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October 10, 2019

DUBAI, 9th October, 2019 (WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, ADDA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Orange Business Services to accelerate the digital transformation of the Abu Dhabi government.

According to the agreement, Orange Business Services will work in close coordination with ADDA in the development of a co-innovation programme to explore new value-added services for the Authority, with the company serving as lead integrator for con-innovated customised solutions.

The agreement demonstrates both parties' aim to create an effective"...

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September 26, 2019

DUBAI, 25th September, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, today visited the Cityscape Global 2019 - the 19th annual edition of the gateway event for regional real estate investment - at Dubai World Trade Centre,DWTC.

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed was joined by a delegation of top-ranking VIPs, including Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of the Dubai Land Department, and Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority,DWTCA, amongst others.

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September 23, 2019

ABU DHABI, 22nd September, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE consolidated government expenditure rose to AED119 billion during Q1 2019, a growth of 21.6 pc as compared with the same period in 2018, according to figures released by the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates.

In its Quarterly Review, CBUAE said today UAE government expenses went up Y-o-Y by 16.3 percent during Q1 2019.

'Moreover, capital spending, measured by the net acquisition of non-financial assets, rose Y-o-Y by 94.1 percent, reaching AED13.1 bn. As a result, the Net Operating Balance registered a deficit"...

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September 22, 2019

LONDON, 21st September, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai International Communication Committee, DICC, today showcased Dubai’s futuristic projects and major recent economic achievements at a meeting with senior leaders of UK’s Government Communication Service.

Mansoor Abulhoul, the UAE’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, attended the event held in London.

At the meeting, DICC members highlighted how Dubai is transforming itself through innovation and is emerging as a leading player in various sectors through visionary initiatives. They spoke about Dubai’s"...

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September 18, 2019

DUBAI, 17th September, 2019 (WAM) -- As part of its efforts to bolster cooperation with local and federal authorities, and in line with its endeavor to ensure the optimal implementation of the tax system at a national level, a delegation from the Ministry of Finance, MoF, met representatives of the Department of Finance, DoF, and local departments in Umm Al Qaiwain at the Umm Al Qaiwain Cultural Centre.

During the meeting, the participants deliberated best tax practices for government entities, and discussed the role of MoF in providing support to federal authorities in processing and submitting tax returns.

The"...

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