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Mohammed bin Rashid visits COVID-19 Command and Control Centre

DUBAI, 15th August, 2020 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, visited the COVID-19 Command and Control Centre located at the Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences. H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai's Supreme...

Mohammed bin Rashid issues Decrees on Boards of Investment Corporation of Dubai and Meydan City Corporation

DUBAI, 15th August, 2020 (WAM) -- In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Decree No. 24 of 2020 on the Board of Directors of the Investment Corporation of Dubai. According to the Decree, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai is the Chairman of the Board and H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Vice Chairman. Members of...

Sharjah Ruler to address SIARA 2020 during TBHF live ceremony

SHARJAH, 15th August, 2020 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, will virtually address the fourth annual edition of the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support, SIARA 2020, at 13:00 UAE Time, on 19th August, 2020. This will be followed by the awarding of AED500,000 to the winner of this edition, which will be announced during the live broadcast of the event on all of The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF’s social media platforms....

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Ahmed bin Mohammed postpones award ceremony of 11th MBR Creative Sports Award by a year

DUBAI, 3rd August, 2020 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE National Olympic Committee and Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award, has decided to defer the Awards Ceremony of the 11th MBR Creative Sports Awards by a year. The decision was made after taking into consideration the cancellation and postponement of major international sports events across the world, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, due to the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Russia reports more than 5,000 new coronavirus cases

MOSCOW, 15th August, 2020 (WAM) -- Russia reported 5,061 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing its nationwide tally to 917,884, the fourth highest caseload in the world, Reuters reported. Russia's coronavirus crisis response centre said 119 people had also died over the last 24 hours, pushing its official death toll to 15,617. It added that 729,411 people have recovered.

UAE leaders congratulate Prince of Liechtenstein on National Day

ABU DHABI, 15th August, 2020 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to Prince Hans-Adam II of the Principality of Liechtenstein on the occasion of his country's National Day. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent congratulatory messages to Prince Hans-Adam...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Congo on National Day

ABU DHABI, 15th August, 2020 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a letter of congratulations to Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the occasion of his country's National Day. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar congratulatory...