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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Higher Organizing Committee of the 2016 International Conference for Security and National Resilience (ISNR) has discussed the action plan of the sub-committees, in addition to the preparations and ideas  for the inauguration  ceremony of the exhibition and conference, which will be held from the 15 to the 17 of March next year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center.

The Higher Organizing Committee recently held its fourth meeting at Al Ittihad Hall at the Ministry of Interior’s headquarters. The meeting, which was chaired by H.E Major General Staff Dr. Obeid Al Ketbi, Head of the Higher Organizing Committee of the exhibition and the conference, tackled the implementation of the strategy, action plan and achievements of the sub-committees in preparation for this major mega international event. Attendees also discussed the need to enhance equipment and reviewed the plan ... Read more »

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JOHANNESBURG - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Confidence amongst business leaders in Africa fell to its lowest level since October 2009 in the second quarter of 2015. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Africa, which tracks CEO confidence levels in the region on a quarterly basis, slipped 3.2 points to 57.4, on the back of a sharp drop in confidence in South Africa.

After rebounding 1.3 points in the first quarter of 2015, confidence in Africa now trails the global composite reading of 60.9 by 3.5 points. Africa is the world’s second-most pessimistic region, with only CEOs in Latin America less positive.

“African economies are being severely challenged by both internal and external factors. Slow growth, weak agricultural production and commodity prices, extremely high levels of unemployment and electricity supply issues, in many countries, particularly South Africa, are clearly having an impact on confidence amongst ... Read more »

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To Provide Safety and to Avoid Aggravating Injuries

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police have introduced a smart device system to the Emergency and Public Safety Department. The new system is used in rescue missions for traffic accident victims who are injured or trapped inside vehicles by utilizing the CRS program, which includes a sophisticated database of every type of car.

The rescuer is able to rely on the program to access information regarding hazardous areas of the vehicle, such as areas where the car may have airbags, sensors, or cylinders. The program also specifies the rescue tools that are needed for the operation, the strength and quality of vehicle’s steel equipment, the type and distribution of the frame, and the presence of any high-voltage electrical connections or automatic seatbelt retractors. Additionally, the program provides locations for the fuel tank, engine, and the main an ... Read more »

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mandilicious, the world's first restaurant chain to serve the slow-cooked ‘Cuisine of Arabia’ in a food court setting, has opened a new outlet in the Al Salaam Mall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The launch comes following the agreement between Raddah Investment and Mandilicious to expand the restaurant’s development to Saudi Arabia, with a total of three outlets before end of this year. The newly opened outlet is the chain’s second in Jeddah following the launch of its first outlet in May, with a third expected to be launched in the Aziz Mall before the end of August.

“The response so far has been incredible,” said Fayez Al Nusari, CEO and Founder of Mandilicious. “We are the first to conveniently serve the traditional slow-cooked ‘Cuisine of Arabia’ in a quick-service fashion in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - and from the overwhelming success of our first ou ... Read more »

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NEW YORK. - Monday, August 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics, a leader in credit risk management, today announced that it has enhanced its RiskOrigins solution, which provides credit decisioning and monitoring for commercial lenders. Among the enhancements are a new collaborative workflow model and deal structuring functionality, which help lenders make smarter credit decisions, streamline the complex process of assessing credit risk, improve efficiency and comply with regulations.

“In today’s environment of low margins and increased competition, banks need to work smarter and more efficiently than ever – especially when it comes to evaluating credit,” says Keith Berry, Managing Director of Credit Assessment and Origination at Moody’s Analytics. “We’ve enhanced our RiskOrigins solution to go beyond traditional loan origination and help lenders make smarter credit decisions, which can help improv ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The summer events for the Friends of the Police Program kicked off on Sunday, and will continue through August 13th. A total of 347 sons and daughters of officers, non-commissioned officers, and civil workers at Abu Dhabi Police are expected to participate; with 225 children participating in Abu Dhabi and 122 children participating in Al Ain.

The program is organized by the Cultural and Social Activity Section of the Clubs Department for the sons and daughters of officers who are between the ages of 6 and 14. The program activities include recreational visits, cruises, and a number of tours at police departments, and target practice.

Colonel Aref Saif Al Shamesi, Head of Clubs and Sports Activities Department, highlighted the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to keep children occupied during their leisure time throughout the summer vacation. “The time with these children is dedic ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the General Directorate of Naturalization, launched the ‘Happiness Hour’ initiative. The initiative will be implemented at the level of the various naturalization departments and sections nationwide to measure the levels of customer satisfaction with the services provided to them. It aims to streamline and simplify the procedures, speed up transactions, and take care of customers.

Colonel Suhail bin Kaltham Al Khaili, Deputy Director General of Naturalization for Investigation Affairs, launched the initiative during a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi.

According to Major Ahmed Hadi Rashidi, Deputy Director of the Naturalization Department in Abu Dhabi, the initiative is part of the Ministry of Interior’s 2014 - 2016 strategic plan. “It aims to stre ... Read more »

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