Cameron Norrie, Britain’s No.1 male tennis player, has been revealed as the seventh player at this year’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship. Organisers have confirmed the 2022 Wimbledon semi-finalist will join the all-star line-up for the annual tournament, which this year runs from December 16-18 at the International Tennis Centre at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi.
To highlight the positive role of social media platforms, the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2022) will host a distinguished group of influencers and experts during the 12-day cultural extravaganza, which runs under the theme ‘Spread the Word’ from November 2 – 13, 2022, at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Winners of the debut edition of Sharjah Rights Connection Award were announced on the second day of the Sharjah International Book Fair’s 12th annual Publishers Conference on Monday 31st October. Mauro Spagnol from Books-Everywhere, UK, is the winner of the award’s first category, which recognises those who sell rights as an agency or as an individual. The winner of the second category, dedicated to those who sell translation rights on behalf of a publishing company, is Gabriel Nieto of Editorial Planeta, Mexico.
The United Arab Emirates University, in partnership with the National Health Insurance Company - Daman, organized scientific debates between national and international universities in the country on the sustainable development goals during the period 25 - 27 October 2022 at the UAE University campus in Al Ain. 18 teams from 15 local and international universities and 70 students participated in the debates.
His Excellency Sheikh Saif bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Director of the Prevention and Safety Authority, honoured distinguished employees of the Control and Communication Center of the Early Warning System “AMAN", for outstanding performance and responsiveness in answering fire emergency calls. These fast response times contributed to a great number of citizen and resident, as well as property protection from fire hazards, in accordance with the highest technical standards and international practices used in the field.