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Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum: “My personal thanks and appreciation to my brother Hamdan bin Mubarak”

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, expressed his thanks and appreciation for His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Former Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in a tweet on his official Twitter account, while announcing the 12th UAE Cabinet Reshuffle,
His Highness said in his tweet that the work of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak will remain preserved; as he has a well- known history,...



On the sidelines of the World Government Summit, Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, signed an operational program with Egyptian Higher Education

On the sidelines of the World Government Summit, his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and his Excellency Dr. Ashraf Al Shehhi, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Arab Republic of Egypt, in the presence of Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, signed the executive program in higher education and scientific research between the Government of the UAE and the Arab Republic of Egypt for the years 2016-2018,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak.. UAE has international work approaches and unprecedented initiatives for ambitious development projects

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, stressed that the convening of the World Government Summit in its new session, comes in embodiment of the strategic aspirations and ambitious prospects to which we aspire in the UAE, under the leadership of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: Mohammed bin Rashid’s call enhances role of youth in shouldering national responsibility

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, stressed that the call of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to choose a young man or woman under the age of 25 to be part of the cabinet team, and to represent the youth issues and ambitions, embodies a great thought and ambitious vision of our wise leadership, in order...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan patronizes the times higher education Summit

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, the UAE University organizes the “Times Higher Education MENA Universities Summit”, during the period from (2 – 4) February.
The Summit held at the University headquarters in Al Ain City, which is consistent with its vision for leadership and excellence in higher education and scientific research...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Mexico in the field of education and scientific research

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, signed on Tuesday 19th of January with his Excellency “Aurelio Nuno Mayer”, Public Education Secretary of Mexico, a Memorandum of Understanding regarding ways to boost co-operation and exchange of expertise in the education and scientific research fields, among several agreements and memoranda of understanding signed between the UAE and the United Mexican States.
This came...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attends the opening of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended on Monday 18th of January 2016, the opening of the 9th “World Future Energy Summit”, one of the major events of “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week”, which was attended by his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attends the opening of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended on Monday 18th of January 2016, the opening of the 9th “World Future Energy Summit”, one of the major events of “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week”, which was attended by his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: 73% of citizen high school graduates enrolled in government and private universities

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research that 73.4% of high school graduates for the academic year (2014-2015) enrolled in government and private educational institutions in the State, totaling 12,894 male and female students, of whom 3618 are male citizens, and 9276 female citizens of a total of 17, 560 citizens eligible to enroll in higher education, while 4666 students did not enroll in higher education institutions.
His...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: 100-Retreat embodied reading as a leading national project

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, stressed that the100-Retreat, which was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, embodied the keenness of His Highness on activating the declaration of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, who declared 2016 the Year of Reading.
His Excellency considered...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan congratulates scholars on increasing their monthly financial allocations

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated scholarships students on the approval of the Cabinet of Ministers of the scholarship regulations and stydt aid, on the basis of a memorandum of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to increase the monthly financial allocations for students, according to a special study that has been prepared in order to obtain scientifically accurate living standards in scholarship...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attends the “Reading retreat”

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, participated in the “Reading retreat” attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday 11th of January, 2016.
The retreat compromised of 100 important national figures concerned with the year of reading, to develop a general framework, and discuss national initiatives that...



In the presence of Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan to ensure Emiratization of national cadres by 2021, Higher Education and National Qualifications Authority sign Memorandum of Understanding

In order to achieve leadership in higher education, and to contribute to making the State one of the best in innovation on the international level by 2021, through ensuring the quality of higher education, offering the appropriate programs and specialties, training cadres to build a knowledge-based economy, and in the presence of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and his Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labor and Chairman of the...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends ceremony honoring winners of MOI Excellence Award

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Wednesday, January 6th, 2015, attended the Ministry of Interior (MOI)’s ceremony honoring the winners of the first edition of “MOI Excellence Award” for the distinguished students studying abroad, which is specified for national students from the government and private authorities, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, in Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Lt. General Sheikh...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak heads second meeting of UAE University Council for the academic year 2015/2016

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE University Chancellor, headed on Wednesday January 6th 2015 the second meeting of the University Council for the academic year 2015-2016, at his Excellency’s office at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Abu Dhabi.

The University Council discussed several important topics which contribute to strengthening the UAE University’s path toward excellence,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Mohammed bin Rashid’s leadership is a model and approach in wisdom and patriotism

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the UAE University, extended his deepest thanks and appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of leadership of development, building, and prosperity, becoming a unique model in the style of governance, wisdom, and patriotism, where the ideas and initiatives...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan honors students and researchers winners of Innovation Pioneers Award

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research honored on Tuesday 29th of December 2015, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, winners of the “Innovation Pioneers Award”, out of his Excellency’s keenness on encouraging students and researchers and to motivate others to focus on creativity, and to implant the methodology of innovation in scientific research, to contribute actively to building a competitive knowledge-based...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates on the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Ministry’s staff, partners, customers, and workers in the Cultural Attachés abroad on the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday, praying for Allah the Almighty to return this occasion on all of them with good health and wellness, and on the UAE and its leadership and people and the Arab and Islamic nations with prosperity and blessings, and to preserve His Highness Sheikh...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: We are counting so much on our students, and we provide scholarships for disciplines that lead sustainable development

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, confirmed that the His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s honoring for graduates of the Scholarship of His Highness the President of the State, who are scientifically distinguished and obtained high academic scores in the prestigious international universities, is an honor and appreciation to them, as they exerted effort and spent much time to get the highest degrees and excel...



Hamdan bin Mubarak honors winners of Chancellor’s Award for Innovation 2015

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of UAE University, has recently honored students and members of the faculty winners of the “Chancellor’s Award for Innovation 2015” which embodies the university’s mission of supporting innovation, creativity, leadership and excellence in scientific research, in a ceremony in the university’s campus in Al Ain City, in the presence of Dr. Ghaleb Alhadrami,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan receives Sudanese Ambassador

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received His Excellency “Mohammed Amin Abdullah Al Kareb”, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the UAE, on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015, in his office at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Abu Dhabi,.
During the meeting, the Minister reiterated the activation of joint cooperation between the two countries in the field of higher education...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attends the inauguration of the second edition of Knowledge Summit

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended the inauguration of the second edition of Knowledge Summit, organized by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation under the theme “The Way to Innovation”, on Monday 7th of December 2015, under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The opening ceremony was started with a special presentation...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attends a formal dinner in honor of the King of Morocco

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended a dinner banquet on Monday 7th of December 2015, at Emirates Palace, hosted by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, attended by his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to mark the fraternal visit of His Majesty King Mohammed...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attends an honoring ceremony

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University attended an honoring ceremony for five people who dedicated their lives to eradicate polio disease.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and Bill Gates, co-chair of the “Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation”, honored the five people at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi on 7th of December...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: the (44th) National Day is in line with a new turning point on the path of sustainable development

The “Ministry of Higher Education And Scientific Research” celebrated the (44th) National Day, in the Ministry’s building in “Abu Dhabi”, with the participation of all departments’ employees. His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, said “on the (44th) National Day of the beloved UAE, I and all the employees of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research are honored to give our congratulations...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Our martyrs will remain in the hearts and minds of the Emirati people

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the UAE University, stressed that the UAE Commemoration Day is a national event that proves to the whole world the meanings of loyalty, and perpetuates the glory of its martyrs, as our wise leadership always takes the initiative in the humanitarian initiatives, to say to their children and to the world that we are the people of generosity, sacrifice, and right anywhere, and the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: with the support of the leadership and the openness of the State, Higher Education tops the international index

 

His Excellency Sheikh”Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed following the announcement that the Ministry ranked in first place globally in “tertiary inbound mobility of students in higher education institutions index”, in the Global Innovation Index Report 2015, published by “INSEAD” business school, that the Ministry that the Ministry did not reach this achievement without the support of the higher...



Under the patronage of Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Second Forum on Higher Education and Scientific Research Policies

Under the patronage and attendance of his Excellency “Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chairman of the Coordinating Council for Higher Education, the “Second Forum on Higher Education Policies and Scientific Research”, entitled “The National Agenda for Scientific Research and Innovation” was held. His Excellency “Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan” stressed that this Forum comes in accordance with the directives of his...



Mohammed bin Rashid launches a national program for innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education institutions in the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak

His Highness Sheikh “Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum”, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday 23rd of November 2015, launched a national program to integrate innovation and entrepreneurship into the curriculums of both public and private higher education institutions in the State, during the “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Forum” organized by the “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” in “Dubai” in the presence of his Excellency “Hamdan...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak hails adoption of UAE’s Higher Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Member of the member of the National Science, Technology and Innovation Committee, hailed the adoption of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, of UAE’s Higher Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation, noting the vital role of higher education institutions as an essential lever in the application of Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation through...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Ambassador discuss ways of cooperation

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received in his Office in Abu Dhabi, his Excellency Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Frank Mollen.
Both sides discussed ways of strengthening cooperation mechanisms and building a partnership that aims to develop the higher education system and strengthening national research capacities between the two countries, they also discussed opportunities to exchange academic and...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Honoring UAE’s top achievers reinforces the spirit of leadership and ambition in the minds of children

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, stressed that the Emirati people have become one of the most passionate peoples of the world about keeping pace with all that is new and evolving, through achieving the top ranks in all fields, which has boosted their capabilities and positive energy for progress, development, and prosperity under our wise leadership.
His Excellency, in his speech on the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: innovation and entrepreneurship will become a value and culture rooted in university students

In embodiment of the declaration of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan the adoption of the year 2015 as a year of innovation, and upon the directives of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai for the implementation of the National Innovation Strategy, and embracing the principles of entrepreneurship in government work, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced the introduction of innovation and...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan receives Egyptian Ambassador

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed while receiving at his Office in Abu Dhabi, his Excellency the Ambassador of Egypt in the State Wael Jad, the solidity of brotherly relations linking the two countries that is continuously evolving thanks to the guidance and patronage of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the State and his brother His Excelency Abdulfattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan raises the State flag in the building of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

To coincide with the celebrations of the Flag Day, his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research raised UAE flag on the Ministry’s building in Abu Dhabi, in response to the invitation of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to all ministries and government institutions to raise the State flag at 12 noon on Tuesday, this flag which represents the symbol of pride and glory...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak confirms: The flag is the icon of our pride, dignity and national identity.

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, stressed that the flag is a symbol of national identity and belonging, it means a lot to any citizen, and we’re proud of our flag in the State, it represents our pride, and we are lucky to have our flag and our wise leadership, that gave us all we need for a happy life, so we took our place among the advanced peoples of the Earth, and our flag will remain...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan receives Japanese Ambassador

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received his Excellency Kanji Fujiki, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE, his Excellency the Minister confirmed the increase in the of students on scholarships to Japan, and the Ministry’s desire to increase these numbers, in addition to cooperation in the field of scientific research and to benefit from the Japanese experience in this aspect.
The Japanese Ambassador stressed the wish...



In the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak, UAE University and Ministry of Social Affairs sign MOU

The UAE University and the Ministry of Social Affairs Sunday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Sunday, November 1st, 2015, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the UAE University, Her Excellency Maryam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Vice Chancellor of the UAE University, and His Excellency Naji Al Hai, Acting Undersecretary...



Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan the first national Forum (UAE home of loyalty, triumph and achievement)

Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research organized in UAE University the first national Forum (UAE home of loyalty, triumph and achievement) (Yemen as a model) on Monday 26th of November 2015 at the Crescent building on campus.
The Forum was attended by Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Vice Chancellor of the University, Mr....



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Our future vision is upgrading the University’s role and strengthening its position as a leading national institution in higher education and scientific research

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, attended the strategic retreat to review and prepare the first draft of its strategic plan 2017-2021.

His Excellency the importance of holding this meeting to reach a new strategic plan that supports the University’s pursuit of excellence according to the highest and latest international standards, and strengthens its leadership position among the international...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: GITEX 2015 contributes to achieving our vision for higher education

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, has emphasized the keenness of the Ministry in participating, within the Federal Platform, in (GITEX Technology Week 2015),to achieve its vision, and strategic goals and plans, explaining the importance of using information technology effectively in providing distinct electronic smart services to its customers, both citizens or residents, and to promote a culture of research and innovation...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan receives Moroccan Ambassador to discuss cooperation opportunities

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, has recently received His Excellency Mohamed Ait Ali, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the UAE, and Wafa Al Omrani, Plenipotentiary Minister, in his office in Abu Dhabi.
The meeting came as part of Sheikh Hamdan’s keenness to enhance cooperation and build international partnerships to develop the higher education system and strengthen the national...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates on the occasion of Hijri New Year

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Ministry’s staff, partners, customers, and workers in the cultural attachés abroad on the occasion of the Hijri New Year 1437, praying for Allah the Almighty to return this occasion on all of them with good health and wellness, and on the UAE and its leadership and people and the Arab and Islamic nations with prosperity and blessings, and to preserve His Highness Sheikh...



Royal Jet awarded 2 certificates by Wyvern

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chairman of Royal Jet, the Middle East’s foremost private charter company chaired by has once again been honored by being awarded 2 certificates by the Wyvern Wingman Operator Program, for its safety management and risk processes and operating practices.
The first certificate is the Wingman Standard which is considered to be one of the most challenging standards to adhere to...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak congratulates the Ministry’s staff on the achievment of the results of the Global Star Rating System for Services

 

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Ministry’s staff in general and the employees of Customer Service Center in Dubai which won five stars in the Global Star Rating System for Services – customer service in the federal government, and the Abu Dhabi Customer Service Center of the Ministry won four stars, stressing the need to build momentum and continue to work hard to achieve the...



In the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Higher Education signs MOU with UAE Space Agency

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the UAE Space Agency, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and His Excellency Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the Agency. Ms. Fatima Al Zaabi, Assistant Undersecretary For Institutional & Support Services of the Ministry signed the MOU on behalf of the Ministry, and Dr. Mohammed Nasser...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives will bring stability and empowerment to the region

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, valued the launch of “Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives” Foundation, as the largest development, community foundation in the region to serve 116 countries, targeting 130 million people, with a focus on the Arab region.
His Excellency, after attending the launch of the Foundation on Sunday, October 5th, 2015, said “This comprehensive and integrated vision...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan emphasizes the importance of consolidating the prestige of teachers and their place in society

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed the importance of intensifying cooperation between the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of Education, to enhance the professional competence of the teacher, and to ensure the development of the educational process, through achieving optimal investment in young talent, and integration of innovative training programs that enable them to lead the...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: The FNC elections have achieved a promising national experience in the democratic approach

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of the UAE University, has said that the Federal National Council (FNC) election is deemed a pioneer national experience that takes into account the specificity of the supreme national, societal and cultural interests.
He added, “The UAE is experiencing an important transformational and developmental stage that enhances its role and position through consolidation of concepts of...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan congratulates on Eid Al Adha

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Ministry’s staff, partners, customers, and employees of the Cultural Attachés abroad on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, praying to Allah the Almighty to restore this occasion on all of them with good health, and on the UAE, its leadership, its people, and the Arab and Islamic nations with blessings. He also prayed to Allah the Almighty to preserve His Highness Sheikh Khalifa...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan gives his condolences to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on the passing of his son Sheikh Rashid

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, visited Zabeel Palace in Dubai, and offered his condolences to his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and his family on the passing of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away on Saturday morning, 19th of September 2015, his Excellency expressed his deepest and sincere condolences, praying...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan signs MOU with Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, in order to establish bonds of cooperation in the areas of common interest to achieve Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 to diversify the economy, and work to achieve benefits for the two parties through the capabilities and expertise that complement each other.



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan chairs the first meeting of the Council of the UAE University 2015-2016

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, chaired the first meeting of the Council of the University for the academic year 2015/2016, on Wednesday 16th of September 2015, at his Excellency’s Office on campus in Al Ain City.
The University Council will review at its first meeting of the academic year 2015/2016, a range of important issues which contribute to promote the path of UAE University towards...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan visits ADIHEX 2015

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Saturday, September 12th, 2015, visited the 13th Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2015), which was held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
His Excellency, during his visit and checking the pavilions and sections of ADIHEX 2015, praised the great level reached by the Exhibition, which has achieved continuous successes.
The Minister commended...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak chairs a retreat to formulate higher education strategy 2017-2021

From this vision (Achieving leadership in higher education, and to contribute to making the State the best in innovation internationally by 2021), his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education And Scientific Research, chaired the strategic retreat which brought together leaders and managers and staff of the Ministry, with the aim of preparing the strategic plan for the years 2017-2021, on Wednesday 9/9/2015.
The retreat was initiated by a minute of silence...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: UAE eradicates spoon-feeding in education, and reinforces creativity and innovation

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on the occasion of the International Literacy Day, which falls on September 8th each year, stressed that the UAE, through the efforts of all concerned, is today seeking to eradicate spoon-feeding and traditional education in our universities, and reinforce creativity, innovation, and smart learning instead. His Excellency referred to the United Nations Report which commends the State’s...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan offers condolences to the brave martyrs of the country

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research offered his condolences to the families of the martyrs of the country, who were martyred while participating in the Saudi-led coalition to stand by the legitimate government in Yemen in the “Operation Restoring Hope”.
His Excellency expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the martyrs, and prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow patience upon them, and for the...



(Royal Jet), first private aviation operator to receive approval for using EVS

The General Civil Aviation Authority approved the use of Enhanced Vision System (EVS) by (Royal Jet) Company in two of its (Bombardier Global 5000) jets, which have recently joined the Company’s fleet, so that (Royal Jet) has become the first private aviation operator in the country and the region that received official approval for the use of this cutting-edge technology.
His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chairman...



Hamdan bin Mubarak called all staff of the Ministry and higher education institutions in the State to participate in “Yemen: We Care”

In response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched a major campaign to support the humanitarian situations in Yemen. His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed that all citizens and residents of UAE are accustomed...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan congratulates Emirati woman on her day

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Emirati woman; the mother, sister, daughter, wife, colleague, and student on the Emirati Women’s Day, pointing out that devoting this day to celebrate the Emirati woman is a reflection of her achievements in all fields, and encouragement to her to move forward without any hindrance to her ambition and willingness to participate and contribute in building her country,...



Mohamed bin Zayed’s Majlis hosts lecture in the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak

Ursula Burns: Education in the UAE is witnessing qualitative leap
The Majlis of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, hosted a lecture titled, “How we build a culture of containment, leadership and equality”, by the CEO and Chairwoman of the Xerox Corporation, Ursula Burns.
The lecture was attended by His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Emiratis love good and humanitarian work

The UAE celebrates the World Humanitarian Day with the countries of the world, which is marked on August 19th of each year. This Day will be dedicated to celebrate workers in the humanitarian work all over the world, and this year, it holds the title of “Inspiring the World’s Humanity”.
The UAE is one of the leading countries in the consecration of the humanitarian approach in word and deed in all local, Arab, and international forums, following the example of the founder...



Upon the directives of Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Extension of the period of receiving entries in Innovation Pioneers Award until 15 October 2015

The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research with the directives of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, announced the extension of the period of receiving participations in the Innovation Pioneers Award until the 15th of October 2015, to open the field to nominate participants as much as possible, from the Ministry’s keenness to spread a culture of creativity and innovation, and adopt standards of excellence, and recognize the distinguished...



On International Youth Day, Hamdan bin Mubarak recalls leaders care for youth teaching and development

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on the International Youth Day, which is marked on August 12th each year, recalled the care of the UAE leaders for the youth, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak approved admission results at Higher Education Institutions for the academic year 2015-2016

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, has approved on July 28th, 2015, the list of 2014/2015 high school graduates who have been accepted into the three federal institutions of higher education.  The total number of students admitted is 18000, including 3954 accepted for studies at UAE University, 8489 at the Higher Colleges of Technology, 1812 at Zayed University, 2941 for colleges and institutions that fall under the management...



Higher Education honors its distinguished employees

To implement the vision of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to achieve higher levels of performance to exceed customer expectations and achieve their full satisfaction, his Excellency Dr. Saeed Al Hassani, Undersecretary of the Ministry, directed to support distinguished employees and appreciate their effective efforts in highlighting the role of the Ministry. On Tuesday 21st of July 2015, an honoring of a group of distinguished...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates on Eid Al-Fitr

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Ministry’s staff, partners, and customers, and the staff of cultural attachés abroad, on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, praying to Allah Almighty to return this occasion to all of them with good health and wellness, and to the UAE and its leadership and people, and the Arab and Islamic nations with goodness and blessings. He also prayed to Allah Almighty to preserve His...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends Ramadan lecture on strong educational performance and successful educational reforms

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended a lecture by Dr. Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, entitled “Strong educational performance and successful educational reforms … How to build educational systems in the 21st century”, at the Ramadan Council...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends ceremony honoring top high school students

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended a ceremony honoring the top high school students in the State for the current academic year 2015/2014. The ceremony was held at the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and was organized by Abu Dhabi Education Council, in cooperation with the Ministry of Presidential Affairs and the Ministry of Education, at the Emirates Palace Hotel,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Zayed’s plant is firmly rooted and its branches are high in the sky

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on the occasion of the eleventh death anniversary of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, emphasized that the growing achievements of the UAE, its leading positions in the international competitiveness indicators, and its strategic location on the world economic, social, cultural, political, and humanitarian map, is nothing but the harvest of what has been instilled by the founding leader,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan congratulates high school students

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research conveys the congratulations and greetings of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to our sons the high school graduates this year, for finishing this educational stage and moving to the university stage, whether it be in the public institutions of higher education or external scholarships , reminding all our students in this regard to confirm the choices they have made...



Mohammed Bin Rashid meets top high school, applied technology, and technical secondary students in the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, surprised the top high school students in the scientific and literary branches, and the applied technology and technical secondary students for the academic year 2014/2015, with...



Mohammed Bin Rashid meets outstanding students of universities and national military colleges in the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, received in his palace in Zabeel, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Research Scientific, the excellent students in the universities and national military college, in a Ramadan evening, characterized by the spirituality of the holy month, and the...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates Ruler of Fujairah on holy month of Ramadan

His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, received His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, at his palace in Rumaila, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah. His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulated His Highness on the holy month of Ramadan.
His Highness also received congratulations from Her...



Nahyan bin Mubarak receives esteemed scientists guests of the President in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received the President’s guest scholars, and a number of senior officials from the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments and some religious, governmental and academic institutions in the State.
His Excellency welcomed guests to his Highness the President’s guests visiting the State...



Hamdan bin Mubarak discusses aspects of cooperation with US Ambassador to UAE

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received recently her Excellency Barbara Leaf, US Ambassador to the UAE, in the Minister’s office in Abu Dhabi. During the visit, they discussed aspects of cooperation and the promotion and consolidation of relations in the scientific, educational, cultural, and research fields.
His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, during the meeting, commended the level of American...



Mohammed bin Zayed attends a panel discussion entitled “Every last child– eradicating polio” in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, attended a discussion session under the title “Every last child– eradicating polio”, it examined the International and UAE’s efforts to combat polio across the world and particularly in Pakistan., his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research was in attendance.
Abdullah Khalifa Al...



Coordinating Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research holds its 4th meeting chaired by Hamdan bin Mubarak

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Monday, June 22nd, 2015, chaired the 4th meeting of the Coordinating Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research, which was held at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The Council discussed several issues, including the Innovation Plan for Higher Education and Scientific Research Sector, and decided to form an innovation committee for higher education, headed by the Ministry...



On UN Public Service Day, Hamdan bin Mubarak calls for sustaining innovation and creativity and recalls leadership’s approach

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, called the Ministry’s staff to continue to work hard and make sure to deliver the services to the customers as quickly as possible and in the best way possible, and he urged them to adorn this holy month of Ramadan with dedication, mastery of work, and distinguished customer service, pointing out that the recent achievement of the Ministry, the electronic and smart transformation of...



Mohammed bin Zayed attends lecture by Egyptian President’s Advisor in the presence of Hamdan Bin Mubarak

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, attended the first Ramadan lecture entitled “Misconceptions among Extremist Groups”, by Dr. Usama Al-Azhari, Advisor to the Egyptian President, in his Ramadan Council.
His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, attended the lecture, along with a number of sheikhs, ministers, scientists, guests...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends Iftar banquet hosted by Nahyan bin Mubarak

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region,...



Mohammed bin Zayed receives President’s guest religious scholars with Hamdan Bin Mubarak in attendance

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, received the President’s guest scholars in the presence of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed and the scholars exchanged greetings on the Holy Month of Ramadan and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the UAE, Arab Nation and Muslim Nation with further wellbeing and prosperity....



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates on the holy month

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the Ministry’s staff, partners, and all customers, on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, wishing it to be a month of good and blessing for the UAE, its wise leadership and people, and the Arab and Islamic nations. His Excellency prayed for Allah Almighty to preserve His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed...



Under the guidance of Hamdan bin Mubarak, Higher Education launches Innovation Pioneers Award for UAE undergraduate and graduate students

In response to the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and his continued emphasis on the importance of rewarding research excellence and innovation, and building and developing the research capacity of the Emirati students in higher education institutions inside and outside the UAE, and due to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research keenness on honoring Emirati innovators in undergraduate and graduate...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak signs MOU with Poland on cooperation in higher education and scientific researh

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lena Kolarska-Bobinska, Poland’s Minister of Science & Higher Education, with the aim of establishing and strengthening cooperation in the field of higher education and scientific research.
This came during a visit by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to Poland,...



Within the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE University is first in the State in the QS University Rankings Arab Region

The QS University Rankings: Arab Region results were announced today in Dubai within the (QS) World University Rankings, in the event organized by UAE University in at Rose Rayhaan by Rotana Hotel, Dubai, in collaboration with IELTS English program, on Thursday 11-6-2015, with representatives from Arab and international universities, where UAE University came in sixth place in the Arab world and the American University of Sharjah in seventh place.  Professor Mohammed Mohamed Albaili, Deputy VC...



In response to the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Higher Education launches Internal Award of Excellence

In response to the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to promote a culture of excellence and improve performance in the Ministry, through the application of the concepts of excellence according to international standards, the Ministry recently launched the Internal Award of Excellence, for the development of competition and entrepreneurship among staff and various departments. The award includes seven categories; department...



Under the patronage of Hamdan bin Mubarak, UAE University honors its strategic partners

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, the UAE University honored its partners in the federal, government, and private sectors, as part of the Forum honoring the annual strategic partners, where 58 authorities from various specializations and industrial trends were honored.
Prof. Mohamed Albaili, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, conveyed the greetings and thanks...



Under the guidance of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak, Higher Education hosts the third Gulf Jordanian meeting in the field of education

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday 20th of May 2015, hosted the third meeting of the joint working team between the Gulf Cooperation Council countries Arabic and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the field of education. The meeting was chaired from the GCC side by his Excellency Mr. Saif Rashed Al Mazroui, Adviser to the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE, and from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s...



Under the patronage of Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Abu Dhabi University offers 120 000 Dirhams in prizes to the winning teams in the categories of the UAE Undergraduate Student Research Competition for University students

Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Abu Dhabi University has awarded cash prizes to the 32 winning teams totaling around AED 120,000, in all categories of the 3rd UAE Undergraduate Student Research Competition, organized by Abu Dhabi University with “Tawazun” as the silver sponsor, during the ceremony held by the University in the presence of Dr. Richard Gibb, Provost of Abu Dhabi University, Dr. Ashraf Khalil, Director...



Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, 800 students provide 250 innovative researches in the 3rd Annual UAE Undergraduate Student Research Competition

Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 3rd Annual UAE Undergraduate Student Research Competition organized by the Abu Dhabi University and Silver sponsored by “Tawazun”.
800 male and female students are participating in the competition to present around 250 researches in various fields including engineering, information technology, natural and health sciences, humanities, languages, mass...



Patronized by Hamdan Bin Mubarak, UAE University hosts the 2nd International Conference for Gifted and Talented

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the UAE University, Professor Mohamed Albaili, Deputy VC for Academic Affairs, opened the 2nd International Conference for Gifted and Talented, in the presence of experts and educational specialists from the UAE, Arab, and foreign universities, at the Crescent Building Theater in Al Ain Campus.
In detail, the axes of first- day sessions of the Conference,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives congratulations for his son’s graduation

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received congratulations for the graduation of his son Sheikh Mubarak bin Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, who earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration from Suffolk University, USA.



Upon the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Higher Education is hosting the third meeting of the Gulf Moroccan Work team in education

Upon the directives of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Ministry in its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, during the period from the 6th to 7th of May 2015, hosted the third meeting of the Gulf Moroccan joint work team with the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of education. The meeting was chaired on the GCC’s side by his Excellency Mr. Saif Rashed Al mazrouei, Adviser to the Minister of Higher Education And Scientific Research...



On the graduation of 34th batch of UAE University students, Mohammed bin Rashid praises the wisdom of Hamdan bin Mubarak

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, honored the 34th cohort of UAE University students, during the ceremony held on Monday morning, May 11th, 2015, in Al Ain. His Highness commended the wisdom of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University,...



Mohammed bin Zayed honors winners of the Zayed Book Award in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, honored at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre winners of the 9th Zayed Book Award in the presence of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.



Hamdan bin Mubarak visits Ghanem bin Faris Al Mazrouie

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited Ghanem bin Faris Al Mazrouie at his residence in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.



In the presence of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Al Ain is officially crowned Arabian Gulf League champion

Al Ain team was officially crowned Arabian Gulf League champion for professional football players for the 12th time in their history, in the presence of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Chairman of Al Ain club, and a number of Sheikhs amid supporters and fans.



Hamdan bin Mubarak values (Royal Jet) for receiving Middle East’s Leading Private Jet Charter Award

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, and Chairman of Royal Jet, a leading global company in private aviation, valued Royal Jet for being awarded the “Middle East’s Leading Private Jet Charter”, for the eighth year in a row, at the World Travel Awards 2015.
This prestigious Award was received after travel and tourism professionals worldwide voted for the company in recognition of its commitment...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends ceremony unveiling scientific objectives of the UAE Mars Mission Project

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the scientific objectives of UAE Mars Mission Project, details of time for the project, technical characteristics of the probe to be sent by the UAE to Mars in mid- 2020, and the quality of the studies to be conducted by the UAE Project on the Red Planet were unveiled for...



UAE Association for Sport Media commends Hamdan bin Mubarak’s support for its initiatives

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak has had numerous contributions in writing the golden history of sports in the UAE through his continued support, hard work, and outstanding leadership.
His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak took the responsibility of serving the nation in this area after his father, the late Mubarak bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, who was the first Minister of Interior in the UAE, and head of the largest sport federations in it, who gave sports in the UAE its right by...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends talks between Mohammed bin Zayed and King of Morocco

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, held talks with His Majesty King Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, and they addressed the strong brotherly ties, strategic cooperation, and regional and international issues of common interest. The meeting was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and a number of Sheikhs, Their Highnesses and Excellencies,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak honors researchers winning research competitions awards

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Monday, May 4th, 2015, honored the first batch of winners of the scientific research awards and grants in 2014, during a ceremony held at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
In response to the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Ministry annually launches the Research Funding Competitions Program in several areas for the UAE citizens,...



Under the patronage of Hamdan bin Mubarak, Higher Education honors creativity partners for 2015

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Ministry honored its strategic partners during the forum held on Thursday morning, April 30th, 2015, at the Jumeirah Hotel in Abu Dhabi. His Excellency Dr. Saeed Hamad Al Hassani, Undersecretary of the Ministry, delivered a speech in which he welcomed the partners, and stressed the importance of partnerships characterized by the exchange of knowledge, and the transition...



On Labor Day, Hamdan Bin Mubarak calls to adopt innovation as a symbol of prosperity of the State

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, expressed how proud he is in the citizens who work in the service of the UAE, and in the various sectors, including education, and he congratulated the citizens of the State in general and the staff of the Ministry and all the educational institutions, on the occasion of Labor Day which falls on May 1st of each year. His Excellency pointed out that Labor Day this year coincided with the announcement...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak gives a speech on the occasion of the graduation of distinguished UAEU, ZU and HCT female students

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Wednesday 22nd of April 2015, on the occasion of the celebrations of the UAE University, Zayed and the Higher Colleges of Technology of the graduation of a new batch of 296 distinguished female students, said in a recorded video:
“Your Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and...



In response to the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, UAE University announces the Scientific Park an incubator of innovation

Dr. Ali Rashed Al Nuaimi, Vice Chancellor of UAE University, on Sunday 19th of April 2015 announced a new project that will be presented in the first semester of the next academic year which is the “Scientific Park” as an incubator of innovation and invention and collecting ideas, innovations and initiatives from the various colleges on one location.
This came at the press conference held at the great Hall in the Crescent building of the University, in which he reviewed the plans...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends ceremony honoring winners of 8th Khalifa Award for Education

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Khalifa Award for Education, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, honored the winners of the eighth edition of Khalifa Award for Education 2014/2015.
His Highness granted certificates of appreciation and the Award shield to His Excellency Juma Al Majid, who won...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak attends a ceremony honoring winners of Khalifa educational award in its eighth session

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Khalifa Award for Education, in the presence of His Excellency Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, honored the winners of the 8th round of the Khalifa Award for Education 2014-2015,

His Highness granted certificates of appreciation and the Award’s shield to His Excellency Juma Al Majid,...



Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, UAE University hosts Arab-ACRAO Conference

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of the UAE University, the UAE University is hosting the 34th “Conference of Arab Organization for Admission and Registration of Universities in Arab Nations” (Arab-ACRAO), from the 31st of March to 2nd of April 2015, in the Crescent building on campus in Al Ain City.



Hamdan bin Mubarak chairs UAE University Council in its second meeting for academic year 2014 2015

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, chaired the second meeting of the UAE University Council for the academic year 2014/2015, on Tuesday 24/3/2015, at the UAE University campus in Al Ain.
The UAE University Council includes his Excellency Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, his Excellency Hussein Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, her Excellency Noura Mohammed A-Kaabi,...



National Innovation Committee holds its 2nd meeting in the presence of Hamdan Bin Mubarak

The National Innovation Committee held its second meeting under the chairmanship of His Excellency Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Gergawi stressed that the National Innovation Committee is proceeding with the implementation of its sectorial plans for the seven sectors of the National Innovation Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives Sudanese Ambassador to UAE

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received His Excellency Ahmed Yousef Mohammed, Ambassador of Sudan to the UAE, in the Minister’s office in Abu Dhabi, where they discussed various aspects of cooperation between the two countries in the fields of higher education and scientific research, and ways of enhancing and developing them. During the meeting, the Minister affirmed the depth of the academic and educational relations...



Chaired by Hamdan bin Mubarak, Coordinating Council discusses development of mechanism of financing federal universities

The Coordinating Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research, at its fourth meeting held under the chairmanship of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, discussed the development of mechanism of funding universities and federal colleges, in order to provide funding according to clear principles and criteria in determining the educational cost to the student in line with the international practices, provide financial resources...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak meets Poland’s Ambassador to the State

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the State, Professor Adam Krzymowski, in his Excellency’s Office at the Ministry in Abu Dhabi.
They discussed means of activating and developing scientific cooperation between the UAE and the Republic of Poland, this visit came in order to ensure the intent of the two parties to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the two...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives his Portuguese counterpart to promote research and technological cooperation

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, received his counterpart Nuno Crato, Portuguese Minister of Education and Science, accompanied by Jaime Leitão, Ambassador of Portugal in the UAE, and they discussed framing the relationships between them in the field of higher education and scientific research, how to link the universities in both countries and benefit from the experiences of the two countries in this sector, and ways to...



Hamdan bin Mubarak patronizes UAE Graduate Student Research Conference on March 22nd

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khalifa University and Abu Dhabi Education Council organize the UAE Graduate Student Research Conference 2015, during the period from the 22nd to 24th of March, at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
The multidisciplinary Conference allows Master’s and Doctoral students from around the UAE and the world to highlight their research efforts and collaborate...



National Committee for Coordination of Scholarships holds its meeting under chairmanship of Hamdan bin Mubarak

The National Committee for Coordination of Scholarships held its fourth meeting under the chairmanship of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, on Thursday, March 12th, 2015.
The Committee discussed at its meeting a number of topics on its agenda as an update of the issues discussed in its previous meetings, most notably, the activation of the national database by urging...



Egyptian Minister of Higher Education invites Hamdan bin Mubarak to visit Egypt and discuss aspects of cooperation

Dr. Ahmed Abdul Khaliq, Egyptian Minister of Higher Education, has invited His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to visit Egypt, in order to discuss aspects of cooperation between the two countries in areas of common interest. This came during Abdul Khaliq’s discussion with a delegation of Al Maktoum Foundation, chaired by His Excellency Mirza Al Sayegh, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, and Director of His...



On International Women’s Day: Hamdan bin Mubarak calls for enhancing women’s participation in the development process

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, called for enhancing the participation of women in the development process, and providing an environment and a solid base to enable them to participate actively, as the Emirati woman is able to play an active role in the sustainable development, for she is surrounded by the elements of motivation and empowerment. This came on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, which falls...



Chaired by Hamdan bin Mubarak, holding of the 3rd meeting of the Coordinating Council for Higher Education

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Monday, March 2nd, 2015, presided over the third meeting of the Coordinating Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research, which was held at the Ministry’s headquarters to discuss several issues and make decisions. The Council recommended with regard to the civil service program that the higher education institutions in the State should modify the admission policy for graduates...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak attends Al Nahyan and 91 Emirati bridegrooms wedding ceremony

Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, attended the wedding ceremony of Sheikh Dr. Hazza bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the daughter of Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, which was held at Al Mushrif Palace today and mass wedding including 91 Emirati bridegrooms from different Emirates was also held along with the wedding...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends (IDEX 2015)

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, inaugurated the International Defense Exhibition and Conference “IDEX 2015″, in the presence of heads of delegations of countries.



Hamdan bin Mubarak welcomes the great achievement by civil aviation sector in UAE

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, welcomed the great achievement by the civil aviation sector in the country, praising the efforts by those in charge of the safety of civil aviation, and commending the upscale level of the air transport services in the UAE, which have been on a par with the services offered by the world’s most prestigious countries in the aviation industry in terms of quality and diversity.
This came...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak answers questions of the Federal National Council

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, at the 10th meeting of the fourth ordinary session of the 15th legislative term, held on Tuesday the 17th of February 2015, replied in a written response to a question from Ali Essa Al Nuaimi, Member of the Federal National Council, on the UAE University’s efforts to develop mechanisms for academic advising at the University, since students are facing...



Under directives of Hamdan bin Mubarak, the Ministry publishes the first Higher Education Statistics Guide

The Ministry of Higher Education And Scientific Research has published the first Higher Education Statistics Guide in the UAE for 2013-2014, in response to the directives of his Excellency the Minister Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, due to the crucial and significant role of education statistics and indicators in the strategic planning and development process in the State.

His Excellency said in the introduction to the Guide, which was published on the Ministry’s website in...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak meets Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Education of Korea

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education And Scientific Research, met with his Excellency Hwang Woo-Yeo, Deputy Prime Minister of South Korea, on the sidelines of the Government Summit, the held since April 9th in Dubai, during the meeting, they discussed ways of mutual cooperation between the UAE and South Korea, in particular with regard to education in general, during the meeting they also emphasized the importance of the community focusing...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends ceremony honoring winners of 2nd Best m-Government Service Award

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, honored the winners of the 2nd cycle of the Best m-Government Service Award at the national, Arab, and international levels, and the category of university students in the UAE, at the end of the 3rd Government Summit held from 9th to 11th of February, under the slogan “Shaping Future Governments”, in Al Jumeirah in Dubai.
His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,...



Mansour bin Zayed launches 7 innovative initiatives in education in Hamdan Bin Mubarak’s presence

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, convayed the greetings of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and his wishes of success to the participants of the third Government Summit.

This came during the session attended by his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends opening of Government Summit

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is participating in the 3rd Government Summit 2015 in Dubai, under the slogan “Shaping Future Governments”. His Excellency the Minister Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan attended the opening of the Summit, and reiterated the importance of the Summit’s initiatives, variety of themes, and sessions, including the education sector.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu...



Hamdan bin Mubarak launches Green Economy Innovation and Sustainability Award

In celebration of the 18th National Environment Day, and in implementation of the objectives of the national initiatives launched by the UAE leadership, to build a competitive, knowledge-based, green, and sustainable economy, His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, has launched Green Economy – Innovation and Sustainability Award.
His Excellency added that the leadership is harnessing all its capabilities so that UAE...



Hamdan bin Mubarak stresses the importance of cooperation between higher educational institutions and representatives of the Defense Sector

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed the importance of cooperation between the higher educational institutions and representatives of the defense sector. This came on the occasion of the start of the Defense Innovation and Technology Conference (DITEC) 2015, under the slogan “From Ideas to Applications” , which aims to shed light on the latest scientific and technological trends and innovation...



In the presence of Hamdan Bin Mubarak… National Innovation Committee adopts 30 initiatives

The National Innovation Committee (NIC) recently adopted 30 programs and initiaives in the coming three years, so that the UAE is one of the most innovative countries in the world by 2021.
The Committee which is made up of 8 Ministers from the Federal Government, and chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, discussed in its first meeting, chaired by Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, the operational mechanisms for the implementation of the directives...



Higher Education is sponsoring Future of Science and Management-Higher Education Consulting Summit and Exhibition next January

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is sponsoring the “Future of Science and Management-Higher Education Consulting Summit and Exhibition”, which will be held from the 13th to 14th of January 2015, in Dubai, and organized by and innovation by The Young Vision _ the UAE’s youth education magazine.
Sponsorship of the Ministry to the Summit came through the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak is sponsoring a global conference for medical students in the GCC countries

Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of the UAE University, the events of the 9th International GCC Conference for Medical Students will be launched on Friday, December 26th, 2014 at the UAE University in Al Ain, which will continue for five days with the participation of more than 1,000 students from various faculties of medicine in the GCC countries.

It was announced during...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: we are keen to promote programs that meet market needs

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research affirmed the Ministry’s keenness to encourage Government and private universities to offer academic programs to meet the needs of the labor market in the State, and to link it to sustainable development projects, the Ministry also urges these institutions to support the Government and the private sector with qualified national cadres in various specialized areas.

The Minister pointed...



On instructions of Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,Higher Education honors employee for her efforts in GITEX 2014

On instructions of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Ministry has honored the employee “Yasmin Al Ghoul” from the Higher Education Planning and Coordination Department for her cooperation and efforts in making the Ministry’s participation in GITEX 2014 a success.

And Mr. Saif Rashid Al Mazrouei, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for Institutional &...



Hamdan bin Mubarak calls for participation in the 4th International Conference of Arabic Language

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, called on his Arab counterparts and the stakeholders in their countries to participate in the 4th International Conference of Arabic Language, which will be held in Dubai from the 6th to 10th of May, 2015.

His Excellency explained in his correspondences with the Arab Ministers of Higher Education, the importance of holding this international conference...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Higher Education system derives its strength and success from the Spirit of the Union

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on the occasion of the 43rd UAE National Day, affirmed that the higher education and scientific research system in the State derives its strength and the sustainability of its success and giving from the strength and sustainability of the Spirit of the Union. His Excellency also stressed that all the achievements and creations of UAE students, researchers, and scientists were not...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Higher Education’s strategy is providing the requirements of turning the country into a green economy

Following the announcement the UAE topped the most dynamic countries in the development of the ICT sector

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed that the strategy of higher education in the State is in line with the vision and aspiration Emiratis, explaining that different departments of the Ministry works through scientific basis and international standards for the development and leadership of higher education...



Corporate Citizenship Institute honors Hamdan Bin Mubarak for his efforts in leadership of higher education

The Corporate citizenship Institute honored his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in recognition of his outstanding efforts in leading the process of higher education and scientific research, and his interest in the community development role of higher education. Professor King V Cheek, Head of the Institute, presented the certificate of excellence shield of the Institute, Mr. Khalid Ahmed Al Hosani, Director of Human Resources,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak congratulates the State on the achievement of its universities on the level of the Arab world

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated the UAE’s leadership and people, on its achievement of topping the list of the best 50 Arab Universities with 10 universities, he wished the universities more creativity, excellence and leadership in higher education and scientific research, with the support of the leadership of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, which gives priority to the education sector and...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak UAE University adds a new innovation to production and development of natural antibiotic using date pit

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, that the first National University is enlightened in its scientific productions and research contributions by the of wise leadership’s directives under the chairmanship of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Head of the State, the visions of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, towards...



Queen Rania Al-Abdullah opens Abu Dhabi Media Summit in the presence of Hamdan Bin Mubarak

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, the wife of King Abdullah II, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, opened the 5th Abu Dhabi Media Summit, which discusses the leadership of the media future in the region and the world, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development, and His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in addition to more than 500 leaders...



Under the directives of Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Higher Education launches Higher Education Institutions Guide

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, under the directives of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, launched the UAE Higher Education Institutions Guide on its website, on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, in order to support individuals in the selection of the appropriate academic and career paths that meet the needs of the State and its labor market. The Guide was linked with the Jobs and Careers of National Cadres Guide issued by the Ministry of Presidential...



On World Science Day for Peace and Development, Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates the students, academic bodies, and researchers

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research confirmed, on the occasion of World Science Day for Peace and Development, which is celebrated on, November 10th of each year, that the leadership and institutions of State are moving forward with the development and formulation of a comprehensive and sustainable strategy for the education and higher education and scientific research sectors, which fits the requirements of the next...



Under the patronage of by Hamdan Bin Mubarak building political awareness of college students Forum

The third edition of the “Political Awareness Forum for University Students” was be launched under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Monday November 10th for two days, at the headquarters of UAE University in Al Ain. Organized by the “Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs” to promote a culture of political awareness in the UAE society in general and among college students...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak visited Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University and opened dropout of students in higher education workshop

Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, a workshop was held on Wednesday, November 5th 2014, at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai, the workshop is entitled dropout of students from higher education, with the aim of discussing the causes of dropout of students from Government or private higher education, with the participation of educational institutions in the State the strategic partners...



Hamdan bin Mubarak hoists UAE’s flag on the Anniversary of the Assertion of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, raised the UAE flag in front of the Ministry’s building on Monday, November 3rd, 2014, within the celebrations of the UAE Flag Day, under the slogan “Raise it up high.. to keep it high”, coinciding with the anniversary of the assertion of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as UAE President.

His Excellency the Minister said in the celebration organized by...



Formation of the National Innovation Committee with Hamdan Bin Mubarak a member

The Ministerial Cabinet approved the establishment of the National Innovation Committee that will assume the responsibility for the implementation of the National Innovation Strategy, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, last October. The strategy aims to put the UAE among the most innovative nations in the world within seven years in the run up to the UAE’s Golden Jubilee in 2021.The Committee will be chaired...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates his Highness Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the tenth anniversary of his assertion

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research headed by his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan congratulates his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him and keep him in good health, on the tenth anniversary of his assertion , and to his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to their Highnesses members of Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates, to his Highness...



Under the Patronage of Hamdan bin Mubarak, the First Forum on Higher Education Policies is to be held on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chairman of the Coordinating Council for Higher Education, the First Forum on Higher Education Policies will be held in Abu Dhabi at the Convention Center in Zayed University tomorrow, Wednesday, October 29th, 2014.

The Council called on the academic leaders in the public and private universities and colleges in the State to attend the Forum, in which...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: First Arab Probe project reflects the confidence of leaders in the nation’s cadres and institutions

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, expressed his pride in the UAE’s achievment in the field of space technology, which puts it in the ranks of developed countries, and enables it to enter the international competition in the coming years, pointing out that starting to work on the construction of the first Islamic Arab probe to Mars will open scientific horizons for researchers and explorers, stressing the importance of the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak congratulates honor graduates of higher education institutions

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research congratulated governmental and public university graduates in the country who achieved a (4) average during the academic year 2012-2013, and the first semester of the academic year 2013-2014 on their excellence. His Excellency awarded the students certificates of recognition, commemorative shields and IPads, commended their academic achievement, wished them success in their careers and studies...



Hamdan bin Mubarak affirms that (Royal Jet) is proud to offer the best services to VIP guests

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, Chairman of Royal Jet, confirmed that the company is proud to offer the best services to VIP guests and businessmen, first of whom are the guests of the last round of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, to be hosted at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, pointing out that the company’s cutting-edge facilities are ready to provide its...



Under the guidance of Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Higher Education participates in the meeting of representatives of national authorities for scientific research in Arab countries

Under the guidance of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and his emphasis on the importance of participating in meetings in support of the efforts of Arab countries in the advancement of scientific research and activation of the Arab strategy for scientific and technical research and innovation, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research participated in the meeting of representatives of national authorities for...



in response to the directives of Hamdan bin Mubarak, Higher Education participates in GITEX 2014 Exhibition

The Ministry of Higher Education and in response to the directives of His Excellency the Minister Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, is participating in the GITEX 2014 exhibition which opens on Sunday the 12th of October in Dubai World Trade Centre, the Ministry’s participation is within the Federal governments platform in order to inform the public in general and its customers in particular of the services of the Ministry and developments that have been made in various areas of...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: Sustainability of language and identity is priority

In implementation of the Arabic language charter initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to develop Arabic language affiliation and encourage its use in all areas of life, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research launched a volunteering initiative in cooperation with the Society for the Protection of Arabic Language, targeting all community categories to participate in promoting the national identity...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates on Eid Al Adha

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, on his behalf and on behalf of all the staff and employees of the Ministry of Higher Education And Scientific Research, extended deepest and most sincere feelings of loyalty to his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.

His Excellency also extended his wishes to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and to his...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives ISO certificates in Information Technology for UAE University

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, said that the University is committed to promoting its educational services to the level of international standards.
He added that the University is complied with the requirements of institutional accreditation, which is consistent with its strategic objectives aimed at ensuring the provision of all administrative services in accordance with the quality,...



Higher Education honors innovative Emirati

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, honored Ms. Fatema Jasem Jasem Khalfan Alzaabi in recognition of the innovative idea which enables the use of Microsoft PowerPoint for architechture designs (such as designing villas).

Honoring Alzaabi came to enhance the efforts made by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to promote and support UAE Emirati innovators and creators in all areas of priority to the...



Hamdan bin Mubarak launches initiative to qualify and train national cadres

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, launched an initiative to contribute to the qualification and training of national cadres for the labor market in the State. His Excellency said that this initiative comes in line with the directives of the leaders to achieve the requirements of Emiratization, with His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the State, in the forefront, who believes that work is the true...



National Committee for Scholarships launches National Scholarships Database in its third meeting chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

The National Committee for Scholarships, during its third meeting held Thursday, September 25th, chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, launched the National Scholarship Database that his Excellency instructed to be created as an umbrella that provides integrated information about Emirati students on scholarships, with the aim of enriching policies and scholarship programs of the State , as the database contains,...



n International Day of Peace, Hamdan bin Mubarak: Education is tool to achieve peace and sustainable development

The General Assembly of the United Nations announced the International Day of Peace as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace among nations and peoples, which is marked on 21st of September each year. This Day embodies the aspirations of all peoples to live together, free, and equal in dignity and rights. This year’s celebration is under the slogan “The Right of Peoples To Peace”, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of General Assembly Declaration...



In the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak, Mohammed bin Rashed attends launch of World University Rankings report

Under the auspices of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the annual “QS” World Universities Rankings report 2014 for the rankings of the world university was launched.

His Highness said during a meeting with the Executive Director of the authority, that selection of the UAE to launch one of the most important reports in the world university rankings, reflects our ambitions in enhancing the educational competitiveness...



Coordinating Council for Higher Education presents its agenda at its second meeting chaired by Hamdan bin Mubarak

Given the importance of the roles played by the Coordinating Council for Higher Education Institutions in support of cooperation and coordination between institutions of higher education, and in order to provide an evolving educational system in accordance with the highest international standards, His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, was keen to emphasize the importance of holding the second meeting of the Council on Tuesday,...



Under the patronage of “Hamdan Bin Mubarak, the “Middle East Molecular Biology Congress” on Sunday 14th of September

Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the “Middle East Molecular Biology Congress” will be held on Sunday the 14th of September (2014) in “Dubai World Trade Center”, and it is organized by the “Middle East Molecular Biology Society”, in order to discuss the new scientific researches in the field of “Molecular Biology”.

The organizers of the Congress, which is first...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: Higher Education implements plan for the launch of the academic year 2014 – 2015

With the beginning of the new academic year 2014 – 2015, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has been keen to implement its own plan for the new academic year that is consistent with the strategic plan of the Ministry, and in line with the aspirations and hopes of the leadership. Such a plan contributes to the UAE’s endeavors towards its students, hoping that the students will be the leaders of the future especially that the UAE’s wise leadership has invested in...



Hamdan bin Mubarak We congratulate the leadership on the honorable global victory and we have more

By the directives of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, and in response to his initiatives that aim to keep the UAE on top, especially in the global competitiveness Indicators, the UAE has made a remarkable progress in many indicators, including the Efficiency Enhancers which measures the efficiency and effectiveness of higher education systems, labor market, financial market and technological readiness, as the UAE ranked...



Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan calls on students to renew hopes and build ambitions in the new academic year

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, affirmed on the occasion of the students’ return to school and the start of the new academic year, the importance of renewing their hopes and build their ambitions, as they are the makers of the future, and are able to contribute to the building and richness of the State, as its leadership with its constant efforts has been able to build educational edifices that meet all needs, in order...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: The decision to set up the National Institute for Medical Specializations (NIMS) is a new brick in UAE’s edifice and a pioneering step on the road to excellence

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Chancellor of UAE University, expressed his appreciation for the great efforts and initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai, to set up more medical edifices, which clearly indicates that the leadership continues to implement its policies in the development of all sectors including the healthcare sector, in the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: We are on top in higher education by the directives of leaders

Hamdan Bin Mubarak: By the directives of leaders, we foresee the future; adopt the disciplines, and support research and innovation in the areas of sustainable knowledge-based economy

Based on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to keep the UAE on top and in the first place, especially in the global competitiveness indexes, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has been recently ranked first globally with a result of 96.6%...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak approved the names of scholarship students for the academic year 2014-2015

The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, approved on Wednesday August 6th 2014, the names of  scholarship students to study several disciplines and degrees at the expense of the Ministry for the academic year 2014-2015.

His excellency confirmed that those students will be sent to study the disciplines which the qualitative studies carried out by the Ministry, as well as by the relevant federal authorities agreed on the importance...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates on the occasion of Eid al Fitr

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, offered on his behalf and on behalf of all the staff and employees of the Ministry of Higher Education And Scientific Research, the deepest and most sincere feelings of loyalty to his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, on the occasion of Eid al Fitr.

His Excellency also offered His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister, and his fellow rulers...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak approves names of students accepted in higher education institutions

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, approved names of accepted Emirati students and students with Emirati mothers  in governmental higher education institutions, who completed grade 12 in public and private schools in the academic year 2013/2014, with applicable criteria and entry requirements.

The accepted male students from high school graduates of the year 2014, whose names were announced are provisional pending the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: the wise leadership provides all educational and work opportunities for its citizens

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan valued the initiative of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who has recently met the top and distinguished students at the academic, military, and police colleges and universities and high school students in the State in his palace in Za’abeel, in the presence of his Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. His Excellency expressed...



Hamdan bin Mubarak invites Bahraini Minister of Education to participate in 3rd International Conference of Arabic Language

His Excellency Majid Al- Nuaimi, the Bahraini Minister of Education, received His Excellency Mohammed Sultan Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Bahrain, in his office at the Ministry in Isa Town. During the meeting, the UAE Ambassador handed over an invitation from His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, for him to participate in the 3rd International Conference of Arabic Language, which is organized by the Arabic Language International...



with Hamdan bin Mubarak’s support for religious occasions, Higher Education holds group Iftar banquet on the occasion of Ramadan

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research organized a Ramadan group Iftar on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan for its employees and their families, in the presence of Saif Rashed Al Mazroui, Assistant Undersecretary For Institutional & Support Services, on Monday 7/7/2014, at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.

Al Mazroui welcomed the attendees and emphasized that this gathering is in response to the directives of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak...



Hamdan bin Mubarak congratulates successful 12th grade students and calls on them to continue achievement and state-building

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Wednesday 2/7/2014, congratulated the successful and distinguished 12th grade students and their parents on their scientific achievements, and he also congratulated the Emirati people for this new batch that will contribute in building the State and society with all its sectors.

His Excellency said that this success is the first harvest of the fruits planted by the wise...



Upon the directives of Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Higher Education invites female researchers and scientists to apply for the Fellowships for Women in Science

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research upon the directives of his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, invites all female researchers and scientists to apply for the -L’Oreal UNESCO Pan Arab Regional Fellowships for Women in Science- awards launched by the L’Oreal Middle East Foundation in cooperation with UNESCO and Zayed University in the UAE, after opening receiving of applications, four awards will be granted this year to four distinguished female researchers...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak stresses that the customer is the focus of the government excellence program

Under the directives of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, and to promote a culture of excellence, in order to apply the standards of the UAE excellence in government service program and classification criteria for customer service centers, the Ministry held a workshop to introduce the marketing plan for the services of the Ministry and its development, with an aim to achieving internal awareness for all leaders and employees in the service...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan responded to inquiries from the Federal National Council

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research responded to questions by members of the Federal National Council on Tuesday June 17th, on opening branches of governmental higher education institutions in the southern areas of the city of Al Ain, and a permanent system to unify holidays between universities and schools.

The Minister emphasized that there is coordination with the Ministry of Education to unify the student’s holidays,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak stressed the importance of uniting the efforts of the Arab cultural advisors

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed the importance of the Arab concerted efforts and endeavors of at all levels, to improve the quality and performance of higher education to be up to date with developments and challenges in education in Arab region, noting the importance of complementarity, comprehensiveness, consistency, and stressing the role of Cultural Attachés in completing Arab government’s efforts in supporting ...



On World Environment Day, Hamdan Bin Mubarak praises the efforts of leaders and institutions, and the inclusion of environment in sustainable education

Through its belief in the mission of earth and environment the UAE is celebrating the World Environment Day with the rest of the world, which is marked on the fifth of June each year, and its slogan for this year is – Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level-, which will be confirmed in the islands and small countries, especially those which are threatened by the high level, whether of oceans, seas, or the gulf, due to the increased temperature of the atmosphere.

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak issues a decision to amend some regulations of the certificate equivalency system

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced on Tuesday (3/6/2014) during the Fourth Orientation Forum, the decision issued by the his Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, to amend some of the regulations of the Ministerial Decisions (35) for 2013, regarding the amendment of the system of scientific certificates equivalency at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The Forum was organized by the Certificate Equivalency and Scholarship, and Cultural...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak calls Emirati female researchers to compete in various scientific areas

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research valued Zayed University signing a Memorandum of Understanding with L’Oreal Middle East Foundation, on cooperation in the fellowship program launched by the Foundation in cooperation with UNESCO titled -L’Oreal UNESCO Pan Arab Regional Fellowships for Women in Science-, the Minister called on the Emirati female researchers to apply, participate and compete especially since she proved...



Hamdan bin Mubarak: UAE University students are leaders and pioneers in their fields

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, received in his office on campus the top students in the second edition of (Think Science) Competition, who received three awards in the best scientific project category, energy and environment category, and safety and smart systems category.
The meeting was attended by His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, UAEU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mohamed AlBaili,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak and Malaysian Minister of Education sign MoU

The UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Malaysian Ministry of Education on Sunday 18th of May, 2014. His Excellency the Minister Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, and His Excellency Haji Idris bin Jusoh, Malaysian Minister of Education signed the MoU within the framework of the recent visit of the Malaysian Prime Minister to the UAE.

In an effort by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research,...



On the occasion of launching Mohammed Bin Rashid Arabic Language Award, Hamdan Bin Mubarak: Education and development are a priority for Emiratis, and language and national identity are a top priority.

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, valued the launch of Mohammed Bin Rashid Arabic Language Award, which aims to encourage exceptional contributions in serving the Arabic Language and honoring its pioneers. His Excellency said that this award embodies the expanded horizons of the leadership and its insightful outlook, which achieved the highest indicators in response to the requirements of sustainable education by the end of...



“QS-Maple” Conference and Exhibition patronized by Hamdan bin Mubarak

The “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” launched an initiative for the classification of licensed universities in the State, on the sidelines of the closing activities of the “QS-Maple” Conference and Exhibition, which was held under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on Tuesday, (6th) of May, for two days, which was organized by “Abu Dhabi Education Council” ...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak congratulates the 33rd batch of UAE University graduates

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, thanked his Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE, and the sponsor of the country’s cultural civilization, who always seeks to make UAE citizens happy. He also commended the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who founded the UAE University, and launched the educational renaissance in the State, in a speech delivered by his Excellency...



Memorandum of Understanding between “Higher Education” and “Education” signed by Hamdan bin Mubarak and Humaid Al Qutami

The “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the “Ministry of Education” in order to strengthen the bonds of cooperation and partnership between them continuously, based on the cooperation approach and scientific partnership. The Memorandum was signed by his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and his Excellency “Humaid Mohammad Al Qutami”, Minister...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” congratulates female graduates of the State, and calls them to complete their postgraduate studies

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, congratulated female graduates of the three universities; “UAE University”, “Zayed University” and “Higher Colleges of Technology”, and  also congratulated the people of the UAE for this new batch that will contribute to nation building and all sectors of society. His Excellency valued Her Highness Shaikha “Fatima bint Mubarak”, mother of the nation,...



On the “International Labor Day”, “Hamdan Bin Mubarak” calls the State’s sectors to prepare for green jobs

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of “UAE University”, called on the “International Labor Day”, which is marked on Thursday (1/5/2014), all stakeholders on to fulfill their roles concerning the strategic planning for the Emiratisation of the different sectors of the State, referring to the words of his highness Sheikh “Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan”, President of the UAE, “work is the true criterion...



In response to the directives of Hamdan bin Mubarak, Higher Education opens a customer service center in Dubai

In implementation of the directives of his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak”, the “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” will open on Tuesday (15-4-2014) a “Customer Service Center” in “Dubai”, in order to facilitate the services provided for customers in “Dubai” and the Northern Emirates.

The new center is located in “Oud Metha”, “Sheikh Rashid Road”, at “Spectrum Building”, which is located near “ENOC” and “EPCO” gas stations,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak signs a memorandum of understanding in higher education with the Australian government

The UAE, represented by the “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research”, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with “Australia”, which is represented by its “Department of Education” and “Department of Industry”, in the field of higher education, professional education, training, and research, on Monday (14/4/2014) at the Ministry’s headquarters. His Excellency Shiekh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyna”, Minster of Higher Edcuation and Scientific Research signed...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: UAE is on top of donor countries worldwide with our leadership efforts

The “Development Assistance Committee” (DAC) of the “Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development” (OECD) announced that UAE has achieved the first position as the world’s largest donor country of official development assistance (ODA) in (2013), which amounted to (5.2) billion Dollars, as per the initial data of donor countries for (2013), in proportion to its Gross National Income.

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education...



“Don’t Let Me Down” under the patronage of “Hamdan bin Mubarak” to incorporate children with “Down Syndrome” into society

Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minster of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the “Don’t let me down” awareness campaign of children with “Down Syndrome” participated in the “ABILITIESme” Conference and Exhibition, which was opened on Monday March (24th) at the “Abu Dhabi National Conference Centre”, and will continue for three days.

The “Don’t let me down” campaign has seen personal support from...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: “a need focus on increasing the rate of spending on scientific research”

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, stressed in his speech  which was  delivered on his behalf by Dr. “Saif Rashid Al Mazrouei”, Assistant Under Secretary of Institutional Services at the “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” at the “First Annual National Forum for Emirati Researchers”, the importance of the scientific research in the socio-economic development, and provision of appropriate...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” calls youth and researchers to contribute in supporting sustainable environment research

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, called the “UAE University’s” students and faculty members, and researchers in the various fields to contribute in the efforts of all sectors in the State, and respond to the “United Nations’” calls concerning the environment, water, forests, and renewable energy in order to achieve a green sustainable development, and work within these calls....



Restructuring of the “UAE University’s” Board of Directors headed by Hamdan bin Mubarak

The Cabinet of Ministers headed by His Highness Sheikh “Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum”, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of “Dubai”, approved the restructuring of the “UAE University” and “Zayed University’s” Board of Directors in its meeting on Sunday March (16th) in the Presidential Palace.

The Emirates University Board of Directors is chaired by Sheikh “Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak receives Kuwaiti counterpart

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research received in his office at the Ministry’s headquarters Thursday March (13th),His Excellency the Kuwaiti Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education “Ahmad Al-Mulaifi” and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was attended by His Excellency “Salah Mohammed Al-Biajan”, Kuwait’s ambassador to the UAE, Dr. “Saleh Yasin”, President of the “Cultural...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: the wise leadership is keen on educating and empowering women in the various areas of life.

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, praised the constant care and follow-up by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, regarding the education of Emirati women and the development of their abilities and leadership skills, in order to prepare female Emirati citizens capable of occupying leadership, administrative and executive positions, that...



Under the patronage of “Hamdan Bin Mubarak, the “Middle East Molecular Biology Congress”

Under the patronage of his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the “Middle East Molecular Biology Congress” will be held from (14th to 17th) of September (2014) in “Dubai World Trade Center”, and it is organized by the “Middle East Molecular Biology Society”, in order to discuss the new scientific researches in the field of “Molecular Biology”.

The organizers of the Congress, which...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak”: “Horizons and Foundations of Scientific Research in UAE” is a necessity and a cornerstone for Emirati’s ambitions

The General Secretariat of the “Federal National Council” in cooperation with the “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research”, represented by the “National Research Foundation” is organizing, on Sunday (23/3/2014), the “First Annual National Forum for Emirati Researchers” under the theme: “Horizons and Foundations of Scientific Research in UAE”, at the “Grand Hyatt Dubai”, in order to discuss the challenges and hindrances that face scientific research in the...



In presence of “Hamdan Bin Mubarak”, “UAE University” is organizing the “International Date Palm Conference” on March (16th)

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh “Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan”, the President of UAE, His Excellency Sheikh “Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development, in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of UAE University, is inaugurating the “Fifth International Date Palm Conference” in the “ Emirates Palace Hotel”, which is organized by...



Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan receives scientists participating in (Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies), in the presence of Hamdan Bin Mubarak

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, confirmed that the senior Muslim scholars are facing extraordinary and major challenges and standing up to advocates of sedition and chaos.
His Highness the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi during his reception at his Majlis at Qasr Al Bahar for the scientists participating in the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, said that the responsibility is big,...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” praises the efforts of the wise leadership in human rights and freedoms

His Excellency Sheikh” Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Chancellor of “UAE University”, praised the role of his Highness Sheikh “Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan”, the President of UAE, in caring for and protecting the human rights, and the ongoing directives of his Highness about paying attention to preserve the human rights and enhance civilizational communication and dialogue.

His Excellency stressed that the sons and daughters...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak”: the infrastructure of the education system in the State is able to achieve the goals post (2015)

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of “UAE University”, expressed his appreciation for and pride in the efforts of researchers, students, and business owners who are interested in the fields of environment, renewable energy, and green economy, which have been embodied lately in the third “International Conference on Renewable Energy”, which was held in “UAE University”, where the future and challenges...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” is launching an electronic and smart system for scholarships

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan” launched on Monday (3/3/2014) the “Advanced Scholarship System”, in order to provide electronic scholarship services via the internet and smart phone applications.

His Excellency announced during “GITEX  Technology 2013” exhibition last October that “the student scholarship application is in the demo phase, and scholarship students of the second semester for (2013-2014) will benefit from it, and that was in line with the...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan” gives directions for the implementation of the recommendations of the “Crisis and Emergency Management Conference”

Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the “UAE University”, instructed the relevant authorities to implement the recommendation of the fourth “Crisis and Emergency Management Conference” for the introduction of business continuity management as part of the curriculum in colleges and universities, His Excellency also directed the “Continuing Education Center” in the “UAE University” to implement the recommendation...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan: harmony of scholarship programs with the national agenda is a priority

In response to and to achieve the “National Agenda” recently launched by His Highness Sheikh “Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum”, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of “Dubai”, which included seven goals to reach “UAE Vision 2021″ on its golden anniversary, the “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” at the direction of his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan” completed a specialized analytical study on scholar students abroad...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak visits Abu Dhabi Air Expo

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, visited Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014, which kicked off yesterday and will end tomorrow with the participation of more than 170 companies representing 70 countries.
His Excellency took a tour during which he was briefed on a number of parked jets on the show floor, and he was introduced to the technologies available in the jets and checked the pavilions of exhibitors.



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” advises (12th) grade students to choose their specialties with care

The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, advised (12th) grade students to carefully choose the specialties they intend to study to suit their abilities and capabilities, as well as their aspirations, taking into account the labor market needs and the requirements of sustainable development. His Excellency’s  advice comes to students in the current period, during which they are fill out the online application for admission...



Hamdan bin Mubarak offers condolences on death of Murr Bin Khalaf Al Otaiba

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler Representative in the Western Region, offered their condolences to Khalaf bin Ahmed Al Otaiba on the...



At the closing of the “Government Summit 2014″..”Hamdan Bin Mubarak”: Yes… Our people and our students are very exceptional

His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan” at the closing of the “2nd Government Summit 2014” affirmed that the success of this Summit stems not only from the large and active participation of government leaders, or experts, or the global companies who are leaders in multiple domains, who offered their rich and successful experiences, but its success is attributed to the successful coverage of the Summit meetings...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” signs a “MOU” with the Greek Minister of Education

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, signed a memorandum of understanding to activate cooperation between UAE and “Greece” on (9/2/2014), in the field of higher education and scientific research. His EXcellency “Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos”, Minister of Education and Religious Affairs, signed the “MOU” on behalf of “Greece”.

His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak” stressed during his reception...



“Hamdan Bin Mubarak” patronizes students research contest in UAE universities

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the “College of Research And Graduate Studies” at “Abu Dhabi University” is organizing the second annual “United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition (UGSRC)” on the (22nd) of May 2014.

His Excellency’s patronage to this contest comes to promote the importance of scientific research in universities, in...



In the presence of Hamdan bin Mubarak, “Federal National” approves recommendations to support scientific research in “UAE”

The “Federal National Council” in its (7th) session held on Tuesday (4/2/2014), in the presence of Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, recommended raising the government’s expenditure on scientific research in consistence with the common international trends, as it is considered the vehicle of progress and development in the State. It also advised to raise the Ministry’s allocations for the “National Research Foundation”...



On the (22nd) anniversary of establishing “Higher Education”, Hamdan bin Mubarak ensures that investment in education is a necessity not an option

The difficulty is not to succeed, but to preserve the success. The “Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research” received the New Year 2014 while holding the responsibility, as a federal entity active in the pursuit of the knowledge economy and sustainable development. Without the concerted efforts of the State, the Government, ministries, institutions and individuals, those achievements would not have transpired, and the State would not have reached those indicators which...



By directives of Hamdan bin Mubarak, Scientific research and supporting labor market are the priorities of Higher Education in 2014-2016

Increasing the capacity of  research, development and innovation is the highlight of the strategic plan of the “Ministry of Higher Education And Scientific Research” issued by the Ministry under the guidance of his Excellency  Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan”, Minister of Higher Education And Scientific Research, for the period (2014-2016), the plan included all administrative services in accordance with standards of quality, efficiency and transparency, and raising the effectiveness...



Royal Jet launches region’s first ultra-luxury travel company in Abu Dhabi / RJLV to offer bespoke luxury holidays for travellers

The world’s leading private jet charter company, Royal Jet, officially launched their bespoke travel division Royal Jet Luxury Vacations (RJLV) in the Seychelles Islands at a glittering event attended by travel experts, top travel-media representatives and VIP guests. The division is a new partnership with one of the UK’s largest independent luxury travel providers, Eden Luxury Group.

The Banyan Tree Seychelles & the exclusive Maia Resort set on an exquisite hilltop and beach front...



Royal Jet Establishes Operational Base at Al Bateen Executive Airport / MoU Between Royal Jet and Abu Dhabi Airports Company Supports Double Digit Industry Growth

Royal Jet and Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will effectively facilitate the expansion of operations into the Al Bateen Executive Airport by the Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.

The MoU was signed by H.E. Ali Majed Al Mansoori, Chairman of ADAC, and H.E. Hamad Al Shamsi, board member, Royal Jet, in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun...



Royal Jet to Showcase Full Range of Services at MEBA 2012 / CEO Shane O’Hare stresses flexibility and service as key to growth of business charter

Royal Jet, the Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, will fly the flag for the Middle East private jet charter industry at the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) exhibition 2012.

MEBA takes place at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport for the first time from 11-13 December and will serve as a showcase for the business aviation sector in the region. It is organized by the Middle East...



Royal Jet reports strong performance for Grand Prix weekend

Royal Jet reports strong performance for Grand Prix weekendRoyal Jet’s award-winning FBO (Fixed Base Operation) and VIP Terminal facility played host to a large number of VIPs, celebrities and car racing enthusiasts from across the globe who converged at Yas Marina Circuit to watch a critical race in the closing stages of the 2012 Formula 1TM world championships.

The Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company, chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,...



Royal Jet ready for the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Formula 1TM Grand Prix / FBO and VIP Terminal key factors for jetsetters attending the race

Royal Jet’s award-winning FBO (Fixed Base Operation) and VIP Terminal facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport is expected to once again reach record-breaking levels of traffic during November.

The facility will host a large number of VIPs, celebrities and car racing enthusiasts from across the globe who will converge at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi from 2-4 November to watch the 18th race of the 2012 Formula 1TM world championships.

The Abu Dhabi-based international luxury...



Royal Jet posts record first-quarter performance

The positive momentum from Royal Jet’s strong 2011 business performance has carried over into the first quarter of 2012 as the private jet operator recorded a 15 percent increase in revenue over the same period last year – the best Q1 performance in its history.

The Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company, chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, attributed its success to increasingly buoyant market conditions across all customer segments,...



Ministerial Council for Services discusses national plan to develop remote areas till 2030

The Ministerial Council for Services discussed in its periodic session held here today at the Presidential Palace a memo proposed by the Ministry of Public Works on updating the Comprehensive National Plan on construction and development of the federal buildings and remote areas in the northern emirates till 2030. The plan will be outlined in accordance with the social, environment, economic changes, taking into account the requirements of areas and agencies as well. It ensures successful implementation,...



President receives condolences

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received today condolences from Supreme Council Members and Rulers of various emirates on the death of Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.

The President received condolences from HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain and HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member...



Khalifa holds talks with Sultan Qaboos

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed of Oman held talks in Al-Ain City on relations between the UAE and Oman and ways to promote them in various spheres.

They exchanged views on the latest regional developments and the march of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf to realize the aspirations and ambitions of peoples of member states and to serve matters of common concern.

The talks were held in presence...



Mohammed Bin Rashid stresses the importance of strengthening of economic and political relations with world countries the world countries

Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stressed that strengthening of economic and political relations with all countries of the world is the major path of UAE’s development plan.

He also said that these relations are developing day by day because of the UAE’s established principles on foreign relations laid down by its founders, and thanks to the direct follow-up by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa...



Three new ambassadors sworn-in before President

New permanent representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Mohammed Ali Al-Naqbi, ambassador to Libya Obaid Mohammed Al-Ka’abi and ambassador to Kuwait Ali Ahmed Bin Shukr Al-Za’abi were sworn in before President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in presence of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander...



President receives credentials from 12 new ambassadors

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received the credentials of twelve new ambassadors to the UAE at Al-Diyafa Palace in Abu Dhabi in presence of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

In remarks as he received the ambassadors, His Highness the President reiterated the UAE’s interest...



Follow up Committee of Initiatives of UAE President tours projects

The Follow up Committee of Initiatives of UAE President headed by Ahmed Jumaa Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs has toured the projects being implemented in the northern emirates.

Earlier President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan had ordered the implementation of development projects at total cost of Dhs16 billion. Projects at the cost of Dhs5 billion will be completed next year.

The committee’s visit complements the field visit paid earlier...



Royal Jet brings home the UAE Ice Hockey Champions

Following their 3-0 victory over Thailand in the Asia League Ice Hockey Championship title, the UAE Ice Hockey team were given a royal welcome by UAE sports officials at the VIP Terminal of Royal Jet, the international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.

Royal Jet provided the winning team with the perfect air travel experience that befits champions as one of its luxurious Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) flew the whole team back to the...



Luxury is in the air as Royal Jet starts $9 millionrefit for Boeing Business Jet

Royal Jet, the Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, has commissioned a $9 million upgrade for one if its six-strong fleet of Boeing Business Jets (BBJs).

Refurbishment specialist Sabena technics will be carrying out an in-depth cabin refurbishment, livery painting, aircraft maintenance and a systems upgrade including state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment, live TV, SATCOM, Wi-Fi and global mobile systems...



Nahyan bin Mubarak receives Honorary Chairman of INSEAD Colleges

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research received here today evening at his palace Claude Janssen, INSEAD Honorary Chairman.

Present were Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Zeina Suleiman, Associate Director of relations, INEAD Abu Dhabi and Joe Chedid, Associate Director of Communications & PR, Middle East.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation ties between INSEAD and the UAE higher education...



Mansour bin Zayed chairs MCS meeting

Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Presidential Affairs H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan presided today over a meeting of the Ministerial Council for Services (MCS).

The Council members approved the national document for the upgraded curriculum of Islamic education, proposed by the Ministry of Education.

The new curriculum, slated for implementation in public and private schools, starts from nursery education stage to Grade 12.

The curriculum focuses on Islamic...



Mohammed bin Zayed attends lecture on future of nuclear energy

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, attended yesterday a lecture at his Majlis on ”Fukushima Accident and Future of Nuclear Energy” delivered by prominent nuclear expert Dr. Dale E. Klein.

The lecture was attended by Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC), H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior,...



Mansour bin Zayed honours sports personalities, top athletes

In keeping with the initiative launched by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the annual ceremony to honour sports personalities and outstanding athletes for 2011 was held here this evening. It was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

Under the initiative, 505 athletes received cash awards totaling AED 23.1 million in recognition of their achievements in the fields of sports.

Present...



FNC prepares for 7th session: Ministers to line up to answer questions from Members

A Member will address a question on creating jobs for the unemployed national graduates, when the Federal National Council (FNC) convenes again on Tuesday in its 7th session of the first ordinary season in the 15th Legislative Chapter.

FNC Speaker Mohammed Ahmed Al Mur will ask Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami to answer the question by Member Saeed Nasser Al Khatiri.

Member Musabbah Al Ketbi will...



Royal Jet net profits soar 226% to record high

Net profits of Royal Jet in 2011 soared by 226 percent out of total revenues that increased by 31.2 percent from the previous year. The record performance followed a program of organizational realignment that propelled the international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan to its best-ever result in its eight-year history and sixth consecutive year of profitability.

“I am delighted to report that 2011 was the most successful...



Cabinet endorses e-government plan, approves appointment of Abdullah bin Zayed as NMC Chairman

The Cabinet has endorsed the federal electronic government plan till 2014 to upgrade the transition efforts to the electronic services, set up an advanced electronic infrastructure and provide appropriate legal basis for provision of advanced electronic services.

Chairing the Council of Ministers session here today at the Presidential Palace, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that all the ministries and federal institutions...



Sharjah Ruler receives Mohammed bin Zayed

Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah received today morning here in the Ruler’s office His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah was also present.

The meeting tackled a number of key issues of concern to achieve the aspirations of the wise leadership...



Mohammed bin Zayed attends banquet

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces attended today afternoon the banquet hosted by Muftah bin Ali Al Khateri at his residence in Al Hamraniya district in Ras al- Khaimah in honour of Sheikh Mohammed.

Present were Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr, the Speaker of Federal National Council, H. H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, H. H. Sheikh Omar bin Zayed...



Mohammed Bin Zayed receives Ajman Ruler

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received at his Majlis in Dheid region in Sharjah today, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman HH Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, who was accompanied by Ajman Crown Prince HH Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi and other Sheikhs.

During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues concerning the welfare of the country and the citizens and reviewed...



Mohammed bin Zayed receives citizens in second day in row

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has continued to receive group of citizens for the second day consecutively at his court in Al Dhaid district in the emirate of Sharjah.

Present were Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr, the Speaker of Federal National Council, H. H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, H. H. Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman...



Mohammed bin Zayed visits fishermen in RAK

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has stressed the importance of fisheries resource conservation, being one of the main food security sources.

He added that the fishing profession plays an important role in the socio-economic development in the UAE.

Sheikh Mohammed made the remarks here today in Al Muairaidh district, while visiting the fishermen.

He added that the UAE under...



Mohammed bin Zayed receives citizens

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forcess received today at his court in Al Dhaid in the emirate of Sharjah a group of UAE nationals from different emirates.

The move follows the directives by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Present were H. H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H. H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed...



As part of its community activities: NMC teams up with Marriage Fund for pre-marital training for youth

Asserting its continued commitment to community activities, the National Media Council (NMC) has partnered with the Marriage Fund to organise pre-marital training programmes for the national youth.

The accredited course will inculcate among the young Emiratis, enhanced social consciences and will give them the concept of marital life based on love and kindness.

The pre-marital counseling courses are aimed to help the citizens to set up peaceful and stable family life through emotional...



President leaves for Turkmenistan

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan left today for Turkmenistan on a private visit.

Sheikh Khalifa was seen off by the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Also present were H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western...



NMC Committee on Emiratisation holds second meeting

The follow up committee on the initiatives of the National Media Council (NMC) on Emiratisation has decided to ask all media institutions and organizations in the state to give details about the number of media persons employed in these organizations and the percentage of citizens of all employees as well as their training plans for media professionals.

Ahmed Ali Al Balochi, General Manager of Emirates Media Inc., chaired the meeting held at Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel in Dubai. This was the...



Mohammed Bin Rashid, Rulers, Crown Princes attend Wedding reception hosted by Al Nahyan

Vice President, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of emirates and their crown princes attended today a banquet lunch hosted at the Emirates Palace on the occasion of the wedding of Sheikh Nahyan Bin Saif Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan to the daughter of General His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces.

The...



NMC spares no effort to advance joint GCC media action

The National Media Council (NMC) has asserted the UAE’s determination to advance the GCC media strategy.

”The UAE, acting upon directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of NMC, will remain committed to activating cooperation among TV and Radio stations in the GCC member states and using joint programmes in implementation of recent resolutions issued by
the GCC ministers of information,” said Abdullah Al Junaibi, Adviser...



SZHP and Sorouh sign agreement

The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) has signed cooperation agreement with “Sorouh” Utility Service Company.

Under the agreement, the company will supply and install air conditioning units and sign maintenance contracts and consultancy for the SZHP s beneficiaries.

The agreement was signed by Engineer Abdullah Khadim Executive Director of Engineering and Housing of the Programme and Yussuf Al-Awadi of “Sorouh” during a ceremony held at the University...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak welcomes UAE’s win of Expo 2012 Yeosu higher steering committee membership

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC) welcomed the winning by the UAE of membership of the higher steering committee of the International Exposition Yeosu Korea 2012 (Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea), scheduled in Yeosu city, South Korea from May 12 to August 12, 2012.

“Winning the membership of this committee furthers the prominent stature the UAE enjoys at Expo events and reflects the success of the UAE Pavilion which...



IMO hails supervisory role of Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security

Chris Trelawny, Deputy Director of the Maritime Safety Division of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has hailed the advanced security level of UAE’s ports and its vital and important role in navigation and maritime transport allover the world.

He was speaking at a lecture on maritime security organized by the Training and Evaluation Department in the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security under the auspices of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,...



Rulers attend Umm al-Qaiwain Ccrown Prince’s wedding ceremony

A luncheon was hosted today by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain in celebration of the wedding of Umm al-Qaiwain Crown Prince H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud Al Mu’alla to the daughter of Sheikh Saqr bin Khalid bin Humaid Al Qasimi.

Present were Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council...



S. Korean President accents on successful hosting of Yeosu Expo 2012

President Lee Myung-bak today visited the southern port city of Yeosu in South Korea to support the city’s successful hosting of this year’s World Expo.

The event will open in May for a 93-day run attracting more than 8 million visitors from around the world.

The National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates(UAE) is expected to take the center stage in the event as was the case with Shanghai Expo 2010 during which UAE pavilion of a huge golden sand dune inspired by the...



Royal Jet Expands Capability for Medevac Missions

Royal Jet, the international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and the very first company in the Middle East to have been granted a commercial licence to provide medical evacuation services, has further enhanced its capability to meet the steady growth and demand for Medevac services.

Following a significant increase in Royal Jet’s Medevac missions in 2011 as compared with the previous year, the company has taken substantial...



Ministerial Council for Services approves performance management system

The Ministerial Council for Services, has approved the federal staff performance management system proposed by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

This was endorsed in the Council’s meeting held here today at the Presidential Palace and chaired by H. H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

The move aims to streamline the scientific methods in the evaluation of staff performance and reconciliation of...



Rulers perform funeral prayer for Sheikh Sultan Al Mualla

The funeral prayer on Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Mualla was performed Thursday by H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah, H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council member and ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain, H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Ras al-Khaimah.

The rulers were joined in the prayer by H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, crown prince and deputy ruler of Sharjah,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak chairs meeting of NMC Committee on Emiratisation

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC), has chaired the meeting of follow up committee on the initiatives of NMC regarding the emiratisation procedures, following the reshuffling and addition of new members.

The committee discussed the steps accomplished in the project of emiratisation of media agencies in the UAE in the light of submitted proposals in the previous meetings and resolutions of the committee to set a coordination...



Mohammed bin Zayed bestows Abu Dhabi Award 2011 on 10 remarkable individuals

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has reaffirmed that the Abu Dhabi Awards reflected the continued commitment of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, to preserving the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who believed that every person is inherently selfless and capable to care for others and their community.

“In honouring these...



NMC and Sharjah Theaters discuss cooperation

A delegation of the National Media Council (NMC) visited Sharjah Theatres Group in the framework of the council’s strategy to strengthen communication and coordination with various local institutions.

The NMC delegation held talks with Mohammed Bin Jarash, General Director of Sharjah Theatres Group on ways to enhance bilateral cooperation and partnership.

The General Director of Sharjah Theatres hailed NMC’s efforts and its cooperation with various local institutions...



Public Works launches first road lighting project by using solar energy

The Ministry of Public Works has accomplished the first road lighting project that extends 11km, through using solar energy.

The Wadi Sidr Area was selected to apply this system, which does not require the electrical installations, lines of low and high tension.

This system also contributes to reduction of the rates of carbon emissions, hence reduce the environmental impact of light on the surrounding areas. It is characterised with low cost of maintenance.

Dr. Abdullah Al...



President meets FNC Speaker

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan reiterated today his commitment to strengthening the role of the Federal National Council. He also asserted his keenness on supporting the FNC to ensure its active participation in the development of the national work, in the building of a state of law and in the consolidation of the Shura approach that will take into account, the peculiarities of the customs and traditions of the people of the UAE, its heritage and the components of its...



Mohammed bin Zayed opens fifth World Future Energy Summit

His Highness Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces today inaugurated the fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2012), at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

The opening ceremony was also attended by world leaders, heads of state and the Secretary General of the United Nations as well as local and international company CEOs in the renewable energy sector.

WFES is considered the largest...



UAE-China bonds are bracing for greater, promising cooperation: Khalifa

UAE-China relations are bracing for broader cooperation buoyed by huge promising potentials both the two friendly countries wield in world economy, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan asserted today during talks at Al Mushrif Palace with visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.

”We are looking forward that Mr. Jiabao’s trip to the UAE will constitute an advanced step towards greater cooperation and further enhancement of economic partnership between the two...



NMC employees called to respond to Sheikh Abdullah’s Desert Clean-up Campaign

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al-Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council on Saturday called all employees of the council to participate in the “Desert Clean-up Campaign” which kicks off on 20 January in response to a call by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister through Twitter.

Sheikh Hamdan said the campaign will receive response from all young men and women of the UAE.

“Sheikh Abdullah’s initiative reminds...



Royal Jet receives unprecedented fifth consecutive ‘World’s Leading Private Jet Charter’ award from 2011 World Travel Awards in Qatar

Royal Jet, the Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, has raised the bar of service excellence in the private jet charter industry even further by winning an unprecedented fifth consecutive ‘World’s Leading Private Jet Charter’ title at the prestigious World Travel Awards for 2011.

At a glittering gala awards night held at the Katara Cultural Village in Doha, Qatar, Royal Jet’s CEO,...



Hamdan bin Mubarak endorses names of 450 Emirati beneficiaries of housing assistance

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, endorsed today the names of 450 citizens entitled for housing assistance for the current year.

The housing aid ranges from loans to grants in all emirates.

The approved housing aid was distributed as loans among those whose salaries exceed Dhs10, 000, and who have the ability to pay the loans; they account for 40 percent of the total housing assistance, while the financial...



Khalifa receives note from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a note from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, on the fraternal ties between the two countries, issues pertaining to the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States (GCC) and a number issues of mutual interest.

The message was delivered here today at al-Dhiafa Palace in Al Musharif to the UAE President by Mesa’ed al-Abian, Cabinet Member, Saudi State Minister and Envoy...



Khalifa welcomes HM Queen Beatrix of Netherlands

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed today Her Majesty Queen Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard of the Netherlands to the Mushrif Palace where HM was accorded a red carpet reception and a 21- gun salute.

At the Union Hall of the Palace, Queen Beatrix shook hands with a group of ministers and top officials led by Speaker of the Federal National Council Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr. Then Sheikh Khalifa shook hands with members of delegation accompanying HM including HRH Willem-Alexander,...



Cadets complete training programme in airport security

The Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security organised recently a ceremony for the graduation of 18 cadets, including four women, who completed a five-day basic training programme in ports security.

The cadets, all from the RAK Airport Police, recived certificates at the ceremony which was attended by Executive Director of the Civil Seaports and Airports Security Sultan Bin Yaqub Al Zaabi and senior police officers at the General Command of RAK Police.

Speaking...



Romanian researcher lauds NMC’s drive to improve media landscape

Efforts being made by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of National Media Council (NMC), to develop the media landscape in the UAE have drawn appreciation from a prominent Romanian researcher.

In an impressive article published by Romanian media following his visit along with a group of Romanian journalists to the UAE on the invitation by the NMC to attend celebrations of the UAE’s 40th national day, Professor Anton Caragea, Director of Institute...



Water is more important than oil for UAE, says Mohammed Bin Zayed

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces stressed that water is more important than oil for the UAE as the region now faces this serious and highly critical issue.

“We are preoccupied by this major issue,” Sheikh Mohammed commented after a lecture on the world’s fresh water at his court by Dr. Peter Gleick, co-founder and president of the California-based Pacific Institute for...



UAE President receives Saudi King’s invitation to 32nd GCC supreme Council summit

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday received an invitation to the 32nd GCC Supreme Council Summit from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia.

The invitation was delivered to Sheikh Khalifa by Al-Diyafa Palace by visiting Saudi Minister of State and Cabinet Member Saudi Minister of State Mutalib bin Abdullah Al-Nafisa.

The summit is scheduled between December 19-20 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

His...



Khalifa receives Germany’s President

Khalifa receives Germany’s President

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monady at Al Diyafa Palace has received Germany’s President German president Christian Wulff.

Upon arrival, the German President, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was accorded an official reception ceremony where the national anthems of the two countries were played. Later President Wulff inspected the a guard of honour in the yard of the Palace.

The...



Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan witnessed today, signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and UAE Central Bank

Minister of Public Works and Chairman of Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan witnessed today, signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and UAE Central Bank regarding co-operation between the two entities on financing residential units for UAE nationals by banking sector.

Sultan Bin Nasser Al Suwaidi – Governor of the Central Bank also witnessed the signing of the MOU which was signed by Saeed Abdulla Al Hamiz...



IPS Director visits National Media Council Corrected rpt. Last paragraph

Director General of the Rome-based Inter Press Services (IPS) Mario Lubetkin visited Thursday the National Media Council (NMC) and met with the officials there.

During his visit, Lubetkin held extensive talks with the NMC officials on ways to strengthen cooperation between the Emirates News Agency (WAM) and the IPS.

Lubetkin underlined the excellent level of relations between WAM and IPS and their close cooperation during the last decades through specific cooperation agreements of...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak receives Algerian Minister of Housing

Hamdan Bin Mubarak receives Algerian Minister of Housing

Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan recieved today Algeria’s Minister of Housing and Urban Development Noureddine Moussa.

During the meeting, they discussed cooperation and exchange of experiences in the fields of housing and related issues.

The meeting was attended by Algerian Ambassador to UAE Humaid Shibaira.



Mohammed bin Rashid lays foundation stone of Khalifa Residential Complex for citizens

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has laid here today morning the foundation stone of the Khalifa Residential Complex Project for citizens in the presence of H. H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The event was also attended by...



Mohammed bin Zayed continues meetings with citizens in Fujairah His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces continued receiving citizens in Fujairah and the Eastern Region of the UAE for the second day at his Majlis in Al Aqqa. Present were Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr, Speaker of the Federal National Council, Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H. H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court , Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Sheikhs and senior officials. Sheikh Mohammed said the UAE, under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has made the welfare of citizens a priority.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces continued receiving citizens in Fujairah and the Eastern Region of the UAE for the second day at his Majlis in Al Aqqa.

Present were Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr, Speaker of the Federal National Council, Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and...



Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and Emirates NBD sign partnership agreement

The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and Emirates NBD have signed a partnership agreement in pursuance of the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Shaikh Zayed Housing Programme to seek partnerships with the private sector.

The agreement was signed at the main office of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme in Dubai by Engineer Abdullah Khadim Executive Director of Engineering and Housing of the Programme and Faisal Aqil, General Manager,...



Mansour bin Zayed opens new Dubai – Fujairah highway

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs opened today, in presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, the new Sheikh Khalifa highway which links Dubai and Fujairah.

The opening ceremony was held today as part of the celebrations of the UAE’s 40th national day anniversary and following completion of the project which was implemented in line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak shines light on UAE’s march of progress

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council stated that the celebrations of the fortieth anniversary of the UAE National Day on the second of December is not just a ceremonial event, but an occasion to count the magnitude of achievements that accumulate over the years.

In n interview with the Kuwaiti newspaper ‘Al-Kuwaitiah’ published on Friday, Sheikh Hamdan described the 40th National day as an immortal memory spanning...



Khalifa attends official national day celebrations

Khalifa attends official national day celebrations

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Their Highnesses, Members of Supreme Council, Rulers of Emirates attended the official celebrations of the 40th national day anniversary, held today at Zayed Sports City.

Present were H. H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Ajman,...



Mohammed bin Rashid explores the UAE s 40 years of achievements

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met with a multitude of academics, university professors and students, researchers, experts as well as an elite group of thinkers and cultural personalities today. The meeting, which took place at Rashid Hall at the Dubai World Trade Centre, came to mark the UAE s 40th National Day.

Sheikh Mohammed gave a lecture on the theme “Spirit of the Union”, during which he shed light...



National Media Council celebrates UAE National Day

The National Media Council organised a cultural programme in its courtyards today as part of the festivities marking the 40th National day of the UAE.

The celebrations, held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of National Media Council, took the gathering into the memories of the past and the land’s rich heritage.

Poets recited their versifications in love of the nation, as symbols of the country’s earlier...



Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and Emirates NBD sign partnership agreement

The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and Emirates NBD Bank have signed a partnership agreement in pursuance of the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Shaikh Zayed Housing Programme to seek partnerships with the private sector as a key partners and supporters for the programme work.

The agreement was signed at the main office of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme in Dubai by Engineer Abdullah Khadim Executive Director of Engineering...



The Ministry of Public Works’ Offices mark 40th National Day Anniversary

The Ministry of Public Works’ Offices in Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Regions, have marked the UAE’s 40th national day anniversary with colourful programmes and activities.

As part of the activities, the delegation of the Ministry in Eastern Region visited Fatima Al Mughani in Khor Fakkan. Al Mughani is a former member of the Sharjah Consultative Council. She is a national figure, whose contributions in the national occasions are significant. She had also played a...



NMC to host 100 journalists from 43 countries on the 40th National Day Anniversary

Forty three journalists will converge in the UAE upon invitation from National Media Council (NMC) from Monday, Nov. 28 – Dec. 02 to meet the high ranking officials and ministers, and cover the UAE landmarks and achievements, on the occasion of the 40th National Day Anniversary.

The move follows the directives by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the NMC.

The NMC will organise the visit of media delegations to the Sheikh Zayed Grand...



Seaports, Airports Security sponsors International Code Session’s Graduation Ceremony

The Higher Committee for the UAE Civil Seaports and Airports celebrated at its training centre, the graduation of attendees of the International Code Session, in which 14 security officers from different ports, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) and the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR).

Present were Sultan bin Yaqoub Al Zaabi, Executive Director for Seaports and Airports Security, directors, heads of sections and members of the Committee.

Bin...



Saudi Minister of Housing reviews Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme experience

Saudi Minister of Housing Dr. Shuwaish bin Saud Al-Dhuwaihi today visited the headquarters of Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme in Dubai and reviewed the experience of the programme and best practices and regulations it followed in the management of projects.

Dr. Abdullah Belhev Al Nuaimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Works also present on the occasion. The minister, who was accompanied by a number of Saudi officials saw an integrated profile of the programme and the type of assistance...



NMC Office in Dubai marks the 40th National Day Anniversary

National Media Council (NMC) Office in Dubai organised a symposium here today at the theatre of the Ministry of Public Works to mark the UAE’s 40th national day anniversary.

Present were the employees of NMC and Emirates News Agency (WAM).

Jumma Alleem, Director of the NMC Office in Dubai, delivered an inaugural speech in which he welcomed the participants and audience. “We are proud to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the UAE Union. It is a dear occasion that fills...



Regional Liaison Office for Europe and the Middle East led by the U.S. Coast Guard hails UAE experience

The Regional Liaison Office for Europe and the Middle East led by the U.S. Coast Guard, has praised the strategy for action being implemented by the Higher Committee for Security of Civil Ports and Airports in the UAE and the implementation of adopted mechanism for the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) issued by the International Maritime Organisation.

It added that the UAE occupies a leading position globally regarding the institutional methodology in organisation,...



Emirates eGovernment launches online survey to gauge federal portal usability

Emirates eGovernment has launched an online survey to gauge user opinions about usability of the federal portal of the UAE Government (government.ae).

The survey reflects Emirates eGovernment s belief in the importance of users feedback and suggestions in developing the portal. The official portal of the UAE has recently been awarded “Best Federal Portal” in the 2nd GCC eGovernment Conference and Award held in Kuwait.

Three participants in the survey will be selected...



Sheikh Khalifa receives Kenyan President

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received here today afternoon the Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki in the presence of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Upon his arrival President Kibaki was given a 21-gun salute and a guard of honour. The national anthem of the Republic of Kenya was played on the occasion.

President of Kenya then headed to the union hall where...



National Media Council organises blood donation drive

The National Media Council, in association with the Blood Donation Centre of the Dubai Health Authority, organised a blood donation drive for its employees and clients in Dubai.

Director of Media Content at the NMC office in Dubai Juma’a Alleem said that the campaign was inspired by the faith in the human obligation to donate blood to those who are in need for saving their lives.



Abu Dhabi hosts 12th GCC Housing Ministries Undersecretaries meeting

ABU DHABI: Undersecretaries of the ministries of housing and relevant ministries of member countries of the Cooperation Council of the Arab states of the Gulf (GCC) held their 12th meeting Saturday in preparation for the meeting of housing ministers on Sunday under the chairmanship of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al-Nahyan, Minister of Public Works.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Works Abdullah Balhaif Al-Nuaimi underline continuous joint efforts among member states to drive housing...



NTA Inaugurates the e-Stakeholder Forum

The National Transport Authority (NTA) announced the completion of its e-forum, designed to pave the way for stakeholders’ logging onto the forum and taking part in discussion of NTA’s issues and services.

NTA has an established belief in encouraging public’s opinions and proposals and strives to open discussions for stakeholders as their opinions are of critical importance to the organization. It is also in pursuit of utmost dealer satisfaction and affirms the principle...



ITP Broadcast Conference 2011 held in Dubai

Over 28 experts in the field of broadcasting from the Middle East region made their presentations at the ITP Broadcast conference 2011 held on Wednesday in Dubai under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council.

The inaugural conference organised by ITP at the at Dubai’s Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa was jointly presented by Digital Studio and Digital Broadcast magazines and was attended by over 150 of the...



Ministry of Public Work and National Bureau of Statistic sign MoU

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy yesterday witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Public Works and the National Bureau of Statistics in order to create a statistical database on housing and development at the national level.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Abdullah Belhev Al Nuaimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Works and Rashed Khamis Al Suwaidi, Director General...



Airport Security Command at Rafik Hariri Airport hails Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaport

The Airport Security Command at Rafik Hariri International Airport at the Lebanese Republic has expressed thanks and appreciation to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaport and Airport Security for inviting them to participate in just concluded second edition of the Border Control, Airport “&” Seaport Security Conference – BCASS held in Abu Dhabi.

The Command hailed the management for organising...



Sheikhs condoles Al-Mazrouie’s death

Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Eastern Region, H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, H.H Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works extended condolences to Dr Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mazrouei, chairman of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and his brothers on the death of their father Nawi Mazrouei.



Hamdan bin Mubarak calls Media to raise awareness on voting for Bu Tinah

Shaikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council has invited all media in the state to come forward and raise awareness among the public on the importance of voting for Bu Tinah making it one of the New7Wonders (N7W) of Nature.

In a statement to Emirates News Agency (WAM), He said: “We hope that media will play its role in promoting awareness among the citizens, residents and visitors on the importance of biodiversity in the...



Mohammed bin Rashid chairs Cabinet meeting

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai today chaired the Cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace here in Abu Dhabi.
H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs were also present.
Sheikh Mohammed emphasized that strengthening the global competitiveness...



Hamdan bin Mubarak launches Unified Customer Service Charter for NMC clients

Upon the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC) has launched Unified Customer Service Charter for NMC clients.

The launch of the Charter came within the UAE Excellent Government Service Program and in the framework of direction aiming at raising standards of government’s competition and...



Ministerial Council for Services calls for strategy to preserve necessary commodities

The Ministerial Council for Services has called for developing a strategy to preserve the strategic commodities and necessary items.

The remark was made in the meeting of the Council held today under the chairmanship of H. H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Ministerial Council for Services.

The council called for devising a well thought out plan to continuously...



NMC and Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities sign MoU

The National Media Council (NMC) and the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

The MoU was signed by Director General of the National Media Council (NMC), Ibrahim Al Abed and Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Al-Shaibani, Director-General of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department.

The two sides agreed to carry out inspection visits to libraries and printing and...



Hamdan bin Mubarak endorses ownership of 167 houses to citizens in UAQ, RAK and Fujairah

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, has endorsed the names of 167 Emiratis to benefit from ownership of government houses in the emirates of Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khamiah and Fujairah, in accordance with the federal law number 11 issued in 2007, on regulation of benefiting from government houses.
This resolution was made by the Government Houses’ Distribution Committee, which held its meeting recently at the Ministry of Public Works under chairmanship of...



Government Communication and Excellence Team at NMC holds meeting in UAQ

Abdullah Al Falasi, Executive Director for Support Services at National Media Council (NMC), headed the second meeting, organised by the Government Communication and Excellence Team of NMC, in NMC office in UAQ.
The meeting is part of a series of periodic meetings being held by all NMC offices nationwide. It was attended by heads and coordinators of the Government Communication Team, Nasser Ibrahim Atiq, Director of the Office and employees.
The meeting aims to boost communication...



MoPW implements Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital in Dubai

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MoPW implements Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital in Dubai
The Ministry of Public Works has contracted an architectural design consultant to build Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital in Dubai under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, for designing and implementing projects on par with international best practices.
According to the project scope and description, the 272-bed comprehensive inpatient and outpatient...



NMC, Arab-Bavaria Friendship Society discuss cooperation

The Board Chairman of the Arab-Bavaria Friendship Society, Vice President of Munich International Airport, Thomas Nair, has lauded the efforts of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC), on promotion of the UAE tourism in the Federal Republic of Germany.
He stressed the success of NMC in informing Germans about the achievements of the UAE through invitation of German journalists and media-persons to visit the UAE to see the...



Hamdan bin Mubarak tours ECSSR

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
Minister of Public Works, and Chairman of National Media Council (NMC), took yesterday a tour of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), on the sidelines of the Media and National Identity Forum which held at the ECSSR headquarters.
While touring various research and media sections, Sheikh Hamdan was detailed by Ahmed Saif, Deputy Director for Administrative Affairs, Mohammed Abdullah Al Ali, Head of Media Division, and Jasim...



Media plays crucial role in promoting national identity: Hamdan bin Mubarak

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Public Works ‘&’ Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC), inaugurated today the “Media and National Identity Forum”. The Forum is being organized by NMC and the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies ‘&’ Research (ECSSR), in collaboration with Journalism Association.

A distinguished group of experts, intellectuals and media personalities are participating in the activities of the forum.

In...



Abu Dhabi to host BCASS 2011 2nd November

ABU DHABI: Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, the second edition of the Border Control & Airport & Seaport Security Conference BCASS will be held on 2 November at the Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi.
The one-day conference was announced at a press briefing by organizers and the Committee’s senior officials.
The conference is co-organized...



UAE delegation of Civil Seaports ‘&’ Airports Security concludes visit to USA

A delegation of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports ‘&’ Airports Security concluded a visit to the USA upon an invitation from the US Department of Home Security and Coast Guard.
This visit comes on the directives of HE Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaport and Airport Security to reinforce cooperation and expertise exchange in security of ports and airports between the two countries.



Hamdan bin Mubarak to open Media and National Identity Forum on Monday

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC) will inaugurate on Monday the Media and National Identity Forum at Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR).
A number of writers, media-persons from the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States will attend the event.
The forum is organised by NMC in cooperation with Journalists’ Association as part of the UAE celebration for the 40th national day anniversary.



Hamdan bin Mubarak stresses plans of NMC to develop tourism media

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC) stressed the significance of participation of the UAE Journalists Association in the first Training Conference for the Arab Media persons specialised in Tourism Media, which commenced today in the Lebanese Capital, Beirut.

Addressing the conference, Sheikh Hamdan said the convention of the five-day long conference under patronage of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism, will enrich experiences...



UN Commissioner for Yeosu Expo praises NMC

UN commissioner-general for the 2012 Yeosu Expo Samuel Koo, has praised the efforts made by the National Media Council and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Council, in bolstering cooperation between the two sides during international events.
During a meeting held here today with the NMC Director General, Mr. Koo expressed thanks to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak for the great support the NMC had offered to the UN Pavilion during Expo 2010 Shanghai...



Hamdan bin Mubarak, Italian media delegation discuss media cooperation

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC) discussed in his office here today at afternoon with Giuseppe Cerbone, CEO, of Italian News Agency (ANSA) media cooperation between the UAE and Italy.
Sheikh Hamdan emphasised that the NMC was keen to enhance the media cooperation in the framework of distinguished ties between the UAE and Italy, indicating that Emirates News Agency (WAM) is prepared to benefit from the huge experiences...



Hamdan bin Mubarak confirms importance of convening ‘National Media Identity Forum’

Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, the National Media Council (NMC) is organizing “National Media Identity Forum” in cooperation with the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) on 24th of this month.
The forum which is held in Abu Dhabi comes within the celebrations of UAE’s 40th National Day.
Sheikh Hamdan, who is also the Chairman of NMC said that the forum is an initiative that aims to focus...



President receives Jacob Zuma

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received here today afternoon at Mushrif Palace President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma in the presence of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Upon his arrival President Zuma was given a 21-gun salute and a guard of honour. The national anthem of the Republic of South Africa was played on the occasion.
President...



Hamdan bin Mubarak, Sultan Al Mansoori tour MoE’s pavilion at GITEX

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, accompanied by Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, visited the pavilion of the Ministry of Economy within the activities of GITEX Technology Week 2011, where they were briefed on major online services showcased by the ministry such as the new website and electronic system for goods monitoring and the new edition of the Ministry’s portal www.economy.ae.
On this occasion, Sheikh Hamdan has praised the level...



Mohammed bin Zayed hosts banquet in honour of guests of F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, hosted today a banquet at Golf Club ‘Yas Link’ in honour of Kings, Presidents, senior officials and heads of delegations.
The guests converged in the UAE to attend the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, being hosted by Yas Marina Course.
Present were King Juan Carlos of Spain, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, President Paul Kagame...



Mohammed bin Zayed hosts banquet in honour of guests of F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, hosted today a banquet at Golf Club ‘Yas Link’ in honour of Kings, Presidents, senior officials and heads of delegations.
The guests converged in the UAE to attend the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, being hosted by Yas Marina Course.
Present were King Juan Carlos of Spain, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, President Paul Kagame...



Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme launches e-services at GITEX 20

WAM DUBAI: The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme has launched a number of new e-services at the current GITEX Technology week which runs between 9-13 October 2011 in Dubai.
The Programme’s participation in the biggest and most eagerly awaited technology show in the Middle East is upon directives from Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme.
Executive Director of Support Services at the Sheikh Zayed Housing...



Hamdan bin Mubarak visits Public Works’ pavilion at GITEX 2011

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works toured the stand of the Ministry of Public Works at GITEX 2011, where he launched two new electronic services ‘ask Public Works’ and ‘contact the minister’ to enhance contact directly with the minister and the officials at the ministry.
The service ‘contact the minister’ enables public to contact the minister directly through e-mail to discuss any issue pertaining to the Ministry of Public Works.



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends signing ceremony of MoU between WAM, BNA

Abu Dhabi, Oct 10th, 2011 (WAM)–Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC) and Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Information Affairs’ Authority in the Kingdom of Bahrain attended the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Emirates News Agency (WAM) and Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Present was Dr Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council...



Hamdan bin Mubarak attends signing ceremony of agreement to fund construction of Le Bristol Hotel in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Oct 10th, 2011 (WAM)–Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the National Corporation of Tourism and Hotels (NCTH), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and the National Corporation of Tourism and Hotels today held a signing ceremony at the NCTH headquarters to announce a new facility to finance the construction of a 5-star hotel named Hotel Le Bristol in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Hamdan said that this project constitutes a qualitative...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak honors Gulf Radio and TV Authority Award winners

ABU DHABI: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council on Sunday honored the winners of the Gulf Radio and TV Authority Award for Studies and Research.

Saudi Arabia’s Dr Abdul Lateef Debyan Al Oufi and Yemen’s Dr Bashar Abdul Rehman Al Muttaher are the winners of the award in its second year.

Khoja said the two studies, which investigate the impact and the reality of TV channels on youth audience in the Gulf,...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak underlines significance of 19th Meeting of GCC Information Ministers (ADD1)

Speaking on the UAE’s National Media Council ,or NMC, Sheikh Hamdan said the body plays a major role in promoting the achievements the country has been making in all spheres.

“The more the UAE’s media observe the modern media rules, the more it becomes the major reference for all parties seeking authentic information which truly reflect the reality of the achievements of the UAE as well as the challenges it face.” “The UAE, under...



President receives Mohammed Bin Rashid, Rulers, Crown Princes

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received today at the Al-Rawdha Palace, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council members and Rulers of emirates.

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and President’s Representative HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan were...



Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme to showcase services at GITEX

DUBAI: The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme is taking part in the forthcoming GITEX Technology week scheduled between 9-13 October 2011 in Dubai.
The participation in the biggest and most eagerly awaited technology show in the Middle East is upon directives from Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme.
Mohammed Abdul Aziz Jasem, Executive Director of Support Services at the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, stressed...



Hamdan bin Mubarak signs “I Promise” campaign

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the National Media Council, has signed “I Promise”, a road safety initiative launched by Al Emarat Al Youm Newspaper.
The campaign is about putting an end to the use of cell phones while driving and taking responsibility for the unacceptable number of deaths on roads.



MoPW’s website wins eGovernment Web Awards

DUBAI: The Ministry of Public Works of the UAE, or MoPW, won the first place in the Ministries Websites category of the eGovernment Web Awards contest which was organized by Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO), a leading non-profit organization affiliated with the League of Arab States, and the Pan Arab Web Awards Academy.
The Ministry of Public Works was represented to the award-giving ceremony was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, by Hessa Obaid Al Suwaidi, chairperson of...



SZHP announces names of 2488 citizens

Upon the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP), the program has announced the names of 2488 citizens from different emirates among those who submitted their applications until the end of 2005 to get a housing assistance.
SZHP has urged the beneficiaries to complete the required documents by the end of next April to enable the concerned teams to determine their eligibility for assistance within...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak opens second session of the Conference on “border control and security of ports and airports”

The UAE pursues a wise and purposeful strategy aimed at leading the nation into successful achievements in all areas, with the grace of God as well as the care and support from the country’s leadership, stressed Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works.
Inaugurating the second edition of the Border Control, Airport ‘&’ Seaport Security Conference – BCASS in Abu Dhabi today, Sheikh Hamdan, who is also the Chairman of Higher Committee for UAE...



Abu Dhabi to host 15th GCC Ministers of Transportation meeting

The UAE is hosting the 15th session of Ministers of Transport of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) here at the Emirates Palace Hotel on Wednesday.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the National Transport Authority will chair the meeting which will discuss a number of issues including establishment of GCC Railways. A preparatory meeting is scheduled for tomorrow.
UAE is heading the current session which includes delegations from Kuwait, Qatar, Oman...



Hamdan bin Mubarak reviews preliminary results of field survey of UAE ports and harbors

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security has underscored the importance of maritime transport sector in the growth of national economy and its geographical location.
He pointed out that maritime transport and ports sectors complement each other, directly support the safety and security of the state and strengthen the national economy, which plays a leading role internationally through trade...



NMC, Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs exoplore avenues of joint cooperation

National Media Council (NMC) and the Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs discussed cooperation in the areas of common interest between the two sides.
This was revealed during the visit paid to NMC by Rashid Al Hajiri, head of the information and public relations, and Alaa Al Arnaouti, information coordinator at the organisation.
Al Hajiri briefed the NMC officials about the objective of the Organisation and support it required from different institutions...



NMC excellence teams discuss plans

l Ain, Sep 29th, 2011 (WAM) — The team Heads and Coordinators of excellence at the National Media Council (NMC), held a meeting at the NMC office in Al Ain under the chairmanship of HE Abdullah Al Falasi, Executive Director of Support Services.

Directors of various departments and members of teams also participated in the meeting.

Welcoming the participants, Al Falasi stressed the importance of communication and internal collaboration among the NMC staff. The transfer of knowledge...



Ministry of Public Work’s forum celebrates achievements in housing sector

Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, the Housing Department at the Ministry organized today the housing forum, held under the slogan “40 years of achievements in the housing sector”.
The event was attended by the Ministry’s Under Secretary Dr. Abdullah Belhailf Al Nuaimi, and a number of officials of relevant government departments.
Engineer Azza Sulaiman, Director of the Housing Department at the Ministry gave a speech...



200 citizens to get housing assistance

Minister of Public Works & Borad Chairman of the Zayed Housing Programme has approved a list of 200 citizens for housing assistance for 2011. The assistance will be in the form of loans and grants to the entitled citizens in the seven emirates.
About 40 percent of housing assistance will be in the form of loans, to be given to those whose monthly salary is above AED 10,000, while the remaining assistance will be given as grants to those who draw less than AED 10,000 a month.
According...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives Ambassadors

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council today received both separately, Tariq Batayyib, Tunisian Ambassador and Ilkka Pekka Simila, Ambassador of Finland to the state.
During the meeting held at the minister’s office here in Abu Dhabi, they discussed cooperation between the UAE, Tunisia and Finland.



Hamdan bin Mubarak tours ADIHEX

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, toured today the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) on its third day.

Staged at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the 14th-17 September 2011 is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region, and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club. This national event will enjoy camel auctions, saluki beauty contests, art competitions...



National Transport Authority holds workshop on federal law No. 9 of year 2001 on land transport

Abu Dhabi, Sep 14th, 2011 (WAM)–A workshop on the federal law number 9 of year 2011, on the land transport, issued recently by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was held here today at Rotana Beach Hotel.

The workshop was held upon the directives by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the Board of National Transport Authority, in line with the framework of coordination and cooperation with...



NMC, CDA discuss strategic partnership (updated)

Abu Dhabi, Sept. 14th, 2011 (WAM) — A delegation from the Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai discussed here today with National Media Council (NMC) the establishing of strategic partnership and enhancing media cooperation between the two sides.

Ibrahim Al Abed, Director General of the NMC, said the NMC is keen to cooperate with the CDA in all media and societal aspects.

He added that under the guidance of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works,...



Khalifa receives Mohammed Bin Rashid, Rulers and Crown Princes

Al Ain, Sep 13th, 2011 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the presence of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received at the Al-Rawdha Palace in Al Ain, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of various emirates.



National Transport Authority, UAE Armed Forces General Headquarters sign two MoUs

Abu Dhabi, Sep 11th, 2011 (WAM)– Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the Board of National Transport Authority here today signed two Memoranda of Understanding with Staff Major General Essa Saif Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, on the establishment of a National Centre for Specification and Classification of Ships, and the Endorsement of the Naval Forces School (NFS), as a training agency.

The...



Hamdan bin Mubarak launches Customer Service Charter for Ministry of Public Works

Abu Dhabi, Aug. 26th, 2011–H.E. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Public Works, has launched the Customer Service Charter for the Ministry of Public Works, which sets out the service standards that satisfy customers and meet their needs and expectation.

The initiative comes in line with the government’s vision to transform the UAE into one of the best countries in the world by 2021 and in implementation of the Emirates Programme...



European Media Delegation Visits UAE

Abu Dhabi, Aug. 26th, 2011 (WAM)— In response to an invitation from the National Media Council , a media delegation from Europe has visited the UAE and met with a number of ministers and senior officials to get acquainted with the economic, educational, cultural and tourist development in the country.

The delegation included prominent journalists from France, UK and Belgium.

The group has met H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,...



Golf Europeen: Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s best sport and tourist destinations

Abu Dhabi, Aug 24th, 2011 (WAM) – Abu Dhabi has become one of the most important golf and tourism hubs in the world, according to one of the leading European golf publications.

In a report on the Golf sport by the French journalist Natalie Arensonas, who has visited the UAE upon an invitation from the National Media Council, the French-speaking magazine “Golf Europeen” says that Abu Dhabi has the best golf courses in the world.

The...



Higher Committee for 40th National Day celebrations meets

WAM Abu Dhabi, Aug 21th, 2011 (WAM) — The Higher Committee for the 40th National Day celebrations met in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to chalk out the details of the celebrations.

The meeting was presided over by Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority and of the Higher Committee.

Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs and Deputy Chairman of the Committee Ahmed Juma Al Za’abi were present...



Khalifa has deep sense of humanity towards human suffering: Hamdan bin Mubarak

WAM Abu Dhabi, 17th Aug. 2011 (WAM) — The three-day nation-wide media telethon for raising funds to assist famine and drought victims in the Horn of Africa stands testimony to the deep sense of humanity the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, feels towards the human suffering many of the regions in the world is experiencing irrespective of race or character of this area or that, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National...



Massive nation-wide aid telethon for Horn of Africa starts Wednesday: Hamdan Bin Mubarak

WAM Abu Dhabi, 16th Aug. 2011 (WAM) — A three-day nation-wide fund-raising telethon for relieving victims of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa will be rolled out on Wednesday, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC) announced today.
He said the humanitarian drive will be launched under instructions given by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and close follow up of His Highness General...



Mopw launches awareness campaign about properties maintenance

Dubai, 23 June 2011 (WAM) – Under the patronage of the Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamadan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the housing department at the ministry has launched a campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of maintaining houses to guarantee safe and sustainable environment.
Director of the housing department Azza Sulaiman said the campaign was part of the efforts to implement recommendations of the national housing strategy and to engender sustainability and best...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives Bahraini Official

Abu Dhabi, May 15th, 2011 (WAM)–Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC), received here today President of Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA) Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammad Al-Khalifa.
The two sides discussed the media relations and ways to boost the cooperation and coordination between the NMC and IAA in line with keenness of the leadership in both countries to further boost cooperation.
Sheikh Fawaz...



Hamdan bin Mubarak appoints Al Darmaki Executive Director of Media activities in NMC

Abu Dhabi, May 8th, 2011 (WAM) — Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC) today appointed Saeed Abdullah bin Baduwa Al Darmaki as Executive Director, who will be in charge for Media activities in NMC besides his current portfolio.
Al Darmaki is currently the Director of Media Licenses Department in NMC.
The department of Media activities in the NMC includes the department of Media licensing information and the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak approves 1505 housing grants for citizens

Dubai, Apr 26th, 2011 (WAM) — Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Zayed Housing Program Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan has approved a list containing the names of 1505 beneficiaries of housing grants for the current year.
A total of 996 long term housing loans and 509 grants will be distributed among citizens in the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Qaiwain, Ras al Khaimah and Fujairah.
Acting Director General of the Zayed Housing Program Mohammed...



Global IPRA Code of Conduct for PR professionals

Abu Dhabi, April 18th, 2011 (WAM) — The International Public Relations Association (IPRA), has unveiled in Abu Dhabi its newly adopted Code of Conduct. The importance of this guide to ethical practices for PR professionals worldwide was highlighted at the 2011 International Public Relations Association Gulf Chapter (IPRA-GC) Conference, which was attended by over 200 regional and international communications professionals and media.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of...



UAE wins four gold medals and a bronze at New York Festivals’ Television & Film Awards

Washington, Apr 16th, 2011 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates has harvested four top awards at the New York Festivals’ Television & Film Awards, celebrated at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas.
The three Gold World Medals were collected on stage at a gala ceremony on Tuesday by Omar Alshamsi, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the UAE in Washington DC. In addition to the three golds, he also collected a Bronze World Medal and a Special...



Phase I of the TV audience measurement project launched

Abu Dhabi, Feb 16th, 2011 (WAM)–The National Media Council (NMC) and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced today the launch of Phase I of the Television Audience Measurement (TAM) project across the UAE.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the NMC, said the TAM project meets the urgent need for more developed means to measure TV audience and represents a critical step towards greater development of the UAE’s media...



UAE will spare no effort to join elite of best world providers of transport: Hamadan

Abu Dhabi, 14th Feb. 2011 (WAM) — The UAE will learn from and implement the international best experiments in core land and sea transport operations in pursuit of its ambitions to join the club of best countries worldwide in delivery of land and sea transport services, according to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Board of the National Transport Authority (NTA).
He said the NTA would simulate the most advanced systems in the world to...



Nahyan Bin Mubarak receives Scientific Adviser of Iraqi PM

WAM Abu Dhabi, Feb 13th, 2011 (WAM) — Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received at his Palace in Abu Dhabi today, Dr. Quraish Alkasir, Scientific Adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.
They discussed ways to develop relations between UAE and Iraq, particularly in the fields of higher education and scientific research.
Sheikh Nahyan, in the presence of Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,...



Sheikh Hamdan visits Twofour 54

Abu Dhabi, Feb 1st, 2011 (WAM) — Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC), on Monday visited twofour54 and was briefed on progress being made on establishing Abu Dhabi as a regional centre of excellence for the Arabic media and entertainment content creation industry.
Sheikh Hamdan also met the Chief Executive Officer of twofour54, Tony Orsten, and his senior management team. He was accompanied by Khaldoon Al Mubarak,...



Hamdan approves ownership of 273 housing units by nationals

DUBAI: 31/1/2011 Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan has approved the delivery of the last batch of housing units granted by the government to nationals in the northern emirates.
The new 273 housing units which constitute the last batch of the federal government’s grants to nationals are distributed as follows: 206 houses in Ras Al Khaimah, 53 in Fujairah, 6 in Sharjah, 4 in Ajman and 4 in Umm Al Qaiwain.
This was announced by Dr Abdullah Balhef Al Nuaimi,...



UAE films on special YouTube channel

Abu Dhabi, Jan 30th, 2011 (WAM) — The National Media Council (NMC) has established a special channel on YouTube to showcase many of the films that it has supported over the past decade.
The channel, named ‘Films on UAE’, includes extracts from award-winning favorites produced with support from the NMC such as Feast of Dates, Creative Energy, Building the Emirates; 24/7, a film on the UAE demining programme in Southern Lebanon and films recently shown at the UAE Pavilion...



Federal National Council Approves the Land Transport and Roads Law

Under the chairmanship of HE Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair – Chairman of the Council – and in the attendance of HE Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, HE Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labour and HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, the Federal National Council approved on Tuesday 15 December 2010 a draft federal law on land transport and roads.
This session witnessed the attendance of HE Dr. Nasser Seif Al Mansoori, Director General of National...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: Intensive media preparations for Idex 2011

Abu Dhabi, Feb 19th, 2011 (WAM) — Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Chairman of the National Media Council said that the tenth edition of the International Defence Exhibition (Idex 2011) in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is strong evidence of the success of the march of this exhibition, which began early in 1993.

The minister also said that the continuity of the exhibition emphasises the efficiency...



NMC: The ‘Dunes’ will soon be recreated on Saadiyat Island

Abu Dhabi, Jan 16th, 2011 (WAM)– The ‘Dunes’, UAE’s prestigious pavilion that once stood tall on the bank of Shanghai’s Huangpu River eliciting the admiration of millions of visitors during the Expo Shanghai 2010 will soon be recreated on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island overlooking the Arabian sea.
Once recreated on the Island, it will give all those who live in the UAE as well as the visitors from around the world, the opportunity to watch this cultural masterpiece...



Federal Government, Abu Dhabi Government sign Etihad Trains Company

WAM 8 Feb / ABU DHABI: The UAE Federal government, represented by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak, Public Works Minister and Chairman of the board of the National Transport Authority and the Government of Abu Dhabi, represented by Nasser Al Suwaidi, Chairman of the Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi and member of Abu Dhabi’s Executive Council signed the contract for establishing the Etihad Trains Company.
70 percent of the one billion dirham capital of Etihad Trains Company...



Nahyan bin Mubarak inaugurates World Conference on regional cooperation in infrastructure

WAM Dubai, Feb 2nd, 2011 (WAM) — Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) yesterday evening inaugurated “World Conference on regional cooperation in infrastructure” organized by the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in cooperation with the US National Defense University.
The two-day conference will discuss regional and global cooperation among the Gulf countries...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak: GCC succeeded in unifying media policies

WAM ABU DHABI: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nayhan, Minister of Public Works ‘&’ Chairman of the National Media Council stressed that the 31st GCC Summit, which starts later today in Abu Dhabi, is a significant step toward political, economic, security and cultural integration among the member states of the Cooperation Council of the Arab Gulf States (GCC).
“GCC succeeded in coordinating the media policies of member states and in achieving a unified form which takes...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak opens GCC media exhibition

WAM Abu Dhabi, Dec 05th, 2010 (WAM) — Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Media Council inaugurated on Sunday the cultural and media exhibition associated with the 31st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit which will open in Abu Dhabi tomorrow.
The inauguration ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel was attended by GCC Secretary General Abu Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Director of the Department of Information at the GCC...



Hamdan bin Mubarak receives Chairman of Chinese Xinhua News Agency

WAM Abu Dhabi, Nov 10th, 2010 (WAM)–Minister of Works, Chairman of National Media Council (NMC), Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak received here today Ping Hu, Chairman of the Chinese Xinhua News Agency and the delegation accompanying. The Chinese media delegation is visiting the UAE in a regional tour.
Sheikh Hamdan stressed during the meeting importance of relations between the UAE and China, referring to keenness of the UAE to boost the ties between the two countries. The two sides explored...



Hamdan appointed as chairman of National Media Council

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan was appointed Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC) during Tuesday’s cabinet meeting.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday chaired the Cabinet meeting discussing a number of topics and approving various matters related to diplomatic ties.
Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Lieutenant...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak receives ICAO chief

WAM Abu Dhabi, Jun 22nd, 2010 (WAM) — Minister of Public Works and Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Aviation Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received today Roberto Kobeh Gonzalez, President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Gonzalez is in Abu Dhabi at the head of a delegation to participate in the Search and Rescue Forum organized by ICAO in the capital.
The meeting held at Sheikh Hamdan’s palace was attended by Minister of Higher Education and...



Unified Center for the Management and Regulation of Marine Vehicle Registration Opens in Abu Dhabi

H.E. Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Transport Authority, and H.E. Staff Brigadier Pilot Sheikh Ahmed Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, opened a unified center for the management and regulation of the registration process for marine vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The unified center combines the efforts of CNIA, the Ministry of Environment and Water, the National Transport Authority and the Department of Transport.
CNIA will manage the...



Hamdan Bin Mubarak meets German Minister

WAM ABU DHABI, March 28th, 2010: Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Board of National Transport Authority H.E Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al-Nahyan received German Federal Minister of Traffic, Building and Urban Development Dr. Peter Ramsauer.
The meeting which was held on the sidelines of the International Road Safety on Four Continents Conference, at Yas Hotel, discussed venues of cooperation in the field of railway transport, transport safety and technology systems.
Sheikh...



Hotel Le Bristol Abu Dhabi

Ultra-deluxe hotel to open in Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Chairman of National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCTH), yesterday announced the company’s latest introduction – Hotel Le Bristol Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Hamdan has appointed Hotel Le Bristol Paris, owned by one of the most prestigious European luxury hotel companies, the Oetker Hotel Collection, to manage Le Bristol Abu Dhabi. The ultra-deluxe hotel is scheduled to open in Abu Dhabi in 2012.

Sheikh...