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Islam in UAE

Ease of doing business: UAE jumps 10 places to be 11th

The UAE has expedited its march towards making the economy more attractive for foreign investment and easier to do business as the latest World Bank report ranked the nation among the world's top 20 countries for the ease of doing business.
According to the Ease of Doing Business 2019 report released on Wednesday by the World Bank, the UAE ranked 11th globally, jumping 10 places from last year's ranking of 21. The UAE also maintained its highest ranking in the Middle East and North Africa region, with reforms captured in four areas.

Saudi-UAE team prepares for ‘Roads of Arabia’ exhibition at Louvre Abu Dhabi

A joint team from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum are carrying the final preparations for the opening of the “Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”

Over 70 nations, communities to join global Quran contest

As many as 70 countries and communities from around the globe are participating in the third edition of the Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Holy Quran Competition, which is set to run on November 4-16.

More UAE employees receive salary hikes in 2018

More employees across all UAE economic sectors received salary increases in 2018 compared to the previous year, with 72% of companies across the country awarding their workers raises. 
The number of companies paying out bonuses also increased to 65% across all organisations surveyed compared to just 50% in 2017, said new data from the Korn Ferry 2018 Salary and Benefits Study.

European tourist accepts Islam in UAE, inspired by police

Inspired and touched by Abu Dhabi tourism police's values of tolerance and civilised approach, a Dutch female tourist has converted to Islam.
The Tourism Section in Investigation Directorate, after liaising with the competent entities, hosted Christina Dafano, who deeply expressed her happiness to embrace Islam, according to a statement issued by Abu Dhabi Police on Saturday.
After reciting the Shahada, Dafano changed her name Noura.

UAE ranks highest globally in halal tourism spending

Driven by the UAE, halal tourism is projected to grow further in the coming years due to an increase in the Muslim population and the rise of middle class in Muslim-majority countries.
A new study has revealed that UAE residents are the world's highest spenders of halal tourism outside the country, spending Dh64.6 billion ($17.6 billion) last year.

Women in Abu Dhabi urged to use female-only parking

Women in the capital are encouraged to take advantage of the female-only parking spaces that can be found in various areas of Abu Dhabi city.


Most of Dubai residents happy, feel safe

Source : KhaleejTimes / 25 Sep 2014

A new study exploring social issues in Dubai revealed that Dubai residents ranked among the happiest in the world. The findings were announced on Monday by the Community Development Authority in Dubai (CDA).


Two-thirds believe UAE police treat all equally

Source : TheNational / 22 Sep 2014

Residents believe police will treat them with respect regardless of their nationality and social standing.

About 8 in 10 (79 per cent) residents surveyed in a poll believe the police in their emirate would treat them fairly if they had dealings with them, while 66 per cent believed police treated all people equally.


Dubai Reverts Take First Steps Into Islam

Source : OnIslam and News agencies / 04 Sep 2014

Assisting new reverts in their first steps in Islam, an Islamic center in Dubai has hosted a gathering to welcome new reverts who have found Islam recently to offer them a better understanding of the faith and help them stay firm in their beliefs.


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