A view of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
"All mosques, however, will declare Takbeerat Al Aid (Eid chants) through their microphones 10 minutes prior to the prayer to instill feelings of joy and happiness among people," he added.
He stressed on the importance of disseminating feeling of joy and exchanging greetings among all family members, relatives, neighbours and friends through modern means of communications, while entirely abstaining from physical visits and gatherings to ensure the safety of all people, specially the elderly, children and sick people.
It is incumbent on everyone to abide by the COVID-19 countermeasures during Eid. Any violations will have an adverse effect on the entire society," he warned, noting that the violators will be subject to administrative penalty and disciplinary action.
He reiterated the importance of stopping distributing Eidaya (money gift to children during Eid), citing some research studies which confirmed that the virus may be transmitted through banknote.
"We advise avoiding circulating banknote and using e-payment tools instead to avoid any risk, especially that those who typically take Eidayah are children who may not be fully aware of the preventive measures," he continued.
"The decision to keep malls open for certain times during Eid came after ensuring they have applied all preventive measures, including working at 30 % capacity, enforcing a two metre safety distance, and prohibiting the entry of people over 60 years of age and children below 12, in addition to restricting the shopping trip for any person to a maximum of two hours," he added.
The two new patients who had recovered were also Chinese citizens, a 41-year old man, and his son, who was eight years of age, the ministry said.
Medical specialists said a strong immune system is a deterrent to the current global pandemic, Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
The latest case, a 17-year old male Emirati student, who had no symptoms. The Ministry confirmed that he is currently receiving medical care and his condition is stable.
Tough punishment awaits individuals found guilty of spreading misinformation and disinformation that impinge on the reputation and national security of the UAE such as those regarding the current global concern on Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The MoI stated that the suspects were extorting individuals through falsely claiming to them that their names were listed among the wanted persons, so they would not be able to travel, work, or obtain residence visas for them or for their families, unless they paid money to get their names removed from the list.
Terming the occasion as “landmark achievement,” the prime minister said abundant talent in the country could help gain self-reliance in technological innovation and vowed the government’s strong support to such initiatives.
The ERC aims to restore, maintain and build strategic central water projects in many populated areas, which were welcomed by local residents.
in an interesting case of cyber fraud, a man posed as the victim's senior by creating a fake Facebook ID and then contacting the victim and asking for immediate transfer of Rs60,000 (Dhs2,950) into his Paytm account to get his wife treated in hospital.