Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receives Ahmed Al Hosani in Abu Dhabi. WAM
The Gulf region’s best projects have been revealed as winners during 2019 MEED Projects Awards, which were held in association with Mashreq. The only awards programme recognising excellence for completed projects in the GCC, MEED Projects Awards honoured national winners
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.
Ahmed Amjad Ali, Pakistan Consul General in Dubai and Northern Emirates awarded two countrymen for their exemplary acts of honesty in a ceremony held in Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, in the presence of a large number of people.
On both sides of the border, residents jolted out of sleep by the pre-dawn quake rushed outside on a cold, rainy and snowy winter night, as buildings were flattened and strong aftershocks continued.
Sheikh Mohamed emphasised the UAE's support for Syria and Turkiye and offered to provide any assistance in their efforts to mitigate the impact of the earthquake.
International offers to help Türkiye and Syria with rescue efforts poured in on Monday after a massive earthquake killed more than 1,200 people and wreaked devastation.