Entries by Diplomat Editor

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Grand Imam of Al-Azhar meets Tony Blair

(London) – Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, met Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain and Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, at his residence in London. At the beginning of the meeting, the Grand Imam expressed the hope that the […]

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United Nations celebrates Mandela’s legacy for humanity

(New York) – Paying tribute to the first democratically-elected President of South Africa and iconic civil rights leader, the United Nations on Wednesday celebrated Nelson Mandela’s legacy for humanity and reflected on the lessons he left behind. “He stands today as a beacon for universal values — peace, forgiveness, humility, integrity, passion, respect and service,” […]

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FM receives UAE’s membership as observer in Pacific Ocean Alliance

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received the UAE’s membership as an observer status in the Pacific Ocean Alliance. He received the membership while meeting with Francisca Elizabeth Mendez Escobar, Ambassador of Mexico to the UAE, Fayhan Al Fayez Shalhoub, Ambassador of Colombia […]

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France wins World Cup 2018

(Moscow) – France won the World Cup Russia in thrilling final with Croatia at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium. France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 to be FIFA World Cup 2018 champion for second time. Croatia was playing in its first World Cup final. For France, it was a first World Cup crown since winning on home soil in […]

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Andrew Rosindell MP Hosts Victory Day Event

(London) – Andrew Rosindell, Member UK Parliament hosted a special celebratory dinner which was attended prominent dignitaries, Including Government Ministers, Diplomats, MPs and Lords. The event celebrated 100 years of Royal Air Force. In the photo Mayor of Havering – Cllr. Dilip Patel Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – The Rt. Hon. […]

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Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosts King of Spain

(Abu Dhabi) – The Emirates Diplomatic Academy, EDA, held a networking reception in the presence of King Felipe VI of Spain at the fifth World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, WOCMES, in Seville, Spain. The Congress’ inaugural reception drew the participation of over 200 dignitaries and experts from Spain and the Middle East studies community […]

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DMCC, Royal Fund Investments sign MoU to boost China trade

(Dubai) – DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Royal Fund Investments, RF, to cement strong bilateral trade relations with Chinese business community. The MoU commits both parties to connect and provide attractive business solutions for Chinese […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets with GCC Secretary-General

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, at the General Diwan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Abdullah welcomed Dr. Al Zayani […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets with UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations, UN, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, who is currently visiting the UAE, at the General Diwan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi. […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed, US Secretary of State discuss bilateral 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, received Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and Secretary Mike Pompeo discussed means to deepen bilateral relations, strategic cooperation and coordination […]

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Dubai signs MoU to promote trade with China

(Dubai) – DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), the largest official institution for the promotion of foreign trade in China. Designed to strengthen the commercial collaboration between the […]