Some 2,400 young Yemeni men and women have benefited from mass weddings organised by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said on Friday.
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 7th Dec, 2018 ) :Some 2,400 young Yemeni men and women have benefited from mass weddings organised by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, Emirates news Agency (WAM) said on Friday.
The wedding ceremonies were held throughout the year across various governrment and districts, including Hodeidah, Hadramaut, Shabwa, Abyan, Aden and Socotra.
The mass weddings are held as part of the UAE aid authority's 'Year of Zayed' initiatives, as per the directives of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and monitoring of H.
H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the ERC.
The ERC held the last mass wedding in Dhala supporting 200 Yemenis.
The wedding ceremonies are held to support Yemenis, by alleviating some of the financial burdens that wedding costs can incur, ensuring social cohesion and stability for young citizens.
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