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Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 September 2022:  Emirates Steel Arkan (ADX: EMSTEEL), the UAE’s biggest publicly traded steel and building materials company, has partnered with ITOCHU Corporation (TYO: 8001) and JFE Steel Corporation, a subsidiary of JFE Holdings (TYO: 5411), to consider the construction of a ferrous raw material production facility ... ... Read more
Prestigious award presented by international air transport rating organisation SkytraxAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, has been awarded Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax.The accolade recognises the care and attention to detail the airline’s team... ... Read more
Torrente grabs pole position in Italy  San Nazzaro, Italy 23st September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente saved his best for last to grab pole position for tomorrow‘s second round of the 2022 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Italy. The two-times world champion, leading the standings after his opening round victory in... ... Read more
  Unit 3 start-up reflects safe and steady progress at Barakah, with Units 1 and 2 already commercially operational Unit 3 will be connected to the UAE grid in the coming weeks, as part of the pathway to commercial operations.  ENEC adds third unit to the grid, highlighting mega-project management expertise  UAE’s nuclear energ... ... Read more
• The ‘One Billion Steps Challenge’ is aligned with hosting the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress’ activities.• In partnership with the STEPPI fitness app, the Challenge will run from 23rd  of September until the 26th of October 2022, which is final day of the Congress, encourag... ... Read more
• Etihad Rail signed agreements with Alstom, SNCF, Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, and Thales Group • The MoUs were signed in InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin, Germany with leading international railway companies• The agreements cover areas which include rail operations and maintenance, service facilities, passenger stations, and ... ... Read more
In the presence of Ambassador of Norway to the UAEAbu Dhabi, UAE - 21 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) received a high-level trade delegation from Norway. The two parties discussed bilateral cooperation and investment opportunities in Abu Dhabi in vital sectors, including energy, oil, and gas.His Excellency Mohamed... ... Read more
In the presence of Ambassador of Norway to the UAEAbu Dhabi, UAE - 21 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) received a high-level trade delegation from Norway. The two parties discussed bilateral cooperation and investment opportunities in Abu Dhabi in vital sectors, including energy, oil, and gas.His Excellency Mohamed... ... Read more
The partnership renewal will see Abu Dhabi Cycling Club serve as the Official Partner to ADNOC TrainYas presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and continue to provide opportunities and essential equipment for cyclists at Yas Marina CircuitYas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 September, 2022: Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Abu Dhabi Cycling ... ... Read more
The utu and Etihad Guest partnership will allow travellers intent on discovering the world to get more out of their travel with upsized benefits and tax rebates.  Abu Dhabi, UAE -- Singapore-based travel-tech company utu (utu Pte Ltd) has announced that Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer programme of the UAE’s national airline Etihad ... ... Read more
The new “ASAAS” programme will facilitate recruitment, training and development of young Emirati talent Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the emirate’s five airports, announced today the launch of “ASAAS”, a new programme that aims to attract, recruit and train Emirati u... ... Read more
This season, Pandora introduces a new series of designs to the iconic Pandora Signature collection. Crafted with sophistication, the Pandora Signature collection is defined by its linear beauty, with a recognisable, architectural look that evokes strength, modern femininity and simplicity. The new pieces are evolutions of the geometric I-D ban... ... Read more
The event reinforces the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a key regional hub for aviation  . Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Airways has been named the official Airline Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022. The national carrier for Abu Dhabi will be the exclusive sponsor of the anticipated 18,000 attendee event. The airline w... ... Read more
The event reinforces the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a key regional hub for aviation  . Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Airways has been named the official Airline Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022. The national carrier for Abu Dhabi will be the exclusive sponsor of the anticipated 18,000 attendee event. The airline w... ... Read more


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Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology calls on standardization bodies to build on outcomes and takeaways of the ISO Annual Meeting 2022 Egypt, Brazil, Costa Rica and Italy join ISO Council, Dr. Sung Hwan Cho announced as President-elect More than 5,300 delegates took part in over 30 thematic sessions and workshops exploring how standards can support trade, economic growth, and climate action Abu Dhabi, UAE: 24 September 2022 – The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Annual Meeting 2022, hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), concluded in Abu Dhabi. More than 5,300 delegates participated, physically and virtually, in thematic ses ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 25 September 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) will once again be one of the main sponsors at ADIHEX, the region’s largest event focused on the preservation of cultural heritage. The exhibition, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconer's Club, and EAD, will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 26th September to 2nd October. The theme of EAD’s participation this year is centred around the ‘Mission to Zero’ campaign, with a dedicated focus on the Single-Use Plastic Policy launched in 2 ......read more

Total Capital Commitment for the Five Vessels will be AED 463 million   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 26 September 2022: AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN Feeders has signed a major agreement with Invictus Investment to launch a new international dry bulk shipping service.   Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will purchase ships through Special Purpose Vehicles, owned 85% by SAFEEN Feeders and 15% by Invictus Investment. In addition, SAFEEN Feeders and Invictus Investment will form a joint venture to operate the service. The joint venture will be owned 51% by SAFEEN Feeders and 49% by Invictus Investment.    The two companies are expected to initia ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 September 2022:  Emirates Steel Arkan (ADX: EMSTEEL), the UAE’s biggest publicly traded steel and building materials company, has partnered with ITOCHU Corporation (TYO: 8001) and JFE Steel Corporation, a subsidiary of JFE Holdings (TYO: 5411), to consider the construction of a ferrous raw material production facility in Abu Dhabi that would become an integral part of a global low carbon emission iron supply chain.   ESA and the two Japanese companies will work together to carry out feasibility studies on the creation of a ferrous raw material steel hub at a project site in Abu Dhabi to meet the growing demand for green steel. As part of the initial ......read more

Prestigious award presented by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, has been awarded Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The accolade recognises the care and attention to detail the airline’s teams give to customers’ needs throughout their journeys. Mohammad Al Bulooki, Group Chief Operating Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “The Etihad family is grateful for this recognition from Skytrax which underlines the ambition to offer an unmatched proposition for travellers. “As air travel comes soaring back this ......read more

Torrente grabs pole position in Italy     San Nazzaro, Italy 23st September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente saved his best for last to grab pole position for tomorrow‘s second round of the 2022 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Italy.   The two-times world champion, leading the standings after his opening round victory in France, produced a stunning last lap to win the six-boot qualifying shoot out at the Grand Prix of Regione Emilia Romagna.   Torrente’s dramatic late surge on the Po River in San Nazzaro gave him a tenth career pole position and denied Sharjah Team’s Sami Selio a second successive qualifying success of th ......read more

AED 1.9 billion investment will see 6,000 Emirati students offered study opportunities in the US and Canada by 2028     o Khotwa offers new education opportunities to students scoring a minimum of 65% in Grade 12 by providing study opportunities at community colleges in the US and Canada o Government will cover all expenses, including tuition fees and accommodation with host family in country of study  o New initiative will enhance academic capabilities while equipping students with future-ready skills o Programme will help students meet the needs of national high-priority sectors in order to enhance future employment opportunities o Khotwa will enhance ac ......read more

  Unit 3 start-up reflects safe and steady progress at Barakah, with Units 1 and 2 already commercially operational Unit 3 will be connected to the UAE grid in the coming weeks, as part of the pathway to commercial operations.  ENEC adds third unit to the grid, highlighting mega-project management expertise  UAE’s nuclear energy sector accelerating decarbonization of the UAE grid, spearheading delivery of Net Zero by 2050 target  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 September 2022: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has successfully started up Unit 3 of the ......read more

• The ‘One Billion Steps Challenge’ is aligned with hosting the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress’ activities. • In partnership with the STEPPI fitness app, the Challenge will run from 23rd  of September until the 26th of October 2022, which is final day of the Congress, encouraging people to be more active. • Users can download the app for free, take part and be in with a chance of winning flight tickets with Etihad Airways to any destination in Europe and Asia.    Abu Dhabi, 23rd September 2022: Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC), the region’s first dedicated center protecting th ......read more

• Etihad Rail signed agreements with Alstom, SNCF, Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, and Thales Group  • The MoUs were signed in InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin, Germany with leading international railway companies • The agreements cover areas which include rail operations and maintenance, service facilities, passenger stations, and cargo transportation   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 September 2022: Etihad Rail signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with international companies SNCF International, France's national state-owned railway company; Alstom, a global leader in the green and smart mobility sector; Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company,  one ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – September 22 2022: Emirates Steel Arkan (ADX: EMSTEEL), the largest publicly traded steel and building materials company in the UAE, this week took part as the diamond sponsor of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) which took place at the ADNOC Business Center in Abu Dhabi between 19-23 September.  Standardization plays a key role in Emirates Steel Arkan’s strategy for diversifying its revenue sources and increasing international exports. The Group’s support of the ISO meeting will help facilitate dialogue around international standards and their role in addressing global challenges.  Engineer ......read more

In the presence of Ambassador of Norway to the UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) received a high-level trade delegation from Norway. The two parties discussed bilateral cooperation and investment opportunities in Abu Dhabi in vital sectors, including energy, oil, and gas. His Excellency Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, welcomed His Excellency Sten Arne Rosnes, Ambassador of Norway to the UAE, and a trade delegation at the Chamber’s headquarters. The trade delegation was led by Esben Tescom, Commercial Attaché and Regional Representative of Innovation Norway in the Midd ......read more

The partnership renewal will see Abu Dhabi Cycling Club serve as the Official Partner to ADNOC TrainYas presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and continue to provide opportunities and essential equipment for cyclists at Yas Marina Circuit Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 September, 2022: Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Abu Dhabi Cycling Club, have announced an extension to their ongoing long-term partnership, with the aim to continue its joint efforts in providing first-class opportunities to the cycling community of the United Arab Emirates.  Dating back to the original agreement signed in 2018, Abu Dhabi Cycling Club has played a key role as the Official Partner to t ......read more

The utu and Etihad Guest partnership will allow travellers intent on discovering the world to get more out of their travel with upsized benefits and tax rebates.    Abu Dhabi, UAE -- Singapore-based travel-tech company utu (utu Pte Ltd) has announced that Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer programme of the UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways, will now allow Etihad Guest members to shop tax-free globally with the utu Tax-Free Card.   Etihad’s Vice President Loyalty & Partnerships, Kim Hardaker said, “With nearly 8 million members globally, we’re constantly innovating and expanding our network of global partners to provide even greater rew ......read more

The new “ASAAS” programme will facilitate recruitment, training and development of young Emirati talent  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the emirate’s five airports, announced today the launch of “ASAAS”, a new programme that aims to attract, recruit and train Emirati university graduates who are interested in joining the aviation sector. The programme will seek to empower them with knowledge and experience in airport operations and management.  As part of this programme, the successful university graduates will receive on-the-job training over a six-month period that is fully sponsored by Abu Dhabi A ......read more

This season, Pandora introduces a new series of designs to the iconic Pandora Signature collection.  Crafted with sophistication, the Pandora Signature collection is defined by its linear beauty, with a recognisable, architectural look that evokes strength, modern femininity and simplicity. The new pieces are evolutions of the geometric I-D bangle, which has become the collection’s hallmark. Featuring the Pandora logo and unique details, Pandora’s new pieces speak volumes when it comes to personal style.  “Our Pandora Signature I-D Bangle is now a closed bangle, with a finer silhouette that features cubic zirconia pave,” say Pandora VP Creative Directo ......read more

The event reinforces the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a key regional hub for aviation    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Airways has been named the official Airline Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022. The national carrier for Abu Dhabi will be the exclusive sponsor of the anticipated 18,000 attendee event. The airline will also support one of the key panel discussions: Making Aviation Green: Sustainability in the Aviation Ecosystem. The Abu Dhabi Air Expo supports development of Abu Dhabi as an aviation hub for general, business and commercial aviation. The conference will bring together insight and knowledge from local and international stakeholders to de ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 18 September 2022: Landmarks across the nation’s capital were illuminated this evening in celebration of the Abu Dhabi Awards, which is currently in its 11th nomination cycle. These landmarks include Capital Gate tower, Khalifa University, Mubadala building, Abu Dhabi Global Market building, Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Municipality and Al Ain Municipality in Al Ain. Citizens and residents are being called upon to nominate anyone they know who has positively impacted the community of the UAE ahead of the deadline for receiving nominations on 10 October 2022. Nominations can be made by visiting the Abu Dhabi Awards website, www.abudhabiawards.ae. ...read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE; Sep 19 2022: International Holding Company (ADX: IHC), the diversified Abu Dhabi-based conglomerate, has announced today a direct acquisition of a 15% stake in Burjeel Holdings, the leading regional private healthcare group, in one of the biggest deals in the Gulf’s healthcare sector in recent years. The acquisition will aim to continue to scale and diversify IHC’s investment in the healthcare sector locally and regionally, which will create a thriving commercial ecosystem for the healthcare industry for the benefit of broader community and shareholders.  Commenting on the acquisition, Syed Basar Shueb, Chief Executive Officer, IHC said: "We contin ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 27 January 2023 at The Etihad Arena  Abu Dhabi, UAE (19 September 2022): The Cherrytree Music Company and Live Nation have confirmed that Sting will perform a special My Songs concert in Abu Dhabi at The Etihad Arena on 27 January, 2023. Tickets go on sale on Friday, 23 September from Ticketmaster and Etihad Arena.  Sting’s My Songs concert is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The Police and as a solo artist. Following a sold out six-night residency at the London Palladium, My Songs was hailed "a masterclass” by The Times; "Sti ......read more

- Immersive, Interactive Fan Event Will Feature Appearances by NBA Legends Chris Bosh, Vince Carter, Shaquille O’Neal, Isiah Thomas and Dominique Wilkins, Live Musical Performance by Global Hip-Hop Star Fabolous, Viewing Parties, Jr. NBA Clinics and More -   - “NBA Night in Abu Dhabi Hosted by Shaq” Will Celebrate First NBA Games in Abu Dhabi -   ABU DHABI, Sept. 16, 2022 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced that “NBA District,” an immersive, interactive fan event in conjunction with The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, will be held at Mana ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 16 September 2022: The CEOs Advisory Council of the UAE Banks Federation, the representative and unified voice of the UAE banks, held its third meeting of 2022 remotely on the 7th of September to discuss developments in the global and local banking and financial sector for the past eight months. The virtual meeting also reviewed the implementation of recommendations made at the last meeting in June 2022. His Excellency Abdulaziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the UAE Banks Federation, said, "Under the direct supervision of The Central Bank of the UAE, the UAE financial sector has proven that it is capable of successfully overcoming various challenges and cha ......read more

• A total of 100 cities from around the world have been examined and added to the Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA) report  • The recognition reflects the emirate’s comprehensive, efficient and timely COVID-19 pandemic response  • Abu Dhabi was also ranked as the leading city in response to COVID-19 globally in a similar report published by DKA in early 2021   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2022: In recognition of its advanced and solid healthcare infrastructure, commitment and leadership, Abu Dhabi was once again recognised as the world’s top pandemic-resilient city globally by Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA), a London-based D ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2022: Following the announcement of the exclusive limited series collaboration between the BMW Group and world-renowned artist, Jeff Koons, The 8 x Jeff Koons has officially arrived at Abu Dhabi Motors with the innovative model now on display at showrooms.  The exclusive collaboration saw the BMW Group join with Koons to create one of the most elaborately designed BMW models in history, utilizing the BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé as the canvas for the project. With only 99 vehicles produced in the limited-edition series and on display at select locations worldwide, the energetic and powerful design features elements of pop art with geometri ......read more

• ADQ monetizes a minority stake in TAQA in line with its strategy of targeting a balanced and diversified portfolio • ADQ remains committed to maintaining a sizeable ownership stake in TAQA  • TAQA is a leading utilities firm in EMEA and a key player in driving the UAE's clean transition   Abu Dhabi, UAE. 13 September 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to monetize a stake of 8.6% in Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (“TAQA”) to Multiply Group PJSC, Abu Dhabi Pension Fund and other prominent investors.    TAQA is a diversified utilities an ......read more

Organisers confirm all Grandstand and Abu Dhabi Hill tickets have sold out, following the unprecedented demand for tickets to this year’s F1® season finale at Yas Marina Circuit All Grandstands, including the new North Straight Grandstand added specifically for 2022, have seen tickets sell with record-breaking speed after last year’s historic #AbuDhabiGP Final Hospitality Packages remain as the best way for fans to secure their spot at the region’s most popular entertainment weekend Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, Xx September 2022: Yas Marina Circuit has officially sold out all Grandstand and Abu Dhabi Hill tickets for this year’s FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS A ......read more

Two huge title fights headline a blockbuster card in the UAE capital on October 22   Abu Dhabi: Following an exhilarating UFC® 279 last weekend, UFC brings the world famous Octagon® to Abu Dhabi next month for its next numbered event with a stacked card for UFC® 280: OLIVEIRA vs. MAKHACHEV  which has been touted as one of the year’s biggest events.   The headline sees Charles Oliveira take on Islam Makhachev for the vacant lightweight title, with the Brazilian looking to reclaim the title in the Etihad Arena on October 22.   Oliveira (33-8-1NC) comes into Abu Dhabi on the back of an 11-fight win streak, and only lost the title when his missed wei ......read more

The group is showcasing latest solutions in construction and Oil & Gas sectors Abu Dhabi, September 12, 2022 - Al Masaood Group Industrial, a part of Al Masaood Group and a highly diversified UAE-based business enterprise that offers a wide range of industrial solutions, is participating in the upcoming Middle East Manufacturing & Technology (MEMT) Expo, which is taking place from the 12th to the 14th of September 2022, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The Middle East Manufacturing & Technology Expo, which is the region’s only event dedicated to the manufacturing and industrialisation industry, will witness the participation of key players from loc ......read more

ADIPEC 2022 strategic conference programme launched as global economies and energy systems balance energy accessibility, affordability and sustainability   Taking place the week before the UN COP27 Climate Conference in Egypt, ADIPEC 2022 will continue to help industry tackle the dual challenge of responding to the growing energy needs of today with fewer emissions, and investing in the systems of tomorrow    Hosted in Abu Dhabi, ADIPEC is at the heart of the global industry and a region that has the flexibility and growth investment to help respond to the immediate energy security challenges   ABU DHABI, 12 September 2022 – ADIPEC, the world's ......read more

• 34% of all waste was diverted from landfills • Handled 50,000 requests for pest control • Processed more than 88,000 tons of medical and hazardous waste   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre (Tadweer) announced that it has processed more than 1,860,000 tons of waste, including 88,382 tons of medical and hazardous waste, and handled 50,000 pest control requests during the first half of 2022. This comes as part of the Centre’s continuous efforts to build an efficient integrated waste management and pest control system in Abu Dhabi.   During the first half of 2022, Tadweer successfully diverted 34% of all waste ......read more

● Increased market performance and record demand lead Etihad to increase flight routes between New York and Abu Dhabi starting in November  ● Etihad enhances codeshare partnership with JetBlue to provide customers with more options  ● The airline celebrated its milestones with US partners at an event in New York City last night    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, continues to strengthen its commitment in the US market with increased flights from New York’s JFK International Airport on the heels of the launch of the airline’s new A350 aircraft, and an expanded ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - September 9, 2022: H.E. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Belajer Al Rumaithi, Undersecretary of the Department of Energy, received His Excellency Amir Hayek, the Ambassador of Israel to the United Arab Emirates, to discuss areas of cooperation and development in clean and renewable energy between the two countries.   Al Rumaithi highlighted the importance of building bridges of cooperation in various energy sectors, especially water, electricity, wastewater treatment and district cooling, pointing out that the energy sector holds many opportunities of mutual interest. These would open new horizons for collaboration between the two countries in numerous fields, ......read more

Abu Dhabi, September 8, 2022: The fourth edition of the increasingly popular ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon is expected to feature a record 20,000 participants tackling a stunning new city course that tours some of the UAE capital’s most prominent landmarks, organisers confirmed today ahead of the December 17 race.  The new 42.2km route will start in front of ADNOC Headquarters, before weaving past a host of the city’s most recognisable landmarks, including the Crown Prince Court, Al Bateen Palace, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Qasr Al Hosn, and World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi. The full marathon distance finish line is set for ADNOC Campus, where a race village will be set up.  ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – September 8, 2022: In line with the UAE’s Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative and global climate change commitments, the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) revealed today that it is working on a pipeline of new policies, including a hydrogen policy and regulatory framework, to accelerate a carbon neutral future for the people of Abu Dhabi, and the UAE.  Speaking on a high-profile ministerial panel ‘Collaborative policy blueprints to enable decarbonisation and inclusive energy security’ on the opening day of Gastech 2022 in Milan, Italy, the DoE Chairman, His Excellency Eng. Awaidha Murshed Ali Al Marar, shared details of the Abu Dhabi 2035 ......read more

● The show will feature the UAE premiere of two dance performances, Set and Reset/Reset and Last Shelter, by choreographers Trisha Brown and Jeanine Durning  ● This residency inaugurates The Arts Center’s partnership with Dance Reflections by Van Cleef and Arpels ● Making their UAE debut, CanDoCo Dance Company is the premier professional company in the UK dedicated to the inclusive integration of people of determination, driven by world-class artists committed to challenging what dance can be and who can participate in the artform   Abu Dhabi, September 8, 2022: The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host CanDoCo Dance Company, the preemin ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7th of September 2022 - The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is rebranding and has unveiled a new corporate identity, with the aim of increasing the visibility of the Group’s six main business sectors: Venues, Events, Hotels, Food & Beverage along with Services and Tourism.  Strengthening its position as a leading events and leisure tourism player in Abu Dhabi, ADNEC Group maximises the social and economic benefits to Abu Dhabi’s business and tourism sectors through holistically managing a group of business entities that provide and maintain facilities and services according to the highest standards specialised in these vital sectors. ......read more

UAE- Abu Dhabi- 7 September 2022- With a growing number of young nations and the proliferation of private sector players developing space capabilities, the need for international co-operation and collaboration in the development of the space sector has never been more pressing. That’s the message behind a new global forum taking place later this year: the Abu Dhabi Space Debate. Under the patronage of UAE president Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Abu Dhabi Space Debate is to take place on the 5th and 6th December 2022. Organised by the UAE Space Agency, the two-day conference is set to form an important new global forum for the space industry, nations, business leaders and ......read more

7 September 2022 (Geneva) - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger data for July 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel continues to be strong.    Note: We have returned to year-on-year traffic comparisons, instead of comparisons with the 2019 period, unless otherwise noted. Owing to the low traffic base in 2021, some markets will show very high year-on-year growth rates, even if the size of these markets is still significantly smaller than they were in 2019.   • Total traffic in July 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) was up 58.8% compared to July 2021. Globally, traffic is now at 74.6% of pre-crisis ......read more

120 industry experts, academics and policy makers from 21 countries converge on UAE’s capital to Address Key Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2022: The second edition of the International Pharma Logistics Masterclass is taking place at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi this week, where 120 participants will gather for a five-day intensive programme of presentations, debates and practical workshops focused on key challenges for pharma logistics and pharma supply chains.   This year’s edition is a unique international joint initiative  organized by the HOPE Consortium, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, the University of An ......read more

• Al Seer Marine to capitalize on growing global dry bulk trade targeting US$100m turnover of by end of 2022. • Agreement for 5m tonnes of dry bulk cargoes to be transported in 2022   Abu Dhabi, UAE; 07 September 2022: Al Seer Marine (PJSC), a global player across multiple marine sectors and subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has entered into a collaboration agreement with Netbulk Pte Ltd, a one-stop maritime solution company based in Singapore, as part of its growth strategy to expand its worldwide freight services.    Founded in 2015, Netbulk provides a wide range of commercial activities including trading, chartering, consultancy and ......read more

Hamda Al Qubaisi selected for one-day test on the FIA F3 car Abu Dhabi, UAE 6 September 2022: The FIA Formula 3 promoters are pleased to announce that Hamda Al Qubaisi, a Formula 4 and Formula Regional driver, has been selected to take part in a Formula 3 test on 16 September at Magny-Cours, France. As part of a large diversity drive to give better access to the FIA single-seater pyramid to more female drivers, Hamda, aged just 20, will be testing for the full day with the aim to introduce her to the F3 category, cars and different set-ups, and get her acquainted with the demands and challenges of its environment. The Emirati racer, who secured her maiden overall podium finish i ......read more

Featuring family-friendly activations and limited-time character meet-and-greets Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 06, 2022: Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi welcomes guests to celebrate the 80th anniversary of one of Warner Bros.' most iconic Animation characters of all-time, Tweety! As part of the yearlong “80 Years of Tweety” anniversary campaign, guests and families can celebrate with character meet-and-greets, themed food & beverage offerings and family-friendly activities, running every day from September 10 - 30.  Don Strickler, General Manager at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi said: “We are excited to welcome guests and families as we ho ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 September 2022 – A brother and sister from Egypt have created the world’s Largest LEGO® brick eyeglasses in The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, to celebrate the brother’s different ability of recognition and passion for LEGO®.  According to Guinness World Records™, Zeyad Ibrahim, 19, and his sister Salma, 17, from Mansoura, Egypt attempted this record constructing a LEGO® shaped eyeglasses with dimensions of 6.2m x 2.52m x 0.952m.  With only 5% of his eyesight, and help of his sister, Zeyad put together the built over a span of 17 days. It took the sibling a total of 56 hours and 35minutes to assemble th ......read more

For the first time ever, Pandora is launching accessories for a brand new audience : pets ! As part of the AW22 Pandora Moments collection, Pandora presents a purr-fect series of new pet collars and engravable tags. Proud pet parents will now have the opportunity to co-ordinate with their four-legged friends like never before. Pandora’s new products put our pets first, crafted with thoughtfully chosen materials like a plant-based, leather-free fabric for the collar and lightweight stainless steel that is kind to cats and dogs alike for the accessories. The new bone, heart and paw-shaped pet tags can be engraved with special details, making them even more personal. Celebrate th ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 1 September 2022: Abu Dhabi Airports has appointed H.E. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. A seasoned business leader, Al Dhaheri’s appointment will continue the journey of success achieved by Shareef Hashim Al Hashmi for Abu Dhabi Airports, taking the organisation to the next phase of transformation to become a regional leader in airport management and operations Al Dhaheri brings more than 27 years of experience in leadership positions across several prominent companies in Abu Dhabi. For five years, Al Dhaheri was the Chief Executive Officer of General Holding Corporation (Senaat), before ending his tenure in 2020 to le ......read more

Edit Tweet testing to be expanded to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks UAE, 1st September: Today, Twitter rolls-out internal testing of the Edit Tweet feature before expanding to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks. The screenshot below may look a lot like an edited Tweet. That’s because it is, and people could be seeing more of them soon.   Given that this is the most requested feature to date, Twitter wanted to both share an update on its progress and give people on the platform a heads up that, even if they’re not in a test group, everyone will still be able to see if a Tweet has been edited. What is Edit Tweet? Edit Tweet is a feature tha ......read more

  Launches 3rd Outlet in Khalidiya Mall  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Titan Watches has opened its 3rd exclusive outlet in Abu Dhabi at the popular Khalidiyah Mall. The globally renowned watchmaker is aiming to open another outlet in the capital and 5 more stores across Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi before the end of the year taking its total number of exclusive Titan retail outlets across UAE to 20 before the end of the year.  “The resounding success we have seen in our two existing stores in Madinat Zayed and Mazyad mall in the last 18 months gave us the impetus to focus on Abu Dhabi as a key market. We’ve carefully observed consumer beha ......read more

• The Abu Dhabi Awards Organising Committee encourages citizens and residents, particularly youth, to nominate before the 10 October campaign deadline   Abu Dhabi, 1 September 2022: The Abu Dhabi Awards launched its 11th edition at a Media Launch Event held at the Abu Dhabi Creative Hub on Wednesday, with the support of various entities. The Organizing committee encouraged members of the community to nominate their unsung heroes who have benefited the community of the UAE and announced the deadline for receiving nominations is 10 October 2022.   The Abu Dhabi Awards is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, President of the United Arab E ......read more

• Etihad Cargo has transitioned to the Microsoft Dynamics 365-driven Pulse CRM to optimise response times and make it easier for customers to communicate and provide feedback   • The new system will enable Etihad Cargo's Customer Contact Centre to track all queries, improve response times and further improve customer service quality   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has enhanced its customer service capabilities with the launch of Microsoft Dynamics 365 based Pulse CRM, which will enable the carrier to meet customer demands more proactively.   Etihad Cargo's Customer ......read more

FTSE ADX Growth Market Index will enable investors to track the performance of the Growth Market ABU DHABI, UAE - 1 September 2022:  The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and FTSE Russell, under their index partnership, have co-developed a new benchmark, the FTSE ADX Growth Market Index (FADGMI) that will track the performance of the ADX’s recently rebranded Growth Market segment. FADGMI, the new index that went live today, includes the eligible constituents of the Growth Market, will provide investors with the ability to mimic the Growth Market performance that consists of a wide range of emerging and fast-growing companies starting their capital market journey. The la ......read more

The company offers customised deferred payment solutions to facilitate customer purchase journey Abu Dhabi, August 31, 2022 - Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor for Nissan, INFINITI, and Renault in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western region, has collaborated with Dubai Islamic Bank, the largest Islamic bank in the UAE and one of the biggest auto finance providers in the country, to offer deferred payment services to its customers in an effort to further improve their overall experience. Under this partnership, customers booking their vehicle in September 2022 can pay the deferred amount in 2023. The aim of this partnership is to make it easier and convenient for Al Masaoo ......read more

• Possibility for outstanding students to apply for Abu Dhabi Golden Visa • Priority for scholarships, reduced tuition fees for Abu Dhabi Golden Visa holders  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 31 August 2022: Abu Dhabi University, in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Residents Office (ADRO), part of the Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi, announced the allocation of 100 scholarships to outstanding international students, with the possibility of obtaining an Abu Dhabi Golden Visa, as well as other exclusive educational benefits. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by His Excellency Hareb Al Mheiri, Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Residents Office, and Professor ......read more

Feature is now available globally, after being tested amongst a select global feedback group back in May   Dubai, UAE - 31 August, 2022: Today, Twitter is launching Twitter Circle, a new way to share Tweets with a smaller group to everyone on the platform. With Twitter Circle, people will now have the flexibility to choose who can see and engage with their content on a Tweet-by-Tweet basis. This means that they can have more intimate conversations and build closer connections with a smaller crowd.    The beta version was tested in a small feedback group in May, allowing users to create personalized tools that empower people to tailor how, when and with whom they en ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 30 August 2022: Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), has successfully completed its first Junior Power Program, designed to give UAE students an intimate look into the local utilities sector and a better understanding of ADDC’s core business. A graduation ceremony took place on August 26 for 60 students who successfully completed the program. The students, aged 15-18, were chosen after a careful selection process that took into account their grades and interest.  His Excellency Saeed Al-Suwaidi, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, said: “Today’s rapidly changing, digital ec ......read more

Gohan and Ninive join a world-class line-up of international culinary experiences, with tickets selling out fast for this year’s unmissable #AbuDhabiGP Swedish House Mafia and Kendrick Lamar announced to headline this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts at Etihad Park with two more global superstar acts to be revealed #AbuDhabiGP 2022 continues to push new boundaries with the addition of the top fine dining hot spots in the UAE for the Middle East’s most popular entertainment weekend  Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 30 August, 2022: The world-class entertainment line-up for the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2022 continues to grow, as Yas Marina C ......read more

• Offered since 2009, the "HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed" scholarship is a prominent national initiative dedicated to empowering outstanding students and inspiring them to pursue their educational objectives • Dr. Al Dhaheri said: ADU’s programs aim to supply the labor market with specialized cadres that meet the requirements of the general policy agenda of the government of Abu Dhabi and its 2030 economic vision to meet the aspirations of our wise leadership for the next fifty years   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 28, August 2022: HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representitive of the Ruler in Al Dhafra Region and President of the Board of Trust ......read more

Online portal drives licensing numbers by providing rapid free-of-charge processing      Abu Dhabi, UAE - 26 August 2022:  Abu Dhabi Maritime today announced it has licensed more than 1,000 jet skis via its Musaffah-based Licensing and Inspection Centre for Jet Skis since its transition from Abu Dhabi Police to Abu Dhabi Maritime in December 2021.    Promoting easy access to licensing services, the Abu Dhabi Maritime Administration website and dedicated portal, with the support of AD Ports Group’s Maqta Gateway, offers a streamlined process for the licensing of new jet skis, licence renewals, and technical inspection bookings. The service is both ......read more

Over one million low fare seats on 20 routes launched from Europe to Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam to support Vision 2030 25, August 2022: Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline, is launching 20 exciting new routes from Bucharest, Budapest, Catania, Larnaca, Milan, Naples, Rome, Sofia, Tirana, Venice and Vienna to Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline introduces a new era of extended travel opportunities at ultra-low fares between Europe and the Kingdom to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s global connectivity.  Tickets for all routes are already on sale on wizzair.com and the airline’s mobile app, with fares starting ......read more

Captain Aisha Al Mansoori trailblazing for women in aviation Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, this week celebrated Captain Aisha Al Mansoori who has become the UAE’s first female Emirati Captain in a commercial airline. This is a significant milestone for aviation within the UAE and part of Etihad’s efforts to expand the roles of women in aviation, in particular the pilot community.  The command upgrade ceremony took place at Etihad's Crew Briefing Centre in the presence of the pilot's family, her peers in Etihad’s pilot community, and the airline's senior management. The 33-year-old Capta ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 August 2022: Injazat, the UAE’s home-grown technology champion in digital transformation, cloud, and cyber security, today announced winning a digital transformation project for TAQA Group, the recognized low carbon power and water champion from Abu Dhabi that is a top-10 integrated utilities company in the EMEA region.  The contract was formalised during a signing ceremony with Ussama Dahabiyeh, the CEO of Injazat and Omar Al Hashmi, Executive Director of Transmission & Distribution, TAQA Group.  TAQA selected Injazat from a pool of competitive international bidders to lay the groundwork for TAQA to become a digital utility through moderni ......read more

• From 15 November, Etihad will increase cargo capacity to the US with 27 weekly passenger and freighter flights    • With the introduction of additional services, Etihad Cargo will offer 1,084 tonnes of cargo capacity into and out of the US per week   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to the US market with the introduction of an additional 50 tonnes of belly capacity via four new weekly direct passenger flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from 15 November 2022. With the addition of these flights, the carrier will offer a total of 11 ......read more

Recognised for ‘Achievements in Growth’, ‘Best Digital Process Automation Solution’, ‘Communication Department of the Year’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’, among other top Awards   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 August 2022:  AD Ports Group, the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, has won 17 awards at The Stevie International Business Awards 2022, the global awards recognising excellence and accomplishments within the workplace. The 19th edition of the awards attracted more than 3,800 nominations from a wide range of organisations. AD Ports Group received seven Gold Awards, six Silver Awards, and four Bro ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 24 August 2022: Start the Emirati Women’s Day celebrations earlier this week by grabbing all your gal pals and enjoying Ladies’ Night at Yas Waterworld, the only Emirati themed waterpark. Taking place on Friday August 26th from 5:00 PM till 11:00PM with an all-female staff to ensure 100% privacy. Ladies’ Night is one of Yas Waterworld’s most popular events that allow female guests to enjoy all of the waterpark’s exhilarating rides and embark on exciting water adventures. With a live female DJ setting the mood with music, ladies can sway to the tunes while beating the heat with refreshing mocktails available all day long. To those who want to ......read more

As part of the collaboration 28 faculty members received Advance HE Fellowship certificates  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 August 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced its collaboration with Advance HE to invest in faculty development and ensure successful implementation of ADU’s employability strategy. A UK-based, member-led, sector-owned charity, Advance HE partners with higher education institutions across the world to improve higher education for staff, students and society. Together, the two entities will enact a strategy focused on embedding graduate attributes valued by employers in the curriculum. This will then be reinforced through student participation ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 23, August 2022: Emirates Stallions Group (PJSC), UAE’s leading investment, engineering, and construction services business and subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has acquired a substantial amount of shares in two of the UAE indoor spaces design leading companies to expand its business further into indoor spaces design and product manufacturing.   ESG has acquired a 60% stake in Vision Factory, one the biggest furniture and joinery production facility in the UAE. The company has also taken a 45% stake in Decovision, the world-class quality interior design and engineering services provider.  Matar Suhail Ali Al Yabhouni Aldhaheri, Ch ......read more

Abu Dhabi – 22, August 2022: The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) announced today that it had concluded the enrolment for its first public opening of its MA Programme in Global Affairs and Diplomatic Leadership (MAGAD) and the MA Programme in Humanitarian Action and Development (MAHAD).    The significant number of applications received by AGDA reflects the Emirati youth’s interest in acquiring knowledge and skills in diplomatic leadership and international affairs to convey the UAE’s message to the wider world and raise the nation’s status on the global front.    Launched for the first time in 2017, MAGAD balances thematic courses, prac ......read more

Thuso Mbedu and Dominique Fishback join the Pandora Muses to celebrate new ways of wearing charms. United Arab Emirates, August 22, 2022: Joining forces with Thuso Mbedu and Dominique Fishback, as the newest additions to the Muses collective, in reveal of the latest Wearing Occasions campaign. With the collection honoring the importance of friendship and the expression of everyone’s unique style, the dynamic duo are the perfect fit as they come together with Pandora. Becoming ‘friends at first sight’, Thuso Mbedu and Dominique Fishback’s bond has been built upon a mutual compassion for each other’s acting career. Described as supportive and based on the be ......read more

11 weekly services connecting Abu Dhabi to the Big Apple from 15 November Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways will be making travel to the United States more convenient this winter by increasing flights to New York. From 15 November, Etihad will add four weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi – New York route, providing a total of 11 weekly nonstop services to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The new flights will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, while existing daily services will continue on Etihad’s new Airbus A350 aircraft, which has been deployed on the New York route since June. These aircraft types are two of the most efficient in ......read more

• Draws upon resources and capabilities of government and private sector partners to push for global leadership in clean hydrogen technologies   Abu Dhabi, UAE - August 22, 2022:   Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) today announced that the development of its hydrogen policy and regulatory framework aims to accelerate the UAE’s national hydrogen strategy and help the nation attain global leadership in low-carbon and clean hydrogen. For the design of this regulatory framework, the DoE is working with key Abu Dhabi government and private sector stakeholders including ADNOC, Mubadala, Masdar, ADQ, TAQA, Emirates Water and Electricity Company, Abu Dhabi Por ......read more

 The session aimed at enhancing the contribution of the national human resources to the private sector    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 August 2022: The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council (NAFIS), and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) organised a second session for raising awareness about the incentives of the Emirati competitiveness program NAFIS. The session also highlighted the Cabinet’s decision for increasing Emiratisation in the private sector and the importance of the Emiratis’ contribution to the UAE&r ......read more

The national airline defers the start date to further notice due to the industry supply chain limitations 19, August 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low fare national airline of the UAE, regrets to inform its customers that the airline has had to defer the start date of its flight operations from Abu Dhabi to Moscow until further notice due to industry supply chain limitations. Passengers with reservations on these flights will be contacted via email and presented their options to obtain refunds in the original method of payment or 120% of the ticket fare in WIZZ credit to be utilized for WIZZ flights and services, all possible directly via their customer accounts ......read more

HSE Policy, emergency drills, and ongoing training programmes ensure safe and efficient working environment   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 19 August 2022:  SAFEEN Marine Services, part of AD Ports Group’s Maritime Cluster, announced today it has marked more than 5 million man-hours with Zero Lost Time Injuries (LTI) and zero environmental incidents since its launch in 2012. Operating in nine commercial ports in the UAE and the Middle East, SAFEEN Marine Services extends HSE policy across a comprehensive portfolio of integrated and tailor-made marine services and solutions, which include towage, quayside-support services, emergency response, vessel assistance, inspections, and shipping ......read more

• General admission tickets start from only AED 115 while Students can attend for just AED 50  for the season-finale global esports tournament that will be held in December at Etihad Arena. • The BLAST Premier World Final 2022 is in partnership with Abu Dhabi Gaming – a pioneering gaming and esports initiative.   Abu Dhabi, 19 August 2022:  BLAST has announced early bird tickets are now on sale for its prestigious BLAST Premier World Final esports competition which will take place for the first time in Abu Dhabi in December and feature eight of the best Counter Strike teams in action. Running from 14th-18th December at Yas Island’s Etihad Aren ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 August 2022: The Higher Committee of the International Exhibition and Conference for National Security and Resilience Abu Dhabi (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2022) held a virtual meeting to discuss the latest developments for the event. Chaired by His Excellency Maj. Gen. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee, the meeting was conducted in the presence of His Excellency Maj. Gen. Salem Mubarak Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Resources and Support Services, and Vice Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee; and Saeed Al Mansoori, CEO of Capital Events, a subsi ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 18 August 2022: To mark the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day this month, the Abu Dhabi Awards Organising Committee sheds light on previous female recipients of the Abu Dhabi Awards, as part of its on-going efforts to encourage more nominations from the wider UAE communities. Ever since the Abu Dhabi Awards, a key Government initiative, was first held in 2005, its mission has always been to recognise committed and selfless individuals who have contributed to their community becoming an inspiration and motivation to others. Since its inception, the Abu Dhabi Awards, which is known as the Emirate’s highest civilian honour have recognised 92 unsung heroes from 16 differen ......read more

AD Ports Group’s Advanced Logistics Hub at KIZAD to bring 80,000m2 of Storage Capacity   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 August 2022:  AD Ports Group, the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, has announced that KLP21, its new advanced warehousing and logistics hub in Abu Dhabi, will be available within Q3, 2022.  KLP21 is situated in KIZAD, the Group’s integrated trade, logistics and industrial zone located between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It leverages UAE’s strategic position as a gateway to Asia, Africa and the MENA region representing a combined marketplace of over 4.5 billion consumers. KLP21 is strategically located next to the upco ......read more

“UAE President appoints Sultan Yusuf Abdul Rahman Al Nuaimi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs at the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security”   UAE- Abu Dhabi- 18 August 2022- The UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued federal decree appointing Major General Sultan Yusuf Abdul Rahman Al Nuaimi, director-general of Residency and Foreigners Affairs at the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security. Director-general of Residency and Foreigners Affairs will be responsible for preparing policies and strategies related to the entry and residence of fo ......read more

Lenovo delivers ninth straight quarter of improved revenue and profitability and the largest market share in the Gulf at 27.6%    Dubai, August 18, 2022– Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced strong first quarter results for the Group, improving both revenue and profitability for the ninth consecutive quarter. First quarter net income grew 11% year-on-year to US$516 million and 35% year-on-year to $556 million on a non-HKFRS [1] basis. Revenue grew to US$17 billion, up 5% year-on-year in constant currency.    The Group saw revenue from non-PC businesses reach 37%, demonstrating its services-led transformation strategy and persistent inves ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 18, August 2022: The Galleria Al Maryah Island is a one-stop destination this Back-to-School season. From essentials like books, bags and lunchboxes, to new styles and the latest technology to stimulate engaging learning, students from little learners to university scholars will start the academic year at the top of the class.    Guests can also get creative with an exciting LEGO® Certified Store Roadshow from 22 to 28 August. Attend workshops at the play zone, win prizes and much more!    • Visit the in-mall LEGO® Certified Store Roadshow – Level G, South Atrium – to enjoy exclusive products, in ......read more

The much-loved, Dubai-founded brand is now serving up its legendary Asian street food specialties in the UAE capital  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 18th, 2022 – Abu Dhabi foodies no longer have to make the drive to Dubai to sample Mamafri’s exciting and vibrant take on Southeast Asian cuisine. Located in the freshly developed Sheikha Fatima Park in Al Bateen, the homegrown restaurant’s first location in the UAE capital is already well on its way to becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in the city. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Abu Dhabi’s flagship Mamafri branch is a casual yet stylish setting for a flavoursome and delicious bit ......read more

• The new center at Al Wagan Hospital will operate daily to support the UAE’s on-going efforts to tackle COVID-19   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2022: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 2022: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the opening of a new drive-through testing center at Al Wagan Hospital, part of Tawam Hospital.    Located within Al Wagan hospital, the center will provide a convenient and easily accessible alterative to those in need of testing and provide accurate and reliable test results for all members of Al Wagan community and those residing in adjacent re ......read more

 The greenhouse gases are extracted from Al Dhafra landfill    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 17 August: Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) signed a consultancy agreement with KEO International Consultants to conduct a feasibility study for developing a project on extracting greenhouse gases from Al Dhafra landfill and converting them into environmentally-friendly energy. This aligns with the Center’s plan to achieve an efficient waste management system and use the best methods for processing and handling waste.   Under the agreement, KEO International Consultants will provide consulting services and a feasibility study that covers the technical, financial, a ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16, August 2022: Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a consistently top-ranked research-intensive university based in Abu Dhabi, has developed a new method to manufacture customized glasses using 3D printing that could help people with color blindness. Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) is an inherited ocular disorder that manifests itself in limiting the retina cones’ ability to transmit the whole spectrum of colors. With red-green color blindness being the most prevalent form of CVD, the most common way of dealing with everyday difficulties is in wearing tinted glasses. Now, a team of researchers from Khalifa University has developed lenses using tra ......read more

His Highness reviewed progress of service enhancement plans following migration of 100% of government services now available on unified TAMM platform   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 16 August, 2022: His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office and member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has overseen the fast-tracking of all government services onto the unified TAMM platform. During a visit to the TAMM Factory in Abu Dhabi, His Highness reviewed progress on service enhancement plans in line with 100 per cent of government services now being available on the unified TAMM platform. Users can now access more than 700 services anytime, anywhe ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 14 August 2022:  Abu Dhabi Emergencies, Crises and Disasters Management Team has held an in person meeting during the morning of Sunday, 14 August 2022, at Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crises and Disaster Management Centre. The meeting was chaired by HE Major General Pilot Fares Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, and Chairman of the Emergencies, Crises and Disasters Management Team to discuss proactive measures to be taken across Abu Dhabi emirate to mitigate any damages that might occur due to adverse weather conditions.   HE Fares Khalaf Al Mazrouei has reviewed a report on the role and missions of the emergency team, mechanisms to deal with emergen ......read more

Revenue grew by 35% YoY to AED 1,242 million driven by the Maritime and EC&FZ clusters EBITDA increased by 41% YoY to AED 532 million Net Profit surged 59% YoY to AED 300 million Capex reached AED 1.6 billion, in line with the Group’s capital investment plans to spend more than AED 15 billion across all clusters over the 2022-26 period Net leverage stood at 0.9x, leaving ample room for further organic and inorganic growth; USD 1 billion RCF remains unutilised Container volumes grew by 30% YoY while Ro-Ro and cruise passenger volumes continued their healthy recovery post COVID-19 disruptions Record 3.9 km2 of new land leases signed during H1 2022 - more than the annua ......read more

New for 2022, Pandora presents even more ways to style your charms, with versatile Pandora Moments charm holders designed to fit effortlessly into your day-to-day lifestyle. With our new charms and innovative charm holders, you can express all sides of your story and carry it with you, wherever you go. “We want people to style what they love every day, so we’ve expanded on themes of family, friends and pets – keeping the focus on the relationships we cherish,” say VP Creative Directors A. Filippo Ficarelli and Francesco Terzo. “Personalisation and inclusivity are fundamental to the collection. We want to give people special pieces they can tell their story ......read more

• The deal comes as part of IHC’s long-term investment strategy in the clean energy sector.  • Kalyon Karapınar Solar Power Plant established on approximately 20 million square meters of land in Konya’s Karapınar district. • This strategic partnership includes some other renewable projects in Turkey.    Abu Dhabi, UAE - Aug 11 2022: International Holding Company PJSC (ADX: IHC), the diversified Abu Dhabi-based conglomerate, has announced today the acquisition of a 50% stake in Turkish clean energy market leader "Kalyon Enerji" for AED 1.8 billion through its subsidiary International Energy Holding.    K ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 11 August 2022:  Abu Dhabi Motors, the official importer of BMW Group vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has officially revealed the latest addition to their BMW M fleet with the new and improved BMW M850i x Drive Gran Coupe now available in the nation’s capital. With BMW’s signature style of sport and luxury effortlessly combined, the BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe possesses top-of-the-line elegance with fine-tuned V-8 power in a luxurious drive. Through impressive engineering by BMW M, drivers can now feel the responsiveness of the innovative M Sport steering wheel, with a reminder of their power and control through the bold new stitching. ......read more

Emirati squad welcomes Belgian on 2-year deal Tim Wellens has put pen to paper on a new contract to join UAE Team Emirates as part of a two year deal which will see him with the squad through to the end of 2024.   The 31 year-old from Sint Truiden in Belgium has a stellar palmares with no fewer than 34 professional victories, among them 4 stage wins at Grand Tours. The Flandrien will aim to build on that over the coming seasons.   Tim Wellens : “After ten great years with my former team I decided it was time for a new challenge. I feel like I’m joining a truly global team at UAE Emirates with a really professional structure and a lot of ambition. I&r ......read more

Abu Dhabi, August 09, 2022: Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have announced an all-new Race Series Edition to provide opportunities for the public to train across shorter distances ahead of the fourth edition of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, which is set to take place on 17 December 2022.  The Race Series Edition is open to people of all ages and will feature three organised runs. The first is scheduled to take place indoors on September 3 and it will offer participants the opportunity to run 5km inside Yas Mall Abu Dhabi, or shorter 1km and 3km races. The second event will take place on October 8 at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium, in Al Ain, and offer an ......read more

World Union of Wholesale Markets Conference Brings Largest Network of Fresh Food Suppliers to Region in October   Abu Dhabi, UAE – August 9, 2022: The World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) Conference 2022, which will be held in the Middle East for the first time in October, offers an important opportunity to reshape global food systems, according to organisers and attendees.  The conference will take place at a time when the UN General Assembly has warned of rising hunger and malnutrition in the world, with factors including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and international conflicts resulting in nearly a billion people going hungry in 2021.  As the world ......read more

Strong result driven primarily by subsidiary's solid performance and profitable business acquisitions in first half 2022.   H1 total revenue touched AED 21.93 billion, an increase of 121% as compared to June 2021. IHC to increase its global investments in 2nd half of 2022 through mega deals and acquisitions.      Abu Dhabi, UAE; 08 August 2022:  International Holding Company PJSC (ADX: IHC), a diversified Abu Dhabi-based conglomerate, has posted new record Profits in the first half of 2022, as the company continues its aggressive investment strategy through a focused, high-conviction approach, targeting local and international business acquisitions ......read more

The event carries on until end of August Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 August 2022: The Abu Dhabi Summer Sports (ADSS), the biggest event of its kind in the region, has garnered impressive attendance and turnout from people from all walks of life since its launch on July 1st at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). To keep up with its momentum, more sporting events and activities are being added to the event’s roster. Held in a venue with a total area of more than 27,000 square meters, ADSS boasts over 25 tracks and courts set up according to the highest standards in a closed, air-conditioned environment to suit the summer conditions.  The event has also added more spor ......read more

08 August 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low fare national airline of the UAE, today announced it will resume its operation to Moscow, Russia. The flights will operate daily from 3 October 2022. Tickets are on sale on wizzair.com and the airline’s mobile app, with fares starting as low as AED 359*.  Michael Berlouis, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: “Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is operating a network of 34 destinations within a five-hour flight time radius of Abu Dhabi, providing ultra-low fares to a variety of diverse destinations. We support the UAE’s travel and tourism industry by enhancing connectivity both regionally and globally, in lin ......read more

• Of these graduates, 32% are female and 36% are Emiratis, which reiterates ADU’s diverse body of students and its commitment to working in line with the UAE Government’s National Agenda  • 94% of the CoE graduates said that they were satisfied with their educational experience at ADU and 86% noted that they are currently working or studying in an area relevant to their studies   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 08 August 2022:  As of 2022, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), one of the largest engineering colleges in the UAE, has awarded 4,940 degrees and graduated 4,770 engineers. Of these graduates, 32% are female and 36% are Emira ......read more

• Teams from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain will take part in the six-side tournament which will be held between 26th-31st August at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena, Zayed Sports City. • Organisers FBMA has scheduled the event to celebrate the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day on 28th August and hopes it can inspire more females to play the sport as part of its on-going efforts to develop local talent across the UAE   Abu Dhabi, 4th August 2022: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) is to host its inaugural GCC Volleyball Cup for Ladies tournament in Abu Dhabi as part of its ongoing efforts to develop local talent and provide regular opportunities. ......read more

• Servomex, a global expert in gas analysis announced its regional operations base at ADAFZ  • Servomex will provide the UAE and wider region with specialised gas sector products      Abu Dhabi, UAE – 03, August 2022:  Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ), a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports, announced that Servomex, the global expert in gas analysis, officially launched its operations at the airport freezone. As a leading provider of reliable, accurate and stable gas measurement solutions to industries worldwide, Servomex will provide essential gas-related services to the local market whilst serving clients and customers acros ......read more

 30+ million TradingView global users to get access to ADX data   ABU DHABI, Aug 03, 2022:  The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has signed a new data-sharing partnership with TradingView, a leading financial information portal based in the US, to help attract a new generation of global traders and investors to the exchange.    As part of the agreement, ADX market data is now live on TradingView’s platform and accessible by a large base of local, regional and international investors who are also TradingView users.   TradingView delivers financial intelligence and state-of-the-art tools for traders to make informed decisions and profita ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – August 03, 2022: Ladies, call all your girlfriends and embark on adrenaline-pumping adventures by heading to CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi to enjoy back-to-back ladies-only events. Returning this Thursday August 11 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm to CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi and taking place every Friday from 5:00pm-11:00pm at Yas Waterworld, ladies, if you’re up for some thrilling fun and exciting challenges, then these events are right up your alley!  At CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, adventure-seekers can enjoy an unforgettable evening with the world’s largest indoor skydiving chamber and the region’s tallest indoor ......read more

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