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The Abu Dhabi government has opened a [specially / special] cafe for its employees that is [dedicated / dedication] to their happiness. The new 'Happiness Cafe' is [location / located] in the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development. Staff are [being / been] encouraged to take time out from their busy days to [unwind / rewind] and chill out so they can revitalize and [regulate / rejuvenate] themselves. The cafe is full of plush sofas and couches and has a [specially / especially] designed decor to provide the perfect [ambivalence / ambience] for feeling happy and create an atmosphere of [positivity / positive] . It even has its own garden and fountain to add a touch of nature to the surroundings. One worker enthused about the new cafe, saying it would help her to [smile / smiley] more at work.

The cafe was [opened / opening] by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. He hoped it would [creative / create] a positive environment in the workplace, [follow / allow] employees to better release their productive energy, and [improve / improvement] the work environment in the [ministry / ministers] . The Happiness Cafe is [part / party] of a program initiated [by / of] Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, called the National Program for Happiness and Positivity. He said happiness was, "a [knowing / renewable] and sustainable asset". Sheikh Nahyan said this program intended [to / for] establish, "the values of positivity and happiness as a way of life in the UAE". He hoped it would [eventually / eventual] put the UAE in the top five of the world's happiest countries.

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