UAE donates $5 mn to US clinic

January 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Jan 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated $5 million to the Cleveland Clinic in America’s Ohio state to establish a chair in cardiology research.

Minister of Finance Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum donated the amount which will also benefit Joe Sabik, a professor who performed a successful surgery on Sheikh Hamdan.

Under an agreement, UAE doctors will be sent to the Cleveland Clinic for training.

A main hall of the clinic will also be named after Sheikh Hamdan.

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