A video grab shows Dubai Police band performing at the Dubai Festival City.
The Dubai Police took the Diwali celebrations in the UAE to the next level.
The Dubai Police band sang the Indian national anthem at the Dubai Festival City to celebrate Diwali in Dubai.
Dr Chandra Sekhar Khuntia, a UAE resident captured the video and shared it with Gulf Today.
Dr Chandra Sekhar wrote on his Twitter, “The beginning of the Diwali celebrations in Dubai 24.10.19 at festival city with Indian national anthem played by Dubai police band. Feel proud…”
Dubai has been hosting a series of Diwali celebrations all across the emirate. The festival city also hosted a breathtaking display of fireworks to begin the celebrations.
Emirates is celebrating Diwali by serving Indian sweets and savouries to its passengers on board its flights departing and travelling to India till Oct.31, the airline said.
"Passengers flying in our aircraft in all classes are treated with Indian sweets and savouries for a week (Oct.25-31) to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights," the Dubai-based airline said in a statement.
“Al Zaabi took care of my traffic fines and provided me with an air ticket. I was arrested for begging in the streets because of financial conditions.” Masouda said.
The Dubai Police’s Happiness and Positivity Council said Mahmoud Mohammed Al Shaabi received every staff and visitors at the gates of Dubai Police Headquarters with a smile.
Brigadier Ali Ahmed Abdullah Ghanem, Director of Al Muraqqabat Police Station, said the station got a request from the boy’s Al Ahmadiya School.
Officers had been looking for the man since Wednesday, when an acquaintance alerted them to a video he posted on social media of himself leaving the fish at the house and then dancing around the property, Astoria Police Chief Stacy Kelly said.
The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity awarded the Community of Sant’Egidio organisation and Kenyan peace builder Shamsa Abubakar Fadhil as co-honorees of the 2023 award.
The Guinness Book of Records awarded recorded the dog, Bobi, who was born in a small village in central Portugal, the oldest dog in the world, as he reached the age of 30 years and 269 days on Saturday.
Nawal Al-Nuaimi said: “The meeting in itself is a pride, it came to multiply the joy that overwhelmed me by representing my country, the Emirates, in the most important international economic forum, by presenting part of my passion with an Emirati flavour and introducing the world to it, and what made me distraught with the intensity of joy and my tears almost flowed.”