2018 Nov 17 Sat, 10:23:44 am
UAE leaders congratulate Sultan of Oman on National Day
2018 Nov 17 Sat, 04:06:14 pm
Oman National Day: UAE-Oman's ties getting stronger
2018 Nov 17 Sat, 12:34:56 pm
Abdullah bin Zayed meets with Albanian Foreign Minister
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FNC Speaker, Kazakh Official discuss strengthening bilateral ties
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Founder's Memorial holds educational tours highlighting tolerance, coexistence
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Nahyan bin Mubark witnesses conclusion of National Tolerance Festival
2018 Nov 16 Fri, 11:24:47 pm
Mariam Almheiri meets with Romanian PM, ministers

Emirates News

UAE votes to redefine international measurement units in a "historic change"

VERSAILLES, 17th November, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE, as a full member of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, has participated in the technical committees to vote for the redefinition of 4 international measurement units, namely kilogramme (weight), Kelvin (temperature), amp (current) and mole (quantity of material) Out of a total of 7 units currently in operation, the largest single shift in international measurement since the signing of the Meter agreement in 1875. Abdullah Al Maeeni, Director General of the Emirates Authority for Standardisation...

Friends for Diabetes Society unites efforts of family members to fight diabetes

SHARJAH, 17th November, 2018 (WAM) -- In conjunction with World Diabetes Day, The Friends for Diabetes Society, one of the health support associations of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, concluded its "Blue Circle 10" event on Saturday at the headquarters of the Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation. The event, which was held this year under the theme of "Family Olympics," featured various educational and sports activities that aimed to raise the community’s awareness on ways to prevent and...

'Al Samha Heritage Festival' to welcome visitors tomorrow

ABU DHABI, 17th November, 2018 (WAM) -- The 9th 'Al Samha Heritage Festival' will welcome visitors from 18 to 25 November 2018 at the Samha Youth Center. The traditional festival celebrates UAE culture, including many of its long standing traditions and features activities related to heritage and local traditions. Organised by the Emirates Heritage Club, EHC, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President's Representative, and Chairman of the EHC, the seven-day family event features heritage, cultural, social, entertaining and...


UAE Embassy hosts reception marking UAE-Azerbaijan Business Council

BAKU, 15th November, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Azerbaijan has held a reception marking the UAE-Azerbaijan Business Council 2018. The function was attended by Mohammed Al Qubaisi, UAE Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Rufat Mammadov, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Economy, who was the guest of honour, and representatives of the Ministry of Economy of Azerbaijan, the Export and Investment Promotion Foundation, as well as business representatives from both countries. Al Qubaisi welcomed the participants while noting that since the council’s establishment in May 2017, the...
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World News

Morocco to host 9th leg of UAE President’s Cup for Arabian Horses tomorrow

CASABLANCA, 17th November, 2018 (WAM) -- The Casablanca-Anfa racecourse, the oldest racecourse in Morocco, will host the 9th leg of the 25th UAE President’s Cup World Series for Purebred Arabian Horses on Saturday, 28th September 2018. The penultimate race is being staged as part of the Morocco International Meeting - Grand Prix His Majesty The King Mohammed VI and the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference. A field of 11 horses aged four years and above from Morocco and other equestrian sports loving countries will compete...

Hazza bin Zayed congratulates Oman Sultan on National Day

ABU DHABI, 17th November, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has sent a congratulatory message to Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman on his country's National Day. In the message, Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed expressed his heartfelt congratulations to Sultan Qaboos and the brotherly people of Oman on the country's 48th National Day celebrations, wishing them continued progress and prosperity.  

Interfaith Alliance Forum to kick-off Monday in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 17th November, 2018 (WAM) -- The Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities Forum will kick-off on Monday, 19th November, in the nation's capital, Abu Dhabi. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE will host the first edition of the forum in recognition of the country s leading role in promoting tolerance and interfaith dialogue. The Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities Forum is...