Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 1 million in support of Reading Nation Ramadan campaign
06 Jun 2016
Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced its contribution of AED 1 million in support of ‘Reading Nation’ campaign for Ramadan launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE to declare 2016 as the ‘Year of Reading.’ The campaign aims to distribute 5 million books to children in refugee camps and schools around the world, establish over 2000 libraries in various Arab and Islamic countries as well as support various educational programs organized by humanitarian organizations.
Mohamed A. Al Ansari, Chairman and Managing Director of Al Ansari Exchange, emphasized on the company’s commitment towards its social responsibilities. He said: “Our participation in this initiative reaffirms our relentless efforts in providing community support and service in accordance with the precepts and values taught by Islam throughout the holy month to strengthen social ties and help those in need. The ‘Reading Nation’ initiative is a reflection of the UAE’s wise leadership to support the people of the Arab and Islamic worlds, reinforcing its leading position among the countries that conducts the most charitable and humanitarian work in the world. On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, we congratulate H.H. Sheikh Khalifa, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Their Highnesses, Supreme Council Members, and Rulers of the Emirates.”