The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) needs robust defence networks and comprehensive solutions that are practical and not theoretical, Dr Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the council, said in his keynote speech at the third edition of the Middle East Missile and Air Defence Symposium (MEMAD) on Wednesday.
SHARJAH — His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an Emiri decree restructuring the Executive Council of the emirate chaired by Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
ABU DHABI — The UAE’s new permanent representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato), Mohammed Ali Al Naqbi, ambassador to Libya Obaid Mohammed Al Ka’abi and ambassador to Kuwait Ali Ahmed bin Shukr Al Za’abi were sworn in before the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in presence of Shaikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative, and General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Whether the Imams should speak on the current regional and international situations or not during Friday congregations will be a question the Federal National Council (FNC) will debate again when it convenes next Tuesday in the 9th session of the first ordinary season in the 5th Legislative chapter.
ABU DHABI — The commission tasked with the implementing the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on naturalisation of children born to Emirati mothers, has submitted a list of people eligible for UAE citizenship when they attain the age of 18.