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World’s most expensive guitar on display at Jewellery Show in Abu Dhabi

World’s most expensive guitar on display at Jewellery Show in Abu Dhabi

17 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- A US$ 2 million guitar decorated with over 11,441 diamonds will be on display at the Jewellery and Watch Show, which will run on 26-30 October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

The masterpiece is acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's most expensive guitar.

Visitors of the event, which will convene under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, will be able to take a glimpse at the extravagant... Read More

Mubadala, Russian Direct Investment Fund announce six new cooperation agreements

Mubadala, Russian Direct Investment Fund announce six new cooperation agreements

17 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- UAE sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company, and Russia’s sovereign wealth fund - the Russian Direct Investment Fund, RDIF - have announced a series of six cooperation agreements as part of their successful long-term investment partnership that began in 2013.

The agreements were announced following the official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the United Arab Emirates.

More than 45 investments have been jointly made by RDIF and Mubadala with an... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia join hands to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost carrier

Etihad and Air Arabia join hands to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost carrier

17 Oct 2019

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, today announced the signing of an agreement to launch ‘Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’, the capital’s first low-cost carrier.

Etihad and Air Arabia will establish an independent joint venture company that will operate as a low-cost passenger airline with its hub in Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new carrier will complement... Read More

Dubai Duty Free is “In It” again for the 3rd Dubai Fitness Challenge

Dubai Duty Free is “In It” again for the 3rd Dubai Fitness Challenge

17 Oct 2019

The operation to conduct Six Corporate Exercise Programme and a Daily Activity for its employees

Following the huge success of the first two editions of Dubai Fitness Challenge in 2017 and 2018, which was initiated by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government, Dubai Duty Free is “In It” to take the challenge for the third consecutive year with a month long list of group activities for all its... Read More

UAE gives new meaning to the word 'welcome': Russian media reacts to Putin's fond reception

UAE gives new meaning to the word 'welcome': Russian media reacts to Putin's fond reception

16 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, 16th October, 2019 (WAM) -- Russian media has highlighted the rousing reception accorded to Russian President Vladimir Putin in the UAE, praising the warm hospitality he received.

In a story titled, 'Red Carpets Are for Wimps! How UAE Greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin', published by the Russian news agency, Sputnik on Tuesday, said that the "reception that the hosts offered him in Abu Dhabi has given a new meaning to the word "welcome."

It added that Putin’s... Read More

UAE gives new meaning to the word 'welcome': Russian media reacts to Putin's fond reception

UAE gives new meaning to the word 'welcome': Russian media reacts to Putin's fond reception

16 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, 16th October, 2019 (WAM) -- Russian media has highlighted the rousing reception accorded to Russian President Vladimir Putin in the UAE, praising the warm hospitality he received.

In a story titled, 'Red Carpets Are for Wimps! How UAE Greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin', published by the Russian news agency, Sputnik on Tuesday, said that the "reception that the hosts offered him in Abu Dhabi has given a new meaning to the word "welcome."

It added that Putin’s... Read More

ADNOC awards Russia’s Lukoil stake in Ghasha Sour Gas Concession, signs future cooperation agreement with RDIF and Lukoil

ADNOC awards Russia’s Lukoil stake in Ghasha Sour Gas Concession, signs future cooperation agreement with RDIF and Lukoil

16 Oct 2019

(WAM) - The Abu Dhabi Government and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, have awarded to a subsidiary of the Russian listed PJSC Lukoil Oil Company, LUKOIL, a five percent stake in the Ghasha ultra-sour gas concession that comprises the Hail, Ghasha, Dalma and other offshore sour gas fields in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. At the same time, ADNOC, LUKOIL, and the Management Company of Russian Direct Investment Fund, RDIF, signed a framework agreement to explore potential future... Read More

Vladimir Putin in the UAE (Update)

Vladimir Putin in the UAE (Update)

15 Oct 2019

The Russian President has touched down in the Presidential Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Vladimir Putin arrived from Saudi Arabia at 12.40pm aboard an Ilyushin 96 - the pride of the Russian fleet.

Russian President Vladimir Putin disembarked the Ilyushin 96 to a warm welcome from the UAE.

A red carpet led Mr Putin from the plane, where he was greeted by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.... Read More

Harry Winston celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its The Avenue Collection™

Harry Winston celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its The Avenue Collection™

15 Oct 2019

Harry Winston celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its Avenue collection with a celestial white gold timepiece Avenue Classic 20th Anniversary Moon Phase featuring a poetic moon phase complication and allusions to the architecture of the House’s famous Fifth Avenue Flagship Salon. Painting the colors of the sunrise with mother-of-pearl and precious gemstones across the dial and bracelet, this limited edition timepiece, of just 20 pieces, marks the dawn of a new decade for the iconic Avenue.... Read More

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives today on historic UAE visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives today on historic UAE visit

15 Oct 2019

The UAE is set to roll out the red carpet for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will arrive today. Roads in the Capital are lined with the flags of both countries, while the UAE-Russia Week has kicked off cultural celebrations at Emirates Palace.

The leader is visiting the country after a gap of 12 years. The visit comes just days after the UAE's first astronaut came back from Russia following a successful mission to the International Space Station, which was the result of an... Read More

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