Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receives Ugandan PM

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda of Uganda, who is currently visiting the country to attend…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives President of Kiribati

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received the President of Kiribati, Taneti Mamau. During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Japan's Minister of Economy and Trade

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Hiroshige Seko, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, who is visiting the UAE…

Sharjah Ruler awards oil & gas exploration concession to Italy’s Eni

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni, Italy’s largest energy company, during which a long-term agreement in oil and gas exploration was…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives US Secretary of State

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Shati Palace in Abu Dhabi the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is currently…

FNC, European Parliament discuss cooperation between UAE, EU

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(Brussels) - Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, who is heading the FNC’s delegation during its visit to the European Parliament, met with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union…

Breakbulk Middle East 2019 held

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(Dubai) - Breakbulk Middle East, BBME, a yearly conference of top industry leaders and experts from around the world, will be reiterating its goal of enhancing economic collaboration between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The event, held under…

Arab Information Ministers Council adopts Emirati proposal for ‘Tolerance’

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(Riyadh) - The Executive Office of Arab Information Ministers Council has adopted the Emirati proposal for "Tolerance" to be the Council’s intellectual theme in 2019, under the title "Arab Media’s Role in Promoting Tolerance". The Council…

Macron, Merkel to sign new Franco-German treaty

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(Paris) - French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will sign a new treaty on January 22 to further strengthen Franco-German cooperation in the run-up to next year´s EU elections, Macron´s office said. The two…

Facebook CEO plans 2019 forums on tech´s role in society

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(New York) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his personal goal for 2019, convening a series of public forums on how technology can better serve society. "My challenge for 2019 is to host a series of public discussions about…

Amazon is now the world's most valuable private company

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(New York) - Amazon for the first time closed out Monday’s trading session as the world’s biggest publicly-traded company, overtaking Microsoft and other fellow tech behemoths. The online sales goliath assumed the top spot after notching…

ADNOC named among top 10 oil & gas firms worldwide

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is among the top 10 most influential companies and organisations in the energy sector, a new ranking from research and intelligence firm GlobalData found. The only Middle Eastern company…

UAE, Burundi sign visa waiver MoU

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(Dubai) - Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State, discussed ways of propelling cooperation between UAE and Burundi. This came as the minister received Ezéchiel Nibigira, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Burundi,…

Mohamed bin Zayed meets Pakistan's PM

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(Islamabad) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, held talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan, focusing on strengthening the relations between the UAE…