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UAE officials clarify rules on expired visas

UAE officials clarify rules on expired visas

13 Jul 2020

Holders of expired UAE residency permits will have a three-month renewal grace period as of July 12 to avoid fines, a senior immigration officer said on Sunday.

Brigadier Khamis Al Kaabi, the official spokesman for the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, confirmed the details on Abu Dhabi TV, after the UAE authorities on Friday reversed the decision to extend any residency visas that expired during the COVID-19 outbreak.

“UAE residency permits are now being renewed... Read More

Dubai Summer Surprises 2020: DSS Sales, Deals, Events

Dubai Summer Surprises 2020: DSS Sales, Deals, Events

13 Jul 2020

Dubai is welcoming back the return of the annual festival of shopping and fun - Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS). The 23rd edition of the citywide mega event will launch on Thursday 9 July, and will deliver a diverse and exciting seven weeks of sales, deals, and promotions at Dubai’s malls, attractions and leisure destinations until 29 August. With so much fun to be had and great offers to discover, DSS is the perfect time to enjoy wonderful moments with friends and family.

Ahmed Al Khaja... Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid launches official operations of Route 2020 Project

Mohammed bin Rashid launches official operations of Route 2020 Project

13 Jul 2020

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has officially inaugurated the Route 2020 Project.

 

Speaking on the occasion, His Highness said the UAE’s journey towards sustainable development is backed by quality projects and an infrastructure that is globally acclaimed for its efficiency and reliability. Developed by Emirati talent with the support of international expertise,... Read More

Dubai welcomes back visitors from all over the world

Dubai welcomes back visitors from all over the world

08 Jul 2020

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has said that Dubai is ready to welcome the world once again through its international airport and renew its role as a bridge between the east and west.

Sheikh Hamdan today visited Dubai International Airport, DXB, and expressed his appreciation for the efforts of various task forces working to ensure the smooth resumption of tourism flows and establish the highest... Read More

Majid Al Futtaim Fashion Expands Digital Footprint With The Launch Of ‘That’ Mobile App

Majid Al Futtaim Fashion Expands Digital Footprint With The Launch Of ‘That’ Mobile App

07 Jul 2020

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has expanded its fashion and digital footprint with the launch of THAT, its latest curated multi-brand mobile app for men and women. With its roots set in Dubai, and a millennial mindset with a firm focus on contemporary and cutting-edge designs, THAT draws in over 150 established and emerging brands, with a number of exclusive designers all hailing from Scandinavia... Read More

Zaki Nusseibeh lauds cultural diplomacy, international cooperation at launch of UAE-China virtual culture week

Zaki Nusseibeh lauds cultural diplomacy, international cooperation at launch of UAE-China virtual culture week

07 Jul 2020

Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE Minister of State, today launched the UAE-China virtual culture week, a five-day online event featuring talks, musical performances, and cultural masterclasses in both countries.

Delivering opening remarks at the launch event, Zaki Nusseibeh remarked, "We are blessed in the United Arab Emirates to live in a country that enjoys stability and prosperity and is characterized by its spirit of optimism and openness to the world. The extraordinary circumstances facing... Read More

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father, dies from COVID-19 complications

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father, dies from COVID-19 complications

05 Jul 2020

The father and trainer of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, has died at age 57 in a Moscow hospital due to complications stemming from Covid-19 infection.

Russia’s TASS also confirmed the news and provided this translated statement from Kadyrov: “My friends, I have learnt sad news today that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed away. On behalf of all people of Chechnya, I extend my sincere condolences to the family of Abdulmanap Magomedovich. He parted with us having left behind... Read More

Dubai Tourism shares industry outlook with stakeholders ahead of 7 July reopening of city to tourists

Dubai Tourism shares industry outlook with stakeholders ahead of 7 July reopening of city to tourists

05 Jul 2020

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners to share its industry outlook ahead of the city’s reopening to international tourists on 7 July. The forum provided a first-hand insight into current and post-pandemic strategies that will help accelerate tourism momentum and position Dubai as a safe global destination.

The online forum is part of Dubai Tourism’s efforts to further enhance collaboration with... Read More

Russia started clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine

Russia started clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine

02 Jul 2020

Clinical trials of a Russian coronavirus vaccine have started last week.

Two forms of the vaccine developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya research institute - liquid and powder for injections - tested on two groups of volunteers, 38 people each, the statement said. The participants will be isolated in two Moscow hospitals.

"Running clinical trials in the midst of a pandemic is a unique situation. So unprecedented measures have been taken - all potential participants of the trial... Read More

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa has reopened its doors

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa has reopened its doors

02 Jul 2020

The firm family favourite beach hotel, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa has reopened its doors to welcome back UAE residents and tourists alike. With several of the resort’s world-class restaurants now serving and a splendid 19 acres of landscaped gardens, numerous swimming pools and a white sandy beach on offer, guests of all ages will be spoilt for choice this summer.

To celebrate the reopening of the stunning beachfront property, the hotel is offering excellent summer room... Read More

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