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Dubai announces public-private partnership projects worth nearly $25 billion

The government of Dubai on Sunday announced a diversified portfolio of public-private partnership (PPP) projects worth more than Dh25 billion ($6.81 billion). The investments, announced at a PPP conference held in the regional tourism and business hub, include seven urban...

Expo 2020 Dubai: Adnoc announces six-day paid leave for employees

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has announced a special six-day paid leave for all its employees to enable them and their families to visit Expo 2020 Dubai. The leave can be used at any time during the mega event, which runs from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022....

Expo 2020 Dubai: Al Wasl Plaza to woo visitors with immersive theatre shows

Al Wasl Plaza, the beating heart of the Expo 2020 Dubai site, will turn into an immersive theatre this weekend, with never-before-seen experiences that will connect its stage with the dome’s 360-degree projection screen – the largest of its kind in the world. The evening shows,...

Etihad Rail completes construction work on Package A of Stage Two of the UAE’s national rail network

Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Crown Prince’s Court of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Etihad Rail, the company’s Board of Directors held a virtual meeting on 09/29/2021 to review the latest progress on the construction of...

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Oil builds on seven year-high amid global energy shortages

US crude futures advanced 1.7 per cent Tuesday heading closer to $80 a barrel Dubai: Oil extended its rally from a seven-year high a day after OPEC+’s decision to keep its supply agreement in place as energy prices spike stoking concerns that more petroleum products will be used in...

Expo 2020 Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed, Sheikh Hamdan tour multiple pavilions on Day 2

The UAE Vice-President kicked off his tour of the Expo 2020 Dubai on day two with a visit to the Saudi and Oman pavilions. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai, was accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid...

UAE unblocks WhatsApp and Skype calling services for visitors at Expo 2020 Dubai

The UAE authorities have unblocked internet calls for visitors at Expo 2020 site. The authorities would let people make calls over WhatsApp and other internet apps in the grounds of the Expo 2020 Dubai world fair. The news was first reported by international news agency,...