Entries by Diplomat Editor

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Minister of State for Defence meets Chinese delegation

(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 welcomed the SASTIND delegation and expressed his happiness with the exchange of visits between the two countries’ officials, […]

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

(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 MoU was signed on the margins of the 6th Review Meeting of the contracting parties to the joint convention on the Safety […]

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Sharjah Municipality discusses cooperation with Bahrain

(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, the delegation met Bahrain’s Minister of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning, Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf, who […]

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PM meets members of Dubai Int’l Communication Committee

(Dubai) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, met with members of the Dubai International Communication Committee (DICC), which was launched in March this year by the Government of Dubai Media Office as part of a series of strategic initiatives unveiled during the Dubai […]

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North Korea destroys nuclear test site

(Seoul) – North Korea destroyed its nuclear tests site in Punggye-ri area, Yonhap News Agency, of South Korea, quoted some reporters who attended the event. The Northern Korean authorities used dynamite to dismantle the site, located north-east of the country, before a number of handpicked media people from South Korea, USA, China, Russia and the […]

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Trump cancels summit with N. Korean leader

(Washington) – US President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month in Singapore. “I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have […]

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First woman CIA director sworn in

(Washington) – Veteran CIA officer Gina Haspel was sworn in as the agency´s first female director Monday, hailing the “heroines” who had gone before her and expressing hope she and her team would be “role models.” The 61-year-old Haspel, who spent her career in the Central Intelligence Agency´s clandestine service, takes over from Mike Pompeo, […]

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FCCI discuss economic ties with Ethiopia

(Fujairah) – Khalifa Khamis Mattar Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fujairah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FCCI, discussed with Jerusalem Amdimarim Tadisi, Consul-General of Ethiopia in Dubai, ways of reinforcing the economic cooperation between Fujairah and Ethiopia. During the meeting, both sides discussed their coordination in promoting cooperation between the […]

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Ministry of Defence organises Year of Zayed exhibition

(Abu Dhabi) – Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, has opened the ‘Year of Zayed 2018’ exhibition, organised by the Ministry of Defence at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, to mark the 100th birthday of the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The exhibition, which runs […]

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Ideas Arabia Conference held in Dubai

(Dubai) – Ideas Arabia Conference was held in Dubai in which leading experts spoke about the evolving Ideas to promote business, trade and economic development. Chris Beswick from the United Kingdom was a keynote speaker and he was joined by Zena Cox, Director of Ideas UK and a host of other important speakers from around […]

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Ministry of Economy discusses cooperation with South Korea

(Dubai) – Abdullah Sultan Al Shamsi, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Economy and Chairman of the Executive Global Innovation Team, and Kim Yungray, Director-General of Commercial Policies at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of South Korea, discussed potential cooperation in advanced automotive technology during a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives Chief of Pakistan Army

(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 General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of the Pakistan army, currently visiting the country, to explore paths of reinforcing collaboration across the defence domain. The meeting, which took place […]