$57m will fund five renewable energy projects in developing countries from Argentina to Iran
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18 January, 2015 – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today announced USD 57 million in concessional loans for five renewable... Read More
The DEC campaign started with its board members who represent leaders from public and private sectors in Dubai.
Dubai: Shaikha Mona Abdullah Al Moalla, Chief Operating Officer, Strategic Planning & Operations at Dubai Economic Council, (DEC) stated that the UAE stands ahead of many countries in terms of urgent humanitarian initiatives. She also stressed that these... Read More
Shaikh Mohammed expressed his appreciation for the role of the Shaikha Manal Young Artist Award in enriching the arts and cultural scene of the UAE.
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the exhibition of shortlisted works for the 9th edition of the Shaikha Manal Young... Read More
First talk to take place on January 27 at Manarat Al Saadiyat
Abu Dhabi: A new series of talks programmed around the narrative of Zayed National Museum to chart the journey of the museum before its grand opening, will be launched by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA-AD).
The Multaqa Zayed National Museum talks are scheduled to run from January to May 2015... Read More
Capacity of Phase II of the Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, due in 2017, raised to 200MW
Dubai: Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, Managing Director & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has announced that the production capacity of the second phase of the Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum SolarPark will be increased from 100MW to 200MW.
The... Read More
Targeting markets across the Middle East and Africa will be a natural progression
Dubai: When it comes to selling jewellery to consumers, whether domestic or from overseas, Dubai’s built up a stellar standing that is unmatched. Now, it wants to do the same offering its finely crafted collections to business clients in overseas markets. And if it succeeds in breaking through into the B2B... Read More
Sharjah International had 9.5m passengers use the airport last year
Dubai: Sharjah International Airport reported on Wednesday an 11.76 per cent increase in passenger traffic for 2014 compared to a year earlier.
The airport, located in the UAE’s third largest emirate, recorded 9.5 million passengers compared to 8.5 million in 2013.
Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman of the... Read More
In 2014, UAE companies, led by Emirates and Etihad, invested $163 million in shirt sponsorship, finds new report.
A new report has highlighted the growing reach and depth of Asian and Middle-Eastern investment in top-level sports around the world with no sign of any slowdown.
Entitled “Emerging Giants”, the report released by sports marketing research company Repucom on Monday, examines the trend of investment in sports sponsorship from the Middle East into European soccer and... Read More
It will help tourists maintain their safety and not be subjected to robbery.
Abu Dhabi-Lieutenant Colonel Muzeed Al Otaibi, Chief of the Tourism Police Section at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police, urged tourists against carrying large amounts of money during their travels and to use their credit cards for purchases. “By doing so, tourists will be able to maintain their safety and won’t be subjected to robbery. Moreover, tourists should also adhere to... Read More
Grab your copy at the airport, hotels, or participating malls
Dubai: If you’re looking at ways to maximise your Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) experience this year, grab yourself a copy of the DSF 2015 Official Guide which comes in five languages.
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), and organisers of DSF, have published the DSF 20th Anniversary Official Guide in Arabic, English, Malayalam,... Read More