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It aims to cushion the economic blow from a pandemic that has killed more than 660 people in the United States and sickened more than 50,000, shuttered thousands of businesses, thrown millions out of work and led states to order 100 million people to stay at home.
The unanimous vote came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far or not far enough and capped days of difficult negotiations as Washington confronted a national challenge unlike it has ever faced. The 880-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in US history.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said another $1 trillion is needed, beyond the just-passed $2.2 trillion effort. She wants another round of direct payments to Americans and more money for companies to keep making payroll.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed said on X, “I extend my sincere congratulations to King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, and the people of Saudi Arabia for the Kingdom's successful bid to host Expo 2030. Through resounding support for Riyadh Expo 2030, the international community continues to recognise the remarkable path towards growth and prosperity in Saudi Arabia.”
This was stated by Badr Jafar, COP28 Special Representative for Business & Philanthropy, during an exclusive interview with Gulf Today, adding that by bringing together over 1,000 leaders from diverse backgrounds.
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and the World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO) are organising the 9th WGES on 28-29 November 2023 at Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre in Dubai
During the meeting, the council discussed a number of government work topics in the Emirate of Sharjah including following up on the progress of work in government departments, and reviewing developments in work on infrastructure projects.