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Jamil Khan, Senior Reporter
Several organizations are supporting the government in the safety measures against the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).
Dar Al Ber Society affirmed the call of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, “may God preserve him,” to the Emirati community to thank, appreciate and praise the doctors, nurses and paramedics who work in the UAE, through messages and video, via hashtag ‘#thanks to our first line of defence’, is considered a pure picture in giving the right to its owners, and return credit to its people, in a homeland founded on sincere, authentic and firm values, and an eloquent expression of our state’s philosophy and its consistent national and humanitarian policy.
Khalfan Khalifa Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dar Al Ber said : “The words of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum towards the medical teams and our health sector, in the current circumstances, and his launching the hashtag # Thank you, our first line of defence,* reflect the rooted Emiratis values, in the homeland of loyalty and happiness and the state of humanity, praising our wise leadership care to celebrate all who pay a sincere and hard offer for this kind and generous homeland, for the sake of the continuity and sustainability of our blessed national march and the preservation of our national civilisational achievements and development gains.
The Consulate General of Pakistan with the help of few community members is distributing dried rations to the needy Pakistanis who are stranded due to closure of flights or have been laid off by their companies.
In its statement, the press section in the consulate asked the community that all those who want to help the Consulate General in this noble cause or in knowledge of those who are in distress may contact the Consulate General at WhatsApp No. 971-56-3962911 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Consulate will approach these individuals themselves for delivery of ration or will call them at a specific time.
GiveIndia, one of the best regarded online giving platforms in the country, has started a mission to support families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in India, which is likely to result in loss of livelihoods for a very large number of people, especially among the daily wage workers.
Dar Al Ber Society has announced its donation of Dhs7 million to the Crisis and Disaster Fund, in support of the efforts of the UAE and its programmes to preserve public health and safety, in the face of the threat of the spread of the novel coronavirus “Covid-19”, and in order to provide the desired equipment and supplies to various sectors, according to the decisions of the concerned authorities.
Following the ongoing sterilization efforts by the authorities and institutions, facilities and establishments etc to control the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the Dar Alber Society has implemented a comprehensive sterilization process for all its buildings and facilities, with its main branch on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
It consists of three components, the first: "Let’s Support, Together", features daily online live sessions in which mental health professionals and experts provide mental support, answer questions, and offer the necessary tips and guidance to help people overcome the challenges they face under these special circumstances.
The new entity will be chaired by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and will recognise and support the UAE’s frontline workers in the long term.
Sheikh Hamdan on Wednesday launched the Dubai Cyber Index, an initiative aimed at supporting the efforts of Dubai’s government entities to ensure the highest standards of cybersecurity.
Identity of the suspects were not known, but nevertheless, police investigations pointed out that the two suspects were buying electronic cigarettes devices, worth Dhs1000 each. They asked the victim to deliver the devices to their car and then attempted to flee the scene without paying the amount.