DUBAI, August 16th, 2018 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Dar Al Ber Society has launched and supported 91 humanitarian and charity projects in the Ivory Coast and Ghana, as part of its development and charity efforts in Africa.
The projects aim to promote the teachings and values of Islam and implement the UAE’s charity and humanitarian policies and vision around the world, as part of the initiatives and events of the Year of Zayed.
A delegation from the society visited Ghana and the Ivory Coast and met with the society’s partners in both countries.
Omran Mohammed Abdullah, Chairman of the Charity Projects Sector of the Dar Al Ber Society, said that the visit of the delegation, which is part of the society’s annual plans and projects, aimed to inspect its humanitarian and charity projects in the two countries. The delegation met with students, teachers and partners from two partner organisations that support the society’s projects in both countries, to discuss their cooperation and mechanisms of organising and developing future charity and humanitarian work, he added.
The delegation met with 270 orphans who are supported by the society, presented them with gifts, and delivered a guidance speech to them, their mothers and supervisors from relevant authorities. The delegation also met with several government officials, including the Minister of Islamic Affairs of Ghana, who briefed its members about the situation and needs of Muslims in the country.
The delegation then met with contractors that are implementing the society’s charity and humanitarian projects and urged them to speed up the process of completing the projects, apply the required quality standards, and commit to the approved specifications, in the presence of representatives of relevant authorities.
The delegation also monitored the progress of the society’s projects and evaluated the satisfaction of local residents of the two countries. (WAM)