14 Sha'aban 1445 - 25 February 2024
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Mohammed bin Rashid visits Emirates NBD headquarters on occasion of bank’s 60th anniversary celebrations
Government | Thursday 22 February, 2024 1:28 pm
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today visited the headquarters of Emirates NBD on the occasion of the bank’s 60th anniversary celebrations.His Highness Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied on his visit by H.H. Sheikh...
Saudi Arabia issues executive regulations for real estate contributions law
Government | Sunday 18 February, 2024 8:18 am
The Real Estate General Authority (REGA) announced issuing the executive regulations for the real estate contributions law, in coordination with the Capital Market Authority (CMA).   REGA confirmed the possibility of applying for a real estate contributions license through its...
SAMA announces Ramadan working hours; Eid Al-Fitr, Eid Al-Adha holidays
Government | Saturday 17 February, 2024 3:16 am
The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced today, Fqb 15, the working hours for financial institutions during the holy month of Ramadan, in addition to Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha holidays.  Banks will work from 10 am until 4 pm during Ramadan.  Working hours for banks' foreign...
HRSD Ministry says Feb. 22 official holiday for public, private sectors
Government | Saturday 17 February, 2024 3:11 am
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (HRSD) announced Feb. 22 as an official holiday for the public and private sectors, on the occasion of celebrating the foundation of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency reported.   On Jan. 27, 2022, King Salman issued a royal...
UAE participates in 113th Arab Economic and Social Council meeting in Cairo
Government | Friday 16 February, 2024 12:09 am
Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, led the UAE delegation at the 113th Arab Economic and Social Council meeting held at the General Secretariat of the Arab League in Cairo, chaired by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and attended by delegations from member states. The meeting...
Cabinet allows CMA board members to join govt agencies
Government | Tuesday 13 February, 2024 4:54 pm
Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet, chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, approved today, Feb. 13, allowing board members at the Capital Market Authority (CMA), including the chief executive officer, to serve on the boards of other government agencies for two terms maximum.   The...
Maktoum bin Mohammed: Rapid global changes require designing fiscal policies that meet needs of national economies
Government | Monday 12 February, 2024 9:26 am
Today, the UAE Ministry of Finance concluded the Eighth Arab Fiscal Forum, organised in partnership with the Arab Monetary Fund and the International Monetary Fund, which was held on the sidelines of the World Governments Summit 2024 in Dubai, under the theme of “Shaping Future Governments”...
Egypt keen to develop economic, investment cooperation with UAE: Egyptian Minister of Finance
Government | Monday 12 February, 2024 9:22 am
Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance of Egypt, reaffirmed the Egyptian government's keenness to continue developing cooperation ties with the UAE, especially in the fields of taxation, economy, finance, and investment. In statements to the Emirates News Agency (WAM) on the sidelines of the...
Saudi Arabia opens Hajj 2024 registration for domestic pilgrims
Government | Monday 12 February, 2024 8:59 am
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah opened registration for Hajj season 2024 to domestic pilgrims in the Kingdom, including both citizens and regular residents.   The ministry allows registration through its website or Nusuk application, it noted on its X official account. ...
UAE launches host-nation website for WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference
Government | Sunday 11 February, 2024 8:48 am
The United Arab Emirates launched a new website dedicated to the World Trade Organisation’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi as part of its role as the host country and chair. The website provides comprehensive information for delegates, government officials and stakeholders...