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    World Organization of Governance & Competitiveness Launched During the Opening of 71st UNGA

    World Organization of Governance & Competitiveness Launched During the Opening of 71st UNGASeptember 26, 2016

    During the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Heads of State & Government, UN Officials, Ambassadors, celebrities, private sector and hundreds of guests attended a High level Reception for the launch of the World Organization of Governance & Competitiveness at United Nations Plaza honoring the First Anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

    WOGC is a mixed International Organization (IGO, NGO and Government) with special consultative status under the framework of the UNSDGs and the"...

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    The First Group’s Millennium Place JVT Dubai Honoured At Prestigious International Property Awards

    The First Group’s Millennium Place JVT Dubai Honoured At Prestigious International Property AwardsSeptember 26, 2016

    Millennium Place JVT Dubai, one of the latest hotel projects from leading Dubai-based property developer The First Group, has received a Highly Commended Award in the Best New Hotel Design & Construction category at the 2016-17 Africa & Arabia Property Awards.

    The property eclipsed a host of high-profile rivals to receive the honour, which was judged by an esteemed panel of more than 70 internationally recognised architectural and design experts.


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    Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in Ireland

    Andersen Global is pleased to announce its collaboration with mgpartners, a leading tax firm in Ireland. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with mgpartners furthers Andersen’s ability to provide best-in-class client service in Europe, and is a precursor to a more formal relationship.

    Mark Vorsatz, CEO of Andersen Tax, commented, “This collaboration with mgpartners extends our global footprint and—more importantly—enhances our ability to provide seamless service in Europe.”


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    Etihad launches 96-hour sale on flights to 11 cities

    Etihad is launching a 96-hour sale for economy and business-class tickets to 11 destinations.

    The bookings can be made from Sunday through Wednesday and are valid for flights from October 1 this year to May 31 next year.

    The routes on sale include an economy-class return flight from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai for Dh694, Cairo from Dh1,140, Rome from Dh2,520 and New York from Dh3,180.

    Business-class return trips to Mumbai are Dh2,890, Cairo Dh6,830, Rome Dh11,920 and New York Dh13,350.


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    1.15m used public transport during Eid in Sharjah

    Public transport is gaining popularity in Sharjah, particularly on holidays, the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority (SRTA) has said.

    A senior official said the authority's city and intercity buses, along with over 5,300 cabs of the four franchise companies operating in the emirate, transported around 1.15million passengers during the Eid Al Adha holidays.

    Abdulaziz Al Jarwan, Director of SRTA for Transport Affairs, on Sunday said the passengers commuted on the city bus routes during the Eid amounted to 131,333, with a daily average of 31,850 passengers.


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    Emirates sends its A380 to Amman

    Emirates celebrated its 30th anniversary of its Dubai-Amman route by landing one of its Airbus A380s at the city’s Queen Alia International Airport for a one-off service.

    The one-off flight, which touched down to a water cannon salute, carried almost 400 passengers, including Adel Al Redha, the airline’s executive vice president and chief operations officer; Adil Al Ghaith, the senior vice president of regional commercial operations; and other key Government officials.

    "Today’s A380 service to Queen Alia International Airport reinforces the long-standing"...

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