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An Emirati “saloon” reaches Al Neyadi in space

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May 29, 2023

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Dubai: The Gulf
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center announced the successful arrival of a “Made in the Emirates” meal to the International Space Station for the first time in history, giving astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and his fellow members a chance to travel on “Expedition 69”. Eat food from the motherland, and it includes a group of carefully selected dishes based on a popular traditional cuisine, which is based on the Chicken Salona, ​​al-Islamic cuisine prepared.
Providing Emirati food to the International Space Station contributed to highlighting the unique culture and culinary heritage of the UAE, and Al Islami Food emphasized the importance of authentic Halal food as a sound choice as it was able to provide astronauts with a balanced diet. Norms of nutritional value embrace intrinsic values ​​passed down from generation to generation, ensuring easy portability, storage and use in zero gravity environment.
Salem Al-Marri, Director General of the Centre, said: “It is a proud moment for our nation to deliver Emirati-made food to the International Space Station, which highlights the best aspects of Emirati culture, culinary heritage and entrepreneurial spirit. This achievement not only enriches the food options offered to astronauts, but also sets an example.
He added: “We are proud to share a part of the UAE with the global astronaut community, and we look forward to strengthening our partnerships with local producers to expand the range of Emirati foods available on the International Space Station in the future.”
The selection of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center to identify suitable companies was precise with a long history of serving Emirati food, and after engaging with around 20 manufacturers; Al Islami Foods, thanks to its inherent heritage in serving authentic Halal food products since 1981, and its experience in producing high-quality food for nearly five decades, was chosen to be part of this historic event.

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Emirates News Agency – Economy Minister: We are working on a strategy to transform the food and agriculture sector into a global force

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Emirates News Agency – Economy Minister: We are working on a strategy to transform the food and agriculture sector into a global force

DUBAI, September 22 / WAM / The Minister of Economy, His Highness Abdullah bin Duq Al Marri, confirmed the country’s commitment to develop the food and agriculture sector to generate $10 billion in GDP and 20,000 jobs. The next five years.

He laid out seven key pillars of strategic direction to achieve this.
Key strategies include localizing innovation, strengthening agriculture and food supply chains, and providing farmers with the support and resources they need to achieve global leadership in agricultural innovation and sustainability in the food sector.
Addressing the fifth edition of the Future of Food Industries Forum 2023, he lauded the initiatives of the food and beverage industry in the areas of knowledge, skill development and digital infrastructure. How food is produced, distributed and consumed regionally and globally.
He lauded the potential of the Emirates Food Platform, launched at the forum, to enable collaboration between the public and private sectors in the field of food safety and to enhance the food and beverage ecosystem through digital infrastructure to drive sector growth and attract investments and business opportunities.
According to a statement from the organizers of the forum, the two-day (September 20-21) events in Dubai highlight the growing role and future of the food industry in the economy of the UAE. This industry, and current efforts to advance economic growth and industrial development in the UAE, emphasized that this is a promising and important matter for the future, as the UAE is today considered one of the most important centers for global food logistics services. , and it is the most accessible port for shipping containers between source and destination facilitating the food supply and consumption process.
The food sector is considered an important aspect of comprehensive trade, as trade in food products in the UAE is expected to reach 130 billion dirhams in 2022 compared to 105 billion dirhams in 2021, registering a year-on-year growth of 24% and food trade at 5.7%. Trade is non-oil.
His Highness Abdullah Bin Duq Al Marri said: “With a growing population and a priority for food security, the UAE is doing well in this regard as it ranks first in the Global Food Security Index for 2022. Other peers in the Middle East and North Africa region, but this volatile The challenges facing food in the times are real and present, and fortunately, the resilience and adaptability of our food industry helps us meet this challenge, while emphasizing sustainable practices that have maintained food safety in our country for centuries.”
He added: “I stand before you today to share with you our vision to take our beloved country to new heights and ensure food security in the future. Today, we are working on a strategy to transform the food and agriculture sector into a global force, sustainable innovation, self-sufficiency and Based on fundamental pillars that reflect our commitment to food production.
In his address, he pointed out that the first pillar is to localize the next generation of agricultural enterprises, develop local talent, identify and support next-generation solutions, and develop them into global leaders in promoting innovation. Second, making the UAE a global regulatory power ensures that our products maintain high standards and gain international recognition. Third, strengthening the UAE leadership’s commitment to strengthen the entire food value chain by prioritizing local production and reducing dependence on imports. Fourth, ensuring adequate funding for workers in the food and beverage sector.
He said: “Access to finance is key to the growth and development of industries, and our strategy focuses on securing funding and support, and this leads us to our fifth pillar of driving innovation through world-class research and development. It is the cornerstone of progress. We will provide global research and development packages. “The state of promoting change.
Also, the sixth pillar helps diversify the workforce and access new markets by creating pathways for all agricultural workers. Finally; The strategy aims to create the next generation of farmers who will be the future of agriculture and agricultural technology. Al Marri expressed his commitment to equipping farmers with the knowledge, technology and resources they need through training programmes, modernization initiatives and support systems to ensure the agricultural workforce is ready to face the challenges and opportunities ahead.
For his part, Saleh Lootah, Chairman of the UAE Food and Beverage Producers and Manufacturers Group, affiliated with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, said: “The remarkable success of the 5th Future Food Industry Forum is due to the joint participation of all stakeholders in the food ecosystem, whose active engagement has been enhanced by the gradual shift to digital platforms, It has significantly improved engagement, communication and collaboration.
The forum was organized by the UAE Food and Beverage Business Council under the auspices of the UAE Ministry of Economy and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, with the support of the Department of Economy and Tourism and the Food Department in Dubai. Technology Valley, Dubai includes the “Free from Food” exhibition.

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Saud bin Saqr: Promoting economic growth is an essential pillar of sustainable development

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His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of Ras Al Khaimah and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, emphasized the importance of stimulating the investment environment in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, one of the main pillars of economic development. The Emirate’s future strategy is to continue its sustainable growth path and cement its position as a leading regional and global destination for tourism investments and real estate, in an effort to ensure a bright future for future generations.

Supporting national enterprises, improving their competitiveness and sustainability and raising their contribution to the emirate’s domestic product is a key priority in Ras Al Khaimah’s plans to build a sustainable economy. , and is an important tributary for diversifying the local economy.

This happened yesterday evening when His Highness attended the launch of the new strategy and brand of Ras Al Khaimah Properties, Ras Al Khaimah’s leading real estate developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Market. Khaimah Mina Al Arab Hotel.

The launch of the new strategy and brand marks the beginning of a new phase for the company to continue its successful investment journey and improve its competitive position in the real estate market in the UAE, reflected by its pioneering community real estate projects. Including the hospitality sector, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah’s ambitious vision is to be one of the best. Tourism, investment and modern lifestyle destinations in the region.

Vision His Highness explained that Ras Al Khaimah operates in accordance with an ambitious strategic vision and thoughtful future plans to provide an enabling, incubating and encouraging environment for the growth and sustainability of national and international companies based in the Emirate, with an integrated economic and legislative framework. Establishing a structure and infrastructure to support the success and development of large real estate investment projects. A state-of-the-art project to encourage investment in various promising economic sectors in Ras Al Khaimah, and to support the development plans of the UAE.
On the other hand, yesterday, he was received by the Ambassador of the Republic of Greece, Antonis Alexandrides, at his Highness Palace in Sakr bin Mohammed Nagar.

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The Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah received the Ambassador and discussed with him several topics of common interest and ways to strengthen relations with the Republic of Greece in various fields.

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Saud Bin Saqr saw the launch of a new brand called “Ras Al Khaimah Properties”.

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Saud Bin Saqr saw the launch of a new brand called “Ras Al Khaimah Properties”.

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed the importance of stimulating the investment climate in the emirate to support economic development initiatives, one of the key pillars of the emirate’s future strategy. , to continue its steady growth path and cement its position as a leading regional and global destination for investments in tourism and real estate, in an effort to ensure a bright future for future generations.

Supporting national enterprises, improving their competitiveness and sustainability and raising their contribution to the Emirate’s GDP is an important priority in Ras Al Khaimah’s plans to build a sustainable economy, as it is an essential partner in the process of economic development. , and is an important tributary for diversifying the local economy.

This happened while attending the launch of the new strategy and brand of Ras Al Khaimah Properties, the Emirate’s leading real estate developer, listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, at an event held at the InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah last Thursday evening. Khaimah Mina Al Arab Hotel.

The launch of the new strategy and brand marks the beginning of a new phase for the company to continue its successful investment journey and improve its competitive position in the UAE real estate market. The sector is in line with Ras Al Khaimah’s ambitious vision to be one of the best tourism and investment destinations and lifestyles, modern living in the region.

Ras Al Khaimah operates according to an ambitious strategic vision and thoughtful future plans to provide an incubating and encouraging environment for the growth and sustainability of national and international companies based in the emirate, said the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. An integrated economic and legislative body that supports the success and development of major real estate investment projects. Establishing an advanced infrastructure that will encourage investment in various promising economic sectors in Ras Al Khaimah to support the development plans of the UAE.

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He praised the role of Ras Al Khaimah Real Estate Company and its effective contribution in promoting the development of the real estate and investment sector in the emirate. Development in Ras Al Khaimah and the Emirates.

He pointed out that by supporting national enterprises, Ras Al Khaimah aims to improve their flexibility and ability to face various economic challenges, improve the quality of life of all the people of the emirate and its residents, and create a better one. A future for future generations. (wham)

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