GITEX Shopper Spring 2016 gets underway

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(Dubai) - Eager to snap up the unbeatable deals on the latest must-have gadgets, thousands of technophiles flocked to GITEX Shopper Spring, the region’s leading and highly anticipated consumer electronics event, on its opening day. Inaugurated…

UN calls on Asia-Pacific states to achieve 2030 Agenda

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(Bangkok) - Emphasizing that poverty eradication is at the core of sustainable development and cannot be achieved without addressing all forms of rising inequalities, the head of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia…

PM receives VC of Standing Committee of China's NPC

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(Abu Dhabi) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received Arkin Amir Albak, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China and Chairman…

Sharjah CP chairs Executive Council meeting

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and also Chairman of the Executive Council, chaired the Executive Council meeting, at the Ruler's Court. The Executive Council discussed…

Gargash receives Mongolian counterpart

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has received Lundeg Purevsuren, Foreign Minister of Mongolia, in his office at the ministry. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed bilateral relations…

12th Sharjah Arab Children Forum opens

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, opened the 12th Sharjah Arab Children Forum (SACF) at Al Qasimia University, which is…

UAE Minister launches UAE Reading Club

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, assured that the most important objective of the ministry was to promote culture and knowledge at all levels. He added that the launch of the…

PM unveils new Dubai Expo 2020 logo

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum unveiled the official logo of Dubai Expo 2020 at an event held at The Dubai Fountain at the Dubai…

Winners of Sharjah Theatrical Days honored

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, honoured winners of the 26th Sharjah Theatrical Days and winners of the first cycle of Sharjah Award for Best Playwright at the Sharjah…

Yemeni President praise Saudi-led Arab Coalition

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(Riyadh) - Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi praised the Saudi-led Arab Coalition for defending Yemen's security, stability and constitutional legitimacy. He expressed special thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King…

UAE-China prospects of parliamentary cooperation explored

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC), received Arkin Amir Albak, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China and Chairman of the China-Arab Friendship…

Abu Dhabi Endurance Festival concludes

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(Abu Dhabi) - The 2016 Abu Dhabi Endurance Festival 2016 concluded with a 120-kilometre race at the Emirates International Endurance Village in al-Wathba. Emirati rider Hamad Obaid Al Kaabi, from the MRM stables, finished first in 04:17:45,…

Dubai World Cup reception held

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended, in presence of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai a reception hosted by…

Arab region most affected by climate change

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(Manama) - Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Jarwan, the Speaker of the Arab Parliament, has said the parliament remains focused on the protection of the environment, which is part of its sustainable development agenda, in a bid to address the climate…