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UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash, and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel announced the launch of the Sawab Center, an online engagement and messaging operation that will support the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. Based in Abu Dhabi, the Center is a joint collaboration between the UAE and US to counter the online messaging, propaganda and recruitment by the terrorist organization known as Daesh (ISIL). Additional information from The National.
For more information on the UAE’s commitment to confronting and eradicating extremism and terrorism in all forms, please...
United Arab Emirates Embassy announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art soccer field at PS24 in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, as part of the UAE’s ongoing commitment to help restore communities in New York and New Jersey that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. New York City Football Club (NYCFC) and its foundation, City in the Community, will provide ongoing, complimentary after-school soccer programming and coaching for children at the school once the field is complete.
For more information, please see the embassy press release....
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, and Gulf Cooperation Council leaders met with US President Barack Obama at Camp David to discuss regional developments and reaffirm the strong GCC-US partnership. The UAE delegation welcomed the President’s “ironclad” commitment to defend GCC nations from external threats, and looks forward to continuing its close cooperation with the US on regional security issues. Read more here....
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, met today with US Congressional leaders and senior Obama Administration officials, concluding his two-day visit to Washington. More Here.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, met with US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House today to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. More Here
Statement from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the White House meeting is available here.
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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will meet with US President Barack Obama next Monday, April 20th, at the White House to discuss regional security and bilateral issues. More here.
A delegation consisting of 19 professional MBA participants from the GWU Business School, led by Professor Salah Hassan, Chairman of the Marketing Department, visited the UAE Embassy on December 4th, 2009. The visit was part of the pre-travel program for GW Business School’s upcoming third international business residency visit to the UAE in January 2010. The GW students were given an overview on UAE history, politics, culture and society, and economy and business through a video presentation and briefings by Bader Bin Saeed, Head of the Media Section, and Mr. Talal Kaissi, Deputy Commercial Attaché.
May 11, 2011 - UAE Embassy, Washington, DC – The Media Department hosted students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. The group presented Embassy staff with a comprehensive presentation on what they learned from their latest trip to the UAE. Mr. Bader Bin Saeed, Head of the Media Department, gave a brief introduction and led an open discussion. The students are the seventh undergraduate course, 226 students in total, from the University of Maryland, to visit the UAE since the 2009.
On July 28, 2008, H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba presented his credentials to President George W. Bush as the new United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States.