#Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed reiterates UAE’s drive to enhance food and water security

He has instructed the relevant departments to monitor the national reserves, invest in food technologies and forge international partnerships too

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Sheikh Mohammed outlines new law for family-owned businesses in Dubai

The validity of a family ownership contract can extend up to 15 years, after which it must be renewed

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Sheikh Mohammed says digital economy is next priority for UAE

The digital economy’s contribution to the UAE’s local GDP in 2019 reached 4.3 per cent

Dubai Parks

Dubai Municipality has built 70 new parks and playgrounds in the emirate this year

The total number of parks and playgrounds built by Dubai Municipality now stands at 185

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Sheikh Mohammed visits Covid-19 command and control centre in Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed praised the efforts of healthcare workers in successfully combating the Covid-19 virus

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Sheikh Mohammed launches online initiative to train one million paramedics globally

It is being rolled out in cooperation with 140 experts and 67 training institutions based around the world

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Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dhs300m medical research facility in Dubai

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Medical Research will focus on communicable diseases, in addition to research on Covid-19

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Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed condoles Lebanon blast victims; Burj Khalifa lights up in solidarity

The casualty toll continued to climb through the night with several dozen confirmed dead and thousands more injured

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UAE begins nuclear energy production at Barakah plant

The UAE is the first Arab country, and the 33rd nation globally, to produce nuclear energy

Dubai Food Security

Dubai’s external food trade valued at Dhs32bn in H1 2020

The emirate’s food imports reached Dhs22bn, while exports were recorded at Dhs5.5bn and re-exports amounted to Dhs4.5bn

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UAE establishes new office to recognise and support country’s frontline workers

The Frontline Heroes Office will grant rewards, present certificates of appreciation, and nominate some to receive honorary medals too

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Video: Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dubai Metro’s Route 2020

The new route will provide direct metro connectivity to the Expo 2020 Dubai site

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Sheikh Mohammed announces new government structure with merged ministries

About 50 per cent of federal agencies will be merged with each other or within ministries

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Sheikh Mohammed’s new law to regulate all drone operations in Dubai

The law will govern the creation of ‘drone airports’ and outlines the framework for permissions surrounding all drone activities too

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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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Sheikh Mohammed visits Fish Farm in Dubai, encourages domestic food production

The Fish Farm in Jebel Ali can produce about 3,000 tons of organic fish per year

UAE food products trade amounted to Dhs31.7bn in Q1 2020

The value of the country’s food imports in the first quarter of this year amounted to Dhs17.98bn

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Dubai to welcome tourists from July 7, unveils new travel protocols for all residents and citizens

Foreign nationals possessing residency visas issued in Dubai can return to the emirate starting Monday, June 22

Sweeping relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in Dubai; children, elderly allowed in shopping malls

The new measures are in effect beginning Thursday, June 18

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Sheikh Mohammed launches New Media Academy in Dubai

The courses curated by international experts will train students in social media and digital marketing techniques

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Sheikh Mohammed enacts new data protection law for Dubai International Financial Centre

The law will come into effect from July 1, 2020

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Sheikh Mohammed chairs cabinet meeting; announces incentives for the media sector

The government will suspend administrative fines related to bank guarantees provided by media sector owners

All Dubai government employees to begin working out of offices from June 14

Fifty per cent of these government employees will resume working from the office starting Sunday, May 31

UAE PASS to be sole digital identity to access government services in Dubai

Users can access more than 5,000 government services using a single username and password

UAE may merge ministries post-coronavirus – Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE government held a three-day virtual summit to develop a post-virus strategy

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Sheikh Mohammed grants 10-year Gold Card visas to Dubai doctors battling Covid-19

Gold Card holders are granted long-term residency visas covering them and their families without the need of a sponsor

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Sheikh Mohammed commissions post-Covid-19 UAE development strategy

He also ordered an emergency plan to be formulated to increase the productivity and competitiveness of the country’s medical sector

UAE residency visas and Emirates IDs to remain valid until the end of 2020

The residency visa of expatriates, whether they are inside or outside of the country, will remain valid until the end of the year

Indian businessman becomes first expat to get UAE gold card residency

Lulu Group chairman Yussufali has been handed the gold card residency

UAE VP announces visa for retired expats, reduced power charges for industry

The country previously announced plans to introduce a 10-year visa for investors