On behalf of the Consular of United Arab Emirates in Kerala, I have the pleasure to welcome you to the Consulate’s website, which has been designed to provide the users an access to the Consulate, and links with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE and other Government Institutions.
The historical and close ties between India and UAE, marked by long standing relations between the people of the two countries, are now being transformed into a strong strategic partnership. The leaders of the two countries continuously enhance the bi-lateral relations. They underline and emphasize the importance of strengthening co-operation in all the fields, especially economic cooperations trade, industry investment and trade services.
Once again, I hope that our website is informative to our readers; therefore facilitating to unveil the dynamic relations between India and the United Arab Emirates.
His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahayan, the founder of the United Arab Emirates, was born in 1918 in Abu Dhabi. He was the youngest of the four sons of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, who ruled Abu Dhabi from 1922 – 1926.
Sheikh Zayed moved with his family from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain, where he received his religious education and learned the principles of Islam and studied the Holy Qur'an. Sheikh Zayed was fond of falconry and enjoyed hunting and other traditional sports like camel and horse racing.
The United Arab Emirates is an independent federal state, which was established in 1971. The concerted efforts of its government are made for the sake of enhancing the UAE prosperity and progress in all areas and to provide the best life for all UAE citizens.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan was elected as the president of the United Arab Emirates on the 3rd of November, 2004 after the passing of his late father H.H Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who was the first president of the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has assumed his federal constitutional authority as Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE on January 5 th , 2006 after being elected by Members of the Federal Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates. Ever since his appointment, the federal government of the UAE has witnessed a remarkable acceleration of the rate of achievement as well as a huge growth in the number of local and international government initiatives in light of His Highness's focus on investing federal resources more efficiently and effectively.Read More