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‘UAE committed to supporting Yemeni people’
JEDDAH: Dr Sultan Bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the National Media Council, NMC, has emphasised that the UAE, in implementation of the directives of the wise leadership and its effective role within the Saudi-led Arab Coalition, continues to support the Yemeni people through carrying out a huge humanitarian operation to provide aid to the liberated areas. Al Jaber made his remarks while leading the
 
 
UAE founded on respect, tolerance and peaceful coexistence: Speaker
DUBLIN: The UAE is founded on the established principles of mutual respect, cooperation, tolerance and peaceful coexistence, stated Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, during a panel discussion held on the margins of the launch of Ireland’s first Centre of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion at the Dublin City University, DCU. ‘’Tolerance, cultural diversity, openness, coexistence and
   
UAE Space Agency adopts new resolution on outer space activities
VIENNA: The UAE Space Agency has adopted a new resolution during the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. The resolution’s key focus is on space as a driver of sustainable development across the globe. The resolution stresses the fact that for the past 50 years, the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, supported by the Office for Outer Space Affairs,
 
 
Yemeni child successfully treated in UAE hospitals
YEMEN: Ten-year-old Yemeni, Khalil Yaseen, who was the victim of a landmine laid by the Houthi militias loyal to Iran, has recovered after receiving successful treatment in UAE hospitals. He was receiving treatment after the incident, which led to serious injuries and intestinal damage. In a quick response to save his critical health condition and ensure the provision of psychological rehabilitation due to the terrorist act of the
   
Pakistani FM meets UAE Ambassador
ISLAMABAD: Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs in the caretaker cabinet, has met with the UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi, in Islamabad. The Pakistani Foreign Minister, also Minister of Defence, expressed appreciation of the UAE’s continuous role and permanent support for the Pakistani people to enhance the economic, social care, aid, and humanitarian and development
 
 
Court condemns conman to confinement
DUBAI: A man who took an electrician’s documents to help process his wife’s visa and instead misused them to subscribe to telecom services has been sent to prison. The Asian defendant, 25, posted an ad on a classifieds website posing as an agent from a visa transactions clearance office. He identified himself with a false name and provided a contact number. The Pakistani electrician, 53, fell victim to the con. He paid him
   
AD Police process over 4mn digital transactions
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Police processed 4,462,784 digital transactions last year, saving Dhs1.3 billion and 9.5 million client visits as part of its plan to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction through transformation into the smart government, under the government vision to harness advanced technology to improve security work. Brigadier Nasser Al Dhaheri, Director of the Centre for Information and Communications, said
 
 
Dewa enhances cooperation with Stanford University
STANFORD: A delegation headed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dewa, has visited Stanford University in California State. The visit is part of Dewa’s efforts to enhance cooperation with international research centres and review best practices and the latest research in different areas including energy, water, Artificial Intelligence, AI, smart grids, and data science.
   
Construction site robbers imprisoned
DUBAI: Three knife-wielding burglars who robbed a site under construction after restraining and threatening to knife its security guard to death will spend six months in jail plus deportation. The Asian trio –aged 21 to 27- teamed up with a fugitive countryman to burgle sites under construction on weekly holidays. They carried scissors and targeted the one in question on Friday Sept.15.2017. They brandished knives, beat the India
 
 
Workers locked up over friend’s death
DUBAI: A mechanic and a builder who caused the death of a workmate have been convicted of manslaughter and imprisoned for three years plus deportation. During a workplace fight, the Asian mechanic, 34, punched the worker on various parts on his body. The builder, 22, clutched him, slumped with him on the ground and accidentally fell on him. The victim sustained respiratory and circulatory system complications, Bur Dubai Police
   
University Hospital Sharjah opens IVF centre
SHARJAH: Continuing its tradition of giving back to society, University Hospital Sharjah, the leading healthcare provider in the emirate, now has its own IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) Centre. Taking inspiration from the vision of of HH Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the IVF Centre is the first to open within a hospital. The centre, which is located on the lower ground floor of
 
 
Abu Dhabi University ranks third globally in QS rankings
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi University, ADU, an internationally recognised academic institution for quality education and applied research, has scored third globally in the Quacquarelli Symonds’, QS, World University Rankings 2019 on the international faculty indicator. The university scored a progress of 50 ranks, compared with last year’s results, making its way in the 701-750 performance rank. Speaking about the remarkable
   
RTA completes 85% work on Phase 1 of road projects
DUBAI: Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai, has announced the completion of 85% of work on the 7th Interchange on the Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR) Project, and Al Yalayes Road Improvement Project, and that both projects would be opened on September 15. “The two projects will enhance the link between Sheikh Zayed Road and both Sheikh Mohamed
 
 
ADM completes internal roads, infrastructure project
ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi City Municipality, in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Public Services Company, Musanada, has completed the internal roads and infrastructure project at Nahda Al-Askariyah, Baniyas and Al Shawamekh. The total cost of the project is Dhs102.77 million and it spans an area of 197,000 square metres approximately. The projects, which are part of the Master Plan of Abu Dhabi and the suburbs, underscore the leaders’
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