Culture and Community

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised its ninth Anwar Dubai mass wedding for 53 of DEWA’s Emirati employees at a ceremony held under the patronage and in the presence of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of DEWA, at Za’beel Park in Dubai. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum was welcomed by HE Matar Humaid Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Directors of DEWA, and HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, along with other board members, directors, managers, and VIPs. The mass wedding is part of DEWA’s CSR strategy, and its commitment to making employees happy.

Alfred Basbous Foundation and ARTSPACE-Dubai-DIFC are pleased to announce their participation in the 2016 edition of Art Dubai Modern where one of the Lebanese master’s collection called “Femme Assise” will be showcased from 16th to 19th March at Madinat Jumeirah.

“We congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on the launch of the Mohammed bin Rashid Library, the largest ever cultural project in the Arab World. It is one of the leading initiatives launched by His Highness to benefit the whole region. While the Arab World faces many challenges, the Mohammed bin Rashid Library, with its printed, audio, and electronic books, is a unique opportunity for 42 million readers in the Arab World. This project is a sign of hope: a beacon that lights the way and revives the hope of achieving a real knowledge renaissance in all Arab countries. It will bring about positive change in Arab societies by raising a generation who value reading and culture as important tools in the development of people and progress of countries,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.

The Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, HE Liborio Stellino, recently visited Natuzzi Italia’s Showroom in Sheik Zayed Road, the brand’s largest in the world, and praised the works of Italy’s most widely recognized furniture brand.

The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has organized an educational workshop for its employees aimed at exploring the key features of the Arabic language and the significance of its usage in modern everyday life. The workshop formed part of its participation in the #Bil_Arabi initiative of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation launched to promote Arabic using various digital and social networking platforms in line with the annual celebration of World Arabic Language Day.