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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

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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October 05,2017

Schools across Ras al-Khaimah rewarded for going green in government initiative

Ras al-Khaimah, 5th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Schools across Ras al-Khaimah will be assessed and graded to measure their commitment to environmentally sustainable practices from the beginning of the 2017/18 academic year, in a pioneering initiative that was announced today. The new ‘Green Rating’ system for schools is a joint scheme being launched by the Ras al-Khaimah Waste Management Agency, RAKWMA, a subsidiary of the Public Works Department, and the Ras al-Khaimah Education Zone. It aims to en...

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October 04,2017

RAKEZ visits UK to explore future of manufacturing

    RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 4th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The Ras al-Khaimah Economic Zone, RAKEZ, has supported the Financial Times, FT, in bringing this year’s ‘Future of Manufacturing Summit’, one of the most significant events in the manufacturing landscape, which was held in London on 3rd October, 2017. With the attendance of over 200 manufacturing leaders, investors and innovators, the event underlined game-changing technologies and trends impacting ‘Industry 4.0.’ Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ, ...

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September 29,2017

RAK Ruler attends Ras al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University graduation ceremony

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 29th September, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has reiterated that the UAE's higher education process is maintaining its outstanding position in accordance with the highest international standards. H.H. Sheikh Saud, speaking during the graduation ceremony of 134 students of the faculties of Human Medicine and Pharmacy, along with Postgraduate Degree students, that the UAE embraces the most prestigious univers...

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September 27,2017

RAK Ruler stresses importance of creating sustainable environment for future generations

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 27th September, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has stressed the importance of creating an ideal and sustainable environment for future generations, to enable them to achieve further success. During his participation in the 2nd Global Youth Leaders' Forum, an important meeting for youth leaders in the region that was held in conjunction with World Tourism Day 2017 at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr Hotel on Al Morhan Is...

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September 21,2017

Ras Al Khaimah Hosts Young Global Leaders Summit

  Source: Ras Al Khaimah- Al Bayan   Under Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, the Emirate will be hosting the 2nd Young Global Leaders Summit on September 27th at Rixos Bab Al Bahr Hotel with Sponsorship of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. Presided by Guy Kawasaki, leading marketing specialist in Silicon Valley, the Summit will witness the participation of 17 members- including 7 women- of entrepreneur...

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September 17,2017

Ras Al Khaimah Police Wins Middle East Excellence Award for its “Himaya” System

Al Khaleej- Ras Al Khaimah Ras Al Khaimah Police won the Excellence Award for its “Himaya” (Protection) project during its participation in the 5th National Security Middle East 2017 summit, which was held at the Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa on September 11-13. The summit was attended by Lt. Col. Mohammed Abdulrahman Ahmed, the Director of the E-Services and Communications Department, who received the award on behalf of Ras Al Khaimah Police. He also presented a paper on the Himaya sys...

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September 16,2017

Biggest Car Registration and Inspection Center in Ras Al Khaimah

Al Khaleej- Ras Al Khaimah - Adnan Okasha Jamal Al Tair, Chairman of the Board of the General Resources Authority (GRA) in Ras Al Khaimah revealed a project for building the first “Tasjeel Village” in Ras Al Khaimah, which will be the biggest of its kind in the UAE and the Middle East. With its overall area of 50,000 square meters, the village will be the biggest among its peers for car registration and inspection.   Jamal Al Tair revealed that the estimated cost of building the new Tasjeel V...

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September 10,2017

RAK ruler visits elementary, secondary schools

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 10th September 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has said that education was a top priority for the UAE, since the nation's founding and as emphasised by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who's philosophy continues to be carried forward by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The nation believes in the importance of education in building the personalities of its citizens and inst...

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August 29,2017

Ras al-Khaimah flies into global tourism major leagues with world’s longest zip line opening in December

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 29th August, 2017 (WAM) -- Ras al-Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), has announced that the world’s longest and highest zip line will officially open on the UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais, in December. The longest zip line in the world in Ras al-Khaimah will open the first week of December and will be one of several eco-friendly products on Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest peak, which is set to become the adventure tourism hub of the Middle East. With the exact length o...

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August 28,2017

Emirati women are essential partner in process of comprehensive development: Wife of RAK Ruler

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 28th August, 2017 (WAM) -- Sheikha Hana bint Juma Al Majid, Wife of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has praised the achievements of women in the UAE and their effective participation in the renaissance of the country, along with men, due to the support of the wise leadership that provided them with all the components of success. While receiving a delegation of women from the Ras al-Khaimah Courts on Emirati Women’s Day, S...

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August 22,2017

RAK Ruler receives Bangladeshi Minister for Health

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 22nd August 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, today received Mohammed Nasim, Minister for Health and Family Welfare in the Republic of Bangladesh and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Saud discussed with the Bangladeshi Minister areas of joint cooperation between the two friendly countries and means of boosting them in various fields, especially in the health field, commending the outs...

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August 21,2017

RAK International Airport climbs to greater heights in 2017

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 21st August, 2017 (WAM) -- Ras al-Khaimah International Airport has witnessed continuing growth in 2017, surpassing all passenger, movements and cargo tonnage records since the airport’s inauguration.  Charter flights have been running throughout the summer for the first time as Ras al-Khaimah moves towards being a year-round destination for tourists. The airport’s first scheduled direct service to Europe kicked off with a connection to Prague, resulting in passenger volumes incr...

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August 20,2017

RAKEZ seeks entries for RAKEZ Business Excellence Awards 2017

  RAS AL KHAIMAH, 20th August, 2017 (WAM) -- The Ras al-Khaimah Economic Zone, RAKEZ, began accepting entries on Sunday for the RAKEZ Business Excellence Awards 2017. The awards, with a cash prize of AED200,000, recognises companies for their outstanding excellence and for their key role in the economic development of the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah. "Would you believe that we only had 120 submissions in the first year? Now, we are anticipating over 450 entries for this year, which is a remarka...

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August 09,2017

Sheikh Zayed’s memory the foundation of life for the UAE people: RAK Ruler

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 9th August, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, praised the declaration of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan that 2018 will be the 'Year of Zayed'. The Year of Zayed was declared to celebrate the achievements of the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and commemorate his memory, as he established the union and created a modern and civilised country, which has attai...

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August 07,2017

RAK Rolls Out Bumper Value-For-Money Eid Al Adha Breaks

Free kids’ activities put family first for Eid celebrations Ras Al Khaimah’s beach, city and mountain hotels and resorts are putting a new shine on Eid Al Adha celebrations being a real family affair with a diverse range of value-for-money breaks which include an array of free kids’ activities. The fabulous hotels and resorts throughout the emirate - the northernmost of the seven in the UAE - are raising the staycation bar to offer up relaxing escapes to one of the region’s fastest-growing to...

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August 01,2017

Mansour bin Zayed visits Shawka Dam in Ras al-Khaimah

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 1st August, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, visited the Shawka Dam in Ras al-Khaimah yesterday, where he viewed the dam’s facilities and the underground water reservoir under its lake. The dam is considered one of the country’s leading sustainable projects that was carried out under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as part of His Highness’s initiatives t...

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July 31,2017

Mansour bin Zayed visits Ghalilah Desalination Facility in Ras al-Khaimah

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 31st July, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, today inspected the Ghalilah Reverse Osmosis Desalination Facility in Ras al-Khaimah, which was established based upon the highest international standards for water desalination. H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed began his tour by viewing the latest technologies used inside the plant, which enabled it to win the "Distinction for Desalination Plant of the Year...

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July 18,2017

RAK Ruler receives delegation from China's Tangshan City

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 18th July, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, received today a delegation from the Chinese city of Tangshan. H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr welcomed the delegation, emphasising the importance of the relations between the UAE and Tangshan City, and the keenness of the two sides to further develop and strengthen ties across a number of fields of mutual interest. The delegation expressed their admiration for the great ...

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July 11,2017

RAK Ruler issues Emiri Decree appointing chairman for RAK Chamber of Commerce

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 11th July, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has issued Emiri Decree No. 14 of 2017, which stipulates in its 1st Article the appointment of a chairperson Ras al-Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board of Directors. The Board will be headed by Mohamed Ali Musabah Al Nuaimi effective 4th July 2017. According to the Decree, the remaining articles of Emiri Decree No. 3 of 2016 shall remain in force without ...

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July 05,2017

161 police staff promoted as per directives of Ras al-Khaimah Ruler

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 5th July, 2017 (WAM) -- Following the directives of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ras al-Khaimah Police has issued a resolution to promote 161 officers and staff to higher ranks. Major General Al Nuaimi expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah for his trust, generous guidance and great support to police ...

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June 21,2017

Ras al-Khaimah Ruler congratulates the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on appointing Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince

    RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 21st June, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has sent a congratulatory cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on appointing Prince Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, who has also assumed the position of Deputy Prime Minister and will continue as the country's Defence Minister. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras...

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June 13,2017

Success of Jiu-Jitsu in UAE due to co-operation, hard work: RAK Ruler

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 13th June, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, said that the UAE’s success in the sport of jiu-jitsu would not have been accomplished without the cooperation and hard work of everyone involved, as well as the great support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, of the sport. This statement was made as the Ras al-Khaimah R...

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June 13,2017

Ras al-Khaimah Crown Prince distributes iftar meals to workers

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 13th June, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, on Tuesday, personally distributed iftar meals to workers near the emirate's Public Works and Services Department as one of its initiatives for the Holy Month of Ramadan. Mohammed Al Hammadi, the director-general of the department, said the initiative was in line with the humanitarian principles of Islam and the established values of generous giving and solidarity that are ...

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June 03,2017

RAK Crown Prince lays foundation stone for Misafri mosque

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 3rd June, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, laid the foundation stone for the mosque of the late Saeed bin Salem Al Misafri in Dhait district on Friday. The mosque will cost AED 1.8 million and will accommodate 210 worshippers. It will also feature a special corner for women. Designed with influences of the Emirati and Islamic architecture, the worshipping house will be completed by next Ramadan and will have environ...

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May 27,2017

Ras Al Khaimah Ruler and Crown Prince receive Ramadan greetings

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 27th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, on Saturday received Ramadan well-wishers who came to Khuzam Palace to offer greetings on the advent of the Holy Month of fasting.  The visitors included Sheikhs, senior officials, tribal dignitaries and businessmen.  Sheikh Saud, Sheikh Mohammed and their guests prayed for continue...

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May 25,2017

RAK Crown Prince attends Annual Forum for Best Government Practices 2017

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 25th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council, has attended the 11th Annual Forum for Best Government Practices 2017, held under the theme, "Smart Government", and organised by the Sheikh Saqr Programme for Government Excellence in partnership with the Electronic Government Authority.  The forum, which was held at the Ras al-Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, saw the participa...

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May 24,2017

RAK Ruler pardons 363 prisoners for Ramadan and #Year of Giving

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 24th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has ordered the release of 363 prisoners from the emirate's punitive and corrective institutions, on the occasion of the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan and the UAE #Year of Giving. H.H. Sheikh Saud also pledged to pay the financial obligations of those pardoned. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, has instructed the ...

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May 24,2017

RAK Crown Prince heads Executive Council meeting

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 24th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council, today chaired the second meeting of the Council for 2017. At the start of the session, the council adopted the minutes of its previous meetings and reviewed the topics listed on its work schedule that was related to service projects, strengthening the government’s supervisory role, developing its legislative structure, building instituti...

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May 23,2017

Saud bin Saqr orders early salary for Ras Al Khaimah Government employees

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 23rd May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has ordered early payment of salaries for the Ras al-Khaimah government employees on 25th May the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. The move aims to enable families to prepare for the holy month....

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May 17,2017

RAK Ruler receives Police Chief

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 17th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, received this morning, Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras al-Khaimah Police. Major General Al Nuiami was accompanied by several senior officers, as well as Sergeant Samir Abdullah Al Hababi, Traffic Policeman, who came up with the initiative, "Put on Your Seat Belt and Smile", to raise public awareness on the importance of us...

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May 17,2017

Ras al-Khaimah Crown Prince inspects public works department

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 17th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, on Tuesday highlighted excellence as an effective way to meet the highest standards and serve citizens and expatriates in the emirate to reflect the UAE's keen interest in providing a dignified life to people across the country. Speaking during an inspection visit to the Public Works and Services Department, he praised its efforts in providing services to all as part of the ...

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May 08,2017

RAK Ruler receives outgoing ambassador of Luxemburg

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 8th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, today received Nicole Bintner-Bakshian, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, who paid Sheikh Saud a courtesy visit on the occasion of the end of her tenure as ambassador to the country. During the meeting, the Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah wished Mrs. Bintner-Bakshian success in her future missions, commending her efforts in strengthening relations of cooperation bet...

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May 08,2017

RAK Ruler receives Chief Executive of DIFC Courts

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 8th May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has received, Mark Beer OBE, Chief Executive and Registrar of the Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC Courts, and his accompanying delegation, to review cooperation between DIFC Courts and the RAK Courts Department. The meeting also included Ahmed Mohammed Al-Khatiri, Head of the RAK Courts Department. The Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah welcomed Mr. Beer and commended ...

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May 05,2017

RAK Ruler's Speech on the occasion of the UAE Armed Forces' 41st Unification Anniversary

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 5th May, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE Armed Forces create stability and peace, defending not only the rights of the Gulf and the Arab region, but also the rights throughout the world, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah has said. Speaking to the military journal, 'Nation Shield', on the occasion of the UAE Armed Forces' 41st Unification Anniversary, marked on Saturday, 6th May, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi said, "Our Armed Forc...

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May 02,2017

RAK Ruler and UAQ Crown Prince discuss means of serving the nation

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 2nd May, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, today received H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain, accompanied by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council of Umm Al Qaiwain. During the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Saud and H.H. Sheikh Rashid exchanged cordial talks on means of serving the nation and its citizens. The meeting was also...

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April 30,2017

RAK Exhibition for Education, Training and Employment opens Tuesday

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April 30,2017

Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi inaugurates Judicial Services Bus for Ras al-Khaimah Courts

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 30th April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah and President of the Judicial Council of the Emiri Court, has inaugurated the Mobile Bus Initiative of the Ras al-Khaimah Courts Department. Ahmed Mohammed Al Khatiri, Head of the Courts Department, Dr. Saif Ali Al Shamili, Director-General of the Courts, and several directors and officials of local government departments attended that inauguration. The initiative, which r...

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April 26,2017

RAK Ruler receives Tunisian Consul-General

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 15th March, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has received Lutfi bin Amer, Consul-General of Tunisia, who was paying a courtesy visit to Sheikh Saud at the beginning of his tenure in the country. The RAK Ruler welcomed the Tunisian diplomat, wishing him a pleasant stay and success in strengthening the bonds of cooperation between the two countries. The meeting was attended by a number of Sheikhs and officials....

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April 24,2017

Rulers of Umm Al Qaiwain and Ras al-Khaimah meet to discuss citizens' needs

UMM AL QAIWAIN, 24th April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, today received H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah. Present at the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah. During the meeting, His Highness the Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain an...

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April 20,2017

RAK Ruler receives Amal Al Qubaisi

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 20th April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, today received Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, and Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al Zaabi, FNC Second Deputy Speaker, and several FNC members in his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, attended the meeting The FNC delegation came to Ras al-Khaimah as par...

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April 19,2017

Saud bin Saqr attends graduation of 72 students at RAK Academy

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 19th April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, stressed that the high standard of education as well as the latest programmes and technologies achieved by the country exemplifies the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prin...

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April 11,2017

Ras al-Khaimah Ruler receives Finnish Ambassador

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 11th April, 2017 (WAM)-- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, and Riitta Swan, Ambassador of Finland to the UAE, today met and discussed economic and investment matters, and ways of bolstering relations between the UAE and Finland to serve common interests. The meeting took place at Sheikh Saud's palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City. Those who were in attendance included Sheikh Mohammed bin Kayed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Ras Al ...

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April 09,2017

RAK Ruler receives Angolan Economy Minister

RAK AL KHAIMAH, 9th April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, received at his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City on Sunday the Angolan Minister of Economy, Abrahao Pio dos Santos Gourgel, who is currently visiting the country. The Angolan minister was accompanied by Carlos Sardinha Dias, Charge d'Affaires at the Angolan Embassy in the UAE. H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi welcomed his guest and discussed with him how best to s...

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April 03,2017

RAK Ruler receives Deputy Governor of Fujian Province

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 3rd April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah today received Jung Jie Xu, Deputy Governor of Fujian Province in China, and his delegation which is currently visiting the country. H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi welcomed Jung Jie Xu and his delegation to the UAE while stressing the importance of current relations between the UAE and Fujian Province, as well as the desire of both sides to develop them. Jung Ji...

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April 03,2017

4th International Conference on Global Warming opens in presence of Ras Al Khaimah Ruler

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 3rd April, 2017 (WAM) --- The 4th International Conference on Global Warming: EcoSystem Productivity opened today bringing together environmental experts, researchers and academicians to discuss the issue of global warming and explore ways of increasing the productivity of ecosystems. H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, attended the opening of the three-day conference, organised by the Environment Protection and Development Au...

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March 30,2017

RAK Crown Prince opens MoFAIC Attestation office, praises UAE international status

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 30th March, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE enjoys a leading position on the map of cultural and development achievements, as well as a major international service centre, thanks to the wise leadership, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah has said. While opening the attestation office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation at the Ras al-Khaimah Chamber for Trade and Commerce, he praised the comprehensive development in...

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March 27,2017

RAK Ruler hails role of Arab scientists and intellectuals to support education process

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 27th March, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah hailed the role played by the Arab intellectuals and scientists to support the educational march and social development in the Arab countries and their contributions to support development and progress to achieve the economic and social stability and raise scientific and intellectual level of the peoples of the region. He also commended Arab scientific institutions t...

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March 26,2017

18th Arab Chemists Union conference opens under patronage of RAK Ruler

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 26th March, 2017 (WAM) -- Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Managing Director of the Ras Al-Khaimah Free Trade Zone Authority, RAK FTZ, opened on Sunday the 18th International Conference of the Union of Arab Chemists, titled "Proactive Future Chemistry", under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah. The conference will run until 28th March, 2017 in Ras al-Khaimah. Those attending the conference wi...

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March 26,2017

RAK Ruler briefed on plans by Ministry of Climate Change

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 26th March, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, was briefed on plans and rogrammes the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment intends to implement in the emirate during a meeting with Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, at the Ruler's palace on Sunday. Dr. Thani Al-Zeyoudi explained to H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi his ministry plans to improve services, protect a...

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March 23,2017

Saud bin Saqr launches branch of Emirates Foundation in Ras al-Khaimah

RAS Al-KHAIMAH, 22nd March, 2017 (WAM) -- Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organisation set up by the Abu Dhabi Government to facilitate public-private partnerships for empowering youth across the UAE, officially inaugurated today the Emirates Foundation Ras al-Khaimah branch. The branch was inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, and in the presence of Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Board member of ...

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