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Fujairah Ruler visits tomb of Sheikh Zayed

ABU DHABI, 1st December 2021 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, today visited the tomb of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

He was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi.

They recited verses from Holy Quran and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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Over 1,000 CEOs joined path to reducing global emissions: Razan Al Mubarak

ABU DHABI, 29th May, 2023 (WAM) — Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28 and president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), highlighted the UAE’s keenness to launch more positive and ambitious initiatives and engage with all relevant parties, as the world needs tangible solutions to address climate challenges.
In an interview with the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Al Mubarak revealed that more than 1,000 private sector executives and members of the Dubai Chamber had joined the path towards reducing global emissions by half by 2030 and reaching zero emissions by 2050.
She also called on more institutions to continue their diligent efforts and raise their ambitions and commitment to remove carbon and adopt environmentally-friendly measures to combat climate change, stressing the need to listen to everyone's opinions so that they can play an active and engaged role in the path to COP28 and beyond.
The event, titled “Road to COP28: Driving Collective Climate Action in the UAE,” provided an opportunity for all local stakeholders and non-governmental actors to learn more about COP28’s climate leadership roles and presidency, including international climate initiatives, such as “Race to Zero” and “Race to Resilience,” in addition to the UAE Alliance for Climate Action.

The event coincided with the UAE's preparations to host COP28.

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Sharjah Ruler promotes 8 Emiri Guard officers

SHARJAH, 29th May, 2023 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued an Emiri Decree regarding the promotion of 8 Emiri Guard officers.
The decree stipulated the promotion of 8 officers to the ranks following their current ones, and they are:

1. Lieutenant Colonel Saeed Hareb Saeed Salem Al Manthari, Director General of the General Administration of Reinforcement, to Colonel.

2. Lieutenant Colonel Omar Mohammed Obaid Al Naboodah, Deputy Director General of the General Department of Protection and Insurance, to Colonel.

3. Lieutenant Colonel Ali Hamad Ali Al Muzaini, Deputy Director General of the General Administration of Reinforcement, to Colonel.

4. Lieutenant Colonel Khamis Salem Al Bass Al Suwaidi, Director of Operations Department, to Colonel.

5. Lieutenant Colonel Abdulrahman Ali Salem Al Shamsi, Director of the Palaces and Facilities Security Department, to Colonel.

6. Lieutenant Colonel Abdulrahman Mohammed bin Ashour, Director of the Resources and Support Services Department, to Colonel.

7. Major Abdulrahman Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, Director of the VIP Protection Department, to Lieutenant Colonel.

8. Major Mohammad Abdullah Saeed Khamis Al Suwaidi, Deputy Director of the Palaces and Facilities Security Department, to Lieutenant Colonel.

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UAQ Ruler meets with German Ambassador, Consul-General

UMM AL QAIWAIN, 29th May, 2023 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, today received at the Emiri Court, Alexander Schönfelder, Ambassador of Germany to the UAE, and Sybille Pfaff, Consul-General of Germany in Dubai.

The UAQ Ruler welcomed the German envoys, wishing them success in performing their duties, which would contribute to enchaining cooperation between the two countries at all levels.

During the meeting, they exchanged talks on means to further develop relations between the two friendly countries in various areas.

Ambassador Schönfelder and Consul-General Pfaff expressed their appreciation to the Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain for his warm welcome and hospitality.

The meeting was attended by a number of Sheikhs and officials.

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