United Arab Emirates
The opportunity to promote Romania's investment potential, with focus on the tourism industry, was on the agenda of the talks held on Tuesday at the Palace of Parliament between Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea and the Minister of State for Economic and Trade Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber.
Premier Viorica Dancila met on Tuesday with Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, stressing on the occasion the fact that the government is recalibrating its orientation towards the traditional partners in the Gulf region, with UAE representing a priority.
Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu and his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sultan Al Jaber signed on Tuesday in Bucharest, the memorandum of understanding regarding the setting up of a cooperation committee between the two countries, a body that will regularly meet every two years.
President Klaus Iohannis welcomed on Tuesday the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Minister, Sultan Bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, on which occasion the head of state underscored he greatly appreciates the positive dynamic of the relations between Romania and UAE, which are very good at the political level.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company said on March 26 it has awarded two contracts worth $3.5 billion to South Korea's Samsung Engineering to boost output at the largest refinery in the United Arab Emirates.
As traditional centers of modern Arab art in Damascus and Baghdad have imploded amid disastrous wars, the sheeny city-state of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has stepped into the vacuum as a major hub for art sales.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on March 20 criticized the United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan for his remarks that Turkey's military operation in Syria is "a threat to the Arab world."
A private Turkish jet travelling from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul has crashed in south-western Iran, Iranian state television and the Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday, citing aviation officials.