Sat 26-05-2018 22:13 PM
DUBAI, 26th May, 2018 (WAM) -- Dar Al Ber Society organised today at Dubai World Trade Centre the 3rd edition of 'Umm Al Atta' (Arabic for Mother of Giving), a fund-raising event dedicated to orphans, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, wife of The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
A large number of sheikhs, dignitaries, top officials, businessmen and 23 orphans and their guardians from 10 countries attended the event.
The society conferred the 7th edition of, 'Charity Personality of the Year' award to Dubai Islamic Bank, DIB, in recognition of its tireless support to charity projects in the UAE and worldwide.
Abdullah Ali bin Zayed Al Falasi, Executive Director of Dar Al Ber, said, " We support 31,000 orphans from different nationalities residing in the UAE and in countries around the world, thanks to the unlimited support of H.H. Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum and our partners."
The charity honoured during the event Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi and a number of sheikhs, government entities, personalities and charity organisations.