In a tribute to the founding father of the UAE, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Government of Jordan today renamed the AED550 million (US$150 million) Quweira Solar Power Plant, funded by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), as Sheikh Zayed Solar Power Complex.

Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih revealed they have thwarted 922 smuggling attempts including 355 drug contrabands (38.5%) from January to the end of September 2018.

His Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of the UAE Cabinet Affairs and The Future, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, said that Dubai became an ecosystem for innovation and the future economy, and a preferred global destination for conferences and exhibitions focused on future sectors and emerging technologies.

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Sharjah Center for Learning Difficulties that aims to prepare and educate children with learning difficulties who attend the chamber's “My Little Room Nursery School,” which is dedicated for the children of the SCCI’s employees.

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sharjah Police that will give inmates serving sentences in penal and correctional institutions around the emirate the opportunity to attend a series of educational workshops and inspirational lectures.