The North Caucasus Federal District, Russia, has been focusing on the Middle East and the UAE in particular to strengthen bilateral ties. The district has systematically created opportunities to showcase its cultural ties and is once again exploring the country with several key objectives. These include understanding how Dubai and the UAE have paved the way for excellence in hospitality, tourism and retail, firming up the cultural and sports exchange ties and to be able to create higher... Read More
(WAM) -- President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan received on Wednesday Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, who is heading the UAE delegation to the Non-Aligned Movement Summit currently underway in Baku.
Gargash conveyed to President Aliyev the greetings of the UAE leadership and their keenness to deepen relations with Azerbaijan and develop cooperation between the two friendly countries in all fields.
During the meeting, both sides addressed the... Read More
Abu Dhabi's huge new snow park is well on its way to completion. Snow Abu Dhabi, which will house the world’s biggest snow play area, is set to open in the upcoming Reem Mall on Reem Island by the end of 2020.
The park will occupy an area of 11,612 square metres, and feature five distinct zones. The entrance will be dominated by Snowflake Garden, an open-play area with activities such as ice labyrinths and all the accoutrements to build a snowman.
Next will be the Crystal... Read More
A UAE delegation, led by Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, is participating in 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum.
The Forum, which kicked-off on 18th October, is held under the theme, 'Maintaining International Order and Promoting Peace in the Asia-Pacific'.
The three-day forum will see participants discuss various topics concerning peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region, including security innovation, maritime security, and international... Read More
Gulf Craft, the Emirates only superyacht builder, is entering the U.S. market for the first time with the debut of the Majesty 140 and Majesty 100 at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, set to place from October 30-November 3, 2019.
Gulf Craft Majesty Yachts Chairman, Mohammed Hussain Alshaali said: “The efficiencies of our Emirates based manufacturing facility and diversified culture enable us to introduce a very high-quality product to the U.S. market with savings of... Read More
Dubai has been named as the ninth best city in the world to visit next year by the travel experts at Lonely Planet.
The "boundary pushing” emirate is listed in the Top 10 cities for travellers in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2020, a yearly curation of destinations and experiences in travel covering the next twelve months.
“The future is now in Dubai” says the guide giving a nod to some of the emirate’s big-hitter events due to take place next year.
“Top billing, of... Read More
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, inaugurated the Conference of Dialogue between Arab and Chinese Civilisations in Abu Dhabi, which handles many intellectual, knowledge and historical issues that attract the attention of the Arab and Chinese sides.
This conference is being organised by the Ministry of Tolerance in cooperation with the Confucian International Association, in the presence of a large number of international figures,... Read More
Archaeologists have discovered what is believed to be the world's oldest natural pearl, on an island off Abu Dhabi.
The 8,000-year-old gemstone was unearthed on Marawah Island, which lies just off the coast of Mirfa town, about 170 kilometres west of Abu Dhabi city.
Using carbon dating, archaeologists from the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi deduced the pearl dates from 5,800 to 5,600BC.
Archaeologists believe the discovery proves pearls were used in the UAE... Read More
All of Dubai’s taxis are now fitted with security cameras, the Roads and Transport Authority said on Sunday.
“Security cameras have been installed in 10,684 taxis comprising the entire taxi fleet in Dubai,” said Khaled Al Awadi, the authority’s director of transportation systems.
“The move aims to ensure the compliance of taxi drivers with the ethical and professional principles of their business. It also prompts them to stick to exemplary attitudes when dealing with taxi... Read More
DUBAI, 20 October 2019 – The UAE came together this evening to celebrate One Year to Go until Expo 2020 Dubai opens its doors, with spectacular events in all seven emirates marking the milestone moment in style and offering a tantalising taste of what’s to come at the World’s Greatest Show.
Global superstar Mariah Carey and acclaimed Emirati singer and Expo 2020 Ambassador Hussain Al Jassmi headlined celebrations in Burj Park, Downtown Dubai – treating the audience to hour-long sets... Read More