Sat 26-11-2022 13:38 PM
DUBAI, 26th November, 2022 (WAM) — Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia UAE), stressed that Suqia would continue its relentless efforts to convey the message of goodness of the UAE and Dubai to the world, by extending a helping hand to afflicted and impoverished communities suffering from water scarcity and pollution, and highlight the well-established philanthropic nature of the UAE. Al Tayer noted that Suqia translates the importance that Dubai attaches to enhancing the role of innovation and sustainability in international efforts to confront the global water crisis.
This came during the third virtual meeting for 2022 of the Board of Trustees of Suqia UAE, under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation, which was chaired by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, in the presence of board members.
The meeting discussed the ongoing preparations for the awards ceremony of the 3rd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, with total prizes of US$1 million. The Award aims to encourage research institutions, individuals, and innovators from all over the world to find new and innovative technologies for the production, distribution, storage, control, purification and desalination of water using renewable energy.
The meeting also focused on Suqia’s preparations for its annual Ramadan campaign, and its humanitarian initiatives during the upcoming Holy Month of Ramadan 2023, which Suqia will organise in collaboration with Mai Dubai, various government entities and charities in the UAE. In addition, the meeting focused on launching the Suqia UAE smart app to provide information about its projects and initiatives, as well as the latest developments of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award.