Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

President, VP and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulate India’s President on Independence Day.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a congratulatory cable to Ram Nath Kovind, President of the Republic of India on the occasion of his country’s Independence Day.

Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent two similar cables to President Ram Nath Kovind.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Air Berlin Files for Insolvency

Air Berlin plans to continue flying despite filing for insolvency following the withdrawal of financial support from leading shareholder Etihad Airways Air Berlin, which has 8,600 employees, A surpassed 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) of losses in approximately six years……with shares falling over 50 percent prior to the insolvency The move to withdraw funding followed a deterioration of Air Berlin operations at an unprecedented pace said Etihad, which purchased a 29 percent stake in Air Berlin in 2012Passengers who have already purchased tickets. should note that a government loan will allow the airline to operate until mid-November.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed offers condolences to family of martyr Sameer Al Baloushi in Ajman.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has offered his condolences to the family of the nation’s martyr, Sameer Mohammed Murad Abubakr Al Baloushi, who died while carrying out his duty with the Arab Coalition’s “Operation Restoring Hope,” led by Saudi Arabia, to back the legitimate government in Yemen.

While visiting the mourning majlis in Ajman, Sheikh Abdullah extended his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the martyr’s family. He also prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the martyr’s soul in peace.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed offers condolences to family of martyr Mohammed Al Hassani.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has offered his condolences to the family of the nation’s martyr, Mohammed Saeed Al Hassani, who died while carrying out his duty with the Arab Coalition’s “Operation Restoring Hope,” led by Saudi Arabia, to back the legitimate government in Yemen.

While visiting the mourning majlis in Dhadna, Fujairah, Sheikh Abdullah extended his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the martyr’s family. He also prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the martyr’s soul in peace.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs