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January 26, 2020

Leading policy makers, mayors, academics, business people, community leaders, artists and urban planners will be in Abu Dhabi next month for the world’s leading conference which is being held in the Arab region for the first time.

The 10th session of the World Urban Forum (WUF 10), which is convened by the UN agency focused on sustainable urbanization, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will run from February 8 to 13, said the organisers, The Department of Municipalities and Transportation (DMT).

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January 26, 2020

Etihad’s newest aircraft, a specially themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has arrived in Abu Dhabi after being delivered from Boeing’s plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The aircraft will be the flagship of the Etihad Greenliner Programme, which will use the airline’s entire fleet of 787 aircraft to assess measures that boost aircraft efficiency and reduce environmental impact.

“Abu Dhabi is making productive efforts towards consolidating a diversified and sustainable economy by creating effective environmental solutions that enhance the sustainable"...

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January 26, 2020

Emaar Hospitality Group has continued its ambitious growth strategy with the official opening of the iconic Address Sky View, in Downtown Dubai.

The company opened Vida Emirates Hills, Vida Creek Harbour and Address Fountain Views in 2019.

And Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar told guests at the opening ceremony of the Address Sky View, the company’s 19th hotel opening in the UAE, that the expansion plans would continue unabated throughout the rest of 2020.

Among nine new openings to expect this"...

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January 26, 2020

The introduction of a multiple-entry five-year tourist visa in the UAE will fuel ambitious tourism goals and have a knock-on effect on businesses operating in the country, according to leading industry experts.

In a tweet earlier this month, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE's Prime Minister and Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, said the visa had been approved at the UAE Cabinet's first meeting of the year.

At present, tourists can visit the UAE with a free multiple entry visa for up to 90 days, from the date of entry.

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January 26, 2020

Sarthak Dayal Mathur, a year 11 student at Cambridge International School, Dubai has made his school proud by winning at the FIRST LEGO League, one of the challenging guided global competition for young, bright and future minds in Robotics.

First LEGO League program is built around theme-based challenges to engage children ages 9 to 16 in research, problem solving, coding, and engineering. Students emerge more confident, excited, and equipped with the skills they need in a changing workforce.

It’s a story of “never give up till you scale the peak”. Sarthak"...

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January 26, 2020

On the landmark occasion of the 71st Republic Day, Embassy Group celebrated the spirit of patriotism by lighting two of its iconic properties with the Indian tri colors, igniting pride and patriotism in every Indian.

Customary that iconic buildings around the world celebrate momentous occasions, Embassy Lake Terraces, Hebbal and Four Seasons at Embassy ONE was lit up in the tricolour marking the significance of the Republic Day in the city of Bangalore and India as a whole.

The effort was put together by 25 electricians who worked all through for over 48 hours. The 1800"...

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January 26, 2020

A survey of nearly 440 senior accountancy experts on economic conditions in MESA showed a recovery in confidence in Q4. A revival in growth is likely to come mainly from the non-oil sector as the economy diversifies

Detailed in the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS), jointly published by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) the findings also point to mixed results from government spending measures as some economies make greater efforts to boost"...

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January 26, 2020

The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) said it has provided power connections to 1,741 new projects during 2019 covering key residential, industrial, commercial, governmental and agricultural categories across the city.

This comes as part of the Sewa’s keenness to ensure prompt electricity connections to different areas in accordance with the best security and safety systems.

Chairman Dr Rashid Al Leem"...

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January 26, 2020

ABU DHABI, 25th January 2020 (WAM) - Etihad Airways’ newest aircraft, a specially themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner, touched down in Abu Dhabi today after a delivery flight from Boeing’s assembly plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The aircraft, embellished with a striking faceted colour scheme, is the flagship of the Etihad Greenliner Programme. This is a unique collaboration between the UAE’s national airline and Boeing, which along with other industry partners, including the engine manufacturer GE Aviation, will use Etihad’s entire 787 fleet to assess measures that boost aircraft efficiency and reduce environmental impact."...

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January 26, 2020

Etihad Airways' newest aircraft, a specially themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner, touched down in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, after a delivery flight from Boeing's assembly plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The aircraft, embellished with a striking faceted colour scheme, is the flagship of the Etihad Greenliner Programme. This is a unique collaboration between the UAE's national airline and Boeing, which along with other industry partners, including the engine manufacturer GE Aviation, will use Etihad's entire 787 fleet to assess measures that boost aircraft efficiency and reduce environmental impact. Registered A6-BMH, the aircraft"...

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