Daily Archives: September 27, 2020

DHA announces implementation of Diagnosis-Related Group for health sector

DUBAI, The Dubai Health Authority, DHA, announced today that it is to begin the use of diagnosis-related groups, DRG, in all hospitals in the emirate. The move came into effect this month, however, it has been planned for over four years, during which active consultation and stakeholder engagement with the private sector took place. Use

AED17.2 bn investments in bonds by Abu Dhabi-based banks in seven months

ABU DHABI, Abu Dhabi-based banks invested AED17.2 bn in bonds during the first seven months of 2020, according to the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates. As per the apex bank’s figures, this brings the cumulative investments in bonds by the capital’s banks to AED199.7 bn, a growth of 9.4 percent as compared to

Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre hosts webinar on Sukuk market

DUBAI, The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), in collaboration with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) and in strategic partnership with Refinitiv, hosted the fourth session of the GIES Virtual Series webinar that examined the opportunities and challenges in the sukuk market. Moderator Tahir Mahmood, Head of Business Development at Nasdaq

RTA resumes 3 bus routes between Dubai and Sharjah

DUBAI, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, in collaboration with Sharjah’s Roads and Transport Authority, has resumed operating three intercity buses between the two Emirates. Two of these routes have started operation Sunday and the third will start two weeks later. “The first of the three routes, E303, starts from the Union Metro Station in