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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the current chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), welcomed the Philippines as a new member of the VGT the Global Alliance against online child abuse. With the accession of the Philippines, the number of members in the VGT climbs to 13 countries and 18 institutions and companies from the public and private sectors, which join to create a distinguished presence all over the world.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chair of the VGT, expressed his hope to further promote the work of the Virtual Global Taskforce with the joining of the Philippines, in the quest to put an end to child online sexual abuse worldwide.

The Virtual Global Taskforce had commenced its first meeting for this year in the Colombian city of Cartagena. The meeting, chaired by the Unite ... Read more »

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 In order to reduce driving without a license offences and disturbance

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police spares no effort to take action against objectionable behaviors, such as allowing young people under 18 to drive in Al Ain city and to reduce the disturbing noise caused by illegally modified vehicles to increase their speed and amplify their sound, all of which spread chaos and cause nuisance to residents, especially during night hours.

Colonel Ahmed Abdullah Al Shehhi, Acting Director of Highway Traffic Department at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, stressed the need for families to support the efforts exerted to maintain their children’s safety, by forbidding their children from driving vehicles without a license; “a behavior that may put the driver’s life at risk,” he said.

“Some parents allo ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Sharjah visited the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Al Ain. The visit aims to review the work mechanism and to exchange expertise on services procedures in general and the procedures followed by the Information and Follow-up Section in particular.

Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners' Affairs Center in Al Ain stressed the importance of such visits between the different departments across the sector, so as to identify the best practices and distinguished experiences, which have a positive impact on the workflow and its progress.

Colonel Al Humairi underlined the need to build on the different experiences and practices that contributed to achieving excellence and had influential outcomes on improving performance. “This wou ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs Department in Al Ain gathered the photographs taken by autistic children, in an exhibition organized in cooperation with the Emirates Autism Society. The Exhibition comes under the theme “Our Story”, in celebration of World Autism Awareness Day.

Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain, expressed his gratitude to the Emirates Autism Society, for their excellent efforts in raising the awareness of society and the families of the children regarding autism. He also thanked them for their work to rehabilitate those with autism, develop their skills, and help them to positively integrate into society.

Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain, along with the attendees, viewed the exhibited ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 

ADGM – Abu Dhabi Global Market

Key players of the investment world gathered for a groundbreaking evening event at Abu Dhabi Global Market on March 30th. As part of the AIM Summit, the premier regional investment conference, Aston Martin showcased its $2.7 million Vulcan supercar.

Star violinist Quike Navarro came directly from Marbella’s Nikki Beach in Spain to perform a special show during the unveiling of the car.

“Aston Martin was delighted to take part in this exclusive event and exhibit the 800-plus-horsepower Vulcan,” commented Neil Slade, Regional Director for Aston Martin.

Over 150 guests attended the invitation-only gathering at Abu Dhabi’s new financial center ADGM. Notable guests included Robert E. Kiernan III, CEO of US-based APM as well as Lee Partridge, Managing Director at Salient Partners, a firm with over $16 bi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

During his visit to the mourning council at Suwaihat area in Sharjah on Saturday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior offered his condolences for the death of Khalfan Mohammed Al Roumi.

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed expressed his deepest condolences to the brothers and children of late Al Roumi. His Highness also prayed to God Almighty to bestow his mercy upon the deceased, to rest him in eternal peace, and to provide patience and solace for the family.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as an accommodation only, ... Read more »

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Upon the Instructions of Saif bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Abdul Quddous Abdul Al Obaidly, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for the Quality and Excellence Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), announced that based on the recommendations of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Distinguished Emirati Woman Conference will be held biennially.

He said: “The first edition of the Emirati Woman Conference was highly acclaimed and witnessed significant success. The conference, organized under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, and Chairwoman of Motherhood, Childhood Supreme Council; was held under the slogan ‘Emirati Woman Conference: Distinction and ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Klaus Nyengaard, the former CEO of JustEat, has thrown his weight behind local services marketplace StarOfService (www.starofservice.com). Nyengaard has been appointed Head of Advisory Board, and joins the founders of BlaBlaCar as a fellow investor in the French start-up as it embarks on an ambitious global expansion.

StarOfService helps consumers to find local services to meet their specific needs, including more niche ones like photographers, language teachers or DJs. It has been growing at 600% year-on-year since it was founded two years ago and is the biggest marketplace of its kind in France; more than 100,000 requests are made through the site, and around 10,000 new businesses signing up, each month.

The company is now looking to stamp its mark on new territories in the next six-months including India (www.starofservice.in), Turkey (www.starofservice.web.tr), Australia (www.starofservice. ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior met on Monday in his office at the Ministry’s headquarters with Dr. Ibrahim Jawdat Al Zik, UNICEF Representative to the Gulf Region, and the accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest and ways to enhance cooperation and coordination between the Ministry of Interior and UNICEF so as to protect children's rights, exchange expertise and experience in various fields, and support UNICEF’s activities and efforts aimed at supporting children around the world and enhancing their rights.

Dr. Al Zik commended the UAE’s efforts in protecting children’s rights; as well as their valuable international role and their initiatives in the field of child protection, which represent a role model to emulate. Dr. Al Zik praised the UA ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Pilot Sheikh Ahmad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National and Reserve Service Authority attended the ceremony organized by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” to celebrate the graduation of students who took part in the second phase of the Adventures Students Camp in its 2nd edition. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in partnership with the Armed Forces; the Ministry of Education; the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC); the Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai at the Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI) in Al Shahama, Abu Dhabi.

The ceremony was attended by Amal Mohammed Al Kous, Assistant Undersecretary for the School Environment and Activities Sector at the Ministry of Education; Mohammed Salem Al Dhaheri ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashedi, Head of Naturalization Department at the Ministry of Interior, was informed about the workflow and services provided by the Naturalization Department for customers in order to streamline their transactions’ procedures. He also stressed the importance of exerting further efforts towards developing work; by providing quality and distinguished services to customers, in response to the directives of the police leadership so as to enhance security and safety as per the best standards of quality and excellence.

These remarks were made by Brigadier Al Rashedi during his inspection visit to the Naturalization Department in Abu Dhabi, as a part of the field visits to the Naturalization departments across the UAE.  Brigadier Al Rashedi was received by Colonel Yusuf Al Khouri, Deputy Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, Lt. Colonel Ra ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

An exclusive group of high-profile global investors and business leaders convened for the 2016 Alternative Investment Management Summit on March 30 and 31 to discuss the trends that will shape the future of the industry. Hosted by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the event drew over 250 professionals, including more than 50 CEO’s from 35 countries.

“It’s always a pleasure to be able to welcome top players from the alternatives industry,” said Luka Stimac, AIM Summit Managing Director. “From outstanding speakers to world-class networking, it was once again a resounding success”.

The conference featured insightful keynotes from Dr. Nasser Saidi as well as Stephen Weiss. Over the course of the two-day event 40 speakers and 14 sessions addressed the latest risks, opportunities and innovation.

 “I found it to be useful forum to exchange i ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

An estimated 11,185 people have benefited from the traffic awareness programs provided by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police during the first quarter of this year. These programs are part of the traffic awareness plan targeting students in military colleges, universities, the Higher Colleges of Technology, institutes, as well as public and private schools across all academic levels, in addition to Emirates Transport bus drivers and supervisors and a number of government departments, institutions and authorities in Al Ain.

Captain Hamdan Hassan bin Thiban, Public Relations Branch Manager at the Al Ain Traffic Section explained that the Highways Section, the Traffic Institute, and the Public Relations Section took part in implementing the traffic awareness programs in Al Ain. The programs focused on reducing mistakes made by some drivers, reducing traffic accidents and the ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lieutenant General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, received on Monday a letter from his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

The letter was delivered to HH Sheikh Saif by HE Qatar's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Hadi bin Nasser Al Hajri. During the meeting, which took place in His Highness’s office, a number of topics of mutual concern for both countries were discussed.

The meeting was attended by Major General Salem Ali Mubarak Al Shamesi, Director General of Finance and Support Services at the Ministry of Interior; along with a number of officers at the ministry.  

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