UAE News

Expo 2020 a big opportunity for the private sector

23 Apr 2015

Shaikh Mohammed invites businessmen to invest in mega event to be held in Dubai

Dubai — World Expo 2020 is a big opportunity for the private sector and the UAE aims to make the event a pride for the country and the region.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said this during his visit to the planned site of the mega expo in Jebel Ali on Tuesday, where the Dubai government invited nearly 300 chief... Read More

H.H Sheikh Ahmed inaugurates RAME-2015

21 Apr 2015

UAE’s logistics industry benefiting the whole region

Middle East ‘shines’ as global freight logistics hub

500 delegates attending the two-day event

Industry veterans debates future growth roadmap

World’s biggest cargo facility when DWC is fully complete

Dubai, April 19, 2015: The Region Africa and Middle East (RAME-2015) conference of the Switzerland-headquartered International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) got underway at the... Read More

Abu Dhabi heavily showcased in second “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” teaser

21 Apr 2015

Abu Dhabi was the first filming location for the seventh episode of the global movie franchise

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 April, 2015: One of 2015’s most anticipated films “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, which was filmed in Abu Dhabi, released its second teaser last Thursday.

The long teaser, which opens with a scene of a desert landscape in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region and heavily features scenes filmed in the Emirate, received over 34 million views on YouTube since its launch.

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UAE Establishes Space Centre To Assist Mars Probe

21 Apr 2015

The new Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre will conduct outer space research and help build the UAE’s capabilities in outer space exploration

The UAE’s VP, PM and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued a decree to establish a space centre to assist the country’s mission to Mars, state news agency WAM reported.

The new Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre will conduct outer space research and support the UAE’s drive to advance in the sector, a statement said... Read More

Did you lose something in Dubai? There’s an app to track it

19 Apr 2015

People will soon be able to fast-track lost and found items by taking photographs and sending them to a smart application by the Dubai Police.

AdTech AdDubai — People will soon be able to fast-track lost and found items by taking photographs and sending them to a smart application by the Dubai Police.

The police are set to launch the service following the... Read More

Dubai law to ensure safety of airspace

19 Apr 2015

New rules cover drones, laser beams, fireworks and other aviation hazards

Dubai: A new law to keep Dubai airspace free and clear of potential safety hazards has been issued by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Law No. 07 of 2015 on aviation safety in Dubai was issued yesterday to regulate, among other hazards, drone flights and keep Dubai’s airspace safe following a spate of airport disruptions... Read More

The meeting of Consul General of Azerbaijan with the heads of Jebel Ali Free Zone

19 Apr 2015

The meeting of Consul General of Azerbaijan with the heads of Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) was held on 13 of  April, 2015. It was attended by Deputy Executive Director, Head of Sales, Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy President of  JAFZA in the UAE and the European regions Tarig Sager bin Galayta and Deputy Chief of the European Region Abdulaziz Issa Reza. Consul General extended his gratitude for the organized meeting and discussed the prospects of cooperation between the agencies of Azerbaijan and... Read More

Sir Bani Yas to host offshore sailing race

16 Apr 2015

The second Sir Bani Yas Offshore Race in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region, will be held from April 18th – 19th, the Tourism Development and Investment Company, TDIC, announced today.

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the race, organised by the TDIC in partnership with Dubai Offshore Sailing Club, DOSC, will bring together sailing enthusiasts from sailing clubs across the whole of the UAE in a non-stop race from Sir Bani Yas Island, the award winning nature and wildlife... Read More

UAE to host 'National Roundtable of Financing and Investing in Green Economy Projects' for 6th Green Economy Annual Conference

16 Apr 2015

The UAE is set to host the sixth edition of the Green Economy Annual Conference under the title National Roundtable of Financing and Investing in Green Economy Projects on 25 May in Dubai.

The conference is being organised by the Ministry of Environment and Water, in co-operation with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

The conference forms... Read More

Sheikh Mohammed asks UAE residents to name country’s Mars Probe

16 Apr 2015

Dubai’s ruler asked residents to share their suggestions on Twitter via the hashtag Mars_Probe.

The UAE’s VP, PM and Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has asked all the country’s residents to suggest an Arabic name for the country’s first mission to Mars.

The Gulf country plans to send its first unmanned probe to Mars by 2021, becoming the Arab world’s first mission that has been conducted to explore outer space.

In a series of tweets, Sheikh Mohammed... Read More

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