A cultural exhibition was also held, which showcased various cultures and traditional crafts.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, an initiative by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), is organising two panels in March as part of the Month of Reading to help promote a culture of reading in the UAE.
Ahmed said: “I am coming to Dubai to celebrate the Pakistan Day with you on March 23. Join me to mark this day together.”
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.
Scores of people have fallen ill and hundreds of schools have been closed in Malaysia due to toxic fumes believed to have come from a chemical factory, authorities said on Tuesday.
Drone sightings have disrupted flights at Singapore’s main airport for the second time in a week, authorities said, as the devices increasingly cause havoc for air traffic worldwide.
A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday, including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy after 28 people died in a collapsed building on the weekend.