The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah has announced the initiatives it will organize throughout the “Year of Tolerance,” in participation with the related health promoting societies at the council, which aim to strengthen Sharjah's efforts to become the first healthy city in the region and the world.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention issued directives to expand and maintain the Al Qarain Health Center located in the emirate of Sharjah, and perform comprehensive maintenance to the current building of the centre, as well as providing all of the center’s departments with modern medical equipment.

Dubai Land Department (DLD) announces that its smart platform, Dubai REST, is nominated for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards 2019, where voting will continue till 10 February.

NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and the ‘Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy’ (WiSER) platform – a Masdar-led initiative dedicated to inspiring women and girls to play an active role in addressing global sustainability challenges – have announced a strategic partnership for the year 2019.

HE Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, stated that the ties between both the UAE and Kosovo are historically strong, which extend back to the time of the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He remarked these ties grew into an integrated economic partnership, which resulted in ground-breaking agreements on the avoidance of double taxation, and the protection and promotion of investment and civil aviation, among others.