Google launches solar power service in UK

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Google is offering a new service, which it says could help British homeowners save money by switching to solar power. The tech giant has released an online tool called Project Sunroof, in partnership with energy supplier Eon, that estimates…

UN aid chief highlights 2 million Syrians in greatest need

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(New York) - Less than 20 per cent of the "desperate" civilians living in Syria’s hard-to-reach areas have gotten the humanitarian aid they need so far this year, a senior United Nations official warned, calling for the Security Council to…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Canadian Minister of Innovation

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(Ottawa) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Navdeep Bains, Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. During the meeting, which was held…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Canadian Foreign Minister

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(Ottawa) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Ottawa, Canada. During the meeting, the two sides discussed…

Canada exempts UAE nationals from entry visas

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(Ottawa) - UAE citizens will be able to visit Canada without entry visas from 5th June 2018. The announcement came during a meeting between H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,…

UAE GCAA signs Air Services Agreement with Republic of Kiribati

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Government of the United Arab Emirates and the Government of the Republic of Kiribati initiated an Air Services Agreement (ASA) between the two sides on the 21st of May. Omar bin Ghaleb, Deputy Director-General of the General…

DEWA discusses cooperation with Finnish company Valmet

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(Dubai) - Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority; DEWA, has received a delegation from the Finnish company, Valmet in the renewable energy sector. The delegation included Jukka Hahlantera, Commercial Counsellor…

Custodian of Two Holy Mosques receives GCC Secretary General

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(Jeddah) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, received at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, the Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, who congratulated…

UAE FM, Canadian Minister of Trade discuss cooperation

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(Ottawa) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade of Canada at the Canadian Foreign Ministry in Ottawa. During…

St Petersburg International Economic Forum held

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(Russia) - H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, has attended the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2018, which opened on May 24th. H.H. Sheikh Hamed attended the main session…

Korean leaders meet in surprise summit

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(Seoul) - The leaders of North and South Korea have met in the demilitarised border area between the two countries. The meeting is only the second between South Korea's Moon Jae-in and the North's Kim Jong-un. It comes as the two sides…

Minister of State for Defence meets Chinese delegation

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(Abu Dhabi) - Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, met with a Chinese delegation from the State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence, SASTIND. During the meeting, Al Bowardi…

UAE’s FANR signs MoU with China’s Nuclear Safety Administration

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(Vienna) - The UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Nuclear Safety Administration, NNSA, on the cooperation and exchange of information in nuclear safety regulation. The…

Sharjah Municipality discusses cooperation with Bahrain

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(Sharjah) - During a visit to Bahrain, a delegation from Sharjah Municipality visited the Chipoly Wastewater Treatment Station and Hypics Treatment System Water, which is the largest of its kind in the world. During their visit to Manama,…