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Horse, Special Phone Numbers and Ancient Manuscripts to be Sold at Reading Nation

21 Jun 2016

The charity auction will take place on June 21

His Hightness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai is to attend the charity auction which will be held at Madinat Jumeirah in support of the Reading Nation campaign.

The items to be on sale include a 106-year-old piece of the Holy Kaaba cover embroidered with gold and silver threads, in addition to 10 distinguished telephone numbers, put up by Etisalat and du as well as 5 special two-digit car plate numbers.

Dubai Arabian Horse Stud announced that it will put up an Arabian mare for sale at the auction.

Mohammed Al Murr donated an ancient manuscript and a manuscript edition of the Holy Quran dating back to the 19th century.

Proceeds from the event will help efforts to provide 2 million books to children and students and to establish 2,000 libraries in schools around the world.