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December 11, 2018

(WAM) - The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MOFAIC, in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), organised in Abu Dhabi today a workshop on financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs.

The two-day workshop brings together the private sector, government civil society and women entrepreneurs from IORA’s 22 Member States and nine Dialogue Partners.

The workshop's opening session was attended by Mohammed Sharaf, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Economic"...

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December 11, 2018

DUBAI, 10th December, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC, today chaired the meeting of DIFC’s Higher Board of Directors.

The meeting was an opportunity for the Centre’s three entities, DIFC Authority, Dubai Financial Services Authority, DFSA, and Dispute Resolution Authority, DRA, to share their key achievements in 2018 and outline priorities for the coming year. His Highness thanked the entities for their contributions which have further elevated Dubai’s position as the region’s highest ranked global financial"...

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November 28, 2018

ABU DHABI, 27th November, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, and Chairman of the Federal Tax Authority, FTA, issued a Decision regarding the implementation of the marking tobacco and tobacco products scheme that determined the dates when the digital Marks will be applicable in the UAE, and outlined the requirements and procedures for storing them.

The Decision stated that the Scheme will go into effect as of 1st January, 2019, affecting all types of cigarettes sold locally – whether imported or locally produced – with plans to gradually expand the scheme to include"...

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November 21, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD), a leader in cloud-connected medical devices and out-of-hospital software-as-a-service business solutions, today announced it has elected experienced consumer and healthcare executive Harjit Gill to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Gill was elected by shareholders at its annual shareholder meeting last week in Sydney, Australia. Also, announced at that meeting, Gary W. Pace has retired from ResMed’s board after serving on it since July 1994. Ms. Gill’s appointment and Dr. Pace’s retirement both took effect Thursday, November 15.

Ms."...

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November 17, 2018

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE will host the first edition of the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities Forum on November 19-20 in recognition of the country’s leading role in promoting tolerance and interfaith dialogue.

The forum will host 450 guests including religious leaders, NGOs and heads of industry to discuss ongoing social challenges and develop comprehensive solutions for protecting youth from cybercrime.

The Interfaith"...

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November 15, 2018

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has enacted changes to the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) authority's legal and regulatory framework.

The newly enacted laws, which update the DIFC's companies and property regimes, as well as the overall operating environment for entities based in the centre, aim to ensure that the DIFC remains the most sophisticated and business-friendly common law jurisdiction in the region.

The new law will now follow a public and private company"...

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