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February 17, 2020

DEWA Sustainovate Idea Lab participants discuss building a sustainable future at Global Women’s Forum 2020

A group of pioneering female employees from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) came together in a breakout session to share their achievements as part of the DEWA Sustainovate Idea Lab at the Global Women’s Forum (GWFD) 2020.

GWFD 2020 is taking place at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai, and will conclude on 17 February.

The session’s participants from DEWA included Tawadod Rashid Almutawa, Senior Executive – Future Accelerators Innovation & The Future Division; Fatima Al Marzooqi, [...]

 
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February 4, 2020

DAE signs new US$300 million 5-year dual tranche unsecured term financing facility with Emirates Islamic and Emirates NBD Capital

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. announced that it has signed a US$300 million 5-year dual tranche unsecured term financing facility with Emirates Islamic and Emirates NBD Capital, the investment banking arm of Emirates NBD. The facility will contain a conventional and an Islamic tranche and can be upsized to US$600 million. The facility will support the future financing needs of DAE’s business.

Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer of DAE said: “We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with Emirates Islamic and Emirates NBD Capital, and to deepen our relationship with Emirates NBD as we continue to diversify our pool of liquidity. We thank both Emirates [...]

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February 3, 2020

Emirates and Expo 2020 Dubai to provide a glimpse into ‘The World’s Greatest Show’ at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2020

Emirates is taking its partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai to new heights and educating festival goers about its involvement at The World’s Greatest Show during the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, which is set to start tomorrow, and will run through 9 February at the InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City.

In line with the theme of “Tomorrow” – Emirates and Expo 2020 Dubai will be activating a joint interactive space and rolling out unique experiences on-ground to interact with visitors of all ages, fostering an environment of creativity and encouraging discussions around Expo 2020’s main theme: “Connecting minds, Creating the [...]

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December 24, 2019

Hamdan bin Mohammed launches Dubai Future Experts Programme

Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that Dubai continues to strive to become one of the leading nations shaping the future of the world, guided by the vision of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to develop local talent to create future-oriented initiatives and programmes.

Sheikh Hamdan’s remarks came during the launch of Dubai Future Academy’s ‘Dubai Future Experts Programme’, which seeks to train local talent and equip them with the [...]

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December 23, 2019

Hamdan bin Mohammed meets with taskforce teams of ‘Dubai We Learn’ initiative

The Crown Prince of Dubai and the Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum emphasised the importance of integrating government work across sectors and developing leaders who can help Dubai enhance its ranking in international competitiveness indexes in line with the vision of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

HH Sheikh Hamdan’s remarks came during a meeting with ten taskforce teams representing government entities participating in the ‘Dubai We Learn’ initiative launched by The Executive Council’s Government Excellence [...]

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December 12, 2019

Mohammed bin Rashid attends graduation of Impactful Leaders Program

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended today the graduation of the second batch of The Mohammad Bin Rashid Centre for Leadership Development’s Impactful Leaders Program.

Sheikh Mohammed said that investing in people will always reap dividends. “Our objective is to continuously develop new leaders. We will continuous our search for young leaders, and prepare them to take on new responsibilities for a country that is always on the move,” His Highness said.

Sheikh Mohammed’s remarks came while honoring the 32 graduates of the programme, in the presence of Mohammed Al Gergawi, [...]

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December 12, 2019

Hamdan bin Mohammed approves Executive Council’s 2020 agenda, unifies health insurance programmes

Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chaired today a meeting of the Executive Council at Emirates Towers, Dubai, in presence of Deputy Ruler of Dubai and First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

During the meeting, members of the Executive Council approved a number of initiatives that seek to improve healthcare insurance in Dubai, and simplify government insurance coverage and improve efficiency of government hospitals. Dubai Health Authority series of proposed initiatives that aim to integrate and connect services of [...]

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December 11, 2019

Dtec Forum Explores Space Innovation

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), hosted its third quarterly Dtec Forum of 2019, dedicated to space innovation with the aim of encouraging local and regional entrepreneurs and investors to join the space race.

The event, powered by Entrepreneur Middle East, took place at Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), the largest tech hub and coworking space in the MENA region, wholly owned by DSOA. Themed ‘The Business of Space, the gathering convened key stakeholders to discuss the space technology landscape in the UAE, its latest initiatives and projects.

The Forum kicked off with an opening address by Hans Henrik Christensen, Vice President at Dtec. Next up, [...]

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