Daily Archives: October 25, 2020

OPEC Fund develops cooperation with Western African countries

VIENNA, The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, and the West African Development Bank, BOAD, have signed a Framework Agreement to further strengthen their development cooperation in the member countries of the Western African Economic and Monetary Union, WAEMU: Benin, …

UAE is pioneer in combatting diseases: Director of WHO Polio Eradication Programme

ABU DHABI, Dr. Hamid Jafari, Director of Polio Eradication at the World Health Organisation, WHO, Eastern Mediterranean Region, stated that the UAE plays a pioneering role in health issues, both within the region and globally, and most notably in combatting …

AUS holds Board of Trustees meeting, reviews ongoing response to COVID-19

SHARJAH, The Board of Trustees of American University of Sharjah (AUS) met remotely on October 24, 2020. The meeting was chaired by AUS Trustee Hamid Jafar, on behalf of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member …

Commercial Bank of Dubai partners with Al Fardan Exchange to promote eDirham Cards

DUBAI, Commercial Bank of Dubai has entered into a partnership with Al Fardan Exchange to be a channel partner for issuing and topping-up the new eDirham card initiated by the Ministry of Finance.

The eDirham card is part of a …

ADQ, Aldar sign MoU to develop and manage government capital projects

ABU DHABI, As part of the Abu Dhabi Government’s efforts to support the emirate’s real estate sector and public-private partnership initiatives, the Abu Dhabi Executive Committee directs the development of a public-private partnership framework to implement capital projects in the …