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Emirates News

Hamdan bin Zayed crowns winners of Bairaq Al Emarat Award as part of Al Dhafra Festival

AL DHAFRA, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region crowned winners of Bairaq Al Emarat Award as part of the 16th Al Dhafra Festival. Sheikh Hamdan emphasised the leadership’s keenness to support such festivals to consolidate the culture of heritage events, contributing to preserving Emirati heritage, customs and traditions.The aims of the Al Dhafra Festival are to celebrate quintessential Emirati culture, generate tourism and preserve the purity of camel breeds.

Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree establishing Family Business Centre

DUBAI, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a decree establishing the Family Business Centre in Dubai with the objective of driving the sustainability and growth of family businesses in the emirate.According to the decree, the Center will be established as part of the Dubai Chambers' organisational structure and will carry out the tasks assigned to it under this decree.The Federal Decree...

Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace inaugurates office of new ‘Alliance of Virtue’ in Washington

WASHINGTON, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace has inaugurated the office of the new Alliance of Virtue (Hilf al-Fudul) in Washington, US.Shaikh Abdullah bin Bayyah, Chairman of the UAE Fatwa Council, Head of the Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace, and Honorary President of Hilf al-Fudul, expressed his happiness at inaugurating the new office in Washington.The new Alliance of Virtue will successfully implement its charter and complete its various activities and programmes, he added, noting that its charter was progressively drafted...


Dubai Cares reveals its COP28 plans

DUBAI, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- Dubai Cares, a civil society organisation formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC), yesterday convened its high-level RewirEd Summit Strategic Partners Meeting to set a united vision for COP28’s education outcomes.The meeting comes two weeks after the UAE-based global philanthropic organisation was announced as the exclusive Education Partner for COP28 to host the second edition of the RewirEd Summit and represents another major step in its journey towards advocating for the role of education...
Nahyan bin Mubarak inaugurates ‘Stories of Nations’ exhibition at Expo City Dubai
Judge, military prosecutors sworn in at Ministry of Defence

World News

UAE Ambassador meets President of National Assembly of Republic of Benin

PORTO-NOVO, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- Mohammed Saeed Al Kaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, met with Gbehounou Louis Vlavonou, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Benin, at Parliament headquarters. During the meeting, Al Kaabi affirmed his pride in representing the UAE in Benin, and his keenness to strengthen and develop bilateral relations to further reinforce the bonds between the two countries. For his part, Vlavonou congratulated Al Kaabi on his appointment as the UAE Ambassador to the Republic of...

Pink Caravan Ride announces routes for seven-day national ride

SHARJAH, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- As part of the Pink Caravan Ride’s (PCR) efforts to curb breast cancer and increase awareness, the Friends of Cancer Patients’ annual initiative is offering free breast cancer screenings in all seven emirates through their mobile clinics and mammography unit during the seven-day national ride.In addition to its ongoing efforts, the PCR established dedicated fixed clinics throughout the UAE providing free breast cancer screenings between 20th January and 10th February, offering the public another opportunity to receive convenient and...

UAE health authorities launch national drug tracking system 'Tatmeen'

DUBAI, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) – The UAE has launched the national drug tracking system "Tatmeen", the first platform in the region to track and trace pharmaceutical products. The state-of-the-art platform was unveiled by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi, and the Dubai Health Authority during Arab Health 2023. "Tatmeen" provides electronic tracking services for medicines and medical products, and has been developed with technological partners to enhance the reliability of pharmaceutical supply chains. The platform will enhance control over...
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