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Milaha Reports Net Profit of QAR 711 Million for Full Year 2016 • Operating revenue for the year ended December 31, 2016 was QAR 2.551 billion, compared to QAR 2.984 billion reported the previous year February 26th, 2017 Dubai, UAE -- Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.P.S.C. announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. The company declared a net profit of QAR 711 million for 2016 on revenues of QAR 2.55
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UAE promotes landmarks and tourist services at OTM exhibition in India • UAE participates under umbrella of Ministry of Economy • Al Muhairi: Indian visitors increased 9 per cent to 2.3 million last year Bombay, February 21, 2017 An official delegation from the UAE is participating in OTM – India's largest travel trade show running from today (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) until February 23, 2017 in Bombay, India – under the umbrella of the Ministry
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Ministry of Economy to organize ‘Visit UAE’ pavilion • H.E. Eng. Al Mansoori: ‘Esteemed international platform to enhance facets of tourism exchange between the two countries’ • UAE welcomed 2.3 million Indian tourists in 2016 Abu Dhabi, February 19, 2017 The UAE will be participating in this year’s Outbound Travel Market (OTM), India’s largest travel trade show taking place from February 21 to 23, 2017 in Mumbai. The Ministry of Economy will
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6,000 tons of waste collected during ‘Clean Up UAE’ drive in Umm Al Quwain Events aligned according to the UAE Government’s move declaring 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving' February 18, 2017 – The Emirates Environmental Group’s and the Department of Economic Development in Umm Al-Quwain organized a ‘Clean Up UAE’ Campaign in Umm Al-Quwain Fishing Village where 6,000 tons of waste were collected over a period of 5 days. This year’s drive was
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Alfardan Group Successfully Organizes its 6th Annual Sports Day Celebration Over 1,500 employees participated in the event held at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena Qatar, 15 February, 2017- Alfardan Group held its 6th company-wide Sports Day event yesterday at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena. The activities are an annual initiative to commemorate Qatar’s National Sports Day. Over 1,500 employees from various business units participated in the event
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Al Mansoori chairs seminar on innovation and future of world economy at World Government Summit The UAE shall take quality-focused steps to create a supportive environment for innovation at a legislative level and for educational system, economic and media segments, says UAE Economic Minister Dubai, February 14, 2017 Engineer Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy chaired the seminar on innovation and the future of economy at the World Government Summit, a global platform dedicated
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Smart Dubai Happiness Meter initiative joined by 68 private entities Happiness Agenda includes a roadmap developed following a careful study and is composed of a range of policies and programmes ensuring that government entities are supplied with tools to support structures to effectively implement happiness UAE, February 13, 2017 - As many as 68 private entities have joined the ‘Happiness Meter’ initiative developed by the Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG),
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UAE Minister of Economy and Moldovan Prime Minister meet during extended visit of Emirati delegates UAE and Moldova step up efforts to promote mutually beneficial investments Chişinău, February 12, 2017 H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, recently met with Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip as part of an extended high-level Emirati visit to Moldova. Representatives from the government and the private sector, investors, and entrepreneurs invited to attend the UAE-Moldova Business
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Smart Dubai Office and IBM Collaborate on Dubai’s Cognitive Roadmap Initiative to focus on transforming citizen services and fostering skills UAE, February 6, 2017 - IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Smart Dubai Office announced today (Monday, 6 February 2017) an initiative for the establishment of a Cognitive Center of Competence in Dubai. The center will define and deliver Dubai’s Cognitive Roadmap and help accelerate the development of cognitive citizen services across Dubai.
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Joint Economic Committee meeting between UAE and Turkey to be held in Ankara • Bilateral non-oil foreign trade at USD7.4 billion in 2015 • Increased trade and tourism exchange, cooperation in civil aviation, SMEs and innovation on top of meeting’s agenda Abu Dhabi, February 05, 2017 H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, will lead a top-level economic delegation from the UAE to the Republic of Turkey to attend a series of meetings
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Smart Dubai showcases its experience at World Economic Forum 2017 Panel discussion hosted a group of global smart transformation pioneers from Singapore, US, Holland and India UAE, February 1, 2017 - H.E. Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office, was the official representative of Dubai at the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos, Switzerland. As part of the forum, a panel discussion was
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Qualification of new materials and parts and strengthening market position are key goals GKN Powder Metallurgy, the world leader in powder metallurgy, has joined forces with EOS, the global technology and quality leader in high-end additive manufacturing (AM), to lead the way in business-to-business industrial 3D printing. The two technology leaders agreed on a collaboration, primarily aimed at the automotive market, that integrates both companies? excellent positions in their markets. Qualification of new
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ACSRN launches 10th edition of Arabia CSR Awards Region’s biggest CSR awards announces two new categories: construction and hospitality January 22, 2017 - The Arabia CSR Network (ACSRN) has launched today the Arabia CSR Awards 2017 at the Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, with the announcement of two new sustainable awards categories namely construction and hospitality. The awards, which is now in its 10th cycle, honours public
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UAE and New Zealand discuss ways to strengthen economic ties Leading areas of cooperation include food, aviation and innovation UAE, January 18, 2017 - H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy (MOE), affirmed that the economic relations between the UAE and New Zealand continue to grow and are expected to develop further as the two countries aspire to strengthen cooperation in a number of economic sectors
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Ministry of Health and Prevention launches ‘Help Me Hear’ initiative for children with hearing loss Campaign falls in line with ‘Year of Giving 2017’ movement UAE, 18 January, 2017 -The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the launch of the ‘Help Me Hear’ initiative in a press conference held in conjunction with the Emirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress which was attended by H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdul Rahman AL Rand, Assistant Undersecretary
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UAE Ministry of Economy signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Japan on SMEs and innovation Non-oil trade between Japan and UAE stood at USD 14.7 billion in 2015, tops USD 7 billion in H1 2016 Abu Dhabi, January 17, 2017 - The UAE Ministry of Economy (MOE) has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with its counterparts from Japan on key aspects concerning innovation and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to promote joint initiatives, knowledge
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Dubai Courts launches third phase of ‘Aoun’ initiative in response to declaration of 2017 as the Voluntary initiative to promote participation of legal experts in charitable and humanitarian movement across the UAE UAE, January 15, 2017 - The Dubai Courts has launched the third phase of ‘Aoun’, a leading initiative designed to provide financially challenged litigants with assistance under the supervision of a group of volunteer legal experts. This move complements the Courts’ efforts to support
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United Arab Emirates participates in Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 • Rashid Bin Fahd: ‘Bilateral relations between the UAE and India are witnessing continuous development and strong potential for greater prosperity in the next phase’ • Abdullah Al Saleh: ‘India's largest trading partners.. and UAE is the largest Arab investor in India and tenth globally’ Abu Dhabi, January 12, 2017 A high-level delegation from the UAE is participating in the 8th eighth Vibrant Gujarat
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H.E. Dr. Rashid Bin Fahd meets with Indian Prime Minister to discuss promotion of joint economic • On sidelines of heading state delegation visiting India for Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 • UAE delegation to meet with Prime Minister of Gujarat on mutual cooperative frameworks Gujarat - India, 11 January, 2017 H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of State, discussed ways to enhance economic ties, expand areas of cooperation and raise bilateral trade and investments with H.E. Narendra
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UAE announces completion of legal system for venture capital funds New law is the first project approved by Government Accelerators UAE, January 8, 2017 - The UAE Government has announced that it has completed the legal system for venture capital funds as one of the first projects approved by the Government Accelerators initiative launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler
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