UAE nuclear regulator approves Barakah power plant construction

Abu Dhabi: The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) of the United Arab Emirates has granted the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) a licence to construct two nuclear power reactor units at its proposed Barakah site in the Western Region of the Abu Dhabi Emirate. During a press conference held at “Intercontinental Abu Dhabi”, Hamad … Read more

Ramadan Crescent Moon sighting Committee meets tomorrow

Abu Dhabi: The committee assigned with sighting the crescent moon that marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan in the UAE will meet tomorrow. Dr. Hadef Jowan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice will chair the meeting starting after the Maghreb prayers at the headquarters of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to determine the first … Read more

Ministry of Health sets Working Hours during Ramadan

Dubai: The Ministry of Health has directed all medical districts and primary health centers to set the official working hours during the holy month of Ramadan. The Ministry has issued a circulation in this respect to all the concerned authorities. Dr. Mahmoud Fikri, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Policies at the Ministry of Health, said: “All … Read more

DM concludes heritage summer program 2012

Dubai: The fourth chapter of “Heritage of yesterday for the generation of tomorrow” summer program 2012 organised by the Architectural Heritage Department of Dubai Municipality in cooperation with the Architectural Heritage Society of the UAE concluded yesterday in the Falcon Center at Nad Al Sheba. Eng. Abdullah Rafee, Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality praised … Read more

New Ramadan timings for Dubai Chamber customers

Dubai: To serve the business community better throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has introduced new timings to its head office, branch and representative offices. The modified Ramadan working hours are from 8am to 2pm Sunday to Thursday and become effective from the first day of Ramadan. The … Read more

Ajman CP receives Philippine Consul General

Ajman: H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman received today at his office in the Emiri Court the Philippine Consul General Benito B. Valeriano who came to bid farewell at the end of his tenure in the State. Al Nuaimi hailed the role of the Philippine Consul in boosting relations between … Read more

Ramadan Working Hours for Ministry of Labor announced

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Labour today announced the working hours for customer services during the month of Ramadan starting from 9 am to 5:30 pm. Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Labour issued a circular said that official working hours for the ministry’s employees providing customer services will be divided in to two shifts. … Read more

Lubna Al Qasimi receives “Lifetime Achievement Award”

Abu Dhabi: Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade has received “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Asia HRD Congress 2012 held in Bangalore in India. The award was presented by Malaysian First Lady Datin Seri Rosmah, the guest of honor of the ceremony. Sheikha Lubna received the award in recognition of her … Read more