Masks are no longer required to be worn in various public locations in the United Arab Emirates. The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority ordered on September 22 that people must keep a social distance of two meters. When exercising in public spaces, residents are not required to wear masks. When members of the same household go in their personal vehicles, masks are not required. It is also not required for those who visit a swimming pool or a beach.

Closed spaces where people are alone, salons and beauty centers, and medical centers are examples of places where the…


According to the government’s health sector, the UAE has the highest number of people who have gotten at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccination, putting it at the top of the newest rankings. According to Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE health sector, 91 percent of the country’s population has gotten at least one vaccination, according to statistics from the Our World in Data website. “According to Our World in Data, at least 80.38 …


Participants at the Korean Energy Week are expected to tap into the UAE’s and the Middle East and North Africa’s rapidly developing renewable energy industry potential.

“Korea and the UAE have enjoyed a strong bilateral relationship for over 40 years. The highlight of this relationship is reflected in a UAE-Korea consortium bagging the contract to build the Arab world’s first nuclear plant, the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. …


A statement was issued by H.E. Saeed Al Hebsi.

“We reject the resolution adopted this week in the European Parliament concerning the United Arab Emirates,” said H.E. Saeed Al Hebsi, Director of Human Rights at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. We categorically deny the text’s assertions, which have already been addressed and dismissed as factually inaccurate.

Furthermore, the resolution utterly disregards the UAE’s tremendous achievements in the sphere of human rights. Every country has its own laws and legal systems; the UAE Constitution and national legislation embody fundamental rights that ensure that all citizens and residents are treated fairly.”


Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Institution (ADSCC), the first of its type in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, is a specialty healthcare center in Abu Dhabi focused on cell therapy and regenerative medicine procedures, as well as providing cutting-edge stem cell research in the region. The Center was established in March 2019 to satisfy the growing need for highly specialized medical services and treatments in the United States and the region. ADSCC is equipped with cutting-edge technology, regionally unique medical gadgets, and a staff of internationally recognized clinicians who collaborate with researchers.

Immunology, hematology, clinical stem cell treatment, molecular biology, orthopedics…


With three agreements announced Sept. 16 for investments in hydrogen, sustainable aviation, and carbon capture, among other technologies, Abu Dhabi and long-time oil concession holder BP hope to build billions of dollars in clean-energy projects in both the UAE and the UK.

The agreements are the emirate’s latest efforts to expand its young alternative energy sector and diversify its economy by working with multinational oil corporations, many of which are under pressure from shareholders and regulators to green their portfolios.

Even as it doubles up its oil production capacity, the UAE has lofty clean energy targets of its own. According to BP’s 2017 Statistical Review of World Energy, the country has the world’s eighth largest oil reserves, with the great bulk concentrated in Abu Dhabi.


As part of a multibillion-pound agreement with the British government, the United Arab Emirates has agreed to invest £10 billion in UK clean energy, technology, and infrastructure. The deal, which was inked on Thursday, more than doubles the amount planned when the UK and UAE announced a five-year “sovereign investment partnership” in March, with an initial guarantee of £800 million from Mubadala, Abu Dhabi’s state fund, in the UK’s life sciences industry.

The UAE has already invested £1.1 billion in UK companies and funds, including £500 million in CityFibre, a telecoms infrastructure company, according to Khaldoon al-Mubarak, the chief executive…


The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. announced that the second unit of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has been successfully connected to the national power system, delivering the first megawatts of carbon-free electricity.

The project became the first multiunit functioning nuclear plant in the UAE and Arab world after the safe and successful start-up of Unit 2 on Aug. 27, 2021, according to the statement.

This achievement brings ENEC and its subsidiaries one step closer to achieving its objective of supplying up to a quarter of the country’s electricity needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week while reducing carbon emissions, the primary cause of climate change

As part of the UAE’s efforts to diversify its energy industry, the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Abu Dhabi was built.


Residents in the UAE are embracing the new post-Covid normal, trusting in the government’s management of the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Community Development, nearly 95% of respondents to a study were satisfied with the government’s efforts to restore normalcy. Only 25% of residents experienced a sense of security in April 2020. Optimism is high in overall, with 94% of respondents optimistic about the future. This is much higher than the optimism level of 34% in April 2020. Around 90% stated they were in favor of people gradually returning to mosques and other places of worship.

These figures were…


Bee’ah, a Sharjah-based firm focused on environmental and waste management, has envisioned a future centered on sustainability, fueled by innovation and digital and smart solutions to improve the UAE’s and MENA region’s quality of life.

Fahad Shehail, Group Chief Operating Officer of Bee’ah, said in an exclusive interview with the Emirates News Agency that one of the most important projects the company will launch in the near future is the region’s first waste-to-hydrogen facility, which will be developed in collaboration with Chinook Sciences, a US and UK-based technology company. …

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