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UAE offers free treatment for 1,000 Sudanese heart patients

The United Arab Emirates, through the Zayed Giving Initiative, has conducted free treatments for heart patients in Sudan. According to national news agency WAM, the humanitarian mission attended to around 1,000 underprivileged children and elderly. The volunteer physicians reached out to different parts of Sudan to treat conditions including chronic ...

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Natural Adventure Park opens in Dubai

The Natural Adventure Park in Dubai has opened in Mushrif Park. Located in the park’s Ghaf forest, visitors can experience a range of activities suitable for different age groups, starting from six years. They have lined up many activities and challenge games include a zip-line through the natural forest and ...

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RTA links all traffic signals to control centre

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) says it’s completed the final phase of connecting the city’s light signals to its traffic control centre. About 400 traffic control units have been successfully linked using 3G technology, as part of the Smart City initiative. Meanwhile isolated signals have been connected via wireless ...

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Expo 2020 calls for businesses to submit creative projects

Expo 2020 has launched its first public roll-out of its Expo Live programme, which allows companies to submit their business proposals for the mega event. Organisers are encouraging individuals, SMEs, non-profit organisations and government-related entities to present their creative projects. The AED367 million programme supports plans that will help preserve ...

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33.7 million tonnes of food imported into Dubai in 2016

More than 33.7 million tonnes of food was imported into Dubai last year, making for a significant increase from previous years. That’s according to officials at Dubai Municipality’s Food Trade Control Section. They also note a large decrease in damaged items, thanks to the introduction of strict new policies from ...

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