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Abu Dhabi, 28 November 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in a joint effort to revive the heritage and traditions of the Emirate’s pearl industry. The ‘Abu Dhabi Pearls’ project involves sustainably farming high quality pearls in... ... Read more
The brand’s franchise agreement with premier lifestyle retail company  AZADEA Group is a part of their expansion effort to bring Danish variety retail to the GCCDubai, UAE, 29th November 2022: Flying Tiger Copenhagen, has opened its newest store at the iconic Mall of the Emirates, Dubai on 25th November 2022. The Danish brand’s eff... ... Read more
• Etihad Cargo has been awarded CEIV Pharma Recertification by IATA following a rigorous audit of the carrier's QMS, processes and procedures, and also the carrier’s hub infrastructure and equipment. • IATA CEIV Pharma recertification demonstrates Etihad Cargo's adherence to IATA TCR, WHO guidelines, EU GDP and other ph... ... Read more
• 18 players named to compete for Continental Europe versus Great Britain and Ireland. • Inaugural Hero Cup will take place at Abu Dhabi Golf Club from January 13-15. • Final two spots announced following the conclusion of DP World Tour calendar year European Ryder Cup Captain Luke Donald has announced 18 players, including an e... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 28, 2022- G42 Smart Nation, an operating company of G42, the UAE’s leading AI and cloud computing technology holding group, was ranked top 3 in the World Smart City Awards 2022 for best Safety & Security deployment for its integrated, AI-powered solution developed for Expo 2020 Dubai. The annual World Smart C... ... Read more
Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2022 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ahmed Al Mahmood Group that specializes in providing veterinary services to promote cooperation in areas related to veterinary medicine.. His Excellency Eng Mohammed Mousa Alameeri, Assistant Undersecret... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, 27 November 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is making significant progress in its commitment to declare Abu Dhabi free of single-use plastic products, achieving the objectives of the Single-Use Plastic Policy in the Emirate. The Agency reports a significant reduction in the consumption of single-use plastic bags... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, November 26th, 2022: Yas Bay waterfront was the stunning setting as children from across Abu Dhabi and the UAE took to the track on Friday afternoon to compete in the Open Race Kids Triathlon (9-11 years) and the Open Race Junior Super Sprint (12-15 years) during the World Triathlon Championship Finals.Showcasing the UAE’s next gen... ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2022: Max Verstappen ended his campaign with yet another dominant display as he secured his 15th victory of the season with an assured drive at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to cap a truly remarkable 2022. Having already wrapped up his second world title and helped Oracle Red Bull Racing secure the constructors’ crown, the ... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 24 November 2022:  As part of its mission to encourage healing through the arts, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) announced the return of its ‘Music in Hospitals’ initiative which seeks to use the therapeutic power of music to aid in the healing process.  The programme gives pa... ... Read more
In honour of World Children’s Day on 20th November, the new limited-edition Pandora for UNICEF Blooming Flower Double Dangle Charm launches this month as part of Pandora’s long-standing partnership with UNICEF..  . 55 AED from every Charm for change that is purchased will be donated to UNICEF’s programmes around the world, gi... ... Read more
• Delegation of entrepreneurs and businesspeople include ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary, Manchester United icon, Patrice Evra and NBA Lakers legend, Metta World Peace• The visit to ADX showcases Abu Dhabi as a destination for US companies looking to expand Abu Dhabi, 22 November 2022: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange ... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, November 22, 2022:  Following an extensive nine-month renovation, the new Abu Dhabi space is a visual tale of timeless elegance and contemporary sophistication, honouring Cartier’s historic ties with the city of arts and culture. From 1912, when Jacques Cartier’s first trip to the Gulf sparked a special bond with the reg... ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, November 22, 2022:  Following an extensive nine-month renovation, the new Abu Dhabi space is a visual tale of timeless elegance and contemporary sophistication, honouring Cartier’s historic ties with the city of arts and culture. From 1912, when Jacques Cartier’s first trip to the Gulf sparked a special bond with the reg... ... Read more


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• Located at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the new facility will be an important service hub for Bombardier business aircraft customers in the UAE and Gulf region  • New, close to 100,000 sq. ft. (9,290 m²) Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) facility will provide quick and efficient MRO capabilities for all Bombardier business aircrafts • The Abu Dhabi Service Centre is part of Bombardier’s comprehensive infrastructure expansion, more than doubling aftermarket footprint around the world    Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 6, 2022 – Abu Dhabi Airports announced the official ground-breaking of Bombardier’s new service centre at t ......read more

The national airline is flying to 27 countries from the UAE and meeting its commitment of more convenient, high quality and affordable travel 05 December 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE, is celebrating carrying its millionth passenger in 2022 across its ever-expanding network. With over 6000 flights carried out since launching in January 2021, despite challenges with the pandemic, Wizz Air’s impressive figures demonstrate the demand for affordable, hassle-free travel with year-round opportunities to explore culturally rich destinations including vibrant cities and natural paradises.  To celebrate the historic milestone ......read more

Creates Abu Dhabi’s Largest Integrated Operators of Staff Accommodations with Combined Equity Value of approximately AED 7 billion       Abu Dhabi, UAE – 6 December 2022:  AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) the leading facilitator of trade, logistics, and industry, today announced the merger of KEZAD Communities with Al Eskan Al Jamae LLC (“EAJ”) to create Abu Dhabi’s largest integrated staff accommodation company in which AD Ports Group will retain a controlling majority stake. The combined entity will have an equity value of approximately AED 7 billion, positioning it as one of the largest such businesses in the UAE. For the 9 months en ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 05 December 2022: The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has been awarded by World Business Outlook for ‘Best Trading Securities Exchange - MENA 2022’ and ‘Best Trading Derivatives Exchange – MENA 2022’ for accomplishments since 2021.  ADX won the ‘Best Trading Securities Exchange - MENA 2022’ award for reaching a record market capitalisation of more than AED 2.6 trillion making it the second largest exchange in the Middle East. This follows the acceleration of ADX strategy to attract listings and diversify its investment products. During the year, the Exchange maintained a robust pipeline of IPOs and listings including Bayanat AI ......read more

Significant breakthrough marks the UAE’s first step towards achieving sovereignty in high-power laser sources Abu Dhabi-UAE: 05, December 2022 – Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a leading global scientific research center and the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Directed Energy Research Center (DERC) has secured a major milestone in the rapid advancement of fiber laser technology.   The introduction of the first high-power fiber laser in the MENA region – a kW-level Ytterbium-doped fiber laser – entirely designed, assembled, and tested in the UAE – validates the e ......read more

• Amazon Omics is the latest addition to AWS’s growing AWS for Health suite  • It integrates data of individuals with their medical history to deliver more personalized care • The solution uses purpose-built data stores to support large-scale analysis and collaborative research across entire populations   Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 5, 2022 : Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), has announced the launch of its newest addition to AWS’s growing AWS for Health suite of purpose-built services. Amazon Omics supports large-scale analysis and collaborative research, without customers needing to worry about provisioning ......read more

• Expanding their footprint across GCC   • Consolidating bilateral relations between India and the UAE   • Launch of the Emerging Fund Managers Fellowship for first and second time fund managers globally      Standing (L to R) Rajiv Sehgal (Chief Strategy Officer, ADGM), Prashanth Prakash (Founding Partner, Accel Partners & Founding Board Member, 256 Network )  Dhaher bin Dhaher (CEO of Registration Authority, ADGM), (Pankaj Gupta, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Gulf Islamic Investments & and Founding Board Member, 256 Network GCC Chapter) & Hamad Al Mazrouei (COO, ADGM) Sitting (L to R) Dhruv Sehra (Founder and CEO, 256 ......read more

* As part of a long weekend of entertainment, hitmaker Hamad Al Ameri performed at Al Hosn, while Balqees and Fouad Abdelwahed wowed crowds at Al Jahili Fort Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 4, 2022: The UAE 51st National Day Concerts came to a climactic close on Sunday night in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain with a trio of performances that will live long in the memory from three of the region’s most celebrated artists.  Organised by the Department of Culture & Tourism (DCT), an Abu Dhabi performance from Emirati Hamad Al Ameri was complemented with another astounding show in Al Ain featuring Balqees and Fouad Abdelwahed, who both took to the stage at Al Jahili Fort in the Garden ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Australian Active & Lounge wear brand for women, Cotton On: Body opened its store at The Nakheel Mall on The Palm Jumeirah on Tuesday, 29th November.  With the brand’s first two stores in Deira City Centre and Ibn Battuta Mall, the women's lifestyle brand has now expanded to Nakheel Mall, The Palm.    Designed for women Cotton On: BODY’s global fashion-led range includes activewear, intimates, sleepwear, loungewear and swimwear.  To celebrate the launch of its third outlet just in time for the Christmas and Winter season, Cotton On: Body is launching a new collection of comfortable yet cozy loungewear and sl ......read more

H.E. Saeed Al Suwaidi, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, said: “Half a century ago, seven emirates came together to form a nation driven by a commitment towards progress and innovation. Guided by the vision of the UAE’s exceptional leadership, the country has made great strides in laying the foundation to ensure a safe, secure and prosperous tomorrow for all citizens and residents. On National Day, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company congratulates our wise leadership and the people of the UAE. We will continue to build on our many achievements, promoting excellence and innovation to ensure a sustainable future for all.”  ...read more

• Etihad Cargo's partner, DSV, has become the carrier's first transport and logistics partner to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to offset the carbon emissions of its shipment   • Etihad's first NetZero transatlantic flight from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi utilised SAF combined with SAF Book & Claim, demonstrating the potential to utilise current technology to achieve net-zero aviation   • The NetZero flight, operated with Etihad's Boeing 787 "Greenliner" programme, incorporated SATAVIA technology to prevent warming aircraft contrails   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 30 November 2022: In a speech honouring Commemoration Day, His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Frontline Heroes Office, paid tribute to the nation’s heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the UAE, saying they will remain in our hearts and minds forever.   His Excellency expressed his sincere gratitude to those who, over the years, played such important roles in enabling the UAE to achieve the progress it enjoys today. He said, “Today, and every day, we remember in reverence our fallen heroes for their courage, their dignity and what they sacrificed in order to keep the UAE flag flying h ......read more

• The event will cover a total area of 31 thousand square meters extends over 7 halls in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre  • The Exhibition will coincide with the 8th edition of the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition • Will see more than 30 prominent international speakers in panels focusing on three main topics • Attracts over 1200 brands from around the world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 29, 2022: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court of the UAE, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authorit ......read more

First-of-their-kind Regional Industry Awards Launched   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 November 2022:  Abu Dhabi Maritime, the primary custodian of Abu Dhabi's waterways, has celebrated another successful edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) 2022.  The team from Abu Dhabi Maritime showcased a number of developments put in place to support growth in the maritime domain and position Abu Dhabi as a leading maritime capital.  Highlights included the first comprehensive safety mapping of all waterways, jet ski licensing services and putting milestones in place to advance the superyacht sector.  Additionally, 10 agreements and Memoranda of Un ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 28 November 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in a joint effort to revive the heritage and traditions of the Emirate’s pearl industry. The ‘Abu Dhabi Pearls’ project involves sustainably farming high quality pearls in the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf.  The project comes as part of a broader collaboration between FAO and the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) which focuses on introducing sustainable aquaculture and building a sector that creates jobs, protects the environment and supports livelihoods in the long term. I ......read more

• Achieving national sovereignty over critical defence systems with an aggressive product development roadmap and industrial blueprint for rapid international growth  • Over 100 sovereign products under EDGE’s portfolio, with over 20 major export deals, 60 strategic partnerships signed, and over US$ 5 Billion in orders for 2022 – 30 per cent of which was in export sales • Expanding global footprint, adoption of Industry 4.0 across operations, R&D, development of home-grown IP, and investment in attracting and upskilling UAE and international talent supported by the first-of-its-kind EDGE Learning & Innovation Factory in Abu Dhabi • &ldquo ......read more

• His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous chairs the meeting in his capacity as RA II (Asia) president • Regional priorities of RA II (Asia) for 2024-27 tops the meeting agenda    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 November, 2022 – The 18th session of the World Meteorological Organization’s Management Group meeting of RA II (Asia) kicked off today at the headquarters of the National Center of Meteorology (NCM) in Abu Dhabi under the chairmanship of His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous, Director of NCM and President of the Regional Association II (Asia) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).   Running from 28 to 29 November 2022, the meeting aims to ......read more

The brand’s franchise agreement with premier lifestyle retail company  AZADEA Group is a part of their expansion effort to bring Danish variety retail to the GCC Dubai, UAE, 29th November 2022: Flying Tiger Copenhagen, has opened its newest store at the iconic Mall of the Emirates, Dubai on 25th November 2022. The Danish brand’s efforts to provide quality and innovative products for a richer life whilst keeping affordability and sustainability at its core are brought to fruition by the AZADEA Group. The opening aims to strategically enhance the brand’s presence in the UAE; in line with their expansion roadmap for the GCC that will bring the company’s extraordi ......read more

• Etihad Cargo has been awarded CEIV Pharma Recertification by IATA following a rigorous audit of the carrier's QMS, processes and procedures, and also the carrier’s hub infrastructure and equipment.   • IATA CEIV Pharma recertification demonstrates Etihad Cargo's adherence to IATA TCR, WHO guidelines, EU GDP and other pharmaceutical regulations.   • Since first achieving IATA CEIV Pharma certification in 2019, Etihad Cargo has introduced new features for its PharmaLife product, which currently connects more than 1,330 CEIV Pharma and GDP Pharma-certified trade lanes, ensuring all pharmaceutical shipments are safe and secure at every stage o ......read more

Abu Dhabi, November 28, 2022: Al Masaood Bergum, part of Al Masaood Group and one of the UAE’s leading modular building solutions providers, in its endeavour to foster high efficiency and sustainable building practices has introduced its latest innovative solution, ‘Ultra – Fold Prefinished Modules’. In the UAE, the directives by the Federal and Local Government entities to establish a sustainable economy that translated to commendable contributions in the field of energy efficiency, renewable energy, indoor air quality, and sustainable construction building materials. This initiative includes modular construction that has evolved substantially and contributes to ......read more

• 18 players named to compete for Continental Europe versus Great Britain and Ireland • Inaugural Hero Cup will take place at Abu Dhabi Golf Club from January 13-15 • Final two spots announced following the conclusion of DP World Tour calendar year   European Ryder Cup Captain Luke Donald has announced 18 players, including an exciting mix of Ryder Cup stars, Major Champions and the most promising young players in world golf, to make up the Continental Europe and Great Britain and Ireland teams for next year’s Hero Cup in Abu Dhabi from January 13-15. In consultation with the respective Hero Cup Captains Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari, who will both ......read more

• The 5 airports recorded 10,982,114 passengers as of 30 September 2022, which is equivalent to passenger traffic in 2020 and 2021 combined     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 November 2022:  Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the five airports in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, today released its passenger traffic results report for the third quarter of 2022. The report highlights impressive passenger traffic figures across Abu Dhabi International, Al Ain International, Al Bateen Executive, Delma Island and Sir Bani Yas Island airports between 1 July and 30 September 2022. During this period, passenger traffic totalled 4.7 million passengers, a rise of 250% compared to the ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 28, 2022- G42 Smart Nation, an operating company of G42, the UAE’s leading AI and cloud computing technology holding group, was ranked top 3 in the World Smart City Awards 2022 for best Safety & Security deployment for its integrated, AI-powered solution developed for Expo 2020 Dubai.  The annual World Smart City Awards is a prestigious international competition, held as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, which recognizes pioneering projects, ideas, and solutions for making global cities more livable, sustainable, inclusive, and economically viable. With over 337 top-level proposals from 60 countries worldwide and after a hi ......read more

Dubai-UAE: 27 November, 2022 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ahmed Al Mahmood Group that specializes in providing veterinary services to promote cooperation in areas related to veterinary medicine. His Excellency Eng Mohammed Mousa Alameeri, Assistant Undersecretary for the Food Diversity Sector at MOCCAE, and Ahmed Asim Almahmood, Chairman of the Group, signed the agreement.  His Excellency Eng Alameeri said: “Safeguarding animal health is a strategic priority for MOCCAE. Given the close link between public health and animal health, we are keen to ensure our local veterinary staff can meet ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 27 November 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is making significant progress in its commitment to declare Abu Dhabi free of single-use plastic products, achieving the objectives of the Single-Use Plastic Policy in the Emirate.  The Agency reports a significant reduction in the consumption of single-use plastic bags, with people switching to alternative, more sustainable reusable bags with a lower environmental footprint. This positive change in consumer behaviour is being driven and supported by EAD’s ongoing education and awareness campaign. Since the implementation of the single-use plastic bag ban in Abu Dhabi last June, a team of inspectors ......read more

Abu Dhabi, November 26th, 2022: Yas Bay waterfront was the stunning setting as children from across Abu Dhabi and the UAE took to the track on Friday afternoon to compete in the Open Race Kids Triathlon (9-11 years) and the Open Race Junior Super Sprint (12-15 years) during the World Triathlon Championship Finals. Showcasing the UAE’s next generation of triathlon superstars, children were able to follow in the footsteps of the world’s best triathletes at they raced on the famous course on a glorious day in the capital.  Sisters, Miruna and Sabina Teasca from Romania, aged 11and 9 said: “The cycling was the best because you can go faster, and it doesn’t ti ......read more

• Back by popular demand, Deerfields Mall is relaunching Fit Fest in efforts to get the community healthy ahead of the new year   • The initiative will run  Friday – Sunday, the weekend of 25 November and  11 December   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 November 2022: Deerfields Mall, Abu Dhabi’s popular mall go-to destination for all things retail, dining and entertainment is inviting the public to get active this winter with the launch of Fit Fest from 25 November until 11 December.   Located in The Garden area at  the Garden Level   l, the fitness campaign will run on weekends and provide mall visitors the chance ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2022: Max Verstappen ended his campaign with yet another dominant display as he secured his 15th victory of the season with an assured drive at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to cap a truly remarkable 2022. Having already wrapped up his second world title and helped Oracle Red Bull Racing secure the constructors’ crown, the Dutch driver showed no signs of complacency as he cruised to victory from pole position at Yas Marina Circuit.   Team-mate Sergio Pérez started the race level on points with Charles LeClerc and knew that finishing ahead of the Ferrari driver would secure second in the drivers' championship. The Mexican pushed hard throughout the race ......read more

- Korean Beauty Marvel, The Face Shop has welcomed two new brands, including a vegan line and an anti-aging line, across all stores in the UAE - Farm Rx & Isa Knox are the latest additions to The Face Shop’s Natural Beauty skincare portfolio     November 2022, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:  The region’s largest and favorite Korean-beauty one-stop shop for natural skincare has just introduced vegan skincare to its growing portfolio of clean beauty products. Farm Rx is formulated with the best of nature’s goodness, including Bakuchiolis, broccoli, moringa oils and omega fatty acids. The Farm Rx product line features a complete skincare routine, i ......read more

The long-term partnership positions Mai Dubai as the most preferred drinking water brand among athletes in the UAE November 24, 2022: Mai Dubai, the leading bottled water company in the UAE, continues its long-standing partnership with the Abu Dhabi T10 as it continues as the Official Water Partner for Season 6 of Cricket’s Fastest Format! This will be the first season where the players will be hydrated with the Mai Dubai Zero+, Sodium Alkaline water, which will provide players with improved metabolism, hydrates faster and ensure they are able to perform at their optimum. The Abu Dhabi T10, which will be held from November 23 to December 4, 2022, at the Zayed Cricket Stadium ......read more

To pursue higher education at Oxford University is a dream for many aspiring students across the globe. Ranked as the world’s best university for the sixth consecutive year by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022, Oxford University offers students unique learning experiences by leveraging the expertise of the world’s eminent researchers, which makes it the most sought-after university for acquiring postgraduate education. The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship, launched in 2016 as part of a partnership between the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and Oxford University, is a collaborative effo ......read more

• Over 50 nations represented in last nights’ Parade of Nations on Yas Bay Waterfront  • Thousands of Age Group world triathletes officially welcomed to Abu Dhabi ahead of action-packed three-day sporting extravaganza • Team UAE athletes proudly represent the country at high-energy Parade of Nations   November 24, 2022: Thousands of Age-Group world triathletes walked down the sunset-soaked Yas Bay Waterfront yesterday evening for the Parade of Nations, which officially opened the highly anticipated 2022 World Triathlon Championship Finals. Over 53 nations were represented in the parade, which went through the vibrant Yas Bay Waterfront on Yas Island ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 24 November 2022:  As part of its mission to encourage healing through the arts, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) announced the return of its ‘Music in Hospitals’ initiative which seeks to use the therapeutic power of music to aid in the healing process.  The programme gives patients and medical professionals the opportunity to experience beautiful music recitals performed by the nation’s gifted musicians. This year, ADMAF has partnered with Al Reem Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, and Cleveland Clinic Al Ain to present performances throughout the month of November. Commenting on the importance of music and t ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 November 2022: The Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council received a delegation from the Women’s League of Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic) to promote the development and diversification of economic and bilateral partnerships between women entrepreneurs in Kyrgyzstan and the United Arab Emirates.  The meeting was attended by Her Excellency Asma Al Fahim, Chairwoman of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council; H.E. Noor Al Tamimi, member of the Abu Dhabi Business Women Council, among other representatives of Abu Dhabi’s private sector.  The delegation from Kyrgyzstan included Mr. Marat Sharshekeev, President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Kyrgy ......read more

In honour of World Children’s Day on 20th November, the new limited-edition Pandora for UNICEF Blooming Flower Double Dangle Charm launches this month as part of Pandora’s long-standing partnership with UNICEF.   55 AED from every Charm for change that is purchased will be donated to UNICEF’s programmes around the world, giving children the chance to thrive and helping cultivate a world where children flourish with hopes of a brighter future.   Crafted in the shape of a flower and engraved with the words “learn, grow, love”, the new limited-edition dangle charm has been designed to represent how even in the most unlikely surroundings, flowers can s ......read more

November 23, 2022 — With 115 statues in total, including 3 Grand, Ogilvy earned the highly sought-after title of LIA Global Network of the Year. Three of the network’s regions were also awarded as Regional Network of the Year: Asia, South America and Europe.  Across EMEA, Ogilvy won 51 statues across six markets, with DAVID Madrid taking home the Regional Agency of the Year accolade. Impactful work from the region was championed with Golds being presented to campaigns for Dove’s ‘Toxic Influence’ and Relate’s ‘The Hornicultural Society’ by Ogilvy UK, Activision’s ‘Scratchboards’ and Burger King’s ‘Even more ......read more

• ADEK’s fourth UAE national recruitment initiative to boost homegrown staff and enrich capacities of Emirati school leaders across Charter Schools network • Recruits to receive specialized training and employment opportunity pathways for Principal and Vice-Principal roles at Charter Schools   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 November, 2022: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a new leadership edition of its homegrown talent incubator, the Emirati Recruitment Initiative (ERI).    The latest drive aims to attract experienced Emirati educators to the emirate’s expansive Charter Schools ecosystem as part of ongoing efforts t ......read more

• Delegation of entrepreneurs and businesspeople include ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary, Manchester United icon, Patrice Evra and NBA Lakers legend, Metta World Peace • The visit to ADX showcases Abu Dhabi as a destination for US companies looking to expand   Abu Dhabi, 22 November 2022: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) hosted a delegation from Access Abu Dhabi, a Maven Global Access program, supported by the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), that aims to spotlight Abu Dhabi as a destination where organizations can achieve global expansion. The delegation featured sports legends, Patrice Evra and Metta World Peace, along with Shark Tank star Ke ......read more

22 November 2022; Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the Dubai International Holy Quran Award, issued commemorative stamps to celebrate the award’s 25th anniversary, document its journey and introduce its activities. Obaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Emirates Post Group, said: “We are honoured to collaborate with the Dubai International Holy Quran Award to issue this stamp in celebration of the award's 25th anniversary, as well as its noble mission and role in the service of the Holy Quran and its study. This is consistent with our commitment to support the cultural contributions, projects, and initiatives that the UAE is spearheading by ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2022: Formula 1 fans were in for a treat during their visit to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi when they were surprised with a visit from Scuderia Ferrari F1 drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz. Families and friends got the chance to meet the drivers at the Formula 1 FanZone in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. To commemorate their visit, the Ferrari drivers took pictures with fans visiting the park from all over the world during the highly anticipated event of the year. Located on Yas Island, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is home to a variety of family-friendly rides and attractions. The park is located minutes away from Yas Waterworld, the world’s fir ......read more

Abu Dhabi, November 22, 2022:  Following an extensive nine-month renovation, the new Abu Dhabi space is a visual tale of timeless elegance and contemporary sophistication, honouring Cartier’s historic ties with the city of arts and culture. From 1912, when Jacques Cartier’s first trip to the Gulf sparked a special bond with the region, the Maison’s creations have been inspired by local fauna, flora and cultural patrimony. Today, this exceptional relationship continues to flourish as the new boutique’s mesmerising universe intertwines local emblems with the Maison’s iconic staples.  The sophisticated redesign led by Bruno Moinard, unveils a modern vi ......read more

Collaboration to focus on mapping the full potential for solarisation across KEZAD Group’s built assets     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 21 November 2022: Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi - KEZAD Group, the integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi and a subsidiary of AD Ports Group, announces an agreement with TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation Middle East & Africa, an affiliate of TotalEnergies, to explore opportunities to solarise assets across KEZAD’s industrial ecosystem.  TotalEnergies’ Renewables Distributed Generations develops, finances, builds and operates solar installations for industrial and commercial custom ......read more

Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez crossed the line in third, edged out by Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc for the runner-up spot in the F1 World Drivers’ Championship   The thrilling race closed out the region’s biggest weekend of sport and entertainment, featuring four full days of on-track and off-track action   Hall of fame rock legends Def Leppard played final Yasalam After-Race Concert, following sell-out performances by Kendrick Lamar, Swedish House Mafia, Usher and Dave.   Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE - 20 November 2022: The biggest ever edition of the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX weekend closed in thrilling fashion as reigning worl ......read more

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) welcomed a delegation of International investors to its premises to strengthen commercial bonds and explore collaboration opportunities. Facilitated by the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) on the side lines of the Abu Dhabi Finance Week (14-18 November), the delegation included representatives from 12 companies based in France, Germany, Israel and South Korea. Located in close proximity to 2 International airports in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, ADAFZ offers companies the opportunity to do business with full airside and landside accessibility, achieving their objectives whilst supporting growth of both the aviation sector and Abu Dhabi’s economic dive ......read more

• World’s first-ever Alfa Romeo Racing Academy set to deliver outstanding experiences to motor enthusiasts  • Alfa Romeo showroom nestled in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island - the regional home to Formula One    Abu Dhabi-UAE 21 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the largest distributors of luxury performance-oriented cars in the UAE, today announced the opening of a new standalone Alfa Romeo showroom in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi—in line with Gargash Group’s strategy to expand its presence in the market and to meet the burgeoning demand for automobiles in the region.    The opulent opening was marked by the unveiling ......read more

ABU DHABI, 18th November 2022 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development participated in the first plenary session of the Council of Foreign Investors in Uzbekistan, which was held this week under the chairmanship of His Excellency Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan.  The discussions focused on fostering economic development in Uzbekistan by facilitating investment in various fields and enabling investors to overcome obstacles. Many development institutions and international financial organizations participated in the conference. Addressing the conference, H.E. Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, highlighted the special bonds betwe ......read more

* With less than a month to go until annual race in the UAE capital, a record 20,000 runners are expected to participate on new look course that encompasses city landmarks * Registration for the 42.2km race and its accompany events – 2.5km, 5km, 10km, and marathon relay – is still open, with pricing starting from as little as Dh50 Abu Dhabi, November 18, 2022: Four-time American track legend Michael Johnson has urged all UAE residents to participate in next month’s ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, with the eight-time world champion and four-time Olympic gold medallist hoping the December 17 event will attract a new record of 20,000 competitors. Johnson, known for his supp ......read more

H.E. Al Saleh: UAE attaches great significance to the SME sector and the program promotes the growth of UAE companies and the global reach of their exports Abu Dhabi, November 18, 2022:  The Ministry of Economy honored 35 UAE companies, graduates of the ScaleUp Export  training program, which was launched by the Ministry in cooperation with global shipping and logistics company UPS under The Entrepreneurial Nation initiative in June 2022. The program is designed to help enhance the export capacity of UAE’s startups and SMEs by enhancing the flow of their products and services to global markets. The ceremony was organized by the Ministry at its headquarters in Dubai, in ......read more

During his participation in Havana International Fair 2022 H.E. Bin Touq: Caribbean countries are a promising destination for investment and trade, boasting diverse economic opportunities and therefore we are keen to bring UAE and Caribbean private sectors closer. Abu Dhabi, 18 November 2022- At the invitation of the Cuban government, H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy, visited the Havana International Fair 2022 in the Republic of Cuba. The visit was aimed at exploring opportunities for cooperation and establishing new economic partnerships between the UAE and Caribbean business communities in various investment and trade sectors such as energy, manufacturing, tour ......read more

AED 2.5 Billion Strategic Investment also Offers Exposure to Maritime Activities in the Mediterranean Region and Port Facilities in Spain    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 November 2022:  AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has acquired Noatum, a global integrated logistics platform with a presence in 26 countries and LTM revenue and EBITDA of AED 6.91 billion (EUR 1.80 billion) and AED 555 million (EUR 145 million), respectively.  The total purchase consideration (Enterprise Value) for 100% ownership amounts to AED 2.5 billion (EUR 660 million), implying an LTM EV/EBITDA of 4.6x. This value and earnings accretive acquisition, which significantly broadens ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 18 November 2022: Abu Dhabi is making significant progress in implementing its various policies and initiatives to build resilience and prepare the emirate to confront the impacts of climate change. With the global pandemic and economic setback causing the world to endure a tough time over the past couple of years, Abu Dhabi is ensuring climate change policy is not marginalised, as environmental sustainability is more critical than ever. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi is making sure it is taking the right steps to tackle the impact of climate change to make it safe for its residents.  Aligning to this objective, the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has put ......read more

- ADRO to design and host activation experience under the theme ‘Grow in Abu Dhabi – Infinite Dreams’ to provide an immersive experience for visitors  - Aligns with ADRO’s efforts to highlight Abu Dhabi’s standing as a leading destination for global talents to thrive    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 November 2022: The Abu Dhabi Residents Office (ADRO), part of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has announced its participation at the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from November 17-20, 2022 at Oasis, Yas Circuit Arena. As part of their participation, ADRO will host an immersive activation experience under the theme ‘ ......read more

With the season changing, it calls for upgrade in the makeup looks and vibe. Naturally, we usually transition our makeup with the changing seasons, but this time, it's not as literal as choosing an autumn lipstick color. The essence Fall/Winter 2022 update has variety of products that still give you that bold and perfect look, and too many option to choose from.  Let’s look at some of the must haves from the essence Fall/Winter 2022 update:  Prepping the skin is one the most essentials steps, to keep the skin hydrated and fresh essence’s PORELESS PARTNER PRIMER absolute insider tip for a smooth, even- looking complexion. The formula is enriched with niacinamid ......read more

Large comparative analysis of frogs and toads finds that their vertebral stripe – which helps them evade predators – evolves repeatedly and rapidly, and is adaptive to the animal’s habitat Abu Dhabi, UAE - November 18, 2022:  A team of researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has discovered new insights into the evolution of color patterns in frogs and toads – collectively known as anurans. Animal color patterns can help them camouflage with their surroundings and avoid detection from preys or predators. Many anurans have a light stripe along their back, which, when observed from above, creates the optical illusion that the animal is split in two halves and co ......read more

Channel your fall vibes this season with latest CATRICE A/W22 Update. Play and explore our new products, which are made to be used with ease! Create a glowy fall inspired look with five simple products that can be used day or night to make you feel good about yourself all day, and create colorful, fun and bold looks that bring back positivity – it’s not magic, it’s makeup! Starting with the COVER + CARE SENSITIVE CONCEALER, dab it lightly over all blemishes and imperfection without irritating the skin. The concealer is enriched with soothing chamomile, is fragrance-free and its compatibility for sensitive skin has been dermatologically confirmed. At the same time, the co ......read more

Abu Dhabi, November 16th, 2022: As part of its forward-looking vision and youth empowering agenda, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) hosted a youth debate during COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt that is being held from November 6th to 18th. The debate took place on the 10th of November at the UAE Pavilion, and it was organised in collaboration with the Federal Youth Authority of the UAE and covered the challenging topic of climate change and securing energy. Other stakeholders include Arab Youth Council for Climate Change, TAQA and ADNOC.  The 45-minute debate saw a dynamic battle between the team that supported the existence of opportunities in securing energy while lim ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 November 2022:  Abu Dhabi Art announces the launch of CookBook Abu Dhabi, an exceptional culinary art experience that will feature in the programme for the art fair’s 14th edition, taking place from 16 - 20 November at Manarat Al Saadiyat.  Renowned chefs Ivan Brehm, Kasper Kurdahl, Maksut Aşkar and Sahar Parham Al Awadhi will work with artists Caique Tizzi, Emeka Ogboh, Greta Alfaro and Hicham Berrada to take visitors on a culinary and artistic journey through specially designed menus within an immersive space containing artworks created specifically for the experience at Manarat Al Saadiyat’s restaurant.  CookBook is a special exhibi ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – As visitors begin flying for the winter break and the many spectacular events taking place in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways looks forward to welcoming over 1.5 million travellers at Abu Dhabi International Airport.    Shaeb Al Najjar, General Manager Hub Operations, Etihad Airways, said “There has never been a better time to experience Abu Dhabi, with the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix taking place this weekend and many more attractions to be enjoyed over the winter season. Football fans from around the world will also be flocking to the region ahead of the most exciting football event of the year. As a result, Etihad w ......read more

The race's second edition will showcase 24 teams and a race village.   November 16, Dubai – Following Dubai Duty Free's return to the high seas last year, the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club (DOSC) is excited to announce it will host the second annual Dubai Duty Free Sailing League Regatta from 1st-4th December 2022.  The electrifying race follows an innovative sailing league format where 12 international and 12 local teams sailing SB20 sport boats will compete over four days in a series of 10 to 15-minute races featuring eight boats at a time. Last year’s champions, Glasgow Kiss, will return to defend their title amongst fierce competition from some of the ......read more

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 November, 2022: The drivers’ and constructors’ championships are all but secured with Max Verstappen and Red Bull sealing the titles respectively, however there is still plenty to play for in this weekend’s FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2022.   Verstappen’s victory in the United States Grand Prix last month meant that Red Bull clinched the constructors’ title, the team’s first since 2013 with the result ending Mercedes eight-year streak.   While they will be aiming to end their triumphant season in style, there are other battles to be fought on the track. Here are the key battles to be fo ......read more

Agreement covers the development and operation of a steel pipe production facility in KEZAD, covering close to 96,000 square metres   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 November 2022: Leading UAE steel pipe manufacturer and exporter, AJ Steel, has signed an agreement with the integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi - KEZAD Group, for the development and operation of a large-scale steel pipe production facility in Abu Dhabi, to meet growing consumer demand.  Under the agreement, AJ Steel will expand its current operations in KEZAD through the development of a plot covering close to 96,000 square metres, which will bring its total ......read more

• The partnership comes in line with ADQ’s effort to complement Abu Dhabi’s innovation and environmental framework and solidify its wider ambitions of driving research and development • Partnership aims to restore degraded marine ecosystems in Abu Dhabi and fosters collaboration to facilitate knowledge exchange and leverage research capabilities as part of ADQ’s overall commitment to sustainability and biodiversity   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 November 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, announced a partnership with Archireef, a climate technology company headquartered in Hong Kong, which will fund research and implement eco- ......read more

• The ‘One Billion Steps Challenge’ saw more than 8,000 people from the UAE communities and abroad with 1,017,329,987 steps registered - covering 622,313km – the equivalent of walking almost 14 times around the entire world. • The Challenge which concluded on the final day of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress recorded figures that were more than the average daily steps and active minutes by STEPPI users. • It was held in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Prevention, Department of Community Development, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Department of Culture and Tourism and fitness app STEPPI.   Abu Dh ......read more

• Q3 Revenue grew by 53% YoY to AED 1,466 million driven by the Maritime and EC&FZ clusters   • Q3 EBITDA surged 52% YoY to AED 594 million, implying an EBITDA margin of 40.5%  • Q3 Net Profit jumped 77% YoY to AED 334 million • Organic CapEx remained high, with AED 1.6 billion spent in Q3 and AED 4.2 billion for 9M 2022 as per plan  • Ports Cluster container volumes grew 31% YoY for Q3 (+28% YoY for 9M 2022), on the back of increased capacity and higher utilization rate of 54% for Q3 • Net additions of new land leases of 0.4 sq km in Q3 (4.2 sq km for 9M 2022) • SAFEEN Feeders container volumes increased 34% YoY in ......read more

Connected Capacity and profits increase, while Tabreed expands its international presence Third quarter saw changes to Foreign Ownership Limits and major new deal signing in Egypt   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 15 November 2022: Tabreed, the UAE’s leading district cooling provider, yesterday released its consolidated financial results for the first nine months of 2022, reporting an EBITDA of AED 912 million – an 18% increase over the same period last year – and a net profit of AED 400 million, representing a 3% increase.   During the past three months, Tabreed made two significant announcements. On 13 September, it was confirmed that ......read more

15 November 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has announced its participation as a strategic sponsor and partner in the Sheikh Zayed Festival, which will be held in Al Wathba region from 18 November 2022 to 18 March 2023. The Center’s participation in the festival comes in line with its objectives to raise awareness about its services, maintain the Festival’s cleanliness and control public health pests during the event. The Festival is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of ......read more

Popular fair returns to Manarat Al Saadiyat from 16 – 20 November 2022 Biggest event to date, featuring 80 galleries from 28 countries Entry is complimentary thanks to co-lead sponsors Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 November 2022: Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, the 14th edition of Abu Dhabi Art Fair will open to the public at Manarat Al Saadiyat at 5pm on Wednesday 16 November and will run until Sunday 20 November. Entry to this year’s fair is free of charge, and tickets can be booked upon pre-registration via the Abu Dhabi Art website.&n ......read more

• Expansion of existing codeshare agreement strengthens both airlines’ networks beyond Abu Dhabi and Jakarta hubs • Greater engagement between Etihad Guest and GarudaMiles loyalty programmes allowing members to enjoy partnership benefits across both airlines • MOU to underpin exploration of additional areas of potential collaboration   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates / Jakarta, Indonesia - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Indonesia, are strengthening their partnership between Abu Dhabi and Jakarta and beyond their respective hubs.  The scope of the ......read more

For Holiday 2022, Pandora Moments welcomes new designs that celebrate what makes this time of year so special. A Pandora gift captures that magical holiday feeling - ready to be gifted from you to them, crafted to be treasured forever. From evoking the feeling of a winter wonderland to marvelling at the infinite universe, the collection captures the magic of the season with fresh takes on Pandora’s much-loved nature and celestial themes. “We were inspired by the poetic image of stars in the night sky, revealing themselves one by one after the clouds and fog float away,” say A. Filippo Ficarelli and Francesco Terzo, VP Creative Directors at Pandora. “Our new ......read more

*More than 30,000 football fans will fill the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium on November 16 as the UAE take on Argentina in the South American nation’s final World Cup warm-up match * The high-profile match is the latest in a lengthy list of world-class sporting spectacles in Abu Dhabi, from NBA to UFC, world championship boxing to tennis, obstacle course racing, esports, international cricket and more     Abu Dhabi, UAE; 13, 2022 – Abu Dhabi growing influence as a major international sports destination will be on full display this month as Lionel Messi and his star-studded Argentina become the latest stars to strut their stuff in the UAE capital. Tickets for t ......read more

The partnership agreement will see Castore Sportswear serve as the Official Apparel Partner to Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM) – as well as providing apparel to the award-winning motorsports event team at Yas Marina Circuit from 2023   Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 November, 2022:  Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management has today announced an official agreement with leading sportswear brand, Castore to become the official apparel partner to ADMM.      Starting from 2023, the British sportswear brand also becomes the leading retail and merchandise partner to Yas Marina Circuit, and has already built an established presence within global mo ......read more

November 11, 2022 – United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Airports has joined Pharma.Aero, the global membership network for Life Science and MedTech manufacturers, certified cargo communities and airport operators, as a strategic member representing the Middle East.  The collaboration with Pharma.Aero builds on Abu Dhabi’s growth as a global healthcare and life sciences hub, and the success of the HOPE Consortium, an Abu Dhabi-led public private partnership that is committed to working together to overcome the challenges of vaccine distribution and logistics. “We are pleased to join Pharma.Aero as a strategic partner for the Middle East, representing the global cross- ......read more

• The UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer reports 26% year-on-year growth in EBITDA and 39% in net profit • Total fuel volumes up 7%, with a 9% increase in non-fuel retail gross profit, driven by customer-centric initiatives and higher traffic at stations • Continued growth momentum with 47 new stations opened since the beginning of the year with about 80% of the 2022 network expansion target achieved • Commitment to distribute attractive dividends to shareholders supported by earnings growth Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 November 2022: ADNOC Distribution (ISIN: AEA006101017) (Symbol: ADNOCDIST), the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, ......read more

Law to come into effect in December 2022 and the Ministry will issue its executive regulation soon Abu Dhabi, November 10, 2022:  The Ministry of Economy held a media briefing on the Federal Decree-Law No. 6 of 2022 on cooperatives, launched by H.H Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. The law establishes a milestone in the cooperatives sector, thus contributing to building a leading cooperative experience that keeps pace with international standards. The new law will encourage members of the community to establish cooperatives in new sectors and diversify their operations to include various kinds such as consumption cooperatives, production cooperatives, employee ......read more

• Scheduled Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi service will utilise sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) alongside management of aviation’s non-CO2 effects • Operated within Etihad’s Boeing 787 “Greenliner” programme, the NetZero* flight will incorporate SATAVIA technology to prevent warming aircraft contrails for the first time on an Etihad transatlantic flight • Combined with SAF Book & Claim, the special flight will demonstrate the potential to target aviation’s CO2 and non-CO2 effects simultaneously   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is implementing contrail prevent ......read more

Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM) has become the latest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates to obtain global quality accreditation through the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the UK’s independent quality body and a global leader in quality assurance for higher education.   ADSM has obtained the global accreditation after completing successfully QAA’s International Quality Review (IQR). IQR is a rigorous process which benchmarks global higher education institutions against international quality assurance standards set out in Part 1 of the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (E ......read more

Route Provides Fastest Access to Cities of Jeddah and Port Sudan, Positioning Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port as Key Regional Cargo Connection    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 November 2022: As part of its ongoing expansion of international routes, AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN Feeders has officially launched its UAE-Red Sea service to all customers, with the inclusion of Fujairah Terminals and Jeddah, following successful trials with allocated cargo on the route. The Red Sea service will provide direct connectivity between Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port and Port Sudan, home to Sudan's main seaport and the source of 90% of the country's international trade. It will travel via AD Por ......read more

● Titled Open Studios, the event will take place on November 18 at The Arts Center and is open to the public   Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 9, 2022: The Arts and Humanities Division at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host Open Studios - an event showcasing work-in-progress art pieces by ten students from the University’s Master of Fine Arts in Art and Media program (MFA) and five from the VisArt Capstone.   Taking place on November 18 at The Arts Center, the public event will feature an extensive variety of art forms from painting and drawing, sculpture, printmaking, fiber arts, to video, photography, and mixed media. The works address a wide range of themes in postc ......read more

• Chairman of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, Al Hamed, is the first to register in the campaign, leading by example to encourage community members to register as organ and tissue donors   • The campaign supports the ‘Hayat’ programme and is aimed at increasing the number of organ donors in the national programme    • It showcases the emirate’s experience and capabilities in this field, highlighting inspiring stories of organ donors and recipients, locally and globally   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2022: H.E. Abdulla bin Mohamed Al Hamed, Chairman of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi ......read more

- During a press conference held at Abu Dhabi Chamber, in the presence of the higher committee of the Award   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 November 2022: The Office of the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award, an initiative by Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced today the launch of the 21st cycle of the Award. Registration will be open from November 2022 to 30 June 2023, with the final submission due on September 2023.   This was announced during a press conference at Abu Dhabi Chamber’s headquarters, which was attended by His Excellency Saeed Abdul Jalil Al Fahim, Chairman of the Higher Committee of SKEA, and Committee Members: His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Salim ......read more

ADNOC and Sanad come out on top in the inaugural Tournament held in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October Sanad, a global industrial services leader wholly owned by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), has launched the annual Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament, as part of its ongoing effort to promote healthy lifestyles and bring the UAE’s business community together. The inaugural tournament was held in Abu Dhabi from 27-28 October 2022 and was won by ADNOC and Sanad, with all proceeds donated to national charities. The Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament drew over 40 participants from leading national and multinational organisations, including Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Port ......read more

7 November 2022 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding with leading French engineering and operations firm Groupe ADP to explore the potential of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) in Abu Dhabi, a new concept of air transportation which uses electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to move people and cargo.  The strategic partnership was signed at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2022 between His Excellency Eng. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports and Philippe Martinet, Managing Director of Groupe ADP Airport Services, in the presence of His Excellency Nader Al Hammadi, ......read more

- The program will be held under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun” to raise students’ environmental awareness - The program will run for 8 months in 31 schools, targeting around 7,623 students 07 November – Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) is conducting a school awareness program in Abu Dhabi under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun”. The program, organized in cooperation with the Emirates Schools Establishment (ESE) and the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), will run from October 2022 to May 2023. The program includes a number of comprehensive awareness campaigns and targets around 7,6 ......read more

NOVEMBER 7, 2022 - Yas Plaza Hotels continues to rev up its world-class services as it brings renowned kitchen master, Chef Christoph Schaper to Belgian Café Yas Island. With decades of international and local kitchen experience, Chef Christoph Schaper will lead and oversee Belgian Café's future development including its offers, menu, and services.   Chef Christoph Schaper started his culinary gig in 1987 as an Apprentice Chef at the Hotel InterContinental Hannover in Germany where he had the opportunity to partake in different kitchen operations. Chef Christoph underwent trainings not only in pastry, bakery, and butchery but also in sales, marketing, and other hospitality experti ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer programme of the UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways, has partnered with The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi, the largest aquarium in the Middle East. The Aquarium will participate in the “Miles on the Go” programme for Etihad Guest members to benefit from every time they visit.  Etihad Guest members can now instantly earn and spend Etihad Guest Miles when visiting the aquarium located in Abu Dhabi and discover an entire world of natural treasures. By simply downloading the Etihad Guest app and linking up to five Visa cards to their profiles, members can spend their miles and receive cashback on their cards. Memb ......read more

• Initiative to fall under Gargash’s iStar Technical Apprenticeship Program  • With this collaboration underway, similar partnerships to be initiated by Gargash in the near future.    Dubai-UAE, 7 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, announced a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI),  signalling a fresh set of commitments to develop local talent.    This initiative ties into the Group’s commitment that aligns with the UAE government’s vision to empower Emiratis to join and explore meaningful careers in the private sector a ......read more

The launch of Tashkent falls in line with the national airline’s expansion plans to add an eclectic mix of destinations in Central Asia 04 November 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE, has launched its latest route to Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent, the largest city in Central Asia. This step reaffirms the airline’s commitment to provide travellers with the opportunity to explore numerous experiences across many destinations within its network. The flight to Tashkent will commence in January 2023 and will operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Tickets are already on sale on wizzair.com and the airline&rsqu ......read more

Deal establishes framework for building ADSB’s high-end vessels to meet Indonesia’s naval and coast guard requirements    4, November, 2022 – EDGE entity ADSB, the UAE’s leader in the design, new build, repair, maintenance, refit, and conversion of naval and commercial vessels, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PT PAL Indonesia, Indonesia’s state-owned shipbuilder, to strengthen cooperation and to leverage the capabilities of both partners to build a range of interceptors, landing craft, and rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) for Indonesia’s naval and coast guard requirements.  The deal was signed by Maktoom Al ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 3, November 2022: The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) has concluded its participation in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC 2022), which was held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center from 31 October to 3 November. MoIAT’s participation in the event was in line with the objectives of the national industrial strategy to create an attractive business environment for local and international industrial investors, support the growth of national industries, and enhance competitiveness. The ministry’s participation also showcased the UAE’s competitive advantages to an international audience and ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 3rd November 2022: Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is a critical part of the official UAE delegation headed by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and the UAE Climate Change Envoy Office participating in the Conference of Parties of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP27. The event this year is held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 6th to 18th November. Her Excellency, Secretary General, Dr. Shaikha Al-Dhaheri, said: “We work alongside the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and UAE Climate Change Envoy office to represent UAE in all UNFCCC events. Climate change is a bitter reality tha ......read more

AED 2.9 billion Strategic Investment Expands Feeder and NVOCC Services Globally, Offering Unrivalled Regional Network   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3 November 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% equity stake in Dubai-based Global Feeder Shipping (GFS), a global container shipping company.  The total purchase consideration for the 80% stake amounts to AED 2.9 billion (US$ 800 million), implying a 100% Enterprise Value of AED 3.7 billion (US$ 1.0 billion), with the acquisition being fully funded through a new acquisition loan. This earnings and value-accretive strategic investment significantly broadens AD Ports Gro ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE - 3 November 2022: UAE social enterprise 81 Designs and Moroccan artist Bouchra Boudoua will present a collaborative project as Abu Dhabi Art returns to Manarat Al Saadiyat on 16 to 20 November 2022. The fair marks the culmination of a seven-month collaboration that conceived a fusion craft revolutionizing traditional pottery and Tatreez embroidery. Available at CP 8 – Auditorium, the ‘Autumn Harvest’ collection is an exquisite set of embroidered ceramics made with raw elements and sustainable materials. Aimed to preserve Arab heritage through art and unifying cultures across borders, every piece in this bespoke collection is worked on by Bouchra Bo ......read more

• Both companies will drive the development and production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) from circular raw materials, in addition to other energy alternatives such as green hydrogen and electrification   • This new partnership between Cepsa and a major airline represents the company’s steadfast commitment to SAF and ambition to lead in these sustainable fuels with an annual production of 800,000 tons by 2030   • Sustainable fuels reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80% compared to traditional options   Cepsa, a Mubadala group company, and Etihad signed an MoU to accelerate the decarbonization of air transport by researching and producing ......read more

“Las Vegas, New York, London, Abu Dhabi…” * Chairman of Matchroom Boxing believes landmark partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) will create a legacy in the region * Hearn spoke to UFC President Dana White about hosting fights in UAE capital before launching Champion Series with WBA Light-Heavyweight title fight between Dmitry Bivol and Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez * Limited tickets, starting from just AED 100, are still available for history-making event on November 5, from www.etihadarena.ae Abu Dhabi, UAE; November 2, 2022 – Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Boxing, has vowed to deliver a ni ......read more

• 510 OPV is co-designed by Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) and ARES Shipyard, and built by ADSB in the UAE • Modular multi-role platform is ideal for a wide range of critical seakeeping missions   Abu Dhabi, UAE: 2 November, 2022 – EGDE entity ADSB, the regional leader in the design, new build, repair, maintenance, refit, and conversion of naval and commercial vessels, today unveiled its 510 OPV, a 51m offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which is built in the UAE by ADSB. The Abu Dhabi-based a shipbuilder made the announcement on the first day of the Indo Defence Expo & Forum 2022, being held at JIExpo Kemayoran in Jakarta, Indonesia until 5 November.  510 ......read more

Through its participation, Exalto Emirates will showcase innovative and digitally advanced products in order to catalyse the industry’s progress Dubai – November 02, 2022: Leading distributor of some of the world’s most reputed marine equipment brands, Exalto Emirates, is all set to be a part of ADIPEC 2022. Scheduled to be held in Abu Dhabi from the 31st of October to the 3rd of November, 2022, the event will bring together the energy sector in the region on a common platform. Over the past 25 years, Exalto Emirates has cemented its position as one of the most reliable maritime product distributors in the region. By participating in ADIPEC, Exalto Emirates aims ......read more

Etihad’s Captain Aisha Al Mansoori, the first female Emirati Captain in commercial aviation and Captain Fahad Al Blooshi with Etihad’s award-winning Cabin Crew Abu Dhabi, UAE: Visitors to Abu Dhabi Air Expo enjoyed Etihad Airways’ aircraft display and chalet, as the three-day event opened today. The UAE’s national airline is the Official Airline sponsor of the event and will be showcasing its narrow-body Airbus A321 aircraft, as well as detailing topics as diverse as sustainability, charter services and medical evacuation expertise. As a Captain on the Airbus A320 fleet, Captain Aisha Al Mansoori will be talking to visitors about her experiences flying this ai ......read more

- SKEA Office completes the assessment of the participants in the 20th cycle of the Award   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 November 2022: The Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) Office, part of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), has concluded the assessment of the participants in the 20th cycle of the Award. The panel of judges will pass on its recommendations to the Award’s Higher Committee for final approval, before unveiling the winners of the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award early next year.   His Excellency Saeed Abdul Jalil Al Faheem, Chairman of the Higher Committee of the SKEA, said: “The 20th cycle of the Award saw a significant participation ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 31 October 2022: Bayanat AI PLC, one of the region’s leading high-growth AI-powered geospatial solutions businesses, has today made its trading debut as the first company to list under the technology sector on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) after its successful IPO. It is trading under the trading symbol BAYANAT. Abu Dhabi-based Bayanat’s IPO will support the company’s strategy of investing in cutting-edge R&D and exploring inorganic growth opportunities to reinforce its position as a leading player in geospatial artificial intelligence solutions, smart operations solutions and smart mobility solutions.  With roots stretching back to the c ......read more

The new route to Kuwait City enriches Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s network in the GCC as part of its commitment to strengthen connectivity within the Gulf region 31 October 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE, has today added Kuwait City to its ever-expanding network, its fifth key destination in the Gulf region. The new route will strengthen connectivity within the GCC by providing an alternative ultra-low fare travel option for passengers between the two Gulf countries. This falls in line with the national airline’s ambitions to provide tourists and residents with hassle-free, affordable travel in the UAE and throughout the region ......read more

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