Sheikh Mohammed and other dignitaries watch graduation ceremony.
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the graduation ceremony of the 6th patch of the National Defence College in Abu Dhabi.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of tolerance His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of the Federal Supreme Council His Excellency Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs Mohammed Bin Ahmed Al Bawardi and Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Minister of Infrastructure Development Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Lt-General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar attended the ceremony.
The event, organised by the UAE Space Agency, is the largest gathering of global space industry leaders in the Middle East and North Africa.
He wished President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa good health and happiness to continue the development drive and enhance the country's achievements and gains.
Omar Mohammed Al Hajjaj, a grade two student at Al Mawakeb School is being praised for his initiative. He has been growing his hair from the age of three, after he witnessed his aunt’s struggle with cancer.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.
US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday, as Pyongyang warns of waning patience with stalled nuclear talks.
Oil and gas groups were accused on Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary and rapid cut in fossil fuel use.