It is not just a spectacle watching 35,000 people converge at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Ramadan for UAEs largest Iftar (breaking of fast at the sunset), but also a logistical masterclass — considering the smooth manner in which the gathered faithful are served food — and perfect preparations by the Abu Dhabi Armed Forces Club and Hotel chefs who work all day at the mosque’s massive kitchen to produce the free meals for the worshippers.
With the start of the summer, Dubai has been buzzing with festival mood as prominent brands in fashion and accessories have become busy in launching their latest collections to woo multinational customers ahead of Eid.
During a media briefing on consumer protection and Ramadan 2019 preparations, the ministry noted that the value of discounts totalled Dhs350 million, with 50-75 per cent in discounts on some 10,000 items, which will be available for consumers at 650 co-op societies and sales outlets throughout the country.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered the release of 3,005 prisoners - serving various sentences - and pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners, ahead of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The 17-day Ramadan Nights will kick off today Thursday, May 23 and will continue until June 8, amid an extraordinary atmosphere, exciting offers and exclusive discounts up to 75 per cent which are considered one of the biggest discounts at the Emirate level.
The Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, Dubai, organised a special ceremony to honour new Muslims who converted to Islam during the holy month of Ramadan at the waterfalls area of Dubai Mall.
The gesture is part of Sheikh Mohammed's attempt to provide prisoners an opportunity to start a new life and to relieve their families hardships.
In its keenness to maintain security and safety, and boost (reinforce) the positive behaviour of various segments of society, the Community Police Department of the Sharjah Police, in cooperation with Sharjah Charity International, have launched a joint campaign under the slogan “Aman Ya Ramadan”, which aim at spreading awareness about different traffic and security issues, and the ways to utilise the security services on smart applications.
Al Majaz Waterfront, a family tourist and leisure destination in Sharjah is inviting people to enjoy its ongoing ‘Ramadan-fun’ campaign.