NGO News

The Board of Directors of the International Desalination Association (IDA) invited Mutaz Ghandour, Metito Chairman and CEO, to become a member of the IDA Honorary Council and an IDA Ambassador in recognition of his extensive industry expertise, outstanding contribution to the water sector and for his service to the IDA over the years.

Under the gracious patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, Chairwoman of Motherhood and Childhood Supreme Council, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, President of the Abu Dhabi and Al Ain Ladies Club, officially inaugurated the Abu Dhabi Ladies' Club on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Club’s headquarters.

The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that it has contributed a plethora of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) seeing the construction of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library. A myriad of scientific, administrational and inspirational books in both Arabic and English are available to fulfill the desires of every reader.

In conjunction with 'Zayed Humanitarian Day' and the ‘Year of Zayed’, The Dubai Business Women Council has partnered with leading international companies to offer the 'Spirit of Zayed' mentorship programme, which represents an initiative that gives working women the skills and expertise that they need to excel and innovate.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the annual report of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global initiatives (MBRGI) that revealed the results of the 2017 initiatives. The announcement was made at an iftar held at the Dubai Opera, attended by Sheikh Mohammed, together with His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the Board of Trustees of MBRGI and staff representing the 33 entities and initiatives under MBRGI.