Entries by Diplomat Editor

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UAE, WEF sign strategic agreement

(Davos) – The Government of the UAE has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with the World Economic Forum, WEF, for the next five years in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets with French FM

(Paris) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in Paris. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Le Drian discussed ways to enhance the bilateral relations between the two countries and cooperation in all domains, […]

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Powerful earthquake jolts hits Turkey, 14 dead

(Istanbul) – A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 hit eastern Turkey, leaving at least 14 people dead and causing buildings to collapse. Eight people died in Elazig province and six others were killed in the neighbouring province of Malatya, the disaster and emergency management agency (AFAD) said. The quake shook the Sivrice district in the eastern […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets EU High Representative

(Brussels) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met in Brussels, with Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union, EU, for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. During the meeting, both sides discussed the joint cooperation between the UAE and the […]

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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 […]