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  • Ambassador Al Otaiba National Day Reception Remarks

    December 2, 2016 Good evening, everyone. On behalf of all our Emirati friends and diplomats, welcome to the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates. I’m happy to see so many familiar faces here to celebrate our country’s 45 th National Day. For us, National Day is a time we celebrate. We celebrate our country, our people, and our leaders. Tonight, we are excited to highlight how – in just 45 short years – the UAE has emerged as a center of innovation. We are harnessing creative energy, talent, and vision as a force for positive change in the Middle East...

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  • Speech of the UAE Foreign Minister H. E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan at the United Nations General Assembly

    NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (28 September 2011) The following is the full speech of Foreign Minister H. E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan at the United Nations General Assembly: The United Arab Emirates would like to extend its congratulations to you and to the State of Qatar for your election as President of the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The UAE would also like to congratulate Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations, for the renewed confidence in him and his re-election as Secretary General of this international organization for a second term,...

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  • UAE Embassy Newsletter Archive

    The UAE Embassy in Washington, DC produces a regular newsletter with salient information about UAE-US relations, Embassy activities and UAE government initiatives. 2021 September 21 August 31 July 22 June 24 May 27 April 26 April 6 (Climate Envoy Kerry Visit to UAE) March 25 February 24 February 9 (Hope Probe Arrival) January 28 2020 December 10 November 19 October 23 September 21 September 1 August 15 July 23 June 29 May 15 April 24 April 8 February 12 2019 2019 in Review: The UAE's Year of Tolerance November 26 September 26 August 28 (Emirati Women’s Day) August 2 June 20

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  • UAE Healthy Kidney 10K Race draws elite runners to New York

    NEW YORK CITY, NY (14 May 2011) – Leonard Patrick Komon of Kenya set a new Central Park course record at the 7th UAE Healthy Kidney 10K Race. The race, held annually in New York City, is sponsored by the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC to benefit the National Kidney Foundation, and held in Honor of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, first President of the United Arab Emirates and kidney transplant recipient. 15,000 runners registered to run in this year’s UAE Healthy Kidney 10K race. Among those were two of the fastest 10K...

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