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Covid cases July 15

UAE reports 1,489 Covid-19 cases, 1,499 recoveries

The Covid-19 nationwide case count has risen to 970,586

Saeed Al Maktoum appointed as Chairman, Reem Al Hashemy as CEO

Sheikh Ahmed appointed as chairman of Expo City Dubai Authority

Reem Al Hashimy, who serves as the UAE’s Minister of State for International Cooperation, was named as CEO of Expo City Dubai Authority

UAE-Turkiye meeting in July

UAE, Türkiye explore collaboration in energy, tech and industry

Türkiye accounts for more than three per cent of the UAE’s non-oil foreign trade and is its seventh largest trading partner

Covid-19 cases

UAE reports 1,500 Covid-19 cases, 1,541 recoveries

The Covid-19 nationwide case count has risen to 969,097

euro slips to dollar parity

European stocks dealt fresh blow as euro slips to dollar parity

The two currencies are worth the same for the first time in two decades

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed addresses nation

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed addresses the nation, outlines the country’s future ambitions

The president said the private sector plays a key role in the UAE’s economy and that the nation needs to boost its economic competitiveness and top global indicators

UAE reports 1,522 Covid-19 cases, 1,475 recoveries

The Covid-19 nationwide case count has risen to 967,597

Twitter seeks a quick trial soon to resolve suit against Musk

Twitter wants a quick trial to resolve suit against Musk

The company hopes to start the non-jury case on September 19

DEWA completes 57% construction of water microfiltration units in Hatta

DEWA completes 57% construction of water microfiltration units in Hatta

The project will be completed by the end of this year

AMAF and Awqaf launch endownment projects In Dubai - image- WAM

UAE’s Awqaf, AMAF launch four endowment projects in Dubai worth Dhs56.2m

The new projects located across Dubai will be implemented from the fourth quarter of the year

Sheikh Hamdan approves social benefits worth Dhs44n for People of Determination

Sheikh Hamdan approves social benefits worth Dhs44m for people of determination

The benefits cover people of determination below the age of 60, who have physical or mental impairments

Covid

UAE reports 1,554 Covid-19 cases, 1,288 recoveries

The Covid-19 nationwide case count has risen to 966,075

Flydubai suspends flights to Sri Lanka till end of August

Flydubai suspends flights to Sri Lanka till end of August

The passengers who had booked their tickets will be refunded their money

Dubai ranked among top five global maritime hubs

Dubai ranked among top five global maritime hubs

The ranking is based on the latest findings of the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index

UAE President to visit France

UAE President orders Dhs1.5bn housing benefits to Abu Dhabi citizens

The benefit will cover more than 1,100 beneficiaries in the emirate

Elon Musk back out on Twitter deal - GettyImages-1229901655

Musk backs out of $44bn Twitter deal over bot accounts

Twitter has said it plans to pursue legal action to enforce the merger agreement

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

The campaign would encourage more than 300 global technology firms to relocate to the UAE

Boris Johnson resigns as UK Prime Minister

Johnson, who resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, said that he will serve as PM until a new leader is in place

UAE foreign minister discusses bilateral cooperation with Indonesia

UAE foreign minister discusses bilateral cooperation with Indonesia

The UAE and Indonesia signed the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) in July

UAE leaders pardon prisoners

UAE leaders pardon more than 1,600 prisoners before Eid Al Adha

This is an attempt to give prisoners an opportunity to start a new life and alleviate their families’ hardships

Ibrahim Sultan Al Haddad appointed as the first CEO of Salik

Dubai: Ibrahim Al Haddad appointed as first CEO of Salik

Al Haddad spent the last nine years as RTA’s commercial and investment director

Hajj to begin on July 7

Hajj begins on July 7, Saudi Arabia announces full ICT readiness

Eid Al Adha will fall on July 9

Tecom Group commences trading on the Dubai financial market

Tecom Group commences trading on Dubai Financial Market

A total of 625,000,000 shares, equivalent to 12.5 per cent of Tecom Group’s issued share capital, were issued

UAE President to visit France

UAE President restructures social welfare programme for low-income citizens

Housing and other basic needs such as food, electricity, water and fuel are also covered by the programme

Dubai Land department

Rent in Dubai can now be paid online rather than post-dated cheques

Tenants will soon be able to pay their rent automatically through online banking rather than post-dated cheques

UAE announces Covid protocols for Eid Al Adha

UAE announces Covid protocols for Eid Al Adha

Duration of Eid prayers will be limited to 20 minutes, while worshippers must wear masks and maintain a social distance of at least one metre

DEWA adds 700MW of energy production capacity, totalling 14,117 MW, with 1,627 MW from renewable energy

Dubai’s DEWA adds 700MW of energy production capacity

The clean energy share in Dubai’s energy mix has reached 11.5 per cent and is expected to reach 14 per cent by the end of 2022

UAE reports 1,788 Covid-19 cases, 1,940 recoveries

The nationwide case count has risen to 947,588

single-use plastic bags in Dubai

You now need to pay for single-use plastic bags in Dubai

Major retailers such as Géant, Grandiose, Carrefour are geared up to implement this by providing sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives

Petrol prices

UAE raises fuel prices for July 2022

The price of Super 98 has risen to Dhs4.63 per litre