Olympics 2016 opens in Rio de Janeiro

Olympics 2016 opens in Rio de Janeiro

(Rio de Janeiro) – The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio’s Maracana stadium. Broadcast to an estimated audience of three billion, it celebrated Brazil’s history, culture and natural beauty, before former marathon runner Vanderlei de Lima lit the Olympic cauldron. The Games are first time being held […]

Victims of the Bastille Day Lorry attack in Nice honoured

Victims of the Bastille Day Lorry attack in Nice honoured

Hundreds of people gathered at a makeshift memorial in the French city of Nice to honour the victims of a devastating lorry attack on the country’s national holiday that killed at least 84 people. In Nice, the seaside streets that would normally be bustling on a summer weekend are near-deserted, with grieving residents making their […]

2015 Global Financial Markets Forum concludes

2015 Global Financial Markets Forum concludes

(Abu Dhabi) – The seventh Global Financial Markets Forum (GFMF), the annual conference organised by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), concluded in Abu Dhabi. Prominent speakers from UAE and global decision makers, thought leaders, investors, and financiers participated in the 2015 GFMF which attracted nearly 1500 delegates over two days. The first panel […]

3rd Government Summit held in Dubai

3rd Government Summit held in Dubai

(Dubai) – His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has delivered the keynote speech of the 3rd edition of Government Summit 2015. The summit is being held under the title, “Shaping Future Governments”. Vice President and Prime Minister and […]

Landmark 20th Edition Of Gulfood opens

Landmark 20th Edition Of Gulfood opens

(Dubai) – The landmark 20th edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show, was inaugurated by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry, in the presence of Helal Saeed AlMarri, Director General, Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and CEO, […]

Kenyan national day reception held

Kenyan national day reception held

(Abu Dhabi) – Dr. Tareq Ahmed Al Haidan, Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations Affaires, attended a reception hosted by Mohamed Gello, Kenyan Ambassador to the UAE, on the occasion of his country’s national day. Held at the Hilton Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the event was attended by a number of officials and heads of […]

UAE Embassy in Washington celebrates National Day

UAE Embassy in Washington celebrates National Day

(Washington DC) – United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba hosted a reception honoring the country’s 43rd National Day. The event, held at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Washington, DC, celebrated the UAE’s continued growth and progress and highlighted the strong bilateral relationship with the United States. […]

Farewell to Consul General of Turkey in Dubai

Farewell to Consul General of Turkey in Dubai

(Dubai) – The Dean of Consular Corps H.E Youhannes Teremichael and the Consul Generals represented various countries in Dubai bid farewell to the Consul General of Turkey, H.E Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen

Celebrations of National Day of Turkey in Dubai

Celebrations of National Day of Turkey in Dubai

(Dubai) – The National Day of Turkey was celebrated in Dubai in an impressive ceremony hosted by the Turkish Consul General, Elif Comoglu Ulgen. The ceremony was attended by distinguished guests from the Diplomatic, Business & Emirati Community.

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