Abdullah bin Zayed receives South African Minister of International Relations

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa. During the meeting, which was…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Foreign Minister of Maldives

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives. During the meeting, which was held at the Ministry's…

Milestone UNIDO General Conference adopts historic Abu Dhabi Declaration

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(Abu Dhabi) - The 18th Session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, General Conference in Abu Dhabi has drawn to a close after five days of progress, developments and renewed determination towards achieving the…

Cyprus signs $9 billion gas deal with energy majors

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(Nicosia) - Cyprus announced it had signed its first natural gas exploitation deal worth $9.3 billion with a consortium comprised of industry giant Shell, US-based Noble and Israel´s Delek. "Noble Energy, Shell and Delek now have in their…

China to help in reconstruction of France's burnt Notre-Dame

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(Beijing) - Chinese experts will participate in the restoration of France's Notre-Dame cathedral, state media reported, following a meeting between the two countries' heads of state in Beijing. The 850-year-old cathedral — which was scarred…

UAE-Ethiopia Consultative Political Committee holds first meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - The first session of the Consultative Political Committee between the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs kicked off in Abu Dhabi. Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar,…

Khalifa bin Zayed re-elected President of UAE

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE's Supreme Council of the Union has re-elected His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as its President for a fourth five-year term, in accordance with the provisions of the UAE Constitution. The Supreme Council…

UAE, Kuwait explore greater consular cooperation

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(Abu Dhbai) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation hosted the third meeting of the UAE-Kuwait Consular Committee in Abu Dhabi. Co-chaired by Dr. Khalid Al Mazrouei, Assistant Under-Secretary for Consular Affairs,…

Mohammed bin Rashid receives Belarusian President

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received at his palace in Zabeel, Aleksandr Lukashenko, President of Belarus. While welcoming the visiting President, Sheikh…

Minister of Tolerance receives Sri Lanka's FM

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, received Tilak Marapana, Sri Lanka's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Assignments, and his delegation. During the meeting, which was held at Sheikh Nahyan's…

Hoyle selected as new Parliament speaker

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(London) - British MPs voted for Labour lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle to be the next speaker of Britain´s parliament, replacing John Bercow, who has played a key and controversial role in the Brexit saga. Hoyle -- a Labour MP for 22 years and…

US notifies UN of withdrawal from Paris climate accord

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(Washington) - The United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world´s largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,…

Saudi Aramco announces intention to offer IPOs on domestic stock market

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company, wholly owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced its intention to proceed with an initial public offering (IPO) on Riyadh's Tadawul Stock…

Maktoum bin Mohammed, WEF President discuss cooperation

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, met with Borge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum. The meeting was attended by Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs…