- 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: ......read more
23 May 2022 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: As passenger volumes, routes and airlines increase, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has recently re-opened Terminal 2 where 5 airline partners are now operating over 50 weekly flights bringing the total number of airlines operating from all terminals at AUH to 26.
Further ramp up at this terminal is scheduled during May with the addition of 21 weekly flights. Retail and Duty-Free services are also being reintroduced offering passengers a full range of choice before their flight.
Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2022 - Al Masaood Automobiles, the flagship arm of Abu Dhabi’s Al Masaood Group, marked its participation in Abu Dhabi’s first Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS), with a display of Nissan’s iconic all-electric SUV, the Ariya. This participation comes to complement Al Masaood Automobiles’ efforts to engage with industry leaders and experts to shed light on important topics pertaining to the future plans on e-mobility in the capital.
Taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from the 23rd to 25th of May, EVIS, in partnership with Masdar, brings together researchers, engineers, government officials, companies, and ......read more
Projects funded by Abu Dhabi Fund greatly improved the quality of life in Mauritius, says Ambassador Shaukat Ali Soudhan
Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2022 – H.E Khalifa Al Qabisi, Deputy Director General of ADFD, hosted Shaukat Ali Soudhan, Ambassador of Mauritius, at the Fund’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. They explored expansion of cooperation that would bolster crucial sectors in Mauritius.
Al Qabisi said that the meeting was part of periodic interactions that are held to discuss cooperation over mutual interests and priorities. “The visit was also an important opportunity to follow up on infrastructure projects financed by ADFD in Mauritius,” he said, ......read more
Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends Is The Ultimate Journey Down Memory Lane With Mickey Mouse
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 May 2022 – Grab your mouse ears and get ready for a worldwide party as Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends skates into Abu Dhabi from 12th to 16th October at the Etihad Arena, Yas Island Abu Dhabi. Produced by Feld Entertainment Inc., this production will inspire families to make memories they will treasure forever. Tickets go on sale 23rd May at 7am.
While delivering the same magical experiences guests expect from Disney On Ice, Feld Entertainment is continuing Guest Wellness Enhancements to help keep families safe at its live events. ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 20 May 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) continues to progress with the world’s largest mammal reintroduction programme. During last March the Agency has successfully translocated 20 Scimitar-Horned Oryx (SHO) and 25 Addax to Chad’s Ouadi Rime-Ouadi Achim Game Reserve.
Currently there are 460 Scimitar-Horned Oryx in the wild, with 15 calves born so far this year, as well as 96 wild Addax, with 5 calves born to the herd, also this year.
Furthermore, for the first time ever EAD successfully translocated five Dama Gazelle on the 14th of March 2022, which have joined the herd of other captured wild Dama Gazelle in the Agency ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 May 2022 - The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), the Global Knowledge Partner of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), will be participating in the 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, held from May 23 to May 29, 2022, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC).
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair represents an important knowledge and cultural umbrella that brings together the leaders of the publishing industry in the Middle East and North Africa region, attracting more than 150,000 visitors yearly. The Foundation's participation comes as part of its strategy to support knowledge sources regionally and globally, ......read more
• ADX and BHB take steps to unlock opportunities, bolster bilateral cooperation on key issues and common concerns
ABU DHABI, 19 May 2022: Senior executives of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Bahrain Bourse (BHB) have held meetings in Abu Dhabi this week to advance a strategic partnership designed to achieve greater cross-border cooperation.
During the visit by a delegation of the Bahrain Bourse to ADX, the two exchanges took steps to implement the cooperation agreement signed earlier in November 2021. The agreement aims to achieve synergies, enhance market liquidity and promote innovative products and services.
Sheikh Khalifa bin ......read more
The 7th edition of the initiative introduces 14 new publications by Emirati authors
May 20, 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: As part of the 19th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the theme ‘Crafting the Emirates State of Mind: Creation, Innovation and Joy’, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presents the 7th edition of its Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab programme at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 23 to 29 May, 2022. The initiative aims to strengthen and support the Emirati publishing industry by cultivating and presenting the achievements of Emirati and Arab creative writers. This year, ......read more
Abu Dhabi University organized the event in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2022: Under the patronage of H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the Minister of Education in the UAE and in partnership with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the fifth Educational Forum, under the theme “Re-imagining Education.”
ADU faculty members in addition to members from the World Bank, UNESCO, QRTA, and USA’s Drexel University attended the Forum as speakers. The ......read more
BCC Group International, one of the largest manpower services companies in the UAE, has embarked on a major expansion into Real Estate development and Facility Management after successfully diversifying its activities into construction, interior fit-out, transport services etc.
BCC, operating in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and India, is also looking at expanding operations to other parts of the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region.
“The real estate industry is in for another boom after the Covid-19 pandemic-induced slowdown and we want to take advantage of the conducive situation with a forward integration strategy,” said Amjad Sithara, Founder Chairman of BCC ......read more
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 achieved a new growth milestone in Q1 2022, underlining its competitiveness at both regional and global levels. H.E. attributed the sector’s latest achievement to the unlimited support and directives of the UAE’s wise leadership and its interest in this vital sector, which is deemed one ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 19 May 2022: Alpha Dhabi Holding PJSC, one of the fastest-growing investment holding companies in the UAE, listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: Alphadhabi), has made a AED 9.2 billion commitment to invest in Chimera Capital and Alpha Wave’s landmark ‘Alpha Wave Ventures II’ venture fund which was announced and launched at the beginning of the year.
The total commitment comprises a capital contribution of AED 2.6 billion and undrawn capital commitment of AED 6.6 billion which will be drawn down over the investment period of the fund.
The venture capital fund – which has already begun making investments – has a ......read more
ABU DHABI, 18 May 2022 -- Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that it is facilitating access to the exchange for investors registered on other UAE financial markets.
The ADX initiative applies to investors with investor numbers issued by other exchanges licensed by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).
The initiative, which promotes increased participation in the country’s capital markets, allows investors with a National Investor Number (NIN) issued by other exchanges to trade eligible securities on ADX through a straight-forward application process.
The streamlined registration process only requires an investor’s ......read more