United Arab Emirates
DUBAI - The Tennis Federation of Serbia (TSS) has signed a cooperation protocol with the Tennis Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Dubai, the TSS posted on its website on Friday.
Head of TSS Dusan Orlandic signed the agreement and thanked the UAE colleagues on their hospitality and intiative to establish cooperation.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Defence Bratislav Gasic met on Friday with officers who will assume the duty of military envoys in eight countries in the next few months.
As of this year, Serbia will, for the first time, have military envoys in Brazil, Poland, Angola and the United Arab Emirates, while four officers will take over regular duties in China, Romania, Algeria and Croatia.
Bulgaria is to open new trade offices in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, in northern Iraq at Erbil, Algiers, Tunisia, Ghana, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, in the US in Chicago, Hungary and in Cyprus.
Bulgaria will open trade missions in 20 countries by end-2014, according to a media statement of the government.
The new trade representations are to be opened in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, northern Iraq (Erbil), Algiers, Tunisia, Ghana, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, US (Chicago), Hungary and Cyprus.
Two crates shipped from the United Arab Emirates to the port of Piraeus and labeled office supplies were found to contain 19.9 million contraband cigarettes, customs authorities reported on Friday.
The illegal cigarettes would have cost the Greek state 3.5 million euros in lost taxes had they made it onto the market, the report said.