Sat 05-05-2018 21:14 PM
AJMAN, 5th May, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, commended the leadership’s contributions and care for orphans through the establishment of governmental and non-governmental organisations for the comprehensive care of orphans.
Sheikh Humaid paid tribute to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates for their incessant support for this segment and its development and welfare based on Islamic teachings of social solidarity.
”The UAE people have wonderful examples of humanitarian works targeting orphans, destitute and underprivileged within the UAE and abroad,” he said following the opening ceremony of the third Ajman Festival for Orphans on Saturday.
”Islam urges Muslims to take care of orphans and uphold their rights so as to provide them with a decent life and social and psychological stability,” he stated.
Sheikh Humaid toured the venue and saw the various activities of the festival including the corners for innovation and creativity, technology, arts, children and family, health and nutrition, and the heritage village.
The event is organised by the Council for Coordination of Charitable Work in Ajman in partnerships with other local humanitarian actors.
Around 250 orphans are participating in the activities of the festival.