Government

The Ministry of Environment of Water has announced that the educational campaign for travelers which was launched earlier this week and running until August 13, 2015 at the Abu Dhabi International Airport is drawing strong participation from the audience members. The campaign was organized in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Customs and Abu Dhabi Airports, as well as the International Fund for Animal Welfare, the program tackles the issue of illegal elephant ivory trade.

H.E. Engineer Mariam Saeed Hareb, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for the Water Resources and Nature Conservation Department, conducted a series of field visits in China, Japan and Taiwan to gain insights on best practices in the field of agriculture and aquaculture.

In a major leap towards ‘smart’ transformation, Dubai Courts has announced that its first smart application, comprising a collection of 110 services, is now available directly to its individual and corporate customers involved in judicial cases. The move will result in a significant rise in the use of legal and judicial smart services in line with the vision and directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to increase the usage of smart services to 80 per cent by 2018 and reduce the number of walking-in customers.

A wide range of construction industry topics delivered by renowned international industry speakers will be featured at the upcoming Big 5 Kuwait. The largest construction event is set to take place from September 14 - 16, 2015 at the Kuwait International Fair. Architects, Interior Designers, Consultants, Procurement Managers, Contractors, Real Estate Developers, Engineers, and Government personnel attending the three-day exhibition can participate in and learn from more than 20 free Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited workshops.

H.E. Eng. Mariam Mohammed Saeed Hareb, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Water Resources and Nature Conservation, Ministry of Environment and Water, reported that the heavy rains experienced last Sunday (August 2, 2015) has led to water harvesting estimated of 54,000 cubic meters of water or equivalent to 12 million gallons in the reservoirs of dams and breakers located in the Eastern Region.