Methaq donates AED 3 million ($817,000) to UAE Red Crescent Authority


25/01/2011 00:00 AST

Abdullah Al-Maamari, Managing Director, Methaq Takaful, presented the cheque to HE Ahmed Humaid Al Mazrouie, , Chairman of the RCA's Board of Directors, at the RCAs' headquarters in Abu Dhabi, in presence of HE Mohammed Khalifa Al Qemzi, RCA Secretary General, and Khalil Ghneim, Methaq's General Manager.

Al-Maamari said, "We are keen to give the Zakat money to the concerned official bodies in the UAE to take the responsibility of distributing it to the needy and beneficiaries through their Islamic banks.

"The RCA plays a significant role in helping needy families and the poor in the country. Its activity expands all over the world in an effort to reach out to the poor and the needy wherever they are. This is why Methaq decided to give AED 3 million Zakat amount to the RCA in support of its efforts and initiatives."

He pointed out that Methaq Takaful is fully aware of its social responsibility obligations, and it is always keen to pay Zakat on time, in addition to offering donations and aid as a part of the social responsibility it shoulders towards local and global humanitarian issues and social solidarity and its commitment to support community development endeavours.

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