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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

More than 32,000 iftar meals distributed in Sharjah

Some 150 tents have been erected across the emirate to feed low-income families and workers during the holy month

Thousands of worshipers have broken their fasts in almost 150 tents set up across Sharjah since Ramadan began on Thursday.

Dozens of tents have been set-up in areas of close proximity to low-income families and workers to provide them with iftar meals throughout the holy month.

Some 60 tents have been erected in Sharjah city while the remaining ones were distributed between Al Dhaid, Al Batayeh, Al Madam, Kalba, Khor Fakkan, and Diba Al Huson.

Abdullah bin Khadem, executive director of Sharjah Charity International, said the charity provides meals for more than 32,000 people in Sharjah daily. He said the charity also distributed meals to more than 20,000 people across 60 countries through their international campaigns.

The charity will also be handing out clothes to low-income workers and families ahead of Eid Al Fitr.

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