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Sheikh Hamdan on official visit to Singapore and Indonesia

  March 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm by

The UAE Deputy Prime Minister, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will start an official visit to Singapore and Indonesia on Saturday, March 7. Sheikh Hamdan will meet with senior officials of the two South-East Asian countries to discuss with them ways to boost bilateral cooperation between the UAE and the two respective countries in the areas of politics, economy, and trade. Sheikh Hamdan is being accompanied on the … Continue reading

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Princess Anne in Gibraltar

  March 5, 2009 at 3:10 am by

The Princess Royal has arrived at Gibraltar for a three-day official visit, during which she is set to open a military hospital bearing her name, the Princess Royal Medical Centre, as well as visiting a school for children with special needs. The Spanish government, which claims that Gibraltar belongs to Spain, has protested the Princess’s visit. The Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs contacted the British Ambassador with a … Continue reading

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Continuing on Their Course toward Reconciliation between Japan and other Nations: Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko To Visit Pearl Harbour

  March 3, 2009 at 12:02 pm by

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko may visit Pearl Harbor, the scene of Japan’s surprise attack that ushered in the Pacific War, next July, following a visit to Canada. Such an event would symbolize the postwar reconciliation between Japan and the United States as no sitting Japanese prime minister has, to the present day, gone to Pearl Harbor. If this should come to pass it would be one important step more … Continue reading

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Sultan Qaboos and President Suleiman hold talks

  March 1, 2009 at 2:21 am by

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said on Saturday met with President Michel Suleiman of Lebanon, who is on a two-day official visit to Oman. The two leaders held talks which discussed ties between their countries and bilateral relations and ways to improve them in all aspects. The two leaders hoped Suleiman’s visit to Oman would lead to more “cooperation, coordination and activation of bilateral agreements and finding ways to encourage mutual … Continue reading

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UAE PM holds talks in Egypt

  February 25, 2009 at 9:51 am by

Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum arrived here in Cairo today. On arrival at the Cairo International Airport, Sheikh Mohammed was given a full protocol reception and was received by the Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr. Ahmed Nazif, a number of ministers, top army commanders and members of the UAE diplomatic mission in Cairo. President Hosni Mubarak and Sheikh … Continue reading

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Spanish King and Queen Visit Florida

  February 22, 2009 at 7:44 pm by

After their state visit to Jamaica King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia headed to Pensacola and Miami in Florida, USA. The visit started on February 18, when their Majesties attended the commemorative events marking the 450th anniversary of the founding of the Santa María settlement, the first Spanish settlement in the US, in Pensacola Bay by Tristán de Luna y Arellano. The next day, the King and Queen met with … Continue reading

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King Abdullah of Jordan in Saudi Arabia

  February 20, 2009 at 5:37 am by

February 19, 2009 – Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdelaziz meet with Jordan King Abdullah in Riyadh to discussed ways to address current challenges in the region that would best serve joint Arab interests. During the meeting the two leaders discussed the importance of international and Arab efforts to launch serious and effective negotiations to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state solution and in pursuance of the … Continue reading

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Frederik and Mary to Visit the United States

  February 18, 2009 at 5:56 am by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will pay an official visit to the United States of America between March 21 and 29 this year. A new portrait of the couple was issued on the website of the Embassy of Denmark Washington website to mark the visit. The pair will begin their visit in Chicago, where they will attend an energy and climate conference and view Danish art … Continue reading

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Empress Michiko of Japan Receives Hillary Clinton for tea

  February 18, 2009 at 1:35 am by

As part of an Asian tour that will also take her to Indonesia, South Korea and China, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is presently visiting Japan. She arrived on Feb. 17, 2009 at the imperial palace in Tokyo. Empress Michiko of Japan was giving a tea party for her and welcomed Ms Clinton with cordiality. The aquaintance of the two ladies dates already back to 1996 when Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Naruhito inspects classes at Japanese school in Vietnam

  February 16, 2009 at 1:56 am by

During his state visit to Vietnam, Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan visited a Japanese school in Ho Chi Minh City.The Crown Prince inspected an English conversation lesson for second-year elementary school children and an integrated studies class for first-year junior high school students on Friday. The friendly contact between the Vietnam and Japan is no matter of course: in 1991, the two countries re-established diplomatic relations. Before that date, Japan … Continue reading

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Charles and Camilla To Visit South America

  February 15, 2009 at 10:52 am by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will travel to Chile, Brazil and Ecuador from 8 to 17 March this year. The visit will focus on the relationship between these South American countries and the UK. The main issue will be something that has been very close to the Prince’s heart for many years: environmental issues and climate change. Prince Charles is known as a passionate fighter for … Continue reading

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Saudi-Chinese Friendship Park

  February 12, 2009 at 5:32 pm by

President Hu Jintao of China has just ended a three-day offiicial visit to Saudi Arabia (on 12 February) and is on his way to meet with the leaders of several African countries. The Saudi visit is aimed at fostering cooperation between China in the fields of education and culture as well as commerce and strategic relations. During his visit the President met with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Naruhito in Vietnam Alone

  February 12, 2009 at 1:47 pm by

Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan is presently visiting Vietnam. He left Tokyo on the 9th February and will stay in Vietnam until the 15th. The prince is going to attend welcoming ceremonies and meet with top officials in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi before heading down to the ancient capital of Hue, the southern business center of Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong River. The heir to the Japanese … Continue reading

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Official Two-Day Visit by Lebanese President to the UAE

  February 11, 2009 at 11:08 am by

President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed Lebanese President Michel Suleiman who started a 2-day official visit to the UAE. The two leaders held talks at all Al Mushrif Palace which they discussed peace in the region, set up the Palestinian state and emphasised their keenness on promoting joint cooperation between the two countries in different fields. Sheikh Khalifa and President Suleiman attended the signing agreement on setting … Continue reading

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Japan’s Crown Prince on Week-Long Visit to Vietnam

  February 11, 2009 at 5:04 am by

Crown Prince Naruhito is currently embarking on the first visit of a member of Japan’s Imperial Family to the communist nation of Vietnam. The Prince arrived on February 9, and will spend a week in the country. The trip marks the 35th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Vietnam. On his first official day, February 10; Naruhito met with Vietnam’s Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan at the Presidential Palace … Continue reading

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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in Northern Ireland for One-Day Visit

  February 8, 2009 at 9:42 pm by

Last Tuesday, 3rd February, the royal couple have been in Northern Ireland for a visit. For many years, because of the difficult political situation and for security reasons, it was something special when someone from the government or from the royal family visited NI. Today the situation there is more relaxed and peaceful but the visit of Charles and Camilla every year is good for a headline in the media … Continue reading

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