With Putin’s visit, UAE takes spotlight in the new world order

With Putin’s visit, UAE takes spotlight in the new world order

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Watermelon Communications — Patrick Michael, a commentator on the Middle East, wrote: Energy, Strategy, and Security; these three parameters have defined and shaped Russia-Middle East relations in the post-Cold War era. At a microcosmic level, this also applies in the case of UAE-Russia ties. While energy creates interdependence and makes partnership the only viable option on the table, security and strategy continues to be an entangled web. As Putin embarks on another significant visit to the Gulf – essentially UAE and Saudi Arabia – it’s…

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Federal National Council Launches Arab Charter on Women’s Rights in Cooperation with Arab Parliament

Federal National Council Launches Arab Charter on Women’s Rights in Cooperation with Arab Parliament

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – (AETOSWire): Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, and Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the Federal National Council (FNC), in cooperation with the Arab Parliament, today launched the Arab Charter on Women’s Rights. The launch is a crucial milestone in empowering Arab women, guaranteeing their rights, engaging them in nation-building and promoting inclusive development. The ceremony drew the participation of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan…

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Tech Mahindra and Department of Urban Planning & Municipalities (DPM), Abu Dhabi, Launch Blockchain Solution for Land Registry

Tech Mahindra and Department of Urban Planning & Municipalities (DPM), Abu Dhabi, Launch Blockchain Solution for Land Registry

Enhance citizen services by increasing transparency and traceability of records, security, and ensuring easy archival of data Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, has announced today a partnership with the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM), a leading UAE Government entity to launch a Blockchain solution for Land Registry using SmartHub Application. The solution will enhance citizen services by increasing transparency and traceability of records, security, and ensuring easy archival of data. The…

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ACCA recognises Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) as an approved employer – the first utilities business in the Middle East to receive this recognition.

ACCA recognises Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) as an approved employer – the first utilities business in the Middle East to receive this recognition.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has awarded Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) approved employer status for professional development. The ACCA Approved Employer certificate was presented to His Excellency Dr. Rashid Alleem, Chairman of SEWA who further reinforced SEWA’s commitment in developing current and future finance talent in the Emirate. The certificate is awarded to leading organisations that offer outstanding continuing professional development opportunities to their finance professionals and that demonstrate superior professional values, ethics and governance in the workplace. The ACCA Approved…

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Public Sector Finance Professionals Seek a More Radical Future, Finds Global Research – but Challenges Lie Ahead

Public Sector Finance Professionals Seek a More Radical Future, Finds Global Research – but Challenges Lie Ahead

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The public sector’s image as a place where little or no innovation happens is challenged in a global research report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), Innovation in public finance. The report reveals that 91% of public sector respondents said some kind of innovation was happening in their organisation, with slightly less – 90% – in the private sector claiming this was the case. Some 4,436 ACCA members across 142 countries took part in the survey, with online panel discussions with 89 members…

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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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