#Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

UAE leaders congratulate Biden on inauguration as US President

Sheikh Khalifa wished Biden success and expressed hope that the two countries would deepen their decades-long partnership in working together

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Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed condoles death of Saudi Prince Khalid bin Abdullah

The Saudi prince was a high-profile thoroughbred owner-breeder

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Sheikh Mohammed launches DEWA’s space programme and Hatta tourism projects

The Space-D programme will include the launch a main satellite with the latest imaging and communication technologies

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UAE extends tourist visa validity for additional month for free

The move aims to support tourists in the UAE since many countries have implemented temporary airport closures

Saudi’s King Salman invites GCC leaders for group summit in Riyadh

The 41st GCC Summit is set to be held in the Saudi capital on January 5, 2021

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Real estate: New Dubai law issued for cancelled and unfinished projects

If RERA cancels a real estate project, a special tribunal will be responsible for liquidating it and ensuring settlement of all rights related to the project

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UAE to form an independent National Human Rights Authority

The authority will be granted complete financial and administrative independence to carry out its tasks

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

Sheikh Mohammed launches the UAE’s first federal domestic tourism campaign

The UAE’s domestic tourism sector contributed Dhs41.2bn to the national economy in 2019

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UAE reports 1,285 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

The total number of infections announced so far in the country has now reached 171,434

‘We want 2021 to witness a major breakthrough for the next 50 years’ – Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE saw “stellar success” during the Covid crisis this year, displaying its readiness to face pandemics and disasters, say leaders

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Record growth in users of official UAE government portal from January-October: TRA

It recorded a 50.73 per cent year-on-year increase over the 6.54 million users recorded in the same period in 2019

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Sheikh Mohammed launches digital school initiative aiming to reach a million students in five years

The initiative will mainly cater to students who do not have easy access to formal education

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Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dhs590m Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre

The centre will use artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things and advanced communication systems to monitor and manage road networks

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UAE cabinet amends law on evidence in civil and commercial transactions

The amendments includes the introduction of remote communication technologies in evidence-related procedures

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Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed receives Covid-19 vaccine

The ruler took to Twitter on Tuesday to share an image of him receiving the Covid-19 vaccine

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UAE cabinet approves Dhs58bn budget for 2021

The new federal budget is 5.2 per cent lower than the 2020 figure of Dhs61.35bn

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Sheikh Mohammed reviews Dhs6.6bn upcoming environmental sustainability projects in Dubai

It includes the construction of a Dhs4bn Dubai Centre for Waste Processing and a Dhs2bn Green Dubai Park Project

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Sheikh Mohammed announces plans to build new satellite in Dubai

Expected to launch in 2023, the MBZ-SAT will be the second satellite to be built by an all-Emirati team

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Founder of UAE’s state news agency WAM, Ibrahim Al Abed, dies

He was a prominent figure within the country’s media industry

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UAE cabinet approves resolution endorsing Abraham Accords peace agreement with Israel

The cabinet directed the initiation of constitutional procedures to issue a federal decree ratifying the agreement

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Video: Sheikh Mohammed visits Dubai’s Museum of the Future

The façade of the complex includes 1,024 panels built using robotic technology

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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

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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