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sham

(sham)
1. a hoax; a fraudulent imitation.
2. not genuine; fraudulent; marked by falseness.
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In this election session, for the first time, Ain Shams stands as a separate entity, distinguished from its close neighbour Mataryia.
Shams solar inverters were launched in the presence of Ralf Hofmann, CEO of KACO New Energy and Dr.
The Shams units are green in color, symbolizing a green environment and matches the color of the Kingdom s flag.
Bin Shams addressed the aspirations of MENAPAR Network officers and said that the Network aims at serving as a main reference for public administration research in the region, as well as a research knowledge base accredited by major international public administration institutes and schools, pointing out that this has started to materialize through strategic alliances forged by the Network with various international training and research organizations and institutions, such as the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
According to Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford who has done extensive research on the Pahlavi family's global financial movements, Princess Shams was a crafty operator.
However, Shams asked for permission to host the child at her house for 48 hours, but failed to return her back to the orphanage when the time was up, and refused to hand Ghada back despite signing papers that state otherwise.
Jabal Shams is famous for planting Omani garlic as the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries supports the residents of the villages of (Dar Al Aqour), (Dar Al Souda) and (Menda') for the cultivation of garlic, along with fruits and various field crops.
Residents demanded to Railway Officials that population of Shams colony has been increased therefore Railway crossing and fencing should be installed for that any unpleasant incident would not take place.
We're pleased to see how high UAE ranks worldwide in renewable energy generation, given the country's commitment to sourcing more sources of secure and safe energy," said Yousif Al Ali, General Manager of Shams 1 Power Company.
According to Al Ali, Shams 1 has been a big success, since it began producing electricity in 2013.
Similarly, Jabal Surat, located in the governorate of Ibri, near Jabal Shams, recorded a temperature of -2C.
UAE Ruler His Highness President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who inaugurated it, expressed his pride over the launch of Shams 1, calling it a major achievement in the UAE's goal of energy and economic diversification.