TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

DUBAI – United Arab Emirates authorities on Wednesday said residents and citizens were not yet allowed to travel abroad for tourism and leisure purposes and all travel abroad needed a permit, as part of restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus. A spokesman for the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

ABU DHABI | Sheikha Fatima Orders Launch Of Virtual Market For Productive Families

ABU DHABI – Sheika Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the Genera’ Women’s Union, GWO, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, FED, instructed the establishment of a virtual market for productive families, in light of her belief in the importance of adopting innovative solutions to … Continue reading ABU DHABI | Sheikha Fatima Orders Launch Of Virtual Market For Productive Families

NEWS | UAE Seeks To Verify Credentials Of Pakistani Pilots In Its Airlines

ABU DHABI – The United Arab Emirates is seeking to verify the credentials of the Pakistani pilots and engineers employed in its airlines after the South Asian government grounded 262 pilots for holding ‘dubious’ qualifications. Pakistan grounded pilots on June 26 on suspicion that they allegedly falsified their examinations to qualify  for flying aircraft, leading … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Seeks To Verify Credentials Of Pakistani Pilots In Its Airlines

NEWS ALERT | UAE Condemns Houthi Targeting Of Saudi Arabia With Drones, Ballistic Missiles

ABU DHABI – The UAE has condemned the Iranian – backed Houthi terrorist militia’s attempts to target civilian areas in the Saudi cities of Riyadh, Najran, and Jazan with explosives – laden drones and ballistic missiles intercepted by Coalition forces. In a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Tuesday, the … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | UAE Condemns Houthi Targeting Of Saudi Arabia With Drones, Ballistic Missiles

NEWS ALERT | UAE Lauds Saudi Decision On This Year’s HAJ

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The UAE Hajj Affairs Office, HAO, announced today that it will not participate in the 1441 H/2020 AD Haj season, following Saudi Arabia’s decision, whereby, a very limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia, would be able to perform it. HAO’s made the announcement after consulting and … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | UAE Lauds Saudi Decision On This Year’s HAJ

TRAVEL | Dubai To Welcome Tourists From July 2020

Longing to get away for the perfect vacation in 2020? Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, there’ some good news for those wishing to travel abroad in 2020. Dubai is set to welcome tourists to the country from this July. Dubai has officially announced it will reopening its borders on July 7. Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis … Continue reading TRAVEL | Dubai To Welcome Tourists From July 2020

TRAVEL | Countries UAE Citizens, Residents Can Travel To Starting From June 23

DUBAI – The UAE on Wednesday announced a list of countries that citizens and residents can travel to starting from June 23 as part of the government’s efforts to loosen coronavirus restrictions. The country have been divided into three categories: high risk, moderate risk, and low risk. Citizens and residents of the UAE will only … Continue reading TRAVEL | Countries UAE Citizens, Residents Can Travel To Starting From June 23

NEWS | UAE Citizens, Residents Are Allowed To Travel As Of June 23: WAM

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The United Arab Emirates announced on Monday that citizens and residents are allowed to travel to specific destinations as of June, state news agency (WAM) reported. A list of the destinations, the groups authorized to travel, and the procedures that must be adhered to before, during, and after returning from … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Citizens, Residents Are Allowed To Travel As Of June 23: WAM

BUSINESS | Malls, Private Businesses To Reopen In Dubai On Wednesday

DUBAI – Dubai will allow the full reopening of malls and private business starting on Wednesday, its media office said, in the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions, the emirate’s media office announced. ‘Shopping malls and private sector businesses in the emirate will fully operate at 100 percent from Wednesday’, the Dubai Media Office tweeted on … Continue reading BUSINESS | Malls, Private Businesses To Reopen In Dubai On Wednesday