Volunteers, local residents and members of NDRF search for survivors in the Wayanad district, Kerala. Agence France-Presse
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has expressed his gratitude to the rulers of the UAE for their support and solidarity during last year’s devastating floods.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday wound up a four-day visit to his flood-ravaged Wayanad constituency and invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come and see the devastation.
Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muralidharan stated that there exists no ban on accepting foreign contributions towards Kerala flood relief. “Nobody has said not to accept foreign funds for flood relief”,
'Schools and colleges will remain closed till August 10 due to forecast of heavy rains over the next 2-3 days across the state, flooding in many villages and towns in coastal, central and northwest districts of the state'
The financial sanction, amounting to Dhs1,925,000, is the result of the findings of an examination conducted by the CBUAE, which revealed that the exchange house failed to obtain letters of no objection from the CBUAE, to enter into certain business relationships.
Sheikh Mohammed expressed his appreciation for the role intellectuals, scholars and scientists play in enhancing human progress. He said the UAE places the highest priority on creating a knowledge-based society and economy in which ideas and innovation drive growth.
The Ministry underscored the UAE's keenness to deepen cooperation with the Republic of Sudan in all fields and strengthen ties between the two countries and peoples.