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UAE e-Visas Mandatory for GCC Residents and Escorts ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday 1 July 2016  

As of mid-July 2016, the e-visas issued by the UAE Ministry of Interior as a part of its smart services will enter into force. According to the rule, residents of Gulf Cooperation Council countries and their escorts will require an e-visa before arriving in the UAE through the different...

Lecture about Happiness at the Workplace at MoI -Friday 1 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior organized a lecture titled “Happiness at the Workplace” at its Headquarters’ auditorium. Major General Mohammed Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of Resources and Support Services at the Ministry of Interior, assured that the country’s...

MoI and National Search and Rescue Center Discuss Ways to Enhance Cooperation -Friday 1 July 2016  

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met with a delegation from the National Search and Rescue Center headed by Mohammed bin Barrak Al Dhaheri, Deputy Director General of the Center.   During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of...

MoI Calls upon the Public to Report Suspected Child Abuse through the Hotline -Friday 1 July 2016  

As part of its preparations for the advent of Eid El Fitr holidays, the MoI’s Child Protection Center called upon community members to communicate with the police to report any suspected child abuse incident through the federal toll-free (116111) hotline, which is considered a safety net in...

Asia Pacific to Add 600 Million New Mobile Subscribers by 2020, Finds Latest GSMA Mobile Economy Study -Thursday 30 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The number of mobile subscribers in the Asia Pacific region reached 2.5 billion at the end of last year and will grow to 3.1 billion by 2020, according to a new GSMA study published at GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: Asia...

Group Iftar at MoI Special Security Forces -Thursday 30 June 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) Special Security Forces command organized a group Iftar for its staff to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan. The meal was held under the banner of social communication and was attended by Staff Brigadier Abdulaziz Ahmed Al Hajiri, Commander of the Special Security...

Abu Dhabi Residency Department Staff Trained to Conduct Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) -Thursday 30 June 2016  

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners' Affairs in Abu Dhabi organized a workshop on the importance of the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedure, in association with the Department of Medical Affairs in the Therapeutic Services Section of the Abu Dhabi Health Services...

Honoring the First Place Winners at the MOI Sport Events -Thursday 30 June 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) honored a number of officers, non-commissioned officers, coordinators and civilians from the Assistant Undersecretary for Resources and Support Services Sector, who were the first place winners in the 9th MoI staff sport events tournament, which was organized by...

MoI Launches Initiative to Warn of Dangers of Fireworks and Using Phones while Driving -Thursday 30 June 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged parents and families to pay attention to the dangers caused by fireworks, and to refrain from using them to celebrate the upcoming Eid. The ministry also warned motorists against becoming preoccupied with responding to Eid greeting messages and phone calls...

Dimension Data and A.S.O. Unveil Next Generation Digital Technologies and Applications for Tour de France -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data and Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) today announced significant enhancements to the big data cycling analytics platform that will deliver real-time information to viewers, commentators and teams at the 2016 Tour de France. Headlining the innovations is Race...

New GSMA Report Predicts Chinese IoT Market Will Exceed One Billion Connections by 2020, Underpinned by Licensed Low... -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China’s machine-to-machine (M2M) market will reach one billion connections by 2020, with the majority coming from the developing Low Power, Wide Area (LPWA) market, according to a new report released today by GSMA Intelligence and The China Academy of Information and...

Winners of the Ramadan Tournament Crowned by MoI Special Security Forces -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

Organized by the Special Security Forces Command at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), the Ramadan Tournament events were concluded yesterday evening. Staff Colonel Abdulaziz Ahmed Al Hajiri, Commander of the Special Security Forces, crowned the winners in a specially-organized...

MoI Graduates 56 Members in Two Specialized Motivation Courses -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently celebrated the graduation of 56 members of staff after they completed two specialized courses: Part 2 of the ‘Motivating Members of Staff’ course; and Part 1 of the ‘Motivation and its Impact on Changing Staff Habits’ course. The courses were...

ADP Traffic is Ready for Eid Al Fitr -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police announced its full readiness for enhancing traffic safety on the roads, touristic attractions, parks, around malls, abattoirs and Eid prayer areas, during Eid al-Fitr, in order to facilitate the smooth flow of traffic and avoid traffic...

Nashwa Al Ruwaini Discusses Business Expansion for the Pyramedia Group at the Investment Summit in Washington D.C.... -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

Pyramedia Group CEO Nashwa Al Ruwaini attended the Select USA Investment Summit at the Washington Hilton to discuss opportunities of collaboration between the Pyramedia group of companies and business organizations in the USA.  The biggest economic event of its kind in North America, this...

New GSMA Report Finds Global Mobile Customers Seeking Feature-Rich, IP-Based Messaging Services from Operators -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global mobile subscribers are demanding richer, global and open IP-based messaging experiences from mobile network operators, according to a new report called ‘The Future of Mobile Communications,’ released today by the GSMA. The research, which was commissioned by the GSMA...

DLNA 4.0 Transforms Connected Home Experience -Wednesday 29 June 2016  

  ↵        News Highlights: DLNA 4.0 solves the “media format not supported” problem between PCs, TVs and mobile devices while supporting Ultra HD TV content streaming. DLNA 4.0 is the first to enable energy efficiency for connected devices. Addition of a new DLNA 4.0...

Honoring Distinguished Staff at the MoI "Naturalization and Residency” -Tuesday 28 June 2016  

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, honored the civilian Mohsen Nasser Al Harthy and Senior Administrator Rasmiya Ahmed Al Halaqbi, of the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs...

MoI Encourages Customer Service Excellence Diploma Candidates to be Pioneers in Customer Service -Tuesday 28 June 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) encouraged the third batch of candidates enrolled in the Customer Service Excellence Diploma to become pioneers in customer service and to apply the diploma program in a practical way that would enhance the performance of government institutions and achieve...

Abu Dhabi Community Police Continues to Raise Public Awareness to Fight Begging and Highlight the Dangers of Fireworks -Tuesday 28 June 2016  

The Community Police Department at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters continued to raise public awareness during the month of Ramadan to fight against begging and highlight the safety and social dangers of fireworks.   Major Al Hajj Al Menhali, Head of the Community Awareness Section,...