BUSINESS | Expo 2020 Dubai To Be Postponed By One Year

DUBAI – Expo 2020 Dubai is set to be postponed by one year due to the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter. An estimated 11 million overseas visitors were expected to attend the nearly six-month-long showpiece of culture, business and technology featuring pavilions … Continue reading BUSINESS | Expo 2020 Dubai To Be Postponed By One Year

BREAKING NEWS | Mohamed bin Zayed, Pope Francis Discuss Developments In Spread Of Coronavirus

” RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – During a telephone call, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and His Holiness Pop Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, today discussed their friendship, cooperation and developments related to the spread of the coronavirus, as … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Mohamed bin Zayed, Pope Francis Discuss Developments In Spread Of Coronavirus

BREAKING NEWS | Sharjah Extends Suspension Of All Activities Until End Of April

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Sharjah Executive Council announced on Sunday that it will extend the suspension of all social and sporting events and celebrations in wedding halls, event halls, hotels, and government and community facilities, until the end of April. The provisions of the decision shall be implemented as of 1st April 2020, … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Sharjah Extends Suspension Of All Activities Until End Of April

BREAKING NEWS | UAE Temporarily Suspends Prayers In All Places Of Worship For Four Weeks

ABU DHABI – The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority and the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments have decided to temporarily suspended prayer in all places of worship across the nation, effective today at 9 p.m. local time on the 16th of March, for a period of four weeks out of concern … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | UAE Temporarily Suspends Prayers In All Places Of Worship For Four Weeks

BREAKING NEWS | Mohamed bin Zayed, King of Spain Review Global Fight Against COVID-19

ABU DHABI – Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, discussed over a phone call with King Felipe VI of Spain the global fight against COVID-19. The two leaders underlined the necessity of maintaining global channels of coordinate to curb the spread … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Mohamed bin Zayed, King of Spain Review Global Fight Against COVID-19

EMIRATES | UAE To Become First Middle East Country To Host ICMA In 2022

DUBAI – At the International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators, ICMA, held in Rio de Janeiro, Dubai was announced as the next city to host this biennial event in 2022/2023. In showcasing the benefits of the UAE as a preferred jurisdiction for alternative dispute resolution, EMAC presented Dubai’s bid with the UAE to become the first … Continue reading EMIRATES | UAE To Become First Middle East Country To Host ICMA In 2022

BUSINESS | Saudi, UAE Central Banks Roll Out $40 Billion Stimulus For Virus – Hit Economies

RIYADH – The central banks of the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), the two largest Arab economies, on Saturday announced stimulus plan worth a combined $40 billion to ease the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in their respective countries. The UAE regulator plans to support banks and businesses in the country, where the … Continue reading BUSINESS | Saudi, UAE Central Banks Roll Out $40 Billion Stimulus For Virus – Hit Economies

NEWS | UAE Cancels Events, Flights Due To Coronavirus As Central Bank Announces Fiscal Plan

DUBAI| RIYADH – The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, as Gulf states stepped up measures against coronavirus. The UAE central bank also announced a 100 billion (AED) ($27 billion) economic plan … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Cancels Events, Flights Due To Coronavirus As Central Bank Announces Fiscal Plan

BUSINESS | Dubai Businesses, Hurt By Coronavirus, Pin Hopes On Expo

DUBAI (Reuters) - Luxury car rental dealer Sheshan Gautham had a disappointing start to 2020 when nearly two thirds of his Chinese clients canceled bookings in January due to the coronavirus outbreak. The business, Uptown Rent A Car, took the hit and Gautham thought the worst was over. But then Saudi Arabia, his biggest source … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Businesses, Hurt By Coronavirus, Pin Hopes On Expo

BUSINESS | Arabian Travel Market Postponed

DUBAI | Arabian Travel Market, which was due to be held this April, has been postponed to June, the event’s organizer, Reed Travel Exhibition announced. In a statement on Monday, Reed said, ‘Due to the escalation of the COVID-19 epidemic around the World management, supporting associations, and in alignment with the advice from the UAE … Continue reading BUSINESS | Arabian Travel Market Postponed