| 10 June, 2017

UAE Representative Office in Palestine oversees Iftar projects

The 'Food Basket' project is funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation

RAMALLAH, 10th June, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE Representative Office in Palestine has been overseeing the implementation of two Ramadan projects since the beginning of the Holy Month.

The 'Food Basket' project is funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, and 'Iftar Project' is provided by Sharjah Charity International.

According to a statement from the Office, 6,000 food parcels will be distributed in the Palestinian territories among the poor and needy families under the food basket project, whereas under the Iftar Project 15000 meals will be provided throughout the Holy Month, in cooperation with charitable associations, centres and popular committees in the tents and the Palestine Zakat Fund.

The projects show the strong relations between the UAE and Palestinian peoples and also reflects humanitarian image of the Khalifa Foundation and the Sharjah Charity.

Beneficiaries extended thanks and appreciation for the role played by Emiratis charitable and humanitarian organisations in line with the directives of the wise leadership.

The Khalifa Foundation, in cooperation with the Palestinian Centre for Humanitarian Communication, has also launched Food Parcels campaign in Gaza Strip for the underprivileged families.

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