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May 22, 2024 5:25 PM

UAE honours Indian Embassy, Consulate at MoFA Excellence Awards

India's diplomatic missions in the UAE were recognized for their outstanding work at the 5th Minister of Foreign Affairs  Excellence Awards ceremony held under the patronage of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan,  Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates. In a rare distinction, India became the only country to receive two honours, with the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of India in Dubai both awarded the prestigious Shield of Honour. The awards were rece...

May 17, 2024 11:55 AM

UAE Unveils New 10-Year Blue Residency Visa for Environmental Champions

The United Arab Emirates, home to a large Indian population of over 3.8 million, has announced a new visa program offering long-term residency to individuals who significantly contribute to environmental protection and sustainability efforts. The 10-year Blue Residency Visa aims to attract and retain global leaders in environmental research, activism, and technological solutions. This visa category extends beyond the UAE's borders, welcoming those who champion sustainability initiatives worldwi...

April 16, 2024 8:35 PM

UAE Grapples with Heavy Rains, Oman Floods Claim Lives

The United Arab Emirates  is in the grip of a severe weather crisis as heavy rains batter the region, resulting in widespread flooding and travel chaos. Meanwhile, neighboring Oman mourns the loss of several lives following devastating flash floods.   In the early hours of Tuesday, torrential rain and thunderstorms unleashed chaos across various parts of the UAE, triggering flash floods and causing significant disruptions to travel and daily life. Authorities have issued urgent advisories, u...

April 10, 2024 10:03 AM

UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council countries celebrating Eid Al Fitr on April 10

The United Arab Emirates, along with other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and many Arab nations, have officially declared Wednesday, April 10, 2024, as the first day of Eid Al Fitr. This joyous occasion marks the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan for millions of Muslims across the region. The announcement comes after the Shawwal crescent moon, signifying the end of fasting, was not visible on Monday evening. Eid festivities will be ushered in with a long weekend for UAE public ...

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