Author: KAVIA M R

KAVIA M R

Ms. Kavia M.R. is the Official Reporter at the Emirati Times. She holds a master's degree in Communication and Journalism. She aspires to excel in media, embodying integrity and honesty in her work. If you have any questions or concerns about the news/article, please feel free to get in touch with us via WhatsApp at +971 5060 12456 or send us a kind email at Mail(at)EmiratiTimes(dot)com.

Dubai: The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) and the Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that offers scholarships to support government employees in maintaining Dubai’s reputation for excellence in government. The MoU was signed in conjunction with the 2024 assessment cycle of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme. This initiative comes after the introduction of an updated model for government excellence, which was authorized by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. The new model is based on three pillars: the Vision, Distinctive Value, and…

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Dubai: The US multinational technology behemoth Microsoft and the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) have inked a memorandum of intent to expedite the emirate’s innovation roadmap. According to a statement from DET, this partnership represents a committed effort to advance the growth, innovation, and development of the emirate’s digital economy in accordance with the objectives of the Dubai Economic Agenda, or D33. The partnership with Microsoft will concentrate on utilizing intelligent apps and solutions to meet the city’s goals for technology transformation in the fields of education, SMEs, and logistics. Hadi Badri, CEO of the Dubai Economic Development…

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Dubai: Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the Future of Government Work Accelerators Program was announced by in collaboration with the Dubai Government Human Resources Department. The program’s goal is to assist government agencies in Dubai in implementing best practices to stay up-to-date with workplace changes and bolster the government’s future readiness. The program was created in line with the objectives of Dubai Social Agenda 33, launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the societal welfare of employees in the government sector and improve work-life…

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Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department’s (ADJD) Undersecretary, Counselor Yousef Saeed Al Abri, has visited the prisons and other correctional institutions throughout the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as part of a field inspection. With the ultimate goal of facilitating the inmates’ reintegration into society after the sentence period imposed in response to court rulings, the visit’s objectives included examining the workflow and procedures and closely monitoring the quality of care, rehabilitation, and reform provided to them. This is the Undersecretary of the Judicial Department’s first visit to a punitive and correctional facility, in accordance with the law issued by…

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Netherlands: The UAE has welcomed the rulings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the Gaza Strip. The rulings called for the implementation of temporary measures to safeguard civilian lives in Gaza, the end of all statements and actions, and the punishment of direct and open incitement to commit genocide against the Palestinian people residing in the Strip. In a statement, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs emphasized that the United Arab Emirates welcomes the International Court of Justice’s ruling, which seeks to stop Israeli violations and protect the Palestinian people. The Ministry pointed out that the UAE values…

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Dubai: ENOC Group has launched two of its newest compact stations on Sweihan Road in the Al Hiyar Area and Al Khaznah in Al Sabla area in Al Ain. The new additions bring the total number of service stations operating in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to four service stations and nine compact stations across the UAE. The new compact station on Sweihan Road is strategically located within the community and can accommodate motorists driving towards Nahil from the vicinity of Al Hiyar towards Abu Dhabi. The service station in Al Khaznah will service vehicles driving towards the Al Rimah…

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Dubai: The largest healthcare exhibition and congress in the Middle East, Arab Health, is coming back to Dubai next week, from January 29 to February 1, at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year’s event will span a larger space, offering more opportunities for exhibitors and attendees to interact, and it will highlight the most recent advancements in the field’s technologies and innovations to improve patient-centered care. Underscoring Arab Health’s commitment to the event’s core theme, ‘Connecting Minds, Transforming Healthcare,’ a range of new features have been added to the show floor, including the Smart Hospital and Interoperability Zone in partnership with…

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Abu Dhabi: Maqta Gateway, a component of AD Ports Group’s Digital Cluster, has entered into a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) agreement with Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute (TII) and ASPIRE. The entities will work together to steer a series of cutting-edge AI and robotics projects in the terrestrial, aerial, and marine streams to generate bespoke solutions and applications. The agreement was signed by Dr. Ray O. Johnson, CEO of the Technology Innovation Institute; Stephane Timpano, CEO of ASPIRE; and Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, CEO of Digital Cluster and CEO of Maqta Gateway, AD Ports Group. The synergy encompasses projects related to unmanned…

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Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the Gov Games Organizing Committee have inked a partnership agreement for DEWA to serve as the event’s Silver Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year. The Gov Games, which are held under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has become one of the most prominent team-building events within the sports agenda in Dubai. This year’s edition will be held from February 29 to March 3, 2024. Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human…

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Abu Dhabi: The UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has chaired the annual meeting of the ADNOC Board of Directors at its headquarters. Underlined the UAE’s unwavering commitment to comprehensive, sustainable, and integrated economic and social development plans. The President emphasized the country’s commitment to strengthening its capacities and knowledge, broadening them in the energy sector, viewing it as the cornerstone of plans and initiatives for development, all the while emphasizing sustainability and emission reduction. The meeting took place at ADNOC Headquarters, where His Highness gave ADNOC instructions to expand its diversified portfolio and supply safe, dependable, and…

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