The UAE organized by the country’s humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), sent 20 ambulances equipped with essential emergency, security and safety equipment to the Gaza Strip.
The shipment of the aid aims to support Gaza’s health sector and improve local humanitarian conditions. The shipment went through the Rafah Border Crossing.
“The UAE always seeks to support the humanitarian efforts to assist the Palestinian people under the current circumstances, which require everyone’s solidarity to enable them to overcome their harsh social conditions, through providing for their needs, especially for women and children,” state news agency Wam reported.
Earlier this month, the UAE sent 960 tonnes of medical aid and food to help 20,000 families in Gaza. Furthermore, a 58,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccines in February and March.
The UAE was the world’s 15th-biggest recipient of foreign direct investment in 2020. The countrys secured more capital from global investors than the UK in 2020, ranking one place above the UK and seven places higher than the prior year.
Natural resources transactions drove investments in the country, primarily [Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s] $10bn sale of a 49 per cent stake in its natural-gas pipelines,” the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report said.
The country was also the 13th-biggest investor in terms of other nations’ economies, recording an FDI outflow of $19bn as major investors, such as International Holdings Company, invested in Sudan’s agricultural sector and Mubadala invested $201 million in Uzbekistan’s power industry.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, orders the construction of a new stretch of bicycle track spanning 16 kilometres along the popular Jumeirah Beach.
The new track will connect the existing Jumeirah Street cycling track, parallel to the Dubai Water Canal, with the existing cycling track alongside Dubai Internet City.
“I directed the implementation of a new bicycle path on Jumeirah Beach [which measures] 16km. We have a plan that will add 276km [of tracks], bringing the total length of bicycle paths in Dubai to 739km by 2026. We [want to] provide all [transport] alternatives to make our society healthy and maintain a sustainable environment.” Sheikh Hamdan tweeted.
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) resumed in Abu Dhabi started June 9th until 24th, three it was suspended in Pakistan in March following a few positive cases of COVID-19 in the teams. All matches will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Abu Dhabi along with some organizations provided all the logistical and moral support needed to guaranty the continuity of the Pakistani League.
Currently the matches are being broadcast in the UAE via Pakistan TV company, Tapmad TV.
UAE ensuring the continuity of the Champion League shows how the country value the country and the Pakistani people. The relations of these two nations and the people are so deep and strong.
The world’s newest anti-viral treatment for COVID-19, Sotrovimab, is now available for early treatment. The medication arrived in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, making the UAE the first country and Abu Dhabi the first city in the world to receive this drug.
Sotrovimab is an antibody treatment that is delivered intravenously. It is a therapy, not a vaccine. It is hailed as a game-changer by doctors.
Sotrovimab can be used to treat adults and children above the age of 12 who meet certain criteria and are at risk of progressing to severe COVID-19, as per protocols that have been developed by the National Scientific Committee.
Studies have shown the medicine to prevent hospitalisation and death in 85% of early selected treatment cases and can work on all known variations to date.
“The world needs to urgently step up efforts to tackle climate change and save the environment.”
UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Abdullah Al Nuaimi said that global ambitions must be raised to safeguard the health of the planet while Speaking at the UN General Assembly’s high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought.
“We only have one home, one shelter — Earth, therefore, we all need to scale up our efforts and expedite global environmental and climate action to chart a better future for the current and next generations.”
Mr Al Nuaimi outlined how the UAE had protected…
The Emirates Red Crescent has begun the second phase of a vaccination programme for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
The programme aims to vaccinate 12,000 refugees in the Emirati-Jordanian camps of Mrajeeb Al Fhood, Zaatari, Al Azraq and Al Hadiqa with the COVID-19 Sinopharm vaccine.
It began three weeks ago when thousands of refugees received their first dose.
“The programme is implemented under an Emirati-Jordanian partnership represented by the Emirates Red Crescent, the Department of Health — Abu Dhabi and the Jordanian Ministry of Health, and in coordination with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,” Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of the ERC said
This vaccination programme is in line with the efforts made by the UAE as part of the global battle against COVID-19.
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