Afkar Ali Ahmed

Rulers’ visits praised

AJMAN — The Minister of State for FNC Affairs, Dr Anwar Gargash, said the Rulers and senior officials’ visits to polling stations encouraged nationals to take part in the historic process and it also underscored the fact that the country’s leadership was keen on developing the democratic process in the UAE.

Humaid stresses need for women’s representation

AJMAN - His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, yesterday stressed the importance of women’s representation in the Federal National Council (FNC).

Challenges facing urban planning to be studied

AJMAN — The Ajman Urban Planning Conference (AUPC) will be held on February 19 at Kempinski Hotel in the emirate, said Abdulla Al Hamrani, Director General of the Ajman Municipality and Planning Department at a Press conference yesterday.

Many streets still under rain water

SHARJAH — Commercial and business areas in Sharjah Industrial Area continue to be hit by knee-high pools of stagnant water following the recent rains.

Dh650m Sports City project for Sharjah

SHARJAH — The Sharjah government yesterday announced the launch of the Sports City project worth Dh650 million and a sports education college under the University of Sharjah.

Arab world’s biggest recycling firm set up

SHARJAH — Solid waste production in Sharjah is on the rise at the rate of 13 per cent per annum while waste dumping sites have already received stuff to their capacity. Keeping in view this situation the Sharjah Municipality has launched a large waste recycling company which will be the biggest in the Arab region, to undertake waste management.

Metal factory shut down for harming environment

AJMAN — Ajman Municipality yesterday shutdown a metal works factory in Ajman’s industrial area for causing damage to the environment. Electricity and water supplies to the factory have also been stopped.