Commuters are facing a sweltering summer because many air-conditioned bus shelters are out of order. Some are locked, others have chairs broken, and several did not have any power and had rubbish dumped inside when The National checked on more than 10 of them last week.



General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, confirmed that the UAE, through the implementation of its comprehensive development vision, targets UAE nationals because they are the real wealth of the country and the main pillar of success for future development plans.

General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed further added that, “Our wise leadership dedicates its attention to ensuring that the new generation of UAE nationals provided with education, knowledge and skills to face future challenges, and are enabled to construct a bright future for their country. Developmental projects currently being created are contributing in paving the way for the younger generations to actively participate in an effective and efficient manner in enhancing the society and the country.

This came as General Shaikh Mohammed headed the Executive Council’s first meeting after the restructure, held at the Crown Prince’s Court, where the council discussed the latest developments in projects relating to several sectors, and their contribution to the path of Abu Dhabi’s progress. The Council also discussed the plans of new and continuing projects and initiatives undertaken by the emirate, and the goals these projects are set to realise. More info