On the 10th anniversary of the ascension of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Cares, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hails its visionary leadership for the relentless efforts, dedication and commitment that have transformed Dubai into one of the most dynamic, peaceful and prosperous cities on the planet.
On this occasion, Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares said: “His Highness Sheikh Mohammed’s innovative and compassionate approach to leadership knows no bounds, as Dubai continues to grow and develop into a thriving global community. It is on such a day that we pause to acknowledge him for his wise leadership and achievements, and thank him for his ongoing high-level advocacy for development on many fronts, including children’s right to education.”
As a UAE-based global philanthropic organization working to improve children’s access to quality education in developing countries, Dubai Cares is a member of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, a new foundation that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum recently launched, consolidating the work of 28 organizations focusing on fighting poverty and illness, spreading knowledge and culture, empowering the community and driving innovation.
Combined, the foundation’s initiatives will implement over 1,400 human development programs in more than 116 countries around the world, targeting 130 million in need by 2025.
“The launch of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives reaffirms an exemplary leadership whose vision is not only to achieve sustainable economic growth locally, but also to showcase his humanitarian efforts by implementing human development programs that will impact the lives of tens of millions of people around the world,” added Al Gurg.
Dubai Cares is currently reaching 14 million beneficiaries in 41 developing countries, and its mission will continue into 2016 and beyond, with the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as well as the support of the UAE community at large.
“Every day, Dubai Cares seeks to emulate the vision and ambition of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum through its mission to provide quality education to millions of children around the world,” Al Gurg concluded.