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May 17, 2022

Hamdan Musallam Al Mazrouei: Mohamed bin Zayed is a man of peace, love and tolerance

Abu Dhabi Government entity officials congratulated HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for being elected unanimously by members of the Federal Supreme Council as President of the United Arab Emirates, succeeding the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Officials declared their allegiance and loyalty to Mohamed bin Zayed by pledging to continue serving the nation with dedication and sincerity under his leadership, pronouncing him as a deserving successor to a great predecessor, whose wisdom will shape the next era of the UAE’s great march forward.

Dr Hamdan Musallam Al Mazrouei, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Humanities, said: [...]

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April 29, 2022

AD Ports Group Appoints Jordanian Consortium to Develop Marsa Zayed Masterplan

AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has appointed a consortium of Jordan’s Dar Al Omran and Maisam Group to develop the master plan for the Marsa Zayed mega-project in Aqaba, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The appointment follows AD Ports Group’s signing of multiple agreements with the Aqaba Development Corporation in 2021 for the development of tourism, transport, logistics and digital infrastructure in the area, strengthening Aqaba’s status as a key regional tourism and business hub.

The consortium of Jordan’s leading architectural consultants will develop the master plan for a total land area of 3.2 million sqm across the Marsa [...]

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April 28, 2022

ADGM Welcomes Kraken, Global Virtual Asset Exchange, to its International Financial Centre

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is pleased to welcome Kraken to its fast-growing virtual asset community and financial ecosystem.  Kraken is the first global cryptocurrency exchange to receive a Financial Services Permission (FSP) license to operate a regulated virtual asset exchange platform in the ADGM to service the needs of the Middle East and North Africa region. 

Kraken has met all approval conditions from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of ADGM to operate as a Virtual Asset Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) and Custodian in Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE.

Affirming its commitment [...]

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April 25, 2022

Ma’an’s ‘For Our Community’ campaign to empower Abu Dhabi community to contribute for a better tomorrow

As part of its commitment to enrich social innovation and build a culture of social contribution and participation to address social priorities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Authority for Social Contribution (Ma’an) unveiled a campaign to provide citizens and residents with innovative tools to directly contribute to social impact initiatives that bring a positive change in society.

Titled ‘For Our Community,’ the Ramadan campaign runs for the entirety of the Holy Month. It allows members of the community to support projects that help Abu Dhabi address its social priorities and achieve a sustainable social impact. The initiative is comprised of touch-screen [...]

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March 14, 2022

DEWA’s Innovation Centre awards winners of Cleantech Hackathon

Cleantech Hackathon, launched by the Innovation Centre of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), enjoyed significant competition by 48 participating innovators, university students and specialists in sustainable innovations in energy, urban environment, digital transformation, and sustainable lifestyles. The Hackathon attracted 110 applications from 16 countries and they were evaluated on their inspiration, innovation, social; economic; and environmental impact. The Hackathon concluded its activities by awarding four winners with four valuable monetary prizes.

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, congratulated the winners, praising their efforts and the [...]

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January 13, 2022

Dubai Public Prosecution continues to combat money laundering

Dubai Public Prosecution is continuing to combat money laundering and related crimes in cooperation with law enforcement agencies and local and federal authorities. Courts in the emirate have issued various sentences in cases that will serve as deterrents to money laundering-related crimes. The sentences included imprisonments for periods ranging from nine months to eight years, confiscations worth a total of AED306,000, and fines amounting to over AED15 million.  

In the first case, the Criminal Court sentenced a defendant to three years imprisonment for the charge imposed on him as well as a fine of AED14.76 million. According to Counselor Ismail Ali Madani, Senior [...]

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December 16, 2021

Mansoor bin Mohammed visits Digital Dubai and reviews the latest strategies to enhance security in the emirate

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security, visited the Digital Dubai headquarters and reviewed its operations.

During his visit, accompanied by His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob, Director General of Dubai Customs, His Highness was briefed on the latest strategies and initiatives being developed by Digital Dubai to enhance the efficiency of the emirate’s integrated security ecosystem and ensure the safety of Dubai and its border crossings.

“The joint-efforts of Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security and all relevant government entities, combined with Digital Dubai’s [...]

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November 24, 2021

Boeing to Deliver Additional Chinook Helicopters to U.S. Army Special Operations

Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build six more MH-47G Block II Chinooks for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command as part of a $246.48 million contract.

Delivery of these aircraft is scheduled to start in 2023. With this additional order, Boeing is now under contract for 30 MH-47G Block II Chinooks, four of which have been delivered to date.

These aircraft will be the first to include the new Active Parallel Actuator Subsystem (APAS), a mission system that helps pilots execute more difficult maneuvers while improving the safety and reliability of flight.

“APAS is one of many next-level capabilities that allow the Chinook to deliver more payload – [...]

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