13 May 2019
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced its diamond sponsorship of the 23rd Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award, one of the world's largest Quranic awards and competitions. The move supports DEWA’s efforts to support community, cultural, and Islamic initiatives,
“We are proud to sponsor the Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award, which was established by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. It is one of the key awards that spread Islamic culture and encourage the younger generations to memorise the Holy Qur’an. Our sponsorship of this international event is part of our ongoing efforts to highlight the role of the UAE in serving the people of the Islamic World, emphasise Dubai’s position as a cultural and humanitarian hub,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
"We appreciate the efforts of those managing the Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award in honouring outstanding personalities and organisations in the service of Islam around the world and in hosting prominent scholars and preachers who present the true image of Islam as the religion of moderation and tolerance that encourages peace, and co-existence among different cultures, religions, and civilisations. The Award also highlights the UAE’s culture and its distinguished services to the Holy Qur’an and its sciences. In line with our corporate social responsibility, DEWA supports cultural and Islamic initiatives that underline the noble values of Islam,” added Al Tayer.