UAE Foreign Minister, President of Burkina Faso review relations

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, recently met with President Roch Marc Christian of Burkina Faso, on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly,…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets African Union Chairperson in New York

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(Mew York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, AUC, and explored means of developing cooperation. The…

UAE, Russia boosting cooperation

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(Abu Dhabi) - Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, met with Sergei Kuznetsov, Russian Ambassador to the UAE, and his accompanying delegation, where they discussed means of bolstering cooperation. During the…

Int'l Space Station mission carrying first Emirati astronaut launched

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(Baikonur) - The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre,MBRSC, announced the successful launch of the space mission carrying the first Emirati astronaut, Hazza Al Mansoori, aboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-15, at 5:57 pm UAE time. This is…

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry visit South Africa’s oldest mosque

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited the oldest mosque in South Africa during their tour that has garnered attention from all across the globe. The royals who are in the country to voice support for various…

UAE citizens abroad start voting for FNC elections

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(Zunich) - UAE citizens in Geneva, Berlin, and London started voting for the elections of the fourth session of the Federal National Council, FNC. Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other…

Smart Cities Expo & Forum to launch in 2020

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(Abu Dhabi) - As the smart cities market tops US$2 trillion by 2025, the new Smart Cities Expo & Forum at the World Future Energy Summit 2020 will show how technology can be leveraged to improve happiness, health, sustainability and safety…

UAE, Egypt boost defence ties

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(Abu Dhabi) - Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, received Dr. Mohamed Saeed Al-Assar, Egypt's Minister of State for Military Production, and his accompanying delegation, and explored ways of enhancing cooperation…

Dubai soars to number eight amongst global financial powerhouses

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(Dubai) - Dubai has risen up the ranks of the Global Financial Centres Index, GFCI, to number eight position, representing its highest-ever ranking. The city is the only financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region to…

Emirates first in biometric boarding application

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(Dubai) - Emirates is once again pushing the boundaries of technology, becoming the first airline outside America to receive approval for biometric boarding from the U.S. Customs Border Protection,CBP. Soon, customers flying from Dubai to…

UAE wins membership of ISO Council until 2022

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(Cape Town) - In recognition of the remarkable status of the UAE and its national leadership capabilities, the UAE won membership of International Standardisation Organisation- ISO council (group 3) for 2020/2022, as the UAE garnered 64 votes…

Hazza bin Zayed, President of Togo review relations

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has received President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo, where they explored means of developing cooperation to achieve the aspirations of both countries…

CPhI Middle East & Africa 2019 opens in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - CPhI Middle East & Africa 2019, the region’s leading platform for the pharmaceutical industry, opened in Abu Dhabi at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, from 16th-18th September. The exhibition, in its second year…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives FCO official

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Richard Moore, Director General for Political Affairs at the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office,FCO, to discuss…