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Dubai Chamber outlines 2017 goals

The key objectives and initiatives under the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2017-2021 strategy have been announced. One of the core aims is to boost growth and competitiveness in the private sector, in line with the Dubai Plan 2021. To achieve this, the Chamber will promote the Emirate as ...

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Deals worth over AED 4.4 billion struck on IDEX day one

Arms deals worth over AED 4.4 billion were signed on the opening day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Twenty-one contracts were struck in total, with the bulk of them going to UAE-based companies. They include agreements to buy ammunition, armoured tanks, marine ...

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UAE provides equipment to Aden Police in Yemen

The UAE has provided advanced equipment for criminal investigations to Aden Police in Yemen. According to national news agency WAM, this will help the police solve crimes, detect and defuse mines and explosive devices, and identify counterfeit objects. The UAE’s move is part of its support to Aden’s efforts to ...

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Dubai hospitals conducted close to 30,000 surgeries in 2016

Government hospitals in Dubai and Hatta conducted just short of 30,000 surgeries last year. According to the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), almost a third of procedures took place at Rashid Hospital. Close to 6,000 of those operations were to address wounds and injuries caused by accidents or acts of violence. ...

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