Manama – The Kingdom of Bahrain honored Sheikh Dr. Mohammed bin Musallem bin Ham, Deputy Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Institutions for the use of micro algae Spirulina against malnutrition, The Permanent Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, with His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa Award for Charity work in recognition of his humanitarian contribution.
The award ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Sheikh Bin Ham has already won the Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal of Humanity at the beginning of this year, which is one of the highest prizes in humanity in the world.
H.E. Dr. bin Ham expressed great happiness in honoring with this high award, stressing that it holds even more significance as it comes to the UAE in 2018, the year that has been marked by the nation as ‘The Year of Zayed’.
“We remain grateful and dedicated to our visionary leader Sheikh Zayed, and it is from him that we have learnt the values of humanitarian contribution”, said H.E. Dr. bin Ham.
H.E. also added about the UAE, “Humanitarian contribution and its significance is what every Emirati is learning from our wise leadership. That is what has helped to put the UAE on the top of the world’s humanitarian relief and humanitarian aid list.”
H.E. Dr. bin Ham’s remarkable efforts have helped further organization’s fight against malnutrition, not just in the Arab states, but globally as well. He has been an active part of initiatives such as the Sheikh Zayed Centre for Free Distribution of Spirulina in Kenya, since its establishment in 2009.
As a former member of the Federal National Council, H.E. has driven remarkable development in the areas of youth, health and education in the UAE.
His all-round contribution to the UAE and his humanitarian work remain exceedingly important. While in his international role, H.E. Dr. bin Ham focuses on fighting hunger and poverty around the world, he also continues to encourage global development towards a better quality of life amongst the impoverished through a variety of global initiatives.