EDB discusses action plan 2015

,
(Abu Dhabi) - The Emirates Development Bank (EDB) has met to discuss its action plan for 2015. Khalid Mohammed Belami, EDB Chairman, said the action plan 2015 will launch the bank's products and services and other smart applications to the…

UAE sends urgent relief for Malaysian flood victims

, ,
(Abu Dhabi)- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and President of Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has instructed the ERC to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to flood victims in Malaysia…

9th edition of Dubai Int'l Sports Conference held

,
(Dubai) - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the National Olympic Committee…

Sheikh Humaid approves Ajman General Budget

, ,
(Ajman) - H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has approved the general budget of the Ajman government for the fiscal year 2015, with a total expenditure of about AED1 billion and 61 million…

DSF to kick off tomorrow

(Dubai) - The 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is set to kick off on a high note with the first performance in Dubai by a 75-member troupe of the world-class Welsh National Opera (WNO) Orchestra, the main opening event of…

AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing

, ,
(Jakarta) - An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board went missing en route from Indonesia to Singapore, officials and the airline said, in the third major incident to affect a Malaysian carrier this year. "The AirAsia flight flying from…

Abu Dhabi, Dubai remain top tourist destinations

,
(Abu Dhabi) - With Abu Dhabi expected to surpass its target of attracting 3.1 million hotel guests in 2014, Dubai is continuing to prove itself as a popular destination for tourists across the world, snatching the title of world’s number…

PM continues aid to displaced Syrians

, ,
(Dubai) - The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Establishment continues to provide humanitarian assistance to the displaced Syrians in camps along the Lebanon-Syria border where they have taken shelter. The aid is…

Sheikh Zayed Mosque opened in China

, ,
(Ningxia) - Prof. Zhou Yu Dong, Deputy Ruler of Ningxia autonomous province, received in China, Omar Ahmed Adi Nasib Al Bitar, UAE Ambassador to the People's Republic of China. The visit comes as part of the opening ceremony of the Sheikh…

UAE Leaders congratulate Libya on Independence Day

, ,
(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory cable to Agila Saleh Issa, President of the Libyan House of Representatives, on the occasion of Libya’s Independence Day celebrations. President…

Mina Rashid remains world’s leading cruise port

,
DP World's Mina Rashid port has successfully defended its title as the World's Leading Cruise Port, for the seventh consecutive year, at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2014. As the opening of the ultra-modern third cruise terminal…

Sisi on his first presidential visit to China

, ,
(Cairo) - Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi began his first presidential visit to China. Sisi will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping aimed at encouraging more Chinese investment in Egypt. During the visit, 25 agreements…

PM receives Sultan of Bohra community

, ,
(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received the spiritual leader of India's Bohra Muslim community, Sheikh Mufaddal Saifuddin, at the Zabeel Palace. H.H. Sheikh…

19 new judges sworn in before PM

, ,
(Dubai) - Nineteen new judges at the Dubai Courts were sworn-in before Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin…