A high-level delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, on Thursday participated in the inaugural ceremony of the Dhs771 million ($210 million) Petroleum Storage Facilities (PSF) project in Jordan.
The UAE and Jordan on Thursday started joint military drills in demonstration of the robust cooperation ties between the two countries.
Matar Saif Al-Shamsi, the UAE’s Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, received a delegation from the Sharjah Police, headed by Brig. Ahmed Abdulaziz Shuhail, Director General of Sharjah Reformatory and punitive Establishments (SRPE), who is currently on a visit to Jordan.
For more than a year after being moved to a Jordanian wildlife reserve from war-hit Syria, two bears, Loz and Sukkar, would cower whenever planes flew by, traumatised by past bombardments.
In a phone call, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and King Abdullah reviewed a number of issues of mutual interest, as well as exchanged views on current regional and international developments.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces on Monday received a delegation of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Summer Jiu-Jitsu Programme
Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), has stressed that the publishing industry in the Arab region and other countries around the world are faced with the same challenges, but opportunities are ripe to consolidate their role in promoting their own businesses, as well as the authors’ efforts and readers’ access to quality reading material.
Continuing the literary spirit of Sharjah as the World Book Capital 2019, and in keeping with its mission to empower refugee children through books, the Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment, KF, a Sharjah-based non-profit, recently donated 20 libraries comprising 2,000 books to Syrian refugee children living in the Al Zaatari camp in Jordan.