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September 09,2018

Ministry of Health signs a Memorandum of Understanding with RAK DED

The Ministry of Health and Prevention signed a memorandum of understanding with Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (DED) aimed at strengthening corporate partnership between government institutions in the UAE and improve administrative services to the best level in line with the UAE vision 2021. The MoU, signed by Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and Dr. Abdulrahman Alshayeb Alnaqb...

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September 06,2018

RAK Police Launches Smart City Project for Smart Security Surveillance

On Wednesday, Ras Al Khaimah Police launched a security surveillance system that will use artificial intelligence and be linked to 125,000 CCTV cameras installed across the emirate as part of the Himaya security project. The system will be using massive databases that detect and analyze vehicles' number plates, faces and locations in order to curb crimes in the Emirate. The announcement came during the signing event of the strategic partnership for technological security with G4S. The agreeme...

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September 04,2018

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport re-launches Duty Free with New Look

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has inaugurated its new-look duty free shopping area, following extensive renovations. Distinguished senior officials from the Ras Al Khaimah government, RAK International Airport management, and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) presided over the ribbon cutting ceremony and unveiled the stores. The event was attended by HE Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qassimi - Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Airport & Department of Civil Aviation; HE Sheikh Oma...

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September 03,2018

RAK Properties to Redesign Hayat Island

RAK Properties, one of the UAE's leading property development and tourism infrastructure firms, has announced its collaboration with British architectural design firm RMJM to design unique outdoor leisure facilities on Hayat Island in Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah, turning it into an ideal tourist destination for visitors and residents alike. The project is expected to attract a large number of tourists to Ras Al Khaimah as a haven for weekend getaways. The project is designed to meet the current ...

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August 28,2018

The wife of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi: “Sheikh Zayed always believed in the capabilities of Emirati women,”

Sheikha Hana bint Juma Al Majid, the wife of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, praised the UAE Founding Father, the Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, for his wisdom in empowering UAE women and in enhancing their role. Through his vision and support, Emirati women have contributed to the development and renaissance of the UAE since the days of its establishment. Throughout the various phases and fields, Emirati women have occupi...

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August 28,2018

RAK-DED Raises Student Awareness Regarding Differences between Original and Counterfeit Goods

Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK-DED) continues its fight against counterfeit goods in the Emirate’s local markets. In its tenth workshop this year, RAK-DED hosted specialists from major brands to discuss the identifying factors of original and counterfeit products at the Ras Al Khaimah Girls Center. With the participation of 54 elementary school students, the specialists highlighted important details that may be overlooked at the time of purchase. Using counterfeit product...

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August 27,2018

AED 2.66 billion of Ras Al Khaimah land transactions in the first half

  The RAK Land and Land Sector publishes the first land price index by land type and most traded area. The Ras Al Khaimah Municipal Property and Real Estate sector registered more than AED 2 billion and 664 million properties in the first half of 2018, a 33% increase over the first half of 2017. The division recorded 2,632 diversified properties Real estate transactions, including purchases, sales and mortgages for vouchers and documents, of which 1412 AED 902.13 million and 844 mortgage transac...

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August 22,2018

Ras Al Khaimah expects 80 percent hotel occupancy over Eid Al Adha holiday

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has revealed that hotel occupancy rates are forecast to exceed 80 percent for the Eid A Adha holiday. Tourism bosses said they expect the holiday period to build on the 14 percent increase in international visitors seen in the emirate during the first half of 2018. Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority said: “We expect to continue seeing a rise in the occupancy rates of the emirate’s hotels during this long weekend, espec...

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August 07,2018

RAKEZ Inaugurate New Service Center in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) announced yesterday the opening of its new service center in Al Nakheel, in RAKEZ Business Zone.. The center houses all of RAKEZ wide-ranging services under one roof, from visa, licensing and leasing to an array of value-added services, offering customers a simplified and seamless service delivery. Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), said: "The launch of our integrated service centers aims to provide a smooth and easygoing service ...

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August 07,2018

RAKDED Launches Awareness Campaign Protect Yourself by Adjusting Your Status

Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development, in cooperation with the Federal Authority of Identity and Citizenship, launched “Protect Yourself by Modifying your Status”, a new initiative encouraging expats to adjust their residency status. The initiative, in line with RAKDED’s principle to achieve cooperation between strategic partners, implements the new Cabinet legislative package, that reviewed the current residency system to facilitate residency for job seekers and to allow illegal re...

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August 05,2018

Opening First TADBEER Center in Ras Al Khaimah

Sheikh Mohamed bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK DED), officially opened the first TADBEER center for providing domestic helpers services in Al Kharran. This center is the first of four, and will managed by Mr. Hassan Al Naqbi and Mr. Ali Okaya AL Naaeemy. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MoHRE) has decided to open the four centers Al Kharan, Al Nakheel, Al Mamourah and Al Hudaibiyah. The opening of the aforementioned cente...

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August 04,2018

RAK Government Employees to Receive Salary before Eid

Following the directives of His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and under supervision of Shaikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, all RAK Government employees will be paid the salary of August before Eid Al Adha. Dr. Mohammed Abdul Latif Khalifa, Director-General of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Human Resources, said these directives are a testimony of Shaikh Saud's keenness to help government emp...

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August 02,2018

RAK Ruler, New British Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Relations

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received yesterday at his palace in the Saqr bin Mohammed City, the British Ambassador to the UAE, Patrick Moody, and British Consul General to Dubai Andrew Jackson, who came to greet HH on the occasion of assuming their missions in the country. RAK Ruler welcomed the British officials and wished them a pleasant stay during their tenure and success to further enhance cooperation between the two frie...

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July 29,2018

RAK Academy for the Gifted Takes Part in Smart Brain International

Five students from RAK Academy for the Gifted have taken part in ‘Smart Brain’, the international competition for extraordinary capacities held in Thailand. The event witnesses the participation of more than 2000 students from all over the world. Sumaya Abdullah Hareb Al Suwaidi, director, Ras Al Khaimah Educational Zone and chairman of the board of trustees  of Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Charitable Educational Foundation, explained that the Academy’s team comprised of five students with outstanding ...

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July 27,2018

RAK EDPA Launches Free Services for People of Determination, Senior Citizens, and Families of Martyrs

Ras Al Khaimah Environment Protection and Development Authority (RAK EPDA) launched ‘Takreem’ yesterday, an innovative and distinctive service that allows people of determination, senior citizens, and families of martyrs to make any environmental requests without any extra fees. The new service is reflective of RAK EPDA’s efforts to provide maximum support and convenience to these segments. The Authority has also allocated a dedicated car for the service, equipped with all the tools needed by th...

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July 26,2018

800 New Establishments in Ras Al Khaimah in H1 2018

RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RAKCCI) has reported the registry of 800 new private-sector establishments during the first half of this year, raising the total number of registered entities to 34,452. During the same period, the Chamber issued 13,907 new certificates of origin. The report said the workforce size in the emirate reached 1,988 workers, while estimated capitals for planned new investments amounted to AED 682 million. This excludes the 113 free-zone establishments and 74 branc...

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July 26,2018

1200 Business Activities Covered in Bashr Initiative

The first phase of ‘Bashr’ (Doing Business in 15 Minutes), the initiative aimed at enabling the obtainment of all business approvals through an online platform, has covered 1200 business activities, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has revealed. Having launched the initiative in collaboration with economic departments in the emirates of Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Ajman, and Fujairah, the TRA also confirmed that it will be implemented nation-wide by next September. The TRA added that ...

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July 25,2018

RAK Ruler receives Serbian Ambassador

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, received on Tuesday at the Saqr bin Mohammed City Stanimir Vukicevic, the Ambassador of Serbia to the UAE, who called on him on the occasion of assuming his new assignment in the country. Sheikh Saud welcomed the Serbian Ambassador, and wished him success in carrying out his duties to enhance mutual cooperation between the two friendly countries across various sectors. During the meeting, the two sides discu...

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July 23,2018

Ras Al Khaimah tourist numbers up 14% in first half of 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced a 14 percent increase in international visitors during the first six months of the year.  The tourism authority said this is ahead of the UNWTO forecast of 4 percent tourism growth in the Middle East anddemonstrates the ongoing strength of Ras Al Khaimah as an emerging tourism destination. International markets accounted for 66 percent of visitor arrivals from January to June, with significant growth in Russian visitors, up 50 p...

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July 22,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Sovereign Rating Continues at ‘A’ and ‘A-1’

S&P Global Ratings today affirmed Ras Al Khaimah’s 'A' long-term and 'A-1' short-term sovereign credit ratings in local and foreign currencies. The S&P then pointed out that this rating reflects RAK’s strong financial position and low government debt and external risk.  Moreover, it said that it still believes that the financial performance of the emirate is still very strong, while noting that it succeeded in managing its financial aspects with utter success, supported by the surplus achieved b...

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July 20,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Environment launches soft control prize for a sustainable environment

The Authority for the Protection of the Environment and Development (RAKDA) launched the first edition of the "Sustainable Environmental Sustainability Control Award" as the first award of this type to national and regional levels. Where categories and criteria of the award have been discussed and suggestions and suggestions needed to achieve its goals and maximize its impact on society. Saif Mohammed Al Ghais, chief executive officer of the Authority, said the award aims to "empower women for ...

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July 20,2018

RAKTDA promoting Jebel Jais Flight The World Longest Zipline in London

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has been busy promoting Ras Al Khaimah’s many offerings overseas, and most recently took to using augmented reality to give zipliners flying the world’s longest, fastest city-centre zip line in London a taste of Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline. Organised in collaboration with ZipNow London, ‘Jebel Jais Flight London’ grants adventure seekers a unique way to experience the World’s Longest Zipline in Ras Al Khaimah without leavin...

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July 18,2018

18542 treatments for notary at the courts of Ras Al Khaimah within 6 months

The Notary Public Administration of the Ras Al Khaimah Court completed 18542 transactions during the first half of this year within the services provided by the department to the public, which have witnessed great development in recent years. The same period last year 18,223 treatment. Adviser Ahmed Mohammed Al-Khatiri, Head of the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department, confirmed that the department performed excellence in providing services and improving the experiences of its customers through whic...

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July 16,2018

RAK EPDA Provides Over 52,000 Services to Customers

The Ras Al Khaimah Environment Protection and Development Authority (RAK EPDA) has provided 52,385 services to customers and the community, according to the Governance Report for the first half of 2018. EDPA’s report classified the services into 42 types-  seven of which are new - based on 23 jurisdictions of EDPA as stipulated in Law No. (2) of 2007 as well as its competence to regulate the fishing profession under Law No. (11) of 2015. EDPA’s vision aims to create a safe sustainable environme...

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July 15,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Police launches Safe Homes Campaign

In cooperation with the Comprehensive Police Station Department, Criminal Investigations Department and Community Police Department, the Media and Public Relations Department at Ras Al Khaimah Police launched an awareness campaign aimed at to fighting crime during the summer. The “Safe Homes” campaign aims to raise awareness and introduce the public to the potential risks and basic security practices during the summer travels’ season. Colonel Marwan Abdullah Jakah, Director of Media and Public ...

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July 13,2018

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi UAE Leadership has Placed Education at the Forefront of Comprehensive Development

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, asserted that Education is the first building block in realizing the full development of nations and building of countries, as well as the main engine for sustainable development. Education is the first step towards building knowledge-based society, which encourages innovation and creativity and contributes to enhancing the UAE competitiveness on the global level, led by citizens armed with science and knowl...

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July 09,2018

Director General of RAK DED: “Ras Al Khaimah’s trade records AED 8.9 billion in 2017 with a 3.0% growth rate over 5 years”

Director General of the Department of Economic Development in Ras Al Khaimah, Dr. Abdulrahman Al Shayeb Al Naqbi, said that Ras Al Khaimah has witnessed a positive development during the last few years compared with the economic performance of many economies in the region and the world. Dr. Al Naqbi attributed this progress to the successful policies adopted by the federal government in the field of economic diversification and sustainable development, aimed at developing various sectors, especi...

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July 08,2018

RAK-DED Establishes Unified eSystem for Business Licenses

Dr. Abdurahman Al Shayeb Al Naqbi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK-DED), revealed the development of new plans in cooperation with the Electronic Government Authority of Ras Al Khaimah to develop a comprehensive unified e-system for business licenses and permits in Ras Al Khaimah, along with the approvals from federal, local or semi-governmental entities they might require. Adding: “The new system includes monitoring and inspecting work procedure...

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July 07,2018

RAK Police Chief Launches Intelligent Road Security Program at AED 0

Major General Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras Al Khaimah Police, inaugurated the Ras Al Khaimah Intelligent Internet Security Control Program, in the presence of director generals, senior officers and a number of police officers involved in traffic matters. The Major General praised the AED 0 project for fully relying on human cadres and on the current technical systems and resources in the RAK Police General Command to reduce traffic deaths and achieve the Mini...

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July 07,2018

RAK Courts in Cooperation with TRA

The Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department (RAK Courts) signed a cooperation agreement with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) regarding the Bashr initiative, known as the ‘Start Your Business in 15 Minutes’ initiative. The signing took place in the presence of H.E. Ibrahim Ahmed Al Zaabi, Director General of RAK Courts; H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, TRA Director General; and representatives of federal and local parties responsible for implementing the initiative. Al Zaabi said that sig...

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July 06,2018

Nine Students from Ras Al Khaimah Among the Top in General and Advanced Education

Ras Al Khaimah is home to nine of the top students in the general and advanced education tracks in government schools. Three UAE nationals and two students of Arab nationalities were among those from the advanced education tracks, and three UAE nationals and a resident of Egyptian nationality were among those from the general education tracks. Abdulrahman Salameh from Jazirat Al Hamra School in Ras Al Khaimah ranked first in Ras Al Khaimah and fourth at the state level in advanced education. ...

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July 05,2018

Ras Al Khaimah to Host the Association of Independent Tour Operators

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced yesterday that it will be hosting the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) in the UK’s annual overseas conference in the scheduled for November 22—25, 2018. During the event, RAKTDA will introduce the UK’s top operators for RAK’s distinctive destination alongside its tourism and leisure packages. Furthermore, AITO clusters 122 of Britain's leading independent tour operators, which are all fully committed to its Quali...

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July 05,2018

RAKTDA Transports Visitors to Jebel Jais

Yesterday, the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced that its new luxury transportation service will now provide easy access to the highest peak in the UAE for visitors and residents alike. The RAKTDA services to Jebel Jais Flight, the world’s longest zipline, and the Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park will embark from the City Center, Al Jazirat Al Hamra and Al Marjan Island. The new service will additionally serve in assisting destination management companies and tour guide...

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June 28,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Police Organizes a Seminar on Artificial Intelligence

Under the patronage of Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-In-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, the RAK Police GHQ held a coordination meeting in preparation for the Artificial Intelligence and Foreseeing the Future in Security and Police Systems Seminar. The seminar will be chaired by Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Nasser Al Bakr, Acting Director of the Ras Al Khaimah Police Training Institute, with attendance of representatives of the General Directorate of Resources and Support Se...

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June 26,2018

Salim bin Sultan Praises the Attention of His Highness the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah

His Excellency Eng. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation in Ras Al Khaimah, praised the attention paid to the UAE media in all its forms by His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of Executive Council. Also during his visit to the RAK Radio Broadcasting Authority (RAK Radio) in t...

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June 20,2018

242 Active Alghad Licenses in RAK-DED

The number of Alghad License, launched by the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK-DED), increased in 2007 to 242 active licenses providing holders the opportunity to do business from home and set up low-cost businesses. Director-General, Dr. Abdulrahman Al Shayeb Al Naqbi said that some new activities have been added to the Alghad License in order to provide its owners with higher quality services and enhance benefits by adding several categories including exempting People of...

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June 20,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Commander-in-Chief Launches Women's Jiu-Jitsu Initiative

Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras Al Khaimah Police received women delegation from Ras Al Khaimah Sports and Cultural Club, headed by Deputy Chairman, Hessa Saif and accompanied by the Club’s Assistant Secretary, Ibtisam Al Mehri. and Shaikha Al Khattari, Head of the Women's Support Team (Jiu-Jitsu). Major General Al Nuaimi stressed on the keenness of the Directorate General of Police in Ras Al Khaimah to strengthen communication and cooperation, espe...

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June 19,2018

Quran Memorizers honored in Ras Al Khaimah

Sheikh Abdul Malek bin Kayed Al Qasimi Majlis in Al Zahraa area in Ras Al Khaimah hosted a special ceremony was held in honor of the Ramadan Contest winners. Organized by the Emirates Association for Social Development and Ras Al Khaimah Radio, the ceremony was attended by the Association’s vice President and Director-General, Khalaf Salem Ismail, Mohammed Ghanem Mustafa, Director-General of Ras Al Khaimah Radio the memorizers and their parents. Sheikh Abdul Malek bin Kayed Al Qasimi Majlis, Spe...

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June 18,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Police: Driving Licenses Renewal Procedure Goes Digital as of June 24

RAK Police’s Licensing and Drivers Department has confirmed that by next week licenses renewal will become mandatory through the Ministry of Interior's website. customers will be trained on the use of these platforms to save their time and efforts. Col. Adel Ali Al Ghais, Director of the Licensing and Drivers Department said that the decision will come into effect on June 24 for all drivers. he also pointed out that RAK Police following the directives and follow-up of Commander-in-Chief, Major ...

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June 18,2018

21500 Families Celebrate Eid Al Fitr at the Top of Jebel Jais Mountain

Within the first two days of Eid Al Fitr, 21,500 families went to the celebrated highest peak of Jebel Jais Mountain in Ras Al Khaimah, while Saqr Park welcomed 2,400 visitors during the same period with no entry fees. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Al Hammadi, Director General of General Services Department in Ras Al Khaimah, said: “the Department recently completed the first phase of developmental projects for the Jebel Jais Mountain, the first destination for families and tourists. In addition, the De...

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June 16,2018

Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Shares the Joy of Eid Al Fitr with the Children and Families of Ras Al Khaimah Martyrs

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, hosted Yesterday the children and Families of Martyrs to share the joy of Eid Al Fitr at the Hospitality Majlis in Khuzam. The children and families expressed their sincere feelings on this blessed Islamic occasion and prayed for the health and wellbeing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and with prosperity for the UAE people and the Arab and Islamic nations....

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June 12,2018

Ras Al Khaimah witnesses 28% increase in European visitors

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has intensified its focus on Europe with targeted industry initiatives in the first five months of the year. RAK has recorded important growth with regard to inbound European visitors in the H1 2018. the Emirate recorded a 28% in YoY crease from European markets. As part of RAKTDA's destination 2019 strategy, the Authority increased emphasis on European markets to introduce the tourism options of Ras Al Khaimah. The first half of 2018 has se...

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June 07,2018

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of Executive Council, Chaired the Executive Board meeting.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of Executive Council, Chaired the Executive Board meeting. The council approved the previous meeting minutes and reviewed the topics listed on its agenda related to follow-up achievements and the development of the legislative system and the plans for digital and smart transformation. Dr. Mohammed Abdul Latif Khalifa, Secretary-General of the Executive Council, clarified that the Council revie...

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June 05,2018

RAK Courts to Provide Notary Services at Fifth Location

On Sunday, the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department began to provide notary services through the Tasheel Center in Al Rams area to join other Notary Public branches throughout the emirate. HE Ahmed Mohammed Al Khattari, Chairman of RAK Courts, stressed that RAK Court seeks to realize clients’ happiness by providing services throughout the Emirate to save their time and effort in accordance with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and the follow-up ...

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May 23,2018

Global Interest in Bidding for Oil and Gas Exploration in Ras Al Khaimah

The RAK Petroleum has announced the interest of many international companies in bidding for oil and gas exploration in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The interest comes as a result of the proven hydrocarbon reserves in place, diverse exploration locations, easily accessible existing infrastructure, attractive production sharing terms and commercialization plans, plus a team of international experts already working on the ground. Launched in April, 2018, to attract regional and international co...

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May 22,2018

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Continues to Greet Well-wishers during the Holy Month of Ramadan

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, in the attendance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, continued to receive well-wishers who came to Khuzam Majlis to greet His Highness on the occasion of the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan. His Highness the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and His Highness the Crown Prince received Khalid Abdullah Omran Taryam, Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej for Pres...

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May 14,2018

Saud bin Saqr issues law to establish RAK Government Media Office

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has issued a law to establish the Ras al-Khaimah Government Media Office, as well as a resolution to appoint Hiba Fatani as the office’s executive director. According to Law No.5 of 2018, the office is tasked with improving the emirate’s media performance, based upon professionalism, excellence and innovation, as well as to promote the stature of the local media, highlight its achievements and meet its devel...

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May 05,2018

Saud bin Saqr orders payment of one-month basic salary to all RAK government employees and retirees on Zayed centennial

In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to order the payment of one-month salary to all  government employees,   H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, ...

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May 06,2018

Mohammed Bin Rashid Zayed Centenary equals 1000 years of generosity building and giving

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has pointed out that the Centenary of the UAE’s Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is equal to 1000 years of generosity, building and giving and that consolidating the UAE’s leading position and the development of its people are of his great heritage. Yesterday on Twitter, Sheikh Mohammed posted:  "Brothers and Sisters,  May 6th marks Zayed’s Centenary, tha...

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May 02,2018

Incheon National University of South Korea Awards Honorary PhD to Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah

His Excellency Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Economics in recognition of the economic growth and achievements partaken by His Highness within the Emirate. Held at the Incheon National University (INU), the ceremony was attended by HE Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi, UAE Ambassador to South Korea; HE Mohamed Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry; HE Khalid Abdullah Yousif...

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April 28,2018

Public-Private Cooperation Forum to Sustain Development in Ras Al Khaimah

RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RAK Chamber) and the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK DED) have joined efforts to organize a public-private cooperation forum to enhance the existing regular communication between them. The Forum additionally serves as a venue to compose a unified strategy to develop the private sector’s role and to address the challenges that limit the implementation of such a strategy. Following its conclusion, the Forum will submit its recommendation...

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April 28,2018

We Are All the Emirates Association organizes The Year of Zayed... Thank you Mohammed bin Zayed lecture at the Al Bayt Mitwahid Majlis in RAK.

Dr. Saeed Al Ameri, Board Member of We Are All the Emirates Association, headed the lecture held at the Majlis of Al Bayt Mitwahid in Ras Al Khaimah. A large number of locals and Al Bayt Mitwahid pioneers attended the lecture, where they raised their voices to praise the UAE’s wise leadership for placing the security and happiness of citizens at the top of their priorities. Yousuf Sultan, Secretary of the Majlis of Al Bayt Mitwahid first welcomed the attendees and then stressed that the Year of ...

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April 17,2018

Achievements Listed in First RAKEZ Report to Boost Prosperity in Ras Al Khaimah

The Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) was established on April 17, 2017, as per the guidance and vision of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. The establishment further serves to contribute to the 20-year march initiated by the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA). Operating under a unified vision, RAKEZ stands to support the growth and prosperity of Ras Al Khaimah in ta...

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April 15,2018

Saud bin Saqr receives RAK Police Commander in Chief winners of Minister of Interiors Excellence Award

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, praised the success of the General Command of Ras al-Khaimah Police in winning three awards, at the 4th Minister of Interior’s Excellence Awards. The awards included the "Best Organisation in the Security Field" in the "Institutional Excellence Categories" on the level of the national police commands, as well as two awards in the "Occupational Excellence Categories," which are the "Best Non-Commissioned Officers ...

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April 14,2018

RAK Police Organizes an Awareness Exhibition to Reduce Traffic Accidents

The Traffic and Licensing Services Center at Ras Al Khaimah Police organized a traffic awareness exhibition in line with its efforts to achieve the objectives and strategy of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) to make roads safer. The exhibition also comes within the Center's framework to raise and spread traffic awareness amongst the society. The exhibition, which featured a visual display highlighting the dangers of non-compliant behavior while driving, was inaugurated in the presence of office...

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April 14,2018

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Attends Government Excellence Award Ceremony

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, attended the Government Excellence Award Ceremony this evening. The Ceremony, which was organized by the Sheikh Saqr Program for Govern/ment Excellence to honor the winners of its twelfth edition in 2017, began at the Cultural Center of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development (MCKD) with the National Anthem and verses from the Holy Quran. A film was presented following the recitations, and...

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April 10,2018

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi appoints Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud as Chairman of the RAK Petroleum Authority

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has issued an Emiri Decree appointing the Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Petroleum Authority. The Emiri Decree No. (4) of 2018 details the appointment of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi as Chairman of the RAK Petroleum Authority, and stipulates that the role of the Executive Director shall be appointed by the Chairman. The Decree listed herein shall come into effect as of the date of its iss...

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April 08,2018

People of Determination in the Service of the UAE an Exhibition in Ras Al Khaimah

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has launched the People of Determination in the Service of the UAE exhibition, organized by the Department of Economic Development in cooperation with the RAK Club for People of Determination and the Ras Al Khaimah Community Police. The Exhibition was inaugurated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development, in the presence of the Department’s Director General, Dr. Abdulrahman Al Shayeb Al Naqbi and repres...

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April 07,2018

RAK Courts Launches First Zayed Cultural Competition

HE Dr. Saif Ali Bukhatameen Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Ras Al Khaimah Courts, launched the first Zayed Cultural Competition. The event, only one of the many initiatives in line with the Year of Zayed, will witness the participation of local government agencies. Mr. Omar Al Maani, a corporate communications specialist within the department, presented the competition to the representatives of the participating local governmental authorities during an introductory workshop. Al Suwaidi high...

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April 06,2018

Saud bin Saqr Attends Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Al Jazirah Al Hamra Club

Ras Al Khaimah, April 6 (WAM)– Reiterating the significance of sports clubs in his speech, His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi stressed the need to strengthen the roles of such clubs in order to instill the notions of loyalty and belonging within the hearts of young boy and girl participants. Adding further, His Highness spoke of harnessing the potential of the youth in a way that not only refines their talents, but also prepares them to represent and raise the esteemed reputation of the...

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April 04,2018

Make-A-Wish Foundation makes dreams of 100 children come true in RAK

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 4th April, 2018 (WAM) -- Under the patronage and with the attendance of Sheikha Sheikha bint Saif Al Nahyan, Honorary President of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and wife H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President, the foundation has made the wishes of a hundred children with diabetes and other serious conditions come true, during their participation in the eleventh Al Basma Camp. Sheikha Sheikha distributed gifts to the children that fulfilled their ...

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April 04,2018

Julphar-MSD partnership recognised with top US Award

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 4th April, 2018 (WAM) -- Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has won the prestigious Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) award for 2018 along with its alliance partner, MSD. Jerome Carle, General Manager of Julphar, said, "Winning the prestigious ASAP award is a confirmation that the world is taking notice of the important contribution Julphar is making to the global healthcare market. We take great pride in o...

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March 26,2018

UAE Council of Artificial Intelligence Discusses UAE Leadership and Citizen Wellbeing as Main Agenda in First Meeting

In the first meeting of the UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence, the main topics of discussion focused on the UAE’s status as a trailblazer in artificial intelligence and the wellbeing of citizens—with additional subjects to include the Council’s objectives and role in implementing the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence. Headed by Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, the meeting stressed the importance of adequately implementing the UAE Strategy for ...

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March 25,2018

Launch of Ras Al Khaimah Beach Festival to Celebrate the Year of Zayed

The Emirates Association for Social Development in Ras Al Khaimah, in cooperation with Al Ghail Youth Center, organized its first beach festival under the title “Year of Zayed Beach Festival”. The festival welcomed 123 participants with a rich program of activities during which participants enjoyed a number of sports activities and various competitions held on the sandy beach and in the sea. Guests enjoyed the soapy playground, football and handball competitions, in addition to treasure hunt co...

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March 25,2018

AURAK launches Zero-energy House Project

Under the patronage of the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qassimi and the presence of the Director of the Department of Citizens Affairs at the Emiri Diwan in Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Sultan bin Jamal bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted “The Cornerstone Event of Al-Bayt Al-Kamel; RAK Zero Energy Villa,” that will be entered into the Solar Decathlon Middle East to be held in November of 2018. The Solar Decathlon Middle East...

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March 24,2018

Supreme Committee of the Judicial Electronic Systems Development: Reviews Ras Al Khaimah Public Prosecution Department Initiatives

In its periodic meeting at Ras Al Khaimah Public Prosecution Department, the Supreme Committee of the Judicial Electronic Systems Development, headed by Major General Major General Dr. Ahmed Naser Al Raisi, General Inspector of the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of the Committee, reviewed the best practices in providing intelligent judicial electronic services to clients in a way that guarantees seamless work of the judicial system. The Chairman and members of the committee were received by ...

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March 24,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Attorney General inaugurates Al Saadeh Centre for Self-Service

His Excellency Chancellor Hassan Mhimd, Attorney General of Ras Al Khaimah, inaugurated the Al Saadeh Self-Service Center at the Public Prosecution Office in the celebration of the International Happiness Day. H.E. was welcomed by Mr. Ahmed Mahmoud Al-Rakeeb, Chairman of the Smart Development Committee who briefed him about the services provided at the center, which aims to improve the level of services provided to the customers of the Department. The Attorney-General explained that the idea of ...

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March 20,2018

RAK Courts to use visual communication system

Judges at the Department of Courts in Ras al-Khaimah have commenced using direct visual communication system to meet inmates in Punitive and Correctional Establishments, who are being tried in civilian cases. Ahmed Mohammed Al Khateri, Chairman of the Department, said the communication technology saves time and energy as inmates don't need to come personally to courts for questioning. He added that the initiative was implemented in cooperation and coordination with strategic partners of the Depa...

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March 18,2018

Emirates for Development in Ras Al Khaimah Launches “Knowledge Café” initiative

The Emirates Association for Social Development in Ras Al Khaimah, in cooperation with the Community Development Center in Julfar, has launched the "Knowledge Cafe" initiative. The initiative comes within the framework of implementing the National Reading Plan, with the aim of making reading a regular activity deeply rooted in the Emirati society and well adapted as a lifestyle by 2026. In this regard, the Creative Center for Reading has conducted dialogue sessions with four female Emirati wri...

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March 13,2018

VP, Mohamed bin Zayed and Rulers attend wedding of Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, and H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, have attended the wedding ceremony of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasi...

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March 11,2018

Workshop on 4th Generation Government Excellence System in Ras Al Khaimah

The Sheikh Saqr Program for Government Excellence organized a workshop on the 4th generation Government Excellence System to train participants on the technical aspects of the system, its fields and criteria. The workshop also focuses on the new categories for the Government Excellence Award and its evaluation method. Leaders of standardization and their assistants at various government departments in Ras Al Khaimah were the main target audience of the workshop. Dr. Naceur Jabnoun, Deputy Direc...

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March 07,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Continues Leading Environmental Campaign for Beach Cleanups

Ras Al Khaimah continues its wide-scale campaign for cleaning the marine environment of plastic waste, which is carried out via cooperation between the RAK Waste Management Agency and the Environment Protection and Development Authority in order to preserve beaches in the Emirates and raise awareness in the community by encouraging people to participate in these campaigns’ volunteer work. The first campaign at Marjan Beach saw considerable turnout, with over 300 volunteers from the UAE collecti...

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March 05,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Customs Launches Zero Cash

The Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department launched the Zero Cash e-payment service for collecting fees from clients for all the Department's services. Launching the new app comes as part of the department efforts to shift towards smart e-services. His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Mehrezi, Director General of the Customs Department, said this step culminates the joint work with the Electronic Government Authority and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank. It follows intensive meetings for formulating a unified vi...

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March 04,2018

Saqr Program for Government Excellence Organizes Workshop on Ease of Doing Business in Ras Al Khaimah

The Sheikh Saqr Program for Government Excellence, in cooperation with the World Bank team, organized a workshop on the ease of doing business in Ras Al Khaimah. The workshop reviewed the methodology for measuring the ease of doing business, with the participation of government agencies related to the standards of doing business. The workshop consisted of three debate sessions, during which the World Bank representatives discussed with Ras Al Khaimah Municipality Department the indicators for ...

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March 02,2018

RAK CP participates in Walk Unified

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, participated in the "Walk Unified" initiative, which is held every Friday. Over the last weeks, the initiative was held in the emirates of Ajman, Sharjah and Umm Al Qaiwain respectively. The sports initiative was launched by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 to integrate the people of determination in community events. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi was joi...

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February 26,2018

12,833 Judgments issued by RAK Courts in 2017

The Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department (RAK Courts) has opened the Sheikh Saud Building to further benefit clientele. Following the recent completion of its construction, the building was constructed with the aim to improve the level of services provided for customers and to increase their levels of happiness and satisfaction with such services. This comes with the announcement of the issuance of 12833 judgments in the past year. According to H.E Chancellor Ahmed Mohammed Al Khattari, Chairman of ...

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February 26,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Youth Police Generate Ideas

In the presence of local and governmental entities of Ras Al Khaimah, the General Directorate of Ras Al Khaimah Police participated in the coordinated dialogue session organized by the Ras Al Khaimah Youth Council in the Executive Council. The General Directorate of Ras Al Khaimah Police was represented by the Ras Al Khaimah Police Youth Council in the session, which was recently launched by the Commander-in-Chief and includes about eight members from various departments and sections of the Gene...

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February 19,2018

RAK Courts Raises Awareness about Mobile Court in the Emirate

RAK Courts Raises Awareness about Mobile Court in the Emirate The Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department (RAK Courts) has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the services provided by their Mobile Court in various areas of the Emirate. The campaign included the introduction of the provided services to community officials and members alike, alongside the distribution of marketing pamphlets to passing vehicles, government bodies, and health centers, amongst other entities. Efforts also included the...

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February 14,2018

RAK Courts Connects Notary Services with SAP System

In a step to develop the judicial and legal services and e-transformation to achieve the objectives and directions of the RAK Government, the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department (RAK Courts) has engaged with the electronic linkage of their notary services with the SAP payment system.  HE Dr. Saif Ali Bukhatmeen Al Suwaidi, Director General of RAK Courts, said: “Linking our notary services to the SAP system, one of the leading e-connectivity projects between government systems, will greatly contribu...

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February 14,2018

RAK CP inaugurates "Innovation in Community Services Event" at Ministry of Community Development

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, inaugurated the Ministry of Community Development’s "Innovation in Community Services Event" in Al Ghail, in the presence of Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, coinciding with UAE Innovation Month. During the ceremony, which took place at the Al Ghail Youth Centre, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud launched the "Mobile Cooperative Associations Initiative," organised by the ministry in co-operation with...

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February 10,2018

More than 113,000 services provided by RAK EPDA in 2017

The Ras Al Khaimah Environment Protection and Development Authority (RAK EPDA) has provided 113,155 services for customers and the community at large during 2017 based on 23 jurisdictions under Law No. (2) of 2007 as well as its competence to regulate the fishing profession under Law No. (11) of 2015 according to the Annual Governance Report of 2017.  In line with the Authority’s vision to protect the environment and to sustain its resources, its mission is to innovate and excel in the developme...

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February 01,2018

Ras al-Khaimah's New Zipline declared World Record Breaker

Ras al-Khaimah has achieved a Guinness World Records title with its latest adventure tourism product – ‘Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline.’ The official certification was handed over today to H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, by Hoda Khachab, the official adjudicator from Guinness World Records. H.H. Sheikh Ahmad bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi was the first to trial the new zipline this morning, following the official certificatio...

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January 25,2018

Saqr Foundation Launches 20 Charitable Initiatives in the Year of Zayed

The Saqr Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi Foundation for Charity has launched 20 charitable initiatives under the “Year of Zayed”, an initiative announced by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the UAE founding father, His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The initiative embodies Sheikh Zayed’s legacy and the values he instilled in the nation. Ahmed Rashid Al Zaabi, Director General of the Foundati...

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January 22,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Youth Council presents its Executive Plan for 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Youth Council members presented the executive plan of the council for 2018 during their meeting with His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Abdul Latif Khalifa, Secretary General of the Executive Council of Ras Al Khaimah. During his meeting with the delegation, His Excellency the Secretary General congratulated the members on the second term of the Ras Al Khaimah Youth Council. He highlighted the council’s role in representing the youth of the UAE in general, and the youth of the Emirate of...

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January 22,2018

RAK Ruler conducts inspection tour of RAKEZ

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, toured the Ras al-Khaimah Economic Zone, RAKEZ, on Monday morning and inspected the facilities and exceptional services offered to investors from all over the world to expand the range of their businesses in the emirate. Sheikh Saud was accompanied on the tour by a number of Sheikhs, officials and directors of lo...

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January 17,2018

RAK Ruler meets heads of local departments

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 17th January, 2018 H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, on Wednesday received the heads of local departments in the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah. During the meeting, Sheikh Saud said the UAE, under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is witnessing a new phase of development at all levels, particularly in the government sector. He called on the department heads to increase their efforts ...

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January 06,2018

Winter Camping… A Journey into Mother Nature

Winter camping has become a popular activity, given the encouraging weather and beautiful times away from noisy cities and their routine. Many prefer to enjoy such an atmosphere of unique elegance, especially in the mild weather experienced by the state. Some may also choose a marine environment, meadows or to simply enjoy the street-sides to glimpse the fascinating views under the moonlight.  Stunning Roads Overnight camping in Ras Al Khaimah has become a renown winter activity. Over the year...

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January 03,2018

RAKDED Continues its Ettamen Initiative for Car Workshops

Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAKDED), represented by the Control and Commercial Protection Department continued its Ettamen initiative, launched at the beginning of 2017, to cover all Emirate's car workshops by implementing a comprehensive awareness campaign to confirm its commitment to protecting consumers. Ettamen is also designing special cards bearing RAKDED's logo to enter these workshops, on which the car's data and the required service is registered. Head of Commerc...

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January 01,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Starts The Year of Zayed by Trumping Japan's Guinness World Record

Ras Al Khaimah's Al Marjan Island started the Year of Zayed by taking Japan's previous Guinness record for the Largest Aerial Firework Shell on New Year's Eve, thus enhancing RAK's position on the global map of New Year celebrations. Abdullah Al Abdooli, Managing Director of Al Marjan Island, said: "Ras Al Khaimah has strongly joined the world map of festive New Year's celebrations, and enhanced the UAE's position as a global destination. This comes in line with the vision of our wise leadershi...

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December 23,2017

Ras Al Khaimah Begins Preparations for Year of Zayed and Innovation Month

The Ras Al Khaimah Committee for Annual National Initiatives instructed various sectors in the Emirate and their relevant departments and establishments to recognize the Year of Zayed 2018 and UAE Innovation Month with special and active initiatives and plans. The Committee’s directive was also extended to private and civil society establishments.   The Committee stressed that these initiatives and plans must suit the status of the two occasions, given the unique value the Year of Zayed holds ...

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December 13,2017

Report: Saqr Foundation for Charity; A Year of Humanitarian Achievements

Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi Foundation for Charity has received the attention of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, with constant guidance to help the needy, poor and other groups in need of assistance and support. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation, is keen to follow up on its programs and activities and encourage to carry out charitable work and humanitarian activities to ac...

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December 19,2017

RAKDED Launches the Second Linguistic Lens Competition

The Control and Consumer Protection Department of Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAKDED) launched the second edition of the Linguistic Lens initiative in celebration of International Arabic Language Day. The initiative aims to preserve the identity of the Arabic language and eliminate spelling mistakes that occur in the commercial banners on the streets of Ras Al Khaimah. Therefore, the Control and Consumer Protection Department is inviting the public to cooperate in monitor...

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October 23,2017

RAK Ruler issues Human Resources Law, Medals Decree for local police

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 23rd October, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has issued the Human Resources Law No. 04 of 2017 and the Medals and Badges Decree No.17 of 2017 for the Ras al-Khaimah Police. Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ras al-Khaimah Police, has commended the Law and the Decree issued by the H.H. RAK Ruler and said that they reflect the progress being made in the development of police ...

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October 18,2017

Ras al-Khaimah on course for 900,000 visitor target for 2017

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 18th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Ras al-Khaimah is edging closer to its 900,000 visitor target for 2017, after producing record arrivals in the first nine months of this year. The latest results released by Ras al-Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, RAKTDA, show a nine-month growth in key categories including arrivals, hotel occupancy, guest nights and length of stay, with international arrivals registering a nine percent growth compared to the same period in 2016. Visitor arrivals...

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October 17,2017

RAK Ruler visits WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

ABU DHABI, 17th October, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, on Tuesday visited the 44th WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, the world championship of vocational skills, taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The event is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. H.H. Sheikh Saud toured the participa...

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October 11,2017

Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud inaugurates Expo 2020 Office in RAK

Ruler of Ras Al Khaima: Expo 2020 Dubai is a Source for National Pride   H.H Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, said that the Expo 2020 Dubai will provide an exceptional and unique experience that would become a source of pride for the UAE. His Highness highlighted that the international event enjoys exceptional support from the leadership of the country and the UAE society as a whole.   “Expo 2020 Dubai is a national pride. It is an unprecede...

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October 10,2017

Mohammed bin Saud Chairs Council Meeting RAK Executive Council

Issues directives to accelerate processes in the economic domain   His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate, chaired yesterday the third ordinary meeting of the Council for 2017. The council started the meeting with endorsing the minutes of its previous meeting, before moving to the points on the agenda pertaining to developing governmental services, following up on developmental projects, impr...

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October 07,2017

RAK Police Develops New Innovative Solutions with a Smart Assistant Character

RAK Police Headquarters has revealed its new virtual policeman character “Smart Assistant”. The holographic character aims to enhance clients’ experience and offer information on solutions provided by RAK Police, according to Colonel Yousuf Bin Yaqoub, Chief of Special Tasks Section of Ras Al Khaimah Police.   Bin Yaqoub highlighted the efforts of police staff in RAK to introduce innovative services and systems to enhance the police and security work, with a count of 48 innovations presented b...

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October 07,2017

RAK Police launches Bulletin of Honor

    Brigadier General Abdullah Khamis Al Hadidi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, announced a new initiative by the HQ to launch a Bulletin of Honor for community members who exhibit heroic and humanitarian acts of saving or helping others without expecting rewards. Al Hadidi also explained the rules and standards for the bulletin.   This was announcement as Al Hadidi was hosted in Watchful Eye Radio Show on RAK FM. The program is produced by the Department of Public Relat...

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October 05,2017

RAK Hosts the Emirates Foundation Youth Summit

Source: Al Khaleej Under patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, the fifth Emirates Foundation Youth Summit launches on October 31st at Expo Ras Al Khaimah. Commenting on the occasion, Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Managing Director and Board Member of Emirates Foundation, said that the wise leadership of the UAE is committed to the youth and to adopting policies that f...

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