HH Sheikh Mohammed Shares Picture Of Him Being In Self-Quarantine

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
HH Sheikh Mohammed Shares Picture Of Him Being In Self-Quarantine

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has been at home during the 3-day sterilization drive. The Dubai ruler urged residents to stay indoors and has himself been following the same too to curb the spread of covid 19.

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The ruler’s daughter shared a picture of him being in self isolation and it’s perfect that our leader is leading us the right way. In another picture shared by Ali Essa, Sheikh Mohammed’s full time personal photographer, HH sends out a message to the residents. In his message he said:

“A message to our people that their health is most important, and that all of the the state’s resources are devoted towards ensuring their safety, and that everyone today is responsible for everybody else. May God protect our people and preserve our society’s health, safety and wellness”.

HH Sheikh Mohammed also launched an online campaign, inviting everyone to join hands to thank doctors, nurses, paramedics and hospital administrators. Residents who wish to express their gratitude can do so using #ThankYouHeroes.

What Else?

On another note, those of you who have mobile subscriptions do not need to fret if your ID expires. The subscription and mobile phone connection will continue as normal. The UAE has declared that they will not be disrupting mobile subscriptions in case your ID expires anytime soon. The subscriptions include phone calling and internet services.

Normally, the expiring of your emirates ID, results in an immediate halt of your mobile phone subscriptions. However, in light of the potential difficulty in renewing Emirates ID’s, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), have declared a new law. They have asked all service providers not to disrupt any mobile phone subscriptions, due to the expiry of supporting documents. This is including the Emirates ID cards.

The TRA have also announced that customers don’t have to visit service centres in order for any renewals, just for the time being. If the process is available online, they can go ahead and renew from home, or just keep the expired document for now. The temporary exemption is due to the limitations set by the virus.

This is also part of the #stayhome initiative by the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (UAETRA).

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