King of Bahrain visits Saudi Arabia

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(Riyadh) - His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, arrived in Saudi Arabia. The King of Bahrain is accompanied by a number of Sheikhs and senior officials. His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met Custodian of the Two…

PM attends Zayed II Military College graduation

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(Al Ain)- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended the graduation ceremony of the 39th batch of cadet officers at the Zayed II Military College in Al Ain. The ceremony…

Zayed bin Mohammed Family Gathering opens

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(Dubai) - HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has officially opened the Zayed bin Mohammed Family Gathering, being held at Al…

UK partners with Islamic Development Bank

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(Jeddah) - The UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to help boost business opportunities and create jobs for thousands of women across the…

State Minister leads UAE delegation to AU Summit

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(Ethiopia)- Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State, has led the UAE delegation to the annual summit of the African Union (AU). The UAE joined the African Union in 2010 as an observer state based on its interest in promoting relations…

UAE, Egypt sign cultural cooperation agreement

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(Cairo) - The UAE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development and the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, have signed an agreement to launch an executive programme on cultural cooperation to exchange expertise, visits, documents, publications…

Sharjah Ruler receives British Ambassador

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received British Ambassador, Philip Parham, who was paying a courtesy visit at the beginning of his tenure in the country. H.H. Dr. Sheikh…

Ajman Ruler receives new French Consul-General

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(Ajman) - H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, received Majdi Abed, the new French Consul-General, who paid a courtesy visit to the Emiri Court to mark the beginning of his tenure as Consul-General…

UAE leaders congratulate Greek Premier

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(Abu Dhabi) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum sent a congratulatory cable to the elected Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras. Sheikh Mohammed greeted Tsipras and…

Obama meets new Saudi king

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(Riyadh) - U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman to pay respects to the late King Abdullah and bolster a relationship that now stretches well beyond oil interests to security cooperation across the volatile Gulf…

PM inaugurates Arab Health Exhibition

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, inaugurated the Arab Health Exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Sheikh Mohammed, who was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh…

Labour Ministry achieves outstanding results

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(Abu Dhabi) - Flexible timings increased staff productivity and reduced work-time delays at the Ministry of Labour, and the Ministry has achieved outstanding results in 2014, especially in implementing its Strategy 2014-16 in line with the…

Sharjah Ruler approves 2015 General Budget

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has approved the general budget for the emirate of Sharjah, with total expenses amounting to some Dh17.7 billion. The budget, which…

UAE keen on deepening ties with Australia:FM

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who is currently on a visit to the UAE. The meeting touched on ties of friendship and cooperation between the two…