Members of Dawoodi Bohra community and Bee’ah staff pose for group photo after the clean up drive.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Thousands of Dawoodi Bohras from all parts of the world have come out on World Environment Day to engage in various activities to preserve the environment.
The Dawoodi Bohras of Sharjah, in association with Bee’ah mobilised efforts to organise a clean-up drive in Al Manakh area of Sharjah.
The drive was participated by 67 volunteers and 3,940 kg waste was collected during the drive.
The activity was undertaken under the banner of Project Rise which is the global philanthropic arm of the Dawoodi Bohra community.
Project Rise deals with a wide spectrum of initiatives and activities in varied fields including but not limited to healthcare, nutrition, hygiene, environmental responsibility and conservation as well as education. It aims to bring about a wholesome and comprehensive uplift in the lives of all humankind.
Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading sustainability pioneer, and National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), the leading international district cooling developer based in the UAE,
The newly expanded Masjid Al Fatimeen Al Bohra in Al Manakh, Sharjah was inaugurated by Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the leader of the worldwide Dawoodi Bohra community.
Bee’ah has helped Sharjah achieve a 76 per cent waste diversion from landfill rate, and is fast approaching the 100 per cent diversion of waste with the launch of the Sharjah Waste to Energy Facility in 2021 by the Bee’ah-Masdar joint venture, Emirates Waste to Energy Company.
The UAE has sent three planes carrying a 1,000 sqm field hospital, which includes 75 beds and two operating rooms equipped with the latest medical supplies and devices, to offer relief to earthquake victims in Afghanistan.
Residents in the UAE felt strong tremors and left their residences. A family told Gulf Today that as soon as they realise that their chandellier was moving without any reason. they knew it was earthquake.
On the other hand, the Gaia space probe unveiled its latest discoveries in its quest to map the Milky Way in unprecedented details, surveying nearly two million stars and revealing mysterious "starquakes" which sweep across the fiery giants like vast tsunamis.
On Saturday, almost a week after her death, people joined hands at a vigil organised by her family to comfort her loved ones and walk with Aleena “in their hearts” along the route she never had the chance to complete.