The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has signed an agreement with the “Make a Wish – United Arab Emirates” Foundation outlining mechanisms and means of cooperation between the two sides in initiatives that support the Foundation’s goals aimed at bringing happiness and joy to the hearts of children with critical health conditions, and instilling a spirit of hope and optimism in them, to encourage them. to continue their journey towards recovery.
In the presence of Sheikha Noor bint Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Member of the Board of Trustees of the “Make a Wish” Foundation, HE Saleh Mohammed Al Jaziri, Director General of Tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, and Hani Al Zubaidi, CEO of “Make a Wish – UAE” signed The agreement, which consolidates the frameworks of the existing partnership between the two parties in many areas, including the exchange of information about the Abu Dhabi events schedule, to choose entertainment and cultural experiences that meet the wishes of children, and to allow them to meet the stars hosted by the department, in addition to allocating free entry permits for them and their families to explore Destinations, attractions and world-class theme parks in the capital. Furthermore, the department will provide a number of aspects of support when the organization organizes its activities in Abu Dhabi.
Saleh Al-Jaziri said: “Our agreement with the Make-A-Wish Foundation reaffirms our commitment to our social responsibility strategy, which derives from our corporate mission and values, which pave the way for us to contribute to drawing a smile of hope on the faces of our little heroes. We seek to make the department a model for participating in community and humanitarian activities, In what sheds light on these initiatives, and attracts more support for them from various sectors of society, we look forward to the positive results of this agreement by transforming the dreams of our children into reality in cooperation with the “Make a Wish” Foundation.
Hani Al-Zubaidi said: “We are proud of this strategic partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, which will enable us to reach more critically ill children, fulfill more unforgettable wishes, and give them the strength to continue treatment and fight disease.”
It is noteworthy that the department has recently cooperated with the Foundation to fulfill the wishes of four children who met the stars of the NBA League at the Federation Arena on Yas Island, where they received the latest electronic devices they wanted to obtain, and took souvenir photos with them.
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