In Collaboration with Down Syndrome Association and Red Crescent Yas Mall Hosts Ramadan Iftar for over 100 Children
Embracing the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan and in line with its commitment to corporate social responsibility, Yas Mall hosted an iftar for over 100 children and parents, with participation from families with the Emirates Down Syndrome Association and orphaned children from the Emirates Red Crescent. The iftar took place at the authentic Italian restaurant; Carluccio’s, followed by a play session at Fun Works, which holds the region’s largest soft play area for kids.
This year, Yas Mall is engaging in a full range of fun activities to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan with a variety of cultural and religious activities to be enjoyed by families and communities throughout the month, with extended opening hours from 10am to 12am daily.
In partnership with the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF) Yas Mall hosts Taraweeh prayers in the mall’s prayer rooms each evening, in addition to Holy Quran learning lessons for children after the prayers that include a competition for the child who memorizes the most with the winner to be announced by the end of the month. Yas Mall is also hosting a month long donations campaign in partnership with the Emirates Red Crescent, where visitors can donate their clothes and toys.
About Yas Mall
Yas Mall offers an exciting range of leading international and regional retail and F&B brands, a 20 screen state-of-the-art cinema operated by VOX Cinemas and a family entertainment zone by Fun Works. With the opening of Yas Mall, Aldar has become the largest owner and manager of retail space in Abu Dhabi.
Yas Island is situated roughly 15 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport and downtown Abu Dhabi and 45 minutes from Dubai, making it an attractive and accessible destination for both residents and tourists. A selection of seven hotels can be found on the island including the luxurious Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, as well as a range of top attractions comprising: Yas Marina Circuit; Ferrari World Abu Dhabi; Yas Water World; Yas Links Golf Course; 7 leading hotels; and Yas Retail Park which includes IKEA and Ace Hardware.
About Aldar Properties
Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties PJSC is one of the largest developers in the Middle East and North Africa region, with almost US$12 billion of assets. The company has developed some of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic and complex projects, from the Formula 1 facilities on Yas Island to the thriving new Shams Abu Dhabi community on Al Reem Island. Its property portfolio is diversified and balanced with a total asset mix comprising residential communities, retail property, with the remaining in commercial. There are also nine hotels with more than 2,500 available rooms. With a land bank of over 77 million square metres, 90 per cent of which is in special investment zones, Aldar Properties is focused on serving the growing demand in the UAE for high-quality and professionally managed property. Aldar Properties is a strong partner of the Government of Abu Dhabi, which is also a major shareholder. The business is aligned with the Emirate’s “Vision 2030” strategy of economic diversification and social infrastructure development.