Dubai, UAE: Dubai Islamic Insurance & Reinsurance Company PJSC (Aman), the pioneering UAE Takaful Insurance provider, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic organisation dedicated to transforming lives through medical treatment, education and research. Aman will support the Foundation’s A’awen program, which aims to provide financial assistance to people in need of quality medical care, as well as its research-focused initiatives.

Aman’s partnership with Al Jalila Foundation is in line with the company’s goal of giving back to the community, while reflecting Aman’s Takaful spirit of mutual responsibility, protection and solidarity.

Mr. Jihad Faitrouni, Chief Executive Officer of AMAN, said: ” We are delighted to partner with Al Jalila Foundation, which has done such commendable work for humanitarian, developmental and charitable causes not only in the UAE but across the Arab region. As one of the leading Takaful providers in the UAE and in line with our ethos, Aman is committed to financially supporting those who cannot afford quality healthcare. In addition, we hope to support the research initiatives of the Foundation, which focuses on discovering innovative solutions to address the medical challenges of the future.”

Dr. Abdulkareem Sultan Al Olama, Chief Executive Officer of Al Jalila Foundation, said, “Donor support is an integral part of our success and we are extremely grateful to Dubai Islamic Insurance & Reinsurance Company PJSC (Aman) for supporting our A’awen program to provide quality medical care to vulnerable patients. It is a privilege to work with Aman, a home-grown institution, who shares our philanthropic vision to transform patients’ lives through medical innovation.”

Al Jalila Foundation:

Al Jalila Foundation, a global healthcare philanthropic organisation dedicated to transforming lives, was founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai in April 2013, to position Dubai and the UAE at the forefront of medical innovation.

Al Jalila Foundation supports medical treatment for individuals unable to afford quality healthcare; provides scholarships to nurture a home-grown generation of medical professionals and supports ground-breaking research that addresses health challenges prevalent in the region: cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and mental health. In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Al Jalila Foundation expanded its research portfolio to address the coronavirus and other emerging diseases effecting mankind.

In August 2020, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed inaugurated the Mohammed Bin Rashid Medical Research Institute, a AED 300 million multi-disciplinary research centre established by Al Jalila Foundation to be a beacon of hope for the UAE and the Arab region.

Al Jalila Foundation is named after Her Highness Sheikha Al Jalila Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Al Jalila Foundation is one of 33 member organisations under the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives which embodies the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to improve the Arab world through humanitarian, developmental and community work.