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du supports Global Autism Festival & Walk 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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In line with du’s continued commitment towards the UAE community, the telco proudly supported the “Global Autism Awareness Festival & Walk 2017”, held under the patronage of UAE Red Crescent and in collaboration with Dubai Healthcare City and Dubai Municipality. The event, which took place on April 15, at Zabeel Park, aimed to raise awareness about autism through a community walk, while engaging participants in a number of activities and entertainment options for friends and families alike. 

“At du, we believe in connectivity as a basic human right, and we remain staunchly committed to the development of all UAE communities. As such we utilise our information and communications technology prowess to contribute positively towards the overall progress of our nation,” said Humaida Alkhalsan, Director Corporate Communications -Commercial , du. “Our association with this event and the BabNoor app, the region’s first Arabic language app to facilitate communication for children with autism and other speech difficulties, is an example of this commitment and the role we can play in enabling learning and growth in society.”

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