The Award honours the outstanding achievements of innovators and thinkers in literature, the arts and humanities.
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.
Continuing its work in reviving local heritage and championing global cultural exchange, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) cooperated with Majalis Abu Dhabi Affairs Office and the Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee - Abu Dhabi for a symposium entitled ‘Korea and the UAE: Cultural Heritage and Prospects for Encounter’.
A group of-UAE based expats have embarked on a 12-day camel journey through the desert to pay tribute to the traditional Bedouin way of life.
The Abu Dhabi police arrested a bank employee, who had stolen Dhs600 million from the bank and was making an attempt to flee the country.
The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has launched a zakat donation campaign, ‘Create a Sustainable Impact with Your Zakat’, to help alleviate the suffering of millions of Syrian children, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Palestinians in Gaza.
70 percent of 5, 351, 009 calls made to the emergency number 999 last year concerned non-emergency and non-serious matters, police revealed on Tuesday.
The Indian Business& Professional Council (IBPC), Dubai, celebrated Suhoor gathering with the Al Noor Training Center, Dubai, and made a contribution of Dhs100,000 for the benefit of the determined students of Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities.