National Programme for Coders trains 20,000 students across 8 national universities

DUBAI, Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to activate the role of national universities in supporting the promising talents of coding in the UAE, the National Programme for Coders has announced the participation of 8 national universities to empower 20,000 students … Read more

ADFD provides AED55 million concessionary loan to Rwanda

ABU DHABI, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of Rwanda to provide an AED 55 million (US$15 million) concessionary loan to finance the Rubengera-Muhanga road project, which stretches across 61 kilometres. The loan agreement was signed by Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of ADFD, and Emmanuel Hategeka, … Read more

Dubai Investments acquires further stake in National General Insurance

DUBAI, Dubai DFM-listed investment company, Dubai Investments, has acquired an additional 15.19 percent share of National General Insurance Co. from Emirates NBD Bank through a direct deal. The aggregate ownership has now reached 45.18 percent, following the acquisition of 21.53 percent acquired through direct deal mechanism in April 2021, and the existing 8.46 percent of … Read more

UAE announces 2,040 new COVID-19 cases, 1,988 recoveries, 6 deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 232,544 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement on Monday, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry … Read more

MoHAP urges public to avail electronic sick leaves, medical reports service

DUBAI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) urged the public to capitalise on a wide range of electronic services for the issue of sick leaves and medical reports. The service, which falls within MoHAP’s strategy to provide the best digital services and achieve customer happiness, includes a request for medical reports, attestation of sick … Read more

UAE’s re-export trade amounted to AED467.5 bn in 2020

ABU DHABI, The UAE’s entrepot trade amounted to AED467.5 bn in 2020 despite the ongoing economic slowdown in direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre (FCSC). The re-export market accounts for 46.5 percent of the total re-exports and exports of commodities and services in 2020, which are valued … Read more