Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, arrived in Baghdad on Saturday afternoon, leading the UAE delegation for ''Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership'', which will begin on today (Satuday).
Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq, and a group of Iraqi ministers and senior officials welcomed the UAE leader upon arrival at Baghdad International Airport.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid is accompanied by a high-level ministerial delegation comprising Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Suhail Bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Dr Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to UAE President, Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, Chairman of Protocols for the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Salem Issa Qattam, UAE Ambassador to Iraq.
In earlier reports, Iraq has invited Iran, Saudi Arabia and some other countries including Gulf nations to a summit in Baghdad.
Officials say the meeting, which will also discuss the war in Yemen, Lebanon's collapse and a regional water crisis, could take a step towards Saudi-Iranian rapprochement even though they have yet to say what representation they will send.Iraqi officials hope that Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi will attend the meeting, planned for Saturday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai has directed to launch the next edition of the World Government Summit at Expo 2020 Dubai on November 22nd-25th, 2020.
Sheikh Mohammed received a red carpet welcome from Chinese diplomats and dignitaries.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the ‘Golden Card’ scheme to grant permanent residency benefits to investors, entrepreneurs, specialised talents, researchers, and outstanding students.
Iranian state TV reported that rescue teams were dispatched to the quake-hit area and added there were no casualties.
The blast was so powerful that it toppled the truck carrying police officers into a ravine, police chief Meher said, adding that the bombing also damaged a nearby car carrying members of a family. He said that the anti-polio campaign will continue even after the bombing.
Sheikh Sultan called on farmers to cooperate with Sharjah government in developing and maintaining their farms and establishing specialised farms, stressing that he will provide the necessary support for electricity and water services at reduced prices.
The COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Centres in Abu Dhabi which will remain open are Rabdan, Manhal; Al Ain: Al Sarouj, Asharej. In addition, the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centres in Mushrif Wedding Hall in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain Convention Centre will remain open.