Dubai denies AED10,000 salary rule for family visa

Dubai denies AED10,000 salary rule for family visa

Dubai: An official at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs has denied reports the minimum salary limit for sponsoring a family has been increased to AED 10,000, Dubai’s leading  English Daily Gulf News reported on Sunday. “So far there is no change,”   Gulf News quoted an official as saying, denying earlier reports the salary requirement […]

Director-General of UNESCO hails UAE's success

Director-General of UNESCO hails UAE's success

  VIENNA- Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO has described the cultural cooperation level between the UAE and UNESCO as excellent at all levels, stressing UNESCO’s need to the UAE’s efforts to make its educational programmes successful.She told Emirates News Agency (WAM) in an interview on the sidelines of the distribution of 12th edition of UNESCO-Sharjah […]

UN Secretary-General stresses commitment to fundamental media freedom

UN Secretary-General stresses commitment to fundamental media freedom

NEW YORK-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed commitment to the fundamental freedom to receive and impart information and ideas through any media, regardless of frontiers in accordance to article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In his message on World Press Freedom Day, which corresponds with 3rd May, the UN Secretary-General deplored singling […]

Salahuddin caps title-winning season on a high note

Salahuddin caps title-winning season on a high note

MANAMA– Salah Salahuddin was yesterday(May 2nd) crowned champion of the 2013/2014 BIC 2,000cc Challenge. The veteran Bahraini racer secured his first-ever title in the local competition after a perfect final round, held as part of the National Racing Festival at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.Salahuddin was the leading driver all the way through the […]

Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award praised

Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award praised

MANAMA– President of the General Organisation for Youth and Sport (GOYS) Hesham Mohammed Al-Jowdar said that the launch of the international edition of the Nasser bin Hamad Award for Youth Creativity aims to motivate youths and encourage them to be more creative and innovative.He pointed out that the Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award […]

Kuwait's ' Journey of Hope' boat leaves Bahrain

Kuwait's ' Journey of Hope' boat leaves Bahrain

MANAMA- Kuwait’s “Journey of Hope” boat left Bahrain on Saturday(May 3rd,2014) heading for Doha, Qatar, wrapping up the first stop of a 22-stop overseas tour to show the world Kuwait’s special experience in caring for mentally disabled people. The ‘Journey of Hope’ embodies Kuwaiti government and people’s care for mentally disabled people. The journey is […]

Kuwaiti educational project for displaced Syrian students

Kuwaiti educational project for displaced Syrian students

BEIRUT- A delegation from the Kuwait mosques endowment center, which visited Lebanon recently as part of the 12th campaign aimed for the relief of the displaced Syrians in Lebanon, launched the biggest educational project for 8,000 displaced Syrian children in Lebanon. Head of the delegation, Khalid Mohammed Al-Subaihi, said in a statement to Kuwait News […]

Kuwait to participate in Venice's 14th International Architecture Exhibition

Kuwait to participate in Venice's 14th International Architecture Exhibition

KUWAIT- Kuwait will participate in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition (Fundamentals) of the la Biennale di Venezia, Italy, announced the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) on Thursday(May 1st,2014). The six-month exhibition will see the participation of 21 NCCAL members, said Alya Abdulaal, the exhibition’s coordinator in a press conference.She added that the […]

Kuwait to participate in ATM exhibition

Kuwait to participate in ATM exhibition

KUWAIT- Kuwait is to participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) exhibition due to be held in Dubai on Monday(May 5th,2014), for inbound and outbound tourism professionals from across the globe. The four-day event is the leading international travel and tourism event in the Middle East that attracts high level decision-makers and buyers representing every […]