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November 20,2020

Saud bin Saqr The flag of our state is deeply rooted inside us like mountains

HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, witnessed, at 11:000 am of yesterday, Tuesday, the official celebration of the Emirate of Flag Day, in the presence of HH Sheikh Muhammad bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, and a set of senior officials and figures in the Emirate amid precautionary measures. HH, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed in his speech during the national celebration that we all stand in one row on "...

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November 19,2020

Ras Al Khaimah is the capital of Gulf tourism

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah was selected as Gulf Tourism Capital for 2021 during the fifth meeting of Tourism Ministers of GCC Countries. Ras Al Khaimah was praised for its identity as a sustainable destination of tourism, and was awarded the title for the second successive year during the virtual meeting held to discuss the ways of cooperation between the Arab Gulf Countries in tourism sector. Ras Al Khaimah is deemed to be one of the most variable emirates in the Arab Gulf region, thanks to ...

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November 18,2020

Mohammed bin Saud: Flag Day reflects the values of loyalty and belonging to the homeland

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed that “Flag Day” is an exceptional national event where the people of the United Arab Emirates celebrate, and in which the values of loyalty, belonging and a deep sense of the nation's value and care are reflected. His Highness indicated that Flag Day is the day of the national pride reflected in this flag, which we all work to defend in the fields of pride, heroism, truth and national duty and pride. His Hig...

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October 13,2020

Ras Al Khaimah Airport welcomes passengers as of October 15

The Department of Civil Aviation in Ras Al Khaimah has confirmed that residents shall be allowed to enter through Ras Al Khaimah International Airport as of the coming October 15 without any need to obtain prior approvals according to the procedures adopted in the State that include a pre-examination before coming to the State that does not exceed 96 hours from the date of travel; provided that the examination results must be negative. Tourists from all countries shall be allowed to enter throug...

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October 13,2020

Saud bin Saqr Education is the main guarantor for preserving achievements and gains

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, confirmed that education is the main guarantor for preserving the achievements and gains, and the key pillar for continuing the process of building the Country, strengthening and enhancing its regional and global presence and contributing to establishing human civilization. His Highness said: “Here we stand today before another achievement that our students shall realize in their march towards...

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October 10,2020

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Friendship between the United Arab Emirates and United States enhances the progress of the two peoples

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received yesterday the Ambassador of the United States of America John Rakolta Jr. in the country, who presented his greeting to His Highness. His Highness the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah welcomed the Ambassador and discussed the bilateral relations and joint cooperation between the two friendly countries at various levels. His Highness praised the friendly relations that bind United Arab Emirates...

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October 03,2020

«Ras Al Khaimah Executive Council» directs to enhance the Quality of Life of nationals

Ras Al Khaimah Executive Council convened its ordinary meeting remotely through visual technologies, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council. Topics listed on its agenda related to cooperation and partnership with the Federal Government, the reports of the Council Committees’ work, the achievements and effectiveness of government procedures and systems that support business continuity under the curr...

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September 13,2020

Mohammed bin Saud visits Ras Al Khaimah Police and inspects the Mobile Operations Room and the Smart Safe City Platform

Mohammed bin Saud visits Ras Al Khaimah Police and inspects the Mobile Operations Room and the Smart Safe City Platform Ras Al Khaimah, August 24th, WAM, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, affirmed the keenness of the State's wise leadership to support and backup the police and security agencies in their various locations to enable them to perform their assigned role properly, using the latest modern smart devices and technologies which su...

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September 12,2020

In Ras al-Khaimah ... Emirati Women with exceptional missions

The female officers of Ras Al Khaimah Police confirmed that the Emirati women were able to prove their merit, distinction and excellence in various fields and sectors, including the police field in its various aspects, after the leadership of United Arab Emirates has been keen to make them main partner in the improvement and development process. “The UAE celebration of the Emirati Women's Day, and allocating a day to celebrate her accomplishments, is a strong evidence of the great confidence of...

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September 11,2020

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah instructs to exempt commercial activities from renewal fees

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has instructed to exempt some commercial activities that have been affected by the lockdown due to the precautionary measures during the crisis of the Novel Corona virus (Covid-19), in various rates of annual renewal fees, with exemption of these establishments from the resulting violations during the lockdown period. The latest directives add to His Highness's continuous follow-up to the prog...

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September 07,2020

Report / Digital Transformation in Ras Al Khaimah Government enhances business continuity

Report / Digital Transformation in Ras Al Khaimah Government enhances business continuity Ras Al Khaimah, September 2nd, WAM, the Heads and Directors of the government departments of Ras Al Khaimah confirmed that the investment in developing and updating the technological infrastructure and digital transformation in the government service sector during the past years has proven its effectiveness in confronting the challenges imposed by Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, especially that the em...

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September 05,2020

Mohammed bin Saud: Emirati women are a model of excellence and distinction

Mohammed bin Saud: Emirati women are a model of excellence and distinction  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, affirmed that the Emirati women have received a great attention from the wise leadership of the State, based on the care given and the approach established by the Founder of the State, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, as the main and first supporter of empowering women to make them a role model for ...

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September 01,2020

RAKTA launches the second phase of e-hailing service through Careem app

RAKTA launches the second phase of e-hailing service through Careem app Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority announced the second phase taxi and limos e-hailing service across all major areas in the Emirate.  The launch follows a successful pilot phase of 5o taxis, where the average arrival time for a taxi to the customer has reached under 5 minutes - a number expected to reduce as the taxi fleet now increases to 500 taxis equipped with Careem technology, allowing them to be booked easily and fr...

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July 27,2020

Mohammed bin Saud: UAE competes in the global race

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed that the success of the UAE launch of «Misbar Al-Amal» (Hope Probe) to explore the planet of Mars which is just an affirmation to the entire world that our country moves forward in the global race for space exploration with the hands of its nationals. This action comes as a realistic embodiment of the ambition and vision of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (May his soul rest in peace) of ...

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July 25,2020

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: Misbar Al-Amal (Hope Probe) is a UAE giant step in establishing human civilization

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah congratulated this morning the UAE leadership and people on the successful launch of Misbar Al-Amal "Hope Probe". In his statement on the occasion of Misbar Al-Amal launch to the planet of Mars, His Highness Sheikh Al Qasimi congratulated His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, "May Allah protect him"; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice...

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July 20,2020

Saud Al Qasimi: We count on education and get ready for the future with confidence

His Highness Sheikh Saud Al Qasimi in a memorial snapshot with top-performing high school students (WAM) His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed that education is the main guarantor to maintain achievements and gains, and the basic pillar to continue the march of establishing the State, strengthening its regional and global presence and contributing to build the human civilization. That came during His Highness’ reception o...

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July 05,2020

RAKTA signs agreement with Hala and Careem, to launch e-hailing service for taxis and limos in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority has entered into an agreement with Hala and Careem to provide the first e-hailing service for taxis and limos in the emirate. His Excellency Engineer Ismail Al Balooshi RAKTA General Manager stated that this initiative reflects RAKTA’s commitment to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah; increasing the level of happiness in the society, through advanced services, excellent hospitality, and seamless transport infrast...

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June 20,2020

Fitch proves that Ras Al Khaimah's credit rating is at "A" level

The International Rating Agency «Fitch» announced that the sovereign credit rating of Ras Al Khaimah is at the level "A" with a stable outlook to the future, which confirms the success of the Emirate’s trends for more than a decade in this field. The positive rating confirms the Emirate's financial strength, including the strong financial reserves, the low government debt, and the high per capita share of GDP. The maintenance of rating reflects the stability that RAK enjoys as it indicates the c...

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June 16,2020

Saud bin Saqr: Hard work is the base of success

HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, congratulated Ras Al Khaimah Academy graduates of 2020 and urged them to continue in the journey of science and knowledge. This congratulations came during the speech delivered by His Highness to the students at the unique graduation ceremony in RAK which was held in the presence of Sheikha Amneh bint Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Academy, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Investm...

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June 14,2020

Ras Al-Khaimah announces offers for short holidays

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has launched a campaign for summer offers of short holidays, which allows visitors of RAK who stay for three nights and more in any four of five-star hotels covered by the offer to benefit from a variety of experiences and valuable advantages during their stay. RAK is distinguished by the diversity of its accommodation options, including the luxury beach resorts run by the most prominent international brands, family resorts and hotels in the city cent...

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June 13,2020

According to the directives of Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Ras Al Khaimah government launches an integrated package of economic incentives

In accordance with the directives of H.H Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and the follow-up of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council, RAK government announced yesterday launching a package of incentive measures and facilities that cover various business sectors in RAK. Dr. Mohamed Abdul Latif Khalifa, Secretary-General of the Executive Council in RAK said: “We are ke...

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May 15,2020

Mohammed bin Saud: The Onset of Our Development Journey

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, emphasized that the 44th anniversary of the Unification Day marks a significant milestone in the journey of our country, especially that it was the true beginning of our march towards developing and modernizing our armed forces across different levels, units and specializations. The process which turned the UAE Army into a well trained and equipped powerful force that leverage the most advanced training systems and...

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May 14,2020

Court of Cassation of Ras Al Khaimah Remotely Settles all its Punitive and Personal Status Lawsuits

Ras Al Khaimah Courts (RAK Courts) announced that, since the implementation of the innovative remote litigation system this end of March as part of the ongoing preventive measures to curb Covid-19 pandemic, its Court of Cassation remotely settled 100% of the punitive and personal status lawsuits referred to it in April this year, as well as 98% of the civil and commercial cases via video conferencing technology, whether during the case management hearings or the litigation sessions; thus protect...

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May 13,2020

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: UAE Armed Forces our Nation’s Fence and Shield

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has said that the decision to unify the UAE Armed Forces “represents a milestone in the country’s history, a patriotic occasion and a source of pride for the UAE and its people.” In a statement to the ‘Nation Shield', the UAE's military journal, marking the 44th anniversary of the UAE Armed Forces’ Unification Day, which is celebrated on May 6th every year, Sheikh Saud said, “We extend our greetings to Presi...

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May 12,2020

A Major Transformation of Ras Al Khaimah Healthcare Sector Drives a Quantum Leap Across Several Global Indices

Ras Al Khaimah’s healthcare sector has undergone a quantum leap in the past four decades, witnessing a major transformation through the use of the most advanced medical equipment and the upgrading of infrastructure. Thanks to the attention of the UAE Government, Ras Al Khaimah’s healthcare sector is now ranked among the world’s best, according to global indices and international scoring systems. Healthcare is considered one of the most vital sectors in Ras Al Khaimah and is being continuously de...

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April 09,2020

RAK Customs Department Activates the Remote Work Mode

Ras Al KhaimahRAK Customs Remote Work   Pursuant to the directives of the wise leadership and in cooperation with the IT team, Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department announced activating the remote work mode for 60 of its employees to preserve the readiness of the system. The department confirmed that it has provided employees with more than 60 computers equipped with all requirements of remote working allowing them to leverage all programs and authorizations to ensure the continuity of work....

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April 08,2020

Ras Al Khaimah Courts Turns to E-Services

Ras Al Khaimah Ahmed Mohammed Al Khateri Ahmed Mohammed Al Khateri Coronavirus COVID-19   RAK Courts to use visual communication system during proceedings (WAM) Ras Al Khaimah (WAM) Pursuant to the requirements of the current situation in terms of social distancing and with the aim of preserving the individual and community health during the COVID-19 crisis, Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department announced its intention to provide all its judicial and authentication services remotely as of tomorrow, S...

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April 07,2020

Initiatives to Support Tourism Sector in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAK TDA) announced its intention to launch several initiatives aimed at supporting its partners across hospitality sector during the COVID-19 crisis and developing solid foundations for its future recovery plan. In a step reflecting the Emirate’s commitment to transparency, enterprise promotion and global community spirit and under the theme “ONE RAK”, RAK TDA shared its comprehensive crisis response plan with all its industry partners, and provided...

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March 15,2020

RAK Ruler receives Ambassador of Costa Rica

Saud Al Qasimi receiving Francisco Hernandez  H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, yesterday received Francisco Chacón Hernández, Ambassador of Costa Rica to the UAE. Sheikh Saud welcomed Hernández and wished him luck and success in performing his duties, which have strengthened the strategic ties between the two friendly countries. During the meeting, both sides discussed several economic, commercial and investment-related topics, with the ai...

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March 14,2020

Wife of the ruler of RAK constructs a celebration platform

The wife of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikha Hana bint Juma Al Majid, ordered the construction of a 1700 sqm celebration platform for the people of the Al Munaei area, located 120 km south of Ras Al Khaimah. The platform will be used to celebrate national, religious, and public events and host local events. Ali Bin Saeed Al Dahmani, the chief of the area of Al Munaei, affirmed that the new, first-of-its-kind platform, is...

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March 11,2020

RAK Ruler receives Thai Consul-General

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Thursday received Chairat Sirivat, Consul-General of Thailand to the UAE. Sirivat visited Sheikh Saud following his assuming the position of Thai Consul-General. Sheikh Saud welcomed Sirivat and wished him luck and success in his duties, which will help reinforce the overall strategic ties between the UAE and Thailand. He then praised the friendship between the two countries, which will help achiev...

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March 10,2020

Ras Al Khaimah Crafts Festival, a window to the past

His Excellency Ahmed Obaid Al Tunaiji, The General Manager of the Department of Antiquities and Museums, confirmed that the RAK Crafts Festival highlighted key traditional crafts, that were famous in Emirati society, while promoting and supporting craftsmen along the culture and heritage associations. The festival also introduced crafts to new generations to emphasize the importance of protecting and promoting them. Culture and heritage associations participated in the recently held festival, sh...

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February 11,2020

74% hotel occupancy in RAK last year

Ras Al Khaimah recorded a hotel occupancy rate of 74% last year. The hotel industry benefited from the overall growth in RAK tourism, with 1.12 million tourists, most of which come from outside the UAE, according to Raki Phillips, CEO of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. In a press conference held on the occasion of inaugurating the Jais Adventure Peak, Phillips noted that RAK plans to attract 1.2 tourists by the end of this year, as part of a tourism development plan that runs u...

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February 11,2020

RAK Ruler receives Saud Al Mu'alla

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received yesterday, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, at his palace in the Saqr bin Mohammed City. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah was present. RAK Ruler and Umm Al Qaiwain Ruler exchanged cordial talks on issues related to the homeland and the Emirati people. The meeting was also attended by Sheikh Ahm...

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February 10,2020

Saud bin Saqr opens Jais Adventure Peak

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, stated that the tourism sector is one of the solid foundations of Ras Al Khaimah’s development process. Tourism has helped advance the emirate’s progress, he added, noting that the number of people visiting Ras Al Khaimah has more than doubled from 400,000 to over 1 million over the past seven years. Sheikh Saud made this statement today during the opening of the Jais Adventure Peak, the UAE’s highest peak, ...

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February 08,2020

RAK Ruler receives Indian Ambassador

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received the new Ambassador of India to the UAE, Pavan Kapoor. Sheikh Saud welcomed the ambassador and wished him success in strengthening the strategic relationship between the UAE and India. The Ras Al Khaimah Ruler also praised the warm ties between the people of both countries and hoped for further prosperity for all. For his part, Kapoor thanked His Highness Sheikh Saud for the warm welcome and said h...

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February 08,2020

Mohammed bin Saud chairs Executive Council meeting

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Executive Council, chaired today the regular meeting of the Ras Al Khaimah Executive Council, where he reviewed the agenda items related to local-federal partnership, committees’ reports, efforts to empower the legislative system, environmental sustainability projects, and the development of government services and processes. During the meeting, the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme deliv...

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February 07,2020

More than 300 E-Services and 100 Smart Services in RAK

The Electronic Government Authority of Ras Al Khaimah (EGA) announced the completion of 280 projects by the end of 2019, as part of a digital transformation process that started in 2017. EGA services are increasing rapidly due to a package approach, integrated cards, service lines and other ways that helped increase the services up to 330 e-services through Ras Al Khaimah Government Portal and 110 smart services on mRAK app by the end of 2019, in addition to developing 19 systems to interconnect...

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February 07,2020

RAK Crown Prince UAE always a pioneer in focusing on the youth

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud meeting Shamma Al Mazrouei (WAM) UAE Ras Al Khaimah Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi Federal Youth Authority Shamma Al Mazrui Ras Al Khaimah (WAM) H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah said that the UAE's wise leadership always focused on youth as a top priority, as they are the foundation of the country and drive continuous innovation and development, calling them “The real treasure and the bright future of the UAE.” HH Sheikh Mo...

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January 05,2020

RAKEZ CEO: 23% Increase in Industrial Companies Over the Last Year

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone's (RAKEZ) witnessed a 23% increase in industrial companies in 2019 compared to 2018, reflecting its success in attracting international companies to leverage on the emirate’s position as a gateway to enter the regional markets.   RAKEZ hosts an overall of 14500 companies, from big industrial companies, such as cars, iron and cable plants, to commercial and services firms. Ramy Jallad, Group CEO, said that RAKEZ plays a vital role in driving growth and economic divers...

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January 04,2020

RAK Ruler confirms support to business owners

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, confirmed his support to Emirati and resident business owners and individuals who wish to start small or medium businesses in Ras Al Khaimah. In a visit to RAK Food Carnival, held at Mina Al Arab, which hosts some of the oldest restaurants in the emirate, His Highness said that business owners are an integral part of RAK economy, as they provide diversity- the backbone of tourism development in ...

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January 04,2020

RAK Ruler Receives Singapore Ambassador

Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi meeting with Samuel Tan (WAM) Ras Al Khaimah Saud Al Qasimi Saqr Bin Mohammed City Samuel Tan Singapore Ras Al Khaimah (WAM) H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received, in his palace in the Saqr bin Mohammed City, Samuel Tan, Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE, who came to greet Sheikh Saud on the conclusion of his appointment. During the meeting, His Highness Sheikh Saud highlighted the strong and deep overall ties t...

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January 03,2020

RAK Ruler Visits RAK Food Carnival and Reviewed the activities

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, visited RAK Food Carnival at Mina Al Arab in Ras Al Khaimah. The Carnival brought together some of the oldest restaurants in the emirate. During the visit, His Highness toured the carnival activities, and praised the advancements achieved by RAK’s hospitality industry, with some of the participating restaurants dating back to 1950s. His Highness was briefed on work processes and the success stories...

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January 02,2020

RAK Ruler Commends Efforts to Organize New Years Eve Celebrations

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, thanked all parties who contributed to the success of the Ras Al Khaimah 2020 New Year's Eve celebrations organized on Marjan Island. The celebrations attracted a wide attendance of local and international visitors. His Highness praised the cooperation and teamwork spirit that characterized the collaboration between all government and private agencies, teams and volunteers in this exceptional ...

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January 02,2020

Ras Al Khaimah Captivates the World and Sets Two World Records During NYE Celebrations

During the 2020 New Year’s celebrations Ras Al Khaimah caught special global attention, setting two new Guinness World Records for “most unmanned aerial vehicles for launching fireworks simultaneously” and “longest firework waterfall” at 3788.86 meters. Hundreds of thousands of visitors, including tourists from all over the world, witnessed the exceptional 13-minute long fireworks, with live online broadcasting and coverage from major TV networks worldwide. Further cementing the Emirate’s positi...

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October 06,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Crown Prince Reviews Role of RAKEZ in Realizing Emirate Vision 2030

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, President of the Executive Council discussed during his meeting yesterday at the Royal Court with Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone's (RAKEZ), several topics related to Ras Al Khaimah Vision 2030. The meeting, which was attended by Ramy Jallad, CEO of RAKEZ, touched on the important role of RAKEZ in supporting this vision and the initiatives it seeks to launch to real...

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October 05,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Services Showcases its Project at Arab Forum on Housing

The Public Services Department, represented by the Waste Disposal & Sewerage Establishment, is showcasing its successful projects during its participation in the 3rd Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development 2019, which will be held in Dubai on October 7-8 with the participation and attendance of more than 20 Arab ministers and a number of officials from the housing sector in the region. The Public Services Department's Waste Disposal & Sewerage Establishment will present the waste...

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October 04,2019

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Ratifies Scholarships Strategy

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah,  ratified an integrated strategy for scholarships, which provides students form Ras Al Khaimah with a wide variety of scholarships inside the country and abroad in order to supports Emiratisation plans in the Emirate and enabling it to continue realizing successes and achievements. This comes within the framework of His Highness’ commitment to bolstering the course of development and raising t...

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October 03,2019

Saud bin Saqr: Ras Al Khaimah; A Promising Economic Destination

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, affirmed that Ras Al Khaimah underwent an exceptional journey through which it shifted from relying on pearl hunting and trade to becoming a promising economic destination witnessing constant growth on all levels. This came during a speech by His Highness at the 2019 Middle East & North Africa Leaders Forum, organized by the World Tourism & Travel Council (WTTC) for the first time in the regio...

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September 30,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Government E-Services Score 87 Percent in First Half of 2019

The Electronic Government Authority in Ras Al Khaimah announced that the Smart Happiness Index of Ras Al Khaimah Electronic Government Portal scored 87%. The results included analyzing clients’ feedback on processing of 18,462 transactions during the first half of 2019, out of 349,051 electronic transactions. Eng. Ahmed bin Saeed Al Sayah, General Manager of the Electronic Government Authority, said: “The launch of the Smart Happiness Index on E-Government Portal comes in line with the National...

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September 15,2019

Drone Show to Celebrate New Year in RAK

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah gears up to mark the New Year 2020 with two dazzling firework shows, attempting to enter the Guinness World Records. Planned to surpass all the record-breaking firework galas hosted by Ras Al Khaimah in the past years, #RAKNYE2020 promises to be a mind-boggling feat, where pyrotechnics, fireworks and laser displays will create a dazzling experience. The New Year's Eve celebration, for the first time, will feature pyro-drones that will create never-before-seen fire...

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September 13,2019

RAK Ruler Receives Indian ambassador Suri

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, at his Palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City yesterday, received Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India to the UAE. His Highness wished the outgoing Ambassador success in his future assignments, praising his role in enhancing the distinguished bilateral relations between the UAE and India during his tenure. ...

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July 30,2019

RAK Prepares to Celebrate Eid Al Adha

RAK Public Services Department began preparations to celebrate Eid Al Adha, as well as maintenance of Musalas. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Al Hammadi, Director General, explained: “The preparations for Eid Al Adha are a part of the Emirati tradition, as people would decorate their areas, and use Fanars for lighting. Today, companies compete to come up with new and innovative decorations for this joyous occasion.” The department selected 500 lighting decorations to be distributed across the city, accordi...

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July 29,2019

A Sweet Summer Getaway At RAK Beaches

Beaches in Al Maarid and Al Jazira Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah are becoming an increasingly popular destination for people from all walks of life, given their location near public facilities. Citizen Abdullah Rashid, said: “As heat rises during the summer months RAK provides a beach haven to those seeking to spend quality time with their families and loved ones, and enjoy a vast array of activities, such as swimming and riding jet-skis.” Given the lower temperature on those beaches they became a ...

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July 29,2019

24% Growth in Licenses in RAK

New business licenses in RAK grew 24% during H1 of 2019, according to RAK Department of Economic Development. Director-General, Dr. Abdulrahman Al Shayeb Al Naqbi pointed that this increase was joined by other areas of growth, including 6% in license renewal, and 11% drop in license cancellation. He added that the new licenses were 54% business licenses and 45% were occupational licenses....

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July 24,2019

RAK Ruler Receives Chinese Consul General

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received, in his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City, Li Xuhang, Consul-General of China in the UAE. During their meeting, Li greeted Sheikh Saud.  Sheikh Saud welcomed Li while wishing him luck and success in performing his duties. The number of Chinese companies registered in Ras Al Khaimah have reached over 300, in various trading, industrial and professional activities. The tourism sector also witnessed gro...

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July 18,2019

Ruler honours Indian worker in UAE retiring after 38 years

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, bid farewell to an Indian worker, Shulakal Kalengal Abu Bakr, who spent 38 years working in H.H. court. The Ruler paid tribute to Abu Bakr for his efforts and dedication to work, which will be remembered by everyone. H.H. wished Abu Bakr success in his life and a safe return to his family in India Sheikh Saud that UAE will always be Abu Bakr's second home and he is welcome anytime, and expressed ...

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July 10,2019

Tourism at Jebel Jais: A Majestic Mountain

Ras Al Khaimah government authorities racing to develop Jebel Jais. A fast pace competition will turn UAE’s highest mountain into a comprehensive touristic destination, able to accommodate the increasing numbers of visitors throughout the year. Led by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), these efforts will promote RAK’s position as the region's fastest growing tourist destination. Aiming to turn RAK into the adventure tourism capital in the Middle East, the vision includes new ...

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July 10,2019

Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: UAE achievements reflect interest in higher education

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received at His Highness’ palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City, Dr. Eng Ali Ghanim Al Taweel, holder of a Doctorate in Strategic Thinking & Foresight, and Doctor Asma Ahmed Hasan Al Nuaimi, holder of a Doctorate in Happiness at Work in the UAE, from Manchester University, United Kingdom. His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi said: “The regional and international achievements the UAE has accomp...

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July 09,2019

RAK and GCC Trade at AED4 Billion

GCC countries came in the lead on list of Ras Al Khaimah trade partners in 2018. The period from 2010-2018 saw an increase of trade volume by 45% up to AED4.15 billion, representing 29% of RAK overall external trade in 2018. According to RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the GCC countries came on top in terms of exports, which increased during 2010-2018 by 78%, from AED1.626 billion to AED2.897 billion. The GCC countries were the biggest contributor in 2018, with a share of 39% of the overa...

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July 02,2019

RAK Ruler Receives New Zealand Ambassador

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has received Matthew Hawkins, Ambassador of New Zealand to the UAE, who paid a courtesy visit to Sheikh Saud on the occasion of assuming his duties as ambassador to the country. His Highness welcomed the ambassador and wished him success in his new role, stressing the efforts to foster the cooperation between the two countries. 30 companies from New Zealand are based in Ras Al Khaimah to enhance ac...

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June 22,2019

RAK Crown Prince Meets Organizing Committee of Union Fortress 6

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Executive Council at the Ruler's Court, received, yesterday, a delegation of the UAE Armed Forces represented by the Organizing Committee of “Union Fortress 6”. The meeting was attended by Eng. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK Civil Aviation Department; Sheikh Arhama bin Saud bin Khalid Al Qasimi, Director of the Media Department of the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah’s O...

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June 21,2019

RAK Ruler Receives Pakistani Ambassador

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE Moazzam Ahmad Khan, who came to bid farewell on the occasion of the end of his tenure. Sheikh Saud praised Ambassador Khan's efforts in furthering relations between the two countries, and wished him success in his new endeavors. Ahmed Amjad Ali, Pakistani Consul-General in UAE, accompanied the Ambassador....

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June 20,2019

RAK Courts Offer 51 E-Services for Judicial Applications

RAK Courts was able to transform 51 judicial services into electronic services, by introducing new services designed by the executive division last May. The services enable customers and lawyers to remotely submit their applications, a step that comes in line with the initiatives launched by the Electronic and Digital Department, within the context of its “Paperless Courts” strategy. Ibrahim Ahmed Al Dhabi’s, Director General of RAK Courts Department, explained: “The electronic application serv...

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May 01,2019

RAK Runs Fiscal Surplus

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has stabilized Ras Al Khaimah’s long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings at A and A-1 respectively, awarding the emirate a stable outlook. According to S&P, RAK will continue to run a fiscal surplus and maintain a low public credit. This stabilization reflects expectations of gradual improvement in RAK’s economic performance until 2021, supported by a growth in demand in the region and major capital expenditure made by other emirates, acco...

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April 30,2019

Direct Flights Between Istanbul and Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced the launch of a new direct flight operation by Pegasus Airlines between Istanbul and Ras Al Khaimah to further expand the Emirate’s reach within major source markets in Europe and Russia. The announcement was made in the presence of Haitham Mattar, the Chief Executive Officer of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, Sanjay Khanna, Chief Executive Officer of Ras Al Khaimah Internationa...

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April 29,2019

Construction works Begin on RAK Hayat Island

RAK Properties announced the commencement of marine works on Hayat Island. The project, undertaken by Al Shaheen Marine Contracting, started earlier this month and is anticipated to be completed towards the 3rd quarter of 2019. Hayat Island blends leisure and entertainment. It caters to the growing demands of families and individuals and will feature international 5- and 4-star hotels and resorts, waterfront apartments, villas and townhouses with a private beach clubhouse, in addition to open-a...

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April 29,2019

Haitham Mattar to Al Ittihad: 10,000 New Job Opportunities in Tourism by 2021

The tourism industry will maintain sustainable growth rates, guaranteeing the objectives of the Destination Strategy 2019-2021, according to Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. “The new strategy will attract close to 1.5 million visitors by 2021, and 3 million visitors by 2025, reflecting the status of Ras Al Khaimah as a prime touristic destination,” Mattar said. “In 2018, RAK attracted more than 1.07 million visitors from local and international markets, a 10%...

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April 27,2019

RAK Ruler Inaugurates Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi Mosque

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, today opened the Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi Mosque, located in the Nakheel area. H.H. Sheikh Saud praised the efforts of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UA...

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April 27,2019

RAK Ruler honors winners of Government Excellence Award

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, yesterday honored the winners of the 13th Government Excellence Award. The award was launched by the Saqr Government Excellence Programme to promote the culture of excellence and innovation in the administrative work of the Ras Al Khaimah Government. In his speech, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi said: "Excellence and innovation in the administrative work involve the use of a comprehensive working syste...

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April 17,2019

RAK the Fastest growing Tourist Destination in the World

Major General Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ras Al Khaimah Police praised the continuous support offered by H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and the instructions and follow-up efforts made by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Judicial Council, in order to maintain safety and security across the Emirate and UAE. Speaking at the thir...

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April 01,2019

RAK Crown Prince: Godolphin's Achievement Makes Emiratis Proud

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on the win of Godolphin’s Thunder Snow at the world's richest horserace, the Dubai World Cup 2019. His Highness Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah said that this achievement is a source of pride for all Emiratis, residents, and Arabs. It will be added to the long record of UAE sports filled with...

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March 31,2019

AED 1.7b Value of Trade between Ras Al Khaimah and the EU in 2018

Non-petroleum trade between the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) and EU in 2018 reached AED 1.7 billion, RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed. Mohammed Musbeh Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Chamber, stressed the Chamber's commitment to providing support to investors from EU, promoting their partnerships with Emirati investors. These steps aim to support business and economic growth in RAK and in the UAE in general; noting that the EU has more than 500 million consumers.  Al Nuaimi reviewed trade indi...

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March 30,2019

Saud Bin Saqr Launches 5th International Conference on Global Warming

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, attended today (Tuesday) the opening of the 5th International Conference on Global Warming, held under the slogan "Environmental Compliance" and organized by the Environment Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah. The conference was attended by His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi. Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and a number of regional and international experts. Dr....

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March 29,2019

Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Receives Roberto Storaci to Discuss Cooperation Prospects

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received yesterday Ambassador Arthur Spyrou, at his palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City.The meeting discussed distinguished relations between the UAE and Australia across various fields. The Australian Ambassador praised the the prestigious status of the UAE regionally and internationally as well as the all-embracing transformational drive taking place in the nation in general, and in the emirate in particular...

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March 13,2019

Ras Al Khaimah Steel Arch Bridge claims Guinness World Record

The UAE, represented by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, claimed Guinness World Record for longest steel arch bridge. The 32.37 meters bridge is part of the Ras Al Khaimah ring road, snatching the title from the 26-meters bridge in Poland. H.E. DR. Abdullah bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, received a certificate from the representative of the Guinness World Records during the ceremony organized by the ministry at the bridge site. The ceremony was...

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March 13,2019

Mohammed bin Saud receives National Olympic Committee Team

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, praised the efforts made by the National Olympic Committee to support Emirati sports and athletes, prepare national talent, and train them in various sports, in order to achieve the aspirations and goals of the wise leadership. His Highness praised the Sports Day Initiative, which is supported by the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, unde...

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March 12,2019

RAK Tourism Development Authority Wins 2018 Affiliate Tourist Office Of The Year

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) was named a gold winner by the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) for the ‘2018 Affiliate Tourist Office of the Year’ during its annual general meeting in London. RAKTDA won the top accolade of Gold ahead of other winners which included Silver – Spanish Tourist Office and Bronze – South African Tourism....

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March 12,2019

Saud bin Saqr Unveiled Special Olympics memorial in Al Murjan Island

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, praised the UAE’s hosting of the Special Olympics World Games, Abu Dhabi 2019, which is the largest humanitarian sporting event in the world, under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dha...

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March 08,2019

170 Students Participate in “Think Science” Fair in Ras Al Khaimah

Sheikh Abdul Malik bin Qaid Al Qasimi, Advisor to the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and Eng. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Civil Aviation Department, attended the launch of "Think Science" fair at RAK Exhibition Center, (hosting partner), organized by the Emirates Foundation, in cooperation of the Ministry of Education (strategic partner). 170 students from various schools and universities in RAK participated in the competition. Sheikh Abdul Malik bin Qaid praised...

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March 08,2019

Wife of the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: Prestigious Position Locally and internationally

The wife of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikha Hana bint Juma Al Majid, affirmed that Emirati women have managed to attain a prestigious position locally and internationally. Sheikha Hana also explained that Emirati women play a pivotal role in the country's comprehensive development process under the wise leadership of the UAE, which gave considerable attention to empowering women in all fields as they represent the corne...

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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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