Urgent Emirates: An important alert from the Consulate General of the UAE
Due to the expansion of Hurricane Hillary's impact in the form of a downpour, the UAE Consulate in Los Angeles urged the people of the country in the United States of America to exercise caution.
Through the "X" platform, the mission emphasized the importance of adhering to the safety guidelines set forth by the US authorities, contacting them in an emergency at 0097180024 or 0097180044444, and signing up for the My Presence service.
The first Emirati consulate in America was opened in Los Angeles by the UAE Ambassador to the United States of America, Youssef Al-Otaiba, and the UAE Consul General in Los Angeles, Abdullah Al-Sabousi, in the presence of the US Ambassador to the UAE, Michael Corbyn, as well as several local government officials, business executives, and members of the city's diplomatic corps.The opening of the UAE consulate in the United States, according to Ambassador Yousef Al-Otaiba, is evidence of the close ties that exist between the two nations. He also noted that the consulate will strengthen existing ties and forge new ones, which will broaden the scope of bilateral relations.Consul General Abdullah Al-Sabousi added that Los Angeles is the perfect location for the consulate, saying that the opening of this consulate marks a new phase in UAE-US relations.
The consulate will offer consular services, document documents, and support the business interests of the Emirates, he noted, thereby strengthening governmental and commercial ties between the UAE and the western area of the United States.According to him, the consulate will act as a hub for the growth of Emirati-American collaboration and offer the region essential support in this area from the US.
Over the past five years, the UAE has been the US's top commercial partner in the Middle East and North Africa; in 2013, the two nations exchanged more than $26 billion in goods and services.