Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receives Ahmed Al Hosani in Abu Dhabi. WAM
The Gulf region’s best projects have been revealed as winners during 2019 MEED Projects Awards, which were held in association with Mashreq. The only awards programme recognising excellence for completed projects in the GCC, MEED Projects Awards honoured national winners
Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum presented the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019 to Kenyan science teacher Peter Tabichi, who won the prize for changing the lives of poor students in a remote village of Kenya.
Ahmed Amjad Ali, Pakistan Consul General in Dubai and Northern Emirates awarded two countrymen for their exemplary acts of honesty in a ceremony held in Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, in the presence of a large number of people.
But the government's chief scientific adviser cautioned that Britain was at a "fragile" point in its fight against the virus, with some 2,000 new infections still being reported each day - more than two months after the country went into lockdown.
'Corona is like your wife. Initially, you tried to control it… then you realise that you can't. Then you learn to live with it," Mahfud said.
The pair had only minor injuries suffered during falls as they desperately searched for water, with Reynolds twisting his ankle and O'Connor wrenching her back.