Ghaf tree—a historic and cultural symbol of stability and peace in the UAE’s desert environment.
Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, said that the UAE’s social cohesion has made it an international model of cultural diversity, as over 200 nationalities live together in the country, WAM reported.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) students, in coordination with the Student Affairs Department, organised and hosted the University’s first ever festival in celebration of the Mother of the Nation.
The event, organised by the UAE Space Agency, is the largest gathering of global space industry leaders in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) organised a number of cultural activities across the emirate to promote reading as a leisure activity, particularly amongst the younger generation. The activities included specialised book fairs, with DCT Abu Dhabi offering up to 50% discounts on more than 400 titles published by the Department.
A deadline to register for Algeria's controversial presidential election has passed without a single candidate putting themselves forward, national radio said on Sunday.
The UAE has jumped from the 104th spot to first place globally in the internet and telephony level of competition, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), announced.
Security was tight, with fans forced to pass through metal detectors. The traditional throwing of cushions to mark an exciting round was prohibited.