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Saudi Arabia reform push targets wealth fund doubling assets

Saudi Arabia presented ambitious plans for economic and social renewal before a host of A-list global investors on Wednesday, saying its main sovereign wealth fund wants to increase its financial clout to 1.5 trillion riyals ($400 billion) by 2020. The Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced the assets-under-management goal at a conference showcasing a programme to turn the strictly conservative country …

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DEWA’s Green Bill supports Smart Dubai Initiative

Over 97% of DEWA’s customers receive the electronic bill DEWA announced the initial launch of the Green Bill in July 2012 to enhance its efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainability. The Green Bill is an electronic version of the regular paper bill, which customers will receive through monthly emails. The service was launched, on an optional basis, in …

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wasl Asset Management Group Sponsors Dubai Cares’ “Volunteer Emirates” Initiative

As part of its ongoing commitment to CSR programs, wasl Asset Management Group has signed an agreement with Dubai Cares to support its ‘Volunteer Emirates’ initiative which aims to enrich the learning environment for students across non-profit schools in the United Arab Emirates. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares had visited wasl Group’s offices previously this month …

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DEWA organises Carbon Neutral initiative for Earth Hour

In cooperation with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has launched the Carbon Neutral initiative to neutralise all carbon emissions during Earth Hour. This will be achieved by adopting the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) across all DEWA projects based on the Kyoto protocol, which is directly linked to the United Nations …

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Kuwait Launches Initiative To Advance Food Security, Health And Education Development Across Africa

Kuwait today launched a major initiative to spur sustainable development across Africa with an annual prize recognizing the best research or development efforts in food security, health and education that contribute to significantly solving development challenges facing African nations. Named the ‘Al-Sumait Prizes’ after the late Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait, a Kuwaiti physician who devoted his life towards helping the poor …

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Ministry of Environment and Water announces new phase of ‘Nakheelna’ Initiative

Decrease the infection percent of Red Palm Weevil to reach 1.5 percent with the end of 2017 UAE, The UAE, which is considered a leading country in the development of palm agriculture, has both economic and sentimental value for the palm tree sector. Its support for palm tree agriculture in the past has led to the industry’s remarkable growth. With …

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Principal Investigator of the Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Immunology Initiative Finds Neuroblastoma Tumor Cure

Children’s National Medical Center, home of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation on the Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Pediatric Medicine in Washington, D.C., has discovered a method to cure neuroblastoma tumors in mice. This discovery opens the door for future clinical studies for a therapeutic patient-specific vaccine to cure one of the most common childhood cancers. Neuroblastomais …

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“Educate a Child, Build a Nation” Initiative meets great success

Information City contributes to early technical education In its second phase, “Educate a Child, Build a Nation” Initiative continues its success among young learners and their families. This phase which was organized for girls only was held at Etisalat Academy in Dubai, for three consecutive days, between 22nd and 25th April, 2015. Under the chairmanship of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin …

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Zayed University organizes an initiative to help students and staff leading a healthy lifestyle

The initiative will run for around six weeks starting from April 16 Sunday April 13, 2015: Abu Dhabi: Unsure of how to start exercising or types of physical activity available at Zayed University ( ZU )? Interested in more understanding about the link between psychological well-being and overall health? ZU Sports and Recreation Centre will be able to answer all …

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Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s ‘Ibtikar’ initiative highlights information systems

Design, problem-solving and game development introduces prospective students to university program Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar’s Information Systems program recently held its second Ibtikar outreach workshop this year, aiming to introduce prospective students to major themes within the discipline ahead of the March 1 admission deadline. Ibtikar, meaning innovation in Arabic, introduces high school students to the field of information …

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