Speculations of Saudi Arabia mooting increasing crude export rates, pushed oil prices in Abu Dhabi. Murban, produced by Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, for November loading surged 14 cents according to figures compiled by Bloomberg. However, the prices are still lower than last week’s prices.
A staggering ninety two per cent of the residents professed satisfaction with their lives in terms of safety and security in the country if a recently conducted survey by the Abu Dhabi Gallup centre were to be believed. The satisfaction level among the UAE residents is more than other regional states.
Micro blogging and social networks sites flooded with Eid wishes with celebrities and common people irrespective of cast and nationality wishing their friends on the auspicious occasion of Eid. Socialite Kim Kardashian and the hip hop band The Black Eyed Peas conveyed their greetings on the occasion. The Black Eyed Peas rapper will. i. am also wrote on twitter, “Happy EID to everyone who celebrates... have a good day enshalla.”
Road accidents claimed lives of four people and left six other injured in three major road accidents that took place on different roads of national capital on the auspicious occasion of Eid. One accident took place barriers near Al Mafraq bridge killing two persons on the spot while two other persons sustained injuries and immediately rushed to Al Mafraq hospital.
Entire emirate has been colored in the festivities of Eid Al Fitr as people lined up for different activities for celebrating the festival. The festival brings celebration and happiness for people of all age groups and everyone have different style of celebrating Eid.
Al Hilal Bank, owned by Abu Dhabi government is planning to sell a 5-year Islamic bond, or sukuk, in the fourth quarter in a bid to raise $500 million. An undisclosed official of the bank said that bank's sukuk program is expected to be between $2 billion and $5 billion and the current issue is the first tranche of global sukuk.
The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City has announced to open a new splash park at Khalifa Park in Abu Dhabi on the first day of Eid Al Fitr for the people. The splash park would provide a special space for kids and adults.