UAE becomes Member of PUIC Executive Committee

UAE becomes Member of PUIC Executive Committee

(Palembang) – The conference of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (PUIC) has elected UAE as a member of the Executive Committee and also as a member in the Commission on Human Rights, Women and family for the year 2012. The decision came at the conclusion of the 7th conference of […]

Ambassadors present Credentials to President Khalifa

President Khalifa receives Credentials of Seven Ambassadors

(Abu Dhabi) – President of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Khalifa received the credentials from the ambassadors of Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Germany, Sweden, Djibouti, Morocco and Australia at Al Dhiyafa Palace. Also present were H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh […]

Sheikh Mohammed meets Chinese Official

Sheikh Mohammed meets Chang-Ching Lin

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Chang-Ching Lin, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee at Marmoul Resthouse . The meeting was also attended by H.E […]

Come and see the real Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

(Dubai) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during an interview with Wang Liwen and media team of Beijing Youth Newspaper has stressed the need to strengthen cooperation between the UAE and China not only in the field of trade, but also […]

Turkish President arrives in UAE

President Abdullah Gul arrives in UAE

(Abu Dhabi) – Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in Abu Dhabi on an official visit to the UAE. At the airport, he was received by H.H Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Sheikhs and other important officials including Turkish and UAE ambassadors. The visit of the Turkish President […]

UAE takes part in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference

Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference Palembang

(Palembang) – As part of the meetings of the Parliamentary Union of the member states in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), UAE’s Federal National Council (FNC) participated in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference held in Palembang. FNC Member Dr. Sheikha Ali Al Owais represented UAE in the conference. Around 500 participants from 51 Muslim […]

Al Mansoori discusses key economic issues at World Economic Forum 2012

Al Mansoori at World Economic Forum 2012

(Davos) – UAE Minister of Economy, H.E Sultan Al Mansoori while speaking to the Media at the World Economic Forum in Davos said that the UAE, as a stable, secure state, will see some immediate short-term benefits as investment flows to safe havens, but in the longer term, all economies in the Middle East will […]

GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council concludes in Istanbul

GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council

(Istanbul) – The Turkey-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) High Level Strategic Dialogue Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Istanbul has been concluded. Foreign Minister of the UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan represented the state at the meeting. During the meeting, Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and […]

Euro can be saved with Strong Discipline: Merkel

Merkel at World Economic Forum 2012

(Davos) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking at the premier gathering of political and business leaders present at World Economic Forum 2012 said that Europe lacked the “political structures” to make the euro work properly, but was adamant to defeat the currency’s weaknesses. She repeated her caution about calls from the International Monetary Fund and […]

Etihad invests $20m for 40% stake in Air Seychelles

Etihad Airways

(Abu Dhabi) – Etihad Airways has announced that it will invest US$20 million (Dh73.4m) to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Air Seychelles. The investment is a part of strategic partnership between Air Seychelles and the Abu Dhabi carrier. According to a statement issued by the Abu Dhabi carrier and Air Seychelles, Etihad’s investment […]

Photo Gallery

Copyright © 2011. The Diplomat. All rights reserved | Developed by: ASN tECH WordPress Themes
Wp Advanced Newspaper WordPress Themes Gabfire