Nasser Rafi, Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Malls Group, handed over a cheque for AED 5 million, the proceeds from Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, to Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares, at a ceremony held at The Dubai Mall.
Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, the largest of its kind fashion event held in the Middle East, organised by Emaar Properties and Vogue Italia raised funds for Dubai Cares, the charity founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to promote education among underprivilged communities globally.
The funds were raised through the charity auction gala organised as part of Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, and from part of the proceeds from sale of merchandise during the event.
Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience, held at The Dubai Mall, welcomed over 400,000 visitors from around the world, brought together 250 fashion brands, while positioning Dubai as a global fashion capital.
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