Category Archives: Education

SEWA reveals plan to deliver services within 3 hours

SHARJAH, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, SEWA, has unveiled its strategic plan to deliver electricity, water and gas services in the Free Zone and residential areas within three hours of completion of the building and completion of procedures, as part of the authority’s vision for 2020.

Dr. Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of SEWA, pointed out that the infrastructure of energy and water is one of the most important elements of attracting investment and economic development of the Emirate of Sharjah so that this investment becomes essential to make the economy more efficient and increase production capacity.

Al Leem stressed that SEWA operates under the directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to develop its projects and facilitate the procedures and provide all the necessary capabilities to consolidate the status of Sharjah as a global investment destination.

Source: Emirates News Agency

Three leaders in Daesh arrested south of Mosul

Mosul The Security forces arrested 3 leaders in Daesh in the area of Qayara, 60 km south of Mosul.

A source in Nineveh police told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that among the three detainees, Abu Azhar al-Afri official of executions in Daesh.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

A leader in Daesh killed near Razzaza Lake

BAGHDAD The Security forces killed a terrorist who was the so-called the Administrator and the Public carrier of Daesh camps near the Razzazah Lake.

“The security forces managed to kill the terrorist, named Habad Abu Aisha, who was the so-called administrative and public transport officer of the camps of terrorist Daesh, in a clash near Al-Razazah Lake,” Interior Ministry Spokesman Major General Saad Maan said in a statement.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Two members of the popular crowd were injured when a bomb exploded in Babylon

Hilla Two members of the popular crowd were wounded by an explosive device north-west of Hilla, Babylon province.

A police source in Babylon said that two members of the popular crowd were wounded, when a bomb exploded on a vehicle they were traveling in the area of Jurf Al-Sakhr.”

He added that the wounded were transferred to Alexandria hospital.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Abdul Mahdi from Tehran: We came to follow up the good implementation of what we agreed in Baghdad and add more agreements

BAGHDAD Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi expressed his optimism about the future of relations between the two countries and the Iraqi and Iranian peoples and overcome many difficulties.

“Baghdad was called Dar es Salaam and Bayt al-Hikma. It should also be a house of peace in our orientations and relations with all our Arab and regional neighbors, which we are keen to strengthen, especially after the victory,” which the Iraqis have made with their precious sacrifices, he said. “

“We have come to follow up the good implementation of what we agreed upon in Baghdad and to add more agreements to achieve further cooperation and rapprochement in the political, economic and social fields. We will implement our agreement on the Shatt al-Arab, as well as the railway between Basra and Shalamja, and electrical connections, and facilitate visas for citizens and investors, and other forms of cooperation, in addition to the construction of industrial cities, “calling for the establishment of time limits to implement all our agreements and agree in all areas, in addition to the need to hold meetings between Iraqi security officials and their Iranian counterparts on border issues and smuggling and drugs, pointing out the joint cooperation to face the threat of floods that the Iraqi and Iranian people are suffering and the solidarity of Iraq and its people with the families of the victims.

The Iranian President, according to the media office of the Prime Minister, is ready to encourage investors in the areas of development of services and housing construction in Iraq, and achieve electric linkage and the implementation of agreements on the Shatt al-Arab and cooperation in the fields of technical and oil and finance and raise the level of trade.

The two sides also discussed the issues of the region, the importance of adopting dialogue and peaceful solutions to end the conflict in Yemen, the elimination of wars and crises from the region, the development of bilateral relations and cooperation, increasing trade exchange, energy and health fields.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Arabic version of ‘Before the Oil’ book launched

GENEVA, Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN in Geneva, attended a ceremony to launch the Arabic version of ‘Before the Oil, Abu Dhabi 1954-58’, a personal memoirs book authored by Susan Hilliard.

During the ceremony, held today in Geneva, Ambassador Al Zaabi expressed appreciation to the family of Susan Hilliard for hosting the ceremony, which comes as part of the UAE’s celebrations of the ‘Year of Tolerance’.

“As we mark 2019 as the Year of Tolerance, we are excited to get the Arabic version of the book that chronicles our commitment to tolerance, initiated by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan,” he said.

He continued by saying it was a pleasure to go through the book which brought back fond memories of his childhood.

Deborah, the daughter of the author, said she was proud of the honour her mother received when she received the ‘Abu Dhabi Award’ posthumously in 2015.

Susan Hilliard arrived in Abu Dhabi in 1954, along with her husband who worked then for an oil company. She wrote the book about the life in Abu Dhabi at that time.

Source: Emirates News Agency