A Closer Look: Who is behind the UAE's free iftar meals this Ramadan?

We hear from reporter Ali Al Shouk

In A Closer Look, The National provides an in-depth take on one of the main stories of the week

During Ramadan, it is traditional for fasting Muslims to come together and share iftar after the sun sets.

For many low-income workers, there is the opportunity to gather and receive a free meal from charitable organisations embracing the tradition of giving during the holy month.

Some are even being offered small iftar meals through their car window at red traffic lights.

Here, host Sarah Forster speaks to The National's Ali Al Shouk who has been witnessing these acts of kindness and finding out who is behind them.

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Updated: March 14, 2024, 12:48 PM