Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum holds a virtual Cabinet meeting WAW
This move is part of a series of precautionary measures and procedures taken by the UAE government to put COVID-19 pandemic under control.
The resolution stipulates that married employees of the federal government may take fully paid leave to take care of their children below the age of 16. The age condition shall not apply to people of determination, as well as in cases where a spouse is subject to self-isolation or quarantine that requires no contact with family members, upon a decision from the Ministry of Health and Prevention.
The resolution also applies to employees whose spouses work in vital health-related occupations, such as doctors, nurses, paramedics and other technical jobs that require exposure to infected people, as well as employees of quarantine centres, throughout the emergency period witnessed by the country.
Pursuant to the resolution, the relevant ministry or federal authority may ask employees in essential technical occupations to work remotely instead of taking leave.
The resolution was issued in line with the UAE government’s keenness to support employees and provide them with a safe and healthy working environment, as well as to protect the health and safety of government employees and their families, during the current crisis that requires greater efforts, additional working hours, and in some cases, exposure to infected people.
The UAE cabinet chaired by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, held a virtual meeting where it approved an additional Dhs16 billion to address the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, bringing to Dh126 billion the total stimulus package in the country, in a move that is aimed at easing the coronavirus impact in the country.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi received a phone call from Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church.
Cabinet commends the work of health authorities and the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, to ensure the health and wellbeing of all UAE citizens, residents, and visitors to the country.
It was a tough competition till the end but Emirati Mohammed Abdullah Bin Dalmook displayed consistency and top form to emerge victorious en route to grabbing the third ticket to the semi-final round called Golden Square of the 21st edition of the Fazza Championship for Youlah.
A new test, considered a breakthrough, which determines whether one is infected with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in five minutes from the normal 30 minutes, has been invented.
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Dr Aliza Haidar did her MRCP in psychiatry from the United Kingdom and she had married a couple of years ago. According to some media reports, Dr Aliza was the only daughter of Dr Azhar Hussain and a mother of three children.