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19/06/2019

FAB to relinquish Qatar Financial Centre licence and close Qatar operations

ABU DHABI, 19th June, 2019 (WAM) -- First Abu Dhabi Bank, FAB, has notified the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, QFCRA, that it will relinquish its Qatar Financial Centre, QFC, branch licence and permanently close its QFC branch. According to a statement issued by FAB, the decision to close its QFC branch follows "many months of baseless actions by the QFCRA that have made it impossible for FAB’s operations to continue in Qatar." The QFCRA alleges FAB conducted transactions intended to manipulate the Qatari riyal. "These allegations are entirely false and FAB unequivocally denies them. FAB conducts its business in...
19/06/2019

Dubai Sports City set to host multi-sport Summer Camp

DUBAI, 19th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai Sports City, DSC, has announced that it will host the multi-sport camp this summer, to cater for an overwhelming demand from parents for their children to participate in various sports activities during the school holidays. This year’s Summer Camp, which will be open to those aged between 3-11+ years old, will take place between 30th June – 8th August, 2019 Throughout the summer holidays, Dubai Sports City and its academies will offer participating youngsters the opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of popular sports under the guidance of qualified and expert coaches...
19/06/2019

First Russian Centre for Digital Innovations launched in Dubai

DUBAI, 19th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai Internet City, DIC, today witnessed the launch of the first Russian Centre for Digital Innovations and Information and Communication Technologies, ICT. The centre, facilitated by the Russian Export Centre, is one of the largest and only business support platforms for Russian tech firms outside Russia and follows a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, signed between Dubai Internet City and Russian Export Centre during GITEX 2018. The launch event drew the participation of Mikhail Mamonov, Russia's Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, Sergei Kuznetzov, Ambassador of Russia to the UAE, Malek Al...

19/06/2019

DFSA suspends licence of Rasan Capital Limited

DUBAI, 19th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The Dubai Financial Services Authority, DFSA, the independent regulator of financial services conducted in or from the Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC, announced that it has suspended the licence of Rasan Capital Limited, RCL, for a period of 12 months. In a statement, the DFSA has said that RCL’s licence was suspended due to serious concerns about the adequacy of its financial resources, its non-compliance with DFSA rulebook requirements, and its failure to keep the DFSA informed and notified of such integral matters. RCL notified the DFSA of a capital breach on 30th July,...
19/06/2019

Registration for Mohammed bin Rashid Medal for Scientific Distinguishment opens until August 30

DUBAI, 19th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The Mohammed bin Rashid Academy of Scientists announced that registration for the third edition of the Mohammed bin Rashid Medal for Scientific Distinguishment has opened and will take place until 30th August via the website: medal.mbras.ae. Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the initiative is considered one of the most prestigious national accolades honouring outstanding scientific achievements and contributions. "The UAE is keen to recognise all efforts leading to a positive impact on humanity, and accomplished scientists and researchers are the key...
19/06/2019

Minister of Tolerance receives Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda

ABU DHBAI, 19th June 2019, (WAM) -- Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, yesterday received Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda Rodney Williams, and an accompanying delegation. During the meeting, they discussed the cooperation relations in various political, economic, trade, cultural and social fields as well as reviewing ways to develop them. WAM/Salma Khaled/Sheikha Al Kaabi

19/06/2019

NCM issues warning of rough seas in Arabian Gulf

ABU DHABI, 19th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, has warned sea-goers of rough seas in the Arabian Gulf as a result of fresh to strong northwesterly winds. In a statement, the Centre said that wind speeds could reach up to 50 km/hr until 6:30 am Thursday.
19/06/2019

UAE partakes of Arab League counterterrorism meeting

CAIRO, 18th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE participated in the 21st meeting held by the counterterrorism Arab task force which convened in the Arab League premises in Cairo today. The two-day meeting focused on the role played by Arab media in countering terrorism and addressing hate speech and extremism. Abdullah Al Hammadi, of the UAE permanent mission, to the Arab League, represented the country to the meeting.
19/06/2019

Special Olympics UAE takes UN stage to inspire spirit of inclusiveness through sports

DUBAI, 18th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Special Olympics UAE has called on the international community to capitalise on the power of sports to usher in a new era of social inclusion for individuals with intellectual disabilities as the 12th session of UN Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, CRPD, got under way at the UN Headquarters in New York. Representing the UAE at the UN conference, Chaica Al Qassimi, a prominent UAE Athlete, highlighted the key role played by Special Olympics UAE in promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition...

18/06/2019

UAE Ambassador receives national Jiu-Jitsu team

NURSULTAN, 18th June 2019 (WAM) - Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan, received today members of the UAE national team taking part in the Nur-Sultan Jiu Jitsu Grand Prix. Ambassador Al Jaber wished the team success in the championship.
18/06/2019

Mansour bin Zayed chairs meeting of Supreme Committee for Abu Dhabi's Water and Electricity

ABU DHABI, 18th June, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Abu Dhabi's Water and Electricity Sector, today chaired the Committee’s meeting to discuss the latest updates relating to the financial and operating performance of the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, TAQA. The meeting, held at the Presidential Palace, addressed the company's initiatives, projects and strategies in addition to approving its financial results. The meeting was attended by Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry and...
18/06/2019

UAE Space Agency joins Space Climate Observatory

PARIS, 18th June, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Space Agency has joined the Space Climate Observatory (SCO) initiative, along with other international space agencies, in an official ceremony attended by the French President Emmanuel Macron. The initiative aims to establish a framework for cooperation between the participating countries, support the exchange of information and data on climate change, and expand the use of space technology in addressing the effects of climate change. The official signing ceremony during which the UAE Space Agency officially joined the Space Climate Observatory was held on the sideline of the Paris Air Show, which is...