Sheikh Khalifa pardons 662 prisoners ahead of UAE National Day

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President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has pardoned 662 prisoners ahead of the UAE's 48th National day.

Sheikh Khalifa also pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners.  

The pardon comes as part of the UAE President's keenness to give prisoners a fresh start to a new life and alleviate the suffering of their families. 

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