Classifieds | Archives | Jobs | About TGT | Contact | Subscribe
Last updated 13 minutes ago
Printer Friendly Version | TGT@Twitter | RSS Feed |
Food-plan to back Year of Giving
February 22, 2017
 Print    Send to Friend

DUBAI: Emirates Islamic Bank has launched a food distribution initiative in cooperation with Beit Al Khair Society, which will involve the weekly distribution of food to needy people across the UAE.

Awatif Al Harmoudi, general manager of operational quality and processes at Emirates Islamic Bank, said that helping the needy is a fundamental pillar of the concept of Islamic Finance. “We are fully committed to providing support and assistance to all those in need through all the available means. Our cooperation with Beit Al Khair Society confirms our support to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s declaration of 2017 as the Year of Giving.”

For his part, Abdeen Taher Al-Awadi, Executive Director of Beit Al Khair Society, expressed his pleasure about the launch “Food for All” initiative, adding that the body is delighted that the initiative has been launched in collaboration with Emirates Islamic Bank to provide a vehicle of food, which will move around the different emirates weekly, distributing food snacks to workers. The move aims to support the deserving segments of society, encourage them and relieving them of their food challenges.

Al-Awadi added that the food truck will be launched in conjunction with the launch of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai’s initiative, UAE Food Bank.

The development is an optimistic start for more charity programmes and projects that will be witnessed during the course of the year in support of Sheikh Khalifa’s declaration. Food distribution to the needy is an important programme on which the charity body has spent over Dhs77m in the last four years.

Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Post a comment
Related Stories
Dhs258 million aid for Palestinians
ABU DHABI: The UAE has donated Dhs258 million towards supporting the Palestinian people. The move is in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh ..
Fatima grants $1m to Fund for Refugee Women
ABU DHABI: Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU) President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoma..
UAE’s anti-polio project helps 57m Pak children
ABU DHABI: Management of the UAE-funded Project to Assist Pakistan, UAE PAP, unveiled yesterday the results of the UAE’s polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan that start..
UAE offers $500 million for reconstruction of Iraq
KUWAIT CITY: Dr Anwar Bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has announced the UAE’s offer to provide development aid worth $500 million, to assist ..
UAE doctors launch ‘Million Hours of Giving’ drive
ABU DHABI: UAE doctors announced, in a letter of thanks to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the ..
Advertise | Copyright