‘UAE can make waves at wakesurfing’

told Gulf News. “It’s low impact and a low-injury sport, too.” Lagace added that the UAE’s weather and natural environment mean the sport should prosper here — if participants can display passion and commitment. “I am sure I can make rivals out ... ( read original story ...)

UAE receives 14 bids for Umm Al Quwain desal plant: reports

The UAE's Federal Electricity and Water Authority has received 14 bids for a desalination project in Umm Al Quwain, reports The National. The project to design, build, finance, and operate a 45 million imperial gallons a day (205,000 m3/d) plant ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Deputy Premier on visit to Oman

Muscat, Oct. 26 (BNA): UAE Deputy Premier and Presidency Affairs Minister Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan today arrived in Muscat on a two-day official visit to the Sultanate of Oman. The two sides will discuss ways of strengthening aspects of ... ( read original story ...)

CBD posts Dh701.5m in nine-month net profits

Dubai: Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) posted a net profit of Dh701.5 million for the first nine months of 2016, 23.4 per cent lower compared to Dh915.3 million for the same period last year. The bank attributed the decline in profit to prudent provisioning. ( read original story ...)

Banks team up to expand sustainable financing

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), Commercial Bank of Dubai, Dunia Finance, Emirates NBD, HSBC, National Bank of Fujairah, RAKBank and Union National Bank signed the Dubai Declaration on Tuesday. The deal, at the Unep Finance Initiative Global Roundtable ... ( read original story ...)