Cabinet Approves Draft Budget Plan 2014-16

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(Abu Dhabi) - Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Cabinet has approved Dh140 billion general federal budget for 2014- 2016 during its session…

Sheikh Mohammed Receives Australian Defence Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai received Senator David Johnston and Australian Defence Minister and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both…

Al Maktoum Int'l Opens for Passengers

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(Jebel Ali) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport. The new passenger terminal at Dubai…

Sheikh Mohammed Visits Ajman Ruler

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(Ajman) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, paid a courtesy visit to H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman. Present…

Nawaz Meets Obama at White House

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(Washington) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the White House for a much anticipated meeting with US President Barack Obama. The very first meeting of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with President Obama, which was described as a significant…

General Sheikh Mohammed Meets King Abdullah

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(Jeddah) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, held talks with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia,…

Indian PM Meets Putin

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(Moscow) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Russian President Vladimir Putin hoping to clinch a delayed nuclear power plant agreement and expand Soviet-era military ties. Singh is using one of his last major foreign trips as prime…

UAE, Arab League back Saudi on UN Council Move

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE has followed with great interest the decision of Saudi Arabia to turn down a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, said UAE Foreign Minister His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. “The United Arab…

Sheikh Mohammed Promises ‘Smart’ Life for Dubai

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(Dubai) - Dubai is racing against time to become a smart city whose residents will lead a happy and easy life, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said while…

Green Festival Promotes UAE's Green Economy Initiative

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE's Green Festival was held in Masdar City in the capital Abu Dhabi which was attended by governmental, private and sponsors representatives. At the event, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) ensured its support for the long-term…

UAE Minister Chairs Arab Group at IMFC's Meeting

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(Washington D.C) - The UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs, H.E. Obaid Humaid al-Tayer, met with a number of key global economic figures in meetings on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank annual…

UAE Ranked among World's Largest Donor Countries

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(New York) - The United Arab Emirates is among the world's largest donors of aid to developing countries around the world, according to a report ‘Investments to End Poverty', launched in New York around the UN General Assembly. The UAE…

Saudi Arabia Declines UNSC Membership

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(Riyadh) - The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has declined the election of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) as a non- permanent member of the United Nations Security Council(UNSC) for two years, citing non reformation and inability as…

National Day of Kyrgyzstan Reception in Dubai

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(Dubai) – His Excellency Kurban Omuraliev, Consul General of Kyrgyzstan in Dubai hosted the National Day Reception in Dubai which was attended by distinguished guests from the Diplomatic, Business & Emirati Community.