Denis Manturov met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

23 Feb 2015

At a meeting with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Denis Manturov confirmed Russia's interest in the development of trade-economic and military-technical cooperation with the United Arab Emirates.

Of all the international delegations, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi took the first chapter of Industry and Trade.   The meeting discussed a number of promising... Read More

Rustam Minnikhanov President of Tatarstan attends IDEX 2015

23 Feb 2015

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 22, 2015: (L-R) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed Al Maktoum Crown Prince of Dubai, HRH Prince Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, HE Rustam Minnikhanov President of Tatarstan, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HE Omar al Bashir... Read More

Azerbaijan represented at IDEX-2015

23 Feb 2015

Azerbaijan’s emergency situations, defense, defense industry ministers and the state border service chief are attending the exhibition in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi. Rashad Suleymanov -APA. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi hosts the international defense exhibition IDEX-2015.

Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Ministry is represented with a stand at the exhibition, which brought together up to 1,500 companies from various countries, APA reports.

The Azerbaijani... Read More

UAE’s JadoPado Expands, Sees Local E-Commerce Hit $12bn By 2018

22 Feb 2015

The online retailer has expanded into a marketplace, and will host sellers from around the world.

UAE e-commerce site JadoPado announced that it has now expanded into an online marketplace, and will allow retailers from across the world to sell products via its platform.

The move will help local and international sellers avoid the hassle of setting up their own sites, and will make it easy for them to reach a wide audience in the region, said Omar Kassim, JadoPado’s CEO.

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Dubai Project ‘Living Legends’ On Track For 2015 Opening

22 Feb 2015

The much-delayed residential project located in Dubailand is set to deliver first 150 villas in Q2 2015.

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Living Legends, a much-delayed luxury residential project in Dubai, will begin delivering its first units this year, its developer, Tanmiyat Global, confirmed.

The first 150 villas will be handed over in the second half of 2015, with the overall project also “on track” for completion in 2016, a statement said.

The development, located in Dubailand... Read More

Top stars for Abu Dhabi Triathlon

22 Feb 2015

Abu Dhabi: All of the world’s top ten male triathletes and eight of the top ten females in the sport have entered the inaugural ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi to be held on March 7.

The all new event is set to be the highest calibre triathlon staged anywhere in the Middle East and will take place on the shores of the UAE capital. Over 2,000 people of all ages and abilities are expected to race alongside the world’s greatest athletes on one of the sport’s most spectacular course layouts... Read More

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Projects Featuring Snow Fountain, Vertical Gardens

22 Feb 2015

The new projects will be developed by the Wasl Asset Management Group across Dubai.

UAE VP and PM and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched a series of new projects in Dubai, which will feature elements such as a snow fountain and vertical gardens.

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurated Creek Heights Residences, a two-tower development featuring a Hyatt Regency Hotel and luxury furnished apartments, developed by Wasl Asset Management Group on Wednesday,... Read More

Abu Dhabi visitor numbers expected to keep growing

19 Feb 2015

Abu Dhabi expects to grow visitor numbers this year even as a stronger dollar, falling oil prices and a rising supply of available hotel rooms have an impact on the tourism sector.

Last year a record 3.49 million tourists visited the emirate, according to the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).

Arrivals increased by 25 per cent, exceeding last year’s target by nearly 400,000. This year’s target had been set at 3.5 million.

“Indications are that 2015... Read More

Mena region must create 100m jobs by 2020

19 Feb 2015

World will need 50% more food and energy by 2030, thus underlining the need for the adoption of sustainable business models, Abu Dhabi conference hears

February 17, 2015

Abu Dhabi: The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region has to create 100 million jobs by 2020 while the world has to produce 50 per cent more food and energy, as well as 30 per cent more fresh water to sustain a population that will top nine billion by 2050.

These future challenges warrant the... Read More

Emirates airline sees brand value grow to $6.6 billion

19 Feb 2015

The airline also retains its long standing position as the most valuable brand in the Middle East, and the most valuable airline brand.

Dubai — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has reached the top 200 of the world’s biggest brands for the first time, according to the 2015 Brand Finance Global 500 report released this week.

For the fourth consecutive year, Emirates has steadily climbed the table of the Top 500 most valuable brands in the world. Now... Read More