Picture used for illustrative purpose only.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday announced the conclusion of the World’s Coolest Winter campaign.
“Today the UAE government concluded the World’s Coolest Winter campaign. The campaign, which urged tourists to explore the hidden gems of seven Emirates, brought in about 950,000 tourists and has generated about Dhs1b,” tweeted Sheikh Mohammed.
Sheikh Mohammed also announced the dates for the next winter tourism campaign.
“Next winter, the campaign will be launched on 15-12-2021 in a more beautiful, comprehensive and better way after the world has begun to recover from this pandemic,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted further.
Sheikh Mohammed also thanked team of the Ministry of Economy, the local tourism departments and the media office of the UAE government for the grand success of the campaign.
The 45-day campaign was part of the newly-launched UAE Strategy for Domestic Tourism.
Sheikh Mohammed said, "We want to achieve a qualitative leap in infrastructure, energy and transport fields as part of a vision that combines inclusiveness and integration and takes into account balance and sustainability and enhances our competitiveness regionally and globally."
The partnership agreement will facilitate the issuance of residency permits for investors, entrepreneurs, and retirees, along with other relevant processes such as application assessment procedures and the issuance of special entry permits.
Pakistan will stop issuing manual visas from next month and has asked non-resident Pakistanis and others interested in travelling to the country to apply online for electronic or e-visas.
According to the government, 37,291 people were discharged from hospitals and health centres in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured to 30,781,263 till date as the virus continued to infect less than one lakh people over the last 53 days.
Rising sea levels reclaimed the land by swallowing the two-storey house - built between the 1960s and 1970s - whole.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also condemned the attack and repeated the UN's "commitment to support the Government and people of Afghanistan in their efforts to achieve peace and stability".
Authorities race to contain an emerging outbreak of the Delta strain as millions of residents in the city and several other areas will be placed under stay-at-home orders from Saturday afternoon for three days