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Projects of the 50: Dhs50bn UAE Railways Programme launched

It includes a high-speed passenger service connecting 11 key cities in the country including Dubai and Abu Dhabi

In pictures: UAE’s 50th National Day celebrations

“Our march into the next 50 years will be more challenging and very ambitious. The best is yet to come,” says Sheikh Mohammed

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UAE cabinet approves conditions for housing loans exemptions for Emiratis

The cabinet during a meeting on Monday also approved a National Medicine Policy and a national strategy for cultural and creative industries

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

Sheikh Mohammed pardons 672 prisoners in Dubai

The order was issued ahead of the UAE 50th National Day which will be observed this week

Museum of the Future Dubai

Dubai wins hosting rights for ICOM 2025, world’s largest conference for museums

The theme for the event will be The Future of Museums in Rapidly Changing Communities

Debt management office

Sheikh Mohammed approves board of directors for Dubai International Arbitration Centre

The board will be chaired by Dr. Tarik Humaid Al Tayer, while Dr. Ahmed Saeed Al Suwaidi will serve as its vice chairman

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed approves Dhs290bn UAE general budget for 2022-2026

It includes a budget of Dhs58.931bn for 2022, of which 41.2 per cent will be allocated for the development and social benefits sector

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Hamdan launches Dubai Future Solutions challenge to spur innovation

Dubai Future Foundation has allocated prizes totaling $10m for selected projects

Expo 2020: Sheikh Mohammed tours main operations centre ahead of opening this week

A five-lane drive-through PCR testing facility and a PCR screening centre with a capacity of 10,000 tests per day have been set up at the Expo site

Abu Dhabi UAE government

UAE announces new federal government cabinet

The government will follow a new strategic approach outlined by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed allocates Dhs65bn to Emirati housing programme in Dubai

The Ruler of Dubai also issued directives to quadruple the number of citizens benefiting from the housing programme effective from next year

Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security

New entity created to oversee protection of Dubai’s borders

The board of the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security will be chaired by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Sheikh Mohammed creates new authority to oversee three Dubai freezones

The new entity will now oversee the operations of Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai Silicon Oasis and Dubai Commerce City

UAE to announce 50 new national projects in September

The project announcements will commence on September 5

‘The worst has passed’ – Sheikh Mohammed on the Covid-19 situation in the UAE

The Cabinet also approved the regulations governing medical and pharmaceutical products in the country

Dubai court money laundering

New court in Dubai to fight money laundering cases

It has been set up within the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal

Hatta Dubai Tourism

Sheikh Mohammed approves six new development projects for Hatta

Tourists in Hatta have increased from around 60,000 in 2016 to a million in 2020

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

UAE to grant golden residency visas to humanitarian workers – Sheikh Mohammed

United Nations figures indicate that there will be 235 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021

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Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates 300MW stage at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai

It is the first stage of the 900MW fifth phase that uses solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies with Single Axis Tracking to increase energy production

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed names board members of various organisations in the UAE

The organisations include the British University in Dubai, Dubai Cares, Dubai Women Establishment and the Watani Al Emarat Foundation

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

Sheikh Mohammed launches $1m coding challenge

Graduates of the One Million Arab Coders initiative have been urged to compete in the new challenge

Dubai monitored by 300,000 cameras, one of the world’s safest cities – Sheikh Mohammed

A new initiative will see the use of drones by the Dubai Police to respond to criminal and traffic incidents across the city

Video: Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates new roads connecting various emirates

New infrastructure projects worth Dhs1.95bn have been launched in the UAE

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

Sheikh Mohammed launches new programme for coders in partnership with top tech giants

Sheikh Mohammed said the programme aims to train and attract 100,000 coders and establish 1,000 digital companies within five years

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed launches new platforms to support startups and investors in the UAE

The UAE will also host a new Investopia Investment Summit in March 2022

UAE to enter 25 new markets to boost foreign trade – Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE is seeking to grow its national exports by 50 per cent over the coming years

Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital Dubai

Upcoming cancer charity hospital in Dubai raises Dhs220m

The Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital will open in 2023 and provide free treatment to low-income patients

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

Sheikh Mohammed’s 100 Million Meals campaign achieves over double its target

Donations from 385,000 individuals, private and public companies and businessmen across 51 countries helped secure food parcels equivalent to 216 million meals