sheikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum

UAE leaders greet President Mukherjee on Independence Day


August 16th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent congratulations to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on the country's Independence Day.Similar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pay salaries before Eid-ul-Fitr, says UAE PM


August 7th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the ruler of Dubai, has ordered the payment of salaries ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ramadan begins in UAE


July 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began Friday in the United Arab Emirates, the UAE Ramadan Moon-sighting Committee announced.July 19 was the last day of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE congratulates new Egyptian president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has greeted Mohammed Mursi on his victory in the Egyptian presidential elections.In a message, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE leaders greet new Saudi crown prince


June 19th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 18 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan sent his contratulations to Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on his appointment as Saudi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE,Poland discuss cooperation


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)and Poland Sunday held talks here to boost bilateral relations.Visiting Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE president congratulates Putin


March 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.Putin, Russia's incumbent prime minister, has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE launches bid for 2020 world expo (With Images)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally launched a campaign as part of its bid to host the 2020 World Expo, the largest rotating exposition in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italians to conduct heart surgeries for Dubai kids


January 13th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 13 (IANS/WAM) A team of specialist doctors from Italy will perform free heart surgeries for children and teenagers of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in February.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE leaders meet foreign counterparts


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met their counterparts from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Qatar and Lebanon to discuss a range of issues.UAE ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE greets world leaders on New Year


December 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday greeted heads of state of friendly nations ahead of the New Year.Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai’s ruler approves 2012 budget


December 25th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Sunday approved the emirate's budget for 2012.The budget applies directives as set by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

$63 bn Dubai Airshow closes


November 18th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) The Dubai Airshow has closed after a successful week that saw $63.3 billion worth of orders for aircraft, maintenance services and flight training programmes, it was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UN chief visits Dubai


November 13th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Sunday met top officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and reviewed issues of regional and international interest.Ban held a meeting with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dubai ruler orders release of 334 prisoners


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE greets India, Pakistan on Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has greeted both India and Pakistan on the occasion of their respective Independence Day celebrations.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dubai Cares seeks to help girls in developing nations


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Cares, a UAE-based philanthropic establishment, has launched a social campaign to underline the importance of educating girls in developing countries.Dubai Cares has started ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE plans Dubai International Airport expansion


July 7th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has endorsed a $7.8 billion expansion plan of the Dubai International Airport that will help boost its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai ruler’s website soon on iPhone


July 1st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 30 (IANS/WAM) The website of Dubai's ruler will soon be available on iPhone.The iPhone application will be launched by the Dubai government's media office for Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE launches e-portal


May 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched an official e-portal Wednesday and said it will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dubai royal family aide spills the beans on UK palace ’sex secrets’


March 14th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): An aide to United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's family was fired after refusing to spy on a dignitary suspected of conducting an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Korean President to visit UAE Saturday


March 11th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS/WAM) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will undertake a three-day State visit to the United Arab Emirates from Saturday.President Lee, during his visit, will hold talks ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian-born UK economist wins Zayed International Prize for environment


March 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar.5 (ANI-Business Wire India): Sir Partha Dasgupta, the Indian-born Frank Ramsey Professor of Economics at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom and one of the most outstanding environmental economists of his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE, Turkey discuss economic, trade relations


February 11th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Turkey Thursday discussed increased economic and trade relations.United Arab Emirates Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Turkish Finance Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UAE leaders greet India on Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wednesday sent greetings to India on the occasion of the country's 62nd Republic Day.Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE cabinet ratifies pacts with Britain, Pakistan


December 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) The UAE cabinet Sunday ratified a civil nuclear cooperation deal Abu Dhabi has signed with Britain and an extradition treaty with Pakistan. Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britain’s queen arrives in UAE


November 24th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) Britain's queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip arrived here Wednesday as part of their visit aimed at promoting ties with the region.The queen will attend ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President to travel to UAE, Syria later this month (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) After looking east in her previous foreign visits, President Pratibha Patil will be travelling to the Middle East later this month when she heads to UAE ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A comprehensive documentation of India-UAE ties (IANS Book Review)


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Book: "India and the UAE: In Celebration of a Legendary Friendship"; Author: Venu Rajamony; Publisher: Indian Expressions Management Consultancy Ties between India and the Arabian Gulf are now over 5,000 years old. The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE greets India on Independence Day


August 13th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has greeted India on the occasion of the country's 64th Independence Day to be celebrated Aug 15. UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Less duty hours for Abu Dhabi workers during Ramadan


August 10th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 10 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi government Tuesday announced a regulation reducing the working hours for employees of private firms from eight hours to six hours a day during the holy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emirates signs over $13 bn deals at Farnborough airshow


July 20th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Airline Monday signed two deals worth about 51 billion dirhams (about $13.9 billion), which include the purchase of 30 Boeing aircraft, at the Farnborough International Airshow. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE congratulates Spanish king on World Cup win


July 15th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan has congratulated Spanish king Juan Carlos on Spain's historic World Cup win in South Africa. UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UAE charity launches health project in Mali, Sierra Leone


July 13th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 13 (IANS/WAM) UAE-based charity Dubai Cares Tuesday launched a health programme for children in Mali and Sierra Leone, with the aim of improving access to primary education. The "WASH-in-Schools" programme ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UK wants to strengthen ties with UAE


June 13th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS/WAM) British Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that Britain is committed to strengthening economic and defence ties with the UAE. "The deep friendship between the UK ... Read more...

Posted in World |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe