For centuries, culture has played an important role in building bridges and connecting people together. The exchange helped transfer knowledge across geographical borders enriching people’s lives and provided a window to rich and diverse cultures.
The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) recently emphasized the importance of innovation and the adoption of best industry practices in the region’s facilities management (FM) community during a networking breakfast in Dubai as part of its ongoing bid to enhance the sector’s global competitiveness.
The Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) has launched an integrated information and services centre, called a ‘One Stop Shop’, for its member publishers, in its ongoing efforts to boost the publishing landscape of the emirates.
The Generation Girl is back with a bite! The girls have been on a hiatus since Summer 2018 but the long siesta is now over and they have awoken with a new website and new merchandise to match.
Human Appeal International in the Emirate of Ajman, in the presence of Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Board of Trustees, Member of Federal National Council has launched its Ramadan campaign under the name "Make Them Happy" in the month of giving, as part of its efforts to establish the concept of humanitarian action and to set the heritage of the UAE which is derived from religious legacies. In its mission to raise the target revenue of charity projects to 57.5 million dirhams with a growth of 23% over the last year; out of which about 20 million dirhams have been distributed for Zakat, 5 million dirhams for orphans and families in need. Various health, education and social development projects have received 25 million dirhams from the target revenue. In addition, 4 million dirhams were given for Fast Breaking (Iftar), 1 million for Eid Dressing, 2 million for Zakat Al Fitr and 500 thousand dirhams for Food Donation.
The Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) has launched a new cultural project –Manassah – a platform to showcase its member publishers, in its ongoing efforts to support new and upcoming local publishers enhance their regional visibility, and boost the UAE’s book publishing industry.
In a move that will further advocate for decarbonising the built environments in the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).