UAE RCA distributes 15,000 items of clothing to needy children in Gambia

UAE RCA distributes 15,000 items of clothing to needy children in Gambia
2013-12-15 13:56:33

WAM BANJUL, 15th December, 2013 (WAM) — The U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has distributed 15,000 items of clothing to needy underprivileged children in Gambia. This action comes within the framework of the second phase of the campaign launched by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to clothe deprived children around the world.

Also present during the distribution process were Hamad Saeed Hamad Al Za’abi, U.A.E. Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Gambia, in the presence of the governor of the capital, Banjul, and a number of Gambian officials who welcomed the initiative as a step forward for improving children’s humanitarian conditions.

The Red Crescent Authority is moving ahead with the implementation of the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in countries that have not yet been beneficiaries in Africa, Asia and other areas.

WAM/ES/CM

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