Daily Archives: August 23, 2020

University of Sharjah, Sandooq Al Watan launch project to develop antiviral drug for COVID-19

ABU DHABI, Sandooq Al Watan, the national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects in the post-oil era, announced today that they have signed sponsored research agreements with the University of Sharjah to collaborate on a variety of scientific research projects. This follows the University of Sharjah winning grants for two research

Health Ministry announces 390 new COVID-19 cases, 80 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced Sunday that it conducted 71,216 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out

UAE-Turkmenistan Business Council discusses investment opportunities in various areas

ABU DHABI, The UAE-Turkmenistan Business Council recently stated that the private sectors of the UAE and Turkmenistan are continuing to work together to achieve progress and launch initiatives aimed at enhancing their economic ties. During the council’s meeting, which was held remotely via video conference, Hameed Mohammed bin Salem, Secretary-General of the Federation of UAE

104th open auto plates auction in Dubai brings in AED36 million

DUBAI, The 104th Open Auction for Distinctive Number Plates, organised on 22nd August 2020 by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, took in AED36.224 million. This amount compares favourably with the proceeds of the last open plates auction the Roads and Transport Authority held in December 2019, which reached AED19 millions, an increase of 83