Passport delivery through Empost

ABU DHABI — The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate-General in Dubai will deliver passports submitted for various services to the applicants only by Empost, with effect from September 1. The applicants will be charged a fee of Dh10 for the service.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2005, 10:04 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:16 PM

In case of applications for visa and attestation of documents, the applicants have the option to use the services of Empost or collect them in person, a Press communique issued by the embassy said.

Blood donation

SHARJAH — In coordination with the Health Department of Amiri Guards Group in Nad Al Shiba Camp, the Department of Blood Transfusion Services of the Ministry of Health, organised a blood donation campaign which grabbed the attention of 95 civilians and military donors.

Mobile blood bank campaigns are aimed at supporting blood transfusion needs of hospitals and patients. Large quantities of blood are always needed in major operations such as heart surgery, organ transplantation and for thalassaemia patients.

Meeting today

FUJAIRAH — A memorandum on addition of architectural heritage to the UAE school curriculum figures in the agenda of the meeting of the Municipality General Secretariat Council to be held today.

The meeting, to be presided over by Eng. Rashid Hamdan, Municipality Director, at the Fujairah municipality, will also scrutinise the Dubai Municipality experience regarding parking lots and how it can be adapted to local conditions, said Jassem Mohammad bin Darwish, secretary general. The Dubai experience could be useful for application on a nation-wide scale as well.

The council will also review the report submitted by the visiting Brazilian and Argentinian general secretariat delegations on adopting hygienic and healthy environmental procedures in "halal" slaughtering.

The recommendations presented by the national committee team for food safety, which visited the department of food monitoring in Ras Al Khaimah, will also be given due and careful study.

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