Nahyan grants AED4m plus to Zakat Fund

The Zakat Fund today received AED 4.776 million in donation from Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development , Chairman of the Union National Bank group.

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Published: Wed 24 Apr 2013, 6:07 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:56 AM

The donation was received by Dr. Hadef bin Jowan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice and Chairman of Zakat Fund, in presence of representatives from the Union National Bank and Al Wifaq Finance Company.

Shaikh Nahyan said the donation was in support to social solidarity and a contribution to social and humanitarian interests through concerned organizations in the UAE.

He added that the donation will go to a larger segment of the society and to Zakat Fund’s operations to help it meet its responsibilities and commitments including funding humanitarian projects.

For his part, Dr. Al Daheri thanked Shaikh Nahyan for the donation and expressed hope Shaikh Nahyan’s generosity will set an example to be followed by the visions of all organizations and individuals aspiring for channelling humanitarian and charitable actions to eligible people in the UAE, as well as to providing the necessary care and support through foundations that have noble goals and unique initiatives.

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