Close to 13,000 workers were part of a successful world record attempt by Dubai Police which reflects highly on the charitable nature in UAE during the holy month of Ramadan.
Dubai Police broke the World Record for the ‘longest Iftar Table’
Held at Dubai Industrial City, Dubai Police worked with 35 restaurants and 500 volunteers to provide iftar to 12,830 workers and now have the world’s longest iftar table title to their name, which stretches up to six kilometres. Preparations for this world record attempt took 200 hours and the iftar was also attended by diplomats and senior police officials.
More than 4,000 iftar meals were distributed in May
Part of Dubai Police’s initiative “To provide Iftar to the fasting people”, the human rights department distributed 4,000 iftar meals to labour accommodations in Muhaisnah last month. According to Khaleej Times, this initiative has a target of distributing 30,000 Iftar meals during the holy month of Ramadan.
700 prisoners in Dubai were released ahead of Ramadan
Dubai’s Ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum made a generous move last month, announcing the release of 700 prisoners before the holy month of Ramadan. The announcement was made few days after His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE announced the release of 935 prisoners ahead of the holy month.