Sheikh Maktoum Meets Chinese Bank President

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), received Wang Lihong, President of the China Development Bank (CDB). The meeting explored…

Sheikh Mohammed Honours UAE Government Leaders Programme

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(Abu Dhbai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, honored employees of the “UAE Government Leaders Program - Future Leaders category". Present at the ceremony…

G-7 Vows to Support Growth

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(Aylesbury) - The Group of Seven top economies is committed to “nurturing” world economic recovery, British finance minister George Osborne said following a meeting of the international body that also pledged to further slash countries’…

World Community Welcomes Nawaz Sharif's Victory

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As Nawaz Sharif emerged to be the Prime Minister of Pakistan for third time, world leaders poured their greetings. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for winning the general elections.…

Nawaz Sharif Emerges as PM of Pakistan

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Nawaz Sharif has declared victory in Pakistan’s landmark elections, putting him on course to form the next government as Prime Minister for a historic third term. The partial, unofficial results represent a remarkable comeback by PML(N),…

US-Russia Reach Accord on Syria

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(Moscow) - After months of sharp differences, the United States and Russia have agreed to push both sides in Syria to find an end to the bloodshed, offering to hold an international conference in search of peace. In talks which stretched…

President Receives Crown Prince of Bahrain

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received at Al Rawdha Palace in Al Ain, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Bahrain's Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister. General…

India, China Start Withdrawing Troops

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India and China have starting withdrawing troops from a disputed area in the Himalayas to resolve a row that has strained ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors, Indian officials said. "Both sides reached an agreement after a meeting was…

Sheikha Lubna Vows to Strengthen UAE-UK Ties

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H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development has emphasized the importance of strengthening the UAE-UK partnership in humanitarian and development work through developing stronger coordination…

UAE Rulers Greet Armed Forces on 37th Unification Day

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(Abu Dhabi) - Rulers and senior military officials issued statements on the occasion of the 37th UAE Armed Forces Unification Day. President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: “The mastery of establishing a deterrent…

Malaysian Polls open in Pivotal Election

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(Kuala Lumpur) - Malaysian polling centres opened for the country's first election in history with a change of government at stake, as a decades-old regime battles to hold off a reform-minded opposition. Polling centres opened at 8:00 am…

UAE-UK announce Dh11.6 mln Funding for Somalia

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(London) - Dh 11.6 million (£2 million) of joint funding to help Somalia tackle the issue of sexual violence in conflict is announced by United Arab Emirates' Foreign Minister His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and British…

Japan gets Oil Concession Renewal

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UAE has agreed to extend an oil concession agreement between Japan and Abu Dhabi Oil Co adding a new zone. They expressed their intention to build on more than four decades of partnership and trade in energy between two of the world’s…

Sheikh Mohammed Attends Africa Global Business Forum

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the organisation of the Africa Global Business Forum as an annual event in Dubai, as from next year 2014. The decision…