The Emirati leader Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away on January 2nd, and his son Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum became the new UAE president the following day. He was officially sworn in at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. Which was attended by his family, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as well as many other high-ranking officials from both the UAE and around the World. For more latest news and Krispy updates visit Unmotivatedworld.com.
Sheikh Khalifa Receives Official Salutes
As part of a visit to France, former President of Abu Dhabi, received official salutes Tuesday. After meeting with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo at City Hall in Paris on Tuesday morning. Sheikh Khalifa headed to Les Invalides, where he met with French President Emmanuel Macron. Les Invalides is home to a military museum and has been home to Napoleon’s tomb since 1885. Sheikh Khalifa is set to meet with other high-level officials as well as celebrate several milestones including Emirati Women’s Day on Wednesday. He is also expect to receive an award in honour of his leadership and contributions during Macron’s state visit.
Sheikh Mohammed Attends Official Dinner with President Emmanuel Macron
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended an official dinner hosted by newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron at Eiffel Tower in Paris on Thursday. Speaking to reporters before attending a banquet with president Emanuel Macon here on Wednesday evening, Sheikh Mohammed said: We are here tonight to mark a new era in relations between France and the United Arab Emirates. Referring to earlier talks with other visiting world leaders attending the inauguration ceremony for President Emmanuel Macron.
Sheikh Mohammed Hosts Lunch at Presidential Palace
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, hosted a lunch at Zabeel Palace in honour of newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron. He received a phone call from Macron congratulating him on winning re-election as Emirati president earlier in February. A statement released by Dubai Media Office said that Emmanuel [Macron] praised Sheikh Mohammed’s leading role in promoting and strengthening relations between France and Arab countries. During their conversation, they discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral cooperation between France and Dubai through culture, investment, tourism and research exchange. They also touched upon regional developments, especially issues relating to Iraq and Yemen. Both leaders expressed their interest to work together in addressing challenges facing the Middle East region.
CEO of EMAAR Properties, Mohamed Alabbar, Meets the Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
EMAAR Properties, a company owned by Alabbar, announced that it had secured approval to build an ambitious island in Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island. The new island will be powered entirely by renewable energy and is planned to include hotels, theatres, cultural attractions and places of worship. Sheikh Khalifa awarded Mohamed Alabbar with his nation’s highest civilian honour for services rendered to investment and economic development in Abu Dhabi. The president of France has invited Sheikh Mohamed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and D.S. Commander of the Armed Forces, to visit Paris for talks on November 18.
Secretary-General of OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) Visits Dubai
During a visit to Dubai on Monday. The Secretary General of OIC met with Sheikh Mohamed and discussed ways to strengthen ties between Islamic countries. Sixty-two-year-old Al-Othaimeen, who took office in 2016, is currently on a four-day tour of Arab Gulf states; his trip will also take him to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. While in Dubai, he inaugurated an exhibition organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). He also visited Dubai Police Academy and announced that he would award scholarships to police officers,(Who complete their training courses). According to the WAM news agency, Al-Othaimeen has pledged $5 million toward educational activities in Palestine.
British Prime Minister Theresa May Visits Sheikh Khalifa in Abu Dhabi
Prime Minister Theresa May met with Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in Abu Dhabi on April 18. May’s meeting with Sheikh Khalifa is her first high-level interaction with a Gulf Arab leader since she became Prime Minister. This visit will help to further strengthen relations between both countries and promote cooperation in various fields. Both parties also reviewed areas of mutual interest in bilateral relations and regional. And also international issues of common concern, including developments in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Libya. They affirmed their support for establishing a just political solution to crises in these countries based on UNSC resolutions related to combating terrorism.
International Leaders Present Condolences on Death of Former UAE President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
In tribute to Sheikh Zayed, several international leaders were in attendance as new UAE president Sheikh Khalifa was formally inaugurated. Present to pay their respects were Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Jordan’s King Abdullah II, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas sent his condolences through Nabil Shaath. A member of the Fatah Central Committee and former minister in several Palestinian administrations. And while Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif wished him well via Twitter.