Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan: a historic leadership

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan: a historic leadership

Since succeeding the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE's founding father, as President in November 2004, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa has brought his long experience at senior levels of leadership to bear in charting the modernisation of the seven-emirate Federation and ensuring its continued relevance both within the region and beyond.

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UAE development model is accessible to Arab states: Mohammed bin Rashid

Turmoils that some Arab countries are currently experiencing are of no use and will only shuttle the nation backward and our Arab people must opt for cooperation to achieve real development and building future for next generations, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said yesterday.

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Emirati Project to provide aid to 30,000 families in Pakistan during Ramadan

Swat, Pakistan:

Acting upon the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan , the team overseeing implementation of the UAE project to help Pakistan have announced an initiative to distribute 2,400 tons of food among 30,000 families in the camps for people displaced by floods and military operations in Pakistan. – Emirates News Agency, WAM – Read more:

RCA starts sending dates to needy people in 28 countries in Ramadan

The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has started sending dates donation of the holy Month of Ramadan 1434 H, provided by the Authority in the name the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in order to be distributed to the needy and poor people during the month.

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Mali's President hails UAE support to stability and development worldwide


Dioncounda Traore, the Interim President of Mali praised the UAE's great support to the Malian people, thanks to the directives by the prudent leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces. – Emirates News Agency, WAM – Read more:

African- Arab Parliamentary Conference calls on Iran to start dialogue with UAE to settle the issue of UAE occupied Islands

The participants at the 13th African- Arab Parliamentary Conference, held with the participation of the UAE Parliamentary Division in Rabat from June 26- 27, called on Iran to immediately commence dialogue with the United Arab Emirates to settle the issue of the three UAE occupied islands: Tunb Greater, Tunb Lesser and Abu Mousa, amicably in accordance with the principles of international law.

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Amal Al Qubaisi: UAE is dedicated to Empowerment of Women

New York:

A UAE Women Leadership delegation, chaired by Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, First Deputy Speaker of the Federal National Council, is currently visiting Washington D.C and New York to promoting the UAE's efforts in empowerment of women. During the official reception ceremony held by the UAE's Mission to the United Nations, New York, in cooperation with the United Nation Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, to honour the UAE Women Leadership delegation, Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi has stressed the UAE's Commitment to empowering women in all sectors within and outside the UAE. – Emirates News Agency, WAM – Read more:

Al-Turifi: UAE Market elevation will help achieve the vision of UAE leadership of making the country a Centre of Islamic Economy

The UAE has been an Islamic finance leader since the seventies of the last century, Abdullah Al-Turifi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (ESCA), has said.

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Fiscal rein helping Abu Dhabi lower oil breakeven price

Gradual fiscal consolidation is bringing the Abu Dhabi government fiscal oil breakeven price lower to US$95 per barrel in 2013, after a spike due to exceptional support to banks and government-related entities, or GREs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research said.

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Gas oil cargo for Ceylon Petroleum Corp. was inspected and verified as conforming to contractual specifications: ENOC

ENOC reiterates that the gas oil cargo for Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) was loaded and dispatched from Jebel Ali, after the cargo was inspected and verified as conforming to contractual specifications by an independent inspector mutually agreed by ENOC and CPC, a company spokesperson affirmed yesterday.

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Foreign listing for Abu Dhabi's Gulf Marine Services

Gulf Marine Services, the Abu Dhabi oil equipment operator, is targeting a foreign listing next year that could value the company at up to US$500 million.

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Dubai’s GDP grew 5.3% in Q4 of 2012

The real gross domestic product (GDP) of Dubai during the fourth quarter of 2012 increased by 5.3 per cent relative to the fourth quarter of 2011.

This growth reflects the outcome of the growth of the two key sectors in Dubai: construction and manufacturing, in addition to transport and storage, wholesale and retail trade, real estate, and the financial sector, which altogether contributed to about 90 per cent of Dubai’s GDP, said a recent report from Dubai Economic Council.

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DEC launches "Dubai Economic Outlook, Q4 2012" report

The Dubai Economic Council (DEC) has recently issued its report "Dubai Economic Outlook - Q4 2012", which follows a series of quarterly reports issued by the Council. It includes the most important macroeconomic indicators and data on key sectors in Dubai (real estate, tourism, foreign trade, finance).

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UAE Banks Federation: "Code of Conduct" is our priority

In order to streamline the banking business and promote cooperation between banks, as well as achieve the highest standards of quality and excellence and build a professional and transparent environment to serve the customers interests and rights, the UAE Banks Federation is developing the "Code of Conduct" for the banking industry in UAE The UAE Banks Federation has recently formed a specialised committee covering legal, compliance, HR, retail and corporate aspects, dedicated to develop the "Code of Conduct".

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UAE's Sowwah Square wins Best Tall Building Award for 2013

Sowwah Square in Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, has won the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) best tall building award for Middle East and Africa for 2013.

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Dubai International Airport braces for summer surge

Summer is here again, the time when a lot of expatriate families pack their bags and fly home, and residents visit cooler climes.

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Sharjah Police anti-narcotic department gets Instagram account

In a bid to further boost interaction with the public, Sharjah Police launched an Instagram account yesterday to coincide with International Anti-Narcotics Day which was observed worldwide on June 26.

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12,000 new street names for Abu Dhabi

The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) in Abu Dhabi has started carrying out the project named Abu Dhabi Streets Addressing, Geo-Names and Signage System (ADAGS) in coordination with the three municipalities of the emirate and various stakeholders.

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Sharjah International Book Fair promotes UAE publishers in Chicago

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is participating at the 137th American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, which is taking place from the 27th of June to the 2nd of July in Chicago. .

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