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UAE leaders congratulate King of Jordan on centenary of Kingdom's founding

Emirates News

Nahyan bin Mubarak, Rashid Al Nuaimi attend virtual graduation of 1,140 participants of Sandooq Al Watan spring programmes

ABU DHABI, 11th April, 2021 (WAM) -- Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sandooq Al Watan, and Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Department of Municipality and Planning in Ajman, attended the virtual graduation of the participants of Sandooq Al Watan’s spring programmes, entitled "Emirati Coder" and "Mawhibatna," which took place from 28th March to 8th April, 2021, with the participation of over 1,140 students from various schools around...

Emaar Properties approves 10% dividend payment for 2020

DUBAI, 11th April, 2021 (WAM) -- Emaar Properties PJSC today held its 25th Annual General Meeting (AGM), where its Board of Directors discussed the company’s solid performance in 2020 despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Board highlighted the stringent measures it took to safeguard continued robust business performance. The dividend distribution proposal from the Board of Directors representing 10 percent of the share capital was approved at the AGM, confirming Emaar’s keenness to ensure added value for its shareholders. The shareholders also elected...

UAE moon-sighting committee to convene tomorrow to indicate start of Ramadan

ABU DHABI, 11th April 2021 (WAM) - The UAE moon-sighting committee will meet virtually on Monday, April 12, after the Maghreb prayer under the chairmanship of Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice to indicate the start of the holy month of Ramadan. The Shariah courts nationwide will follow up and inform the committee of any sightings, while the Lunar Calendar Committee at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department will continue collecting evidence and informing the Moon-Sighting Committee with the findings.  


Saudi Arabia's Aramco signs $12.4 billion infrastructure investment deal with EIG-led consortium

DHAHRAN, 10th April, 2021 (WAM) -- Aramco has signed a deal with a consortium led by EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure investors, to optimise its assets through a lease-and-lease-back agreement involving its stabilised crude oil pipeline network. Upon closing, Aramco will receive upfront proceeds of around US$12.4 billion, further strengthening its balance sheet through one of the largest energy infrastructure deals globally. The transaction represents a continuation of Aramco’s strategy to unlock the potential of its asset base...
UAE condemns Houthis' drone attack attempts on Saudi Arabia
Kuwait reports 1,282 new coronavirus infections, 5 deaths

World News

ERC intensifies response to humanitarian conditions in Yemen for Ramadan

MUKALLA, 11th April, 2021 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) is intensifying its response to the humanitarian conditions in Yemen for the Holy Month of Ramadan, by continuing to send relief shipments to Hadramaut Governorate. Two planes carrying 60 tonnes of basic food supplies recently arrived in Riyan Airport to provide for the needs of Hadramaut’s residents during Ramadan. The ERC is keen to deliver this aid to local beneficiaries before the start of the Holy Month. Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of...

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development financed hundreds of development projects in Jordan: Mohammed Al Suwaidi

ABU DHABI, 11th April, 2021 (WAM) -- Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, stated that the fund has helped finance hundreds of development projects in Jordan costing AED6.5 billion, enabling the Jordanian Government to achieve its economic and social priorities and drive the process of sustainable development. In his statement to the Emirates News Agency (WAM) on the occasion of the UAE’s participation in Jordan’s celebration of its 100th anniversary on 11th April, Al Suwaidi said that the fund...

UAQ Ruler congratulates King of Jordan on centenary of Kingdom's founding

UMM AL QAIWAIN, 11th April, 2021 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, has sent a message of congratulations to King Abdullah II of Jordan on the occasion of the centenary of the Kingdom's founding, marked on 11th April. H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain, dispatched similar message to the Jordanian King on the occasion.
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