UAE President pardons 1,530 prisoners

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President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 1,530 prisoners, ahead of the UAE's 51st National Day.

Sheikh Mohamed also pledged to settle the financial obligations of the inmates who had been serving time for various offences.

The humanitarian gesture is aimed at giving the individuals a second chance in life and helping them reunite with their families.

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