Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund To Focus On Tech, Climate Chance After COVID – 19

Abu Dhabi / UAE – – Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the United Arab Emirates’ biggest  sovereign wealth fund, sees technology and climate change as key investment areas for its post – COVID – 10 strategy, it said its 2020 annual review. ADIA, which manages capital on behalf of the oil – rich Abu Dhabi … More Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund To Focus On Tech, Climate Chance After COVID – 19

Abu Dhabi Removes Quarantine Requirement For Vaccinated Travelers From Sept.5

Abu Dhabi / UAE – – Vaccinated travelers arriving in Abu Dhabi will no longer need to quarantines tarting from September 5, the official Abu Dhabi Media Office Announced on Thursday, but tourists must have their coronavirus vaccination certificate verified. ‘Before traveling, vaccinated tourist must verify their vaccination certificate via the Federal Authority for Identity … More Abu Dhabi Removes Quarantine Requirement For Vaccinated Travelers From Sept.5

UAE To Launch First ‘Congress For Media’ In 2022

The UAE next year is set to host the first Global Media Congress, an event aimed at bringing together media organizations to discuss strategic cooperation, Emirati – state news agency WAM has reported. The report said that partnership between media groups will be ‘aimed at developing their messages to serve humanity and support communities by … More UAE To Launch First ‘Congress For Media’ In 2022

Abu Dhabi Reduces Business Setup Fees By 94% From Current Rates – Media Office

Abu Dhabi will reduce business setup fees to 1,000 dirham ($272.27), a 94% reudction from current rates, effective from July 27, as part of efforts to enable the private sector, Abu Dhabi media office said on Sunday. Licence renewal for existing business owners have also been reduced to 1,000 dirham. Federal charges for business set … More Abu Dhabi Reduces Business Setup Fees By 94% From Current Rates – Media Office

UAE’s Abu Dhabi Updates COVID-19 Travel Procedures

Citizens and residentes of Abu Dhabi arriving in the emirate from abroad will have to take two coronavirus PCR tests, on arrival and on day 11, and quarantine for 12 days, the Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee said on Sunday. Arrivals from green list destinations will only take PCR tests on arrival and on days … More UAE’s Abu Dhabi Updates COVID-19 Travel Procedures

MIDEAST STOCKS Saudi Leads Major Gulf Markets Higher; Egypt Slides

Major stocks markets in the Gulf ended higher on Tuesday, with the Saudi index leading the way, while broad – based losses pulled Egyptian shares lower amid media reports the country’s National Bank is set to raise $1 billion to refinance debt. Egypt’s blue – chip index (EGX30) declined 2.1%. Most of the stocks on … More MIDEAST STOCKS Saudi Leads Major Gulf Markets Higher; Egypt Slides

ABU DHABI | Sheikh Zayed Festival Sets Two Guinness World Records

ABU DHABI – – The Sheikh Zayed Festival has set two Guinness World records with a dazzling fireworks display that lasted for 35 minutes to welcome 2021. The first record was set for the longest – running fireworks, which ran continuously for 35 minutes  with fireworks launched from 16 towers. The second was for the … More ABU DHABI | Sheikh Zayed Festival Sets Two Guinness World Records

TRAVEL | Abu Dhabi’s Qasr Al Watan Open For Visitors After Months Of Closure

Abu Dhabi’s presidential palace Qasr Al Watan announced on Monday its reopening for visitors with enhanced safety measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. According to the site’s website, the reopening of the majestic palace comes hand in hand with a set of new precautionary health measures. First, the site will be subject to an … More TRAVEL | Abu Dhabi’s Qasr Al Watan Open For Visitors After Months Of Closure

WORLD NEWS | Spain’s Ex-King Juan Carlos Is In Abu Dhabi, Says ABC Newspaper

MADRID – Former Spanish king Juan Carlos has been staying at Abu Dhabi’s exclusive Emirates Palace Hotel since leaving Spain aboard a private jet on Monday under a cloud of official scandal involving Saudi Arabia, newspaper ABS said on Friday. United Arab Emirates officials and the Emirates Palace Hotel did not immediately respond to requests … More WORLD NEWS | Spain’s Ex-King Juan Carlos Is In Abu Dhabi, Says ABC Newspaper

BUSINESS | Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun To Build Satellite Centre With Airbus

ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi defense and security entity Tawazun is to build a satellite assembly, integration and testing centre with Airbus in the United Arabi Emirates’ oasis city of Al Ain, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. The centre also intends to manufacture components for small to medium – sized communication, navigation and … More BUSINESS | Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun To Build Satellite Centre With Airbus