Pakistan, UAE bilateral trade touches $7b in 2015

Abu Dhabi: Bilateral trade between Pakistan and the UAE has dropped by $2 billion (Dh7.34 billion) last year due to low oil prices, a senior diplomat from the Pakistan Embassy told Gulf News in an interview on Thursday. Oil prices have dropped by more than ... ( read original story ...)

UAE highlighted as international publishing hub

Frankfurt: The UAE’s activities in the international publishing industry were highlighted at a series of meetings that took place at the Global Publishing Summit here. During the meetings, Ahmad Bin Rakkad Al Ameri, chairman of Sharjah Book Authority ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates NBD pilots blockchain-based money transfers

During the pilot, remittance and trade finance processes were executed on the blockchain network with almost real-time transfers of invoices and purchase orders. Emirates NBD chairman Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said the pilot was the first of its ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Ruler hails UAE as a leader in gender equality

Dubai: The UAE is a regional leader in gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report, with illiteracy rates in the country reported as low as 7.3 per cent last year. This was highlighted by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Consulate opens in Kerala capital

Thiruvananthapuram: The India-UAE relations were further reinforced with the opening of the office of the Consulate General of the UAE in the Kerala state capital, Thiruvananthapuram, on Wednesday. The official opening of the consulate was marked by the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE consulate in Thiruvananthapuram to boost ties

The new consulate will cater to the people in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Thiruvananthapuram: In a boost to the Kerala-UAE relations, a consulate of UAE was opened here on Wednesday. Apart from ensuring fast visa and attestation ... ( read original story ...)

UAE number plates on sale for Dh130m on dubizzle

The UAE’s leading classifieds platform receives an average of 1.68 million monthly active users on its motors section per month; the Number Plates category received huge interest from dubizzle users, receiving over 100 thousand visits in the space of the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE opens consulate in Kerala

The UAE has opened a Consulate General in Kerala, India, and appointed Jamal Al Zaabi Consul-General to Kerala, to further ties between the two countries. The opening of the second UAE consulate in India comes within the context of bolstering the growing ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Ambassador meets Al-Azhar Grand Imam

CAIRO, 19th October, 2016 (WAM)-- Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, and Permanent Representative to the League of Arab States, has met Professor Ahmed Muhammad Ahmed el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar to express the ... ( read original story ...)