UAE President sends note to Uzbek President

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(Tashkent) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a written message to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan, concerning the friendly relations between the UAE and Uzbekistan and ways of enhancing and developing…

UAE and Mexico discuss economic cooperation

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(Mexico City) - Ahmed Hatem Al Minhali, UAE Ambassador to Mexico, met with Rogelio Garza Garza, Undersecretary of Industry & Commerce, at the Mexican Ministry of Economy. The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation,…

Mohammed bin Rashid watches 2000 Guineas Stakes

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(London) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,watched the 2000 Guineas Stakes, the first Classic race of the British racing season, at Newmarket's Rowley Mile course. The…

UAE President orders $200mln for UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme

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(Islamabad) - The UAE and Pakistan have signed a US$200 million cooperation agreement to execute Phase III of the UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE PAP). The signing comes in implementation of the directives of President His Highness…

Council polls taking place across England

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People are continuing to vote in council and mayoral elections across England. Elections are being held in 150 local authorities, spanning metropolitan and district councils, unitary authorities and London boroughs. Watford, Hackney, Newham,…

UN Secretary-General condemns terrorist attack in Tripoli

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(New York) - Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has condemned the terrorist attack on the High National Election Commission, HNEC, headquarters in Tripoli. In a statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General…

South Africa confirms participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

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(Dubai) - Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, met with Paul Mashatile, Treasurer General of the African National Congress and the Envoy of the South African President. Dr. Gargash received from Mashatile…

New Zealand’s Prime Minister receives Abdullah bin Zayed

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(Wellington) - Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, has received H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and his delegation, currently visiting the country. Sheikh Abdullah…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets New Zealand Minister of Trade

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(Wellington) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met the New Zealand Minister of Trade David Parker, as part of an official visit to the country. During the meeting, the…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives US Congress delegation

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(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 at Al Shati Palace the visiting Congress delegation headed by Robert W. Goodlatte, Chairman…

Pompeo calls for Gulf unity

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(Riyadh) - New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored the need for unity in the Gulf during a brief visit to the Saudi capital as Washington aims to muster support among allies for new sanctions against Iran. Pompeo reassured Saudi…

US approves $911m arms sale to Bahrain

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(Riyadh) - The US State Department has approved a potential $911.4 million helicopter and weapons sale to Bahrain, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency. According to a statement posted on the website of the Defense Security…

UAE Ambassador, Pakistani PM open Diabetes Centre

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(Islamabad) - UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi, and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, have opened a Diabetes Centre (TDC) which provides medical treatment for diabetic patients. The centre,…

Mohammed bin Rashid attends launch of DP World Cargospeed

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the launch of DP World Cargospeed, a new global company created through a partnership between global trade…