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Sheikh Hamdan reviews DET progress on Dubai Economic Agenda D33 goals

According to the latest DET data, Dubai recorded an increase of over 30 per cent in new business licenses issued during Q1 2023 compared to the same period in 2022

UAE cabinet meeting March 2023 photo courtesy WAM

UAE approves 24 national initiatives, aims to double re-exports in 7 years

Additionally, the UAE cabinet meeting reviewed more than 19 initiatives to attract talent to the country

Microsoft continues to commit heavily to education and skilling initiatives.

Power Letters 2023: Naim Yazbeck, general manager, Microsoft UAE

Microsoft continues to commit heavily to education and skilling initiatives

UAE President announces 2023 as ‘Year of Sustainability'

UAE President announces 2023 as ‘Year of Sustainability’

The announcement follows the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, which concluded on January 19

Sheikh Mohammed approves second phase of Dubai 2040 urban development plan

Sheikh Mohammed approves second phase of Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan

The master plan calls for developing a 20-minute city where residents can reach their destinations within a third of an hour, either on foot or by bicycle

Dubai sets out roadmap to make public transport emission-free by 2050

The roadmap for achieving zero-emission public transport is based on initiatives related to infrastructure, the circular economy and green mobility

Tourism strategy

Sheikh Mohammed launches national tourism strategy to boost competitiveness

The strategy aims to attract new investments worth Dhs100bn to the country’s tourism sector

New board formed for Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council

New board formed for Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council

The new board will have a mandate to help female entrepreneurs refine their skills, introduce them to laws and policies and help them leverage initiatives

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

Sheikh Mohammed issues law to establish Dubai Media Council

The council will develop Dubai’s media strategy and oversee its implementation


Sharjah Private Education Authority, Arada partner to design future schools

The agreement will also see the launch of joint training programmes, initiatives and events to promote the educational sector in Sharjah

Dubai Chambers

Dubai Chambers, Citi sign MoU to boost business competitiveness

Both entities will collaborate on events and initiatives that support common goals and attract companies to the UAE

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

Sheikh Mohammed issues decree forming committee to supervise Expo 2020 site

The new committee will be chaired by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum

Dubai’s Emirates signs agreement with Tourism Authority of Thailand

The carrier will develop initiatives to boost tourism to the kingdom by showcasing it to customers across its network

Five-year visas announced for employees of global companies based in Dubai

The directive was announced by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Tuesday

UAE’s bid to host COP28 receives backing from Asia Pacific Group

The endorsement came at the COP26 summit in Glasgow

Kuwait’s wealth fund plans to invest in Saudi green initiatives

The Kuwaiti authority is a founding member of the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Fund Working Group established in Paris in 2017

Saudi British Bank makes kingdom’s first green deposit to finance sustainable initiatives

The funds were deposited with HSBC in the UAE

Why prioritising ongoing skills development is a vital prelude to growing the business

Building a skills development culture can help you attract and retain valued talent

Saudi Arabia: Paving the way for the future

With a young leadership at the helm, the GCC’s largest economy has embarked on a journey of growth, diversification and alliances

Almost 9 out of 10 UAE-based SMEs are optimistic about the next 12 months – study

SMEs across the country have identified easier access to funding, acceptance of digital payments and training and upskilling staff as the top three drivers for growth

How countries in the GCC can enhance and secure their citizens’ wellbeing

By shifting from social welfare to social investment, governments can deliver more effective services

Sheikh Khalifa announces 2021 as Year of the 50th

The ‘Year of the 50th’ officially starts on April 6, 2021 and lasts until March 31, 2022