Daily Archives: June 13, 2020

UAE sends medical aid to Chile in fight against COVID-19.

Theodore Ribera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chile, expressed his thanks and gratitude to the UAE for the aid plane sent today to his country as part of the UAE’s efforts to help various countries around the world in containing the spread of COVID-19. This came as the minister received today the

Ronaldo misses penalty as Juve squeeze into final with Milan draw

Turin, Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty as Juventus were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man AC Milan on Friday but the Turin side still squeezed into the Coppa Italia final as the season restarted following a three-month stoppage for the novel coronavirus.   Juve qualified for Wednesday’s final on away goals following their 1-1

Amid coronavirus, Emirati cultural sector thrives through virtual reality

Abu Dabi, The coronavirus crisis has not stopped the UAE from continuing its efforts to communicate with other cultures, which is highlighted by the meetings and talks held by Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, with her counterparts from many countries, to enhance their cultural and innovation partnerships.   The

Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica, welcomed the aid plane sent today to his country as part of the UAE’s efforts to help various countries around the world in containing the spread of COVID-19. Alvarado expressed his deep thanks to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for the support in providing medical supplies to cope with the virus, and expressed his appreciation to the UAE government and people of the UAE for the repatriation of Costa Rican citizens. The airplane carried 9 metric tons of medical supplies and 10,000 testing kits offered to Costa Rica to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. The aid will assist approximately 9,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, Juma Rashid Khamis Ahmad Al Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to Costa Rica, stated: “Thanks to the support and guidance of the leadership of our two countries, bilateral relations have witnessed a quantum leap. This contributed to building a strategic partnership and led to enhanced cooperation, trade, and development. In this context, medical assistance has been provided to Costa Rica, confirming the strength and durability of these relations.” The ambassador added: “The UAE is always keen to stand by brotherly and friendly countries and help medical teams that are among the most vulnerable to the pandemic.” To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing over 904 metric tons of aid, supporting more than 904,000 medical professionals in the process. Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has discussed with Francois-Philippe Champagne, Canadian Foreign Minister, the bilateral relations between the UAE and Canada. During a video call, the two sides also discussed the importance of boosting joint cooperation between the two countries in a various field, including economic,

Costa Rican President receives UAE medical aid in fight against COVID-19

Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica, welcomed the aid plane sent today to his country as part of the UAE’s efforts to help various countries around the world in containing the spread of COVID-19. Alvarado expressed his deep thanks to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy