UAE-China Economic Forum held

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE and China non-oil trade exchange is expected to rise to US$58 billion by the end of 2018 from US$53.3 billion in 2017, according to Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. ''Figures on two way trade speak volumes…

UAE Space Agency signs letter of intent with NASA

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE Space Agency has signed a letter of intent with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, that covers cooperation in the peaceful exploration of outer space and the UAE’s recently launched astronaut programme. The…

Etihad Aviation Group signs agreement with China's JOCIC

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(Abu Dhabi) - A strategic partnership and mutual promotion mechanism was established as Etihad Aviation Group, EAG, CEO Tony Douglas and Jiangsu Provincial Overseas Cooperation and Investment Company Limited, JOCIC, Chairman Luo Hua inked a…

Khalifa bin Zayed awards ‘Order of Zayed’ to Chinese President

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan awarded the "Order of Zayed" to Xi Jinping, President of China, in recognition and appreciation of his efforts to develop and strengthen the overall friendship and cooperation…

Reem Al Hashemy meets with US officials and UN Special Envoy

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(Washington DC) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for International Cooperation, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy,briefed US government and UN officials on the Arab Coalition’s humanitarian assistance efforts and push for a political…

Emirates wins world’s best inflight entertainment award

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(Dubai) - Emirates has won world’s best inflight entertainment award for the 14th year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018. The airline also secured a service excellence award for best airline staff service in the…

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar meets Tony Blair

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(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…

United Nations celebrates Mandela’s legacy for humanity

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(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…

DP World signs agreement to boost international trade

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(Dubai) - An agreement to jointly construct a new ‘Traders Market’ at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in Dubai on a total build up area of three million square metres has been signed between the global trade enabler and…

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

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(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…

FM receives Ugandan Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Henry Oryem Okello, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Uganda. During the meeting, held at the Ministry of…

France wins World Cup 2018

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(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…

Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosts King of Spain

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(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…

DMCC, Royal Fund Investments sign MoU to boost China trade

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(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…