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Apart from schools, mosques, monasteries, cisterns, drinking fountain, cold water wells and aqueducts (generally water supply system), inn, garden and many other public buildings have been built thanks to the Iranian women endowers and income obtained from endowments have given many booms to architecture, and following, urbanism.
In his speech, Director-General of Awqaf Abdulla Jathn al-Dosari emphasised the importance of Waqf, quoting verses of the Qur'an and Hadith which praise the endowers.
The endowed agreed to the terms of the endowment, while the endowers vouched that they would not renege in their offer to the endowed.
AMAF's Minors Department executed 12,352 transactions, organized 1,829 visits, interviewed 16,320 beneficiaries and endowers, issued 16,572 letters pertaining to the requirements of its beneficiaries, and followed up on financial claims worth AED22.
On his part, Jamal Al-Duaij, the project's supervisor, said in a similar statement to KUNA that the Secretariat of Awqaf is keen on honoring the endowers during their lifetime and even after their death to immortalize their great actions serving and developing the charitable actions in the society.
The amounts collected have been invested in endowment projects under the name of the endowers as per their shares, he added.
During the meeting they thanked His Highness the Crown Prince for his sponsorship of the senior endowers forum, organized by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs on January 14-15.