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Soccer: Qatar aims to host COVID-free World Cup – foreign minister

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<!----> FILE PHOTO: Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar’s foreign affairs minister said on Saturday his country is ready to host the World Cup next year and has been in talks with vaccine providers to ensure all attendees are vaccinated, Qatar’s state news agency QNA reported. “Right now there are programs under development to provide vaccination to all the attendees of the World Cup. We will be able, hopefully, to host a COVID-free event,” said Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, who is also deputy prime minister. The president of global soccer body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, said in February that World Cup matches would play to full stadiums in Qatar next year. Al-Thani said he believed it would be the first carbon-neutral world event, QNA said. (Reporting by Ghaida Ghantous; Writing by Yousef Saba; Editing by Hugh Lawson) About the Author

Edenred Recognized as One of the Best Companies to Work for in UAE 2021

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– Edenred UAE, an affiliate of the French group and UAE’s largest salary processing provider, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work in the UAE. The company received outstanding scores across several aspects of their workplace such as learning opportunities, organizational culture and giving back to the community resulting in its recognition among the employer of choice in the UAE. Best Places to Work is an international certification program, considered as the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognizing top workplaces around the world, providing employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and the satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience with the highest standards in regard to working conditions. In a statement from Anouar Bourakkadi, CEO of Edenred UAE “We are honored to be recognized as one of the best companies to work for in the UAE, which is testament of the hard work and commitment of all our talented employees despite a very challenging year. We care about our employees and are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that builds on the workplace for tomorrow, prioritizing innovation, leadership and respect. Edenred will continue...

Travel time to reduce between Sharjah and Dubai; New bridge, tunnel and roads open...

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Supplied Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) opened the Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project to vehicles on Saturday, which is expected to significantly improve traffic movement in the area. The project includes an underpass of three lanes in each direction extending 680 metres at the junction of Al Khawaneej and Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, new roads as well as a bridge of two lanes in each direction at the junction of Al Amardi and Emirates Roads in the direction of Al Awir. There's also a new surface signalised junction to ensure free and safe traffic flow on Al Khawaneej Road, and an upgraded roundabout at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads which has now been converted to a signalised junction.His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, said, “The Al Khawaneej Roads Project is one of the key strategic projects for improving the links between Dubai and Sharjah through the improvement of vertical roads linking with the Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road up to the Airport Street.”Benefits of Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project•    Construction of three main interchanges•    Cuts journey...

Nkhotakota Solar Power Plant Project in Malawi breaks ground

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Led by Newton Kambala, the Minister of Energy, the government of Malawi has officially launched the construction of the first phase of the proposed Nkhotakota Solar Power Plant.With a planned capacity of 21 MWp, this project is spearheaded by Phanes Group, an international solar energy developer, investment, and asset manager, headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and its partner responsAbility Renewable Energy Holding (rAREH), on renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa.rAREH was established by the Swiss asset manager, responsAbility Investments AG, which specializes in development-related sectors of emerging economies, in conjunction with the KfW Development Bank.About the entire projectThe Nkhotakota Solar Power Plant is one of Malawi’s first commercial scale-independent solar power projects and it is being developed in two phases of 21 MWac and 16 MWac.The project is part of the Malawian government’s plan to move the East African country from its reliance on hydropower, which currently represents over 90% of its energy mix. It stems from the country’s first competitive tender in the power sector leading to a 20 year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed between its developers and Malawi’s national utility, Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited (ESCOM), in February 2019.Expectations for the projectAlso Read: Nkhotakota Solar Power Plant in Malawi guaranteed...

THE ST. REGIS DUBAI, THE PALM PREPARES

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The exclusive property is set to bring exquisite service and sophisticated design to the iconic Palm Jumeirah St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, announces plans to open The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm in May. Located in The Palm Tower at the heart of Dubai’s world-famous Palm Jumeirah, the hotel is ideally situated for guests to explore the island, its stunning beaches and breathtaking views while also discovering the city. Designed with St. Regis Hotels & Resorts timeless aesthetic, The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm will carefully balance opulence with refinement and elegance. The hotel will feature 264 lavishly appointed rooms and 26 elegant suites, each with expansive views of The Palm Jumeirah and Dubai’s skyline through its floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests staying at the soon-to-open hotel will also enjoy the iconic St. Regis Butler Service and bespoke amenities. Upon opening, the hotel will take guests on a culinary journey with four dining establishments including an elegant ladies-only afternoon tea lounge and a specialty restaurant. The hotel will offer rejuvenating treatments for the body and soul at the brand’s signature Iridium® Spa, and an extensive range of unique fitness and relaxation facilities.  The property...

Jumeirah shuffles senior leadership with three new GM appointments

Marcus Sutton, Kirti Anchan and Luke James have all stepped into new roles Dubai’s Jumeirah Group this week has announced a trio of...

Dubai Comedy Festival 2021 scheduled for May

Dubai Comedy Festival 2021 is promising you 10 day laugh riot and non-stop comedy. The ten-day comedy extravaganza kicks off on May 13 and will run...

Emirates President: No Visibility On Boeing 777X Deliveries

Advertisement:According to Emirates’ president, Tim Clark, the UAE carrier has no visibility on its Boeing 777X delivery timeline. Clark recently told Simple Flying that...

Nigeria Ranks As Africa’s Highest Importer – WTO

Nigeria is the number one importer of commercial services in Africa in 2020, data released by World Trade Organisation showed on Friday.The Geneva-based international...

UAE, US reinforce commitment to climate action ahead of Washington summit

WAM The US and UAE have reinforced their commitment to climate action ahead of next week's crucial summit in Washington...

Ghana signs agreement with Cocoa and Chocolate Companies to Protect and Restore Forests

Ghana has signed an agreement with cocoa and chocolate companies to accelerate collaboration to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. With the agreement,...

Ghana, cocoa & chocolate companies collaborate to protect, restore forests

GHANA – Ghana has forged a new partnership with major cocoa and chocolate companies to accelerate collaboration to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing...

UK vertical farming solution to scale Madar Farms’ operation in Abu Dhabi

A new vertical farming partnership is set to enter the UAE market as leading systems vendors IGS signs a partnership deal with AgTech R&D...

BREAKING: Nigeria is number one importer in Africa, says WTO

Advertisement Nigeria is the number one importer of commercial services in Africa in 2020, data released by World Trade Organisation showed on Friday.The Geneva-based international...

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