Wednesday, July 03, 2013
The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity
Foundation has finished its preparations for the implementation of its
fast-breaking “Iftar” project for 2013, aiming to reach those in need in
more than 54 countries.
Mohammed Hajji Al Khouri,
Director-General of the Foundation, confirmed that the institution
coordinates with UAE embassies abroad and official authorities and
international organisations for one of the most important seasonal
projects on the map of humanitarian action. The Khalifa bin Zayed Al
Nahyan Foundation delivers aid and Emirati good wishes to beneficiaries,
wherever they are, especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan. He said
that the project aims to achieve social solidarity.
The Iftar project includes beneficiaries in 54 countries, including:
Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Yemen, Somalia and the Comoros,
Sudan, Algeria, Lebanon, Tunisia, Mauritania, Pakistan, Bangladesh,
Afghanistan, Turkey, Maldives, Indonesia, Nigeria, Uganda, Malaysia,
Albania, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guinea,
Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Gambia, South Africa, China, Kenya, Sri
Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Mali, Togo, Rwanda and
Burundi, as well as Australia and Argentina.
In Europe, the project’s target countries include: Sweden, Spain,
Greece, Portugal, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, France and
The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation was established by Law No.
20 in July 2007, and seeks to improve humanitarian work through
strategic partners not only within the country, but also with
international organisations and institutions interested in humanitarian
work around the world.