Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has donated 5 million dirhams to the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment to support the Establishment's efforts to save and rescue thousands of people affected by the floods in the Indian state of Kerala.
In response to the instructions of the wise leadership, the efforts of the State should be united to coordinate the urgent operations for the relief of victims of the floods, which have killed hundreds of people.
Ibrahim Boumelha, Advisor to His Highness, the Ruler of Dubai, for Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs, Deputy Chairman of the Establishment's Board of Trustees, said that the Establishment provides the urgent relief to the Indian brothers in the State of Kerala to mitigate their suffering.
Based on the humanitarian duty of United Arab Emirates toward the brothers and friends in such difficult circumstances, where the Establishment prepares a relief program containing emergency aids such as main relief and food items, and allocates a budget of two million dirhams, to carry out the emergency relief programs for those affected there. He also pointed out that the cooperation between the Establishment and Dubai Islamic Bank has been existed since a long time in many charitable projects inside and outside the Country.
Mr. Abdul Razzaq Al Abdullah, Head of Community Services Department in the Bank, said that "Based on the instructions of Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Board Chairman of the Bank, and Dr. Adnan Shalwan, Chairman of the Group, they should quickly response to the instructions of the wise leadership. Based on the high mission of the Bank, so the Bank has denoted an amount of 5 million dirhams to the Establishment. The support to the brothers affected by the Kerala floods is among the community humanitarian initiatives and objectives that the Bank is keen to adopt.