UAE-China trade grow five fold over last 10 years, says MoFT

ABU DHABI: Trade between the UAE and China has increased fivefold over the past 10 years with a growth rate of 395 percent – from USD 15.654 billion in 2011 to USD 3.12 billion in 2002. During this period, both …

UAE inks MoU with Philippine to meet Air Traffic demands

Abu Dhabi: United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an air services Confidential Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of the Philippines in Abu Dhabi.

The Memorandum was signed by Omar Bin Ghaleb, Deputy …

Dubai to host ASTA International Destination Expo (IDE) 2013 next April

DUBAI: Dubai is the official host of the ASTA International Destination Expo (IDE) 2013 to be held in April next year, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) announced today.

The announcement reflects DTCM’s efforts to expand its promotion …

MoFA holds farewell reception for ambassadors

ABU DHABI: A farewell reception for the outgoing Austrian ambassador Julius Lauritch and Thai ambassador Somchai Charanasomboon was held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in presence of senior officials and heads of diplomatic missions.

Assistant Foreign Minister for …

Experts at GCC e-Participation & e-Governance Forum emphasize on adapting to global trends

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University Knowledge Group (ADUKG) launched the “GCC e- Participation and e-Governance Forum” today, bringing together more than 200 government representatives, decision makers, and e-government leaders, who debated various techniques of boosting government e-services and e-participation strategies …

15 million Afghans to benefit from new food fortification partnership launched by KBZF, WFP, GAIN and Afghan govt

KABUL: A new partnership aiming to reach approximately 15 million Afghans with nutritionally fortified wheat flour, vegetable oil and ghee was launched yesterday by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), Afghan Ministry of Public Health, the Global Alliance …

Sheikha Fatima launches FDF’s new electronic services

ABU DHABI: Three new electronic services to enhance the role of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and communication with the targeted public and families in particular were launched on the two most popular social networking sites and the foundation’s website …