Emirati woman gets first patent of invention from China

Abu Dhabi: Emirati woman Aida Al Meharabi and her partner Eng. Wasfi Al Shedaifat have received the patent of invention from the Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China, for their invention of “Accordion Cover for Vehicles.” This patent is the first one granted to UAE national woman by the Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China. Al Mehairbi said that during the international phase of…

DUBAL and EMAL aim to raise sector profile at 27th International Aluminium Conference in Moscow

Dubai: Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL) and Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) will jointly participate at the 27th International Aluminium Conference in Moscow to promote UAE’s primary aluminium sector role within the global industry. The conference is organised and hosted by Metal Bulletin from 12 to 14 of the current month (“MBI 2012″). DUBAL and EMAL will have a combined stand in the exhibition component alongside the conference, besides they are the joint Platinum…

Three Kalimat Books Make 2012 IBBY Honour List

Sharjah: Three books published by Kalimat Publishing, the Sharjah-based publisher of high quality Arabic books for children, have been selected for the 2012 International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Honour List. The IBBY Honour List is a biennial selection of outstanding, recently published books, honouring writers, illustrators and translators from IBBY member countries. The Honour List was announced at the 33rd IBBY Congress that was held between the…

Enec and National Emergency Crisis Management Authority sign MoU

ABU DHBAI: The National Emergency Crisis Management Authority (NECMA) and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU consolidates the relationship between the two entities and will facilitate the development of off-site emergency response plans for the Barakah nuclear power plant. Signed by Mohamed Khalfan Matar Al Romaithi, General Manager of NECMA and Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer at ENEC, the MoU…

Hazza Bin Zayed meets Yemeni envoy

Abu Dhabi: National Security Adviser and Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council HH Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received today Dr. Ahmed Saif Al Hayani, who was sent as a special envoy by Yemeni Interior Minister Major General Dr. Abdul Qader Qahtan. Al Hayani delivered to Sheikh Hazza a letter from the Interior Minister pertaining to bilateral relations between UAE and Yemen.

Public Prosecution refers bribery case to court

Abu Dhabi: The public prosecution dealing with finance violations has referred a public sector employee to court to stand trial for receiving bribery. The employee, an Arab national, was working in the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and asked a building contractor for ten thousand Dirhams in bribery for giving power connection to a number of villas in Khalifa A city in the suburbs of Abu Dhabi, claimed the prosecution. The…

Over 700,000 students back to school tomorrow

Dubai: Nearly 727,918 students of 1,276 public and private schools will return back to classrooms tomorrow for the 2012-2013 academic year with a call from the Minister of Education, Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, to educators, administrators and learners and their guardians to work diligently and faithfully so as to elevate the learning process and deliver the State’s strategic objectives for education. Some 785 government schools will welcome 269,412 students while…