2019 Dec 14 Sat, 05:58:13 pm
Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed announce 2020: Towards the next 50
2019 Dec 14 Sat, 07:42:46 pm
Mohamed bin Zayed receives MD, President and CEO of Washington's Children's National Hospital
2019 Dec 14 Sat, 04:48:47 pm
Mohamed bin Zayed receives Pakistan's Army Chief of Staff
2019 Dec 14 Sat, 08:33:25 pm
Saif bin Zayed receives Australian Minister for Home Affairs
2019 Dec 14 Sat, 01:58:10 pm
UAE to help eradicate polio from Pakistan by 2022: UAE Envoy
2019 Dec 14 Sat, 12:39:40 pm
WAM Feature: Wheelchair-bound for 18 years, life is still beautiful for Raisa Al Falasi
2019 Dec 14 Sat, 11:10:17 am
UAE commits US$5 million to UN Emergency Response Fund for 2020

Emirates News

SIAL Middle East 2019 concludes with AED7.2b trade deals

ABU DHABI, 14th December 2019 (WAM) - Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, ADAFSA, the 10th anniversary edition of SIAL Middle East, one of the largest food, beverage and hospitality events in the region, and the fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition, ADDPE, concluded at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, facilitating a huge number of trade deals valued over AED...

Australian Home Minister visits Wahat Al Karama

ABU DHABI, 14th December, 2019 (WAM) -- Australian Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, on Saturday, visited Wahat Al Karama, Abu Dhabi’s national and cultural landmark, that commemorates the sacrifices and heroic deeds of the UAE’s martyrs in defending their homeland. Upon his arrival, Dutton was welcomed by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Executive Director of the Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office, at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court. He attended the Guard of Honour, then laid a wreath at the Martyrs' Monument, which is...

UAE wins four awards at Gulf Theatre Festival for People of Determination in Kuwait

DUBAI, 14th December, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE won five gold medals at the 5th Gulf Theatre for People of Determination held in Kuwait between 3rd and 9th December, 2019, apart from earning plaudits for the success of the play "1+1=1", all of it supervised by the Ministry of Community Development. During the participation of the Ministry of Community Development at the Gulf Theatre Festival, Mohamed Al Ghafli won the "best actor award", Abdulla Al Jarwan won for "best sound effects", Nabeel Al Mazmi for...


Etihad Airways partners with Mumbai City Football Club

ABU DHABI, 5th December, 2019 (WAM) -- Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced its partnership with Mumbai City Football Club, that City Football Group, CFG, a valued partner of Etihad Airways for more than 10 years, agreed to acquire last week. Yasser Al Yousuf, Vice President Commercial Partnerships for Etihad Aviation Group, said: "India is an important market for Etihad Airways, and I am honoured to announce this exciting new venture, strengthening our commitment both to India and to...
Cyclists invited to join second annual Ride for Zayed
Team Abu Dhabi looks to retain UIM XCAT World Championship in Dubai Grand finale

World News

All products in UAE markets are in compliance with national and GCC standards: ESMA

ABU DHABI, 13th December 2019 (WAM) - The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, ESMA, has affirmed that all locally manufactured or imported products sold in the UAE markets are in compliance with the accredited national and GCC standards and are subject to the Emirates Quality Mark, EQM, the country's comprehensive quality system for ensuring products conformity to specifications and for fulfilling consumers' rights. In a statement issued today, ESMA clarified rules for auditing and controlling manufacturing in the country, including products manufactured for export...

Dubai Police recognised for Effective Governance Management Systems

DUBAI, 13th December 2019 (WAM) - The Dubai Police General HQ has obtained BSi 13500:2013 Certification for delivering effective governance of organisational performance, making them the first police agency in the world to implement and meet the requirements of the British Governance Standard. Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, praised the efforts undertaken by the General Department of Quality and Excellence and said that Dubai Police steadily marches toward governance its work and police performance in all of its sectors. It...

Minister of Climate Change highlights importance of nurturing environmental tolerance in driving climate action

MADRID, 13th December, 2019 (WAM) -- Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, today pointed out that the best way to combat the environmental challenges the world faces today and create a better, more sustainable future for all is through nurturing tolerance and compassion towards the environment. Dr. Al Zeyoudi stated this at a Ghaf tree planting ceremony at the Royal Botanical Garden in the Spanish capital, Madrid. The ceremony was organised by the UAE Embassy in Spain and the...