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Mohamed bin Zayed discusses bilateral ties with Italian Prime Minister

Posted on 07/10/2015: 286 views.

FLORENCE, ITALY: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces discussed yesterday with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ways to enhance relations between the two countries, as well as issues of mutual interest. This came as the Italian Prime Minister received Sheikh Mohamed yesterday at Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall of Florence. The Italian Prime Minister welcomed Sheikh Mohamed and expressed his confidence ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed opens new UAE embassy in Havana

Posted on 07/10/2015: 282 views.

HAVANA: Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan opened yesterday, in presence of his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, the new building of the UAE embassy in Havana. Sheikh Abdullah unveiled the memorial plaque to mark official opening of the new embassy building. The ...  Read More

Cuban First Vice President receives Abdullah bin Zayed

Posted on 07/10/2015: 224 views.

HAVANA: he First Vice President of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel received in Havana yesterday UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his accompanying delegation. Sheikh Abdullah conveyed greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Cuban Foreign Minister

Posted on 07/10/2015: 224 views.

HAVANA: Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla and discussed with him ways to enhance bilateral relations and cooperation, especially in the fields of healthcare and renewable energy. The two ministers also exchanged views on ...  Read More

ADFD offers Dh55m concessionary loan to build four solar power plants in Cuba

Posted on 07/10/2015: 240 views.

HAVANA: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has offered the Government of Cuba Dh55 million in concessionary loan to support the energy sector and promote the overall economic development in Cuba. The loan agreement was formalised at a signing ceremony held during a visit by the UAE delegation ...  Read More

UAE wins membership of Arab Commission on Human Rights

Posted on 07/10/2015: 244 views.

CAIRO: The United Arab Emirates has yesterday won membership of the Arab Commission on Human Rights, ACHR, after elections at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League, in the presence of representatives of member states. Hani Mohammed bin Huwaidin, a diplomat at the UAE ...  Read More

Saif bin Zayed meets with US police delegation

Posted on 07/10/2015: 252 views.

Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met on Tuesday in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General headquarters, with a delegation from the US Police, headed by Major General Horace Frank, Deputy Commander of Special Operations and ...  Read More

Dubai Police virtual training programs win international award

Posted on 07/10/2015: 231 views.

Dubai Police have been awarded the Asian Human Capital Award 2015 for their virtual training programmes in Singapore earlier this month, it was announced on Tuesday. Dubai Police was awarded after a team from the Award visited Dubai to review their application, which included four of their ...  Read More

UAE envoy to Colombia receives flag of USIP World Police Games

Posted on 07/10/2015: 216 views.

BOGOTA: The UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia, Mohammed Isa Al Zaabi, attended the closing ceremony of the 1st USIP World Police Games, hosted by the Columbian capital of Bogota from 26th September to 3rd October, 2015. During the closing ceremony, the Human Protection Torch, symbol of the ...  Read More

UAE envoy attends summit for Shopping Tourism and Economy in Madrid

Posted on 07/10/2015: 236 views.

MADRID: The UAE Ambassador to Spain, Dr. Hessa Abdullah Al Otaiba, attended the opening of the Shopping Tourism and Economy Summit 2015, held in Madrid yesterday in the presence of senior officials from the Spanish government, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation, Taleb Rifai, heads ...  Read More

Eye On Earth Summit launched under the patronage of President Sheikh Khalifa

Posted on 07/10/2015: 184 views.

ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2015 (WAM) -- The Eye On Earth Summit 2015 was launched yesterday at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The summit's launch ceremony, under the theme of "Informed Decision-Making for ...  Read More

Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 maintains momentum on second day

Posted on 07/10/2015: 191 views.

The Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES) embarked on its second and final day of high-level debates and discussions around the Islamic Economy, building on the momentum of a successful and well-attended opening day. During the 5th and 6th of October, the summit, which was held under the ...  Read More

Etihad Airways honours record number of UAE national graduates from Future Leaders programme

Posted on 07/10/2015: 182 views.

ABU DHABI, 7th October 2015 (WAM) - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated a record number of UAE national graduates from its award-winning Future Leaders programme. The graduating class consisted of 280 UAE nationals including 86 cadet pilots; 82 technical ...  Read More

Emirates releases first look at lighthearted Jennifer Aniston advert

Posted on 07/10/2015: 185 views.

Emirates Airline has released the first official look at its lighthearted advertising campaign featuring new brand ambassador Jennifer Aniston. Emirates teased two images from the advert via its Twitter account yesterday before releasing a full, one-minute commercial online. In it, Aniston peeks ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi's NBAD is #1 for GCC bonds- Dealogic

Posted on 07/10/2015: 80 views.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Safest Bank in Emerging Markets and the Middle East by Global Finance magazine, is ranked number one bookrunner of Bonds and Sukuk in members of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) for the first 9 months of 2015, according to data ...  Read More

Dubai repays US$500 million bonds certificates

Posted on 07/10/2015: 168 views.

The Government of Dubai, acting through the Department of Finance, has announced that the US$ 500 million Fixed Rate Note issued on 4th October 2010 under its US$4 billion Medium Term Note Programme, dated 28th October 2009, reached maturity on 5th October 2015. Upon maturity, all the notes were ...  Read More

Dubai Industrial City registers 28% growth in revenue and 59% increase in gross profit

Posted on 07/10/2015: 175 views.

Dubai Industrial City (DI), the leading industrial and logistics hub in the GCC has announced its performance review (report) for 2015 reflecting 59% increase in gross profits and 28% growth in revenue compared to the same period in 2014. In addition to registering robust growth, DIC's strategic ...  Read More

Emirates Transport to purchase 722 new buses worth Dh 180mn to meet growing demand for school transport services

Posted on 07/10/2015: 155 views.

Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and Chairman of Emirates Transport, has approved the purchase of 722 new buses to meet the growing demand for school transport in both public and private schools for the academic year 2015-2016. In this context, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, ...  Read More

Dubai Healthcare City releases operational review

Posted on 07/10/2015: 174 views.

Dubai Healthcare City, the world's largest healthcare free zone, recently released its operational review, updating the market on projects across the range of its activities, demonstrating positive momentum in healthcare, medical education, and regulation through the first half of 2015. Compared to ...  Read More

Petroleum Institute participation in Japan seminar organised by JODCO

Posted on 07/10/2015: 231 views.

The Petroleum Institute (PI) has taken part in Japan seminar organised by Japan Oil Development Co., Ltd. (JODCO), a partner with ADNOC since 1973 in developing the energy resources of Abu Dhabi. Every year students from the PI attend the seminar in having the ability to gain knowledge and ...  Read More

ADEC offers public school students After School Support Programme

Posted on 07/10/2015: 170 views.

The Abu Dhabi Education Council, ADEC, has organised an "After School Support Programme" for students for the 2015/2016 academic school year, in efforts to raise the overall quality of education across public schools, . The programme targets Cycle 2 and Cycle 3 (Grades 8 to 12) school students who ...  Read More

NYU Abu Dhabi Engineering Programme achieves international accreditation

Posted on 07/10/2015: 163 views.

NYU Abu Dhabi's undergraduate Degree programmes in general engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programmes in ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid chairs first meeting of the Board of Trustees of ‘Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives’

Posted on 07/10/2015: 151 views.

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Tuesday chaired the first meeting of the Board of Trustees of ‘Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives'. The newly established foundation is one of the largest ...  Read More

Martyrdom of 15 servicemen of Arab Coalition in Yemen

Posted on 07/10/2015: 154 views.

ADEN: Sources and eyewitnesses have said that explosions yesterday which targeted the headquarters of the Yemeni government and a number of military forces affiliated with the Arab coalition, resulted in the death of 15 of its servicemen along with a number of Yemeni resistance personnel. The ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed re-assured on UAE relief team's safety in Yemen

Posted on 07/10/2015: 156 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Emirates red Crescent Authority (ERC), made a telephone call this evening with the Emirati relief team in Yemen and was re-assured on the safety of the team members, following the terrorist ...  Read More

Four UAE soldiers martyred in Aden

Posted on 07/10/2015: 164 views.

ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2015 (WAM) -- The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces has announced the death of four of its brave soldiers in Aden during their participation in the Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, in Yemen. The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces extended its condolences to ...  Read More

34th Sharjah International Book Fair has 1502 publishers from 64 countries and more than 900events

Posted on 07/10/2015: 163 views.

Sharjah, 6th October, 2015 (WAM) - It is a record breaking year for the 34th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) with 1.5 million on display and 1,502 publishing houses from 64 countries. Taking part for the first time Poland, Peru and Ghana, Albania, Argentina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Magnolia, ...  Read More