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Well of Hope: A Humanitarian Initiative by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed

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Around 844 million individuals around the globe have no access to clean water, and with the climate change we’re facing, this number is expected to rise unless countries start to take some serious action to help limit this or better yet eliminate the issue.

The ‘Well of Hope’ initiative thrives to do so; by bringing clean drinking water to those in need all over the world. The initiative is launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

The initiative works on bringing together both the public and private sectors; to help combat water scarcity. It is a collective effort from the government and private entities to ensure that those in need for clean water get access for it.

The project will take place during the holy month of Ramadan, and will include workers from twenty authorities and businesses pumping water through a digital device. A fair amount of the water pumped will be given to the less fortunate, by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives.

Those interested in taking part of such a great initiative, can apply by using the hashtag #Wellofhope.

“The aim is to remind people of the great value of water and demonstrate the difficulties hundreds of millions face to get access to water. Small gestures can make a big difference to ourselves before others.”

Such a humanitarian campaign will surely contribute in highlighting worldwide water scarcity concerns, and turn the attention of people and organization towards the issues that matter.

It is indeed going to be a blissful month!

 

 

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Son of Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Khalid Al Qasimi Has Passed Away

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Sharjah Media office has sadly confirmed that the Fashion Designer and son of Sharjah ruler, Sheikh Khalid Al Qasimi, has passed away in London last Monday.

The news of the 39-year-old son of the ruler of Sharjah and fashion designer of eponymous label Qasimi was announced earlier on social media, and the royal family has been receiving messages of condolences from across the country ever since.

Moreover, three days of mourning have been announced in Sharjah and flags across the UAE have been ordered to fly at half-mast.

 

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Amazon Prime Now Available in the UAE

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The online shopping experience has now become even more intense with the launch of Amazon Prime in the UAE following the official launch of Amazon back in May.

Now, with more than 100 million paid members, Amazon prime is available in both English and Arabic and will be giving lots of privileges that are expected to change the course of your shopping.

So if waiting isn’t your strongest suit, then hear this out!

Amazon Prime blesses customers with access to exclusive deals on Prime Day, free shipping and Amazon Prime Videos aka Amazon Original TV series and movies.

This means you can have anything -from local to international items- shipped to you for free on the very next day. Having an account is obviously a must and it costs Dhs16 a month or Dhs140 annually, and in case you’re the non-committal type, you can try it out for free for 30 days first.

“We are thrilled to bring Prime to the UAE just one month after the launch of Amazon.ae,” said Ronaldo Mouchawar, Vice President of Amazon MENA. “We are working hard every day to expand our product range, give customers even greater value, and continually improve the shopping experience here in the UAE. With the addition of Prime, customers can now enjoy the most convenient way to shop, access unlimited and award-winning entertainment, and shop exclusive deals on Prime Day.”

 

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Dubai’s Hotel Deals For An Exceptional Eid Vacation

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Eid is just around the corner and it is this time of the year where we take advantage of the extended weekend to pause reality and unwind, and the best way to do so, is by hunting down the best offer deals and spend some quality time at the comfiest hotels.

Here’s a list to help you make the right decision!

1- Take Advantage of the ‘UAE Residents Stay Offer’

Jumeirah’s luxury hotels and resorts are blessing your vacation with a 15-20% off the best available rates, only if you are a Dubai resident though.

Hotels include Dar Al Masyaf, Al Naseem, Mina A’Salaa and more. So make sure you check out the most convenient offer for an exceptional vacation, offers include complimentary breakfast and a lunch or dinner across 40 restaurants, in addition to a limited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark and Kids Club.

2- Manadarin Oriental Dubai 

“Overlooking both the pristine waters of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s glittering skyline, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is a stunning destination with an enviable beach setting.”

The hotel is hosting an event on June 8th with lots of activities in store for you for Global Wellness Day, activities vary from kickboxing and Mo Mac classes to yoga, meditation and Zumba sessions. Making the hotel a perfect getaway for couples whom interests are different, yet want to spend the holiday together.

The event will kick off with a nutritious meal, followed by a zumba session and ending perfectly with a massage and facial cleansing sessions.

3- Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort

Enjoy a cozy one-bedroom villa with breakfast for two and a private pool, and enjoy a variety of desert activities or spend your time relaxing at the spa.

Details: From Dh1,999++ per night, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two adults.

4- Jumeirah Saadiyat Island Resort

If you are looking forward for this holiday just to sit back and unwind from all the work that has left you undone, then this is the place for you. You get to select two 30-minute treatments for only Dhs280, which we all need at the moment.

5- Dukes The Palm

Enjoy a private beach and the stunning views of the Dubai Marina with Dukes’ Eid offer that allows you a four-nigh stay for the price of three. You will get access to fitness centre, indoor pool, water-sports, kids club and the outdoor infinity pool.

Also, the Hotel’s Great British Restaurant will lay out an Eid feast with an open buffet including Arabic and Indian cuisine, in addition to multiple live cooking stations.

 

 

 

 

 

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