Dubai: Abu Dhabi introduced a raft of adjustments on Wednesday, to names of locations and areas, and a venture that goals to protect the emirate’s biodiversity.
These updates mirror the person character of the emirate and its dedication to retaining it.
Below the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a tweet by Abu Dhabi Media Workplace, defined that Ras Ghorab Island can be renamed Al Aliah Island and plenty of infrastructural tasks can be undertaken to spotlight the distinctive options of the realm.
The title ‘Al Aliah’ means the higher a part of a spear or sword and implies the realm’s elevated standing, defined a tweet by Abu Dhabi Media Workplace.
The Municipality of Abu Dhabi Metropolis additionally introduced the merger of Al Maqta and Bawabat Abu Dhabi areas into one, which will likely be renamed Rabdan, after the late Sheikh Zayed’s horse, and one of many horses of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
“The title represents energy, braveness and fearlessness, and displays the UAE’s curiosity in thoroughbreds,” defined a tweet by the media workplace.
It went on to say: “The brand new title embodies the significance of heritage in naming cities and areas throughout the emirate.”
In the meantime, the Surroundings Company – Abu Dhabi (EAD), the Center East’s largest environmental regulator has signed an settlement with The Nationwide Aquarium to assist create one of the crucial revolutionary – and largest – wild sea turtle rehabilitation services within the area. That is a part of a venture to guard wildlife and protect biodiversity in Abu Dhabi.
The adjustments come per week after one other space alongside the west coast of the emirate, Al Dhabiya, was renamed Al Nouf.