As the holy month of Ramadan approaches, we speak to a health expert on diet guidelines to be followed during the period.
The program aims at providing an opportunity to Umrah pilgrims to see the landmarks of the country, Islamic historical sites, attractive tourist destinations and shopping centres and malls.
With spirituality in focus, anyone fasting during the month of Ramadan should also be taking special care of their health by exercising and eating the right types of food that will help fight hunger and keep you replenished throughout the day.
What began as the personal initiative of a man to instill human values in his children became a community initiative within days after he posted the pictures and experiences on Facebook.
Renowned scholar Dr Mohammed Ashmawy said fasting has not been prescribed to make people feel hungry or thirsty, though it is also important to feel and share the suffering of the poor and the needy.
Anyone who has not utilised this holy month to earn Allah's mercy is in total loss
Many people in the UAE would be going to Makkah during the last few nights of the holy month, forming just a small part of the 25 million visitors who were expected during Ramadan.