UAE provides new vehicles Yemen’s Aden and Abyan provinces

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – The UAE has delivered two fire-fighting vehicles to the the Civil Defence Department in Aden and two waste disposal trucks to the province of Abyan in Yemen.

DIFC posts Strong growth in first half of 2016

DUBAI, 31st August 2016 (WAM) – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub for the US$7.8 trillion Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, today announced the successful results of its first half 2016 operating review.

Mohammed bin Rashid visits Dubai Opera

DUBAI, 31st August 2016 (WAM) – Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, visited the Dubai Opera which opened earlier today.

Microsoft makes USD1 million software donation to Al Jalila Foundation

DUBAI, 31st August 2016 (WAM) – Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic organization dedicated to transforming lives through medical education and research, today announced that Microsoft has donated USD 1 million of software to support the organization’s humanitarian and healthcare programmes.

UAE crude oil exports to Japan hit over 25 million barrels in July

TOKYO, 31st August, 2016 (WAM ) — Data released by Tokyo’s Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, ANRE, has shown that Japan imported 25.47 million barrels of crude oil from the UAE in July, 2016.

UAE Ambassador to Japan receives UAE national football team delegation

TOKYO, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – Khalid Omran Al Ameri, UAE ambassador to Japan, the embassy staff, and representatives of the UAE community in Tokyo, have received the UAE football national team delegation upon its arrival at Haneda Airport, Japan.

UAE ambassador meets UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon

BEIRUT, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) — UAE Ambassador to Beirut Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi met here today with the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag.

ERC funds restoration of Radio Al Mukalla

AL MUKALLA, Yemen, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – As part of Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) drive to support the media sector in Yemen with equipment and necessary needs, the ERC has financed the rehabilitation project of the Radio Al Mukalla building in Hadramaut governorate.

Khalifa Foundation concludes relief campaign in Sudan

KASSALA, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has concluded the distribution of the relief aid in 11 areas in the state of Kassala, Sudan, during which it assisted 5,000 families affected by the floods that devastated a number of states in sisterly Sudan.

Abdullah bin Zayed chairs 6th EHRC meeting

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council (EHRC), chaired the sixth meeting of the council, held in Abu Dhabi today.