Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS/WAM) The announcement of the UAE's Ministry of Education about the School Leadership Project to raise standards in the country's education sector is an important initiative which needs to be highly commended, a UAE daily has said. "Over the next five years, 700 education professionals in public schools in the UAE will undergo rigorous training in international best practices in teaching to set the UAE's education benchmark at par with global standards," the Gulf News reported.
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE met representatives of the governments of the US and Spain and held discussions related to defence and security. The UAE's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, Wednesday launched its inaugural flight to the Netherlands' capital Amsterdam. Flight EY77, carrying the KL code of Dutch national carrier KLM, departed from Abu Dhabi airport
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has been named among the top 100 busiest global destinations for meetings, in the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) rankings. The UAE capital jumped to the top 100 from the 234th place in 2011. Abu Dhabi is now ranked alongside other major meetings cities including Atlanta, Georgia, Brasilia and Perth, and higher than established global hubs such as Las Vegas and Cologne, Germany
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) will provide a grant of 39.5 million dirhams (around $10 million) to the Al Noor Association for culture and development in Palestine. The grant will help build a community centre that will provide educational services and hold cultural programmes, which will raise awareness in social, educational, health and cultural fields among the Palestinian people
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) Top military officials of the US and the UAE met here Sunday to discuss issues related to defence cooperation. Lt. Gen.
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's ministry of foreign affairs has advised Emirati citizens not to travel to Lebanon due to the current situation in the region. "If necessary, holders of diplomatic and special passports planning to travel to Lebanon should obtain prior permits from the ministry and should coordinate with it before departure," a ministry statement said. As for holders of normal passports, the ministry asked them to sign a pledge at the airport to take full responsibility when they travel to Lebanon
Abu Dhabi, May 11 (IANS/WAM) Nine students from the Abu Dhabi Women's College have returned from Tanzania following a successful trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's fourth highest mountain. The students and three teachers reached the 5,895 metre-high peak after six days of climbing in temperatures ranging between 10-20 degrees Celsius below zero and low oxygen levels.
Abu Dhabi, May 10 (IANS/WAM) No cases of novel coronavirus (NCoV) have been reported in the UAE, the health ministry said following reports about a man in France diagnosed with NCoV after his return from a trip to the UAE. An official said the ministry has taken all necessary measures as per international standards and recommendations by the World Health Organisation (WHO)
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany have held talks over bilateral cooperation and existing relations between them, particularly in energy and renewable energy sector. The talks were held between Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, the UAE's minister for energy and Nikolai von Schoepff, German ambassador to the UAE.