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by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed approves Dhs6.3bn housing package for Emiratis in Dubai

The development of a new housing complex in Al Khawaneej area 2, which will include 1,100 residential villas, was also approved

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs

UAE Central Bank approves creation of 5,000 jobs for Emiratis by 2026

The Emiratisation plan will apply to managerial positions across the country’s banking and insurance sectors

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council

Sheikh Hamdan approves housing loans worth Dhs600m

A total of 600 housing loans are to be provided by the Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Establishment

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Emirati members of Dubai SME to get up to seven-year exemption on licence fee

The fee exemption applies to registered Emirati members who have not completed the five-year period

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Dubai-based Geekay Esports expands portfolio with Emirati Valorant team

The group also plans to host university and school-level tournaments across the UAE

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Hamdan approves digital platform for Emirati housing programme in Dubai

The Dubai Crown Prince also approved prioritising allocation of residential land plots and housing units to first-degree family members in the same residential area

Majid Al Futtaim to hire 3,000 Emiratis to support UAE government’s Nafis programme

Renewed focus lies in Emirati talent development, training and upskilling opportunities through the MAF leadership institute retail business school

Emirati Human Resources Development Council

Dubai’s 100-day action plan aims to boost employment of Emiratis in private sector

The plan will include strategies to coordinate with the education sector to link learning outcomes to job market requirements

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed establishes new council in Dubai to increase Emirati participation in private sector

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori will chair the Emirati Human Resources Development Council

First female Emirati common law judge appointed in Dubai’s DIFC Courts

Four new judges have been sworn in at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts

Cover story: Emirati lawyer Youssef Al-Bahar on the UAE taking the right stand

The UAE’s flexible and proactive legal system is helping the country tackle issues such as cybercrime while also keeping an eye on the future

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Emiratis can travel to Israel without a visa

The Israeli cabinet has ratified the agreement for Emiratis to visit without pre-approved visas

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UAE detains two for ‘spreading false rumours’ about five Covid deaths in a family

Authorities have warned of strict action against anyone found spreading false and inaccurate information related to the coronavirus

Haj Saeed bin Ahmed Al Lootah

Haj Saeed bin Ahmed Al Lootah, founder of Dubai Islamic Bank, dies

Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Hamdan paid tribute to the founder of the world’s first Islamic bank

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Emirati develops web tool to analyse Covid-19 data on Twitter in the UAE

The predominant topic of the tweets ranged from the origin of the disease, its spread, government responses and treatments