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April 18, 2019

ABU DHABI, 17th April, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has inaugurated 'Morocco in Abu Dhabi 2019'.

The event is welcomed by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, held under the patronage of King Mohammed VI of Morocco and with the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, under the supervision of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs.

The inauguration ceremony was attended"...

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April 17, 2019

The Executive Committee of the UAE-Saudi Coordination Council has announced the launch of seven joint committees as part of the two countries' closer ties.

The committees were set up at the council's second meeting in Riyadh amid ongoing collaboration to integrate financial markets and investment, industry and energy, environment and housing, tourism and media, human development, politics and military and security.

Under the chairmanship of Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, and Saudi Arabia’s Mohammad Bin Mazyad"...

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April 14, 2019

The central banks of the UAE and South Korea have renewed the bilateral currency swap agreement, according to a press statement on Saturday.

The original Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement (BCSA) was signed in October 2013 at a value of $5.4 billion (Dh20 billion), reaffirming their commitment towards promoting trade and financial cooperation between the two countries.

The agreement, which contributed significantly"...

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April 11, 2019

ABU DHABI, 10th April 2019 (WAM) - H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, opened Seamless Middle East at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The two-day exhibition is organized by the League of Arab States and the Council of Arab Economic Unity in partnership with Terrapinn Middle East FZ LLC.

This year's edition follows the launch of the joint Arab Strategic Vision for Digital economy last December in Abu Dhabi by the League of Arab States and the Council of Arab Economic Unity to activate partnerships in the various fields of the digital economy and provide a platform to examine"...

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April 7, 2019

Start-ups and other young companies can provide around 50 percent of all new job prospects in the market at the seed stage and those operating for two and a half years hiring an average of 12 workers.

Several reports reveal that start-ups generate significant employment opportunities globally, helping drive immense economic growth prospects.

The role of start-ups as the main engine for job creation will be further discussed at the upcoming AIM Startup, an initiative of the UAE Ministry"...

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April 7, 2019

The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, ESMA, has developed a green label for paints and varnishes according to the UAE system to control volatile organic compounds and heavy metals in products of paints and varnishes for buildings.

In a step aimed at providing products with low levels of volatile materials, in schools, hospitals, medical centres and others, the increase in the number of suppliers in four and five-star products over the last two years, has recorded 62 percent.

ESMA's efforts have been positively reflected in the UAE community"...

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April 7, 2019

ABU DHABI, 6th April, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Government has announced granting long-term visas for the top 100 start-ups shaping the fourth industrial revolution. The 100 Arab start-ups were selected at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, held in Jordan between 6-7 April. The Forum witnessed for the first time bringing together 100 emerging companies from the Arab region, which are working to shape the future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The announcement of the five-year visas was made during the participation of Abdulla bin Touq, Secretary General of the UAE Cabinet, and Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future"...

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March 30, 2019

The Dubai International Financial Centre has invited its clients to nominate individuals for the new long-term residency visas approved by the UAE Cabinet last year in one of the first signs of the policies coming into effect.

'DIFC is always looking after the best interests of its community,' a DIFC spokesperson told The National. 'This is a great opportunity to give talent within the financial services sector the security to stay in the UAE and be a bigger part of its future.'

In an email sent on Wednesday to the more than 2,000 entities registered"...

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March 26, 2019

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, received here today Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah bin Ali bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahraini Ambassador to the UAE.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to enhance fraternal relations between the two countries.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Board Chairman of the Presidential Flight, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Director of The Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office"...

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March 26, 2019

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, MBRCH, inaugurated three social projects in Umm Al Qaiwain, which include a mosque and two wedding halls at a value of approximately AED20 million, under the supervision of the Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla Charitable and Humanitarian Establishment.

The inauguration was attended by Sheikh Majid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla Charitable and Humanitarian Establishment; Counsellor Ibrahim Bu Malha, Consultant of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai for Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs and Deputy"...

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