UAE

RAK Ruler receives Ambassador of Luxembourg

Sharjah24 – WAM: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, on Thursday, received Elisabeth Cardoso Jordao, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the UAE.

UAE

UAE leaders congratulate Georgian President on presidential election win

Sharjah24 – WAM: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Salome Zurabishvili of Georgia on her presidential election win.

Environment

Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre in Kalba celebrates International Mountain Day

Sharjah24: On the occasion of International Mountain Day, the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) organised a special event on Tuesday at Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre, raising the International Mountain Day banner in the mountains of Al Ghail.

Sharjah

Al Zubarah Council in Khorfakkan highlights strong family foundation

Sharjah 24: As part of programs of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowment, GAIAE, the Al Zubarah District Council in Khorfakkan has organised a seminar aims to highlights the importance of building a strong family foundation, in the presence of Khalfan Saleh Al Naqbi, Vice President of the Council, dignitaries, a number of employees and several people.

University Research

UoS explores cooperation with University of Lyon, France

Sharjah 24: With the aim of exploring and fostering cooperation between the University of Sharjah (UoS) and a number of French universities and academic institutions, Dr. Salah Taher, Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs at the University, explores cooperation areas with the University of Lyon during his ongoing trip to France.

Statistics

Diabetic amputations on the rise in the U.S.

Sharjah24 – Reuters: A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes.