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Emirates Islamic donates $2.2m to autism centre

DUBAI, October 28, 2018

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, has contributed Dh8 million ($2.17 million) to Dubai Autism Centre, the largest non-profit in the UAE serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

The contribution, provided through Emirates Islamic’s Charity Fund, will be used to fund the development of the Centre’s new facilities built on an area of 91,000 sq ft.

Awatif Al Harmoodi, general manager, Operational Governance, Emirates Islamic, said: “Charity is a cornerstone of Shari’a and as one of the country’s leading Islamic banks, Emirates Islamic is committed to supporting charitable and humanitarian causes via the Emirates Islamic Charity Fund. It is our privilege to be given this noble opportunity to contribute towards the rehabilitation of children with autism, through Dubai Autism Centre.  We hope that our contribution will help in providing the required intervention and care to more children through the new centre.”

Mohammad Amin Al-Emadi, director general of Dubai Autism Center said: “We would like to express our thanks and sincere appreciation to Emirates Islamic for their support to expand the Center’s services and develop its facilities with the latest equipment and rehabilitation methods for children with autism. We also commend Emirates Islamic for its efforts in the field of social responsibility and longstanding commitment to charitable humanitarian causes in the UAE.” – TradeArabia News Service




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