Drone-Riding In Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Hazza’s Death & More; 5 UAE Updates For You

From Mourning Royalty to Innovations in work and dining.

by Deeplata Garde
Drone-Riding In Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Hazza’s Death & More; 5 UAE Updates For You

From royal farewells to groundbreaking advancements in work culture and transportation, the UAE is a beacon of progress and possibility. Join us as we delve into the latest updates in the UAE.

UAE Updates: Farewell to Royalty, Sheikh Hazza’s Passing Mourned

Today, the UAE bids farewell to a beloved member of its royal family, Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Announced by the office of President Sheikh Mohamed, his passing has left the nation in mourning. As mourners gather to pay their respects, funeral prayers were held this afternoon at the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed First Mosque in Abu Dhabi, with members of the royal family and top officials in attendance.

Dubai Embraces Remote Working Flexibility: A Shift In Work Culture

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Meanwhile, in Dubai, the Executive Council has given the green light to plans aimed at revolutionizing the city’s work landscape. The approval to expand flexible working hours and remote work policies across the public and private sectors signals a seismic shift in traditional office dynamics. This move not only aims to ease traffic congestion but also seeks to enhance business efficiency and elevate the quality of life for residents. Following a survey by the RTA, which garnered insights into the potential traffic-alleviating benefits of flexible hours and remote work, this initiative promises a brighter, more flexible future for Dubai’s workforce.

Aprons and Hammers Returns, A New Chapter Unfolds


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Prepare your taste buds for a treat as the beloved seafood haunt, Aprons and Hammers, prepares to make its grand return. Nestled in a new, yet-to-be-disclosed location on The Palm, this beach house promises to delight diners with its signature culinary creations. Situated next to Club Vista Mare on Shoreline 10, the anticipation for its reopening is palpable, with foodies eagerly awaiting the unveiling of its latest seaside sanctuary.

Riding Drone In Abu Dhabi, UAE Updates

In a testament to the UAE’s commitment to innovation, the nation continues to soar to new heights, quite literally. Following the successful vertical take-off and landing at the Yas Marina Circuit, the UAE has now achieved another milestone with the Middle East’s inaugural passenger-carrying drone trial during Abu Dhabi Mobility Week. As the nation embraces futuristic transportation solutions, the sky’s the limit for UAE’s pioneering ventures.

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10. Etihad Rail’s UAE-Oman Construction Gets A Green Signal!

UAE’s renowned railway project has finally received a green signal from the officials on 10th May to start the construction on the UAE-Oman route. The project was signed under the patronage of HH Sultan Haitham bin Tarik of Oman. Hafeet rail is a part of the expansive project connecting GCC through rail network.

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