February 1, 2015   English | عربي
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Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads in Abu Dhabi see 23% Decrease in Traffic Fatalities
February 1, 2015

In comparison with last year’s statistics, traffic mortalities on the 10 most dangerous roads decreased by 23 percent. The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police attributed this reduction to the intensified field efforts through increased patrols, installed radars, and mounted radar speed limit signs.


Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director"...

Al Sha’far Awards Interior Ministry Officers with New Ranks
February 1, 2015

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, awarded a large number of officers from Lieutenant Colonels to their new ranks. The officers were promoted by virtue of the Federal decree No. (7) of 2015 that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, had recently issued. The promotional event was held on Sunday in the auditorium at the Ministry’s headquarters.


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Sustainable Integration Is Key to Attracting and Retaining International Branch Campuses
February 1, 2015

Speaking at Michigan State University’s (MSU) third Dubai International Conference in Higher Education, Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of TECOM Education Cluster, emphasised the three components critical for success when setting up an international branch campus (IBC); comprehensive due diligence, seamless operations, and sustainability were identified as crucial elements in the IBC model .


“Extensive"...


Introducing Mirum: A Modern Global Company
February 1, 2015

J. Walter Thompson Company announced today the launch of Mirum, a new global company uniting 11 digital agencies spanning 17 countries and 40 offices. Former Digitaria Chief Executive Officer Dan Khabie will take the helm as Mirum Global and North America CEO. In this role, Khabie will have oversight of Mirum’s overall growth strategy, including P&L responsibility, managing key client relationships and aligning resources to service clients globally. He will report to J. Walter Thompson Company’s Global CEO,"...

Freezone Sohar attracts OMR240m investment from 26 projects
February 1, 2015
Freezone Sohar has attracted investments worth OMR240 million so far, including OMR83 million worth investment in 2014 alone, a top-level official of the free zone told journalists here on Thursday.

Eng. Jamal T Aziz, chief executive officer of Freezone Sohar, said that as many as 26 projects are coming up at the free zone and a total of 325 hectares of the first phase have been already committed (or occupied) by these industries. Of this, 160 hectares were committed in 2014 alone.

"We have created nearly 2,400 jobs"...
Sohar Port signs pacts for flour mill, logistics centre
February 1, 2015
Sohar Port has signed a land lease agreement with Sohar Flour Mills, a joint venture between Atyab Investments and UAE's Essa Al Ghurair, for building a new flour mill near the port with a milling capacity of 500 tonnes per day (equivalent to 200,000 tonnes per annum) of different types of flour for local and export markets.

Atyab Investments is wholly owned by Oman Flour Mills, which is partly owned by the government.

The new project is part of a strategic move to achieve self-sufficiency in essential food products,"...
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