Arya Ajay Vyas and Durar Arafat Marqab discuss their work at SCRF.
The creative writing session by authors Ruth Paul and Juliette MacIver at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival must have been very interesting (“NZ authors give tips on creativity,” April 20, Gulf Today).
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has allocated Dhs2.5 million to enrich Sharjah's libraries with the latest publications.
In the presence of Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council (SMC), and Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice-president of the International Publishers Association (IPA), and Founder and Chairperson of Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment (KF), the foundation has donated 500 Arabic books to five schools across Jordan provided by Sharjah Media Council (SMC).
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party general elections victory.
Among its successful women candidates is Pramila Bisoy, 70, who spent years helping rural Indian women set up small businesses and said she never imagined she would enter parliament.
"The final touches are coming together for the airline's return ahead of the first flight on Sunday (June 2)," British Airways said in a statement. It will launch a three-per-week service to London Heathrow, it said.