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Ajman Ruler approves a budget of 2.42 billion dirhams for 2022

This represents an increase of 17% over the previous year. Image Credit: WAM Ajman: His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, member of the Supreme Council and Sovereign of Ajman, approved a budget of 2.417 billion dirhams for Ajman’s government for 2022, 17% more than last year. Infrastructures, public …

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Valid 14-day PCR test required to enter government departments in Sharjah

The Sharjah government on Wednesday announced new COVID-19 security guidelines to enter government offices as of January 3. Photo for illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Sharjah: Only fully vaccinated government employees and visitors with a negative PCR test valid for 14 days will be allowed …

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Watch: Have you been to Dubai’s new Farmer’s Market to taste delicious Emirati food and fresh produce?

Watch: Eat luqaimat, regag, and more at Farmer’s Souk Video Credit: Sharon Benjamin / Gulf News Mohammed Basheer, 27, is an aeronautical engineer by training. However, the young Emirati decided to establish roots instead of chasing the clouds, all because he believed the future was green. He therefore turned to …

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In memory of Dr PA Ibrahim Haji: Indian salesman turned business mogul in the United Arab Emirates defending education and charity

Dr PA Ibrahim Haji, deceased today. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Dubai: Rich tributes were paid to renowned UAE-based Indian businessman and philanthropist Dr PA Ibrahim Haji, who died on Tuesday. A resident of the United Arab Emirates for 55 years, the chairman of the PACE Education Group, co-chairman of …

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UAE wins special UN award for government modernization

Dubai: In a new achievement for the UAE, the United Nations on Monday honored the UAE government with a special award in recognition of its role in modernizing government. The recognition came during the United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) ceremony in Dubai. The award was given in recognition of …

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Dubai becomes the world’s first paperless government, saving more than 336 million papers

Since the launch of the paperless strategy, 45 government entities in Dubai have reduced their paper consumption by more than 336 million papers, more than Dh 1.3 billion are associated costs and more than 14 million working hours . Image Credit: Gulf News Dubai: Dubai has become the world’s first …

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Dubai Academic Health Corporation holds third board meeting

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (right) and Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum during the meeting Image Credit: Dubai Media Office Dubai: The Dubai Academic Health Corporation held its third board meeting, chaired by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum in the presence of Vice President Sheikh …

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“Our ambition is to develop a business ecosystem that brings more value to our customers”

Martin G. Pedersen, President of IFZA Image Credit: Provided How have UAE free zones become a catalyst for the business community and start-ups over the past 50 years? The UAE’s experience with free zones began in 1985, and over the next 36 years our industry has contributed significantly to increasing …

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Remembrance day: Mohammed bin Rashid and Mohamed bin Zayed pay rich tributes to the martyrs of the United Arab Emirates

Screenshot of the video tweeted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on the day of the commemoration Image Credit: Twitter screenshot / video Dubai: The United Arab Emirates will never forget the country’s martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the good of the nation, said His Highness …

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Mohammed bin Rashid meets with members of the Dubai Media Council

Mohammed bin Rashid with members of the Dubai Media Council. Image Credit: WAM Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, met members of the Dubai Media Council on Sunday on the sidelines of a …

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UAE Golden Jubilee: UAE’s oldest luxury hotel in Al Ain continues to amaze guests

Built for a royal wedding, the Radisson Blu Hotel and Resort in Al Ain opened in March 1971. Image Credit: Provided Abu Dhabi: Its distinctive concrete facade has not changed in years, even though much of its grounds, and even the city, have transformed in unrecognizable ways. Built for a …

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United Arab Emirates Major General Al Raisi elected Interpol President

United Arab Emirates Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, the new president of Interpol. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi was today elected President of Interpol. The global police agency held its annual meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, to discuss crime trends and to conduct its much-anticipated …

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Mohammed bin Rashid to open FNC session on Wednesday

File photo of a Federal National Council session in Abu Dhabi Image Credit: Provided Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, will inaugurate the third ordinary session of the 17th legislative chapter of the …

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid pays tribute to recipients of Dubai Government Awards of Excellence

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today honored the recipients of the Dubai Government Excellence Awards. Image Credit: Courtesy: Dubai Media Office Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, today honored the …

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UAE Central Bank to launch new index for interbank market

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) will release a new index of overnight interbank financing transactions in dirham. Image Credit: WAM Dubai: The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) will release a new index of overnight interbank financing transactions denominated in UAE dirhams from December …

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Select Group launches Peninsula Two in the heart of Dubai’s Business Bay

Image Credit: Provided Select Group, one of the region’s largest private real estate developers, has announced the launch of the 36-story Peninsula Two tower located in the heart of Dubai’s Business Bay. This accelerated launch is the result of very successful sales on Peninsula One. Living on the waterfront at …

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad receives Abdullah bin Zayed in Damascus

Image Credit: WAM Damascus: Syrian President Bashar Al Assad received Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in the Syrian capital. The latest developments in the Middle East and Syria, in addition to a number of regional and international issues of common concern, featured …

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Dubai’s mid-range residential communities will join in the fun soon

While current demand patterns are for luxury apartments and villas, the Dubai property market will eventually see mid-range homes get carried away with the wave. Image Credit: Gulf News Archive “What do such large, cowardly and baggy monsters mean, with their elements of accidental and arbitrariness?” Henry James wondered in …

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed attends ConvEx-3 ‘Barakah UAE’

Image Credit: WAM Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Al Dhafra region, on Tuesday attended the international emergency exercise ConvEx-3 “Barakah UAE” at the Barakah nuclear power plant. The exercise “Barakah UAE” of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is conducted with …

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How to get your business license in just two hours

Image Credit: Provided Budding entrepreneurs or those with innovative ideas can now easily bring their business vision to life in just two hours with SPC Free Zone. Starting a new business with SPC Free Zone is very easy, as the setup process focuses on ease, convenience, and affordability. It is …

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Thumbay Group and Gulf Medical University establish close ties

Image Credit: Thumbay Medicity was honored by the visit of Dr CN Ashwath Narayan Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Information Technology and Biotechnology, Science and Technology from Karnataka, India on Monday, October 18 2021. President and Founder Dr Thumbay Moideen received the Honorable Minister in his office. This visit opened …

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Public and private sector holiday announcement in United Arab Emirates

Image Credit: Ali Ahmad / Gulf News Reader The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) announced that Thursday, October 21, will be paid leave for all employees of the private sector on the occasion of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (pbuh). The government’s Federal Human Resources Authority also made …

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Dubai police solve mystery of rotting corpse in Naif hotel room

Dubai Police Image Credit: Pixabay Dubai: Dubai police have solved the mystery of the death of a man whose body was found in a hotel in the Naif region. Col. Maki Salman, director of the crime scenes section in the general department of forensic evidence and criminology, said the body …

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UAE licenses more nonprofits and tightens oversight

Number of licensed non-profit groups set to increase under new procedures in UAE Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Regulation and licensing of nonprofits in the United Arab Emirates is expected to increase sharply under new procedures from the Ministry of Community Development, it was announced on Saturday. This decision should increase …

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Best Free Zones and Business Consultants in the United Arab Emirates: UAQ Industrial Authority offers one of the best competitive rates on the market starting at just Dh 1 per square foot

Image Credit: Umm Al Quwain Industrial Authority, a government organization of UAQ, is logistically located on Shaikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and covers an area of ​​60 million square feet and consists of 1056 plots versatile. This location provides easy access to other major economic centers spread across Dubai, Sharjah, …

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Opening of the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah with a call to strengthen human capital

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Governor of Sharjah and Head of the Sharjah Media Office, delivered his opening speech at the 10th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at the Sharjah Exhibition Center on Sunday. Image Credit: Sajila Saseendran / Gulf News Sharjah: Government communications should aim to improve …

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The hero of the Rwanda hotel sentenced to 25 years in prison

In this file photo taken on October 2, 2020, “Hotel Rwanda” hero Paul Rusesabagina arrives at Nyarugenge Court of Justice in Kigali, Rwanda, surrounded by guards from the Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS). Image credit: AFP KIGALI: Paul Rusesabagina, the hero of “Hotel Rwanda” turned government critic, was sentenced Monday to …

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UAE to host five major events in 10 days

Image Credit: Provided Image Credit: Provided Abu Dhabi: The UAE is expected to host five major regional and international events, including Expo 2020 Dubai, over the next 10 days. The busy schedule of major events reflects the world’s confidence in the UAE’s efforts and success in containing the global COVID-19 …

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Re-emerging real estate market: facing an increase in rents? UAE tenants can have the upper hand in rental contract negotiations

Resurging real estate market: UAE-based tenants gain the upper hand in lease negotiations, surveys show Image Credit: Shutterstock Dubai: With UAE property showing signs of recovery and rents may increase in some areas as a result, it would be helpful if a largely tenant-driven property market understood how to negotiate …

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