Khalifa Foundation to introduces dates into school meals

The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation will introduce dates into school meals for students on subsidised prices at the start of the 2015-2016 academic year.

ABU DHABI ?? The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation will introduce dates into school meals for students on subsidised prices at the start of the 2015-2016 academic year.

“Dates will be part of canteens’ meals in government schools in Abu Dhabi in coordination with the ministries of education, health, the Abu Dhabi Health Services [Seha] and the Abu Dhabi Education Council,” Mohammed Haji Al Khouri, the foundation’s director general told state news agency Wam.

He said dates can provide students with the necessary energy to engage in mental and sports activities during their school day.

The Khalifa Foundation is currently providing school canteens with milk, yogurt and juices from Al Ain Farms for Livestock Production to be sold to students at subsidised price.

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Published: December 13, 2014 04:00 AM

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