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UPDATE1- UAE pledges AED367m for humanitarian assistance in Syria through UAE humanitarian agencies

UPDATE1- UAE pledges AED367m for humanitarian assistance in Syria through UAE humanitarian agencies

KUWAIT, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — The UAE has announced that it will provide an additional AED367 million(US$100 million) in aid to support humanitarian relief in response to the crisis in Syria.

The announcement was …

UAE Ambassador hosts banquet in honour of FNC Speaker

UAE Ambassador hosts banquet in honour of FNC Speaker

HANOI, 31st March 2015 (WAM) — Ambassador of the UAE to Vietnam, Khalid Abdulaziz Shehail, hosted a luncheon in honour of Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC) and members of the …

UAE Ambassador to Cyprus present credentials to President of Cyprus

UAE Ambassador to Cyprus present credentials to President of Cyprus

LARANCA, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — Abdulwahab Nasser Al Najjar, the ambassador of the UAE to Cyprus, today presented his credentials to Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus.

During the meeting, Al Najjar conveyed the greetings …

Etihad Airways celebrates arrival of inaugural Alitalia flights from Venice and Milan to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways celebrates arrival of inaugural Alitalia flights from Venice and Milan to Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, joined celebrations at Abu Dhabi International Airport yesterday to welcome the arrival of its equity and codeshare partner …

Ministry of Environment and Water organises meeting on tackling hazardous waste management

Ministry of Environment and Water organises meeting on tackling hazardous waste management

ABU DHABI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — The Ministry of Environment and Water, MoEW, recently organised a meeting for waste management users as part of its efforts to introduce technological aancement and electronic services, specifically …

Hamdan bin Mohammed emphasises importance of completing Museum of the Future on schedule

Hamdan bin Mohammed emphasises importance of completing Museum of the Future on schedule

DUBAI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Museum of …

ECSSRand#039s 20th Annual Conference launches to discuss Middle East, shifting roles, interests and alliances

ECSSRand#039s 20th Annual Conference launches to discuss Middle East, shifting roles, interests and alliances

ABU DHABI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and President of …

Saif bin Zayed inaugurates Smart Civil Defence Stations Project in Abu Dhabi

Saif bin Zayed inaugurates Smart Civil Defence Stations Project in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 30th March 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, on Monday officially inaugurated the first phase of the Smart Civil …

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research joins local and federal scholarship authorities to activate National Scholarship Database

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research joins local and federal scholarship authorities to activate National Scholarship Database

ABU DHABI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — On the instructions of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to coordinate and unite efforts with all scholarship authorities in the …

Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs at MoFA attends reception at Bangladesh Embassy

Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs at MoFA attends reception at Bangladesh Embassy

ABU DHABI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — Shehab Ahmed Mohammed Al Fahim, Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attended a reception last night hosted by Mohammed Omran, Ambassador of Bangladesh …

UAQ Ruler briefed on UAE Space Agency and plans, missions and objectives

UAQ Ruler briefed on UAE Space Agency and plans, missions and objectives

UMM AL QAIWAIN, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, today received a delegation from the UAE Space Agency.

H.H. Sheikh …

RAK Ruler issues decree on the emirate and Broadcasting Authority

RAK Ruler issues decree on the emirate and Broadcasting Authority

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, has issued an Emiri decree transferring operations of the Ras al-Khaimah Broadcasting Authority …

Minister of Environment discusses cooperation with Ambassadors of Poland and Eritrea

Minister of Environment discusses cooperation with Ambassadors of Poland and Eritrea

ABU DHABI, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) — Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, has met with Adam Krzymowski, Poland’s Ambassador to the UAE, and discussed ways to enhance cooperation between both …