EMIRATES | Islamic new year holiday announced for government entities

Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 19, 2019 – The Islamic New Year holiday (1441 Hijri) for ministries and federal entities in the UAW will be on the first day of Muharram, according to the Islamic Calendar. The first day of the Hijri New Year will be officially determined following a moon sighting later on this month. … Continue reading EMIRATES | Islamic new year holiday announced for government entities

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EMIRATES | Pakistan President Confers Top Civilian Honour on UAE’S Sheikh Mansour

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 18, 2019 - The President of Pakistan, Arif Alvi, has awarded a UAE leader one of the country’s highest civilian honours. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs, was awarded the “Hilal-e-Pakistan” (Crescent of Pakistan), according to a tweet by Sheikh Mansour … Continue reading EMIRATES | Pakistan President Confers Top Civilian Honour on UAE’S Sheikh Mansour

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | KhalifaSat Captures Image of Grand Mosque Makkah During Eid Al Adha

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – An Image of the Grand Mosque of Makkah was taken by KhalifaSat on the first day of Eid Al Adha during the Hajj pilgrimage of this year. KhalifaSat was fully developed at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre’s facilities by Emirati engineers and was launched into space in October 2018. It … Continue reading Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | KhalifaSat Captures Image of Grand Mosque Makkah During Eid Al Adha

Expo 2020 Dubai To Receive The World In 430 Days

Abu Dhabi, Unitated Arab Emirates , August 17, 2019 -  in 430 days, the world will witness a key international event, the EXPO 2020 DUBAI, which will be a cultural platform for gathering countries for 173 days in one place, to showcase their cultures, heritage and histories to 25 million potential visitors. Participating countries are … Continue reading Expo 2020 Dubai To Receive The World In 430 Days

BREAKING NEWS | Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Houthi Drone Attack On Saudi Oilfield Causes Gas Fire, Output

Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA, August 17, 2019 – A drone attack launched by Yemen’s Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on  oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Armenco said. A Houthi military spokesman said earlier that the group had targeted … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia | Houthi Drone Attack On Saudi Oilfield Causes Gas Fire, Output

EMIRATES | Dubai Delivers On Tourist Volume Again, With A Strong 8.36 Million Overnight Visitors In First Half Of 2019

Dubai, UAE – August 17, 2019 – Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the fisrt six months (January – June) of 2019, posting a positive overnight three percent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, … Continue reading EMIRATES | Dubai Delivers On Tourist Volume Again, With A Strong 8.36 Million Overnight Visitors In First Half Of 2019

KSA | Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi

NEOM, SAUDI ARABIA, August 10, 2019 – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has received a telephone call from Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In the call, the UAE official congratulated the Custodian of the … Continue reading KSA | Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Phone Call From Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi