Parliamentarians From Around The World Laud UAE’s Year of Tolerance Initiative Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Zayed says parliaments play a key role in building bridges of coexistence and understanding between communities

Parliamentarians From Around The World Laud UAE’s Year of Tolerance Initiative

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received earlier this week a delegation of Speakers and members of regional and international parliaments and members of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the delegation and wished them an eventful stay in the UAE while expressing his happiness at the Year of Tolerance’s positive international turnout, both on official and popular levels. It…

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Saudi Arabia Jumps 72 Global Positions in Trading Across Borders Ranking, World Bank Reports World Bank report ranks Saudi Arabia as world’s top ease of doing business improver

Saudi Arabia Jumps 72 Global Positions in Trading Across Borders Ranking, World Bank Reports

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (AETOSWire): Saudi Arabia has been ranked as the world’s top ease of doing business improver by the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 report. The report indicates Saudi Arabia to have jumped 72 global positions in “Trading Across Borders”, an indicator which compares the time and cost of exporting and importing goods. These improvements follow a raft of legislative reforms implemented by Saudi Logistics Hub —a government initiative established to drive growth in Saudi Arabia’s logistics sector. Reforms include the reduction of Customs clearance from seven to…

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Identity and Citizenship Authority’s New Services to UAE Residents

Identity and Citizenship Authority’s New Services to UAE Residents

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): In line with the UAE Government’s endeavor to make the UAE a global hub for talents, investors and established businessmen, the Federal Authority for Identity And Citizenship Services (ICA) is expanding the range of its services and facilities for UAE residents who contribute in creating the community’s fabric. The range of services provided by the ICA are Retirement Residence Visa, Golden Residency Visa, Transit Visa, Family Residence Visa. The main beneficiaries of these services will include entrepreneurs, talented professionals, and researchers in the fields…

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Mohamed bin Zayed Inaugurates EDGE, An Advanced Technology Conglomerate, Poised to Transform Defence Industrial Capabilities

Leveraging advanced technologies, EDGE will evolve national security solutions and industries beyond defencePhase 1 integrates 25+ entities from Emirates Defence Industries Company, Emirates Advanced Investments Group and Tawazun Holding Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces today inaugurated EDGE, a company set to reposition the UAE as a notable global player in advanced technology. With the digital era creating unprecedented challenges and opportunities, EDGE is positioned to disrupt capabilities…

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Sharjah Research Academy, University of Sharjah, SEWA and QATRA organise workshop on ‘Wastewater Treatment & Reuse Methods’

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Sharjah Research Academy organised a workshop on ‘Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Methods in cooperation with the University of Sharjah, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) and QATRA, a joint venture to develop a new water reuse plant in Sharjah. The workshop was part of the efforts to promote sustainability and reduce the overuse of natural water resources. It was held at Sharjah Research Academy’s headquarters in Sharjah’s University City in the presence of a number of officials and researchers from the Academy, the University…

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TRICK OR TREAT YOURSELF TO SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN DELIGHTS AT PARK HYATT ABU DHABI HOTEL AND VILLAS

Abu Dhabi, 28 October 2019: Ready to get your spook on? Head over to Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas on 31 October and 1 November for some heady Halloween festivities, replete with the ultimate dinner buffet and a gory brunch featuring classic Halloween specialties. Over the years UAE locals and residents have come to embrace October 31 as an occasion for dressing up as well as an excuse for some devilishly good food and drink. The Café Restaurant is running an immersive dinner buffet where celebrators can indulge…

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DEWA to organise 22nd WETEX and 4th Dubai Solar Show at Expo 2020 Dubai site

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Founder and Chairman of WETEX, announced that DEWA will organise the 22nd Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) from 26-28 October 2020 at the site of Expo 2020 Dubai. DEWA is the Official Sustainable Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, which will be held for the first time in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. WETEX has established its position as one of the largest specialised exhibitions in…

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Ajman Media City Free Zone Announces Removal of E-Channel Deposit Requirement for Investors; Significant Boost and Cost Advantage for Entrepreneurs

Ajman, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Media City Free Zone announced abolishing the mandatory e-channel deposit for the investors setting up their business in the AMC Free Zone. Explaining further Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi said: “Improving the business environment, easing the initial investment and set-up policies and strengthening entrepreneurship in Ajman are the main goals for us and help us to further enhance the potential to bring world class entrepreneurs and creative minds to the UAE. “eChannel is…

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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

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

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.

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

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

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

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, 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

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!

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

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

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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