Entries by Diplomat Editor

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UAE-Korea Cultural Dialogue kicks-off celebrating 40 years of relations

(Abu Dhabi) – A special ceremony was organised at the Abu Dhabi Zayed University campus, to initiate the UAE-Korea Cultural Dialogue for 2020, which commemorates the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two nations. The event commenced with Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and President of Zayed University, […]

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Gulfood prompts F&B industry to rethink output

(Dubai) – Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, will mark its silver anniversary this year by uniting food businesses from six continents to rethink their output in an age of major innovation and evolution across the global F&B sector. Ahead of Gulfood 2020, which runs at Dubai World Trade Centre, DWTC, […]

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UAE stocks gain AED6.4 bn in two sessions

(Abu Dhabi) – The country’s two main bourses maintained their significant gains for the second straight day, with the market cap of the trading companies hitting AED6.4 billion during the two sessions of today and yesterday. Driven by the banking heavyweights, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange General Index spiked to 5,213 points, an increase of 0.76% […]

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Berlin International Conference on Libya concludes

(Berlin) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has underlined the UAE’s determination to continue to pursue security and stability in Libya. The diplomat made the statement in Berlin where he is heading the UAE delegation participating in the Berlin International Conference on Libya, which started earlier […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets President of European Council

(Berlin) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with Charles Michel, President of the European Council. The meeting, held on the sidelines of the Berlin Conference on Libya, reviewed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of mutual concern, […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets US Secretary of State

(Berlin) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The meeting, which was held on the sidelines of the Berlin Conference on Libya, reviewed ways to enhance cooperation and coordination between the two friendly countries in all fields. The […]

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Sharm El Sheikh Heritage Festival commences

(Sharm el Sheikh) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt, witnessed the activities of the Sharm El-Sheikh Heritage Festival. The festival, which is being held in the city of Sharm El-Sheikh until […]

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Meghan visits women´s shelter in Canada

(Vancouver) – Prince Harry´s wife Meghan has visited a women´s shelter in Vancouver, her first public appearance since the couple´s sensational decision to pursue greater independence from the British monarchy by living part-time in Canada. The Duchess of Sussex visited the Downtown Eastside Women´s Centre and met with staffers. The centre is a non-profit organization […]

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UN warns more extreme weather ahead

(Geneva) – The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organization, which based its findings on analysis of leading international datasets, said increases in global temperatures had already had dire consequences, […]

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US, China sign ‘momentous’ trade deal

After nearly two years of conflict between the world’s two dominant economic powers, the United States and China signed a trade truce, letting businesses around the globe breathe a sigh of relief. US President Donald Trump, who currently faces an impeachment trial and then a tough reelection bid later this year, called the agreement “momentous.” […]

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UAE VP meets Mali President

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has met President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali, on the sidelines of his visit to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ADWS 2020, proceedings. During the meeting, the two sides discussed means to further develop relations between the […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed receives the Lord Mayor of the City of London

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received the Lord Mayor of the City of London, William Russell, where they discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation between the UAE and the United Kingdom in the cultural, economic, commercial and investment fields. The meeting […]