Women's Forum Dubai to be held 23-24 February 2016

01 Jun 2015

posted on 01/06/2015:

Dubai Women Establishment, DWE, on Monday announced that the upcoming Women's Forum Dubai, WFD, will be held in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai from 23-24 February 2016. The date has been agreed during high level meetings that took place here last week between senior officials of the DWE and the Deauville-based Women's Forum for the Economy and Society, the organising body of the forum.

The five days meetings were led by Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Chairperson of Dubai... Read More

Abu Dhabi Caviar factory bags MEED Award

01 Jun 2015

posted on 01/06/2015:

MEED has named Emirates Aqua Technologies' Caviar Factory, operated by Bin Salem Holding, as the winner of the GCC's C2HM Award for Innovation for using new and advanced methods to rear and grow sturgeons .

The Abu Dhabi plant, which is the world's biggest caviar factory, was announced as one of the winners at the prestigious MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq, at a gala awards ceremony held in Dubai at MEED's Construction... Read More

World Meteorological Congress underway in Geneva showcases UAE Research Programme

01 Jun 2015

The UAE's innovative rain enhancement initiative is attracting significant global interest at the 17th World Meteorological Congress, currently underway in Geneva.

Launched earlier this year by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science is designed to help arid and semi-arid regions overcome water scarcity challenges by using technology to stimulate rainfall. Managed by... Read More

Etihad Airways launches premium Twitter channel

01 Jun 2015

posted on 01/06/2015

Etihad Airways has launched an exclusive Twitter account to engage with Gold and Platinum members of its frequent flyer program, Etihad Guest, on the popular social media platform.

The Etihad Premium Twitter channel provides a dedicated online touch-point for Etihad Guest Gold and Platinum members to gain access to a range of exclusive benefits such as privileged content, tailored news and offers, and prioritised round-the-clock service in both English and... Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports and SIDDCO group sign Dh130m deal

01 Jun 2015

A new engineering facility named as iNGENIUM to be set up at Kizad

May 31, 2015

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports and SIDDCO group signed a Dh130 million Musataha agreement to set up an engineering facility at Khalifa Port’s industrial zone (Kizad).

The new facility branded as “iNGENIUM” will deliver precision automated engineering and fabrication for the regional oil and gas sector, Abu Dhabi Ports said in a statement.

Mohammad Juma Al Shamsi, chief executive officer of... Read More

Majid Saif Al Ghurair elected Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry chairman

01 Jun 2015

Permanent and Audit committees also formed at board of directors meeting

May 31, 2015


Dubai: The board of directors of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) today elected Majid Saif Al Ghurair, as chairman of the board, under Decree No (19) of 2015 issued recently by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Al Ghurair is the CEO of Al Ghurair Group, chairman of Drake &... Read More

Dubai Welcomes Royal Caribbean International’s Smart Ship Quantum of the Seas ® to the Arabian Gulf

31 May 2015

Groundbreaking ship Quantum of the Seas® docks in Dubai en route to Shanghai, China, as part of a 53-day Global Odyssey.

Dubai, UAE, 31st May 2015: Quantum of the Seas, the first ship in Royal Caribbean International's most advanced ship class, has docked in Dubai as part of an epic 53-day global voyage, from New York, USA to Shanghai in China.

Royal Caribbean International in collaboration with Dubai Tourism, commemorated the inaugural call of the ship at the Dubai Cruise... Read More

Effective parliamentary control - important factor for the development

31 May 2015

Tashkent hosted an international conference "Topical issues of improvement of organizational and legal mechanisms of parliamentary control: experience of Uzbekistan and foreign countries".

The event was organized by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis, the Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Institute for Strategic and Regional Studies, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan... Read More

Phase 1 of Meydan Sobha’s District One project on track for 2016 completion

31 May 2015

The developer said it has recorded strong investor interest in the project and has sold out all villas in the first phase.

The first phase of the District One project within the Mohammed bin Rashid City development in Dubai is on track to be completed by mid-2016, its developer has confirmed.

District One project, which is being developed through a joint venture between government-owned Meydan and private developer Sobha, is a Dhs25 billion mixed-use development consisting of... Read More

All set for World Arabian Horse Racing Conference

31 May 2015

28 May 2015

After the inaugural three-day conference in Abu Dhabi in 2010, the WAHRC has been held in The Hague in The Netherlands in 2011, Berlin in Germany in 2012, Toulouse in France in 2013, London in the United Kingdom in 2014 and the Sixth edition will kick off in Warsaw, Poland from Thursday, May 28, 2015.

 Dubai: One of the most important events in a packed calendar of the HH Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is the annual... Read More