Mr. Ahmed Humaid Al Mazrouie, Chairman of Board of Directors UAE Red Crescent, today called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr Friday. He was accompanied by UAE Ambassador Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al Noaimi. Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Federal Minister for National Regulations & Services Division, Mr. M. Salman Faruqui, Secretary General to the President, Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar, Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society Maj Gen (r) Ch. Muhammad Nawaz and other senior officials were also present during the meeting. Mr. Ahmed Humaid Al Mazroui briefed the President about various activities being undertaken by the UAE Red Crescent in Pakistan. While briefing the President, he said that UAE Red Crescent would undertake projects worth US $120 million in the next two to four years for the welfare of 2005 earthquake victims. He said that besides construction of houses for the people of Balakot and Garhi Habib Ullah, it also intends to undertake construction of a vocational training centre, Basic Health Units, schools, mosques and the tube wells in AJK, Sindh and Punjab. He said that UAE Red Crescent was in contact with Pakistan Red Crescent Society to work out future plans and projects. The future plans, he said would be prepared in the light of the basic data of BISP. The President while highlighting the traditional brotherly and cordial relations with UAE, appreciated UAE Red Crescent for the assistance provided during natural calamities. He said that the people of Pakistan highly value the humanitarian work undertaken by the UAE Red Crescent and its efforts to bring relief to the people who were affected by the 2005 earthquake and the recent floods. Mr. Ahmed Humaid Al Mazrouie thanked the President for meeting and assured that UAE Red Crescent would continue its humanitarian work for the welfare of the people of Pakistan.