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  • “aafaq Islamic Finance” conferred Business Excellence Award under Dubai Service Excellence Scheme

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has been conferred with the Business Excellence Award under the ‘Dubai Service Excellence Scheme’ category. The award ceremony was hosted by Dubai’s Department of Economic Department (DED), the government body entrusted to set and drive the emirate’s economic agenda, to benchmark quality and excellence for stronger business growth. The company received the ‘Best Service Performance Outlet Award’ for its Altwar center and Al Fujairah outlets. Aafaq recently launched the award-wining ‘Happy Customer’ initiative to ensure that each patron receives exceptional service for an unforgettable customer experience.

  • “Dialogue” the contemporary art of human interaction by TAHCHI

    Award-winning Lebanese artist Walid Tahchi is showcasing his abstract series “Dialogue” at Flair No. 5, Ritz-Carlton, Dubai on Saturday, April 28th from 06:30 pm onwards. The exhibition comprises of a selection of paintings marveling at the complexity of human needs and communication.

  • “Dubai CommerCity” first regionale-commerce free zone

    H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), witnessed the launch of ‘Dubai CommerCity,’ an AED 2.7-billion, 2.1-million square feetjoint venture between DAFZA and wasl Asset Management Group, in the Umm Ramool area. Dubai CommerCity, the first free zone dedicated to e-commerce in the MENA region, is strategically intended to promote Dubai’s position as a leading platform for international e-commerce and to support economic diversification and smart transformation strategies.

  • “Dubai Culture” Organises Training to Ensure Business Continuity

    Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage and literature, organised a training programme for the risk management team according to the ISO certificate (22301:2012) standards, the team was awarded certificates by Saeed Al Nabouda, Acting Director General at Dubai Culture.

  • “Dubai Maritime Training Center” establishes new standards of Maritime Vocational Training

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority, the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has lauded the operations of the Dubai Maritime Training Centre which represents a valuable addition to the initiatives aimed at enhancing the performance, safety and competitiveness of the local maritime sector while also promoting the emirate as a leading global maritime hub. The Dubai Maritime Training Centre is an initiative developed by the Dubai Maritime Creativity Lab, which was launched earlier by DMCA. The centre work revolves around supporting the government’s efforts to introduce and position Dubai as a safe and sustainable maritime hub via the implementation of comprehensive set of world-class workshops and training programs.

  • “Fitness Bootcamp Dubai” Announces The Winners For Its ‘ABS Challenge’

    FBC DXB (Fitness Bootcamp Dubai), the most renowned fitness company in Dubai, and which has been in the region for over four years now, is led by coach Mostafa Mersal, who has created a new fitness challenge under the name of the “ABS Challenge”.

  • “Meet d3” hailed as major success as Dubai’s new home of design officially opens

    The UAE’s community of both residents and tourists were treated to a three day celebration of design and creativity to mark the official opening of Dubai Design District (d3).

  • “SQUAD FOR LIFE” LAUNCHES AT THE ACT DUBAI TONIGHT WITH LLOYD BANKS!

    The Act Dubai, the world’s highest theatre club,launches a new Sunday night that is all about having each other’s backs. Crews are welcome to demonstrate their loyalty to one another on

  • “Supreme Legislation Committee” to participate in GITEX Technology Week 2015

    The Supreme Legislation Committee has completed its preparations for its participation at this year’s edition of GITEX Technology Week, the largest information and communications technology (ICT) event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, which will be held from October 18 to 22, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) under the theme, ‘The Internet Future of Everything.’ During the event, the Supreme Legislation Committee will be showcasing its new Smart services portfolio, which have been specially designed according to the highest standards of excellence and innovation to support the efforts of Dubai’s transformation into one of the world’s leading Smart Cities.

  • “The Comeback” Refining Who We Are

    On 2nd of October Bourn Hall Fertility Centre will open its space to showcase the artworks of the inspiring artist Afshan Quraishi, titled “The Comeback”, as the title suggests, Afshan’s work will depict her journey of growth through perseverance and positive energy. The show will be graciously inaugurated by Sandi Saksena, who is on the advisory board of the CEO Clubs’s Business Women's Division, and will be followed by an interactive self-healing session by the Bourn Hall Fertility Centre’s Coach & Counselor, Priyanka Bhatia.

  • #ArthritisNoMore aims to improve the quality of life for people with musculoskeletal disorders

    To mark the World Arthritis Day 2018, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai (BHAS) hosted its #ArthritisNoMore campaign at the hospital and invited its post joint replacement patients to witness a short program featuring arthritis, joint replacement and how lives were restored in order to raise awareness of musculoskeletal diseases and encourage physical activity among people in the community.

  • #Drive4aCause Ramadan campaign raises over AED 40,000 thanks to Melltoo and Volkswagen Middle East collaboration

    Over 40,000 AED has been donated to Salma Aid - a Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed initiative - following the successful #Drive4aCause campaign that encouraged members of the public to donate their unwanted electronic goods for a worthy cause during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

  • #MyDowntownDubai welcomes visitors with 22 weeks of fun-filled festivities to mark its 10th anniversary

    Emaar has kicked off a 22-week programme of art, activations, entertainment and events at Downtown Dubai, the world’s iconic lifestyle destination that has captivated the world with its flagship attractions, Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall, The Dubai Fountain and Dubai Opera, among others.

  • #TeamAngelWolf joins hand with The Sustainable City to support Dubai Fitness Challenge

    The Sustainable City, the Middle East’s first fully operational sustainable community, has joined hands with #TeamAngelWolf, to support the Dubai Fitness Challenge, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, with a free, inclusive programme hosted for the community.

  • #WOWJBR to Return for a Second Season with an Exciting Calendar of Events and Activities

    Dubai’s premier beachfront destination, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) by Dubai Retail, will welcome the second season of its popular #WOWJBR festivities. From 15 November, the city’s premier neighbourhood will transform into a hub for entertainment, art, music and activities that families, friends and couples can enjoy for free over the upcoming weekends.

  • • Forum brings together world’s leading airlines to discuss trends in fraud affecting the industry

    CyberSource, a Visa Inc. company (NYSE: V), on Tuesday hosted the first ever Airline Fraud Forum in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to highlight the growing risks of data theft, including loyalty program fraud and mobile fraud, for airlines in the region.

  • $174 billion Nanotechnology Market

    Advances in the multi-billion dollar nanotechnology market will be under the spotlight when ICT system integrator, Waseela, welcomes 2016 Nobel Laureate and pioneering nanotech scientist, Sir Fraser Stoddart, and Intel Corporation’s former nanotech R&D Director, Dr. Youssry Botros, to a live discussion in Dubai.

  • 1.75m passengers used Hatta crossing last year

    A total of 1.75m passengers travelled through the Hatta border crossing in 2017, and more than 152,000 declarations were carried out, and 3904 seizures. 

  • 100 Companies in the 10th edition of Dubai Drink Technology Expo

    The 10th edition of Dubai Drink Technology Expo - DDTE, a dedicated exhibition and conference for the beverage industry in the Middle East North Africa region, will begin this Tuesday 27th of February and will continue until the 1st of March 2018, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  • 100 talented innovators & entrepreneurs to compete in solving critical global problems at inaugural EXPO 2015 Innovation Challenge

    The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) along with The Sandbox – The D. Company have announced that a total of 100 participants have been selected from more than 400 applicants to participate in the first-ever EXPO Innovation Challenge, to be held from October 9 to 11, 2015 in partnership with EXPO Milan 2015. The pool of participants, comprised of developers, designers and entrepreneurs from around the world, underwent a rigorous selection process in order to take part in the event and will develop purpose-driven technologies and solutions related to EXPO 2015’s theme of ‘Feeding the Planet. Energy for Life.’