As the UAE prepares to celebrate the 48th UAE National Day, philanthropist Firoz Merchant, Founder and Chairman of Pure Gold Group, has contributed to the release of 700 insolvent prisoners across the UAE. Aligning with the spirit of tolerance, the various insolvent prisoners are from different nationalities and backgrounds and, this year they will get to celebrate the UAE National Day with their families in their country. The total amount being spent to help these insolvent prisoners is approximately AED 1 million and this will go towards various expenses like paying off their debts or airfare and transport to their homes in their countries of origin.
Eminent Emirati economist Saeed Ahmed Bin Lootah died on Sunday at the age of 97.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid mourned the death of the prominent Emirati businessman.
The family said Lady Cochrane passed away on Monday from her injuries. She was at home, at her family’s Sursock Palace, one of Beirut's landmarks, when the explosion happened last month.