Entries by Diplomat Editor

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Ministry of Economy discusses cooperation with South Korea

(Dubai) – Abdullah Sultan Al Shamsi, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Economy and Chairman of the Executive Global Innovation Team, and Kim Yungray, Director-General of Commercial Policies at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of South Korea, discussed potential cooperation in advanced automotive technology during a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives Chief of Pakistan Army

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of the Pakistan army, currently visiting the country, to explore paths of reinforcing collaboration across the defence domain. The meeting, which took place […]

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General Directorate of Residency in Dubai, Samsung sign MoU

(Dubai) – The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, GDRFA-Dubai, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Samsung International SDS for the Middle East and Africa. The MoU is aimed at collaborating in building an innovation lab within GDRFA facilities for developing and testing new solutions and concepts based upon GDRFA […]

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FM receives Uganda’s state Minister for foreign affairs

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Henry Okello Oryem, Uganda’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. They discussed ways of furthering advancing the already growing relationship between the two countries across different fields. The meeting touched on […]

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Princes meet wedding well-wishers

(London) – Prince Harry was greeted with shouts of “good luck!” from well-wishers as he carried out a surprise walkabout in Windsor on the eve of his wedding. With his brother and best man Prince William, he spent nearly 10 minutes chatting to the crowds. Just before he went back into Windsor Castle, he was […]

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At least 8 killed in Texas school shooting

(Texas) – Between eight and 10 people have been killed in a shooting by a student at a Texas high school, say police. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters the majority of the dead at Santa Fe High School were students. The suspect in custody has been identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, according to […]

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Mohammed bin Rashid attends Artificial Intelligence event

(Dubai) – Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended part of training programme about Artificial Intelligence (AI), which was launched by the UAE government in partnership with Oxford University. Sheikh Mohammed was briefed about the training programme by Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence Omar […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed concludes official visit to Washington

(Washington DC) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has concluded his visit to Washington, DC, where he met with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Congressional leaders. During the meetings, Sheikh Abdullah and the US officials reaffirmed the strong bilateral economic ties, joint efforts to counter […]

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Governor of DIFC, China’s VMC discuss future collaboration

(Dubai) – Essa Kazim, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC, and Arif Amiri, Chief Executive Officer of DIFC Authority, received a senior delegation from China, led by Qian Keming, Vice Minister of Commerce. The meeting focused on the growing importance of DIFC’s longstanding relationship with Chinese institutions, and areas of collaboration that can support […]

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Emirates, Formula 1 renew global partnership

(Melbourne) – Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1, the pinnacle of motorsport, announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline enjoy an expanded branding and consumer activation presence at over […]

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Fujairah Ruler receives Vitol Group CEO

(Fujairah) – H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, received Russell Hardy, Group CEO of Vitol company, the world’s biggest oil trader. During the meeting, they discussed regional and international developments of the energy market and related business, including the new organisation of the International Maritime Organisation 2020 […]