Qudwa’s Ideas_Lab reveals strategic application of technology as key to the transformation of the education sector

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Qudwa 2019 commenced its third edition with the Qudwa Ideas_Lab, an invitation-only working session held in recognition of World Teachers’ Day to reflect on the changing role of teachers and shape strategies to teach for global competence. The newly-launched initiative revealed that strategic application of technology will pave the way for the transformation of the UAE education sector.


Department of Transport to highlight Abu Dhabi’s bright future at World Road Congress

A series of key infrastructure improvements to transform the future of transport in Abu Dhabi will be outlined by the Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi (DoT) before a global audience at the World Road Congress Abu Dhabi 2019.

Thousands of road transport professionals will be offered an insight into how Abu Dhabi has built a world-class infrastructure as well as preparing for the future when the UAE capital hosts the World Road Congress (WRC) starting tomorrow between October 6 to 10.

UAE to triple fine for not giving way to emergency vehicles

The fine for not giving way to emergency vehicles will be tripled to Dhs3,000 starting July 1, the UAE’s interior ministry has said.

Violators will also have their vehicles confiscated for 30 days and will receive six black points.

Previously, the penalty for the offence stood at Dhs1,000 and six black points.

Sri Lanka Tourism takes effective actions to overcome the terrorism.

As Sri Lanka returns to normalcy after the tragic events of Easter Sunday that interrupted a decade of peace and prosperity in the island, Sri Lanka Tourism is illustrating what Sri Lankans are best at - moving forward. With authorities’ strategic operations carried out to contain the situation and the arrest of those responsible Sri Lanka is rapidly returning to normalcy and the industry is readying itself for what was to have been a record mid-season in what would have been a record year of growth for the tourism industry.

DTP elevates aviation operations in the Middle East as the first recognized Cirium Partner

Cirium has welcomed leading aviation technology solutions provider DTP as the first member of its new Partner Program.

The announcement comes as Cirium takes part in a moderated panel at the Arabian Travel Market at the Dubai World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates.

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Approves US$10 Million for Rural Electrification Project in Burkina Faso

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, signed a US$10 million (AED36.7 million) concessionary loan agreement with the Government of Burkina Faso to fund that country’s Rural Electrification Project.

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Hosts Discussion on Book about Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) organized a discussion on the book For the People of the Planet: Zayed – A Legacy in Sustainable Development. The event marked the arrival of the publication in leading book stores across the UAE – Borders, Jashanmal, Magrudy, and Kinokuniya – and online on Amazon.