We have all seen iftar festivities around the UAE. However at some iftars, the food is being wasted at an enormous level. Please only put in your plate what you can eat.
When you go to group iftars, as many communities are organising during Ramadan, they always have large quantities of food.
Afterwards, there is a lot wasted and no one takes care of that. A lot of the food gets thrown away, which is not the essence of iftar itself.
There should be a quantity control such as making meal boxes for these group iftars and that would limit the amount of food served.
This reader is an IT analyst based in Sharjah
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