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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi offered fruits to customers and staff members, in a bid to encourage them to eat fresh food; to maintain a healthy body and a balanced diet.   This initiative, carried out by the Media and Public Relations Section at the department marks the World Food Day, observed across the country. For this occasion, the department distributed awareness publications about the causes of obesity, obesity-related diseases and proper weight-loss diet plans, as well as food guidelines.   Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, stressed that participation in the World Food Day’s events embodies the department’s keen interest to heighten awareness about good nutrition and its effects on human health.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police reviewed the British police experience in managing the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ninth ‘Knowledge Forum’ for exchanging knowledge and ideas. The forum, which was inaugurated by Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, was held in the Forensic Evidence Hall at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters and focused on the optimal means  to leverage the experience to manage  the upcoming Expo 2020 events.

The Secretary General indicated that the forum, which was organized by the Knowledge Centre at Strategy and Performance Development Directorate General, in collaboration with the Knowledge Higher Committee, embodies the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s vision to ensure that the Emirate of Abu Dhabi remains a society that enjoys safety and security, by providing h ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Relations and Guidance Section, accompanied by a number of recruits from the Police College, visited the Family Development Foundation (FDF) Center in Abu Dhabi.  The visit falls in line with the field visit program included in the annual plan set up by the section.

The delegation was received upon arrival by Mariam Musalam Al Mazrouei, Director of the FDF's Centre in Abu Dhabi, and a number of officials. Then, Saif Al Mutawa Al Mazroui gave a lecture about the program aimed at enhancing positive effects of men’s greater participation in family life.

Director Al Mazrouei thanked the Police College Department for organizing this visit that focused on acquainting recruits with the Center’s role in society. Towards the end of the visit, commemorative shields were exchanged between both parties.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Relations and Guidance Section, accompanied by a number of recruits from the Police College, visited the Family Development Foundation (FDF) Center in Abu Dhabi.  The visit falls in line with the field visit program included in the annual plan set up by the section.

The delegation was received upon arrival by Mariam Musalam Al Mazrouei, Director of the FDF's Centre in Abu Dhabi, and a number of officials. Then, Saif Al Mutawa Al Mazroui gave a lecture about the program aimed at enhancing positive effects of men’s greater participation in family life.

Director Al Mazrouei thanked the Police College Department for organizing this visit that focused on acquainting recruits with the Center’s role in society. Towards the end of the visit, commemorative shields were exchanged between both parties.

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German Jordanian University student wins for textbook exchange and rent portal idea

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Amman, Jordan - Tuesday, October 21st 2014

Leading global online food delivery marketplace hellofood has announced the winner of its scholarship scheme aimed at cultivating the spirit of leadership and entrepreneurship among Jordan’s university students.

Omar Hassan, a Mechatronics Engineering student at the German Jordanian University, scooped the JD 500 prize for his proposed solution to make textbooks available at affordable prices for Jordan’s student community through an online portal called Kitabook.

hellofood’s Excellence Scholarship scheme recognised Hassan for entrepreneurial talent and leadership ability based on a submitted essay outlining and innovatively solving a community problem.

Hassan’s Kitabook idea would connect Jordan’s student community to facilitate the renting, exchange and purchase of te ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced its partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International’s Gulf Area Office to bring satellite connectivity to remote communities in the Central African Republic (CAR). The collaboration facilitates communication between SOS Children’s Villages in the CAR, helping the charitable organization connect its programs as well as coordinate emergency preparedness and response teams within the remote communities they work in.

Thuraya’s donation includes Public Calling Office units, Thuraya SatSleeves and Thuraya IP+ broadband terminals as well as Thuraya SIM cards and airtime. The donation is in support of SOS Children’s Villages’ philosophy of providing long-term, family-based care for children who have lost parental care. The organization also works with strugglin ... Read more »

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Easy and flexible steps to acquire the service

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has introduced the passport renewal service via smart phones to allow UAE nationals to avail of this service anywhere any time; without the hassle of  visiting the service centers except for special cases that require personal presence.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports, will save ample and precious time for citizens and ensure accuracy and safety of their transactions. These measures embody the higher leadership’s vision to provide high-quality services for customers, by constantly improving performance and updating smart applications with a view to introducing additional services.    

Major General Al Khaili explained that citizens can follow simple steps to avail the Ministr ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Directorate carried out a successful mock drill to extinguish a “fire” and evacuate the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. The drill, which was conducted in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), aims at boosting the efficiency and capacity of the various national institutions and entities in dealing with emergencies. It is also designed with a view to assess the readiness, preparedness and efficiency of the security and safety teams operating within the various companies across the country in handling incidents and emergencies, and to promote better coordination with various competent departments and institutions.

Colonel Juma Salem Al Dahmani, Acting Director of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense, stressed that the drill is in pursuance of the Civil Defense General Directorate’s efforts to ensure the safety o ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The National Show for Society Awareness and Humanitarian Services, Taweya 2014, commenced on Monday, with wide participation of various entities from the Ministry of Interior and Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ). The events of Taweya 2014, which is held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), will conclude on Wednesday.

Captain Majid Abdullah Al Tamimi, Chief of Media and Public Relations Section at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, underlined the UAE Government’s commitment to provide an optimum quality of life for the UAE community, in pursuance of the MoI’s strategic plan.  “The strategic plan aims to provide excellent services that are in accordance with the best international standards, to enhance public confidence and achieve customer satisfaction with the provided services,” Captain Al Tamimi s ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Ismail Al Sirkal, Deputy Director General of Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations, honored Jordanian national Ahmed Khalaf Al Shuawra living in the UAE credited for extinguishing a fire that broke out suddenly in a vehicle on one of Abu Dhabi roads. Brigadier Al Sirkal praised Al Shuawra’s quick thinking and his heroic actions in extinguishing the fire, which potentially saved a vehicle owner's life.  He added, “Such tribute falls in line with the social responsibility methodology and reflects the keenness of the Ministry of Interior to recognize the efforts of people who cooperate with the police.”

Lt. Colonel Nasser Suleiman Al Maskari, Head of the Operations Department at the Directorate General of Central Operations, explained that the Operations Room closely followed the unfolding of the incident, to ensure that the fire extinguisher is properly used in ... Read more »

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Graduation of Specialized Training Courses at Abu Dhabi Police

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lieutenant Colonel Jerome Vial, Deputy Director of Regional Security in the Alpes-Maritimes, France, praised the achievements made by the MoI and its various police bodies. He also hailed the tangible efforts to maintain human rights, combat human trafficking, support the United Nations' global plan of action against human trafficking, as well as to organize educational campaigns to spread awareness about of the fight against human trafficking. He also explained that the course was implemented based on the latest international methods for combating cross-border human trafficking.

These remarks were made by Lieutenant Colonel Vial during the ceremony recently hosted by the Training Department at the Human Resources Directorate General at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters to celebrate the graduation of the speciali ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Following a day of intense pitching between 10 shortlisted startups, pixelbug, a marketing technology engine, was named UAE ‘Get in the Ring’ champion. The Global Entrepreneur Challenge was co-hosted by Afkar.me and in5 on October 11th as part of the organisations commitment to grow the region’s start-up ecosystem. The UAE champion will now battle against other hopeful Middle Eastern entrepreneurs at the regional final in Riyadh in early November,  ultimately winning the opportunity to pitch for an investment of up to €1,000,000 in the global final in Rotterdam.

pixelbug is a Dubai-based marketing technology company that helps businesses adapt new technologies to drive engagement with their stakeholders, across all industries. pixelbug’s latest augmented reality ‘edutainment’ app, colorbug, won the competition, which aims to revolutionalise the way kid ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain organized a health awareness program to mark World Food Day in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA and the Community Nutrition Center at Tawam Hospital. As part of the program, Nada Zuhair Al Adeeb, Director of Community Nutrition at Tawam Hospital, delivered a lecture as part of a health education workshop for employees, which highlighted the importance of healthy nutrition.

The opening session was attended by Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Sultan Al Dhaheri, Deputy Director of the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain, along with officers and staff members from the department. Lieutenant Colonel Al Dhaheri reiterated the department’s commitment to spreading awareness about healthy nutrition and its impact on the health and well-being of individuals and society.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi received a memorandum from the Health Authority- Abu Dhabi, which includes the updated list of approved health insurance companies by the authority.

Health Authority- Abu Dhabi expressed their appreciation for the continuous cooperation with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi to serve the higher good of the UAE.

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi disseminated the list of approved health insurance companies to the specialized employees at the directorate in order implement the proper procedures and the transactions for the clients, and in order to publish the information on its website.

Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, stressed the keenness of the UAE government to c ... Read more »

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