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The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development launches the second phase of the National Creative Relief Program to support creatives in the cultural and creative industries sector, with the aim of providing financial grants ranging between 15,000 -75,000 dirhams for independent creatives and small creative companies with less than 10 employees, in addition to a new category for company’s that employ between 10-20 people.

On the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is observed on 26th June every year, Dubai Customs announced its seizures during the past months of the year. These included a seizure of 6.758kg of cocaine concealed in a suitcase and jacket of a lady coming from an African country. Another passenger coming from an Asian country was carrying 5.6kg of marijuana. Another seizure was 120 capsules of cocaine weighing 10.10kg induced by a passenger from an Asian country. Jebel Ali Port Inspection Center seized 53,760 lyrica pills concealed in cartoons as part of a shipment.