Technical courses will be offered to students at six public high schools in the capital as part of a drive to develop industry-specific skills among Emiratis. The selected secondary schools, located in the Al Wagan and Al Quaa areas of Al Ain and Delma Island, will be run by the Institute of Applied Technology (IAT) as part of an agreement signed with the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) yesterday.
Building at Abu Dhabi International Airport's new Midfield Terminal will start in the third quarter of this year. The news was confirmed yesterday at the formal signing of the Dh10.8 billion (US$2.94bn) contract for the project. The 700,000 square metre terminal is one of a number of major infrastructure projects planned in the capital as part of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.
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Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company has announced the launch of the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Abu Dhabi. The ICC at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), which rebrands its Abu Dhabi Hall, is expected to boost the UAE capital’s positioning as a destination for large-scale international conventions and association events.
The slowdown in the regional real estate sector notwithstanding, the region and Dubai, in particular, will bounce back soon. This will be accentuated by providing a major boost to the investor confidence, which will in turn provide impetus to the industry’s growth momentum. Such realistic hope is the new buzzword, indicating that the worst is over – both for Dubai and the real estate sector.
twofour54, Abu Dhabi's media and entertainment free zone, has appointed Aldar Properties to be the developer of its new, permanent home which will be...