New Entity to promote Tourism in Abu Dhabi

New Entity to promote Tourism in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa has issued a law setting up the Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture with an objective to preserve, protect and manage the cultural heritage and promote tourism development in the emirate. The…
Sheikh Abdullah receives IMF official

Sheikh Abdullah receives IMF Official

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of UAE, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund. Both the leaders discussed a number of topics…
Sheikh Mohammed receives special envoy of PM of Bhutan

Sheikh Mohammed receives special envoy of PM of Bhutan

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received Leombo Dago, Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Bhutan Kingdom Jigme Thinley, at the Presidential Palace. Meeting…
UAE Cabinet liberalizes rules for GCC companies

UAE Cabinet liberalizes rules for GCC companies

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE Cabinet chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has decided to accord full parity to GCC companies vis-a-vis their national counterparts…
President Khalifa receives new e-passport

President Khalifa receives new e-passport

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa has received the new UAE electronic passport at Al Diyafa Palace. The meeting was attended by H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE…
Turkish President addresses UAE-Turkey Business Forum

Turkish President addresses UAE-Turkey Business Forum

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(Abu Dhabi) - President of Turkey, Abdullah Gul addressed the UAE-Turkey Business Forum organized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. A gathering of 500 businesspersons and officials from both countries…
Prime Minister holds talks with Turkish President

Prime Minister holds talks with Turkish President

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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 the visiting Turkish President Abdullah Gul at Zabeel Palace. The meeting was also attended by H.H. Sheikh…
UAE becomes Member of PUIC Executive Committee

UAE becomes Member of PUIC Executive Committee

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(Palembang) - The conference of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (PUIC) has elected UAE as a member of the Executive Committee and also as a member in the Commission on Human Rights, Women and family for…
President Khalifa welcomes Turkish President

President Khalifa welcomes Turkish President

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed Turkish President Abdullah Gul at Al Dhiyafa Palace in Al Mushrif. Turkish President was accorded with an official reception. The two Presidents headed to the…
President Khalifa receives Credentials of Seven Ambassadors

Ambassadors present Credentials to President Khalifa

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(Abu Dhabi) – President of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Khalifa received the credentials from the ambassadors of Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Germany, Sweden, Djibouti, Morocco and Australia at Al Dhiyafa Palace. Also present were H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed…
President Khalifa pledges US$10m for Carter’s Campaign

President Khalifa pledges US$10m for Carter’s Campaign

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(Atlanta) - President of UAE, H.H Sheikh Khalifa has presented US$10 million in support to a Carter Centre-led eradication campaign to end Guinea worm disease by 2015. Founding Father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed, was the first to join…
Sheikh Mohammed meets Chang-Ching Lin

Sheikh Mohammed meets Chinese Official

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Chang-Ching Lin, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China…
President Abdullah Gul arrives in UAE

Turkish President arrives in UAE

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(Abu Dhabi) - Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in Abu Dhabi on an official visit to the UAE. At the airport, he was received by H.H Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Sheikhs…
Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference Palembang

UAE takes part in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference

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(Palembang) - As part of the meetings of the Parliamentary Union of the member states in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), UAE's Federal National Council (FNC) participated in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference held in…