Al Maktoum Foundation sends aid convoy to Egyptian village

ASSIUT, Egypt, 2nd January, 2017 (WAM) — Al Maktoum Foundation has sent urgent aid to one of the remote villages in Assiut Governorate in Egypt.

The gesture is in implementation to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and the patron of the foundation.

The aid which includes food stuff, blankets, winter clothes and other requirements was distributed among the underprivileged families in Arab Al Atiyaat Village.

Mirza Al Sayegh, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Al Maktoum Foundation said that the aid comes as part of the foundation’s attention within the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid to implement development projects to support needy families in Upper Egypt.

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