Sheikha Jawaher with Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has said that the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) was launched as a humanitarian initiative under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to drive sustainable humanitarian work and focus on long-term impact.
The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has launched a zakat donation campaign, ‘Create a Sustainable Impact with Your Zakat’, to help alleviate the suffering of millions of Syrian children, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Palestinians in Gaza.
Nigeria tops the list with 42 entries, followed by Lebanon with 16. Kenya and Uganda share the third spot with 14 entries while Jordan and Pakistan have 13 nominations each.
Continuing the literary spirit of Sharjah as the World Book Capital 2019, and in keeping with its mission to empower refugee children through books, the Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment, KF, a Sharjah-based non-profit, recently donated 20 libraries comprising 2,000 books to Syrian refugee children living in the Al Zaatari camp in Jordan.
The Centre also confirmed that it is following the situation around the clock and would continue brief the public on the latest developments, calling on the public, road users and motorists to exercise precautions when driving during rain, and to avoid nearing surface runoffs and pools of rainwater. It also appealed to members of the society to follow the bulletins and reports issued by the NCM and not to circulate rumors.
The multi-millionaire ex-Chancellor and his wife Akshata Murty were last year granted planning permission to build a swimming pool, gym and an adjoining tennis court on farmland at the manor house.
Asad Kaleem, an executive producer at ARY, said that the action means that 4,000 employees at the TV are now without work. He pleaded with the government to reverse its decision and bring the hugely popular ARY back on air.