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Staff Reporter/ WAM
The Sharjah Police affirmed that the news about the amendment of the status of overstays, in return for fees paid at one of the service centres in Sharjah, is just a rumour, stressing that information should be taken only from the relevant authorities.
The police cautioned on promoting rumours and spreading unreliable news via the social media platforms, pointing out that it is a crime punishable by the law.
They called on everyone to verify the source of information and take it only from its official source and the official platforms of the competent authorities.
This warning comes after several Asian workers headed to the Sharjah Police enquiring about the news that circulated on the social media.
The police affirm that they have all the technical means which enable them to pursue the source of these false rumours and promoters, stressing that they will be arrested and referred to the court to preserve and stabilise the security of society.
Recently, under the directives and continued guidance of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Digital Office (SDO), launched “Digital Sharjah,” a smart application that seamlessly integrates a host of essential public services provided by different government entities and private sector companies on a single, simplified digital user interface.
The Beta version of the smart application was launched during a virtually held press conference, in the presence of Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Director of the SDO, and 400 attendees who included government representatives, entrepreneurs and members of the local press.
The various offerings and USPs of this new, futuristic service were detailed at the conference alongside an explanation of SDO’s strategic vision behind designing this world-class digital public service interface, which signals the crossing of a big milestone in Sharjah’s digital transformation journey and ambitions of smart governance.
The Pakistani High Commission, as a goodwill gesture, issued a three-month visa to a 92-year-old Indian woman, Reena Chhibar, who reached Pakistan on Saturday to see her ancestral home, media reports said.
The UAE Government has announced granting long-term visas for the top 100 start-ups shaping the fourth industrial revolution.
In its efforts to support the goals of the UAE Government, Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a key engine of economic diversification and leading source of foreign investment, is offering facilities to obtain long term visas for its customers
The United States vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on Tuesday that called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, drawing stern criticism from allies as President Joe Biden faces mounting pressure to temper support for Israel.
Two friends in western France have built a 16-metre high replica of the Eiffel Tower from recycled wood, which they hope to display along the path of the Summer 2024 Olympic torch relay and on Olympic sites.
The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13-1 with the United Kingdom abstaining. The United States circulated a rival UNSC resolution that would support a temporary cease-fire in Gaza linked to the release of all hostages, and call for the lifting of all restrictions on the delivery of humanitarian aid.