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Beeah, Egypt’s Green Planet sign 10-year waste management deal

  Sharjah / WAM Beeah group and Green Planet, Egypt’s emerging environmental services company, have formed a partnership to deliver a landmark ten-year contract in Sharm el-Sheikh. The development comes ahead of Cop27, which will be held in Sharm el-Sheikh, between November 6-18. In the presence of Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister of Egypt; Khaled Al Huraimel, Group CEO of ...

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UAE leaders wish Turkmenistan President on Independence Day

  ABU DHABI / WAM President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Serdar Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan, on the occasion of his country’s Independence Day, which is celebrated annually on September 27. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ...

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UAE, Georgia begin first round of talks on CEPA

TBILISI / WAM The first round of talks to reach a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the UAE and the Republic of Georgia are ongoing in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi. The agreement aims to drive economic growth in the two countries and boost the deep and growing relations between the two countries. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister ...

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Ducab secures contract to supply cable solutions to world’s largest solar project

  DUBAI / WAM Ducab group has been awarded the full EPC (engineering, procurement & contracting) contract to supply and install 400 kV cables and accessories to link Al Dhafra, the world’s largest solar plant in Abu Dhabi, with the emirate’s main Transco transmission grid (Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company) through its specialised division, Ducab HV. This collaborative project ...

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EGA, Abu Dhabi’s HRA hold recruitment drive for Emiratis

  Abu Dhabi / WAM Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) continued its collaboration with Abu Dhabi’s Human Resources Authority (HRA) by holding a recruitment drive in Abu Dhabi to attract young UAE nationals. More than 50 UAE nationals were shortlisted for places on EGA’s long-running National Training Programmes, following interviews with EGA representatives at the recruitment drive. Successful candidates will undergo ...

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Etihad ESCO signs deals at Wetex, DSS

  Dubai / WAM Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), signed several contracts and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with several Dubai government entities at the 24th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS). Etihad ESCO signed MoUs with the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), a ...

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Sheikh Mohamed, Oman’s Sultan meet to bolster ties, collaboration

  Muscat / WAM President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has met with His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, the Sultan of Oman, at Al Alam Palace in the Omani capital, Muscat. During the meeting on the first day of the UAE President’s state visit to the Sultanate of Oman, the two leaders spoke of the historical ...

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Dubai has become a global centre for green economy

  Dubai / WAM His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, inaugurated the 24th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS). Wetex & DSS is organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice ...

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DP World donates $2.5mn for flood victims in Pakistan

  Dubai / WAM DP World Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem visited Pakistan last week, where he pledged logistics support and donated $2.5 million to help people in the south of the country following the recent devastating floods. After visiting flood-affected areas, the Chairman met with Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed ...

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Etihad Credit Insurance sets up new office in Sharjah

  Sharjah / WAM Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) has established its new representative office in Sharjah to boost the country’s economic diversification programmes and support its export, re-export, and foreign investment to increase the non-oil trade contribution to the national GDP. The launching of the new representative office is aimed at expanding ECI’s reach in the northern emirate with the ...

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