The Sharjah Planning and Survey Department has restored key historic landmarks and areas of the city of Khor Fakkan.
The Kenya Heritage Week, part of the “World Heritage Weeks” programme is being held by the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, under the patronage of Dr Abdulaziz Al Musallam, Chairman of the Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) and Mohammed Noor Adan, Chargé d’affaires at the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in the United Arab Emirates, in the presence of Dr Rashid Al Naqbi, Chairman of Khorfakkan Municipal Council and a number of directors of departments and department officials at the Institute.
In an effort to exchange knowledge, expertise and experience, which could help in the preservation and maintenance of heritage for future generations, Kenya Heritage Week will launch a series of events set to take place next Tuesday, in Sharjah as part of “The World Heritage Weeks Programme.”
Open to both amateurs and professionals, the closing date for receiving entries in the architecture and people-based categories is April 5.
Eleven residential buildings and 39 houses were damaged in the explosions which occurred in the early hours.
The UAE has sent three planes carrying a 1,000 sqm field hospital, which includes 75 beds and two operating rooms equipped with the latest medical supplies and devices, to offer relief to earthquake victims in Afghanistan.
Residents in the UAE felt strong tremors and left their residences. A family told Gulf Today that as soon as they realise that their chandellier was moving without any reason. they knew it was earthquake.
On the other hand, the Gaia space probe unveiled its latest discoveries in its quest to map the Milky Way in unprecedented details, surveying nearly two million stars and revealing mysterious "starquakes" which sweep across the fiery giants like vast tsunamis.