Publishing sector journalists from Dubai Media Incorporated will participate in the "For Good, We Walk" march, which was announced by the National Media Council, in support of the Year of Giving initiative that was launched by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Ahmed Al Hammadi, Executive Director for the Publishing Sector in Dubai Media Incorporated, said that the participation of journalists from "Al Bayan" and "Al Emarat Al Youm" during the march in Abu Dhabi on 17th March, will highlight the values of giving and volunteering from those who work in the media sector, as well as their support for the activities in the Year of Giving.
Nasdaq Dubai and Bourse de Tunis have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore collaboration possibilities, including initiatives regarding existing and future issuers and listings on the two exchanges. Ways to promote Islamic capital markets products and solutions will also be considered under the MoU, together with supporting potential links between central securities depositories in the respective jurisdictions.
In the majority of Islamic countries gambling, in any form, is illegal due to religious reasons. Islam condemns gambling as the Quran states that it's a source of addiction and that it leads to people neglecting more other important duties
The UAE’s banking sector came first on the list of the banking sectors in terms of asset volume in the GCC region, with a total value of about US$711 billion, over (AED2. 61 trillion) in 2016, according to statistics from the Central Bank of the UAE issued at the end of last year.
The UAE and India announced the formation of the Business Leaders Forum (BLF) to boost bilateral trade between the two countries.The forum will work towards strengthening the ties between both countries and enhance economic co-operation and investments. The BLF will provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and help investors unlock the enormous growth potential in the India-UAE corridor, besides leveraging the strong historical, cultural and economic relationship between the countries.
The 3rd Emirates Energy Award’s organising committee has arranged a visit for 25 young social media influencers, particularly trending Instagram users with around 200,000 followers, to the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, to show them the best innovations and practices in energy efficiency. EEA 2017 is held under the patronage of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, under the theme, ‘Innovative Solutions for Clean Energy’.
DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, today launched Hajar Villas, Dubai's first modern stone villas. Hajar Villas are a collection of premium, contemporary homes available in four-bedroom vacation homes, spacious three-bedroom homes, one-bedroom duplexes with open-plan arrangements, and duplex units for families, consisting of two one-bedroom units sharing one entrance. Hajar Villas will go on sale in Dubai on Wednesday, March 8 at Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi and in Abu Dhabi at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers with timings from 12pm to 10pm. Priced at AED 1,075,000 with a payment plan spanning five years, Hajar Villas come in various sizes and arrangements to cater to a broad spectrum of investors - from single occupants who love to entertain, to newly-married couples, to families.
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Dubai Culture, the emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced its participation in ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, as part of the emirate’s stand at the event and in collaboration with the Government of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, DTCM. The show will take place from 8th to 12th March 2017 in Germany, and see the authority shedding light on the city’s culture, arts and heritage highlights.
The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) performed strongly in 2016, achieving 16 per cent net profit growth and posting a 2 per cent growth in its total revenue and a 28 per cent increase in its total assets and a 3% rise in EBID. According to official reports, the total leasable area of multinational companies occupying the Freezone rose by 44 per cent, while total leased office space increased by 13 per cent. The leased light industrial units grew as well by 25 per cent, due mainly to growing confidence among international companies in DAFZA’s capabilities as well as the numerous business and investment opportunities available in Dubai. DAFZA accounted for AED 109.82 billion of Dubai's non-oil foreign trade for 2015, representing 9 per cent of the emirate’s total trade and 20 per cent of total free zones trade for the same period.
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