Ambassador Rakolta and CG Phillip Frayne visit Microsoft regional headquarters

Ambassador John Rakolta Jr and Consul General Phillip Frayne visited Microsoft regional headquarters in Dubai to learn about how one of the world’s largest tech companies is working to support the future of AI and cloud computing. Ambassador Rakolta was excited to hear how this American company is working with UAE schools and teachers to provide distance learning during the …

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US Consulate General sponsors the basketball camp in Sharjah

When sportsmanship turns into human connection, we all win. This week, sports diplomacy brought together over 500 students and coaches at our basketball camp in Sharjah, led by former NBA and WNBA players. Thank you to all the coaches and players and to our valuable partner Sharjah Sports Council.

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Ambassador John Rakolta Jr. and Consul General Philip Frayne visits Cisco

Ambassador John Rakolta Jr. and Consul General Philip Frayne visited  Cisco  Customer Experience Center, where they saw the application of American technology to critical infrastructure, healthcare, education, and smart cities in the UAE and the region. Ambassador Rakolta was briefed by Cisco’s Chief Technology Officer for Middle East and Africa Osama Al-Zoubi and members of the …

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Arabic Calligraphy

  U.S. Consul General Philip Frayne welcomed Sheikh Mansoor bun Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who honored us by attending a private preview of Arabic calligraphy works of American artist Everitte Barbee and UAE-based artists Narjes Noureddine and Diana Allam. The Consul General presented an original piece of Barbee’s work to Sheikh Mansoor, the ghaf …

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U.S. pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai unveiled

U.S. Consul General Dubai Philip Frayne and Director of the U.S. Department of State’s Expo Unit James Core unveiled the initial plans for the building of the U.S. Pavilion and its experiences. The event featured the unveiling of an architectural model of the US pavilion, designed by world-renowned American architect Curtis W. Fentress, FAIA, RIBA; …

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Meeting with Consul General

On May 29, the Public Affairs Officer participated in a farewell meeting between representatives from the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation, one of our most important PAS partners, and the Consul General. Past and future programs and collaborations were discussed, as well as the changing socio-economic environment in Ras Al Khaimah.

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U.S. Consul General Paul Malik participated in the Solar Decathlon Middle East Workshop

U.S. Consul General Paul Malik participated in the Solar Decathlon Middle East Workshop on April 30. Below is the full text of his remarks: “Good morning. Thank you for the kind invitation to address the Solar Decathlon Middle East workshop this morning. I would like to congratulate HE Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO …

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