VFS Global team joins “Walk for Education 2015”

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A group of 93 associates from VFS Global joined the Walk for Education 2015. Organised by Dubai Cares, the Walk for Education is held every year to raise awareness and funds to help provide education to children in need. Led by Paul John Maliekkal, Regional CEO – Africa, Americas, Australasia, Europe and Middle East, and Ajit Alexander, COO Middle East and Africa, the VFS Global team gathered on Friday, February 6 at Dubai Creek Park next to Al Garhoud Bridge at 8am sharp for a day of fun and activities.

Reiterating VFS Global’s commitment to the cause of empowerment through education, Paul John Maliekkal stressed, “We are delighted to support this CSR initiative. It is a great cause and of immense significance for the entire community. Education is the right of every child and the only way to progress and change lives. Education is the power station of any society that unlocks its real potential.. .

The event was organised by Dubai Cares – a philanthropic organization working to improve children’s access to quality primary education in developing countries. The organisation was launched in September 2007 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.

About VFS Global
VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. With 1486 Application Centres and operations in 120 countries across five continents, VFS Global serves the interests of 45 client governments, and has successfully processed over 94 million applications since its inception in 2001, as at 31 December 2014. VFS Global’s worldwide operations are certified ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management System, ISO 27001:2005 for Information Security Management System and ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System by TÜV SÜD, one of the world’s leading external and independent certification bodies.

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