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Mansoor Bin Mohammed unveils ‘Knowledge Development Majalis’ at DED’s Sirage Gala Dinner

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation

DED initiative raises a million dirhams towards ‘Reading Nation’ campaign. Knowledge Development Majalis aims to have 19 Majlis with a million books for children worldwide. His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC), attended the ‘Sirage Gala Dinner,’ held as part of the ‘Sirage’ social responsibility campaign of the Department …

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Abu Dhabi Plan explores future of the emirate: Al Shariqi

H.E Rashid Mohammed Al Shariqi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority

H.E Rashid Mohammed Al Shariqi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority has stated that Abu Dhabi Plan is an important step towards exploring the future of the emirate. He described it as a complete roadmap for the continuous development to reach the future generation. “The plan comprises ambitious goals and is talking about a promising future full of …

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HE Noura Al Kaabi calls for innovative thinking to achieve government vision for leadership and excellence

Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affair

Abu Dhabi – Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, has called for innovative thinking to achieve the government vision for leadership and excellence in all areas affecting people’s lives. HE Al Kaabi stated this during an innovation award ceremony organised by the ministry to honour employees as part of efforts to offer employees …

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DEWA’s innovative services make customers happy

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) provides world-class government services and adopts the best international practices, to make people as happy as possible to support the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, so that all government policies, programmes, and services will contribute to building a …

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UAE government conducts first study to measure innovation readiness in federal entities

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Study covering more than 4,000 employees in federal entities show high-level of adoption of innovative practices. Dubai – A recent study on innovation readiness in federal government entities showed that employees consider innovation as a key element for success in government performance. The first of its kind study was aimed at measuring the adoption of innovation in government services as …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Signs MoU with Arab Administrative Development Organization

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation

The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializing in public policy in the Arab world, has signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) to collaboratively train and empower professionals in Arab institutions and share expertise in areas of public administration and scientific research. The MoU was signed …

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Angola is committed to economic diversification with the support of the IMF

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The Government will work with the IMF to design and implement policies and structural reforms. The Government of Angola is aware that the high reliance on the oil sector represents a vulnerability to the public finances and the economy more broadly. The sustained efforts over many years to promote economic diversification have already resulted in a significant increase in the …

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SA, Middle East relations get major boost

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Saudi Arabia’s economic and political relations received a significant boost following a successful state visit by President Jacob Zuma to that country at the weekend. President Zuma spent his Easter weekend telling the South African story in the Middle East on Saturday and Sunday. The Presidency described the visit as an important …

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NU-Q media survey shows concern for online monitoring by private companies

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Saudis and Qataris most concerned about online government surveillance Support for internet regulation lowest in Tunisia and the UAE More Saudis and Tunisians concerned about online surveillance by companies than other nationals Majorities of nationals in all countries report changing their social media use due to privacy concerns, except Qatar Doha — Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) released preliminary information …

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Saudi Arabia is one of the largest and most important trading partners with China in Western Asia and Africa

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More than 2,800 Saudi businessmen visited the 118th Canton Fair. The promotional campaign for the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) was launched on 16 March 2016 in Saudi Arabia, in the presence of Mr. Hakel Wen, international VIP Service Executive at the China Foreign Trade Center, during a press conference held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Jeddah. The …

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