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05.31.17

Agthia in Cooperation with the Emirates Red Crescent Goodwill Initiative

The Red Crescent and Agthia Group are implementing the Ramadan tents project in the Northern Emirates to support needy groups during the month of Ramadan.

In relation to the 2017 year of giving initiative and supporting the Humanitarian Work which was launched by the Red Crescent during the holy month of Ramadan, Agthia group collaborates with the Red Crescent to launch “the Iftar tent”.

Agthia Group supports the initiative by providing bottles of drinking water and sponsoring two Iftar tents in the Emirate of Ajman and Fujairah.

Deputy General Secretary for Support Services, Mohammed Yousuf Al Fahim, said that the Authority is implementing many humanitarian and charitable projects during the holy month of Ramadan.  The Ramadan Tent is one of the most important Ramadan projects implemented by the Commission in all the cities of the country through its ten branches, and in many countries of the world.

This initiative happened after a meeting between Mohammed Yousuf Al Fahim and Eng. Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, Acting CEO of Agthia Group at the Red Crescent headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Agthia is an active participant in the humanitarian efforts that the Commission aims to achieve with the Red Crescent partners. Within the activation of the joint social responsibility initiative, the aim is to support needy and underprivileged groups at the local level and provide their living needs in cooperation with the Public sector and private companies.

"In line with our commitment to supporting philanthropic and humanitarian initiatives in the country, Agthia is proud to be part of the Good Year initiative, supporting the projects and initiatives of the UAE Red Crescent Society during the holy month of Ramadan," said Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, CEO of Agthia Group. “We appreciate the role of the Commission in the field of humanitarian work locally and globally.” He emphasized that the company has always been a key partner and a strong supporter of the Commission's programs and humanitarian projects in order to improve the lives of vulnerable groups in the country.

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 About Agthia

Agthia Group is a leading Abu Dhabi based food and beverage company.  Established in 2004, the Company is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and has the symbol “AGTHIA”. 51 percent of the Company’s shares are held by Senaat (General Holding Corporation), an Abu Dhabi Government entity, with the balance held by retail and institutional investors. The Company’s assets are located in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey. Agthia offers a world class portfolio of integrated businesses providing high quality and trusted food and beverage products for customers and consumers across the UAE, GCC, Turkey and the wider Middle East. More than 4,000 employees are engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing various food and beverage products: Water (Al Ain, Al Bayan, Alpin natural spring water, Ice Crystal); Flour (Grand Mills); Animal Feed (Agrivita, Agrivita Marabe); Juices (Al Ain Fresh, Capri Sun); Dairy (Yoplait). An Emerging Businesses unit includes tomato paste, frozen vegetables and baked goods among other food and non-food convenience products. For more information: www.agthia.com | Hasna Alnoman | Agthia Group | Tel: 971 2 506 0600 | corpcoms@agthia.com | Tom Drummond | Brunswick Group | Tel: 971 54 305 6609 | agthia@brunswickgroup.com

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