The altar surrounded by charred debris inside the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Agence France-Presse
Macron expressed relief that “the worst had been avoided” in a blaze that had at one point threatened the entire edifice, and left France in shock over the damage to a building described as the soul of the nation.
Some 400 firefighters tackled the huge blaze at the 12th century Gothic masterpiece and, oblivious to the danger they faced, saw their efforts rewarded as they saved the main structure.
It seems the cruellest of ironies: an edifice constructed over the span of centuries, consumed by flames and streamed in real time to an audience of hundreds of millions.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi, issued an Emiri Decree no. 5 for 2019 appointing an undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department.
With balancing a professional and personal life, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not first on many people’s ‘to do’ list. Starting one’s day with a big mug of coffee loaded with sugar may not be the best thing to reach out for. Taking people away from this morning addiction, was guest chef June Lourd, who brought a power-packed smoothie recipe to audiences at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2019)’s Cookery Corner.
Sharjah for Capability Development (SCD) has taken participants of the 11th annual Sharjah Leadership Programme (SLP) on site visits to a variety of UAE’s public and private sector entities.