While the rest of the world is struggling to cope with COVID-19, the UAE has not only taken stupendous steps to control the pandemic, but also retained its sporting spirit.
The start of Unit 1 operations of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has emphatically shown that nuclear energy can also be channelled for peaceful purposes. And the UAE has shown that in remarkably praiseworthy fashion.
Although older people are among those at highest risk of COVID-19, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has reminded younger generations that they are “not invincible” when it comes to the disease, and the advice should be taken seriously.
There is no power that can detach the connection between humans and Supreme Almighty. As Muslim pilgrims converged on Thursday on Saudi Arabia’s Mount Arafat for the climax of this year’s Hajj, the matchless spiritual connection could be felt strongly.
With COVID-19 taking away all the attention, World Conservation Day, an occasion to raise awareness of the importance of protecting and conserving natural resources and habitats threatened by imbalances in the ecosystem and the depletion of natural resources, passed off quietly.
Exceptional and prolonged temperatures in Siberia have left parts of the Arctic warmer than sub-tropical Florida, and fuelled devastating wildfires for a second consecutive year, as per the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
The UAE and Pakistan are known to enjoy historically robust relations at all political, economic and social levels. The $108 million Pakistani-Emirati Military Hospital in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi,