Dubai Exports leads showcase of UAE foods sector at ‘Africa Big Seven 2012’

Johannesberg, SA: UAE Ambassador to South Africa Hamad Hareb Al Habssi inaugurated the UAE pavilion at the ‘Africa Big Seven 2012’ exhibition, the foremost event for the food and beverage industry in Africa, which began at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesberg on July 15. Co-ordinated by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the … Read more

UAE-Australian relations discussed

QUEENSLAND: Trade and tourism relations and efforts to encourage joint projects between the UAE and Australia were discussed by Ambassador of the UAE and Queensland Premier Campbell Newman. Campbell praised the relations between the UAE and Australia and Queensland in particular, and expressed appreciation of the Abu Dhabi government’s donation of AU$30 million to fund … Read more

ADPC awards consultancy services’ contract for the development of Marfa Port

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Parsons International Limited have signed a consultancy contract for the first phase development of Marfa Port, Abu Dhabi, to support fishing and marine recreational activities. Following directions from the Abu Dhabi Government, ADPC tendered a contract for specialised consultants to develop Marfa Port. Parsons was selected to … Read more

UNICEF hails UAE’s efforts to improve humanitarian conditions in Yemen

ABU DHABI: Representative of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Yemen Geert Cappelaere said the initiatives launched by the UAE for Yemen enhance efforts to alleviate suffering from food shortages and minimize the consequences on the life of Yemenis in the governorates which are the most affected by the crisis. Cappelaere, in … Read more

RCA’s food aid distribution center opened in 4 Yemeni governorates

SANAA: New food aid distribution centers were opened by the Red Crescent Authority (RCA) will be opened in four Yemeni governorates targeting the poorest and most underprivileged Yemenis. The plans to open the new centers in Sanaa, Omran, Hijja and Al-Mehewet are part of the UAE’s “Sanadhunm” humanitarian campaign for Yemen, the director of RCA’s … Read more

Construction workers at EMAL beat the heat’ with healthy juice

Abu Dhabi: Workers constructing the Phase II expansion at Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) enjoyed healthy and cooling juice drinks as the latest part of the company’s programme to promote health and safety. EMAL’s Vice President, Projects, Yousuf Bastaki, was on hand to help distribute drinks to 6,000 workers. The juice initiative is just part of EMAL’s … Read more

Pakistani media hails UAE’s humanitarian effort restoring drinking water in KP villages

Islamabad: Pakistani press highlighted on Thursday the inauguration of the UAE-aided project that restored drinking water to 44 flood-hit Khyber Pakhtunkawa villages. The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) transmitted a number of items on this project, which was handed over to the Pakistan authorities earlier last week. Several newspapers in Pakistan including Pakistan Observer, Pakistan … Read more