Entries by Diplomat Editor

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Mohamed bin Zayed, Pakistani PM discuss ties

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan have underlined their countries’ determination to propel bilateral friendly relations to a higher level over the coming period. This came during a meeting following […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives Eritrean President

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said the historic Jeddah Peace Agreement, signed recently by Eritrea and Ethiopia, has crowned a series of positive steps that have ended the conflict between the two neighbouring African countries. […]

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14th Joint Committee meeting of UAE and Algeria held

(Algiers) – Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, said that the bilateral and economic relations between the UAE and Algeria are based on strong foundations of brotherhood and mutual respect, supported by their historical and cultural ties. He added that the cooperation between the two countries has witnessed ongoing overall developments, especially in […]

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Meeting of Arab central banks held in Jordan

(Amman) – The Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE, Mubarak Rashed Al Mansouri, participated in the 42nd session of the Council of Governors of Arab central banks and financial institutions, hosted by Jordan. In his opening remarks, Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, said that Arab central banks were capable of playing a vital […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed receives USG of UN Counter-Terrorism Office

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office, to discuss prospects of cementing bilateral relations and supporting international efforts to combat terrorism. Sheikh Abdullah, during the meeting which was held at the premises of […]

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Saif bin Zayed receives UN’s INCB delegation

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, received a delegation from the UN’s International Narcotics Control Board, INCB, headed by Wei Hao, First Vice President of the Board. The meeting saw discussions on ways to enhance cooperation between the interior ministry and […]

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Arab FMs meet ahead of Arab League MC meeting

(Cairo) – Arab foreign ministers held a consultative meeting to discuss the latest developments in the region, as well as the challenges facing Arab national security, their efforts to counter terrorism, and the latest updates on conflicts in some Arab countries. Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, headed the UAE delegation at […]

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China, Pakistan agree to accelerate CPEC

(Beijing) – Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday said that Pakistan and China agreed to strengthen bilateral ties in all field and China will continue its support to Pakistan, while both countries agreed to accelerate China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Pakistan was mainly aimed […]

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in 2019

(Shanghai) – Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announced he would step down as leader of the pioneering Chinese e-commerce giant in one year, but insisted that a planned leadership transition would not break the company’s stride. Ma will stay on as executive chairman until September 10, 2019 before handing over his role to chief executive officer […]