Arab Union for Voluntary Work to honour Juma Al Majid

WAM Sharjah: Chairman of Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage Juma Al Majid has affirmed the care given by UAE wise leadership for boosting and spreading the culture of voluntary work in the society.

The Emirates Voluntary Association has nominated Juma Al Majid to be honoured by the Arab Union for Voluntary Work for his voluntary activities.

Al Majid, on the occasion of 8th edition of Arab Union of Voluntary Work Conference which will be held in Cairo next Friday said that “My honouring is like honouring UAE during this prestigious gathering for the voluntary work where 18 Arab countries will participate in the event.”

Sharjah Ruler’s Court mourns Saud Bin Essam Al Qassimi

WAM Sharjah: The Court of H. H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah on Monday mourned the death of Sheikh Saud Bin Essam Al Qassimi who passed away early morning today.

The Court extended heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Sheikh Essam bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Chairman of the Office of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and the members of the family praying to Allah Almighty to grant the deceased a place in Paradise and bestow patience to his family.

AID POLICY: Accountability in Islam

DUBAI 04 July 2012 (IRIN) – The rights-based framework may only have been formally adopted by the international humanitarian and development community in the past decade; but the concept that people in need have a right to assistance has existed in the Muslim world since the birth of Islam.

AID POLICY: Making Muslim aid more effective

DUBAI 01 June 2012 (IRIN) – Between the foreign aid of oil-rich Gulf States and the billions of dollars spent by Muslims in “mandatory” alms and charity every year, the Muslim world is by all accounts a huge reservoir of potential in the world of aid funding.