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Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted students from across the globe during this year’s University Innovation Fellows Eastern Hemisphere Meetup in the United Arab Emirates. Two days of the four-day programme, run by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school), took place at the university’s Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses.
The Bett Global Education Council, a hub for education leaders to carry the global sector into the future and beyond, was recently announced by Jose Papa, Chairman of Bett Global Series. Papa made the announcement on the first day of Bett MEA 2019, the leading EdTech event in the Middle East and Africa, which took place recently in Abu Dhabi.
High Commissioner of Pakistan to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar welcomed the decision of the Canadian government for inclusion of Pakistani international students into the programme as it would facilitate the students desiring to study in Canada.
39 evacuations of Emiratis and those accompanying them have been completed by air and by land and 25 evacuations are under way and shall be completed within the next few days.
The decision was made in order to facilitate intensified sterilization procedures in the area, due to the high density of its population.
Worldwide, more than 788,000 people have been infected and 166,000 have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University. Italy's death toll rose to nearly 11,600 — the highest in the world by far — but its rates of new infections were slowing.
Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said 3,111 new infections have been confirmed over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 44,606. He said 3,703 of those hospitalised are in a critical condition and 14,656 have recovered.