October UAE E-News Update
UAE News from the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC

UAE Foreign Minister Calls For Stability In The Region At The 68th UNGA

In his speech before the United Nations General Assembly, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan called for a peaceful settlement with Iran regarding the occupied islands issue; stressed the need for greater international action on the conflict in Syria; and encouraged moderation and development in Egypt as a means to strengthen regional and international security. Learn More >

Etihad Airways Sponsors Events DC Nation's Triathlon

During a VIP reception at the UAE Embassy, Events DC Nation's Triathlon Officials, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society representatives, diplomats and triathletes celebrated a new partnership with Etihad Airways and growing cooperation between the Nation's and Tri Yas Abu Dhabi triathlons. Etihad recently launched nonstop "capital to capital" service between Washington, D.C. and Abu Dhabi, demonstrating deep commercial and cultural ties between the two cities. Learn More >

UAE Embassy Diplomats Highlight Growing Trade Relationship In Visit To Florida

With the goal of showcasing the strong UAE-US bilateral relationship and exploring areas for future cooperation, diplomats from the UAE Embassy met with local government, business, and education leaders in two Florida cities. Learn More >

UAE Appoints Its First Female Envoy To United Nations

At the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Her Excellency Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh presented her credentials to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She is the UAE's first female Permanent Representative to the United Nations, and the fifth woman in the country to serve as an ambassador.  Learn More >

Stay Even More Connected With the UAE Embassy in Washington DC - Now On Tumblr

Can't get enough of the UAE on the web? The UAE Embassy is now using Tumblr to engage with a wider audience -- follow the page to stay in the loop on Embassy happenings and exciting news pertaining to the UAE and its relationship with the US. Learn More >
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.@TheBuffaloNews reports Dubai-based Alita USA announces plan for new $102 million facility in Buffalo, NY 
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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with a delegation of US Congress members led by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of #California today to discuss the outstanding US-UAE bilateral relationship and reviewed international efforts and initiatives to achieve peace and stability in the region.  See More >
Expo 2020 Dubai UAE. Be part of it.

Regardless of the strategic choices we will have to make, one decision that's off the table is the United States' enduring commitment to the Middle East, and to the U.A.E. specifically."

Dr. Ashton Carter, United States Deputy Secretary of Defense


On October 25, 1985, Emirates Airline launched its first flights from Dubai. Its first destinations were in Pakistan and India.  



The FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 will take place at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, featuring 52 matches played over three weeks. It is the largest football event ever held in the Emirates.


The Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will take place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Featuring a scenic track and top speeds of 320 km/h, the race is also one of the few featured venues to run counterclockwise.


The Dubai Airshow will take place at Dubai World Central in Dubai. It is the leading forum in the Middle East for promoting and discussing issues related to the region's aviation industry. This year's show will include a special "green" area to examine carbon trading, biofuels, emissions and technology.



Diplomats from the UAE Embassy met with local officials at the Office of the Mayor in Orlando, Florida to discuss the growing bilateral UAE-US relationship and explore areas for future collaboration through cultural and educational exchanges. 

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