The Zayed Humanitarian Work Day coincides with the anniversary of the death of the Founding Leader
Since the passing of the founding leader, the UAE has celebrated Zayed Humanitarian Work Day to commemorate his legacy and continue his journey of giving.
The launch of several vital humanitarian and charity initiatives of official community events are announced through this annual occasion.
Sheikh Zayed was a symbol of giving and provided aid to needy people around the world. Due to his significant efforts, the UAE has gained a significant regional and international humanitarian stature.
The UAE has adopted the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed and has been a model of humanitarian giving since its establishment in 1971.
He was keen to institutionalize the foreign aid sector to enhance its efficiency and promote responsibility. Over 40 donors, and humanitarian and charity foundations have been established in the UAE to provide services worldwide.
The Abu Dhabi Development Fund was established in 1971, while the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation was founded in 1992.
These facts confirm the valuable stances and directives of the late Sheikh Zayed, the value of development and humanitarian aid provided by the UAE from 1971 to 2004 to nearly 117 countries.
The late Sheikh Zayed received awards and recognitions from many countries, in appreciation of his services to humanity.