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November 24,2018

RAK is Brightly Adorned for Occasion of National Day

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

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November 21,2018

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

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

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November 21,2018

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

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

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November 18,2018

Jebel Jais Zipline Welcomes 18,000 Riders

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

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November 17,2018

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

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

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November 13,2018

RAK Ruler Visionary Leader of the Year

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

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November 10,2018

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

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

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November 06,2018

Saud bin Saqr Inaugurates the New RAKBANK Building at AURAK

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

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November 05,2018

Outstanding Conclusion for European Challenge Tour

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

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November 03,2018

Lamsat Wataniah Attractive Traditional Activities on RAK Corniche

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

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November 02,2018

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

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

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October 28,2018

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

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

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October 28,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Chamber Attracts 1200 New Facilities in 9 Months

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

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October 28,2018

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

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

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October 26,2018

Agreement to Operate Solar Power Project in Ras Al Khaimah

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

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October 22,2018

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

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

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October 20,2018

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

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

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October 19,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Cooperates with AITO

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

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October 19,2018

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

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

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October 16,2018

1,500 Cases Filed Online at RAK Courts

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

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October 15,2018

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

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

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October 13,2018

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

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

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October 13,2018

Mohammed bin Saud Attends the Graduation Ceremony at AURAK

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

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October 12,2018

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

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

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October 12,2018

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

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

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October 12,2018

MOCCAE Completes Phase One of National Ecotourism Project

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

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October 11,2018

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

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

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October 11,2018

services in Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department

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

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October 08,2018

Marjan Illustrates Future of Freehold in Ras Al Khaimah

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

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October 07,2018

Al Nuaimi Launches Pioneers of Innovation Award in RAK

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

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October 05,2018

RAK Prepares to Receive 2019 with Fireworks Display

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

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October 04,2018

Phase Two of Marbella Villas Unveiled

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

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October 04,2018

Mohammed bin Saud Calls for Initiatives Bolstering the Rule of Law

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

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October 01,2018

RAK Ruler receives delegation from India's Gujarat State

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

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September 26,2018

Mohammed bin Saud RAK in support of an inclusive culture

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

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September 26,2018

RAK Investment Opportunities Showcased to Ambassadors

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

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September 25,2018

RAK Police Launch 901 to Serve Public

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

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September 22,2018

RAK Ruler Attends Al Harmi and Jakkah Al Mansouri Wedding

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

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September 24,2018

RAK Ruler Discusses Enhancing Cooperation with US Consul General

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

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September 30,2018

RAK Ruler receives Hamdan bin Rashid

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

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September 30,2018

No registration fees for electric cars in Ras Al Khaimah

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

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September 29,2018

The march of higher education has reached a prestigious position

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

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September 28,2018

RAK Chamber discusses ways to improve cooperation with Indonesia

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

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September 26,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Ruler receives UAE Writers Union President and Members

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

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September 17,2018

Cooperation between RAK Police and the Swiss Council

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

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September 17,2018

Let s Help Them Facilitate 341 Students Return to school

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

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September 15,2018

Khatt Towers Tale Preserved in Folk Conscience

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

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September 13,2018

Direct flights to be launched from Luxembourg to Ras Al Khaimah

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

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September 10,2018

Smart Technology to Reduce Cases of Students Staying in RAK Buses

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

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September 17,2018

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

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

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September 09,2018

Ministry of Health signs a Memorandum of Understanding with RAK DED

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

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September 06,2018

RAK Police Launches Smart City Project for Smart Security Surveillance

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

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September 04,2018

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

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

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September 03,2018

RAK Properties to Redesign Hayat Island

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

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August 28,2018

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

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

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August 28,2018

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

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

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August 27,2018

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

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

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August 22,2018

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

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

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August 07,2018

RAKEZ Inaugurate New Service Center in Ras Al Khaimah

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

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August 07,2018

RAKDED Launches Awareness Campaign Protect Yourself by Adjusting Your Status

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

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August 05,2018

Opening First TADBEER Center in Ras Al Khaimah

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

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August 04,2018

RAK Government Employees to Receive Salary before Eid

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

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August 02,2018

RAK Ruler, New British Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Relations

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

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July 29,2018

RAK Academy for the Gifted Takes Part in Smart Brain International

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

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July 27,2018

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

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

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July 26,2018

800 New Establishments in Ras Al Khaimah in H1 2018

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

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July 26,2018

1200 Business Activities Covered in Bashr Initiative

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

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July 25,2018

RAK Ruler receives Serbian Ambassador

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

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July 23,2018

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

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

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July 22,2018

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

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

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July 20,2018

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

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

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July 20,2018

RAKTDA promoting Jebel Jais Flight The World Longest Zipline in London

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

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July 18,2018

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

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

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July 16,2018

RAK EPDA Provides Over 52,000 Services to Customers

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

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July 15,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Police launches Safe Homes Campaign

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

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July 13,2018

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

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

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July 09,2018

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

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

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July 08,2018

RAK-DED Establishes Unified eSystem for Business Licenses

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

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July 07,2018

RAK Police Chief Launches Intelligent Road Security Program at AED 0

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

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July 07,2018

RAK Courts in Cooperation with TRA

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

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July 06,2018

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

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

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July 05,2018

Ras Al Khaimah to Host the Association of Independent Tour Operators

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

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July 05,2018

RAKTDA Transports Visitors to Jebel Jais

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

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June 28,2018

Ras Al Khaimah Police Organizes a Seminar on Artificial Intelligence

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

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June 26,2018

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

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

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June 20,2018

242 Active Alghad Licenses in RAK-DED

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

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June 20,2018

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

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

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June 19,2018

Quran Memorizers honored in Ras Al Khaimah

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

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June 18,2018

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

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

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June 18,2018

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

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

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June 16,2018

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

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

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June 12,2018

Ras Al Khaimah witnesses 28% increase in European visitors

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

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June 07,2018

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

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

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June 05,2018

RAK Courts to Provide Notary Services at Fifth Location

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

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May 23,2018

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

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

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May 22,2018

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

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

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May 14,2018

Saud bin Saqr issues law to establish RAK Government Media Office

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

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May 05,2018

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

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

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May 06,2018

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

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

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May 02,2018

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

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

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