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International tourism exports hit $1.7 trn in 2018: UNWTO

MADRID, Exports generated by international tourism reached US$1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4 percent increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) shows.

For the seventh year in a row, …

India top destination for UAE remittances

ABU DHABI, India was the leading destination for outward personal remittances from the UAE during 2018, according to figures included in the annual report of the UAE Central Bank, released this week.

An analysis of the Central Bank report carried …

Ruler of Sharjah witnesses launch of 4 astronomical projects

SHARJAH, H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University of Sharjah, UoS, stressed the importance of the scientific centres and institutions in Sharjah that support scientific knowledge as …

Bowardi, Tanzanian defence chief discuss cooperation

ABU DHABI, The UAE’s Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, has met with Lieutenant General Yakubu Hassan Mohamed, Chief of Staff of the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces.

Mubarak Nasser Mubarak, Ambassador of Tanzania to the …

Sharjah Ramadan Majlis tackles online medical myths

SHARJAH, Leading medical experts have warned people against turning to the internet and social media to self-diagnose and self-medicate.

During the 6th, and final, Sharjah Ramadan Majlis, the medical experts and UAE health ministry officials stressed the importance of approaching …

Nahyan bin Mubarak sends condolences on death of Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir

BEIRUT, Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, delivered a letter of condolences from Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, to Cardinal Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al Rahi on the death of Patriarch Nasrallah Boutrous Sfeir, …