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2022 Jan 18 Tue, 11:48:05 am
Ajman Crown Prince receives US Consul-General
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 03:44:47 pm
Indian FM condemns terrorist Houthi attack on UAE civil facilities in phone call with Abdullah bin Zayed
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 02:55:46 pm
French President strongly condemns attacks on Abu Dhabi, offers full support to UAE
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 04:27:03 pm
EU announces condemnation of Houthi drone attack in UAE
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 12:25:04 pm
Russian Parliament condemns Houthi attack on civil facilities in UAE
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 03:29:01 pm
Muslim Council of Elders condemns Houthi attack on civil facilities in UAE
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 03:21:26 pm
Libyan FM reiterates solidarity with UAE in phone call with Abdullah bin Zayed
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 01:03:13 pm
Ministerial Development Council discusses polices and regulations to support healthcare sector and labour market
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 02:51:41 pm
Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum to be a carbon neutral platform
2022 Jan 18 Tue, 11:54:38 am
Expo 2020 Dubai visits cross 10 million

Emirates News

18,088 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered during past 24 hours: MoHAP

ABU DHABI, 18th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 18,088 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours. The total number of doses provided up to today stands at 23,126,629 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 233.83 doses per 100 people. This is in line with the Ministry's plan to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to all members of society and efforts to reach acquired immunity resulting from the vaccination, which will help...

Saudi Arabia reports 5,873 new COVID-19 cases

RIYADH, 18th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Saudi Arabia reported 5,873 new COVID-19 cases, two related deaths and 4,535 recoveries during the past 24 hours, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted the Ministry of Health as saying. The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 626,808 and the total recoveries at 573,831, while fatalities rose to 8,910. The ministry added that the number of critical cases reached 454.  

DP World launches new digital platform to streamline customs procedures

DUBAI, 18th January, 2022 (WAM) -- DP World, the leading global logistics company and provider of smart supply chain solutions, today announced the launch of its new digital compliance and revenue platform, CARGOES Customs. The platform facilitates completely paperless trade easing the flow of the customs process using innovative technology solutions, including an Artificial Intelligence driven risk engine and smart valuation. Its advanced classification wizard, based on machine learning, vastly reduces classification issues. It is designed and supported by customs experts and digital transformation leaders,...


Bahraini FM condemns terrorist Houthi attack on civil facilities in UAE in phone call with Abdullah bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2022 (WAM)-- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received today a phone call from Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain. During the phone call, Al Zayani expressed the Kingdom of Bahrain's strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attack by the terrorist Houthi militia on civil areas and facilities in the UAE. He offered condolences to the UAE over the victims of this cowardly...
Kuwaiti FM reiterates solidarity with UAE in phone call with Abdullah bin Zayed
Kuwait reports 4,503 new COVID-19 cases, one death

World News

Europe's circular economy presented to world at Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI, 18th January 2022 (WAM) – An event at the Expo 2020 Dubai showcased Europe's work for the transition to the circular economy and how it brings together stakeholders from across the spectrum. The European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform, a joint initiative of the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee, hosted the Circular Europe Days event at the Expo on 17th and 18th January 2022, according to a press release. Stepping into the global arena, the event showed Europe's willingness to foster...

World leaders at Expo say equality is path to humankind’s progress 

DUBAI, 18th January 2021 -- World leaders have emphasised the urgent action for gender equality at Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Goals Week. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the time needed to bridge the gender gap – which was already at 100 years – by another 36 years. World leaders agree that the need to course-correct and urgently achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment is essential not only for the sake of fulfilling a human right, but also for the advancement of humankind, said a press...

Indonesia passes law to relocate capital to remote Borneo

JAKARTA, 18th January, 2022 (WAM/Reuters) -- Indonesia's parliament has approved a bill to relocate the nation's capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan on Borneo, House Speaker Puan Maharani said on Tuesday. The new state capital law, which provides a legal framework for President Joko Widodo's ambitious proposal, stipulates how development of the capital will be funded and governed.
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