FM attends Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has attended the 2nd Annual Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi. The opening forum was also attended by the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Al Sharif,…

PM orders an air bridge of humanitarian aid to Nepal

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Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, High Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered an air bridge to supply aid to the victims of the most powerful earthquake to hit Nepal since 1934, claiming…

Arab-Chinese Women's Forum held

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(Abu Dhabi) - On the occasion of the opening of the Arab-Chinese Women's Forum in Abu Dhabi under the theme, "Women's Economic Empowerment", and with the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union,…

Al Mansouri discuss economic ties with New Zealand's PM

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy of the UAE, and John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, met to discuss ways of strengthening bilateral economic and trade cooperation between their two countries. Prime Minister…

Federal law to establish Federal Customs Authority approved

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) approved a federal draft law establishing the Federal Customs Authority after amending a number of articles and clauses, during its 14th meeting of the fourth ordinary session of 15th legislative…

Abu Dhabi Int'l Book Fair with music feast

(Abu Dhabi) - The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF, is to feature three musical performances by regional artists in its 25th anniversary, from 7th to 13th May, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC. Organised by the Abu…

PM receives New Zealand Prime Minister

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(Abu Dhabi)- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received John Key, the visiting Prime Minister of New Zealand, along with his accompanying delegation. H.H. Sheikh Maktoum…

World Investment Summit held in Shanghai

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(Sharjah) - The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, has been promoting Sharjah to investors from around the globe at the World's Investment Summit, the culmination of a roadshow to Taiwan and Shanghai, that took place…

Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council report issued

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(Abu Dhabi) - Emirati women are considerably participating in economic development, as figures issued by Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre show that relative participation of female citizens in the labour force in 2013 was up to 31.2 percent of…

1st Diploma on Govt Innovation launched

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the launch of the first Diploma in Government Innovation. H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister…

Dubai textiles & fabrics trade valued at Dh16 bln

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(Dubai) - The value of the textiles and fabrics trade in Dubai in 2014 was around Dh16.4 billion, with Dh10.14 billion in imports, Dh1.3 billion in exports, and Dh4.22 billion in re-exports. In a statement, the Director of Strategy and…

Emirates Red Crescent to provide urgent relief to Nepal

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(Abu Dhabi) - Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed…

UAE participates in Afro-Asian conference

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(Jakarta) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) took part in the Asia – Africa Conference which concluded and was attended by 29 heads of state and prime ministers, as well as representatives from 87 Asian and African countries and international…

Cityscape Abu Dhabi concludes on a high note

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(Abu Dhabi)- With 81% of Abu Dhabi-based developers launching new projects at Cityscape Abu Dhabi this year, the UAE capital's largest property show concluded on a high note. The event was organised under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh…