Monday 19 August 2019
 
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Indian Premier Modi to visit UAE, Bahrain

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start a three-day visit to the UAE and Bahrain on Friday.   Modi will first visit the UAE and will discuss with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander

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Nasdaq Dubai celebrates India’s Independence Day

India’s Ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Suri, today celebrated his country’s Independence Day by ringing the market-opening bell at Nasdaq Dubai.   The ceremony reflected the rapid growth of the already close financial and economic ties between the UA

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Saudi, UAE leaders discuss latest regional issues

HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met on Monday Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, at Al Mina Palace in Makkah, to disc

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Dubai RTA wins ISO for compliance management system

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has obtained the ISO 19600 certificate in compliance management system, thus becoming the first government entity in the Middle East to obtain the certificate in the field of roads and transport.   Abdullah Al Jawi

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UAE concludes WTO dispute after Qatar withdraws steps

The UAE has formally concluded dispute proceedings over trade violations committed by Qatar through the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body, following Qatar’s withdrawal of the discriminatory measures which triggered the dispute, said a Wam news agency report.

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Bahrain Tourism's handicraft workshop ends on a high note

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), represented by the Handicrafts Directorate, distributed certificates to the participants of the ‘Anaqda’ workshop during the graduation ceremony held at Al Jasra Handicrafts Centre. The workshop was held as part of

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Abu Dhabi Fund discusses opportunities in Guinea-Bissau

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has highlighted opportunities for collaboration with Guinea-Bissau during a visit of the country's delegation to ADFD headquarters.   Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, director general of ADFD, the leading national entity fo

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Military technology conference to take place at Bidec

Bahrain will host the Middle East Military Technology Conference (Memtec) alongside the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (Bidec) in October.   Held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the conference will con

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UAE astronaut to serve Emirati food on ISS

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) said that Hazzaa AlMansoori, the UAE’s first astronaut to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on September 25, will host a traditional Emirati food night at the station. AlMansoori will be dressed in the traditional E

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Saudi Camel Festival announces $13.8m prize pool

The organising committee of the second Crown Prince’s Camel Festival in Saudi Arabia has announced that the total prize money will amount to SR52 million ($13.8 million), with domestic and international owners competing over 439 races, organised in three stages. Starting wi

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