You’ll Never Guess Which Arab Country Was Rated The Most Generous for the Year 2017!
By: Aya Elhelw
The United Arab Emirates has been named the world’s largest donor on humanitarian aid with AED 19.3 Bn, almost 1.31 percent of its national income, to development assistance in 147 countries around the world, according to Gulf News.
According this is the fifth year in a row the UAE gets the title and about 54 percent of the given money was in the form of grants, and here’s what HH Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashed had to say about this achievement.
For the fifth year running, the (OECD) named the UAE as the world's largest Official Development Aid donor relative to national income – giving Dhs19.3 billion to 147 countries in 2017. We share our good fortune with all humanity.
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) April 9, 2018
Last Month, the UAE was ranked the happiest country in the Arab world for the third year, by the UN Annual World Happiness Report.