Al Noor stars at the International Children’s Film Festival

Al Noor stars at the International Children’s Film Festival

DUBAI- Slam Downs, a film  produced by Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, in association with The Film Studio FZ-LLC was screened on 24th April at International Children’s Film Festival. The short film, which was nominated in a special category, aims to convey the key message of acknowledgment, acceptance and opportunity for […]

Qatar Airways to receive its first A380 by early June

Qatar Airways to receive its first A380 by early June

DUBAI– Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Mr. Akbar Al Baker announced the airline’s expansion plans on the opening day(May 5th) of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2014. During a packed press conference at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Al Baker gave Middle East and international media an update on the newly opened Hamad International […]

Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge launched today

Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge launched today

ABU DHABI- The Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge (ADSC), the first ever solar car competition to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was announced today. Navigating the entire country, the 1,200km ADSC will start and finish in Abu Dhabi and take place from the 16-19 January, 2015.The race will coincide with Abu Dhabi Sustainability […]

Dubai’s festivals on show at Arabian Travel Market

Dubai’s festivals on show at Arabian Travel Market

DUBAI- Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), has teamed up with its strategic and retail partners to promote Dubai’s world-class festival offerings at this week’s Arabian Travel Market. DFRE is part of the Dubai stand at ATM 2014 and is joined at the stand […]

ATM 2014 opens with updated Tourism Vision 2020

ATM 2014 opens with updated Tourism Vision 2020

DUBAI- Dubai’s goal of doubling the 10 million visitors welcomed in 2012 to 20 million by 2020 is the collective responsibility of all industry stakeholders, was the message shared at the launch session of the ATM 2014 seminar series, which opened today at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The opportunities, challenges and early successes […]

Sheikh Salman discusses promoting sports with Egyptian counterpart

Sheikh Salman discusses promoting sports with Egyptian counterpart

  SHARM El SHEIKH- Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah met with his Egyptian counterpart Khaled Abdulaziz in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, and discussed means of promoting joint Arab action in the fields of youth and sports. The meeting was held, Saturday night, on the […]

GCC Chief expresses GCC leaders' support for youth

MUSCAT- Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdullatif Al-Zayani expressed on Sunday(May 4th) hope that young people from the GCC states be able to reach a practical perspective that would allow them to enter into the labor market. This came in a speech during the opening of a seminar on the (GCC Employment […]

GCC-Singapore FTA awareness forum kicks off in Muscat

GCC-Singapore FTA awareness forum kicks off in Muscat

MUSCAT- Oman’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) organized on Sunday an awareness forum on the GCC-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA). The forum shed light on the GSFTA, explaining its privileges and benefits, as well as incentives and facilities it provides for the development of joint action and projects between investors and business owners from […]

Katara signs agreement with International Folklore Organization

Katara signs agreement with International Folklore Organization

DOHA– The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) signed Sunday(May 4th,2014) a cooperation agreement with the regional office of the International Organization of Folk Art in Bahrain to hold cultural events.  In a statement released today, Katara General Manager Khalid Al Sulaiti said that the agreement reflected Katara’s commitment to diversify its cultural events to adhere to […]

Minister of Culture opens exhibition by Ahmed Youssuf Al-Khulaifi

Minister of Culture opens exhibition by Ahmed Youssuf Al-Khulaifi

DOHA– HE the Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage Dr Hamad Abdulaziz Al Kuwari opened today(May 4th) a photography exhibition of artist Ahmed Youssuf Al-Khulaifi, organized by the Qatar Photographic Society.  The Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage said in a statement after the opening that the exhibition, which will continue until the end of […]