Kimberley Process's Chair visits Angola, South Africa

LUANDA, CAPE TOWN, 29th June 2016 (WAM) - Kimberley Process (KP) Chair Ahmed bin Sulayem has visited Angola and South Africa to discuss the progress made by diamond producing countries, in compliance with requirements to be followed in processing raw diamonds.

Jun 29, 2016 9:38:04 PM

UAE Ambassador to South Korea takes oath before Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

ABU DHABI, 29th June, 2016 (WAM)--New UAE Ambassador to South Korea, Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi, has sworn in before Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Jun 29, 2016 9:04:01 PM

Lebanese PM receives UAE envoy

BEIRUT, 29th June, 2016 (WAM)--The Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam, has received Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon.

Jun 29, 2016 9:02:01 PM

Financial markets to close on Tuesday and resume on July 10

ABU DHABI, 29th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has announced that financial markets will be closed from July 5-9, and will resume trading on July 10 on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

Jun 29, 2016 9:46:00 PM

Dubai remains MENA region's most transparent real estate market

DUBAI, 29th June, 2016 (WAM) -- Dubai has recorded continued progress and retained its position as the most transparent real estate market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to JLL and LaSalle Investment Management's 2016 Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI).

Jun 29, 2016 6:12:01 PM

Mohammed bin Rashid approves awarding contract for extending Dubai Metro Red Line Project /Route 2020/

DUBAI, 29th June, 2016 (WAM) -- XXX. Al Tayer. Addressing the press conference, Al Tayer spoke about linking Route 2020 with the Red Line of the Dubai Metro. "The RTA has mapped out a master plan for roads and transport projects to serve Expo 2020 and one of them is Route 2020. It has coordinated with all developers, and government service providers of concern with the planned metro route in order to ensure that Route 2020 will provide support to vital areas served by the project over the short and long terms," he said.

Jun 29, 2016 6:10:00 PM

Mohammed bin Rashid approves awarding contract for extending Dubai Metro Red Line Project /Route 2020/

DUBAI, 29th June, 2016 (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has approved awarding the contract of ‘Route 2020’ project, for extending the Red Line of the Dubai Metro, to Expolink Consortium comprising French, Spanish and Turkish firms at a cost of AED 10.6 billion.

Jun 29, 2016 6:06:03 PM

DFM welcomes listing of Afkar Capital's Exchange -Traded Fund

DUBAI, 29th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Dubai Financial Market, DFM, today welcomed the listing of Afkar Capital's Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), (Afkar S&P UAE UCITS ETF) under the trading symbol "UAETF".

Jun 29, 2016 4:20:01 PM