Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi.
His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has ordered the release of 251 prisoners in the Emirate ahead of Eid Al Adha.
The decision reflects Sheikh Saud's keenness to give these prisoners a second chance to begin a new life and ease the burden on their families.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of the Judicial Council, called on relevant authorities to take all necessary measures to process the release of the prisoners in close coordination with the RAK Police.
Counselor Hassan Muhaimid, Attorney General of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, said that Sheikh Saud's decision reflects his commitment to giving the pardoned prisoners a second chance to reintegrate into the community, and spread happiness among their families.
His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, was present at the signing of an agreement between Etihad Rail, the developer of the UAE’s National Rail Network, and Ras Al Khaimah’s
The Public Works Department in Ras Al Khaimah revealed that over 12,000 vehicles travelled to the summit of Jebel Jais, the highest peak in the UAE, during the Eid Al Adha holidays while the environmental violations logged by the department’s patrols service amounted to 88 during this period.
Ras Al Khaimah’s four slaughterhouses received 1,884 sacrifices on the first day of Eid Al Adha. Work was regular without any complaints from the crowd thanks to using tokens for lining up for the first time in the central slaughterhouse of Al Feleh, which received 1,093 sheep and 42 cows, while Ras Al Khaimah slaughterhouse received 425 sheep and one cow. Al Ghail automatic slaughterhouse received 197 sheep and 3 cows, while Shouka’s received 127 sheep and 4 camels.
According to sources, many labourers were working on the bridge when one of its portions collapsed, and several of them are feared dead. However, the district administration of Bhagalpur, or Bihar government, has not provided any figures on casualties yet.
An average of 30 people a day were killed by firearms in S.Africa in the first three months of this year, according to official crime statistics. During the same three months, police recorded more than 4,000 cases of illegal possession of guns.
Sheikh Sultan praised the efforts of the multi-sectoral Unesco Regional Office and their continuous initiatives to support children in the Arab world, stressing that Sharjah always seeks to enhance cooperation in this field.