Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a-compliant bank in the UAE, has contributed AED1 million from its late payments fund to Al Jalila Foundation, a UAE-based global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to transforming people’s lives through medical treatment, research and education.

Keeping a consistent effort to work with potential new partners and exchange industry knowledge and expertise, Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) concluded its robust participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. This year’s event contributed to greater insights, discussions of projects and initiatives that will develop the publishing industry further in the UAE.

Over 14,000 war refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon have found new lease to happiness and hope through recently-concluded training programs conducting by the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and its sister organization The Art of Living. The Project which started in 2016 aims to reach out to another 4000 vulnerable, at-risk and high potential Iraqi and Syrian refugees by mid of next year, accomplishing the task of providing relief to a almost 18,000 people on completion.

As another year draws to a close, Sharjah-based international humanitarian organisation The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) has joined hands with Etisalat, to offer Etisalat customers in the UAE a great opportunity to make humanitarian action a part of their daily lives by signing up to their year-long text-to-donate campaign called ‘The Big Heart Dirham’.