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Dubai Police and the Roads and Transport Authority have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at enhancing safety on public transport. As part of the deal, they’ll coordinate their work to best protect passengers and facilities across Dubai. Officials say the agreement demonstrates the eagerness of authorities to ensure safety on the public transport network. […]

Twenty-nine Yemeni’s injured in the country’s on-going conflict have returned home after being treated in India, thanks to the UAE. Their successful treatment came as part of an initiative by the Emirates to pay for humanitarian medical aid for 1,500 people in Yemen, where the internationally-recognised, legitimate government is battling Houthi rebels. The UAE has […]

UAE Flag Day will be celebrated on November 2. It was originally set for November 3, but has since been moved. The campaign was launched back in 2013, to commemorate the accession of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the nation. All ministry, government and federal bodies across the country […]

Public private partnerships are a key ingredient in building a culture of happiness in the workplace. That’s the message the UAE’s Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing, who says entrepreneurs also need to play their part in promoting a healthy work environment. Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi said a happy work environment involves promoting […]

The UAE has condemned the deadly terror attack in Egypt’s Giza province, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens of Egyptian troops and police officers. Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargas, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said the emirates stands in solidarity with the Egyptian government in their fight to combat terrorism and […]

The UAE has become a global role model for tolerance and creative diversity among different cultures. That’s the message from the country’s newly appointed Minister of Tolerance, who said the emirates has a larger responsibility of making the world a better place. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan also pledged to build bridges of communication […]

The UAE has reiterated its intention to make 2020 a unique year for the country’s space sector, with the launch of a probe to Mars. Participating at a UN meeting on the peaceful uses of outer space, the Emirates highlighted its ambition to build a strong and sustainable space sector. A statement highlighted the UAE […]

A number of government departments are getting involved in the Dubai Fitness Challenge, which has gotten under way today. The initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, aims to help Dubai become the most active city in the world. As […]

The UAE has been commended for its work in preserving the environment and limiting pollution. It came at a meeting of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, to assess the impact of its sustainable development goals. Ministers praised the UAE’s sustainability efforts, and highlighted how the country is educating and encouraging its […]

Abu Dhabi is the safest city in the region, according to a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit. The Safe Cities Index 2017 ranks cities across 49 indicators covering aspects such as health, personal and digital security. The Capital was ranked 28th globally, performing particularly well in infrastructure security. It’s the latest report highlighting […]

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