Ambassador of Belarus meets Director General of UAE National Council for Tourism and Antiquities

10 Mar 2015

On March 9, 2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the United Arab Emirates Roman Golovchenko met with Director General of the National Council for Tourism and Antiquities of the United Arab Emirates Mohammed K. Al Muhairi. 

The sides discussed the ways to enhance cooperation in the sphere of tourism including participation in each others travel markets, arrangement of presentations of the countries tourism potential and familiarization visits... Read More

Kazkosmos delegation visits UAE

10 Mar 2015

A delegation of Kazkosmos, headed by the chairman of Aerospace Committee under Investment and Development Ministry, the adviser to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Aviation and Space Talgat Mussabayev, is on a working visit to Abu Dhabi.

According to the press service of Kazkosmos, yesterday the delegation, consisting of Kazkosmos chairman and heads of JSC "Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary NC", JSC "National Center for Space Communications", met with the chairman of... Read More

Dubai’s meteoric rise and its horseracing heritage

10 Mar 2015

An exhibition which explores the shared development story of Dubai and its horseracing heritage has opened to the public at Meydan Racecourse Dubai. First showcased to Newmarket racegoers at the 2014 Dubai Future Champions Day, the special exhibition comes to the emirate ahead of the spectacular season-ending Dubai World Cup. Celebrating its 20th running, the world’s richest horse race will take place on 28th March 2015 and the official trophy will be on display at the exhibition which runs... Read More

Border agencies strive for speedy and seamless travel services

10 Mar 2015

Future of Borders International Conference to be hosted by General Director of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA-Dubai) from March 11 to 12

Dubai, March 4, 2015: Through a mix of updated regulations, procedural changes and deployment of technology and solutions, borders control agencies around the world are grappling with the rapid changes in the traveller’s profile and expectations due to enhanced mobility and globalization.

Self-service is almost becoming a norm with... Read More

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Abu Dhabi

10 Mar 2015

Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg launch their attempt at flying Round-The-World in a solar-powered airplane. Their experimental aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 took-off this morning from Abu Dhabi.

Leg #1: Abu Dhabi (UAE) - Muscat (Oman)

Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 9, 2015:  Under intense and watchful eyes, the Solar Impulse team in Abu Dhabi along with the Mission Control Center (MCC) in Monaco, witnessed Solar Impulse take-off this morning to reach Muscat (Oman),... Read More

Sheikha Lubna tops powerful Arab women list

09 Mar 2015

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi has retained her top spot in a ranking of the 100 most powerful Arab women.

It is the fifth year in a row that Sheikha Lubna, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, has ranked first.

Sheikha Lubna was the first woman to assume a UAE Cabinet position. Half of the top 10 women on Arabian Business’s list were from the UAE.

Also included were Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State, and Mariam Al Mansouri, fighter pilot.

Having... Read More

Sharjah Biennial 12 kicks off

09 Mar 2015

Biennial is taking place in Sharjah Art Spaces in the emirate’s heritage area until June 5

Sharjah: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah officially inaugurated the Sharjah Biennial 12 (SB12) Thursday at the Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF).

Taking place until June 5, the biennial, which is curated by Eungie Joo with associate curator Ryan Inouye, includes works by more than fifty artists and cultural practitioners... Read More

Dubai’s $500 million date with the future

09 Mar 2015

The Museum of the Future with sections to be built using 3D printing construction techniques is dedicated to futuristic inventions.

Dubai - A $500 million ‘Museum of the Future’ that not only sees the future but also creates it, is Dubai’s newest tribute to mankind.

Set to open in 2017, the strikingly designed iconic ‘Museum of the Future’ with sections to be built using 3D printing construction techniques is dedicated to futuristic inventions, several of which are expected to... Read More

UAE, Uzbekistan discuss cooperation, partnership

05 Mar 2015

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), President of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Foreign Humanitarian Aid, has discussed with Uzbek Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade, Ganiyev Elyar Majidovich, ways to strengthen cooperation ties and partnership between the UAE and Uzbekistan.

During the meeting held today at the Ministry, Sheikha Lubna stressed the keenness of the UAE to bolster the... Read More

The Dubai 360 experience to come alive with ‘The Sphere at The Dubai Mall’

05 Mar 2015

A real-life experience of Dubai 360 (, the world’s largest online interactive city tour has been unveiled to the public in The Dubai Mall. Titled, ‘The Sphere at The Dubai Mall’, the first of its kind installation in the Middle East, will be located in the Star Atrium of the city’s iconic shopping destination. The groundbreaking installation is a 15 metre diameter spherical projection theatre, built by San Francisco based Obscura Digital. The experience showcases Dubai’s... Read More