UAE SIGNS CONTRACT ON STARTING THE WORKS OF RENOVATION OF CONFERENCE ROOM XVII OF THE PALAIS DES NATIONS
H.E AL ZAABI MEETS THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF UNOG
H.E AL ZAABI RECEIVES MR. RASHID KHALIKOV
AMBASSADOR AL ZAABI AND UN SECRETARY-GENERAL INSPECT ONGOING WORKS TO RENEW HALL 17
Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, signed on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, the contract for the start of the renovation works of the conference room No. 17 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The newly remade conference room will carry the name "Emirates".
Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, met on Thursday 7 January 2016 at UN office in Geneva, Mr. Michael Mueller, Director General of the United Nations office in Geneva to follow up the work progress for the renewal project of the Room 17 at the Palais des Nations , which is funded by the United Arab Emirates and to prepare for the opening ceremony, which is scheduled to be in the middle of May 2016.
Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, received on Friday 8 January 2016 Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Partnerships with the Middle East and Central Asia on the occasion of his appointment to this post.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr. Ban Ki-moon and Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the European headquarters of the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva paid a visit on Tuesday to the hall (17) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The aim of the visit was to inspect the ongoing works to refurbish and renew the hall 17 which is financed by the United Arab Emirates in the context of an integrated project to restore and upgrade the United Nations headquarters in Geneva.