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Abu Dhabi Festival for Domesticated Animals kicks off on Friday at Yas Island

posted on 14/03/2013: 925 views


The Abu Dhabi Festival for Domesticated Animals, will be organised by the National Animal Care Programme (Rifq) in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Police's General Headquarters, at Yas Island.

The event, which is first of its kind, comes within the efforts of Abu Dhabi government to enlighten the community and support the voluntary work. Six government agencies and 40 exhibitors are taking part in the event.

Waleed Mubarak Al Shakeeli, director general of the National Animal Care Programme (Rifq) said the programme operates under the theme: "We are proud to make the UAE community more aware about the animal care", adding that the festival aims to spread awareness among public about the domesticated animal care. He expects the festival will draw about 6, 000 visitors. – Emirates News Agency, WAM

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