Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

New rules permit Syrian refugees to work in construction, agricultural sectors in Jordan

AMMAN — Syrian refugees in Jordan will now be allowed to work in the construction and agricultural sectors following the enforcement of new rules.According to the Jordanian state agency, Petra, the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) …

Dubai Culture holds workshops during Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre

DUBAI — Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced two workshops for the Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre 2017.Participants in the workshop will learn about theatrical…

Public transport ridership in Dubai touches 275m riders in 2017

DUBAI — Mattar Al Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that public transit means in Dubai comprising Dubai metro, Dubai tram, public buses, marine transit modes (a…

Abu Dhabi launches tourist court and prosecution

ABU DHABI — The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department has opened a court and prosecution for cases related to the tourism sector at the Abu Dhabi International Airport as part of the department’s strategy to deliver high-quality judicial services and cope wit…