United Arab Emirates

ADB halts graft-laden single window project of Maldives’ Economic Ministry

Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer (L) and Economic Minister Fayyaz Ismail attend the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA)’s 38th anniversary celebration ceremony in 2019. In an unprecedented first in Maldives, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has halted the USD 6.7 million (MVR 100 million) National Single Window project of the Ministry of Economic Development, as it was handed over to an ineligible ...

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Cricket-IPL gets government nod for UAE, invites new…

NEW DELHI, Aug 10 – India’s cricket board (BCCI) has received government permission to stage this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates, the league’s chairman Brijesh Patel told Reuters on Monday. The BCCI had earlier announced the popular Twenty20 competition, which could not begin in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, would be played in the ...

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Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem amid virus woes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tens of thousands of mosques across Saudi Arabia reopened Sunday for the first time in more than two months, with worshipers ordered to follow strict guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as Islam’s holiest site in Mecca remained closed to the public. The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Islam’s holiest site outside of ...

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Saudi Arabia issues RFP for 380kV Substation at Jubail 3B IWP

Developers of Jubail 3B Indepent Water Producer Project (IWP), which is under bidding stage issued the RFP for 380kV Substation and 380kV Transmission line package. The Planned capacity of the Jubail 3B IWP is 570,000 m3/day. The plant will be designed using Reverse Osmosis seawater desalination technology. The desalination plant will be located in Jubail area, eastern region of Kingdom ...

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Ghadan 21: Abu Dhabi puts Dh15bn of tenders on offer to local companies

Companies with supply chains closely integrated in the UAE economy will be preferred by government and semi-government bodies procuring projects An Abu Dhabi skyline. The new Abu Dhabi Local Content programme will see companies with high In-Country Value scores for working more closely with local suppliers preferred when bidding for tenders. Victor Besa / The National The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development ...

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ADDED announces ‘Abu Dhabi Local Content’ program to cover 1,244 government tenders worth AED 15 billion

The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has announced that the ‘Abu Dhabi Local Content’ (ADLC) program will cover more than 1,244 government tenders worth AED 15 billion. The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has announced that the ‘Abu Dhabi Local Content’ (ADLC) program will ...

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