Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 3 March 2018: More than 100 bikers from all over the UAE took part in the “Ride for DIHAD” parade that started from INDEX Holding (DIHAD headquarters) in Dubai yesterday, with the aim of raising awareness about the 15th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition – DIHAD, which is being held under the theme, “The Sustainability of Emergency Aid: The intensifying Search for the Appropriate Strategies, Methodologies and Resources to Meet the Global Humanitarian Challenges in the Years Ahead.”
‘Ride for DIHAD’ aimed to raise awareness about the importance of ‘sustainable emergency aid’, which calls for a series of preventive measures and actions including immediate assistance and support that can lead to long-term sustainable development.
‘Ride for DIHAD’ campaign comes at a time when the UAE is celebrating ‘2018’ as the ‘Year of Zayed’, who dedicated his life for the betterment of people and laid solid foundations for the humanitarian cause and a unique approach to sustainable generosity that was not experienced only in the UAE but also throughout the world.
Commenting on the ‘Ride for DIHAD’ parade this year, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of DIHAD, said, “I sincerely thank all the bikers, participants and supporters who actively took part in the ‘Ride for DIHAD’ parade this year and for all associations who provided facilities for the bikers and the organizers.”
He added: “Ride for DIHAD is a noble effort to raise awareness about the need for humanitarian assistance beyond the borders of the UAE and to ensure key moral values such as charity and philanthropy amongst the future generations.”
Ride for DIHAD was organized by INDEX Media – a member of INDEX Holding and supported by Dubai Police, Dubai Cooperation for Ambulance Services, Directorate General of Civil Defense, RTA, and Emirates Motor Sports Federation – EMSF.
DIHAD Conference and Exhibition is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Mister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, from 5th to the 7th of March 2018 at the Dubai international Convention and Exhibition Center.