Sharjah labourers enjoy an Iftar organised by the college.
Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
In the multicultural landscape of the UAE, it is humbling to witness unity amidst the diversity. And this is emphasised in the holy month of Ramadan, which is lit up by the spirit of compassion and tolerance, values that make up the pillars of the Year of Tolerance.
It is inspiring to see organisations doing charity and humanitarian campaigns. At Skyline University College, the spirit of Ramadan is kept alive with various events organised not just for students and employees, but also for the local community.
To spread the spirit of togetherness and express its appreciation to the support of its strategic partners from the government and the corporates, and friends from the media, Skyline University College hosted a Suhoor at Al Majlis Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on May 11. Consuls-General of various countries such as India, Denmark, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Ghana, South Africa, Indonesia, and Nigeria, government officials and leaders from various sectors graced the event with their presence. The Suhoor is Skyline’s way of showing gratitude to the organisations and the people who have put their faith in the university’s vision, mission, and goals.
To fulfil its corporate social responsibility and to show its appreciation to the hard work and sacrifices of the labourers, Skyline organised an Iftar for Sharjah labourers the at SUC cricket ground on May 19. The labourers, along with Skyline staff, gathered to enjoy a sumptuous meal. The students and employees prepared goodie bags that were distributed to the laborers.
Ramadan promotes a culture of kindness, respect, and sharing. In line with this, the entire Skyline community, along with parents and alumni, shared an Iftar meal together. The event brought together people of different nationalities and religion, which reflects the values emphasised by the UAE government for the Year of Tolerance.
The 17-day Ramadan Nights will kick off today Thursday, May 23 and will continue until June 8, amid an extraordinary atmosphere, exciting offers and exclusive discounts up to 75 per cent which are considered one of the biggest discounts at the Emirate level.
Al Majaz Waterfront, a family tourist and leisure destination in Sharjah is inviting people to enjoy its ongoing ‘Ramadan-fun’ campaign.
As part of its Ramadan initiatives and in conjunction with the Year of Tolerance, the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Youth Council (MoHAP’s Youth Council) organised, on Thursday evening, a Ramadan night under the theme “Ramadan Zaman” at the Old People’s Home in Sharjah.
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A woman filed a lawsuit against a women’s salon in which she requested the court to obligate the salon to pay her Dhs100,000 in compensation for the burns she sustained by mistake when her nails were trimmed and decorated with acrylic. She said this substance was left on her fingers for a long period and consequently caused finger burns of second and third degrees.
The Water Department of the Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority completed the installation of a strategic water line extending for 56km from Hamda area to Al Badea area with a diameter of 800mm at a total cost of Dhs96 million, excluding the value of materials. The project aims at enhancing the diversity of water sources in the city of Sharjah and guaranteeing the continuity of service.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.