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WHO: Thanks to the UAE, millions of world's children reached with polio vaccines

Posted on 25/09/2016: 688 views.

The world Health Organisation (WHO) has paid tribute to the United Arab Emirates for its pivotal role, through the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to eliminate all cases of polio around the world. In a report published in its official website, the WHO said in the last week of August, more than 15.5 million ...  Read More


Jawaher Al Qasimi named ‘Honorary Patron’ of EFE’s Global Women’s Inclusion Initiative

Posted on 25/09/2016: 181 views.

Alongside the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, Education For Employment's (EFE) signature initiative expanding opportunities for women across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), titled the ‘Global Women's Inclusion Initiative,' has announced H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al ...  Read More

TDIC opens new sales centre at Saadiyat Lagoons district

Posted on 25/09/2016: 637 views.

The Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), the master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, announced today its opening of a new and dedicated Lagoons Sales Centre, located at the Saadiyat Lagoons District construction site. The Sales Centre's ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Chairman of Libya's Presidential Council

Posted on 25/09/2016: 641 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation met on Friday with Fayez Al Sarraj, Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya of the Government of National Accord of Libya. During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the 71st UN General ...  Read More

Al Mansouri meets Slovenian economic development minister

Posted on 25/09/2016: 673 views.

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, met in Dubai today with Zdravko Pocivalsek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology. The meeting was held as part of the Slovenian Business Forum, organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with the ...  Read More

Jafza,Japan explore investment opportunities in the region

Posted on 25/09/2016: 275 views.

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the UAE's flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa, has become a distribution hub for Japanese goods and products and has supported the companies in reaching the regional countries and beyond, said Talal Al Hashimi, Chief Operating ...  Read More

Air Arabia Group Chief Executive Officer named 'Airline CEO of the Year'

Posted on 25/09/2016: 280 views.

Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, has won the 'Airline CEO of the Year' award at the 10th CEO Middle East Awards 2016. Al Ali, who was instrumental in overseeing the launch of the first low cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, was recognised for his efforts in ...  Read More

Musanada completes most of Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City construction

Posted on 25/09/2016: 284 views.

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has revealed that 87 percent of the work at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City has been completed, prior to its being handed over to Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) in the fourth quarter of ...  Read More

For first time, UAE takes Asia Cooperation Dialogue chair

Posted on 25/09/2016: 301 views.

For the first time, the UAE has chaired the 34-member Asia Cooperation Dialogue. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, chaired the annual Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Foreign Ministers' Meeting, held on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the United Nation General ...  Read More

Al Jaber presides UAE delegation at Annual Ministerial Meeting of Group of 77 and China

Posted on 25/09/2016: 275 views.

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State, has presided the UAE delegation at the Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 and China held in New York on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. http://www.wam.ae/en/news/emirates/1395300326749.html ...  Read More

UAE, ICRC sign agreement on humanitarian aid in Yemen

Posted on 25/09/2016: 283 views.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation signed on a cooperation agreement on Friday with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen. http://www.wam.ae/en/news/emirates-international/1395300329471.html ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed hails UN Security Council role in maintaining international peace and security

Posted on 25/09/2016: 271 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said that the UAE has unwavering faith in the role of the United Nations and its organs, especially the UN Security Council, in maintaining international peace and ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi takes part in launch ceremony of Women’s Economic Empowerment report

Posted on 25/09/2016: 180 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, has said that the UAE attaches great importance to women and their empowerment in various fields. She pointed to the great support enjoyed by women in the UAE under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin ...  Read More

UAE supports WFP in fighting hunger in Yemen

Posted on 25/09/2016: 303 views.

The United Nations World Food Programme, WFP, has welcomed a contribution of US$6 million from the UAE to provide vital food assistance to more than 100,000 people in Yemen. Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Ertharin Cousin, WFP Executive Director, ...  Read More