February 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

February 28, 2021 no comments 162
May Allah help them serve their country and people, Sheikh Mohammed tweeted ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, announced new appointments in the UAE government, as per directives given by President His...

February 28, 2021 no comments 141
The guide aims to develop basic drivers of policies, flexible elements and targets that stimulate the development of the construction sector The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has unveiled the National Guide for Smart Construction as part of its celebrations of the...

February 27, 2021 no comments 147
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said that there would be a 10-week interval between the 1st and 2nd dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19. The DHA revealed this on its social media platforms, "Recent studies from the University of Oxford on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine...

February 27, 2021 no comments 135
The index also measured the Covid-19 response of governments in a newly launched category The UAE’s Covid-19 response has been ranked the highest in the Middle East and in the top 15 globally, in the Global Soft Power Index 2021. The UAE’s efforts in facilitating international aid...

February 27, 2021 no comments 105
Sharing the joy of celebrating the 60th National Day of Kuwait on Feb.25, Dubai’s landmarks lit up in the colours of the Kuwaiti flag. The celebrations in Dubai affirmed the deep and strong fraternal ties between the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, as well as their shared history, heritage...

February 26, 2021 no comments 185
In line with the UAE innovates week held from Feb.21-27, 2021, Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) is showcasing an interactive digital map for the Emirate of Ajman. It provides visitors and tourists with key information on the Emirate’s top tourist attractions, hotel...

February 26, 2021 no comments 191
4,678 recoveries announced in last 24 hours ABU DHABI - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 195,866 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. ‏In a statement on Thursday, the Ministry...

February 26, 2021 no comments 154
The cumulative balance of cash circulating outside the UAE banks rose by 21% year-on-year (YoY) in 2020 UAE - Mubasher: The volume of cash circulating outside the UAE banks increased by AED 16.5 billion in 2020, bringing the cumulative balance to AED 94.7 billion by the end of December...

February 25, 2021 no comments 153
Mall developer's earnings fell 19% in 2020 Dubai’s mall developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) said it plans to continue its expansion in the region and other markets with a slew of new store and cinema openings. The company, which develops shopping malls across the Middle East,...

February 25, 2021 no comments 130
Demand likely to fuel price rises of up to 7%, says Knight Frank Home sales in the UAE and around the region are likely to get a boost this year, with about a third of multi-millionaires looking to buy a new house in 2021, according to a new report. In a Knight Frank survey among...

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