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AFC Asian Cup hosted in UAE

AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 opened today under the patronage and in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The 17th Edition of the AFC Asian Cup opened in a spectacular style in the UAE capital, at the Zayed Sports City …

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Dubai enjoys 1,777,913 passengers

The Emirate of Dubai saw 1,777,913 passengers pass through its sea, air, and land ports from December 23rd 2018 through January 1st, 2019. Up to 1,643,095 fliers used the emirate’s airports, while 102,829 travellers used the land ports, with seaports seeing 31,989 passengers, according to statistics issued by the General …

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Empower investing more in cooling infrastructure

The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, continues to develop its infrastructure that support the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to further develop the emirate’s infrastructure and enhance its efficiency …

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Dubai Ports world reaches $3 billion investment mark

DP World, Dubai-based global operator of shipping terminals, diversified its global business portfolio through investments and acquisitions worth $3 billion in 2018, the company said. It also deepened its engagement with revolutionary new technologies and extended meaningful support to environmental initiatives around the world during the year, achieving strategic growth …

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Year of Zayed celebrated in Kerala

The Year of Zayed is a national occasion where the UAE has showcased the legacy and values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who established the foundations of the Union, making it a global model for success. Sheikh Zayed also established strong relations with many countries, based …

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Investment in UAE aviation reaches trillions

Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, has said that estimated total investment in the UAE’s aviation sector amounts to AED1 trillion. This investment includes improvements to airport infrastructure and a fleet of 884 commercial aircraft, reflecting the UAE’s position as a significant competitor in …

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UAE planning to resume flights to Syria

The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said it is evaluating the possibility of national carriers resuming flights to the Syrian capital of Damascus. GCAA made the comment in a statement on Sunday, following the UAE’s reopening on Thursday of its embassy in Damascus. UAE airlines Etihad and …

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UAE stands firm over Damascus decision

The resumption of diplomatic services at the Embassy of the UAE in Damascus, where the Charge d’Affaires has begun discharging his duty, is a huge and positive decision by the UAE, said The Gulf Today in an editorial on Saturday. “As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has …

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UAE currency on th rise to top ten list

The UAE Dirham has appreciated against the currencies of both top 10 non-dollarised import and non-oil export partners by 3.08 percent and 3.97 percent respectively during the first nine months of 2018, according to Central Bank of the UAE statistics. Y-o-Y, the Dirham appreciated as well against the currencies the …

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23 new cluses on child law in UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Cabinet Resolution No. 52 of 2018 on regulations concerning Federal Law No. 03 of 2016 on Child Rights (Wadeema’s Law). The Resolution was published in the latest issue of the Official Gazette. …

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