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The Grand Mufti of Dubai has declared that Zakat can be paid towards purchasing meals or providing food parcels to disadvantaged communities through the newly-launched ’10 million meals’ campaign.
The campaign aims to strengthen the sense of community and social cohesion in the UAE through encouraging people to come together and provide food support to disadvantaged families and individuals at a time where many are left facing unemployment and major income reductions.
It promotes the values of compassion and benevolence, key aspects of the holy month of Ramadan.
The Ramadan moon-sighting committee will meet virtually on Thursday after Maghreb prayer under the chairmanship of Sultan Bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice.
Nandan Nilekani, the co-founder of Infosys, said Asia’s economic recovery is not far away, provided the pace of vaccination is increased so the region arrives at a herd immunity.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Tuesday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has expected the weather on Friday to be fair to partly cloudy and hazy at times during daytime, with a chance of some convective clouds formation by afternoon eastward.
The first regular flight from Lahore to Dubai is due late on Thursday night while many passengers and their relatives took to social media to highlight the unavailability of rapid test facilities for the passengers at major airports in Pakistan.
The Federal Identity and Citizenship Authority (ICA) on Thursday reviewed the features and advantages of the second generation of the Emirates ID that go in line with the concept of overall digital transformation in the UAE.
Passengers travelling from countries where flights had been banned were allowed to transit through UAE airports from Aug.5 as long as they present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure.