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February 17, 2019

(WAM) – The International Defence Conference (IDC) 2019, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, wrapped up today in Abu Dhabi.

Mohammed bin Ahmad Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defence Affairs, kicked off the final day with a keynote address.

Day two drew the participation of Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, Staff Major General Pilot Faris"...

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February 14, 2019

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, today met with leaders of retail industry who are participating in the 'Retail Summit.'

The two-day summit Is being organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Meydan One under the patronage of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

With more than 80 speakers and 900 participants, the Retail Summit has brought together disruptive brands and legacy retailers to discuss the future of"...

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February 10, 2019

Dubai is set to host the largest-ever World Government Summit starting from tomorrow (February 10) to redefine the future of governments and unite efforts to solve universal challenges facing humanity.

The three-day event will bring together officials of over 140 governments to develop government practices, share experiences, foresee and adapt to future challenges to improve human life and wellbeing.

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February 9, 2019

The UAE Ministry of Finance will participate in the seventh World Government Summit, an event that will include round table discussions with International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde about the development of SMEs in the UAE and the future of blockchain and digital assets.

To benefit from the expertise of other governments around the world in its efforts to meet the aspirations of the UAE government and build a sustainable knowledge-based economy, the MoF will hold two closed sessions and a number of open meetings on global financial trends at the summit from February 10-12.

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February 6, 2019

Emirates Post has issued a commemorative stamp to mark the Human Fraternity Meeting held in Abu Dhabi between Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, and Dr Ahmad el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al Azhar Al Sharif.

The stamp is decorated with the picture of the two prominent religious figures.

It also demonstrates the humanitarian message of the UAE and its keenness to promote interfaith dialogue and the solidification of good and peace throughout the world, state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday.

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February 4, 2019

DUBAI, 3rd February, 2019 (WAM) -- A major contract to complete some 29,000 square metres of public space at Expo 2020 Dubai – worth AED 169 million – was recently awarded to a UAE-based contractor.

The move reinforces World Expo’s commitment to support Emirati companies and create a long-term positive impact on the country’s economy.

Arabtec Construction secured the contract, which includes building a 5,000-square-metre water park, restaurants, utilities and landscaping. The company will start work immediately.

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January 27, 2019

(WAM) -- The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, has announced that 5,178 new companies have joined the chamber in 2018, which represents a 7.4 percent growth in the total number of members when compared to the previous year.

This increase in membership reflects the competitive advantages offered by the emirate to attract foreign investment and the innovative services provided by the chamber to its members.

The number of certificates of origin issued by the chamber during 2018 reached 93,851, which indicates the chamber’s success in sustaining the"...

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January 20, 2019

The French government is proposing to integrate Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. in a structure that would probably put the two carmakers under a single holding company, Nikkei reported.

A delegation including Martin Vial, a Renault director designated by the French government, visited Japanese officials to discuss the plans, Nikkei reported, without saying where it got the information. Renault also wants to appoint Nissan’s next chairman following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the newspaper said. The auto titan is accused of financial crimes that could put him behind bars for decades.

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