Sharjah

Jawaher Al Qasimi: ‘We have sworn to build, work with sincerity’

Sharjah 24: Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), affirmed that developmental efforts to nurture a creative and influential generation of youth who understand their civic duties and responsibilities and want to develop their talents and skills through various institutional programmes is ongoing. She stressed that leaders of the future are products of institutions committed to their social responsibilities.

Sharjah

Al Qasba hosts ‘Read to Create’ event

Sharjah 24: Al Qasba, the premier tourist, leisure and cultural destination in Sharjah, celebrated the UAE's Month of Reading by hosting the ‘Read to Create’ event in collaboration with the Emirates Creative Society. The event was aimed at motivating children and young people to read, aligning with the national strategy, to foster a culture of reading among members of the society and the new generation.

International

Explosion at Chinese chemical plant kills 47, injures 640

The blast occurred on Thursday at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of Yancheng, in Jiangsu province, and the fire was finally brought under control at 3.00 a.m. on Friday (1900 GMT), state television said.

International

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

Sharjah 24 – Reuters: The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.

UAE

Mohamed bin Zayed receives President of Sierra Leone

Sharjah 24 – WAM: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received today President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone in Qasr al Shati', where the two leaders discussed ways of enhancing bilateral ties of friendship and cooperation across investment, developmental and economic spheres that serve development and progress in the UAE and the west African country and their mutual interests.

UAE

Sheikha Fatima witnesses graduation of leading female students

Sharjah 24 – WAM: The "Mother of the UAE," Her Hignness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), on Thursday attended the graduation of 553 leading students who attained their degrees with honours, which was held in the National Theatre in Abu Dhabi Several Sheikhas, female ministers and female leaders attended the graduation of the 38th group of female students from UAE University, UAEU, the 28th batch of the Higher Colleges of Technology, HCT, and the 17th group from Zayed University.