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‘Fast for a Day’ event held out for all the non Muslims and expatriates in the month of Ramadan, turned out to be a huge success in Dubai

Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) had got together to host an event for all the non Muslims and expatriates residing in Dubai, the ‘Fast For A Day’ event. The event which turned out be a huge success with a large number attending the event was aimed at offering valuable insights into this month of reflection and self-restraint and experience the acct of fasting itself with special emphasis laid on the need to promote cross cultural understanding.
‘The large turnout at this unique cultural event, which coincided with the Zayed Humanitarian Day on the 19th of Ramadan, is evidence of the strong desire by people of various nationalities and faith to learn and understand about different cultures. In fact ‘Fast For A Day’ event was aimed at enlightening our friends and guests from non Muslim Communities on not just the significance of Ramadan but also on the Islamic and local way of life’ as stated by Yousuf Mubarak, Executive Director of Government Affairs at DFRE. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV

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