Community Development Authority renovates old homes in Dubai

Dubai: The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai launched “Your home… Our home” an initiative aimed at renovating a group of old homes owned by families that include the retired, the elderly and people with disabilities. The initiative which will be implemented over phases is part of CDA’s efforts to provide an excellent network of social services in Dubai and enhance outreach to all individuals. The project’s main objective is…

UAE Participates in the Arab League meetings on the level of Permanent Representatives

Cairo: The UAE participates in the 138th meeting of the Arab League on the level of the Permanant Representatives of the member countries that opened at the League headquarters in Cairo on Monday. The meeting, chaired by the Lebanese Ambassador Khalid Ziadeh in the presence of the Secretary General Dr. Nabeel Al Arabi, is held to prepare for the ministerial meeting of the Arab League. Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and…

RAK Environment Authority conducts study on water quality

Ras Al Khaimah: The Environment Protection and Development Authority of Ras Al Khaimah (EPDA-RAK) has started a study to assess the quality of reservoir waters used by local and federal government bodies. The study is conducted as per directives of Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah HH Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi to provide safe and healthy environment for living and to protect natural resources from…

ADIHEX to get underway bn Wednesday in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi will on Wednesday play host to the 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2012) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Organized by the Emirates Falconers’ Club (EFC), the Exhibition will run from the 5th to the 8th of September, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region (Al Gharbia)…

Mohammed Bin Rashid offers condolences to the family of Saeed Abdullah Bin Thani

Dubai: UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum offered condolences to the family members of late Saeed Abdullah Bin Thani. Accompanied by Dubai Crown Prince HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, other Sheikhs and officials, Sheikh Mohammed visited the home of the deceased in Hamriya in Dubai and expressed sorrow and condolences.

Ministerial Legislative Committee discusses laws

Abu Dhabi: The Ministerial Legislative Committee reviewed here today in its meeting chaired by Dr Hadef Joan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice, the Federal Law on Combating Commercial Fraud, Draft Law on Regulation of Legal Profession and amendment of Code of Civil Procedures. The meeting was attended by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Midfa, Secretary General of the Federal Supreme Council Affairs at…

Hazza Bin Zayed visits Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi: National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi HH Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, continues to implement mega-projects aimed at supporting the national economic development. Speaking during his visit to the newly opened Khalifa Port in Taweelah in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Hazza added…

EMAL celebrates two safe years free of Lost Time Incidents

Abu Dhabi: Emirates Aluminium has completed two full years representing over 10 million work-hours, with zero Lost Time Incidents (LTI). EMAL attributed this workplace achievement at the Al Taweelah aluminium smelter to its culture of Safety First, Last, and Always’, which has been a core value since the project began. EMAL President and CEO, Saeed Fadhel Al Mazrooei, said: “EMAL’s excellent LTI safety record demonstrates our commitment to deploying high…