The word Ramadan means scorcher
in Arabic. Ramadan, ninth month of the Islamic lunar
calendar, the holy month of fasting for adult Muslims.
According to the Qur'an (Koran), the sacred scripture
of Islam, God requires the fast of Ramadan so that
believers may cultivate piety. The month
of Ramadan is particularly sacred to Muslims because
the Quran was first revealed to Muhammad, the
prophet of Islam, during this month.
Fasting during Ramadan
is the fourth of the five pillars of Islam, the
essential religious duties of all adult Muslims.
These pillars are described in the Qur'an. Fasting,
according to the Qur'an, begins each morning when
the white thread can be distinguished from
the black thread of dawn. It continues until
sunset. The time when they fast break is called
Dubai is a place
where we have People adapting Western Culture and
also the most Modernized place, still the people
value their Religion. On one hand Dubai entertains
people with Concerts & Shows, on the other hand
they also have Promotions for The Holy Month of
Ramadan to focus on Charity.
Dubai Chamber of
Commerce and Industry organises a popular annual
Ramadan promotion "Dubai: The City that Cares
2002 (DCC). The popular annul Ramadan promotion
"Dubai: The City that Cares 2002 (DCC)",
is organized by The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (DCCI). This promotion will high light
this year the importance of charitable initiatives
around the world.
Organisers have increased
its budget by Dh2 million to Dh12 million. Total
value of sponsorship is over Dh4 million, including
Dh1 million to be donated in cash to charity and
Dh3 million in prizes through raffle draws.
The event has also
roped in the UAE Red Crescent Society and Unicef
for the first time in its five-year history. This
will increase the amount of charity to be donated
among children of some of the world's troubled regions.
For Details contact:
Dubai Chamber of Commerce.