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Dominica PM inaugurates embassy in Abu Dhabi
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UAE world number one 'mover' according to US News Rankings
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Finance Ministry announces '2018 Consolidated Annual Report' results
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Emirates News

Hamed bin Zayed attends closing day of Mohamed bin Zayed Jiu-Jitsu Championship

ABU DHABI, 22nd January, 2020 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, Wednesday attended the closing day of the Fourth Mohamed bin Zayed Jiu-Jitsu Championship as well as the Third National and Reserve Service Jiu-Jitsu Championship, held at the Defence Sports Complex here, in the presence of top brass. The Mohamed bin Zayed Championship saw the participation of 2,200 competitors with 1,086 blue belts and other coloured belts competing in the adult category for those aged from 18...

MoFAIC receives copy of credentials of new Australian Ambassador to UAE

ABU DHABI, 22nd January, 2020 (WAM) -- Shihab Al Faheem, Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received a copy of the credentials of Heidi Venamore, Australian Ambassador to the UAE. Al Faheem wished the Australian Ambassador success in the performance of her duties and in enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation between the UAE and Australia. The newly appointed Ambassador expressed her pleasure at representing her country in the UAE, which, she said, enjoys a prestigious regional...

UAE completely free of Coronavirus: Ministry of Health

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2020 (WAM) --The UAE is completely free of the mysterious virus emerging in China (Coronavirus), the Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has categorically confirmed. "The UAE has an effective integrated system and plans for emergency and crisis to address public health risks and that the country is in constant touch with the World Health Organisation, WHO, to find out the latest updates, recommendations and procedures taken in this matter," the National Committee for International Health Regulations and the Control of Pandemics...


Al Nasr crowned champions of Arabian Gulf Cup

DUBAI, 17th January 2020 (WAM) - Al Nasr are crowned the UAE’s Arabian Gulf Cup champions after beating Shabab Al Al Ahli 2-1 in the final match which was played this evening at Al Wasl Club's Zabeel Stadium in Dubai. Alvaro Negredo opened the scoring for Al Nasr within a minute of the kick-off. Yousef Jaber equalised for Shabab Al Al Ahli 13 minutes later. Antonio Toze's 50th minute goal sealed the win for the champions.
UAE revive qualification hope with 2-0 win over DPR Korea
ADGM to host second edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

World News

Davos session debates role of emerging markets philanthropy in delivering Sustainable Development Goals

DAVOS, 22nd January, 2020 (WAM) -- Philanthropic capital and how best to deploy it for maximum social impact, was the focus of Davos 2020 high-level meeting held on Wednesday entitled, ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World: The Role of Philanthropy in Emerging Economies’, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Discussion leaders comprised of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Founder and Chairperson of Kalimat Foundation for Children's Empowerment; Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment;...

Mohamed bin Zayed, Merkel deliberate regional developments

ABU DHABI, 22nd January, 2020 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, have reviewed the latest political developments in the Middle East and the Gulf region, with an emphasis on the outcomes of the recently held Berlin Conference on Libya. This came over a phone call His Highness Sheikh Mohamed has received from the German Chancellor, where the two leaders discussed...

Dubai launches World Logistics Passport at Davos to boost South-South Trade

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2020 (WAM) -- Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the World Logistics Passport, a major Dubai initiative to boost South-South trade, was launched at Davos in the presence of government leaders and heads of major corporations from Asia, Latin America and Africa. The World Logistics Passport links Customs World, DP World, and Emirates Group to enhance connectivity through Dubai and, through expertise sharing and process development directly between...