Indian Christian Saji Cheriyan, who built a mosque the previous year accommodating 1,000 worshippers at a cost of Dhs1.8 million, is still continuing in his charity deeds towards the poor Muslims. This year in the Holy Month of Ramadan he provides full Iftar meals for around 1,000 fasting people daily. Such a charity gesture is a milestone that highlights the peaceful coexistence of different faiths in the UAE, which stems from the spirit of religious tolerance rooted in him and his sincere concern for the needy.
Al Qasba, Sharjah’s premier leisure and family destination, is inviting families to enjoy its line-up of diverse activities with its ‘Al Qasba Ramadan Nights’ that’s being held in collaboration with Art Verve.
Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), inaugurated the Ramadan Nights 2019 on Thursday night at Expo Centre Sharjah. The fair, which is a 17-day mega Ramadan and Eid event, will be held until June 8 amid extraordinary climate, interesting deals
The Sharjah Police General Directorate has launched an awareness campaign that will continue throughout the holy month of Ramadan under the slogan “Fight beggars and help those who deserve it”, in order to reduce the begging phenomenon that appears at the beginning of Ramadan.
A gynaecologist/obstetrician in the UAE and a sleep specialist in the US said getting enough sleep should be in everyone’s consciousness no matter how busy or stressed one is with work and social affairs.
The first session of the widely popular Sharjah Ramadan Majlis, hosted by the Sharjah Press Club of Sharjah Government Media Bureau in partnership with Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, opened on Monday night with a passionate call for respecting the diversity of global cultures, beliefs and traditions and celebrating what is common between nations, communities and civilisations created by God.
A metabolic and obesity physician in the capital explained recently the common bad habits to avoid during the fasting month. “Swap high-calorie meals with healthier home-made ones and cut down on carbohydrates. If you are medically fit, try moderate intensity exercise like brisk walking, jogging or gym for at least 150 minutes per week,” advised Healthpoint’s Head of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Abu Dhabi, Dr Mohammed Al Hadad.
The Kalba Ladies Club and Dibba Al Hisn Ladies Club have uploaded recipes of dishes, both local and international, prepared during Ramadan on their YouTube channels and Instagram accounts (@slcbranches).
Fitness and enjoyment are the key elements at ‘Ramadan Sports Hour’, which is in its third consecutive year. The community programme is showing the Sharjah residents and visitors that workouts can be fun.
The Ministry of Community Development organised a Ramadani Majlis in the attendance of Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister for Community Development, a number of officials in the Ministry and decision makers of the social sector in the UAE along with representatives of government sectors, senior Emiratis, younger generations and children to highlight the pillars of family cohesion, Wadeema Law and Emirati heritage.