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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives today on historic UAE visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives today on historic UAE visit

15 Oct 2019

The UAE is set to roll out the red carpet for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will arrive today. Roads in the Capital are lined with the flags of both countries, while the UAE-Russia Week has kicked off cultural celebrations at Emirates Palace.

The leader is visiting the country after a gap of 12 years. The visit comes just days after the UAE's first astronaut came back from Russia following a successful mission to the International Space Station, which was the result of an... Read More

Russian President’s state visit to Saudi Arabia

Russian President’s state visit to Saudi Arabia

15 Oct 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Riyadh on Monday on his first visit since 2007, and was welcomed to Al-Yamamah Palace by Saudi King Salman as well as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Putin received all the trappings of a state visit, with a mounted guard escorting his limousine to King Salman’s Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on his first visit to the kingdom since 2007.

Riyadh Governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar earlier personally welcomed the Russian leader as he... Read More

Rita Ora shines in Bvlgari

Rita Ora shines in Bvlgari

14 Oct 2019

Internationally renowned singer and actress Rita Ora rocks in Bvlgari High Jewelry Serpenti Necklace and Bracelet during the opening of a new store and launch of her capsule collection in Moscow.

Rita Ora was brushing off the drama when she stepped out in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday to promote her new Escada fashion range.

The pop princess, 28, sported a scarlet look from her new collection, exuding confidence in her bold and bright outfit.

Rita donned a red suit teamed... Read More

UAE is one of Russia's very close and promising partners: Vladimir Putin

UAE is one of Russia's very close and promising partners: Vladimir Putin

14 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin sees the UAE as one of Russia's very "close and promising partners," saying that the partnership is "vigorously developing in all areas."

He also referred to the ‘Declaration of Strategic Partnership’ signed between the UAE and Russia in June 2018, saying, "The signing of this document was not a coincidence, it demonstrated the quality and nature of relations between the UAE and the Russian Federation."

"Of all the Gulf countries, we [... Read More

DMCC awarded ‘Global Free Zone of The Year’ for a record fifth consecutive year

DMCC awarded ‘Global Free Zone of The Year’ for a record fifth consecutive year

14 Oct 2019

DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has been awarded Global Free Zone of the Year 2019 by Financial Times’ fDi Magazine for a record fifth consecutive year. DMCC also received awards titled: Global Free Zone of The Year for SMEs; Middle East Free Zone of The Year; and Middle East Free Zone of The Year for SMEs.

Claiming seven awards in total, DMCC was also the recipient of The Thought Leadership Award in... Read More

UAE pavilion at Beijing Horticultural Expo 2019 wins ‘Best Outdoor Park Award’

UAE pavilion at Beijing Horticultural Expo 2019 wins ‘Best Outdoor Park Award’

13 Oct 2019

(WAM)Mansour Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Director-General of the National Media Council, NMC, praised the pavilion’s achievement, which reflects the belief of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan that agriculture is a cornerstone of sustainable development.

Al Mansouri said that the UAE’s leadership is continuing to develop the country’s agricultural sector, in line with national strategies, as it is a tool for achieving economic development and diversification, adding that the award... Read More

Russia keen on filling UAE’s food import demand, say experts

Russia keen on filling UAE’s food import demand, say experts

13 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- Russia is looking to increase its agricultural exports to the UAE, in a bid to take advantage of the UAE’s highly receptive and rapidly growing market for food products, say Emirati and Russian trade officials.

Over the past few years, Russia has made several steps towards enhancing its business presence in the UAE in this sector and others with the opening of a Trade Representative office at the Russian Embassy in Abu Dhabi in 2017, and the inauguration of the Russian Food... Read More

UAE’s 100,000 Russian-speakers, values of tolerance bind Russia and UAE: Russian diplomat

UAE’s 100,000 Russian-speakers, values of tolerance bind Russia and UAE: Russian diplomat

13 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- A large Russian-speaking community in the UAE and the value of tolerance have brought Russia and the UAE further closer, said a Russian diplomat, emphasising that "The UAE is one of the most important partners of Russia in the Middle East."

"The UAE is hosting a Russian-speaking community of around 100,000 people, of whom about 40,000 are Russian nationals and 60,000 are citizens of former Soviet states. They foster people-to-people relations between the two great countries... Read More

Putin's landmark visit: Diplomatic success of decades-long relations between UAE and Russia

Putin's landmark visit: Diplomatic success of decades-long relations between UAE and Russia

13 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates and the Russian Federation have forged a decades-long partnership predicated on mutual respect and definite objectives, leading to various successful outcomes. With President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming state visit to the UAE capital, WAM takes a look at how these two countries have built relations across multiple sectors over the years.

Diplomatic relations:

UAE-Russia ties stretch back 48 years, with the former Soviet Union, USSR, and the UAE... Read More

Vladimir Putin to begin visit to UAE next week

Vladimir Putin to begin visit to UAE next week

13 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- President Vladimir Putin of Russia will commence his official state visit to the UAE on Tuesday, 15th October.

During the visit, the Russian President will hold talks with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The two sides are set to discuss means to further strengthen bilateral cooperation across multiple sectors, as well as regional and international developments of mutual interest.... Read More

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