KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Police have apprehended a girl at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for attempting to transport currency illegally to the UAE.

KHOST (AFGHANISTAN), Jan 27: The first-ever commercial flight opened from the Khost International Airport to Al Ain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Friday, the local television Tolonews reported on Saturday.

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates), Dec 1: The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) in Dubai marked the commencement of a pivotal moment with the approval of the Climate Damage Fund.

DUBAI, Dec 1:Nearly 200 nations agreed Thursday to launch a fund to support countries hit by global warming, in a "historic" moment at the start of UN climate talks in the oil-rich UAE. The landmark announcement came as the Emirati host of the COP28 talks declared that fossil fuels must be part of any final climate deal negotiated over the next two weeks.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: In the first three months of the current fiscal year, the UAE has become the primary labor destination for Nepali youths seeking employment abroad. According to data from the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE), 37,492 young people arrived in the UAE for work between mid-July and mid-October of the current fiscal year alone. This group includes 7,015 women and 30,477 men.

Nepal suffers 4-0 defeat against UAE

November 17, 2023 11:43 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Nepal suffered a defeat against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the first match of the second round of FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifier. The UAE defeated Nepal 4-0 in the match in Dubai, UAE, last night.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Nepal is playing its first match today in the triangular T20 cricket series involving Nepal, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Hong Kong.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: President Ram Chandra Poudel has appointed Sudhir Bhattarai as the ambassador of Nepal to the Republic of France, Tej Bahadur Chhetri as the ambassador of Nepal to the United Arab Emirates and Ghanshyam Lamsal as the ambassador of Nepal to Kuwait.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Nepal defeated UAE by three wickets in the seventh place playoff semifinal of the ICC One-Day Cricket World Cup Qualifier.

NEW DELHI, June 14: India and UAE on Monday agreed to set a target of USD 100 billion of trade in non-petroleum products by 2030 from the USD 48 billion at present.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal and the UAE will be sitting for talks to decide on the renewal of the labor agreement between the two countries. The meeting of Nepal-UAE Labor Joint Working Committee (JWC) is scheduled to be held in Chandragiri, Kathmandu, on Wednesday. The official team of the UAE has already arrived in Nepal for the meeting.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Speaker Dev Raj Ghimire has congratulated the Nepali national cricket team for winning the title of ACC Men's Premier Cup.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal has been selected for Asia Cup by defeating UAE in the final of ACC Premier Cup. Today, Nepal defeated UAE by 7 wickets and won the title and was selected for the Asia Cup.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The ACC Premier Cup final match between Nepal and the UAE has been postponed till Tuesday due to rain.

KARACHI, April 15: Pakistan announced financial support on Friday from the United Arab Emirates and China totalling $1.3 billion, giving the ailing economy a shot in the arm as it seeks to meet conditions for the resumption of an International Monetary Fund bailout.

KATHMANDU, March 16: In the all-important match under the ICC World Cup League-2 triangular ODI series on Thursday, Nepal beat the UAE by nine runs according to Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.

UAE gives Nepal a target of 311 runs

March 16, 2023 13:33 pm

KATHMANDU, March 16: With Asif Khan's record century, the UAE has given Nepal a huge target of 311 runs to win the last match of the ICC Cricket World Cup League Two underway at TU Cricket Ground .

KATHMANDU, March 2: The Nepali cricket team has qualified to play in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka in 2024.

Kathmandu, Feb 28: Nepal defeated Malaysia by 10 wickets in the ICC U-19 Men's World Cup Asia Qualifiers match in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday. The match was held in Maleka Cricket Stadium in UAE.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Ashif Sheikh and Gyanendra Malla scored half centuries as Nepal defeated the UAE by six wickets in the title decider on Friday to lift the One-Day International Series for the first time at home ground.

Nepal and the UAE established diplomatic relations in 1977. The bilateral cooperation between the two countries has since increased manifolds. While the UAE is the fourth largest trading partner of Nepal, this Middle Eastern nation is also one of the popular destinations of Nepali migrant workers. The two countries also share common views on significant global issues ranging from renewable energy, climate change to world peace and fight against terrorism both as a member of the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement at the multilateral level. Against this context, Republica's Kosh Raj Koirala talked to UAE Ambassador to Nepal, Saeed Hamdan Al Naqbi, to understand the current state of bilateral relations between Nepal and the UAE, potential areas of cooperation and ways to further promote bilateral relations between the two countries. Excerpts:

Nepal faces defeat with UAE

June 4, 2022 14:19 pm

KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal was defeated by the United Arab Emirates in today's match under ICC U-19 Women's T-20 World Cup Asia Qualifier. The ICC U19 T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier is taking place in Malaysia.

May 13: The United Arab Emirates’ long-ailing ruler, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nayhan, died Friday, the government’s state-run news agency announced in a brief statement. He was 73.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Demonstrations have been organized in Kathmandu demanding the immediate release of Nepali journalist Umakanta Pandey, who is detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

KATHMANDU, March 17: A Nepali delegation led by Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha, which is currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has taken stock of the condition of services, salaries, perks and security given to Nepali domestic workers in the UAE.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Krishna Kumar Shrestha interacted with the Nepali diaspora in the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Krishna Kumar Shrestha and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister for Human Resource, Dr Abdulrahaman Al Awar, held a meeting on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: A meeting of a Joint Committee of Nepal and the United Arab Emirates is taking place at Abu Dhabi today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Krishna Kumar Shrestha will be heading off to the UAE next week for the management of Nepalis stranded there. Minister Shrestha will negotiate with the UAE government for the management of Nepalis who went to the UAE on tourist and other visas but are stranded there.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Krishna Kumar Shrestha has said that the government will take action against the foreign employment entrepreneurs who leave Nepali citizens stranded abroad on visit visa.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The Department of Immigration (DoI) returned 76 passengers bound to the UAE at the recommendation of a Lalitpur-based cooperative. They were returned home from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

UAE defeats Nepal by 48 runs

November 28, 2021 16:59 pm

Nepal’s hopes to play 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup shattered

UAE envoy calls on Energy Minister Bhusal

September 17, 2021 16:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Nepal, Saeed Hamdan Alnaqbi paid a courtesy call on Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal at her office in Singha Durbar today.

DUBAI, Aug 22: The United Arab Emirates has agreed to host 5,000 Afghan nationals to be evacuated from their country for 10 days on their way to a third country at the request of the United States, the Gulf Arab state's foreign ministry said on Friday.

DUBAI, Aug 19: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is in the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf state's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after he left as Taliban fighters seized control.

KATHMANDU, August 11: Nepali youths have been facing problems in going abroad for foreign employment because of the rules implemented by different countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As many as 150 passengers were barred from traveling to Dubai on Monday due to new rules imposed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

DUBAI, Aug 4: The United Arab Emirates will on Thursday lift a ban on transit flights including from India and Pakistan, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday.

Nepali player honored in UAE

July 31, 2021 11:19 am

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepali martial arts player Karan Bahadur Chand has been honored in the United Arabic Emirates (UAE).

CAIRO, July 2:  The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa and Nigeria, state news agency (WAM) reported.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The Government of the United Arab Emirates is sending a consignment of medical equipment and supplies, including ventilators, to Nepal which is expected to arrive in Kathmandu soon. This assistance is being made on the request of the Government of Nepal.

DUBAI, Jan 31: The United Arab Emirates has adopted amendments that would allow the Gulf state to grant citizenship to investors and other professionals including scientists, doctors and their families, the government said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Former captain of the National Cricket Team, Paras Khadka, Kushal Malla and Karan KC have left for the UAE to play the T-10 League Cricket Championship taking place from January 28 to February 6.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, celebrated Nepal's Constitution Day by illuminating in the colors of the country’s flag on Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: As many as 110 Nepali nationals died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as well as other diseases in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the past five months.

UAE, July 15: Thousands of Nepali migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are likely to be affected as the UAE government  introduced new visa rules earlier this week.

KATHMANDU, June 5: A total of 169 Nepalis including an infant arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The United Arab Emirates has imported fruits from Nepal recently.

DUBAI, April 6: More than 20,000 Pakistani workers stuck in the United Arab Emirates are seeking to return home, as the Gulf Arab state tightens restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) of the United Arab Emirates confirmed fourteen new cases of coronavirus on Monday, including two Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Shanker Das Bairagi, Foreign Secretary of Nepal met with Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.