Category: Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Police signs MOU with TABEER

Ras Al Khaimah Police Department and TABEER yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering joint collaborative efforts aimed at developing the electronic and print content of Ras Al Khaimah Police's media communications. The MOU outlines the methodology of cooperation between the Ras Al Khaimah Police Department and TABEER with the objective of further enhancing… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone loves its workers

Managing standards for work-related stress was the theme of a two-day training course the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) organized for the its employees. Oussama El Omarim, the CEO of the RAK FTZ said the course aimed at educating and raising awareness of work stress. 'The course was designed to help workers… Read more »

RAK prepares for island in the sun

The world’s first floating solar island is being developed in the deserts of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). Construction on the 90-metre diameter prototype started last November in the Al Jazeera Al Hamra Area in RAK and will be operational by the end of this 2008. The $5-million (Dh18 million) prototype, funded by the RAK government,… Read more »

RAK to Build new 2.5km Harbour

A 2.5 kilometre long harbour is to be built in Ras Al Khaimah with Dh348 million investment in Ras Al Khaimah from its Government. The harbour will provide direct water access to the Hulayla Industrial Park as part of the expansion and development plans being carried out at the park. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr, Crown… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah to Increase its Power and Water Supply

An official from the Federal Electricity and Water Authority has said that the four northern emirates including Ras Al Khaimah will spend $15 billion to increase power and water supplies over the next decade. Safwat Radwan, a Fewa engineer, said in an interview during an electricity exhibition in Dubai. "We will need 25 per cent… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah sign new air services agreement with India

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have reached a new air services agreement with India on flights, code-sharing and further liberalising the aviation sector. The agreement will result in more flights between Ras Al Khaimah and Abu Dhabi and also relates to all safety, security provisions and has a modern text. A formal signing will take… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority walk the walk

Impressive growth in Ras Al Khaimah has been attracting the attention of local and international investors. The emirate saw an 18 per cent jump in its GDP in 2007 and is starting to make waves. Sometimes seen as Dubai's little sister, the Emirate has seen a lot of attention from the press recently, but it… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah goes FIVE star

Twenty-five luxury hotels are to be built in Ras Al Khaimah as the emirate is taking steps to improve its tourism infrastructure. The five-star properties will be spread across the various mega-projects under way or planned for the next five years, said Dr Khater Masaad, CEO of the RAK Investment Authority (Rakia). The government is… Read more »