A customer expressing gratitude to the health workers on the giant tribute board in Ibn Battuta Mall.
Hundreds of customers at Ibn Battuta Mall have said ‘thank you’ to the workers who are keeping Dubai turning through the Covid-19 pandemic by signing a giant tribute board.
Visitors to the world’s largest themed mall flocked to post messages on the 40 square metre wall – dedicated to health workers, drivers, scientists, food suppliers and sanitisation providers – and filled its 328 hearts in just half a day.
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Now, a second heroes’ hoarding, double the size of the first one, is being installed at Persia Court, ready to collect another 700-plus signatures this weekend.
Gail Sangster, Asset Director at Nakheel Malls, said: “Our signature wall was a huge hit with our customers, so much so that we are installing another one that is twice as big. It’s wonderful to see so many visitors sharing our appreciation for the effort and dedication of the key workers keeping us all afloat during these challenging times.
“Our tribute board complements a number of other initiatives at our malls, including our Thank Our Local Heroes campaign, which gives gift cards, free tickets and discounts to health workers, running throughout June.”
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Saturday 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.
Dubai Customs launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign for its employees under the theme 'Your Safety is our Safety'.
The health and safety of the DIFC community remains the utmost priority. The Centre will continue to enforce strict pre-cautionary measure as per Dubai and UAE Government guidelines to minimize the spread of COVID-19, including directives on hygiene, sanitisation, and social distancing.
The committee said, “The Crescent for the month of Ramadan was NOT SEEN in Saudi Arabia today, subsequently Thursday 23rd March 2023 will be the first Day of Ramadan. Taraweeh Prayers will begin following Isha Prayers tomorrow."
The Shariah courts across the country will monitor and notify the committee of any sightings, while the Lunar Calendar Committee at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department will continue to gather evidence and report its findings to the Moon-Sighting Committee.
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