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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Police College in Abu Dhabi received the 30th batch of recruits. Colonel Saif Ali Al Ketbi, Police College Director greeted the new students upon their arrival, along with several heads of departments, a number of officers and training staff.

In his address on this occasion, Colonel Al Ketbi stressed on the police leadership’s commitment to provide the country with competent and well educated national cadre, and equip them with theoretical knowledge, training programs and practical applications, capable of preserving and promoting security.

Colonel Al Ketbi also stressed the commitment of the College’s training, academic and administrative staff to exert unrelenting efforts in order to qualify human resources according to the Ministry of Interior’s strategy and the aspirations of the police leadership. “This strategy aims to graduate qualified and highly skill ... Read more »

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Arabia CSR Forum to highlight the role of corporations in ushering economic growth that safeguards society and environment

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The prestigious annual Arabia CSR Forum will be held this month even as the world ingests the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals. The role of business in achieving the SDGs is no longer in question; governments across the world that met in New York last month have unequivocally identified business as a partner in sustainable development.

The Forum will work with this assumption, highlighting the fact that business needs to create sustainable economic models that promote societal development and ecological health. Themed “Beyond Responsibility: Towards Transformational Sustainability”,  it is supported at the highest level by the League of Arab States, the UN Global Compact, and the United Nations Environment Programme. The engagement of these ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

QNB Group, one of the World’s Strongest Banks and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, announced its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2015.

For the nine months of 2015, Net Profit was QAR8.7 billion (USD2.4 billion), up by 9.0% compared to last year.

The Group’s prudent cost control policy and strong revenue generating capability allowed it to maintain an efficiency ratio (cost to income ratio) of 21.1%, which is considered one of the best ratios among financial institutions in the region.

Total assets increased by 9.6% from September 2014 to reach QAR521 billion (USD143.1 billion), the highest ever achieved by the Group. This was the result of a strong growth rate of 11.5% in loans and advances to reach QAR367 billion (USD100.7 billion).

The Group was able to maintain the ratio of non-performing loans to gross loans at 1.5%, a level considered o ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

An Arab national was killed and 7 Asians sustained minor injuries in a traffic accident, which took place on Sunday morning, due to the low visibility during fog. According to Colonel Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Deputy Head of the Capital’s Traffic Department, Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, the accident, which took place on Abu Dhabi-Sila road, involved a bus transporting workers and a truck trailer.

Investigations are still underway to determine the circumstances of the accident.

Colonel Al Zeyoudi called upon motorists, especially those using the external highways (Abu Dhabi-Dubai; Abu Dhabi-Al Ain; Abu Dhabi-Ghuwaifat), and truck drivers on trucks’ roads; to adhere to the instructions of the Abu Dhabi Police and not to drive  trucks or heavy vehicles until the fog clears.

He stressed the need to reduce speed and be cautious on the road especially ... Read more »

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MONTREAL - Sunday, October 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jubilant DraxImage Inc. (“DraxImage”) is pleased to announce delivery of the first commercial shipment of HICON® Sodium Iodine I-131 Solution USP today to Bogota, Colombia.

“This marks a significant milestone for the company as we begin to expand the geographic reach of this important thyroid ablation therapy to physicians and their patients in South America” indicated DraxImage’s President Martyn Coombs.

HICON® Sodium Iodine I-131 Solution is indicated for the treatment of thyroid diseases, such as hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer. Patients who suffer from these thyroid conditions will now have access to INVIMA-approved Radioiodine therapy. INVIMA is the Colombian Pharmaceutical Regulatory agency. Using DraxImage’s proprietary Smart-FillTM dispensing system, our local distributor, COMCI, will deliver customized, patient-specific I-131 therapeuti ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Sports Activity Section, organized a circuit training workout for 30 staff members from various police departments at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ). The two-day workout that took place at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi aimed at boosting staff members’ physical fitness and readiness, to enable them to perform the tasks assigned to them with high competency.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General, underlined that the circuit training workout aims to improve sports activities and boost the readiness of the Ministry of Interior’s staff members. “It also contributes to improve the personal level of physical fitness of police personnel, and efficiently helps them to acquire moral and v ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In cooperation with the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; the Health Authority- Abu Dhabi; the Ministry of Health at the countrywide level; and the Federal Demographic Structure Council, the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Medical Services Department at Abu Dhabi Police recently launched an awareness campaign to fight breast cancer. The campaign also aims to encourage MoI staff members and their families to conduct regular medical checkups and early detection tests, in line with the International Day against Breast Cancer.

Lt. Colonel Dr. Najla Asaad Taher, Head of the Initiative of Early Detection of Chronic Diseases and Cancer said: “The campaign includes the various police general headquarters across the UAE and aims to improve knowledge and prevention practices. It also highlights the ad ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered his condolences to the family and relatives of martyr Khamis Rashid Al Abdouli, who died in the line of duty during Operation Restoring Hope, under the Arab alliance to support the people of Yemen and their legitimate government.

During his visit to the mourning tent in Al Khalibiya in the emirate of Fujairah, His Highness expressed his heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathies to the family of the martyr, praying to God Almighty to rest the martyr’s soul in peace, to grant him rest in heaven among the martyrs and the saints, and to grant the family patience and solace to bear their loss.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On the 9th September 2015, Grandweld Shipyards accomplished a significant milestone by signing a contract with International Naval Works to design, build and deliver three 21.3 M Aluminum Crew Boats.

The 21.3 M vessels will be powered by 2 high speed marine diesel engines; each driving fixed pitch propellers through a reverse-reduction gearbox to produce a speed in excess of 21knots..

The vessels will be used for offshore transportation purposes and incorporates seating capacity for 18 offshore personnel with excellent seakeeping characteristics giving the personnel on board the vessel good comfort during transportation. Delivery of the three vessels will be in early 2016.

About Grandweld Shipyards:

Grandweld is a fully integrated shipyard providing ship building, ship repair, and engineering solutions to serve the offshore and marine industry around the world.

Est ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, called for implementing an awareness initiative to acquaint MoI staff members and their families with the importance of early detection of chronic diseases and cancer, . This initiative, which is carried out in coordination with the Federal Demographic Structure Council, aims to preserve staff members’  health and safety, and increase their awareness of the initial risk factors of such diseases.

His Highness Sheikh Saif reviewed the recommendations issued by the “Comprehensive Medical Conference”, which was organized by the Medical Services Department at Abu Dhabi Police. The conference witnessed participation of an elite group of international specialists from inside and outside the UAE, who discussed a number of medical topics aimed at enhancing prevention and raising awarene ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Frederique Constant, the Geneva based luxury watch manufacturer of classical watches; and Alpina, the Swiss sports watch manufacturer founded in 1883 are all set to revolutionize the Swiss luxury watches with Horological Smartwatches that are capable of bi-directional communication with iPhone and Android apps. Over 10 different models of Horological Designer Smartwatches are being launched for the first time in the UAE for both ladies and gentlemen.

Powered by MMT’s MotionX® technology platform, delivering 24/7 MotionX® activity tracking and sleep monitoring, with over two years battery life, the new age luxury watches are compatible with Apple and Android smartphones.

A synthesis of high-tech innovation and traditional Swiss watch craftsmanship; the classy watches from Frederique Constant and Alpina feature beautiful laser cut hands on the watch dial that display information ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During a preparatory meeting held at the Police Officers Club, the Sports Activities Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior discussed the sports activities to be held during the last quarter of the 2015 sports season. The meeting was attended by a number of liaison officers from various departments at Abu Dhabi Police.

The attendees approved 6 sports championships for Q4 2015 sports season for the various departments at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ. They include athletics; modern rowing; tactical shooting; the Iron Man championship, and bowling championships for men and women. The meeting also discussed the times and places of these championships.

The attendees also discussed the championships calendar for October, November and December, as well as the obstacles, constraints, proposals and the results achieved in past champions ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector at the Ministry of Interior announced that it established a set of procedures to allow customers to automatically retrieve the financial guarantee without consulting with any entity. This mechanism includes all 30-day or 90-day single entry tourist visas with sponsorship of a UAE citizen or resident, which can be applied for via the Ministry’s smartphone app UAE-MOI.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs stressed the keenness of the ministry to save customers’ time and effort so as to achieve their satisfaction, in accordance with the appropriate solutions that support smart and electronic transition of its services.

Adding further, he noted that according to the mechanism, the ministry will issue the refund t ... Read more »

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Via the Website & Recruitment Offices

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has started receiving applications from male and female Nationals, holders of high school diplomas, wishing to enroll to work in the police.

The Selection and Recruitment Department of the Directorate General of Human Resources announced its plans to recruit Emirati male (aged between 18 and 30 years) and female (aged between 18 and 25 years) recruits aspiring to work at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters. The department indicated that it has started receiving applications via the website of the Directorate General of Human Resources, in addition to recruitment offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Sharjah.

The department also noted that providing employment opportunities for young and competent UAE nationals falls in line the Abu Dhabi Police’s strategy, which is consistent with the police l ... Read more »

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