du Is Set To Roll Out 5G Network In The UAE In 2018 (21 May 2018)
The availability of 5G services in the UAE is one step closer to reality as du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced its full readiness and ongoing network evolution to offer 5G network during the course of 2018.

DAE Signs Landmark Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility Initial Commitment Of US$480 Million Expandable To US$800 Million (21 May 2018)
The facility includes both conventional and Islamic tranches and will support the future financing needs of the business.

Ministry Of Economy Discusses Cooperation In Advanced Automotive Technology With South Korea (21 May 2018)
Abdullah Sultan Al Shamsi, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Economy and Chairman of the Executive Global Innovation Team, and Kim Yungray, Director-General of Commercial Policies at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of South Korea.

Allsopp & Allsopp Helps Brits Buy 30 Billion AED Properties In Dubai (21 May 2018)
If there was ever any doubt that people from the UK love Dubai and the UAE, the latest figures shared by Dubai Land Department dispel that doubt for good and reinforces real estate agent Allsopp & Allsopp’s decision to advertise all of their sales listings in the UK.

DEWA Organises Workshop On AI Applications In Collaboration With Intel (20 May 2018)
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) inaugurated a workshop, organised in cooperation with Intel Corporation, one of the largest multinational technology companies in the world.

Dubai Culture Receives ISO Certification (20 May 2018)
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority’s (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that it has received the ‘ISO 9001:2000’ certification in recognition of its commitment to preserving the UAE’s national identity and promoting Dubai’s cultural landscape.

Dubai Chamber Seminar Highlight Best Practices In Emirati Women Engagement In Development (20 May 2018)
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a knowledge sharing seminar at its premises which gathered members of Dubai’s business community and highlighted global best practices in engaging Emirati women in development.

GDRFA Dubai Signs A Cooperation Agreement With Samsung International SDS ME. & Africa LTD (20 May 2018)
The aim is to collaborate in building an innovation lab within GDRFA facilities for developing and testing new solutions and concepts based on GDRFA services and customer data, thus making GDRFA Dubai the first government institution in the country to incubate young innovators.

Mohammed bin Rashid Chairs Cabinet Meeting, Approves New Long-Term Visa For Int’l Investors & Professional Talent (20 May 2018)
In line with UAE’s position as a primary destination for international investors and a global talents, the UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

6,500 Taxis With Cameras To Monitor Cabbies Conduct (20 May 2018)
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started fitting taxis affiliated to the Public Transport Agency with surveillance cameras as a part of its efforts to improve the level of public transportations services.

Signing MoU With Ambulance Services To Issue Clearance Online (20 May 2018)
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services enabling the issuance of approvals for ambulance vehicles operated by private health entities online.

DIB Donates AED20 Million To Zakat Fund (20 May 2018)
Dubai Islamic Bank, DIB, has donated AED20 million of Zakat money to the Zakat Fund in Abu Dhabi to be distributed to eligible applicants.

King’s College Hospital London Signs GCAA Screening Referral Agreement With Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) (20 May 2018)
King’s College Hospital London in the UAE has signed a service agreement with Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) to provide General Civil Aviation Authority certified screenings to pilots in the UAE.

DEWA Inaugurates Updated Centre For Assessment And Development Of Human Resources At Al Najma (19 May 2018)
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated the updated Centre for Assessment and Development of Human Resources at Al Najma. DEWA opened the centre in 2015 and started operating in early 2016 .

Innovation Mondial Focuses On Culture Of Innovation (19 May 2018)
Dubai Customs plays a noticeable role in enhancing a culture of innovation within the government setting. For that it launched a number of initiatives which included its Innovation Mondial that took place with the participation of 200 people in 20 teams .

University Of Balamand In Dubai Receives Licence To Offer Professional Teaching Diploma Program (19 May 2018)
Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP].

Federal Tax Authority Sets Requirements And Procedures To Refund VAT On New Residences For UAE Nationals (19 May 2018)
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has set three requirements and procedures for UAE nationals to refund Value Added Tax (VAT) incurred on the new residences.

DQG, Ideas Arabia Honour Dubai Customs For Sponsoring World Ideas Award 2018 (19 May 2018)
Dubai Quality Group and Ideas Arabia have honoured Dubai Customs as the main sponsor of Ideas Arabia International Conference & Competition 2018, and the exclusive sponsor of Ideas Arabia Awards.

FinTech Hive At DIFC Calls On Applicants For 2018 Accelerator Programme (19 May 2018)
FinTech Hive at DIFC, the first and largest financial technology accelerator in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, will begin accepting applications for its 2018 programme starting May 20.

RTA And Ambulance Services Sign MoU To Issue Clearance Online (19 May 2018)
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services enabling the issuance of approvals for ambulance vehicles operated by private health entities online. This move is a part of RTA’s strategy to step up cooperation

Etihad Museum Launches ’Teachers Pack’ In Celebration Of International Museums Day (19 May 2018)
Etihad Museum, an entity managed by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched a ’Teachers Pack’ as part of the educational programmes to celebrate International Museums Day.

DEWA Academy Projects Rank 1st & 2nd In 8th Learning Skills Development Initiative (18 May 2018)
Students of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) Academy came first and second in the 8th Learning Skills Development initiative, in the ’From idea to innovation’ category for their innovative projects.

Mohammed bin Rashid Launches Construction Shindagha Bridge Project (18 May 2018)
The Shindagha Bridge is part of the AED 5.035 billion Shindagha Corridor Project extending 13 km along Sheikh Rashid Street as well as Al Mina, Al Khaleej and Cairo Streets.

DEWA Launches ’Umrat Zayed Al Khair’ For Employees During Ramadan (17 May 2018)
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) launched the ’Umrat Zayed Al Khair’ campaign for the second consecutive year, to enable 100 employees from its non-supervisory staff to visit Mecca, to perform Umrah during the Holy Month of Ramadan, without any financial burden.

DEWA Announces Working Hours During The Holy Month Of Ramadan (17 May 2018)
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed the official working hours for its Customer Happiness Centres during the Holy Month of Ramadan. DEWA’s head office in Zabeel East, its Sustainable Building in Al Quoz.