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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Foundation carries out Ramadan projects in 53 countries

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Foundation has carried out Ramadan charity projects for vulnerable and needy Muslims in several countries, as part of its charity work, both inside and outside the UAE.

The foundation has put in place Ramadan iftar projects in several Arab, Asian and African countries, as well as in Haiti, the United States (US) and Canada, totalling 53 countries, an increase of 12 countries compared to last year. It also achieved a 29.5 percent increase in the number of beneficiary families this year, reaching 56,506 families, with a total budget of AED11.12 million, 39 percent higher than last year’s budget.

According to a statement by Ibrahim Bu Melha, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Foundation, the foundation is always keen to implement such projects in Arab and Islamic countries, as well as other countries with Muslims, to promote the bonds of brotherhood found in the Islamic religion.

He highlighted that the foundation has organised Ramadan iftars in 11 Arab countries, notably Bahrain, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Somalia and Djibouti, as well as 14 countries in Asia, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Tajikistan, India, Japan, Thailand and other countries.

The foundation has also carried out projects in 20 African countries, including Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Uganda and other countries, as well as in Canada, the US, Kosovo, Spain and Brazil, in co-operation with UAE embassies and charity organisations in these countries.

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