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China-Arab trade to reach $300 bn by 2014: UAE minister


September 12th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) Trade between Arab nations and China will witness a major leap in the future and hit the $300 billion mark by 2014, a visiting UAE minister ... Read more...

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UAE to take part in London book conference


August 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will take part in an international conference on books for young people to be held in London.The four-day 33rd International Board on Books for ... Read more...

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UAE charity gets one mn hours of volunteer work


June 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 8 (IANS/WAM) Volunteers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and around the world have dedicated one million hours of work to UAE charity group Zayed Giving Initiative.The ... Read more...

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UAE, China seek to boost trade ties


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE and China have discussed ways to boost bilateral trade and investment.UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi held discussions with a ... Read more...

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UAE charity helps 1 mn people


May 10th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The Giving Hands Initiative, a charity organisation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has achieved its target of providing services to over one million children ... Read more...

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UAE, Lithuania to tighten economic ties


May 8th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lithuania held bilateral talks Monday to strengthen their economic relations.The meeting was held between Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets foreign trade officials


May 4th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Thursday held meetings with trade officials of various countries here.The meetings were held on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Heart disease awareness campaign begins in Dubai


April 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) A week-long campaign for the prevention of heart disease began in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday.The National Programme for the Prevention of Heart ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

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UAE group launches awards for sportswomen


April 10th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 10 (IANS/WAM) The Family Development Foundation (FDF) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Award for sportswomen.The award is for women's ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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UAE minister gets lifetime achievement award in US


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al-Qassimi was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) in ... Read more...

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Arab-Chinese business meet kicks off in Sharjah


January 19th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 18 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and visiting Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao inaugurated the fourth Arab-Chinese Business Conference here Wednesday.The conference is organised ... Read more...

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UAE, US hold talks


January 17th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have held talks on taking their economic partnership to new heights.The UAE is interested ... Read more...

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Qatar offers a half-million dollar ‘education Nobel’ to Bangladesh


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Doha (Qatar), Nov 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's BRAC, one of the world's largest NGOs, has been awarded a prestigious new award, the WISE Prize for Education.Awarded by the Qatar Foundation, in ... Read more...

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UAE opens mobile hospital at Somali-Kenyan border


October 31st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a 50-bed mobile hospital at the Somali-Kenyan border to provide medical help to the needy in the refugee camps.Opened ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni named best dressed woman


August 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, who is married to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has been named the world's best dressed woman by Vanity Fair magazine.Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser ... Read more...

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UAE to play bigger role in Bangladesh’s growth


June 5th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates seeks to play a bigger role in helping Bangladesh achieve its growth objectives under its Vision 2021 plan, a minister said Sunday."We ... Read more...

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UAE, Western Australia keen to boost commercial cooperation


June 4th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Western Australia have discussed ways to enhance and strengthen bilateral relations in future.UAE's Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna bint ... Read more...

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Swedish industrialist discusses trade ties with UAE minister


April 12th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) Visiting Swedish industrialist and chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Bank, Marcus Wallenberg, has met with UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi here ... Read more...

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UAE team in Pakistan to vaccinate over 2 mn kids


February 21st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) A team of volunteers of the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) is undertaking a campaign to vaccinate over two million Pakistani children against measles and polio in ... Read more...

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UAE keen on hightech cooperation with India


February 10th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Al Qasimi Thursday said her country was looking at co-operation with India in the fields of ... Read more...

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UAE discusses trade cooperation with Syria


December 29th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Dec 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Syria have vowed to strengthen their bilateral ties, especially in the fields of trade and investment. UAE Minister of Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna ... Read more...

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UAE president hails Indian community’s contribution (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan met his Indian counterpart, Pratibha Patil, Monday and held talks with her in Abu Dhabi, ... Read more...

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UAE holds International Pearl Exhibition


November 11th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS) Traders from across the globe will showcase their designs at the five-day International Pearl Exhibition underway in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The fourth edition of the exhibition ... Read more...

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Art expo opens in Abu Dhabi


November 6th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6 (IANS/WAM) Sheikha Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, wife of crown prince of Abu Dhabi Saturday inaugurated a four-day art exhibition at the Emirates Palace here.The expo is themed ... Read more...

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UAE’s Sheikha Fatima named UN goodwill ambassador


October 15th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, chairperson of the NGO General Women Union, was Friday named extraordinary goodwill ambassador of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).FAO ... Read more...

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UAE hospital provides health care to Pakistani children


October 6th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 6 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates hospital has provided health care to 4,000 children in Pakistan's Sindh province, it was announced Wednesday.The hospital has provided therapeutic and surgical ... Read more...

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UAE launches first global mobile children’s hospital


September 7th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 6 (IANS) The UAE has launched the world's first mobile children's hospital as part of its Giving Campaign to provide free health care to children across the globe, it ... Read more...

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Emirati films draw huge crowds


July 25th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Assilah (Morocco), July 25 (IANS/WAM) A collection of short films on subjects like loss, hope and modernity produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have drawn huge crowds at the 32nd Assilah ... Read more...

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Sharjah to develop heritage project


May 22nd, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 22 (IANS/WAM) The Sharjah Development and Investment Authority (Shurooq) will undertake a heritage project here to transform the city into a major tourist and trade destination. The project and will be ... Read more...

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UAE initiative to buy 20,000 books


April 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 29 (IANS/WAM) Nearly 20,000 books are to be purchased as part of the Knowledge without Borders (KWB) initiative in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in an effort to enhance the ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain seek to boost trade ties


February 16th, 2010 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 16 (IANS) A British business delegation is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss ways to boost bilateral trade relations, WAM news agency reported. Lord Peter Mandelson, Britain's business, ... Read more...

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