Last Week in UAE

WALK FOR AUTISM: The 7th annual walk for autism took place on Saturday the of April. The event is conducted every year to raise awareness on autism spectrum disorders. It aims at integrating children and adults who are affected by the disorder into society. The year the 3 KM walk was accompanied by various fun filled activities with music performances and children’s games.lw3

DRIVERLESS CARS: At the 2016 MENA transport exhibition a driverless car was exhibited. Dubai is now heading into a new realm of transport. A project that aims to introduce driverless cars in Dubai is underway. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted that by the year 2030, 25% of Dubai’s transport would be through driverless cars. It is believed that if the project is implemented it would end two major issues on the roads in Dubai: traffic jams and reckless driving. The time spent on travel would also be cut down if the system is put into place.lw2

A FOUNDATION THAT EDUCATES 15,000 ARAB STUDENTS: Abdulla Al Ghurair education foundation has donated Dhs 4.2 billion towards education. The foundation would provide scholarships for an estimated 15,000 students. Abdulla Bin Ahmad Al Ghurair was one among the billionaires, who made it to the 2016 Forbes ranking of wealthiest people. Abdulla Al Ghurair donated a third of his wealth towards education funds. These funds would help 15,000 Arab students to pursue higher studies. Students who apply for the scholarships should submit their grades and proof that they need financial help.

RICHEST IN UAE: Forbes has released the 2016 ranking of the world’s richest people. Six businessmen from UAE have made it to the list. Majid Al Futtaim, Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair, Hussain Sajwani, Abdulla Al Futtaim, Saif Al Ghurair, Abdul Wahid Al Rostamani are the billionaires from UAE on the list. These businessmen deal with varied business from steel to automobiles and real estate.

FIND A JOB IN UAE: A job fair is set to take place from May 16 to 18 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). UAE nationals who are looking for jobs in UAE can walk in to meet recruiters from about 90 top notch companies in the country. It is a fair exclusively for UAE nationals. Women who are looking for jobs can also attend the fair. There is also a women’s only time from 10 a.m to 1 p.m on the 17th on May at the fair.

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