Dubai has started a new way to make visitors feel welcome during the holy month of Ramadan. The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai announced two new services to make guests' visits more enjoyable as part of the "#RamadanInDubai" effort. These services started on March 22.

Dubai Welcomes Ramadan Visitors with Special Passport Stamp

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Dubai Introduces Special Touch for Ramadan Visitors

When visitors arrive in Dubai through air and land entry points, they now receive a unique stamp on their passports. This stamp has the "#RamadanInDubai" logo, showing the city's warm welcome during Ramadan. 

According to The Global Filipino Magazine, along with the stamp, guests are given free SIM cards from Du Telecom. This helps them stay connected during their visit. They also get QR codes that open up to a guide called 'Ramadan Events in Dubai.' This guide, created by Brand Dubai, lists lots of activities and sights perfect for Ramadan.

Lt. General Mohammed Al Marri, the head of GDRFA in Dubai, said these new services are meant to give visitors wonderful memories and show Dubai's famous hospitality. These efforts also help strengthen Dubai's status as a top place to visit around the world. They show the city's commitment to providing top-notch services that reflect its unique character.

The "#RamadanInDubai" campaign, put together by Brand Dubai and more than 20 other groups in the city, aims to share Dubai's festive mood during Ramadan. It wants to bring people together to celebrate and highlight the city's deep traditions and culture. This campaign is part of Dubai's bigger plan to be seen as a global leader in tourism by offering experiences and services that stand out.

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Dubai Police Share Meals to Prevent Rushing for Iftar

In Dubai, the police have started giving out meals at busy road crossings. They want to stop drivers from hurrying back for iftar during Ramadan. This effort aims to cut down on car accidents that happen because people drive too fast to get home in time for the breaking of the fast.

The campaign called "Ramadan without Accidents" was set in motion by Dubai Police. As shared by Gulf News, in just the first week of Ramadan, they handed out over 71,000 iftar meals to drivers. Major General Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, who leads the General Department of Traffic at Dubai Police, shared this information. 

The initiative has support from many groups, such as the Department of Traffic Awareness, the General Department for Human Rights, Al Khawaneej Police Station, the Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai Charity Association, Dubai Customs, Dubai Digital Authority, Med7 Pharmacy, Life Pharmacy, and Talabat.

Every day, around 10,000 meals are given out at places where lots of cars come together. Traffic officers, helpers from different organizations, and volunteers all work together to give these meals to about 71,850 people in the first week.

Major General Al Mazrouei praised everyone who helped with the project. He pointed out how important it is to drive safely during Ramadan. This is to make sure the holy month stays a safe and sacred time for everyone. The "Ramadan without Accidents" campaign shows Dubai Police's commitment to keeping the roads safe and helping drivers keep the fast in a peaceful way.

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