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Sharjah is supporting qualified UAE nationals in all areas: Sultan Al Qasimi - Dotemirates

Sharjah is supporting qualified UAE nationals in all areas: Sultan Al Qasimi

Sharjah / WAM His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, stated that Sharjah is supporting qualified UAE nationals in all areas, to find suitable solutions to the challenges facing the development of its cities and regions.He also noted the developments taking place in many projects and services requires everyone’s combined efforts and the deployment of specialist human resources.During his meeting with Thabet Salem Al Tarifi, Director-General of the Sharjah City Municipality, and several employees of the municipality, which was held on Wednesday in the Ruler’s Office, Sheikh Sultan was briefed about...


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Now, break the ice at Dubai's new Baskin-Robbins Dessert Café

Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, opened its first-ever Dessert Café in the UAE on Saturday. The new café at Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai officially opened its doors with grand celebrations attended by members of the Galadari family, top executives from Galadari Ice Cream Co Ltd and Baskin-Robbins. "We are excited about this new concept and are delighted to introduce our first-ever Baskin-Robbins Dessert Café to the public and launch our delicious range of signature desserts to the country," said John Varughese, vice-president, Dunkin' Brands International. "We, alongside the Galadari team, look forward to this...

UAE-Serbia Fine Art Exhibition launched in Belgrade.

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UAE voices concern over escalating violence in Idlib, Syria.

9/19/2018The United Arab Emirates has expressed its concern over the escalating violence in Idlib, Syria, and its humanitarian impact on besieged civilians.This came during a statement delivered by Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, before an interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, which was held on Monday as part of the Human Rights Council's 39th Regular Session.Al Zaabi called upon the international community to bring assistance to the affected Syrians.He renewed UAE's humanitarian commitment towards the Syrian people and noted that the country currently hosts over 242,000 Syrian residents. The UAE...

Dr. Maitha Al Shamsi attends Chinese embassy's reception.

9/19/2018Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, attended a reception hosted last night by Ni Jian, Ambassador of China to the UAE, on the occasion of the 69th National Day of his country.In his speech on the occasion, the Chinese Ambassador commended the outstanding bilateral relations between the UAE and his country in various fields, hailing the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.Saeed Abdullah Al Qamzi, Director of Visits Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, members of the Arab and foreign diplomatic corps accredited in the UAE and...