Children pose for a photograph.
DUBAI: Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, praised the “Weight Control” programme for students around the UAE, which took place at the Umm Al Emarat Park, as part of the Health and Fitness Fun Festival organized by the Ministry of Education.
The programme was supervised by the Sports Department of Dubai Police Community Service. The aim was to shed light on the people of determination and encourage them to be part of the sports and social community to help them explore and enhance their abilities to achieve a healthier lifestyle.
Brigadier Khalid Ali Shahil, Director General of the Community Welfare Department, stated that the Sports Department participated in the programme through the “Positive Spirit” initiative that took place in the Year of Tolerance, aiming to build a healthy and energetic society where individuals are concerned about their fitness. The event was attended by Aysha Al Siri, Director of Health and Physical Fitness (MoE), Dr Osama Kamel Al Lala, Physical Activity Consultant and a number of educational staff members and the students’ parents.
Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance, opened the fifth edition of the much-awaited Custom Show Emirates (CSE) and fourth edition of International Motorshow Abu Dhabi (IMSAD) 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on Thursday.
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has started implementing the Value Added Tax (VAT) Refunds for Business Visitors procedure, noting that a dedicated form for refunding VAT to business visitors has been made available through its website. In a press statement issued on Tuesday, the Authority announced that it is now receiving applications to refund VAT incurred by business visitors to the UAE in 2018.
Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, has revealed a series of development updates at Yas Bay, Yas Island’s upcoming vibrant waterfront community to live, work and play. Once complete, Yas Bay will be home to Abu Dhabi’s newest unique experiences, transforming the southern end of Yas Island and contributing towards Miral’s ambition of making it one of the top global destinations for entertainment and leisure.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, attended a wedding reception in Ras Al Khaimah.
Egypt’s state news agency said expats have started voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fatah Al Sisi to stay in power until 2030.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, inaugurated the debut edition of “Azyan” Exhibition and Conference at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC), in Sharjah on Thursday. The beauty, fashion and wellness event will run till April 21.