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October 25, 2021

The Dubai Collection announces its first physical exhibition

The Dubai Collection today announced details of its first physical exhibition featuring a selection of its newly accessioned artworks that also includes pieces from the collection of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Built through an innovative partnership model, the collection brings together exceptional works of art from both private and corporate collections for public appreciation and international scholarship.

Curated by Dr. Nada Shabout, the exhibition When Images Speak: Highlights from the Dubai Collection will present a selection of modern and contemporary art from across the region, [...]

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October 23, 2021

EU event affirms: Rewiring mindsets, inclusive approaches needed for lasting women’s empowerment

HE Mona Al Marri: Government leaders are more aware than ever that women’s economic empowerment and achieving gender balance are key to advancing sustained economies and building prosperous societies

The European Union (EU) has held a high-level global forum to accelerate women’s empowerment and to discuss best policy practices to enhance women’s participation in the labour market of the 21st century.

The conversation brought together distinguished political, business and society leaders who are bringing about positive change in their communities around the world.

Several prominent government officials, business leaders, philanthropists, behavioural [...]

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October 22, 2021

Ahmed bin Mohammed officially inaugurates Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, today opened Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel. His Highness was accompanied at the opening by His Excellency Mohamed Hadi Al Hussaini, Minister of State for Financial Affairs. The landmark project is the latest addition to Dubai Holding’s diverse entertainment portfolio.Speaking on the occasion, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed emphasised Dubai’s continued commitment to developing the emirate’s offerings as a tourism and lifestyle destination and enriching the quality of life of people who live in Dubai. The unique experiences offered to visitors [...]

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October 20, 2021

Dubai Economy and Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy to promote Dubai Endowment Sign

The Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector of Dubai Economy and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy (MBRGCEC) have joined hands to promote Dubai Endowment Sign and strengthen its importance in achieving community development, by introducing companies licenced by Dubai Economy to the importance of endowments and encouraging them to contribute to endowment projects.

As per the agreement, the MBRGCEC will provide Dubai Economy with information on Dubai Endowment Sign, which will be granted to contributors of the private sector. The Centre works on the implementation of the Dubai Awqaf and Endowments Strategy by stimulating and empowering [...]

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October 19, 2021

Dubai South Launches Its New Development – The Avenue

Master-developer Dubai South Properties announced the launch of ‘The Avenue,’ a limited number of freehold plots which can be purchased on a payment plan and developed by investors for commercial use. The new launch follows the vast development of Dubai South, the successful sell-out of several freehold projects as well as sales of residential plots at the Residential District that were launched earlier by the company.

The Avenue will vary in sizes, with plots ranging from 30,000 to 55,000 square feet, while built up areas ranging from 50,000 to 90,000 square feet. Prices are highly competitive in comparison with the market, and start at AED 250 per square feet on BUA. [...]

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October 18, 2021

Dubai Police develops Cutting-edge Fingerprint Lifting Device

Experts of the General Department of Forensics and Criminology at Dubai Police have recently developed a smart device that facilitates forensic fingerprints lifting at crimes scene, and directly match them with a special centralised database.

According to Major General Dr Ahmad Eid Al Mansouri, Director of the General Department of Forensics and Criminology, the device is a significant upgrade from the gelatine-based traditional method, which involves manually transferring latent prints to laboratories for comparison.

“The smart device contributes to supporting the objectives of the Dubai Police General Command in solving crimes and providing solid evidence that [...]

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October 18, 2021

Dubai Completes 98% of Its Paperless Strategy’s Objectives

The Dubai Paperless Strategy has accomplished 98.86% of its government transactions digitalization objectives across all participating government entities, revealed Digital Dubai in a press conference at its pavilion at GITEX Global 2021.

A total of 43 Dubai Government entities taking part in the Strategy have succeeded in digitalizing their internal and external processes. Collectively, they offer more than 1,800 digital services and boast over 10,500 key processes.

The new accomplishment is in line with the Dubai Government’s strategic objectives to establish the emirate as a world digital capital, boost government productivity, ensure optimal resource [...]

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October 18, 2021

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority launches SANDBOX to support early-stage startups

Region’s first-of-its-kind startup programme offers services worth AED550,000 from DSOA’s partners

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) today launched SANDBOX, the region’s first-of-its-kind startup programme to support early-stage technology startups scale and raise funds. The 12-month programme aligns with the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, which positions Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) as a science, technology and knowledge hub that drives innovation, digital economy development and talent generation.

DSOA announced the programme at the [...]

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