Entries by Diplomat Editor

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King Hamad meets Queen Elizabeth

(London) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the Endurance Village of the Windsor Great Park. This came as HM King Hamad and HM Queen Elizabeth attended the international Royal Windsor Horse […]

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DP World, Azerbaijan explore future opportunities

(Dubai) – DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to explore future opportunities for economic cooperation and existing arrangements to develop logistics infrastructure in the country. Bin Sulayem highlighted the advisory role DP World is playing in the development the Alyat Free Trade Zone […]

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UAE takes part in KazanSummit 2018

(Kazan) – The United Arab Emirates is taking part in the “10th International Economic Summit Russia – the Islamic World: KazanSummit 2018”, which opened in Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, Russia, in the presence of Maadhad Hareb Mughair Al Khaili, UAE Ambassador to the Russian Federation. The Ministry of Economy organised the participation of the UAE […]

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Singaporean President receives Abdullah bin Zayed

(Singapore) – President Halimah Yacob of the Republic of Singapore received H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and his accompanying delegation. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed conveyed to the Singaporean President the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets with Singaporean Foreign Minister

(Singapore) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs, in presence of Dr. Mohamad Maliki bin Osman, Senior Minister of State of Singapore, at the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The meeting, which is […]

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Gateway Gulf showcase investment opportunities worth $26 billion

(Manama) – The region’s economic transformation and investment opportunities will be the highlight of the first Gateway Gulf in Bahrain which provides a direct route into accessing the GCC market by showcasing major regional investment-ready projects worth $18billion, with projects in the planning phase driving up the value of the project pipeline to $26 billion. […]

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Sharjah Int’l Commercial Arbitration Centre signs MoU with ICA

(Sharjah) – The Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Centre, known as TAHKEEM, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, considered the first of its kind in the Middle East, with the International Court of Arbitration to foster cooperation ties in the field of commercial arbitration and promote coordination on the development of rules and exchanging best practices. […]

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Putin sworn in as president for fourth term

(Moscow) – Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s president for a fourth term at a ceremony in the Kremlin, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years. “I consider it my duty and my life’s aim to do everything possible for Russia, for its present and for its future,” Putin said, with his […]

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DEWA and Belgian company discuss relations

(Dubai) – Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has received a delegation from Belgian company CMI Solar, led by Jean-Michel Gheeraerdts, President of CMI Energy Group, accompanied by Eric Absil, President of CMI Solar, Michel Lalemand, Vice President of CMI Solar, Thomas Bauthier, Projects Manager, and Christophe […]

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Dubai Airport Show 2018 opens

(Dubai) – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chief Executive of Emirates Group, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Patron of Airport Show, opened the 18th edition of the Airport Show in Dubai. Opening the world’s largest annual aviation event, Sheikh Ahmed said that the contribution of the aviation […]