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The Department of Community Development Abu Dhabi will be organising an event to give licence to 18 non-Muslim places of worship, on Sept.22, 2019, at the Emirates Palace Hotel.
The decision was taken under the slogan ‘A Call for harmony.’
It aims to have all worship centers under one umbrella.
According to the authorities, granting licence to these institutions will be in line with Abu Dhabi’s slogan of peace, tolerance and coexistence.
The DCD has created legal frameworks, policies and procedures that will ensure the rights of citizens to practice their religions seamlessly.
Conditions to be met, before a worship institution can obtain licence has been communicated to religious figures.
The trees spelt out the word ‘Tolerance’ in Arabic and English and were brought over from EAD’s native plant nursery in Baynounah, Al Dhafrah region.
The Sir Bani Yas Church and Monastery dates to the 7th and 8th centuries CE. It continued flourish well after Islam spread throughout the region.
Sheikh Nahyan said, "Yoga encourages an attitude that looks towards a common humanity as an extension of the ancient principle of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.”
The measures will be effective from 8.00 pm on Saturday, 4 April, 2020 for a period of two weeks, subject to renewal.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has given a nod to turning three- and four-star hotels into quarantine centres where the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has planned to keep coronavirus patients.
“In support to the government’s efforts to contain COVID-19, the Roads and Transport Authority has announced the temporary closure (complete shutdown) of all stations on the metro Red and Green lines effectively 5th April 2020 until further notice. '