July 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

July 24, 2020 no comments 477
Emirates Airline will offer free medical cover for COVID-19 and quarantine costs if any passenger is diagnosed with COVID-19 while travelling for the safety of the people and will boost their confidence to travel. As directed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice...

July 24, 2020 no comments 257
The UAE has announced that COVID-19 test will be mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers, including Emiratis, residents, and tourists, arriving via the country's airports, irrespective of the countries they are coming from. UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management...

July 24, 2020 no comments 319
The GCC retail sector was projected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 4% from $253.2bln in 2018 to $275.4bln in 2020 Digital transformation is set to play a key role in the recovery of the GCC's retail sector, which has seen a dramatic shift during the Covid-19 pandemic as...

July 23, 2020 no comments 257
The Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources (SDHR) announced the expansion of the scope of COVID-19 testing for Sharjah government employees and their families, as part of the early detection of the virus, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, represented by the Sharjah...

July 23, 2020 no comments 255
The United Arab Emirates gives the highest priority to reuniting members of Emirati families who were separated due to the suspension of some flights and partial closure of airports in some countries amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. The UAE continues to implement all necessary...

July 23, 2020 no comments 244
The company, run by administrators Alvarez & Marsal, has also tasked Perella to advise it on the sale of UK-based Aspen Healthcare, a company it acquired in 2018, the two sources familiar with the matter said. DUBAI - Hospital operator NMC Health is looking to raise up to $250...

July 23, 2020 no comments 329
Airline promises to cover up to $174,000 in hospital treatment for passengers UAE-based Emirates announced on Thursday that it will now cover the coronavirus treatment and quarantine costs of all passengers flying with the airline. A potential game-changer in the air travel...

July 23, 2020 no comments 272
The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 342 UAE The UAE reported 254 new cases of Covid-19 coronavirus on July 23, as a result of 54,000 tests conducted to screen for the virus. The Ministry of Health and Prevention confirmed that since the virus outbreak, a total of...

July 23, 2020 no comments 540
The cover for Covid-19 related medical expenses and quarantine costs is offered to all its customers regardless of class of travel or destination Dubai carrier Emirates will be the first airline to offer free cover for Covid-19 related medical and quarantine costs for passengers...

July 22, 2020 no comments 351
Schools in the UAE capital have to announce their reopening models by July 30 Abu Dhabi schools can resume in-classroom learning for the new academic year 2020/21, provided they follow a set of precautionary guidelines, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has...

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