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Saudi Arabia hosts the15th G20 Leaders' Summit in 2020
Government | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 9:05 pm
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the15th annual G20 Leaders' Summit on the 21st and 22nd of November 2020 (6th and 7th of Rabi Al-Thani 1442 AH) in the capital city, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia looks forward to hosting the Summit in 2020. Chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King...
Dubai Investments distributes 10% cash dividend
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 5:33 pm
Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading diversified investments conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has decided to distribute 10% cash dividend to its shareholders for the financial year ending 31 December 2018. A proposal to this effect was approved by shareholders at ...
Sultan Al Qasimi Inaugurates 11th Sharjah Children’s 
Reading Festival
Culture & Education | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 5:29 pm
  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi,Member of theSupreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has inaugurated the 11th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2019) today (Wednesday), at Sharjah Expo Centre.    In continuation of efforts...
Google is Saudi Arabia’s Most Influential Brand, According to Ipsos Survey
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 3:17 pm
Ipsos in KSA has announced the results of its “Most Influential Brands” survey, conducted for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The study measured consumer perceptions towards 120 leading National, Regional, and Global brands in terms of their influence on people, based on a...
Dar Al-Hekma holds open house for prospective students
Culture & Education | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 1:29 pm
DarAl-Hekma University heldrecently a day of open house and received tens of students and their parents whocame to get an idea about the innovative programs and courses the universityoffers. Dar Al-Hekma holds thisevent every year and invites prospective students to visit the university andmeet...
APICORP Reports 2018 Record Financial Year with net profit increase to USD182m
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 1:24 pm
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, held its 43rd General Assembly for 2019 in Muscat, Oman.  The meetings were attended by the shareholders of APICORP representing its member states, the ten Arab oil exporting...
Tadweer Opens Region’s First Battery Solar System at Al Dhafra Landfill
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 1:19 pm
Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) today opened the first battery solar system in the region at its Al Dhafra Landfill.  A solar-plus-storage plant is an energy storage system charged by a connected solar power plant. The facility at Al Dhafra Landfill has minimal...
UAE and Saudi Invest More than $70 Billion to Boost Maritime Sector
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 11:07 am
The first International Offshore Development Congress (IODC 2019) happening on April 28-29 at Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, will discuss prevailing challenges and opportunities in the regional and international maritime sector at special sessions on both days of the event.  With the...
Dubai Municipality completes second phase of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 11:00 am
Dubai Municipality has completed the second phase of the expansion of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of AED 1.3 billion and a capacity of 375,000 cubic meters of water for this stage thus taking the combined capacity of Warsan and Jebel Ali plants to about 1 million cubic meterswith the ...
First ever AUS Media Day held at American University of Sharjah
Culture & Education | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 10:41 am
Students from schools all across the United Arab Emirates took part in the AUS Media Day held today April 17 at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The event, the first of its kind to be held at the university, featured a wide variety of activities that included screenings of media works by AUS...
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