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ADFD-funded $15m solar power project launched in Cuba.

7/6/2019Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, together with the Cuban Ministry of Energy and Mines and International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, today inaugurated a new 10 megawatt, MW, solar PV project.The grid-connected project was financed by ADFD with US$15 million under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and will deliver enough electricity to power the equivalent of nearly 7,000 Cuban homes.The solar PV project contributes to the Cuban government’s national objectives to reduce the use of fossil fuels for electricity generation and increase the share of power from renewables to 24 percent by 2030. This project will mitigate around 12,700 TCO2 emissions...

Etihad Airways celebrates deployment of Boeing 787-10 to Shanghai.

7/5/2019Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the deployment of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled services to Shanghai by hosting an 'Abu Dhabi Night' reception, at the Bellagio Shanghai.The event was attended by leading figures from the UAE and local government officials, diplomats, corporate partners, members of the travel industry and social influencers from the two countries.Robin Kamark, Etihad Aviation Group Chief Commercial Officer, said, "Since the launch of our flights between Shanghai and Abu Dhabi in 2012, we have witnessed huge growth in China’s outbound tourism market and experienced strong demand...

Minister of Education visits Spain.

7/4/2019Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and his delegation concluded their three-day visit to Spain, accompanied by Majid Hassan Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Spain.During the meeting, Al Hammadi met with Pedro Francisco Doki, Minister of Education and Vocational Training of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of Spain, to discuss the means of fostering the bilateral relations between the UAE and Spain.He also met with Elena Dominguez Canas, Deputy Chairman of International Relations at the Higher Scientific Research Council of Spain, and Rafael Garcia Alarcon, President of Autonoma di Madrid University, to discuss their academic cooperation,...

Sharjah Ruler accepts condolences from H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed.

7/4/2019H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accepted on Wednesday at Al Badee Palace in Sharjah, condolences from H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on the death of Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, the son of the Ruler of Sharjah.Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; and Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, received condolence alongside the...

Expo 2020’s London World Majlis mulls over potential of new technologies.

7/4/2019 Experts and thought leaders have mulled over the potential of new technologies, such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence, and how they will be best achieved by engaging and educating people on capabilities and collaborating to ensure their use for global good, during the latest Expo 2020 Dubai’s World Majlis series.Titled ‘Beyond Reality – Welcoming New Worlds’, the London World Majlis was hosted by Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, Executive Director of Expo 2020 Bureau, and explored augmented reality, mirror worlds and the impact on the future of humanity. It was held at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery on Tuesday, alongside the...

Ambassador Obaid Al Zaabi delivers UAE’s statement at 41st session of Human Rights Council in Geneva.

7/3/2019Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organisations in Geneva, delivered the UAE’s statement at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, during an interactive discussion with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria.Al Zaabi welcomed the commission’s members while appreciating their efforts to inform the council about the ongoing developments in the Syrian crisis during the first quarter of the current year, as per Human Rights Council Resolution 40/17.The Ambassador also expressed the concerns of the UAE regarding the UN and European Union, EU, reports on the...

UAE Cabinet approves economic activities eligible for up to 100% foreign ownership.

7/3/2019The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the sectors and economic activities eligible for up to 100% foreign ownership in the UAE.The Cabinet meeting was attended by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. The decision aims to support the growth environment and to reaffirm UAE’s position on the global arena as a hub for investment.A total of...

UAE, Rwanda sign labour mobility MoU.

7/3/2019The UAE and Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the aim of consolidating their cooperation in regulating the recruitment of Rwandan workers by private sector firms in the UAE.The MoU was signed by Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, UAE Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Rwanyindo Kayirangwa Fanfan, Minister of Public Service and Labour of Rwanda, during their talks in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, attended by Dr. Omar Al Nuaimi, Assistant Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation for Communication and International Relations Affairs, and other officials from both sides.During the talks, both sides stressed...

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya.

7/2/2019The Department of International Cooperation and Security at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has issued a statement in which it reiterated UAE's full commitment to the International Security Council's resolutions 1970 and 1973, concerning sanctions and arms embargo, and denied ownership of weapons found in the Republic of Libya."The UAE further affirms full cooperation with the Panel of Experts on Libya and urges de-escalation of tension and re-engaging in the UN-led political process," it added.​

UAE condemns Houthi terrorist attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia.

7/2/2019The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the Houthi terrorist attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport, which resulted in the injury of nine civilians.In a statement today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, denounced the terrorist attack which contradicts all international laws and conventions.The UAE reiterated its full solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its full support to the brothers in the Kingdom, its support to all measures taken to protect its security and stability, and its support for all measures taken in the face of extremism and terrorism."The security of the UAE and of...

UAE Ambassador receives 'Ambassador of the Year Award' in Korea.

7/2/2019The UAE Ambassador to South Korea Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi has received the 'Ambassador of the Year Award' in Korea for 2019.The Ambassador received the award from Lee Hong-Koo, former Prime Minister of South Korea - at the annual dinner hosted by Asia Society Korea - in recognition of his efforts and contributions in promoting relations between the UAE and Korea.The ambassador's efforts have resulted in the developing the UAE-South Korea ties to a special strategic partnership between the two countries in 2018 during the visit of Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea, to the UAE.Al Nuaimi expressed his...

UAE provides food assistance to districts in Yemen.

7/1/2019The UAE has provided food assistance to residents of the Ad Durayhimi, Al Khawkhah and Mawza districts in Yemen, benefiting more than 9,600 individuals. The move is part of the UAE's continued humanitarian assistance and initiatives carried out in all liberated directorates of Yemen's Red Sea Coast.A representative of the Emirates Red Crescent in Yemen said that the UAE attaches great importance to providing all basic needs to Yemeni families along the Red Sea Coast, to ease their burdens, to stand by their side during difficult times, and improve their living conditions.​