The Emirates Red Crescent officials pose for photos with grooms of the 11 Yemeni Governorates in Aden on Friday. WAM
Dr Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, ERC Secretary-General, said that Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed's initiative is being monitored by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, and Chairman of ERC.
The mass weddings also highlight the leadership's desire to maintain the social and psychological stability of the youth, so they can contribute to their country's development and reconstruction, he further added.
"The initiative highlights the UAE leadership's awareness of the humanitarian, social and economic conditions in Yemen, as well as its willingness to address the challenges faced by Yemeni youth, to realise their aspirations for a stable and decent social life," he stressed.
He also noted that the remaining mass weddings will be carried out accordingly during the Year of Tolerance in Taiz, Mukalla, Mocha, Dhale, Hudeidah, Shabwa and Lahij.
Governor of Aden Ahmed Salmeen expressed his gratitude to Sheikh Mohamed's generous initiative, which reflects the deep and solid relations between the UAE and Yemen and helps to achieve social and psychological stability.
He also hailed the follow up of Sheikh Hamdan for ERC's continuous efforts in the Yemeni governorate in the past years.
Brides and grooms expressed their gratitude to the UAE leadership for bringing back the smile on their faces through this landmark social initiative.
The UAE, represented by its humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has sent an aid convoy carrying more than 221 tonnes of foodstuffs necessary for the relief of residents of Daw'an district
The UAE’s Ramadan campaign will also distribute 100,000 food parcels, including 10,000 parcels to Dhale, 20,000 to the Red Sea Coast, 10,000 to Taiz, 10,000 to Lahej, 25,000 to Aden, 5,000 to Byan, 10,000 to Hadramaut, and 10,000 to Shabwa. It will also fund the construction of 500 water tanks to provide clean water to the country’s liberated governorates.
The UAE, represented by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, on Monday launched a crafts workshop in Khokha city on the Red Sea Coast of Yemen, following its refurbishment.
The Environment and Protected Areas Authority’s (Epaa) Natural History & Botanical Museum organised a special event entitled ‘Together We Can Protect and Restore Our Oceans’ on the occasion of World Oceans Day. The event was held recently at the Museum with the participation of staff, visitors to the museum and representatives from a number of government agencies.
The final exams for the academic year 2018-2019 are scheduled to start on Wednesday 19 June for students from grades 1 to 12 in the governmental and private schools following the Ministry’s curriculum. The examinations will continue until June 30 for grades 11-12 of the general and advanced streams and the 9 and 10 Elite stream.
Four employees of a metal works company who counterfeited documents and walked away with Dhs3,178,000 were on Tuesday jailed for ten years.