Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has directed a 10 per cent reduction in the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), bills in the Emirate of Sharjah for three months.
The move is in line with the precautionary measures taken by the government and aimed at facilitating the customers amid the challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
The reduction in the electricity bills will cost the government more than Dhs230 million.
Sheikh Sultan stressed that the Sharjah government is constantly following developments and taking appropriate measures that reassure the public and facilitate them.
Dr Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of SEWA, thanked the Ruler of Sharjah for the humanitarian gesture.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has instructed the Sharjah Directorate of Public Works to set up a sewer network in Khor Fakkan.
The Ministry issued a statement saying, "President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, mourns with grief and sorrow, the death of Sheikh Khalid Bin Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi."
Sheikh Sultan received condolences from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has instructed that the pension of Sharjah retirees of the federal government paid by the General Pension and Social Security Authority be equal to the pension of the emirate’s retirees of local government paid by Sharjah Social Security Fund, so that the minimum remuneration will be Dhs17,500 with a retrospective effect from January 2018, according to Jihan Shuaib, Staff Reporter.
He had been scheduled to re-emerge on Friday after a week of recovery and working remotely, but said he would remain at home because he still had a high temperature — one of the symptoms.
The Department of Dhafra Hospitals affiliated to the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “Seha” opens today “Monday” the screening centre for covid-19 in Madinat Zayed, next to Madinat Zayed Council in Al Dhafra Region. The centre’s daily capacity reaches up to 300 people.
The ministry also announced that 19 cases fully recovered from the coronavirus, after receiving treatment.