Three roads in Ajman named after occupied islands

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Three roads in Ajman named after occupied islands

Three roads in Ajman have been named after the occupied islands of the UAE and signboards to this effect have been installed.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Fri 27 Apr 2012, 9:32 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 12:06 PM

According to Ahmed Abdel Raziq Al Awadi, Executive Director of the Engineering Affairs at the Municipality, the step comes in implementation of the directives of His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman to name three roads in residential areas.

A road located at Al Safeya residential area was named Abu Mousa island road, and the road starts from Mushairaf road till the health centre and the grand mosque till the Mushairaf Park.

Big Tunb was the name given to a road located at Al Hamedeya area starting from Shaikh Zayed road till the civic body premises at Al Hamedya area and passing through Al Hamedya residential area.

Al Jarf area starting from Shaikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum road till Al Jarf residential area and Zawara area was given the name Lesser Tunb Island street.

Al Aawdi said the decision of Shaikh Nuaimi to give the Islands’ names to the roads is aimed at consolidating the national feeling that the islands belong to the UAE.

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