Abu Dhabi Current Affairs, GK & News

Sinopharm Commences Phase III Trial of COVID 19 Vaccine in UAE

Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company, Sinopharm, has started the first Phase III clinical trial of its inactivated COVID 19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The UAE health authorities have issued a permit for up to 15000 volunteers to take part in the trials. Highlights                                                                                                                                           The trials are being conducted as a result of the cooperation ..

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RIL becomes first Indian Company to be valued at USD 150 Billion

In rupee term, Mumbai based Indian Multinational conglomerate company, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on 19th June 2020 was valued at USD 150 billion following a rise in the share market, this also made RIL the first-ever Indian company to achieve a market value of above Rs 11 lakh crore. The positive growth in the shares ..

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UAE issues operating license for Barakah nuclear power plant

The United Arab Emirates recently announced that it issued the operating license for the first of four reactors at its Barakah nuclear power plant. It is the first ever nuclear plant in the Arab region. The Barakah plant is located on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi. It has received operating license after several ..

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New Natural Gas Reserves discovered in UAE

On February 2, 2020, the United Arab Emirates discovered shallow natural gas reserves of about 80 trillion cubic feet. The reserve was discovered between the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Highlights In November 2019, UAE announced the discovery of 7 billion barrels of oil. This raised the crude reserves of the country to 105 ..

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World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi

With 33,500 participants from 170 countries, the 2020 edition of the World Future Energy Summit begins in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi on Monday, 13th January 2020. The four-day annual Summit is the largest future energy and Sustainability event in the Middle East, which is dedicated to advancing future ..

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