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Zayed bin Hamad receives Chinese Arabian Horse Association delegation

ABU DHABI / WAM Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Emirates Arabian Horse Society (EAHS), and Mohammed Al Harbi, Director-General of the EAHS, received a delegation from the Chinese Arabian Horse Association. During the meeting, the delegation learnt about the UAE’s leading experience in caring for Arabian horses and offering high-quality services to owners, ...

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Ministry partners with Mext to implement Emirates’ ITTI

ABU DHABI / WAM The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) and Mext signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement the UAE’s Industrial Technology Transformation Index (ITTI) and deploy the index overseas for the first time. The move is part of the UAE’s efforts to accelerate decarbonisation and digitalisation within the global manufacturing sector. First implemented in the ...

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SCA, Kazakhstan’s AFSA sign agreement to exchange information

ABU DHABI / WAM The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) in Kazakhstan to establish a framework for mutual cooperation in supervision, surveillance, and information exchange, thereby enhancing market transparency and increasing the efficiency of the securities sector in both countries. The MoU was signed between Dr ...

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UAESA invites firms, research centres to join Asteroid mission

ABU DHABI / WAM The UAE Space Agency (UAESA) announced the first batch of opportunities for startups, private companies, and research centres in the UAE to take part in the Emirates Mission to the Asteroid Belt, the first-ever mission to explore and study seven asteroids of the main asteroid belt. The invite came at the UAESA’s participation in the “Make ...

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AMF forecasts 4.2% growth for UAE economy in 2023

ABU DHABI / WAM The UAE’s economic growth is expected to remain robust, averaging 4.6 percent from 2022 to 2024, driven by higher oil prices and improved business confidence, according to the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF). The AMF’s “Arab Economic Outlook Report forecasts a 4.2 percent growth rate for the UAE in 2023, accompanied by a decline in the consumer ...

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UAE participates in ICAO’s 2nd world aviation forum

SEOUL / WAM  The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) participated in the second World Aviation Forum hosted by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the GCAA, and Saeed Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the ICAO, headed the Emirati delegation. The key event combined four ...

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MoIAT, Etihad Air unveil new incentives for ICV companies

ABU DHABI / WAM The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Etihad Aviation Group to provide new incentives for companies certified under the National In-Country Value (ICV) Programme. The incentives include discounts on Etihad’s cargo rates and miles on-board flights. The MoU was signed during the second edition of the Make it ...

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UAE leaders wish newly sworn-in Nigerian President

ABU DHABI / WAM UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to the newly sworn-in Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, ...

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UAE businesses supported at ‘Make it in the Emirates’ forum

ABU DHABI / WAM Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development will support two UAE businesses participating in the highly anticipated “Make it in the Emirates”, a prominent industrial event that brings together government entities, industrial leaders, financial institutions, SMEs, and investors to explore investment opportunities, boost local content, and enable sustainable manufacturing. Khalifa Fund will actively participate in the forum showcasing ...

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