BRICS Business Forum to hold for first time in Dubai

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(Dubai) - The BRICS Business Forum will kick off in September 9th in the Almas tower, DMCC, Dubai. The Forum, which is dedicated to providing opportunities for greater economic collaboration between BRICS nations, is organised by the Russian…

Improving govt performance a continuous process: PM

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has stated that the process of improving government performance requires sustained efforts and daily assessment in line with…

Sheikh Abdullah meets Portuguese counterpart

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(Lisbon) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister met with Rui Machete, Minister of State and Foreign Affairs of Portugal and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in various fields. During…

New fuel prices announced for August

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Fuel Price Committee, chaired by Dr. Matar Al Nyadi, Under-Secretary for the Ministry of Energy, announced the gasoline and diesel prices for the month of August 2015 across all petrol stations in the UAE. The announcement…

Gargash receives Tunisian envoy

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has received Tunisian Ambassador to UAE Tariq Beltayeb, who paid a courtesy call to mark the end of his tenure in the country. During their meeting, he…

Meetings of senior Arab officials on weapons issues held

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(Cairo) - The UAE is currently participating in the meetings of the Committee of Senior Arab officials concerned with nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, which kicked off at the headquarters of the General Secretariat…

Dubai Trade records impressive growth in first half of 2015

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(Dubai) - In line with the rapid growth of Dubai's economy, recent statistics released by Dubai Trade, the online gateway for trade and logistics services in Dubai, show promising growth figures in the first half of 2015, as compared to…

Electric run to take place in Dubai this year

(Dubai) - Daman's ActiveLife Electric Run is set to make its UAE debut in Dubai on November 6. Set to become a UAE favourite, the run is a celebration of health and happiness where participants can run or walk their way through a kaleidoscope…

Gargash hails women's participation in FNC elections

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of Federal National Council Affairs and Chairman of the National Election Committee (NEC), has said the participation of Emirati women in the 14th…

UAE leaders send condolences on death of former Indian president

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on the death of former president of India APJ Abdul Kalam. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid…

Yemen's Vice President meets Gargash

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(Riyadh) - The Yemeni vice president and prime minister, Khaled Bahah, met with Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the UAE, at the headquarters of Yemen's interim government in the Saudi capital. The…

UAE's aid to Egypt 1971-2014 totals Dh47.3b

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The UAE has provided Egypt with a total of Dh47.3 billion in humanitarian and development aid between 1971 and 2014, with Dh29 billion in 2013 and 2014 alone, Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Co-operation and…

Pan-Arab parliament blasts Iran over statements against Bahrain

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(Cairo) - The speaker of the Arab Parliament has condemned Iran's blatant interference in the domestic affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain and other Arab countries and the statements made by the top Iranian leaders on Eid al-Fitr against the Arab…

Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions Conference held

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(Amman)- The Emirates Human Rights Association is participating in the 12th conference of the Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions, ANNHRI, which started in Amman, Jordan, with the participation of representatives of the ANNHRI…