Afkar Ali Ahmed

Fears of water contamination add to woes

SHARJAH - Residents of 'Sheba', the multi-storeyed building in Al Nahda, Sharjah, who have been hit hard by water shortage in the past few days, fear another problem hitting them: the water supplied to them currently from an overhead tank, which is meant for emergencies like fire, may be contaminated and may contain harmful bacteria.

Regional bus services lack basic standards

DUBAI — People travelling by road to countries such as Jordan, Syria and Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia and others have a problem — the buses that carry them to these countries do not provide them good service.

A dutiful son of Sharjah

SHARJAH — He devoted his life to the development of the emirate of Sharjah and made great efforts over the years to help the emirate grow by leaps and bounds. Come to think of it, his contribution to the development of Arab Cultural Council alone is enough to make him stand apart as a person.

Building tenants hit by shortage of water

SHARJAH — Tenants of a building in Al Nahda, Sharjah have been allegedly facing water shortage for three days, forcing them to buy water from groceries or carry buckets of water to their apartments.

Dh 5m Ajman market set to open

AJMAN — The huge Central Fruit and Vegetable Market at Al Humaidiyah in Ajman will soon be officially inaugurated by His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman.

Desalination plants planned by Sewa to cope with demand

SHARJAH — The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) is currently carrying out an expansion project in the Wasit energy plant and installing desalinating units at the Al Lia plant as well as launching desalination plants in Kalba and Khorfakkan to meet the demands of the public in the emirate.

Dh5m Ajman market set to open

AJMAN - The huge Central Fruit and Vegetable Market at Al Humaidiyah in Ajman will soon be officially inaugurated by His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman.