Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 662 prisoners — serving various sentences — ahead of the UAE’s 48th National Day.
Sheikh Khalifa also pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners.
The pardon comes within the framework of keenness of the UAE President to give the prisoners a chance to start a new life, and alleviate the suffering of their families.
"The government views Emiratisation "as a true measure for success", but clarified, "By Emiratisation, we do not mean the mechanism for employing nationals, but rather a tool for enabling."
The past fifty years of the country’s history, His Highness continued, have fructified into a myriad of achievements, including sustainable development, political stability and security, a government that is among the most efficient in the world.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has called on the people of the UAE to look to the future with optimism and contribute with ideas and visions that will help the country achieve further progress across all sectors.
Sharjah Police arrested an Arab national who deceived women by promoting home massage services in return for cheap prices through a social media platform, for the purpose of blackmail and threats to obtain money.
According to a statement issued by FIA immigration officer Tariq Mehmood, it transpired during the immigration that the group was travelling to Saudi Arabia for the “purpose of begging.”
“There are similarities between Shanghai and Dubai. We learned from China ‘speed at work’ therefor we accomplish fast. We exchanged visits," says Sheikh Mohammed.