Ramadan 2022 in UAE: Sheikh Khalifa pardons 540 prisoners ahead of holy month

It aims to give the inmates a chance to change for the better and start life afresh



His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

By Web Desk

Published: Mon 28 Mar 2022, 8:48 AM

Last updated: Mon 28 Mar 2022, 8:59 AM

The UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered the release of 540 inmates from correctional and penal facilities ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

The gesture is part of the UAE President's humanitarian initiatives that are based on the values ​​of forgiveness and tolerance.

It aims to give the inmates a chance to change for the better and start life afresh.

The practice to pardon prisoners ahead of the holy month is an annual one that aims to strengthen family ties.

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