Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi chairs the Sharjah Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. WAM
Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), praised the concerted efforts of the work teams in government agencies, lauding their readiness and preparedness to face crises, especially in dealing with tropical cyclone "Shaheen."
He stressed that the work teams had shown high professionalism in developing proactive plans to deal with crises to save lives and reduce potential damage.
He said this during the meeting of the Sharjah Executive Council chaired by Sheikh Sultan, which was held on Tuesday at the Ruler's Office, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
The Crown Prince thanked all the teachers, on the occasion of Teachers' Day, appreciating their vital role in building societies by educating the generations and graduating batches of intellectuals and specialists in all fields.
An aerial view shows the aftermath of Cyclone Shaheen in Al Khaburah, Oman. AFP
He praised the role of workers in the educational system, including teachers, administrators and assistants, and their efforts in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the rapid transformation of distance learning and adapting to all its cases.
The council has further discussed several topics on its agenda related to developing government work, providing the emirate with the best services and vital facilities, and raising the standard of decent living for Sharjah residents.
The report included graphic indicators of the general budget and tables comparing revenues and expenditures for the second quarter of 2021 for government agencies and independent bodies in the emirate.
The report also included the actual spending ratios for each sector of social development, government administration, infrastructure and economic development.
The council approved the list of candidates for the sixth batch of the professional diploma for child protection, which comes in cooperation between the Social Services Department and the University of Sharjah.
The professional diploma programme contributes to developing the skills of graduates working in child protection and benefitting from the programme's outputs to deal with modern social phenomena and situations.
The official working hours are from Monday to Thursday every week starting from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
“In order to make it easy for people to use the public buses within Sharjah and to encourage families to use them, the SRTA has increased the number of buses touring the city to complete 1,284 trips a day.”
The Sharjah Police and Sharjah City Municipality continued their efforts to ensure a healthy environment for all community members by taking preventive and precautionary measures to contain the spread of the Covid19 pandemic.
The decision came as part of the municipality’s keenness on maintaining the health and safety of the individuals of the society through its preventive and precautionary measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and urge the individuals of the society to stay at home and not to mix with others.
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