A total of 1,422,704 fresh meals have been delivered to beneficiaries in Dubai and the northern emirates, with a value of more than AED 14 million during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The effort has been organsied by the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai, in cooperation with the Dubai Charitable Society, the Beit Al Khair Society, the Dar Al Ber Society, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, the Emirates Red Crescent Authority - Dubai, the Khalifa bin Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Works Foundation, Watani Al Emarat Foundation.
The distribution has been taking place at 137 points in 20 main areas, in line with the health and safety precautionary measures.
Dr Hamad Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Director General of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai, indicated that the process of distributing meals is a process of unifying all national efforts and is important to serve the message of human value, in line with the vision of the leadership.
In addition, Ahmed Darwish Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Charitable Work Sector, praised the efforts made by the parties involved in the process of supervising the distribution, noting that uniting efforts effectively contributes to serving the humanitarian message.
Al Muhairi noted that to take part in the distribution of Iftar meals, donors and volunteers should go to the charitable societies and institutions approved and licensed by IACAD, stressing that adherence to the directives is a necessity and a societal responsibility to ensure public health and safety.