Sheikh Khalifa orders release of 669 prisoners on occasion of Eid Al Adha

Sheikh Khalifa orders release of 669 prisoners, death sentence, Eid Al Adha, Abu Dhabi, Zul Hijjah

Abu Dhabi - The initiative aims to alleviate the suffering of families.

By Wam

Published: Sun 4 Aug 2019, 12:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 5 Aug 2019, 2:58 AM

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has ordered the release of 669 prisoners -- serving various sentences -- on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.
Sheikh Khalifa has also pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners.
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The release of prisoners comes within the framework of the President's keenness to give them a chance to start a new life and alleviate the suffering of their families.

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