Ramadan Night Exhibition

•June 17, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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Week-long art show in Sharjah captivates visitors

By Jamil Khan | SHARJAH

A group exhibition of paintings by 38 artists based in the UAE is under way at the IRC Art Gallery, Egyptian Trade Centre, Sharjah. The artists have been participating in the week-long Ramadan Night Exhibition.
Besides a number of Emirati artists’ artworks as part of the exhibition, there are various belonging to multinational communities residing in the country which offer a wide range of paintings in different mediums from oil on canvas, acrylic on canvas to calligraphic artworks, ceramic and metal sculptures and others.
“This is the fourth exhibition in the current year…
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Orphans delighted at hosting of special Iftar

•June 17, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

In line with the ‘Year of Zayed’ initiatives to celebrate the virtue of giving, an Iftar gathering for orphan kids from Al Maktoum Charitable Organisation (Sawaed Al -Khair) was hosted to bring the values on a high note.
The Iftar was organised by Mercato at More café in collaboration with Dubai Police and RCG – media where the group of young and adult members from the Sawaed Al Khair orphanage and officials enjoyed the meal and gifts.
The special event saw over 25 children, aged between 4 – 14 years old, enjoy a delicious meal and have a fun evening together. Additionally, at the event Sheikha Fatima Bint Hasher Dalmok Al Maktoum and Mercato generously gifted the children as the orphans enjoyed a wonderful Iftar…
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2nd Year Of Zayed Suhoor

•June 12, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Dr Tohama Berkdar hosts Suhoor

By Jamil Khan | ABU DHABI

As part of the celebrations under the ‘Year of the Zayed’ and spreading the true spirit of sharing the blessings in the Holy month of Ramadan, Dr Tohama Berkdar, UN ambassador for human rights-UAE, hosted a Suhoor event.
It was the second suhoor organised by the prominent businesswoman Dr Berkdar in Abu Dhabi. 12-omar

The event was organised under the patronage of Suzanne Jubran Al Maaitah and members of the Jordanian Labour Council in
Abu Dhabi. Jordanian businesswomen, the Jordanian military attache in the UAE, and the wives of members of the Jordanian Labour Council in Abu Dhabi, also took part.
Dr. Tohama Berkdar welcome the guests at the Stylo Centre situated at Reem Island.
The Ramadan meeting comes as part of an integrated program of visits and meetings that will extend after the holy month of Ramadan in order to introduce the services of the center equipped with the latest technologies in the world of beauty and health
It should be noted that d. Birkdar provided its guests with elite services and consultancy in the world of beauty by its professional team where the guests showed their admiration for the professionalism and professionalism of the center, which is an aesthetic destination in Abu Dhabi for all seekers of beauty in high and safe ways
The Suhoor gathering was also partnered by Fasaleh.net to provide wide coverage of the event in the local and foreign media especially through social media.
It is worth mentioned that the first Suhoor gathering was attended by the members of Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council and many Ambassadors from various Arab countries.
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Ramadan workshop

•June 12, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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Young adults with determination attend Ramadan workshop

By Jamil Khan | ABU DHABI

As part of Rotana Earth, the Global Corporate Sustainability Platform, Centro Capital Centre & Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana in partnership with Sedra Foundation, Abu Dhabi hosted a Ramadan themed workshop for young adults with determination.
Aligned with the goals of the UAE Policy for the Empowerment of People of Determination and the values of the Special Olympics, Sedra, as the Legacy Partner of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, has developed a volunteer programme for young adults with cognitive disabilities: Unified Volunteers (UV).
Open to all people of determination throughout the UAE (students from all schools and centres, employed and homebound persons), the UV programme provides a platform to develop skills, independence, confidence and community connections. In addition, long-term …
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Year of Zayed event honours organisations

•June 7, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

The Rashid Centre of Determined Ones (formerly known as Rashid Centre for Special Needs) organised a Suhoor to celebrate and remember late Sheikh Zayed’s legacy of philanthropy.
The event was held in Grand Hyatt hotel in Dubai which coincided with Zayed Humanitarian Day. The event saw Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Deputy Chairman of Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones as the chief guest, apart from Sheikh Ahmed Bin Beshr, Board Members of the Centre along with a large number of representatives from government and private organisations.
Maryam Othman, Director General of the Centre welcomed the guests and shed light on the importance of late Sheikh Zayed’s humanitarian work.
As part of the evening, Sheikh Juma honoured 36 organisations, government departments and private individuals, and a number of community members who have contributed to charitable and humanitarian works.
A group of students with determination from the Rashid Centre performed to highlight the life and works of late Sheikh Zayed which was highly appreciated by the audience.
In his speech, Sheikh Jumaa said, “Zayed Humanitarian Day is an important annual event at the state level. The Rashid Centre is honoured to celebrate the anniversary of the founder of the UAE Renaissance, Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul in peace. Today we are here to remember and highlight the humanitarian achievements established by Sheikh Zayed. He established a continuous approach to giving, providing the best for the people of the UAE. He was involved in tremendous amount of charities globally and within the country,” he added.
During the ceremony, the Rashid Centre released special songs dedicated to late Zayed. The songs are titled “Sidi Kint Krima,” which included an ensemble composed of “Hamda Kadhira,” “Yaib Ya Rahman” and”The Most Beautiful of the Months.” The lyrics are written by Iraqi poet Karim.
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Rawad Abdelkader inaugurates new classroom at Rashid Centre

•June 5, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

Students at the Rashid Centre for The Determined Ones got a new furnished classroom recently opened by Rawad Abdelkader, a prominent businesswoman and an Ambassador of Hope, who also funded the initiative.
She is also the owner of Bellaroma Specialist Hospital in Dubai and widely known in local businesswomen circles for attending various events and charity initiatives.
At the opening ceremony, she was received by Maryam Othman, Director at the Centre, along with a group of students and members of the Rashid Stars, who later presented a number of entertainment shows.
Rawad Abdelkader toured all the sections and departments of the centre and was briefed by Maryam Othman about the nature of the services provided by the body to its students.
She also reviewed the training workshops and learned …
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‘Jaizer’ launched in Dubai

•June 5, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

The UAE is a country with high number of internet users and to target this huge audience, a Dubai-based group launched a new social media platform called “Jaizer.”
The launch was held at a hotel in Dubai over Ramadan Suhoor and attended by many leading businessmen and representatives from real estate, marketing and advertisement fields.
The new social media platform was launched by J Group, a market leader in real estate marketing and advertising. The event was hosted by prominent media personality George Kordahi.
Dr Habib Hammoud, Director of J Group, spoke about the circumstances that led to the establishment of the Group, that combined both media and advertising experience with real estate world.
‘Jaizer’ was made to serve the advertisers, and the developers and both the buyers and sellers. He added that the launching of this platform will have a very positive impact on both the social media, and marketing and advertising fields.
He said the new site plan will be innovative and creative by producing an inexpensive way for easy advertisement, that respects all the ethics of advertising, and makes it very easy for companies to understand and use.
‘Jaizer’ will work as a bridge to build the trust and confidence between various companies and will increase their sales. It will also build the trust and the proper communication between the companies and their customers through social networking platforms.

Ayham Jbara, CEO, of J Group, spoke about the importance of the Group, and it’s participation in so many similar activities and seminars during this year through the strategic partner ‘Business Gate’, which is supervised by Leila Rahal, the International Relationship Manager of J Group, in creating more local and abroad platforms, because Dubai is expected to attract more local and abroad investors, on one side, and on the other side, to take our local advertisement into the international arena through the abroad platforms as well as the exhibitions that are organised by J Group in cooperation with Business Gate”.
He further added that the ‘Jaizer’ platform will work as bridge and link to build the trust and confidence, between various companies to increase their sales and to also build the trust and the proper communication between the companies and their customers and consumers through social networking platforms, to obtain consumer honest and open opinion, so companies can develop and improve their products to meet consumer needs.
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