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IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park, will set the perfect scene to celebrate Eid Al Fitr with family and friends of all ages. The 1.5 million square foot indoor temperature controlled destination will offer guests an extravaganza of Eid activities along with state-of–the–art rides and attractions featuring everyone’s favorite cartoon characters and super heroes.
Festively decorated in a traditional Arabic themed environment, the theme park will offer guests... Read More
Tourists may be able to visit Russia without a securing a visa if they’re travelling to watch two major sports events. Travellers, however, must secure the necessary pass, including a valid ticket, in order to avail themselves of visa-free entry.
It was reported last year that Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the visa-free system for 2018 World Cup fans.
The policy applies to fans travelling to Russia for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, scheduled between June 17... Read More
WAM - The Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, inflows into the UAE grew by 2.2 percent in 2016 to US$9 billion from $8.8 billion in 2015, according to the World Investment Report 2017 released by UN Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD, where the UAE is ranked 12th on the list of top countries for FDI for the period from 2017 through 2019, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, has revealed.
"The country is developing well thought-out strategies in line with the... Read More
WAM--Countries of Central Asia and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have released a Communique on accelerating renewable energy deployment in the region.
The Communique was released in the framework of the Energy Ministerial Meeting on the Challenge of Sustainable Energy at the Astana EXPO-2017. The participants identified six key areas to facilitate the up-take of renewables and help diversify the region’s energy mix, reflected in detail in a regional Action Plan.... Read More
WAM -- A sophisticated smart scheme enabling travelers to use their smartphones instead of their passport or express gate cards at Dubai International Airport has been launched in the emirate of Dubai .
Dubbed "Emirates Smart Wallet", the scheme is meant to further streamline travel movement across Dubai International Airport, and is considered the first of its kind in the world.
The scheme was launched at the airport’s departure terminal by Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan... Read More
WAM -- The theme of Astana Expo 2017, Future Energy, is in line with the UAE's plans to invest in renewable energy, as it is the main element of the modern global economy and the comprehensive strategy developed by the country’s leadership to diversify resources and build a sustainable economy.
The UAE participates in the Astana Expo 2017, take place in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, under the theme "Future Energy" between 10th June and 10th September, 2017.
Kazakhstan is... Read More
WAM -- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group, and Chairman of the Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, today inaugurated the UAE pavilion at Expo 2017 Astana.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum was accompanied by Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the Board of Directors of National Media Council, NMC, the government entity that built, managed, and supervised the country’s... Read More
A rare olive ridley sea turtle called Barnacle today checked out of Jumeirah Al Naseem’s turtle rehabilitation lagoon with more than 70 critically endangered hawksbill turtles who headed back home into the waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Children from the Dubai British School purchased a special satellite tag for Barnacle which will enable them to track her progress online here. The kids were invited to the release learn more about the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) and wave... Read More
Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi.
The airline’s award-winning double-decker A380s are the most customised aircraft of their kind in commercial service and feature unique innovations such as The Residence - a three-room living space for up to two guests, including a living room... Read More
WAM -- Saeed Mohammed Hareb, Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council, has inaugurated the seventh edition of the Dubai Sports World, organised by the Dubai World Trade Centre, DWTC.
The event will continue until 2nd September.
Hareb toured the DWTC setup of Dubai Sports World, the largest summer sports hall in the region, while accompanied by Ahmed Al Khaja, Senior Vice President of DWTC.
In his speech during the inauguration ceremony, Hareb said that Dubai Sports... Read More