Entries by Diplomat Editor

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Abdullah bin Zayed receives President of French Constitutional Council

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Laurent Fabius, President of the French Constitutional Council, where they discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation between the UAE and France. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020, […]

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Mohammed bin Rashid visits World Future Energy Summit

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, visited the World Future Energy Summit, held on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ADSW, 2020, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid toured the main hall of ADNEC accompanied […]

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Oman’s Sultan Qaboos passes away

(Muscat) – Sultan Qaboos, has died at the age of 79, the royal court said. “With great sorrow and deep sadness… the royal court mourns His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who passed away on Friday,” the court said in a statement, as discussions on a successor commenced. Qaboos, who has ruled since 1970 when […]

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EU claims 2019 as second hottest year on record

The European Union’s climate monitoring service said 2019 was the second hottest year on record and ended the hottest decade in history. According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service’s (C3S) data, last year’s worldwide temperatures were second only to 2016, in which mercury rose 0.12°C owing to an exceptionally strong El Nino natural weather event. […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed directs Khalifa Fund to support SMEs in Pakistan

(Islamabad) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, directed the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, Khalifa Fund, to allocate US$200 million to support small and medium-sized enterprises, SMEs, in Pakistan. This initiative aims to encourage innovation in projects and […]

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Custodian of Two Holy Mosques receives Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Necklace from ARCO

(Riyadh) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, has received “Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Necklace, First Class”, presented by the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organisation, ARCO, in appreciation of his humanitarian diplomatic efforts at regional and international levels, to reduce human suffering and an […]