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World Food Day in the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - 16/10/2016

The United Arab Emirates celebrated World Food Day at the Islamic Garden in Sharjah, where a workshop was held for more than 100 students on the importance of this year’s theme.

Mr Nabil Gangi, Coordinator ad interim of the Subregional Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council States and Yemen, inaugurated the event along with the Head of the Environment and Protected Areas Authority during a tree planting ceremony at the entrance of the garden.

Students attending the event also watched the FAO Director-General’s video message for WFD and were presented with gardening tools and WFD 2016 activity books.  

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