumer Protection, was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy. Dr. Hashim Al Nuaimi, Director of the Competitiveness and Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Economy, reviewed the efforts and initiatives undertaken by the Ministry in…

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Oman Ministry of Tourism builds effective partnerships with the public and private sectors following its successful participation at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Oman Ministry of Tourism builds effective partnerships with the public and private sectors following its successful participation at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Oman pavilion acquires remarkable interest amidst a tribute to the growing tourist attraction of the Sultanate regionally and globally May 2, 2019 – In an advanced step towards establishing Oman’s leadership on the global tourism map, the Oman Ministry of Tourism has signed a series of strategic partnerships with a number of leading names in the world of tourism and travel, amidst remarkable interest in the competitive tourism elements that make the Sultanate an attractive regional and international tourist destination. This came at the end of its successful participation at…

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UAE set to host 2nd Preparatory Conference on the Establishment of World Green Economy Organization

UAE set to host 2nd Preparatory Conference on the Establishment of World Green Economy Organization

Dubai, UAE, 1   May 2019: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to host the 2nd Preparatory Conference on the Establishment of the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) on May 5, 2019 at Meydan Hotel in Dubai, under the patronage and presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE). The conference will be attended by senior government officials from the UAE, representatives from several countries, international agencies, and leading private sector companies to support the efforts to create a…

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DEWA Adds 700MW to M-Station, Largest Power and Desalination Plant in UAE

DEWA Adds 700MW to M-Station, Largest Power and Desalination Plant in UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 April 2019, (AETOSWire): HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the extension project of M-Station in Jebel Ali, the largest power and desalination plant in the UAE. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, noted that the total cost of M-Station with its extension reached AED 11,669 billion with a current production capacity of 2,885 megawatts (MW) and 140 million gallons of desalinated water per…

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Abu Dhabi rises to 12th globally in 2019 ‘Doing Business’ rankings

Abu Dhabi rises to 12th globally in 2019 ‘Doing Business’ rankings

H.E. Al Hajeri: “This unprecedented achievement reflects the emirate’s ever-growing competitiveness regionally and internationally.” Abu Dhabi, April 30, 2019 Abu Dhabi has jumped 23 places on the global ranking for doing business and is now ranked 12th worldwide according to the World Bank’s 2019 ‘Doing Business’ Report. This remarkable rise is an unprecedented achievement for the emirate and represents a major improvement compared to the 2016 rankings. In its 4th edition of the ‘Doing Business’ Report, the World Bank evaluated economies based on a criterion of 6 performance indicators, namely:…

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Minister of Economy Opens SME Expo in Abu Dhabi

Minister of Economy Opens SME Expo in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 29 April 2019 H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of the UAE Small and Medium Enterprises Council, officially opened the Small to Medium Enterprise Exhibition, SME Expo at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on behalf of the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises the executive are of the Council of Small and Media Enterprises at the Ministry of Economy. The SME Expo was declared open in the presence of: HE Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrouei, Minister of  Youth; HE Mohamed…

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority welcomes 1,738,543 hotel guests in 2018

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority welcomes 1,738,543 hotel guests in 2018

Combined hotel revenues up at AED 633 million April 27,2019 The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) continues to remain on track to drive the emirate’s tourism sector after its major 2018 accomplishments revealed a steady rise in the number of visitors and improved hotel revenues. SCTDA made the announcement ahead of its upcoming participation at the Arabian Travel Market 2019 to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. During the event, the Authority will promote its tourism projects and initiatives to raise global awareness of…

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Oman welcomed more than 3 million tourists in 2018

Oman welcomed more than 3 million tourists in 2018

April 28, 2019 – Oman’s Ministry of Tourism is placing a stronger emphasis on the recent surge in popularity that Oman has witnessed in order to help increase awareness and promote the country as a key tourism destination – throwing the spotlight on what makes the Sultanate a diverse and rich destination at a series of global tourism events and travel fairs. Oman welcomed more than 1.4 million GCC citizens last year, with the total number of tourists exceeding 3 million, whilst almost 200,000 cruise ship passengers visited the Sultanate.…

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