Sharjah Book Authority promotes Arab and Emirati culture to Library of Congress

“الشارقة للكتاب” تستعرض أبرز ملامح الثقافة العربية والإماراتية

Sharjah Book Authority promotes Arab and Emirati culture to Library of Congress Sharjah Book Authority delegation headed by HE Ahmed Al Ameri tours LOC’s facilities, divisions, and research and educational centres In line with its efforts to promote Arabic and Emirati literature around the world, and support research and knowledge development across communities, a Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) delegation headed by HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman, SBA, recently visited the Library of Congress (LOC), the world’s largest library located in Washington DC, USA. The visit allowed SBA officials…

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority and Bee’ah Renew Strategic Partnership

“بيئة” و”حرة الحمرية” في الشارقة يجددان شراكتهما الاستراتيجية

 Hamriyah Free Zone Authority and Bee’ah Renew Strategic Partnership Bee’ah, the award-winning sustainability and environmental services pioneer, has signed a renewal of its strategic partnership agreement with Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, to provide integrated waste management services for the free zone community. The agreement was signed on Thursday by HE Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, Fahad Ali Fahad Shehail, Group Chief Operating Officer of Bee’ah. Under the agreement, Bee’ah will provide solid and liquid waste collection services to the free zone community. Bee’ah already has…

Sidra Capital’s USD Private Finance Funds Continue To Achieve Target Returns despite The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

Sidra Capital’s USD Private Finance Funds Continue To Achieve Target Returns despite The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

USD Income Fund generates an annual return of 8% while USD Mutajara Fund registers healthy 5% returns Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 24, 2021, (AETOSWire) – Sidra Capital, a Shari’ah compliant asset management firm headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and regulated by the Capital Market Authority (CMA), has announced healthy annual returns on two of its US Dollar-denominated funds: the USD Income Fund, which generated above-target returns of 8%, and the US Dollar Mutajara Fund, which met its targeted return of 5% for 2020. The returns are especially impressive in light…

Dubai Culture issues its Directory of Services 2020-2021

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A step towards enhancing customer experience happiness as a strategic priority. The directory is available in Arabic, English, Urdu, and later in Chinese. It aims to raise performance levels and ensure the continuous improvement of the quality of provided services.  Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) issued its first Directory of Services 2020 – 2021 that includes information about the Authority as well as the services it provides and the steps for customers to obtain them. This came as part of the Dubai Culture’s efforts to meet customer needs…

EMIRATES RED CRESCENT FORTIFIES REMOTE LEARNING AND OTHER HUMANITARIAN INITIATIVES WITH YAHSAT’S SATELLITE SERVICES

الهلال الأحمر يوقع مذكرة تفاهم مع الياه سات

Emirates Red Crescent Authority signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yahsat to use advanced satellite communication solutions from the operator. The MoU is part of the Authority’s initiatives for the ‘Year of the 50th.’  Emirates Red Crescent Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE’s primary satellite services operator, Yahsat, today at their headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Under the agreement, both organizations will work together to ensure disadvantaged and vulnerable students have access to quality education through the provision of advanced satellite communication solutions. Yahsat’s resources will…

Dubai Performing Arts Programme

برنامج دبي للفنون الأدائية يشارك في تفعيل شهر القراءة

Dubai Performing Arts Programme includes National Month of Reading Activities Promoting the culture of reading as a means of human development, success and advancement. Spreading musical awareness and discovering and supporting talents.  Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising a virtual workshop for adults over the age of 18 titled ‘Reading is Good for the Soul.’ The Authority invites community members, including citizens and residents, to join the workshop organised by the Dubai Performing Arts Programme on 30 March via Microsoft Teams. This workshop is part of the…

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March Presented in Partnership with Microsoft Broadcast live with Facebook Inc.

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March

  The Arab Fashion Council© (AFC) has announced the participating designers for Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22, featuring fashion designers from across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and America. Antonio Grimaldi, this season’s invited guest, the Italian couture designer, is set to make his first Arab Fashion Week debut, completing the stellar line up including Dubai based Amato, Michael Cinco, Nohma Design, Aavva, Euphoria and Maliche, Lebanese designer Jean-Charles Zakaria, Italian designer Sophia Nubes, Turkish designer Ezra Tuba, Polish label JAP Petelicka, Brazilian designers Andrea Conti and Sandro Barros,…

Dubai Culture invites audiences to visit ‘Photographs in Dialogue

“دبي للثقافة” تتيح للجمهور زيارة معرض”صور في حوار”

Dubai Culture invites audiences to virtually visit ‘Photographs in Dialogue’ exhibition on Dubai 360 website  ·      An interactive channel that allows visitors from all over the world to learn about the journey of the UAE’s union in 1971. ·      In line with the Authority’s strategic priorities of making culture everywhere and for everyone. ·      ‘Pictures in Dialogue’ is an exhibition organised by the Etihad Museum and the National Portrait Gallery in London and will continue until 25 March.   Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announced that its ‘Photographs…

ME spend on international leisure travel to exceed pre-COVID levels by 10% in 2024

YouGov and Tourism Economics survey for ATM 2021 says 47% of total 2019 ME travel spend went on international leisure trips 37% of total ME travel budget was spent on domestic leisure travel in 2019, which will be exceeded this year Domestic & short-haul travel will lead the recovery According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, the amount of money that Middle East travellers spend on international leisure travel, will begin to exceed 2019 pre-COVID levels, in as little…

Rizek Works Hand in Hand with UAE Healthcare Authorities,

رزق تعمل يداً بيد مع سلطات الرعاية الصحية في الإمارات

 Provides More Than 100,000 PCR Tests Rizek, one of the fastest-growing Abu Dhabi-based start-ups, and the first ‘super app’ for on-demand home services in the country, has helped facilitate more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests to date and over the past few months alone. This announcement is a mark of the company’s milestone of becoming the first in the Middle East to add at-home PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test services to its offerings. The company has partnered with top-tier hospitals certified by Dubai Health Authority and Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health…