Sat 03-03-2018 18:18 PM
DUBAI, 3rd March, 2018 (WAM) -- More than 100 bikers from all over the UAE took part in the "Ride for DIHAD" parade that started from INDEX Holding (DIHAD headquarters) in Dubai on Friday, with the aim of raising awareness about the 15th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition, DIHAD.
DIHAD is being held under the theme, "The Sustainability of Emergency Aid: The Intensifying Search for the Appropriate Strategies, Methodologies and Resources to Meet the Global Humanitarian Challenges in the Years Ahead."
"Ride for DIHAD", which is aimed at raising awareness about the importance of "sustainable emergency aid" calls for a series of preventive measures and actions including immediate assistance and support that can lead to long-term sustainable development.
The campaign comes at a time when the UAE is celebrating 2018 as the "Year of Zayed," who dedicated his life for the betterment of people and laid solid foundations for the humanitarian cause and a unique approach to the sustainable generosity that was not experienced only in the UAE but also throughout the world.
Commenting on the "Ride for DIHAD" parade this year, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of DIHAD, said, "I sincerely thank all the bikers, participants and supporters who actively took part in the ‘Ride for DIHAD’ parade this year and for all associations who provided facilities for the bikers and the organisers.
"Ride for DIHAD is a noble effort to raise awareness about the need for humanitarian assistance beyond the borders of the UAE and to ensure key moral values such as charity and philanthropy among the future generations."
Ride for DIHAD was organised by INDEX Media a member of INDEX Holding and supported by Dubai Police, Dubai Cooperation for Ambulance Services, Directorate General of Civil Defence, Roads and Transport Authority, and Emirates Motor Sports Federation.
DIHAD Conference and Exhibition is held from 5th to 7th March, 2018, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.