Ras Al Khaimah adds new landmark with the longest suspended bridge in the Northern Emirates

Ras Al Khaimah adds new landmark

Ras Al Khaimah has achieved another architectural landmark that will add to its touristic attractions: The longest suspended bridge that connects the two buildings of the new Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island. Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, the hospitality project by RAK AMI Hotel, a company focused on developing and managing hotels, is located centrally in Al Marjan Island, the flagship lifestyle and leisure destination developed by Marjan, the master-developer of freehold property in Ras Al Khaimah. Arch. Abdulla Al Abdooli, Chairman of RAK AMI Hotel, said: “The suspended bridge…

Exceptional achievements in 2020 despite coronavirus challenges

الصور كلها 1000

In support of the UAE’s sustainable economic development, Dubai Customs has been able to meet the challenges of the global economic recession arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. The year 2020 saw new pioneering achievements for Dubai Customs in terms development of Customs work processes and innovation of new solutions and initiatives to ensure the smooth flow of trade and mitigate the impacts of the global pandemic. This follows the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler…

Dubai Customs launches Smart Tasks platform to support work from home system

Dubai Customs launches Smart Tasks platform

Dubai Customs launches Smart Tasks platform Dubai customs launched the Smart Tasks platform to support the work from home system in fulfilment of the commitments and objectives of the next fifty years, and to boost employees’ productivity. HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and executive directors and heads of departments attended the launch ceremony via video conferencing. The Smart Tasks platform helps employees manage their time and tasks efficiently. It is fully integrated and connected with the Dubai Customs internal systems. “The vast changes the world witnessed…

Dubai Customs gives certificate issuance authorization  to registered Ducamz car dealers

1.3 مليون معاملة جمركية في “دوكامز” و”الميناء الجاف” العام الماضي

HE Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation stated that Dubai has managed to contain the economic slowdown resulted from the spread of covid-19 pandemic and its negative effects on global trade and supply chain activities. The emirate maintained a momentum in its external trade, with customs transactions growing 23% and customs declarations growing 30% compared to 2019. Bin Sulayem said: “Dubai Government has put strong plans and programs to ensure quick recovery from the effects of the pandemic.…

Turkish Airlines is launching a 40 percent discount campaign  for its international flights

الخطُــوط الجويّـة التركيّــة تطـلق حملـة خصومـات

Turkish Airlines is launching a 40 percent discount campaign for its guests who wish to discover the world again in the coming good days. Passengers taking advantage of the exclusive prices will be able to discover the most beautiful cities around the globe with the flexible ticket options at advantageous prices of Turkish Airlines. Passengers who wish to take part of the campaign which is valid with all ticket types of the flag carrier’s international flights*, will be able to fly at a 40 percent discount for flights between April…

HFZA continues its success in attracting foreign investments

حرة الحمرية تعزز نجاحاتها في استقطاب الاستثمارات الأجنبية

Two giant African petrochemicals companies have leased over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of land at HFZA The companies will focus on exporting to global markets from Sharjah Al Mazrouei: the continued investment in HFZA is a testament to our success in contributing to Sharjah’s pioneering position as a business destination for companies Despite Covid-19’s global economic fallout, the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, HFZA, has reinforced its reputation and position as a prominent destination regionally and globally after two giant African petrochemicals companies (Global Vision Specialty Chemicals & Proud Lubricants and Grease…

SCCI discusses strengthening economic relations with Karnataka

غرفة الشارقة تبحث سبل تعزيز العلاقات الاقتصادية مع ولاية كارناتاكا الهندية

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, reviewed means of enhancing economic, investment, and commercial relations and expanding the prospects of cooperation with the Indian State of Karnataka. This came during the meeting which was held recently at the SCCI premises between His Excellency Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Perikal M Sundar, President of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI). Senior officials from both sides were also present during the meeting, including His Excellency Mohammed Rashid…

Dubai Customs’ Seyaj intercepts 76 kg of meth and hashish

حملة “وطن آمن” لجمارك دبي توجه ضربات موجعة للمهربين

Dubai – 02 January 2021: Dubai Customs busted a major drug trafficking operation, seizing 76.31 kg of narcotics at Hamriya Port. The Dh47.5 million worth of drugs comprising 30.15 kg of crystal meth and 46.16 kg of hashish were found skillfully stashed inside an inbound container shipment, said Ibrahim Kamali, acting executive director of Customs Inspection Division at Dubai Customs. “Upon analysis of intelligence data our officers got suspicious over an inbound shipment to Hamriya Port that was flagged by the Risk Engine system as being high risk,” he pointed…

Tesla led Saxo Bank’s UAE list, followed by Apple, Nio, Microsoft, and Amazon.com

شركة تيسلا تتصدر القائمة على كل من آبل ونيو ومايكروسوفت وأمازون

Saxo Bank: US tech companies top list of most popular stocks among UAE investors in record-breaking year  Tesla led Saxo Bank’s UAE list, followed by Apple, Nio, Microsoft, and Amazon.com In a rollercoaster year that surprised analysts and market participants alike, US technology companies attracted the highest trading volumes among Saxo Bank investors in the UAE and around the world in 2020. The strict lockdowns and prolonged work-from-home trend which arose from the Covid-19 pandemic suited the business models of the US tech companies, reflected by the Nasdaq-100 being up…

SCCI approves 2021’s operational plan

مجلس إدارة غرفة الشارقة يعتمد الخطة التشغيلية لعام 2021

During 15th periodic meeting , reaffirms full support for business community and entrepreneurs During its 15th periodic meeting, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, has approved the operational plan for the year 2021. The plan comprises a set of important objectives, including the Chamber’s full commitment to supporting the business sector, entrepreneurs, and SME owners and helping them overcome the Covid-19-related challenges. This is in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of…