UAE, Germany sign new energy agreement

The United Arab Emirates and the Federal Republic of Germany have explored paths to advance cooperation to new heights in the energy, sustainability and investment sectors.This came at a roundtable meeting held today on the sidelines of the working visit of the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and his accompanying delegation to the UAE.Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, led the UAE's delegation to the roundtable meeting, while the German side was headed by Dr Franziska Brantner, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. Mohammad Ali Al Shurafa, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, attended the meeting along with officials from both sides.Al Zeyoudi underscored during the meeting the promising opportunities up for grabs to further consolidate cooperation between the two nations, noting that UAE is determined to establish a diversified knowledge-based, innovation-driven economy, an area where, he said, Germany has come a long way in over the years.For her part, the German minister said that UAE has always been a strategic partner for her country, and that there are prospects for consolidating cooperation between the two nations in multiple sectors, including clean energy, sustainability and climate action, among others.

Germany and Japan to train in Dubai ahead of Qatar World Cup 2022

Germany and Japan will set up training camps in Nad Al Sheba sports complex and Al Maktoum Stadium at Al Nasr Club in Dubai ahead of the FIFA world cup 2022, which is set to take place in Qatar this year, the Dubai Media Office. Coached by Hansi Flick, the squad is set to land in Dubai on November 14. The world cup is set to run from November 20 until December 18. The other teams in the group are Spain and one from either Costa Rica or New Zealand.