The Emirates Airline Foundation has been recognised by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) for its outstanding humanitarian and outreach projects and work that spans the globe.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; presented the award to His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman & Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group.
Other dignitaries at the ceremony held at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, included: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation. The awards ceremony honored donors, humanitarian and charitable institutions across the UAE for their commitment to supporting humanitarian initiatives and their long-standing contributions to providing much-needed aid around the world.
Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, The Emirates Airline Foundation is a non-profit charity organisation which provides humanitarian, philanthropic aid and services for children in need. The Emirates Airline Foundation was launched in 2003 and supports 35 projects in 18 countries which help to improve the lives of children in need around the world.