Armenia’s Minister of Economy: Expo 2020 Dubai’s Health & Wellness Week is a chance to change attitudes towards COVID-19

– With Expo 2020 Dubai’s Health and Wellness Week currently underway (27 January-2 February), His Excellency Vahan Kerobyan, Minister of Economy of Armenia on Sunday emphasised the importance of changing our attitudes to health, particularly the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and towards the climate. Speaking in an interview during his country’s National Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai on Sunday, HE Vahan Kerobyan said: “Armenia is investing a lot in its healthcare system to bring people’s lives [back] to normal standards, so that we can ensure that…

North Macedonia Dep Foreign Minister calls for more female participation in decision-making processes

DUBAI, 13 January 2022 – Every table where decisions are being taken must have female representation, affirmed North Macedonia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs at a dedicated event on battling gender stereotypes at Expo 2020’s Women’s Pavilion on Thursday (13 January). Her Excellency Fatmire Isaki told the in-person and virtual audience: “In decision-making processes, there should be more females. There should not be a table where people discuss and there is no female. At every table, there needs to be a female taking part in making a decision, because we…

Chad has untapped resources and opportunities for UAE and Gulf investors, minister tells Expo 2020

وزير تجارة وصناعة تشاد يقول بلاده لديها موارد وفرص كبيرة لمستثمري دولة الإمارات والخليج

DUBAI, 11 January 2022 – Chad has untapped resources and great opportunities that could prove very attractive for investors from the UAE and other Gulf countries, His Excellency M Ali Djadda Kampard, Minister of Commerce and Industry for Chad, told a media briefing session at Expo 2020 Dubai today (11 January). Speaking on the occasion of Chad’s Expo 2020 National Day, the minister said his country has implemented new reforms to ensure foreign investors can reap the benefits of their projects and help further develop the country. HE M Ali…

Sri Lanka highlights its heritage and export potential during Expo 2020 National Day celebrations

وزير خارجية سريلانكا من إكسبو 2020: الدفء والضيافة نقاط قوة قطاع السياحة لدينا

DUBAI, 3 January 2022 – The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka celebrated its National Day at Expo 2020 on Monday with a visit from Foreign Minister Hon Professor Gamini Lakshman Peiris, who highlighted the country’s export potential and opened a series of cultural festivities, including a beautifully-choreographed show that presented the history of Sri Lanka from its beginnings to the present day. The Minister was welcomed by His Excellency Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State; His Excellency Khalid Nasser Sulaiman Al Ameri, Director of West Asia Affairs at the…

Pakistan Business Council set to organize a seminar on UAE-Pakistan Business and Investment exchanges

مجلس الأعمال الباكستاني ينظم ندوة بين الإمارات وباكستان

UAE Foreign Trade Minister and Pakistan Business Council Discuss strengthening of Trade & Investment Ties Pakistan Business Council set to organize a seminar on UAE-Pakistan Business and Investment exchanges Trade volume between UAE & Pakistan amounted to USD 8.19 billion in 2019  The board of directors of Pakistan Business Council in Dubai met with H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, at the Ministry’s office in Dubai to discuss various business opportunities and ways to strengthen trade between the UAE and Pakistan. H.E.…

Historical Global Performance of 128 Musicians Around the World to Play a Symphony Lead by Emirati Composer Ihab Darwish 

المؤلف الموسيقي الإماراتي إيهاب درويش يقدم عرضه”حكايات”

Historical Global Performance of 128 Musicians Around the World to Play a Symphony Lead by Emirati Composer Ihab Darwish  The virtual event, commissioned and produced by Abu Dhabi Festival will be released on 30 March 2021 as part of the festival’s year-long hybrid programme  As part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s exciting year-long hybrid virtual programme, under the theme The Future Starts Now, Hekayat: Symphonic Tales, by Emirati composer Ihab Darwish, will launch on 30 March at abudhabifestival.ae. The performance traverses the globe in 13 compositions played by 128 musicians in…

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  Following the widespread success of the 20by2020 initiative in helping deliver vital sustainable solutions to vulnerable communities around the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the transformation of the 20by2020 initiative into Beyond2020, establishing it as a flagship platform of the Prize for continuous global outreach. Beyond2020 represents the second phase of the initiative, which is led by the Zayed Sustainability Prize in partnership with various leading local and international organisations and has, since its launch in December 2019, reached 8 countries across the…

ABU DHABI FESTIVAL 2021 CONTINUES YEAR-LONG PROGRAMME WITH UAE THEATRE CIRCLE

مهرجان أبوظبي يطلق ورشة الإمارات المسرحية

Three theatre productions and a series of talks centred around interactive theatre are part of the Festival’s efforts to nurture the performing arts In collaboration with playwright and director Karim Rashid, Abu Dhabi Festival announced the launch of its annual UAE Theatre Circle, hosting a series of Arabic interactive panels and discussions led by international theatre leaders and staging three plays in Arabic and English. The event is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s strategy and vision to nurture the next generation of emerging theatre makers and equip them with the…

Abu Dhabi Festival Launches Young Media Leaders Forum

مهرجان أبوظبي يطلق منتدى القيادات الإعلامية الشابة

in partnership with American University of Sharjah International journalists discuss media and the pandemic in the Forum’s first talk on March 15th  A conversation between leading international journalists Richard Quest of CNN and Faisal Abbas of Arab News will address the media’s role in fighting the pandemic and the challenges–and opportunities–in the new context created by Covid-19. The live Zoom talk at 5:00 p.m. UAE time on 15 March is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s annual Young Media Leaders Forum, this year in partnership with American University of Sharjah (AUS),…

Fujairah Social and Cultural Association and KASHKHA  Recognise Five Extraordinary Emirati Women

جمعية الفجيرة الاجتماعية والثقافية وكشخة تكرمان خمس نساء

Following incredible achievements and unwavering devotion to social causes, five extraordinary Emirati women were recognised today by the Fujairah Social and Cultural Association & KASHKHA Excellence Award at a special ceremony held in Fujairah. The winners include Wafa Ahmed Rashid Khamis Ali Al-Khadim Al-Antli, Aisha Abdullah Saif al-Kaabi, Halima Muhammad Ali Abdullah Al-Yamahi, Ghada Mahmoud Abdul Ahlla Mohamed Alzaabi and Maryam Ali Abdullah Makhlouf. KASHKHA, a leading modest fashion brand, and the Fujairah Social and Cultural Association, have joined hands to recognise and honour women who are making a valuable…