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March 02,2019

Creative Youth Projects by Emirati Hands in Ras Al Khaimah

A number of young people from the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah have successfully embarked on small business ventures, achieving great successes, and entrepreneurs have benefited from the support initiatives provided by many establishments to help SME sector, which has opened the way for Emirati youths to demonstrate their ability to create change and development, and support the economic development of the Emirate. Mohammed Al Shehhi, the owner of one of the projects, said he decided to enter the ...

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March 01,2019

RAK Car Festival to feature 600 Modern and Classic Cars

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, President of Al Taawon C. S. Club, opened Ras Al Khaimah's first auto exhibition at the RAK Exhibitions Centre, in the presence of Mohammed Ali Musabah Al Nuaimi, chairman of RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry, board members, and Mohammad Al Sabab, Acting Director of RAK Chamber. The festival is organized by RAK Exhibitions Centre of the RAK Chamber, and runs until tomorrow Saturday, with the participation of more than 31 local and international companies, and ...

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February 27,2019

Wife of RAK Ruler Honors 115 Winners of Holy Quran Award

The wife of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikha Hana bint Juma Al Majid, honored yesterday 115 female students and participants who won the 19th Ras Al Khaimah Holy Quran Award, in the presence of the wife of Sheikh Saqr bin Khalid bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ras Al Khaimah Foundation for the Holy Quran and its Sciences, Sheikha Mozah Bint Saqr Al Qasimi; Sheikha Jihad Bint Kayed Al Qasimi, m...

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February 25,2019

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: Scientific Research the Cornerstone for Sustainable Development

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Federal Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, inaugurated yesterday the 11th International Workshop for Advanced Materials (IWAM) organized by Ras Al Khaimah Centre for Advanced Materials (RAK CAM), with around 196 delegates from 19 countries taking part over three days. His Highness stressed that the UAE, under the visionary leadership of his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates; His...

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February 18,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Continues to Celebrate Innovators

The Corniche Innovative Festival activities held under auspices patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of RAK from 15 to 21 February, and organized by the General Secretariat of the Executive Council under direct supervision of the RAK Police General Headquarters continue for the second day. HE Sheikh Eng. Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi is Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah admired the festival during his tour of the participating compa...

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February 17,2019

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Scientific Enabling of our Sons and Daughters is the Real Investment

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah received Lieutenant Manei Ahmad Mohammad Al Sagheer Al Shihi, who received the Sword of Honor award, Highest GPA and Top of the Academic Sciences of the 29th Class of the Police Academy. H.H. The Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah affirmed that the UAE’s real investment is in its sons and daughters and their scientific and practical preparation to contribute in the overall growth of their country and strengthen ...

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February 15,2019

The Happiness Festival, Ras Al Khaimah

The second Ras Al Khaimah Happiness Festival was launched the day before yesterday. Organized by the RAK Exhibition Center, the festival saw around 3000 visitors. It offers 40 activities held on Al Marjan Island Promenade, 3 malls (Al Manar, Al Naeem and RAK) in addition to Al Qawasim Corniche. The festival is known for its social, entertainment and educational themes. Mohamed Ali Musabbeh Al Nuaimi, Chairman of RAK Chamber said: “This festival comes as part of the UAE’s plans, initiatives and ...

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January 29,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Hospital Carries Out Hybrid Cervical Spine Surgery

Ras Al Khaimah Hospital announced the introduction of hybrid cervical spine surgery to the list of surgical procedures it carries out, providing effective and innovative alternatives in the field of spine surgery. The operation allows for treating patients of cervical vertebrae diseases through the technology of cervical vertebrae replacement and spinal fusion at the same time. The operation is very beneficial for patients suffering from both spinal disc herniation and degenerative disc disease ...

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January 29,2019

275 Finalists in Ras Al Khaimah Quran Award

The Higher Organizing Committee of Ras Al Khaimah Quran Award approved during its meeting the list of finalists who made it to the final stage in the Award's 19th edition. Ahmed Sebaian, the Secretary-General of the Award and head of the Higher Organizing Committee, said: The Committee approved the finalists from the preliminary tests, totaling 275 people: 100 males and 175 females. Sebaian said the contestants, who are divided among the Quran Contest, Women's Quran Contest, Hadith Memorizatio...

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January 29,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Opens Representative Office in Prague

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority announced the opening of its first international representative office in the Czech capital Prague to manage its promotional activities in central and eastern Europe. The new office is located in one of the main economic, transport, and communication centers in the area, where it will play a vital role in promoting the Ras Al Khaimah tourism destination, and supporting efforts to increase the number of visitors. The number of visitors from Czech Rep...

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January 29,2019

30 marriage officiants trained on e-marriage contracts in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department registered 1,146 marriage contracts during the past year for citizens and residents in the emirate. Yesterday, the Department started the second stage of training madhuns (marriage officiants) on e-marriage contracts and what is known as the “smart madhun.” Ebrahim Ahmad Al Zaabi, Director of the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department, said the Department trained 30 madhuns on drafting e-contracts and how to handle the special devices used for these contracts, in orde...

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January 28,2019

Saqr bin Saud Al Qasimi: Supporting People of Determination a Top Priority

Sheikh Saqr bin Saud Al Qasimi affirmed that the UAE has become a role model in bolstering the participation and empowerment of people of determination, based on the wise leadership's vision for comprehensive social integration of all elements of society including people of determination, which embodies all the concepts that the wise leadership of the UAE seeks to bolster in the community, reflecting the country's positive image aboard. This initiative shows the culture and just policies of the ...

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January 24,2019

Saud bin Saqr Affirms Importance of Cooperation Among Gulf Companies

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received yesterday in his palace at Saqr bin Mohammed city Issam Al-Bahar, president of Kuwait’s Al-Bahar group, and Bob De Lange, group president of Caterpillar Inc. His Highness discussed with the attendees the developments in the industry, equipment, and quarrying sectors, and was briefed on the partnerships between the two international establishments on one side and on companies oper...

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January 15,2019

15 Electric Vehicles Charging Stations in RAK to Open Soon

Ras Al Khaimah Municipality announced that 15 charging stations for electric vehicles will be opening in the emirate soon. This comes in support of the efforts of RAK government and other stake holders in the emirate in the field of renewable energy, preserving the environment, and reducing emissions by fossil fuel engines. Munther Mohammed Bin Shaker, Director General of RAK Municipality said: “We are currently working on implementing RAK strategy for Renewable Energy Efficiency 2040, and the...

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January 14,2019

Preparations in Full Swing for Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Preparations are in full swing in Ras Al Khaimah to host the 13th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon at Al Marjan Island on February 8. Professional athletes, running enthusiast and armatures will be gathering in Ras Al Khaimah to break records in the world’s fastest half-marathon and experience the new running route surrounded by scenic views. In addition to the usual individual categories and relay team challenges (teams of four), the 2019 edition will introduce a new category, the ...

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January 14,2019

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: Sheikh Mohammed Book a Insightful Documentation of the UAE's History

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah confirmed that the amazing journey of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, represent the vision of a unique leader, whose achievements are milestones in the history of the UAE. His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, said upon receiving a copy of “Qissati” (My Story, 50 Stories in 50 Years) book by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al M...

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January 14,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Crown Prince A Biography of an Inspiring Global Leader

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, said after receiving “Qissati” (My Story, 50 Stories in 50 Years): ‘The new book by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, tells 50 stories from the journey of His Highness and chronicles the achievements of a visionary leader over the past five decades. A leader who dedicated his life to the betterment of his nation and people, and elevated the name of...

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January 09,2019

Second Phase of Water Networks in RAK Inaugurated

The Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) inaugurated the second phase of replacing the old water networks in Ras Al Khaimah through several projects covering several Al Maarid, Al Mamourah, Al Nakheel, Al Dhait, Al Rams, among others to install modern networks meet future demands and residential expansions, along with development plans in these areas. Mohammed Mohammed Saleh, Director General of FEWA said: “These projects are part of the Authority's strategy for the water sector, related...

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January 08,2019

RAK Ruler receives Italian Consul General

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, yesterday received at his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City, Valentina Setta, Italian Consul-General. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed aspects of joint cooperation between the two friendly countries and ways of boosting them in the economic, investment, tourism and cultural fields.   The meeting was attended by Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Saleh Ahmed Al Shal, Advisor to the...

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December 16,2018

Mohammed bin Saud: Leaders in Spreading Values of Peace and Love

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, affirmed that tolerance is an integral part of rooted in the UAE's culture, inherited through traditions, and cemented by the compassionate values of Islam, and inspired by the vision of the Founding Father the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the beacon that guides the progress. This culture helped elevate the position of the UAE, to become a global leader in tolerance and coexistence. His Highness sai...

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December 16,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Centre Launches Sea and Sand Festival

The RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that it will be organizing the Sea and Sand Festival that it is targeting 50,000 visitors; as well as organizing the New Year celebrations for the first time at the waterfront of Marjan Island Marjan Island, targeting 8,000 visitors. The celebrations include valuable festive packages including staying at the camping area, hotel packages, and fireworks celebrating the New Year. Mohammed Hassan Al Sabab, Director-General of the RAK Chamber and Di...

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December 16,2018

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: UAE, the Land of Tolerance and Openness

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah affirmed that the UAE, with the legacy of its founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the wisdom of its leader His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is the land of tolerance, coexistence, and openness. His Highness said: “The announcement by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, naming 2019 Year of Tolerance, reflects the noble message of the U...

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December 15,2018

More Than 38 Projects Participate in Restaurants Village Festival in RAK

Youssef Ismail, Head of the Supreme Committee of the Saud Bin Saqr Foundation for Youth Project Development, and Board Member of RAK Chamber, revealed that the number of projects supported by the Foundation was 885 by the end of November, compared to 736 in 2017, representing 20.2% growth. He added that project owners have been exempted from trade license fees for three years as per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al K...

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December 13,2018

RAK Ruler Receives Ambassador of Japan

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received Kanji Fujiki, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE, who called on H.H. on the occasion of the end of his tenure to the UAE. Sheikh Saud praised Fujiki's efforts in strengthening relations between the UAE and Japan and wished him success in his career in the future....

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December 05,2018

Awafi Heritage Festival Kicks off on December 15th

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced the return of the anticipated “Awafi Heritage Festival” to the Emirate. This year’s edition will be held at Al Qawasim Corniche, making it accessible for visitors and residents to enjoy its wide range of cultural activities throughout the three-months event starting on December 15, 2018. The festival celebrates the cultural heritage of Ras AlKhaimah, and will feature fun shows and activities for the whole family, including arts and ...

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December 04,2018

17,300 Cars Climb Jais on National Day

Jais Mountain in Ras Al Khaimah, the highest mountain in the UAE, saw a large turnout by citizens from across the UAE during the 47th National Day holiday, with 17,300 cars climbing the mountain.  Engineer Ahmed Al Hammadi, Director of the Public Services Department in Ras Al Khaimah, said: “The number of cars that entered the area and climbed the high mountain increased by around 5% compared to the 46th National Day holiday in 2017.”  Locals and visitors mentioned that the lines of cars crowded...

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December 03,2018

Saud bin Saqr Our Country is Moving with Determination and Wisdom of our Leadership

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and His Highness Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, attended the day before yesterday the celebrations of “Year of Zayed” organized by the 47th National Day activities committee in Ras Al Khaimah. The celebrations, which were held across Julphar Towers in Ras Al Khaimah, were also attended by the wife of His Highness the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikha Hana...

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December 02,2018

Mohammed bin Saud Witness to historical events and achievement

His Highnss Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, affirmed that the 47th UAE National Day holds great meanings and high values and is a testament of historical events and achievements, most important of which is the foundation of the UAE, building its establishments, all the way to consecutive development projects in all sectors, making the UAE a leader in the region and one of the top growing countries in the world, and an oasis for tolerance, and a region...

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December 02,2018

Ras Al Khaimah... Five Star Emirate

During the past years, Ras Al Khaimah witnessed a comprehensive development in line with the development achieved in the UAE since its foundation on 2 December 1971, throughout which the founding fathers launched giant development projects across the country, promoting development of vital sectors such as education, health, agriculture, roads, housing, industry, and trade, all the way to the space sector. Ras Al Khaimah witnessed a massive civilized shift in all fields, particularly vital sector...

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December 02,2018

RAK economy growth expected at 2.5% in 2018

Standard and Poor’s (S&P)  credit rating agency has upgraded the outlook of Ras Al Khaimah credit ratings to stable; following the financial situation progress. S&P set RAK long term credit rating at A/‏A-1. In its recent report, S&P stated that this step stem from its firm belief that RAK government is capable of maintaining a strong financial situation backed by additional revenue resources; higher than previously estimated. It is worth mentioning that many government-owned companies performi...

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December 02,2018

Saud bin Saqr : Leading Model of Cohesion and Solidarity

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, affirmed that the progress and prosperity achieved in all sectors by the union of the seven Emirates proves the importance of this union as a role model in the region and the world as one of the most successful and stable examples. Following is the text of the speech by His Highness the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah on occasion of the 47th National Day published by Nation Shield magazine:  The UAE ...

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November 24,2018

RAK is Brightly Adorned for Occasion of National Day

In celebration of the 47th National Day, the Ras Al Khaimah Public Service Department has decorated the main roads and roundabouts in the Emirate with aesthetic geometric shapes, illuminations, and artistic images showcasing the heritage of the UAE. The expressive decorations consist of 6,000 UAE flags draped across Ras Al Khaimah to emphasize the sense of belonging and loyalty to the homeland. Preparations for the celebration additionally include the installation of lamps and light-up billboard...

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November 21,2018

Under the Patronage of the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah "Khat" Celebrates National Day 47

The Naqbiyin tribe and the people of the Khatt area in Ras Al Khaimah have finished their preparations to celebrate the 47th National Day, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah. Plans were conducted in the presence of sheikhs, senior officials, and tribe members. Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Naqbi, the official of the area, said the celebration is held in Khatt on 23 November, asserting that celebrating this occasion is a nation...

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November 21,2018

Salem bin Sultan Personal development is the most important and significant achievement of the UAE

Sheikh Eng. Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the RAK Department of Civil Aviation, Member of the Executive Council, attended the celebration held under his patronage for the occasion of the 47th National Day at Abdullah bin Omran Hospital. Celebrations come as part of his active participation in national occasions in the state, and were held in the presence of a number of VIPs, businessmen, officers of the Police General Command, and citizens from Ras Al Khaimah. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan s...

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November 18,2018

Jebel Jais Zipline Welcomes 18,000 Riders

Since its opening last February, the Jebel Jais Flight zipline has welcomed 18,000 visitors. Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority is working on starting Survival Training Academy during the Q1 of 2019. Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority said: “The new adventure and recreational services in Ras Al Khaimah are a part of the plan to develop tourism in the emirate, as a leading destination for visitors and tourists looking for sea, mountain or desert destina...

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November 17,2018

Saud bin Saqr: Our March Led by Sheikh Khalifa Acheived our Aspirations

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, was briefed on the latest national strategies that ensure continued prosperity, social welfare and economic wellbeing for the UAE people. This came at a meeting with Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Minister of the Federal Supreme Council at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, at His Highness’s palace in Saqr Bin Mohammed City. “Under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahya...

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November 13,2018

RAK Ruler Visionary Leader of the Year

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has been named the Visionary Leader of the Year at the Arabian Business Awards during a high-profile ceremony held at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. In his acceptance speech, Sheikh Saud thanked the leadership of the UAE, the people of Ras Al Khaimah and those who have inspired him over the years. Sheikh Saud said: “The people of Ras Al Khaimah, both Emiratis and expatriates all contribute...

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November 10,2018

530 Contestants from 4 Continents Apply for the RAK Holy Quran Award

The 19th edition of Ras Al Khaimah Holy Quran Award received 530 applications from 4 continents, with applicants ages ranging from 7 to 56 years, from 22 countries. Ahmed Ibrahim Subaian, Secretary General of the Award and Chair of the Higher organizing Committee said that this edition of the award will launch the “Best Research Award”, which will highlight the UAE’s efforts to serve the Holy Quran. He mentioned that the application was open for all age groups in the award's 8 categories. Subaia...

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November 06,2018

Saud bin Saqr Inaugurates the New RAKBANK Building at AURAK

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, inaugurated the new RAKBANK building at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), which will house the Business Management school and the Office of Academic Support Services. The inauguration was attended by Eng. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Ras al-Khaimah Civil Aviation; Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, President of the RAK Sports and Cultural Club; HE Moh...

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November 05,2018

Outstanding Conclusion for European Challenge Tour

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and  Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Spanish golfer Adri Arnaus won the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final, the final round of the European Challenge Tour held under the title “Road to Ras Al Khaimah.” This event is the first time a final round in the Challenge Tour is hosted by RAK at Al Hamra Golf Club, featuring a selection of top golfers in the second part of the European Tour, who came to the north...

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November 03,2018

Lamsat Wataniah Attractive Traditional Activities on RAK Corniche

“Lamsat Wataniah” (National Touches) exhibition on Al Qawasim Corniche in Ras Al Khaimah, attracted the residents and visitors of the emirate to participate in the colorful events and activities. Organized by the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK-DED), the event continues for two months and invites “Alghad License” holders to participate in the exhibit. The event will showcase various product, as well as performances by traditional bands to celebrate the local heritage. Mo...

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November 02,2018

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Celebrating the Values of Pride and Glory on Flag Day

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has said that Flag Day is an occasion to remember the country’s achievements under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Saud said, “Today, we are celebrating the values of pride and glory, and it’s an opportunity for us to renew our loyalty and continue achieving the country’s leading accomplishments.” His Highness was attending the Flag Day Celebration...

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October 28,2018

Exports of RAK Chamber Members Reaches AED 6 Billion in 9 Months

The RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that the value of goods exported by its members in the first three quarters of 2018 reached AED 6 billion. KSA had the highest number of certificates of origin, followed by Oman and Bahrain. Iman Al Hayas, Assistant Director-General for Trade Services and Business Development Sector said that the new registered facilities at the Chamber were 1,199 facilities, while 13,000 licenses were renewed. A total of 20,364 certificates of origins were issu...

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October 28,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Chamber Attracts 1200 New Facilities in 9 Months

RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that the value of exports by the Chamber members during the first 9 months of 2018 was AED 6 billion. Iman Al Hayas, Assistant Director-General for Trade Services and Business Development Sector said that during the first 9 months, the Chamber registers 1200 new members and renewed approximately 13000 licenses. Al Hayas confirmed that  20,364 certificates of origin have been issued by the chamber during the period. KSA came in first with 4,925 ce...

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October 28,2018

Saud bin Saqr: Saqr bin Mohammed Achievements are Seen Everywhere in Ras Al Khaimah

HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah said in a video published on His highness’s account on Instagram on the 8th anniversary of the passing of the late Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi: “His memory lives with us, as we see his achievements throughout our emirate. He was a father for all, and a beacon of wisdom and leadership. He devoted his life to see the development of the citizens. His memory is guiding our steps towards good and giving. May ...

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October 26,2018

Agreement to Operate Solar Power Project in Ras Al Khaimah

The Public Works and Services Department, representing RAK Government signed an agreement with Utico for developing and operating a 16 MW LFG-Solar project. The project comes in line with the new UAE energy strategy that aims to increase the contribution of clean energy in the total energy mix. The agreement was signed by Engineer Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Al Hammadi, Director General of Public Works and Services Department, Government of Ras Al Khaimah and Richard Menezes, Vice-Chairman and Managing...

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October 22,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Courts Launch Families on the Footsteps of Zayed Award

Ras Al Khaimah Courts launched the first of its kind “Families on the Footsteps of Zayed” award within the framework of its activities to celebrate the Year of Zayed. The award aims to achieve family stability, reduce family disputes and divorce rates, promote family cohesion and encourage families to resolve issue amicably, which will be positively reflected on the stability of the community. HE Ahmed Mohammed Al Khattari, Chairman of RAK Courts, stressed that the launch of the first edition ...

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October 20,2018

Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi and Sheikhs Attend the Weddings of Al Qasimi and Al Hamed

H.H. Shiekh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah; H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah; H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler`s Representative in the Al Ain Region; H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, attended the reception held by Sheikh Saud bin Khalid bin Humaid Al Qasimi to celebrate the wedding of his son Sheikh Arhama bin Saud bin Khalid Al Qasimi to the d...

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October 19,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Cooperates with AITO

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced its partnership with the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) for an initiative called Project PROTECT, which was launched in cooperation with University of Surrey. As per the agreement, RAKTDA will become the official Sustainable Tourism Sponsor for 2018-2019. AITO provides its members with guidelines stating that travel must benefit host communities, respect local cultures, protect the environment and conserve nat...

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October 19,2018

Emirates Writers Union Launches the 2018-2019 Cultural Season in Ras Al Khaimah

  Emirates Writers Union in Ras Al Khaimah launched the 2018-2019 cultural season, with the presence of Sheikh Abdul Malik bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Special Advisor to H.H. the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, a number of FNC members, department heads, and a number of writers. Sheikh Abdul Malik bin Kayed Al Qasimi hailed the role of the Emirates Writers Union on national level and in Ras Al Khaimah. The Union branch is RAK invests in Arab and Emirati cultural elements in line with the UAE's celebration of...

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October 16,2018

1,500 Cases Filed Online at RAK Courts

The Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) courts have received 1,500 lawsuits online between April and October. The electronic registration of lawsuits launched in April is gaining popularity among residents, which is evident by filing 23.3% of lawsuits through the E-Systems. Ibrahim Al Zaabi, Director-General of the RAK Courts stressed that this initiative is a part of the RAK government's efforts to adopt smart systems and provide flawless services for customer. The RAK Courts have also launched another smart...

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October 15,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Courts and Prosecution Departments Sign 2 Cooperation Agreements.

Ras Al Khaimah Courts and Public Prosecutor Departments signed two Memorandum of Understandings with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) and Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, to establish an electronic connection and exchange data and information, in order to streamline the procedures, serve costumers, and promote collaboration in various fields, as well as exchange knowledge. The Memorandums were signed on behalf of the Courts Department by HE Chancellor Ahmed Al Khatiri, Chairman of RA...

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October 13,2018

HH Shiekh Mohammed bin Saud Launches a Program to Upgrade the Buildings in Ras Al Khaimah

HH Shiekh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, attended yesterday the launch of “Building Upgrade Program” launched by Ras Al Khaimah Municipality. The launch ceremony was held at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, and was attended by a number of government officials and private companies executives, as well as environmental and energy services companies, and media representatives. The program, implemented by the Energy Efficiency and R...

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October 13,2018

Mohammed bin Saud Attends the Graduation Ceremony at AURAK

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, attended the 7th Commencement Ceremony of AURAK students. The 7th batch included 159 students from various schools, and the ceremony was held at the center of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development The ceremony was attended by Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, and a number of sheikhs, officials, local department managers in Ras Al Khaimah, faculty and management members, and parents. AURA...

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October 12,2018

A Partnership Agreement between Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority and Lucerne

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has entered a two-year strategic partnership with the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL), a unique platform for sharing expertise and addressing future challenges of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Per the agreement, Ras Al Khaimah will be an exclusive partner in the upcoming World Tourism Forum set to take place in Lucerne, Switzerland from May 1-3, 2019. More than 500 participants are expected to attend the biennial forum incl...

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October 12,2018

RAK Police Sergeant Innovates a Remote-contorlled Vehicle with a 700m Range

Ras Al Khaimah Police announced that Sergeant Ali Hassan Al Obad, of the Traffic and Partols Division at the Traffic and Patrols Department, presented 3 innovations, which will promote police work. Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras Al Khaimah Police reviewed the innovations in the presence of Brigadier General, Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Humaidi, Director General of Central Operations at RAK Police. Sergeant  Al Obad stressed that he presented these innovat...

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October 12,2018

MOCCAE Completes Phase One of National Ecotourism Project

His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment today launched in Ras Al Khaimah an ecotourism microsite, app and e-book, which includes information and pictures from the natural reserves and ecotourism locations in the UAE. HE pointed that vision of the wise leadership helped position the UAE as a leader in various sectors, including tourism. The UAE received 15.870 million tourist last year, which represents a 6.5% increase from 2016. The total tourism ...

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October 11,2018

Soft Monitoring for a Sustainable Environment Award Launched in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Environment Protection and Development Authority launched the first edition of “Soft Monitoring for a Sustainable Environment” award, which was listed in the golden category of “British Idea Society” for 2018, as an innovative and leading idea and initiative in the field of environmental work. The launch was attended by HH Sheikha Amna bint Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi; HE Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development; and HE Maryam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi, Minist...

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October 11,2018

services in Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department

Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department in cooperation with the Electronic Government Authority launched 14 new e-services related to exemptions, brand registration and de-registration, etc. as part of the efforts to automate the services and transform them into smart electronic services. The launch ceremony was held at Hilton Garden, and was attended by Eng. Ahmed Saeed Al Sayyah, General Manager of EGA; Aisha Al Shehhi, Deputy Director General of RAK Customs Department; and a number of officials and...

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October 08,2018

Marjan Illustrates Future of Freehold in Ras Al Khaimah

Marjan company, the master-developer of freehold projects in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, showcases its distinguished project portfolio at Cityscape. Eng. Abdulla Al Abdouli, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Marjan, said: Ras Al Khaimah adopts an ambitious growth strategy based on its natural environment, rich heritage, ease of access, and atmosphere that is conductive to growth. As the master-developer of freehold projects in the Emirate, we have been tasked with developing s...

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October 07,2018

Al Nuaimi Launches Pioneers of Innovation Award in RAK

Maj. Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan Al-Nuaimi, director general of the police of Ras Al Khaimah, has announced the launch of the Innovation Pioneers Award for employees of the Ras Al Khaimah emirate and for students of higher education and high school in Ras Al Khaimah. The Awards could also welcome participation from inmates at Punitive and Correctional Institutions. This came during a meeting held at RAK Police Headquarters in the presence of directors-general and their deputies, directors of departme...

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October 05,2018

RAK Prepares to Receive 2019 with Fireworks Display

Ras Al Khaimah is preparing to present an unprecedented fireworks display to welcome 2019, through which it will attempt a new Guinness World Record after setting the world record for biggest fireworks display during the 2018 new year eve which was attended by hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors from around the world. The New Year’s Eve Fireworks display is supervised by Marjan, the master-developer of freehold property in Ras Al Khaimah, along with many fun activities at its flagsh...

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October 04,2018

Phase Two of Marbella Villas Unveiled

During its participation in Cityscape, RAK Properties unveiled phase two of its AED 3 billion development, Marbella Villas project, which is located in Hayat Island at Mina Al Arab, Ras Al Khaimah. Marbella Villas consists of 205 villas and townhouses built along the waterfront on the east side of Hayat Island, facing across the beach to open sea. Design was carried out by Dar Al Omran for Architecture, combining traditional Arab architectural elements embodied by the central courtyard with th...

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October 04,2018

Mohammed bin Saud Calls for Initiatives Bolstering the Rule of Law

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah and President of the Judicial Council, today visited the House of Justice of Ras al-Khaimah to review its work. Sheikh Mohammed was received by Ahmed Mohammed Al Khateri, Chairman of the Ras al-Khaimah Courts Department, and Hassan Saeed Mhimed, Attorney-General of Ras al-Khaimah, as well as members of the Judicial Authority and the Public Prosecutor’s Office. He commended the efforts of judges, chief prosecutors, ...

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October 01,2018

RAK Ruler receives delegation from India's Gujarat State

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received on Monday a delegation from the Indian State of Gujarat. Sheikh Saud welcomed the delegation members and expressed the hope that their visit would contribute in furthering ties of friendship and cooperation between the UAE and India and in building strategic partnerships with India and Gujarat in particular. The delegation members lauded the progress witnessed in the UAE and underlined the s...

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September 26,2018

Mohammed bin Saud RAK in support of an inclusive culture

Highlighting the major contributions and efforts of the local authorities, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council, stressed the important roles played by such trusted officials in enhancing the developmental trajectory of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in various sectors. During a visit Thursday morning to the Ras Al Khaimah Municipality to review the status and progress of the work underway, His Highness was welcomed b...

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September 26,2018

RAK Investment Opportunities Showcased to Ambassadors

A forum for the Latin American diplomatic missions in the UAE has been organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, the RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and in cooperation with the RAK Economic Zone (RAKEZ). The forum's opening ceremony, held at the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, was attended by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK Customs Department and Chairman of RAKEZ; and Moh...

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September 25,2018

RAK Police Launch 901 to Serve Public

Brigadier General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras Al Khaimah Police, inaugurated the toll-free number (901) which was activated in the Central Operations Room of the RAK Police Department. The new hotline, inaugurated in the presence of the Brigadier General, Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Humaidi, Director General of Central Operations at RAK Police, and a number of police officers, is a 24/7 response line for all general inquiries. Community members may now call 901 at a...

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September 22,2018

RAK Ruler Attends Al Harmi and Jakkah Al Mansouri Wedding

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, attended the reception organized by Ali Ahmed Al Harmi on occasion of the wedding of his grandson Saif and the daughter of Dr. Atiq Abdulaziz Jakkah Al Mansouri. The event, held at the Ras Al Khaimah Wedding Hall in the Al Seeh area, was attended by Eng. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation, Sheikh Mohamed bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Depa...

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September 24,2018

RAK Ruler Discusses Enhancing Cooperation with US Consul General

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received Philip Frayne, Consul General of the United States yesterday, who came to greet His Highness on occasion of beginning his mission in the state. His Highness the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah welcomed the US Consul General, wishing him a pleasant stay and all the luck and success in carrying out the tasks of his new appointment to bolster cooperation between the two friendly countries on all levels...

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September 30,2018

RAK Ruler receives Hamdan bin Rashid

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, on Saturday received at his Majlis in Jebel Jais, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah. The reception occasioned an exchange of brotherly talk about issues of interest to the country and the citizens. A banquet was hosted by the RAK Ruler in honour of Sheik...

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September 30,2018

No registration fees for electric cars in Ras Al Khaimah

The Ras Al Khaimah Police have announced exemption of registration, renewal and ownership transfer charges for all the electric vehicles. The announcement, in pursuance of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, is effective from October 01 to December 31. Major-General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the RAK Police, said the move is in line with the emirate's strategy to rationalise energy ...

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September 29,2018

The march of higher education has reached a prestigious position

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the highest member of the Council and ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, confirmed that higher education in the country has achieved a prestigious position in accordance with the highest international standards. During the ceremony last night, on the occasion of the graduation of the first batch of the eighth batch of 151 graduates of the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, and holders of bachelor's and postgraduate degrees – The UAE offers accommodation...

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September 28,2018

RAK Chamber discusses ways to improve cooperation with Indonesia

RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry discussed ways to cooperate with an official delegation from the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia to the state to promote investment and enter into partnerships between the two parties to improve the business climate in areas of common interest. Mohammed Ali Al Sharhan, board member of the Ras Al Khaimah room, and Radwan Hassan, consul general of the Republic of Indonesia, discussed ways to strengthen cooperation and partnership between the two parties....

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September 26,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Ruler receives UAE Writers Union President and Members

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, today received at his palace in Saqr bin Mohammad members of the UAE Writer's Union, led by Habib Al Sayegh, Chairman of the Union and Secretary-General of the Arab Writer's Union. His Highness the Ruler congratulated the Union's new Board of Directors on their election and wished them success in performing their cultural, intellectual and social roles. During the meeting, His Highness Sheikh Saud ...

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September 17,2018

Cooperation between RAK Police and the Swiss Council

Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-In-Chief of RAK Police welcomed at his office in the G.H.Q Jürg Metz, General Council at the Swiss Embassy in Abu Dhabi accompanied by Colonel Jerome Mattiazzi, Defense Attaché and Pascal Shadid, Office Manager to the Defense Attaché Office. The Commander-In-Chief praised the good relations between the two countries and the coordination and cooperation level in the security fields. During the meeting, the two sides discussed means of de...

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September 17,2018

Let s Help Them Facilitate 341 Students Return to school

Sumaya Abdullah Hareb, Director of the Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Charitable Educational Foundation, announced the launch of the "Let’s Help Them" campaign, under the slogan ‘Donate to Education in The Year of Zayed’ to help students with low income pay for their education in private schools, after their parents were forced to drop them out due to their struggling with financial resources. In a press conference, Sumaya Hareb stated:  "We launched the “Let’s Help Them” campaign after the number of st...

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September 15,2018

Khatt Towers Tale Preserved in Folk Conscience

When a ‘place’ combines the beauty and charm of nature with a rich history, heritage and values narrated by first generation veterans, eyewitnesses and national figures, it all comes together to create a civilized tale. Khatt, located 20Km south of Ras Al Khaimah, is a village scented with the UAE’s history and geography that narrates this tale. 75 years old Mohammed bin Rashid Al Naqbi, Head of the Khatt region, tells us tales engraved in the history and collective memory of the region that is...

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September 13,2018

Direct flights to be launched from Luxembourg to Ras Al Khaimah

Direct weekly flights from Luxembourg to Ras Al Khaimah airport will be launched from October to cater to the increasing number of visitors to the emirate, the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced on Wednesday. The flights will be operated by European tour operator LuxairTours. From October 24, 2018, LuxairTours will fly every Wednesday directly to Ras Al Khaimah airport. The operator has also signed agreements with several luxury hotels in Ras Al Khaimah to offer acco...

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September 10,2018

Smart Technology to Reduce Cases of Students Staying in RAK Buses

Obaid Al Breiki, head of the ET office in Ras Al Khaimah, said all schools’ buses in the emirate have been fitted with smart sensors ahead of the new academic year. "The move is aimed to boost safety in all 455 ET school buses.” The company recently added 31 new buses to its school bus fleet, he added. Al Breiki said the smart sensors starts working when the school bus is stopped or closed. "They detect any item, body, or student left behind and sound a high alarm. The smart sensors is an added...

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September 17,2018

‘Let's Help Them’ Facilitate 341 Students Return to school

Sumaya Abdullah Hareb, Director of the Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Charitable Educational Foundation, announced the launch of the "Let’s Help Them" campaign, under the slogan ‘Donate to Education in The Year of Zayed’ to help students with low income pay for their education in private schools, after their parents were forced to drop them out due to their struggling with financial resources. In a press conference, Sumaya Hareb stated:  "We launched the “Let’s Help Them” campaign after the number of st...

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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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