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Adnoc inks deal with Nafis to create 3000 jobs for Emiratis

  Abu Dhabi / WAM Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) on Monday announced that it has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council (Nafis), to accelerate the recruitment of talent in the private sector and create 3,000 additional jobs for UAE nationals in its supply chain by 2025. Through this agreement, Adnoc will step up ...

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Bodour Al Qasimi urges Bosnian publishers to seize opportunities

Sarajevo / WAM Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), has travelled to Sarajevo to meet with stakeholders from the publishing community of Bosnia and Herzegovina as they continue their recovery and response to the challenges presented by the global pandemic, and by increasing global instability. Underscoring the IPA’s mission to support and promote publishing for ...

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Dewa launches automatic smart grid restoration system

  Dubai / WAM Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced the launch of an Automatic Smart Grid Restoration System (ASGR), the first of its kind in the Mena region, to increase the control, management, and monitoring of its power network. The system works around the clock without any human intervention. It uses a smart, innovative, and central system ...

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Gas rises as Europe struggles to fill Russian supply gap

  Bloomberg European natural gas prices rise as Russia’s deep supply cuts are slowing the pace of refilling storage sites, threatening to fall short of levels required to keep homes warm in the coming winter. Benchmark futures started the week with a gain of as much as 6.9%. Buyers have found it more difficult to replace Russian gas from elsewhere ...

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Finland, Sweden set for key talks on Nato with Turkey

Bloomberg The leaders of Finland and Sweden are set to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday in a bid to convince him to drop the objections to their membership in Nato. Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson are slated to meet Erdogan in Madrid, alongside Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary general of the North ...

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EHS-Johnson & Johnson deal to strengthen healthcare sector

  Dubai / WAM Emirates Health Services (EHS) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Johnson & Johnson Middle East to strengthen collaboration towards developing more advanced health services, as well as innovative hi-tech solutions to support the sector and boost its regional and international competitiveness. The MoU outlines various areas of cooperation for EHS to work on with Johnson ...

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Sharjah, Macedonia to bolster economic ties

  Sharjah / WAM The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) organised a business meeting with the embassy of the Republic of North Macedonia in the UAE and the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), in the presence of a group of elite businessmen and tourism sector representatives. The meeting was held due to the visit of an ...

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UAE outlines actions to address global food crisis at Berlin conference

  BERLIN / WAM Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, participated in the ‘Uniting for Global Food Security’ Ministerial Conference in Berlin. Hosted by the German government, the event brought together ministers from the G7 countries, key donor countries, and the most vulnerable and most affected countries, as well as representatives of UN organisations, philanthropists, ...

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Etihad to resume flights on Abu Dhabi-Beijing route

  Abu Dhabi / WAM Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will resume direct passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and Beijing from June 29, becoming the first regular direct international passenger flight to recommence for Beijing, under the latest mandate of the Chinese Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council. In a statement, Etihad ...

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Russian strikes on Kyiv ‘more of their barbarism’, Biden says

Bloomberg Russian missiles struck residential buildings in the center of Ukraine’s capital early Sunday, which was condemned by President Joe Biden as “barbarism.” The strikes followed bombardments across in Ukraine’s north and west on Saturday, including missiles launched from Belarusian airspace. “It’s more of their barbarism,” Biden said in response to a question from a reporter about the hit on ...

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