03 Shawwal 1445 - 12 April 2024
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UAE participates in 113th Arab Economic and Social Council meeting in Cairo
Government | Friday 16 February, 2024 12:09 am
Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, led the UAE delegation at the 113th Arab Economic and Social Council meeting held at the General Secretariat of the Arab League in Cairo, chaired by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and attended by delegations from member states. The meeting...
Cabinet allows CMA board members to join govt agencies
Government | Tuesday 13 February, 2024 4:54 pm
Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet, chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, approved today, Feb. 13, allowing board members at the Capital Market Authority (CMA), including the chief executive officer, to serve on the boards of other government agencies for two terms maximum.   The...
Maktoum bin Mohammed: Rapid global changes require designing fiscal policies that meet needs of national economies
Government | Monday 12 February, 2024 9:26 am
Today, the UAE Ministry of Finance concluded the Eighth Arab Fiscal Forum, organised in partnership with the Arab Monetary Fund and the International Monetary Fund, which was held on the sidelines of the World Governments Summit 2024 in Dubai, under the theme of “Shaping Future Governments”...
Egypt keen to develop economic, investment cooperation with UAE: Egyptian Minister of Finance
Government | Monday 12 February, 2024 9:22 am
Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance of Egypt, reaffirmed the Egyptian government's keenness to continue developing cooperation ties with the UAE, especially in the fields of taxation, economy, finance, and investment. In statements to the Emirates News Agency (WAM) on the sidelines of the...
Saudi Arabia opens Hajj 2024 registration for domestic pilgrims
Government | Monday 12 February, 2024 8:59 am
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah opened registration for Hajj season 2024 to domestic pilgrims in the Kingdom, including both citizens and regular residents.   The ministry allows registration through its website or Nusuk application, it noted on its X official account. ...
UAE launches host-nation website for WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference
Government | Sunday 11 February, 2024 8:48 am
The United Arab Emirates launched a new website dedicated to the World Trade Organisation’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi as part of its role as the host country and chair. The website provides comprehensive information for delegates, government officials and stakeholders...
Ministry of Commerce, Saudi Arabia, signs agreement with VFS Global for visa services
Government | Thursday 8 February, 2024 12:56 pm
VFS Global, market leader in the outsourced visa and consular services space for governments,  has entered an agreement with the Ministry of Commerce, Saudi Arabia, to provide visa application services through a centre operated within the premises of the Ministry of Commerce headquarters...
Dubai Police Crowned Champions of UAE SWAT Challenge 2024
Government | Thursday 8 February, 2024 9:50 am
In an exhilarating display of skill, strategy, and teamwork, Dubai Police SWAT teams clinched the top two spots in the highly competitive UAE SWAT Challenge 2024. This prestigious event, held annually in Dubai, attracts elite SWAT teams worldwide, all vying for the coveted title in gruelling...
Dubai Courts’ Notary Public: A Digital Revolution for Enhanced Accessibility and Efficacy in Legal Services
Government | Wednesday 7 February, 2024 11:57 am
The Notary Public Department in Dubai Courts has emerged as a pivotal player in the elevation of its services and the evolution of its systems for all customer segments. This significant transformation aligns seamlessly with the government’s directions and is firmly rooted in the vision of Dubai...
Cabinet: State bears customs duties on agricultural inputs for 2 years
Government | Wednesday 7 February, 2024 9:15 am
The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, approved today, Feb. 6, that the state bears customs duties on specific types of agricultural production inputs for two years as per certain rules.  The Cabinet also approved amending Cabinet Resolution No. 198 dated Jan. 9, 2018, on the mechanism for...