UAE News

  1. Princess Haya opens Zayed bin Mohammed Family Gathering

    DUBAI, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has officially opened the Zayed bin Mohammed Family Gathering, being held at Al Khawaneej Area.

  2. US students from Harvard Kennedy School conclude UAE visit

    ABU DHABI, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- A delegation of 30 postgraduate students from the Harvard Kennedy School, John F. Kennedy School of Government, at Harvard University, has ended their week-long visit to the UAE as part of the Emirates Leadership Initiative (ELI).

  3. HBMSU to launch Innovation Arabia 8 in February

    Dubai, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) - Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has revealed plans to launch this year's edition of Innovation Arabia 8, an annual event that provides a platform to exchange ideas, discuss trends, solutions and challenges in the development of sustainable economies and societies in the Arab world through innovation, which will be held from February 16 to February 18, 2015. The event is being held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the HBMSU.

  4. Sharjah Ruler receives Board of Trustees of Sharjah Voluntary Work Award

    Sharjah, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received on Wednesday Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami, Chairman of Board of Trustees of Sharjah Voluntary Work Award, and Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy and Licensing and Secretary-General of the Award.

  5. Sharjah Ruler receives President of American University in Cairo

    SHARJAH, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- H.H. Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today received Dr. Lisa Anderson, President of the American University in Cairo, AUC, and her accompanying delegation.

  6. Japan Trade Centre launches operations at Dubai World Central

    DUBAI, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- Japan Trade Centre, JTC, a private-sector business-to-business platform dedicated to promoting Japan’s small and medium enterprises across international markets, has commenced operations at the Business Park in Dubai World Central, DWC.

  7. Sharjah Ruler receives British Ambassador

    SHARJAH, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today received British Ambassador, Philip Parham, who was paying a courtesy visit at the beginning of his tenure in the country.

  8. Queen Mary 2 docks in Khor Fakkan

    KHOR FAKKAN, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- The Cunard Liner Queen Mary 2, the largest cruise ship in the world, has docked in Khor Fakkan port, arriving from the Jordanian city of Aqaba as part of its round-the-world trip this year.

  9. Dubai Supreme Council of Energy signs MoU with UNIDO to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency in GCC

    VIENNA, 28th January, 2015 (WAM) -- The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has signed a three-year renewable Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, to promote collaboration in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and to develop sustainable energy projects and programmes to be a platform for knowledge exchange about sustainability. The MoU underlines DEWA’s efforts to enhance cooperation with international organisations and supports its strategy to support and develop sustainable energy projects in Dubai.