Emirates Steel plans to complete the Phase 3 of its expansion project as soon as possible in line with the Abu Dhabi’s visionary “2030 Plan” that promises strengthening the industrial sector of the country. The plans also aimed to diversify the emirate’s resources and contribute to the nation’s income apart from offering a range of employment opportunities to a large number of youths.
The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) on Monday released tourism figures reflecting robust performance of the tourism sector in the country. Rise in hotel guests pushed occupancy levels up nine per cent to 65 per cent during the month of July. Total revenue surged six per cent to Dh271 million, indicating huge rise in number of guests visiting the Gulf nation.
Hundreds of candidates for the Federal National Council (FNC) elections started their campaigns across the UAE on Sunday explaining their vision for the nation. A senior development manager at Mubadala, Mr Al Faheem, 32 underlined a number of issues and backed women empowerment.
The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) has slapped ban on ten herbal products meant for weight-loss. The move has been motivated due to several complaints of harmful ingredients in the products that may lead to several diseases including heart failure and even death of a person.
Speculations of Saudi Arabia mooting increasing crude export rates, pushed oil prices in Abu Dhabi. Murban, produced by Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, for November loading surged 14 cents according to figures compiled by Bloomberg. However, the prices are still lower than last week’s prices.
A staggering ninety two per cent of the residents professed satisfaction with their lives in terms of safety and security in the country if a recently conducted survey by the Abu Dhabi Gallup centre were to be believed. The satisfaction level among the UAE residents is more than other regional states.
Micro blogging and social networks sites flooded with Eid wishes with celebrities and common people irrespective of cast and nationality wishing their friends on the auspicious occasion of Eid. Socialite Kim Kardashian and the hip hop band The Black Eyed Peas conveyed their greetings on the occasion. The Black Eyed Peas rapper will. i. am also wrote on twitter, “Happy EID to everyone who celebrates... have a good day enshalla.”
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