A group of children at Sharjah Police Desert Park.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
Sharjah Police Desert Park continues to draw in a great number of families who eagerly await the annual opening of its held programmes and events. Such activities take place during its current session which extends until the April 12.
The remarkable, family-oriented Desert Park is ready to receive visitors starting from 5 to 10 o’clock at its location in Al Kaheef area of Al Bataah in Sharjah. In addition, it has become a major attraction spot for people who desire a quiet, entertaining family trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Sharjah Police General Directorate aim to create an ideal environment for students to make a good use of their summer vacation, and spend great times with their families in order to achieve the main purpose of making such an amusement park in strengthening the family bond, and enjoying the games and services provided for children.
The opening of this session comes with the distinctive participation of various Departments from the Sharjah Police, all working as one team to serve the Park’s visitors, in an attempt to attain the objectives of the Ministry of Interior in enhancing customer satisfaction with the services provided.
The park includes many recreational activities for families, as well as entertaining games for children, which include shooting, horseback and camel riding, and free atelier activity for children. It also offers the thrilling experience of theater shows that holds competitions and awareness programs for the youngsters.
Nevertheless, the Desert Park also has various vital facilities, such as prayer rooms and separated seating areas for both men and women, a mini zoo, football and volleyball courts, as well as many other new and popular events that take place on daily-basis.
In an unrelated case, Sharjah Public Library (SPL), a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has launched its smart membership platform which enables users to access a wealth of information and resources found in SPL databases. The move comes to advance their electronic services and provide information in a fast and easy manner.
The smart membership gives access to more than 5,000 resources and E-books, including audio book platform, and the website edara.com, which hosts 600 books, 4,000 essays, 470 consultations, and 150 audio management courses in varied topics.
The gangsters reportedly attacked the shop, threatened the employees and stole money of different currencies that amounted to over Dhs2 million.
Dubai Municipality has recently opened the Quranic Park for the public free of charge. The park was developed in Khawaneej on an area of 64 hectares at a total cost of Dhs200 million. During the first week of opening the park received 100,000 visitors.
Sharjah Police special teams from the Anti-Economic Crime Department of the Criminal Investigation Department have successfully taken down a gang who attempted to trade in counterfeit bills of Dhs100 and 200 at grocery shops and gas stations in the Emirate. The counterfeit bills were worth Dhs45,500.
Sharjah Police have always been keen on maintaining the safety and security of the Emirate by setting objectives with sights on the future, besides the great efforts made to increase the awareness of citizens through campaigns, and their attempt to identify the problems and assess ways to solve them.
Philippine Consul General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates Paul Raymund Cortes on Sunday evening thanked the UAE government and other UAE homegrown organisations for making the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence momentous and memorable.
Following the roaring success of the International Day of Yoga during the past four years, the Consulate General of India in Dubai and various Indian community organisations have geared up to repeat the success for the fifth consecutive year.
The Court of Appeal in Fujairah has looked into the murder case of an Asian worker by his colleague in a labour accommodation in the emirate. According to the police records, the defendant who was a flatmate of the victim, was consuming alcohol excessively with five others on the day of the incident. The defendant and the victim entered into a heated discussion. The accused assaulted the victim and stabbed him with a knife in the abdomen. The suspect was subsequently arrested by the police after an attempt to rescue the victim.