JAPAN & UAE EXCHANGE TIES IN CENTER AT ABU DHABI BUSINESS DISCUSSION.
The GCC nation is the second biggest exporter of unrefined petroleum to Japan. Abu Dhabi: Trade, venture and vitality participation fora protected future will be in the center at the Japan-UAE Business Forum that will commence in Abu Dhabi on Monday within the sight of Japanese Prime minister Shinzo Abe and the UAE economy serve Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri. Various organization boss and general administrators speaking to a wide assortment of Japanese businesses including vitality, exchange, producing, development, back, pharmaceutical and medicinal service will likewise take an interest in the gathering. As indicated by the Japan External Trade Organization(Jetro), reciprocal exchange between the two nations remained at about $28billion (Dh102.8 billion) a year ago, with Japan sending out $7.2 billion worth of merchandise to the UAE and bringing in about $20.73 billion, a large portion of which was oil. The UAE is the second biggest exporter of raw petroleum to Japan after Saudi Arabia. In 2017, Japan imported $15.6 billion worth of oil from the UAE, the figures appear.
“The point of the gathering is to improve and fortify[the] financial connection amongst Japan and the UAE, under the protection of Jetro and the administration of Japan. The primary subjects are [the] UAE’s financial and modern broadening and development,” Masami Ando, overseeing chief of Jetro in Dubai, said in an announcement. Japan and the UAE have a solid relationship in different divisions incorporating into vitality, training, and businesses. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) in February granted a 10 for every penny stake in a seaward admission to Japan’s incorporation, with a cooperation expense of Dh2.2 billion to enter the Lower Zakum concession. The enthusiasm for the concession will be held and overseen by Jodco Lower Zakum Limited, a completely possessed backup of Inpex. Inpex is additionally part of Abu Dhabi’s inland concession with a 5 for each penny stake. The speakers’ line-up at the gathering incorporate heavy weights crosswise over ventures including Toshiaki Kitamura, delegate chief and president and CEO, Inpex; Fumiya Kokubu, president and CEO of Marubeni Corporation; Shunichi Miyanaga, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries; and Takashi Tanisho, agent executive, administrator and leader of Hitachi Zosen, among others. A portion of the themes that will be talked about incorporate supportability in vitality collaboration for a safe future, HR, and advancement to shape the future, making cooperative energies through the exchange, venture and financial enhancement and also the examples of overcoming the adversity of Japanese organizations. The two sides will likewise sign Memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to quality reciprocal ties. Japan imported 25.997m barrels of unrefined petroleum from the UAE in March Japan imported 25.997 million barrels of unrefined petroleum from the UAE in March 2018, information discharged by the Agency o fEnergy and Natural Resource in Tokyo appeared. This records for 26.1 for each penny of Japan’s aggregate ought imports, the office that falls under the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, said. Bedouin oil represented 84.943 million barrels (85.2 for each penny) of Japan’s oil needs in March. Japan’s aggregate raw petroleum imports in that month added up to 99.765 million barrels, the office included. http://plusuae.com/japan-uae-exchange-ties-in-center-at-abu-dhabi-business-discussion/
OMV, ABU DHABI SET TO SIGN OIL DEAL IN MOVE ON GLOBAL EXPANSION
Abu Dhabi has been the second-biggest shareholder in OMV after the Austrian government since 1994 and is now looking for partners to explore for oil and upgrade its refineries OMV AG and its state-claimed accomplice in Abu Dhabi are set to sign a $1.5 billion oil investigation understanding today in what could be the principal significant advance for a joint worldwide development in oil creation and refining. Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed will partake in functions on Sunday to ink an understanding that might be trailed by joint interests in refineries or Asian markets. Abu Dhabi has been the second-greatest investor in OMV after the Austrian government since 1994 and is presently searching for accomplices to investigate for oil and update its refineries. “The United Arab Emirates are now our most vital exchange accomplice in the Gulf area despite everything they offer a ton of potential for Austrian organizations,” Kurz said in an announcement before his takeoff to Abu Dhabi. The focal European nation of 9 million is endeavoring to reinforce ties with the Middle East and lift exchange with areas outside of Europe. OMV’s 10 billion-euro ($12.1 billion) spending plan for purchasing new resources until the point when 2025 could incorporate upstream and downstream interests in Abu Dhabi, Chief Executive Officer Rainer Seele told financial specialists a month ago. OMV said it’s hoping to extend in the Gulf district and in Asian markets where interest for higher-reviewed fills is rising together with populace development.
Seele has rotated OMV far from costly oil generation in the North Sea and toward bring down cost oil and gas fields in Russia and the Middle East. Abu Dhabi holds around 6 percent of worldwide unrefined saves and delivers the greater part of the oil in the United Arab Emirates. The arrangement to be marked today is Seele’s first push to benefit from Abu Dhabi’s copossession. OMV is likewise looking for a minority stake in the Emirate’s Ruwais refinery, individuals acquainted with the discussions have said. Austria claims 31.5 percent of OMV, while Abu Dhabi’s state-run venture organization Mubadala holds 24.9 percent. http://plusuae.com/omv-abu-dhabi-set-to-sign-oil-deal-in-move-on-global-expansion/
UAE: DRIVING LICENCE
Driving licences from the following Arab countries can be used by tourists and visitors in the UAE: –
1 2 3 4 5
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Bahrain Kuwait Sultanate of Oman Qatar
– Treated as a UAE Driving License. – Unlimited Period.
Arab Countries Local Driving License 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Egypt Jordan Tunisia Algeria Morocco Sudan Somalia Palestine Lebanon Libya Syria Yemen Iraq Djibouti Comoros Mauritania – Only on their own vehicles. – Cannot be used on vehicles rented inside the country.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
International Driving License issued by the country Egypt Jordan Tunisia Algeria Morocco Sudan Somalia Palestine Lebanon Libya Syria Yemen Iraq Djibouti Comoros Mauritania – Can be used to drive their own vehicles. – Can be used while drive vehicles rented inside the country.
N.B: As per the Vienna Accord on Road Traffic signed by all Arab countries in 1968. Arab countries that allow the use of a UAE Driving Licence by tourists and visitors during their stay: – 1 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 11 Yemen 2 Bahrain 12 Somalia 3 Sultanate of Oman 13 Sudan 4 Qatar 14 Mauritania 5 Kuwait 15 Djibouti 6 Egypt 16 Comoros 7 Jordan 17 Tunisia 8 Morocco 18 Iraq 9 Syria20 19 Palestine 10 Lebanon 20 Algeria
Foreign countries that accept the use of a UAE driving license by tourists or visitors: – 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Belgium Spain France United States of America Italy Germany Denmark Switzerland The Netherlands Slovakia Ireland Austria
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Greece Sweden China Poland Canada Turkey Norway Latvia New Zealand Serbia South Africa Finland
25 26 27 28 29 30
Hungary Luxembourg Portugal Lithuania Singapore The United Kingdom
Foreign countries that swap the UAE driving license by residents and students: – 1 Belgium 13 Greece 25 2 Spain 14 Sweden 26 3 France 15 China 27 4 United States of America 16 Poland 28 5 Italy 17 Canada 29 6 Germany 18 Turkey 30 7 Denmark 19 Norway 31 8 Switzerland 20 Latvia 32 9 The Netherlands 21 New Zealand 33 10 Slovakia 22 Australia 34 11 Ireland 23 South Africa 12 Austria 24 Finland
Hungary Luxembourg Portugal Lithuania Singapore Hong Kong Romania Japan Korea The United Kingdom
Foreign countries which driving licenses can be swapped for a UAE driving license for residents: – 1 Belgium 13 Greece 25 Hungary 2 Spain 14 Sweden 26 Luxembourg 3 France 15 China 27 Portugal 4 United States of America 16 Poland 28 Lithuania 5 Italy 17 Canada 29 Singapore 6 Germany 18 Turkey 30 Hong Kong 7 Denmark 19 Norway 31 Romania 8 Switzerland 20 Latvia 32 Japan 9 The Netherlands 21 New Zealand 33 Korea 10 Slovakia 22 Australia 34 The United Kingdom 11 Ireland 23 South Africa 35 Australia 12 Austria 24 Finland
http://plusuae.com/uae-driving-licence/ Driving licenses from the following Arab countries can be used by tourists and visitors in the UAE: –
A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE THROUGH WHICH THE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION PIONEERS PLATFORM SUPPORTED INVENTORS AND LEARNED ABOUT THE INNOVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES OF THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR SHOWCASED BY THE PARTICIPATING COMPANIES AND STATES
The Technology and Innovation Platform (TIP), which is an activity keep running by the Ministry of Economy and the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi, partook of late in Hannover Messe International Industrial Exhibition 2018 which was closed yesterday. The TIP’s corner incorporated a few bodies that are worried about the improvement of the advancement framework, these were: The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp), the United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi Police, private division organizations, people and understudies. Amid the occasion various key gatherings were held with the business hatcheries of the new businesses in different fields, most strikingly the business hatchery that works in wellbeing innovation in Germany. In these gatherings the members talked about the conceivable methods for participation between the hatcheries frameworks and how to exploit the present understanding and practices of the hatchery in Germany, and in addition the plans to set up new hatcheries in the United Arab Emirates that work in a similar zone to help the nation’s push to make a learning based economy. Through the TIP stage, the taking part bodies met with the Research, Innovation and Technology Authority, the Research and Development Platform and Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, a northern European nation. In the gathering members traded encounters and presented their innovation and advancement pioneers stages. They likewise examined common participation and the utilization of research systems and research colleges cooperatively to accomplish brings about the execution of innovation so as to build up the ebb and flow innovation framework and connection it to whatever is left of the world.
Likewise through the TIP stage Takamul Program partook in numerous exercises that attention on supporting innovation and advancement. Architect Faisal Al Hammoudi, Director of the Innovation and Incubators Department at the DED, gave an introduction at the Technology Implementation Forum which was sorted out on the sidelines of the Exhibition. In the introduction, Engineer Al Hammoudi clarified the work system that the Program offers, regardless of whether it is the enrollment of licenses, the usage of innovation or the help of new businesses, and tended to the most conspicuous developments that are enlisted in the Program. Then again, His Excellency Suhail Al Mazrou’I, the Minister of Energy and Industry, went to the TIP’s corner joined by His Excellency Ali Al Ahmad, the UAE Ambassador to Germany, and various senior state authorities. Amid the visit, Mr. Salem Bin Shabib, Innovation and Incubators Consultant at the DED, clarified the work instrument and administrations that are offered by the TIP to help innovation and innovators in the UAE. Notwithstanding that, understudies of the UAE University displayed their creations. Those accountable for the TIP’s corner in Hannover Messe 2018 likewise went by the stage of one of the taking an interest German universal organizations which spends significant time in lasers. The point of the visit was to talk about methods for participation in the field of innovative work and to offer help for the logical examinations, particularly the rising logical trials, keeping in mind the end goal to test its prosperity and the likelihood of handing them into fruitful connected models over the state. Also, Takamul group went to one of the Dutch organizations that spends significant time in satellite “nanotechnology” to talk about the likelihood of exchanging learning and collaborate with the hatcheries and new companies that work in the space field. Notwithstanding that, the group likewise met with Statista Company in its central command in Hamburg where the two sides talked about participation in the field of innovation assessment considers, and in addition the arrangement of measurable investigations in the field of innovation and contrast the same and the current market. Mr. Khalfan Al Suwaidi, Director of the International Patent Registration Office at the Ministry of Economy, said that the investment in Hannover Messe this year fortifies correspondence between the Center’s tasks and its real yields, i.e. the creators and the licenses related with their innovations, and also the specialized and mechanical points of interest that are identified with such developments and how they are evaluated and enrolled. On his part, Mr. Salem Abdalla Bin Shabib, Innovation and Incubators Consultants, said that the interest of the Innovation System, spoke to by the TIP and its supporting accomplices, is viewed as a key advance toward exploiting the exchange and execution of innovation in the focused on parts in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Such exertion assumes a noteworthy part in aiding the focused on divisions move to information based economy.
Dr. Asma’ Ibrahim Al Manna’I, Director of the Healthcare Quality Department at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, stated: “The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi takes part in Hannover Messe as a feature of the Technology and Innovation Platform in view of its enthusiasm for the most recent advancements in innovation and the major logical developments in the field of wellbeing. Information increased through such investment will enable the Department to build the nature of its therapeutic administrations and empower the execution of the most recent medicinal advances in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi”. Through its interest in the 2018 Hannover Messe, the TIP sorted out a few visits for the creators and the understudies of the UAE University in a joint effort with Deutsche Messe to acquaint them with key exhibitors and allow them to gain from their experience. Notwithstanding that, the UAE University’s understudies visited around the different corners of the Exhibition where they went by the Dutch corner which included more than 40 innovators, 4 colleges and 20 new companies, and found out about the open doors that understudies in the Netherlands have. The corner highlighted more than 200 exhibitors who represent considerable authority in robot making, for example, Coca, Franca Emica, Yasakawi and Yamaha. As a feature of its astuteness to assess the designers and trend-setters that took an interest in its corner at Hannover Messe, the TIP directed a review to find out about their suppositions, comments and thoughts with respect to the Exhibition and to gauge the accomplishment of such support. The partaking designers and trend-setters communicated their satisfaction to participate in the occasion and called attention to that it helped them secure new information and experience, find out about the most recent creations and innovation and how they are connected in the business division. They likewise expressed gratitude toward the Ministry of Energy and Industry and the DED for allowing them to grandstand their creations and helping them initiate their part in building an information based economy. In the occasion, Engineer and Inventor Maryam Muslim, an undertaking supervisor in the DED’s Innovation and Incubators Sector, was chosen as one of the 15 top candidates in the Engineer Women Power Program.
ABU DHABI HOTELS WELCOME OVER 1.2M GUESTS IN Q1
Number of visitors from China increased by 15.4% to number 40,800 Abu Dhabi: The number of hotel guests staying in the emirate’s 163 hotels and hotel apartments in March reached 464,960, representing an increase of 12.3 per cent compared to the same month last year, according to figures released by the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi). The total number of hotel guests in the first three months of the year was 1,289,537, with key international markets registering impressive percentage gains. During the month, the numbers of visitors from leading international source market China increased by 15.4 per cent to number 40,800, Indian guest numbers rose 32 per cent to number 35,200 while UK figures increased 24 per cent to reach 28,000. Other key markets, notably the United States and Germany, also registered double-digit increases, with the US up 29 per cent to 19,300 and Germany rising 36 per cent to 18,800 guests. These figures follow a record-breaking 2017 when just shy of five million visitors stayed in Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain Region and Al Dhafra’s range of accommodation. UAE-based guests also increased in March to 134,631, a rise from March 2017’s total of 130,125.
All three regions registered hotel guest rises with Al Dhafra leading the way with a 22.7 per cent rise, followed by Abu Dhabi city with a 12.8 per cent rise and Al Ain with a 5.3 per cent rise. The first quarter of this year has seen China maintain its position as leading international hotel guest supplier, with more than 127,000 Chinese staying in the emirate — an increase of 31 per cent compared to the same period in 2017. Indian visitor numbers have surged past 100,000 and showed a 30 per cent increase while the UK registered a 25 per cent increase. The US registered a 24 per cent increase while Germany was up 27 per cent. Saif Saeed Gobash, undersecretary of DCT Abu Dhabi, said, “Our progress in attracting more people to explore the emirate as a visitor destination is a testament to our continuous investment into Abu Dhabi’s diverse range of attractions and year-round programme of events. “Our targeted marketing investment in key source markets is being rewarded with impressive double-digit growth as our global awareness grows and we develop into a ‘must visit’ destination built on unique experiences and rich cultural heritage. We have an ambitious target of attracting 8.5 million guests a year by 2021, which will provide a significant boost to the economy and support our drive for economic diversification.” http://plusuae.com/abu-dhabi-hotels-welcome-over-1-2m-guests-in-q1/
NO HYPERLOOP LINE BETWEEN ABU DHABI-DUBAI, RTA CLARIFIES
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has precluded the legitimacy from securing the declaration of the Hyperloop Transport Technology The RTA focused on that undertakings of this greatness must be gone before via watchful arranging. organization (Hyperloop TT) with respect to the principal Hyperloop line interfacing Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In a progression of tweets on Thursday, the RTA said that “there is no particular course to operate the Hyperloop framework in Dubai or amongst Dubai and different emirates.” “The framework is still under the procedure of innovative work, and RTA is firmly following the improvements in this innovation, and will examine a few choices for deciding the course which will be declared later on,” the RTA underlined. The RTA focused on that tasks of this greatness and intricacy, must be gone before via watchful arranging and designing examinations and also attainability concentrates to decide the possibility of usage and diminish the potential dangers, and expand the advantage of the venture. In an announcement, Hyperloop Transport Technology organization stated: “On April 18, 2018 HyperloopTT consented to an arrangement to begin development of a Hyperloop framework and also HyperloopTT’s XO Square Innovation Center, and a Hyperloop Visitor Center at the Seih Al Sdeirah landbank in Abu Dhabi. The proposed development site is situated on the fringe of the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, near the Expo 2020 site and Al Maktoum International Airport, in any case, any further improvement of the HyperloopTT framework is liable to watchful investigation and broad administrative survey and endorsement. We are finding a way to end the spread of deception and are attempting to address any perplexity encompassing a week ago’s declaration,” HyperloopTT said.
WORK STARTS ON ABU DHABI’S NEW $1.2BN RETAIL DESTINATION
Al Farwaniya Property Developments says construction of Reem Mall set for end-2020 completion Al Farwaniya Property Developments, the designer behind Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi’s $1.2 billion retail goal, has declared that development has started. The news comes after a $457 million senior credit office was marked to finish the financing on the undertaking and Itinera Ghantoot, a UAE-Italy joint wander, was selected as lead contractual worker in late 2017. The development of the shopping center is intended to be finished by end 2020, an announcement said. Amid the initial three months of 2018, immense territories of unearthing and inlay have been done and a few noteworthy basic cement pours have been finished. There are 7 of 14 tower cranes raised nearby, the rest of be finished before the month’s over, it included. Reem Mall will bring more than 2.9 million square feet of retail, world class recreation and excitement offices, including Snow Park Abu Dhabi. Shane Eldstrom, CEO of Al Farwaniya Property Developments, stated: “We have set aside the opportunity to altogether design the financing and the physical development of the undertaking to guarantee that it conveys a world class goal that Abu Dhabi and the more extensive UAE can genuinely be pleased with… we anticipate conveying this new way of life, retail and diversion goal.” The undertaking is being produced by Al Farwaniya Property Developments, an association between three Kuwait-based organizations – Agility, Agility offshoot United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC), and National Real Estate Company (NREC). Reem Mall site is situated in the Najmat District on Reem Island, the private and business ace advancement by Reem Developers. Reem Island is intended to have a populace of 200,000 at culmination. http://plusuae.com/work-starts-on-abu-dhabis-new-1-2bn-retail-destination/
ADNOC’S 2030 SMART GROWTH STRATEGY TRANSFORMING ADNOC DOWNSTREAM PORTFOLIO.
As ADNOC keeps on forming into a more dynamic, execution driven organization, we’re actualizing a downstream development program that is making the exceedingly convincing association and speculation openings over ADNOC gas, refinery and petrochemicals esteem chain. ADNOC vision is yearning: we will end up one of the world’s driving incorporated refining and petrochemical organizations. The two-day Downstream Investment Forum will incorporate an enlightening plan that will give a nitty-gritty outline of ADNOC downstream system and in addition the organization and venture openings that are accessible. We will likewise uncover the Ruwais Industrial Hub Masterplan, which is set to extend ADNOC operational focus in Ruwais into the biggest coordinated refining and petrochemical site on the planet and produce numerous new business and venture openings. http://plusuae.com/adnocs-2030-smart-growth-strategy-is-transforming-our-downstreamportfolio/
ADNOC ICV – IN-COUNTRY VALUE
Today, ADNOC stays focused on satisfying the administration’s financial goals and conveying its 2030 brilliant development technique. ADNOC In-Country Value program is an acquirement drove activity which is intended to accomplish ideal incentive from ADNOC country’s oil and gas assets. • • • • •
The activity will convey in nation esteem by concentrating on three center regions: GDP enhancement through expanded use on neighborhood products and enterprises Emiratisation and self-awareness open doors for UAE Nationals in the private division The limitation of vital capacities for basic store network works in the oil and gas industry. To effectively execute ADNOC In-Country Value system, we will require the collaboration and support of ADNOC providers.
ADNOC’s In-Country Value (ICV) program has been implemented since the beginning of 2018, and offers suppliers new opportunities to conduct business with ADNOC Group. From mid 2018, both existing and current providers are unequivocally urged to embrace an ICV assessment and affirmation procedure to accomplish an ICV confirmation. The assessment will inspect the abilities of your business inside UAE in zones including:
• • • • • •
Goods producing Goods acquirement Sub contractual workers Investment Emiratization Expatriate commitment
The confirmation will check these capacities. Providers are relied upon to finish the Supplier Submission Template and approach one of the ADNOC empaneled affirmation bodies to acquire their ICV testaments. Providers can allude to Supplier Submission rules for help with finishing the accommodation archives. ADNOC will consider ICV affirmation amid the delicate assessment process. While it isn’t mandatory to hold an ICV authentication to partake in ADNOC Group delicate, providers that have an ICV testament will have advantage amid the offering procedure. (Providers without the declaration will be considered to have 0% ICV). ADNOC is holding various workshops to teach providers about its ICV program. Additionally, insights with respect to these workshops will be issued at the appropriate time.
As part of ADNOC ICV program, ADNOC has empaneled the certifying bodies listed below to verify all Suppliers ICV achievements. Protiviti Mr. Manish Laligam Managing Director – Energy & Utility Advisory +971 56 170 3197 +971 2 499 7434 email@example.com ARDENT Advisory & Accounting LLC Mr. Nirbhay Vaidya Partner, Head of Risk Advisory +971 50 947 4060 +971 2 622 6700 firstname.lastname@example.org Baker Tilly MKM & Co. Mr. Salman Sajid Senior Director – Advisory & Consulting +971 55 231 9673 +971 4 369 7248 email@example.com
Ernst & Young Mr. Raheel Zahoor Senior Manager | Financial Accounting +971 2 417 4318 +971 2 417 4457 +971 2 417 4488 +971 2 417 4400 ICVHELPDESK@ae.ey.com KPMG Mr. Nizar Jichi Partner, Audit +97156 4158742 +971 2 401 4800 80028348 +971564097573 +97156422 7073 ICV@kpmg.com firstname.lastname@example.org PricewaterhouseCoopers Mr. Damian Regan Trust and Transparency Solutions Leader email@example.com www.pwc.com/me/ICV
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What is the ADNOC In-Country Value (ICV) program? The ADNOC In-Country Value program is an obtainment drove activity that plans to help support ADNOCâ€™s ICV commitment by concentrating on nearby provider choice, the advancement of UAE Nationals, and the restriction of basic functionalities in the oil and gas industry. Who will benefit from this? The ICV program is intended to make profound social and business benefits that add to manageable monetary development and advancement. It will advance GDP enhancement, make openings for work for UAE Nationals in the private-division, and give neighborhood organizations more chances to take an interest in ADNOC contracts and buys. In that capacity, everybody in the nation will profit by the program. What does the program mean for existing and potential new suppliers? The dispatch of the program implies that both existing and potential providers should finish an assessment to decide their qualification for an ICV declaration. This authentication is a show that providers are conveying ICV. By choosing qualified providers, ADNOC is currently working towards its own In-Country Value targets.
How do I obtain an ICV certification? Providers should approach the ADNOC designated confirmation organization for ICV affirmation. All required documentation and points of interest that are required by the certifier must be given by the provider to the motivation behind audit and confirmation. How will the strategy affect the procurement process and the way that ADNOC does business? From January 2018, ADNOC is taking In-Country Value into consideration when selecting suppliers for new tenders. Those suppliers that hold certificates with higher ICV percentage will have an advantage during the tender evaluation process. How will in-country value requirements be defined? In Country Value is characterized by the accompanying classifications: Products and materials – In-Country Value is the level of monetary esteem include inside the UAE amid the assembling procedure of merchandise and materials. Administrations – In-Country Value is the blend of monetary esteem include inside UAE for the segments under administrations In any case, ADNOC claims all authority to alter the above ICV definition and estimation instruments in future. When will this new policy be implemented? ADNOC has actualized the program in mid 2018. Providers’ ICV score might be considered amid assessment in each of the tenders from ADNOC gathering. How often will suppliers be required to review their ICV certificate? Providers will be relied upon to restore their ICV authentications on a yearly premise or as required. What happens if a supplier can’t meet these requirements? Providers that don’t have an ICV confirmation can in any case partake in ADNOC tenders, yet will be considered with 0% of ICV, which in the long run will position them as less focused than providers that have the accreditation. Will current contracts and/or purchase orders be re-negotiated because of this program? No. Current contractors and purchase orders will be unaffected by the changes of the ICV program. For more information, please contact ADNOC Group Procurement team. Email: ICV@adnoc.ae source@ ADNOC website
ABU DHABI’S MUBADALA SELLS TERMINALS STAKE TO ABU DHABI PORTS
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and framework support chief Mubadala Infrastructure Partners have consented to offer their 50 for each penny stake in Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) to Abu Dhabi Ports. ADT is the emirate’s fire business port administrator and deals with a 30-year concession at the Khalifa Port Container Terminal. The arrangement makes Abu Dhabi Ports the sole investor of ADT. The estimation of the exchange was not uncovered. “Our key interest in ADT is an exhibit of our proceeded with sense of duty regarding developing and creating center industry areas in Abu Dhabi,” said Khaled Al Qubaisi, Mubadala’s CEO of aviation, renewables and ICT. “We are certain ADT will see significantly more noteworthy accomplishment as it begins its next part, while holding its imperative part in Abu Dhabi’s economy.” Abu Dhabi Ports CEO commander Mohamed Juma Al Shamsi said the organization was focused on developing ADT and pulling in all the more sending paths to Khalifa Port. Abu Dhabi Ports works 11 ports and has of normal of 25,000 boats and hour. A year ago, the firm was said to think about a first sale of stock. http://plusuae.com/abu-dhabis-mubadala-sells-terminals-stake-to-abu-dhabi-ports/
MISE EN ROUTE ET D’AFFAIRES SERVICE DE RELATIONS PUBLIQUES À ABU DHABI, ÉMIRATS ARABES UNIS
PlusUae vous propose actuellement une grande promotion sur tous ses services ! Du 1er mai au 31 mai vous pouvez bénéficier de tous nos services et de toutes nos offres gratuitement si vous êtes un nouveau client. Nos services comprennent du consulting business et la mise en place de vos services business, nous vous proposons des services pour tous types d’entreprises pour vous aider à vous implanter à Abu Dhabi aux Emirats Arabe Unis. Notre service d’aide à la mise en place et construction de votre entreprise aux Emirats Arabes Unis comprends le sponsoring de votre entreprise, sa mise en place et son installation dans ses bureaux, une liaison avec le gouvernement et les structures administratives et commerciales, un accompagnement pour toutes les formalités (comme les visas) et tout le soutien nécessaire pour pénétrer le marché et vous assurer un placement favorable sur ce dernier. Nous vous fournissons toute l’aide nécessaire pour bien démarrer votre business aux Emirats Arabes Unis : connaître toutes les régulations et règles de votre secteur ainsi que votre nouvel environnement financier. Nous sommes également spécialisés dans les entreprises pétrolières et gazières.
‘Afin de vous aider à établir votre business au Emirats Arabes Unis, principalement en ce qui concerne les entreprises du secteur pétrolier et gazier, il vous faudra connaître toute les régulations et règles à respecter ainsi que les risques potentiels et les bénéfices à en retirer. Connaître tous les facteurs inhérents à ce secteur vous permettra d’avoir toutes les informations en main avant de vous lancer. Nous vous fournissons un accompagnement adapté à vos besoins afin de vous aider à bien démarrer votre business dans le secteur pétrolier et gazier. Nous sommes des pionniers dans le business de la création et mise en place d’entreprises aux Emirats Arabes Unis. Nous sommes toujours au fait des dernières mises à jour des règles et régulation relative aux Emirats Arabe Unis (comme l’implémentation récente de la TVA). Dès votre arrivée sur le territoire vous serez mis au courant de toutes ces mises à jours et nous vous fournirons toutes les informations nécessaires à votre installation sur le territoire. Si vous êtes une entreprise cherchant à s’implanter au Emirats Arabe Unis n’hésitez plus et profitez de notre offre de bienvenue du 1er mai au 31 mai. Tous nos services sont gratuits pour tous les nouveaux clients. Tel: +971 2 4919050 (24/7) firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE SERVICES BUSINESS SETUP & PRO SERVICES Avail our Professional Public Relations Services and Document Clearance & transaction services free of Cost for the month of May 2018.
Plus UAE is the leader in providing “comprehensive contracts” service, which includes the outsourcing of “Public Relations Officer” service. This comprehensive contract service is characterized by providing consultations and practical solutions to overcome obstacles and facilitate formalities round the clock. Plus UAE offers its professional services in tracking and clearing documents in over fifty (50) Federal and local Governmental Ministries, Departments and Agencies, in addition to other quasi-governmental institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. We take pride in our team who enjoy extensive experience and relations, which ensures prompt processing and saves money, time and effort.
We are providing an absolutely free of cost PR service and free consultation for all type of business entity formation services for the period of May 2018. You can approach us without any hassle for your services related to Company Formation, Company Prequalification, Department Registrations, Classification, All types of Visa Services etc.
Services we offer: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Consultation on Business formation according to Investors Idea. Business Setup Services Company Representation Commercial Agency Local Company formation Foreign Branch & Representation Offices Public Relation Services Company Classification Vendor/ Contractor Registration in all Departments in Abu Dhabi ADNOC Registration Document transaction and Follow Up. Employment Visa, Tourist Visa, Mission Visa, and Dependent Visa. Immigration and Labor services Certificate Attestation service Arabic translation Different Types of Power Of Attorney. Notary Public online services. Trade License New, Renewal & all types of Amendments. CICPA and GHQ Security pass. Health Insurance Card Documentation & Issuance. Tenancy Contract Municipality Registration.
Tel: +971 2 4919050 (24/7) email@example.com http://plusuae.com/free-services-business-setup-pro-services/
BARAKAH NUCLEAR ENERGY PLANT – FANR APPROVAL
In accordance with Federal Law by Decree No 6 of 2009, Concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, a license is required to carry out activities involving ionizing radiation. Any business or governmental organization including entities operating in free zones, which possess, use, manufacture, handle, store, import or export, transport and dispose of radioactive materials, X-ray generators or other sources of ionizing radiation must apply for a FANR license. The licence is valid for three years.
Private companies need to provide the following • • • • •
Copy of trade license Proof of membership of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (in the UAE) Passport copy with UAE residence visa for the responsible person and contact person as listed on the licence application form Relevant technical information about the regulated materials (for more details see the FANR Guide: fanr-guide-applying-for-a-regulated-materials-licence)
Fees Information The fees imposed on licensees for the issuance and renewal of a license to conduct a regulated activity relating to regulated material is based on Cabinet Resolution No (8) of 2014 Concerning Licence Fees and Services Provided by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation. Please click here BoM_Resolution_8_2014 to view the Cabinet Resolution. Please be informed that license fees must be paid at either FANR’s Headquarters in Abu Dhabi or at FANR’s office in Dubai at the time of licence collection. The license must be collected without due delay upon the receipt of an email notification from FANR to collect the license. Payment methods are as follow: • e-Dirham – the e-Dirham charge is AED3 levied by First Abu Dhabi Bank • credit card – the credit card charge is 2.5% of the total amount of the paid fee Please be informed that payment cannot be made by cash or cheque.
Time Frame The review and processing of your license application take approximately two to three months as the licence application reviewer may request that additional information is provided by the licence applicant. Once approved, you will receive an email notification to collect your licence.
How To Apply Simply follow the steps below to apply: 1. Download the form: Application-for-renewal-a-licence-to-conduct-regulated-activity-usingregulated materials 2. Fill in the form and sign it 3. Attach all required documents 4. Submit all your files as a single attachment through the Website 5. Provide a hard copy of the licence application form with the supporting documents to FANRâ€™s Radiation Safety Department http://plusuae.com/barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-fanr-approval/
ADNOC LOGISTICS AND SERVICES TO HANDLE RUWAIS CONTAINER TERMINAL OPERATIONS
ADNOC Logistics and Services, the delivery and administrations arm of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has marked an agreement with Borouge, a main supplier of significant worth making plastics arrangements, to deal with its Ruwais holder terminal tasks. The five-year contract, granted through a focused offering process, is the main arrangement marked amongst Borouge and ADNOC Logistics and Services as another coordinated substance, following the combination of IRSHAD, ESNAAD and ADNATCO into a solitary ADNOC working organization.
Under the terms of the agreement, ADNOC Logistics and Services will do all dealing with activities of Borouge’s stuffed and palletised items and mass stacked holders. ADNOC Logistics and Services will deal with up to 800,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) per annum with talented work and administration skill and operational greatness in consistence with the most elevated HSE models. ADNOC Logistics and Services is completely prepared to meet the expanded generation arranged at Borouge’s plants in the following five years to take care of the determined developing demand, particularly in China and South East Asia, for high esteem polymers. Senior Vice President of the Services unit, at ADNOC Logistics and Services, Abdul Aziz Mohamed Al Zaabi, stated, “This five-year contract with Borouge is a vigorous vote of trust in our plans to make included an incentive by building up a world class, coordinated, coordinations and administrations business in Ruwais.” “Following the unification of our transportation and marine administrations tasks our concentrate keeps on being on adjusting the ADNOC business and worldwide customers to the most noteworthy standard, without trading off our HSE responsibilities. Looking forward, as a major aspect of ADNOC’s 2030 methodology, we are growing our intense offering to clients outside of the ADNOC arrange, first provincially and after that all around,” he included.
ADNOC is making huge interests in new downstream activities to develop its refining abilities and grow its petrochemical creation. Because of the arranged developments in ADNOC Downstream business, Ruwais will wind up one of the biggest coordinated refining and petrochemical buildings on the planet.
INVESTCORP LAUNCHES MARQUEE INVESTMENT IN ABU DHABI
Investcorp, a worldwide supplier and administrator of elective speculation items, together with VAMED, a main worldwide supplier of recovery and different administrations for healing centers and promoter of the undertaking Blue Apple Partners, on Monday, reported the development of another milestone clinic complex on Reem Island, Abu Dhabi. The complex includes a cutting edge and profoundly particular Rehabilitation Center joined with a Children’s and Women’s Hospital and a Family Medical Center. This is Investcorp’s third social insurance bargain, which goes ahead the foot sole areas of the declaration of the dispatch of Investcorp’s medicinal services finance prior this year. Expanding on Investcorp’s broad speculation capacities in the Gulf area, VAMED’s profound operational mastery and Blue Apple’s neighborhood advertise skill, the principal period of the healing center will comprise of a 100+ bed Rehabilitation Center focused to open toward the finish of 2019. It will expect to give the most astounding measures in orthopedic, cardiovascular, neurological, and oncological post-intense medicines and administer to both in-patients and outpatients, utilizing bleeding edge recovery methodologies and advancements. It will be assembled and worked by VAMED, the main worldwide supplier of advancement, outline and operational administration administrations for healing facilities.
The second period of the healing facility will be a 100+ bed Children’s and Women’s Hospital, giving a full scope of general and concentrated pediatric surgery and medicines, and far-reaching gynecology and obstetrics administrations upheld by a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This office will be worked by VAMED in participation with Charité from Berlin, Germany, one of the main college clinics in Europe. An extra and basic element of the general improvement undertaking will be a sizable Family Medical Center, which is additionally anticipated that would open before the finish of 2019, staffed by experienced family specialists giving all-encompassing safeguard mind and also all wandering medicinal services administrations tending to family wellbeing arranging and dire care, particularly for youngsters and ladies. Mohammed Alardhi, Executive Chairman of Investcorp, stated, “Investcorp has constantly watched out for the social insurance part in the Gulf. We know about the developing interest in quality medicinal services in the area and are quick to assume a key part in its advancement in the short and long haul. We are especially glad to be a piece of this task in Abu Dhabi, where we have profound roots and solid ties as a firm. Our speculation methodology and sense of duty regarding the social insurance part is in accordance with the UAE National Agenda and long-haul monetary plans, under its Vision 2021. We are amped up for this task and the development capability of this part in general.” The Co-organizer of Blue Apple Partners, promoter of the task and Chairman Zaid Daoud Al Siksek, previous CEO of the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi, stated, “The Al Reem Hospital and Rehabilitation Center speaks to a basic building square of Abu Dhabi’s Vision 2030. It will give the full range of incorporated essential, auxiliary and tertiary care in specific restoration administrations and gynecology, obstetrics and pediatrics, territories where there are at present still critical deficiencies and guarantee that Abu Dhabi is prepared to address the issues of its developing populace.” Andrea Raffaseder, an individual from the VAMED Executive Board, remarked, “We are pleased to convey a world-class specific office to the emirate of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and the area overall. VAMED’s worldwide aptitude in planning and building doctor’s facilities will give clinical magnificence in a patient-centered condition.” Gottfried Koos, another individual from the VAMED Executive Board, included, “I am certain that this undertaking will be an exhibit for our capacity to give world-class coordinated intense and post-intense care in a healing center that is uniquely crafted to suit the patient’s needs here in the UAE. This will enable huge numbers of them to approach top-quality rehabilitative medicines close to their families, and the care they get will be completely incorporated into walking followup care and aversion.” http://plusuae.com/investcorp-launches-marquee-investment-in-abu-dhabi/
ADNOC SELECTS JAPAN’S INPEX/JODCO RESOURCE PIONEER FOR ABU DHABI’S LOWER ZAKUM CONCESSION.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, has consented to an arrangement selecting JODCO Lower Zakum Limited, an entirely claimed backup of Japan’s INPEX Corporation, as the advantage pioneer for Abu Dhabi’s Lower Zakum concession territory. The assention, which was declared on the second day of a visit to the UAE by Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister, was marked by Dr. Sultan receptacle Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO and individual from Abu Dhabi’s Supreme Petroleum Council, and Toshiaki Kitamura, President and Chief Executive Officer of INPEX. In February, INPEX was granted 10 percent enthusiasm for Abu Dhabi’s seaward Lower Zakum concession. In the meantime, the organization’s stakes in Abu Dhabi’s Satah and Umm Al Dalkh concession were stretched out for a long time. INPEX likewise kept up its 40 percent stake in Satah and expanded its Umm Al Dalkh share from 12 percent to 40 percent. Dr. Al Jaber stated, “At ADNOC, we put awesome significance on our key association with INPEX. This understanding further fortifies the financial connection between the UAE and Japan, which is established on the set up and commonly useful associations in the vitality division. “As a long-standing investor in both Lower Zakum and Upper Zakum, INPEX is in an extraordinary position to use cooperative energies between the two concessions, including the use and advancement of foundation, to improve operational efficiencies, empower generous cost funds, and make more noteworthy incentive for the advantage of the two accomplices.”
As resource pioneer, JODCO will lead the improvement intends to accomplish the concession destinations, including developing and managing generation targets, accomplishing concurred recuperation rates and cost enhancement targets. Kitamura stated, “INPEX will give its human and specialized assets to accomplishing generation targets, sending upgraded oil recuperation innovation most reasonable for Lower Zakum, diminishing improvement and creation expenses and supporting exchange of specialized learning. What’s more, as the main IOC accomplice taking an interest in both the Lower and Upper Zakum oil fields, we will keep on seeking cooperative energies between the two oil fields. “INPEX sees Abu Dhabi as one of its center business territories, and will keep on striving to reinforce its oil improvement exercises and commitment endeavors in Abu Dhabi, and in addition enable further to develop the cheerful relations amongst UAE and Japan.” Lower Zakum is one of three new separate concession regions that make up the previous ADMA seaward concession, specifically Lower Zakum, Umm Shaif and Nasr and Satah Al Razboot (SARB) and Umm Lulu. The rebuilding of concessions is gone for boosting business esteem, widening the accomplice base, extending specialized aptitude, and empowering more prominent market get to. Other global investors in the Lower Zakum concession territory are the China National Petroleum Corporation, an Indian consortium, drove by ONGC Videsh, Italy’s ENI and France’s Total. ADNOC holds a dominant part 60 percent stake in the concession. The UAE and Japan appreciate a nearby and longstanding political, financial and exchange relationship and solid two-sided monetary relations, especially in the oil, gas and petrochemical parts. Around one-fourth of Japan’s unrefined petroleum imports originate from the UAE, influencing the nation To japan’s second-biggest wellspring of oil. INPEX’s association in the oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi began in 1973 with its investment in the Umm Shaif and the Lower Zakum fields, inside the Abu Dhabi Marine Areas, ADMA, concession. They participated in the advancement of three other seaward oil handle, the Upper Zakum field in 1977, Umm Al Dalkh in 1978 and Satah in 1980. Effective generation from these three fields started amid the 1980s. Today, the UAE gives 25 percent of Japan’s rough necessities. On the event of Prime Minister Abe’s visit to Abu Dhabi, ADNOC and INPEX praised the longstanding connection amongst Japan and the UAE, with a ‘Japan Day’ at ADNOC’s central command, where a customary Japanese tea function, Japanese calligraphy and origami were displayed. As it quickens its 2030 development methodology, ADNOC is quick to extend its ties and associations with Japan’s vitality and petrochemical areas, especially in the downstream, as the organization leaves on its intends to triple creation of petrochemicals and increment its refining limit by 2025 in light of developing interest from high-development Asian economies. ADNOC is additionally investigating chances to take advantage of Japan’s involvement with counterfeit consciousness, enormous information and prescient examination. http://plusuae.com/adnoc-selects-japans-inpex-jodco-resource-pioneer-for-abu-dhabis-lowerzakum-concession/
JAPAN AND UAE CONSENT TO GROW COLLABORATION AMID ABE’S VISIT
ABU DHABI – Japan and its best exchange accomplice in the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates, concurred on Monday to grow financial, political and barrier collaboration. Tokyo and Abu Dhabi additionally consented to a speculation assurance arrangement, topping off a two-day visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the oil-rich Gulf state. Abe arrived late Sunday on the primary leg of a Middle East visit that will likewise take him to Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian regions. Abe and his Jordanian partner Hani Mulki met Tuesday to examine the Syrian evacuee circumstance and peace in the Middle East. In a joint proclamation, Japan and the UAE lauded developing exchange between them. They “focused on the significance of further upgrading exchange, ventures, and business, for example, sustainable power source, feasible water desalination … counterfeit consciousness, medicinal services and restorative gear,” the announcement said. They likewise repeated their sense of duty regarding differentiate joint business wanders in the non-vitality area, and focused on the need to help guard collaboration. The UAE is Japan’s fundamental exchanging accomplice in the Middle East, representing about 33% of Tokyo’s exchange the area. It is likewise Japan’s second-biggest provider of raw petroleum, representing just about a fourth of its needs. The greater part the exchange volume between them a year ago — $28 billion — was vitality related.
Norio Maruyama, squeeze secretary at Japan’s Foreign Ministry, told columnists in Abu Dhabi the two nations are relied upon to sign a reminder of barrier participation one month from now. He additionally said the assention for the advancement and insurance of venture will probably support speculations by the two nations. Abe held converses with Sheik Mohammed canister Zayed Al-Nahayan the crown ruler of Abu Dhabi and the agent preeminent administrator of UAE military. On Monday, Abe hailed participation with the UAE as a “key relationship” and invited Abu Dhabi’s reestablishment of oil concessions with Japanese oil firms. “In the course of recent years since I last went by Abu Dhabi, our two-sided relations have gained emotional ground to a relationship that has been known as a vital relationship,” he told a UAEJapan business discussion. Top administrators from this current country’s driving business bunches tended to the discussion, featuring ventures under route in the UAE and additionally feasible arrangements. “On this visit, we are joined by 27 organizations speaking to Japan with an appointment of best business pioneers,” Abe said. In February, Abu Dhabi’s state vitality organization, ADNOC, said it had granted Japan’s Inpex a 10 percent stake in the Lower Zakum seaward oil concession, in a 40-year bargain worth $600 million. ADNOC likewise said it had expanded Inpex’s 40 percent stakes in Abu Dhabi’s Satah and Umm Al-Dalkh concessions for an additional 25 years. In 2017, exchange volume between the two nations expanded 10.5 percent to $28 billion, with Japan’s fares representing $7.2 billion — a drop of 10 percent from the earlier year, as per official figures discharged by the Japanese Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Then, agents of Japan, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinians held a gathering on the Jordanian banks of the Dead Sea on Sunday night to talk about their “passage for peace and thriving” activity. Remote Minister Taro Kono told correspondents the activity — which expects to advance provincial collaboration, including through the production of an agro-modern stop in the West Bank — was gaining ground. “Today, we are seeing unmistakable outcomes. Our endeavors have at last begun to tolerate organic products,” Kono said. He said the activity is imperative for monetary advancement in the Palestinian domains and the Jordan valley.
ABU DHABI: NEW BASIC INSURANCE PLAN
NEW PREMIUMS FOR ABU DHABI BASIC PLAN Employees
(Small Investors Policies)
18 – 40
18 – 40
41 – 59
41 – 59
60 and above
60 and above
Mandatory maternity surcharge for married females 18 – 50 years
Mandatory maternity surcharge for married females 18 – 50 years
Individually Sponsored Dependents
(Family – wife and up to 3 children under 18 years)
(4th child, children above 18 years, parents, other family members)
(Group and Small Investors Policies)
60 AND Above
60 AND Above
Mandatory maternity surcharge for married females 18 – 50 years
Mandatory maternity surcharge for married females 18 – 50 years
Employees under the sponsorship of UAE Nationals (Domestic Helpers)
Employees under the sponsorship of Non-UAE Nationals (Domestic Helpers)
18 – 40
18 – 40
41 – 59
41 – 59
60 and above
60 and above
Mandatory maternity surcharge for married females 18 – 50 years
Mandatory maternity surcharge for married females 18 – 50 years
Please note that all premiums mentioned above are annual premiums and is exclusive of VAT. Premium effective as of 1stMay 2018 source: Daman
GCC Passport Holder / Residence Visa Holders On arrival visa to UAE
General Instructions • • • • • • • • •
Applicant, obtaining the eVisa before you travel to UAE is a must. eVisa will be sent to you through registered email address in the application once your application is approved only. “GCC Residents” or “GCC Citizen – Accompanies” application will not be approved for any family member or assistant categories if the sponsor is not travelling along with them. GCC Residents Entry Permit is valid for (30) days before entry from issuance date, and stay period after entry is (30) days from entry date, and it is extendable once for (30) days. GCC Accompanied Entry Permit is valid for (60) days before entry from issuance date, and stay period after entry is (60) days from entry date, and it is extendable once for (60) days. Upon arrival if GCC Residency is found to be expired or cancelled , entry permit holder will not be granted entry. If profession of GCC Resident is found to be changed after issuance of this entry permit , entry permit holder will not be granted entry. GCC Residency must be valid at least (3) months from arrival date. Passport must be valid at least (3) months from arrival date. please note that passport accompanies are not permitted to obtain a GCC entry permit, it is mandatory to have a separate valid passport
FAQ How long will it take to issue GCC visa, and what time can I apply? Usually the process of issuing visa since the creation of the application until the final decision takes between 24-48 hours, but there are other factors to be taken into consideration, so the processing time is subject to MOI procedure. Online applications may be submitted at any time during the 24 hours.
If my application has been rejected, can I refund the fees back? Yes. But only the Issuance Fee (100 AED) can be refunded, while the remaining fee components (for example “Application Fee”) are non-refundable. Note that the system calculates the refund amount after deducting (10 AED) as a refund service fee. Please take into consideration that the period during which refunds can be requested is 60 days from the date of rejection. After this period, refund will not be available. The refund service can be done from the GCC portal. Can I apply for GCC visa cancellation online? No, currently there is no online service for cancelling the visa. Requesting cancelation can be checked in entry port or MOI. Cancellation service will be available soon in the web site and it will be subject to 50 AED fees and also the issue fees of the application which will be canceled will not refunded.
After applying for GCC visa, it has been rejected with mark (please separate the children)? In this case you should apply create a GCC application for each child. Soon, the accompany field will be removed from the GCC Residents application form. Application has been submitted and Abu Dhabi airport selected as the entry port, can I enter form another port? NO, you can enter from the same port that you applied for. Application is still under processing, but I am in hurry. Can I go directly to the entry port? And can I pass ? You should make sure that visa has been processed and approved before you travel, soon Ports GCC visa will be not available, only the online visa will be considered. My application has been submitted from two weeks back, but its status is still displayed as under processing what shall I do? In such case you can contact MOI by email or by phone and you will get fast response about status, and note this will be subject to MOI procedure. When I want to apply for GCC visa I can’t find wife as accompanying while I can find the children? You should apply separate GCC application for wife. Note that family members can’t pass and enter without the sponsor. My application has been approved but my children’s applications are still under processing? You should wait till all the applied applications get processed.
Application status is being shown as processed, does this mean my application has been approved? You should make sure that application hold status of Approved or Rejected. Please check the registered email for more clarification. I’m getting reject mark of missing attachments while I did attach all the required documents? You should make sure that if any other require documents not attached, and also make sure that all the attached copies are clear, colored and good quality of scan. My passport will expire soon; can I apply for GCC visa? No, you should have at least 6 month validity in passport. My GCC Residency will expire soon; can I apply for GCC visa? No, you should have at least 3 month validity in GCC Residency. How I will receive the visa after it gets approved? After visa got the approval, you should receive email with visa attached. You can also get a visa copy from GCC portal. What are the available features in GCC? GCC Residents visa, GCC Citizen – Accompanies visa, Refund Request service, Document Reupload and Status Enquiry Service. What is the validity for GCC Residents Entry Permit? GCC Residents Entry Permit is valid for (30) days before entry from issuance date, and stay period after entry is (30) days from entry date. What is the validity for GCC Citizen – Accompanies Entry Permit? GCC Residents Entry Permit is valid for (60) days before entry from issuance date, and stay period after entry is (60) days from entry date.
ADM calls for applying H&S standards to personnel in occupational, construction sites
https://www.gdrfa.ae/GCCIND/gccLogin.do?userAction=load The Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ADM, has featured the significance of guaranteeing the best word related wellbeing and security measures for all laborers in various occupations, to those responsible for building and development exchanges. The move is with regards to the Municipality’s drive to take prudent steps to decrease mischances at word related and development destinations. The Municipality likewise asked advisors, contractual workers and development specialists to step up and enroll in the ADM’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) framework to profit by the administrations on offer and upgrade collaboration in EHS applications and prerequisites in all tasks. A workshop to this impact was held by the Municipality in participation with its key accomplices including the Public Safety and Emergency Department at Abu Dhabi Police, Musanada, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and 3M Gulf Limited. The workshop additionally echoes the World Occupational Health and Safety Day. Saif Bader Al Qubaisi, General Manager of Abu Dhabi City Municipality, gave a discourse conveyed for his benefit by Khalfan Sultan Al Nuaimi, Acting Executive Director of Town Planning Sector, saying, “The workshop exemplifies the vision of our savvy government went for sustaining the best, most secure and most beneficial workplace for all laborers at all locales. The workshop likewise echoes the technique of the Urban Planning and Municipalities Department that calls for giving the best models at work environments to guarantee laborers’ wellbeing and wellbeing and secure their lives. Through its EHS Office, the Municipality sincerely looks to execute its checking, review, and instructive program, which is gone for limiting mishaps at development destinations as well as measuring up to the most noteworthy security models for specialists, protect their lives and wellbeing and guarantee their security.” On the sidelines of the workshop, Al Nuaimi opened the going with show entitled “Your Safety is our Responsibility.” The occasion was gone to by numerous substances and showed emergency treatment administrations, benefit ventures for development destinations and related administrations, individual insurance hardware at development locales, development destinations waste and how to reuse it, notwithstanding different restorative tests. For more details, (Abu Dabi Municipality Website) please Click here
Plus UAE is a business consultancy who helps in setting up new business ventures for local and international business investors in Abu Dhabi...
Published on May 15, 2018
Plus UAE is a business consultancy who helps in setting up new business ventures for local and international business investors in Abu Dhabi...