Muslims around the world to benefit from UAE initiative

ABU DHABI, Millions of Muslims in over 80 countries around the world are expected to benefit from projects launched by Emirati charitable and humanitarian organisations to supply them with Iftar meals to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan, which began earlier this week.

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, the leading organiser of Ramadan Iftar projects outside the UAE, will be launching Iftar programmes in 83 countries, which are expected to benefit nearly 1.3 million people.

The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation will be running a similar programme. In 2018, its Iftar programme, organised in collaboration with UAE diplomatic missions, reached over 750,000 people in 50 countries.

The Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, will also be running a programme, through its network of mosques named after the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed, both at home and abroad. Its programme in other countries, organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, reached an estimated 1.4 million people between 2005 and 2018.

Source: Emirates News Agency