International water summit

Mohammed bin Zayed launches Int’l Water Summit at Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has launched the International Water Summit. The announcement was made during a press conference…
Mohammed bin Zayed with Kim Hwang-sik

Mohammed bin Zayed meets Korean PM

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with the Prime Minister of the Republic of South Korea Kim Hwang-sik, who is visiting…
China-UAE sign currency swap agreement

UAE-China sign Dh20bn currency swap

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(Dubai) - China and the United Arab Emirates have signed a currency swap agreement worth 20 billion dirhams, the People’s Bank of China said in a statement. The agreement signed in Dubai was announced during Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s…
Mohammed bin Zayed receives UN chief

Mohammed bin Zayed receives UN chief

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon in Abu Dhabi. The meeting…
Mohammed bin Zayed opens 5th WFES

UAE to retain role as global energy provider: Mohammed bin Zayed

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(Abu Dhabi) – H.H General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces while greeting guests including Presidents, Ministers, dignitaries, academics and entrepreneurs at…
Shaikh Khalifa talks to Yemen's PM

Sheikh Khalifa holds talks with Yemen’s PM

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(Abu Dhabi) - The President, H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa at the Dhiyafa Palace in Mushrif. The meeting was attended by H.H Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime…
Shaikh Khalifa with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

Chinese Premier meets President and VP

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received Wen Jiabao on arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport. H.H Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,…
Sheikha Lubna

UAE keen to expand economic partnership with US: Sheikha Lubna

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade held talks with visiting US Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs Robert Hormats. During talks, Sheikha Lubna expressed UAE’s…
WFES 2012

World Future Energy Summit 2012 opens in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces inaugurated the fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2012); hosted by Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company…
Wen Jiabao with Saudi Arabian King

Chinese Premier meets Saudi King

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah welcomed visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao at the Royal Palace in Riyadh. During the meeting, both the leaders discussed the ways to promote Saudi Arabia-China bilateral ties under the strategic framework…
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

Sheikh Mohammed unveils UAE’s strategy of Green Economy

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai has announced the launch of a long-term national initiative to build green economy in the UAE under the slogan ‘A green…
Eveline Widmer Schlumpf

President, VP greet Swiss President

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President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has congratulated Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf for taking on the Presidency of the Swiss Confederation for 2012. Similar greetings were also dispatched to the Swiss president by…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Yemeni PM

Sheikh Mohammed receives Yemeni PM

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Saleh Basendwa and his accompanying delegation at Zabeel Palace. The meeting…
Laura Kaeppeler crowned as Miss America 2012

New Miss America 2012 gets crowned

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(Las Vegas) - Laura Kaeppeler, 23-year-old beauty queen from Kenosha, Wisconsin has been crowned as the winner of Miss America pageant 2012. Kaeppeler has clinched $50,000 scholarship and the title for one year. Her platform during the competition…