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Sunday, 23 February 2020

UAE honors Egypt’s Sir Magdi Yacoub, EGP 360 mn in donations to new heart center

UAE honors Sir Magdi Yacoub, raising EGP 360 mn in donations to new heart center in Cairo: Regional investors and organizations, including Samih Sawiris and the Emirates Islamic bank, donated mns to the USD 150 mn Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre — Cairo during Arab Hope Makers, which took place in Dubai over the weekend. The total raised was c.EGP 360 mn (AED 88 mn) — after Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the Egyptian-British surgeon and doubled the amount pledged by donors.

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