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4,500 flags create portraits of Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed

4,500 flags create portraits of Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed

03 Nov 2019

Responding to the call from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to celebrate Flag Day, the Government of Dubai Media Office launched the sixth edition of ‘Flag Garden’ at Kite Beach in Jumeirah. Organised by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the GDMO, the ‘Flag Garden’ will be open till 10 December 2019.

This year, the ‘Flag Garden’ features 4,500 UAE flags arranged to create portraits of HH Sheikh... Read More

Saudi Arabia, UAE to issue joint visa soon

Saudi Arabia, UAE to issue joint visa soon

03 Nov 2019

Sultan Al-Mansoori, minister of economy of the United Arab Emirates, announced that coordination is under way between Saudi Arabia and the UAE to issue a joint visa between the two countries so as to enable visitors to the UAE to visit Saudi Arabia and vice versa.

 

The new visa is expected to come into force in 2020. “This initiative aims at taking advantage of the enormous potential and great measures taken by Saudi Arabia to facilitate the entry of tourists to the Kingdom,”... Read More

Ruler of Dubai says 'many surprises in store' for Expo 2020

Ruler of Dubai says 'many surprises in store' for Expo 2020

03 Nov 2019

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid promised "many surprises in store" as he encouraged China and the world to visit Expo 2020 next year.

The Vice President and Ruler of Dubai said China and the Emirates had undergone similar rapid development in recent years and shown "‘impossible doesn’t exist".

He urged the Chinese to visit the emirate during the six-month Expo 2020 event next year.

"The Chinese can find their visas waiting for them at our airports," he told state broadcaster... Read More

Dubai Run 30x30 to take place on Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai Run 30x30 to take place on Sheikh Zayed Road

03 Nov 2019

For the first time ever, Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road will turn into a running track on Friday, November 8, 2019. Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) 2019 is giving the city new reasons to join the fitness movement by inviting residents and visitors to get active with Dubai Run 30x30 on Sheikh Zayed Road. 

With the aim of fostering a healthy community spirit, the free-to-attend event includes a 5km fun run and a 10km run, with both routes starting and ending at Dubai World Trade Centre.

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President of Belarus arrives in UAE

President of Belarus arrives in UAE

03 Nov 2019

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus, arrived in the UAE on Friday on a visit to the country.

The Belarusian President was received by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Saif welcomed President Lukashenko and discussed with him several topics related to bilateral relations.

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Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates 38th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair

Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates 38th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair

31 Oct 2019

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah,, inaugurated the 38th Sharjah International Book Fair, SIBF, on Wednesday reiterating that culture requires patience to develop and have a lasting impact on society.

"Forty years ago, Sharjah was not what you see today. No one foresaw the tremendous cultural achievements, which Sharjah has attained. We began with a clear vision of where we were headed, and had the determination to get there.... Read More

From Sunday Dh10 fee waived for Adnoc attendants to fill your tank

From Sunday Dh10 fee waived for Adnoc attendants to fill your tank

31 Oct 2019

The Dh10 fee to have an Adnoc attendant pump your petrol will no longer be applicable from Sunday.

The decision to offer "free assisted fueling" has been taken after feedback from customers.

Adnoc Distribution’s acting chief executive, Saeed Al Rashdi, said in a statement on Thursday that "we trust this will be very well received by our customers".

The move will also support its growth ambitions, he said.

From June last year, motorists pumped their own petrol or... Read More

UAE troops return after successful liberation, stabilisation of Aden

UAE troops return after successful liberation, stabilisation of Aden

31 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces has announced the return of its troops from the Aden Governorate in Yemen after having successfully accomplished their role in liberating and stabilising Aden, and transferring its charge to Saudi and Yemeni forces, who will now maintain the security and stability of the Governorate.

The UAE troops were received by Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, and Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi... Read More

29 November opening date for CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi featuring world’s tallest indoor climbing wall

29 November opening date for CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi featuring world’s tallest indoor climbing wall

31 Oct 2019

It's been delayed by more than a year, but the UAE's rock-climbing enthusiasts will be delighted to hear that the world’s largest indoor, air-conditioned climbing wall is set to open in Abu Dhabi on Friday, November 29.

Located on Yas Island and connected to Yas Mall and Ferrari World, the sporting facility will feature a 43-metre indoor climbing wall – the world’s tallest – which will be perfect for beginner, intermediate and expert climbers. There will be four walls in total, of... Read More

Three-day super sale in Dubai

Three-day super sale in Dubai

30 Oct 2019

Following on from its April stint, Dubai’s popular three-day super sale (3DSS) shopping event is back for its seventh run this month, from Thursday, October 31 to Saturday, November 2.

Hundreds of brands in most major Dubai malls – spanning categories such as fashion, footwear, jewellery, accessories, health, homeware, sports apparel and electronics – will slash prices by up to 90 per cent.

The sale will also extend to multi-brand stores such as Robinsons, Debenhams, Salam... Read More

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