Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister

Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister

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(Washington) - U.S. President, Barack Obama welcomed Japan’s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda at the White House, followed by a working lunch and then a joint news conference. Japanese Prime Minister comes as a step forward by Japan and United…
UAE elected to UN Women’s Executive Board

UAE elected to UN Women’s Executive Board

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(New York) - UAE has been elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) for a three-year term from January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2015. The elections was held during…
Portuguese PM receives Sheikh Abdullah

Portuguese PM receives Sheikh Abdullah

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(Lisbon) - Portuguese Prime Minister, Pedro Passos Coelho received visiting UAE Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah. Both the leaders explored mechanism of boosting joint cooperation and bilateral relations for the best interest of the two…
Sheikh Abdullah meets King of Spain

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets King of Spain

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(Madrid) - King Juan Carlos of Spain received Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah who conveyed to him greetings of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa and his keenness to further ties between the two countries. King Juan Carlos welcomed…
Sheikha Lubna discuss trade ties with German officials

Sheikha Lubna discuss trade ties with German officials

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(Hanover) - H.E.Sheikha Lubna, Minister of Foreign Trade received Prime Minister of Lower Saxony, David McAllister at UAE Pavilion's headquarter at the Hanover International Industrial Exhibition 2012 in Germany. During the meeting which was…
Sheikh Mohammed meets Governor General of Australia

Sheikh Mohammed meets Governor General of Australia

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai met Australian Governor General, Quentin Bryce and her spouse at Al Bahr Palace in Dubai. H.H. Sheikh Maktoum, Deputy ruler of Dubai was also present…
Abu Dhabi launches second satellite

Abu Dhabi launches second satellite

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(Abu Dhabi) - Abu Dhabi’s second communications satellite has been sent successfully into the orbit from a space station in Kazakhstan. The space vehicle will provide a range of broadband telecommunications and satellite services to the Middle…
President Khalifa grants citizenship to 930 children

President Khalifa grants citizenship to 930 children

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa, has issued a decree granting citizenship to 930 children of UAE women married to foreigners who satisfied requirements for citizenship by virtue of the supreme order to grant citizenship to eligible…
UAE to sharpen islands strategy

UAE to sharpen islands strategy

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(Abu Dhabi) - Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash has called on Iran to enter into negotiations with the UAE over the three islands occupied by Tehran and to refrain from using arrogant language. Gargash while calling…
Abu Dhabi to host WTTC 13th Global Summit

Abu Dhabi to host WTTC 13th Global Summit

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(Abu Dhabi) - In a special ceremony at the 12th World Travel & Tourism (WTTC) Global Summit in Tokyo, the WTTC officially handed over to Abu Dhabi the hosting rights for the 13th Global Summit to be held in April/May next year. Abu Dhabi…
U.S. and NATO Finalize Pacts on Ending Afghan War

U.S. and NATO Finalize Pacts on Ending Afghan War

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(Brussels) - United States and its allies in NATO finalized agreements to wind down the war in Afghanistan, paving the way for President Obama to announce at a NATO summit meeting scheduled to be held in Chicago next month that the unpopular,…
General Sheikh Mohammed meets Libyan Premier

General Sheikh Mohammed meets Libyan Premier

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(Abu Dhabi) - General H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received Prime Minister of the Libyan Transitional Government, Abdurrahim al-Keeb and his accompanying delegation. The…
Sheikh Abdullah asks Iran to behave rationally

Sheikh Abdullah says Iran to behave rationally

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah while addressing a Press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Indian Foreign Minister, S.M. Krishna at the conclusion of 10th UAE-India’s Joint Committee meeting said that the occupation…
FNC launches virtual tour of its headquarters

FNC launches virtual tour of its headquarters

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE's Federal National Council (FNC) has become the first Arab Parliament to offer the virtual tour of its premises. Now a visitor can tour various wings of the FNC House, thanks to a simulation developed using a sequence of…