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The United Arab Emirates gives the highest priority to reuniting members of Emirati families who were separated due to the suspension of some flights and partial closure of airports in some countries amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic.
The UAE continues to implement all necessary procedures and measures to ensure the safe return of its nationals to their families in the country.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation completed the air repatriation of Emirati citizens and their companions from the State of Qatar through the State of Kuwait to the UAE, where 73 people were repatriated, of which 41 were Emiratis along with 32 of their companions.
The repatriation included humanitarian cases, elderly citizens, pregnant women and several people with chronic diseases.
Khalid Abdullah Humaid Belhoul, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, hailed the cooperation of the sisterly State of Kuwait and its esteemed efforts to complete the repatriation of Emirati citizens on Kuwait Airways.
Belhoul stressed the keenness and follow-up of the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to ensure the safety of UAE citizens.
The two sides discussed joint mechanisms and procedures to implement the Al Ula Declaration and underscored the importance of preserving Gulf unity, developing joint action in the interest of Gulf Cooperation Council countries and their citizens, and achieving stability and prosperity in the region.
39 evacuations of Emiratis and those accompanying them have been completed by air and by land and 25 evacuations are under way and shall be completed within the next few days.
Two Emirati talented young men draw a mural that reads “#Moltazmoon_Ya Watan” that means (We are committed to safety of home) in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Culture and Knowledge Centre.
At the level of countries, the UAE ranked 14th in the world in terms of the number of billionaires.
A woman filed a lawsuit against a women’s salon in which she requested the court to obligate the salon to pay her Dhs100,000 in compensation for the burns she sustained by mistake when her nails were trimmed and decorated with acrylic. She said this substance was left on her fingers for a long period and consequently caused finger burns of second and third degrees.
The Water Department of the Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority completed the installation of a strategic water line extending for 56km from Hamda area to Al Badea area with a diameter of 800mm at a total cost of Dhs96 million, excluding the value of materials. The project aims at enhancing the diversity of water sources in the city of Sharjah and guaranteeing the continuity of service.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.