$18b plan to go into establishing UAE's innovation-based economy

17 Nov 2015

Shaikha Fatima awarded for her contribution to women empowerment at Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference.

17 Nov. 2015

The UAE is preparing to invest $18 billion in realising its aspirations to become a knowledge-based economy by 2021, said UAE minister of economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri.

Opening the 17th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference, in the capital organised by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the minister said that the UAE is focusing on... Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed : UAE stands with France at this delicate time, condemns terrorism in all its forms

17 Nov 2015

17 November 2015

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, today visited the French Embassy in Abu Dhabi to extend his heartfelt condolences and sympathies for the victims of the last Friday's series of terrorist attacks which took place in Paris and left scores of innocent people dead and injured.

''The UAE stands in solidarity with the friendly government and people of France at this delicate time and condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations as... Read More

Martyrs’ memorial to be located near Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

17 Nov 2015

17 November 2015

Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to build a memorial to honour the nation’s heroes, the Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office (MFAO) at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, has announced on Monday.

The memorial would be located near the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque on the eastern side of Sheikh Zayed Road in Abu Dhabi.

The MFAO, the... Read More

Sheikh Mohammed honours distinguished UAE pioneers

16 Nov 2015

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has said that he is proud of UAE nationals, and the country will provide everything to enable them to achieve excellence and become leaders in all fields so that they become ambassadors for the UAE

16 November 2015

He was speaking at a ceremony to honour 44 distinguished personalities during the UAE Pioneers Award 2015 event organised at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai... Read More

Young Chinese piano maestro to make debut appearance at Abu Dhabi Classics Concert Season

16 Nov 2015

Chinese classical pianist Ran Jia, regarded as one of the world’s most thrilling young soloists, is set to perform in Abu Dhabi for the first time this week

16 Nov 2015

The 26-year-old will play at the sumptuous Abu Dhabi Suite at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi on the evening of the 18th November following an invitation from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).

She has chosen a programme inspired by her deep understanding of music and arts with the... Read More

UAE Energy Minister Al Mazroui says oil will bounce back

16 Nov 2015

The United Arab Emirates will continue to play the role of a reliable supplier of oil to the world markets despite slump in oil prices by more than 50 per cent in the last one year, Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazroui said in his opening remarks at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference that got underway on Monday.

The Minister said that they are not cancelling their projects due to drop in oil prices. “We are committed to increase oil production to 3.5 million... Read More

Russia-Jafza trade records 40% increase in 2014

16 Nov 2015

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has recorded a significant year-on-year rise in its bilateral trade with Russia. In the last 5-years Jafza-Russia trade has seen 4-fold increase rising from USD 106 million in 2010 to USD 413 million in 2014, the company said in a statement. The Russia-Jafza trade in the last fiscal saw an impressive 40% increase.

To further strengthen its bilateral trade relations Jafza is conducting a 4-day roadshow in Russia which will cover two of the federation’s major... Read More

Strategic Agreement to expand Mubadala and Etihad Airways partnership

16 Nov 2015

Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow the companies to build on their long-term strategic partnership by further exploring areas of cooperation.

The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow by Homaid Al Shemmari, Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace and Engineering Services, Mubadala and James Hogan, President and Chief Executive... Read More

UAE extends solidarity to France by illuminating leading landmarks

16 Nov 2015

16 November 2015

The UAE and its leadership reaffirmed the country’s solidarity to France by paying a solemn tribute to the European country and its people by illuminating leading landmarks like Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, the Emirates Palace and the Burj Al Arab with the colours of France’s national flag.

In line with the directives of the UAE leadership, at 9pm on Sunday, November 15, 2015, Burj Khalifa was enveloped in the blue, white and red colours of... Read More

Motoring Enthusiasts “Feel the Rush” with Supercar Rides during Dubai Motor Festival

15 Nov 2015

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Hundreds of motoring fans have been enjoying an amazing ride in some of the world’s most luxurious and fastest cars, for free,  during the 3rd edition of Dubai Motor Festival organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).

The Supercar Rides, a main feature of the ongoing DMF 2015, generated huge interest... Read More