Sunday, 28 November 2021 12:24 GMT

UAE- 6 charity drives in RAK to mark Year of Zayed


(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) The Ras Al Khaimah branch of the Dar Al Ber Society (Dabs) will mark the Year of Zayed with six charity initiatives that will benefit 100 patients, 100 families and several inmates.

The move is aimed to help promote the values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Ali Al Shehi, manager of Dabs RAK branch, said: "Relief aid shall be provided for vulnerable people in collaboration with public and private entities under the 'My Partner' project, while free medicines shall be given to indigent poor patients under the 'Pharmacy of Giving' scheme."

The society's office in the Khuzam area, RAK, will receive and collect charity medicines from interested pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies.

The medicine and treatment requirements of eligible patients shall be secured under the '100 Patients' project, while the 'Inmates' programme will help release a number of prisoners in collaboration with the RAK police, he said.

"The 'Pleasing Zayed Society' is to bring happiness to 100 Emirati and expatriate families in the country by providing them with their basic needs, while the 'Zayed Umrah' will cover the expenses of religious trip for a number of indigent people."


Ahmed Shaaban Originally from Egypt, I have been in Dubai since December 2005. Before coming here, I worked as an English language instructor, chief En/Ar translator, proofreader, reporter in Egypt and Qatar. I have also worked as a reporter, correspondent and simultaneous translator with two satellite channels in Dubai. I have a masters degree in media, Cairo University, 2014, a bachelor degree in English language and translation, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1996, and three post-graduate diplomas in English language and Instruction. With over 19 years of experience in translation, interpretation, EFL instruction, and reporting. I am interested in technology, aviation, politics, as well as community, parliament and defence issues. I enjoy reading, writing, exercising, and surfing the web.

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