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  • First UAE - Luxembourg workshop on Space Statement 10/12/18

  • Luxembourgers and friends of Luxembourg in the UAE gathered before the festive Christmas and End of the Year celebrations Statement 10/12/18

  • Inaugural Direct Flight from Luxembourg Receives Warm Welcome at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Statement 24/10/2018

    On 23 October 2018 H.E. Elisabeth Cardoso, Ambassador of Luxembourg to the UAE, and Mr Loïc Bertoli, Executive Director of the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in the UAE welcomed the first direct passengers flight from Luxembourg to Ras Al Khaimah, operated by Luxair Tours. The Luxembourg air company Luxair has recently included the northern emirate in its winter holidays package. Tourists from Luxembourg and the neighboring Greater Region will be able to enjoy cultural and adventure experiences in the sunny emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. For this first flight more than 110 tourism agents from Luxembourg as well as from the bordering regions of the Grand-Duchy, and a large delegation of journalists, took part in a three day long discovery program of Ras Al Khaimah and enjoyed the legendary emirate hospitality.


    On this occasion, HE Ambassador Elisabeth Cardoso also met with representatives from the RAK Tourism Development Authority and with the Chairman of the RAK International Airport to discuss opportunities to further strengthen and deepen existing relations.

  • The First gathering of Luxembourg businesses in the UAE Statement 18/9/2018

    On 17 September 2018, representatives of the Luxembourg companies present in the UAE gathered at the Residence at the invitation of the Ambassador of Luxembourg HE Elisabeth Cardoso and of the Executive Director of the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office Abu Dhabi Mr. Loïc Bertoli.

    On this occasion the Luxembourg companies representatives had an exchange of  views and shared their insights on the business environment In the UAE and the impact of the various reforms announced this year. The companies expressed their confidence that, despite some challenges, the UAE remains a place of business opportunities. More opportunities are expected in view of the participation of Luxembourg at the Expo 2020 Dubai, which will further deepen the bilateral relations between Luxembourg and the UAE in trade and finance, culture and people-to-people exchanges.

    There are currently about 20 Luxembourg companies with offices in the UAE. They are active in all the main sectors of the Luxembourg economy such as services, finance, industry, cleantech, steel or logistics.

  • Celebration of the National Day of Luxembourg at the Ambassador's Residence in Abu Dhabi Statement 24/06/2018

    On 23 June 2018, the Ambassador of Luxembourg invited the Luxembourg community in the UAE to the Luxembourg residence for a reception on the occasion of the Luxembourg National Day. The reception brought together Luxembourgish citizens, businesses and friends in the UAE in a family friendly atmosphere while Luxembourg culinary specialities brought back good memories far from home. There are currently almost 100 Luxemburgish nationals registered with the Embassy and about 20 Luxembourgish businesses present in the UAE.

    Originally, National Day in Luxembourg was held on 23 January, celebrating the birthday of  Grand Duchess Charlotte. In later years, in the 1960s, the celebrations were moved to 23 June to ensure more clement weather conditions.

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