Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets Lord Mayor of London.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met here today with Charles Bowman, Lord Mayor of London.

The meeting, which was a part of Sheikh Abdullah’s current state visit to the United Kingdom, UK, discussed bilateral relations between the United Arab Emirates, UAE, and the UK and ways to enhance them all fields, especially in the economic and commercial areas.

Sheikh Abdullah spoke about the UAE’s keenness to strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation with the UK in various domains.

The Lord Mayor of London emphasised the deep-rooted strategic relations between the UAE and the UK and the keenness to develop them while praising its leading regional and international stature and reputation.

The meeting was attended by Sulaiman Hamed Salem Al Mazrouei, UAE Ambassador to the UK.

Source: UAE Ministry of foreign Affairs

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed visits London Design Biennale.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, today visited the London Design Biennale, currently held at the historic Somerset House in London and toured the national pavilions of the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Sheikh Abdullah was accompanied during his tour by Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United Kingdom, UK, and Sulaiman Hamed Salem Al Mazrouei, UAE Ambassador to the UK.

Upon his arrival, Sheikh Abdullah was received by Sumantro Ghose, Managing Director of the Biennale.

Sheikh Abdullah stopped at the different sections of the UAE Pavilion and acquainted himself with the innovative works designed by Emirati students, including the “Time Is Your Mirror” work which chronicles the development of the UAE’s seven emirates through 70 suspended hourglass sand timers, continuously telling of the evolvement that the country is going through. Sheikh Abdullah was also briefed on a work entitled “Being and Existence” by Saudi designer Lulua Al Hamoud, which simulates the discovery of closeness between the language and emotion.

Ghose presented Sheikh Abdullah with an album containing the works and designs on display at the Biennale.

Sheikh Abdullah praised the UAE and Saudi pavilions at the Biennale.

The Biennale brings together exciting and ambitious designers from 40 countries to display their innovative works.

Source: UAE Ministry of foreign Affairs

UNAC Fellowship Delegation Visit Museums of Msheireb, Islamic Art and Souq Waqif

A delegation of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAC) Fellowship visited the Msheireb Museum, Museum if Islamic Art (MIA) and souq waqif.

The delegation toured the Msheireb Museum and learned about the history and stages of development of the State of Qatar.

The delegation also visited MIA and learned about Islamic history and Islamic monuments through the ages.

The members of the delegation expressed admiration for Msheireb Museum, Museum of Islamic Art and Souq Waqif.

Source: Ministry of foreign Affairs