Friday , May 7 2021


UAE-CREF awards contract to build clean-energy project in Dominica

Abu Dhabi / WAM The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF), the largest renewable energy investment of its type in the region, which is fully financed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), announced the signing of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build a hurricane-resistant clean energy project ...

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Budget pressures spur Somalia to hasten end to political crisis

Bloomberg Somalia will expedite elections in a bid to quell instability and coax donors into releasing funds needed to pay the nation’s security forces and other state employees, Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdirizak said. The prime minister is scheduled to meet representatives from political parties and other interested groups in July ...

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Sharjah explores bolstering economic ties with Costa Rica

SHARJAH / WAM The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has welcomed a high-level delegation from the Republic of Costa Rica to explore means of enhancing commercial and economic cooperation and encourage mutual investments across vital sectors, thus strengthening partnerships between business communities in both countries. The Costa Rican ...

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UAE dispatches fourth shipment of Covid-19 vaccine doses to Syria

DAMASCUS / WAM A fourth Emirati aid aircraft arrived in Damascus on Tuesday loaded with significant quantities of the coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine. The aircraft was dispatched by the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), in coordination with the Syrian Red Crescent Association, to assist the Syrian health sector in addressing the repercussions ...

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