Dubai Set on Strengthening Its Position

first_imgzoom Dubai has launched the Maritime Advisory Council (MAC), led by the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), an ambitious initiative aimed at engaging more closely with maritime businesses from both the private and public sectors.The MAC push supports both the Dubai Strategic Plan 2021, which aims to build an integrated and sustainable maritime economy, and Dubai Maritime Vision 2030, a plan conceived to strengthen the emirate’s unique competitive advantages.“This initiative will nurture closer collaboration and mutual understanding between all the key maritime industry stakeholders in Dubai,” comments Amer Ali, Executive Director, DMCA.“This will help us appreciate their commercial challenges and find solutions that enhance the confidence of regional and international investors in our local marine environment. The result will be a stronger and mutually supportive sector, which will facilitate further growth of Dubai’s already booming maritime economy.”Over the last two years some 75,000 new job opportunities have been created in the sector, while maritime now contributes some 4.6% of Dubai’s total GDP (equivalent to 14.4 billion AED).According to Nawfal Al Jourani, DMCA Director Communications, this strong growth is on course to continue: “Dubai is driving maritime growth through political will, commercial understanding and a major investment in developing advanced infrastructure to support further sustainable development.”The Maritime Advisory Council is composed of key figures from prominent businesses operating in the sector. The members include DP World, Dry Docks World, Emirates Classification Society ‘TASNEEF,’ DIFC Courts, Clarksons, Tufton Oceanic, Gulf Energy Maritime (GEM), United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), Maersk Line, Emarat Maritime, Fichte and Co, Partner Ince and Co, Global Marketing Systems (GMS), and Dubai Trading Agency (DTA).last_img read more

Centre asks all depts to make related details public on website

first_imgNew Delhi: All central government departments have been asked to make public the details of compassionate appointments under consideration on their website, a senior official said Tuesday.The move comes following an order by the Central Information Commission (CIC) in this regard. The Ministry of Personnel had on May 20 issued an order to all central government departments seeking compliance of the directive of the CIC. The commission, while hearing a case, observed that a voluntary disclosure of all information that ought to be displayed in the public domain should be the rule and members of public who having to seek information should be an exception. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps & 20 launch pads along LoC”An open government, which is the cherished objective of the RTI Act, can be realised only if all public offices comply with proactive disclosure norms,” it said in the order. Section 4(2) of the RTI Act mandates every public authority to provide as much information suo-motu to the public at regular intervals through various means of communications, including the Internet, so that the public need not resort to the use of the RTI Act, the transparency watchdog said. Also Read – Two squadrons which participated in Balakot airstrike awarded citations”The Commission felt that details on compassionate appointment which were in a waiting list of all the ministries and autonomous institutions under the Government of India and policy/directives relating to compassionate appointment, etc. should be suo-motu uploaded on their website to facilitate access to information and efficaciousness of the RTI Act,” it said. After hearing submissions made from all concerned, the commission said such information should be displayed on the website of each of the institutions governed by the DoPT under the personnel ministry for the benefit of employees and public at large.last_img read more

Palicka leads fantastic Lions to win in Kiel

12.VfL Gummersbach13:21-19 10.FRISCH AUF! Göppingen15:19-8 19:00Hannover-Burgdorf29 – 26Gummersbach 20:15HBW Balingen-Weilstetten23 – 19TVB Stuttgart 20:15Bergischer28 – 29Lemgo 4.Füchse Berlin26:8+54 19:00Fuchse Berlin31 – 26Goppingen Rhein Neckar Lowen showed domination in the most demanding place to do it – at Sparkassen Arena in Kiel, where Lion’s coach Andreas Palicka has his own show in front of the fans of former team – 29:26 (16:14).THW Kiel – Rhein-Neckar Löwen 26:29 (14:16)THW Kiel: Landin, Wolff – Bilyk (2), Dahmke (2), Duvnjak (7), Ekberg, Sprenger, Nilsson, Toft Hansen (2), Vujin (6/2), Wiencek (7), Zeitz, FirnhaberRhein-Neckar Löwen: Palicka (1), Appelgren–  Schmid (5), Sigurdsson (5), Manaskov (n.e.), Banea Gonzalez, Steinhauser (n.e.), Larsen, Reinkind (n.e.), Gedeon Guardiola (1), Groetzki (2), Ekdahl du Rietz (6), Pekeler (4), Petersson (5), Abt (n.e.)RESULTS: 7.SC DHfK Leipzig19:15+9 16.TVB 1898 Stuttgart8:26-67 STANDINGS: 2.Rhein-Neckar Löwen32:2+84 19:00Erlangen31 – 22Leipzig 18.Bergischer HC5:29-71 20:15SC Magdeburg27 – 26MT Melsungen 20:15Coburg 200024 – 35Flensburg-H. ← Previous Story FC Barcelona Lassa win sixth ASOBAL Cup in a row! Next Story → Rivera leads Qatar to France 2017 without some big names! 1.SG Flensburg-Handewitt32:2+128 14.HBW Balingen-Weilstetten11:23-54 8.HSG Wetzlar18:16+6 20:15Minden25 – 27HSG Wetzlar 17.HSC 2000 Coburg6:28-75 5.TSV Hannover-Burgdorf20:14+24 13.TSV GWD Minden13:21-45 3.THW Kiel30:4+84 15.TBV Lemgo8:26-42 18:30Kiel26 – 29Rhein-Neckar 11.MT Melsungen14:20-2 6.SC Magdeburg20:14+4 9.HC Erlangen16:18-10 read more