People buy Pakistani national flags and badges at a market in preparation for Independence Day celebrations in Karachi on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
Recent measures in Pakistan to widen the tax net, initiating a number of proposals like an amnesty scheme to allow people to declare their ‘unknown’ assets, and changes in tariff in many services and products, have created confusion among the Pakistani expatriates in the UAE.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to President Arif Alvi of Pakistan on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is marked on 14th August.
The tranches were fully subscribed by a syndicate of leading UAE banks, the government statement said.
Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip for treatment but they could not see each other for 20 years.
The programme is designed to prepare and train Emiratis to travel to space for various scientific missions.
The Royal Thai Consulate General in Dubai hosted on Thursday a reception in celebration of Thailand’s National Day and Father’s Day, co-observed with the 92nd Birth Anniversary of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great.
Dubai has been playing a vital role in grooming showbiz industry spread across the Middle East to provide ample opportunities as well as regularly hosting events to attract people from all walks of life. One such event recently attracted a number of showbiz prominent personalities from across the region who gathered and mingled with residents besides took part in various activities.