Sustainable Development Goals 2015 Summit held Sept 25-27, at the UN headquarters in New York
Sept 27, 2015:
NEW YORK: Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, has said that the UAE played a leading international role in helping and supporting various groups in need of health care and humanitarian support, especially women and children,... Read More
The Dubai Metro will begin operating at 10am on Fridays instead of the current 1pm, the RTA has said
The Dubai Metro will begin operating at 10am on Fridays instead of the current 1pm from October 2, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has announced.
The early start comes in response to repeated requests from commuters and will improve access to tourist, commercial and residential facilities across the city, the RTA said.
The services of the Dubai Tram have also been... Read More
Participants in the competition will work on a real-life case study related to innovation within the food industry value chain especially prepared by Dafza for the event.
27 September, 2015
Dubai: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) will participate in the upcoming Expo 2015 Innovation Challenge from October 9 to 11 as part of Expo Milan.
Dafza will be the Premium Sponsor of the inaugural edition of the Challenge which will gather talented and innovative... Read More
Department participates in a number of global and local economic exhibitions and forums
Sharjah: The Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) continues to act according to its strategic plan that calls for the planning and leading of the economic development in Sharjah driving down to attain the sustainable development and economic well-being of the emirate.
The department promotes the emirate of Sharjah through participation in a number of global and local economic... Read More
Event to include keynote speeches by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy
Ras Al Khaimah: The organising committee of the second UAE Economic Planning Forum (EPF), has announced the final agenda of the forum that will be held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.
Organised by the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development at the initiative of the Abu Dhabi Department... Read More
Transit passengers can avail of a 96-hour visa at UAE airports irrespective of the airlines they are flying in.
A transit 96 hours visa is being issued to passengers arriving at UAE airport through any international airline, General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners Affairs-Dubai has said.
Previously, such a visa was given only to passengers flying on UAE airlines.
According to an email from Amer Contact Center, a passenger can apply for a transit 96 hours visa... Read More
Off-shore reserves will account for approximately 50 per cent of the total oil production in Abu Dhabi by 2018 as a result of continued investments in production capacity, experts said, as the emirate gears up to host the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) in November.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is planning $25 billion (Dh91.83 billion) worth of investments in offshore oil projects over the next five years as part of the UAE’s strategy to... Read More
Travellers head home or abroad for short holidays
22 September, 2015
Dubai: Emirates is expecting more than 300,000 passengers to travel out of the UAE in September and the upcoming Eid Al Adha period as travellers head home or abroad for short holidays.
Over 76,000 passengers will travel on Friday (September 18), Emirates said in a statement. The overall figures for the holiday travel period represent a growth of around 65 per cent over 2014.
Short haul travel... Read More
LUKOIL has cumulatively produced 30 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas at its projects in Uzbekistan. Most of this (about 85%) comes from the Khauzak-Shady field in the Bukhara Province.
Commercial gas production at the Khauzak-Shady field started in November 2007. In 2011, the West Shady site was put into operation. In 2014, a booster compressor statıon was started up at the field, allowing for a 20% increase in production. In May 2015, test operation of the Gas Pretreatment... Read More