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Cabinet Holds Session via Virtual Network Under Chairmanship of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Government | Tuesday 14 April, 2020 5:00 pm
Under the chairmanship of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Cabinet held its session today via virtual network. At the outset of the meeting, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the contents of the two joint telephone calls...
Agricultural Development Fund approves loans worth SR 60 million
Government | Monday 13 April, 2020 4:08 pm
The Board of Directors of Agricultural Development Fund, headed by Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Engineer Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli has approved a number of financing loans worth SR 60 million. The Board's Vice-Chairman, Director General of the Fund, Munir bin...
Customs transactions in Dubai skyrocket 60% to 4m in Q1, 2020
Government | Sunday 12 April, 2020 11:14 am
Against all odds and despite the many challenges and hurdles facing the world market due to the outbreak of Covid-19, customs transactions in Dubai skyrocketed 60% to reach 4 million in Q1, 2020, from 2.5 million in the corresponding quarter last year. This reflects the resilience of Dubai economy...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Orders Extending Curfew to Curb Spread of Coronavirus Until Further Notice
Government | Sunday 12 April, 2020 6:48 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud orders the extension of the curfew according to the current rates and indicators of the spread of the novel Coronvirus until a further notice. This was announced by an official source at the Ministry of Interior. As the...
Saudi Arabia’s Control and Anti-Corruption Authority arrests corrupt judge and accomplices
Government | Sunday 12 April, 2020 2:55 am
Saudi Arabia’s Control and Anti-Corruption Authority announced on Saturday that it had investigated a judge at a public court in the Kingdom after it received information that the judge had been accepting bribes.  Results of investigations showed that the accusations were...
Dubai Chamber encourages the private sector to contribute to the Community Solidarity Fund against COVID-19
Government | Friday 10 April, 2020 9:48 pm
The Chamber has launched a page on its website that contains information about the fund's participation mechanism and goals  Buamim: The private sector will play an essential role in supporting the fund and strengthening public- private partnership  Dubai Chamber of Commerce and ...
ETIHAD EXPANDS PASSENGER FREIGHTER COVERAGE AS IT CONTINUES TO DELIVER ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES TO UAE AND THE WORLD
Government | Friday 10 April, 2020 9:36 pm
Additional flights to Asia, Australia and Europe  Following its recent launch of passenger freighter flights to 10 destinations, complementing its Boeing 777 freighter operations, Etihad Cargo is  pleased to announce five additional routes using Etihad Airways passenger aircraft to...
MA’AN COLLABORATES WITH RED CRESCENT
Government | Friday 10 April, 2020 8:16 pm
MA’AN COLLABORATES WITH RED CRESCENT TO PROVIDE 70,000 MEALS FOR ISOLATED ABU DHABI RESIDENTS IN THE NEXT 14 DAYS   Through a special arrangement with Etihad Airport Services Catering, 70,000 meals are being delivered to quarantined people, with the Red Crescent organizing...
Foreign Ministry extends deadline for returning Saudis until Tuesday
Government | Friday 10 April, 2020 12:52 am
The Saudi foreign ministry has extended the deadline for citizens abroad to submit requests to return to the Kingdom until next Tuesday.  A statement on the ministry’s official Twitter account said the extension is in line with the Saudi leadership’s keenness that citizens abroad...
Shoura Council urges program to ready Saudi experts for UN human rights roles
Government | Thursday 9 April, 2020 11:06 am
The Saudi Shoura Council on Wednesday urged the setting up of a special program to prepare experts from the Kingdom to take up top human rights roles within the UN.  During the council’s 33rd ordinary session, chaired by its assistant speaker Yahya bin Abdullah Al-Samaan, delegates...
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