Dubai Customs inks MoU with Dar Al Ber Society in the field of orphans' sponsorship

Published September 17th, 2009 - 09:59 GMT

Dubai Customs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dar Al Ber Society in the field of orphans' sponsorship as part of its Ramadan Campaign entitled "Al Khair Customs which was launched by the Department at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

The MoU is inline with the mutual cooperation between Dubai Customs and other organizations in the community. It constitutes a form of supporting humanitarian and social action through reviving the Islamic teachings of sponsoring orphans and increasing social integration.

Mr. Yousef Al Sahlawi, Acting Senior Executive Director of Corporate Affairs and Executive Director of Legislations and Policies Division at Dubai Customs and Mr. Mohammed Ali Al Obaidaly, Board Member and the Executive Director of Dar Al Ber Society signed the MoU in the presence of Mrs. Feryal Tawakul, Executive Director of Social Affairs and Government Partnership Division at Dubai Customs.

The MoU entails uniting and increasing the efforts to benefit the most from both parties' expertise in different fields such as raising awareness of the importance of orphans' sponsorship for individuals in the society especially during the religious occasions and seasons of goodness. It also calls for holding lectures and seminars in all perspective customs centers.

Mr. Al Sahlawi said:" Dubai Customs is pleased to cooperate with Dar Al Ber Society, which is famous for its expertise and competency in the field of charitable and humanitarian action inside and outside the UAE. We will definitely benefit from this opportunity by opening the door to the goodhearted employees of the Department to contribute to the humanitarian action through sponsoring listed orphans at the Society."

Mr. Al Sahlawi added that this MoU is inline with Dubai Customs' interest in social action and partaking in enhancing social development as part of its corporate values.

Dubai Customs is hosting a stand for Dar Al Ber Society in its first floor through which services provided for charity and names of the listed orphans at the Society are presented.

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