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    UAE, AFC Sign Asian Cup 2019 Organising Association Agreement

    AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and UAE Football Association President Yousuf Yaqoob Yousuf Al Serkal officially stamped the approval on UAE’s hosting of the next edition of the AFC Asian Cup in 2019 by signing the Organising Association Agreement (OAA) on Thursday.


    UAE, who had previously hosted the premier Asian competition in 1996, were given the hosting rights of the 24-team"...

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    ADGM consults open market on its Draft Financial Services RegulationsJune 30, 2015

    Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that it has published its draft financial services legislation, which includes the Financial Services and Markets Regulations and accompanying rules, in addition to the Limited Liability Partnership Regulations, for open market consultation.


    In the coming weeks, ADGM will also publish further consultation papers that will be supplementary to the draft financial services regulations and rules published today, and will include specific rules regarding insurance.

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    UAE becomes founding member of Asian Infrastructure Investment BankJune 30, 2015

    The UAE has signed the Articles of Agreement (AOA) establishing the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing today, and has become a founding member of the international financial institution that was first announced during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) session held in Indonesia in October 2013.

    Under the directives of the UAE Leadership, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State led discussions on behalf of the UAE. After agreeing on the basic principles, ADFD was mandated to represent the country in AIIB Governors' Council as well as coordinate, manage and follow-up projects implemented through this partnership.


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    CAREEM launches regional ‘Be CAREEM’ Ramadan CSR campaign

    CAREEM, MENA’s leading app for booking private, chauffeur-driven cars has launched a regional Ramadan CSR campaign across the 18 cities it operates in, actively involving all its employees and avid consumers to support their local communities to make a difference.


    The campaign, ‘Be CAREEM’, was launched through a captivating video on social media today and will target the region stretching from Morocco to Pakistan, in an attempt to raise awareness of various initiatives its respective communities can support and participate in for the betterment"...

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    Dubai electricity regulator launches app on Apple Smartwatches

    Offering its customers a new experience, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched its mobile app on Apple Smartwatches. The new app will give customers access to the regulator’s services easily, says a statement from DEWA.


    The Smart app provides more than 150 services and features that meet the needs of all customers, consultants, suppliers, job seekers, government organisations and job seekers. These include bill enquiries, contact information, news and receiving notifications.


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    Dubai Chamber strengthens its leadership in IT

    Demonstrating its commitment to offering a reliable IT service and infrastructure to employees and customers, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been awarded ISO/IEC 20000 -1:2011 certification from French classification organisation Bureau Veritas this month.


    After a successful completion of a certification audit, Dubai Chamber has been awarded the ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 for its effective overall IT service level management standards including reporting, budgeting and accounting for IT services as well as information security, supplier, incident, change and"...

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    Abu Dhabi Airports achieves ISO standards for information security

    Abu Dhabi Airports today announced that it has successfully achieved the ISO 27001:2013 standard of information security across all its IT systems.


    This is the first time that a UAE airport has earned this prestigious accreditation. The company also successfully re-certified its broader suite of IT services to the ISO/IEC 20000 level.


    Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports,"...

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