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Abu Dhabi: Burjeel Holdings, a leading healthcare provider in the UAE, has recently announced a significant achievement in its pursuit of excellence in personalised cancer medicine. The flagship facility, Burjeel Medical City, has been selected as a member of the Worldwide Innovative Networking in Personalised Cancer Medicine (WIN) Consortium. This accomplishment marks a major milestone for Burjeel Holdings as it expands its network and expertise in oncology, solidifying its position as a trailblazer in personalised cancer care within the UAE and the wider region. Burjeel Medical City has become the first institution from the UAE and the Gulf Cooperation Council…

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Abu Dhabi: National Guard Command and Rabdan Academy have signed an agreement to strengthen joint cooperation in the academic, research, and training fields related to safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, and crisis management. The signing took place at the National Guard Command and was witnessed by Staff Major General Mr. Salem Saeed Ghafan Al Jaberi, Commander of the National Guard, and Mr. James Morse, President of Rabdan Academy, along with representatives from both parties. Mr. Al Jaberi further stated that the agreement aligns with ongoing endeavours to enhance and advance professional academic qualifications, training, and scientific collaboration that aim to…

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Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched the Retired Diplomats Council to provide services to retired diplomats and leverage their expertise by encouraging them to share their experience and knowledge acquired during their service with new diplomats. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, commented that “since its founding as a nation, the UAE leadership has sought to recognise retirees for their service during their tenure. In this regard, the Retired Diplomats Council was established to commemorate their efforts in service of the country and highlight their notable role in building bridges of communication, showcasing the…

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Dubai: The UAE Government has recently unveiled the “U-Ask” platform, an innovative AI-powered chatbot available on the official portal of the UAE Government. This platform aims to provide citizens and residents with easy access to information about government services, available in both Arabic and English languages. By leveraging generative AI technology, the platform offers a unified and user-friendly experience, including service requirements, relevant information tailored to user preferences, and direct application links. The Minister of State for Government Development and The Future, Ms. Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, who also chairs the Higher Committee for Government Digital Transformation, expressed her…

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Abu Dhabi: The second edition of the ‘’Make it in the Emirates Forum,” organised by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) and ADNOC, is set to commence at the Abu Dhabi Energy Center. Running from 31st May to 1st June, the Forum aligns with the objectives of the National Strategy for Industry and Advanced Technology and the Make it in the Emirates initiative, focusing on the theme of ‘Investment, Sustainability, Growth’. The forum is expected to attract extensive participation from decision makers, government and private sector officials,…

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Dubai: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the renowned global financial hub in the MEASA region, has announced its exclusive partnership with Standard Chartered for the highly anticipated DIFC Treasury Leadership Forum. The forum, organized by DIFC, will convene senior treasurers from leading banks, multinational corporations, and service providers. The objective is to delve into strategies for optimizing treasury operations and explore key trends shaping the treasury landscape across various sectors. Ms. Alya Al Zarouni, Chief Operating Officer of DIFC Authority, also expressed her satisfaction with the exclusive partnership, stating, “We are pleased to have Standard Chartered join us as the…

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Dubai: The Ministry of Climate Change & Environment has extended its patronage to Goumbook, a prominent social enterprise championing environmental causes in the UAE and beyond. Together with the Emirates Diving Association, they are set to host the groundbreaking MENA Oceans Summit. This landmark event aims to expedite comprehensive ocean action, safeguard and revive marine ecosystems, address the challenges of climate change, and foster sustainable blue economies. With the backing of influential partners, the summit promises to spearhead crucial advancements in ocean conservation and sustainable development. Convening on World Oceans Day (8th June 2023), the two-day event will be engaging…

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Abu Dhabi: Zayed University’s Sustainability Program has announced a partnership with The Marketing Society, around their new Sustainability Squad, which will bring together a group of around 30 sustainability experts to drive change in support of environmental initiatives. Zayed University students will play an integral part in the Marketing Society’s Sustainability Squad, and will curate events, content, training, podcasts, and more, empowering other members to contribute to progressing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals, in the UAE’s Year of Sustainability. The Sustainability Squad will also help to identify inspiring regional case studies to showcase and place itself at the heart…

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Sharjah: The fifth edition of Expo Culinaire, a premier event in the gastronomy sector, has begun at Expo Centre Sharjah. Organised by Purple Kitchen Events and supported by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the Expo has drawn the attention of the global culinary community, as over 2,000 chefs and 200 exhibitors from various facets of the industry, including cooking, diverse international cuisines, hospitality, hotels, and tourism, are attending the three-day event to engage, share knowledge, and showcase their expertise. Mr. Ziad Mahmoud Khairallah Al Haji, SCCI Board Member, inaugurated the Expo in the presence of a distinguished assembly…

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Abu Dhabi: Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, officially inaugurated the highly anticipated second edition of the Electric Vehicles Innovation Summit (EVIS2023) at the prestigious Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The summit, spanning three days, promises to be a groundbreaking event, showcasing the latest advancements in electric mobility and promoting the global transition from fossil fuel dependence to sustainable transportation. The centerpiece of EVIS2023 is an expansive exhibition that will run throughout the duration of the summit. This year, the exhibition space has been expanded to accommodate over 100 showcased products, including a…

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