First baby of 2019 – a girl – born here at 3am

By Divi S.

RAS AL KHAIMAH 2 January 2019: For Emirati couple Hassan Ali and Safeyya Ali Salem, the year 2019 brought their very own special bundle of joy: a beautiful baby girl, who was born in the wee hours of the New Year.

She was delivered at 3:00 am, at RAK Hospital. Weighing around 3.2 kgs, the baby is the first child of the young couple.

Another baby girl, weighing 2.85 kgs was born to Egyptian parents, Hani Ahmed and Safiya Abbas Morsy at the Hospital on New Year.

Congratulating the happy parents on this occasion, Dr Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare Group, and Executive Director at RAK Hospital said: “As a New Year gift to the babies born at RAK Hospital on 1st January, we will provide free OPD consultation including vaccination for one year. There are few blessings more joyous than the birth of a baby, and on the behalf of the RAK Hospital, I would like to congratulate both the couples. We wish every couple in the UAE who was blessed with a baby on New Year all the happiness”.



Dubai Gazette