Saturday, October 31, 2020

Manama, Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, has issued a circular stipulating the re-opening of the Labour Ministry-licensed nurseries on October 25, amid strict precautionary measures to limit the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).   Parents who chose in-person learning for their children should bring them to their nurseries as of […]

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Muscat,  Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Sultanate of Oman, Dr. Jumaa bin Ahmed Al Kaabi, received in his office at the embassy, the Director of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Network for Quality Assurance in in Higher Education, Badr bin Saif Al Kindi.   During the meeting, the ambassador welcomed Badr bin […]

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The UAE has renewed its call to the international community to reduce the suffering of refugees and preserve their human dignity amid the increasing challenges they face. Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, affirmed at the Donor Conference for Rohingya Refugees, sponsored by the United States of America, the European […]

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has announced that UAE citizens will soon be able to travel to the State of Israel without the need for a visa for a maximum of 90 days per visit. The exemption comes as part of the mutual visa waiver memorandum of understanding signed between both countries […]

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Hosted by the UAE virtually, The Second Government Forum against Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East took place from 19-20 October. His Excellency Dr. Anwar Mohamed Gargash Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking, opened the forum by emphasizing the importance of coordinated regional and […]

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, led the UAE’s participation in the third round of UAE-Turkmenistan Joint Committee, which convened on October 14th-21st via video conference. Rashid Meridov, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, represented his country’s in the session. Addressing the committee, the […]

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The United Arab Emirates, led by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and the United States, led by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, today committed to further develop bilateral ties and solidify the close partnership between the two countries through a new strategic dialogue initiative. The […]

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The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has organised a workshop on the principles of international humanitarian law, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC. The three-day workshop, which was attended by ERC employees and volunteers, took place via video conference and reviewed papers presented by the ERC and the ICRC on international […]

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Dr. Hamad Saif Al Shamsi, UAE Attorney-General, chaired the 12th meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Public Prosecutors and Attorneys-General, which was attended by Dr. Nayef Falah M. Al Hajraf, GCC Secretary-General. The meeting, which was held remotely today, discussed a number of topics, most notably the proposal related to drafting guidelines for procedural […]

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