WHO lays out plans for financing new global health goal

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(Geneva) - World Health Organisation, WHO, is urging countries to move towards universal health coverage and to scale up international investment in catalytic development funding. The call comes as world leaders travel to the Third UN Financing…

UAE Rulers mourn Prince Saud

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President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on the death of Prince Saud Bin Faisal…

ERC provides Eid clothing to 1200 orphans in Beirut

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The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has provided Eid clothing to more than 1200 orphans in Beirut, Lebanon. The programme, followed up by Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, is a completion to the aid programme provided…

UAE government prepares for 4th Strategic Plan

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(Dubai) - More than 100 employees, including strategic managers and senior officials representing various federal government entities, took part in a workshop organised by the UAE government to involve federal government entities in the…

Sharjah Ruler receives Iraqi Vice President

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah received at Al Badee al Amir Palace Ramadan greetings from Iraqi Vice President Dr. Iyad Alawi. Sheikh Sultan also received greetings…

PM meets students of national military colleges

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met outstanding students of national military universities and colleges at his Zabeel Palace. During the meeting, attended…

Mohamed bin Zayed Majlis hosts lecture on 'blue zones'

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Majlis of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces hosted a lecture entitled "Blue Zones: The secrets of long life", delivered by Dan…

PM meets Dubai Health Authority's Staff

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met the Chairman, board members and medical, technical and administrative staff of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) at his…

Sheikh Abdullah opens 'Diplomatic Club'

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan opened the 'Diplomatic Club' at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The club bears the name of the martyr 'Khalifa Al Mubarak', UAE former ambassador to Paris. The Diplomatic…

NMC discusses main themes of its strategy

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(Abu Dhabi) - National Media Council's (NMC) first Board of Directors' meeting, chaired by Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State, has discussed the key priorities on which the NMC's strategy would focus during the next stage in the…

UAE Cabinet issues statement on extremism & terrorism

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE Cabinet reviewed the issue of extremism and terrorism which are jeopardising regional and international security and stability. The Cabinet expressed its strong condemnation for crimes targeting civilians and endangering…

Statement of European Commission following Greek referendum

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(Brussels) - The European Commission has said that it takes note of, and respects, the result of the Greek referendum. In a statement released, European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, said he will be consulting tonight and tomorrow…

2016 budget bill discussed by Cabinet Committees

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Financial and Economic Committee of the UAE Cabinet, discussed the budget bill for 2016 in a meeting chaired by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and attended…

21 projects worth over Dh2b planned for Dubai

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(Dubai) - Dubai Municipality is planning to carry out 21 projects across the emirate worth more than Dh2 billion, Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said. Among the 21 projects is the Dubai Science Future Museum,…