Monday 21 May 2018

RTA signs agreement with Dubai Ambulance Services

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services thus enabling the issuance of approvals for ambulance vehicles operated by private health entities online.   The MoU entitles the Dubai Corp


City Centre Bahrain opens refurbished parking facility

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has opened a completely refurbished parking at City Centre Bahrain’s basement level, featuring new facilities for families, motorcyclists, visitors with limited mo


DXBlends opens second outlet in Dubai

DXBlends Café, a top destination for coffee lovers, has announced the official opening of the second branch of DXBlends Café in Uptown Mirdif, Dubai, UAE. The opening ceremony was attended by Abdullah bin Mohammed Ghobash, Sami Al Qamzi, director general of the Depa


Saudi Arabia plans to launch alimony fund

The Saudi Ministry of Justice is planning to launch an alimony fund similar to the UK’s Child Maintenance Service, in an attempt to empower mothers and provide sustainable living and support, for them and their children. The alimony fund is dedicated to women who are divorc


DIFC Courts in tie-up to train future judges

Dubai’s DIFC Courts and Canada’s McGill University Faculty of Law have announced the first-ever clerkship programme, a joint initiative in the Middle East to train future judges to operate across multiple legal systems. Through the intensive programme, budding jurists


UAE issues new federal arbitration law

The UAE has issued Federal Law No. 6 of 2018, which formally promulgates a new arbitration law for the country and repeals the previous provisions contained within the Arbitration Chapter of the UAE Civil Procedures Law No. 11 of 1992, said Al Tamimi & Company, a leading law firm in the reg


Dubai signs MoU with UK for govt communication

The Government of Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government Communication Service of the United Kingdom to exchange best practices and expertise in government communication. Director general of the Government of Dubai Media Office Mona Al Marri sign


Dubai Police plans driverless patrol vehicles

Dubai Police General Command has signed an agreement with Acacus Technologies, a home-grown technology leader, to have driverless patrol vehicles on Dubai roads by 2020. The driverless vehicles are planned to be on Dubai roads phase-wise. The first phase will have capabilities in


Hilal Computers enters Dell EMC President’s Circle

Hilal Computers, the Bahrain-based IT solutions and technical services provider, has been inducted into the Dell EMC President’s Circle Top 20 Partners from the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.   The honour was announced at the Dell Technologies


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