Abu Dhabi fund finances Dh550m solar power plant in Jordan

Abu Dhabi: A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, attended the official commissioning of the Dh550-million Quweira Solar Power Plant funded by it in Jordan. Located in the southern part ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s first Italian library opens

Dubai: The UAE’s first Italian library has just opened in Dubai and is bringing titles of well-known Italian authors and illustrators all under one roof. The library was opened by the Consul-General of Italy in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Valentina ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai salons get health supervisors, trained staff

Dubai: To raise the bar on hygiene and safety, Dubai salons have started getting certified health supervisors and trained staff members following a specialised training programme organised by the municipality. A total of 163 employees were qualified as ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi non-oil trade hits $3.38bn

Saudi Arabia topped the list of the emirate's trade partners with Dh300 million worth of exports received from Abu Dhabi, a Wm news agency report said. According to the figures, the value of exports during January 2018 increased to Dh2 billion, up 32.9 ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi crown prince launches $20m birds of prey foundation

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, it has been announced. The Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor Conservation Foundation has been launched with an endowment of $20 million, state news agency WAM reported. Its first initiative, the allocation of $1 million as seed ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ambassador meets Greek businessmen

Athens: Mohammad Mir Abdullah Al Raisi, UAE Ambassador to Athens, met on Thursday with a group of Greek business leaders, representing different industrial and business sectors. During the meeting, Abdullah Al Raisi highlighted the opportunities offered by ... ( read original story ...)

UAE leader in digital health care market

Dubai: Health care in UAE and Mena region is going digital in a big way, said a top Ministry of Health and Prevention official at the fourth Mena Medtech forum held at the Dubai Health Care City on Wednesday. The UAE leads in the region in digital health ... ( read original story ...)