President of Kazakhstan opens Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan School in Astana

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) — President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan opened on Wednesday the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan School in the Kazakh capital, Astana.

UAE ambassador presents credentials to President of Egypt

AIRO, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi presented on Wednesday his credentials as the UAE Ambassador to Cairo, to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt.

Hasher bin Maktoum receives Italian ambassador

DUBAI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Director-General, Dubai Information Department, received the Italian Ambassador to the UAE, Liborio Stellino, on Tuesday evening.

ERC funds restoration of Radio Al Mukalla building

AL MUKALLA, Yemen, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – As part of Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) drive to support the media sector in Yemen with equipment and necessary needs, the ERC has financed the rehabilitation project of the Radio Al Mukalla building in Hadramaut governorate.

Government supports national food diversity: Al Zeyoudi

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – The federal government takes interest in the national companies that work within the food diversity ecosystem, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment has said.

Mohamed bin Zayed gets phone call from US Secretary of State

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received today a telephone call from US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Nahyan bin Mubarak receives British ambassador

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM)–H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Knowledge Development, met today at his palace, Philip Parham, British Ambassador to the UAE.

Dubai Cares joins Sesame Workshop to support education in Mexico

DUBAI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – Dubai Cares, part of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has joined hands with Sesame Workshop to support a new programme, which is expected to benefit 1.5 million children between the ages of three and six, and their families in the next three years, at a cost over AED5.5 million (US$1.5 million), in Mexico.

Masdar Institute develops novel biodiesel chemical reactor

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – A team of researchers from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, in collaboration with Tadweer – Abu Dhabi’s Centre of Waste Management, are testing an integrated chemical reactor they have designed to produce high-quality biodiesel from fats, including waste cooking oil, in less time and with less energy and potentially lower cost than traditional biodiesel reactors.

Al Mansouri visits Etihad Airways Innovation Hub

ABU DHABI, 31st August, 2016 (WAM) – The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) paid visit today to the Etihad Airways Innovation Hub in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy.