ABU DHABI, 18th January, 2020 (WAM) -- In line with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, ADEK, mandate to foster and grow a world-class academic research ecosystem in Abu Dhabi, ADEK has announced that it has awarded over AED40 million in competitive funding to 54 successful research and development proposals.
The seven key sectors are Life Sciences (Health, Food and Agriculture), Aerospace, Education and Social Sciences, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Material Sciences & Manufacturing, Energy and Environment.
The successful grants were selected...
SHARJAH, 18th January, 2020 (WAM) -- Students looking to pursue higher studies will converge on Sharjah as the region’s popular higher education fair is set to be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from 22nd to 24th January 2020.
The 16th International Education Show 2020, IES 2020, will see higher participation rates of educational institutions, the launch of one of the biggest higher education and career guidance events of India, besides hosting the Education Growth Summit, TEGS, and EduTech a platform to showcase latest innovations in...
DUBAI, 18th January, 2020 (WAM) -- The 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, revealed on Saturday.
The announcement was made following a site visit by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, DEWA Managing Director and CEO.
Upon completion, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will be the largest single-site solar park in the world, based on an independent power producer, IPP, model. It has a planned capacity...
MINSK, 8th January, 2020 (WAM) -- The UAE Ice Hockey Team won the bronze medal yesterday at the 'Christmas International Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the Prize of the President of Belarus' in Minsk.
The team won bronze after defeating Finland by a score of 3-2 during a match attended by 12,000 spectators, which preceded the final between Belarus and Russia won by the former with a score of 4-1.
The UAE team won bronze for the first time in the history of the annual...
DUBAI, 17th January 2020 (WAM) - The Chinese Consulate in Dubai, this evening organised, in collaboration with Hala China by Meraas and Dubai Holding, a celebration of the Chinese New Year at the City Walk in Dubai.
A rich variety of cultural performances and experiences will take place across the city’s leading destinations from 16 January through to 8 February 2020.
The Grand Parade at City Walk is expected to reach up to 50,000 this year.
GENEVA, 17th January, 2020 (WAM) -- The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet today condemned the continued killing and displacement of civilians in north-western Syria despite the announcement of a ceasefire nearly a week ago.
Bachelet called for the immediate cessation of hostilities in and around the ‘de-escalation’ zone of Idlib, and the protection of all civilians and civilian infrastructure.
"Our main concern is for the safety of civilians who remain at serious risk," said Bachelet. "While the pursuit of a ceasefire is,...
ABU DHABI, 16th January, 2020 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received a phone call from Lt. General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, Chairman of Sudan Sovereign Council.
During the phone call, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and Al Burhan discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations between the two fraternal countries and the latest regional development as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.