BOOK DRIVE TO REACH MIL­LIONS

7 Days in Dubai - - NEWS -

The UAE’s Read­ing Na­tion ini­tia­tive has this year raised more than Dhs80 mil­lion to pay for books for mil­lions of chil­dren in the devel­op­ing world. HH Sheikh Mo­hammed bin Rashid Al Mak­toum, the UAE Vice Pres­i­dent and Prime Min­is­ter and Ruler of Dubai, said that while read­ing was of­ten taken for granted in many parts of the world, in some schools up to 30 chil­dren could share a sin­gle book. Ye­men was among the first re­cip­i­ents of the ini­tia­tive.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UAE

© PressReader. All rights reserved.