First Reactor of UAE Nuclear Power Plant On Track For 2017 Start

10 Dec 2014

The first of four reactors being built at the United Arab Emirates’ Barakah nuclear power plant is 61 per cent complete and on track to start up in 2017, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp (ENEC) said on Monday.

The $20 billion Barakah project, funded by the Abu Dhabi government, is expected to provide 24 per cent of the UAE’s energy by 2020, when all four reactors come onstream, ENEC’s... Read More

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed releases commemorative stamps on history of civil aviation in Dubai

10 Dec 2014

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, has released three commemorative postal stamps to mark history-defining civil aviation developments in the Emirate of Dubai.

He unveiled the stamps on Sunday at a ceremony held at the Sheikh... Read More

Joint statement on the outcome of the visit of President of kyrgyzstan to the UAE

10 Dec 2014

4-7 декабря 2014 года Президент Кыргызской Республики А.Атамбаев посетил с официальным визитом Объединенные Арабские Эмираты.

В ходе визита Президент А.Атамбаев встретился с Вице-президентом, Премьер-министром ОАЭ, Правителем Дубая шейхом Мухаммедом бин Рашид Аль Мактумом, а также Наследным принцем Абу-Даби, заместителем Верховного главнокомандующего вооруженных сил ОАЭ Генералом... Read More

UAE helps build humane bridges: Shaikh Mohammed

08 Dec 2014

Sheikh Mohammed toured the venue of the festival which is named in honour of the UAE’s founding father, the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He visited the four sections of the event which focuses on four areas that have shaped life in the UAE – desert, oases, the sea and mountains- and examines the pivotal role that people from the past have played in preserving the... Read More

Web inventor, Wiki co-founder share $1m Knowledge Award

08 Dec 2014

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and co-founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales received the first Knowledge Award.

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and co-founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales received the first Knowledge Award on Sunday. The duo was awarded a cash prize of $1 million from Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid... Read More

Dubai Tourism to open a regional office to drive growth in visitors from Asia Pacific

23 Nov 2014

Region offers significant growth potential as Dubai focuses on attracting 20m visitor per year by 2020

DUBAI, UAE: November 19th, 2014: With the aim of driving growth in visitor numbers from countries within the Asia Pacific, Dubai’s Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) announced a few days ago, the establishment of a new hub office to service the region. The Asia Pacific Regional Office... Read More

Dubai’s Aviation Sector to support over one million jobs by 2030

23 Nov 2014

Dubai’s aviation sector is projected to support over 1,194,700 jobs by 2030, with the total economic impact on the emirate expected to grow to $88.1 billion, according to the latest report by research firm Oxford Economics.

The report estimated that the overall economic impact of both aviation and tourism related activities will rise to about $53.1 billion in 2020, representing 37.5... Read More

Emirates Targets 8-10% Profit Growth On New Aircraft, Routes

23 Nov 2014

Эмирейтс укрепила позиции среди крупнейших авиакомпаний мира благодаря увеличению провозной емкости на 71% с 2010 года. В этом году авиаперевозчик планирует достичь 8-10% роста за счет использования новых самолетов А380, количество которых к концу года достигнет 57. Современные эффективные самолеты всегда занимали центральное место в бизнес-модели Эмирейтс. Они обеспечивают хорошие показатели... Read More

Largest-ever Big 5 show opens in Dubai

22 Nov 2014

The four-day event, which opened its door at Dubai World Trade Centre, is being participated by more than 2,700 exhibitors from 60 countries.

Dubai: Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Monday inaugurated The Big 5 show with record participation from the industry players and exhibitors.

The four-day event, which opened its door at Dubai World... Read More

Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014 opened by Queen Rania Al Abdullah

22 Nov 2014

Abu Dhabi - The Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014 (ADMS) was officially opened today by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah on 18 Nov 2014 to an audience of more than 500 media industry leaders from around the globe. Its theme is ‘Driving and sustaining a future media in MENA and beyond’.


Queen Rania delivered the opening speech with a clear message that the Arab... Read More