2019 Jun 16 Sun, 09:00:00 pm
Mohamed bin Zayed, Indonesian President review regional developments
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 09:35:08 pm
El-Sisi re-affirms Egypt's support for UAE against all besetting challenges
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 10:25:29 pm
Nahyan bin Mubarak attends Italian Embassy's reception on National Day
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 05:54:13 pm
Nasser Al Hamli meets with Bahrain, Egypt and Jordan counterparts
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 07:24:28 pm
UAE a global model in adopting AI: Omar Al Olama
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 05:20:27 pm
Bodour Al Qasimi reiterates IPA’s commitment to help Africa
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 10:06:55 pm
Emirati Jiu-Jitsu champs bag 48 medals in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam-Moscow
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 01:19:13 pm
Dubai as global investment hub at World Forum for FDI
2019 Jun 16 Sun, 11:35:57 am
DEWA breaks world record for re-engineering gas turbine overhaul

Emirates News

Training workshops for DoH-licensed physicians

ABU DHABI, 16th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Department of Health Abu Dhabi, DoH, the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, held a series of training workshops for DoH-licensed physicians and pharmacists which sought to highlight the latest developments related to the Unified Electronic Platform for dispensing narcotic drugs and controlled medicines. The workshops were supplemented by several discussions held between a number of representatives from private healthcare facilities operating in the Emirate to engage in the integration of their existing...

Ajman Digital Government launches 'Open Data Project'

AJMAN, 16th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The Ajman Digital Government launched the "Open Data Project," in cooperation with local government departments. The project, which encourages the community and non-governmental sectors to help meet the goals of Ajman Vision 2021, includes over 90 data categories available on the Ajman website (ajman.ae), such as commercial activities, transportation, infrastructure, commerce, industry, laws, tourism, economy and money. Ohoud Shuhail, Director-General of the Ajman Digital Government, said the project aims to keep pace with global trends, achieve overall development, and...

MBRSG to host 20th International Conference on Digital Government Research

DUBAI, 16th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government, MBRSG, will host the 20th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, dg.o 2019, in Dubai. Taking place from 18th - 20th June 2019, and bearing the theme 'Governance in the Age of Artificial Intelligence', this year’s edition marks the first time the global academic conference is held in the Middle East region. The Conference is one of a series of annual forums organised by the Digital Government Society, DGS, bringing together...


Abu Dhabi Breakwater

Former UEFA President Lennart Johansson dies aged 89

STOCKHOLM, 5th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European football for 17 years, has died after a short illness aged 89, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Johansson, president of the European Football Association, UEFA, from 1990 to 2007, was a driving force behind the formation of the Champions League, giving the continent's championship a new identity and a huge revenue stream for big clubs. "Swedish football is in mourning," the Swedish Football Association said in a statement. The Swedish FA said...
Eight top football talents from Dubai clubs selected for training camp in Spain
Europe saved $8 billion on gas bill in 2018: IEA

World News

Al Tayer meets Luxembourg’s Finance Minister

LUXEMBOURG, 16th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, recently held a meeting with his counterpart Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance. The meeting, held in Luxembourg City, was aimed at strengthening the UAE's economic and trade ties with the Duchy of Luxembourg, as well to enhance cooperation in Islamic Banking. The UAE is considered the capital of the Islamic economy. As part of the cooperation the UAE also seeks to benefit from the expertise of the...

Abu Dhabi highlights plans to diversify energy sources at Australian Energy Week 2019

ABU DHABI, 16th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, DoE, has outlined Abu Dhabi’s programme for energy transformation and plans to diversify energy sources and promote renewable energy, at Australian Energy Week 2019, in Melbourne. Addressing more than 500 local and international energy leaders and decision makers, Al Marar also tackled the opportunities and challenges facing the energy sector locally and globally. The Department of Energy delegation attended the event which concluded on 14th June,...

Regional developments need wise heads to de-escalate: Abdullah bin Zayed

NIKOSIA, 15th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The current regional developments need a lot of "wise heads across the region and the world to de-escalate the situation," according to UAE's top diplomat. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, made the remarks during a press conference with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides whom he thanked for his country's understanding of the developments in the region, especially in the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman and Yemen. "Thank you for your...