UAE reinforces support to address climate change

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(Abu Dhabi) - The United Arab Emirates has reinforced its support for renewable energy initiatives, enhancing energy efficiency and voluntary actions to mitigate climate change at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York. The summit…

New Afghan President swears in

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(Kabul) - The United Arab Emirates has participated in the swearing-in ceremony of the new President-elect of Afghanistan, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works, represented the…

Ajman Ruler receives Consul-General of Japan

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(Ajman)- H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, received at his office at the Emiri Diwan, Hisashi Michigami, the Consul-General of Japan who came to visit him on the occasion of the beginning…

Sharjah Int'l Children's Film Festival Announced

(Sharjah) - Under patronage of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah & Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family…

U.A.E. Space Agency symposium on Mars mission

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(Abu Dhabi) - U.A.E. Space Agency has organised a symposium on its planned Mars probe mission where it introduced its goals and functions set in the federal decree issued earlier this year on the creation of the agency. Stakeholders from…

World must undergo elimination of nuclear weapons: Ban

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(New York) - The time has come for the total elimination of nuclear weapons stockpiles, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared as he urged the revival of nuclear disarmament as a "top international priority." In his message, delivered in…

FM meets with FMs of 8 countries

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(New York) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met at the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly meetings with foreign ministers of 8 countries taking part in the meetings. Sheikh Abdullah met separately with the…

China world's biggest car consumer & producer

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(Beijing) - More than 24 million vehicles will be sold this year in the world's largest auto market, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) has forecast. China's vehicle output is also expected to top 24 million units…

Sheikh Abdullah meets UN Secretary General

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(New York) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on the margins of the high level meetings of the 69th UN General Assembly. The meeting touched on current issues of mutual interest,…

Dubai Int'l Project Management Forum kicks off

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(Dubai) - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council, the Conventions Center at Madinat Jumeirah will host the launch of the Dubai International…

China-GCC pledge to develop cooperative relations

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(New York) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s "troika" of foreign ministers and other officials to discuss relations between China and GCC member states. The "troika" included Kuwaiti First Deputy…

DSG to showcase future Dubai govt & city

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(Dubai) - Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) has completed its technological, media and administrative preparations for participating in the 34th edition of GITEX Technology Week 2014 to be held in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition…

UAE and UK to enhance partnership

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, has valued the developments related to the implementation of the humanitarian projects between the United Arab Emirates and the United…

Ministerial meeting on Libya held

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has participated in a Ministerial meeting on Libya with the participation of 13 foreign ministers representing Arab and foreign countries, led by John Kerry, U.S. Secretary…