Amman: The Al Maktoum Foundation has begun distributing the first batch of 600 sewing machines to underprivileged families in Jordan, in cooperation with the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation. The programme will benefit 100 women in the first round of the initiative.
Faisal Al Fayez, president of the Jordanian Senate, Mirza Al Sayegh, member of the Al Maktoum Foundation Board of Trustees, Ayman Al Mufleh, secretary-general of the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation, and Salem Ahmad Al Qaisy, member of the Emirati-Jordanian Aid Committee, distributed the sewing machines to 20 women in Amman, during a visit by the Foundation’s delegation to Jordan.
Faisal Al Fayez praised the progressive level of the Jordanian-Emirati relations in political, economic and social areas, and described them as a historic advancement, based on mutual respect that serves the mutual interests of both countries.
Al Fayez expressed his appreciation for the laudable efforts of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and patron of Al Maktoum Foundation, who is always keen to promote humanitarian and philanthropic activities, highlighting his continuous directives to support charitable projects in Jordan.