Juma Al Majid receives winner of Islamic Personality

Dubai: Juma Al Majid, Chairman of Board of Trustees of Juma Al Majid Centre for Culture and Heritage gave Sheikh Yusuf Estes, winner of Islamic Personality of the year of the 16th edition of Dubai International Holy Quran Award, an insight into the Centre’s message and vision to promote and safeguard Arab, Islamic and international heritage. Sheikh Estes visited the Centre’s original manuscripts units and library where he marveled at…

Abdullah bin Zayed demands world major powers to end Rohingya tragedy

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has called on the international community to step in to put an end to the tragedy the Rohingya Muslim minority is undergoing on in Myanmar. ”The UAE is deeply concerned about the ethnic violence in Myanmar which claimed hundreds of lives of the Rohingya Muslim minority group and left thousands of them homeless, bringing a renewed chapter of severe suffering,” H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al…

Fatima Bint Hazza honors ice hockey tournament winners

ABU DHABIP: Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairwoman of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy on Friday honored the winners of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ramadan’s Ladies Ice hockey tournament which was held at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi. The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy team captured first place of the championship followed by Bu Tina team as runner up, Al Reem team in…

Emirates ID announces 3rd winner of Ramadan weekly competition

Abu Dhabi: A Dubai resident has won the weekly cultural contest of the holy month of Ramadan of Emirates Identity Authority. Anna Monica Betas, won an iPad3, which is given out by the Emirates ID on a weekly basis, after her name was drawn randomly at the Emirates ID headquarters in Abu Dhabi today. There were a total of 1500 participants who gave the right answer to the question “What…

ADFD organizes lectures to celebrate Holy month of Ramadan

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has organized series of lectures and seminars to celebrate the Holy month of Ramadan in coordination with the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE). The initiative was aimed at boosting and enhancing internal communication between the Fund and its employees in various occasions. Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, ADFD Acting Director-General highlighted fund’s keenness to celebrate the holy month by offering…

Aldar reports financial results for second quarter of 2012

Abu Dabi: Aldar Properties PJSC (“the Company”), Abu Dhabi’s leading property development investment and management company, is pleased to announce today strong financial results for the second quarter of 2012 with revenue for the period increasing 497% to AED 4,631.2 million (Q2 2011: AED 775.7 million) and net profit of AED 417.9 million up 228% from AED 127.3 million during the same period last year. Revenues were driven by the…

UAE-donated food aid given out in Yemen

SANAA: The UAE’s Red Crescent Authority (RCA) today distributed food aid packages to needy families in Bani Hashish area in Sanna. The packages which are worth AED 225000 were donated by the Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian and Scientific Foundation. Director of RCA’s office in Yemen Khalfan Saif Al-Kindi, in statements to WAM, that the distribution of food aid will continue to the end of the month of Ramadan.…