IPR Department at Dubai Customs recycled 23,000 counterfeit items for international brands, with a street value of AED1.4m as part of their efforts in combating piracy and supporting sustainable development. Recycling counterfeit goods helps brand owners get rid of copied products, and protect the environment.
The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), the leading arbitration Centre in the Middle East, has confirmed that, in compliance with Decree No. 34 of 2021 of the Government of Dubai concerning the DIAC (Decree 34), as of 21 March 2022 disputing parties wishing to commence arbitration proceedings for disputes with underlying arbitration agreements, which refer to the Rules of Arbitration of the Centres abolished by Decree 34, should approach DIAC directly.
Bodour Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), conducted a detailed inspection visit and oversaw the progress of two new projects currently under development by Shurooq. These include Sharjah Sustainable City, a first-of-its kind project in the emirate that meets the highest standards of green economy and environmental sustainability, which is being developed by Shurooq in partnership with Diamond Developers, and Al Hira Beach, which Shurooq commenced in February 2021.
The UAE Cybersecurity Council (CSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable faster adoption of AWS cloud services by the UAE’s public sector and regulated industries, including healthcare and financial services, by leveraging AWS’s global cloud infrastructure.
H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation highlighted the great efforts exerted in organizing this global grand event, including Dubai Customs’, which helped with the clearance of the fair’s goods that are worth around AED1 billion. The total number of visits to the world's fair since it opened on October 1 had reached 19 million.