17 Oct 2020
Suqia UAE’s Board of Trustees holds its fifth meeting in 2020
The UAE Water Aid Foundation’s (Suqia)’s Board of Trustees held its fifth meeting for 2020 via video conference. Suqia is a part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, chaired the meeting, in the presence of other board members. These included HE Fahad Abdelrahman bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary-General for International Aid at the Emirates Red Crescent & Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Suqia; HE Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Development Affairs; HE Dr Arif Al Hammadi, Executive Vice President of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology; HE Dr Ahmed Ali Murad, Dean of the College of Science at UAE University; Nasser Lootah, Executive Vice President of Generation at DEWA; Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Development & Excellence at DEWA; Mohammed Abdulkareem Al Shamsi, Acting Executive Director of Suqia; and Fahad bin Afira Al Falasi, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Suqia.
The meeting reviewed Suqia’s achievements since its launch five years ago. The attendees praised Suqia’s staff, and its volunteers and partners, who have worked as one team to achieve the organisation’s objectives. They have contributed effectively to reaching over 13 million people in 36 countries around the world and implemented 1,000 sustainable water projects in different parts of the world.