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Belarus-United Arab Emirates relations

 

          

 

- Belarus and the UAE cooperate mostly in the economic and defense areas

- The UAE lacks fresh water, and Belarus has offered projects to deliver drinkable water to that country

- Creators of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, are ready to implement investment projects in Belarus

 

Fresh water supplies and military equipment. What are other avenues of Belarus-United Arab Emirates cooperation?

 

 

07.11.2017

What do Belarus and the UAE have in common?
What do Belarus and the UAE have in common? The United Arab Emirates is one of the richest countries in the world; it has a unique mixture of ultra-modernism and ancient Arab culture. What is the secret of success of the country?

06.11.2017

Belarus President meets with Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan
Belarus deems relations with UAE important Belarus and the United Arab Emirates will work on several large-scale projects, which will even more closely link their economies. The development of bilateral relations were discussed on November 5 by the Belarusian head of state and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan.

31.10.2017

Belarus President invited to spend a few days in UAE
Belarus President invited to spend a few days in UAE The President of Belarus is paying a working visit to the United Arab Emirates. During the trip, negotiations are planned with the leadership of the UAE, where the sides will discuss the state of the Belarusian-UAE cooperation, the implementation of the previous agreements and promising projects. During the visit the Belarusian President will hold number of meetings with the authorities and business circles of the UAE.

24.10.2017

Days of UAE culture underway in Belarus
Days of UAE culture underway in Belarus From national costumes to oriental farmsteads: Days of culture of the United Arab Emirates solemnly opened in Belarus. The Art Gallery of Mikhail Savitsky became the venue for the display of cultural values. Bright colors on the paintings of Arab artists, exquisite calligraphy and folk craft - from jewelry to the famous oriental spices - will help feel the color of the UAE people.

27.09.2017

Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem: We're impressed by technologies in Belarus
Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem: We're impressed by technologies in Belarus United Arab Emirates are interested in Belarusian milk, meat and cereals. In H1 2017 alone, Belarus exported agricultural products to the Emirates worth almost half a million U.S. dollars. This is 10 times more than in 2016. Now talks are underway on the supply of poultry meat, dried and concentrated milk, as well as butter. Details of contracts on September 27 were negotiated in Minsk.

19.07.2017

Belarus, UAE forensic scientists to exchange experience
Belarus, UAE forensic scientists to exchange experience On July 19, 2017 a memorandum on cooperation between the police of Abu Dhabi and the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus was signed in Minsk. Besides the cooperation in criminalistics sphere, the sides agreed to hold joint trainings of employees.   

21.05.2017

Belarus, United Arab Emirates discuss military technical cooperation
Belarus, United Arab Emirates discuss military technical cooperation The arms and military exhibition aroused true interest of foreign partners. A delegation from the United Arab Emirates, headed by the country’s Chief of Defense, came to the exhibition in Minsk as well. A meeting with the delegation was held in Belarus’s Defense Ministry on May 21, 2017. Issues of bilateral military technical cooperation and perspectives of further relations were discussed.

25.02.2017

Belarus' preparations for Gulfood-2017
Belarus' preparations for Gulfood-2017 Belarus continues preparations for the international exposition of food industry Gulfood-2017, which is to be held in Dubai. It is the largest specialized forum in the Persian Gulf region, which attracts food and drink manufacturers, suppliers and restaurateurs from all over the world. Countries of this region buy more than 90 % of their food supplies from abroad, and it is a good possibility for Belarusian manufacturers to introduce their products to Middle East buyers, to make contracts and to adjust the supply situation.

07.01.2017

UAE grab bronze at Christmas ice hockey tournament in Minsk
UAE grab bronze at Christmas ice hockey tournament in Minsk On January 7, the winner of the Christmas ice hockey amateur tournament for the prize of the President will be determined at Chizhovka Arena. Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates won bronze in the third-place match. Guests from the Gulf have beaten a very strong opponent – Slovakia – with the score 4:3. In 2016, the Slovaks won third place at the Christmas tournament but this year gave way to the UAE, for whom this is the third tournament. Generally, the UAE's performance at the XIII Christmas tournament could be called a big sensation.

04.01.2017

Belarus to take on UAE in 2017 Christmas hockey tournament opener
Belarus to take on UAE in 2017 Christmas hockey tournament opener At this moment, Chizhovka Arena is hosting matches of the 2017 Christmas hockey tournament. Finland are playing Germany and the Balkan team are competing against Switzerland. This is the 13th Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the prize of the President of Belarus. Later in the day, Slovakia take on Russia. At 7 p.m., hosts Belarus take on the UAE. All in all, taking part in the tournament are eight teams.

19.12.2016

UAE foreign minister: Talks with Belarusian side were positive
UAE foreign minister: Talks with Belarusian side were positive Belarus is ready to receive the leadership and business circles of the UAE at a high level, said Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei at a meeting of the joint committee for cooperation between the governments of Belarus and the United Arab Emirates. The sides confirmed their mutual commitment to beneficial cooperation. The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates thanked the Belarusian colleagues for the warm welcome, hospitality and an atmosphere of openness.

16.12.2016

MZKT tank transporters being tested in UAE
MZKT tank transporters being tested in UAE Tank transporters made by Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant (MZKT) are being test-driven in the UAE. The vehicles were made by a special order. This is the principle, according to which the company now operates. In the case of the United Arab Emirates, we are talking about a long-term contract. It provides for the delivery of various machinery. The exact amount and timing of deliveries will be known after testing.

15.12.2016

UAE to help promote Belarusian Halal products in Middle East market
UAE to help promote Belarusian Halal products in Middle East market Belarusian products are in demand in the Middle East market and the UAE company RACS is ready to speed up the certification process. Belarus will ship Halal products to Muslim countries' markets. Requirements to such goods are sufficiently high. Production technologies imply the absence of ingredients prohibited for use in food by Muslims. Belarus will also need to carefully observe hygiene rules and treat animals compassionately.

08.11.2016

Alexander Lukashenko’s visits to UAE and Qatar: What they have in common with Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko’s visits to UAE and Qatar: What they have in common with Belarus Belarus is being tested by the first snow. However, at first, we will talk about the country where there couldn’t be any snow. The main political news is from this country. The President of Belarus visited the UAE and Qatar. The correspondent Ilona Volynets will tell us about the importance and details of the visit keeping in mind the history and possible consequences. If you say in Russian "giraffe drinking coffee with syrup, solving algebra algorithms," you will almost speak Arabic. Almost all of these words were borrowed from Arabic.

03.11.2016

Belarus President finishes main part of working visit to UAE
Belarus President finishes main part of working visit to UAE The main part of the visit of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to the United Arab Emirates has come to an end. On 3 and 4 November, at the invitation of the UAE side, the President is meeting with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It is expected that on November 5, the President of Belarus will have the final meeting with the leadership of the United Arab Emirates,
Belarus' trade with UAE: Why $30 million is not enough?
Belarus' trade with UAE: Why $30 million is not enough? The creation of joint ventures and the development of mutually beneficial projects, the delivery of food products and emphasis on the exchange of innovative technologies. Middle Eastern trade prospects of Belarus are now being discussed by the expert community. The level of political and interpersonal relations between Belarus and the countries of the Persian Gulf, such as Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, is quite high today. But economic cooperation can definitely grow and the sides need to increase mutual trade.

02.11.2016

Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant to supply off-road dump truck to UAE
Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant to supply off-road dump truck to UAE Alexander Lukashenko met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Prospective projects worth tens of millions of dollars were discussed at the meeting. Next year, the Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant will supply off-road dump trucks to the UAE. Belarus is also interested in increasing export of food products and construction materials. Strategic projects are planned in the field of high technologies and military and technological cooperation.
Belarus President for new level of political relations with UAE
Belarus President for new level of political relations with UAE Belarus' doors are always open for the United Arab Emirates, said President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on 1 November meeting with Vice President, Prime Minister and Defense Minister of UAE, Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The main topics of the talks were financial and economic cooperation, investments and strategic projects in logistics and high-tech.

01.11.2016

Belarus' doors always open for UAE: President
Belarus' doors always open for UAE, President says Belarus' doors are always open for the United Arab Emirates, said President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on 1 November meeting with Vice President, Prime Minister and Defense Minister of UAE, Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The main topics of the Belarus-UAE talks relate to the financial and economic cooperation, investment and strategic projects in logistics and high-tech.
Belarus, UAE discussing promising projects during Alexander Lukashenko's visit
Belarus, UAE discussing promising projects during Alexander Lukashenko's visit On October 31, President Alexander Lukashenko met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan - one of the key political figures in the country. He is Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. The sides talked over the situation in the world, security as well as current and future joint projects. At stake are tens of millions of dollars. Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus:I think if you had a little more rain and snow, you would become multi-rich.

31.10.2016

Alexander Lukashenko meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
Belarus leader meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Possible joint projects and investment cooperation between Belarus and the United Arab Emirates were discussed October 31 in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The President of Belarus met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.
Qatar is pearl of Persian Gulf: Alexander Lukashenko on official visit to Middle East
Belarus President makes official visit to Qatar, pearl of Persian Gulf The President of Belarus went to the Middle East region. He is going visit two countries, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. That’s the third visit of Alexander Lukashenko to Qatar. It is a country with ancient history.  Even Before the Common Era, inhabitants of this territory were mediating in trade of Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece with India. Thus, they clearly understand economic language. One more important fact is that Qatar is a large oil and gas producer as well as the UAE. And Belarus is interested in it.
Alexander Lukashenko to hold meetings in United Arab Emirates October 31
Belarus President to meet with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum The prospects of bilateral relations between Belarus and the United Arab Emirates will be discussed during the October 31 working visit of Alexander Lukashenko to the UAE. It began yesterday. It is expected that the President will meet with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as well as the Vice-President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum.

29.10.2016

Bilateral cooperation and common projects: Belarus’ President to visit UAE after Qatar
Belarus’ President to visit UAE after Qatar After finishing the official visit to Qatar, the President of Belarus will go to the United Arab Emirates. The development of bilateral cooperation and involvement in common projects will be discussed.

28.10.2016

President of Belarus to go to Qatar, Saudi Arabia for visits
President of Belarus to go to Qatar, Saudi Arabia for visits The President of Belarus will go to the Middle East region October 29.  During the official visit to Qatar, Alexander Lukashenko will hold talks with the Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani.  As a result the sides are expected to sign several bilateral documents. The President of Belarus will then leave the Qatari capital for a working visit to the United Arab Emirates. Here he plans to hold a series of business meetings. 

07.06.2016

Poland, UAE, Japan diplomats present credentials to Belarus President
Poland, Slovakia, UAE, Japan diplomats present credentials to Belarus President Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on June 6 received credentials from ambassadors of 13 countries. This is a symbolic message from the leaders of these countries with a request to believe their representative. Addressing the diplomats, the head of state expressed confidence that their mission will deepen and expand the bilateral ties. Addressing the diplomats, the President of Belarus expressed confidence that their diplomatic mission will deepen and expand bilateral links, as well as help to find new formats of cooperation between the two countries.

04.05.2016

Investments and logistics: Belarus, UAE ready to implement joint projects
Investments and logistics: Belarus, UAE ready to implement joint projects Belarus and the United Arab Emirates are ready to develop cooperation in the sphere of investment and transport logistics. The Belarus President said this on May 4 meeting with a chairman of the board of directors of one of the world's largest logistics companies. This corporation controls 77 terminals in 40 countries.

28.04.2016

Belarus eases visa requirements for UAE citizens
Belarus eases visa requirements for UAE citizens Belarus is easing visa regime for citizens of the United Arab Emirates. This is provided for by the decree signed on April 27 by President Alexander Lukashenko. The document authorizes visa-free transit through the territory of our country. This also applies to temporary stay for a period not exceeding 30 days from the date of entry through international checkpoints. In this case, UAE citizens can voluntarily register at the place of actual residence.

22.02.2016

Belarus represented at food exhibition in Dubai
Belarus represented at food exhibition in Dubai A Belarusian pavilion for the first time appeared at the largest food exhibition in the Gulf region and the Middle East.  The expo in Dubai is attended by more than 5,000 companies from 120 countries around the world. The Belarusian booth features processing enterprises of Brest, Grodno, Vitebsk and Minsk regions. Visitors can taste Belarusian dairy and meat products produced using innovative technologies.

21.02.2016

Belarus is CIS' most active partner of Gulf States
Belarus is CIS' most active partner of Gulf States Belarus has become the most active partner of the Gulf countries among the CIS states reads the report of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.  It is timed to coincide with the Global Business Forum of the CIS countries, which these days is taking place in the United Arab Emirates. According to the document, Belarus is followed by Russia and Uzbekistan. It is said the report will serve as a roadmap for investors from the Persian Gulf. Aviation, logistics, hospitality, retail and real estate are among the key areas of investment.

24.09.2015

United Arab Emirates to actively invest in Belarus
United Arab Emirates to actively invest in Belarus The United Arab Emirates will be actively invest in Belarus. This was stated by the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Belarus at a meeting with Alexander Lukashenko. The diplomat, who is completing his mission in Belarus, noted the high level of cooperation, which is based on the warm personal contacts of the two leaders. Objectives are ambitious, including to increase trade turnover by 7 times.

25.08.2015

UAE consider Belarus as partner in Mars exploration
UAE consider Belarus as partner in Mars exploration The UAE considers Belarus as a partner in the exploration of Mars. A delegation of the Space Agency of the UAE visited the Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Foreign experts arrived in Minsk to discuss cooperation. The Arab Emirates can be seen as the Middle East center for space technology and information processing. The sector of such studies is one of the largest in the region with a total direct investment of about $5 billion.

25.02.2015

UAE eager to invest in industry, education, tourism in Belarus Industry, education and tourism are the areas in Belarus that are attractive to businessmen from the United Arab Emirates, said the UAE's Minister of Economy during a business briefing in Minsk, which discussed joint projects and further collaboration between the two states. In addition, forum participants got acquainted with new investment opportunities in Belarus, including in the industrial park "The Great Stone", which is a Chinese-Belarusian joint project.

24.02.2015

Belarus considers UAE priority economic partner in the Middle East
Belarus considers UAE priority economic partner in the Middle East Belarus considers the United Arab Emirates as a priority economic partner in the Middle East, said Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov at a meeting on 24 February with Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates. The Premier emphasized that Belarus is ready to do everything so that businessmen from that Arab country can work comfortably here.  

05.01.2015

Belarus President's team down UAE 12:4 at Christmas Ice Hockey Tournament The team of the Belarus President have defeated the UAE national team 12:4 at the 11th Christmas Ice Hockey Tournament, which is underway in the Belarus capital Minsk. The game took place in the Palace of Sport. Belarus held possession of the puck from the beginning of the match. Earlier at the Christmas Ice Hockey Tournament, Belarus outplayed Slovakia, while the UAE drew Switzerland.