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18/08/2019

UAE condemns terror attack on Kabul Wedding

ABU DHABI, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a wedding in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, said in a statement today that it condemns in the "strongest terms" the terrorist attack which took place on Saturday, and that the UAE reaffirms its support to the Afghan government as it confronts the menace of terrorism. "This cowardly attack claimed by Daesh on a civilian gathering is a solemn reminder of the complex challenges faced by the Afghan government as it works to...
18/08/2019

Security Plan to ensure safe FNC Elections

ABU DHABI, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- Major General Abdulaziz Maktoum Al Shuraiqi, Director-General of the Federal Preventive Security at the Ministry of Interior, MoI, and Deputy Chairman of the Higher Security Committee for the Federal National Council,FNC, Elections 2019, said the committee has drafted a comprehensive security plan to secure the 4th elections, to be held next October across 39 voting centres in the UAE. He added that the committee has compiled instructions for voters to follow on the day of the elections. He stressed that the plan is aimed at overcoming all obstacles, securing the arrival of voters...
18/08/2019

Batch of constipation suppositories /Laxocodyl/ pulled from UAE market

ABU DHABI, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention issued a circular on Sunday noting the withdrawal of a pharmaceutical product batch as a result of incorrect labeling. According to the ministry, 'Batch No. 0093' of Laxocodyl suppositories (10mg) were incorrectly labeled, citing that the drug was "for children" instead of "for adults". This incorrect labeling, MoHAP explained, could result in the wrong dosage for children, leading to harmful side effects. Laxocodyl suppositories, manufactured by Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries Manufacturers, are reportedly used to for the treatment of constipation in adults. The medicine is registered...

18/08/2019

UAE’s Al Ain FC sets sights on EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Debut

ALAIN, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- Electronic Arts, EA, today announced that Emirati Al Ain FC is set to debut in EA SPORTS FIFA 20, marking this the first time ever the team is featured in the series. The team; one of the most accomplished in the UAE, Gulf region and Asia, was among the most requested by fans in the region and will arrive in EA SPORTS FIFA 20 at launch, featuring the complete line up and its iconic purple kit. Al Ain FC was one of the most requested additions from fans in the in the region. "The...
18/08/2019

UAE Embassy in Beirut organises panel discussion on tolerance

BEIRUT, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Beirut organised a panel discussion and workshop, entitled, "Pardon when you are powerful", targeting 50 students at the Al Othman Mosque, attended by Fahad Al Kaabi, Acting Charge D'Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Lebanon, and a representative of the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdulatif Daryan. The students participated with the Emirati delegation in the workshop, addressing the importance of strengthening the values of tolerance, coexistence and respect, and the "Human Fraternity Document" that embodies the values of religious tolerance and human peace. Al Kaabi stressed that the Document,...
18/08/2019

Armed Forces Training Centres, Federal Police School receive 12th group of civil service recruits

ABU DHABI, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The Armed Forces Training Centres and the Federal Police School have received the 12th batch of civil service recruits, comprising 2018-2019 high school and university graduates. On Sunday morning, the civil service recruits visited the training camps of Al Ain, Seih AlHama, Liwa, Al Manama, and the Federal Police School in Sharjah, as they registered and received their uniforms. They were also introduced to the camp and its regulations, and attended lectures by instructors before the start of their training courses. Pilot Staff-Brigadier Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Chairman of...

18/08/2019

On World Humanitarian Day, the UAE continues to make a difference

ABU DHABI, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE will join global celebrations for World Humanitarian Day, commemorated on 19th August every year. On this day, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UNOCHA, advocates on behalf of the entire humanitarian community, honouring humanitarian efforts worldwide and propagating the idea of supporting people in crisis. This year's World Humanitarian Day is set to celebrate 'Women Humanitarians' and their undying contribution in making the world a better place. This year’s campaign on Women Humanitarians supports the recognition that women deserve in the strengthening of global humanitarian response as well...
18/08/2019

UAE participates in signing ceremony of Constitutional and Political Declarations in Sudan, voices support for peaceful power transition

KHARTOUM, 17th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE on Saturday expressed its support for Sudan in its quest to create a political system capable of achieving the development of the state and driving the country towards a prosperous future, affirmed Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State. In a statement following his participation in the ceremony held in Khartoum to sign the Constitutional and Political Declarations by the Transitional Military Council, TMC, and Forces of Freedom and Change alliance, Dr. Al Jaber reiterated the UAE's principled position that supports every effort that achieves security, stability and prosperity...
17/08/2019

Dubai delivers on tourist volumes again, with a strong 8.36 million overnight visitors in first half of 2019

DUBAI, 17th August, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months (January-June) of 2019, posting a positive three percent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing,Dubai Tourism. The new figures reinforce the continued strength of Dubai’s tourism sector as a key driver of economic diversification and a reliable catalyst for GDP acceleration through 2020. The largest traffic generators as well as newer high-potential segments have set a strong preparatory pace to fuel Dubai’s climb to...

17/08/2019

DED issued 14,737 new licences during H1 2019

DUBAI, 17th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The Business Registration and Licensing, BRL, sector in the Department of Economic Development, DED, Dubai, issued 14,737 new licences during the first half of 2019 as the emirate continued to enhance its appeal as a destination for sustainable business growth. Among the new licences, 52 percent were Commercial (7,648), 45 percent Professional (6,722), two percent Tourism (262), and one percent was related to Industry (105). The "Business Map" digital platform of DED, which seeks to reflect the economic ecosystem of Dubai by providing vital data on each licence category including their numbers and distribution...
17/08/2019

Al Qassimi Hospital performed 600 surgeries on children in 2018

SHARJAH, 17th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, said that the Pediatric Surgery Department at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children successfully conducted 600 surgeries on newborn infants to children aged 12, using surgical endoscopy in 2018. These surgeries were similar to those carried out in the major worldwide centres of paediatric surgery. The aim was to treat as many critical medical conditions such as congenital malformations of the digestive system, urinary and reproductive system, and congenital and non-congenital tumours, the ministry added. Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Under-Secretary for the ministry’s hospitals sector,...
17/08/2019

Dubai Customs foils smuggling of 258 kg of narcotics worth AED25 mn

DUBAI, 17th August, 2019 (WAM) -- An attempt to smuggle 251.2 kg of crystal meth and 6.4 kg of heroin, with an estimated market value of AED25 million has been foiled by a joint team of the Customs Intelligence Department and Jebel Ali Customs Centre in Dubai The operation was nicknamed "Gear Box" – the illegal drugs were concealed inside used vehicle spare parts. Even though the drugs were very cleverly concealed, the inspectors uncovered the illegal shipment using a combination of tools including an in-house smart detection system and a canine unit. The shipment owner added different types and...