DUBAI: Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s daughter, Shaikha Shamma bint Mohammed met with labourers in the UAE as part of the UAE Food Bank initiative – launched by her father earlier this month.
The PM was all praise for his 15-year-old daughter for leading by example in the UAE Food Bank initiative.
“Proud of my daughter Shamma who contributed today in the first volunteering activity as part of UAE Food Bank initiative. Our philosophy in the humanitarian work is simple … Always lead by example,” he wrote on his official instagram page.
The video, which has gathered over 83,000 views in 15 hours, Shaikha Shamma Bint Mohammad can be seen visiting a construction site on Shaikh Zayed Road, and distributing food to workers.
In an interview with the Arabic channel Dubai TV, Shaikha Shamma said: “I am glad to conduct this charity act along with my friends,” and also encouraged fellow students in the UAE to volunteer and help the needy.
The young royal was part of the first batch of volunteers in the Food Bank initiative, which aims to distribute 9,000 meals to construction sites in Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah.
With more than 500 volunteers of students from schools and universities in the UAE,the UAE Food Bank will be implemented in stages in collaboration.