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Mishal Kanoo, chairman of The Kanoo Group (Right) handing over the cheque

Kanoo Group donates Dh1m to ‘Reading Nation’ drive

DUBAI, UAE , June 7, 2016

The Kanoo Group has contributed Dh1 million ($272,000) to support the ‘Reading Nation’ campaign for Ramadan.

Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the campaign aims to distribute five million books to children in refugee camps and schools around the world, establish over 2,000 libraries in various Arab and Islamic countries as well as support various educational programmes organised by humanitarian organisations.

Mishal Kanoo, chairman of The Kanoo Group, commented: “Our participation in this humanitarian initiative reaffirms our continued efforts in providing community support and paying back to society. We are honoured to support ‘Reading Nation’ campaign and be part of a project that we believe will have a huge positive impact on generations and communities across the region and the world.” –TradeArabia News Service




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