Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed was recently named the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the oil-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He is the eldest son of UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his ..
Tags: Abu Dhabi • Gulf Countries • Middle East region • Middle Eastern countries • UAE
Month: Current Affairs – April, 2023
Category: Persons in News
UAE announces blanket ban on single-use plastic shopping bags
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced that it will enforce a blanket ban on single-use plastic shopping bags starting January 1, 2024. The decision, made by a ministerial resolution, prohibits the import, production, and circulation of single-use plastic shopping ..
Tags: Abu Dhabi • Consumers • ministerial resolution • multi-use products • recycled materials
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Abu Dhabi: Law on divorce, inheritance for non-Muslims
The capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi, has issued new rules to govern divorce, inheritance & child custody for non-Muslims in Abu Dhabi. Key facts Abu Dhabi will create a new court for handling these cases. Hearing ..
Tags: Abu Dhabi • Law on divorce in Abu Dhabi • Persian Gulf
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2021
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 ..
Tags: Abu Dhabi • COVID-19 vaccine • Sinopharm • UAE
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
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 ..
Tags: Abu Dhabi • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority • Facebook • Jio Platforms • Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
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 ..
Tags: Abu Dhabi • Middle-East • Nuclear reactors • United Arab Emirates • West Asia