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Tadweer Collects Over 101 Tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr

- The collection aligns with Tadweer’s commitment to promoting a healthy and safe environment   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 May 2022: The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) collected over 101,570 tonnes of municipal solid waste during the holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, as part of its integrated action plan implemented during this period. The plan involved concentrated awareness campaigns which align with the Center’s commitment to providing services in accordance with the highest standards and maintaining a healthy and safe environment in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.   His Excellency Dr. Salem Khalfan Al Kaabi, Director General of Tadweer, said: “The results achieved during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr reflect the Center’s commitment to creating a safe, healthy and sustainable environment for ......read more

Massive Skills Gap facing Industries including Aerospace and Space needs urgent attention from Governments and Corporations

 NextGen Leaders programme at Global Aerospace Summit 2022 to focus on building the workforce of the future in space and aerospace sectors    11, May 2022 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Increasingly, there is an urgent need for developing talent in areas of STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) amid a global skills gap, which will hinder the evolution and growth of industries and sectors including aerospace, space and defence unless governments and corporates work together to address the issue.    Young people’s inability to identify and acquire the skills needed for today’s job market have contributed to a 12% drop in youth employment over the past two decades,  according to a report by Generation Unlimited, PwC and UNICEF. With the employment market ......read more

Tadweer Develops an integrated Action Plan for Eid al-Fitr

30, April 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) developed an integrated action plan for Eid al-Fitr as part of its commitment to continue providing its services at the highest standards and meet the expected increase in waste generation. With this plan, the Center aims to maintain cleanliness in all vital areas of Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain city, and Al Dhafra region. The plan includes the collection and transportation of solid municipal waste, maintaining hygiene, providing pest control services, and impounding stray animals during and after Eid al-Fitr. His Excellency Dr. Salem Khalfan Al Kaabi, Director General of Tadweer, said: "The Center is preparing to deal with the expected increase in the volume of waste during Eid al-Fitr by finalising plans and intensifying the efforts of its teams. In ......read more

Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Discovers New Eagle Ray Species in Abu Dhabi Waters Added to the Global List

Abu Dhabi - 26, April 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced its discovery of a new Eagle Ray species in Abu Dhabi waters. The new species (Aetomylaeus wafickii) was discovered from specimens collected in the Arabian Gulf during the Fisheries Resource Assessment (FRAS) which was carried out in 2016.  The specimens were collected with other specimens of elasmobranchs and fish. During that time the Eagle Ray was identified as the Banded Eagle Ray (Aetomylaeus nichofii), which is very similar in appearance. However, it was then considered new after thorough examination and the publishing of a scientific paper highlighting its astute physical description.  The newly described species can be distinguished from similar species - the Blue-banded Eagle Ray (Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus) and Banded ......read more

Over 2000 Little Hearts from British Orchard Nursery Donate 1000kgs of Rice!

Give and Gain 2022 “Feed People this Ramadan” charity initiative organized in collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent Rice Collection Drive aims to fight food insecurity and feed 5000 families 25th April, 2022; Dubai UAE: Upholding the spirit of giving during the holy month of Ramadan and spreading the #Bonlove, over 2000 little children and staff of British Orchard Nursery (BON) across UAE came together in full force to donate more than 1000 kgs of Rice for needy families, in association with Emirates Red Crescent.  British Orchard Nursery participated in ‘Feed people this Ramadan’ campaign as the institute supports the mission to fight food insecurity in line with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. As part of its CSR vision, BON has adopted 3 goals i.e. quality education, good health and ......read more

Dubai Festival City Mall and Emirates Red Crescent join hands to launch the Ramadan Donation Drive

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Embracing the spirit of the holy month, Dubai Festival City Mall, part of Al-Futtaim Malls, partners with Emirates Red Crescent to launch the Ramadan Donation Drive situated at the Festival Bay amidst Ripe By The Bay, from now until end of Ramadan.  Ramadan’s community spirit will be at the heart of Dubai Festival City Mall’s initiative this year. As part of #FestivalCares – the Al-Futtaim Malls initiative – visitors are encouraged to come together and do good for those in need during this benevolent time. Teaming up with Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai Festival City Mall has organised a donation booth where visitors can drop their well packaged non-perishable food, books, and toys to help the organisation bring smiles to children and families.  The donations will be ......read more

1 Billion Meals Initiative Begins Distribution Operations in 13 Countries

Dubai, UAE: 22 April 2022 – The 1 Billion Meals initiative, which aims to provide food support to the underprivileged and undernourished in 50 countries around the world, announced that it has started distributing food support in 13 countries in less than three weeks after its launch at the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The initiative, organized by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has started distribution operations in cooperation with the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP), the Food Banking Regional Network (FBRN), the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UAE Food Bank, and several local charity and humanitarian organizations in the beneficiary countries. The 13 ......read more

du Donates AED1 Million to 1 Billion Meals Initiative, from the UAE to the World

Dubai, UAE: 22, April 2022 – du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced a donation of AED1 million to the 1 Billion Meals initiative, the largest of its kind in the region, which aims to assist and provide sustainable food support to the underprivileged and undernourished groups in 50 countries. The initiative, organized by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has achieved exceptional success since the first days of its launch at the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan – within just the first six days, collecting the equivalent of 76 million meals. The 1 Billion Meals initiative is an extension of last year’s 100 Million Meals and the previous year’s 10 Million Meals. In its efforts to provide food aid to those in need, the initiative contributes ......read more

Crate and Barrel Supports Children in Need Across the UAE this Ramadan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 21, April 2022: As part of the Majid Al Futtaim ecosystem, Crate and Barrel has partnered with six children’s charities this Ramadan to support vulnerable families with access to the basics of food, shelter, health and education.    Working together with other Majid Al Futtaim brands, Crate and Barrel is offering customers the opportunity to give back to their surrounding communities by donating through the SHARE app or at store cashiers. Amongst its chosen charities are Emirates Red Crescent, Senses Centre, Dubai Foundation for Women and Children, Al Jalila Foundation, Make-A-Wish and Dubai Cares.   Using Majid Al Futtaim’s loyalty programme, SHARE, Crate and Barrel customers can choose which initiative to support and donate more effortlessly than ......read more

Nominations Now Open for 11th Edition of Abu Dhabi Awards – Recognising Unsung Heroes from across the UAE

Abu Dhabi, 21 April, 2022:  The Abu Dhabi Awards, a Government initiative that honours unsung heroes who have selflessly dedicated their time to helping others and positively impacted the nation, has announced that nominations are now open for its 11th edition. Reflecting the Holy Month of Ramadan’s values of compassion and giving, people from across the UAE are encouraged to nominate their heroes from a range of diverse communities to celebrate the spirit of selflessness and giving in the UAE, while commemorating the legacy of the nation’s late Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Since its inception in 2005, the Abu Dhabi Awards has recognised 92 unsung heroes from 16 nationalities. The theme of this year’s nomination cycle, aimed to inspire people across the community and encourage them ......read more

8th Sharjah Economic Ramadan Majlis: UAE Spearheading Regional Investments in Emerging Virtual Asset Space

Organised by the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), event featured panel discussion exploring the present and future of the rapidly growing industry in the UAE Sharjah, April 20, 2022 The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah) hosted a distinguished group of local and federal government officials, prominent business leaders and key partners to discuss ‘Investment Opportunities in Virtual Assets’ at the 8th annual edition of the Sharjah Economic Ramadan Majlis (SERM), which took place yesterday (Tuesday) at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah.  The event was held in the presence of H.E. Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, Cabinet Minister and UAE Minister of Economy and Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Digital Office. During the ......read more

Zayed Championed Humanitarian Values in UAE: Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 April 2022:  Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Frontline Heroes Office, has said the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is a genuine symbol of goodness, philanthropy and mercy, and that his humanitarian and charitable works assisted people in need across the world.   In a statement on the occasion of Zayed Humanitarian Day, which falls on 19th of Ramadan every year, Sheikh Sultan said the people of the UAE recall with loyalty and pride the humanitarian values established by the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. "He championed the ideals of giving, compassion and extending assistance as core values for the UAE since the nation’s inception, and was keen on instilling these values among his ......read more

No Rain and No Resources; Millions of Families across the Horn of Africa Pushed Closer to Catastrophe Each Day

April 19, 2022:   Desperately needed rains across the Horn of Africa have so far failed to materialise, almost a month into the current rainy season, and if these conditions continue, along with stagnant and even decreasing humanitarian aid, the number of hungry people due to drought could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.  With Somalia facing the risk of famine, half a million Kenyans one step away from catastrophic levels of hunger and malnutrition rates in Ethiopia well above emergency thresholds, time is fast running out for families who are struggling to survive.   “We know from past experience that acting early to avert a humanitarian catastrophe is vital, yet our ability to launch the response ......read more

Dubai Customs' Ramadan Initiatives Target 49,000 Beneficiaries

Dubai – 19 April 2022: On the occasion of Zayed Humanitarian Day, which is observed annually on 19 Ramadan, Dubai Customs intensified its charitable and voluntary initiatives that support all segments of society during the holy month of Ramadan. The Department’s initiatives targeted 49,000 beneficiaries from various categories (elder citizens, orphans, needy families, workers), in addition to initiatives and special events designed exclusively for the employees. The humanitarian and charitable initiatives meant to deepen compassion and community interaction and enhance the culture of giving that is deeply rooted in the United Arab Emirates. Various initiatives in Ramadan organized this year under the theme “Blessed Days”, which included Al-Meer Al Ramadani (food giving), which has seen volunteers from ......read more

AED 1 Million from ‘Abdul Qader Sankari & Sons Group' to the ‘Rental Dispute Center in Dubai'

Dubai, 19 April 2022: The Rental Dispute Center in Dubai (RDC), the judicial arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), has received a donation of AED 1 million from the Abdul Qader Sankari & Sons Group, for the benefit of the Yad Al Khair (Hand of Giving) Committee at RDC to assist with humanitarian cases affected by rental lawsuits and the judicial rulings issued by the centre. His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department, and His Excellency Judge Abdulqader Mousa, Director of RDC, received the amount from the donor. His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren valued this step that emphasises the culture of charitable work in the holy month of Ramadan, the month of giving, charity, and assistance to the needy, where members of the community seek to do good will and bring happiness into the ......read more

World Food Programme, Strategic Partner to the 1 Billion Meals Initiative

Dubai, UAE: 18 April 2022 – The 1 Billion Meals initiative, the largest campaign of its kind in the region to provide food support to underprivileged and vulnerable communities in 50 countries, is supported by the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) and a group of international, regional and local partners. The partners play a role in its various operations aimed at providing the equivalent of one billion meals to less fortunate people, especially children, refugees, displaced persons, and those affected by humanitarian crises and natural disasters around the world. This partnership is an extension to the existing joint efforts between Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), organizer of the 1 Billion Meals initiative, and WFP, who was also a partner of last Ramadan’s 100 Million Meals ......read more

Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces 2021 Achievements for the Protection of Groundwater

Abu Dhabi, 18 April 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) today announced its achievements for 2021 regarding groundwater conservation. Groundwater in Abu Dhabi Emirate is a non-renewable resource, so it is vital that it is well protected. The Agency continues its rigorous efforts to monitor groundwater usage and last year launched new initiatives to assess the long-term sustainability of Abu Dhabi’s deep groundwater aquifers. As part of the Groundwater Monitoring Programme, during 2021, there were more than 1,100 visits to over 440 monitored wells to measure the water level. The overall performed measurements covered 92% - with EAD meeting its targets. Ongoing maintenance of the groundwater level network included external well maintenance, and maintenance of automated monitoring devices. 110 monitoring ......read more

Dubai Customs' Logistics City Center Clears AED1.6b of Goods in Q1

Dubai – 17, April 2022: Following the leading role of the United Arab Emirates in serving humanity and providing aid and assistance to the world’s population, the Dubai Customs’ Logistics City Center provides its continuous support to facilitate processes and operations of companies and traders, especially the shipments of the International Humanitarian City.   These efforts had a great impact on the arrival of humanitarian aids and supplies in record time to the affected countries due to global crises, in addition to accelerating the completion of procedures for e-commerce companies, which witnessed a significant increase in demand during the past years. “Dubai Logistics City Customs Center completed 48,000 transactions and cleared goods with value of AED 1.6 billion in the 1st quarter this ......read more

The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi Issues its Digital Annual Report

Including its most prominent achievements and programmes in 2021, Abu Dhabi, 16 April, 2022: The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) highlighted its most important achievements during 2021 in its annual report, which was issued today in digital format for the third consecutive year.  The report focused on EAD’s efforts in achieving its strategic vision to ensure a sustainable future for all by preserving biodiversity, mitigating the effects of climate change, monitoring and controlling the quality of air, sea water and soil, and maintaining the sustainability and health of the terrestrial and marine environment in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. In the foreword of the report, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of the Ruler of Abu Dhabi in the Al Dhafra Region, and Chairman of the Board of ......read more

Food and Oil Price Hikes Drive up Costs for Cash-Strapped WFP Operations in West Africa as Region Faces Record Hunger

The UN World Food Programme (WFP)’s operational costs for 2022 will go up by US$ 136 million in West Africa alone due to the ripple effect of the conflict in Ukraine which is driving up global food and fuel prices. This, as acute hunger in the region has quadrupled in three years – reaching a 10-year high this year, with 43 million women, men and children expected to face acute food insecurity by June 2022.  This additional cost to WFP’s operations could have been used to provide six million school children with a daily nutritious meal for six months. This is unfortunate as millions of families in the region are unable to meet their basic food needs as a result of an unprecedented food crisis, driven by conflict, climate, the fallout from COVID-19 and high food prices. “Soaring food and fuel prices ......read more

9th Edition of Sharjah Government Communication Award Opens Registrations; Unveils Two New Award Categories

• SGCA features 16 categories distributed amongst Sharjah, UAE, the Arab region and the world • ‘The Best Government Communication Initiative that Empowers Women Economically’ is a global category designed to honour initiatives that empower women • ‘Best University Student Initiative’ category to honour students with creative projects and initiatives • Registerations will close on July 14     Tariq Allay: SGCA bolsters Sharjah and the UAE's status as global role models in creativity and innovation For immediate release Sharjah, April 12, 2022   The International Government Communication Centre (IGCC), an initiative of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), continues to foster excellence and the global competitiveness of government ......read more

Dubai Municipality's efforts in the Field of Health and Safety during Ramadan 2022

Questions and Answers   Dubai Municipality, 12 April 2022:    What are the campaigns launched by Dubai Municipality in the field of health and safety for the Ramadan 2022 season? The Health and Safety Department of Dubai Municipality has prepared and is implementing specialized monitoring campaigns, which included the following: 1) The campaign to control food contact materials throughout the month of Ramadan, due to the increase in demand for them and their use in fast food stores and restaurants. 2) Monitoring campaign on cafes and Ramadan tents throughout the month of Ramadan, to ensure compliance with the hygiene requirements of the internal environment.  3) The campaign to monitor beauty parlors and women’s salons during the last ten days of Ramadan, due to the increased demand ......read more

Right Farm Raises USD 2.8 Million in Seed Funding Round led by DisruptAD

● High growth UAE AgTech company closes seed funding round to support expansion and technology development ● Investment by DisruptAD supports ADQ’s food and agriculture strategy to create a global fresh produce platform   Abu Dhabi, 11 April 2022: Right Farm, a disruptive UAE-based B2B digital platform that sources fresh produce from local and international farms for the food and retail sector, today announced it has raised USD 2.8 million in its seed funding round.   DisruptAD, ADQ’s venture platform, and Enhance Ventures, the venture studio for the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan, Turkey (MENAPT) region, led the seed equity funding round, investing USD 2.8 million (AED 10.2 million) in the AgTech company. The raised funds will be used to support Right Farm’s rapid technology ......read more

Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week ending 08 April 2022.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The real estate and properties transactions valued at AED 5.3 billion in total during the week ending 08 April 2022. The sum of transactions was 2,012. 236 plots were sold for AED 1.07 billion, 1,415 apartments and villas were sold for AED 2.96 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid sold for AED 74.96 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 22.5 million in Al Merkadh, and a land sold for AED 74.96 million in Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid in third place. Al Hebiah Fifth recorded the most transactions for this week by 119 sales transactions worth AED 267.82 million, followed by Al Merkadh with 40 sales transactions worth AED 394.02 million, and Wadi Al Safa 5 with 15 sales transactions worth AED 75 million in third place. The top ......read more

1 Billion Meals Initiative Begins Distribution Operations in Five Countries

Dubai, UAE - 8, April 2022 – The 1 Billion Meals initiative, which aims to provide food support to the underprivileged and undernourished in 50 countries around the world, announced that it has started distributing foodstuffs, food parcels in Lebanon, India, Jordan, Tajikistan and kyrgyzstan. The initiative, which was launched at the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan and organized by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has started distribution in the four countries in cooperation with the Food Banking Regional Network (FBRN), the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH). Distribution Commencement FBRN has started distributing long-term food items and food parcels with storable ingredients to the beneficiaries of the 1 Billion Meals initiative. Whereas ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, 1 Billion Meals Initiative Partner'

Dubai, UAE - 8, April 2022 – The 1 Billion Meals initiative, the largest campaign of its kind in the region to provide food support to the underprivileged and vulnerable in 50 countries, is supported by a group of international, regional and local partners. The partners, alongside the organizer Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), play a role in its various operations aimed at providing the equivalent of one billion meals to less fortunate groups, especially children, refugees, displaced persons, and those affected by humanitarian crises and natural disasters around the world. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH) is a key partner helping to collect and distribute food aid from the 1 Billion Meals initiative to those in need in 50 countries, the partners will also ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, 1 Billion Meals Initiative Partner

Dubai, UAE - 8, April 2022 – The 1 Billion Meals initiative, the largest campaign of its kind in the region to provide food support to the underprivileged and vulnerable in 50 countries, is supported by a group of international, regional and local partners. The partners, alongside the organizer Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), play a role in its various operations aimed at providing the equivalent of one billion meals to less fortunate groups, especially children, refugees, displaced persons, and those affected by humanitarian crises and natural disasters around the world. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment (MBRCH) is a key partner helping to collect and distribute food aid from the 1 Billion Meals initiative to those in need in 50 countries, the partners will ......read more

For the True Spirit of Ramadan, P&G Together with Al Jalila Foundation and Carrefour Will Work Together to Help Fight Cancer under the “Choose Wise, save Lives” Campaign

P&G reaffirms commitment to local communities in Ramadan with Carrefour and Al Jalila Foundation partnerships Dubai, UAE, 7 April 2022: Ramadan is upon us to remind us to take time for spiritual reflection, self-improvement and growth while helping those in need and bringing families and communities even closer together. As a corporate Force for Good, Procter & Gamble (P&G) is continuing with its endeavors to support communities and people, a practice that has been ingrained in the company’s culture for more than a century. This year, P&G has teamed up with Carrefour retail outlets to support Al Jalila Foundation as part of the “Choose Wise, Save Lives” campaign this Ramadan, running from 10 April to 17 April.  Al Jalila Foundation, a member of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global ......read more

Etisalat UAE's Smiles supports “One Billion Meals” campaign during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 07 April 2022: Etisalat UAE, the telecoms pillar of e&, formerly known as Etisalat Group, announced a partnership between its marketplace Smiles and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiative (MBRGI) to support the “One Billion Meals” campaign during the holy month of Ramadan. As part of the global campaign, Smiles subscribers are given the opportunity to make a difference in their communities by donating iftar meals or food parcels.  Ramadan is a month of worship, reflection and service, and is the perfect occasion for families and friends to gather and give back to the community with empathy, kindness and generosity. With every food order placed on the Smiles app, five percent of the order value will be donated to the “One Billion Meals” campaign.  Every Ramadan, ......read more

ADIB Donates to 1 Billion Meals Initiative with AED1 Million

Dubai, UAE: April 6, 2022 – Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has announced a donation of AED1 million to the 1 Billion Meals initiative, the region’s largest food donation campaign of its kind. The initiative targets supporting underprivileged and disadvantaged communities in 50 countries around the world, uniting efforts exerted by charitable individuals, companies, organizations, businesspeople and philanthropists to provide relief to millions who suffer from hunger or malnutrition. The 1 Billion Meals initiative is organized by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) in cooperation with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charitable & Humanitarian Establishment (MBRCH), the Food Banking Regional Network (FBRN), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ......read more

UAE Health Sector, an Example to Follow in Readiness, Resilience, and Response to ongoing Challenges: Abdul Rahman Al Owais

April 07, 2022:  In a statement on World Health Day, His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, said: "On this day, we celebrate the accomplishments of the UAE's health sector over the past 50 years, in which the country has successfully established an integrated world-class healthcare system. "In doing so, the country has become a global model to be emulated in terms of readiness, resilience, and response to ongoing changes, in addition to being the fastest in decision-making and leading future pathways, in accordance with the objectives of the Fifty-Year Charter and the UAE Centennial 2071," added Al Owais. The minister underlined that the credit for this success and development is attributed to the guidance and forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh ......read more

DEWA IPO to become largest IPO in the UAE and the largest in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region so far in 2022

DEWA IPO becomes second largest in the history of the Middle East, raising AED 22.3 billion (US$ 6.1 billion) and giving DEWA a market capitalisation at listing of AED 124 billion   • Overwhelming demand of AED 315 billion (US$ 85.7 billion) for DEWA shares from local, regional and international investors with books 37x covered (excluding cornerstone and strategic investors) • Over 65,000 investors participated in the Offering, while Dubai Government keeps 82% of the company • Final offer price set at AED 2.48, per share   Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 6 April 2022:   Dubai Electricity and Water Authority PJSC “DEWA” today announces that, following the completion yesterday of the book building and subscription process for its initial public offering ......read more

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

Ban will come into effect under the Emirate’s integrated single-use plastic policy Abu Dhabi, 6 April 2022: As part of the UAE's vision to enhance sustainable living in Abu Dhabi, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced today that its ban on the use of single-use plastic bags will be effective from June 2022, based on its integrated single-use plastic policy that was introduced in 2020. Through the implementation of the region’s first integrated policy, the Agency plans to gradually reduce the amount of single-use plastic products consumed across Abu Dhabi, and encourage the use of reusable products. In this context, EAD is planning to implement measures to reduce demand for about 16 single-use plastic products that include cups, stirrers, lids and cutlery. Additionally, EAD is also heading ......read more

Tadweer Lauds efforts of Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi in Tackling Waste Management Challenges

Falah Al Ahbabi: Integrated Waste Management Regulations will help define a better future for waste management Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06, April 2022: Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) affirmed the importance of the Integrated Waste Management Regulations issued by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi and ratified by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of the Agency, for improving waste management methods in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and making it an economic asset, while ensuring its compliance with the best practices and legislations. The Regulations, which are the first of their kind in Abu Dhabi, set the frameworks, regulations, and legislations needed to tackle the challenges faced by the Emirate in the field of waste management.  They also aim to attract more investments in this ......read more

Sharjah Economic Ramadan Majlis 2022 will discuss Emerging Investment Opportunities in Virtual Assets

Organised by the Sharjah FDI Office on April 19, the forum has been designed to deliver key insights on the business and investment prospects resulting from the ongoing boom in the digital assets industry Sharjah, April 5, 2022 :  Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah) has announced that the Sharjah Economic Ramadan Majlis (SERM) will return for its eighth edition on Tuesday April 19th, 2022, at the House of Wisdom at 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm, with the theme ‘Emerging Opportunities in Virtual Investments’.  To be held in the presence of H.E. Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), the Majlis will bring together officials from local and federal governments, diplomatic missions and industry leaders in an open forum to discuss recent reforms and ......read more

Dubai Municipality Ensured 100% Compliance of Food Outlets during Expo 2020

Dubai Municipality 06, April 2022:  The compliance rate of food outlets participated in Expo 2020 was 100% throughout the six months of the global event, said Dubai Municipality.  Dubai Municipality’s Food Safety Department teams inspected and released about 3.5 million tons of food shipments imported for Expo from 114 countries, after verifying their compliance with the approved requirements and specifications. The process of releasing each shipment took just 20 minutes.   Sultan Al Taher, Director of Food Safety Department at Dubai Municipality said that the Municipality’s efforts reiterated Dubai’s global leadership in food safety by ensuring the health and safety of more than 24 million people who visited Expo, pointing out that no food poisoning case was recorded throughout the six months ......read more

“Hyundai Continue” Mobility for Food Bank Charity Campaign Launched in Sharjah in Ramadan

Dubai, UAE. April 05, 2022: Hyundai Motor Company Middle East and Africa HQ, in partnership with the Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), and the University of Sharjah, announced the launch of ‘Hyundai Continue – Mobility for Food Bank’ charity campaign in the emirate. Hyundai Motor Company Middle East and Africa HQ with the UAE Hyundai General distributor, Juma Al Majid Establishment, joined forces with TBHF and the University of Sharjah to deliver food packages to 250 resident families facing economic hardships across all regions of the emirate. The initiative is part of a continuous campaign that will commence with Ramadan 2022.  This initiative comes to affirm Hyundai Motor Company’s social responsibility as an active contributor to sustainability ......read more

“Double Blessings” Ramadan Campaign to benefit Dubai Cares and UAE Food Bank

Month-long instore and online campaign by Choithrams to unite the community around the theme of sharing  Dubai - 05, April 2022: Dubai’s popular supermarket chain Choithrams announces “Double Blessings” a campaign that supports Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications and UAE Food Bank during the holy month of Ramadan.  Between 20 March and 2 May 2022,  patrons will be provided a choice of food boxes: a ready-to eat meal for AED 10 and a box of rations for AED 20 that may be purchased to donate through UAE Food Bank. A carton of selected rations for AED 50 may be purchased and given away by customers on their own. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to Dubai Cares to boost school feeding programmes around the ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi Concludes Region's First-Ever Quantum Computing Hackathon

- The winning team, Qudra, tackled an environmental challenge by utilizing quantum technology on renewable energy grids for enhanced security and sustainability      - More than 160 participants from more than 20 countries, mentored by world-leading experts, joined the inaugural edition of NYUAD’s Quantum Computing International Hackathon for Social Good - World-leading experts from Amazon Web Services, G42 Cloud, SandboxAQ, qBraid, TII, The Microsoft Garage, MIT, and more collaborated as mentors, judges, partners, and speakers   Abu Dhabi, UAE - April 04, 2022: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in partnership with Tamkeen, and hosted by the NYUAD Institute, has concluded the region’s first-ever Quantum Computing International Hackathon for Social Good where the team, Qudra, won first place for their ......read more

UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment visits Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant to Witness Energy Decarbonization in Action

 H.E. Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri was briefed on Barakah’s strategic role in achieving net zero by 2050   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 04 April  2022: Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, where she witnessed the progress of the Plant and its growing contribution to the decarbonization of the UAE’s power sector, supporting the UAE to achieve its Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative.   H.E. Almheiri was welcomed by His Excellency Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Engineer Ali Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), ENEC’s subsidiary mandated to operate and maintain the Barakah ......read more

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UAE tourism sector performance in Q1 2022 exceeds pre-pandemic growth rates…

Hotel establishments generate AED 11 billion in revenues with a 20% growth compared to the same period in 2019   80% hotel occupancy rate among the highest, globally Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2022: H.E. Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises and Chairman of the UAE Tourism Council, revealed that the UAE’s tourism sector ......read more

New Executive Regulation of Industrial Property Law complements UAE's legislative patent system…

Abu Dhabi, April 29, 2022 - Terming issuance of the new Executive Regulation as a vital development, H.E Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs said that the UAE has achieved remarkable results in proliferating the role of innovation and promoting intellectual property while encouraging innovators and inventors following the issuance of Federal Law No (11) of ......read more

1,200 startups from 33 countries participate in Entrepreneurial Nation's Startup Leap competition…

Ministry of Economy selects 20 finalists from 8 countries H.E. Al Falasi: Thanks to the wise leadership’s vision, the UAE today is a destination of choice for startups & entrepreneurs in the region and the world Abu Dhabi, April 26 2022: The Ministry of Economy announced the results of the final round of the Startup Leap competition, which was launched in November 2021 under ......read more

H.E. Al Zeyoudi discusses trade & investment cooperation with Japanese Business Council in Dubai…

Non-oil trade between UAE and Japan grows by 17.4% to reach AED 47 billion in 2021 Abu Dhabi, 21 April 2022: H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, held a meeting with Mr. Kenji Ota, General Manager, Chairman of the Japanese Business Council (JBC) in Dubai; and a number of Council members. The meeting saw the two sides discuss ways to enhance business ......read more

UAE and South Korea sign MoU for cooperation in the development of entrepreneurship and SMEs…

H.E. Al Falasi: South Korea is a major partner of the UAE in the field of entrepreneurship and the MoU will enhance the role of SMEs in the two countries in increasing trade & investment exchanges Abu Dhabi, 21 April 2022 - The UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) and the Korea Federation of SMEs (KBIZ)  signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance joint cooperation between the two ......read more

Donates AED20 Million to the 1 Billion Meals Initiative…

Dubai-UAE - April 4, 2022: The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian & Charity Establishment (MBRCH) has donated AED20 million to the 1 Billion Meals initiative, the region’s largest campaign for providing food support to the disadvantaged and underprivileged in 50 nations around the world. MBRCH became the first benefactor to the initiative when it opened the door to donations ......read more

Dubai Customs discusses more Cooperation with Kuwaiti PAI…

Dubai – 04, April 2022:  Dubai Customs received a senior Kuwaiti delegation headed by H.E. Abdulkarim Taqi, Director-General, Public Authority for Industry (PAI).  Mansoor Al-Malik, executive director for policies and legislation Division received the Kuwaiti delegation, and the meeting was attended by Majid Al Ali, Director of Customs Declarations Department, Manager of ......read more

Kuwaiti Mountaineer becomes the Youngest to Climb World's Seven Volcanic Summits…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2022 – He took up exercise seriously almost all his life, but mountaineer Yousef Al Refaie has taken it to the next level setting a Guinness World Records title for being the Youngest person to climb the Seven Volcanic Summits at 24 years and 119 days.  Al Refaie is not only 24 but he is also the 24th globally to climb each continent’s ......read more

The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi Launches the Abu Dhabi Environmental Centennial 2071…

Abu Dhabi, 1 April 2022: The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) today launched the Abu Dhabi Environmental Centennial 2071, a shared, comprehensive environmental vision for the Emirate for the next 50 years, and its commitment to make Abu Dhabi the world’s best in environmental conservation. The Centennial is aligned with the UAE’s government’s dedication to be the best ......read more

Women's Forum Joins Forces with the World Government Summit…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 April 2022: This week, the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society co-hosted sessions on “Empowering Societal Resilience on gender equality” at the World Government Summit in Dubai. The Summit also marked the conclusion of the World Expo, Expo 2020 Dubai.  The Women's Forum, through its international network, gathered 10 high-level ......read more

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