Everything you need to know about Eid Al Adha 2022

The dates of the Islamic festival Eid Al Adha 2022 are out! The International Astronomical Centre announced that Saturday, July 9, 2022, will likely be the first day of Eid Al Adha in most Islamic countries worldwide, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Morocco, and Jordan. Observers from these countries will venture to spot …

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Private educational institutions to operate Government schools in the new model

The UAE’s top private schools will operate public schools according to the new education system. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, announced that the ‘Ajyal Schools’ or ‘Generation Schools’ model would target 10 schools during the first year. The Emirates Schools Establishment will implement the new system …

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Pacific Prime unveils the Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2021-2022

Pacific Prime Dubai is very excited to unveil the Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2021-2022. Each year, we compile premium data for individual and family plans in 100 locations worldwide and conduct meaningful analysis to bring you the 40-page report – filled with global, regional, and local insights from our insurance experts, as well …

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Emirates ID will replace UAE residency visa stickers on passports

From April 11th, 2022, UAE residency visa stickers will be replaced with Emirates IDs. The Emirates identification card system will contain information about the residents’ visa status, and will only be given once a person passes their medical test. This move means that residents will no longer have to give up a passport page for …

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Ramadan in the UAE in 2022: Everything you need to know

As we’re a mere handful of days away from April, the holy month of Ramadan is fast approaching. Based on moon sightings, which the Islamic calendar is based upon, Ramadan will begin on April 2nd this year. While this is the third socially-distanced Ramadan in the UAE, the holy month will be the most ‘normal’ …

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How tuberculosis will affect your UAE visa application

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top ten killer diseases worldwide, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with the disease. As a reminder, TB is a disease caused by germs (bacteria) that are spread from person to person through the air. TB will typically affect the lungs but can go on to affect other parts …

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Pacific Prime Dubai Wins Cigna Middle East’s “Individual Broker of the Year Award 2021”

As an award-winning brokerage, Pacific Prime is extremely pleased to announce that we’ve added yet another award under our belt: Cigna Middle East’s “Individual Broker of the Year Award 2021”. In this Pacific Prime Dubai article, we’ll outline the details of this award and shed light on the individual segment of our business.  Note: For …

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Pacific Prime Dubai Wins Allianz Care’s “Top Individual Sales”​ Award for the Second Year in a Row in 2021

Another year, another fantastic accolade to add to our collection! Pacific Prime Dubai is pleased to announce our latest award: “Top Individual Sales 2021”. The pleasant surprise came on February 9th, 2022, when Allianz’s team presented this fabulous award at our office in Dubai. The Allianz team also presented several gift vouchers from an incentive …

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Dubai’s District 2020: The latest on the Expo 2020 legacy site

The first tenants will be able to set up in Dubai’s District 2020 within months, according to a recent article from The National. More than 80 businesses will be among the first to settle into the Expo 2020 legacy site that will open in October 2022. Consequently, over 600 small businesses and start-ups from across …

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