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Malaysia eyes Dubai to explore region’s markets

DUBAI / WAM The Malaysian Franchise Association has chosen Dubai and the 3rd edition of “The Global Franchise Market Exhibition” (TGFM) to explore the emerging and lucrative markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, connect with local, regional and international franchisors and brand owners and expand their businesses within the region.TGFM, the official franchising event in Dubai, brings together leading investors, master franchisees, licensees, entrepreneurs, and leading brands, and it is expected to attract over 2,000 visitors and participants and witness the presence of over 100 leading brands from 80 countries.


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‘UAE has overcome many challenges through wisdom’

DUBAI / WAM The Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, witnessed a session presented by His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, titled, “Journey of Wisdom” during the 7th World Government Summit.During his speech, Sheikh Saif said that the UAE’s journey is characterised by overall wisdom, due to its exceptional leadership and the skills of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who have progressed its journey with confidence and merit.He added that the wisdom...

‘Sheikh Zayed’s vision has given us a national identity’

DUBAI / WAM HH Sheikha Mariam bint Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, addressed the World Government Summit in Dubai on Tuesday.The speech was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council;...

VP views Emirati innovations at WGS

DUBAI / WAM His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, viewed some innovative works presented by Brand Dubai, a branch of the Dubai Government Media Office, at the 7th World Government Summit (WGS).The three-day summit, which concludes on Tuesday, is being attended by representatives from over 140 countries.His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid viewed an artistic piece, titled, “Pending Judgment,” which was created by the young Emirati artist, Shamma Al Ameri, to highlight tolerance, which is a core values of the Emirati community and was adopted by...

UAE-Slovakia deal to advance ICT cooperation

Dubai / WAM Richard Rasi, Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic for Investment and Information, shared prospects for cooperation between his country and the UAE during his participation in WGS.“We have more than 150 Slovak companies operating in the UAE and we are looking forward to further cementing our collaboration”, Rasi said.
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World gets roses in time for Valentine's Day, thanks to Dubai freighter flights

The romantics of the world need millions of roses around this time of the year - and Dubai freighter flights are making sure they get them fresh from the flower farms of Kenya and Ecuador, among other major producers across the globe. In the run-up to Valentine's Day, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has started operating a total of nine freighter flights solely for flowers, just to meet the spike in demand from flower trade hubs like the Aalsmeer market in the Netherlands and the rest of the world. These flower freighters are run over and above the...

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets Costa Rica VP.

2/12/2019H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Costa Rican Vice President Epsy Campbell.During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the World Government Summit in Dubai, the two sides discussed bilateral ties between the UAE and Costa Rica, means of enhancing them across multiple sectors.Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed welcomed Campbell's visit, noting the importance of continued efforts to build up cooperation between the two countries.The Costa Rican Vice President affirmed her country's interest to enhance ties with the UAE, praising the country's leading position across regional and international spheres.Reem bint...