“شركة الإمارات لتحويل النفايات إلى طاقة” ستعالج 300 ألف طن من النفايات البلدية الصلبة سنوياً عبر منشأتها الأولى توقيع اتفاقيتين لتوريد النفايات وشراء الطاقة بحضور معالي الدكتور ثاني بن أحمد الزيودي، وزير التغير المناخي والبيئة الشارقة، الإمارات العربية المتحدة؛ 25 مايو 2017: أعلنت شركة “بيئة”، الرائدة في مجال إدارة النفايات والحلول البيئية المتكاملة في الشرق […]Read more
ABU DHABI — The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, will undertake a massive rescue campaign in several Yemeni cities for the Holy Month of Ramadan, under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime M…Read more
AJMAN — H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, issued a directive for the launch of a group of initiatives to support the various sectors of the community, including providing free vehicles for “People of Determination”, to en…Read more
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DUBAI — The latest developments in professional state-owned enterprises, SOEs, were the main topic of discussion of the 11th Hawkamah Conference over two days of syndicate sessions that occasioned in-depth of discussion of the this type of enterprises that are dominant in all strategic economic sectors across world countries.
Held in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the international annual conference, which wrapped up proceedings at Hawkamah Institute, in Dubai today, brought together experts from different countries to share their experience and thoughts regarding various governance issues, with special emphasis on the organsiation of ownership functions and boards of directors.
Progress and challenges in SOE governance reform related to ownership practices, corporate governance and privatisation were among the central topics discussed.
The state’s role in enhancing effectiveness of boards of directors of state-owned enterprises was reviewed as well during the conference. The participants were invited to identify ways in which governments � as shareholders in SOEs � can ensure the board maximum autonomy and independence.
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VIENNA — OPEC extended oil production cuts for nine more months Thursday during the organisation’s meeting in Vienna.Members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to prolong their accord through March 2018, keeping existing oil …Read more
ABU DHABI — Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi will host the 6th International Conference of Date Palm from 18th to 20th March, 2018, amid a specific scientific and academic presence from count…Read more
DUBAI –Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received at his Zabeel Palace, on Thursday evening, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, and his accompanying delegation.The meeting was atten…Read more
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MUSCAT — The number of industrial facilities in the six members of the Co-operation Council for Arab States of the Gulf, GCC, stands at 17,000 currently, reflecting a 5 per cent annual growth rate over the past five years, while the industrial workfo…Read more
ABU DHABI — H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, today honoured, in the Presidency Palace, the winners of the third edition of the Emirates Award for Human Resources in the Federal Gover…Read more