Daily Archives: May 18, 2020

UAE welcomes power-sharing agreement in Afghanistan, calls for immediate ceasefire

ABU DHABI, The United Arab Emirates today welcomed the signing of a power-sharing agreement in Afghanistan between President Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah while expressing hope that the deal represents a step towards enhancing stability, peace, and security throughout Afghanistan. In a statement released on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

OPEC daily basket price stood at $26.54 a barrel Friday

VIENNA, The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$26.54 a barrel on Friday, 15th May 2020, compared with $24.93 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Djeno (Congo), Zafiro (Equatorial Guinea), Rabi Light (Gabon),

Khalifa University responding to COVID-19 with 14 funded research projects

ABU DHABI, Khalifa University of Science and Technology has established a COVID-19 Research and Development, R&D, Task Force as part of its strategic approach to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the COVID-19 R&D programme, Khalifa University has launched a total of 14 research projects; five projects focused on epidemiology, six projects focused on diagnostics

Ammar Al Nuaimi donates AED2 million to fishermen in Ajman

AJMAN, H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Ajman Executive Council, donated AED2 million to fishermen registered with the Ajman Fishermen Association, which will be paid to them before Eid al Fitr. Sheikh Ammar’s donation aims to encourage citizens to practice the fishing profession, by exploring their