Los Angeles – May 12, 2017 – The United Arab Emirates Consulate in Los Angeles donated many items such as TVs, computers, games, and sport equipment to King Fahad Mosque’s Muslim Youth Symposium of America (MYSA). MYSA’s new center is open to the local community welcoming all faiths and backgrounds as a safe place after school while promoting mutual dialogue and understanding between Muslims and other faiths.
Los Angeles – May 19, 2017 – Consul General Abdulla Alsaboosi accepted Egypt Cancer Network's Highest Humanitarian Award on behalf of Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States for all the support of the children of Hospital 57357, also known as The Children’s Cancere Hospital Egypt. The award was presented by Dr. Hisham El Seify, Egypt Cancer Network President, Dr. Mohamed El-Erian, and Dr. Hala Sarhan during their 10th year anniversary. Also in attendance, Mahmoud Kabil, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to the Middle East and North Africa.
NEW YORK – April 11, 2017 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) hosted its 13th Annual Healthy Kidney 10K in New York City on Sunday, April 9, gathering a field of elite athletes who led more than 8,600 finishers through Central Park. The race, organized by New York Road Runners in partnership with the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC, UAE Consulate in New York and the National Kidney Foundation, raises awareness of kidney disease and pays tribute to the UAE’s founder and first President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan who was treated for kidney disease in the United States.
NEW YORK – April 4, 2017 – His Excellency Majid Al-Suwaidi, United Arab Emirates Consul General in New York delivered a keynote presentation at the 6th Annual Wharton Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Conference on March 31, hosted by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
The conference, titled "Region Under Transformation: The Future of MENA," gathered MENA leaders, investors and entrepreneurs driving change in the region. Consul General's Al-Suwaidi's presentation focused on the UAE’s 45-year journey to economic success.
NEW YORK – March 31, 2017 – This week, His Excellency Majid Al-Suwaidi, United Arab Emirates Consul General in New York, spoke to business and government leaders about the UAE-US bilateral relationship and opportunities for investment during a roundtable discussion hosted by the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU).
During the discussion, Consul General Al-Suwaidi provided details on the UAE’s trade relationship with the US and focused on industry areas including finance, technology and renewable energy.
Consul General Al-Suwaidi and Dubai FDI expand UAE-US business relationship
NEW YORK – March 30, 2017 – His Excellency Majid Al-Suwaidi, United Arab Emirates Consul General in New York, and a delegation from the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) visited Florida last week for a diplomatic mission to strengthen the UAE-US business and cultural ties across the state. The delegation met with local business and government officials in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, following Consul General Al-Suwaidi’s meeting with Florida Governor Rick Scott in Tallahassee.
Consul General reinforces strong UAE-Florida bilateral relationship
Salem, OR (28 March 2017) – United Arab Emirates (UAE) Consul General Abdulla Alsaboosi traveled to Oregon on his official state visit to meet with local government officials and business leaders to highlight the economic relationship between the state and the UAE. During his stay, Consul General Alsaboosi visited Salem, Beaverton, Corvallis and Portland.
Consul General Promotes UAE as one of the World’s Fastest Growing Tourist Destinations
NEW YORK – February 27, 2017 – His Excellency Majid Al-Suwaidi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Consul General in New York, delivered keynote remarks at the inaugural World Affairs Council 2017 Travel Conference in Harrisburg, the capital city of Pennsylvania. The conference featured panel discussions on international travel trends and included an exhibition of tourism trade show booths.
Consul General Meets with Business and Government Leaders on Visit to Underscore Importance of Trade Ties
NEW YORK – February 14, 2017 – His Excellency Majid Al-Suwaidi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Consul General in New York, met with local business and government leaders in Atlanta, Georgia to reinforce the strong UAE-US business ties in the region and discuss economic growth opportunities.
UAE-Georgia trade has been steadily growing over the years. Since 1999, total exports from Georgia to the UAE have grown from $38 million to $740 million in 2015.