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Day: April 13, 2019

ياس ووتروورلد تحقق رقماً قياسياً في موسوعة غينيس لأكبر عدد من الجنسيات في حوض سباحة

Press Release
احتفاءً بعام التسامح ياس ووتروورلد تحقق رقماً قياسياً في موسوعة غينيس لأكبر عدد من الجنسيات في حوض سباحة أبوظبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 13أبريل 2019: على هامش الفعالية التي أقامتها مدينة الألعاب المائية الرائدة على مستوى العالم احتفاءً بعام التسامح، استطاعت ياس ووتروورلد من تسجيل رقم قياسي جديد في موسوعة غينيس للأرقام القياسية لأكبرعدد من الجنسيات في حوض سباحة.  ولمشاهدة بيانات المالتى ميديا الصحفية تفضل بالضغط على الرابط الالكترونى التالى: https://www.multivu.com/players/uk/8528251-yas-waterworld-guinness-world-record/ انطلقتالفعاليةعند الساعة العاشرة من صباح يوم الجمعة 12 أبريل بحضور ممثل من موسوعة غينيس للأرقام القياسية والإدارة العليا لشركة فرح إكسبيرينسزوياس ووتروورلد، حيث اجتمع ضيوف من أكثر من 102 جنسية مختلفة، مثلوا بلادهم واحتفلوا بقيم التسامح والتنوع الثقافي الذي تزخر به دولة

UN Secretary General Receives GCC Representative Credentials

Medical
New York, UN Secretary-general Antonio Guterres received here today the credentials of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Representative to the world organization Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Nasser.Guterres stressed the significant role played by the GCC member states in cementing international as well as regional peace and security.For his part, Al-Nasser emphasized the GCC secretariat-general to promote relations with the UN and its special agencies, in all fields, as that falls in line with the directives of the leaders of the GCC member states.Source: Saudi Press Agency

UN Secretary General Receives GCC Representative Credentials

Medical
New York, UN Secretary-general Antonio Guterres received here today the credentials of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Representative to the world organization Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Nasser.Guterres stressed the significant role played by the GCC member states in cementing international as well as regional peace and security.For his part, Al-Nasser emphasized the GCC secretariat-general to promote relations with the UN and its special agencies, in all fields, as that falls in line with the directives of the leaders of the GCC member states.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Minister heads to Jordan

Business
BAGHDAD Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim headed to the Jordanian capital Amman accompanied by the head of the Investment Authority."The purpose of the visit is to participate in the quadripartite meeting between Iraq, Jordan, Greece and Cyprus at the level of Foreign Ministers to discuss the mechanisms of new trade and tourism investments," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmad al-Sahaf said in a statement.He added that "this meeting is consistent with the aspiration of the Iraqi government to become a regional center for investment convergence of the regional economic forces, in light of the investment and commercial assets, and promising large opportunities.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Truck containing around $12 Million narcotic pills detained by security forces

Business
In an issued communique by the Internal Security Forces on Saturday, it indicated that a truck carrying at least $12 million worth of "Captagon" pills was intercepted today while attempting to smuggle the narcotics into an Arab state by land.The communique indicated that the Central Drug Control Office at the Judicial Police Unit received information from the Saudi Anti-Drug Liaison Office of the attempted drug smuggling operation, within the framework of the joint security cooperation between the two anti-narcotics agencies in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. Following coordination between said Office and the Regional Drug Control Office in the Bekaa, investigations led to the location of the truck, which was placed under constant surveillance in preparation for arresting the truck driver.Invest...

Truck containing around $12 Million narcotic pills detained by security forces

Business
In an issued communique by the Internal Security Forces on Saturday, it indicated that a truck carrying at least $12 million worth of "Captagon" pills was intercepted today while attempting to smuggle the narcotics into an Arab state by land.The communique indicated that the Central Drug Control Office at the Judicial Police Unit received information from the Saudi Anti-Drug Liaison Office of the attempted drug smuggling operation, within the framework of the joint security cooperation between the two anti-narcotics agencies in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. Following coordination between said Office and the Regional Drug Control Office in the Bekaa, investigations led to the location of the truck, which was placed under constant surveillance in preparation for arresting the truck driver.Invest...

Chamoun, Bukhari meet

Sports
Nationalist Liberal Party Chief, Dory Chamoun, met Saturday at the Party's Central House in Sodeco with Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Walid Al-Bukhari.Both men reportedly discussed major political developments on the domestic and regional scenes.Source: National News Agency

US congress delegation visits Marjayoun

Politics
A US Congress delegation comprised of 14 members visited Saturday the Lebanese-Palestinian border in the Southern district of Marjayoun.The delegation arrived at the UNIFIL site in Tel Nahhas via helicopter and then moved along the southern border facing Kfarkila-Odaisseh highway in a number of vehicles, accompanied by the UNIFIL and the Lebanese army.Finally, the delegation members stopped at the Mahafer Camp in the outskirts of the town of Odaisseh, where they were briefed on the construction works underway of the cement wall within the area held by Lebanon as an "occupied territory".The delegation then returned to UNFIL's Tel Nahhas base, following which they are expected to have an aerial inspection by helicopter of Shebaa Farms in the Casa of Hasbaya.Source: National News Agency

US congress delegation visits Marjayoun

Politics
A US Congress delegation comprised of 14 members visited Saturday the Lebanese-Palestinian border in the Southern district of Marjayoun.The delegation arrived at the UNIFIL site in Tel Nahhas via helicopter and then moved along the southern border facing Kfarkila-Odaisseh highway in a number of vehicles, accompanied by the UNIFIL and the Lebanese army.Finally, the delegation members stopped at the Mahafer Camp in the outskirts of the town of Odaisseh, where they were briefed on the construction works underway of the cement wall within the area held by Lebanon as an "occupied territory".The delegation then returned to UNFIL's Tel Nahhas base, following which they are expected to have an aerial inspection by helicopter of Shebaa Farms in the Casa of Hasbaya.Source: National News Agency

Next Monday’s Session Will Be A Final Date To Elect Heads Of Committees And Their Deputies, Halboussi Says

Education
BAGHDAD Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammad Halboussi opened the session of the parliament this afternoon.Halboussi announced that the appointment of the meeting on Monday will be a final date for the election of the chairmen of the committees and their deputies and rapporteurs.Source: National Iraqi News Agency